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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:33 PM EDT

Omarosa: Trump Used 'Derogatory' Term for Puerto Ricans

Omarosa: Trump Used 'Derogatory' Term for Puerto Ricans

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says in her new book that President Donald Trump and his chief of staff, John Kelly, "referred to Puerto Ricans with derogatory terms many times," NBC News...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:18 PM EDT

Manafort Chooses Not to Testify as Defense Rests Its Case

Manafort Chooses Not to Testify as Defense Rests Its Case

Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision not to...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:09 PM EDT

Trump Tweets His Frustration at Omarosa, Calls Her a 'Dog'

Trump Tweets His Frustration at Omarosa, Calls Her a 'Dog'

President Donald Trump is ramping up his war of words with reality star and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman after she released secretly-recorded conversations between herself and the...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:02 AM EDT

Fired FBI Peter Strzok Gets GoFundMe Page, Joins Twitter

Fired FBI Peter Strzok Gets GoFundMe Page, Joins Twitter

Former FBI agent Peter Strzok has received an outpouring of support on a crowdfunding page in the wake of his firing, while his chief critic, President Donald Trump has continued to insult him on Twitter as part...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 09:39 PM EDT

Florida House Candidate Accused of Faking Diploma Drops Out

Florida House Candidate Accused of Faking Diploma Drops Out

A Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature who falsely claimed she had a college degree and posted a purported copy of her diploma online dropped out of her race on Tuesday. Melissa Howard told the...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

W. Virginia's Entire Supreme Court Impeached Over Spending

W. Virginia's Entire Supreme Court Impeached Over Spending

A $42,000 antique desk. A $32,000 blue suede sectional sofa. A $7,500 inlaid wooden floor map of West Virginia's 55 counties. A scandal involving lavish office renovations and other financial abuses by the...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 07:37 AM EDT

Sen. Rubio Rules Out 2020 GOP Primary Challenge to Trump

Sen. Rubio Rules Out 2020 GOP Primary Challenge to Trump

After flaming out in the GOP presidential primary — and enduring rival Donald Trump's taunts along the way — Sen. Marco Rubio is entering his next act in politics. The once-rising star used to be criticized for...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 03:00 PM EDT

Pa. Catholic Church Abuse Report to ID 'Predator Priests'

Pa. Catholic Church Abuse Report to ID 'Predator Priests'

Time is ticking down to a court-ordered deadline Tuesday afternoon to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:53 PM EDT

White House Can't Guarantee Trump Hasn't Used N-Word

White House Can't Guarantee Trump Hasn't Used N-Word

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she cannot guarantee that President Donald Trump has never used a racial slur. Sanders said, "I haven't been in every single room," when asked if she can say...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 06:33 AM EDT

Turkey's Erdogan Vows US Boycott, But Diplomats Resume Talks

Turkey's Erdogan Vows US Boycott, But Diplomats Resume Talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods amid a diplomatic spat that has helped trigger a Turkish currency crisis. Showing no signs of backing down in a...

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