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School cafeteria workers charged in half-million dollar scam

Tuesday  03:06,   14 august 2018
ctpost

Sisters and former school cafeteria workers could be serving lunch in prison after being charged with stealing nearly a half-million dollars in the past five years. Joanne Pascarelli, 61, of Stratford, and her sister Marie Wilson, 67, of Wilton,[...]
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Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

Tuesday  03:06,   14 august 2018
msn

President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Trump[...]

Dak Prescott's father arrested, charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession

Tuesday  02:50,   14 august 2018
yardbarker

Nathaniel Prescott, the father of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession on Saturday in Orange County, Texas. Peter Eliopoulos of KFDM News broke this story Monday afternoon.This is[...]

3 takeaways from Day 10 of Paul Manafort's trial

Tuesday  02:46,   14 august 2018
cnn

The prosecution in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort rested Monday after filling up 10 days with 27 witnesses. Here are three takeaways: Final testimonyProsecutors tied up the loose ends of their case on Monday, calling the[...]

Leonys Martin dealing with life-threatening bacterial infection

Tuesday  02:46,   14 august 2018
yardbarker

The Cleveland Indians on Monday shed some light about the medical issue with which outfielder Leonys Martin has been dealing, and the entire situation is scary. Indians president Chris Antonetti said that Martin had a bacterial infection that[...]

Andrew Luck responds to 'Uncle Rico' comparisons

Tuesday  02:40,   14 august 2018
yardbarker

On Sunday, Andrew Luck made headlines for showing up to training camp practice sans his signature neck beard, instead sporting a mustache that had everyone talking. Many folks came to the same conclusion, which is that Luck now looks eerily [...]

Uber Drivers Take Riders the Long Way — at Uber's Expense

Tuesday  02:31,   14 august 2018
online.wsj

Many Uber drivers are taking unnecessarily long routes to drive up fares. But unlike with traditional taxis, it is the ride-hailing companies that are responsible for covering the bigger bill. Longhauling is among the tactics used by some drivers of [...]

Ex-Trump Aide Seb Gorka is Giving Out Fake Fox News Business Cards

Tuesday  02:30,   14 august 2018
mediaite

Take a look at Seb Gorka's fake Fox News cards.Gorka, who was fired from his nebulous role at the White House late last year, has been giving out business cards that include his personal information, like his Gmail address and cell phone number[...]

Trump dares NY Gov. Cuomo to run against him in 2020, says 'anybody that runs against Trump suffers'

Tuesday  02:25,   14 august 2018
foxnews

President Trump, speaking at a fundraiser Monday with New York Republicans, dared Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to run against him for president in 2020, with Trump saying he welcomes the challenge. “Please do it. Please,” the president said in[...]

Trump Appears to Admit White House Aides Signed Nondisclosure Agreements

Tuesday  02:06,   14 august 2018
nytimes

A tweet disparaging Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former aide, appeared to confirm the highly unusual agreements, which officials have declined to acknowledge for months.FORT DRUM, N.Y. — President Trump appeared to acknowledge on Monday something his [...]

West Virginia lawmakers impeach 3 state Supreme Court justices, citing 'over-the-top' spending

Tuesday  02:05,   14 august 2018
foxnews

West Virginia lawmakers, seeking to remove every justice on the state's four-member Supreme Court amid what they called an "over-the-top" spending scandal, impeached three justices on Monday, including Chief Justice Margaret Workman. [...]

Nobody did more damage to Robert Mueller than Peter Strzok

Tuesday  01:56,   14 august 2018
msn

Assessing the damage[...]

Trump Talks for 28 Minutes on Bill Named for John McCain. Not Mentioned: McCain.

Tuesday  01:56,   14 august 2018
nytimes

The president avoided reading the name of the military spending bill — which would have meant mentioning the ailing senator and Trump critic — during his speech or the signing ceremony.WASHINGTON — If President Trump had wanted to make a gracious[...]

The Latest: Third West Virginia justice impeached

Tuesday  01:56,   14 august 2018
msn

The Latest on an impeachment hearing in the West Virginia House of Delegates concerning members of the state Supreme Court (all times local):6:30 p.m.Lawmakers have impeached a third West Virginia Supreme Court justice in a scandal over spending and [...]

Trump rips McCain hours after signing bill named after him

Tuesday  01:56,   14 august 2018
thehill

President Trump hit Sen. John McCain in a speech hours after signing a defense bill named after the Arizona Republican. Trump, speaking at a New York fundraising event, sarcastically referred to McCain as "one of our wonderful senators," and[...]