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Trump 'Personally Dictated' Misleading Don Jr. Statement

Sources say he went against advice of aides

(Newser) - Father knows best? President Trump rejected the advice of aides and personally dictated a statement for Donald Trump Jr. when news of the younger Trump's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign first surfaced, sources say. According to the Washington Post's sources, advisers with Trump at... More »

Bernie: I'll Work With Trump, With One Big Asterisk

Sanders will only cooperate in ventures that aren't 'racist, sexist, xenophobic, and anti-environment'

(Newser) - On Wednesday morning, a Bernie Sanders adviser said the Vermont senator's campaign had "nothing polite to say" about Donald Trump's Election Day upset , per Talking Points Memo . But a statement released by Sanders later that day, which NBC News notes didn't offer congrats, softened that stance—... More »

Israel Slams Catholic Call to End Occupation of Palestine

Calls archbishop's comments 'libel'

(Newser) - Israel blasted a statement by Catholic bishops made during a conference in Rome that called for “an end to the occupation” of Palestinian territories. “We express our disappointment that this important synod has become a forum for political attacks on Israel in the best history of Arab propaganda,... More »

Ruth Madoff: 'Not a Day Goes By When I Don't Ache'

Bernie's wife releases statement on Ponzi schemer

(Newser) - Ruth Madoff said in a statement today she’s “embarrassed and ashamed” of her husband’s crime, the Wall Street Journal reports—and anyone who believes she’s shown “indifference or lack of sympathy” in her silence has perceived “exactly the opposite of the truth.” “... More »

'Sorry, Saddened' Brown Seeks Counseling

Singer seeks counselling, denies online rumours

(Newser) - Chris Brown has broken his silence, saying he is "sorry and saddened" for allegedly assaulting girlfriend and fellow star Rihanna last week, Reuters reports. "I am seeking the counseling of my pastor, my mother and other loved ones and I am committed, with God's help, to emerging a... More »

McCains Urge Unity, 'Good Will'

Vanquished GOP candidate presses supporters to 'get our country moving again'

(Newser) - John McCain released his first public statement today since conceding the election, congratulating President-elect Barack Obama and urging supporters to work together with the new administration, the Hill reports. “Although we were disappointed with the results,” the joint statement with wife Cindy said, “we must move beyond... More »

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