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Watch: Seth Meyers destroys GOP senator who labeled foes ‘butt heads’

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 10:15pm

Late Night host Seth Meyers mocked Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) for acting like an elementary school kid while defending President Donald Trump’s latest unprecedented actions. In response to former CIA director a John Brennan’s security clearance being revoked, Kennedy called him a “bu...

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In Shadow of Mt. Etna, Europe Makes a Last Stand for Solar

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 10:00pm
Europe was an early backer of solar power technology. But its panel manufacturing has fallen off, and China has emerged as the dominant force.

WATCH: CNN’s Chris Cuomo hammers GOP’s Mike Shields over hypocrisy on security clearances

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 9:40pm

On Thursday, CNN’s Chris Cuomo hammered Republican Mike Shields over his “hypocritical” defense of President Trump’s revocation of security clearances. President Donald Trump revoked the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan — a moved that was viewed as unprecedented. “T...

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Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 9:36pm
About 1,400 of the internet company’s employees have signed a letter demanding transparency, saying censored search results raise “urgent moral and ethical issues.”

Body scanners and sniffer dogs to target prison drugs

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 9:07pm
Funding aims to boost security and conditions at prisons in England with the most "acute problems".

Russian oligarch tweets threat to Trump: This ‘will be his last term’ if he doesn’t ‘extinguish Russophobia’

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 8:38pm

Artem Klyushin, a Russian billionaire who serves as a government advisor to the Kremlin, tweeted a clear message for President Donald Trump on Thursday. The Russian billionaire has claimed that he put President Trump in the White House. He also recently warned several Trump critics who the president...

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US military parade ordered by Trump postponed 'to 2019'

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 8:28pm
Planned for Veterans Day weekend, the Pentagon said it has been postponed at least one year.

Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 8:28pm
Moderate carbohydrate consumption is best for health and longevity, researchers say.

Turkish Airstrike in Iraqi Territory Kills a Kurdish Militant Leader

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 8:25pm
The attack killed Zaki Shingali, a leader of a group that Turkey calls a terrorist organization, but he was considered a hero to the Yazidi minority in Iraq for his efforts to help them.

Mississippi city parks service accused of covering up child sex crimes involving an employee

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 8:10pm

The Hernando, Mississippi Parks Service has been accused of covering up child sex crimes involving an employee after a former staffer was arrested for attempts to entice minors. Memphis’ Local 24 news reported that several Hernando City Parks and Recreation supervisors have been suspended afte...

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson repeatedly claims ‘tacos are American food’ to confused Mexican journalist

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:46pm

Fox News host Tucker Carlson is very angry about the reaction a Houston restauranteur got after posing for a photo with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The restaurant has apologized for a social media post in which it said it was an “honor” to serve Sessions. Carlson had Univision anchor...

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Cut in Two, Genoa Finds Its Political Paralysis Now Eclipsed by Shock

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:32pm
The collapsed bridge illuminates the larger issue of Italy’s difficulty in making strategic decisions, which leads to immobility.

Are wasps a bigger problem this summer?

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:31pm
Search interest in the word "wasp" in the UK was the highest in five years between 5 and 11 August.

Trump’s military parade will be delayed at least until 2019: report

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:31pm

President Donald Trump’s military parade will be delayed, reports The Washington Post. The Pentagon said the parade originally for Veterans Day will be postponed until 2019. This story is still developing. BREAKING: Pentagon says military parade proposed for Veterans Day delayed at least until...

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'Trojan Horse' hearings against teachers and governor cost £1.27m

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:22pm
Misconduct cases were brought against 14 teachers in Birmingham but only one was found at fault.

The Papers: Tributes to Queen of Soul and outrage over Cipriani

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:06pm
Friday's newspapers are dominated by the death of the "queen of soul" Aretha Franklin and reaction to Danny Cipriani's court case.

‘This is what he does when he’s most afraid’: Former Trump casino executive explains president’s Omarosa meltdown

The Raw Story - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:06pm

A former Trump casino executive explained to CNN Thursday that Donald Trump’s attacks against his former protegée Omarosa Manigault Newman are a “tell” for his state of mind. “I think he is afraid,” onetime Trump Plaza Hotel president and chief operation officer Jack O&...

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Wareham crash father's devastation over killed son

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 7:01pm
Jaiden Mangan was killed crossing the road on the way to nursery the day before his fourth birthday.

Why is Euston station closed for next three weekends?

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 6:58pm
Network Rail is urging people not to travel on the West Coast Main Line for the next three weekends.

Parents learn what to cook for kids with kidney problems

BBC News - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 6:56pm
About 100 children at Southampton Children's hospital are on restricted diets due to their kidneys.
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