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Trump razzes Cuomo again about America ‘never that great’ comment

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The ongoing feud between President Trump and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued Friday when the president slammed the Democrat on Twitter once again for comments he made earlier in the week.”How does a politician, Cuomo, known for pushing people and businesses out of his state, not to mention having the highest taxes…read more »

Trump’s military parade postponed until 2019 as reported cost skyrockets

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s military parade that was slated to have taken place on November 10 has been postponed, according to a Pentagon statement. Earlier on Thursday, a U.S. official had told ABC News that the cost of the parade had risen to $92 million, a significant increase to initial estimates that it…read more »

Christian baker who won Supreme Court case in new legal battle

iStock/Thinkstock(LAKEWOOD, Colo.) — When Christian bakery owner Jack Phillips won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case in June over his refusal to make a wedding cake a gay couple based on his religious convictions, he thought his legal battles with the state of Colorado were over, according to a lawsuit.But now Phillips, owner of Masterpiece…read more »

Senate Republicans defend Trump’s decision to revoke Brennan’s security clearance

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senators’ reactions to President Donald Trump revoking former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance mostly broke down along party lines, with Democrats condemning and Republicans defending him.In a statement, Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., cited a New York Times op-ed published Thursday, after Brennan’s security was revoked, in which…read more »

Manafort jury asks judge to define ‘reasonable doubt’ during deliberations

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After a full day of deliberation, the 12-person jury in the financial crimes trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has yet to reach a verdict, meaning the panel will reconvene Friday to continue considering Manafort’s fate.Jurors’ first day deliberating the special counsel’s case against Manafort, who faces 18 counts…read more »

Federal court reinstates clean water rule delayed by Trump administration

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in South Carolina has issued an injunction to block the Trump administration’s move to delay a clean water rule intended to prevent pollution from being released into bodies of water like creeks, lakes and streams.The change to the Waters of the United States rule was a hallmark of former Administrator…read more »

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