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Navy Adm. William McRaven, right, and U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis in 2013. (Gary Cameron/Reuters)


"Like most Americans, I had hoped that when you became president, you would rise to the occasion and become the leader this great nation needs," McRaven wrote, addressing Trump.

The retired U.S. Navy admiral who led the mission to kill Osama bin Laden is defending former CIA director John Brennan after President Donald Trump revoked his security clearance earlier this week.

Colorado man arrested in deaths of pregnant wife and 2 children


"Last night, I had every light in the house on. I was hoping that I would just get run over by the kids running in the door, just barrel-rushing me, but it didn't happen," he told Denver TV station KMGH.

A Colorado man is facing charges in connection with the killing of his pregnant wife and two young daughters after the mother and their little girls went missing earlier this week.

Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife


A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said.

A Baltimore police officer was suspended on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, after he was seen on video repeatedly punching a man who refused to show identification.


"It seems like this officer had just decided that Dashawn was going to be his punching bag," Brown said. "This was a brutal attack that was degrading and demeaning to my client, to that community and to the police department."

The former officer, who graduated from the police academy last year and joined the department in April, is under criminal investigation for suspicion of second-degree assault, said Tuggle, who declined to release the name of the officer.

Michael Drejka is seen in an Aug. 13, 2018 photo provided by the Pinellas County, Fla., Sheriff's Office.


The announcement that Drejka was charged with manslaughter provided McGlockton's family with some comfort even as they continue to mourn.

The Florida man who invoked the "stand your ground" self-defense law after shooting a black man in a dispute over a parking space was charged Monday with manslaughter, officials said.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault attend a church service, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., September 3 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo


“The very idea a staff member would sneak a recording device into the White House Situation Room, shows a blatant disregard for our national security – and then to brag about it on national television further proves the lack of character ...

Former White House aide and reality television participant Omarosa Manigault Newman played a recording in a TV interview on Sunday of her dismissal and indicated she had other recordings from her time in the Trump administration.

DeWayne Johnson


Lawyers for Dewayne Johnson, a school groundskeeper dying of cancer, argued that a weed killer made by the agribusiness giant likely caused his disease.

A San Francisco jury has found in favor of a school groundskeeper dying of cancer whose lawyers argued that a weed killer made by the agribusiness giant Monsanto likely caused his disease.

Man has 4 limbs amputated after dog lick leads to severe infection, report says


A 48-year-old man with a history of good health and who has spent his life around dogs was forced to have all of his limbs amputated after contracting a rare blood infection that likely came from his own pooch.

James Shields, left, shot and killed his ex-wife, Linda Olthof, right, his 6-year-old son James Jr., right, and current wife, Saskia Shields, before turning the gun on himself. (Facebook)


Shields, a licensed physical therapist, had a permit to keep guns in his residence and the pistols appeared to have been legally purchased, investigators said.

A former New York City teacher who had ranted online that his life was being destroyed by a trans-Atlantic custody fight shot and killed his 6-year-old son, ex-wife and current wife before turning the gun on himself, police said.

Trump says attorney general should stop Mueller probe 'right now'


In a series of tweets, Trump called it a “TOTAL HOAX” the idea his campaign worked with Moscow. “This is a terrible situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, ...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any cooperation by his campaign with Moscow.

U.S. President Donald Trump's onetime personal attorney, Michael Cohen (L). Image credit - WTAE


Previously Trump has denied knowing in advance that the Trump Tower meeting was going to take place, and he has denied that there was any collusion between his campaign and Russia.

 U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said that Trump knew in advance about a June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower at which Russians offered to provide damaging information about his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, CNN reported on Thursday.

Former Trump lawyer, Michael Cohen


The Wall Street Journal said the September 2016 conversation between Trump and Cohen was about buying the rights to McDougal's story, which she had sold a month earlier to The National Enquirer for $150,000.

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may have acted illegally after it emerged he had secretly taped a discussion about payments to a former Playboy model over an alleged affair.

In Mandela address, Obama cites French World Cup champs as model of diversity


Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.

Mbappe, 19, holds the shining World Cup trophy as he celebrates becoming one of the youngest winners in its long history.


"To us, there is no hyphenated identity, roots are an individual reality," the ambassador continued. "By calling them an African team, it seems you are denying their Frenchness.

The host of America's late-night TV programme "The Daily Show" has drawn the ire of France's ambassador to the US after joking that "Africa won the World Cup".

CVS apologizes after white manager calls cops on black customer. Image credit - dailymail


CVS told the Chicago Sun-Times that it apologized to Hudson. The company says it doesn't tolerate discrimination against customers and that it is investigating the matter.

CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says a white store manager in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon.

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces grand jury indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis


Officers of Russia’s military intelligence agency, the GRU, covertly monitored computers of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign and Democratic campaign committees, and stole large amounts of data, the indictment said.

A federal grand jury on Friday charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed U.S. accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the presidential election to help Republican Donald Trump.

Cops ‘Flip a Coin’ to Decide Whether They’ll Arrest Driver


Minutes later, the officers are back in the patrol car and are heard on body-camera saying, "A head, R tail," likely standing for "arrest" and "release."

Police officers in Georgia were caught on body-camera flipping a coin to decide whether they would arrest a driver who was pulled over for speeding.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally in Great Falls, Montana, U.S., July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which administers programs under the Affordable Care Act, said the action affects $10.4 billion in risk adjustment payments.

The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a recent federal court ruling prevents the money from being disbursed.

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