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US discloses more conditions for lethal drone strikes

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 6:14pm
The White House has released a version of President Barack Obama's 3-year-old guidance on the use of lethal force against terrorists overseas, laying out what it says are safeguards to minimize civilian deaths and errant strikes while preserving the capability to take quick action with drone attacks and other means.
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Clinton renews vow to 'fast track' immigration; Trump camp accuses candidate of acting like a 'king'

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 5:39pm
Hillary Clinton on Friday announced perhaps her most ambitious plans on immigration reform including a vow if elected to “end deportation” for millions of illegal immigrants in the United States, resulting in the campaign for Donald Trump saying the Democratic presidential nominee intends to assume “king-like powers” that would harm Americans.
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GOP congressman says he'll vote for Libertarian ticket over Trump

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 4:58pm
Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Va. said Saturday that he would support Libertarian Gary Johnson for president over GOP nominee Donald Trump.
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At GOP urging, Trump turns focus on Clinton emails, 'short circuit' explanation

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 2:14pm
Donald Trump this weekend pounced on Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and her continuing efforts to fully explain her culpability, amid Republicans and other supporters now repeatedly urging him to stick with his likely best winning strategy.
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White House reveals Obama's conditions for launching anti-terror drone strikes

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 2:10pm
The White House has released a version of President Barack Obama's 3-year-old guidance on the use of lethal force against terrorists overseas, laying out what it says are safeguards to minimize civilian deaths and errant strikes while preserving the capability to take quick action with drone attacks and other means.
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Will Trump endorsement hurt Ryan in Tuesday's primary against outsider?

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 11:26am
House Speaker Paul Ryan appears likely to win a 10th term ahead of his primary challenge Tuesday, but an endorsement earlier this week from GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is causing its share of political headwinds for the Wisconsin congressman and other Republicans seeking reelection.
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Libertarian ticket eyes post-convention opening – and debate stage

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 2:39am
The Libertarian Party ticket, facing what polls show are two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in modern American history, is seeing a bump in support as the general election race moves into full swing – and a surge in interest that could carry nominee Gary Johnson onto the prized debate stage this fall.
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Krauthammer on Hillary Clinton: 'She needs lying lessons from her husband'

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:40pm
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that Hillary Clinton has been trapped by her lies about her email investigation.
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Court finds IRS may still be targeting conservatives

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 4:57pm
A federal court ruled Friday that the Internal Revenue Service has not yet demonstrated that officials stopped targeting Tea Party groups in a decision that excoriated the tax agency for its "discriminatory" treatment of conservative organizations.
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Trump endorses Ryan, McCain and Ayotte after initial reluctance

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:49pm
Donald Trump endorsed House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., at an event in Green Bay Friday, calling him “xxx” -- after having declined to back him just days earlier.
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Clinton tries to 'clarify' email comments – and adds to confusion

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 2:41pm
Hillary Clinton tried Friday to “clarify” her widely disputed claim that the FBI director had declared her statements on her email scandal “truthful” – but may have ended up adding to the confusion, delivering a lengthy and at-times conflicting explanation that the Donald Trump campaign later called “pretzel-like.”
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Libertarian ticket eyes post-convention opening – and debate stage

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 2:39pm
The Libertarian Party ticket, facing what polls show are two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in modern American history, is seeing a bump in support as the general election race moves into full swing – and a surge in interest that could carry nominee Gary Johnson onto the prized debate stage this fall.
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Federal court puts Maureen McDonnell's corruption case on hold

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 1:52pm
The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday agreed to place former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's case on hold until later this month.
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Donald Trump announces economic advisory team

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 1:29pm
Donald Trump has announced his team of economic advisers, a group that includes many of the people already helping his campaign.
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Has Pence pushed Trump into Ryan nod?

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 1:28pm
Ahead of a big event in Green Bay today, the Republican nominee may endorse Ryan, but why?
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Trump expected to endorse Ryan, GOP sources say

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 1:06pm
Donald Trump is expected to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan R-Wis., Friday, two highly placed Republican officials tell Fox News -- just days after the Republican presidential nominee declined to back Ryan when asked in an interview.
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Was Trump right? Iran video may show US cash payment

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 11:54am
Iran might have a video of America's $400 million cash payment to the regime after all -- even though Donald Trump backed off such claims early Friday amid intense criticism.
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Virginia mayor arrested in meth-for-sex sting operation

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 11:41am
A Washington, D.C.-area mayor, who moonlights as a substitute public school teacher, was arrested Thursday in an undercover meth-for-sex sting operation.
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Syrian refugees surge into US; Obama on track to hit target amid security concerns

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:09am
The pace of Syrian refugees entering the U.S. has surged in recent weeks, government figures show, putting the Obama administration on track to meet its target of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees before the end of September -– and reviving Republican concerns about the security implications.
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Pentagon: Nearly half of remaining Guantanamo detainees slated for transfer

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:49am
Nearly half of the detainees remaining at Guantanamo Bay are slated for transfer, a Pentagon official confirmed to Fox News.
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