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Omarosa's Trump tape story unravels, as more officials challenge 'N-word' claim (U.S., 9 articles) [UPDATE]
Omarosa Manigault Newman declared on Tuesday she "will not be silenced" by the Trump administration, as her feud with her former boss continued to escalate. Omarosa Manigault Newman's claims about a recording of U.S. President Donald Trump using the "N-word" are being disputed by an ever-growing list of current and former officials, calling into question a key passage in her newly released political tell-all. Manigault Newman's claims first surfaced this week in a media blitz to promote the book, " Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House which hit the shelves Tuesday. The Trump campaign has filed a formal complaint against Omarosa Manigault Newman saying she breached a confidentiality agreement signed in 2016, in response to her newly released book and promotional tour. The move comes as the reality TV star's explosive tell-all memoir is released, detailing her time at the White House and with the 2016 campaign. Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults - reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.
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Former FBI official: Firing Strzok was justified - he, Comey and McCabe disgraced the FBI (U.S., 4 articles) [UPDATE]
Comey, despite holding clearances as head of the FBI, contradicted himself before Congress, leaked documents through a secret cutout, proudly triggered Mueller's appointment, and then cashed in with a big-money book. Then Andrew McCabe turned out to be a subterranean anti-Trump partisan, who was reproached by the Justice Department's inspector general for breach of integrity. FBI Agent Peter Strzok, a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation , was fired by the FBI after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague.
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A vice-president with UPEI's student union says the relocation of 49 Saudi students is "disheartening" loss to the university as well as the province. A Saudi student who successfully applied for asylum in Canada in 2014 and now attends Bishop's University in Quebec urges other students from the Gulf country to follow that path. London's hospitals are expecting mounting pressure as 91 Saudi Arabian medical students are being forced to leave the country by the end of the month.

Ailing Aretha Franklin visited by famous friends Stevie Wonder, Jessie Jackson (Entertainment, 5 articles)
The singer's publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Rev. Jesse Jackson and Aretha Franklin's ex-husband , actor Glynn Turman , also visited the star, who is seriously ill. Franklin is "gravely ill" and surrounded by her friends and family in Detroit, a person close to the soul singer confirmed. Showbiz411's Roger Friedman , who first reported the news of Franklin is "gravely ill" on Sunday, said the Queen of Soul's family is " asking for prayers and privacy.
Woman arrested at 'extremist Muslim' New Mexico compound moved to federal custody, sheriff says (U.S., 5 articles)
The state judge who on Monday set a $20,000 bail for five defendants arrested at a remote New Mexico compound where authorities say children were being trained to conduct school shootings has a history of issuing low bail to violent offenders. Judge Sarah Backus set a $20,000 bond for each defendant and ordered that the two men and three women wear ankle monitors, have weekly contact with their attorneys, not consume alcohol and have no firearms. Police raided the property € "a squalid makeshift living compound near the Colorado state line €" more than a week ago in response to a report of children living in filth, severe hunger and dangers including a leaky propane tank.
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