Trump Team Grasping to Undercut Mueller Probe
Walter Dellinger, former assistant attorney general and acting solicitor general, talks with Rachel Maddow about some of the excuses the Donald Trump team is trying out in search of a pretext for firing Robert Mueller as special counsel.
Ex-CIA Director Hayden: Russia election meddling was ?most successful covert operation in history?
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The many indignities of Sean Spicer
White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned his post Friday after six months and one half day on the job, surviving almost weekly predictions of his imminent departure at the hands of one or another of the president?s aides and advisers. The final indignity appeared to be Trump?s hiring of Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House communications director, which became public shortly before.
Teenage cheerleader accused of killing newborn baby and burying it in garden
An 18-year-old cheerleader has been arrested after her child?s remains were found buried in her backyard, with investigators revealing the baby was alive at the time of birth. Brooke Skylar Richardson was charged with reckless homicide in the US state of Ohio on Friday after evidence emerged that the child ?was not a stillborn baby?, according to the Dayton Daily News. Authorities determined the infant died more than two months ago and only found the child's remains because of a tip from a doctor's office.
Russian Spy House That Inspired 'The Americans' Will Be Put Up for Sale
U.S. warship crew found likely at fault in June collision: official
The crew of the USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in the warship's collision with a Philippine cargo ship in June and had not been paying attention to their surroundings, according to initial findings in an investigation, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Friday. Multiple U.S. and Japanese investigations are under way into how the USS Fitzgerald, a guided missile destroyer, and the much larger ACX Crystal container ship collided in clear weather south of Tokyo Bay in the early hours of June 17. The collision tore a gash below the Fitzgerald's waterline, killing seven sailors in what was the greatest loss of life on a U.S. Navy vessel since the USS Cole was bombed in Yemen's Aden harbor in 2000.
Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's fatal shooting
July 21 (Reuters) - Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city's mayor, who said that she had lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman.
Ohio treasurer and Senate candidate takes on Anti-Defamation League over far-right ?witch hunt?
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a candidate in next year?s Republican Senate primary, sided Thursday with two prominent right-wing nationalist commentators over the Anti-Defamation League, which put them on a watch list of what it called ?alt-lite? figures.
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