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A year after deadly Mexico quake — some still can’t return home

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:56pm

A year after a devastating earthquake struck Mexico City and killed dozens of people, Guadalupe Padilla is still waiting to return to her home. The 60-year-old security guard has lived in a wooden shack in a park facing the now-empty apartment block where she spent three decades of her life. Padilla...

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Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley says ‘no reason to delay’ Ford testimony with investigation — confirm now

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:51pm

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday there is no reason to delay the testimony of Christine Bassley Ford, and an invitation for her to appear before the committee on Monday stands. Ford, a university professor in California, has accused President Donald Trump’s Supreme ...

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Abolish the Supreme Court

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:30pm

The Supreme Court as we know it is an abomination, and this is a rare issue on which Americans from across the ideological spectrum should agree. Whether you believe that liberal, robed tyrants have jammed gay rights and abortion and all manner of social ills down the throats of the American people,...

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North Korea to allow international inspections for nuclear dismantlement — but only if Trump takes reciprocal measures

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:27pm

North Korea agreed to allow international inspectors to observe a “permanent dismantlement” of its key missile facilities, and will take additional steps such as closing its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes reciprocal measures, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wedn...

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Trump’s trade War continues as China to penalize $60 billion of US imports in tit-for-tat move

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:24pm

China and the United States plunged deeper into a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added $60 billion of U.S. products to its import tariff list in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s planned levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The tit-for-tat measures are the latest escalation in a...

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Republican Rep Matt Gaetz goes down in flames against Chris Cuomo with weak defense of Brett Kavanagh

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:56pm

On Tuesday, Matt Gaetz (R-FL) went down in flames during an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo while trying to defend Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh’s accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said she would not sit before the Senate until an FBI investigation has taken place. &#...

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‘I see him hurtling towards the sun’: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow predicts Kavanaugh won’t be confirmed

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:52pm

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow very rarely gives political commentary and opinion in her show. Typically the host explains complex political events and legal events as they unfold. But during an interview with former Sec. Hillary Clinton, Maddow let her own commentary fly. When Maddow handed it off to ...

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WATCH: CNN’s Chris Cuomo flattens right-wing Trump apologist for wanting Kavanaugh confirmed without investigation

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:16pm

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump’s former aide David Urban and political commentator Symone Sanders argued over Supreme Court justice nominee Bret Kavanaugh sexual assault scandal during an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo. “So they’re going to have an FBI investigation. Th...

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Seth Meyers swears that his mind isn’t in the gutter: ‘That’s just the f*cking news right now’

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:02pm

Adult film star Stormy Daniels revealed Tuesday that her upcoming book will reveal a detailed description of the penis of the president of the United States. The information was so absurd, NBC host Seth Meyers swore it had nothing to do with his mind being in the gutter. “So for once, I’m gonn...

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Lawyer for ultranationalist group arrested for lying to police about his ‘stolen’ guns: report

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 8:59pm

The attorney who represents the ultranationalist Proud Boys organization was arrested by Texas authorities for filing a false police report alleging he had three guns stolen, The Daily Beast reported Tuesday. Jason Lee Van Dyke called police on September 13 to report that someone had stolen three gu...

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Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti wonders how Fox News and Sarah Sanders will confirm details about Trump genitalia

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 8:07pm

Stormy Daniels’ forthcoming book entitled Full Disclosure provides intense details about her time with President Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Daniels lawyer, Michael Avenatti, told CNN’s Jim Acosta that people would be a fool to continue to call Daniels a liar. “She’s included a...

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‘Just not who we are’: Montana tavern refuses Donald Trump, Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 7:50pm

Those close to controversial President Donald Trump continue to face difficulties eating in public. In June, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was kicked out of the Red Hen restaurant in Virginia and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen was chased out of a Mexican restaur...

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Ivanka Trump advising her dad to ‘cut bait’ and withdraw Brett Kavanaugh nomination: report

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:58pm

First daughter and senior White House advisor Ivanka Trump is urging her father to abandon Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court, Vanity Fair reported Tuesday. In a new story on the escalating “Kavanaugh nightmare,” Gabriel Sherman reports, “Wh...

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Kavanaugh accuser is ‘providing a credible account’: 5 MSNBC legal analysts agree on Brett Kavanaugh allegations

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:35pm

Five former federal prosecutors who now work as MSNBC legal analysts co-wrote a powerful column on the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Mimi Rocah, Barbara McQuade, Jill Wine-Banks, Joyce White Vance and Maya Wiley co-wrote the think piece, published by NBC News on Tuesday. ...

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Texas kindergarten teacher sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting 6-year old girl: report

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:26pm

Thomas Lloyd Cannon, a Texas kindergarten teacher was sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 6-year old girl, reported the Dallas News. Cannon, 42, was first investigated in May 2017 when a student broke her silence and claimed that Cannon had abused her. The arrest warrant affida...

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NY Times columnist slams GOP Senator Lindsey Graham as a ‘weasel’ for attacking sexual assault survivor

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:17pm

New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg called out Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for trying to discredit Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. Graham said it was suspicious that Ford had previously taken a lie detector test. Goldberg slamm...

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Michael Avenatti reveals Donald Trump promised Stormy Daniels he would break federal law for her

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:09pm

Stormey Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti spoke out on CNN Tuesday regarding the allegations in her upcoming tell-all autobiography. One small comment Avenatti said in passing, however, reveals President Donald Trump was willing to break the law for her. “She touches on the fact, for in...

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WATCH: New Jersey police sergeant busted trying to ‘get naked’ with 15-year-old girl

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 5:38pm

New Jersey State Police arrested a 47-year-old police sergeant for second-degree luring, WPVI reported Tuesday. Howell Township Sgt. Richard Conte was caught in a sting operation targeting alleged child predators, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced in a news conference. “Co...

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Jobless gardener says Macron remarks were ‘hard to swallow’

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 5:31pm

The unemployed gardener who French President Emmanuel Macron said had only to “cross the road” to find a job described the controversial remarks Tuesday as “hard to swallow”. Speaking publicly for the first time about his chance encounter with the president during an open-doo...

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‘I have a lot of cash’: Donny Deutsch pulls out wad of bills on MSNBC to bet Brett Kavanaugh won’t be confirmed

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 5:00pm

During an appearance on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House” on Monday, ad executive Donny Deutsch pulled out a wad of bills in an attempt to wager that Judge Brett Kavanaugh would not be confirmed to the United States Supreme Court. Host Nicolle Wallace asked former RNC Chair Michael S...

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