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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 12:06 PM EDT

FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Agent Behind Controversial Anti-Trump Texts

FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Agent Behind Controversial Anti-Trump Texts

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after the discovery of anti-Trump text messages, was fired by the FBI last week, his lawyer said Monday.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 09:04 PM EDT

FBI Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Texts Is Fired

FBI Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Texts Is Fired

Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday. The FBI had been reviewing Strzok's...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:44 PM EDT

In New Omarosa Tape, Trump Appears Unaware She Was Fired

In New Omarosa Tape, Trump Appears Unaware She Was Fired

President Donald Trump told White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman in December that "nobody even told me" she was being fired, according to an audio recording of their telephone conversation obtained by...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:36 AM EDT

Rival Korea Leaders to Meet in Pyongyang in September

Rival Korea Leaders to Meet in Pyongyang in September

The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang's...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 11:34 PM EDT

Against All Odds: Democrats Pour Money Into Longshot Races

Against All Odds: Democrats Pour Money Into Longshot Races

Thara Narasimhan, who hosts an Hindu radio program in Houston, has already given $1,200 to a Democrat running against Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, who once drove around his solidly conservative Texas...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 11:36 PM EDT

Ellison Denies Abuse Allegations From Ex-Girlfriend

Ellison Denies Abuse Allegations From Ex-Girlfriend

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 08:17 PM EDT

From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's New Image Man

From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's New Image Man

For years he dutifully carried out Roger Ailes' orders, earning himself the nickname "the Butler" at Fox News. Now, Bill Shine is serving the same role under President Donald Trump. The former news executive...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:32 PM EDT

Hundreds of Counterprotestors Gather at Unite the Right Rally

Hundreds of Counterprotestors Gather at Unite the Right Rally

Government and police officials in D.C. say they are confident the District can manage the events without violence.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:23 AM EDT

Omarosa Taped in Situation Room, Alarming Security Experts

Omarosa Taped in Situation Room, Alarming Security Experts

Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for secret recordings she made at the White House, including her firing by...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 10:19 AM EDT

Counterprotesters Outnumber White Supremacists at DC Rally

Counterprotesters Outnumber White Supremacists at DC Rally

White nationalists who came to Washington, D.C. for Sunday's Unite the Right 2 rally outside the White House left the District well ahead of schedule after a brief event, vastly outnumbered by hundreds of...

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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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