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8-Year-old helps buy new wheelchair for his best buddy when insurance fails

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

If there was any doubt that Kamden Houshan and Paul Burnett would be friends forever, there certainly is not anymore. The soon-to-be 3rd graders do everything together: from munching on McDonald’s happy meals, to playing at the park. The two have been nearly inseparable since they met in...

Did John McAfee’s wife hijack his Twitter account?

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

John McAfee, the eccentric computer programmer and founder of his namesake cybersecurity company, has run into some Twitter troubles with his wife, Janice (née Dyson). McAfee’s Twitter account has sent out a recent flurry of tweets on bitcoin that have received a lot of attention from both...

‘There’s something called human decency’: Angela Rye laughs off GOPer’s defense of Trump’s Boy Scout speech

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A long-time South Carolina Republican politician was lectured on civics and human decency for trying to defend President Donald Trump. Former South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer got more than he bargained for when he tried to defend President Donald Trump’s speech to the Boy Scout of...

Sessions announces plans to strip sanctuary cities of federal funds

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

“Beleaguered” Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced cities that refuse to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents will lose significant federal grants. “So-called ‘sanctuary’ policies make all of us less safe because they intentionally undermine our laws and protect...

House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite President Donald Trump’s objections to the legislation. The sanctions bill coincided with lawmakers taking steps to show they are willing to push hard as they...

‘He’s just taking a little time off’: State Dept spokesperson evades question about Tillerson’s whereabouts

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

State Department spokesman Heather Nauert on Tuesday declined to provide the whereabouts of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying simply that the head of the U.S. Department of State is “entitled to take a few days for himself.” Asked by a reporter if she can explain “why we’re not being told...

Ann Coulter tells President Trump to ‘be a man’ and fire Jeff Sessions

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Ann Coulter reportedly petitioned for the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, according to Washington Post reporter Robert Costa. Coulter reportedly emailed the Washington Post with a message for President Donald Trump regarding Sessions. Costa took to Twitter Tuesday, citing that...

Local economies in shambles as North Carolina police hunt for armed neo-Nazi

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Thirty law enforcement agencies have evacuated thousands of summer tourists from the North Carolina woods where a manhunt is under way for an armed white supremacist. “Police evacuated people in the search area, many of whom were forced to leave outdoor gear behind,” the Asheville...

Schumer says Senate Democrats will not block votes on healthcare amendments

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats will not block efforts by Republicans to vote on Tuesday night on amendments to a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. “We’ll have to see what they propose, but we don’t mind having a few votes tonight,” Schumer...

CNN’s Jake Tapper dismantles Trump’s frustration with Sessions: AG’s job isn’t to ‘have your back’

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

CNN’s Jake Tapper on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump’s “ignominious” trolling of Jeff Sessions, explaining that no matter what the president says, “having the president’s back is not the job of the attorney general.” “How much longer will the attorney general be able to take all this trolling?”...

Massachusetts ex-priest convicted in abuse scandal to leave prison

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A defrocked U.S. Roman Catholic priest who was one of the first to be convicted when the church’s worldwide sex abuse scandal was first exposed more than a decade ago is due to be released from prison, a Massachusetts prosecutor said on Tuesday. The now 86-year-old priest, Paul Shanley, was...

California governor signs climate policy extension into law

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Tuesday a package of bills that use market forces to cut greenhouse gas emissions, extending by a decade the state’s signature plan to combat climate change. The legislation puts California at the forefront of plans by mostly Democratic...

Trump says Janet Yellen in running to stay as Fed chair: WSJ

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. President Donald Trump said he was considering renominating Janet Yellen as Fed chairperson, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. Trump said he was also considering White House economic adviser Gary Cohn for the job, the Journal reported. http://on.wsj.com/2h0HcTb Trump...

How killing Obamacare could lead to more opioid deaths in West Virginia and other Trump states

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Trump spoke at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia on July 24, joining a long list of presidents who have spoken to the huge meeting of Boy Scouts, troop leaders and volunteers. The visit was not surprising, as West Virginia, in the center of Appalachia, is overwhelmingly Trump...

Frank Sinatra’s fourth wife Barbara dies at age 90

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of singer Frank Sinatra, died on Tuesday at the age of 90, her representative said. John Thoresen, director of the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center in Rancho Mirage, California, said in a statement that Sinatra died of natural causes, surrounded by her family...

WATCH: Trump refuses to say whether he will fire his attorney general Jeff Sessions

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to say whether he planned to fire U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. At a White House press conference, Trump was asked whether he thought Sessions should resign or be fired from his position. “I’m very disappointed with the attorney...

Trump trashes his attorney general yet again: Sessions just wanted to be a part of my big crowds

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump has once again openly bashed his Attorney General. Jeff Sessions was the only Senator to endorse Trump in the primary, but President Trump is no longer giving him credit for his political support, claiming Sessions only endorsed him because of Trump’s crowd sizes. “When...

Mike Pence casts deciding vote to advance Trumpcare

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Donald Trump’s own Vice President cast the deciding vote to advance Trumpcare in the United States Senate. Serving in his role as President of the Senate, Vice President Mike Pence controlled the gavel in the Senate and cast the tie-breaking vote on a Motion to Proceed, that allows the full...

Here are three big problems with Trump’s new NAFTA plan

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Trump administration has outlined its plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It says the US will seek a “much better” agreement that reduces the trade deficit between the US and its partners, Canada and Mexico. In response, the two countries released brief...

Trump’s Clinton collusion claims not true: Ukraine

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Ukraine has dismissed suggestions by President Donald Trump that the U.S. should look into “Ukrainian efforts to sabotage” his campaign. Trump made the comments citing Fox News anchor Sean Hannity during a tirade against his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions, whom he accused of not carrying out...

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