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USA Today editorial torches Trump: ‘Not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library’

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:57pm
A powerful Wednesday editorial by USA Today has blasted President Donald Trump after his sexist tweet against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). “A president who would all but call Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand a whore is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine...

Artist Flees Beijing After Filming Devastation of Mass Evictions

World News (NY Times) - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:51pm
Hua Yong, a painter, has shot and posted online dozens of videos documenting the forced removal of thousands of migrant workers from Beijing.

Ex-Trump aide Carter Page tells court to stop AT&T Time Warner deal

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:35pm
Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page argued in court papers on Tuesday that AT&T Inc should not be permitted to buy CNN parent Time Warner Inc  because there was a risk it would lead to “recklessness” in journalism. Page, whose contacts with Russia have been under scrutiny by C...

Footage shows Trump with his sexual assault accusers

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:29pm
President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that he has never even met the women accusing him of sexual assault. Within hours, a lot of footage proved otherwise. Photos and videos of Trump with some of the women he has deemed liars resurfaced on social media through the day, showing them together years b...

Men for sale: Sex workers trying to make a living

BBC News - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:26pm
One man says he had his drink spiked and woke up to find himself with four naked men around him.

Fox Business anchor fact-checks Trump: GOP tax plan requires ‘individuals to carry water for corporations’

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:26pm
Fox Business anchor Trish Regan fact-checked President Donald Trump’s claim that the Republican tax bill would be a “Christmas present” for America. “There’s a lot of red flags and I’m bring them up because we need to talk about these things right now, especially ...

Chuck Schumer called DC police after someone forged a fake lawsuit claiming he sexually harassed a staffer

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:14pm
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer contacted Capitol Police in D.C. after someone allegedly tried to “forge” documents detailing fake sexual harassment claims against him by a staffer. As Axios reports, the document (which was forwarded their news site and others) “looks like a l...

‘Republicans have no way to win’: Fox News’ Brit Hume explains how a Roy Moore victory could destroy the GOP

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:03pm
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said no matter what happens Tuesday in the Alabama Senate race, “Republicans really have no way to win.” Hume was speaking with host Tucker Carlson about the “implications” the contentious election between conservative Roy Moore and “liberal Democrat” Doug...

Comedy show welcomes screaming babies

BBC News - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 9:01pm
Alyssa and best friend Carly run comedy nights for parents where anything goes.

US will talk to North Korea until ‘first bomb drops’

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:52pm
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told world leaders on Tuesday that the U.S. will seek diplomacy with North Korea “until the first bomb drops.” Tillerson reiterated his long-held stance in speaking before the Atlantic Council Korea Foundation Forum, but also said that Defense Secretary James Mattis ...

‘For the love of God!’: Ana Navarro stomps on Jack Kingston for claiming Trump’s Gillibrand attack ‘wasn’t sexist’

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:51pm
After pundits, journalists and congresspeople alike agreed that President Donald Trump’s Tuesday morning tweet attacking against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) was misogynist and likely constituted sexual harassment, a Republican former congressman took it upon himself to declare that the pres...

Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal'

BBC News - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:50pm
The reliably frozen Arctic is history, say scientists who warn of an unprecedented rate of warming.

Sweden’s Prime Minister Condemns Anti-Semitic Outbursts

World News (NY Times) - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:29pm
Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, speaking after recent anti-Semitic episodes in two Swedish cities, said “hatred of Jews has no place in our society.”

Naked man causes multiple drivers to crash while swerving to avoid him on busy highway

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:29pm
Truck driver Tariq Hussein captured extraordinary video of a naked man riding atop a flatbed truck on a Washington, DC highway Tuesday. Some drivers crashed while swerving to avoid the naked man, near Frying Pan Road on Route 28 in Fairfax County, Virginia. Authorities said the man was involved in a...

100 Women: 'Why I invented the glass ceiling phrase'

BBC News - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:22pm
Workplace consultant Marilyn Loden coined the phrase "the glass ceiling" 39 years ago but says it is still as relevant as ever.

'Have a stoma and live or don't have one and die'

BBC News - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:21pm
Natalie Toper tells her story of why she wears a stoma and how it has affected her daily life.

Disney set to seal $60bn 21st Century Fox takeover

BBC News - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:14pm
A sale of Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets could be confirmed as soon as Thursday, reports say.

In pictures: The Art of Building 2017

BBC News - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:14pm
This year's entries capture buildings from all angles.

Trump’s Jerusalem embassy move has fueled #RaptureAnxiety as evangelicals claim the end times are near

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 8:09pm
Doomsday evangelicals have long believed the world was on the edge of apocalypse, but recent events surrounding President Donald Trump seem to lead many to believe the rapture — or saving of true Christians just before Armageddon — will soon be upon us. As Vox reports, these supposed apo...

‘Sassy Breaks her Silence’: Horse Twitter not impressed with Roy Moore

The Raw Story - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 7:53pm
Give this much to Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore: he knows how to wrassle up controversy—even on election day. Alabamians headed to the polls on Tuesday to send either Moore—an alleged molester of teenage girls who thinks America was at its best when slavery was legal—or Doug Jones—a Democrat...
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