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Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 02:36 PM EDT

Michael Brown's Mother Runs for Ferguson City Council

Michael Brown's Mother Runs for Ferguson City Council

The mother of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, four years ago, said Friday that she is running for city council in the St. Louis suburb, NBC...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 02:44 PM EDT

Roger Stone Assoc. Skips Mueller Testimony, Held in Contempt

Roger Stone Assoc. Skips Mueller Testimony, Held in Contempt

Attorneys for Andrew Miller, a former aide of ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone, said that Miller has been held in contempt of court for refusing to appear in front of the grand jury hearing testimony in special...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

The Nicaraguan Crisis: How a Peaceful Protest Turned Into a National Revolt

The Nicaraguan Crisis: How a Peaceful Protest Turned Into a National Revolt

Violence stemming from protests over the past four months has made Nicaragua, once the safest Central American country, now one of the most dangerous. The U.S. on July 6 ordered non-emergency government...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:38 PM EDT

Omarosa Claims in New Book Trump 'Racist,' Used the N-Word

Omarosa Claims in New Book Trump 'Racist,' Used the N-Word

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" contestant who became a White House aide, claims in her new book that President Donald Trump is a "racist" who used the N-word, NBC News reported. In her...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:14 PM EDT

Philly's Frank Rizzo Statue Won't Be on the Move for Years

Philly's Frank Rizzo Statue Won't Be on the Move for Years

Months after several protests and vandalism caused Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's administration to announce that the Frank Rizzo statue would be moved from its current location across from City Hall, the...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:17 AM EDT

Texas Lockup Is Epicenter of Family Immigration Detention

Texas Lockup Is Epicenter of Family Immigration Detention

A little boy with closely cropped hair was sitting quietly and grinning when he suddenly sprang to his feet and tried to swipe a brownie off a nearby tray. He couldn't quite reach it, though, instead sending...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:07 AM EDT

President Donald Trump Reignites NFL National Anthem Feud

President Donald Trump Reignites NFL National Anthem Feud

Donald Trump reignited his feud with NFL players over demonstrations during the national anthem Friday morning.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 04:21 PM EDT

Trump Steps Up Tariffs on Turkey as Country's Lira Nosedives

Trump Steps Up Tariffs on Turkey as Country's Lira Nosedives

A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday, when its currency nosedived on concerns about its economic policies and a dispute with the U.S., which President Donald Trump stoked further with a promise...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:50 AM EDT

50 Dem Candidates Say They'd Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker

50 Dem Candidates Say They'd Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces a battle to stay leader of the Democratic party even as it fights to retake control of Congress, NBC News reported. Forty-one Democratic congressional nominees and nine...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 04:22 PM EDT

Avenatti Pitch in Iowa: 'When They Go Low ... We Hit Harder'

Avenatti Pitch in Iowa: 'When They Go Low ... We Hit Harder'

Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has told Iowa Democrats that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to take back the White House. It's a...

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