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Senate confirms Trump’s pick for top Supreme Court lawyer

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as his administration’s top advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court, overcoming united Democratic opposition. Noel Francisco, a Washington lawyer with strong conservative credentials who...

‘We left the window wide open’: EX-FEC member explains how agency missed Russian election meddling threat

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Federal Elections Commission is charged with protecting the integrity of democratic elections in the United States. However, as ex-FEC member Ann Ravel writes in Politico, the agency completely dropped the ball when it came to Russia’s efforts to interfere in last year’s...

Massachusetts sues Equifax as hack concerns spread to Canada

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax Inc following a breach that exposed the personal data of up to 143 million people, including 3 million in the state. Equifax said on Tuesday that the massive breach of sensitive data might...

Biologists just discovered an underwater octopus city — they call it Octlantis

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Researchers were thrilled to discover the aquatic architecture, which is reminiscent of human cities. But in a city filled with cannibal cephalopods, life is not a walk in the park. Gloomy octopus. Photo credits: Peter Godfrey-Smith. The octopus has long been regarded as an intelligent yet solitary...

FLASHBACK: Pence is VP thanks to trick played on Trump by campaign chair targeted in Russia probe

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Prosecutors are reportedly preparing to indict former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort — who tricked his boss into choosing Mike Pence as his running mate. Donald Trump initially offered the vice president slot to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, but he withdrew the invitation in favor of...

Where is Rudy? He’s not the only Trumpster who’s disappeared from TV after the Russia subpoenas dropped

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

One unintended consequence of the investigation into the Russia scandal has been a sudden disappearance of certain loyalists to President Donald Trump. This time last year, Trumpsters practically camped out at cable news outlets begging for time to spin one thing or another. Today, those same...

Republican Governors Association create propaganda unit to trash Democrats

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and has its own social media account, the Associated Press reports. The website, called The Free Telegraph, runs stories that are critical of the Democratic party and ones that highlight...

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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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...

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