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One of the least appreciated aspects of this drama is the influence of Turkish President Erdogan, who has shown the ability, through the well-timed release of crucial details, to fuel the global outrage against Saudi Arabia or tamp it down
With just two weeks until the election, California Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is sharply ahead in the polls to become the governor of the nation's most populous state.
The Trump administration announced new tax rules to help spur investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. While investors can expect immediate tax breaks, the benefits to voters in targeted neighborhoods are harder to measure.
Mikhail Gorbachev has criticized President Donald Trump's threat to withdraw from an international nuclear disarmament treaty, saying the move "is not the work of a great mind."
The measures are significantly more dramatic than some previous Democratic proposals – a reflection of the proximity to the midterm elections and the early interest surrounding the presidential race in 2020.
The government said that Khashoggi got into a fight with the people he met at the consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The kingdom alleged that Khashoggi died in that clash.
Trump added that he'll work with Congress on what the U.S. response should be, but that he would prefer not to hurt American companies and jobs by cutting billions of dollars in arms sales to the kingdom.
Elena Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, Russia, is accused of using using social media platforms to create thousands of social media and e-mail accounts that purported to be from Americans, to "amplify divisive social media and political content."
Prognosticators believe Republicans have a strong grasp on the Senate even as massive fundraising numbers help Democrats in their bid to take the House.
Trump suggested O'Rourke wants to "turn Texas into Venezuela" — deploying rhetoric he has used in an attempt to portray Democrats as dangerous leftists.
A federal judge on Friday scheduled a Feb. 8 sentencing date for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who was convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud. Manafort showed up to the Alexandria, Va. courthouse clad in a prison jumpsuit and sitting in a wheelchair.
This comes after his session was cancelled due to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin dropping out, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.
Trump took a visibly tougher line with Saudi Arabia, and appeared to dismiss the blanket denials coming from Riyadh, where officials insist they know nothing about Khashoggi's disappearance.
"Any guy that can do a body slam, he's my kind of — he's my guy," Trump said. GOP lawmakers, including every Republican senator, did not answer CNBC's inquiries about the president's remarks.
Amid broadsides from Democrats, Republican lawmakers who have pushed to repeal Obamacare for years are pledging to protect coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
New York's 22nd District has become a key midterm battleground where the economy and Trump are under scrutiny.