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Fact-checking Trump’s Clinton, North Korea claim

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump is blaming Hillary Clinton—the former secretary of state and, of course, his 2016 election opponent—for North Korea’s rapid development of nuclear weapons. “After allowing North Korea to research and build Nukes while Secretary of State (Bill C also), Crooked...

We traded one of our most disciplined presidents for the most undisciplined president

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Conservatives like to talk about virtues. In 1993 William Bennet’s The Book of Virtues appeared five years after the end of his stint as Ronald Reagan’s secretary of education. In 1994 historian Gertrude Himmelfarb, of the conservative Kristol family, praised the virtues of the Victorians in her...

Internet firms say removing extremist content within hours is huge challenge

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Removing extremist content from the internet within a few hours of it appearing poses “an enormous technological and scientific challenge”, Google’s general counsel will say later on Wednesday to European leaders who want it taken down quicker. Kent Walker, general counsel for...

Trump fan in ‘FCK ISIS’ shirt threatened to kill Persian customers at California hookah bar: report

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A California man wearing an anti-Islamic T-shirt and sporting a number of white supremacist tattoos barged into a hookah bar in Lake Forest and threatened to kill a group of Persian customers, according to OC Weekly. Andrew Alan Carruthers, 29, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with felony...

North Korea delegation walks out of UN hall before Trump threat to ‘totally destroy’ the ‘Rocket Man’s’ country

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

While addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea. But there were notable absentees: North Korea’s U.N. delegation had walked out of the hall prior to the U.S. president’s stark warning. Related: Trump U.N....

People are building nuclear bunkers and shelters again because of Trump and North Korea

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

As North Korea continues to develop its nuclear program and test missiles, and President Donald Trump threatens action, companies that build bunkers are reporting increasing numbers of phone calls and orders. On Tuesday, Trump said in a speech before the United Nations General Assembly that if...

Ex-Trump adviser buys guns for home and office after being ensnarled in Mueller’s Russia investigation

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Michael Caputo, a former communications adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, said that he has purchased guns for his home and office after learning that he was part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Caputo, who has...

Terrifying videos show Hurricane Maria unleashing 150-mph winds and flooding on Puerto Rico

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Hurricane Maria delivered a direct hit on Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning, as the category-4 hurricane hammered the island with winds in excess of 150 miles per hour. CNN reports that Maria made landfall on the southeastern coast of Puerto Rico early on Wednesday, and meteorologist Derek Van Dam...

The consciousness of comedy has changed in the age of Trump

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The unexpected appearance of former White House press secretary Sean Spicer at the Emmys this past Sunday first elicited gasps of shock, then titters and even laughs, and then, especially on Twitter and in media post-mortems, cries of outrage. It all goes to show how much Donald Trump has not only...

Communist China wasn’t ready for sex dolls sharing app

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A sex dolls rental service that was hailed as another step forward for China’s sharing economy was shut down after less than a week in operation. The start-up, known as Ta Qu and translated as “Touch” in English, proposed the service as a way to improve lonely Chinese men’s sex lives by releasing...

Flesh-eating bacteria cure cannot come soon enough

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A Texas man survived a flesh-eating infection he contracted from Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters after intensive treatment at a Houston hospital. Many victims of such bacterial illnesses suffer a worse fate. But improved therapies and vaccines might be on the way, if scientists can use some new...

More than 200 killed after 7.1-magnitude quake strikes central Mexico

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A massive earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 226 people, officials said. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. Dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of rubble or were severely...

Jared Fogle must pay for his crimes again in accordance with a plea deal

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Federal agents will seize $50,000 from former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle as part of a plea deal, reports TMZ. Fogle was sentenced to prison for 15 years after it was discovered that he engaged in sex acts with minors and was in possession of child pornography. In addition to the $50,000, Fogle...

Oklahoma cops fatally shoot man armed only with a stick — after witnesses warned he couldn’t hear

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Police in Oklahoma City on Tuesday night fatally shot a suspect who was armed only with a stick — and witnesses claim that they tried to warn the officers that the man could not hear their commands because he was deaf. Local news station KOCO reports that Oklahoma City police officers were...

Fox host corners Sarah Sanders on John Kelly’s woe: ‘He’s either holding his head or staring at the ground’

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday explained a viral photo that showed Chief of Staff John Kelly with his head in his hands during President Donald Trump’s bombastic speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. In an interview on Fox News, the hosts of Fox...

Oklahoma pair tortured and starved 5-year-old boy — and kicked him in the genitals until he bled

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Two Oklahoma women were sentenced in the horrific and systematic abuse of a 5-year-old boy. Rachel Jean Stevens, 29, and Kayla Ann Jones, 26, were each sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for beating the boy so severely that he suffered two strokes, reported KFOR-TV. The boy was airlifted in...

Google will pay people to fight ISIS from new fund

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Google is to pay people with new and innovative ideas to combat the spread of extremist material online, particularly from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), the search giant has announced. It said that the $1.3 million set aside for tackling extremist content online in Britain was just a...

Flood insurance is broken. Here are some ways to fix it

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

By Robert W. Klein, Director, Center for RMI Research, Associate Professor, Risk Management and Insurance, Georgia State University. Immokalee, Florida sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Irma. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert Hundreds of thousands of Americans whose homes were damaged or destroyed by...

British police make 2 new arrests in London subway bombing

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

British police arrested two more suspects Wednesday in connection with last week’s bombing on a London train that injured more than 30 people. Authorities said officers arrested a 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old man in Newport, Wales. Police had arrested another man there Tuesday night, and...

Cornell fraternity shut down after black student called ‘ngger’ and repeatedly punched

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A fraternity at Cornell University has been shut down after one of its members allegedly beat a black student in a racially motivated attack. The Ithaca Journal reports that “the Psi Upsilon alumni Board of Governors announced the closure of the Chi Chapter at Cornell indefinitely” in...

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