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Russians who hacked Clinton campaign also targeted French candidate Macron

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 11:24pm
Russians who hacked Clinton campaign also targeted French candidate Macron WASHINGTON — Hackers linked to the same Russian military unit that hacked Democratic computers in the United States during last year’s election also have sought to penetrate the networks of a leading candidate in France...

Is Senate’s Trump-Russia probe going anywhere? This panel member is doubtful

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 11:15pm
Is Senate’s Trump-Russia probe going anywhere? This panel member is doubtful WASHINGTON — A prominent member of the Senate panel that is investigating Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election and possible links to the campaign of President Donald Trump is expressing “serious concerns...

Newsweek‘s Kurt Eichenwald files civil suit against man over seizure-inducing tweet

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 11:07pm
Newsweek’s Kurt Eichenwald Files Lawsuit Over Seizure Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald filed a lawsuit on Monday against John Rivello, the man whom authorities believe sent Eichenwald a strobing tweet that caused him to have an epileptic seizure. “The purpose of the civil suit is to make...

What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 11:02pm
What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020 Short answer: a time machine NASA/Viking 1 Mars’ atmosphere Today, during a phone call with astronaut Peggy Whitson on the International Space Station, President Trump joked that he hoped NASA would land astronauts on Mars by the end of his fi...

Here’s how immigration arrests affect local policing

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 10:58pm
How Immigration Arrests Affects Local Policing Police need public cooperation. The police rely on the public to report and help solve crimes. This is especially true now that police departments face budget cuts and increasing demands on their time – an environment that pressures police to get things...

CNN panel goes off the rails as Trump booster blames State Department plug for Mar-a-Lago on Obama

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 10:37pm
A CNN discussion on Trump’s first 100 days took a wild turn Monday night when Trump-backing former Congressman Jack Kingston defended the Trump family for cashing in on the presidency. After CNN regular Ana Navarro criticized first daughter Ivanka Trump for selling “Trump shoes and Trump handb...

Watch Jake Tapper destroy Trump’s entire first 100 days in 4 minutes

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 9:44pm
CNN’s Jake Tapper on Monday decimated Donald Trump’s 100-day performance, issuing impressive takedown of the president’s many, many, many broken promises. “With historically low approval ratings and zero pieces of major legislation signed into law, President Trump has had a disappointing first 100 d...

‘You’ve failed!’ Seth Meyers blisters Trump for being ‘too ignorant’ to know his first 100 days are a disaster

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 9:31pm
Late Night host Seth Meyers was little impressed with Donald Trump downplaying the significance of his First 100 Days after spending much of the campaign hyping the importance of the same, First 100 Days. “As the 100 Day milestone nears, Trump has failed to deliver on almost every one of his m...

REVEALED: Trump advisor hosted a fundraiser for far-right French candidate Marine Le Pen at Trump Tower

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 8:27pm
A day before her photo was snapped in a low-key meeting at Trump Tower, far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen held a fundraiser in the president-elect’s building. The party was organized by Italian businessman George Lombardi, who lives in Trump Tower and served as an informal adviso...

Republican North Carolina judge resigns — and slams the GOP on the way out

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 8:08pm
In a dramatic response to a power-grab by Republicans in the North Carolina legislature, a Republican judge resigned today to circumvent efforts to strip power from the Democratic governor. The Charlotte Observer reports that following today’s surprise resignation by Republican Judge J. Dougla...

‘I do not want to dedicate my life to assholes’: French mayor threatens to resign after town votes for Le Pen

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 7:58pm
The socialist mayor of Annezin is threatening to quit after far-right candidate Marine Le Pen won the plurality of votes in his town located in the north of France. His reason? He doesn’t want to represent “assholes.” According to The Week, Mayor Daniel Delomez is upset that Nation...

Maddow ratings surge against Fox in the Trump era as O’Reilly is booted from the network

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 7:20pm
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has been seeing a rating boom since the election of President Donald Trump bypassing the Fox News network and looking to increase now that the conservative news network has booted popular host Bill O’Reilly. According to CNN, Maddow’s nightly show was already sur...

Dallas judge clears way for Tomi Lahren to find out who leaked her butt-warmer demand to the Daily Caller

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:38pm
A Dallas judge on Monday ordered Glenn Beck and The Blaze to hand over emails between staffers and a reporter for The Daily Caller after a scathing article disparaged conservative firebrand Tomi Lahren, a former star on Beck’s network, Dallas News reports. Earlier this month, Lahren filed suit again...

Trump administration pulls down State Department page promoting Mar-a-Lago

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:11pm
The Trump administration has pulled down a State Department web page that promoted President Donald Trump’s private Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida after it was criticized by federal ethics experts. In place of the web page, the State Department post reads: “The intention of the article was to in...

CNN panel ridicules Trump: He ‘thought winning presidency would be like being crowned Miss Universe’

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:56pm
Today on CNN’s, The Lead with Jake Tapper, guest Michelle Cottle discussed President Donald Trump expectation that being Commander in Chief was like winning a beauty pageant. “He thought being President was a little bit like winning Miss Universe,” the contributing editor of The At...

FCC chairman expected to unveil strategy to reverse net neutrality: sources

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:26pm
The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to unveil his strategy this week to overturn landmark 2015 net neutrality rules, a move that will kickoff a new battle over the future of the internet. Ajit Pai, who was named chair of the FCC by President Donald Trump in January, wi...

Chelsea Clinton responds to SNL cast member’s joke

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:23pm
Chelsea Clinton was honored at a the ‘Variety’ Power of Women Luncheon in New York City Friday for her work with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, which works to fight childhood obesity. Following a joke made by ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Vanessa Bayer at the expense of Clinton’s mother, form...

Robert Pirsig, author of ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ dies at 88

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:19pm
Robert M. Pirsig, author of the counterculture “novelistic autobiography” Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance died Monday at his home in South Berwick, ME, “after a period of failing health,” the LA Times reports. He was 88. Pirsig finally published Zen—his recollection of a 1968 motorcy...

Former US President George H.W. Bush staying in hospital few more days

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:13pm
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush will remain for a few more days in a Houston hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia, the hospital said on Monday. Houston Medical Center said Bush, 92, “continues to be in good spirits and is resting comfortably.” “Mr. Bush will rem...

Democratic state attorneys general fire back at student loan rework by Republicans

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:08pm
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been reworking student lending since her appointment in February, raising concerns among Democrats that she will undo former President Barack Obama’s overhaul of college financial aid. On Monday, 21 state attorneys general, all Democrats, wrote to Repub...