Politics

FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow…

FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling

Onetime Trump Critic Martha Roby Wins GOP House…

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama’s Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

Need2Know: Wednesday Morning News Roundup

These are the headlines you Need2Know. * **Damage Control at the White House:** President Trump will meet with his cabinet today after widespread criticism of his comments spread following Monday's joint meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. To appease his base,Trump declared yesterday that he simply misspoke during the presser--but some critics find that hard to believe. * **Manafort Goes to Court:** The case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is moving forward--despite a denial of his team's request for a change of location. Manafort's team asked for the trial to be moved from Alexandria to Roanoke, believing that Alexandria's more liberal base would be less forgiving and attract more press. * **University Doctor Under Fire:** A former Ohio State University doctor is accused of molesting student athletes after complaints surfaced from several ex-wrestlers--one of whom condemned is Congressman Jim Jordan for ignoring the allegations. * **Vacancies at Comic-Con:** The 2018 Comic-Con kicks of in San Diego tonight. But some of the usual attendees will be missing: network HBO, the Avengers, X-Men and Deadpool will be among the absent guests. * **American League Still Number One:** The American league clung to its title as reigning champ after it defeated the National League for the sixth straight year during last night's MLB All-Star game. Cheddar Big News' Hena Doba gives us the details.

Commission discusses growth, new high school

Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone…

Trump takes a tougher tone on Russia, says he told Putin to stay out of America's elections

Jude Law Breaks Silence on Playing Young…

Jude Law answers questions about the famous Harry Potter character.

Why Black Lives Matter Isn't Going Anywhere After…

'There will always be a need for Black Lives Matter' — Here's why the movement isn't going anywhere. This video, "Why Black Lives Matter Isn't Going Anywhere After 5 Years of Activism", first appeared on nowthisnews.com.

LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh's votes on gay-rights issues

Gay-rights supporters worry that Judge Brett Kavanaugh would take a more limited view of gay rights than the man he would replace, Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has written the court's major gay-rights rulings

Trump Now Holds Putin 'Responsible'

Head on a swivel, people: President Trump now says he would hold Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian meddling in the 2016 election, CNN reports. Trump—who said two days ago that "I don't see any reason why it would be Russia" and then added a key contraction amid furious...

Barack Obama Slams 'Strongman Politics' Without…

Former U.S. President Barack Obama used his first major speech since leaving office to call out a global rise in authoritarianism and defend globalization, but did not directly address the current President, Donald Trump, as some thought he might.

Trump Abruptly Reverses Position on Russian 2016…

It took Trump roughly 24 hours to claim that he ‘misspoke’ when he sided with Russia over the U.S. intelligence community. This video, "Trump Abruptly Reverses Position on Russian 2016 Election Interference ", first appeared on nowthisnews.com.

US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds…

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia clashes with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin stance

VMWare CEO on Security in the Tech Industry

The focus needs to be on shaping public policy and government regulations.

C-SPAN Caller Thanks Russia for Interfering with…

This woman called into C-SPAN to thank Russia for stopping Hillary Clinton from winning the 2016 election. This video, "C-SPAN Caller Thanks Russia for Interfering with 2016 Election to Stop Hillary Clinton", first appeared on nowthisnews.com.

Ga. Democrat shows the way for other black women in politics

Ground Game: Georgia Democrat running for governor makes history while showing the way for other black women seeking high office

So many people — including Republicans — are…

By now, the idea that Russian hackers interfered in the 2016 presidential election is a truth that’s (almost) universally acknowledged.

Amid Trump's Attacks on the Media, Two Reporters…

Cheddar's J.D. Durkin recounts the tense moment during the Trump-Putin press conference in Helsinki when the Russian president was asked if he had any compromising material on President Trump.