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Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury weighs verdict

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury weighs verdict

adminAug 17,2018
National News

In remarks to reporters at the White House, Trump again called Mueller’s investigation, which had cast a cloud over his presidency, a “rigged witch hunt,” but sidestepped a question about whether he would issue a presidential pardon for Manafort. The jurors met for about seven hours on Thursday without reaching a verdict on 18 criminal

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Gulp! Georgian boy solves six Rubik’s cubes under water in one breath

adminAug 17,2018
Offbeat

An 18-year-old student from Georgia solved six Rubik’s Cubes under water in one breath on Friday, in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record. …read more Source::

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Vatican breaks its silence on Pennsylvania abuse

adminAug 17,2018
National News

The Vatican responded on Thursday to a Pennsylvania grand jury report that detailed decades of sexual abuses by priests and cover-ups by bishops, calling the accusations described in the report “criminal and morally reprehensible.” …read more Source::

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Dez: Got to ‘work some things out’ with Browns

adminAug 16,2018
Sports

Three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant is in Cleveland to visit with Browns, and he said the two sides are “just trying to work some things out.” …read more Source::

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Aretha Franklin and U.S. Presidents

adminAug 16,2018
National News

“The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin met with many U.S. Presidents throughout her career. The legendary singer passed away on Thursday, August 16, at age 76. …read more Source::

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New Haven Hit With More K2 Overdoses

adminAug 16,2018
National News

By AP Officials say the number of victims from a rash of overdoses on a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, Connecticut. (Aug. 16) …read more Source::

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Rights groups condemn Kabul school blast as outrage grows

adminAug 16,2018
National News

Rights groups Thursday condemned a suicide blast inside a school that killed dozens of students in Kabul a day earlier, as outrage over the attack grew while tearful families buried loved ones in the war-weary Afghan capital. The attack was just one of the most shocking in a blood-soaked week across Afghanistan that has left

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Despite summer heat, Brussels’ flower carpet emblazons city center

adminAug 16,2018
Offbeat

Belgian flower growers bested the summer’s blistering heat to lay out 500,000 blossoms on the central square of Brussels, in this year’s edition of the world famous flower carpet. …read more Source::

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Predicting where 2019’s superstar free agents will sign

adminAug 15,2018
Sports

Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts where the top 2019 free agents will play in 2019-20. …read more Source::

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Ethiopian runner who went into exile after protesting at Rio Olympics invited home

adminAug 15,2018
National News

By AP Feyisa Lilesa captured international attention when he crossed his wrists at the finish line in Rio in protest against the Ethiopian government. …read more Source::

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