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‘Creating their own Pravda’: GOP group busted running ‘propaganda’ site – and even fellow Republicans are worried

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Republican Governors Association this week was caught creating its own news website that critics are comparing to Pravda, the infamous Soviet propaganda newspaper. The Associated Press reports that the RGA’s new Free Telegraph website consists of stories that paint Republican governors in...

California set to ban bred cats, dogs from pet stores

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Animal advocates are rejoicing at the possibility that Governor Jerry Brown may sign into law a bill that would make all cats, dogs, and rabbits at pet stores rescue-only. Now in the hands of the governor, the California senate has unanimously passed A.B. 485. The measure would prevent pet stores...

Wisconsin appeals court upholds state’s ‘right-to-work’ law

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

 A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state’s “right-to-work” law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. The ruling by the state’s 3rd District Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court...

‘Stephen Miller writes for Donald Trump’: MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle blames president for ‘dangerous’ UN speech

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle said President Donald Trump — and not his chief adviser — was responsible for the “dark and dangerous” speech he gave to the United Nations. The president threatened North Korea and its “rocket man” leader, Kim Jong Un, with...

Louisiana man charged in random killings of black men owned copy of Hitler speech

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A Louisiana man charged in the random killings of two black men had a copy of a speech by Adolf Hitler in his home. Kenneth Gleason was named a person of interest in two Baton Rouge homicides over the past week, and police said he would be booked Tuesday on two counts of first-degree murder,...

Eiffel Tower to get bulletproof glass in security push

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Eiffel Tower, one of the world’s most visited tourist attractions and an iconic symbol of France, is getting a security upgrade that will see bulletproof glass walls erected around it. Work on the changes, which follow a series of devastating attacks by violent jihadis in the city, began...

Trump has visited his own properties 80 of 243 days

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Donald Trump is technically no longer in charge of overseeing his own lavish properties—but that hasn’t stopped him from regularly checking up on them as commander in chief. Trump kicked off Tuesday morning by tweeting from Trump Tower in New York City before he delivered his first address to the...

White man arrested in killings of two black men in Louisiana

13 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A 23-year-old white man was arrested on Tuesday and will be charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, local and state authorities said at a news conference. Kenneth Gleason is accused of carrying out the killings on Sept. 12 and Sept. 14. Local media...

NYPD employee used neighbor’s face to put out his cigar: police

13 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

An employee of the NYPD allegedly used a cigar to burn a neighbor during a despute, according to DNAinfo. Angel Benitez, 53, an NYPD motor vehicle operator, was arrested and charged with assault on Monday night. Police said the incident began as a verbal dispute in front of his Staten Island home....

Senate investigators to subpoena Trump’s lawyer — and make him testify about Russia collusion in public: sources

13 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to subpoena President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen, multiple sources reported Tuesday. Sources told Fox News congressional reporter Chad Pergram said the committee wants to make him testify in an open hearing. Senate...

‘Btch needs to swing from a tree‘: Civil Air Patrol chief gets job back after lynching threat against lawmaker

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A Civil Air Patrol officer in Kansas has been reinstated despite making a lynching threat against a Republican state lawmaker who introduced legislation that would have restricted the right to carry concealed handguns on college campuses. The Hays Daily News reports that Jonathan Holder, the Kansas...

World citizenship is more popular than you might think

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Has nationalism captured the hearts and minds of the world’s people? It certainly seems to have emerged as a powerful force in recent years. Trumpeting their alleged national superiority and hatred of foreigners, political parties on the far right have made their biggest political advances since...

Survey ‘proving’ less support for campus free speech funded by notorious oligarchs

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The attacks on colleges and universities for being too politically correct, perpetuating snowflakism and preventing free speech is a calculated move by the right wing and even progressives like Bill Maher are falling for it. A new survey published by the Brookings Institute alleges that students...

US Senate Republican tax chief wants dividend deduction in tax reform

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Senate’s top Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday that allowing U.S. corporations to deduct dividend payments to shareholders from federal income tax could overcome problems facing Republican efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code. In a statement at the outset of a tax reform...

Trump choice for Russia ambassador Jon Huntsman: ‘No question’ Russia meddled

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was “no question” that Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, and pledged to bring up the issue with the government. “There is no question, underline no...

Defamation lawsuit vs Rolling Stone over rape article is revived

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived part of a lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates who accused Rolling Stone magazine of defamation over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said George Elias IV, Ross Fowler and...

WATCH: Trump faces awkward silence at UN as his socialism joke bombs

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump criticized the collapse of democracy in Venezuela during his Tuesday address to the United Nations. “I ask every country represented here today to be prepared to do more to address this very real crisis. We call for the full restoration of democracy and political...

Jason Stockley case: City hid evidence, family lawyer of Anthony Lamar Smith says

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The lawyer for the family of a black man shot and killed by a police officer in St. Louis in 2011 says city officials withheld critical evidence that allowed the city to settle a wrongful death civil rights suit for a lower sum. Al Watkins, the lawyer for the family of Anthony Lamar Smith, said...

Florida hospital workers fired over disturbing photos calling newborns ‘mini Satans’

14 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Employees at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville were caught posting photos of babies they were posing and flipping off, calling them “mini Satans.” Now that hospital is revealing the staffers have been terminated. First Coast News in Jacksonville broke the story of a friend who saw the...

Photos show Hurricane Maria damage in Dominica

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Hurricane Maria slammed into Dominica late Monday, causing “widespread devestation” to the 74,00-resident island as it slowly moved towards Puerto Rico Tuesday with winds of up to 160 mph. Maria was the strongest storm in history to make landfall in the Caribbean nation, CNN reported....

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