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 2018-08-14 21:30 

MSNBC

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 8.14.18...

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2018-08-14 21:29 

RealClearPolitics

Fake News and News Fraud...

Stung by President Trump's repeated charges of "fake news," last week The Boston Globe announced an alliance of more than 70 newspapers planning to run editorials protesting a ''dirty war against the free press." This effort is bei...

 2018-08-14 21:27 

National Review

Stand Your Ground Laws Are More Common Than You Probably Think...

Even when legislatures don't specify whether there's a duty to retreat, courts have often found it doesn't make sense to lock people in cages for defending themselves.'...

 2018-08-14 21:23 

AP

The Latest: No major vote problems in Wisconsin for primary...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local):5:20 p.m.The Wisconsin Elections Commission says no major problems have been repo......

 2018-08-14 21:21 

MSNBC

NDAs and the West Wing...

Pulitzer-Prize winning Reporter Ashley Parker joins Ali Velshi to talk about Trump's decades-old pattern of using confidentiality agreements, something former White House aide to President George H.W. Bush, Joe Watkins, says is unprecedented in the We...

 2018-08-14 21:17 

The Blaze

Children still traumatized after Chicago PD raided wrong home, ordered family to ground at gunpoint...

It's been more than nine months since Chicago police officers mistakenly busted through the front door of the Mendez family's home, but the memories have......

 2018-08-14 21:16 

AP

Unaffiliated voters key to outcome of Kansas' GOP primary...

Nearly 31 percent of registered voters in Kansas have no party preference but they are allowed to vote in the Democratic and Republican primaries if they declare allegiance to one of the parties be......

 2018-08-14 21:15 

Washington Examiner

EPA fought with other agencies over clean car rule's safety claims...

The Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Departments fought for months over the extent to which the Trump administration's plan to roll back clean car rules would save consumers' lives....

 2018-08-14 21:14 

The Daily Caller

Massachusetts Candidate Hoping To Unseat Elizabeth Warren Blasts GOP Opponents For Avoiding Debates...

A Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate hoping to unseat Elizabeth Warren blasted Republican opponents for skipping two debates Monday....

 2018-08-14 21:13 

Talking Points Memo

FL GOP House Candidate Drops Out After Falsely Denying She's A College Dropout...

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature who falsely claimed she had a college degree and......

 2018-08-14 21:13 

The Hill

One of two Nashville abortion clinics closes...
 2018-08-14 21:11 

The Daily Beast

Eat Like New York City Marathon Champion Shalane Flanagan...

Courtesy Alan Weiner I am not proud of it, but I eat my son's muffins. In my defense, they're delicious. And healthy. These so-called Superhero Muffins, which taste like mini-carrot cakes, are actually packed with fortifying oats, almond meal, gra...

 2018-08-14 21:11 

Washington Examiner

Pentagon's top spokeswoman under IG investigation: Report...

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' chief spokeswoman is under investigation by the Pentagon inspector general for allegedly retaliating against staff members, according to a report....

 2018-08-14 21:10 

The Daily Beast

What Your Body Is Telling You When You Feel Disgusted...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast There are some things nearly everyone is universally disgusted by. Rotten pieces of fruit, pus-filled sores from an infection, horrible odors that suggest something foul is nearby—we're disgusted by these th...

 2018-08-14 21:10 

The Hill

ACLU says feds seek to 'trap' migrants trying to become legal residents...
 2018-08-14 21:10 

The Daily Beast

The Record-Breaking Flight of the Low-Cost, High-Altitude Forever Drone...

Airbus A new, high-flying kind of drone recently flew for 25 days straight over Arizona starting July 11, setting a world record for aircraft endurance while soaring as high as 70,000 feet over the desert. But the solar-powered Zephyr, under development b...

 2018-08-14 21:09 

The Daily Beast

There Are Painful Problems in the Vetting of Brett Kavanaugh...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Arguably the most important domestic act of Donald Trump's presidency— shifting the Supreme Court to the right —is being carried out in an unprecedented and, if the standards of the legal profession we...

 2018-08-14 21:09 

The Daily Beast

'America's Mayor' Rudy Giuliani Is Just Donald Trump's Stooge Now...

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast So now we have the former lawman Rudy Giuliani arguing daily to the American people that their country's laws and legal processes are illegitimate. Collusion, he now says, is not a crime . President...

 2018-08-14 21:08 

The Daily Beast

#Resistance Twitter Star Seth Abramson Wants to Turn His Threads Into a Book...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast Over the past two years, New Hampshire professor and writer Seth Abramson has cultivated a #resistance Twitter following of more than 500,000 by posting lengthy threads prognosticating about the direction ...

 2018-08-14 21:08 

The Daily Beast

Netflix's 'I Am a Killer': A Mesmerizing Glimpse Into the Mind of a Murderer...

Netflix In the first episode of Netflix's latest true-crime docuseries I Am a Killer , producers sit down with James Robertson, an inmate in a Florida correctional facility who spent most of his life in prison, and is now on death row for murdering hi...

 2018-08-14 21:08 

The Daily Beast

Chinese Police Are Spying on Uighurs—on American Soil...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast A major human rights crisis is unfolding in northwestern China, according to the United Nations, which said last week that there were credible reports that the Chinese government is holding one million or more ethnic ...

 2018-08-14 21:07 

The Hill

Fox News correspondent defers to NBC reporter at White House briefing...
 2018-08-14 21:07 

The Daily Caller

UNFAKE THE NEWS: Mainstream Media Glorifies Violent Antifa Protests...

The mainstream media has disingenuously framed the counter protests to "Unite the Right 2" rally in DC as being "anti-hate" when, in reality, many of the......

 2018-08-14 21:06 

The Daily Beast

'The Daily Show's' Ronny Chieng Wants to Destroy Asian Stereotypes in Comedy...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast WEST HOLLYWOOD, California—Ronny Chieng's entire career has been leading up to this moment. On Monday, the stand-up comedian's new series, Ronny Chieng: International Student , premieres as Comedy Centra...

 2018-08-14 21:06 

BuzzFeed

Which Ancient Egyptian God Or Goddess Are You?...

Are you more of a Ra or an Osiris? View Entire Post...

 2018-08-14 21:06 

BuzzFeed

I Watched "Jurassic Park" For The First Time Since I Was A Kid And I Had Many Thoughts...

"Sorry Alan, it's all about Dr. Malcolm (Jeff Goldbae) now." View Entire Post...

 2018-08-14 21:05 

The Daily Beast

This Is Why Putin Is Targeting Three DHS Agents...

Adam Berry/Getty Todd Hyman, a bullet-headed New Yorker with a stocky build, speaks with an affable outer borough accent and has spent the last 18 years working in various capacities for the federal government. He's done a stint at the Department of T...

 2018-08-14 21:05 

The Daily Caller

Scientists Are Hopeful About Gene Therapy To Cure People Who Thought They'd Have Hemophilia Forever...

Scientists are hopeful about two gene therapy trials helping patients with hemophilia, a genetic disorder that keeps blood from clotting properly....

 2018-08-14 21:03 

MRCTV

Poll: Only 46% of Women Identify as Feminist...

When CBS asked 2,000+ women if they identify as feminist, only 46 percent of women age 18-35 said yes. The perception of feminism is even worse amongst the older crowd, with 34 percent of women over 35 identifying with the label....

 2018-08-14 21:02 

LifeZette

Pence Blasts Sherrod Brown for Opposing Kavanaugh Nomination...

Ohio Democrat is one of the many senators with no known plans to meet the nominee but countless criticisms....

 2018-08-14 21:01 

MSNBC

Why Omarosa's claims matter...

Omarosa Manigault-Newman made the bombshell allegation while speaking to Katy Tur that Donald Trump knew about the release of Hillary Clinton's hacked emails before it happened. She also confirmed that she spoke to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's...

 2018-08-14 21:01 

HotAir

Grand jury report: Over 300 'predator priests' preyed on children in Pennsylvania...
 2018-08-14 21:01 

The Hill

Omarosa responds to Trump campaign: 'I will not be silenced'...
 2018-08-14 21:00 

RedState

Is Ocasio-Cortez a Harbinger? Poll Shows Democrats View Capitalism More Negatively Than Ever Before...

This trend is worrisome. The post Is Ocasio-Cortez a Harbinger? Poll Shows Democrats View Capitalism More Negatively Than Ever Before appeared first on RedState ....

 2018-08-14 21:00 

The Hill

Our nation's community health care centers need our support...
 2018-08-14 21:00 

Reason.com

Nevada Assembly Candidate Dennis Hof Loses Brothel License...

Love Ranch, a brothel owned by Nevada Assembly candidate Dennis Hof, loses their brothel license....

 2018-08-14 20:59 

The Hill

Former White House staffer: Nondisclosure agreements 'snuck in' with other employment forms...
 2018-08-14 20:58 

Washington Post

White-supremacist rally cost D.C. at least $2.6 million, preliminary estimate shows...

City will ask federal government for reimbursement. Four other agencies have yet to report costs....

 2018-08-14 20:58 

BuzzFeed

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: ALL Express Jeans Are On Sale So It's Time To Stock Up!...

All women's jeans are 40% off!!!! Plus: men's jeans and chinos are BOGO $19.9O!!! View Entire Post...

 2018-08-14 20:58 

CBS News

Former Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson running for U.S. Senate...

The former New Mexico governor will try to unseat Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich...

 2018-08-14 20:58 

Pamela Geller

Minnesota: Enemedia blacks out evidence of Muslim Congressional candidate's perjury...

If this were Trump or me or anyone on the right running for office -- could we expect this criminally complicit collusion?...

 2018-08-14 20:55 

Washington Examiner

Omarosa short on details in interview about scathing Trump book...

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday to discuss the scathing allegations she has levied against President Trump in her new book, Unhinged: An Insider's Account Of The Trump White House, but frequently declined ...

 2018-08-14 20:54 

The Daily Caller

This Musk Tweet Demonstrates The Dangerous Precedent He's Setting For Tesla...

Elon Musk tweeted out more misinformation that could cause negative blow back as Tesla prepares to go private....

 2018-08-14 20:53 

CBS News

Omarosa says "I will not be silenced"...

The former Trump aide said that she would not be "bullied" as the White House denies her claims about the president...

 2018-08-14 20:51 

Washington Examiner

Trump signs bill into law funding medicines for animals...

President Trump has signed a bill into law that extends a program funding medicines for pets and livestock....

 2018-08-14 20:48 

USA Today

Democrats have a more positive view of socialism than capitalism, poll finds...

A majority of Democrats no longer hold a positive view of capitalism, while nearly 60 percent feel good about socialism, according to a new poll....

 2018-08-14 20:48 

The New Republic

QAnon conspiracy theory was spread by social media hustlers....

NBC News has blockbuster report by Brandy Zadrozny and Ben Collins tracking the spread of the so-called QAnon online conspiracy theory. While the report doesn't answer the question of who created QAnon, it does provide a convincing account of how it w...

 2018-08-14 20:48 

The Intercept

Elizabeth Warren Demands in Letter That U.S. Military Explain Its Role in Yemen Bombings...

Citing an intelligence report published by The Intercept and last week's killing of children, Warren asks for the truth on the U.S. role in Yemen. The post Elizabeth Warren Demands in Letter That U.S. Military Explain Its Role in Yemen Bombings appear...

 2018-08-14 20:48 

BuzzFeed

Paul Manafort's Lawyers Rest Their Case Without Putting On Any Witnesses Of Their Own...

Paul Manafort's Lawyers Rest Their Case Without Putting On Any Witnesses Of Their Own View Entire Post...

 2018-08-14 20:47 

National Review

Trump Might as Well Be Paying Omarosa Again...

By escalating their spat, Donald Trump is giving Omarosa exactly what she wants: attention, and the book sales likely to come with it.'...

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