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‘Simply not true’: Watch Anderson Cooper take apart Trump’s entire ‘factually-challenged weekend Twitter rampage’

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:26pm

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper questioned the ‘humanity’ of President Donald Trump after the White House’s ham-handed response to the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. “Good evening, President Donald Trump went on a Twitter rampage over the we...

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Church accused of driving former member to kill her entire family and herself with false accusations of theft

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 8:06pm

On Friday, police discovered four bodies classified as a triple-murder suicide in a home outside of Detroit. On Sunday, a friend of the family burst into the family’s former church demanding accountability, Fox 2 Detroit reported Monday. Family friend Joyce Taylor blamed religion for the trage...

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‘He’s sinking into irrelevance’: CNN’s Phil Mudd claims Trump’s weekend Twitter meltdown proves he has lost control

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:24pm

Speaking with CNN host Wolf Blitzer, former CIA official Phil Mudd said President Donald Trump’s Twitter meltdown over the weekend shows he lost control of his own administration that is getting nothing done and he is “sinking onto into irrelevance.” Breaking his silence on the aft...

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NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks ban four fans for life after racist attack on black player

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 6:53pm

Four fans have been banned from attending Blackhawk hockey games at Chicago’s United Center after being caught on tape racially taunting Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly, the Associated Press reported Monday. “Racist comments and other inappropriate behavior are not tolerated by...

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MSNBC’s Katy Tur pours cold water on unreliable Trump ever doing anything about changing gun laws

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 6:25pm

MSNBC anchor Katy Tur warned against getting “lost in any illusions” that President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress would address gun control in the wake of the Parkland shooting massacre. “In this moment, is there movement on guns?” Tur wondered. “Today, we&#8...

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WATCH: CNN discussion about Parkland blows up after Bill Kristol tells Symone Sanders not to bring ‘race’ into it

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 5:51pm

A CNN discussion on how the FBI handled tips on the Florida shooter Nickolas Cruz exploded into yelling after conservative Bill Kristol attacked CNN commentator Symone Sanders for bringing race into the equation. With host Jim Sciutto sitting in for Jake Tapper, Sanders bashed the FBI for not follow...

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GOP analyst: Trump advisers have adopted a ‘don’t tell grandpa’ approach in order to get their work done

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 5:27pm

Appearing on MSNBC on Monday afternoon, the former spokesperson for Republican Speaker John Boehner blasted Republicans denial of reality when it comes to President Donald Trump. “How challenging is it for this administration, for those that represent this country broadly around the world righ...

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Florida couple who took in Nikolas Cruz after mother’s death are “furious” and “heartbroken”

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 5:23pm

Just months after his adoptive mother died from pneumonia complications, Nikolas Cruz, 19, went on to commit one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history, killing 17. But between Nov. 2017 and Feb. 2018, Cruz was taken in by James and Kimberly Snead, who have come forward after the massac...

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French rights icon Simone Veil set for rare Pantheon burial

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 4:18pm

French Holocaust survivor and rights icon Simone Veil, who died last year aged 89, will receive the rare honour of a burial in July at the Pantheon in Paris, the president’s office said Monday. Veil will become only the fifth woman to be buried in the Paris monument, which houses the remains o...

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Mueller probe focusing on Kushner seeking foreign investors while working on Trump transition: report

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 4:16pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation into Jared Kushner beyond contacts with Russia, to include business dealings with two additional foreign powers during the Donald Trump transition, CNN reported Monday. Kushner, a senior White House advisor and presidential son-in-law, ha...

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Trolls on Twitter make false claims of being assaulted at screenings of ‘Black Panther’

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:58pm

As Marvel’s latest superhero movie, “Black Panther,” draws praise and rakes in millions of dollars at the box office, Twitter trolls have emerged across the country attempting to stoke racial division by spreading false reports about the film’s largely African American fans. ...

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Shep Smith drills into Trump for refusing to condemn Russian meddling: ‘Not once, not on Twitter, not anywhere’

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:50pm

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith called out President Donald Trump’s “Twitter rampage” during a gripping examination of the commander in chief’s latest meltdown. “First from the Fox News deck this Monday afternoon, the president spent the weekend defending himself, misrepr...

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Before the massacre, the Florida high school shooter was filmed in a schoolyard brawl

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:48pm

The man allegedly behind the fatal Florida high school shooting apparently has a disturbing past that is coming to light. A school fight that was captured on camera a little more than a year ago is the latest development....

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court releases new state congressional voting map Dems will love

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:40pm

Pennsylvania’s top court published a new map of U.S. congressional voting districts for the state on Monday after Democratic and Republican leaders were unable to come to an agreement on other proposals, in a closely watched action ahead of the November mid-term elections. The new map was post...

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White House official: School shooting gave us a ‘reprieve’ from being ‘pummeled’ on Rob Porter scandal

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:37pm

An anonymous White House official has told the Washington Post that last week’s horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida felt like something of a “reprieve” for a White House staff that was deeply battered by scandal. In an interview with the Washington Post, the official said...

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‘More guns is not the answer’: Father of mass shooting victim tears down NRA’s ‘ridiculous’ talking points

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:03pm

Richard Martinez, a California man whose son was slain in a mass shooting in Santa Barbara in 2014, appeared on CNN Monday to tear apart the National Rifle Association’s arguments about the solution to gun violence in the United States. In an interview with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin, Martinez...

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Rhode Island Republican busted for extorting sex from student page — but not before smearing alleged victim

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:00pm

A grand jury indictment unsealed Monday sheds more light up the arrest of Rhode Island state Senate Republican Whip Nicholas Kettle, which Raw Story first reported Friday. Sen. Kettle, 27, pleaded not guilty to two counts of extorting sex from a State House student page, the Providence Journal repor...

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Jared Kushner’s companies have been subpoenaed by the IRS

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 2:55pm

According to a new report in Bloomberg, the companies owned by Jared Kushner and his family have been subpoenaed by the IRS for information regarding their lenders and investments. While details about the investigation are relatively scarce, one thing that is known is that this has nothing to do wit...

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‘Wishin’ we had a real one’: Internet celebrates #PresidentsDay2018 by fantasizing about having a different — and better — US president

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 2:38pm

President Donald Trump urged Americans to “reflect” on Presidents Day — but many social media users fantasized about past and fictional chief executives. Former presidents such George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama were celebrated by many Twitter users, while others p...

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‘Give me a straight answer’: Fox host torpedoes Lewandowski after he deflects with rant linking Russia to Hillary

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 2:24pm

Fox News host Arthel Neville shut down former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski after he tried to connect special counsel Robert Mueller’s recent indictment of 13 Russians to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. While speaking to Lewandowski on Fox’s Outnumbered Overtime...

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