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Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 02:07 AM CDT

Trump May Have Lost His Bet on Saudi Prince MBS

Trump May Have Lost His Bet on Saudi Prince MBS

From the outset of his presidency, Trump has offered a warm embrace to Saudi Arabia and its ambitious royal heir, Mohammed bin Salman, believing he could help the U.S. confront Iran in the Middle East. But the...

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 08:42 AM CDT

Pelosi Confronted by 'Angry Mob' at Fla. Campaign Event

Pelosi Confronted by 'Angry Mob' at Fla. Campaign Event

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's spokesman has called on Republicans to condemn "reckless and dangerous rhetoric" after Pelosi was confronted by an "angry mob" of far-right protesters in South Florida. Pel...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 04:04 PM CDT

Thousands of Protestors Call for New Brexit Referendum in London

Thousands of Protestors Call for New Brexit Referendum in London

The U.K. is scheduled to leave the E.U. next March.

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 08:49 AM CDT

Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Nuke Treaty With Russia

Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Nuke Treaty With Russia

President Donald Trump says his intention to scrap a landmark arms control agreement Russia follows years of violations by Moscow in developing prohibited weapons, and "we're not going to be the only one to...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 05:44 PM CDT

Questions and Answers About State of the US-Mexico Border

Questions and Answers About State of the US-Mexico Border

Immigration has again become a hot political issue as President Donald Trump portrays the Mexico border in a state of crisis, underscored by dramatic images of a caravan of Central American migrants moving...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 02:20 PM CDT

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Denounces US Trolling Case

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Denounces US Trolling Case

A top Russian diplomat says the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections is shameful. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov made...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 08:49 PM CDT

Saudi Account of Khashoggi Killing Is Widely Denounced

Saudi Account of Khashoggi Killing Is Widely Denounced

President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S....

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 02:48 AM CDT

Alaska's Independent Governor Drops Re-Election Bid

Alaska's Independent Governor Drops Re-Election Bid

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid shortly after the sudden resignation of his lieutenant governor over what Walker described as an inappropriate overture toward a woman. Walker's announcement,...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 12:22 AM CDT

Trump's Campaign Mode Revives Fiery Immigration Talk

Trump's Campaign Mode Revives Fiery Immigration Talk

Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections,...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:07 AM CDT

Full Interviews: Roskam, Casten Discuss Upcoming Election

Full Interviews: Roskam, Casten Discuss Upcoming Election

Congressman Peter Roskam is fighting the political battle of his career against Democratic challenger Sean Casten, and both men spoke to NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern about their race.

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