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 2018-01-24 10:10 

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Source: Twitter Pins #ReleaseTheMemo on Republicans, Not Russia...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast The online groundswell urging the release of House Republicans' attacks on the Federal Bureau of Investigation appears thus far to be organically American—not Russian propaganda, a source famili...

 2018-01-24 09:48 

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A Scotch Holiday You Need to Celebrate this Week...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Get out that bottle of single malt whisky in the back of your liquor cabinet, which you've been saving for a special occasion. This Thursday is the 259th birthday of Scotland's national poet Rober...

 2018-01-24 06:28 

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CIA Boss Gives Latest Indication Trump Is Considering Preemptive Strike on North Korea...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast The Central Intelligence Agency is briefing President Donald Trump on the risks and opportunities of a limited attack on North Korea , its director revealed on Tuesday. CIA Director Mike Pompeo woul...

 2018-01-24 04:55 

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America Has Already Had Two School Shootings This Week...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast A least one person is dead after a school shooting in Kentucky , according to officials. The Kentucky shooting follows Monday's non-fatal school shooting in Texas. The shooting occurred at Marsh...

 2018-01-24 04:51 

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Immigration Activists Are About to Go Off on Chuck Schumer...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Immigration advocates are gearing up for a three week blitz to pass protections for undocumented immigrant children after the Senate voted on a short-term funding bill without them Monday. But while advocates universa...

 2018-01-24 03:45 

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15 Most Shocking Oscar Nominations Snubs and Surprises: Tiffany Haddish, James Franco and More...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Everyone has strong opinions about the Oscar nominations . Now, thanks to a format change to how the nominees were announced, there was raging about the announcement ceremony, too. The injustice of Girls Trip star Tif...

 2018-01-24 00:56 

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IT worker claims she was 'hired for sex'...

A US woman has claimed her manager plied her with alcohol and pressured her into having sex — and that other senior staff members knew about the inappropriate behaviour.According to the Daily Beast ......

 2018-01-23 22:36 

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Lawyer Said Their Weed Plants Were Legal—and It Landed Them in Jail...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Marsha Yandell was getting ready for lunch when a SWAT team appeared on her lawn and shouted over a bullhorn to smoke her out. It was February 2015, and the former registered nurse tried to tell Florida cops that she ...

 2018-01-23 22:09 

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Shutdown Split Shows the Tightrope Democrats Must Walk to Win the Senate...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast I couldn't quite place when I'd felt before the way that I did Monday morning, as though my innards were being sucked out with a vacuum cleaner. Eventually it hit me: This was a version of how I fe...

 2018-01-23 22:08 

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Was This Russian General Murdered Over the Steele Dossier?...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast During his recently released August 2017 testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Glenn Simpson was asked about sources for the sensational Christopher Steele dossier , which Simpson's firm, Fusion GPS, commis...

 2018-01-23 22:00 

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University Under Fire for Off-the-Grid Herpes Vaccine Experiments...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast By Marisa Taylor | Kaiser Health News WASHINGTON — Southern Illinois University's medical school has halted all herpes research, one of its most high-profile projects, amid growing controversy over a researc...

 2018-01-23 17:32 

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Jimmy Kimmel Hits Chuck Schumer for Ending Shutdown in Exchange for 'Nothing'...

Last fall, The Daily Beast reported that Jimmy Kimmel had been getting some behind-the-scenes help in his crusade to protect the Affordable Care Act . It turned out, some of the late-night comic's talking points were coming directly from the office of...

 2018-01-23 16:13 

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The Daily Beast: Was this Russian general murdered over the Steele dossier?...

The notorious dossier on Trump that Republicans want to discredit may well have been credible enough in Russian President Vladimir Putin's eyes to get at least one person killed. Read more here. The post The Daily Beast: Was this Russian general murde...

 2018-01-23 14:53 

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House Republicans Already Scoffing at McConnell's DACA Promise to Democrats...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) committed on Monday to moving an immigration bill before Feb. 8, he didn't give any incentives for the House of Representatives or the White House to ...

 2018-01-23 14:39 

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Pennsylvania Court Trashes Gerrymander, Becomes Seventh State to Reject a Republican Map...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/ The Daily Beast The judicial tidal wave against Republican gerrymandering continues to grow. This week, Pennsylvania became the seventh state to have its Republican-engineered voting districts nullified by a state or fed...

 2018-01-23 13:32 

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Texas Politician Accused of 'Grooming' Grieving Mother for Sex and a Ponzi Scheme...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Texas state Sen. Carlos Uresti "groomed" nearly $900,000 out of a former client and grieving mother by cultivating a sexual relationship with her, according to prosecutors in court on Monday . The 54-year-old ...

 2018-01-23 12:11 

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L'Oral Loves Its Diverse Models—as Long as They Don't Have Opinions...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast L'Oral Paris, the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company, appears to be having difficulty finding diverse faces that aren't attached to complicated, opinionated human beings. In recent years, L'O...

 2018-01-23 11:45 

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Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski 'Winced' at SNL Skit 'Because of Our Children'...

MSNBC It took the presidency of Donald Trump to transform Joe Scarborough from conservative Republican congressman into the troubadour of the Resistance. "I remain an unrepentant conservative," the 54-year-old MSNBC host, sometime rock 'n roll...

 2018-01-23 10:39 

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Flu Season Is Awful. The Government Shutdown Might Have Made It Worse....

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast A government shutdown in the middle of one of the deadliest flu seasons on record could hinder efforts to treat and monitor the disease before it claims more lives. The Centers for Disease and Control Prevention deliv...

 2018-01-22 22:23 

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'The Seoul Syndrome' and the 'Pyongyang Olympics'? South Korea on Thin Ice...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast On Sunday, North Korean singer Hyon Song Wol crossed into South Korea with six other members of her advance team, which will spend two days planning cultural performances at the Winter Olympics by the Nort...

 2018-01-22 22:01 

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Here's How to Really Hold the Trump White House to Account...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast It's little wonder that a simple physical examination of Donald Trump set off all kinds of bells, whistles and the occasional klaxon. Fox News, as it frequently is, was outraged that CNN sent an actual...

 2018-01-22 21:54 

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Hackers Are Using 'Fire & Fury' to Install Malware...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Michael Wolff's book on the Trump presidency Fire and Fury has everything: from Bannon mouthing off against Trump's son to claims that Trump was despondent when he won the election. But some dodgy, unofficial ...

 2018-01-22 21:53 

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Private Prison Threatened to Force-Feed and Freeze Immigrant, Wife Claims...

Getty/Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast DALLAS—The last time Safaa Al Shakarchi was in his native Iraq, his wife said someone put a bullet in an envelope and left it on his car—a not-at-all subtle message that it was time for him to leave....

 2018-01-22 21:49 

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Cats and Dogs Might Help Figure Out Human Diseases...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast When Spanky and Darla, two English bulldog puppies, came to the University of California, Davis, in early 2017, the two were unable to wag their own tails. They limped along, stumbling and licking, their hind legs dra...

 2018-01-22 13:00 

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Team Trump Bypassed DHS Analysts to Produce Bogus Terror Report...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast The document didn't mince words. It claimed three-quarters of "international terrorism" convicts were immigrants, an assertion meant to bolster Donald Trump's cherished Muslim-focused ban ...

 2018-01-22 11:55 

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Bye-Bye, Black: The Return of Color to the SAG Red Carpet...

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 2018-01-22 11:41 

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Computer Program That Calculates Prison Sentences Is Even More Racist Than Humans, Study Finds...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast A computer program used to calculate people's risk of committing crimes is less accurate and more racist than random humans assigned to the same task, a new Dartmouth study finds . Before they're sentenced, pe...

 2018-01-22 09:17 

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FBI: Devin Nunes Won't Show Us Memo Alleging Surveillance Abuses...

Mark Wilson/Getty The FBI has not been permitted to see the memo Rep. Devin Nunes and his staff wrote about alleged abuses by the intelligence community, The Daily Beast has learned. "The FBI has requested to receive a copy of the memo in order to eva...

 2018-01-22 03:19 

Raw Story

Department of Homeland Security: Trump administration didn't consult us for 'DHS study' on terrorism...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was not consulted nor were its analysts used to compile a Trump administration report on terrorism that claims to have come from the DHS, said Spencer Ackerman at The Daily Beast on Sunday. The administration repo...

 2018-01-21 13:50 

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Too Racist for Russian Propaganda?...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Since Donald Trump and the U.S. far-right rose to power over the last two years, Charles Bausman's pro-Kremlin outlet Russia Insider keeps finding a way to pop up in high-profile places across A...

 2018-01-21 13:43 

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Social Media Shreds the Social Fabric One Click at a Time...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast "Esc!" It's the key on the top left of the keyboard that you hit frantically when your laptop crashes. Confronted by the ghastly reality that some of their proudest creations Google, Fac...

 2018-01-21 13:42 

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'President Miller's' Shutdown: Yes, Republicans Will Be Blamed—and They Should Be...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast As shutdown fever grips Washington, DC, across the American political landscape, an epic blamestorm is in full swing. The Republicans are blaming the Democrats. The Democrats are blaming the Republi...

 2018-01-21 13:40 

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Meet the Woman Who Was Alex Jones Before Alex Jones Existed...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast She grew up in affluent Beverly Hills, the daughter of a rabbi so prominent he regularly went for bike rides with Albert Einstein. She preferred domestic life—until John F. Kennedy's assas...

 2018-01-21 13:39 

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Bizarre Bizet: A #MeToo Carmen Doesn't Die, and the Audience Shouts 'Kill Her!'...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast ROME—Opera in Italy has always been a raucous affair. It is common to hear elegantly dressed opera aficionados "boo" a soprano if she misses a high note or demand that the tenor sing h...

 2018-01-21 13:38 

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OMG I Want This House: Scottsdale, AZ (Photos)...

Trulia During this ridiculous winter that has New York weathering a "bomb cyclone" and Houston experiencing more than one day of snow, you will be forgiven for looking out your window and dreaming of a land of cacti and relaxing spas—dreamin...

 2018-01-21 13:38 

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Visiting the (Now-Closed) Statue of Liberty...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast A literal sign of the times went up on Saturday morning by the entrance to a pier at the bottom tip of Manhattan. "IMPORTANT Government Shut-Down Read more at The Daily Beast....

 2018-01-21 13:37 

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America's First Jewish Sex Symbol...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast John Garfield was a handsome actor, a controversial artist, and a Communist fellow traveler who inspired "the talent" in Hollywood to produce themselves and become super-rich capitalists lik...

 2018-01-21 13:34 

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How Planet Fashion Fell In Love With Meghan Markle...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast On Thursday, Meghan Markle stepped out in the Welsh city of Cardiff wearing a black coat by Stella McCartney, a cool pair of jeans by a local Welsh brand, Hiut Denim, paired with a fashionable pair ...

 2018-01-21 13:33 

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The Monk Mistaken for a Monster: The Most-Wanted Murderer in France...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast CANNES, France—The monk who answered the phone at the isolated monastery sounded shaken. It's not every day that more than 20 police officers searching for France's most wanted man des...

 2018-01-21 03:24 

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The Scariest Thing About This Shutdown: Both Sides Think They Can Win...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast The federal government shutdown is the inexorable result of a conflicting interpretation of the state of America—exactly one year after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Is this a re...

 2018-01-21 01:35 

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How Hip-Hop's Generation Gap Became a War for Its Soul...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Much has been said about "today's rappers" and what they are (and aren't) doing for "the culture." People are very, very worried about the proverbial "state of hip-hop.&#...

 2018-01-21 01:31 

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The Muslim Actor Turned Taliban-Fighting Marine at the Heart of '12 Strong'...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Fahim Fazli knew something was different when he went to work last January. It was something about the smell of horse shit, oozing sweat and kicked-up dirt blended together like a misfit symphony with the remote rugge...

 2018-01-20 23:45 

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Trump's Indecent Proposal to Stormy Daniels Is All Too Common for Women in Porn...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast "You shouldn't be doing porn. Do you have any headshots? No? No problem. I'm in Beverly Hills, come to my office and we'll get you hooked up," says a man I've never met as he hands...

 2018-01-20 17:00 

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How a Parasitic President Trump Feasted on the Ailing Media...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/ The Daily Beast Donald Trump's first year in office is drawing to a close, but his war on the media is not. It's tempting to think we've been here before. Every president has considered himself the victim of ...

 2018-01-20 14:39 

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Netflix's 'The Crown' vs. PBS's 'Victoria:' Prince Philip Is Eclipsed by the Amazing Albert...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast It's tough being married to these English Queens if you want to be more than a stud. That is the lingering message after the second season of Victoria premiered on PBS. At the same time, the first two seasons of T...

 2018-01-20 10:18 

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Frat Bros Stayed Silent About Fraternity Hopeful's Drinkng Death...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Dozens of Florida fraternity brothers refused to cooperate with an investigation on a hazing party that turned deadly. Nine fraternity brothers at Florida State University were arrested Tuesday on hazing charges in co...

 2018-01-20 09:05 

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Here's a Simple Way to See Daily Beast Stories First on Facebook...

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY THE DAILY BEAST On January 11, Facebook announced that a new version of its algorithm plans to prioritize content from "friends and family" first in users' timelines. In other words, you can expect to see more posts from ...

 2018-01-20 06:16 

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The Week in 7 Insane Photos: January 19, 2018...

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 2018-01-20 05:02 

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'Cult-Like Language': Snapchat Threatens Crackdown, Jailtime for Leakers...

Illustration/Kelly Caminero Snapchat has been threatening those who leak information about the company with lawsuits and even jail time. The company sent out the threats via a letter to employees, obtained by Cheddar , in response to leaked metrics and an...

 2018-01-20 03:54 

Raw Story

Trump privately fumed about missing 'my party' if the government shuts down: report...

Donald Trump spent the lead-up to the nearly-guaranteed government shutdown privately fuming about the prospect of missing his year anniversary party at Mar-a-Lago, the Daily Beast reports. Not shocking news, but a bit of color: GOP source tells me Trump ...

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