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Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort's 'income doctored'

<b>An accountant for Donald Trump's former election campaign chief Paul Manafort says she helped disguise his foreign income so he could pay less in tax.</b><p>Cindy Laporta told the court in Alexandria, Virginia, she had been told to concoct a $900,000 (£690,000) loan on his tax return in 2015.<p>Mr Manafort …

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China just warned it would hit back at Trump with even more tariffs

China said it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American goods.<p>The trade spat between the world’s two largest economies is growing.<p>On Friday, China announced that it would impose another round of tariffs on $60 billion of American goods if President Donald Trump followed through on his …

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'He’s Scamming His Supporters': Paul Krugman Calls the Media 'Complicit' in Trump's Biggest Lie

Economist Paul Krugman denounced the tendency among some in the media to call President Donald Trump a "populist" — when his policies reveal he is …

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Obstruction of justice bombshell will explode before midterms

Why is President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire family has received 'white powder' in the mail Manafort bookkeeper: He approved ‘every …

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Trump's 'mental decline could not be denied'

Are Trump Supporters Too Dumb To Know They’re Dumb? Science Says “Probably”<p>Published<p>1 min ago<p>on<p>August 3, 2018<p>Trump’s base mindset/cult and the …

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Judge orders intel agencies to answer some ‘dossier’ questions in BuzzFeed case

A federal judge on Friday ordered intelligence agencies to formally respond to a BuzzFeed subpoena seeking details about their awareness and possession of the so-called Steele dossier prior to the media organization's decision to publish it on Jan. 10, 2017.<p>In the ruling, Washington D.C.-based …

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Mika Brzezinski to Ivanka Trump: ‘Try and Act Like You Care’

‘I don't think it’s a low point for you,’ the ‘Morning Joe’ host said of the family separation policy, ‘I think it's a national disgrace.’<p>After …

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Trump associate socialized with alleged Russian agent Maria Butina in final weeks of 2016 campaign

Maria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was charged last month with working as anunregistered agent of the Kremlin, socialized in the weeks before the 2016 election with a former Trump campaign aide who anticipated joining the presidential transition team, emails show, putting her in …

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'Insidious': Emails show Trump White House lied about US poverty levels to discredit critical UN report

Infuriated by a scathing United Nations report estimating that over 18 million Americans are living in “extreme poverty” and accusing the Trump …

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The Real Enemy of the People Sits in the Oval Office

Trump’s attacks on the press amount to an assault on democracy.<p>In a 2017 Freedom House report titled “Breaking Down Democracy: Goals, Strategies and …

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Rep. Ted Lieu: Trump obstructing justice in 'full public view'

Ari Melber<p>Fallback Friday: Eddie griffin, Joe Mande reveal 'Q' in the QAnon Conspiracy<p>06:30<p>Sam Nunberg: I expect Roger Stone to be indicted<p>09:28<p>John …

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Judge calls Trump family reunification efforts ‘unacceptable’

Hardball<p>Manafort accountant admits to submitting false documents<p>08:03<p>Trump at odds with intel officers on Russia investigation<p>08:21<p>Matthews: With …

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Judge Orders U.S. to Find Deported Parents

A federal judge said the Trump administration is responsible for finding hundreds of immigrant parents deported or released into the U.S. without their children in the wake of the government’s policy of separating families at the Mexican border.<p>U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said not finding those …

Immigration

Are Trump Supporters Too Dumb To Know They’re Dumb? Science Says “Probably”

Many have been proposing that Trump’s base is like a cult since before that day in November 2016. A personality cult? For some. A religious cult? …

The Only Thing Between Trump And Impeachment Is Brazen Republican Hypocrisy

On Feb. 23, 1999, then-Sen. Jeff Sessions voted to impeach President Bill Clinton on the basis that President Clinton demonstrated a “continuous pattern to lie and obstruct justice.”<p>Sessions left no room for interpretation during his remarks on the Senate floor:<p>The chief law officer of the land, …

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Sam Nunberg: I expect Roger Stone to be indicted

Ari Melber<p>Fallback Friday: Eddie griffin, Joe Mande reveal 'Q' in the QAnon Conspiracy<p>06:30<p>Sam Nunberg: I expect Roger Stone to be indicted<p>09:28<p>John …

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Trump slams 'Russian hoax' hours after administration says Russia is meddling in midterms

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin last month and decried the "Russian hoax," speaking at a rally just hours removed from his top national security officials decrying Russian attempts to influence US elections.<p>During the …

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Worker Charged With Sexually Molesting Eight Children at Immigrant Shelter

<i>This story includes graphic details of alleged sexual violence against minors.</i>A youth care worker for Southwest Key has been charged with 11 sex …

Immigration

Little Known Black History Fact: Bass Reeves

The story of <b>Bass Reeves</b> and the legend that he is the inspiration for The Lone Ranger character isn’t too far of a stretch, although largely …

The Lone Ranger

RNC warns donors to steer clear of Kochs

The move escalates the fight between President Donald Trump and the powerful network.<p>The Republican National Committee is sending a warning shot to major GOP donors not to play ball with the powerful Koch political network, escalating a fight between President Donald Trump’s allies and the …

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The Massacre of Black Sharecroppers That Led the Supreme Court to Curb the Racial Disparities of the Justice System

The sharecroppers who gathered at a small church in Elaine, Arkansas, in the late hours of September 30, 1919, knew the risk they were taking. Upset …

Black History

African-American man kicked out of Bay Area store after trying on hats with his family

An African-American man says he and his family were kicked out of a Bay Area store after trying on hats and clothes. He took cell phone video of the …

African-American News

Lamar Odom Issues Statement After Being Caught Up in Hooters Shooting

"I want to let my fans know that I am OK."<p>Lamar Odom has issued a statement after shocking reports that he was involved in an altercation at a NYC Hooters that led to shots being fired.<p>"I want to let my fans know that I am OK," the basketball player wrote in an Instagram message. "Thanks for your …

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Treme: America's oldest African-American neighborhood, in 53 archived photos | NOLA.com

The home of St. Augustine Church, Dooky Chase's Restaurant, Congo Square, elegant Esplanade Avenue mansions and so much music, there is no doubt …

Black History

Senate eyes hitting Russia in slap to Trump

A bipartisan push to impose new sanctions is gaining ground after Donald Trump’s widely criticized press conference with Vladimir Putin.<p>Bipartisan momentum is building in the Senate to crack down on Russia, even as President Donald Trump prepares to bring Vladimir Putin to Washington.<p>It’s a …

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The new Michael Cohen tape proves Trump knew about payout to his former mistress.

On Monday night, CNN aired an audio recording of a phone conversation the president and his then lawyer Michael Cohen that took place in the month …

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Trump’s enduring political strength with white women, explained

There are huge divides by age and education.<p>White women voters disapprove of President Donald Trump’s job performance, but nonetheless view him more favorably than other voters — showing that even as a large Trump-era gender gap seems to have opened up, gender remains a less significant marker of …

Republicans

Black man slain at family reunion in Long Beach park was victim of hate crime, relatives say

Relatives of a Long Beach man who was shot and killed during a family reunion in a city park over the weekend said they believe the victim was targeted because he is black.<p>Frederick Taft, 57, was shot and killed inside a restroom at Pan American Park in the 5100 block of Centralia Avenue around …

Crime

White House leaves Putin support for Trump out of transcript

Rachel Maddow shows how the White House transcript and video of the Trump Putin press conference in Helsinki leaves out a question asking Putin if he …

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Dollar General Cashier Calls Police On Black Woman Using Coupons

(Photo credit: screenshot from video)Dollar General is investigating after a cashier called the police on a black woman using store coupons, accusing …

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