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Will Trump blow up the G7 summit?

Will Trump blow up the G7 summit?

The biggest question clouding this weekend’s G7 summit in France is whether the President of the United States will blow it up. It is a measure of the gulf between America and its allies and of how President Donald Trump has imposed his disruptive character on the world that everyone in Biarritz is bracing for…MORE

DOJ office sent news briefing to employees with link to racial and anti-Semitic content

DOJ office sent news briefing to employees with link to racial and anti-Semitic content

A Department of Justice office sent its employees, including immigration judges, a daily news briefing that included a link to a blog featuring racial and anti-Semitic slurs, according to a letter sent by an immigration judges union. The department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review sent an office-wide collection of “news” items on Monday — which…MORE

Asian markets edge higher before Powell’s speech; yuan tumbles further

Asian markets edge higher before Powell’s speech; yuan tumbles further

Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index advanced 0.6%, while China’s Shanghai Composite Index also gained 0.6%. Japan’sNikkei rose 0.2%, while South Korea’s Kospi was flat.…MORE

Senior DHS official exits amid department leadership changes

Senior DHS official exits amid department leadership changes

A senior official in the Department of Homeland Security will leave the agency next month, marking the latest top DHS official to leave the administration in recent months. Acting DHS public affairs Assistant Secretary Andrew Meehan decided to resign two weeks ago and his last day will be Sept. 20, according to a DHS official.…MORE

Sen. Tom Cotton says he floated the idea of buying Greenland to Trump

Sen. Tom Cotton says he floated the idea of buying Greenland to Trump

Sen. Tom Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland with the White House well before the issue became public last week, a proposal that ultimately caused a diplomatic spat between President Donald Trump and the Danish Prime Minister. The Arkansas Republican discussed purchasing the territory of Greenland with Denmark’s ambassador to the US…MORE

‘Sopranos’ actress may testify in Harvey Weinstein trial, source says

‘Sopranos’ actress may testify in Harvey Weinstein trial, source says

An actress whom Manhattan prosecutors have described as key witness in the Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes trial may have the chance to testify, a source told CNN Thursday. The possibility of “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra testifying is one of several potential outcomes that could emerge from a last-minute court hearing scheduled for Monday. The disgraced movie…MORE