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Jake Tapper hilariously mocks Scaramucci for insisting Trump has really good ‘Karma’

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:39pm
CNN’s Jake Tapper showed a charming collection of lovable comments from President Donald Trump’s new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci. A hilarious mash-up where Scaramucci laid the affection on thick, it also contained the compliment that Trump has “good karma.” &#...

Turkey’s Erdogan Refuses to Back Down in Feud With Germany

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:23pm
"You do not have the power to scare us,” the president said in response to German criticisms.

Deadly Clashes Erupt in Standoff Over Mosque in Jerusalem

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:23pm
An apparent terrorist attack in a West Bank settlement, and deadly clashes in Jerusalem over metal detectors at entrances to the Aqsa Mosque compound.

Canada Letter: Summer Advice From Librarians, American Friends

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:22pm
In addition to a plethora of land, Canada has many libraries with extensive literary collections. As summer nears its midway point, some librarians offer their suggestions for good books by Canadian authors.

Guns used in majority of homicides with female victims

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:19pm
Guns are used in more than half of murders of women, and the highest frequency is among non-Hispanic black victims, according to a new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Related: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for those convicted of domestic violence Domestic violence i...

‘I’m surprised he didn’t pull his shirt up to show us his MAGA tramp stamp’: Ex-GOP strategist blasts Scaramucci

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:19pm
The new White House comms director may have been a former Hillary Clinton supporter, but he sure is with the Don now. During a segment with CNN’s Jake Tapper, former GOP strategist Rick Wilson poked fun at Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House Communications Head, over his newfound love of P...

Usain Bolt runs 9.95 seconds to win Monaco Diamond League 100m

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:18pm
Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt runs his first sub-10 second time of the year to win the 100m in Monaco.

Prince George photo marks fourth birthday

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 4:00pm
The picture was taken at Kensington Palace at the end of June, ahead of his birthday on Saturday.

WATCH: Obama once gave new Trump hire Scaramucci an embarrasing Wall St. history lesson

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:53pm
Before he was tapped as Donald Trump’s new communications director, hedge fund manager Anthony Scaramucci tried—and failed—to take on then-president Barack Obama over his Wall Street policies. 
At a town hall in 2010, Obama took a question from Scaramucci, who at the time worked at the hedge fund ma...

Russian Lawyer Who Met Donald Trump Jr. Once Represented Spy Agency

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:53pm
Court documents show that Natalia V. Veselnitskaya, the lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr., once represented the F.S.B., the spy service the succeeded the K.G.B.

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth leads by two shots

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:51pm
World number three Jordan Spieth leads The Open but England's Ian Poulter and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy are in the hunt.

UKIP AM uses racial slur about black MP Chuka Umunna

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:41pm
Michelle Brown is recorded making derogatory comments about Labour's Chuka Umunna in a phone call.

Democrats in US Congress urge review of Amazon’s Whole Foods deal

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:37pm
A group of Democrats in Congress urged the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in a letter this week to conduct a more in-depth review of online retailer Amazon.com Inc’s plan to buy grocer Whole Foods Market Inc. The lawmakers asked that the review include consideration of...

World Para-athletics Championships: Kadeena Cox wins Britain's 14th gold

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:32pm
Kadeena Cox wins gold in the women's 400m T38 final at the World Para-athletics Championships to bring Britain's medal haul to 30.

Iraq’s Hardball Tactics to Root Out ISIS

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:32pm
Some of the methods Iraqi authorities are using to weed out ISIS supporters among Sunni civilians in newly liberated Mosul have heightened concerns over human rights abuses.

Al-Aqsa: Palestinians killed as Jerusalem protests rage

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:31pm
Clashes continue to rage between Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators across occupied territories.

GOP Senate intel chair: ‘The unmasking thing was all created by Devin Nunes’

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:17pm
Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) on Friday told CNN claims that Barack Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, improperly unmasked individuals within Donald Trump’s campaign were “created by Devin Nunes,” the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. “The u...

Hospital staff fatally ignored black teen’s chest pain — now her family is demanding answers

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 3:05pm
The family of a 15-year-old girl in Stockton, CA says that hospital staff dismissed the girl’s complaints of chest pain twice and ignored signs of the blood clots that ended up killing her. TheRoot.com said that Yunique Morris’ family believe the fact that she was black played a role in ...

US immigration raids to target teenaged suspected gang members

The Raw Story - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 2:59pm
U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest, among others, teenagers who entered the country without guardians and are suspected gang members, in a widening of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants. The raids are set to begin on Sunday and conti...

The Open 2017: Brooks Koepka, Henrik Stenson & Jordan Spieth feature in shots of the day

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 2:59pm
Watch a selection of the best shots from day two of The Open at Royal Birkdale, featuring Brooks Koepka, Henrik Stenson and leader Jordan Spieth.
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