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Anthony Scaramucci: A look at the man rumored to be the next White House communications director – Fox News

Friday, July 21, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci rose through the financial ranks of New York, ardently defending Wall Street and founding a global hedge fund. Now his latest project might be the White House’s messages. Scaramucci is expected to be the next communications director for the White House, Axios reported. The job has been vacant since veteran GOP strategist Mike Dubke resigned from the post in late May. Scaramucci, who became the senior vice president…

Trump reshuffling legal team – CNN

Friday, July 21, 2017

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OJ Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole – FOXSports.com

Friday, July 21, 2017

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole board the bungled hotel-room heist he pulled nearly 10 years ago was a monumental error in judgment and one he will never repeat. Although he still adamantly maintains he was trying to retrieve his personal property when he barged into a hotel room with…

Hawaii rolling out preparedness plan for North Korean missile attack – Washington Post

Friday, July 21, 2017

USS Arizona Memorial, part of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, as seen on Dec. 27, 2016. (AP/Carolyn Kaster) The state of Hawaii is formulating a preparedness plan for a North Korean missile attack, much to the dismay of the state’s tourism boosters. “We do not want to cause any undue stress for the public,” Vern T. Miyagi, Hawaii’s Emergency…

The Latest: Turkey confirms death, sends Kos evacuation ship – Washington Post

Friday, July 21, 2017

KOS, Greece — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): ___ 12:00 p.m. Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed that a Turkish citizen was killed on the Greek island of Kos during the powerful earthquake that struck the area overnight. The ministry said Friday that a second Turkish national was in serious condition and was being evacuated to Athens for treatment….

Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller’s Russia investigation – Washington Post

Friday, July 21, 2017

Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president’s authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort. Trump has asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the probe, according to…

Seoul calls for Pyongyang to respond to overture for talks – Washington Post

Friday, July 21, 2017

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Calculating how much OJ Simpson made from NFL pension in prison – ESPN

Friday, July 21, 2017

2:58 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment O.J. Simpson might have made more than $600,000 during his eight-plus years in prison. After Simpson was granted parole on Thursday, that money is now his to spend and can’t be touched by the families of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald L. Goldman, who won a civil judgment against Simpson in February 1997 that, including interest, is now worth…

The Latest: Quake causes seas to rise, coastal roads flooded – Washington Post

Friday, July 21, 2017

KOS, Greece — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): 6 a.m. Witnesses on the Greek island of Kos have described the sea “swelling” after an earthquake caused a local tsunami. Authorities had warned of a small tsunami after the 6.5-magnitude quake hit about 1:30 a.m. Friday. It flooded a seafront road and parts of the island’s main town. A…

Fan Recalls Moment With Chester Bennington at Final Meet and Greet – Billboard

Friday, July 21, 2017

Hours after the news of Chester Bennington’s passing, the Internet is flooding with reflections on the Linkin Park frontman’s life. As the singer’s celebrity friends and admirers rush to pay their respects, members of the band’s massive fan community are equally as devastated. Mike Shiel is one of them.  The U.K. resident was among one of the last fans to speak with Bennington before his tragic passing. Shiel, a 34-year-old…

Trump-Mueller tensions escalate – The Hill

Thursday, July 20, 2017

President Trump is ramping up his criticism of Robert Mueller, warning that the special counsel investigating Russian election interference would cross the line by looking into his finances. Mueller is now reportedly doing just that — looking at transactions involving Trump’s businesses and those of his associates. The development is sure to exacerbate Trump’s frustration with the Russia probe, an investigation that has dogged his presidency and forced him and his…

OJ Simpson’s parole hearing: A start-to-finish summary – ESPN

Thursday, July 20, 2017

“Speaking from the dead,” says Simpson lawyer Malcolm LaVergne, Alfred Beardsley, one of the two victims in this case, “he has forgiven OJ Simpson.” The other victim, Bruce Fromong, is in the hearing room and according to sources will soon testify that Simpson deserves to be released from prison. Mark Schwarz, ESPN Reporter

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41 – RollingStone.com

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington died of an apparent suicide by hanging Thursday morning, according to The Associated Press. The singer was 41. A representative confirmed the singer’s death to Rolling Stone. Related Linkin Park: 12 Essential Songs Revisit Chester Bennington & Co.’s key tracks, from rap-metal smashes to daring pop departures  “Shortly after 9 a.m. this morning, we were notified by law enforcement of a death in Palos Verdes…

Republicans rally around Sessions after Trump criticism – The Hill

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Republicans on Thursday rushed to the defense of Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsYour income paid for welfare fraud from sea to shining sea Defense leaders brief Trump on Afghanistan, ISIS fight at Pentagon Republicans rally around Sessions after Trump criticism MORE after President Trump levied stinging criticism on the former Alabama senator over his recusal from the federal Russia investigation.  In a wide-ranging interview published late Wednesday, Trump told The…

What John McCain learned from Ted Kennedy on challenging his own party – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ted Kennedy liked to tell a favorite story about Sen. John McCain. The Massachusetts Democrat and the Arizona Republican were on the floor of the Senate and became distracted by a heated debate between two freshmen senators. Just for the fun of it, Kennedy and McCain launched into the fray. As one spoke, the other circled the chamber, pretending to be agitated. They bellowed away at each other. Finally, they…

OJ Simpson waits on parole board’s decision concerning release – ESPN

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOVELOCK, Nev. — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson has made his case before a parole board Thursday, and will now await a verdict concerning his freedom after deliberations. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. The 70-year-old is asking the parole board to release him in…

Report: LINKIN PARK Singer CHESTER BENNINGTON Commits Suicide – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Thursday, July 20, 2017

According to TMZ, LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington has committed suicide. He was 41 years old. Law enforcement sources tell the site the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles county. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 a.m. Chester wed Talinda Bentley in 2006. The couple share three children, and he has three children from previous relationships. The singer struggled with…

Police: 2 Burundian teens reported missing crossed into Canada – CNN

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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The Daily 202: Trump shows disdain for rule of law with new attacks on Sessions, Rosenstein, Mueller – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Donald Trump listens during a roundtable at the White House. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) THE BIG IDEA: President Trump laced into the attorney general, deputy attorney general, acting FBI director, former FBI director and the special counsel in an interview yesterday with the New York Times that, even by Trump standards, is remarkable. The transcript of the 50-minute session in the Oval Office oozes with brooding grievance and reflects the degree to…