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Sean Spicer out in White House shakeup

Boston Herald 857 sources

New White House Director of Communications Anthony Scaramucci vowed that President Trump will have a “phenomenal relationship” with the media, and attempted to charm his way through negative questions yesterday.

Sessions, Russian official discussed matters related to Trump campaign, intercepts show

Washington Post 84 sources

The accounts, intercepted by U.S. spy agencies, from Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to his superiors contradict public assertions by the attorney general. A former official said that the intelligence indicates that Sessions and Kislyak…

STAYING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Trump Jr, Manafort strike deal with Senate panel to avoid public hearing

Fox News / Latino 68 sources

A U.S. Senate panel has agreed to let President Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign manager testify behind closed doors next week in connection with its probe into possible Trump administration ties to Russia.

Drones must soon be registered in the UK

Sky News / UK 18 sources

All drones weighing more than 250g will now have to be registered in the UK, the Government has announced.

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Lyft riders in Boston will be able to hail a self-driving car by the end of the year

Silicon Valley’s steady march toward self-driving cars took another step forward Friday as the ride-hailing company Lyft said its customers will be able to summon a driverless vehicle on some roads by the end of the year. The autonomy…


Boots' apology after contraceptive cost row

Sky News 12 sources

Boots has said it is "truly sorry" for the way it responded to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of emergency contraception.


Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis

AJC.com / U.S. 14 sources

The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's beleaguered Somali community, where many again find themselves on the defensive. The city's…


Immigration agents planning raids next week targeting teenage gang members

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are reportedly planning nationwide raids next week targeting suspected teenage gang members for arrest and deportation.Reuters ...


James Clapper wonders if Trump is 'making Russia great again'

Clapper and John Brennan, the CIA director under Obama, criticized Trump's approach towards Russia during an appearance at the Aspen Securit...

Minneapolis police chief resigns amid shooting controversy

CBS News 198 sources

Mayor Betsy Hodges said in a statement that she lost confidence in Harteau


Jared Kushner withheld 77 assets on his financial disclosure form

The Weekly Standard 66 sources

In addition to information on Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, the new disclosure includes details of Ivanka Trump's finances.


Parliamentarian deals setback to GOP repeal bill

The Hill 6 sources

Major portions of the Republican bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare will require 60 votes, according to the Senate parliamentarian, meaning they are unlikely to survive on the floor. The parliamentarian has advised senators that several…


Could Trump pardon himself? No president has ever done it

Los Angeles Times 15 sources

In recent days, President Trump has asked advisers about his ability to pardon family and even himself. But can he?

Kushner to testify at both intel committees next week; Manafort, Trump Jr. to turn over documents to Senate Judiciary panel

Manafort, Trump Jr. will not appear at a Wednesday hearing, nor testify in public until they speak to staff behind closed doors


Here Are Some Things You Should Probably Know About Anthony Scaramucci

The Huffington Post 43 sources

The new White House communications director is now a vocal defender of the president, but he once called Trump "another hack politician."

Susan Rice questioned by Senate Intelligence committee in Russian election meddling probe

Washington Times 14 sources

Obama-era national security adviser Susan Rice, who has faced allegations of spying on the Trump campaign last year, met privately on Friday with the Senate Intelligence committee in its ongoing investigation into alleged Russian meddling…


Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls widen

CNBC / U.S. 42 sources

Audi is fitting up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve emissions performance.


Can the President Get the Vice President to Pardon Him?

Slate Magazine 15 sources

A version of this piece was originally published on Just Security, an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy.

Spicer resigns as WH spokesman

The Hill 800 sources

White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday after President Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his new communications director, ...


A Senate Obamacare repeal could throw Colorado’s individual insurance market “into a death spiral”

The Denver Post 16 sources

If the Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act next week, Colorado health insurers could respond by largely leaving the state.

Russian Lawyer Who Met With Donald Trump Jr. Represented Russian Intelligence Agency

TIME / World 56 sources

(MOSCOW) — The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 campaign has represented a military unit operated by Russia’s intelligence agency, according to court filings obtained by The Associated Press on Friday. The filings…

Friday, Jul 21

Trump Asks About Pardons As Lawyers Look At Ways to Derail Mueller Probe

The Huffington Post 74 sources

The president's legal team is investigating the investigators.

U.S. to ban travel to North Korea: AP

CTV News 172 sources

U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from travelling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier who passed away after falling into a coma into a North Korean prison.

Canadian was alleged mastermind of shuttered Dark Web market AlphaBay

Within days of his arrest, Alexandre Cazes was found dead, hanging in his police cell, an apparent suicide ahead of his extradition to the United States where he had been indicted on 16 criminal counts

Thursday, Jul 20

‘We Love This Job.’ Jeff Sessions Says He Won’t Resign Despite Trump Criticism

TIME 198 sources

The Attorney General says he'll serve "as long as appropriate"

Trump plays hardball on ObamaCare repeal

The Hill 196 sources

Trump made clear he isn't afraid to use strong-arm tactics to persuade the holdouts.

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

The Hill 480 sources

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been diagnosed with brain cancer, the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix said Wednesday.The tumor was discovered after the senior Arizona senator underwent a minor procedure last week to...

Donald Trump Criticizes Jeff Sessions For Recusing Himself From Russia Probe

The Huffington Post 137 sources

President Donald Trump said in an interview with The New York Times Wednesday that he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known the former senator would recuse himself from the Justice Department’s…

Wednesday, Jul 19

Trump, Putin had previously undisclosed discussion

CBS News 285 sources

The White House confirmed the two spoke at G-20 dinner but said it was not a "meeting"

Supreme Court allows strict enforcement of Trump refugee ban

CNBC / U.S. 145 sources

The administration had appealed last week's ruling by a U.S. district judge.

Ike Kaveladze identified by developer's lawyer as eighth person at 2016 Trump Jr. meeting

Newsday / Nation 127 sources

Ike Kaveladze attended to help translate at the meeting, attorney Scott Balber told The Washington Post and CNN.

Trump Calls Failed Bid To Repeal Obamacare 'Pretty Impressive'

The Huffington Post 319 sources

President Donald Trump downplayed the Senate Republican leadership’s failure to line up the votes necessary to repeal and replace Obamacare, claiming that coming up two votes short was “pretty impressive.”

Tuesday, Jul 18

The Game of Game of Thrones: season 7, episode 1, Dragonstone

The Verge 333 sources

Here we are. The gang’s all back in town, and it’s time for another season of fights, hook-ups, and eviscerating burns. No, it’s not Vanderpump Rules. It’s the other one!

Netflix Scorches Subscriber Forecasts; Stock Surges

Bloomberg 102 sources

Netflix Inc. has begun to reshape the TV business overseas just as it has at home. The streaming-video provider scored a record second quarter, according to a statement Monday, surpassing forecasts for subscriber growth and boosting its…

Republicans divided after second healthcare bill collapses

Reuters 655 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of…

A California businessman born in former Soviet Union also attended Trump Jr. meeting

Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer to obtain derogatory information about Hillary Clinton in June 2016 was attended by a California businessman born in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, according to two people familiar…

Monday, Jul 17

Delta tells Ann Coulter her insults are ‘unacceptable’

Triblive.com 128 sources

NEW YORK — Delta Airlines has pushed back at Ann Coulter after the conservative commentator berated the carrier on Twitter over a changed seat assignment. ...

Trump Lawyer: Trump Jr.'s Meeting Wasn't Illegal And Also Trump Knew Nothing About It.

The Huffington Post 130 sources

WASHINGTON ― One of President Donald Trump’s lawyers took to the airwaves on Sunday to tell the American people that the meeting high-level Trump campaign officials ― including the president’s eldest son ― had with Russian lawyers last…

GOP opponents to Senate health-care bill see vote delay as an advantage

Triblive.com 123 sources

WASHINGTON — Republican critics of the Senate’s latest version of health-care legislation were energized after leaders postponed votes on the measure, yet another sign the ...

Weekend wrap: Healthcare bill waits for John McCain and Trump returns to ramped up Russia scandal

The Weekly Standard 226 sources

John McCain's surgery sets back healthcare process and the Russian scandal escalates.