White House physician Ronny L. Jackson called the allegations against him “completely false and fabricated.” Among the new claims is that Jackson had wrecked a government vehicle after getting drunk at a party, according to a memo released by Democrats.
President Trump, in an interview with Fox News, blamed Democrats for trying to derail the nomination. He added that he had another candidate to lead the VA in mind but would not provide a name.
The declaration by President Trump’s longtime personal attorney cited an “ongoing criminal investigation” by the FBI and a U.S. Attorney’s office in New York.
While the House hearings were scheduled to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget, lawmakers are poised to question Pruitt about the escalating controversies surrounding him.
“My heart is dark from the injustice,” Samira al-Nasr said at her home in Raqqa, Syria. “My pain is deep.” (Alice Martins for The Post)
“My heart is dark from the injustice,” Samira al-Nasr said at her home in Raqqa, Syria. “My pain is deep.” (Alice Martins for The Post)
Syria: Reflections from a Shattered Land
In conquered Raqqa, Samira al-Nasr was forced to deliver countless babies for Islamic State families, attending the most intimate moments of their secluded lives, which she described as alternately ordinary and grotesque.
Michelle McNamara, a true crime writer, knew exacting details about dozens of rapes and 12 murders that police believe the “Golden State Killer” committed. Her book brought national prominence to the case and may have played a role in the arrest of Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, a former police officer who has been charged with two counts of murder.
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In his speech to Congress, French President Emmanuel Macron excoriated lawmakers to reject “extreme nationalism” and protectionism, and championed climate-change science.
The total number of people who have become sick from the lettuce has risen to 84. Forty-two have been hospitalized — a higher rate than usually seen in E. coli cases, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In Oklahoma and other states where teachers walked out, aides are often in the shadows.
The 34-year-old North Korean leader will be presenting himself as a statesman at the inter-Korean summit that kicks off Friday.
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Analysis
In online culture, “incel” means more than just a support group for the lonely and shy — it refers to a specific, insular, self-radicalized community with roots in the anti-feminist, misogynist “manosphere” and 4chan culture.
As the would-be robber turned, the older man in the hat lunged forward and overwhelmed him from behind.
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