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MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow explains what Trump is actually doing ‘while he wants to convince you otherwise’

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:33pm

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow covered the contrast between the words and deeds of President Donald Trump following the Parkland shooting massacre in a gripping Wednesday fact check. “After a year or so of covering this new president and this new administration, I have found, in general, that it i...

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Winter Olympics: GB out of men's curling after 'amazing' five-point stone

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:30pm
Switzerland stun Great Britain's men with a rare five-point stone in the ninth end to end GB's hopes of reaching the curling semi-finals.

U.K.’s Governing Party Is Clashing Over ‘Brexit.’ Again.

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:12pm
Hard-line supporters of withdrawal are dismayed by a suggestion that the transition after leaving the European Union could be longer than two years.

Parkland, Florida student rails against NRA’s Dana Loesch at town hall: ‘How does she look in the mirror’

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:04pm

Parkland, Florida student Cameron Kasky railed against the National Rifle Association and the spokeswoman Dana Loesch during CNN’s town hall Wednesday. He was there to ask a question of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and hold his feet to the fire on guns. However, at one point Kasky said that he wish...

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Winter Olympics: Anna Gasser wins women's big air final with last jump

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:53pm
Austria's Anna Gasser secures Winter Olympics gold in the women's big air with the last jump of the event in Pyeongchang.

WATCH: Marco Rubio booed by Parkland crowd after angry father rips him for ‘pathetically weak’ inaction on guns

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:28pm

An angry Parkland, Florida father whose daughter was killed in last week’s mass shooting ripped into Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Wednesday during a town hall debate on gun control in South Florida. “Your comments this week and those of our president have been pathetically weak,” Fred G...

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How Venezuelans stave off hunger amidst a food crisis

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:28pm
Food has become so scarce in Venezuela after the economy collapsed that people are getting desperate.

Winter Olympics: Anna Gasser wins women's big air final with last jump

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:22pm
Austria's Anna Gasser produces the best score of the day with the last jump to win gold in the women's big air final.

Boko Haram Storms Girls’ School in Nigeria, Renewing Fears

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:18pm
Dozens of girls are missing after the militants raided a school, raising fears they may have been taken hostage just like girls from Chibok in 2014.

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes documents how Parkland students are ‘coming for’ the GOP in the midterms

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:14pm

MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes documented how survivors of the school shooting massacre in Parkland have already had success at moving Republican Party elected officials on gun control issues. “It’s been one week since a gunman used a legally purchased AR-15 rifle to murder 17 people at Marjor...

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Trump endorses guns for teachers to stop shootings

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:12pm
The president also tells Florida shooting survivors he supports calls for improved background checks.

Tucker Carlson and ex-reality TV star whine all mass shootings are due to ‘broken homes’

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:00pm

A reality TV show personality turned Fox News contributor argued on Wednesday that the break down of the “nuclear family” was the actual cause of the school shooting massacre in Parkland, Florida. Rachel Campos-Duffy was a cast member of the MTV reality TV show The Real World: San Franci...

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Parkland gives standing ovation to superintendent who refused Trump ‘solution’ to arm teachers

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:51pm

During a packed stadium of Parkland, Florida students, teachers, parents, police and politicians, the school superintendent refused to allow one of the solutions that came from President Donald Trump. During the “listening session” at the White House Wednesday, Trump suggested to survivo...

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Domestic abuse: Guidelines recommend tougher sentences

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:47pm
Guidelines say courts should now view offences more seriously than those committed against strangers.

Winter Olympics: Marcel Hirscher crashes out of men's slalom

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:42pm
Austria's Marcel Hirscher, the favourite for the men's slalom, crashes out of the event after missing a gate early in his first run.

'The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell'

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:34pm
Pauline Dakin's childhood was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises - it wasn't until she was aged 23 that she found out why.

Virginia sheriff’s deputy arrested for beating his son over the head with his work gun

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:24pm

A sheriff’s deputy in Henrico County, Virginia has been arrested for allegedly beating his teen son with his service revolver. Richmond’s WRIC news station reported that 40-year-old deputy Turon Johnson Senior, who works at the Henrico County Jail East, told his 15-year-old son he was go...

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WATCH LIVE: Parkland students speak out in national town hall on school shootings

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:23pm

Tonight, CNN is hosting a town hall with Parkland, Florida students, elected officials, police, parents and even the NRA will come together and dialogue about solutions to stop the mass shootings. Students have walked out of classrooms all over the country demanding action from officials. Watch as t...

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Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:11pm
Scientists hail "good news for patients" as analysis finds 21 drugs reduce symptoms of depression.

When No Place Is Safe: Sheltering Under Siege in Syria

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:10pm
More than 200 people have been killed during an intense bombardment in eastern Ghouta, and underground shelters are filling up with fleeing residents.
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