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Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 07:11 PM EDT

Banker Says He Was Pressed to Lend Manafort $16M

Banker Says He Was Pressed to Lend Manafort $16M

A New York bank executive testified Friday that Paul Manafort received more than $16 million in loans after the bank's chairman expressed interest in joining Donald Trump's cabinet if he won the 2016 presidenti...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 06:05 AM EDT

Russian Prime Minister Warns US Against Ramping Up Sanctions

Russian Prime Minister Warns US Against Ramping Up Sanctions

Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other" means. The tough message from...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:22 PM EDT

Billionaire Drops Quest to Split California Into 3 Parts

Billionaire Drops Quest to Split California Into 3 Parts

The billionaire behind a measure to split California in three said he's giving up on the effort to reimagine the nation's most populous state after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot. "...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:44 PM EDT

Kansas Governor's Race Turns Nasty as Kobach's Lead Dwindles

Kansas Governor's Race Turns Nasty as Kobach's Lead Dwindles

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday that he will remove himself from the further counting of votes while his Republican primary battle with Gov. Jeff Colyer hangs in the balance, describing it as...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:43 PM EDT

Judge Orders Plane Carrying Deported Mother, Child Returned

Judge Orders Plane Carrying Deported Mother, Child Returned

In a federal courtroom in Washington on Thursday, a federal judge heard about something the Trump administration has just done that clearly angered him. The government, he learned, had just deported an immigrant...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:28 AM EDT

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:18 PM EDT

Fact Check: Trump Tower, Collusion and the Law

Fact Check: Trump Tower, Collusion and the Law

In a recent tweet, President Donald Trump said the Trump Tower meeting between his son, other campaign officials and a Russian attorney connected to the Kremlin, which Trump acknowledged was “to get information...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:13 PM EDT

Collins Used Campaign Funds to Pay Legal Bills for Probes

Collins Used Campaign Funds to Pay Legal Bills for Probes

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., used campaign funds to pay legal bills while he faced investigation for alleged insider trading for more than a year. A federal criminal investigation culminated in his arrest...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:41 AM EDT

Why a Tiny Race in Ohio Matters Nationwide

Why a Tiny Race in Ohio Matters Nationwide

A special election for a three-month term to Congress has gripped both parties. Adding to the drama, it’s not clear who won. NBC Bay Area's Scott McGrew explains why it matters beyond the Buckeye state.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 01:10 PM EDT

Pence Outlines New 'Space Force' Military Branch

Pence Outlines New 'Space Force' Military Branch

Vice-President Mike Pence outlined plans for a brand new branch of the United States military - the space force. Pence cited President Donald Trump's calls for American dominance in space, pointing to competing...

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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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