Twyla Hadley

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Every Trump associate who testified before Congress

As the Special Counsel's Russia probe intensifies — narrowing in on 13 categories and charging individuals like Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn — …

Teacher reprimanded for saying students 'too dark-skinned' to play Lincoln

MARSHFIELD, Wis. — An elementary teacher was reprimanded five years ago after being accused of telling two boys they couldn't play the role of Abraham Lincoln in a skit because they were "too dark-skinned," according to newly released records.<p>The documents were turned over to the <i>Marshfield</i> …

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'Nothing, nothing.' Aid lags in hurricane-torn Puerto Rico

MONTEBELLO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Relatives helped Maribel Valentin Espino find shelter when Hurricane Maria roared through her community in northern Puerto Rico. Neighbors formed volunteer brigades to cut fallen trees and clear twisty mountain roads after the storm had passed. Now, friends and a …

Discover Nova Scotia’s Halifax and Peggy’s Cove – in pictures

Pretty Halifax is Nova Scotia’s biggest city. With a population of about 414,000, it still manages to maintain the friendliness and ease of a small town, and is quick to capture the hearts of its visitors. Situated on the ocean, it has bags of charm, a rich maritime history, great bars and …

DHS informs 21 states that Russian hackers attacked their voting systems in 2016 election

The Department of Homeland Security today revealed which states were targeted by Russian hackers trying to break into voting systems during the 2016 …

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Former Sheriff David Clarke must revise thesis or risk losing degree, docs reveal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke must revise his master's thesis or risk losing his degree in security studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, according to documents CNN's KFile obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.<p>The school arrived at its decision after a …

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Jeremy Hunt continues war of words with Stephen Hawking over NHS

Health secretary says scientist is ‘once again wrong in his characterisation of policy’ after Hawking’s latest criticism<p>The battle of words between the scientist Stephen Hawking and the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, over the health of the NHS has continued with Hunt writing that Hawking “is once …

'A Battle for the Soul of This Nation.' Joe Biden Tears Into President Trump's Charlottesville Response

Former Vice President Joe Biden strongly rebuked President Trump’s response to the events in Charlottesville, Va. in an op-ed Sunday, urging …

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At G-20, world aligns against Trump policies ranging from free trade to climate change

The president made his way to Germany for the meeting of world leaders after a stop in Poland.<p>The president made his way to Germany for the meeting of world leaders after a stop in Poland.<p>HAMBURG — The growing international isolation of the United States under President Trump was starkly apparent …

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Ethics watchdog sues GSA over Trump International Hotel lease records

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An ethics watchdog group is suing the General Services Administration for not turning over correspondence and other documents related to the lease of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.<p>Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a complaint Thursday …

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KKK protesters ‘will be armed’ when they protest in support of Confederate statue

Ku Klux Klan members will be armed for their own protection when they rally against the removal of a Confederate statue on Saturday, according to an organiser.<p>James Moore, a member of the Loyal White Nights of the Ku Klux Klan, told The Washington Post that Klansmen would defend themselves if …

White House Tries to Get G.O.P. to Water Down Russia Sanctions Bill

WASHINGTON — The White House is quietly lobbying House Republicans to weaken a bill overwhelmingly passed by the Senate last week that would slap tough new sanctions on Russia for its meddling in the 2016 election and allow Congress to block any future move by President Trump to lift any penalties …

Everything Trump has said about who tried to hack the US election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is known for his blunt talk -- on everything ranging from trade to immigration and the fight against ISIS. But throughout the 2016 campaign, and now in the White House, there's one topic that he's been less forthcoming about -- Russia's role interfering in …

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Congressional Black Caucus refuses to meet with Donald Trump

Group representing black issues in government declines a proposed meeting, citing its view that the president’s policies will ‘devastate black communities’<p>The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has declined a proposed meeting with Donald Trump citing its conviction that the Republican president’s …

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The Number One Quote From the Dalai Lama That Will Inspire You to Take on Your Mission

Here is a brilliant quote from the Dalai Lama that will inspire you take action and achieve your goals:<p><i>“Human potential is the same for all. Your</i> …

Brand new: readers' photos on the theme of spring

For last week’s photography assignment in the Observer New Review we asked you to share your photos on the theme of spring via GuardianWitness. Here’s a selection of our favourites<p>Share your photos on this week’s theme ‘line’ by clicking the button below

Choosing to Live My Best Life

My life has been transformed. Completely and utterly turned on its head, and it is amazing. I go to bed like a child on Christmas Eve because I am so excited to begin another day. What could be better than that?<p>I'm bursting with enthusiasm, energy and a desire to share what has happened to me, …

Look at me! 25 selfies of the week

Take a look at 25 selfies of the week from July 1 through July 7.

These Vintage Ice Cream Photos Will Make Your Mouth Water

Two young boys eating ice cream, 1939.<br>Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 21<p>Brain freezes, sticky fingers and sugar …

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Carly Fiorina: Environmentalists To Blame For 'Man-Made' Drought In California

WASHINGTON -- Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina on Monday blamed environmentalists for what she called a "man-made" drought in California, which has led to the state's first water restrictions.<p>“With different policies over the last 20 years, all of this could be avoided,” Fiorina, a likely …