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WATCH LIVE: NYC East Village Apartment Building Explodes, Massive Fire Ensues

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

A huge explosion rocked the East Village of Manhattan on Thursday afternoon. More than 25 units and 100 firefighters immediately were dispatched to fight the ensuing blaze at 125 2nd Avenue in New York City. Hundreds of photographs and videos from the scene appeared almost immediately on social media...

NY Times Reporter Shares Warning She Got from Hillary Volunteers About ‘Coded Sexism’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

A New York Times reporter tweeted yesterday she received a warning from a group of Hillary Clinton supporters about certain words that shouldn't be used in Clinton coverage because it's "coded sexism."

Anti-’Amnesty’ Activists Shout Down Dem Rep. Gutiérrez with ‘USA!’ Chant During Spanish-Language Event

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Tensions ran high over the weekend when anti-"amnesty" activists showed up to a Spanish-language town hall event featuring Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) and proceeded to shout him down.

Dem Senator Proposes Amendment to Defund Future Iran Letters

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

The controversial letter that 47 Republican senators sent to the government of Iran earlier this month has landed them in hot water with critics who say they were trying to undermine President Barack Obama's foreign policy goals. Besides...Show More Summary

No, Rahm Emanuel Isn’t Actually Planning to Name Airport After Obama

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel floated the idea of possibly naming an airport for President Obama, but a spokesperson later clarified he's not actually serious about doing that.

DEA Agents Reportedly Had ‘Sex Parties’ with Prostitutes on Drug Cartel Dime

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

According to a new Department of Justice inspector general report, Drug Enforcement Agency officials held "sex parties" with prostitutes in Colombia who were hired by drug cartels.

Scott Walker Reportedly Switches Positions on Immigration… Again

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

According to three sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal, presidential contender Scott Walker said that he backed a pathway to citizenship at a private dinner with New Hampshire Republicans earlier this month, which would be reversal of the reversal he made last month against so-called "amnesty."

Lecturer Caught on Tape Punching Uber Driver: ‘Go Back to Slavery!’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

A business school professor was arrested earlier this week after assaulting an Uber driver, and caught on tape yelling a not-so-nice racial slur at him.

Ben Affleck Gives Congressional Batman Co-Star a Shout-Out During Testimony

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

In his role as founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, actor and director Ben Affleck joined Bill Gates on Thursday for a special Senate hearing on diplomacy and national security. But before he dove into the issues at hand, Affleck...Show More Summary

National Guardsman Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Carry Out Attack for ISIS

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

A United States National Guardsman has been arrested on charges he attempted to join ISIS and carry out an attack for the terrorist group on a U.S. military facility.

Andrea Mitchell Grills Panetta on Yemen: ‘What Kind of Success Story Is This?’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell grilled former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday over President Barack Obama's claims that Yemen is an example of the success of his administration's counterterrorism policy.

Aaron Schock Compares Himself to Lincoln in Farewell Speech: He Only Served One Term

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) made his first public appearance in weeks today, formally saying goodbye to his colleagues during a speech on the House floor, and promising that one day, he would rise out of the ashes of his political career like a beautiful phoenix named Abraham Lincoln.

Aasif Mandvi Mocks the Media in Brutal RTCA Dinner Speech

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Like Stephen Colbert before him, Aasif Mandvi may have gotten a little too real last night at the 2015 Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner. His searing commentary on the state of the Washington media appeared to hit too close to home at times, and at least according to C-SPAN's feed was met with awkward silence more than a few times.

Fox’s Gregg Jarrett on Alcoholism Recovery: I Wouldn’t Be Here Today if Not for Roger Ailes

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

In an interview, Fox anchor Gregg Jarrett opened up about his struggle with alcoholism, which became public after his arrest in a Minnesota airport after leaving a rehab facility.

Bergdahl Desertion Announcement Vindicates Fox News and NBC?

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Back in January, a Fox News segment and an anonymously-sourced NBC report declared that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion nearly a year after he was released to the U.S. from Taliban captivity. Both claims were met with swift denials from the Pentagon...

Cornell President Calls James O’Keefe Undercover Video a ‘Smear’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Yesterday James O'Keefe's Project Veritas released a video in which the dean of Cornell appeared to tell a student he could bring a "freedom fighter" from ISIS to speak on campus. On Thursday Cornell President David Skorton responded, calling the video a "smear."

Must-See Late Night Clip: Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart Read Each Other’s Minds

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Call it the Fallonization of late night TV. Last night's Late Late Show with James Corden featured a celebrity game that would have felt right at home on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (and recalled a "Brainstorm" game that host did with Anderson Cooper several years back).

Awww: Hot Mic Catches NCAA Player Crushing on Pretty Reporter Lady

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Oh goodness, this is just wonderful. Please go on to the Elite Eight, because we really want to see what happens when you guys discover even more of The Media.

Fortune Names Ferguson Protestors Among ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’ List

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Fortune's list of World's Greatest Leaders, published Thursday morning, included CEOs, popes, pop stars, and tech bros. But it also included two names from the streets of Ferguson: protest leaders Johnetta Elzie and DeRay McKesson.

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