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19 Mar 11:27pm Updated Michael Cohen warrants show how the FBI can unlock your phone and track your movements
Court documents unsealed Tuesday reveal the breadth of technical information federal investigators were permitted to collect on President Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen.
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19 Mar 11:09pm Updated What happened last month at the North Korean Embassy in Spain?
Spanish authorities have confirmed they are investigating a reported attack on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid, a spokesperson for Spain's National Police told CNN.
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MPs criticise EastEnders rebuild project 19 Mar 11:05pm MPs criticise EastEnders rebuild project
The new Walford was meant to be finished in 2018, but the target is now 2023 and it will cost £27m more.
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19 Mar 9:44pm Amnesty International accuses US of causing civilian deaths in Somalia
Amnesty International accused the US military on Tuesday of causing civilian casualties in a series of airstrikes in Somalia in 2017 and 2018, claims the US military denies.
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19 Mar 9:04pm What getting rid of the Electoral College would actually do
On Monday night, in a CNN town hall in Jackson, Mississippi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren made some news: She supports getting rid of the electoral college as the method by which we elect presidents.
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19 Mar 9:02pm Amy Klobuchar woos donors in the Bay Area
In her first visit to California since announcing her presidential candidacy, Sen. Amy Klobuchar will host Tuesday night a high-dollar fundraiser in big tech's backyard.
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19 Mar 9:00pm Updated New Sanders hire, who was critical of Democratic opponents, scrubs internet history
David Sirota, a journalist and social media provocateur, was formally announced Tuesday as a new senior adviser and speechwriter for the Bernie Sanders campaign. But Sirota had been informally advising the campaign on a trial basis since the day after Sanders formally launched his 2020 bid for the presidency last month.
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Report Says U.S. Airstrikes Have Killed 14 Civilians in Somalia 19 Mar 8:00pm Updated Report Says U.S. Airstrikes Have Killed 14 Civilians in Somalia
Since President Trump relaxed rules on airstrikes in Somalia, a number of civilians have been killed, Amnesty International said.
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Appeals Court Judges Appear Skeptical of Emoluments Case Against Trump 19 Mar 7:46pm Updated Appeals Court Judges Appear Skeptical of Emoluments Case Against Trump
A three-judge panel sharply questioned the legal basis for the suit alleging that the president’s profits from his luxury Washington hotel violate the Constitution’s anti-corruption clauses.
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May to ask for Brexit delay, 1,000 days since referendum 19 Mar 6:49pm May to ask for Brexit delay, 1,000 days since referendum
Theresa May is preparing to formally ask the EU to delay Brexit, 1,000 days since Britons voted to leave the EU.
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Asked Whether White Societies Are Superior, Steve King Demurs 19 Mar 6:15pm Asked Whether White Societies Are Superior, Steve King Demurs
Representative Steve King of Iowa, already under fire for racism, fumbles his answer when asked at a town-hall-style meeting whether a white society is superior to a nonwhite society.
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Trump’s Tax Cut Won’t Power the Growth He Predicts, Officials Concede 19 Mar 5:59pm Trump’s Tax Cut Won’t Power the Growth He Predicts, Officials Concede
White House forecasters say the economy would need more tax cuts, fewer regulations and an infrastructure plan to produce long-term 3 percent annual growth.
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19 Mar 5:55pm Republican Devin Nunes sues Twitter, users over attacks
California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes is suing Twitter and three individual Twitter users, accusing them of defaming him in order to derail his re-election campaign and deter him from the Russia investigation.
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19 Mar 5:43pm Updated Trump names new FAA boss with Boeing grounding as backdrop
President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated a former Delta Airlines executive to become the new administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the country's airlines continue coping with the grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets.
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19 Mar 5:31pm Updated Planning a family around a war
"But that's when I'll be ovulating," I protest.
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19 Mar 5:13pm ‘Many Views That Are Similar’: Trump Welcomes Bolsonaro
President Donald Trump held a joint news conference with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, a controversial nationalist, at the White House on Tuesday.
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19 Mar 5:03pm Updated The Point: What getting rid of the Electoral College would actually do
On Monday night, in a CNN town hall in Jackson, Mississippi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren made some news: She supports getting rid of the electoral college as the method by which we elect presidents.
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19 Mar 5:02pm Updated Harris climbs in the Democratic race, as enthusiasm starts high for both parties
An 8-point jump in support for California Sen. Kamala Harris stands out in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS that shows a field of four in double digits in the race for the Democratic nomination for president.
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19 Mar 4:36pm Updated Mueller was allowed to review years of Cohen emails from time he worked under Trump
Partially redacted search warrant materials pertaining to the April 2018 raid on Michael Cohen's home, office and hotel room were released Tuesday morning.
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19 Mar 3:42pm Warren dim on raising gas taxes to pay for infrastructure
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren has pitched a wide array of proposals that would make most Republicans shudder, but there is one area where she aligns with conservatives: the gas tax.
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19 Mar 2:45pm Facebook apologizes after mistaking Trump social media director for a bot
Facebook on Tuesday said it had apologized to White House social media director Dan Scavino for temporarily blocking some features on his account for a few hours on Monday.
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19 Mar 2:36pm Updated On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Elizabeth Warren Is Running an Ideas-First Campaign. Will It Work?
In the On Politics newsletter: Ms. Warren is running the campaign she believes the country needs. But it’s hard to win in a field crowded with political celebrities.
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19 Mar 2:12pm Updated Trump meets outspoken Brazilian president
When talk emerged last autumn of a "Trump of the Tropics" running for president in Brazil, the actual US President Donald Trump took keen interest. Now, the man who adopted Trump's combative persona -- in person and on Twitter -- will meet his new friend during an official visit to the White House.
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19 Mar 2:02pm Dem super PAC launches first 2020 ads in $100 million campaign
A leading Democratic super PAC launched its first digital ad campaign of the 2020 election cycle Tuesday after pledging to spend $100 million on early efforts in key battleground states.
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Trump Brands Kellyanne Conway’s Husband a ‘Total Loser’ 19 Mar 1:57pm Trump Brands Kellyanne Conway’s Husband a ‘Total Loser’
The president’s attack on George T. Conway III, the spouse of one of his closest advisers, came after Mr. Conway questioned his mental fitness.
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19 Mar 1:54pm Trump Again Attacks a Dead Senator: ‘I Never Will Be’ a Fan of John McCain
Asked about his criticism of Mr. McCain, who died in August, President Trump attacked the senator’s vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act.
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19 Mar 1:52pm Trump: ‘I Was Never a Fan of John McCain’
President Trump responded to a reporter’s question Tuesday about his recent attacks on the late Senator John McCain, who died of brain cancer last year.
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As C-Span Turns 40, a Top Executive Reflects on Bringing Cameras to Congress 19 Mar 1:47pm As C-Span Turns 40, a Top Executive Reflects on Bringing Cameras to Congress
On March 19, 1979, C-Span went live with its first public broadcast. We talked to one of its chief executives about its push for transparency in Washington.
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Snapchat admits age verification failures to MPs 19 Mar 1:38pm Snapchat admits age verification failures to MPs
Executives at Snapchat have been grilled by MPs over the company's system to verify the age of its users and ensure they're over 13.
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Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU 19 Mar 1:25pm Updated Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU
The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June with the option of a longer delay, sources tell the BBC.
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19 Mar 1:10pm Trump unloads on George Conway, in his newest, strangest feud
President Donald Trump just can't let old feuds die.
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DealBook: How Executives Vote With Their Wallets 19 Mar 1:02pm Updated DealBook: How Executives Vote With Their Wallets
A Harvard study found that executives donate more heavily to Republicans. But the gap is surprising.
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Troubled Families programme could be renamed, says minister 19 Mar 12:54pm Troubled Families programme could be renamed, says minister
James Brokenshire said the name should not get in the way of the initiative's 'positive objectives'.
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19 Mar 12:48pm Updated Supreme Court says government can detain immigrants with past criminal records even years after their release from custody
The Supreme Court held on Tuesday that the government can detain -- without a bond hearing -- immigrants with past criminal records, even if years have passed since they were released from criminal custody.
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Labour Leave fined £9,000 over referendum donation errors 19 Mar 12:45pm Updated Labour Leave fined £9,000 over referendum donation errors
Labour Leave is fined £9,000 for failing to accurately declare donations before and after the 2016 vote.
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Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry 19 Mar 12:05pm Updated Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry
James Goddard pleads not guilty to three charges following protests outside Parliament.
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Brexit: Will the UK actually leave the EU on March 29? 19 Mar 12:01pm Brexit: Will the UK actually leave the EU on March 29?
Will the UK actually leave the EU on 29 March?
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19 Mar 12:00pm Updated The Point: Elizabeth Warren just had her best moment of the 2020 campaign
It's been a bit of a rough start for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's 2020 presidential campaign.
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Security fund for religious buildings doubled after NZ attack 19 Mar 11:59am Security fund for religious buildings doubled after NZ attack
The government has doubled the amount of money available to provide security infrastructure at places of worship following the Christchurch mosque attack.
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Why Theresa May can no longer trust her most senior team 19 Mar 11:43am Why Theresa May can no longer trust her most senior team
Theresa May held a Cabinet meeting with her most senior ministers today in the wake of a decision by the Commons Speaker to block her from bringing back her deal for another vote unless it has been changed.
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19 Mar 11:05am Analysis: Trump declared an (unpopular) national emergency -- and lost no public support
CNN's latest poll shows President Donald Trump's approval rating hitting 43% with voters and 42% with all adults. That's not great, but it matches other recent polling that illustrates the President's approval rating is clearly up after crevassing during the government shutdown in January.
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Beto O’Rourke Raised $6.1 Million Online in First 24 Hours of Campaign 19 Mar 10:42am Updated Beto O’Rourke Raised $6.1 Million Online in First 24 Hours of Campaign
He narrowly beat the first-day haul of Senator Bernie Sanders, who raised $5.9 million after announcing his bid last month and who would go on to raise $10 million before his first week was over.
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19 Mar 10:39am Updated Pro-Trump group launching ads supporting Meadows, Jordan
Two top congressional allies of Donald Trump will get support from a key group backing the President as the 2020 campaign gets underway.
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19 Mar 10:29am Updated Trump set to meet outspoken Brazilian president
When talk emerged last autumn of a "Trump of the Tropics" running for president in Brazil, the actual US President Donald Trump took keen interest. Now, the man who adopted Trump's combative persona -- in person and on Twitter -- will meet his new friend during an official visit to the White House.
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19 Mar 10:18am Rosenstein staying on at Justice Department "a little longer" than anticipated
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is planning to stay on at the Justice Department "a little longer" than originally anticipated, according to a Justice official familiar with his thinking.
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Devin Nunes Sues Twitter for Allowing Accounts to Insult Him 19 Mar 10:09am Updated Devin Nunes Sues Twitter for Allowing Accounts to Insult Him
The defamation lawsuit by the Republican congressman over accounts like @DevinNunesMom seeks $250 million in damages.
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19 Mar 10:07am Updated Trump administration wants to put a limit on student loan borrowing
The Trump administration urged Congress Monday to put a cap on student loan borrowing, one of several proposals for updating the Higher Education Act.
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19 Mar 10:01am Bernie Sanders welcomes back top organizing aide as 2020 campaign grows
Sen. Bernie Sanders is welcoming back a former aide who fell out with his inner circle in the summer of 2016 after she and other staffers resigned from his political organization right as it launched.
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Brexit: Will the UK actually leave the EU on 29 March? 19 Mar 9:56am Brexit: Will the UK actually leave the EU on 29 March?
Will the UK actually leave the EU on 29 March?
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Vote Leave fined over thousands of unsolicited texts 19 Mar 9:48am Vote Leave fined over thousands of unsolicited texts
The group could not prove that everybody who received its promotional message had consented.
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Alan B. Krueger, Economic Aide to Clinton and Obama, Is Dead at 58 19 Mar 9:36am Updated Alan B. Krueger, Economic Aide to Clinton and Obama, Is Dead at 58
A labor economist, Princeton scholar, Treasury official and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. The police said the cause was suicide.
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Devin Nunes Says He Is Suing Twitter for Allowing Accounts to Insult Him 19 Mar 9:27am Devin Nunes Says He Is Suing Twitter for Allowing Accounts to Insult Him
The defamation lawsuit by the Republican congressman over accounts like @DevinNunesMom seeks $250 million in damages.
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19 Mar 9:22am Mueller obtained search warrants for Michael Cohen long before FBI raid
Partially redacted search warrant materials pertaining to the April 2018 raid on Michael Cohen's home, office and hotel room were released Tuesday morning.
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19 Mar 9:18am Updated ISIS fighters linked to January attack on Americans detained
US-backed forces in Syria have captured a handful of ISIS fighters linked to the January suicide attack in Manbij, Syria, that killed four Americans, according to a US defense official.
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Brexit: New vote not ruled out despite Bercow decision 19 Mar 9:02am Updated Brexit: New vote not ruled out despite Bercow decision
The government could try to get the PM's Brexit deal passed next week after Speaker Bercow rules it must be changed first, ministers indicate.
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Official Brexit campaign fined for spam messages 19 Mar 8:20am Official Brexit campaign fined for spam messages
The official Brexit campaign has been fined £40,000 for sending thousands of unsolicited text messages during the 2016 referendum campaign.
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19 Mar 8:16am Updated Trump donates part of his salary to Department of Homeland Security
President Donald Trump said Monday that he's donating part of his annual presidential salary to the Department of Homeland Security.
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19 Mar 8:10am Updated For Trump, old feuds burn bright
President Donald Trump just can't let old feuds die.
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19 Mar 7:26am Eight years and 1 million photos: What Eric Draper learned photographing George W. Bush
It was the year 2000 and George W. Bush had just won the presidency after a divisive recount.
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19 Mar 7:06am DOJ lawyers head to court to block suit against Trump over DC hotel
Government lawyers are due in federal appeals court Tuesday to argue their case for why the District of Columbia and Maryland shouldn't be allowed to sue President Donald Trump over his ongoing interest in his family company, the Trump Organization.
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Elizabeth Warren Calls for Ending Electoral College 19 Mar 6:55am Updated Elizabeth Warren Calls for Ending Electoral College
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, campaigning in Mississippi, also called for the state to adopt a new flag that no longer has the Confederate battle flag emblem.
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19 Mar 6:00am Analysis: Trump keeps publicly shaming companies. Does it work?
Presidents don't usually call out local union reps by name. They don't usually complain publicly about American CEOs.
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Brexit: Theresa May to press on with deal despite Bercow ruling 19 Mar 5:30am Brexit: Theresa May to press on with deal despite Bercow ruling
Ministers aim for a vote on the PM's Brexit deal next week, after the Speaker rules it must be changed first.
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On C-Span’s 40th Anniversary, a Top Executive Reflects on Its Political Impact 19 Mar 5:00am On C-Span’s 40th Anniversary, a Top Executive Reflects on Its Political Impact
On March 19, 1979, C-Span went live to a public audience for the first time. We spoke with Susan Swain, who joined the network three years later.
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19 Mar 5:00am C-SPAN’s First Televised Coverage of Congress
C-Span first broadcasted from the U.S. House of Representatives chamber on March 19, 1979, featuring Al Gore when he was a representative from Tennessee.
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Brexit: Theresa May to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling 19 Mar 3:15am Updated Brexit: Theresa May to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling
The PM will meet her cabinet after the speaker rules out a meaningful vote without further changes.
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19 Mar 1:24am On Politics: Trump’s History With Deutsche Bank
President Trump relied on Deutsche Bank to lend to him when others wouldn’t. Once he was elected president, employees were told not to utter his name.
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