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‘Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi’: Colbert uses Hannity’s own soundbites to create crazy fake Hillary Clinton chart

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 9:45pm
Fox News’ host Sean Hannity’s completely crazy flowchart outlining his conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton made waves earlier this week — and naturally, Stephen Colbert couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make a Hannity chart of his own on Friday’s episode of The La...

BUSTED: Michigan lottery sellers caught stealing winning tickets from customers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 9:16pm
Employees at stores that sell lottery tickets in Michigan have been caught scamming customers out of winning tickets by telling them they’d lost — and then reaping the prizes for themselves. According to the Detroit Free Press, this racket has caused the Michigan Lottery Bureau to suspen...

Underwater ruins of 3,000-year-old castle discovered

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 9:14pm
Researchers studying a vast lake in Eastern Turkey have unearthed the remains of a 3,000-year-old castle buried beneath its waters. Tahsin Ceylan, an underwater photographer and videographer, Mustafa Akkuş, an academic from Van Yüzüncü Yıl University’s fishery faculty, Murat Kulakaç, a diving instru...

Televangelist Jim Bakker threatens viewers’ grandkids with eternal damnation unless they buy his pancake mix

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 9:05pm
Disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker stoked fears of presidential assassination while claiming that their grandchildren of his audience could face eternal damnation unless they call a 1-888 phone number and send him $60 (plus shipping) for a bucket of pancake mix. “You know, if they kill our pre...

Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash once slapped Harvey Weinstein across the face for disrespecting women

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 8:51pm
Damon Dash, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, once slapped Harvey Weinstein across the face for disrespecting women, according to The Diplomats rapper Cam’ron. In a new song with Jim Jones, Killa Cam raps: No disrespecting the ladies, word from my team That’s the reason Dame smacked Harvey We...

Joy Reid unleashes on GOP officials refusing to drop Roy Moore: ‘It can be a child molester as long as it’s a Republican’

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 8:30pm
Republicans don’t care if it’s a child molester running for office, as long as it’s a Republican child molester, Joy Reid told Chris Hayes Friday. During the “All In” discussion about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, Reid noted that the two parties are remarkably dif...

Donald Trump’s White House staffers have completely given up on trying to control his Twitter mania

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 7:35pm
In interview after interview, President Donald Trump’s own supporters have complained that they want to see him stop tweeting and start getting to work. While sources have claimed that senior West Wing staffers have tried to distract Trump from current events to prevent him from tweeting, at t...

‘Jeff Sessions is in trouble’: Ted Lieu warns Trump admin’s attorney general is in deep

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 7:22pm
Congressman Ted Lieu explained to CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer that Attorney General Jeff Sessions joking about a Russian spymaster during a Friday speech only goes to show how much legal jeopardy the nation’s top law enforcement office faces. Lieu’s CNN appearance ca...

Jeffrey Toobin: Trump parrots Fox News so much that ‘this has become the Sean Hannity presidency’

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 7:11pm
On CNN Friday night, analyst and former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin noticed that President Donald Trump’s remarks about allegations against Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) greatly resemble those of his friend and Fox News host Sean Hannity. “Look, this has become the Sean Hannity presidency...

‘Putin lies to his face and he believes him’: Nicolle Wallace slams Trump for embracing a ‘pattern of deceit’

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:39pm
MSNBC’s Deadline: White House anchor Nicolle Wallace used multiple synonyms for ‘lie’ while examining the credibility of President Donald Trump and his administration. Wallace began her show with of lies featuring former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Attorney General Jeff ...

How common is sexual assault in the US military?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:26pm
Sexual assault rates in the U.S. military haven’t changed much in the last two years, according to newly released data from the Pentagon. In the fiscal years 2015 and 2016, the number of people who reported sexual assault was largely the same....

Jared Kushner didn’t disclose contact with a Russian mafia ‘godfather’ to Congress: report

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:17pm
President Donald Trump’s aide and son-in-law Jared Kushner failed to disclose to Congress an event invitation by an alleged Russian mobster and ally to Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to three sources close to the invitation who spoke to NBC News, Russian banker Aleksander Torshin ...

‘Wild carny freak sh*t’: Internet loses it over ‘Take a Knee, My Ass’ anthem tantrum country song

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:06pm
Yesterday, country singer Neal McCoy dropped his latest single — an apparent protest song against athletes “taking a knee” in protest to police brutality. The sentiment was not unusual, but the song’s title — “Take a Knee, My Ass (I Won’t Take A Knee)”...

GOP tax bill gives private plane owners a tax break

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:02pm
If you’re one of the lucky Americans who owns a private jet, don’t fret. Republicans have your back—in the form of tax breaks. The new Senate tax bill will give those who own or lease private planes breaks on the amount they pay to companies for maintenance, storage, fueling and even whe...

Albuquerque Airport locked down amid security concern

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 5:54pm
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Albuquerque International Sunport was locked down Friday amid a security concern near the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint....

With Clinton attack, Kirsten Gillibrand sets stage for 2020

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 5:46pm
Kirsten Gillibrand occupies Hillary Clinton’s old Senate seat, campaigned for her in 2016 and was eagerly supported by Bill Clinton in her political infancy. She has also been outspoken about sexual assault and is a leading Democratic hopeful for the 2020 election, when she hopes to become the first...

These Russian oligarchs are making Donald Trump rich

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 5:35pm
During the many government investigations into whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 presidential elections, President Donald Trump has insisted he doesn’t have business dealings with Russia....

Trump-supporting intern for homophobic congressman sent racial slurs to a veteran on a gay dating app: report

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 5:33pm
After receiving messages using racial slurs on Grindr, the popular gay dating app, a Washington, D.C. man and his friends uncovered the identity of a Trump supporter who interns for homophobic congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC). According to the Washington Blade, a newspaper serving D.C. LGBTQ community,...

Trump adds five names to list of possible Supreme Court nominees

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 5:02pm
In a move certain to please conservatives, President Donald Trump on Friday added five names to his list of candidates for a prospective U.S. Supreme Court vacancy as he presses ahead with a campaign to move the federal judiciary to the right. Two of them are appellate judges who were nominated by T...

Indiana GOP councilman charged with 3 counts of child molestation after allegedly assaulting two ten-year-old girls

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 5:00pm
Republican Indianapolis city councilman Jeff Miller has been charged with three counts of child molesting, fondling or touching after two 10-year-old girls alleged he inappropriately touched and massaged them, Fox 59 reports. The charges come after Channel 8 WISH-TV Friday reported Miller was under ...