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Virginia sheriff’s deputy arrested for beating his son over the head with his work gun

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:24pm

A sheriff’s deputy in Henrico County, Virginia has been arrested for allegedly beating his teen son with his service revolver. Richmond’s WRIC news station reported that 40-year-old deputy Turon Johnson Senior, who works at the Henrico County Jail East, told his 15-year-old son he was go...

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WATCH LIVE: Parkland students speak out in national town hall on school shootings

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:23pm

Tonight, CNN is hosting a town hall with Parkland, Florida students, elected officials, police, parents and even the NRA will come together and dialogue about solutions to stop the mass shootings. Students have walked out of classrooms all over the country demanding action from officials. Watch as t...

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Mark Cuban denies having knowledge of reported misogynistic behavior within Mavs, vows to get it fixed

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:09pm

Mark Cuban denies having knowledge of reported misogynistic behavior within Mavs, vows to get it fixed The Mavericks, in response to a Tuesday report from Sports Illustrated about inappropriate conduct in the workplace, issued a statement acknowledging some of the allegations. … in the years l...

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Chris Rock: ‘The cast of The Apprentice is running the world’

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:58pm

Comedian Chris Rock’s new “Tamborine” special on Neflix presents two controversial theories on President Donald Trump, MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber” reported Wednesday. “A new message on the impact of Trump’s presidency from a political expert, co...

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Trump-Russia probe counsel to interview ex-Trump aide Nunberg: sources

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:37pm

Sam Nunberg, a former political aide to Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Thursday as part of a U.S. special counsel’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Nunberg started working for then-businessman Trump in 2011, making him...

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‘Donald Trump and the NRA have met their match’: Nicolle Wallace explains ‘savvy’ students have changed gun control debate

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:30pm

MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace wondered if “savvy” activism by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre survivors could potentially mark a turning point for the gun control debate in America. “One thing he can do for all of these kids turned activists, is to say, ‘I...

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Unsuspecting barista was violently attacked while doing her job, and the scary ordeal was caught on camera

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:54pm

The terrifying moment a man crawled through a Washington coffee stand window and unleashed a violent attack on the barista was captured by surveillance cameras. According to the barista, the man walked up to the coffee stand window at Hottie Shots Espresso on foot to order a beverage at 4:45 a.m. on...

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‘He brought Cliff’s Notes’: Internet unloads on Trump for reminding himself to show empathy for mass shooting survivors

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:40pm

Amid the White House’s listening session for people directly impacted by mass shootings in schools, an Associated Press photo circulated of President Donald Trump holding a response cue card that included the phrase “I hear you.” Actual AP photo of the President's notes during ...

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He ‘didn’t hear a damn thing they said’: Angry Americans crush Trump demand to arm teachers

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:39pm

President Donald Trump sat with his arms crossed at one point and proposed his ideas for how to stop school shootings. Many parents and survivors found problems with his words and some corrected him. Some pointed out it was obvious these parents were all pre-screened so that they wouldn’t be t...

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House Republican oversight chair seeks EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s travel details

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:33pm

The Republican head of the U.S. House of Representatives oversight committee sought details on Wednesday on how Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt got clearance to take numerous first class-flights revealed in recently released travel records. Trey Gowdy, who led a high-profile inves...

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Jeffrey Toobin goes on epic rant against Trump’s desire to arm teachers: ‘Does anybody remember their teachers?’

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:24pm

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Toobin gave a powerful speech against President Donald Trump’s response to the shooting massacre in Parkland during an emotionally-charged segment of CNN’s “Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday. “Jeffrey Toobin, what did ...

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CNN’s Jake Tapper gets emotional when speaking to ‘traumatized’ Parkland massacre survivors

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:07pm

After asking Parkland, Florida mass shooting survivors how they’re handling the aftermath of last week’s shooting, CNN host Jake Tapper became emotional when they described the trauma they experienced. “We’re all feeling very traumatized,” Sawyer Garrity told the host a...

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Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:00pm

 U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that arming teachers could help prevent massacres such as last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school. Trump voiced support for the idea during an emotional White House meeting with students who survived the shooting and a parent whose...

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Sandy Hook mom slaps down Trump’s demand for more ‘mental hospitals’ to throw in ‘sick’ people to stop gun violence

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 5:47pm

Mom Nicole Hockley lost her 6-year-old son Dylan in the Sandy Hook massacre. Since his death, she’s built a crusade around finding common-sense gun solutions. During Wednesday’s White House listening session, President Donald Trump said that many of the mental hospitals have been shut do...

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’Suck on that one, bud!’: Watch Trump-loving preacher’s rant against ‘masculinity’-lacking of Parkland students

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 5:45pm

Dave Daubenmire, a former high school football coach who now runs a Christian YouTube ministry, lashed out at survivors of the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Right Wing Watch reported Wednesday. Daubenmire was an unsuccessful Tea Party candidate for Congress a...

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The AR-15 and America’s love of military-style weapons

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 5:43pm

Time and again, America’s worst mass shootings have featured a common thread: the killer’s use of a military-style assault rifle that is inexpensive, easy to use and deadly efficient. The type of weapon, commonly known as the AR-15, is once again under scrutiny with critics calling for a...

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Twitter bars tactics used by ‘bots’ to spread false stories

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 5:36pm

Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral. The San Francisco-based social network also said it would not allow people ...

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Counter-protesters scare off white supremacists in North Carolina

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 5:28pm

After rumors swirled that white supremacists intended to hold a rally at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill to defend their “Silent Sam” Confederate statue, counter-protesters showed up large numbers to resist their message. Just a day after the final charges against an...

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‘It’s still happening’: Parkland survivor sobs in the White House during Trump’s mass shooting listening session

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 5:16pm

During President Donald Trump’s White House listening session with families and survivors impacted by mass shootings on Wednesday, a Parkland, Florida high school student who lived through last week’s massacre sobbed when recounting the terror he experienced. 18-year-old Sam Zeif, a seni...

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‘I’m pissed!’: Trump-supporting dad screams at the president after his daughter was murdered in Parkland

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 5:08pm

President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted a listening session in the White House with high school students and teachers about safety on campuses following last week’s mass shooting in Florida. These are the parents and students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that will attend the li...

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