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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 03:41 PM EDT

Omarosa Offered $15,000 a Month To Be 'Positive': Recording

Omarosa Offered $15,000 a Month To Be 'Positive': Recording

Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. In the tape played on MSNBC,...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 05:48 PM EDT

Brennan: Trump Worked With Russians and Now He's Desperate

Brennan: Trump Worked With Russians and Now He's Desperate

President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:34 PM EDT

Manafort Jury Ends First Day of Deliberations With Questions

Manafort Jury Ends First Day of Deliberations With Questions

The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations with a series of questions to the judge, including a request to "redefine" reasonable doubt. The...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:47 AM EDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Help Companies, Not Workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Help Companies, Not Workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren believes that U.S. trade policies "have not been written to enrich Americans." In an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, the Massachusetts Democrat criticized trade deals that prioritize...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:18 PM EDT

Hundreds of US Newsrooms to Trump: 'We Are Not the Enemy'

Hundreds of US Newsrooms to Trump: 'We Are Not the Enemy'

Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press. The Boston Globe...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 08:32 AM EDT

Trump's List: Others Who Might Lose Their Security Clearance

Trump's List: Others Who Might Lose Their Security Clearance

President Donald Trump has acted on a threat to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Brennan, who served in...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:34 AM EDT

Senate Study Faults Government Care of Migrant Children

Senate Study Faults Government Care of Migrant Children

The government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their parents, perpetuating a problem the Trump...

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Cuomo Says America 'Was Never That Great,' Blasts Trump

Cuomo Says America 'Was Never That Great,' Blasts Trump

America "was never that great" and won't be great until all Americans share true equality, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday in a speech blasting Republican President Donald Trump and his slogan,...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 06:46 PM EDT

Stefanowski Welcomes a Trump Visit; Ties Lamont to Malloy

Stefanowski Welcomes a Trump Visit; Ties Lamont to Malloy

Bob Stefanowski, the former UBS, GE, and payday loan company executive emerged from a crowded field of Republicans to lock up the party’s nomination last night.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 06:39 PM EDT

Lamont Attacks Stefanowski on Day After Primary

Lamont Attacks Stefanowski on Day After Primary

Newly minted Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee Ned Lamont did not waste any time framing his opponent in the November election.

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Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 4th annual Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday, August 18. In this nationwide event, animal shelters and rescue organizations will... Read more
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