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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

WH press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday amid changes to President Trump’s communications shop. Anthony Scaramucci was named communications director.
Jul 23, 2017 |

Ex-CIA Director Hayden: Russia election meddling was ‘most successful covert operation in history’

Michael Hayden, former head of the NSA and CIA, called Russia’s interference in the 2016 election the “most successful covert influence operation in history.”
Jul 23, 2017 |

Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

PHOENIX (AP) — Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over.
Jul 23, 2017 |

Ohio treasurer and Senate candidate takes on Anti-Defamation League over far-right ‘witch hunt’

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a candidate in next year’s Republican Senate primary, sided Thursday with two prominent right-wing nationalist commentators over the Anti-Defamation League, which put them on a watch list of what it called “alt-lite” figures.
Jul 23, 2017 |

Great White Shark Gets Shockingly Close To Paddle Boarders Near California

Paddle boarders came dangerously close to a great white shark in Califonia waters.
Jul 22, 2017 |

USS Fitzgerald crash that killed seven American sailors 'was navy's own fault'

A deadly crash between a US warship and a Philippine cargo vessel is believed to have been the fault of the US navy, according to CNN citing preliminary investigations into the incident which claimed the lives of seven American sailors. The network said that two officials from the Department of Defence said that there were multiple errors by the...
Jul 22, 2017 |

Former A.G. Holder defends Mueller as White House reportedly sharpens the knives

As President Trump’s White House reportedly gears up to attack the team recruited by Robert Mueller, the special counsel in charge of the Russia probe, former Attorney General Eric Holder defended the integrity of the independent investigation and said the president “cannot define or constrain” its scope.
Jul 22, 2017 |

The Latest: Venezuela UN diplomat calls on Maduro to resign

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis and the opposition's general strike (all times local):
Jul 22, 2017 |

Two Israeli police officers killed by Palestinian gunmen near Jerusalem holy site, police say

Palestinian gunmen ambushed and killed two Israeli police officers at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Friday, bringing bloodshed and chaos to a religious site that is sacred to both Jews and Muslims.  According to Israeli police, the three attackers smuggled weapons into the mosque complex - which is known to Jews as the Temple Mount - and then...
Jul 22, 2017 |

New Trump communications chief Scaramucci apologizes ‘for the 50th time’ for past insults

The White House’s newly appointed director of communications, Anthony Scaramucci, apologized for his past harsh statements about President Trump during a surprise appearance at Friday’s press briefing.
Jul 22, 2017 |

Two killed in 6.7-magnitude quake off Greece and Turkey resorts

At least two people were killed on the Greek island of Kos Friday when a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the popular summer resort holiday destinations of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Aegean coast of Turkey. The epicentre of the quake was approximately 10.3 kilometres (6.4 miles) south of the major Turkish resort of Bodrum, a magnet for...
Jul 22, 2017 |

North Korean Defectors Detail Public Executions, Mass Graves, Prison Camps

A human rights organization hopes to use the testimony as prosecution for crimes against humanity.
Jul 22, 2017 |

'No more woe is me': Senator McCain vows quick return to Washington

By Richard Cowan and David Schwartz WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain promised on Thursday he would return rapidly to Washington despite his newly diagnosed brain cancer, flashing the fighting spirit that has defined him since he was held in captivity as a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. McCain, a veteran senator...
Jul 22, 2017 |

Trump’s Putin meeting showed his naiveté, Trump-Putin’s meeting was overhyped, Why Donald Trump Jr.’s handling of Russian lawyer meeting makes things worse, Has China lost its grip on Hong Kong youth?, After Mosul, Islamic State remains a threat

“The meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit ... confirmed the expected naivete of the American president. “I did not know whether to laugh or cry when Trump and Putin announced they wanted to set up a cyber security unit, so that election-tampering cybercrimes were ‘under control’. “After...
Jul 22, 2017 |

Readers write: Mealtime memories, prisoner empathy, violence and children

Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Thank you for your June 12 cover story, “The story of prisoner 5770102414.” Being a published writer, activist, and advocate against the mistreatment of prisoners, I could only empathize with Prontip Mankong. As the mother of a 5-year-old, I want to thank you for the June 19 OneWeek article “In...
Jul 22, 2017 |

Trump Finances Part of Russia Investigation

Greg Farrell, investigative reporter for Bloomberg News, talks with Rachel Maddow about Special Counsel Robert Mueller including Donald Trump's personal business and finances as part of the Trump Russia investigation.
Jul 22, 2017 |

‘Give it hell, John’: Family, colleagues and former foes wish McCain well

Sen. John McCain, who has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, has gotten an outpouring of support from across the political spectrum.
Jul 22, 2017 |

Germany cannot scare Turkey with 'threats': Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday told Germany it cannot scare Ankara with threats, in an escalating row over a wave of arrests that prompted Berlin to step up warnings to German tourists and investors. "They (Germany) cannot scare us with these threats, they should know this," Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul. "You (Germany)...
Jul 22, 2017 |

Illinois man charged with Chinese scholar kidnapping pleads not guilty

An Illinois man charged with kidnapping a female Chinese scholar who has been missing for more than a month pleaded not guilty during an appearance in a U.S. court on Thursday. Brendt Christensen, 28, is accused of abducting Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar at the University of Illinois from southeastern China, who disappeared on...
Jul 22, 2017 |

Readers write: Mealtime memories, prisoner empathy, violence and children

Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Thank you for your June 12 cover story, “The story of prisoner 5770102414.” Being a published writer, activist, and advocate against the... Read More

Trump’s Putin meeting showed his naiveté, Trump-Putin’s meeting was overhyped, Why Donald Trump Jr.’s handling of Russian lawyer meeting makes things worse, Has China lost its grip on Hong Kong youth?, After Mosul, Islamic State remains a threat

“The meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit ... confirmed the expected naivete of the American president. “I did not know whether to laugh... Read More

Poland’s challenge to EU values

Poland’s government, elected in 2015 with 38 percent of the vote, appears to be on a collision course with the European Union. In fact, the EU has few tools to punish Poland. One of the EU’s... Read More