Pat Cowan, a Republican official in west Texas, would rather blow up her party than see it controlled by 'weak' Republicans. The view - echoed by a number of Texas voters and party officials - underscores how Trump has divided his own party.
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Biden's top diplomat, Blinken, vows to revitalize alliances, U.S. leadership
President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be secretary of state, Antony Blinken, pledged on Tuesday that he will work to revitalize damaged American diplomacy and build a united front to counter the challenges posed by Russia, China and Iran.
Trump administration issues last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases
The Trump administration said on Tuesday it had issued drilling leases on more than 400,000 acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, delivering on a promise to fossil fuel proponents on President Donald Trump's last full day in office.
U.S. agency orders Ford to recall 3 million vehicles over air bags
The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday it would require Ford Motor Co to recall 3 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata air bags, rejecting a bid by the second-largest U.S. automaker to avoid calling them back.
Guatemala turns more migrants back to Honduras, thinning U.S.-bound caravan
Guatemala on Tuesday pressed on with transporting migrants back to the border with Honduras, further thinning out a U.S.-bound caravan that was halted by security forces at the weekend.
Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny makes allegations of Putin wealth ahead of protests
Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic who was jailed at the weekend, on Tuesday released a video in which he and his allies alleged that an opulent palace belonged to the Russian leader, a claim the Kremlin denied.
UK's Meghan seeks lawsuit win without trial after 'triple-barrelled' assault on her privacy
A tabloid's publication of a deeply personal letter written by Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, to her father was a "plain breach" of privacy, her lawyers told a court on Tuesday and said the judge should rule in her favour without need for a trial.
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