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Republicans refuse to call transgender lawmaker a woman

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Republican lawmakers in Virginia plan to throw out hundred-year-old rules in their General Assembly so they don’t have to call the state’s first transgender legislator a woman. Throughout …...

18-year-old decapitates girlfriend’s puppy

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An 18-year-old from North Carolina was arrested Monday for decapitating his girlfriend’s pet dog when she tried to break up with him. Reports said Antonio Hollywood Campbell choked his 17-year-old girlfriend in a jealous rage till she blacked out, because she was talking to other men....

Texas Woman charged with sending explosives to Barack Obama and two other government leaders in 2016

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A woman in Brookshire, Texas on Wednesday was indicted on six counts, including transportation of explosives with the intent to kill and injure, after allegedly sending explosives to former President Barack Obama and two other government leaders, KHOU reports. Federal investigators say on Oct. 12,...

WATCH LIVE: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City

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The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is set to kick off Thursday at 9 A.M. The holiday tradition—which began in 1924—takes place in New York City and is powered by 300,000 cubic feet of helium. You can watch a 360 lifestream below, via YouTube:...

Woman raises over $100,000 for homeless Marine who helped her

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Kate McClure, 27, who was helped by a homeless Marine named Johnny Bobbitt Jr. last month when her car ran out of gas while driving towards Philadelphia, raised more than $100,000 for the Marine …...

Education Department proposes cutting civil rights investigations in schools

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The Education Department Wednesday proposed to cut down the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than general problems. According …...

Jeffrey Tambor accused of sexual assault for third time

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Makeup artist Tamara Delbridge came forward on Wednesday as the third woman to accuse Transparent actor Jeffrey Tambor of sexual assault, claiming the star forcibly kissed her in 2001 while filming …...

The US voted against UN resolution condemning Nazism

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The United States is one of three nations that voted against a U.N. resolution condemning Nazism late last week. The resolution called to combat the “glorification of Nazism, Neo- Nazism and other …...

Trump tweets reply to article criticizing his feud with LaVar Ball: ‘Make America Great Again!’

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In a Thanksgiving Day post to his 43.2 million followers, Donald Trump let his hand show, responding to a liberal Washington Post column that was critical of the president. “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” Trump tweeted Thursday morning. But that message was posted as a reply to a column by liberal Greg...

Why did DOJ official Dana Boente resign before Mueller charges?

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A Democratic lawmaker wants to examine the abrupt resignation of a prominent Department of Justice official with connections to the special counsel’s Russia investigation. … charges. “President Trump’s reported demand for his resignation, the sudden nature of its timing, its proximity...

The sugar industry knew about negative health effects — but swept it under the rug

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A worldwide obesity crisis might have been averted had we known about sugar’s negative health effects sooner. As it turns out, the sugar industry researched and learned about these effects decades ago, but decided to keep them hidden and lobby against said effects....

Extreme digital vetting of visitors to the US moves forward under a new name

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The Department of Immigration & Customs Enforcement is taking new steps in its plans for monitoring the social media accounts of applicants and holders of U.S. visas. At a tech industry conference last Thursday in Arlington, Virginia, ICE officials explained to software providers what they are...

Bodyguard to armed Oregon occupation leader sentenced to probation

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By Steve Gorman (Reuters) – A man who tried to get Mormon church leaders to mediate an end to last year’s occupation of a federal wildlife center in Oregon by armed militants was sentenced on Wednesday to two years on probation for his own brief role in the takeover. Wesley Kjar, 33, a...

‘Trump is our president’: Russian politicians ‘arranged a champagne party celebrating’ the 2016 election outcome

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In 2016, Russian political figures had a slogan saying, ‘[Donald] Trump is our president,’ and “arranged a champagne party celebrating” the outcome of the election, a former editor at Russia’s largest state media company claimed this month. The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza reports that Dimitri...

GOP Congressman threatened to report woman to the Capitol Hill Police if she exposed his illicit photos

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Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) threatened to report a woman to the Capitol Hill Police if she exposed him for sending explicit photos and videos, the Washington Post reports. The news comes after Barton on Wednesday apologized—but insisted he would not resign—for a graphic photo of him that was circulated...

Watch Seth Meyers’ hysterical riff explaining how the Trump team backstabs ‘like eighth grade girls’

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In an extended monologue on Wednesday, “Late Night” host Seth Meyers nailed why the Trump administration is really just a group of “eighth grade girls,” detailing how the president’s team deflect and backstab like teenagers. Noting Jeff Sessions’ repeated claims he “does not recall” his contacts...

‘Art of the Deal’ writer nails Trump’s LaVar Ball feud: He is ‘half awed and half frightened by black people’

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Two biographers of Donald Trump were questioned by CNN’s John Berman about the latest tweet storm from the president. “What is it about Lavar Ball that bothers the president…so much? Is it what he said or as some are alleging, how he looks?” Berman asked. It wasn’t the White...

LISTEN: British journalist details the ‘constellation of Russian connections circling around planet Trump’

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The former Moscow bureau chief for the British newspaper The Guardian revealed to NPR host Terry Gross that Soviet and Russian intelligence agencies had targeted President Donald Trump for decades. “You write that the Russians had their eyes on Donald Trump as early as the 1970s when he...

Keith Boykin shuts down Ben Ferguson’s claim Trump deserves praise for treatment of freed basketball players

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President Donald Trump chose to begin his day with an early-morning tirade against LaVar Ball, the father of a UCLA basketball player accused of shoplifting sunglasses in China. Trump has spent several days claiming no one would thank him for intervening. When he was thanked by the young man, he...

Two more women accuse Al Franken of groping while at Democratic Party events during his 2008 campaign

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United States Senator Al Franken is facing further accusations of groping women after two additional women came forward and told their stories to the Huffington Post. The misconduct allegations described by both women allegedly occurred during Franken’s successful 2008 campaign, which was the...

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