Dow slides 450 points after Huawei executive s arrest renews trade fears

CNN 2018-12-06 14:55:28

Market sentiment is so fragile that news of an arrest is enough to set off a selling wave.

Trump expected to name Heather Nauert next UN ambassador, sources say

CNN 2018-12-07 01:27:23

President Donald Trump is expected to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be his new ambassador to the UN, positioning a relatively inexperienced newcomer in one of the most high-profile positions in US diplomacy, according to an administration official and a second source.

Inside the frantic decision to open a Trump obstruction probe before Mueller got the job

CNN 2018-12-07 01:15:11

In the hectic eight days after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and top FBI officials viewed Trump as a leader who needed to be reined in, according to two sources describing the sentiment at the time.

Roger Stone says he is not sharing information with President s lawyers

CNN 2018-12-07 00:28:14

Roger Stone said Thursday that he does not have a joint defense agreement with President Donald Trump s legal team, nor are the two sides sharing information.

Latest House results confirm 2018 wasn t a blue wave. It was a blue tsunami.

CNN 2018-12-06 23:31:29

The final votes are being counted from the 2018 election. They confirm that the Democrats crushed Republicans.

Oak Ridge Boys keep promise to sing at George H.W. Bush s funeral after decades of friendship

CNN 2018-12-06 23:24:24

Country vocal quartet The Oak Ridge Boys sang a soaring rendition of "Amazing Grace" on Thursday to honor former President George H.W. Bush at his funeral in Texas, the final time they d perform for a man who d become a friend.

Democrat Dan McCready withdraws concession in North Carolina House race amid fraud allegations

CNN 2018-12-06 23:10:00

Democrat Dan McCready is withdrawing his concession in a North Carolina congressional race where investigators are probing allegations of election fraud.

Valadao concedes in California, giving Dems a net gain of 40 seats in House

CNN 2018-12-06 22:38:33

Republican Rep. David Valadao conceded to Democrat TJ Cox in the race for California s 21st District on Thursday, giving the Democratic Party a net gain of 40 seats in the US House of Representatives.

What is Huawei, and why the arrest of its CFO matters

CNN 2018-12-06 21:46:45

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou has sent stock markets plunging and threatens to derail the tenuous US-China trade truce.

Wild comeback: Dow recovers from 785-point plunge

CNN 2018-12-06 21:38:22

The trade war has launched the stock market on a wild roller coast ride.

Arresting Huawei exec is a case of spectacularly bad timing

CNN 2018-12-06 20:59:14

On the very day China s President Xi Jinping is settling down for an amicable dinner with his good friend Donald Trump to arrange a cease-fire in a desperate trade war, a powerful executive of a major Chinese company is arrested at the behest of the US, writes David Andelman. It s not a recipe for a good relationship

Elizabeth Warren s heritage reveal was just as bad as you thought it was

CNN 2018-12-06 20:53:32

When Elizabeth Warren unveiled a 5-minute video aimed at putting to rest questions as to whether she actually was Native American in mid-October, it was, um, not well-received. It turns out that the damage done to Warren s political prospects in 2020 was significant, and has forced her allies to consider more drastic methods to take the issue off the table.

Mueller poised to reveal new details on Russia probe in Manafort, Cohen filings

CNN 2018-12-06 20:49:58

Special counsel Robert Mueller s team could reveal tantalizing new details in its investigation into possible Russian collusion on Friday thanks to a pair of court filing deadlines involving President Donald Trump s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former lawyer Michael Cohen.

Stunning state power grabs expose a GOP uneasy with democracy itself

CNN 2018-12-06 20:00:12

John Avlon says efforts by Wisconsin and Michigan Republicans to limit the power of newly elected Democrats are an attempted end run around election results. No matter what happens, this is a dangerous precedent -- an extension of the situational ethics and negative partisanship afflicting our politics.

Wisconsin Republicans are trying to erase their 2018 loss

CNN 2018-12-06 19:00:52

Elections have consequences.

North Carolina GOP director open to new election in disputed House race

CNN 2018-12-06 16:52:51

The executive director of the North Carolina Republican Party says he supports a new election if allegations of fraud in the 9th Congressional District race are proven true and it impacted the outcome of the race.

Second memorial service for President George H.W. Bush set to begin in Texas

CNN 2018-12-06 15:20:10

Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored at a second memorial service in Houston at the Bushes family church Thursday morning.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada

CNN 2018-12-06 14:58:06

Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei, has been arrested in Canada. She faces extradition to the United States.

Dow slides 450 points after Huawei executive s arrest renews trade fears

CNN 2018-12-06 14:55:28

Market sentiment is so fragile that news of an arrest is enough to set off a selling wave.

Huawei exec s arrest opens a new front in the US-China trade war

CNN 2018-12-06 14:35:39

The conflict between the United States and China over trade and technology is heating up again.

Live updates: George H.W. Bush funeral - CNNPolitics

CNN 2018-12-06 13:59:02

President George H.W. Bush will be remembered at a funeral in Texas today, before he s interred at the George Bush Presidential Library & Museum. Follow here for the latest.

Trump wants it both ways on criminal justice reform and the death penalty

CNN 2018-12-06 11:03:15

President Donald Trump endorsed the death penalty for drug dealers in China in an odd tweet Wednesday, weighing in on the domestic affairs of another nation and contradicting bipartisan criminal justice reform efforts, which Trump has endorsed.

Huawei exec s arrest sends shudders through stock markets

CNN 2018-12-06 09:51:53

The arrest of a top Chinese tech executive at the request of the United States has sent shock waves through stock markets.

Trump fears political price from oil spike, market turmoil

CNN 2018-12-06 06:30:12

President Donald Trump is fretting about two rising global challenges that threaten a political gut punch as he gears up for his 2020 election bid -- a possible oil price hike and market shocks triggered by his trade wars.

America is paying an awful price for Trump

CNN 2018-12-06 05:09:23

The rise and fall of the stock market this week -- due to Trump s claims that trade with China is looking up, followed by a sweeping realization that his claims might be false -- is evidence that the President, and America as a whole, has lost the trust of everyone except Trump s base, writes Frida Ghitis

Trump changes his tone on China deal after market slide

CNN 2018-12-06 04:38:29

After President Donald Trump helped send markets tanking by feeding doubts about his trade deal with China, he stepped in Wednesday to pump up optimism in a series of early-morning tweets.

Why the case for election fraud in North Carolina is strong

CNN 2018-12-06 02:01:10

The North Carolina State Board of Elections and Ethics last week voted against certifying Republican Mark Harris 905 vote win over Democrat Dan McCready in the state s 9th Congressional District.

Senate Judiciary Committee scraps votes on judges because of Flake

CNN 2018-12-05 21:17:28

Sen. Jeff Flake s vow to block judicial nominees is significantly disrupting the Senate Judiciary Committee s plans to advance more of President Donald Trump s picks for the lower courts.

Trump promised to rescue the coal industry. But he can t

CNN 2018-12-05 20:13:30

The Trump administration attempted a daring rescue of the coal country, but the pro-coal agenda is failing to jump-start a renaissance — and analysts don t see one on the horizon.

Flynn memo reveals part one of Mueller s Rosetta Stone

CNN 2018-12-05 19:35:42

The Michael Flynn sentencing recommendation, along with recommendations for Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen which are likely to come shortly, should be viewed as a legal Rosetta Stone, enabling a more accurate translation of Robert Mueller s final report, says Paul Callan.

Wisconsin and Michigan Republicans try to undermine Democratic election wins

CNN 2018-12-05 11:46:53

Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan were wiped out of their states top offices in November. But before Democrats can take their place next year, GOP lawmakers in both states are moving to strip the incoming leaders of key powers.

Michigan, Wisconsin GOP power grabs are like Breaking Bad

CNN 2018-12-04 22:39:43

State Republican officials are trying to pass measures to limit the power of the newly elected incoming Democratic governors, attorneys general and (in Michigan) secretary of state. They are not fighting for freedom, or for voters, they are fighting for themselves -- and undermining democracy, writes LZ Granderson.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada - CNN Video

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Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech company Huawei, has been arrested in Canada and is being sought for extradition by the US government. CNN s Matt Rivers has more.

Cupp: Wisconsin GOP height of non-democracy - CNN Video

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CNN s SE Cupp says voters in Wisconsin will question whether their vote matters after the state s GOP-led legislature passed bills aimed at diminishing the power of the incoming governor and attorney general, both of whom are Democrats.

Reporter: People admitting to NC voter fraud - CNN Video

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WSOC-TV reporter Joe Bruno says people have told him they illegally picked up absentee ballots and delivered them to the man at the center of a potential voter fraud scandal in North Carolina.

How Dems can get 270 electoral votes in 2020 - CNN Video

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CNN s Harry Enten takes a look at the different paths Democrats could take to reach 270 electoral votes in the 2020 election.

Navy jets fly over George H.W. Bush burial - CNN Video

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Following a fly over by a number of US Navy jets, the casket of President George H.W. Bush is carried through military honor guard cordon.

Sen. Murphy: Nauert is clearly not qualified - CNN Video

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Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) reacts to news that President Donald Trump is expected to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be his new ambassador to the UN, according to an administration official and a second source.

Why the arrest of Huawei s CFO matters - CNN Video

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Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, has been arrested in Canada. She faces extradition to the United States.

Source: Wanzhou arrest could be leverage - CNN Video

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The arrest of a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei at the request of the US government has angered Beijing, alarmed investors and raised new doubts about the fragile truce that the leaders of the world s top two economies reached. CNN s Abby Phillip reports.

Toobin: Even Nixon didn t do stuff this crazy - CNN Video

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CNN s Jeffrey Toobin responds after learning that after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and top FBI officials viewed Trump as a leader who needed to be reined in, according to two sources describing the sentiment at the time.

Heather Nauert expected to be next UN ambassador - CNN Video

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President Donald Trump is expected to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be his new ambassador to the UN, according to an administration official and a second source.

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