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Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:45 PM EDT

Judge Tosses Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against Trump

Judge Tosses Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against Trump

A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:03 PM EDT

Saudis Considering Plan to Admit Writer Killed in Consulate

Saudis Considering Plan to Admit Writer Killed in Consulate

Saudi Arabia’s government is discussing a plan to admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, three people with knowledge of the situation tell NBC...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 06:06 PM EDT

Trump: 'Hard to Believe' Devastation Caused by Hurricane Michael

Trump: 'Hard to Believe' Devastation Caused by Hurricane Michael

On Monday President Donald Trump traveled to Florida to see first-hand the damage caused by Hurricane Michael.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 06:23 PM EDT

New Attack Ad Resurfaces Old Menendez Sex Claims

New Attack Ad Resurfaces Old Menendez Sex Claims

An attack on Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey has hit the airwaves. Political observers are calling this race ugly with just three weeks to go until the election. The legal issues Menendez faced in his corruption...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:31 PM EDT

Feds Find Increasing Attempts to Hack US Election Systems

Feds Find Increasing Attempts to Hack US Election Systems

The Department of Homeland Security says it's working to identify who — or what — is behind an increasing number of attempted cyber attacks on U.S. election databases ahead of next month's midterms. "We are...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 08:42 PM EDT

Police: Suspicious Letter Sent to Sen. Susan Collins' Home

Police: Suspicious Letter Sent to Sen. Susan Collins' Home

Police are investigating after a suspicious letter was sent to the Maine home of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. Bangor police said officers responded to Collins' West Broadway home just before 2 p.m. Monday for a...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

US Budget Deficit Expands to $779 Billion in Fiscal 2018

US Budget Deficit Expands to $779 Billion in Fiscal 2018

The U.S. federal budget deficit rose in fiscal year 2018 as spending climbed, the Trump administration said Monday. The deficit jumped to $779 billion, $113 billion higher than the previous fiscal period,...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 02:29 PM EDT

Campaign Fires Staffer Who Posed as Reporter at Foe's Event

Campaign Fires Staffer Who Posed as Reporter at Foe's Event

The campaign of Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick says it fired a staffer after the man went to a public event for Fitzpatrick's Democratic challenger, began questioning the candidate on video and suggested...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 05:02 PM EDT

Voting While Broke: What Keeps Low-Income People from Polls

Voting While Broke: What Keeps Low-Income People from Polls

Many low-income Americans face increasing uncertainty when it comes to casting a ballot, from feeling politically disengaged to questioning whether they have the time and resources to find their polling place.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:17 AM EDT

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Emergency responders continue to search for those who were last seen riding out Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle as President Donald Trump head to Florida and Georgia to survey the damage. The storm...

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