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Judge says Trump campaign screwed up on wording of confidentiality agreements
News ImageA Manhattan judge issued a ruling on Thursday that thwarts the Trump campaigns attempts to keep a lawsuit out of open court.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:56:13 -0400
Presidents pay tribute to Aretha Franklin
News ImageThe current and former presidents are paying tribute to soul legend Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday of pancreatic cancer at her home in Detroit. She was 76.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:05:08 -0400
As newspapers unite to defend press freedom, Trump accuses them of 'COLLUSION'
News ImagePresident Trump on Thursday accused national newspapers that are participating in a Boston Globe-led editorial campaign protesting his attacks on the press of colluding against him.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:14:47 -0400
Beyond Flint: Newark is sued over lead in drinking water
News ImageThe City of Newark is accused of failing to acknowledge or remove the alarming level of lead in its drinking water among the highest recently recorded for a major U.S. water system.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:03:12 -0400
Brennan fires back at Trump: Claims of 'no collusion' are 'hogwash'
News ImageA day after President Trump revoked John Brennans security clearance, the New York Times published a blistering op-ed by the former CIA director, who disputes Trumps assertion that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:13:27 -0400
Unfiltered: We ruin the lives of a******s, psychos, pervs, and trolls
News ImageIn Carrie Goldbergs career as a victims rights lawyer, she goes after four different kinds of offenders: A******s, psychos, pervs and trolls. An accomplished attorney who has most recently won a $950,000 sexual assault case involving a teen girl in Brooklyn and is currently representing one of the plaintiffs in the Harvey Weinstein case, Goldberg and her firm specialize in sexual assault and sexual privacy violations, including revenge porn, sextortion and other forms of online abuse. Defined as the distribution of sexually explicit images of a person without that persons consent, revenge porn is a form of abuse that affects approximately 1 in 8 adults most of them women. Sextortion takes it one step further: [Its] when somebody is being blackmailed, and usually their intimate images or videos are used as leverage to get somebody to do more things, said Goldberg.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:17:32 -0400
Wisconsin flipped for Trump. Minnesota nearly did. What do their primaries predict for the midterms?
News ImageThe results ofTuesdaysprimaries in Minnesota and Wisconsin were the latest in a series of revealingsoundingsfrom the region tremors on the electoral Richter scale that help delineate the underlying forces shaping American politics.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:42:32 -0400
Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who has criticized the White House
News ImageWhite House press secretary Sarah Sanders began her briefing on Wednesday by reading a statement from President Trump announcing his decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, a prominent critic of the current administration. The statement went on to list other current and former officials whose clearances would be under review.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:38:23 -0400
Can Manafort's team make a killer close?
News ImageIt has been difficult to discern the defenses theory of Paul Manaforts case, but a member of the special counsels team has a concise assessment of the defenses approach, at least when it comes to cross-examination. We like clarity, he observed. They like confusion.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:22:38 -0400
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial in Alexandria, Va.
News ImageClosing arguments were expected Wednesday in the trial of Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman accused of tax evasion and bank fraud.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:00:58 -0400
Facebook is a surveillance system, sci-fi author Cory Doctorow says
News ImageThe novelist reflects on the way that the social media platform spies on its customers.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:28 -0400
Paul Manafort's defense rests without presenting evidence
News ImageThe trial of President Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort is coming to a quieter than expected end.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:47:54 -0400
Omarosa tweet raises the question: What is it about Trump and dogs?
News ImageAmong the enemies, rivals and random targets he has compared to a dog are Mitt Romney (he choked like a dog) Ted Cruz (he lies like a dog) and conservative writer Brent Bozell (came begging for money like a dog).
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:25:57 -0400
Trump calls Omarosa 'that dog'
News ImagePresident Trump on Tuesday continued to lash out at Omarosa Manigault-Newman over explosive claims in his former Celebrity Apprentice co-star turned White House aide makes about him in her new book, Unhinged.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:37:56 -0400
What Trump doesn't understand about NFL player protests
News ImageYahoo Sports columnist Jay Busbee sets the record straight on the president's misstatements about the NFL and its players.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:00:29 -0400
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