UVA Students Blast School For Hiring Trump Aide And Frequent Defender

A group of students and faculty at the University of Virginia is attempting to block President Donald Trump’s legislative director, Marc Short, from taking a teaching position at the school after he departs the White House on Friday. Short, who has often appeared on television to defend some of the president’s most controversial stances, revealed his plan to step down earlier this month ...
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And the FBI has it.

Michael Cohen, longtime personal attorney to President Donald Trump, secretly recorded the then-presidential candidate discussing a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, alleged to have had an affair with Trump, The New York Times reported Friday. According to the Times, the tape was among the documents and items seized from Cohen’s New York office during an FBI raid earlier ...
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Kavanaugh Thinks Undocumented Workers Aren’t Really Employees Under The Law

After President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court earlier this month, Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz was disturbed to read about one of the judge’s more controversial rulings. The case involved a defunct kosher meatpacking company Yanklowitz knew well, the New York-based Agriprocessors. The company’s treatment of undocumented workers created a scandal within the Orthodox Jewish community a decade ...
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Colbert Nabs The First Interview With Trump’s Russian Translator

Some members of Congress have suggested that President Donald Trump’s translator, the one he used during his private meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, be subpoenaed and questioned to find out what happened. But there may be no need for that now, because “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert got the first exclusive interview with the interpreter Thursday night. So traumatized by ...
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Kimberly Guilfoyle Leaving Fox News: Reports

Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle is leaving the network, several sources reported Friday morning. After Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman first reported her imminent departure from the network, ABC and CNN reported that she may be heading to America First Policies, a nonprofit group aligned with the pro-Trump super PAC America First Action. Spokespeople for Fox News did not immediately return a request ...
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Knife Attack On Busy Bus In Germany Leaves At Least 14 Wounded

BERLIN, July 20 (Reuters) - A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern German city of Luebeck on Friday, wounding at least 14 people, two seriously, before being arrested by police, the local Luebecker Nachrichten newspaper reported. Schleswig-Holstein police said no one was killed in the incident and confirmed that the suspect was in ...
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Russia Says Putin And Trump Discussed Referendum In Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit earlier this week, Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. said Friday. Ambassador Anatoly Antonov revealed the discussions amid confusion and concern in the U.S. about what the two presidents agreed behind closed doors. “This issue (of a referendum) was ...
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Waitress Who Tackled Groper Says She’s Glad To Empower Women

A Georgia waitress who tackled a customer who grabbed her butt says the now-viral incident had at least one positive outcome: “I’m glad that other women can see this and know that you can stand up for yourself,” Emelia Holden, 21, told People on Thursday. “It’s nice to know that I have empowered other women.” Surveillance video from Vinnie Van ...
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New York Daily News Savages Trump Over Putin Invite

The tabloid depicted Trump sitting behind a topless Putin on horseback for its Friday front cover. It called Trump “groveling” and also mockingly declared, “Who’s Your Vladdy!”Trump has invited Putin to visit the U.S. in the fall, following the pair’s summit in Helsinki on Monday during which Trump controversially said he accepted his counterpart’s denials that Russia interfered in the 2016 ...
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DOJ Will Inform Public About ‘Persistent,’ ‘Pervasive’ Attacks On Democracy

The Department of Justice unveiled a new report detailing a campaign of aggressive, persistent efforts to undermine American democracy on Thursday and said it would institute new policies to inform the public about a scourge of cyberattacks by foreign governments.  Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the report, crafted by the Justice Department’s new Cyber-Digital Task Force, demonstrates that U.S ...
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