• Abbas, 83-year-old Palestinian leader, still in hospital

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian president’s condition has seen a “clear improvement” after he was taken to hospital with a fever, an Arab lawmaker in Israel’s parliament with close ties to Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday. Abbas was hospitalized on Sunday with a fever, just days after undergoing ear...
  • Hillary Clinton pokes fun at Trump, herself in Yale speech

    Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clintontook a subtle jab at her rival in the presidential election in 2016 today — but also, injecting one of most contentious issues in the heated race, poked a little fun at herself, too. Clinton delivered the speech at Yale University’s College Class Day and...
  • Giuliani says Mueller’s investigation of Trump, obstruction could end by Sept. 1

    WASHINGTON – President Trump said he will “demand” that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September. Trump tweeted Sunday: “I...
  • Obama administration figures propose school boycott to push for gun control

    A pair of Obama administration figures, including former Education Secretary Arne Duncan, have proposed that parents hold their children out of school until gun-control legislation is approved. Mr. Duncan retweeted Friday a post from Peter Cunningham, who served as the Department of Education assistant secretary for communications and outreach...
  • Bill Gates: Trump needed me to explain the difference between HIV and HPV

    Bill Gates said that he twice had to explain to Donald Trump the difference between the HIV and HPV viruses — and that the president’s detailed recollection of his young daughter’s appearance creeped out his wife Melinda. Gate’s remarks came in response to questions from staffers at a meeting...
  • Trump to announce new federal funding curbs on US abortion clinics

    The Trump administration is expected to announce that organisations that offer or mention abortion to their patients will lose federal funding. One such organisation, Planned Parenthood, said the proposal was “dangerous” and “outrageous” and would “have devastating consequences”. Anti-abortion activists thanked US President Donald Trump for “delivering on a...
  • Missouri governor vows he won’t quit amid allegations

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Drawing on his Navy SEAL training, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens asserted Thursday that he will not quit or back down despite a criminal charge and potential impeachment proceedings involving various allegations of misconduct against him. Greitens’ defiant comments came as Missouri lawmakers and the...
  • Manafort’s ex-son-in-law busy with Mueller’s investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law says he has been so busy with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation that he’s been unable to keep up with his other legal issues, according to a court filing and a lawyer involved in a civil lawsuit against him. The confirmation of...
  • Cagle, Abrams leading in Georgia primaries for governor

    ATLANTA – An exclusive poll conducted for FOX 5 Atlanta shows Lt. Governor Casey Cagle leading the race for the Republican nomination for Governor and former State Representative Stacey Abrams with a big lead for the Democratic nomination. Opinion Savvy conducted the poll for FOX 5 Atlanta of likely...