Politics

Vi Lyles: Riots, Protests Got Us Focused

Democrat Vi Lyles faces Republican Kenny Smith at the polls in November. She spoke with WCCB News @ Ten anchor Morgan Fogarty about what Charlotte faces, and why she wants to be the city's next mayor.

Manafort Wiretapped Under Secret Court Orders

US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the center of the Russia meddling probe.

Trump, the ‘America First’ President, Goes to the U.N.

Elected on the nationalist slogan “America first,” President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally together when faced with a common threat such as North Korea.

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan in Longest-Ever Flight

North Korea conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile Friday, sending an intermediate-range weapon hurtling over U.S. ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean in a launch that signals both defiance to its rivals and a big technological advance.

Trump Signs Resolution Condemning White Supremacists And Hate Groups

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a resolution condemning white supremacists and hate groups, hours after reviving his assertion that there were “bad dudes” among the people who assembled to oppose a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month.

Trump Says Deal is Nearing on Young Immigrants

President Donald Trump says he’s “fairly close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders on protections for young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But the president says he needs “massive border security.”

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