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Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 09:56 PM EDT

Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans

Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans

The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing. Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week's bid for a political comeback. Some, such as the retiring...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 09:34 PM EDT

Another Trial Looms for Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort

Another Trial Looms for Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort

As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 05:02 PM EDT

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen." Trump's Saturday morning tweets come as...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 11:18 PM EDT

Rally Against 'Far-Left Violence' Draws Counterprotesters in Boston

Rally Against 'Far-Left Violence' Draws Counterprotesters in Boston

A conservative rally against "far-left violence'' was organized in downtown Boston a year after a similar demonstration drew tens of thousands of counterprotesters. Boston Free Speech, the group organizing the...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 04:35 PM EDT

US School Districts Weigh Duty to Migrants in Shelters

US School Districts Weigh Duty to Migrants in Shelters

When San Benito, Texas, school leaders learned of an influx of children to a migrant shelter in their small town near the U.S.-Mexico border, they felt obliged to help. The superintendent reached out and agreed...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 09:05 AM EDT

Omarosa Has Video, Texts and Emails Too: Source

Omarosa Has Video, Texts and Emails Too: Source

It's not just audiotapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about her time in the Trump White House, a...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 03:40 PM EDT

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

Kofi Annan, a charismatic global diplomat and the first black African to become United Nations secretary-general who led the world body through one of its most turbulent periods, died early Saturday at age...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 04:19 AM EDT

Short Sentence Recommended for Former Trump Campaign Aide

Short Sentence Recommended for Former Trump Campaign Aide

A former Trump campaign adviser should spend at least some time in prison for lying to the FBI during the Russia probe, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing Friday...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 08:38 PM EDT

US, Turkish Leaders Feud Over Arrest

US, Turkish Leaders Feud Over Arrest

A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey and the United States, but problems in the Cold War-era alliance as well as Turkey's own financial crisis are unlikely to dissipate...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:15 PM EDT

How Feds Are Gearing Up to Protect Midterms From Hackers

How Feds Are Gearing Up to Protect Midterms From Hackers

With all the concern over cybersecurity heading into the midterm elections, it's actually quite difficult for outsiders to directly manipulate votes. Unlike corporate networks and email systems, voting machines...

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