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  • Donald Trump Jul 16, 2019

    Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

    Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users’ data. “We know we need to take the time to get this right,” David Marcus, the Facebook executive leading the project, told the...

  • JUDGE Jun 11, 2019

    Race, Power, Drive: Elaine Welteroth Shares All in New Book

    When she was about to graduate from college, Elaine Welteroth came up with a life plan: She’d hit the top of a magazine masthead, then move into TV, books, film and beyond. She wasn’t messing around. The 32-year-old is way ahead of schedule after making firsts at Teen Vogue, both as beauty-health director and top editor, and then checking off...

  • Donald Trump Jun 3, 2019

    Cries to ‘Impeach' Erupt During Pelosi's Speech to California Democrats

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s speech to the California Democratic Party State Convention Saturday drew loud cries of “impeach” from attendees as Pelosi mentioned special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and ticked through evidence in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election that suggested President Donald Trump obstructed justice, NBC News reports. Pelosi previously resisted calls to begin impeachment proceedings...

  • director May 6, 2019

    Ice Cube, Others Mourn Director John Singleton at Private Funeral

    Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday.

  • Donald Trump Apr 30, 2019

    Dems Vow to Enforce Subpoenas as Trump Resistance Grows

    Democrats are steeling for an extraordinary fight with President Donald Trump as the White House stonewalls congressional oversight demands in the aftermath of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. In the latest case, Trump, his family and the Trump Organization have filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One attempting to thwart congressional subpoenas into his financial and business dealings,...

  • NBC Apr 15, 2019

    Veterans Could Be First to Pay as DeVos Rolls Back for-Profit College Oversight

    While the Obama Administration didn’t solve all the problems associated with the for-profit college industry, it successfully created new rules intended to help rein in the worst-performing schools and to protect taxpayer dollars, NBC News reports. Now, the Trump Administration is trying to overturn those rules — and veterans and low-income Americans are the most at risk. Education Secretary Betsy...

  • PRESIDENT Mar 28, 2019

    Jay-Z to Receive Special Honor at NAACP Image Awards

    Jay-Z will receive the President’s Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday. The NAACP announced Thursday it selected the 49-year-old rapper and entrepreneur for “shedding light on the issues that plague the black community including systematic racism and unjust treatment under the law.”

  • California Jan 28, 2019

    Treasury Lifts Sanctions Against 3 Russian Companies

    The Treasury Department on Sunday announced it was lifting sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The move comes despite an effort in Congress to block the action with many lawmakers concerned that the Trump administration is not being tough enough on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies. Treasury said it was removing Russian aluminum giant...

  • Donald Trump Jan 18, 2019

    Treasury Poised to Ease Sanctions Tied to Russian Oligarch

    The Treasury Department appears set to lift sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska despite concerns from lawmakers in both parties who say the Trump administration should be tougher on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies. Treasury’s decision to ease the sanctions narrowly survived a Senate vote Wednesday when Democrats failed to win the 60 votes...

  • Donald Trump Dec 11, 2018

    ‘Truth Isn't Truth' Tops List of Notable Quotes in 2018

    The assertion that “truth isn’t truth,” made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2018. Rudy Giuliani’s statement came in an August interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” when he told host Chuck Todd that Trump might “get trapped into perjury” if he were interviewed in...

  • Donald Trump Nov 30, 2018

    Washington's New Power Standoff Is Between Trump and Pelosi

    They haven’t spoken in days, not since President Donald Trump called to congratulate Nancy Pelosi on Democrats’ election night win. But they don’t really need to. Trump and Pelosi go way back, from the time she first showed up at Trump Tower fundraising for the Democrats long before he would become president or she the House speaker. Two big-name heirs...

  • Oct 26, 2018

    Suspicious Packages Target Biden, De Niro

    Several high-level Democrats have been the targets of packaged bombs sent to their addresses, and former Vice President Joe Biden is the most recent victim. Not one, but two bombs were addressed to Biden. Neither detonated and nobody was harmed. 

  • NBC Oct 25, 2018

    Suspicious Packages Addressed to Former Vice President Joe Biden Found at Delaware Post Offices

    Federal and local investigators swarmed two Delaware postal facilities Thursday morning after the FBI says two suspicious packages addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden were intercepted.

  • WCAU Oct 25, 2018

    Bombs Sent to Prominent Democrats

    Explosive devices were sent to prominent democrats nationwide, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Local lawmakers are now remaining cautious as the investigation continues. 

  • Congress Oct 10, 2018

    Black Female Democrats Call for Changes in Party

    Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach to politics if they retake control of Capitol Hill in the fall. At the annual meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus Friday, black female candidates who prevailed in primaries over established incumbents said it’s time for a conversation about how the party is structured. They expressed...

  • Donald Trump Aug 16, 2018

    Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't Be Silenced

    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared that she “will not be silenced” by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared to shift to a possible legal battle. In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press, Manigault Newman, who is promoting her new book about her time in Trump’s orbit, said she...

  • Donald Trump Aug 7, 2018

    Sen. Bob Menendez Calls Trump's Attack on LeBron James Racist

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Trump’s attack on LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior.

  • Donald Trump Aug 3, 2018

    Trump Attacks ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News,' Raves About Economy at Rally for Pa. Congressman

    President Donald Trump is renewing his campaign against the media, claiming at a Pennsylvania rally that the media is the “fake, fake disgusting news” and casting journalists as his true political opponent. Trump barnstormed Thursday night in a state that he swiped from the Democrats in 2016 and that is home to a Senate seat he is trying to place...

  • Donald Trump Jul 17, 2018

    Man Sentenced After Threatening to Kill Maxine Waters

    A 45-year-old San Pedro man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for threatening to kill Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles.

  • Reporter Jul 10, 2018

    Top San Bernardino County Gang Prosecutor Put on Leave After Racist, Violent Comments Posted Online

    A top gang prosecutor in San Bernardino County has been put on administrative leave while the District Attorney’s Office investigates discriminatory comments he made on social media, District Attorney Mike Ramos said Monday.

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