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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 03:31 PM EDT

Trump Revokes Brennan's Security Clearance

Trump Revokes Brennan's Security Clearance

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump is revoking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. Brennan has been a prominent critic of...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:27 AM EDT

Trump Pulls Brennan's Clearance, Links Move to Russia Probe

Trump Pulls Brennan's Clearance, Links Move to Russia Probe

President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:07 AM EDT

White House Admits Error for False Claim on Black Employment

White House Admits Error for False Claim on Black Employment

The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It was a rare admission of fault for an...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:22 PM EDT

Vermont Governor Faces Transgender Opponent

Vermont Governor Faces Transgender Opponent

A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor. Christine Hallquist is challenging Republican Governor Phil Scott.

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....

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 08:44 PM EDT

'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...

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