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Black Americans Don't Buy 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…

Former CIA Director Has Security Clearance Revoked

President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, who served in the Obama administration. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the decision at a White House briefing Wednesday, following through on the president's recent threat. Sanders is citing Brennan's "erratic conduct and behavior" and accusing him of "lying"…

First Straws, Next Balloons

Now that plastic straws may be headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons get deflated too? The celebration of releasing balloons into the air has long bothered environmentalists, who say the pieces that fall back to earth can be deadly to seabirds and turtles that eat them. So as companies vow to banish plastic…

Pennsylvania Priests Molested More Than 1000 Children

Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1940s, and senior church officials, including a man who is now the archbishop of Washington, D.C., systematically covered up the abuse, according to a grand jury report released Tuesday. The "real number" of abused children…

26 Dead After Italian Bridge Collapse

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging nearly 300 feet into a heap of rubble below. The Interior Ministry said at least 26 people were killed. Amalia Tedeschi, a firefighter, told RAI state TV that…

Terror Attack in London

London police say an incident in which a car was driven into a barrier near the Houses of Parliament appears to be a deliberate act. London Assistant Police Commissioner Neil Basu say the motorist who slammed into pedestrians and cyclists near Britain's Houses of Parliament was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses.  The suspect is not…

Trump Calls Omarosa a "Dog"

President Donald Trump is calling his former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog." Manigault Newman has released several audio recordings from her time as a Trump assistant at the White House, including one with the president in which he said nobody told him she had been fired. Manigault Newman also says she has heard audio…

Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Monday he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to neighboring Singapore by more than 10 times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who shot back to power in an electoral upset in May, told The…

No Evidence of Abuse Found at Juvenile Immigrant Detention Facility

Virginia investigators say they've found no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described being strapped to chairs with their heads covered with bags. The investigation found the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center does use restraint chairs on ``out-of-control'' residents considered a safety threat, but that doesn't meet the legal threshold of abuse…

FBI Agent Peter Strzok Fired

The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague. Former agent Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller's team a year ago after the text messages were discovered. The FBI had been reviewing his employment. Strzok's…