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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 06:37 AM EDT

Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't Be Silenced

Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't Be Silenced

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared to shift to a possible...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 03:53 AM EDT

Somali-American Nears New Historic Mark With Primary Win

Somali-American Nears New Historic Mark With Primary Win

The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark in Congress after winning a crowded Democratic primary Tuesday in Minnesota to replace Rep. Keith Ellison. State Rep....

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'Manafort and His Lies' at Heart of Case, Prosecution Argues

'Manafort and His Lies' at Heart of Case, Prosecution Argues

Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and later to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments at the former Trump campaign...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:06 PM EDT

Turkey Ups Tariffs on Some US Goods in Spat Over Pastor

Turkey Ups Tariffs on Some US Goods in Spat Over Pastor

Turkish media reports say a Turkish court has rejected an appeal for the release of an American pastor from detention. Pastor Andrew Brunson's lawyer had on Tuesday renewed an appeal for the clergyman's release...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:28 PM EDT

Ellison Wins Minnesota Attorney General Democratic Primary

Ellison Wins Minnesota Attorney General Democratic Primary

Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:59 PM EDT

Vermont Nominates 1st US Transgender Candidate for Governor

Vermont Nominates 1st US Transgender Candidate for Governor

A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 09:28 PM EDT

Pentagon's Top Spokeswoman Under Investigation

Pentagon's Top Spokeswoman Under Investigation

The Defense Department is investigating allegations that a Pentagon official forced her subordinates to run personal errands and removed those who voiced complaints, NBC News reported, citing five current and...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:32 PM EDT

Kansas Governor Concedes to Kobach in Tight GOP Primary

Kansas Governor Concedes to Kobach in Tight GOP Primary

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:43 PM EDT

Fallout Continues Over Omarosa Tapes

Fallout Continues Over Omarosa Tapes

On Tuesday, former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman released new recording of Trump campaign aides discussing his possible use of racial slurs and how they could spin the fallout. In a press briefing...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:24 PM EDT

WH: Cannot Guarantee Trump Didn't Use N-Word

WH: Cannot Guarantee Trump Didn't Use N-Word

The White House defended President Donald Trump calling former protégée Omarosa Manigault-Newman a "dog" in a Tuesday press conference. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also...

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