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Clippers' Chris Paul has successful thumb surgery

Clippers guard Chris Paul had successful surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, the team said. The procedure that was performed by Dr. Steve Shin of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and will sideline Paul for approximately six to eight weeks. As the Clippers prepared...

Julian Assange Appears to Backpedal on Extradition Promise After Commutation of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will not agree to extradition following the commutation of the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s sentence by President Obama. RELATED: President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Assange had promisedShow More Summary

Al Franken Grills Betsy DeVos on Support for Gay Conversion Therapy (Video)

Al Franken Grills Betsy DeVos on Support for Gay Conversion Therapy (Video) Al Franken grilled Trump’s Secretary of Education pick Betsy DeVos on her shady anti-LGBT record during her confirmation hearing. Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

The National Day Of Racial Healing

Just five days before inauguration of Donald Trump as the country's 45th President, millions of Americans on January 15 will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For many, memories of the civil rights icon revolve around...Show More Summary

EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt Gets Grilled on Fossil Fuel Ties at Confirmation Hearing

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt sat down before the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee for his confirmation hearing as a nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ). Senator John Barrasso, the Wyoming Republican who newly chairs the committee, opened the hearing with a number of compliments for Pruitt. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony's conversation with Phil Jackson was short but might not have been too sweet

Carmelo Anthony didn’t have a whole lot to tell reporters Wednesday about his meeting with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson the previous day. “The conversation was not that long. We didn’t break bread,’’ Anthony said. “We didn’t have hours of conversation. It was a short conversation.” The...

Assange Sticks To Extradition Promise Now That Chelsea Manning Will Be Freed

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be headed to the United States to face trial. He pledged last week via Twitter to accept extradition to the U.S. if President Barack Obama agreed to grant clemency to Chelsea Manning, the U.S. soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. Show More Summary

LIVE VIDEO: Obama Holds Final Press Conference, Questions About Chelsea Manning Likely To Dominate

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NBC News reports: President Obama will officially bid farewell to the Fourth Estate on Wednesday when he holds the final press conference of his presidency. It will be the 165th time Obama faces the White House press corps in this kind of forum, according to the American Presidency Project. Show More Summary

Discussion Thread: Four Simultaneous Hearings

There are four simultaneous confirmation hearings happening right now: Nikki Haley for U.N. Ambassador; Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services; Wilbur Ross for Commerce Secretary; and Scott Pruitt for EPA chief.How thoughtful and democratic of the Republicans to schedule all four hearings at the exact same time.TRANSPARENCY!Anyway. Show More Summary

Former ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Sues Trump for Defamation

Summer Zervos is suing Trump over the statements he made denying Zervos’ allegations of assault when she first went public with them last October, after leaked tapes captured Trump bragging of his ability to kiss and fondle women because of his status as a “star.” The post Former ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Sues Trump for Defamation appeared first on Rewire.

Betsy DeVos Cites Protection Against Grizzly Bears as Reason for Allowing Guns in Schools: WATCH

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Trump’s Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos could not say definitively whether guns should be in schools, a terrifying thing in and of itself. RELATED: Al Franken Calls Out Betsy DeVos on Support for Gay Conversion Therapy and Willingness...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Meets with SCOTUS Candidate William Pryor who Supported Criminalizing Gay Sex

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Donald Trump met on Saturday with extreme conservative Judge William Pryor of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Pryor is on Trump’s short list for potential SCOTUS candidates. Pryor is on record supporting the criminalization of private c… Read The post Donald Trump Meets with SCOTUS Candidate William Pryor who Supported Criminalizing Gay Sex appeared first on Towleroad.

President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

She hasn’t been able to get proper medical treatment for her gender dysphoria while being incarcerated. The post President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence appeared first on The Good Men Project.

President Obama Pardons MLB Great Willie McCovey For Tax Evasion

Willie McCovey just got an intentional pass. President Barack Obama granted the San Francisco Giants’ Hall of Fame power hitter clemency for tax fraud on Tuesday, USA Today reported. “I want to express my sincere gratitude to President...Show More Summary

What will free speech and a free press look like in the Donald Trump era?

The White House press room evidently won't be in the White House any more, but in a building next door. On national television, president-elect Donald Trump insulted CNN as a purveyor of "fake news." He pledged to sue the "liars" - the women who have accused him of unwelcome sexual behavior toward...

Meryl Streep and Lena Dunham Honor 100 Years of Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz in New Video

Abortion advocate Lena Dunham released a new celebrity-backed, animated short film this week that celebrates the work of Planned Parenthood. Her film “100 Years” explains the history of the abortion business, beginning with founder Margaret Sanger and continuing through today, according to the Hollywood Reporter. It addresses Roe v. Wade, the Hyde Amendment and other […]

Possible Trump Supreme Court Nominee William Pryor: Roe is the “Worst Abomination in the History of Law”

President-elect Donald Trump has said that, just two weeks after his inauguration, he will nominate somebody to replace pro-life Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. One of his leading candidates has taken a strong pro-life position and condemned Roe vs Wade, the Supreme Court decision that allowed virtually unlimited abortions. Judge William Pryor, a […]

Trump's Interior Dept. Nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke to Face Questioning on Climate Record, Support for Oil, Gas, Coal

Rep. Ryan Zinke, Republican from Montana and President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of the Interior, will appear before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for a confirmation hearing today. If confirmed,...Show More Summary

ACTUAL QUOTE: Putin Denies Trump Used Russian Hookers, Who Are “Undoubtedly The Best In The World”

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Bloomberg reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he doesn’t believe that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump met with prostitutes in Russia, calling the accusations part of a campaign to undermine the election result. Unsubstantiated allegations made against Trump are “obvious fabrications,” Putin told reporters in the Kremlin on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Anti-Gay Sec’y of Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing: WATCH LIVE

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Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education will go before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday at 5 pm ET. Writes Lambda Legal: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students contact Lambda… Read The post Anti-Gay Sec’y of Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing: WATCH LIVE appeared first on Towleroad.

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