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Thursday, June 21, 2018
"I'm So Happy Because I Have My Son": Intercept Documents Mother's Brave Fight to Reclaim Son From Trump's Cruel Policy
The plight of a Guatemalan mother and her five-year-old son documented by Debbie Nathan, a journalist for The Intercept , offers a personal view of the torment and heartache that has resulted from the decision by President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rip children from their...
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Friday, June 15, 2018
'This Isn't Middle School': Judge Sends Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort to Jail Over Witness Tampering
This is a breaking news story... Check back for possible updates... Saying the court could not "turn a blind eye" to accusations by prosecutors of witness tampering, a judge on Friday sent Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, to jail—revoking his house arrest as he...
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Friday, June 15, 2018
WATCH: Trump Once More Goes Batty on Live TV With His Friends at Fox and Friends
President Donald Trump was quite a sight again for global television audiences on Friday morning when he appeared on the White House lawn for an impromptu live interview with Fox & Friends . Katherine Kreuger, writing for Splinter , characterized the president's performance as "one of his most...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
FULL STATEMENT: Joint Agreement Signed by Trump and Kim at Singapore Summit
In what was described as a "huge deal" and hopeful progress , the Singapore Summit between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea resulted in the signing of a joint statement which the two parties indicated should be taken as the first...
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Monday, June 11, 2018
From DeNiro's "F%$k Trump" to Parkland's "Seasons of Love": An Inspiring Night at the Tony Awards
Award-winning actor Robert DeNiro received a standing ovation at the Tony Awards on Sunday night for his dramatic delivery of the phrase "Fuck Trump," but it was students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School—where a gunman earlier this year killed seventeen people—who brought down the house as...
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Sunday, June 10, 2018
Fuming at Trudeau, Trump Trade Adviser Warns 'There's a Special Place in Hell' for Those Who Dare to Defy the President
After President Donald Trump drove the U.S. into an all-out trade war with Canada on Saturday with his Twitter outburst threatening to hit America's northern neighbor with even more punitive tariffs, Trump's top trade adviser Peter Navarro placed blame for soaring tensions entirely on Canadian...
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Friday, June 08, 2018
'Obstruction of Justice' Charge as Mueller Hits Manafort With New Indictment
This is a breaking news story. Check back for possible updates... Paul Manafort, former manager of the Trump presidential campaign, was slapped by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller with a new indictment Friday afternoon based on charges of obstruction of justice. According to the Associated Press...
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Monday, June 04, 2018
'Very, Very Disturbing': Trump Asserts 'Absolute Right' to Pardon Himself
Echoing the tyrannical claim of his lawyer Rudy Giuliani in a Twitter outburst on Monday, President Donald Trump asserted that he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself—a statement legal experts said is both factually inaccurate and dangerous. As has been stated by numerous legal scholars, I...
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Friday, June 01, 2018
Announcing North Korea Summit Back On, Trump Says Letter From Kim He "Didn't Open" Is "Very Interesting"
President Donald Trump's chaotic brand of internation diplomacy was back on display Friday afternoon as he announced—following an Oval Office meeting with a high-ranking North Korean official—that a summit he cancelled earlier this month between the two countries is now back on track. "We'll be...
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Sunday, May 27, 2018
Second 1000-Year Flood in Two Years Slams into Historic Maryland City
DEVELOPING... A Maryland city was devastated late Sunday afternoon after 6-inches of heavy rain caused a downtown flash flood. Major damage is reported and many cars have been swept away. Ellicott City was still recovering from a flash flood two years ago that killed two and forced the historic...
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