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President Trump is continuing his bipartisan outreach tonight by hosting a working dinner on tax reform with Joe Manchin, Heidi Heitkamp, John Thune and more. Peter Alexander reports. 

Dienstag, 12 September 2017 17:24
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Gov. Rick Scott (R) speaks to the media after Hurricane Irma.

Dienstag, 12 September 2017 17:23
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Jacksonville faced its worst flooding in nearly a century as Irma brought rain and record storm surge before moving north to dump rain on Georgia and South Carolina.

Dienstag, 12 September 2017 17:22
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The burden of enforcing tougher sanctions on North Korea will fall on Chinese customs officials on the border with North Korea.

Dienstag, 12 September 2017 14:00
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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council on Monday ratcheted up sanctions yet again against North Korea, but they fell significantly short of the far-reaching penalties that the Trump administration had demanded just days ago.

While the sanctions were described in Washington and other capitals as the most extensive yet, in the end they amounted to another incremental increase of pressure on the country, even after it detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear device.

It was far from clear that the additional penalties would accomplish what the Trump administration said was its goal: To force North Korea to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile tests and reopen some kind of negotiation toward eventual nuclear disarmament.

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Dienstag, 12 September 2017 13:59
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The Wall Street Journal reports some of President Donald Trump's lawyers advised him that Jared Kushner should step down because of possible legal complications related to the Russia investigation. Jed Shugerman, Peter Baker, and Max Boot join Lawrence O'Donnell.

Dienstag, 12 September 2017 10:15
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In what the Germans themselves are calling a “sleep campaign,” Chancellor Angela Merkel, seeking a fourth term in office in elections on Sept. 24, has moved to highlight her international status by calling for a new round of negotiations with North Korea — including Germany.

Already hailed by some in the era of President Trump as the main defender of the West and its values, Ms. Merkel has stepped forward to suggest a diplomatic alternative to the aggressive language being exchanged between Washington and North Korea.

As ever, she made her point by responding to a question. “If we were asked to join talks, I would say yes immediately,” Ms. Merkel said in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung published on Sunday.

She made a parallel to the multilateral talks with Iran over its nuclear program. Those talks were begun by the Europeans and later expanded to include the permanent five member states of the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany, and chaired by the European Union’s foreign policy chief.

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Dienstag, 12 September 2017 10:12
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Myanmar's government has refused a ceasefire with Rohingya Muslim insurgents, saying it doesn't negotiate with terrorists. The militant group known as the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army tabled a month-long truce on Sunday, urging government troops to lay down their arms so desperately needed aid can flow through to Rakhine state.

Montag, 11 September 2017 16:48
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Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state.

Montag, 11 September 2017 16:45
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