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Iranians vent anger at Trump as the wheels come off their economy

Many people caught up in the onslaught of US sanctions and Iran's economic slide are venting their anger at Donald Trump, not their own leaders -- at least for now.

Turkey's Erdogan pledges boycott on US electronics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a boycott of American electronics in response to US President Donald Trump's tariffs on Turkish steel. /
Trump messes up Aretha tribute by saying the Queen of Soul once worked for him

  After news broke that Aretha Franklin passed away on Thursday, tributes to the Queen of Soul started pouring in from fans and celebrities. ... /
Black Americans still aren’t inviting Omarosa to the cookout after she turned on Trump

  WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump’s side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans ...

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Melania Trump to Address Cyberbullying Summit in Maryland

Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland next week.   The White House says the first lady will deliver remarks "addressing ... /
ACLU challenges measure closing nine Black polling precincts ahead of midterm elections

  The ACLU is challenging a proposed measure that would close seven of the nine polling places in predominately black precincts in a Georgia ...

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Trump, Democrats Face Different Political Landscape Ahead of Midterms

In less than three months, U.S. voters will cast ballots in midterm congressional elections that could alter the course of Donald Trump’s presidency. Results from recent primary and special elections reveal a political landscape highlighted by ...

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Trump Revokes Ex-CIA Director’s Security Clearance

The security clearance of a former Central Intelligence Agency director was revoked Wednesday by U.S. President Donald Trump, who said in a statement that John Brennan has been sowing “division and chaos” about his administration. The clearances of other former officials also are under review, including those of former U.S. National Intelligence ...

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Jury Starts Deliberating Paul Manafort Fraud Case

A jury started deliberations Thursday on whether U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is guilty of tax and bank fraud to finance his lavish lifestyle. Judge T.S. Ellis gave a final summary to the six-man, six-woman jury before they started considering the case behind closed doors. Prosecutors and defense lawyers ...

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Islamic State ‘Well-Positioned’ to Rebuild Caliphate

Destroying the Islamic State is proving more difficult than the United States and its allies envisioned, with the most recent intelligence ...

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Europe Edition: Genoa, Turkey, Elon Musk: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Explainer: How Do Security Clearances Work?

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan. We take a look at what that means. What is a security clearance? A security clearance allows a person access to classified national ... /
Sarah Huckabee Sanders apologizes for fake African-American jobs claim

We never thought the day would come, but Sarah Huckabee Sanders finally admitted she was wrong about something. The White House press secretary on Tuesday tweeted a correction after stating that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as his predecessor Barack Obama. Correction from today’s briefing: ... /
Who runs the White House? Omarosa threatens to drop more bombs about Trump administration

Sources say that Omarosa Manigault-Newman is preparing to throw Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner under the bus and has secret recordings of them too, Politico reports. READ MORE: Trump claims ‘Apprentice’ producer confirmed there’s no n-word tape but Omarosa disagrees Manigault-Newman, a former White House insider, is on a media blitz ...

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US Ambassador to Zimbabwe: Sanctions Removal Linked to Genuine Reforms

U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe Brian Nichols has said the southern African country must embark on genuine reforms if it wants Washington to remove sanctions against some of the country's top officials. The ambassador spoke Wednesday after meeting with ...

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US Sanctions Chinese, Russian, Singaporean Firms for North Korea Trading

The U.S. on Wednesday sanctioned companies in China, Russia and Singapore it says were violating the trade embargo with North Korea, Washington's ... /
Omarosa fires back at Trump: ‘I do not answer to that of low-life or dog’

Omarosa Manigault-Newman is not backing down and on Tuesday spoke to MSNBC‘s Katy Tur and doubled-down on her criticisms of President Donald ...

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White House Admits Error on Black Employment Claim

The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It was a rare admission of fault for an administration that frequently skews data and overstates economic gains. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Twitter late ...

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Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for aligning herself with a president who has hurled one insult after another at black people. Her falling out with Trump and her decision to call him a racist as she sells her new book — and in turn, his ...

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Kansas Governor Concedes, Says He Will Endorse GOP Nominee

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat Tuesday evening after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas ...

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Oral Sex, Then Holy Water: Report Documents Abuse by Priests

A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old ...

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Former Trump Campaign Manager Says Bloomberg Is 2020 Threat

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager says Democrats need to nominate a Washington outsider to compete in 2020. Corey Lewandowski says ...

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Europe Edition: Italy, Catholic Church, Turkey: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. /
The Download | August 14th: President Donald Trump latest attack on Omarosa + young black girls turned away at a New Jersey gift shop + Omari Hardwick freestyle

The feud between President Donald Trump and former White House Aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman continues. Trump took to his favorite ... /
Omarosa’s Third Tape Released: Campaign aides plot about Trump n-word video

As Omarosa Manigault Newman continued her whirlwind media tour today on CBS This Morning to promote her new book Unhinged: Inside the Trump White House she released an explosive third tape. The former reality TV star turned White House aide revealed what she said was a secret recording of several of President Donald Trump’s campaign aides ...

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Defense Rests in Paul Manafort Fraud Trial, Calling No Witnesses

Defense lawyers for Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, rested their case at his tax and bank fraud trial Tuesday without calling any witnesses or having him testify. Judge T.S. Ellis rejected Manafort's bid to drop the 18 charges against him. The judge said that one of his lawyers and a prosecutor would make ... /
Trump claims ‘Apprentice’ producer confirmed there’s no n-word tape but Omarosa disagrees

While Omarosa Manigault-Newman dangles a carrot saying she’s got Donald Trump on tape spewing the n-word, and goes on a media tour to promote the release of her revealing new tell-all Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White ...

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