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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Conor Gaffey

Rights Group Blames Trump As Holocaust Memorial Smashed

The suspect’s name has not been released, as he is a juvenile, but police said he would be charged with wilful and malicious destruction of property. The Boston Police Department’s civil rights unit is also looking into the incident. The New England Holocaust Memorial consists of six luminous glass towers that are each 54 feet high.

August 16, 2017

Does Mueller’s Grand Jury Spell Trouble For Trump?

Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington, D.C., to further the investigation, and the jury has been operational for several weeks, the ‘Wall Street Journal’ reported on Thursday.

August 4, 2017
Trump, Russia, Media

Trump Rages As McCain Shoots Down Obamacare Repeal

McCain, who has an ongoing war of words with Trump and revealed last week that he was suffering from brain cancer, cast the decisive vote against the bill. In total, 51 senators—the three rogue Republicans, plus all 48 Democratic senators—voted against the repeal, while 49 Republicans voted in favor.

July 29, 2017

Muslim Teenager Murdered Close To Virginia Mosque

Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, has been arrested and charged with the murder, according to a statement from Fairfax County Police Department. Hassanen had gone to a local pancake house with friends to break their Ramadan fast and got into a dispute with Torres close to the All Dules Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center, one of the biggest mosques in the United States.

June 19, 2017
White House

Trump Backer Charged After Storming Julius Caesar Play

A pro-Trump protester has been charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct after interrupting a staging of Julius Caesar in New York’s Central Park to protest against the “normalization of political violence against the right.” Laura Loomer, who identifies herself as a journalist, stormed the stage on Friday during the scene in which the title character, who bears a striking resemblance to President Donald Trump, is assassinated.

June 18, 2017

What We Know About The Russia-Trump Campaign Contacts

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday that there had been no pre-election contact between the Trump campaign team and Russian officials. But given the uproar over Flynn’s contact with the Russian ambassador, questions about ties between the Kremlin and the new U.S. administration are likely to linger for some time.

February 16, 2017
Kellyanne Conway

Alternative Facts: Kellyanne Conway Blames Iraqi Refugees For Fake Massacre

“I bet there was very little coverage, I bet it’s brand new information to people that President Obama had a six-month ban on the Iraqi refugee program after two Iraqis came here to this country, were radicalized and they were the masterminds behind the Bowling Green massacre. Most people don’t know that because it didn’t get covered,” said Conway. The hashtag #BowlingGreenMassacre was trending on Friday as social media users pointed out that the attack did not happen.

February 3, 2017
Investigating Trump's China claims

Investigating Donald Trump’s Claims About China

Fact-checking the veracity of Donald Trump’s claims about the Chinese yuan and Chinese taxes on U.S. goods.

December 5, 2016
Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi benediction at the end of the Easter Mass in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican in this March 27, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Max Rossi/Files

Pope: It’s Not Right To Equate Islam With Violence

“One thing is true. I believe that in almost all religions, there is always a small fundamentalist group. We have them, too,” said Francis. The pope added that people who chose to join extremist groups, such as ISIS, make such choices because they “have been left empty” of ideals, work and values.

August 1, 2016