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Maduro's cryptocurrency 'genius' once pushed US sanctions
A chief strategist of Venezuela's government-backed cryptocurrency is a former U.S. congressional intern, and he once organized protests against the same socialist administration he's now helping to circumvent U.S. financial sanctions
NJ Transit suspends train conductor who allegedly said ICE agents were 'looking for illegals'
Monday morning's train commute for New Jersey resident Rory Fish was anything but normal. The 31-year-old marketing executive from Asbury Park, New Jersey, boarded a 6:54 a.m. New Jersey Transit train that was headed to New York's Penn Station. As the train arrived at the Long Branch, New Jersey
Top US diplomat for North Korea leaving State Department
The U.S.'s top diplomat for North Korea is retiring just as the prospect of talks with North Korea seemed possible. Ambassador Joseph Yun, the special representative for North Korea Policy, is retiring this week after more than 30 years in the Foreign Service. Yun is yet another member of the
FACT CHECK: Administration actions on Russia sometimes tougher than Trump's words
Under heavy criticism for still not condemning Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election , President Donald Trump is defending his record on Russia - and claiming he's been tougher than his predecessor, President Barack Obama. "I have been much tougher on Russia than Obama, just look
Tillerson dismisses criticism on Russia sanctions amid growing questions
The indictment Friday of 13 Russians accused of waging "information warfare" in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is raising new questions about why the Trump administration still has not imposed sanctions designed to punish Russia and deter it from interfering in the 2018 midterms. Secretary of
Trump proposes deep cuts in State Department budget
The Trump administration's proposed budget for the State Department that was rolled out Monday has two things in common with last year's proposal: It calls for a one-third cut to the agency and the U.S. Agency for International Diplomacy — and it's being dismissed already. "This is not a serious
DOJ files intent to retry corruption case against NJ Senator Bob Menendez
The Department of Justice today filed a motion of intent to retry the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez , D-N.J., after the first trial ended in a hung jury last November. According to documents filed with the district court in New Jersey, the Justice Department is seeking the
Sources: Trump questions allowing immigrants from Haiti, Africa, other ‘s---hole’ countries
In an Oval Office meeting at the White House Thursday, President Trump grew frustrated at a proposed bipartisan immigration plan that would scale back the visa lottery program, but not eliminate it, asking those in the room why they would want people from Haiti , Africa and other "shole countries"
Bipartisan lawmakers meet to craft fix for 'Dreamers'
Building off momentum from a bipartisan meeting hosted by President Trump, lawmakers are racing to craft a plan to protect so-called 'Dreamersbut Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on how to fix the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. In a news conference Wednesday, the