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Trump to meet with California wildfire victims on Saturday - Washington Post

President Trump will visit California on Saturday to meet with residents affected by the wildfires that have devastated the state, the White House announced Thursday. Further details on the trip were not immediately available. The president has ...and more »

Filing indicates indictment prepared for Julian Assange -

A U.S. District Court filing in the Eastern District of Virginia reveals that prosecutors appear to have prepared an indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. It's not clear what allegations could be connected to the filing, which was a ...

Doubling Down on Mueller - Wall Street Journal

With the midterms over, Washington returns to its regular programming: Russia. Trump critics should consider the risk of betting their political fortunes on special counsel Robert Mueller. The Mueller probe has lost its political potency, as Democrats ...and more »

North Korea tests new 'ultramodern tactical weapon' amid stalled diplomatic efforts - USA TODAY

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the successful testing of a “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon,” state media reported Friday. KCNA News said that Kim supervised the high-tech weapon test at the country's Academy of ...and more »

Baltimore 'Fiddler' Disrupted by 'Heil Hitler, Heil Trump' - New York Times

The first act of “Fiddler on the Roof,” one of the most popular American musicals, which is performed frequently across the country, had just ended at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore on Wednesday night. The Russians had staged a pogrom against the ...

Florida recount: DeSantis looks certain to win governor's race; Senate contest goes to a manual recount - Washington Post

LAUDERHILL, Fla. — Ron DeSantis emerged from a machine recount Thursday all but certain to become Florida's next governor while Gov. Rick Scott (R) maintained a narrow lead in the state's closely watched Senate race even as that contest goes to a ...

Khmer Rouge's Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide - New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Many of the foot soldiers for the Khmer Rouge remain in Cambodia's remote reaches, each with a chronicle of the horror-soaked years in which Pol Pot and his Communist disciples turned the country into a deadly laboratory for ...and more »

Asia stocks mixed; pound struggles following fresh Brexit uncertainties - CNBC

It was a mixed picture for markets in Asia on Friday, on the back of fresh uncertainties emerging from the U.K. overnight after multiple important ministers resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government. The mainland Chinese markets, which have ...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg under fire over planted stories, Russian meddling - ABC News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hunkered down and attempted to defend his leadership of the social media giant amid reporting that detailed how the company failed to effectively combat fake news and Russian political meddling.

Nancy Pelosi says she has the votes to become the next House speaker, but a potential challenger has emerged - Washington Post

An unbowed Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi insisted on Thursday that she has the votes to become the next House speaker despite the emergence of a possible challenger who claimed party dissidents can block her historic bid. In a flurry of one-on-one ...