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Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

/ Jul 23, 2017

Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump's new communications adviser announced Saturday that he's deleting old tweets, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in the past shouldn't be a distraction. Trump announced Friday that he'd ...

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

/ Jul 23, 2017

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day broke. On ...

Putin tries to woo Russian teens with live TV show

/ Jul 22, 2017

Putin tries to woo Russian teens with live TV show

President Vladimir Putin on Friday took part in a live television show, fielding questions from Russian youngsters in an apparent bid to connect with teenagers who have been flocking to opposition rallies. Putin, his shirt collar unbuttoned, faced his young audience at an educational centre ...

Polish senators approve contentious overhaul of Supreme Court

/ Jul 22, 2017

Polish senators approve contentious overhaul of Supreme Court

In defiance of European Union criticism, Poland's Senate on Saturday approved a contentious law that gives politicians substantial influence over the Supreme Court. The bill proposed by the populist ruling party only needs the signature of President Andrzej Duda to become binding. Duda has so ...

Former spy officials criticize Trump's stance on Russia

/ Jul 22, 2017

Former spy officials criticize Trump's stance on Russia

Two former top intelligence officials harshly criticized President Donald Trump on Friday for not standing up to Russia for meddling in the presidential election, one of them wondering aloud whether the president's real aim is to make "Russia great again." Former National Intelligence Director James ...

Spicer to exit as Trump shakes up beleaguered press team

/ Jul 22, 2017

Spicer to exit as Trump shakes up beleaguered press team

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump's decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White House communications team. The departing spokesman said the president "could benefit from a clean slate" as he seeks to steady ...