Trevor Noah: Trump and Brennan both guilty of ‘lying’ and ‘internet outbursts’

Trevor Noah: Trump and Brennan both guilty of ‘lying’ and ‘internet outbursts’

President Donald Trump revoked John Brennan’s security clearance on Wednesday due the ex-CIA director’s “lying” and “frenzied commentary,” the White House said, but the president appears to be guilty of the very same conduct, according to Trevor Noah. “It’s another rough week for the Trump White House. Scandals, bad press, bad poll numbers, but the good news is they found someone to blame,” the late-night comedian said on Wednesday. Noah went on to play a…

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Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park. First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the morning and some four to six at a time, officials said. 71 people suffering from apparent overdoses were transported to local hospitals from the New Haven Green, according Dave…

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US concerned by Russian satellite’s ‘very abnormal behavior’

US concerned by Russian satellite’s ‘very abnormal behavior’

When Vice President Mike Pence laid out the Trump administration’s plan to establish a Space Force as a new branch of the military last Thursday, critics said it was a wasteful and unnecessary step that added bureaucracy for something that didn’t present a threat. But now the U.S. is voicing concerns and claiming that threat is very real — pointing in particular to a Russian satellite’s “very abnormal behavior.” The satellite, launched in October 2017,…

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Survivors of bridge collapse share dramatic tales of escape

Survivors of bridge collapse share dramatic tales of escape

As the death toll continues to climb from a highway bridge collapse in northwest Italy, survivors spoke to reporters about how they managed to escape the catastrophe unscathed. Afifi Idriss, a Moroccan lorry driver, said he was driving on the Morandi Bridge in the port city of Genoa when a vast section of it buckled Tuesday. Idriss, 39, told Agence France-Presse he managed to bring his vehicle to a halt just in time, as dozens…

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Police make arrest after 40 people overdose at Connecticut park

Police make arrest after 40 people overdose at Connecticut park

Connecticut police have made an arrest in connection with more than three dozen overdose cases at a New Haven park. First responders found about 40 people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the morning and some four to six at a time, officials said. A local man believed to be connected to at least “some” of the overdoses…

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With closing arguments wrapped, Manafort case goes to jury

With closing arguments wrapped, Manafort case goes to jury

Closing arguments concluded Wednesday in the financial crimes trial of Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, and the case is now in the hands of 12 jurors who will begin deliberations Thursday morning to decide Manafort’s fate. In their closing argument, prosecutors attempted to paint Manafort as a liar and a schemer, calling attention to the mountain of financial records provided to the court. “When you follow the trail of Mr. Manafort’s…

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Colorado baker who refused to make cake for gays sues again

Colorado baker who refused to make cake for gays sues again

A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stance partially upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — has sued the state over its opposition to his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gender transition, his attorneys said Wednesday. Jack Phillips, owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver, claimed that Colorado officials are on a “crusade to crush” him and force him into…

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How people and pets can stay safe around red tide

How people and pets can stay safe around red tide

Florida’s Gulf Coast is battling the worst red tide in more than 10 years, pushing Gov. Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency this week. But all over the world, red tides that grow out of control, kill fish, and take all of the oxygen from coastal waters are lasting longer and longer. Scientists say Florida’s latest red tide actually began in November 2017 is now covering more than 150 miles from Anna Maria…

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DHS proposes $1.8 million grant to provide ‘trauma training’ for students

DHS proposes $1.8 million grant to provide ‘trauma training’ for students

In the wake of recent school shootings, the Department of Homeland Security has proposed a grant to implement a program aimed at teaching students how to properly “control severe bleeding” in the event of a mass casualty event. The School-Age Trauma Training will provide $1.8 million in free trauma training sessions to the public and high schoolers in the U.S. to train people on how to help victims with a wound. If all three phases…

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Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director

The White House is revoking the security clearance of John Brennan, a former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and mulling pulling them for several other former intelligence chiefs and other officials. Reading aloud a statement from President Trump at the top of Wednesday’s press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced that the president has decided to revoke Brennan’s security clearance citing “erratic behavior” and “lying”. Brennan has been a major critic of…

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