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Elizabeth Warren on Hillary ‘Co-opting’ Her Message: ‘Eh’

20 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

In this week's New Yorker, Ryan Lizza takes on the "virtual" candidacy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who is definitively not running for president but still somehow has managed to be Hillary Clinton's "biggest Democratic threat."

One of the Car Chase Llamas Let Fame Get to Her Head, Now a Total Diva

20 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

The New York Times, a.k.a. the TMZ of celebrity llama gossip, did a recent Where Are They Now article about the two llamas who briefly captivated a nation when they escaped from their owners and went on the run in Sun City, Az.

Rushdie to Writers Protesting Hebdo Award: Hope Nobody Comes After You

21 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

A PEN gala has emerged as the site of controversy due to its honoring of the slain Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, which caused six novelists to withdraw their participation over the satiric magazine's anti-Muslim cartoons -- earning a rebuke from infamous novelist Salman Rushdie, who knows a thing or two about being targeted for expression.

Baltimore PD Alleges Gangs Partnering Together to ‘Take Out’ Officers

46 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

According to CBS News, the Baltimore Police Department claim they have received a "credible" threat that several local gangs have banded together, resolving to "take out" officers.

WATCH LIVE: White House Press Briefing – 4/27/15

47 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest delivers the daily press briefing to reporters from the White House.

John Oliver Decimates Dr. Oz’s ‘Horsesht’ Freedom of Speech Defense

48 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

It was almost a year ago that John Oliver took Dr. Mehmet Oz to task for pushing "magic" cures on his daytime medical show. But now that Oz is back in the news, the Last Week Tonight host decided to follow up with a look at how the doctor is defending himself against attacks from his fellow physicians.

Schieffer Confronts FRC’s Tony Perkins on Being Labeled ‘Anti-Gay Hate Group’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Family Research Council's Tony Perkins, who usually spends his Sundays sparring with Ted Olsen over gay marriage on Fox News, instead appeared yesterday on Face the Nation, where outgoing host Bob Schieffer said many had pressured him to not invite Perkins on.

George W. Bush Slams Obama’s Middle East Policy During Private GOP Meeting

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

strong>George W. Bush hasn't commented on his successor's politics and policies in the seven years since he left the White House. But he seems to have removed his self-imposed NDA, because during an off-the-record meeting with a group of Republican donors, Bush slammed Barack Obama, repeatedly, for his numerous missteps in the Middle East.

Imus Trashes ‘No-Talent Loser’ Dana Perino: ‘She Sucks and Her Book Sucks’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Last week, the Imus in the Morning FBN host went on a blistering tirade against his Fox colleague, one day after interviewing her about her new book. The reason for his verbal lashing? Imus felt Perino walked into his studio with an attitude, and would only share "rehearsed talking points" about her book, among many other things...

WATCH LIVE: Freddie Gray Funeral in Baltimore

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The funeral for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died of a fatal spinal injury while in custody of the Baltimore police, will be held Monday morning at the New Shiloh Baptist Church.

Watch Clip from Reportedly Disastrous Dave Chappelle Show; Fans Demand Refunds

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Detroitisans are demanding refunds from comedian Dave Chappelle after what was called a disastrous and possibly drunken performance at the Fillmore Thursday night.

The Bruce Jenner Republican Moment

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Toward the end of ABC’s fascinating, expertly-crafted Bruce Jenner exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer, the Olympic star and Kardashian patriarch revealed something that arguably dropped more jaws than even his early admission of “I am a woman.”

Dramatic Video Captures Moment Massive Avalanche Buried Everest Camp

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The 7.8 earthquake in Nepal also trigged an avalanche on Mount Everest that left at least 17 dead, potentially the deadliest day in the mountain's history, while scores more await rescue. One climber captured the avalanche, after being quick enough to duck inside of his tent before it hit.

Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner’s Transition: ‘We Work out Everything as a Family’

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

After former Olympic decathlete Bruce Jenner opened up to Diane Sawyer about transitioning from male to female this weekend, Kim Kardashian West talked to Today's Matt Lauer about the famous family's adjustment.

Gay Hotelier Who Hosted Ted Cruz: ‘I Made a Terrible Mistake’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

One of the two gay hoteliers who hosted Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) for a reception last week apologized on Facebook Sunday night, saying he had made a "terrible mistake" in receiving the GOP presidential contender.

Rand Paul Defends Obama over Drone Strike that Killed Hostages

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Senator and 2016 GOP candidate Rand Paul (R-KY), who has made hay of his opposition to drone against American citizens in the past, defended President Barack Obama on Fox & Friends Monday morning over the January drone strike that killed two hostages.

Hillary Op-Ed: Get ‘Unaccountable Money’ out of Politics

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Putative Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton published an op-ed in the Des Moines Register Monday morning voicing the (very vague) themes of her nascent campaign. "Americans have come back from tough economic times," she wrote, in a virtually word-for-word recitation of her campaign announcement video. "But the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top.

Video Appears to Show Cops Laughing, Celebrating after Beating a Man

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Video obtained by WDIV in Detroit appears to show Inkster, MI police officers laughing and celebrating after beating suspect Floyd Dent during a traffic stop.

Scarborough Knocks Media for Covering White House Press Dinner over Baltimore Protests

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Moments after reminiscing on what a great time was had by all, Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough chastised the media for covering the White House Correspondents Dinner instead of the protests over Freddie Gray's death 40 miles away in Baltimore.

NBA Coach Tapes Mouth Shut During Presser to Avoid Criticizing Refs

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle didn't want to incur another fine for criticizing referees, as he did after Game 3 of the NBA playoffs, so he brought his own fix to the post-game press conference Sunday night.

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