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Florida school shooter may get inheritance and be ordered to spend it on his legal bills

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 11:59pm

School shooter may get inheritance � and be ordered to spend it on legal bills MIAMI — Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz appears to have been in line for a sizable inheritance. He’ll never get to spend it — except perhaps on defense attorneys. The amount could be enough to compel a judge to...

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Weinstein Co. seeks to dismiss lawsuit, saying producer was solely responsible for his action

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 11:57pm

Weinstein Co. seeks to dismiss lawsuit, saying Weinstein was solely responsible for his action LOS ANGELES — Weinstein Co. sought to toss out a lawsuit by alleged victims of Harvey Weinstein, arguing that former colleagues were not aware of his “predatory” behavior toward actresses, assi...

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‘It would open people’s eyes’: CNN’s Cooper makes a bold proposal to bring home the savage reality of what an AR-15 can do

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 11:19pm

Leading into a discussion on lawmakers refusing to do anything to curb the proliferation of assault weapons, CNN host Anderson Cooper suggested that the harsh reality of what a bullet from an AR-15 can do to a body has been withheld from Americans and that a wake-up call was needed. The introduction...

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Watch Van Jones annihilate Jack Kingston for doubling down on his attacks on the Parkland survivors

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 10:36pm

Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) went on CNN’s “AC 360” Tuesday to double-down on the allegation he made earlier in the day that survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School school shooting massacre were left-wing pawns. “It’s so tough to see the distinction be...

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‘They can bring it on, it’s a joke’; Ex-FBI agent dad of Parkland survivor lashes out at conspiracy kooks attacking his son

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 9:59pm

The ex-FBI agent father of one of the survivors of the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, lashed out at conspiracy theorists who claim his son was not witness to the massacre but a “crisis actor” who shows up at shootings to draw media attention. Appearing with AC360, Kevin Hogg,...

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Kushner fighting Kelly over losing his security clearance: report

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 9:47pm

According to a report in the New York Times, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law is resisting attempts to withdraw his provisional security clearance. The report notes Jared Kushner is “prompting an internal struggle with John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, over who should be ...

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Pulitzer-winner suggests White House trying to ease out Jared Kushner by the end of the week

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 9:24pm

Pulitzer Price-winning journalist Carol Leonnig suggested that the White House may be attempting to force out senior advisor Jared Kushner before Friday’s deadline for him to receive permanent security clearance. “I want to read you something Dan Pfeiffer, who worked in the Obama White H...

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Watch MSNBC’s Matthews make a pro-gun lawmaker squirm by asking him to get behind limiting assault weapon sales

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 8:47pm

MSNBC “Hardball” anchor Chris Matthews needed multiple angles of questioning while trying to pin down a gun-owning Democratic Party congressman about the age that should be required to purchase an AR-style semi-automatic rifle. “Let me ask you, where are you on the AR-15, which is ...

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Trump launches frenzied Twitter attack on ‘low-ratings’ CNN and MSNBC for covering ‘anti-Trump Russia rally’

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 8:24pm

Continuing his push-back at any coverage of the investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 election, President Donald Trump once again attacked the media for reporting on the scandal in a Twitter tirade. Tuesday night, as Trump came under attack for saying he has been tougher on Russia than h...

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Michelle Obama has an opinion on ‘Black Panther’ and here’s what she had to say

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 8:01pm

Michelle Obama just gave her opinion on “Black Panther” – here’s what she had to say Former first lady Michelle Obama isn’t a prolific tweeter, to say the least, and when she does tweet it’s usually about something political, something about the Obama Foundation, or to send a loving message to her h...

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As students watch, Florida GOP lawmakers debate porn but refuse to take up assault weapons ban

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 7:53pm

As students watch, Fla. lawmakers debate porn but refuse to take up assault weapons ban TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A move to push a bill banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines directly to the Florida House floor Tuesday afternoon was rejected on mostly party lines, six days after a gunman kill...

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WATCH: MSNBC’s Velshi shows the direct link from Russian ‘disinformation’ attacks to Sean Hannity’s Twitter account

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 7:14pm

MSNBC host Ali Velshi called out Fox News personality Sean Hannity on Tuesday for pushing a conspiracy theory created by a Russian troll farm, the weekend before the 2016 presidential election. NBC News discovered how the Russians were able take advantage of America’s existing right-wing echo ...

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‘You know who is tough on Russians? Bob Mueller’: Former ambassador mocks Trump claim of Russian toughness

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 6:55pm

Former President Barack Obama’s ambassador to the Russian Federation responded on MSNBC to President Donald Trump’s claim he is “much tougher on Russia than Obama.” Speaking with MSNBC host Chuck Todd, Ambassador Michael McFaul, explained how Donald Trump won’t criticiz...

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Man who took in the Florida school shooter hasn’t changed his mind about gun rights after the tragedy

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 6:44pm

Despite last week’s tragic shooting at a Florida high school, the man who had been housing gunman Nikolas Cruz after his mother’s death still believes it’s his “right” to own the weapon he used to kill 17 people....

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‘Hello — your family is being investigated’: CNN conservative bashes ‘bonehead’ Don Jr. for India condo sales trip

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 6:38pm

During a CNN panel discussion on presidential son, Donald Trump Jr., jetting off to India for a high-profile trip to sell Trump-branded condos, a former speechwriter for Sen.Ted Cruz (R-TX) was incredulous that he would engage in more financial transactions overseas when his entire family is under t...

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France’s Jean-Marie Le Pen defends Vichy leader in memoirs

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 6:12pm

France’s wartime leader Philippe Petain did not dishonour himself by signing the 1940 armistice that allowed Nazi forces to occupy the north of the country, former far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen says in his memoirs. Petain “was legal and legitimate”, the co-founder of the Natio...

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Two thirds of Americans support stricter gun laws: poll

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 6:10pm

Americans support stricter gun laws by a more-than two-to-one margin, one of the highest levels on record, a polling agency reported Tuesday one week after the latest US school shooting left 17 people dead. The tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has shocked many Ame...

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Jeff Sessions forms US cyber task force after election warnings

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 6:02pm

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced he would create a task force to examine how his Justice Department can better combat global cyber threats, including efforts to interfere with elections or damage critical infrastructure. Last week, leaders of U.S. intelligence agencies warned...

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‘Rantings of an increasingly isolated and worried individual’: Nicolle Wallace explains cause of Trump’s Twitter meltdown

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 5:39pm

MSNBC host slammed the “fake news” coming from President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed on “Deadline: White House” Tuesday. “It’s no coincidence that as the pace of indictments and charges from the Mueller probe take on the feel of a drumbeat, Donald Trump&#821...

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Trump administration sued over detention of immigrant children

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 5:30pm

A New York civil rights group on Tuesday sued Trump administration officials over what it called prolonged detention of immigrant children, blaming recent shifts in U.S. government policy for keeping children locked up without cause. The New York Civil Liberties Union, which filed the lawsuit in Man...

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