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‘Trump doesn’t care about workers’: Carrier employees react to announcement that 632 jobs are moving to Mexico

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 6:21pm
In a letter released today, the Carrier corporation announced it was firing 632 workers from its factory in Indianapolis and moving those jobs to Monterrey, Mexico, by the end of 2017. The company, which makes heating and air conditioning units, became the posterchild of offshoring when during the 2...

WATCH LIVE: Explosion at Ariana Grande concert results in ‘confirmed fatalities’ at Manchester Arena

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 6:05pm
Police in Manchester, England are responding to a serious incident at a venue where Ariana Grande was performing, Reuters reports. “Emergency services responding to serious incident at Manchester Arena,” Greater Manchester Police said. “Avoid the area.” Police statement on in...

REVEALED: Trump asked two top intelligence officials to push back on Russian collusion probe

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 5:50pm
Donald Trump asked two top intelligence officials to push back against former FBI Director James Comey’s revelation of an ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives, the Washington Post reports. Trump appealed to both Director of National Intellig...

‘How the Saudi government likes women to behave’: CNN pundit explains Melania’s popularity in the Middle East

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 5:36pm
According to an observer of Middle Eastern Eastern customs, Melania Trump received fawning coverage during her Saudi Arabia visit because she represents their idea oh the female ideal: she is quiet, defers to her husband continually and is beautiful. Writing for CNN, Anushay Hossain explains that th...

Former FBI chief Comey postpones testimony before US House committee

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 5:29pm
Former FBI Director James Comey is delaying an appearance before the U.S. House Oversight Committee that had been planned for Wednesday, the panel’s chairman said on Monday. In a post on Twitter, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who will step down from his seat in Congress in June, said he had spoken ...

‘Are we still airing that sh*t?’: Fox News staffers melting down over Hannity’s conspiracy theories

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 5:27pm
To the chagrin of his fellow employees, Fox News host Sean Hannity continues to peddle a debunked conspiracy theory about former DNC staffer Seth Rich, who was murdered in Washington, D.C. last summer. According to sources who spoke to The Daily Beast, Fox News staffers are “embarrassed”...

Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russia probe: Washington Post

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 5:25pm
President Donald Trump is seeking outside counsel to help him during investigations into his campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, and has narrowed the search to four prominent attorneys, the Washington Post reported on Monday. The lawyers who have spoken to the White House and ar...

Fossils cast doubt on human lineage originating in Africa

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 5:17pm
Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins, casting doubt on the view that the evolutionary lineage that led to people arose in Africa. Scientists said on Monday the creature, known as Graecopit...

Will Trump order an FBI probe into Seth Rich’s death?

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 4:57pm
Right-wing media outlets and conservative personalities—many of which often have the president’s ears and full attention—are demanding Donald Trump order a full investigation into the murder of Seth Rich, a former staffer for the Democratic National Convention who was fatally shot in July last...

Russia claims US asked for help twice in hacking probe

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 4:55pm
Russia claims that the U.S. officially requested information from Russia on the country’s alleged interference in the November presidential election on two separate occasions. According to the deputy secretary of the Russian Security Council, Oleg Khramov, the requests were sent several months apart...

Here are 10 totally fake facts that Trump fans think are real

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 11:24pm
Americans, divided and polarized as they are, live in two distinct worlds. In one world, the earth is not flat, climate change is real and Bill and Hillary aren’t pimping kids out in the basement of a pizza restaurant. The other world is devoid of reason, evidence and pretty much any type of h...

John Oliver looks back at the week that ‘broke Anderson Cooper’ and made him say THAT to Jeffrey Lord

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 10:44pm
Sunday night’s edition of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” was the last of the season, and what a week it was to recap, from President Donald Trump leaking Israeli intelligence to Russian officials, to finding out a high profile member of the administration has been named as a perso...

Rich Trump backer convicted of inaugural weekend sex abuse of hotel maids got wrist slap, tiny fine

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 10:22pm
On the weekend of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a millionaire businessman who traveled to D.C. to celebrate the new president’s swearing-in was arrested and charged with sexual battery of two hotel maids at Washington’s downtown Mayflower hotel. The Washington Post reporte...

Trump’s Saudi Arabia visit was ‘bizarre, unseemly, unethical and un-American’: WaPo columnist

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 8:54pm
Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum blasted President Donald Trump and his administration on Sunday for choosing Saudi Arabia as the destination for Trump’s first international trip as president. Citing the oil-rich nation’s extensive record of human rights abuses, its all-powerful ...

White nationalist Richard Spencer gets gym membership yanked after confrontation with professor

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 7:51pm
An Alexandria, VA gym revoked “alt-right” leader Richard Spencer’s membership after Spencer was confronted by a Georgetown University professor “who recognized him and lambasted him” over his far-right, racist beliefs, said the Washington Post on Sunday. Spencer has bec...

Watergate prosecutor explains ‘direct parallels’ between Trump and Nixon’s hidden tax returns

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 6:58pm
MSNBC’s Ari Melber welcomed Watergate prosecutor Nick Ackerman to “The Point” on Sunday to talk about how President Donald Trump is not the first president in modern history to attempt to conceal his tax returns from the public. With a special counsel appointed to dig deeper into t...

Soledad O’Brien rips media for being Trump’s dupes: ‘It’s charming’ that you think he’ll get better

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 5:43pm
Firebrand journalist and Starfish Media Group CEO Soledad O’Brien tore into the U.S. news media for allowing itself to get duped again and again by President Donald Trump and for making the metric of his performance whether or not he “sounds presidential.” During a discussion of th...

Westinghouse to lock out 172 union members at New Hampshire plant

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 4:47pm
Westinghouse Electric Co, a unit of Japan’s Toshiba Corp , said on Sunday it issued a lockout notice to 172 union members at its nuclear components manufacturing plant in Newington, New Hampshire, declaring that the sides had reached a stalemate in contract negotiations. Westinghouse, which ha...

‘Dude, America has been exhausted for months’: White House slammed over Trump ‘exhaustion’ excuse

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 4:30pm
On Sunday, President Donald Trump slipped up during his reading of a speech on Islam, saying “Islamic” rather than “Islamist,” a minor mistake, seemingly, but one which tars an entire religion with one brush rather than that religion’s extremist fringe. CNN’s Jim ...

‘All hail the New World Orb-er’: Internet loses its collective sh*t over pic of Trump with Saudi orb

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 3:40pm
On Sunday, a photo emerged of President Donald Trump with members of the Saudi royal family laying their hands on a glowing white orb. The sinister-looking scene was an update from Trump’s first presidential trip abroad, which some administration boosters hope will serve as a “reset&#822...