National News

Trump says he was 'very tough' on GM's Barra over plant closures
Susan Walsh/AP
November 27, 2018 - 9:50 am
By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump publicly chastised General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Monday over her decision to close four plants in the US because of sagging demand for sedans. The President, speaking to reporters on his way to a pair of campaign stops in Mississippi, said he'...
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President Donald Trump and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., wave to supporters after arriving for a rally in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Thomas Graning
November 27, 2018 - 8:45 am
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters are deciding the last U.S. Senate race of the midterms, choosing between a white Republican Senate appointee backed by President Donald Trump and a black Democrat who was agriculture secretary when Bill Clinton was...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File
November 27, 2018 - 8:35 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel in the Russia investigation is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of violating his plea agreement by repeatedly lying to federal investigators, an extraordinary allegation that could expose him to a lengthier...
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Donation collection, international currency
Mohamed Ahmed Soliman | Dreamstime.com
Tim Jimenez
November 27, 2018 - 8:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping sprees in the books, Giving Tuesday is all about helping charities and non-profits bring in needed dollars to kick off the holiday season. Giving Tuesday has become a post-Thanksgiving weekend staple in recent years. It...
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A migrant girl with a U.S. flag sits on the shoulders of a man marching with other migrants to the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, as they try to reach the U.S.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 26, 2018 - 9:22 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A chaotic border clash with choking tear gas fired by U.S. agents left Central American migrants sullen and dejected, with some opting Monday to leave and others worrying the incident may have spoiled their chances at asylum. Mexican security forces stepped up their presence...
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President Donald Trump listens to a question as he speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Mississ
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
November 26, 2018 - 9:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising the possibility of starting "our own Worldwide Network" to counter news spread internationally by CNN. Trump said via Twitter on Monday that CNN "has a powerful voice portraying the United States in an unfair and false way. Something has to be done...
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In this Nov. 21, 2018 photo, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, framed by a photograph of lower Manhattan, addresses law enforcement officials at the Joint Terrorism Task Force in New York.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
November 26, 2018 - 9:04 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Inspectors found some violations at a large Iowa day care center when it was owned by acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, including deficiencies in 2007 that prompted a downgrade in its license status, according to records released Monday. Whitaker and his wife owned...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Mississippi for rallies.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
November 26, 2018 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a central conclusion of a dire report on the economic costs of climate change released by his own administration. But economists said the National Climate Assessment's warning of hundreds of billions of dollars a year in global warming...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File
November 26, 2018 - 7:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying to federal investigators in the Russia probe, in breach of his plea agreement. Prosecutors say in a new court filing that after Manafort agreed to truthfully cooperate with the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo Lisa Dennis selects a head of green lettuce from the vegetable shelves at the East End Food Co-op Federal Credit Union in Pittsburgh.
Jessie Wardarski/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File
November 26, 2018 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label. The Food and Drug Administration narrowed its blanket warning from last week, when it said people shouldn't eat any type of romaine because of an E. coli outbreak. The agency said Monday...
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