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Britain announced on Monday that it will begin the process of leaving the European Union via a formal letter to EU President Donald Tusk on March 29. Britons voted by 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the EU in a referendum in June 2016. May will trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, which begins the two-year withdrawal process, on March 29.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) tells Chuck Todd that she trusts the president, but would like an explanation over his claims that the Obama administration wiretapped the Trump campaign.
In an update Saturday, the New York's Animal Adventure Park said the pregnant giraffe was taking all the right steps.
The accusations infuriated British officials, prompting an uncommonly vehement denial from Britain's GCHQ intelligence agency and forcing White House spokesmen to back away from earlier statements. Trump has nevertheless refused to back down from the unproven claims.
The chairman of the House Oversight Committee says an intruder on the White House grounds was able to "look through" a White House window before being apprehended.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - A firefighter who collapsed and died after responding to a house fire Friday morning was a 21-year veteran of the department and a married father of five children, colleagues said.
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales, according to a confidential United Nations report. U.N. sanctions monitors said 97 percent of South Sudan's known revenue comes from oil sales, a significant portion of which is now forward oil sales, and that at least half of the budget - "likely substantially more" - is devoted to security.
By Mark Hosenball and Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two days before U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was fired, President Donald Trump tried to call the high-profile New York prosecutor in what a White House official said was an effort to "thank him for his service and to wish him good luck." But a U.S. law enforcement official said Bharara declined to take the call, placed on Thursday, saying he did not want to talk to the president without the approval of his superiors. The move was a surprise because Bharara had told reporters in November that Trump had asked him to remain in the job. As the chief federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, which includes Manhattan,...
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos reports the latest in politics as we pass the 50-day mark of Donald Trump's presidency.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - As Kansas legislators debate raising income taxes to fix the state's big budget problems, they're not tying any of their plans to whether Republican Gov. Sam Brownback departs for President Donald Trump's administration.