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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:34 PM EDT

Manafort Jury Ends First Day of Deliberations With Questions

Manafort Jury Ends First Day of Deliberations With Questions

The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations with a series of questions to the judge, including a request to "redefine" reasonable doubt. The...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:47 AM EDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Help Companies, Not Workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Help Companies, Not Workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren believes that U.S. trade policies "have not been written to enrich Americans." In an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, the Massachusetts Democrat criticized trade deals that prioritize...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 08:37 AM EDT

Church Sex Scandal: Abuse Victims Want a Full Reckoning

Church Sex Scandal: Abuse Victims Want a Full Reckoning

Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their ranks.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:18 PM EDT

Hundreds of US Newsrooms to Trump: 'We Are Not the Enemy'

Hundreds of US Newsrooms to Trump: 'We Are Not the Enemy'

Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press. The Boston Globe...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 08:32 AM EDT

Trump's List: Others Who Might Lose Their Security Clearance

Trump's List: Others Who Might Lose Their Security Clearance

President Donald Trump has acted on a threat to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Brennan, who served in...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:34 AM EDT

Senate Study Faults Government Care of Migrant Children

Senate Study Faults Government Care of Migrant Children

The government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their parents, perpetuating a problem the Trump...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 10:03 PM EDT

Cuomo Says America 'Was Never That Great,' Blasts Trump

Cuomo Says America 'Was Never That Great,' Blasts Trump

America "was never that great" and won't be great until all Americans share true equality, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday in a speech blasting Republican President Donald Trump and his slogan,...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 03:31 PM EDT

Trump Revokes Brennan's Security Clearance

Trump Revokes Brennan's Security Clearance

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump is revoking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. Brennan has been a prominent critic of...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:27 AM EDT

Trump Pulls Brennan's Clearance, Links Move to Russia Probe

Trump Pulls Brennan's Clearance, Links Move to Russia Probe

President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:46 AM EDT

Firm Can Mandate Drug Test for NJ Medical Marijuana User

Firm Can Mandate Drug Test for NJ Medical Marijuana User

A federal court judge has ruled that a New Jersey business doesn't have to waive its mandatory drug testing requirement for a worker who uses medical marijuana.

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