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 2018-07-19 11:00 

The Daily Beast

Black Wrestlers Aren't Happy About 'Racist' Hulk Hogan's WWE Comeback...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Kofi Kingston released a statement on Twitter Wednesday night on behalf of his wrestling group The New Day, detailing the group's opinion on fellow wrestler Hulk Hogan's reinstatement to the WWE H...

 2018-07-19 09:46 

KyivPost.com

The Daily Beast: In 'simpler times,' how the Russians tried to spy on Reagan...

The Kremlin wanted Ronald Reagan defeated. Soviet leaders worried with some justification that he would start a war. Reagan waged his 1980 campaign with such red-meat Cold War rhetoric that the London branch of the KGB warned Moscow that Reagan, if he won...

 2018-07-19 08:58 

The Daily Beast

'Silicon Valley' Actress Says Male Co-stars Enabled TJ Miller's Bullying: 'They Can F*ck Off Forever'...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast HBO's Silicon Valley has been praised for its verisimilitude, satirizing tech culture and its stunted bro kings with stunning accuracy. But between the show's majority male cast and recent accusat...

 2018-07-19 06:11 

The Daily Beast

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Finally Rebukes Alex Jones and InfoWars...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz on Wednesday said he will not appear conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's InfoWars show anymore. As one of Trump's most dedicated defenders and on-air surrogates in the face of special ...

 2018-07-19 04:39 

The Daily Beast

Maria Butina, Who Infiltrated NRA and GOP Has Ties to Russian Intelligence: Prosecutors...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Maria Butina, whose years-long mission to build ties between Russia, the National Rifle Association and the Republican Party led to her arrest this week, has ties to Russian intelligence, federal pr...

 2018-07-19 03:29 

The Daily Beast

House Republican and Democratic Campaign Leaders Try To Broker Truce Over Hacked Materials...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Top officials at the Democratic and Republican House campaign committees privately met to discuss what to do should hacked materials surface regarding the respective committees or their candidates. A source familiar w...

 2018-07-19 03:19 

The Week

Enraged diplomat at 'a loss' over White House even considering letting Russia question former ambassador...

A livid diplomat told The Daily Beast 's Spencer Ackerman that he's at "a f—king loss" over the White House refusing to rule out letting Russian officials question a former U.S. ambassador. Russian prosecutors said on Wednesday that ...

 2018-07-18 22:50 

Raw Story

Trump's own diplomat calls him a 'p*ssy' for not being brave enough to stand up to Putin...

Both current and former American diplomats are calling out President Donald Trump for even entertaining the idea that Russia would be allowed to question U.S. ambassadors, reported the Daily Beast. First Michael McFaul, the former U. S. ambassador to Russ...

 2018-07-18 20:53 

The Daily Beast

Progressives Promised an Army to Fight Brett Kavanaugh. No One Is Enlisting....

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast Progressive groups are falling behind in the war over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee—and they're barely trying to catch up. Even as polls show Brett Kavanaugh heading into con...

 2018-07-18 20:53 

The Daily Beast

Farmers Fed Up With Trump's Trade War Are Running Against Him...

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast If the Chinese tariffs imposed earlier this month on American soybean exports continue, Iowa farmer David Weaver says he'd likely be out $40,000 at the very least from this year's crop. He worri...

 2018-07-18 20:51 

The Daily Beast

The LGBT 'Panic Defense' Is Unjust. It Could Become Illegal....

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast In all but three states, it is legal for murderers to claim in court that they should be held less accountable for their actions because of the sexual orientation or gender identity of their victims. That defense&mdas...

 2018-07-18 20:50 

The Daily Beast

YouTube Star Yousef Erakat Promised Fans Drake, Got a Bomb Threat Instead...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast YouTube star Yousef Erakat set out to do the impossible. Earlier this month, Erakat promised his fans that he'd give them a free, "Coachella-caliber experience" on July 15, all of which had been organized ...

 2018-07-18 20:49 

The Daily Beast

How China Built an Army of Influence Agents in the U.S....

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast In May, a classified Australian government report revealed that the Chinese Communist Party had spent the last decade attempting to influence every level of that nation's government and politics...

 2018-07-18 19:55 

The Daily Caller

The Daily Beast Officially Stands Against Trump's SCOTUS Nominee...

The Daily Beast is running an advertisement against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh....

 2018-07-18 17:19 

Inquisitr

Joel Grey On His Stage Career And Coming Out...

In an interview with The Daily Beast , actor Joel Grey discussed coming out and directing a Yiddish-language version of Fiddler . Known for his roles in Cabaret and Chicago , Grey is an Oscar, Tony, and Golden Globe-winning actor in his eighty-sixth year ...

 2018-07-18 16:49 

Newsmax

National Security Council Chief Leaving White House...

Senior National Security Council staffer Michael Barry is leaving the White House, two government officials told The Daily Beast on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 13:26 

The Daily Beast

Trump's Been Insulting Our Intelligence—and Intelligence Services—Since Day One...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast President Trump returned from Helsinki having broken a pledge he made before the memorial wall at CIA headquarters during his very first on full day in office. "I want to just let you know, I am...

 2018-07-18 12:43 

The Daily Beast

Trump Tanks His Own Putin Walk-Back During One of the 'Worst Moments of His Presidency'...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast It was approaching mid-morning on Tuesday, and Donald Trump's team had one choice: He had to clean up the mess he had left for them following his disastrous press conference abroad. If they had to beg, so be it. I...

 2018-07-18 12:07 

Crooks and Liars

Stephen Colbert To Trump: 'Let's See How Dumb' You Think Americans Are...

Stephen Colbert last night, via the Daily Beast: Standing next to Putin in Helsinki, Trump said of the 2016 cyber attack on the U.S. election, "I don't see any reason why it would be" Russia. Twenty-four hours later, he tried to clarify that s...

 2018-07-18 11:00 

The Daily Beast

National Security Council's Intelligence Chief Is Leaving as John Bolton Cleans House...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Michael Barry, the senior National Security Council director for intelligence programs, is leaving the White House, according to two government officials. Barry's departure adds to the growing list of vacant senio...

 2018-07-18 09:55 

The Daily Beast

'Inhumane' Jail Conditions Led to Death of Michigan Inmate: Lawsuit...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast On May 29, 59-year-old Martha Stanley was arrested in Detroit. Less than a day later, she was found dead in her Wayne County jail cell. The woman's family is now suing Wayne County and two deputies, claiming she e...

 2018-07-18 07:04 

The Daily Beast

'Putin's Favorite Congressman' Now Engulfed in NRA Spy Case...

Pro-Kremlin GOP Congressman Dana Rohrabacher met with a Putin ally in Russia in August 2015, The Daily Beast has confirmed, matching an account in Monday's blockbuster FBI affidavit against accused Russian spy Maria Butina . Butina was part of "di...

 2018-07-18 04:33 

The Daily Beast

Stop Saying Trump Committed 'Treason.' You're Playing Into His Hands....

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Critics of President Trump need to stop saying the word "treason." Whatever is going on between Trump and Russia, calling it "treason" is factually incorrect and politically counterproduct...

 2018-07-18 03:39 

Inquisitr

Trump Believed Putin On Election Meddling, Only Backtracked When Fox News Blasted Him, 'Daily Beast' Reports...

Donald Trump believed Russian President Vladimir Putin when he said that Russia did not meddle in the 2016 presidential election and only backtracked when his own backers — especially Fox News — criticized the controversial statement, a new re...

 2018-07-18 02:54 

The Daily Beast

Ohio State Knew Richard Strauss' Sex Abuse Was Rampant—and Did Nothing: Lawsuit...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Adding fire to the debate over whether Rep. Jim Jordan knew about the rampant sexual abuse on male student-athletes during his time at Ohio State University, four former wrestlers have filed a class-action federal law...

 2018-07-17 21:05 

The Daily Beast

Lawmakers Press Facebook and Google on Censoring U.S. Citizens for Vietnamese Government...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Facebook is once again under fire from members of Congress—this time, for censoring political posts in Vietnam. A bipartisan group of 17 U.S. representatives sent a letter Monday to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ...

 2018-07-17 20:55 

The Daily Beast

Emotional Debt: The Invisible Costs of Unpaid Internships...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Between the summer before my senior year and when I graduated college, I completed three internships, no small feat with a full course load. Although I received some financial support from my college as w...

 2018-07-17 20:54 

The Daily Beast

Can Carbon Farming Reverse Climate Change?...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast What if the carbon dioxide that leads to global warming could be captured, stored, and used for farming? It's a radical idea that some scientists think could help mitigate the warming of the planet and limit the d...

 2018-07-17 20:53 

The Daily Beast

The Republican Party Is Now the Blame America Party...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast At some point in the last week or so, "Make America Great Again" became "Blame America First." What we saw on Monday from Helsinki is why conservatives (like me) can't back Trump—...

 2018-07-17 20:53 

The Daily Beast

Russia's Plan to Buy Off the GOP Began Before the Rise of Trump...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast There is no shortage of bombshell angles to this Maria Butina indictment , announced by the Justice Department on Monday just hours after Donald Trump helped make Russia great again in Helsinki . There's the alleg...

 2018-07-17 20:53 

The Daily Beast

The Surprising Way Fracking's Microbes Could Illuminate Heart Health...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The heart is one of the most studied, yet mysterious, organs of our body. The rise in cardiovascular disease means that it's received endless scrutiny, its arteries and veins extensively mapped out. But we still d...

 2018-07-17 20:52 

The Daily Beast

How Michael Avenatti Joined Forces With a Border-Town Lawyer to Fight for Immigrant Kids...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Anybody wondering how a porn star's lawyer came to champion immigrant children who have been separated from their parents need only check Michael Avenatti's Twitter account. Along with Avenatti's many Twee...

 2018-07-17 14:45 

The Daily Beast

Russia-NRA Arrest: This Is as Close as It Gets to Collusion...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast It's the first time the Justice Department has explicitly claimed that a Russian spy working to influence the 2016 campaign had deliberate assistance with her efforts from a U.S. citizen. On Monday, th...

 2018-07-17 13:58 

The Daily Beast

Trump's 'Missing DNC Server' Is Neither Missing Nor a Server...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Donald Trump turns to right-wing conspiracy theories when he's cornered, and he was cornered on Monday. Standing feet away from Vladimir Putin at a press conference following their Helsinki tete-a-tete, a reporter...

 2018-07-17 11:55 

The Daily Beast

Trump and Putin: Two Bullshit Artists Enter Helsinki, One Comes Out Victorious...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast At first, I thought the closed-door, principals-only meeting between President Trump and Vladimir Putin would be a kind of Schrodinger's Cat thought-exercise. The famous physics gedanken experiment states we can n...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

The Daily Beast

Trump Just Fell for 'a Classic KGB Trick'...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast HELSINKI—Suddenly the question of collusion between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin was visible to all the world , and it was no longer a question. Whether it was the result of criminal conspiracy or...

 2018-07-17 10:05 

The Daily Beast

Alleged Don Jr. Mistress Aubrey O'Day Breaks Silence to Trash Trump: 'Grow the F*ck Up!'...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast In March, news broke of an alleged years-old affair between pop singer Aubrey O'Day and big boy Donald Trump Jr. The Danity Kane chanteuse reportedly met Don Jr. on the set of Celebrity Apprentice in 2...

 2018-07-17 09:14 

The Daily Beast

The 'Pro-Rape' Comedian Writing for Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?'...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Kurt Metzger , the controversial comedian who fell from grace in 2016 after a series of inflammatory online comments regarding rape victims, has a new gig : writing for Sacha Baron Cohen's controversi...

 2018-07-17 07:11 

The Daily Beast

Immigrants Called 'Animal,' 'Terrorist,' 'King Kong' in Detention Under Trump: Report...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast "Shut your black ass up. You don't deserve nothing. You belong at the back of that cage," said a warden at a West Texas Detention Facility in Sierra Blanca, Texas, according to a first-of-its-kind report b...

 2018-07-17 06:46 

The Daily Beast

Fox News Hosts Bash Trump's 'Disgusting' Putin Presser...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Several prominent Fox News hosts could not believe what they saw Monday in President Trump's overtly deferential presser with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The joint conference in Helsinki took a turn for the ...

 2018-07-17 06:38 

The Daily Beast

Bernie Sanders: 'Of Course' I'm Concerned Red-State Dems Might Vote For Kavanaugh...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has launched an aggressive campaign to defeat Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. It's taken him from the cable airwaves to a trio of Midwestern states so...

 2018-07-17 04:50 

The Daily Beast

Shame Them: Everyone Who Endorsed Arming Preschoolers on Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?'...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Leading up to Sunday's premiere of Sacha Baron Cohen's new political satire stunt series , Who Is America? , there was a media blitz of politicians and talking heads pre-emptively getting ahead of the stupid-a...

 2018-07-17 03:11 

The Daily Beast

Mueller's New Indictment Warns Russian Hackers Could Return for 2018 Election...

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast Special counsel Robert Mueller's latest indictment buries the lede. It is not until Count 11 that we learn that Russian intelligence officers hacked into computers used in administering our election...

 2018-07-16 22:39 

The Daily Beast

Plutonium Was Stolen From the Back of a Van at a Texas Marriott...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast By Patrick Malone and R. Jeffrey Smith Two security experts from the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory drove to San Antonio, Texas, in March 2017 with a sensitive mission: to retr...

 2018-07-16 21:52 

MSNBC

Is Mueller the last guardrail between Trump & all out chaos?...

Princeton professor Eddie Glaude, Fmr DOJ spox Matt Miller, Fmr CIA officer John Sipher, and The Daily Beast's Betsy Woodruff on Trump's meeting with Putin days after the indictments of 12 more Russians...

 2018-07-16 20:59 

The Daily Beast

What Everyone but Trump Knows: Russia Is Armed and Dangerous...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Back in the early '50s, Winston Churchill described U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles as "a bull who carries his own china closet with him." NATO heads of state must be thinking...

 2018-07-16 20:59 

The Daily Beast

Trump-Putin 'Summit' Is More Like a Meeting of Two Mob Bosses...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast We don't know what will come out of this "summit" between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin , but let's be clear here. The mere fact that this meeting is happening is a day of national...

 2018-07-16 20:58 

The Daily Beast

Shady Oligarch's Firm Paid Dem Candidate's Husband $700,000...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Last fall, something funny happened in Washington: A pair of American lobbyists put on a fake congressional hearing in the basement of the Capitol, accusing a former Ukrainian central banker of odio...

 2018-07-16 20:57 

The Daily Beast

David Lynch: I Hated the Song 'Blue Velvet'...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast I was sick, just sick and devastated after Dune . Meditation has saved me a lot of times and that was one of them. It was a dark time. It helped that I had other scripts and I was thinking about what was next, but I c...

 2018-07-16 20:57 

The Daily Beast

Charities Can Reject Foster Parents for Immigrant Kids Over Religion...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Private charities housing undocumented immigrant children in several states are permitted by law to reject prospective foster families based on religious objections. Under current policy , undocumen...

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