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Bill O’Reilly to Conservative Guest: ‘That’s Right-Wing Paranoia’

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

It's not every day that Bill O'Reilly accuses someone else of expressing "right-wing paranoia," but that's what happened Tuesday night when he faced off with Fox News contributor Monica Crowley over a proposed solution to the controversy over voter ID laws.

Boston Marathon Finish Line Evacuated Due to Unattended Backpacks

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Following today's one-year anniversary memorial events for the victims of last year's Boston Marathon bombing, police evacuated the area surrounding the marathon finish line Tuesday evening after a barefoot man wearing a long black veil and chanting "Boston Strong" dropped a backpack on the ground in the area.

Missing Child Found Playing with Toys Inside Claw Machine

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

A 3-year-old boy from Lincoln, Nebraska reportedly left his home and walked to a local bowling alley where he climbed inside one of those machines where you use a mechanical claw to grab a toy prize. He was found in the machine shortly after his mother called the police and reported him missing.

Rumsfeld: I Have ‘Absolutely No Idea’ If My Tax Returns Are Accurate

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

When Donald Rumsfeld submits his tax returns to the IRS every year, he apparently includes a letter stating he has "absolutely no idea" whether he has filed his forms correctly. This year, he decided to tweet out an image of the letter as a kind of public protest against the complexity of the tax code.

Stephen Colbert Will Appear on Letterman Next Week, as Himself

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

CBS announced today that next week Stephen Colbert will sit down for an interview with the man he is set to replace next year.

Perino Dismisses Conspiracies about Harry Reid Benefiting from Cliven Bundy Standoff

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Fox News Channel's The Five co-host Dana Perino agreed with her co-hosts who said that the taking Cliven Bundy's side in this fight was not the right battle to wage. Winning at the ballot box, however, is.

Monday Cable Ratings: Fox’s Megyn Kelly #1 in Demo for All Cable News

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

For the third time this month, The Kelly File on Fox was the highest-rated cable news show in the 25-54 demo Monday night with 418K viewers. That put Megyn Kelly's show ahead of The Five, The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity, which all tied for second with 379K.

NBC Schedules The Maya Rudolph Show for May Debut

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The long-rumored Maya Rudolph-hosted variety show is finally set to make its debut on NBC next month. On Tuesday, the network announced that The Maya Rudolph Show will air as a one-hour special on Monday, May 19th at 10pm, with the possibility of a series order to follow.

Krystal Ball: Cliven Bundy and His Supporters are ‘Gun-Toting, Anti-Patriots’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC host Krystal Ball said that Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters, who recently engaged in an armed standoff with federal agents over the use of federal lands for cattle grazing, are "anti-patriots"...

Bloomberg Anchor Calls Out Guest for Giving Her ‘Sexist Line’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Bloomberg TV anchor Stephanie Ruhle was forced to call a "time out" less than two minutes into her interview with prominent investment manager Cliff Asness Tuesday after he delivered what she took to be a "sexist line" about her comprehension of quantitative investment strategies.

Ronan Farrow Advises Obama to ‘Hold the Course’ of Inaction on Ukraine Crisis

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

With the situation in Ukraine escalating this week as government forces battle pro-Russian separatists in the effort to regain control of key government buildings and installations, MSNBC host Ronan Farrow took aim at those who have criticized President Barack Obama's approach to the crisis.

REMINDER: Mediaite’s Criminal Justice Reform Event Tomorrow at 7:30PM EST

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Mediaite is proud to announce that on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. EST, we will host our second major panel discussion, this time focusing on an issue that affects millions of Americans on a daily basis: Criminal justice reform...

Russian-Installed Crimean Leader Tweets Racist Attack on Obama

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Russian-backed appointed head of occupied Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, took to his unverified Twitter account on Tuesday where he hurled racist insults at President Barack Obama...

Beck: If You Support Violence at All, ‘Unsubscribe’ and ‘Unfriend Me’ Right Now

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Glenn Beck responded to fans blasting him for his coverage of the Cliven Bundy case by telling any fan of his who promotes violence and insurrection that they shouldn't consider themselves real fans of his.

North Korean Officials Threaten London Hairdresser for Making Kim Jong-Un Joke

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Last week, a hair stylist put up a cheeky poster of Kim Jong-Un and his iconic hair in the window of his London salon. "Bad hair day?" it read. But such a slanderous poster offended the North Korean representatives of the Supreme Leader, whose embassy, unbeknownst to the salon, was within walking distance of the M&M Hair Academy.

WATCH: Hot Mic Catches F-Bomb During CNN’s Somber Boston Memorial Coverage

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

An unfortunate hot mic moment marred the tail end of CNN's coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing one-year anniversary memorial event Tuesday afternoon. Just as the somber processional was concluding, an off-camera voice, perhaps belonging to a cameraman or reporter, could be heard talking about the the camera shots being used before saying, "I was like, fuck!"

Joe Biden Nailed His Boston Marathon Memorial Speech, Except for This One Little Part

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Vice President Joe Biden seemed to nail his Boston marathon memorial speech Tuesday afternoon, as a perusal of Twitter reaction shows the world going from "LOL uncky Biden" to "that was one hell of a speech" pretty dang quickly.

Wendy Davis Is Losing Ground with Texas Women

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Wendy Davis' gubernatorial campaign got a round of bad numbers from Public Policy Polling Tuesday, in a survey that found her still trailing opponent Greg Abbott by double digits, and eroding favorability among women.

ABC World News Beat NBC Nightly News in Demo Last Week

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

For the first time in nearly a year, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer beat NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams in the 25-54 demo last week. ABC's evening news program had 1.882M viewers in the demo while NBC had 1.870M.

Rush Limbaugh: The Left Must Think Colbert Is a ‘Hateful Bigot’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

First, Rush Limbaugh decided that CBS had "declared war on the heartland of America" by hiring Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on The Late Show. Then, he doubled down, saying the network has effectively "chosen to write off a portion of the country" with the decision. And now? Limbaugh is wondering why liberals are not just as mad at CBS as he is.

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