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28 September 2017 4:15 AM Zuckerberg fires back at Trump over Facebook barb

U.S. President Donald Trump accused the social network of bias in a tweet Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg fired back at U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday after he accused the leading social network of being “always anti-Trump.” Mr. Zuckerberg rejected the notion, countering that Facebook is working to ensure "free and fair elections" with an online 113

26 September 2017 5:38 PM Trump ally Stone may face House intelligence subpoena: lawmaker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, refused to respond to one line of questioning from members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday and could face a subpoena to return and answer them, the panel’s top Democrat said. “Hopefully, he will cooperate in the future. If not, it will be necessary 110

26 September 2017 12:11 AM Use of personal devices widespread in Trump's West Wing

Top White House aides including Ivanka Trump and Gary Cohn, along with Jared Kushner, occasionally used private email accounts for official business. Frustrated with West Wing aides’ rampant use of personal communications devices for official business, former chief of staff Reince Priebus tried over the summer to stop — or at least limit — the practice 43

26 September 2017 12:05 AM At Least 6 White House Advisers Used Private Email Accounts

During the 2016 presidential race, Mr. Trump repeatedly harped on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private account as secretary of state, making it a centerpiece of his campaign and using it to paint her as untrustworthy. “We must not let her take her criminal scheme into the Oval Office,” Mr. Trump said last year. His campaign rallies often boiled over with chants 133

25 September 2017 7:59 AM Kushner used personal email for White House business

Washington - Jared Kushner used a personal email account to communicate with White House aides in his capacity as a senior adviser to his father-in-law US President Donald Trump, according to reports. As a candidate, Trump routinely attacked his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, telling 34

14 September 2017 7:53 PM PICS: Trump dishes out hoagies, handshakes as he tours hurricane zone

Naples, Florida - President Donald Trump doled out hoagies and handshakes in the sweltering Florida heat on Thursday as he took a firsthand tour of Irma's devastation and liberally dispensed congratulatory words about the federal and state recovery effort. Trump, who was in and out of the state in less than three hours, got an aerial view of the water-deluged 158

14 September 2017 5:45 AM Trump, Democrats agree on DACA, but no border wall for now

Washington - Top US congressional Democrats emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday claiming progress on a deal that protects young immigrants and boosts border security, while not including a border wall. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a "very productive" dinner meeting 44

04 September 2017 2:36 AM In shift, Merkel backs end to EU-Turkey membership talks

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she would seek an end to Turkey’s membership talks with the European Union in an apparent shift of her position during a televised debate weeks before a German election. “The fact is clear that Turkey should not become a member of the EU,” Merkel said in the debate with her Social Democrat (SPD) 35

28 August 2017 1:37 PM Battered by Harvey, Houston braces for even more flooding

Houston - Officials released more water from Houston-area reservoirs overwhelmed by Hurricane Harvey early on Monday in a move aimed at protecting the city's downtown from devastating floods, but that could still endanger thousands of homes, even as the nation's fourth-largest city braced for more rain. Harvey, which made landfall late on Friday as a Category 339

28 August 2017 5:13 AM Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston

Houston - Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation's fourth-largest city on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constant calls for help. The incessant rain covered much of Houston in turbid, grey-green water and turned streets into rivers 146