Need2Know: Wednesday Morning News Roundup

July 18, 2018

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 Tuesday 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, Va., 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 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: 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.