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George Will: Criticizing Obama’s Iraq Strategy Will Become Problem for GOP

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

George Will told GOP hawks Sunday to be careful what they wished for in so fervently criticizing President Barack Obama's relatively less aggressive strategy against ISIS.

Gossip Girl Star Kelly Rutherford Granted Sole Custody of Kids

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford was granted custody of her two children Sunday after a three-year international court battle. Hermes, 8, and Helena, 5, are expected to fly home from Monaco, where they have been living with their father since he was denied entry to the U.S. in 2012.

Kristol: Liberal Democrats Had Rand Paul’s Policies Before He Did

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A This Week panel noted that Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) #standswithRand (sigh) over the NSA's bulk collection of communications data and criminal justice reform, causing Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol to call for a point of clarification.

Violent Death of John and Alicia Nash Underscores Need for Federal Law Mandating Rear-Seat Restraints

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Most people outside of academia had no idea who John and Alicia Nash were before the tremendous A Beautiful Mind captivated audiences across the country in 2001. Count me among the captivated, as I have the Ron Howard masterpiece in my Top 10 movies of all-time ever since seeing it on opening night 14 years ago. Show More Summary

Activist DeRay McKesson: Only Whiteness ‘Gets Nuance’ in the Media

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Ferguson activist DeRay McKesson told Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter Sunday morning that the coverage of the Waco biker shooting showed a stark contrast to that of the Baltimore unrest, one that could only be explained by racial pathology.

Schieffer on ISIS Fight: If You Have to Ask Whether You’re Winning, You’re Not Winning

11 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The Obama administration maintains that its three-year strategy to "degrade and defeat" ISIS is working, despite the fall of Ramadi last weekend, but outgoing Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer said Sunday that the necessity of the statement belied its content.

Julian Castro Dismisses Clinton Email Story: ‘Witch Hunt’ by Unpopular Congress

11 hours agoNews : Mediaite

HUD Secretary Julian Castro, rumored to a be a running mate option for putative Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, dismissed suspicions over her use of a private email account and server on State of the Union Sunday morning.

McCain Calls Josh Earnest an ‘Idiot,’ Quickly Retracts

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

"I am certain Mr. Earnest accepts your retraction," host Bill Hemmer said, doing quick cleanup.

Defense Secretary Carter: Iraqi Military Has ‘No Will to Fight’ ISIS

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In an interview airing on CNN's State of the Union, Defense Secretary Ash Carter diagnosed the Iraqi Army with a lack of will to fight ISIS that could severely hinder the U.S.'s attempt to defeat the Sunni militant group.

Jake Tapper Jabs Democrats for Obama Memorial Day Tweet

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The tweet generated a lot of pushback, but none more prominent than Jake Tapper on Saturday.

A Beautiful Mind Mathematician John Nash, Wife Dead in Car Accident

13 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Famed economist and mathematician John Nash, whose career was portrayed in the Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, and his wife Alicia Nash died in car accident on the New Jersey turnpike Saturday.

Kasich Commends Cleveland for Avoiding Violence after Brelo Verdict

13 hours agoNews : Mediaite

On This Week Sunday morning, Ohio Governor and potential 2016-er John Kasich (R) addressed yesterday's acquittal of Officer Michael Brelo in the 2012 shooting death of an African American couple, commending the city of Cleveland for avoiding violence, and pledging that the state was focused on improving the tensions between law enforcement and the African-American community.

Wallace Grills Huckabee: Would You Have Ignored SCOTUS on Desegregation, Too?

13 hours agoNews : Mediaite

For the second Sabbath in a row, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace quizzed a 2016 GOP hopeful about the implications Marbury v Madison, which established judicial review a couple years before Twitter was invented.

FL Mom Agrees to Get Son Circumcised After Refusing Lands Her in Jail

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

A Florida mother has agreed to get her 4-year-old son circumcised before refusing to do so landed her in prison.

Google Reacts to N-Word–White House Google Maps Link

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Earlier this week, we reported how people discovered typing "ngga house" into Google Maps brings you to the White House. Well, Google noticed and took steps to quickly fix it.

Christie Takes Veiled Shot at Paul over NSA: Putting ‘Uninformed Beliefs’ Before Safety

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Senator Rand Paul successfully blocked extending the Patriot Act last night, leading to Chris Christie ripping "misguided ideologues" putting their "uninformed beliefs" ahead of America's security.

Actor Chris Pratt Pre-Apologizes for Any Future Outrage He Might Cause

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

You know how sometimes actors say controversial things and then have to issue several big apologies and ask for forgiveness? Well, Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt is taking the initiative and apologizing for something he hasn't even done yet.

Arkansas Police Destroyed 2006 Report Against Josh Duggar; Read It Here

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Arkansas police destroyed the 2006 offense report against Josh Duggar that included molestation accusations against him.

Ohio Gov. Kasich Releases Statement on Cleveland Shooting Verdict

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Ohio Governor John Kasich put out a statement this afternoon on the acquittal of Officer Michael Brelo for manslaughter.

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