School removes 'sexist' quote that told girls to 'act like a lady'
USA TODAY, 18 August at 21:15
A Texas school district has removed a quote that was painted above lockers at a middle and elementary school after the quote sparked criticism online this week. "The more you act like a lady, the more he'll act like a gentleman," the quote read
White House Counsel Has Cooperated Extensively With Mueller's Obstruction Inquiry
New York Times, 18 August at 20:48
Donald F. McGahn II, the White House counsel. For a lawyer to share so much with investigators scrutinizing his client is unusual, but Mr. McGahn views his role as protecting the presidency, not the president.CreditErin Schaff for The New York Times.
Kofi Annan death: World leaders honour former UN chief
BBC News, 18 August at 20:37
World figures have been paying tribute to former UN secretary-general and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan, who has died at the age of 80. Current UN chief Antonio Guterres hailed him as "a guiding force for good" and Russian President Vladimir Putin
Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital
Fox News, 18 August at 20:23
LOS ANGELES – A California woman has said she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents. Maria del Carmen Venegas said she and her husband, Joel Arrona Lara, were driving to ...
Ocasio-Cortez faces heat for excluding media from town hall events
CNN, 18 August at 20:20
Washington (CNN) Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faced criticism this week for barring media from attending two of her town hall events in New York that were otherwise open to the public. Ocasio-Cortez banned media from ...
Former intelligence officials bite back after Trump goes after Brennan's clearance
Washington Post, 18 August at 20:17
There are no safe spaces in President Trump's America, and there is no better evidence of this today than the battle lines being drawn between the occupant of the White House and those who have led U.S. intelligence agencies in Republican and ...
Leaders around the world react to Kofi Annan's death
CBS News, 18 August at 20:10
Kofi Annan, the first black African UN secretary-general, died Saturday after becoming ill. After his death was announced, leaders around the world remembered his impact on global politics. Annan served two terms from Jan. 1, 1997, to Dec. 31, 2006
Trump Slams Social-Media Companies for 'Censorship' of the Right
Wall Street Journal, 18 August at 19:32
President Trump on Saturday threatened action against social-media companies, saying they were suspending accounts in a manner that was “totally discriminating” against conservatives. Tweeting from his golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., Mr. Trump said ...
Trump blasts former CIA Director John Brennan as 'loudmouth, partisan, political hack'
CNN, 18 August at 19:26
(CNN) President Donald Trump lashed out at former CIA Director John Brennan on Saturday, claiming he made mistakes during his time at the CIA and calling him a "loudmouth, partisan, political hack." "Has anyone looked at the mistakes that John Brennan ...
Counterprotesters meet Boston Free Speech rally group at City Hall
The Boston Globe, 18 August at 19:01
More than 300 people gathered outside the Massachusetts State House about 10 a.m. Saturday to chant and hold signs opposing far-right political groups as the organizers behind last year's “free speech” rally in Boston prepared to march in the city
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