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US lawmakers to fight massive Trump Saudi arms deal

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U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to stop at least a portion of President Donald Trump’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Republican Rand Paul and Democrats Chris Murphy and Al Franken introduced a resolution of disapproval in the Senate to force a vote on whether to...

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner a ‘person of interest’ in FBI’s Russia probe: report

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Senior aide to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner was suspected of being “under scrutiny” by the FBI, but Thursday it was made official. An official told NBC News that the Trump son-in-law has “significant information relevant” to the investigation into whether the Trump...

Right wing free speech activist supports Palestinian-American speaker despite assumption she ‘hates America’

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Dozens of right-wing demonstrators, including far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, gathered in New York on Thursday to protest a university’s decision to invite a Palestinian-American activist to deliver its graduation speech next week. The City University of New York’s (CUNY)...

‘Anyone with a pulse’: Trump campaign’s desperation for personnel may explain many questionable hires

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign was so desperate for staff that he would have accepted anyone willing to work for him. That may have been the way that staff with Russian connections were able to sneak their way into influencing the president of the United States. A recent Washington...

US says three NY prison guards sexually assaulted female inmates

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Three male prison guards repeatedly sexually assaulted and raped several female inmates under their supervision at a federal detention center in New York over time periods of up to three years, federal prosecutors said on Thursday. The guards, who face multiple charges stemming from grand jury...

JK Rowling calls Trump a ‘tiny, tiny, tiny little man’

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

\ The day after First Lady Melania Trump slapped away President Donald Trump’s hand in Rome, they made headlines again when “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling slammed him as a “tiny, little man.” The diss was a reference to Trump pushing the prime minister of Mentengro out of the way during a...

The most touching tributes to Chris Cornell

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

As they all prepare to say goodbye at a funeral service scheduled for Friday, May 26, Chris Cornell’s loved ones are all remembering the late Soundgarden rocker with touching tributes in Billboard Magazine. Cornell’s wife, Vicky Karayiannis, as well as other musicians, like Dave Navarro, Alice...

NASA announces new findings about Jupiter from the Juno mission

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Recently released beautiful photos of Jupiter show the gas giant in a new light and answer some questions researchers have been asking for a long time. The Juno mission that launched in 2011 reached Jupiter last July and began observing right away. The results come from a series of flybys that...

‘He’s lost it now’: April Ryan scoffs when conservative brings up Anthony Weiner in Gianforte talk

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

On Thursday afternoon, a CNN panel went off the rails when conservative pundit Ben Ferguson [No relation to this reporter] attempted to bring up disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner during a discussion of Republican Greg Gianforte’s assault on a reporter from the Guardian. The panel — anchor...

Unions sue to stop Kentucky’s so-called ‘right-to-work’ bill

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Two labor groups filed a lawsuit in a Kentucky court on Thursday challenging the so-called right-to-work law the state legislature passed earlier this year. The law, which allows workers the right to work in union-represented shops and receive union-negotiated benefits without paying dues to the...

Miami tattoo model branded as ‘The Joker’ shipped to psych unit after firearm arrest

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A man with green hair and face tattoos resembling The Joker from the Batman films has been arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at traffic. Lawrence Sullivan, 29, from Miami, was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed firearm on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. The self-described...

Pigeon transporting backpack of drugs gets caught

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Officials in Kuwait apprehended a pigeon carrying a backpack full of pills Tuesday. The pigeon, who was sporting a sleek, tiny backpack filled with 178 ketamine pills, was caught by Kuwaiti officers by the customs building in Adali, which is near the Iraqi border, local newspaper Al-Rai reported....

Harvard Crimson trolls Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerburg ahead of his commencement address

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Harvard Crimson has some harsh words for “Mark Zoinkerburg.” Hours before Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg delivered the commencement address to the University’s graduating class of 2017, the school’s daily newspaper served up a front page slinging insults at the Facebook co-founder. “Mork...

Trump’s approval rating sinks again

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s approval rating fell sharply this week as some of the folks who voted for him in droves have begun to back away from the leader who has been plagued by controversy during his brief but rocky tenure in the White House, according to a new poll this week. The survey from...

US bill would ban American tourist travel to North Korea

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican and Democratic U.S. congressmen introduced a bill on Thursday that would ban Americans from traveling to North Korea as tourists and require them to obtain special permission for other types of visits. Democrat Adam Schiff and Republican Joe Wilson said their proposed North Korea Travel...

‘The Germans are bad, very bad’: Trump pledges to ‘stop’ German car sales to US

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump is ready to fight Germany in an auto battle according to Germany’s Der Spiegel. Trump got a chilly reception at the NATO summit in Belgium after attacking fellow members. But he was caught pledging a battle with German automakers as part of his anger with “back...

House panel chairman says FBI declines to meet request for Comey-linked documents

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has declined to give the House Oversight Committee documents it had requested regarding communications between former FBI chief James Comey and President Donald Trump, the head of the panel said on Thursday. The FBI said it was still evaluating the request, which...

Congress ends effort to kill limits on debit card fees

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Banks were regrouping on Thursday, a day after being handed a large defeat in the U.S. House, where Republicans sided with retailers in agreeing to preserve limits on debit card fees. The financial industry insisted it was not done fighting to remove limits on the fees. Retailers were already...

Aggrieved men seethe with rage over Texas theater’s women-only screenings of ‘Wonder Woman’

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A pair of women-only screenings of the feature film “Wonder Woman” at Austin, Texas’ famous Alamo Drafthouse movie theater has some men up-in-arms. Gizmodo.com said Thursday that tickets to the Drafthouse’s women-only showing sold out within hours and the venue is now...

Woman who threatened Newtown parent will plead guilty

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A Florida woman who believes the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut was a hoax will plead guilty to threatening the father of a 6-year-old boy who was killed in the massacre, according to federal court papers. The guilty plea is an illustration of how unhinged conspiracy theorists latched...

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