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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 07:05 PM PDT

Avenatti Seeks Trial Delay Amid Effort to Prove Nike Claims

Avenatti Seeks Trial Delay Amid Effort to Prove Nike Claims

California attorney Michael Avenatti hopes to show that charging Nike $25 million to probe corruption at the sportswear giant was a bargain rather than extortion, his lawyer told a judge Thursday. Avenatti was...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 06:41 PM PDT

Emailed Link to White Nationalist Site Was a Mistake: DOJ

Emailed Link to White Nationalist Site Was a Mistake: DOJ

The Justice Department on Thursday said an email sent to immigration court employees this week should not have included a link to a white nationalist website. The email, which included links to daily stories...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 03:42 PM PDT

Trump, G-7 Leaders to Open Summit Focused on World Economy

Trump, G-7 Leaders to Open Summit Focused on World Economy

President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy. White House officials said Thursday that...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 03:15 PM PDT

18 Attorneys General Oppose Trump Rule on Rapid Deportations

18 Attorneys General Oppose Trump Rule on Rapid Deportations

A group of 18 attorneys general from across the country Thursday supported a challenge to a Trump administration rule that broadly expands its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants, NBC News...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 06:40 PM PDT

Key Mueller Cooperator Gates Testifies in Trial of DC Lawyer

Key Mueller Cooperator Gates Testifies in Trial of DC Lawyer

Rick Gates, a key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, testified Thursday against a prominent Washington attorney accused of concealing information from the Justice Department...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 12:20 PM PDT

Trump Jokes He'll Trade PR But Puerto Ricans Get Last Laugh

Trump Jokes He'll Trade PR But Puerto Ricans Get Last Laugh

Greenlanders were not the only ones mocking reports that President Donald Trump was considering buying Greenland, NBC News reports. After the New York Times reported on Thursday that Trump joked about...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 12:21 PM PDT

ICE Is Descending on Courthouses; Advocates Are Watching

ICE Is Descending on Courthouses; Advocates Are Watching

As Cesar Vargas and Ismary Calderón strolled the Richmond County Supreme Court’s perimeter, they could have easily blended in with other pedestrians. But instead, they wore black vests with neon orange...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 08:08 AM PDT

Trump Calls Danish PM 'Nasty' After Greenland Rejects Buy

Trump Calls Danish PM 'Nasty' After Greenland Rejects Buy

President Donald Trump spent much of the week swapping insults with the Danes and Greenlanders, after the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen rejected Trump's offer to buy Greenland.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 03:01 PM PDT

Bernie Sanders' $16T Climate Plan Builds on Green New Deal

Bernie Sanders' $16T Climate Plan Builds on Green New Deal

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan on Thursday before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire, declaring the setting a "wake-up call for our...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 03:15 AM PDT

Report Shows US Deficit to Exceed $1 Trillion Next Year

Report Shows US Deficit to Exceed $1 Trillion Next Year

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress...

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