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Church of England caught concealing former Bishop’s sexual abuse

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 5:37pm
According to an independent review, the Church of England “colluded” with a former bishop who sexually abused children for over 20 years, as reported by The Independent Thursday. “Abuse of Faith,” the title of the report, revealed that officials in the Church of England ignored the sex offenses comm...

Mueller’s grade-A legal team ‘uncomfortably close’ to obstruction case against Donald Trump

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 5:30pm
A Los Angeles Times feature details the ways in which members of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s team have worked to prosecute obstruction of justice in the past — and how they’ll bring that expertise to the case of President Donald Trump. According to the Times, Mueller’...

Hipster street cred hiding ‘Skinhead City’ reality of Portland

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 5:19pm
Last month’s fatal stabbing of two men at a Portland transit center has reunited the debate over white supremacy in the progressive city of Portland, OR. “A man, screaming profanities at a pair of teenagers who, to him, didn’t fit his definition of an ‘American,’ shattered th...

Convicted felon Jack Abramoff registers to return to lobbying

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 4:59pm
Jack Abramoff, a high-profile American lobbyist who served four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to bribing U.S. government officials, has officially returned to lobbying, according to documents he filed with the Justice Department. Abramoff’s filing, saying that in Dec...

Pentagon weighs possible delay in new transgender recruits

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 4:54pm
The Pentagon said on Friday it was reviewing recommendations from the U.S. military chiefs that included calls for more time to implement plans to allow new transgender recruits to join the U.S. armed forces. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said no decision on the matter had been made yet. “Di...

WATCH: Shep Smith nails Trump for continuing to stoke questions over whether Comey tapes exist

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 4:24pm
Fox News host Shep Smith on Friday went off on Donald Trump for continuing to stoke questions over the existence of “tapes” pertaining to his conversations with former FBI director James Comey, arguing the president “can find out for us” if there are any such recordings. Smith started by railing int...

Keith Olbermann calls Trump’s bluff: Fire Mueller and speed up your ‘demise’

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 4:20pm
In his latest installment of “The Resistance,” host Keith Olbermann makes the case for President Donald Trump firing special counselor Robert Mueller to speed up the average American’s understanding of the president’s corruption. If Mueller joins “the pile of men Trump ...

Trump administration sides with Texas on sanctuary city law court fight

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 4:09pm
The Trump administration filed court papers on Friday to support a Texas state law that would punish so-called “sanctuary cities” and is seeking to argue in court hearings next week in favor of the legislation it says will help keep America safe. On Monday, a Texas border town and some o...

Senators demand investigation of reports of torture in Yemen

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 3:52pm
The leaders of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee asked Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday to investigate any involvement of U.S. interrogators at secret prisons in Yemen where inmates have reportedly been tortured. The Associated Press published a report on Wednesday that nearly 2,000 men...

‘Who is this assh*le?’: Joe Biden blasts hedge funder who heckled him during public moment of grief for son

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 3:44pm
Failed financier Bill Ackman got an earful from former Vice President Joe Biden, said three people who witnessed the conversation. According to Fox Business News, the two spoke at the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference, a popular Wall Street conversation among high-rollers started by Anthony S...

Vrginia man allegedly gave China secret US documents for $25,000 payout

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:55pm
WASHINGTON — A Virginia man arrested Thursday for passing top secret defense information to Chinese intelligence agents in Shanghai faces a possible sentence of life in prison, the Justice Department said. Kevin Patrick Mallory, 60, turned over the material during trips to Shanghai in March and Apri...

LA sheriff’s deputies shoot at dog — firing bullets that bounce and kill Palmdale teenager

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:18pm
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies mistakenly shot and killed a teenager in Palmdale early Thursday when their bullets bounced off the ground as they opened fire on an aggressive dog, sheriff’s officials said. The 17-year-old was struck in the chest by at least one &#822...

Variety calls out ‘dishonest or unprofessional’ Megyn Kelly for history of anti-black statements

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:17pm
After a controversial rollout of her new shows on NBC, Variety railed against new star Megyn Kelly in a blistering op-ed. Just three weeks into her new Sunday magazine show, the entertainment trade magazine called out Kelly as a “star” growing “dimmer than ever.” The continue...

LAPD officer arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old cadet

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:09pm
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer was arrested on suspicion of having unlawful sex with a 15-year-old member of the cadet program, and may have had knowledge of the alleged theft of police cruisers and other equipment by cadets in recent weeks, Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday. Beck said he...

Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel’s bid for freedom denied — despite claims he abused her

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:04pm
LOS ANGELES — Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel lost her latest bid for freedom Thursday as parole hearing commissioners rejected a request by the state’s longest-serving female inmate to be released after a hearing in Corona. The decision is the latest in a long series of repeated d...

Trump’s approval rating due for another dip

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 11:00pm
Senate Republicans health care bill—an attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, which is growing more and more popular—was, at long last, revealed Thursday to the public and many members of Congress. Reviews of the legislation thus far have been, somewhat predictably, quite negative, considerin...

Archaeologist on the hunt for Amelia Earhart’s remains

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 10:56pm
An expedition to search for the remains of Amelia Earhart is set to begin on Saturday, and archaeologist Fred Hiebert says they are hopeful human bones will be found. Earhart and her co-pilot Fred Noonan went missing on July 2, 1937. They were on their way to Howland Island in the South Pacific as p...

KFC’s chicken sandwich to near-space mission is delayed

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 10:53pm
Mother Nature has delayed the launch of a KFC sandwich into the stratosphere. World View Enterprises, the stratospheric exploration company that is hosting the Zinger 1 Space Mission—“a mission to take KFC’s new spicy, crispy Zinger chicken sandwich to new heights”—blamed wind for the grounding of i...

Trump swears he has not obstructed FBI’s Russian investigation: Fox News

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 10:45pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he had not obstructed the FBI’s investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion by his campaign. “Look, there has been no obstruction, there has been no collusion,” Trump told Fox...

‘When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?’: Johnny Depp latest to joke about killing Trump

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 9:46pm
Actor Johnny Depp made a joke about assassinating President Donald Trump during an appearance in Glastonbury in the United Kingdom. He appeared at a drive-in theater introducing his 2004 film “The Libertine,” but the speech devolved into a political speech about Trump, The Guardian repor...