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Manafort trial Day 9: Witness suggests Trump role helped Manafort nab loans

Afternoon testimony indicated that Paul Manafort's role managing the Trump campaign helped him win millions of dollars in loans at a time he was badly short on cash.<p>The bank- and tax-fraud trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resumed Friday afternoon without any public …

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How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News

Sitting in front of a computer not long ago, a tenured history professor faced a challenge that billions of us do every day: deciding whether to …

Fake News

Rick Gates says he lied for years at Manafort’s request and stole from him in the process

Rick Gates — the star witness against President Trump’s former campaign chairman — admitted in federal court Monday that he committed a host of crimes with his former boss, and confessed to stealing from him and others.<p>In his first hour on the witness stand, Gates catalogued years of illegal …

Corruption

Elderly Men Sneak Out of Nursing Home to Rock Out at Heavy Metal Music Festival

Rebels with a cause! Two elderly men snuck out of their nursing home in Germany on Friday, August 3, to attend a heavy metal music festival.<p>Local …

Music Festivals

Trump's lawyers updated him on the Mueller investigation. Then Trump tweeted.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's tweet Wednesday calling on his attorney general, Jeff Sessions to end special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference came as his lawyers continue to haggle with the special counsel about the parameters of a potential …

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Jeff Sessions' 'religious liberty task force' part of a dangerous Christian nationalist campaign of discrimination

In the Trump administration’s latest effort to deliver on promises to its base, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new “religious liberty task force” at the Department of Justice. Sessions made the announcement at a Religious Liberty Summit, which was backed by Alliance Defending Freedom …

Religion

Family says suspect in Toronto shooting had mental problems

TORONTO (AP) — A man whose family said he suffered from psychosis and depression fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighborhood, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman and wounding 13 others in an attack that has shaken the confidence of many in the …

Toronto

Bail set at $2 million for suspect in Trader Joe's standoff

<b>(CNN) —</b> Los Angeles police identified the suspect in Saturday's deadly armed standoff at a Trader Joe's grocery store as Gene Evin Atkins.<p>Atkins, 28, is being held on one count of murder and other charges soon to be determined, Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison told CNN on Sunday. His bail …

Los Angeles

‘That’s going to be special’: Tensions rise as Trump invites Putin to Washington

The White House announced Thursday that Vladimir Putin has been invited to Washington this fall, even as leaders in Washington tried to fully understand what happened when President Trump and the Russian leader met earlier this week in Helsinki.<p>White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders …

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The absurd 24 hours unleashed by one bad White House answer on Russia

How White House press secretary Sarah Sanders unleashed a Putin-related firestorm.<p>Over the past 24 hours, a huge controversy erupted in Washington over whether President Donald Trump would agree to let the Russian government interrogate 11 Americans — including a former US ambassador to Moscow.<p>It …

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Trump says he believes U.S. intelligence on Russian meddling, but declines to say Putin lied

President Trump again expressed confidence in U.S. intelligence agencies and their assessment of Russian interference Wednesday, but declined to say …

Trump and Putin: what we know is damning

In Helsinki, Trump’s true message to Putin is: “Thank you.” And we have no idea what to do about it.<p>On July 27, 2016, Donald Trump mounted a podium in Doral, Florida, and issued a plea. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.”<p>Trump was referring …

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A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Trump Brings His Own Style to a Day of Damage Control in Britain

LONDON — It was damage control, Trump style.<p>A day after creating a diplomatic incident in Britain, President Trump kind of apologized to his host, Prime Minister Theresa May, but did not entirely back off the critical statements about her handling of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union …

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Trump blames Obama for Russian hacking of Democratic email server

LONDON – President Donald Trump blamed his predecessor Saturday for not doing more to prevent and punish Russia's cyber attack on Democratic email servers in an attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.<p>"The stories you heard about the 12 Russians yesterday took place during the Obama …

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Poachers were hunting rhinos. They were attacked by lions instead, game reserve says.

Sometime after the sun set Sunday, a group of men entered a dark South African reserve carrying a high-powered rifle, a silencer, an ax and a wire cutter — tools that poachers use to shoot and kill rhinos before sawing off their horns, according to Nick Fox, the owner of Sibuya Game Reserve.<p>At …

Wildlife

E.P.A. Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Under a Cloud of Ethics Scandals

<i>Want the latest climate and environment news in your inbox? Sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter.</i><p>WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and architect of President Trump’s aggressive effort to rewrite the government’s rule book on …

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Trump administration releases plan to reunite migrant children with parents

Federal officials released a plan Saturday evening to reunify migrant children with their parents in a mass detention center near Brownsville, Texas.<p>However, it remains unclear how long it will take to bring parents back together with their children. And the statement from to the U.S. Department of …

Immigration

Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort sent to jail as judge revokes bail after witness tampering charge by special counsel Mueller

A federal judge revoked the $10 million bail of ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort and ordered him to jail Friday because of witness tampering …

Trump cancels Singapore nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump canceled his historic nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, accusing North Korea of "tremendous anger and open …

Margot Kidder: A Life in Pictures

5 Tips To Fall Asleep That Are No Match Against The Cold Brew You Drank At 4 P.M., You Idiot, Why Did You Do That, You Do This Every Time

<b>With so many distractions keeping us up, it’s no wonder sleep can be so elusive. These quick tips will help you ensure rejuvenating and uninterrupted</b> …

Trump Suffering Horrible Indigestion After Eating Fresh, Well-Prepared State Dinner Meal

WASHINGTON—Experiencing searing abdominal pain brought on by the healthy fare, President Trump reportedly suffered horrible indigestion Wednesday, …

My Mother’s Gamecock

“My parents raised gamecocks back in the 70s and my dad wanted a picture of my mother with one. And now we have this lovely gem of a …

Judge Says Trump and Cohen Can’t Yet Review Materials Seized by FBI

A federal judge in Manhattan indicated on Monday that she was not prepared to grant President Trump exclusive first access to documents seized in F.B.I. raids on the office of his personal lawyer, and said that she was considering appointing an independent lawyer to assist in reviewing the seized …

The internet's worst-case scenario finally happened in real life: An entire country was taken offline, and no one knows why

LONDON — For years, countries have worried that a hostile foreign power might cut the undersea cables that supply the world with internet service.<p>Late last month, we got a taste of what that might be like. An entire country, Mauritania, was taken offline for two days because an undersea cable was …

North Atlantic

Michael Cohen Has a Big Problem

It takes strong evidence to execute a search warrant against an attorney representing a subject in a federal investigation, let alone the president’s personal counsel.<p><i>Updated at 12:11 p.m.</i><p>Whatever evidence federal prosecutors have collected concerning Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime …

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If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

Mining

F.B.I. Raids Office of Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Michael Cohen; Trump Calls It ‘Disgraceful’

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. raided the Rockefeller Center office and Park Avenue hotel room of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, on Monday morning, seizing business records, emails and documents related to several topics, including a payment to a pornographic film …

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Iran hit by global cyber attack that left U.S. flag on screens

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: "Don't mess with our elections", the Iranian IT ministry said on Saturday.<p>"The attack apparently affected 200,000 router …

Cybersecurity