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Seth Myers: Why does Trump have appointees when he really wants ‘Mini-mes’?

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:42pm
Comedian Seth Meyers couldn’t help but notice that President Donald Trump constantly talks about loyalty. Perhaps that is why he is striking back against Attorney General Jeff Sessions in his rambling New York Times interview. Sessions was the first member of the Republican Congress to come ou...

Justine Damond's death 'should not have happened'

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:03pm
An Australian woman's shooting was caused by the "actions of one individual", the police chief says.

Trump attorneys researching pardons and searching for ways to block and undermine Mueller probe

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:03pm
The New York Times and the Washington Post both published stories Thursday evening detailing efforts by President Donald Trump’s legal team to cripple and de-fang Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia and possible collusion with that country ...

Saudi Official Who Was Thought to Be Under House Arrest Receives a Promotion

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 8:42pm
Abdulaziz al-Huwairini, a veteran security officer, has been chosen to lead a new organization that will aim to combat domestic terrorism “with a high degree of flexibility and readiness.”

Come on a tour of the village dividing North Korea from the South

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 8:35pm
Take a tour of Panmunjom - in the demilitarized border zone where North and South Korea meet for talks.

UK's first sign language poetry slam

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 8:12pm
Deaf poets have been competing in the UK's first sign language poetry slam.

Family firm still touting Jared ‘Mr. Perfect’ Kushner’s WH access to attract Chinese investors

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 8:04pm
A new CNN exclusive revealed late Thursday that Jared Kushner’s family business used his position in the White House to get meetings a New Jersey development project. The story comes after his family was forced to apologize for dropping his name during a sales pitch in May. Kushner Companies i...

Bill Nye: Climate change deniers need to hurry up and die so we can save the planet

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:56pm
Former mechanical engineer and “science guy” Bill Nye told the Los Angeles Times in a candid interview that the planet will be better off when climate deniers die or otherwise leave public discourse so that efforts to save ourselves from environmental catastrophe can begin in earnest. Th...

Florida kids laughed and joked while disabled man drowned — and they won’t be punished

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:41pm
A disturbing video has surfaced of teens in Florida laughing at a disabled man drowning in a retention pond. The five teens can be heard mocking Jamel Dunn, 32, as he screams begging for help. The ages 14 to 16-year-olds watch him struggle and ultimately fall under the water. When Dunn doesn’t...

'I was named after a World War One battle'

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:37pm
How "battle name babies" and their descendants were called after battles such as "Passchendaele".

Did Halle Berry drink half a pint of whiskey at Kingsman Comic-Con event?

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:33pm
The star was challenged to down the drink while promoting her film, Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

Apology demanded after airport terror stop for reading Syrian book

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:30pm
A woman, who was quizzed after reading a Syrian art book on a plane, claims she suffered discrimination.

Princess Diana's belongings to be displayed at Buckingham Palace

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:26pm
Belongings on show will include her school lunch box, ballet shoes and cassette tapes.

Louis Tomlinson: Arctic Monkeys inspired my lyrics

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:10pm
The pop star says his solo material has been influenced by the lyrics of Arctic Monkeys and Oasis.

Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity devote hours to bashing Clinton to avoid Russia scandals

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:06pm
It’s been eight months since Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton — but apparently, Fox News won’t let the story die. As CNN notes, Fox News has taken an interesting editorial approach in recent weeks by increasingly mentioning Clinton instead of going in-depth about the various and s...

'Mind-blowing' cows hold clue to beating HIV

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 7:03pm
The secret to an HIV vaccine may be in a cow's tummy, US researchers say.

Polyamorous marriage: Is there a future for three-way weddings?

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:57pm
After Colombia legally recognises a union between three men, will polyamorous marriages follow?

7 days quiz: Which landmark has been Grade I listed?

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:47pm
7 days quiz: Which landmark has been Grade I listed?

‘It doesn’t make any sense’: CNN hosts flabbergasted by Trump’s inability to speak coherent English in NYT interview

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:44pm
President Donald Trump’s most recent New York Times interview may have been full of bombshell quotes — but that doesn’t make it easy to understand. On a Thursday segment about the many takeaways from that interview, CNN host Brianna Keilar and political editor-at-large Chris Cilliz...

Australian woman ‘didn’t have to die’: Minneapolis police chief

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:43pm
The chief of Minneapolis’ police department said on Thursday the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by a junior police officer violated department training and procedures, and that the victim “didn’t have to die.” The death of Justine Damond, 40, from a single gunshot wo...
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