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‘It’s soaked in history’: Stephen Colbert rented Trump’s alleged Ritz Carlton suite in Moscow

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 11:05pm
Stephen Colbert continued “Russia Week” on Thursday’s “Late Show,” with what he said was his favorite thing they did during the trip. One of the more bizarre stories surrounding President Donald Trump and Russia came from the dossier that reporters can’t manage to...

Traveling While Muslim to the United States

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 11:01pm
Reports say the United States is being inundated with foreign travelers, but many British Muslims are holding back because of the travel ban.

Not having sex can result in emotional distress, shame and low self-esteem: study

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:53pm
By Shervin Assari, Research Investigator of Psychiatry, Public Health, and Poverty Solutions, University of Michigan. More women than men avoid sex, but the reasons for both genders vary. PKPix/www.shutterstock.com Sex has a strong influence on many aspects of well-being: it is one of our most basic...

Here’s why the Supreme Court made it harder for states to ban sex offenders from social media

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:50pm
By Melissa Hamilton, Senior Lecturer of Law & Criminology, University of Houston. Kostasgr/Shutterstock.com Until recently, North Carolina law prohibited registered sex offenders from using various social media sites, such as Snapchat, Twitter and LinkedIn. In June, a landmark Supreme court dec...

Venezuela crisis: Deadly clashes as millions join strike

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:47pm
Three people are killed across the country as pressure grows on President Maduro to cancel election.

ISIS’ Core Helps Fund Militants in Philippines, Report Says

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:40pm
The Islamic State’s central command in Syria has sent tens of thousands of dollars to groups that seized a southern Philippine city, a research group said.

Is Kamala Harris making a play for key 2020 presidential votes with new bill?

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:38pm
WASHINGTON — Sen. Kamala Harris demonstrated her fierce loyalty Thursday to key national Democratic constituencies she’ll need if she seeks the White House — blacks and Latinos — as she unveiled her first major bipartisan bill, a bid to revamp the bail bond system. The California Democrat is r...

Senators unveil draft of a new ‘DREAM Act’ that Trump already rejects

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:33pm
WASHINGTON — A new bipartisan immigration push would go even further than previous failed reform efforts to provide rights and protections to undocumented people brought to America as children. In direct opposition to President Donald Trump’s inclination to allow “Dreamers” be plac...

UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:32pm
Air traffic controllers are expected to guide a record 8,800 flights across the UK on Friday.

Former Trump associate Felix Sater helped fugitive Kazakhs in visa scheme

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:29pm
SANDS POINT, N.Y. — Two former associates of Donald Trump helped a family of wealthy Kazakh fugitives make extensive investments in the United States, some aimed at helping family members obtain legal residency here, a McClatchy investigation shows. Felix Sater, an ex-con and onetime senior adviser ...

Here’s what the ghost of Richard Nixon might tell us about Donald Trump’s scandals

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:22pm
Newsweek published this story under the headline of “Was Justice Finally Done?” on January 13, 1975 after John N. Mitchell, H.R. Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman were sentenced to prison for their role in the Watergate coverup, which saw President Richard Nixon eventually leave the White House in dis...

Senate, O.J. Simpson, Linkin Park: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:21pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Manafort is now under investigated by Mueller after news of possible money laundering

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:21pm
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort over potential money laundering as part of the probe into Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported Mueller had begun looking into Manafort’s f...

Here’s how obstruction of justice and excuses can ultimately bring down a president

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:16pm
Newsweek published this story under the headline of “Nixon’s Final Days” on May 8, 1978 after the publication of “RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon.” In light of the recent debate involving President Donald Trump and his potential impeachment, however unlikely, Newsweek is republishing the stor...

Trump lawyers are searching for ways to undercut the FBI: reports

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:11pm
Lawyers working for U.S. President Donald Trump are reportedly compiling material designed to undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, trying to find areas that can point to a conflict of interest, the Washington Post is reporting. Among those interviewed for the Post s...

Two killed as strong earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

Al Jazeera - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:06pm
Deaths on Greek island of Kos as magnitude 6.7 earthquake shakes Greek Dodecanese Islands and Turkey's Aegean coast.

Chief of Staff Reince Priebus had no idea Trump was hiring Anthony Scaramucci to be the new communications head

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:59pm
Anthony Scaramucci is taking over the communications team at President Donald Trump’s White House, but it was news to Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. According to an Axios report claiming the former Wall Street financier and frequent Fox News contributor is new to the team. However, the hire, &...

Millions heed anti-Maduro strike in Venezuela

Al Jazeera - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:54pm
The 24-hour strike was meant as an expression of national disapproval of Maduro's plan to reshape the political system.

Should children study in the summer holidays?

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:49pm
Parents ponder whether to relax and pack away the school books - or get ahead for next term.

The female psychologist running Risley men's prison

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:45pm
When 44-year-old Pia Sinha became governor of Risley prison, she needed to adapt quickly to its overwhelmingly male culture.
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