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Omarosa’s PR team cuts off TMZ interview after Harvey Levin pushes on why she didn’t quit after N-word

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:43pm

In an interview with TMZ live, erstwhile White House aide Omarosa Manigualt Newman struggled to explain why she continued to support Donald Trump after learning he may have used a racial slur. Manigualt Newman’s “publicist was not amused,” the report noted, when TMZ founder and for...

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Senate unanimously adopts resolution backing free press after Trump attacks

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:25pm

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution affirming support for a free press and declaring that “the press is not the enemy of the people.” The non-binding resolution approved by voice vote was a rebuke to President Donald Trump who for more than 18 months has frequently called re...

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Black Americans are still victims of hate crimes more than any other group

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:18pm

Former Texas prosecutor Guy James Gray keeps a 20-year-old CD in his desk that documents with graphic photos one of the most vicious hate crimes in history – the day James Byrd Jr. was beaten, stripped naked, tied to the back of a truck by three men from the Ku Klux Klan and dragged down a dirt road...

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Top conservative intellectuals get into profane cat-fight over Trump’s character

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:14pm

A Twitter spat about Donald Trump’s “character” led to a conservative magazine editor telling a White House ally that his head is planted solely where the sun doesn’t shine. The fight between National Review‘s Jonah Goldberg and Black Panther-turned-Stephen Miller mento...

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Keïta Gets 2nd Term as Mali President With Runoff Victory

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:10pm
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta was declared the victor after a second round of voting and despite his opponents’ claims of electoral fraud.

CNN’s Jake Tapper explains how Donald Trump’s latest interview is ‘connecting the dots’ for Mueller

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:05pm

On Thursday’s episode of CNN’s the Lead, anchor Jake Tapper observed that despite President Donald Trump’s antipathy toward what he calls a “rigged witch hunt,” the president is inadvertently aiding the Russia probe. With Paul Manafort’s trial nearing its end, eac...

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'The soul of the spirit of God'

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:04pm
The 'Queen of Soul' has died aged 76 and tributes from friends, musicians and politicians have been pouring in.

Hunt: No-deal Brexit 'would be regret for generations'

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:03pm
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls a no-deal Brexit "a mistake we would regret for generations".

Pope Francis on side of victims of 'predator' priests in US

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 4:02pm
This comes after US officials found that 301 priests abused over 1,000 children in Pennsylvania.

Boob pools, climbing walls and raining dollar bills

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:59pm
A California ad agency has tried to come up with a creative way of addressing women's issues.

Aretha Franklin: The sound of the civil rights movement

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:57pm
Her songs became the anthems of the civil rights movement, but Aretha Franklin herself was equally involved.

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:43pm
The preacher's daughter who became an American soul music legend has died at the age of 76.

Rangers advance into Europa play-offs after Maribor draw

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:35pm
Rangers must beat Russian side FC Ufa to reach the Europa League group stage after easing past Maribor 3-1.

House of Fraser cancels all online orders

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:34pm
The department store chain promises to refund customers after a dispute held up online deliveries.

Vatican expresses ‘shame and sorrow’ over US grand jury report on abuse

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:34pm

The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a U.S. grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on Thursday expressed “shame and sorrow”. The grand jury on Tuesday released the findings of the largest-ever investigation of sex abuse in the U.S. Catholic Church, fi...

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Robber blames mix of pharmaceuticals for her actions — and sues doctor and pharmacy for $49,000

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:34pm

Hilary Leah Bishop strapped on a ski mask, grabbed a fake gun and robbed a Portland, Oregon bookstore. However, she’s suing her doctor and pharmacist, saying that they gave her a dangerous mix of drugs that caused it all to happen. The lawsuit, filed by the 46-year-old woman, is “unheard...

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Federal guards demanded couple change out of ‘Abolish ICE’ shirts at Statue of Liberty — then kicked them out

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:30pm

A pair of New Yorkers wearing “Abolish ICE” shirts were turned away by federal guards at the Statue of Liberty who demanded they either change out of their shirts or leave. Gothamist reported that last month, Tiffany Huang and her fiancée went to the monument wearing the homemade shirts ...

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Pompeo forms Iran Action Group for post-nuclear deal policy

Al Jazeera - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:28pm
Group will coordinate and run policy towards Tehran, but analysts say the initiative puts US 'on path to war with Iran'.

Danny Cipriani: England should stick with the fly-half, says Sale boss Steve Diamond

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:28pm
England still need the rare talent of Danny Cipriani despite his court fine, says Sale boss Steve Diamond.

The admiral who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden just hit Trump with a devastating editorial

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 3:12pm

Former Navy admiral Bill McRaven wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump in rebuke of him revoking the security clearance for former CIA director John Brennan. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced during Wednesday’s press briefing that Brennan’s security cl...

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