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Fox’s Brit Hume: Covering patients with pre-existing conditions ‘defeats the whole idea of insurance’

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 2:05pm
During a discussion on the GOP’s healthcare plan designed to replace Obamacare, longtime Fox contributor Britt Hume criticized compelling insurers to cover people with pre-existing conditions, reports Media Matters. Speaking with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace and Obamacare a...

Pro golfer wants to avoid painfully awkward meeting with Trump at US Women’s Open

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 1:15pm
Golfer tells hilarious story about meeting the president at the U.S. Women’s Open BEDMINSTER — Do you want to hear a laugh-out-loud funny story about a prominent women’s golfer meeting the president? Well, since you already clicked on that gotcha headline, we’ll tell you righ...

GOP rep. says health care bill ‘fixed’ by ‘repealing a period and replacing it with a semicolon’

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 1:10pm
Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) told MSNBC on Sunday that the Republican health care plan was a “fix” for President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act even though millions are expected to lose insurance under the proposal. MSNBC host Alex Witt noted during an interview with Davis that pub...

Next Doctor Who will be a woman

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 1:05pm
Next Doctor Who will be a woman BBC and BBC America announced Sunday that the 13th Doctor Who will be Jodie Whittaker, the first woman in the role. “It’s more than an honor to play the Doctor,” Whittaker said. “It means remembering everyone I used to be, while stepping forwar...

It doesn’t matter what Trump fans think about the Russia probe

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 12:51pm
“No one talks of it.” That is how Max Frankel, a reporter for The New York Times, described the feeling of “Middle Americans” in Dayton about the “remote controversy” called Watergate. Frankel published his Ohio dispatch on September 15, 1972, as President Richard M. Nixon was campaigning for reelec...

How to watch the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 premiere for free

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 12:47pm
The Season 7 premiere of “Game of Thrones” is finally here, and thankfully, fans who don’t have a cable subscription of their own can still watch with the rest of us (and they won’t have to beg their friends for their cable log-ins to do it either). As HBO shows become even more of cult phenoms&#821...

Teen who played ‘F*ck Tha Police’ at slain officer’s funeral evicted by his landlord after failure to apologize

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 12:43pm
That teen who played “F*** Tha Police” during a slain officer’s funeral has been shown the door by his landlord in the best way The superintendent of the apartment building that housed the teen who blared the song “Fuck Tha Police” during the funeral of Officer Miosotis Familia, who was shot i...

Trump lawyer defends Don Jr. meeting and blames Secret Service for allowing it

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 12:37pm
One of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyers defended a meeting that the president’s son had with Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign, suggesting the fact that the Secret Service allowed the meeting showed it was not “nefarious.” “Well, I wonder why the Secre...

‘Does he think we’re idiots?’: CNN panel openly laughs at Trump claim he has ‘little time for watching TV’

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 12:24pm
Addressing support given to President Donald Trump from the right-wing Sinclair Broadcast Group, which supplies clips to stations across the country, a CNN panel on media mocked Trump’s tweeted claim that he has “little time for watching TV.” “We saw the president make a clai...

‘You’re not peddling that claim’: Joy Reid destroys GOPer’s ‘made-up conspiracy’ with instant fact check

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 11:40am
MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid on Sunday treated conservative activist Herb London to a live on-air fact check after he claimed that then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton had colluded with Russians. During a Sunday panel segment, Reid suggested that Trump official were aware that Donald Trum...

Trump returns to understaffed, chaotic, besieged and backstabbing administration in DC

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 11:35pm
US President Donald Trump returns to Washington Sunday after a brief overseas respite, facing an enduring and intensifying storm over his campaign’s contacts with Russia. During two pomp-filled days in Paris and another two playing maitre d’ to professional female golfers driving, chippi...

‘Fix it for me’: Trump told Theresa May he won’t visit UK until he’s sure he’ll get a warm welcome

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 10:38pm
U.S. President Donald Trump petulantly informed U.K. Prime Minister Teresa May that he won’t be making any official state visits to her country unless she can guarantee that people will be nice to him, according to reports. “I haven’t had great coverage out there lately, Theresa,” ...

Judge read out names of 20 murdered cats before sentencing their killer to 16 years in prison

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 9:48pm
A man who pleaded guilty to stealing, torturing and killing 18 cats in San Jose, California, was sentenced Friday to 16 years in county jail. During the sentencing the name of every cat killed by the defendant, Robert Farmer, was read aloud by a judge, to remind Farmer of the crimes he had committed...

Trumpcare bill on life support as McCain surgery delays vote at least a week

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 9:16pm
U.S. Senator John McCain is “resting comfortably” after having a blood clot removed from above his left eye, a statement by an Arizona hospital said Friday. While recuperating, however, McCain, 80, will most likely miss a potential vote this coming week in the Senate on the Republican he...

Trump 2020 campaign doubled its spending on legal fees in three months thanks to Russia scandal

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 8:27pm
President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign spent $700,000 on legal fees between April and June as the scandal around Russian interference in the 2016 election has intensified, according to The Hill. Reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) say that Trump 2020 campaign commi...

Two arrested as Trump supporters and opponents face off at competing rallies in Hollywood

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 7:52pm
LOS ANGELES—At least two people were arrested Saturday afternoon during dueling rallies staged in Hollywood by supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump. The arrests stemmed from a scuffle among competing demonstrators outside the busy Hollywood and Highland shopping complex. An anti-Trump...

‘Don’t you fly first class, Princess?’: Ann Coulter gets trashed for bratty Twitter meltdown over airline seat

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 7:06pm
Ann Coulter had an online meltdown on Saturday after Delta Airlines gave away an “extra room” seat she booked next to her own before the flight left the ground. On Friday afternoon, Mediaite.com said, the right-wing provocateur tweeted, “Just when you think it’s safe to fly t...

Black Tennessee woman says white doctor greeted her as ‘Aunt Jemima’

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 5:58pm
A Memphis, TN woman was appalled and hurt to be greeted by her white physician as “Aunt Jemima” at a recent appointment — the caricatured “mammy” figure the Quaker Oats company uses to sell pancake mix and syrups. The New York Daily News said that Lexi Carter was at an ...

Trump campaign’s web guru wanted for questioning by Congress about spread of Russian propaganda

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 4:58pm
On Friday, Trump’s bearded digital data guru Brad Parscale accepted an invitation to testify before the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation. The committee is probing whether the Trump camp colluded with Russia in unleashing fake news and propaganda to undermine the candidacy of Trump...

Ex-KGB agent: ‘I guarantee you’ that one or more Russian spies attended Trump Tower meeting

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 4:25pm
A former Russian agent told CNN on Saturday that he “guarantees” that there was at least one Russian intelligence operative at the June 9 meeting at Trump Tower that included Kremlin-aligned attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya and Russian-born lobbyist and former Soviet military intelligence ...