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Trump, Putin

Putin Tells U.S. To Stop Making Fun Of Trump

Putin, who U.S. officials have accused of swaying the 2016 U.S. presidential race in Trump’s favor, broke a streak of hostile diplomatic exchanges between the two leading powers during a speech Thursday in order to defend his former political ally from what he considers unfair criticism at home.

October 20, 2017
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How Much Time Does Trump Spend Tweeting? Too Much

What has he tweeted now? Odds are you’ve asked yourself this question in the wee hours of the morning with a knot in your stomach or a tightness in your chest. And while there’s no way to anticipate what horrors await—threat of nuclear war? Personal attack on a private citizen? The possibilities are endless!

October 20, 2017

Former Neo-Nazi Comes Out As Gay, Reveals Jewish Heritage

A white supremacist on Tuesday revealed his Jewish heritage and that he identified as gay as he departs the far-right movement. Kevin Wilshaw, who served as a Neo-Nazi and National Front organizer for several years, opened up about his violent past during an appearance on Channel 4 News in the U.K.

October 19, 2017

McCain Disdains Trump’s Threat To ‘Fight Back’

Senator John McCain has shrugged off a threat from President Donald Trump, and is warning he will block the president’s nominations for key Defense Department posts unless the administration provides more detail about its Afghanistan policy.

October 19, 2017
Sessions

Sessions Again Refuses To Answer Questions About His Talks With Trump Before Comey Firing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a Senate panel Wednesday that he would not answer questions about his conversations with President Donald Trump leading up to the firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey, saying he considered them confidential.

October 19, 2017
Callista Gingrich

Gingrich Wife Confirmed To Vatican Embassy

The next US ambassador to the Vatican is no veteran diplomat: Callista Gingrich is the third wife of Newt Gingrich, the former leader of the 1990s Republican revolution who has reaped rewards for backing Donald Trump.

October 18, 2017
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Trump Slur On Obama And Bush Is ‘Outrageous Lie’

Aides to the last two U.S. presidents are sharply disputing claims by President Donald Trump that they paid little attention to the families of fallen U.S. military personnel to offer sympathy and pay tribute for their service.

October 18, 2017

Joe Biden Says Donald Trump Makes The World Dangerous

Former Vice President Joe Biden took aim at Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying that the president “doesn’t understand governance” and claimed that one European prime minister had told him that the mogul reminds him of Mussolini, the Italian Fascist.

October 18, 2017
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Trump Joked That Pence Wants To ‘Hang’ Gays

Those are just two examples from an inside look at the pair’s relationship, as well as the vice president’s rise to the White House, published in a bombshell New Yorker article Monday morning. The report, written by Jane Mayer, suggests the president openly mocks Pence’s attitude toward the LGBT community ever since the 2016 presidential campaign and during briefings with legal experts.

October 17, 2017
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Trump Says He Has Killed Obamacare

President Donald Trump declared Monday that his predecessor Barack Obama’s signature reform and expansion of the US health insurance system is defunct, after he cut subsidies to insurers. “Obamacare is finished. It’s dead. It’s gone,” he told reporters.

October 17, 2017

Trump Boasts About Federal Wildfire Response

“We have FEMA there. We have military there. We have first responders there,” he said. “It’s a tragic situation. We are working very closely from the representatives from California and we’re doing a good job.”

October 17, 2017

On The Brink Of A Dangerous Crisis, Iraqis Line Up To Attack Kurds

Iraqi security forces and Iranian-backed militias are preparing to attack Kirkuk in a bid to punish Iraqi Kurds who support independence. The United States must not allow Iraqi Kurds to be slaughtered, nor can it allow a war between anti-ISIS coalition members.

October 17, 2017

Former ‘Apprentice’ Star Subpoenas Trump Campaign

A former Apprentice contestant who alleges Donald Trump groped her has subpoenaed his campaign team for documents about “any woman alleging that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately.” Summer Zervos said Trump had attempted to kiss and touch her in 2007, making her accusation public in October 2016. Trump called the allegations a lie, which led Zervos to file a defamation lawsuit against Trump.

October 16, 2017
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Hustler Publisher Offers $10 Million For Dirt On Trump

Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt offered $10 million Sunday for dirt to help remove from office US President Donald Trump, in a full page ad in the Washington Post. “I do not expect any of Trump’s billionaire cronies to rat him out, but I am confident that there are many people in the know for whom $10 million is a lot of money,” he said in the ad.

October 16, 2017
Susan Collins, Obamacare

Collins Urges Trump To Back Effort To Restore Health Subsidy

A key moderate Republican urged President Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers, calling the move “disruptive” and an immediate threat to access to health care.

October 16, 2017
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Alumisourse Building in Monessen, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Louis Ruediger

Mental Health Professionals March Through New York To Demand Trump’s Removal From Office

A group of psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals marched through New York City on Saturday to call for President Donald Trump to be removed from office, said The New York Post.

October 16, 2017
Harvey Weinstein expelled by Oscars Academy statement

Harvey Weinstein Expelled By Oscars Academy: Statement

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expelled Harvey Weinstein, it said on Saturday, amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul. An emergency meeting of its board “voted well in excess of the required two-thirds majority,” it said in a statement.

October 15, 2017
Statues

White Supremacists From Charlottesville Chased Away

Counter-protesters charged Nathan Damigo, Evan McLaren and JonPaul Struys as they left Charlottesville General District Court on October 13, chasing them into a parking garage where the three men jumped into a vehicle, C-Ville.com reported.

October 15, 2017
Kaepernick

Most Americans Know NFL Kneelers Aren’t Protesting Flag

A new poll released on Saturday by HuffPost/YouGov found 57 percent of Americans knew that players were protesting police violence when they kneeled during the national anthem–up from 48 percent of Americans who knew what kneelers were protesting in September.

October 15, 2017
california wildfire

California Wildfires Are ‘All Combining Into One’

Wildfires raging in California’s wine country are “all combining into one,” Napa County’s fire chief said Friday as firefighters faced more dry, windy conditions. Fire Chief Barry Biermann said he’s teaming up with the state’s fire protection agency to set up containment lines in “priority spots” in order to keep the fires from spreading.

October 14, 2017
Trump, Pence, Alternative Facts, Lies

Is The Trump Administration Letting Americans Die?

An elderly woman in Puerto Rico is helpless as her husband’s body becomes a patchwork of ulcers and sores from Parkinson’s disease. Another woman risks respiratory disease from a mold-infested bedroom and destroyed roof.

October 14, 2017

Trump Slaps New Sanctions On Iran But Retains Nuclear Deal

President Donald Trump on Friday announced new restrictions on Iran — “a terrorist nation like few others” — but stopped short of scrapping the landmark nuclear deal that was the Obama administration’s signature foreign policy achievement.

October 14, 2017
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Fox News Anchor Compares Trump To Nixon

President Trump may be treated well on the opinion shows at Fox News, but news anchor Shep Smith is holding nothing back about the president’s similarities to President Richard Nixon. A scandal involving journalists toppled Nixon’s presidency, and Smith believes Trump may be next.

October 13, 2017
Trump, Press, White House

Trump Will Speak At A ‘Hate Group’ Event

Trump will be the keynote speaker at Friday’s event, which will also be attended by his former strategist, Steve Bannon. Other speakers include the founder of anti-Islam group ACT for America and former Trump strategist, Sebastian Gorka.

October 13, 2017
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Biggest Fake News Sources: Breitbart, Fox, Limbaugh

Fox News was confirmed as the favorite news source for people who believe that “Hillary Clinton was involved in a DNC staffer’s death” (48%); “Barack Obama faked his birth certificate” (63%); and “the Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax” (47%). In contrast, people whose favorite outlets were the New York Times, Washington Post and NPR were least likely to believe those thoroughly debunked claims.

October 13, 2017