The president has fired or threatened nearly a dozen current and former officials connected to the investigation he labels a “rigged witch hunt.” This week he stripped former CIA director John Brennan of his security clearance and announced others were under review.
The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops also plans to seek a wider Vatican investigation of abuse allegations against Theodore McCarrick, a former Washington archbishop, who resigned from the College of Cardinals last month amid allegations that he abused seminarians and minors.
Jurors began deliberations Thursday in the trial of President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who faces 18 counts of bank fraud and lying — and the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison. The jury will resume deliberations Friday.
Ayah, 37, weeps as a police officer embraces her at a protest against the face-veil ban in Copenhagen on Aug. 1. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Ayah, 37, weeps as a police officer embraces her at a protest against the face-veil ban in Copenhagen on Aug. 1. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Citing security concerns and “European values,” six countries have now passed laws that partially or fully ban face veils in public places.
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The Past, Rediscovered
President Obama, who mourned Franklin's death Thursday, once grew emotional when the Queen of Soul made a surprise appearance to honor Carole King at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors.
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The scarcity of the emergency medicines, which prevent people with serious allergies from going into anaphylactic shock, means families will have to go from pharmacy to pharmacy hoping to get lucky, or rely on expired doses.
Campaign aide Lara Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law, can be heard discussing salary and other aspects of a campaign job with Manigault Newman and makes clear that she expects her to be positive about the president.
Advocates of the changes hope to eliminate the most vicious head-on collisions by forcing blockers to turn and run alongside defenders, and encouraging the use of faster players, who tend to be smaller.
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The revocation of former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance Wednesday and the threats to do the same for nine other current and former officials who have run afoul of the president, effectively more than doubled his enemies list.
More than 300 newspaper editorial boards across the country answered a nationwide call to express disdain for President Trump’s attacks on the news media.
Lest anyone living in the D.C. area think western wildfires are only a problem 3,000 miles away, they might take a whiff of the air in their own backyard.
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