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‘Mad Pooper’ Jogger Won’t Stop Defecating At Colorado Family’s House

1 minute agoNews : Huffington Post

"This isn't behavior we see on a routine basis," the police lieutenant said.

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

2 minutes 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

2 minutes 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...

Toys R Us Files For Bankruptcy Protection

One of the biggest names in brick-and-mortar retail has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Clogged drain? Could mean toilet is flush with cash

The notes "had probably been cut with scissors", Geneva prosecution spokesman Vincent Derouand told AFP, confirming the May incident first reported by the Tribune de Geneve newspaper. Derouand said the investigation would first focus...Show More Summary

S.C. teacher assigns homework asking kids to imagine being in KKK

5 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

A South Carolina elementary school teacher assigned her fifth grade students to imagine what it was like to be in the KKK.

Small quake rattles nerves in Los Angeles, but causes no damage

6 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media.

‘NYT’ piece on nationalism as a cause for ethnic cleansing leaves out the Nakba

Amanda Taub's smart piece in the NYT on ethnic cleansing as an inevitable consequence of national "self-determination" cites examples of Rohingya, Roma, Jews and Muslims. The glaring omission is the Nakba, the expulsion of 700,000+ Palestinians during the creation of Israel. Show More Summary

Could Sean Hannity's Deranged New Conspiracy Theory Cost Him His Job?

7 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

The Fox News host has gone rogue in his defense of former colleague Bill O'Reilly. Fox News host Sean Hannity turned his radio show into a platform for embattled former colleague Bill O’Reilly to undermine the reports of sexual harassment that led Fox to terminate his employment earlier this year, and repeatedly urged him to return to the network. Show More Summary

Student killed after using ride-hailing app in Mexico

8 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

Thousands marched through the streets of Mexico to protest violence against women following the death of a 19-year-old.

Chelsea Manning Scorches Harvard for Rescinding Fellowship Offer Under Pressure from the CIA

8 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

"This is a police state." Chelsea Manning has accused Harvard University of caving into pressure from the CIA in reversing its invitation to her to become a visiting fellow, in what the former US soldier and whistleblower described as a “police state”. Show More Summary

Dylann Roof Asks To Fire Legal Team Of 'Biological Enemies'

9 minutes agoNews : The Two-Way

The Charleston church killer says his two attorneys "are Jewish and Indian respectively. It is therefore quite literally impossible that they and I could have the same interests relating to my case."

Toilet Clogs in Geneva Had Unlikely Source

Some $120,000 has gone down the drain in Switzerland—literally. Prosecutors say 500-euro bank notes were found stuffed in a toilet serving a vault containing safe deposit boxes at Geneva's USB bank back in May, per Bloomberg. A few days later, per Reuters, 500-euro notes, which "had probably been...

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort 'wiretapped before and after election'

10 minutes agoNews : The Lookout

The FBI reportedly wiretapped Paul Manafort, the former chairman of the Trump campaign, before and after the presidential election.  Investigators collected communication that has fuelled fears that Mr Manafort had encouraged the Russians to help the campaign, three investigation sources told CNN. Show More Summary

President Trump says U.S. is ready to intervene in Venezuela

10 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

Trump said the U.S. had to “take important steps to hold the regime accountable."

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