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Trump staffers whine to Fox News about being exiled from DC dating scene: ‘We now all date one another — it’s safer that way’

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 10:35pm

Young Republicans haver been thoroughly exiled from the mainstream Washington, D.C. dating scene and have taken to hiding their political affiliations on first dates or only dating people from work, according to a new report from Fox News. A female staffer says that Republicans now “stick to o...

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Harvard Bible scholar says passage condemning gays was rewritten — original specifically said gay sex was fine

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 9:33pm

The original version of Leviticus expressly permitted gay sex, a Biblical scholar writes in the New York Times. Idan Dershowitz is a fellow at Harvard and has studied the development of the Old Testament carefully, including Leviticus 20:13 which reads that “You shall not lie with a male as wi...

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Mike Huckabee mocks Dan Coats’ apology with Jeanine Pirro on Fox News: ‘I want to know what caliber gun was being held to his head’

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 9:19pm

On Saturday, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats issued a statement attempting to distance himself from his comments about Donald Trump’s decisions to invite Russian dictator Vladimir Putin to Washington, D.C. for a second summit. Coats’ comments caused much consternation within the...

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Live coverage: Active shooter at Los Angeles Trader Joe’s

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 8:06pm

There is reportedly an active shooter barricaded inside a Trader Joe’s store in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, police say. UPDATE: We can confirm that there is an active barricaded suspect within a #TraderJoes in #Silverlake. An active tac-alert has been declared to ensure all re...

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White Georgia student accidentally texts racial slur to new black roommate then attempts lamest excuse ever

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 7:23pm

A white student at Georgia Southern University sent racist text messages to her new roommate, who is black, reports BuzzFeed News. The white student, who was not identified, was intending to text comments about her new roommate to a friend named Hannah. “Her insta looks pretty normal, not too ...

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Rand Paul spent his political contributions on lavish Italian vacation with limo service and luxury hotel: report

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 6:37pm

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is a fierce critic of government spending. But the Kentuckian also has a taste for the good life and is not opposed to having a nice vacation on his donor’s dime, according to information reviewed by the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics and reported by the C...

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Revealed: Pre-election FBI memo says Carter Page was ‘collaborating and conspiring with the Russian government’

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 6:08pm

President Donald Trump’s claim is that the Russian investigation was launched by “sore losers” in the political establishment. A memo newly obtained by the New York Times says otherwise. The memo was prepared for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and was just released by ...

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Julian Assange will ‘immediately’ be ejected from embassy to face possible prosecution: Glen Greenwald report

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 5:22pm

Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange will be “immediately” forced out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, according to a new report from close Assange ally Glenn Greenwald. Greenwald reports that the president of Ecuador traveled to London on Friday ostensibly to give a speech—but ac...

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‘Flummoxed’ Trump thought he’d ‘shown strength’ in Helsinki until watching cable news: report

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 5:01pm

Donald Trump thought that he performed well at his summit with the Russian dictator who worked to install him in office and only learned that he’d flopped after watching cable news, according to a new report by the Washington Post. Trump left Finland on Air Force One believing that he had &#82...

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Sheriff’s deputy fired after posting selfie where she wore hate group’s hoodie

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 4:09pm

A sheriff’s deputy in Washington state has been fired for wearing a hooded sweatshirt bearing the logo of alt-right group Proud Boys, the Columbian newspaper reports. The female deputy, Erin Willey, posted a selfie of herself wearing a hoodie bearing a logo for a female offshoot of the Western...

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Neighbor calls police on black businessman opening new spot in San Francisco: report

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 3:29pm

A black businessman in San Francisco explained the hardships of trying to open a business in gentrified neighborhood during a new AJ Plus interview. Vicktor Stevenson is the proprietor of Gourmonade, a permanent lemonade stand that recently opened on Valencia St. in San Francisco’s Mission Dis...

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WATCH: Virginia GOP US Senate candidate drowned out by debate audience laughter for saying Trump is ‘standing up to Russians’

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 2:42pm

The Republican U.S. Senate candidate running to take the seat of Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) had to make an awkward pause during a debate response on Friday night as the audience drowned him out in laughter for saying President Donald Trump is standing up to Vladimir Putin. In the video uploaded to Twitte...

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WATCH: Racist Trump-loving construction boss goes on bizarre N-word freakout at Latino employee

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 2:12pm

When a 22-year-old college student was allegedly discriminated against by his new supervisor at work, he recorded multiple tapes to give to the company’s human resources department. Instead of preventing the discrimination in the future, he says the company retaliated against him, NBC Los Ange...

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What Fresh Hell? Our Manchurian President shows his true colors

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 1:32pm

Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments c...

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WATCH: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow reveals to Joy Reid the most troubling threat from Trump’s private meeting with Putin

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 1:10pm

During an extensive interview with fellow MSNBC host Joy Reid about President Donald Trump’s recent meet-up in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Rachel Maddow warned that the private meeting between the two could result in massive chaos down the line if the Russian’s want t...

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Trump snarled at aides after AP reporter asked him embarrassing question in front of Putin: report

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 12:47pm

President Donald Trump fumed that a reporter asked the one question on everyone’s minds during his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Washington Post reported Saturday. Jonathan Lemire, a White House reporter for the Associated Press and NBC News analyst, asked a...

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Fox News panel goes off the rails after RNC’s McEnany bizarrely claims Democrats want Russians to vote in US elections

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 12:19pm

A Johns Hopkins professor shut down GOP spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany on Saturday, during a bizarre Fox News segment where the host joined GOP spokesperson in attempting to ignore reality. The political operative was on Fox News opposite Prof. Wendy Osefo of Johns Hopkins. The segment went off the r...

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Who the hell is Bill Browder — and why does Putin want to get his paws on him so badly?

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 11:58am

Amid the wailing and rending of garments that filled the air after President Trump’s bizarre press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last Monday, one mysterious name lingered in the air. Who the hell is Bill Browder, and why does Putin want to get his paws on him so badly? At one point in P...

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Watch Michael Avenatti and Sam Nunberg brutally gang up on ‘walking disaster’ Rudy Giuliani in MSNBC interview

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 11:05am

Former Donald Trump campaign staffer Sam Nunberg teamed up with Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti to mock former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani during a Saturday morning appearance on MSNBC’s “AM Joy.” “Do you think that ultimately Donald Trump’s bigges...

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Wall Street Journal pummels ‘out of touch’ Trump economic adviser Navarro for trashing the US economy

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 10:38am

The editors of the very conservative and very business-oriented Wall Street Journal have taken President Donald Trump’s trade adviser Peter Navarro to the woodshed for pushing the president’s tariffs that is having a devastating effect on U.S. manufacturers. Under an ominous headline tha...

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