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‘They don’t have the fcking balls’: Billionaire GOP donor furious at Republicans afraid to stand up to Trump

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A wealthy and generous donor to the Republican Party has revealed that he is furious with the cowardice of his party’s federal officials. “All the Republicans who hide behind the flag and hide the church, they don’t have the fcking balls to do what it takes,” Florida billionaire Mike...

Neil Armstrong’s moon bag sells for $1.8 million at auction

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A bag used by U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring the first samples of moon dust back to Earth was sold to an anonymous bidder for $1.8 million at an auction in New York on Thursday marking the 48th anniversary of the first moon landing. The bag, which for years sat unidentified in a box at the...

‘No more woe is me’: Senator McCain vows quick return to Washington

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

 U.S. Senator John McCain promised on Thursday he would return rapidly to Washington despite his newly diagnosed brain cancer, flashing the fighting spirit that has defined him since he was held in captivity as a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. McCain, a veteran senator and former Republican...

Nursing home in pro-Trump Missouri town fears Obamacare repeal will force them to turn the elderly away

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A nursing home in a small town over 100 miles away from St. Louis may soon be forced to turn residents away who can’t afford their services without Medicaid. According to St. Louis public radio, administrators at Monroe City Manor in the tiny Monroe City, Missouri are worried Republicans will...

‘Don’t fcking shoot!’: Parrot repeats dying owner’s last words that helped convict Michigan woman of murder

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A 49-year-old Michigan woman was found guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday on the basis of witness testimony about the moment she killed her husband. According to the BBC, that witness was an African Grey parrot named Bud, whose repetitive mimicry of his owner Martin Duram’s dying...

Fox’s Shep Smith: Trump stopped being appropriate the ‘millisecond’ he dubbed Sessions a ‘traitor’

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Fox News’ Shep Smith on Thursday reacted to the president’s wide-ranging “interview for the ages,” noting Donald Trump appeared to tell the New York Times he now views Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a “traitor.” “President Trump told the New York Times in an interview for the ages that Bob...

WATCH: CNN’s Tapper reveals the shockingly angry messages that three GOP senators have for Trump

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

CNN’s Jake Tapper lead his Thursday show with a list of Republican senators who were aghast at the comments President Donald Trump made to the New York Times about Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Tapper called the comments an “unprecedented rhetorical attack on our nation’s chief...

John McCain cancer is ‘godly justice,’ alt-right claims

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Most Americans met Wednesday night’s news that Arizona Senator John McCain was facing a dire diagnosis of brain cancer with shows of respect for the elder statesman and former prisoner of war. But to some on the extreme right, the longtime Republican is a traitor worthy of scorn, presumably because...

Chester Bennington, in his own words

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Chester Bennington, the 41-year-old frontman of the genre-bending band Linkin Park, has taken his own life in California. TMZ first reported the singer was found in a home Thursday morning—the same day that his friend and late Soundgarden artist Chris Cornell would have turned 53. Bennington left...

Gun owners are voting Republican now more than ever

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Owning a gun has increased the likelihood of voting for a Republican presidential candidate in elections over the past several decades, a new study has found, and the gap between gun owners’ and non-gun owners’ voting preferences has expanded with elections in that time frame. Related: Lawmakers...

‘Suicide is the devil on earth’: Heartbroken fans react to shocking death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The suicide of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington touched off displays of shock and grief around the world as news spread. Fellow musicians, fans and well-wishers offered tribute to the 41-year-old singer who reportedly hanged himself in his Los Angeles home. just heard that chester...

Earthquake swarm at Yellowstone hits over 1,200 events

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Researchers have recorded more than 1,200 earthquakes at Yellowstone National Park, part of an ongoing earthquake swarm now in its sixth week. Seismologists from the University of Utah have been monitoring the swarm since it first began on June 12, on the western edge of the national park. As of as...

Serial rapist hunted victims on Christian campus for years thank to college’s unwillingness to address crimes

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Despite showing his true colors early on, a private college in Massachusetts failed to discipline a student accused of rape by multiple people until years after the fact. According to a ThinkProgress report, former Gordon College student Mischael Celestin raped, assaulted or attempted to assault...

‘Our next attorney general, ladies and gentlemen’: Internet apoplectic after OJ Simpson granted parole

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

O.J. Simpson on Thursday was granted parole after serving nine years of his 33-year sentence for his conviction in a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping case. The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners voted unanimously to release Simpson from prison. He intends to move to Florida to resume life with...

WATCH: Iranian fisherman surfing a whale shark

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the sea, and often slowly swim at the ocean’s surface. They also are rather docile, and as they feed on plankton, they are generally not harmful to people. Unfortunately, this tempts some people to ride atop them. An Iranian fisherman was filmed doing just that...

Jewish GOP Senate hopeful defends notorious ‘white genocide’ conspiracy loon and Pizzagate pushers

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Josh Mandel, a Jewish Republican who is set to run against Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) in 2018, is facing criticism for his decision to publicly condemn the Anti-Defamation League and to stand up for notorious conspiracy theorist Mike Cernovich. In a tweet posted on Thursday, Mandel linked to an...

California wildfire near Yosemite burning over 70,000 acres

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A raging wildfire in central California that has forced thousands from their homes spread rapidly on Thursday, threatening a town outside Yosemite National Park, fire officials said. The so-called Detwiler Fire, which is menacing Mariposa and other communities in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is...

OJ Simpson granted parole

21 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Orenthal James “O. J.” Simpson has been granted parole by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners. Simpson, 70, has served nine years of a 33-year sentence after his 2007 conviction on kidnapping and armed robbery at the Palace Station Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Simpson...

‘Is this still off-camera?’ Press mocks Sarah Huckabee Sanders for bringing visual aids to audio-only briefing

21 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday befuddled members of the press corps when she shared visual aids at a briefing where video cameras had been banned by the Trump administration. While touting President Donald Trump’s so-called “MAGAnomics”,...

‘Look at this gay boat’: Creationist’s use of ‘God’s rainbow’ colors for Ark park lighting gets hilariously mocked

21 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Not only is Tennessee’s Ark Encounter theme park historically inaccurate and hemorrhaging money, its founder’s attempt to reclaim “God’s rainbow” from its association with LGBTQ Pride has become the target of gleeful mockery. In a woebegone editorial for FoxNews.com,...

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