Paul Manafort trial Day 8: Judge Ellis apologizes for outburst at prosecutors
Washington Post, 09 August at 18:45
Paul Manafort, President Trump's onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges. Prosecutors allege that he failed to pay taxes on millions he made from his work for a Russia-friendly Ukrainian
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Pentagon may delay Trump's military parade, originally slated for November, to next year
Washington Post, 17 August at 03:22
The Trump administration may delay a military parade slated for this fall, the Pentagon said Thursday, amid questions about the event's increasing cost. Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement that the parade, which President Trump ...
Don't use 'Mormon' or 'LDS' as church name, president says
NBCNews.com, 17 August at 01:45
SALT LAKE CITY — The president of the Mormon church wants people to stop using "Mormon" or "LDS" as substitutes for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Russell M. Nelson said Thursday that the "Lord has ...
Chinese bombers are extremely active, and the Pentagon thinks they're training for strikes against US targets
Business Insider Nordic, 17 August at 01:34
Chinese bombers are increasingly active and flying farther from China's shores, according to a Department of Defense report released Thursday. The Pentagon suspects that China might be training for strikes against US targets as well as sending a
China 'likely' training pilots to target US, Pentagon report says
CNN, 17 August at 01:30
Washington (CNN) China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report. "Over the last three years, the PLA has rapidly expanded its overwater
John Brennan's Trumpian Turn
Politico, 17 August at 01:21
John O. Brennan can't say he didn't ask for President Donald Trump's extreme attention. For obvious reasons, Trump would have to be the last person on the planet deserving of our sympathy after being roughed up by a trash-talker. But for the better
Manafort trial Day 13: No verdict as defense calls jury's questions 'a good sign'
Politico, 17 August at 01:18
Jurors in Paul Manafort's bank- and tax-fraud trial ended their first day of deliberations without a verdict, but posed a set of questions to the judge overseeing the case that could indicate trouble for the prosecution. A note from the jury read aloud
Trump's Military Parade Could Cost $92 Million, Official Says
New York Times, 17 August at 00:47
WASHINGTON — The military parade ordered up by President Trump could cost more than $90 million, a Defense Department official said Thursday — a financial mandate that, if it happens, would come as the Pentagon emerges from years of required ...
Cuomo vs. Nixon? He'd Rather Campaign Against Trump
New York Times, 17 August at 00:34
There was a time when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo used to shy away from criticizing President Trump. No more. Now, as the governor seeks a third term, he rarely goes even a day without slinging a one-liner at Mr. Trump or threatening to sue him. He has said ...
Senate Democrats Threaten Lawsuit Over Kavanaugh Documents
NPR, 17 August at 00:33
Senate Democrats threatened to sue the National Archives to obtain documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career as a White House official during President George W. Bush's administration. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N ...
Trump declares opioids from Mexico, China 'almost a form of warfare,' tells Sessions to sue drug makers
Fox News, 17 August at 00:11
In the latest salvo against the opioid crisis, President Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to bring federal lawsuits against certain pharmaceutical companies; FBN's Blake Burman reports from the White House. Calling opioids coming into the U.S
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