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The 13th doctor on BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ is a woman

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 11:33pm
After months of waiting to find out who will play the next Doctor Who, fans finally got their answer today as the BBC announced Jodie Whittaker will become the first woman to take on the role. A video aired at the end of the Wimbledon men’s final and posted to the Doctor Who Official Twitter p...

Trump Jr. shows that cutthroat fear and loathing are the operating principle in GOP politics

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:52pm
To many, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr. was anxious to get dirt on Hillary Clinton from the Russians will not come as a surprise. It is but the latest example of the take-no-prisoners, anything-goes politics of our day. Sure, soliciting help from a hostile foreign power is exceptional, and it ...

The deep history of the radical right’s stealth plan for America

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:48pm
Author Nancy MacLean has unearthed a stealth ideologue of the American right. Her book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, tells the story of one James McGill Buchanan, a Southern political scientist and father of “public choice economics.” MacLean...

8 to 10 Republicans have concerns on healthcare bill: GOP Sen. Collins

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:41pm
Eight to 10 Republican U.S. senators have serious concerns about Republican healthcare legislation to roll back Obamacare, moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins, who opposes the bill, said on Sunday. The Senate, which is delaying its consideration of the bill while Arizona Republican Senator Joh...

Anti-Trump protests staged at US Women’s Open

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:37pm
After three tranquil rounds at Trump National Golf Club, things heated up outside the ropes during Sunday’s final round of the U.S. Women’s Open as activist groups staged protests against U.S. President Donald Trump. There had been calls for moving the tournament, which was awarded to Tr...

Iran sentences US dual national to 10 years for spying

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:32pm
An Iranian court has sentenced a graduate student from Princeton University to 10 years in jail on spying charges, Iran’s judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, the latest case involving dual citizens held on security charges in the country. Xiyue Wang, 37, was accused of “spying under the ...

Social workers reported Seattle mayor sexually abused foster son: newspaper

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:27pm
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday. The document supports the accusation made by one of four men who have accused Murray, 62, of abusin...

8 people dead and more missing in Arizona flash floods

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:22pm
Eight people have been confirmed drowned and more are missing after a flash flood swept over a popular swimming spot in a river in the western U.S. state of Arizona. Authorities are searching for the missing after the incident on Saturday afternoon in the Verde River inside Tonto National Forest, ab...

Break-in and threatening note reported at office of GOP senator opposed to Trumpcare bill

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:09pm
A break-in was reported at the office of Nevada Sen. Dean Heller and a threatening note addressed to the senator was left behind, according to The Hill. LasVegasNow.com reported that the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed that someone broke into Heller’s office on Sunset but wo...

George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ creator, dies at 77

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 9:58pm
George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ creator, dies at 77 LOS ANGELES — Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero, father of the modern movie zombie and creator of the groundbreaking “Night of the Living Dead” franchise, has died at 77. Romero died Sunday in his sleep follo...

Fox’s Judge Jeanine: If the devil had dirt on an opponent I’d be ‘on the first trolley to Hell’

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 9:15pm
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro said on Sunday made an interesting admission with regards to her morals around electoral help from hostile foreign powers or other unsavory sources. The Hill reported that Pirro said she would ride “the first trolley to Hell” if the devil had incriminating inf...

The night is drunk and full of terrors: Here’s the ultimate ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 drinking game

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 8:17pm
With the official premiere of Season 7 just hours (!!!) away, “Game of Thrones” fans only need to know one thing before settling in to revisit Westeros again—just when and how much they should drink during the episode. Drinking games during shows and movies are popular in general, but are especially...

‘You’re doing amazing, sweetie’: Twitter rejoices as Delta Airlines rips Coulter for being a jerk

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 7:31pm
Delta Airlines responded to Ann Coulter’s Saturday Twitter meltdown by telling her that her insults toward other passengers and flight crew are “unacceptable and unnecessary.” Mediaite.com said that the airline told the right-wing provocateur that they’re sorry she could not ...

Actor Martin Landau dead at age 89

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 7:18pm
Actor Martin Landau has died at the age of 89, according to TMZ.com. Landau began his acting career in the 1950s and starred in the “Mission: Impossible” series and a number of feature films including Alfred Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” and Francis Ford Coppola&#821...

South Carolina’s voter registration system was hit by 150,000 hack attempts on Election Day: report

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 6:49pm
Hackers made nearly 150,000 attempts to break into South Carolina’s voter registration system on Election Day 2016, according to a report from that state’s election commission. The Hill said Sunday that there is no evidence so far that the attempts were successful. President Donald Trump...

Married Ohio school superintendents at the center of sickening child sex abuse scandal

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 6:20pm
A husband and wife who are both superintendents at schools in the state of Ohio are both facing serious charges related to allegations of the sexual abuse of a girl who is now 13 years old. RELATED: A teacher who had sex with a special ed student “a handful of times” somehow got her husband’s suppor...

Is Trump sick?: Biographer says president seems weak and ‘less steady on his feet’

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 5:44pm
During a discussion of President Donald Trump’s painfully awkward handshake with French President Emmanuel Macron, Trump biographer and longtime observer Michael D’Antonio noted that the president seems weak and unsteady on his feet. After revealing that the French government contacted h...

‘It is insane, borderline psychotic’: Ex-Trump 2016 official blasts campaign for taking Russia meeting

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 5:26pm
A former top official with President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign blasted the campaign’s top brass — particularly then-campaign Chairman Paul Manafort — and Donald Trump Jr. for taking a June 9, 2016 meeting with a pro-Kremlin Russian lawyer and a Russian-born lobbyist. &#822...

Secret Service smacks down Trump lawyer: Russia meeting was never cleared with us

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 4:19pm
The Secret Service hit back at an attempt by President Donald Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow to blame them for the meeting Donald Trump Jr. and key members of the Trump 2016 campaign staff took with Kremlin-aligned lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and a Russian-born lobbyist. The Hill said that the ...

‘We’ll get back to you on that’: White House’s ‘Made in America Week’ hits major snag over Trump products

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 3:41pm
On Sunday the White House announced “Made in America Week” — a week of appearances and promotions by President Donald Trump intended to highlight products that are made domestically. According to Politico.com, White House spokeswoman Helen Aguirre Ferre had no answer, however, when...