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Politics Nov 03Trump: U.S. military is hitting ISIS ‘much harder’ after New York attack
Officials later said the U.S. had conducted two airstrikes against IS-affiliated fighters in Somalia. It was not immediately clear whether the Somalia strikes were carried out as presidentially directed retaliation for the truck attack that killed eight people.
Nation Nov 02Rep. Lamar Smith says he won’t seek re-election after 16 terms in office
Smith, a Texas Republican, said in a statement Thursday "this seems like a good time to pass on the privilege of representing the 21st District to someone else."…
Politics Nov 02WATCH: White House says North Korea could be listed as terrorism sponsor
H.R. McMaster says the administration is considering such a designation as part of President Trump's overall strategy to counter the North Korean nuclear threat.
World Nov 02Russian hackers used a digital hit list to target nations, including the U.S.
The list provides the most detailed forensic evidence yet of the close alignment between the hackers and the Russian government, exposing an operation that stretched back years and tried to break into the inboxes of 4,700 Gmail users across the…
Nation Nov 02Trump tweets he wants death penalty for NYC terror suspect
The president had said Wednesday he would consider sending Saipov to Guantanamo Bay. But that avenue appeared closed after prosecutors brought terrorism charges against the Uzbek immigrant in federal court in New York on Wednesday.
Politics Nov 01WATCH: White House expected to address New York truck attack in news briefing
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to speak around 3 p.m. EST. Watch live here.
Politics Oct 31Manafort’s assets are hard to quantify, federal prosecutors say in Russia probe
The information comes one day after Manafort appeared in court on charges including money laundering and other financial crimes.
Politics Oct 31WATCH: Obama says ‘what’s wrong with our politics is a reflection of something wrong in our civic culture’
Other guests during the two-day summit include Prince Harry, Chance the Rapper and Dolores Huerta, a founder of the United Farm Workers.
Politics Oct 31WATCH: White House may addresses Russia probe, tax overhaul
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a news briefing at 2:30 p.m. ET today. Watch her remarks here.
Politics Oct 31AP confirms identity of 2 Papadopoulos contacts
The Associated Press has confirmed the identities of two foreign nationals at the center of contacts between Russia and a former adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign.