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Ilhan Omar could become first Somali-American in Congress after primary win

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ilhan Omar, a progressive state legislator, will win the Democratic primary in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, CNN projects.<p>Backed in her race by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Omar -- who came to the US more than two decades ago as a refugee -- would become the first Somali-American …

Elections

Man Who Tried to Follow Teen Into Bathroom Stall Beaten to Death by Her Father: Phoenix Police

An Arizona father faces charges after allegedly fatally beating a man who tried to enter his teenage daughter’s bathroom stall in a Phoenix …

Crime

Judge in New Mexico child abuse case receives threats

<b>(CNN) —</b> A New Mexico courthouse was evacuated Tuesday after a district judge who granted bond to five suspects accused of child abuse at a rural compound received a series of threats, officials said.<p>After four hours of testimony in a Taos County courtroom, District Court Judge Sarah Backus decided …

New Mexico

A store accused a woman of hiding school supplies under her clothes. She was pregnant.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Shirell Bates was shopping for school supplies for her kids when a police officer asked the North Carolina woman what was under her shirt.<p>Bates, a mother of two, is pregnant with twins.<p>"Initially, I thought he was joking, so my response was, 'Twins,'" she told CNN affiliate WSOC. "I'm 34 …

North Carolina

Trump Called Omarosa a "Dog," and Pete Souza Had a Perfect, Scalding Response

Donald Trump, if you play with fire, you are going to get burned . . . by Pete Souza. The former White House photographer has a whole archive of Obama photos he uses as his own personal set of matches. Following Trump's Aug. 14 tweet calling former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman a "dog," …

Donald Trump

Trump duped or worse in fundraiser speech to fake veterans group

Manafort trial exposes corrupt workings of Trump transition<p>26:08<p>Kobach's GOP opponent surrenders (to the delight of Democrats)<p>02:07<p>Gates may have …

Donald Trump

A reporter confronted Sarah Sanders about Trump’s habit of insulting black people on Twitter

Sarah Sanders says Trump is an “equal opportunity” insulter, but his attacks against black people stand out from the crowd.<p>During the White House press briefing on Tuesday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was asked if President Trump was “singling out” black people and others because of their race …

Donald Trump

Chef John's Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Recipe

"This biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and …

Baking

Go deeper: Grand jury’s horrifying Catholic coverup report

A report totaling almost 1,400 pages released on Tuesday detailing the egregious abuse of children in Pennsylvania's Catholic clergy at the hands of …

Child Abuse

Katrina Pierson's explanations of the alleged 'n-word' tape make no sense

<b>(CNN) —</b> Start here: For months -- years, really -- there have been rumors of outtakes from "The Apprentice" or "The Celebrity Apprentice" in which now-President Donald Trump can be heard uttering a racial slur about African-Americans.<p>That controversy has been re-stirred by none other than former …

Donald Trump

Omarosa: DeVos said black college students lack the ‘capacity to understand’ her agenda

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos allegedly said the students who booed her May 2017 commencement speech at a historically black college didn't have the "capacity to understand" what she wants to accomplish, according to the tell-all book by former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman.<p>Manigault …

Donald Trump

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.<p>"Correction from today's …

Donald Trump

Monsanto’s EPA-Manipulating Tactics Revealed in $289 Million Case

For years, DeWayne “Lee” Johnson drove a truck with a 50-gallon tank of Monsanto’s Ranger Pro pesticide mounted on top. A groundskeeper for the …

Pesticides

Man attempts to kidnap 11-year-old girl, friends throw hot coffee on him and escape, Michigan police say

A Michigan man who attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old girl was met with an assault he wasn't prepared for: Hot coffee and cold slurpees.<p>A group of four girls, ages 11 to 14, noticed a man followed them as they left a gas station convenience store in Millington, Michigan, last week. They crossed the …

Crime

Madigan sues Trump Tower for violating clean water laws intended to protect Chicago River fish

Trump International Hotel & Tower is endangering fish and other aquatic life in the Chicago River, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan alleges in a new lawsuit targeting the president’s skyscraper for multiple violations of clean water laws.<p>The glass-and-steel tower, emblazoned with a sign …

Chicago River

Omarosa: Trump used 'derogatory' term for Puerto Ricans; Kelly fought hurricane aid

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says in her new book that White House chief of staff John Kelly shut down her attempts to get aid for Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria — and he accused the island government of trying to exploit the tragedy to get money from …

Donald Trump

The Trump administration is dismantling financial protections for the military

Predatory lenders disproportionately target military members. The CFPB will no longer supervise them.<p>The federal government’s top consumer watchdog has decided it no longer needs to proactively supervise banks, credit card companies, and other lenders who deal with members of the military and their …

Trump Administration

8 Foods That Make You Poop - For Constipation Relief

Constipation is a condition where your bowel movements are tough and they happen less often than normal. The most common symptoms of …

Nutrition

Trump compliments Kelly "for quickly firing that dog" Omarosa

President Trump escalated his continuing war of words with former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, calling her a "dog" in a …

Donald Trump

‘Racist’ Game Show Contestant Explains ‘Worst Pyramid Guess Of All-Time’

"It would be so funny if it wasn't me."<p>Whoops!<p>A ″$100,000 Pyramid” contestant made the flub of a lifetime when he associated former President Barack Obama with deceased terrorist Osama bin Laden.<p>With actor and “Saturday Night Live” alum Tim Meadows sitting across from him, contestant Evan Kaufman …

Jordan Peele

Felix K.'s 'Don't even try to say these aren't the best you've ever eaten, because they are' Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

"After years of tweaking my chocolate chip recipe, it is now ready for public consumption. It has been laboratory-tested on many of my friends all of …

Dessert

All of West Virginia's Supreme Court justices impeached over spending

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia lawmakers completed the extraordinary move of impeaching all four state Supreme Court justices Monday night for spending issues, including a suspended justice facing a 23-count federal indictment.<p>The state House of Delegates voted to impeach Justice Allen Loughry …

House Judiciary Committee

Teacher who had sex with 2 teens says she 'couldn't control' self at party: cops

A South Carolina teacher allegedly bragged to colleagues that she “couldn’t control” herself when she had sex with two students at a booze-fueled …

Crime

Manafort emailed Kushner with recommendations for senior administration posts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is now officially part of the trove of evidence in Paul Manafort's criminal trial, as part of an email exchange with the former campaign chairman about potential senior administration jobs.<p>Manafort sent Kushner a recommendation to appoint Federal …

Donald Trump

Florida man threatened people 3 different times before shooting man in 'stand your ground' case

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man charged with manslaughter after shooting another man in a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store parking lot has a history of threatening drivers, according to documents from the Pinellas County Circuit Court.<p>Michael Drejka, 47, fatally shot Markeis McGlockton in July after …

Crime

Prosecutor overrules sheriff, charges Florida man in 'stand your ground' case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Drejka, who fatally shot Markeis McGlockton after McGlockton shoved him in a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store parking lot, has been charged with manslaughter, officials said Monday.<p>"Consistent with the decision-making process established under Florida law in this case, the …

Justice

Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'

<i>This is the first part of the series,"Escape from the Mayo Clinic." Read the second part here.</i><p><b>Sherburn, Minnesota (CNN) —</b> In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive.<p>At the …

Crime

Sheriff walks out on CNN interview after defending police actions at New Mexico compound

<b>Taos County, New Mexico (CNN) —</b> Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe walked out of a CNN interview after defending his decision not to search a squalid New Mexico compound for a missing boy, despite having the property owners' permission to comb it.<p>The sheriff has been criticized by the owners of the …

New Mexico

A Reminder That Kellyanne Conway Is Not Good at Her Job, Whatever That Is

Kellyanne Conway is allegedly the Counselor to the President, but it appears her job primarily consists of going on television and saying dumb shit. …

Donald Trump

Boris Johnson must face full inquiry, Muslim leaders tell May

Britain’s largest Islamic organisation is writing to Theresa May to demand Boris Johnson be subject to a full disciplinary inquiry, saying no one should be allowed to victimise minorities with impunity.<p>The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said Islamophobic incidents had spiked since Johnson’s …

Boris Johnson