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Melania Trump spokeswoman calls Omarosa claims ‘disappointing’

Tuesday  04:55,   14 august 2018
washingtonexaminer

First lady Melania Trump’s spokeswoman dismissed claims in Omarosa Manigault Newman’s book, saying the two “rarely” interacted after the former White House aide made it seem as though the two had a close relationship. Manigault Newman detailed her [...]
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Homer Bailey forgot to pitch the actual baseball in a hilarious balk

Tuesday  04:55,   14 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

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Florida State House Candidate Admits She Faked College Diploma

Tuesday  04:50,   14 august 2018
huffingtonpost

A Republican candidate for office in Florida is admitting she lied about her educational background and faked her diploma, but refuses to exit the campaign. State House candidate Melissa Howard came under fire last week after she was accused of[...]

Kawhi Leonard 'primarily' interested in signing with Lakers or Clippers

Tuesday  04:50,   14 august 2018
yardbarker

It has been a couple of weeks since All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard had his situation with the San Antonio Spurs resolved with a blockbuster trade to the Toronto Raptors. However, this hasn’t stopped the rumors of his interest to play in his [...]

Kenley Jansen health update: Closer says he'll likely need another heart surgery this offseason

Tuesday  04:45,   14 august 2018
sportingnews

After going on the DL with an irregular heartbeat, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen will likely undergo a second heart surgery this offseason.Jansen returned to Los Angeles' clubhouse Monday and told reporters he will throw a bullpen session this week.[...]

‘Everyone signed one’: Trump is aggressive in his use of nondisclosure agreements, even in government

Tuesday  04:35,   14 august 2018
msn

The spat between the president and former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman has highlighted his penchant for often unenforceable NDAs.The latest uproar centers on claims in a book by former senior adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman that the Trump[...]

Apple’s cheap new MacBooks look like they’ll arrive in time for Christmas

Tuesday  04:31,   14 august 2018
bgr

Apple quietly refreshed its top of the line MacBook Pro models a few weeks ago, but the company did not release any updated MacBook or MacBook Air models. However, that may change real soon as Apple could be launching 2018 version of its MacBook[...]

GoFundMe for Strzok raises over $80K in hours

Tuesday  04:31,   14 august 2018
thehill

A GoFundMe for former FBI agent Peter Strzok has raised over $80,000 in the hours since his firing was announced Monday. The fundraising campaign, which is seeking to raise $150,000, says the money will go to a trust to cover Strzok's "hefty - and[...]

Trump has no black senior White House staff

Tuesday  03:50,   14 august 2018
cnn

None of President Donald Trump's senior White House officials are black. Only a handful of his senior staff are of Latino, Asian or Arab descent, according to a CNN review of 48 senior White House officials. Instead, the President is being[...]

Walker breaks with Trump: 'Of course I don’t want a boycott of Harley-Davidson'

Tuesday  03:40,   14 august 2018
thehill

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Monday pushed back against a possible boycott of Harley-Davidson, one day after President Trump embraced the demonstration from some motorcycle owners if the company moves production overseas."I want[...]

NASA administrator supports Trump 'space force' proposal

Tuesday  03:25,   14 august 2018
msn

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is expressing full support for President Donald Trump's proposed military "Space Force." But he says it will have a role separate from NASA, which he says should not be involved in national security[...]

Kenley Jansen may be able to return earlier than expected

Tuesday  03:20,   14 august 2018
yardbarker

Kenley Jansen may be able to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier than projected. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said that Jansen threw a bullpen on Monday. He is encouraged about Jansen possibly returned earlier than the 4-6 week[...]

Omarosa says Mueller's office has reached out to her

Tuesday  03:06,   14 august 2018
thehill

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says that she's "certainly" willing to share recordings from her time in the Trump administration with special counsel Robert Mueller, and that his office has already reached out to her. [...]

Teen girl slammed unconscious during arrest by SF police, witnesses say

Tuesday  03:06,   14 august 2018
sfgate

The arrest of a juvenile girl Monday afternoon on Market Street led to a tense standoff between dozens of police officers and witnesses who accused law enforcement of using excessive force in apprehending the suspect, who they say went limp after[...]

Jury Seated in ‘Nose Job Killer’ Trial of Kentucky Woman Shayna Hubers

Tuesday  03:06,   14 august 2018
lawandcrime

Jury selection is complete and a jury has been sworn and seated in the re-trial of a northern Kentucky woman accused of murdering her attorney boyfriend. Shayna Hubers, known nationally as the alleged “nose job killer,” admitted shooting her[...]