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Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder

Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will review the case of Army Major Matt Golsteyn, a Special Forces soldier and Afghanistan veteran charged with pre-meditated murder. “At the request of many, I will be reviewing the case of a ‘U.S. Military hero,’ Major Matt Golsteyn, who is charged with murder. He could face…MORE

Cindy McCain may hold key to who gets husband’s Senate seat

Cindy McCain may hold key to who gets husband’s Senate seat

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters are talking about in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow’s headlines today. 1. Arizona Senate drama From CNN chief national correspondent John King: Establishment Republicans are nervous but still betting Arizona GOP Gov. Doug Ducey sets aside his reservations…MORE

Collins says Texas court ruling on ACA ‘will be overturned on appeal’

Collins says Texas court ruling on ACA ‘will be overturned on appeal’

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins predicted Sunday that a Texas judge’s decision striking down Obamacare would likely be overturned. “I think this will be overturned on appeal,” Collins said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” She added, “There’s no reason why the individual mandate provision can’t be struck down and keep all the good…MORE

Elijah Cummings calls for Cohen testimony in January

Elijah Cummings calls for Cohen testimony in January

Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings said Sunday that once his party retakes control of the House, he hopes President Donald Trump’s estranged former attorney Michael Cohen will testify before Congress. “I certainly would like to see him come in the month of January,” Cummings said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” The request by Cummings,…MORE

Collins: ‘I see nothing wrong with challengers’ to Trump in 2020

Collins: ‘I see nothing wrong with challengers’ to Trump in 2020

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine on Sunday welcomed 2020 primary challengers to President Donald Trump, saying that it’s “healthy” for democracy. “I see nothing wrong with challengers,” Collins said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “It’s always interesting when we have primaries because a lot of times it allows different viewpoints to surface.…MORE

2019 is the year the Supreme Court will make or break Trump

2019 is the year the Supreme Court will make or break Trump

Since Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed in early October, the Supreme Court has stayed mostly above the fray, adjusting to a new colleague and hearing a docket of cases that lack the blockbuster status of previous terms. That’s all about to change. The court, with its strong 5-4 conservative majority, is facing requests from an…MORE

Trump’s future chief of staff calls him ‘terrible human being’ in video from 2016

Trump’s future chief of staff calls him ‘terrible human being’ in video from 2016

President Donald Trump’s budget director and soon-to-be acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, called Trump “a terrible human being” during a campaign debate in 2016. In a video posted by The Daily Beast, Mulvaney said at the debate with his then-Democratic challenger for South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District seat, Fran Person, that he was supporting…MORE

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Offset interrupted Cardi B on stage and she was not having it

Offset interrupted Cardi B on stage and she was not having it

Offset is upset. The Atlanta rapper crashed Cardi B’s performance at the Rolling Loud Festival in Los Angeles Saturday night to very publicly ask his estranged wife to take him back. He came onstage with a bouquet of flowers in hand and a cake reading, “TAKE ME BACK CARDI.” “I just want to tell you…

Pete Davidson makes brief appearance on ‘SNL’ after troubling Instagram post

Pete Davidson makes brief appearance on ‘SNL’ after troubling Instagram post

New York police said they performed a “wellness check” on “Saturday Night Live” cast member Pete Davidson after he posted an alarming note on Instagram on Saturday in which he said, “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore.” Police officers met with Davidson in person, NYPD Lt Paul Ng said. Ng would…

The Peanuts gang is getting new life thanks to Apple

The Peanuts gang is getting new life thanks to Apple

The Peanuts gang is ready for some new adventures. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new series, specials and shorts based on the beloved characters from the animated world created by Charles M. Schulz, a source familiar with the deal tells CNN. Apple has yet to announce the name of its…

David Letterman’s Netflix show renewed for Season 2

David Letterman’s Netflix show renewed for Season 2

David Letterman is calling Netflix home for another season. Letterman’s Emmy-nominated series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction” has been picked up for a second season, the streamer announced Friday. The six-episode season will premiere in 2019, but no official date has been set. It’s not yet known who will be seated across from the…