Politics

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man
April 26, 2018 - 11:04 am
By Foster Klug, Associated Press GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — There will be plenty to gawk at Friday when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks south across the world's most heavily armed border and stands face-to-face with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Two men who seemed on the verge of war...
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Kanye West tweets support of President Donald Trump
@realDonaldTrump/Twitter via CNN
April 26, 2018 - 9:40 am
By Deena Zaru (CNN) -- Kanye West remained defiant Wednesday amid mounting backlash from fans over the rapper's positive words about President Donald Trump, tweeting a picture of himself wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and criticizing former President Barack Obama. "Obama was in office for...
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French President Emmanuel Macron
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 25, 2018 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron drew on the shared history and "special bond" of U.S.-French relations as he opened a joint meeting of Congress. Macron told Congress, "the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom." In recounting common bonds from the earliest...
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Paul Manafort
CNN
April 25, 2018 - 11:52 am
By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- Five national news organizations, including CNN, are asking a federal court to unseal records from the criminal case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and the investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election. Together, the effort by the...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
April 25, 2018 - 11:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsraio) -- A federal judge dealt a major blow to the Trump administration decision to end the DACA program. At the same time, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments over the President's travel ban. The Supreme Court Justices grilled lawyers on both sides about the relevance...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
April 24, 2018 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced Tuesday he plans to require gun owners to report lost or stolen guns — a law passed by City Council 10 years ago but is being enforced for the first time. He said the law discourages "straw" purchases, in which...
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From left: Jeffrey Rosen, Eric Holder and Sherrilyn Ifill
Cherri Gregg
Cherri Gregg
April 23, 2018 - 10:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Attorney General Eric Holder discussed everything from political gerrymandering to criminal justice reform, as well as his take on the recent arrest of two Black men at a Starbucks in Center City, during his keynote address at the National Constitution Center...
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President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 23, 2018 - 8:43 am
By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats...
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French President Emmanuel Macron
(Xinhua/Ye Pingfan) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
April 23, 2018 - 8:12 am
By Melissa Bell and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- It was last July that US President Donald Trump laid bare the depth of his feelings for his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. For Trump, it was not the romantic dinner at the prestigious Le Jules Verne restaurant inside the Eiffel Tower, nor the...
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Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
April 20, 2018 - 4:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director's memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers. The two men bonded over the idea of a proposed leak crackdown, even sharing a chuckle over a crude joke...
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