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.
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 ...
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 ...
Georgia lawmaker says he would have no problem if Trump used n-word in the past
CNN, 18 August at 18:21
(CNN) A Georgia state lawmaker said he would not have an issue if President Donald Trump used the n-word in the past and argued that holding a president accountable for mistakes made before entering office would "set a bad precedent." "I will always
Trump ties 'rigged witch hunt' to decision to revoke Brennan's security clearance
NBCNews.com, 18 August at 17:51
President Donald Trump on Friday again tied his decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan to the "rigged" Russia investigation, contradicting the White House's official position, and dismissed criticism that the move
Kofi Annan, UN Leader Who Won Peace Prize, Dies at 80
Bloomberg, 18 August at 17:47
Kofi Annan, the soft-spoken Ghanaian diplomat who served as the first United Nations secretary-general from sub-Saharan Africa, has died. Annan died Saturday after an unspecified short illness, according to a statement from his family and the Kofi
Pakistan's Khan Takes Oath as PM With Promise to End Corruption
Bloomberg, 18 August at 17:22
Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister on Saturday after winning a vote from a majority lawmakers with a pledge to curb corruption through “ruthless accountability.” President Mamnoon Hussain took oath from the 65-year-old former cricket
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