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Why is Donald Trump attacking the US intelligence community?

If you think for a moment that your McCarthy-era tactics will suppress the voices of criticism, you are sadly mistaken Adm William H McRaven<p>For two years, Donald Trump has attacked the US intelligence community as a whole and individually on topics as various as the Iraq war, Hillary Clinton, …

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What John Dean Has to Say About the NYT’s Blockbuster Don McGahn Story

On Saturday, New York Times reporters Maggie Haberman and Michael S. Schmidt broke a blockbuster story explaining that the White House counsel, …

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Eric Trump Loses It Over What He Apparently Thinks Is 'Nazi Salute' Photo Of Dad

Picture of the president, waving, exposes mainstream media's "hatefulness" and "propaganda," he fumes.<p>Eric Trump posted a furious tweet Friday slamming Reuters for running a photo of the president waving in a way that the second son apparently thought resembled a Nazi salute.<p>The photo shows …

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Omarosa 'has video, emails and texts to support Trump claims'

Omarosa Manigault Newman does not just have tapes of conversations from her time as an adviser to Donald Trump, a person with direct knowledge of the records said on Friday. She also has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about …

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Nobel Prize-Winner Warns, Donald Trump Is ‘Wannabe Mussolini’ And ‘Democracy Could Die A Few Months From Now’

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Saturday published a warning in 'The New York Times,' saying that United States democracy could soon be …

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Brawl among firefighters 'one of the most severe beatings seen on tape': insider

A savage brawl between two warring groups of FDNY firefighters at a Bronx firehouse has sparked multiple investigations and shocked even hardened department brass, The Post has learned.<p>More than a dozen members pummeled three rivals with punches and kicks to the head during the melee, sources …

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Man who ‘confessed’ to killing family demands DNA tests

The Colorado man who cops say confessed to killing his wife and daughters is now mounting a vigorous defense — including filing court papers …

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Trump ‘Coffee Boy’ George Papadopoulos Helped Prof Who Knew Of Hacked Emails Get Away From FBI, Mueller Says

Russia Investigation Special Counsel Robert Mueller says in a court document that George Papadopoulos lied repeatedly to the FBI, seriously impeding …

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Why I Hope 1970s Cocktails Never Come Back

Our columnist looks at a disco-era cocktail guide and recoils in horror.<p>It seemed like a great idea. Get the editors of a popular magazine that’s …

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White Man Caught on Tape Screaming at Airport Police for "Treating Me Like a F*cking Black Person"

Despite this, he was not shot.<p>The last few months have been lousy with viral videos of white people antagonizing minorities. We've seen white people calling the cops on black people for simply existing, police doing nothing while white strangers accost black or brown people, and of course heard …

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Jimmy Carter shuns riches and lives modestly in his Georgia hometown | NOLA.com

PLAINS, Ga. -- Jimmy Carter finishes his Saturday night dinner, salmon and broccoli casserole on a paper plate, flashes his famous toothy grin and …

Human Rights

ICE Officers Arrest Man Who Was Driving Pregnant Wife to Hospital for C-Section

Security video shows María del Carmen Venegas visibly upset inside the convenience store after her husband, Joel Arrona, was detained on August 15, …

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I Grew Up In The Shadow of a Neighborhood Killer. He May Have Finally Been Caught.

Matthew Sullivan was a young boy in Aurora, Colorado, when The Hammerman killed his victims in 1984. As police charge a suspect, Sullivan confronts …

Crime

Omarosa may have 200 recordings incriminating Trump

AM Joy<p>Randal Pinkett: Trump’s company reflected culture we see in Trump’s White House<p>08:11<p>Sam Nunberg: You don't have to be a genius to know Putin …

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Trump's 'good person' defence could affect jurors in Manafort trial

It’s not surprising to say most presidents wouldn’t have done that. But that seems to apply to almost everything he does Susan Low Bloch<p>Donald Trump’s outbursts against the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the US election have become a near-daily occurrence. But on Friday …

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Woman charged in scary bridge push caught on video

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A woman accused of injuring her 16-year-old friend when she pushed the teen off a bridge in Washington state has been charged with …

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Global warming can make extreme weather worse. Now scientists can say by how much.

When the heat waves, droughts, wildfires and deluges come — as they seem to with increasing regularity these days — the question inevitably arises: Did climate change play a role?<p>The answer scientists gave for years was that greenhouse gases created by humans likely contributed to extreme weather, …

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Woman arrested after video shows theft of donation jar for slain Florida girl’s family

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Authorities in Florida say they have arrested a woman caught on camera stealing a donation jar dedicated to the family of a 7-year-old girl who was killed in a shootout this month.<p>The theft occurred at the Jacksonville restaurant where Heidy Villanueva's mother worked and where …

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Colorado girls may have been strangled, father’s defense attorneys say in motion

COLORADO<p>Lawyers: Girls may have been strangled<p>The two young Colorado girls who, along with their mother, were killed this past week may have been strangled before their bodies were dumped in an oil well, according to a court document.<p>A motion filed Friday by attorneys defending Christopher Watts, …

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Inside Scientologists’ Bizarre Plot to Sell Bogus Meat to the Poor

Scientology requires acolytes to take wildly pricey courses. To pay their way to membership, countless California scientologists sold meat outside …

Religion

Trump Won Pennsylvania. Democrats Want the State (and His Voters) Back.

CONWAY, Pa. — The rules are workable enough in the right hands, in the right corner of a right-leaning region of a state like this one.<p>Avoid the jacket-and-tie look, so voters — wary enough of Democrats — do not think they are looking at a Jehovah’s Witness. “That happened,” recalled Representative …

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Trump has gained among black voters since the 2016 election

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>First things first:</b> The theme song of the week is Gathering Crowds, by John Scott from the television show "This Week In Baseball."<p><b>Poll of the week:</b> A new Quinnipiac University poll finds that President Donald Trump's approval rating is 41%, with a disapproval rating of 54%. That's largely …

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Suspected K2 dealer arrested after mass overdose

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New …

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Netflix cancels Michelle Wolf's comedy show after less than 3 months

Netflix has cancelled comedian Michelle Wolf's late night show after less than three months after the show first aired, reports Mediaite.<p><b>Why it</b> …

Politics

Baby left in Ohio phone booth. The mystery solved 64 years later

LANCASTER, Ohio — When bread delivery men opened the door to a telephone booth one cold, January morning in 1954 and discovered a cooing baby, they had no idea how he got there.<p>It would take 64 years and a DNA test for the mystery of "Little Boy Blue-eyes" to be solved.<p>His eyes have darkened to …

Genealogy

The bizarro world of Steven Seagal: Hero in the movies, villain in real life

<b>Steven Seagal (Getty/Alexander Aksakov)</b><p>The washed up action star is, in real life, more like the villains from his movies than the heroes<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>August 18, 2018 10:30pm (UTC)<p>Hopefully there will someday be a filmmaker out there who will tell the story of Steven Seagal, the Hollywood action …

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Edged out of the middle class, teachers are walking out

<i>This story originally appeared on The Hechinger Report.</i><p>—<p>In 2015, Jennifer Vetter decided to change careers and become a teacher. The 46-year old quit …

Education

Omarosa Suggests Trump Might Deport Melania

Omarosa Manigault Newman thinks that President Trump “might be using wife Melania Trump’s possibly questionable entry into the United States against …

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Column: NYU medical school students are getting free tuition. But everyone will reap benefits

Three years ago, at my class’s white coat ceremony during the first week of medical school, the photographer told us to smile and yell …

Health Care

Omarosa herself proves Donald Trump's disdain for black people | Opinion | NOLA.com

Omarosa Manigault Newman seems to believe that she can prove what President Donald Trump thinks of black people with alleged audio recordings of …

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