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 2017-05-23 08:28 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump calls Manchester attack perpetrators 'losers'... +

President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed those behind the Manchester attack as ...

 2017-05-23 07:00 

NY Times

Writers From the Right and Left React to Trumps Riyadh Speech, and More... +

Read about how the other side thinks: whats really behind Trump derangement syndrome, the likelihood of impeachment and a progressive argument against Buy American....

 2017-05-23 06:33 

The Daily Beast

Can We Last All Summer Without SNL?... +

Trump insanity shows no sign of slowing as ‘Saturday Night Live’ goes on its summer hiatus, meaning we’ll be without TV’s biggest comedic watchdog at a time when we need it most....

 2017-05-23 06:31 

BuzzFeed

Two Gay Men Were Lashed For Having Sex In Indonesia's Aceh Province... +

Two men caught having sex in the Indonesian province of Aceh were subject to a public caning today, in a punishment widely criticised by human rights groups. Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP / Getty Images The men, aged 20 and 23, were allegedly ha...

 2017-05-23 05:42 

The Daily Beast

Katy Perry Opens Up About Taylor Swift Beef: ‘She Started It’... +

The pop superstar explained Taylor Swift’s long-standing beef with her on ‘The Late Late Show’ Monday night....

 2017-05-23 05:02 

CNN

[ Politics ]

In first foreign swing, Trump works to reposition US allies... +

Touring the Middle East this week, President Donald Trump has sought to galvanize traditional US allies against a common foe Iran, an opening bid to realign the region while advancing the prospect of peace that's long eluded American leaders....

 2017-05-23 05:01 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump sets sight on the big deal: Mideast peace... +

President Donald Trump doesn't expect to emerge from his two-day visit to Israel and the West Bank with a peace deal in hand, but he is the latest president to arrive here with the lofty goal in mind....

 2017-05-23 05:00 

The Daily Beast

Red State Lynching Rhetoric Ramps Up... +

President Trump’s ugly rhetoric was taken as a kind of permission by a huge number of Americans....

 2017-05-23 05:00 

The Daily Beast

Fox’s Fake News Mess... +

The fake Seth Rich story—set in motion by Fox News regulars—resurfaced from a local Fox News affiliate, and then was promoted nationally by Fox News hosts and contributors....

 2017-05-23 05:00 

The Daily Beast

‘Happy End’: Isabelle Huppert’s Demented Black Comedy Is the Feel-Bad Masterpiece of the Year... +

Legendary filmmaker Michael Haneke and Isabelle Huppert re-team for one of the year's best, already a frontrunner for the Palm d’Or at Cannes....

 2017-05-23 05:00 

The Daily Beast

Felon Turned Fake Journalist Outed a Beloved Gay Teacher... +

After being convicted of making bomb threats, Gerald Jackson reinvented himself as an online preacher and amateur reporter. Then he went after an innocent man....

 2017-05-23 04:51 

BuzzFeed

Live Updates: 22 Killed In Suicide Bombing At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester... +

The attacker, a lone man, died in the blast, police confirmed. Children were among the victims. View Entire List ›...

 2017-05-23 04:39 

The Atlantic

Kim Jong Un Plans to Mass Produce Ballistic Missiles ... +

After a successful test launch on Sunday, the North Korean leader approved the deployment of medium-range ballistic missiles....

 2017-05-23 04:36 

The Atlantic

"We Can't Walk Away From This Truth"... +

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu explains to his city why four monuments commemorating the Lost Cause and the Confederacy had to come down....

 2017-05-23 04:02 

The Daily Beast

Japan: Shinzo Abe’s Government Has a Thing About Hitler. It Likes Him.... +

Reviving imperial glory has always been an Abe obsession. But teaching ‘Mein Kampf’ in the schools? Japan joins the roster of threatened democracies....

 2017-05-23 04:00 

The Daily Beast

‘Natasha, Pierre’ & The Great Comet of 12 Tony Award Nominations... +

It’s the most Tony-nominated show of the year, so how did an immersive musical inspired by Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’ become the toast of Broadway?...

 2017-05-23 03:46 

The Daily Beast

James Corden’s Moving Tribute to Manchester: ‘Caring People With Community at Its Core’... +

The ‘Late Late Show’ host delivered a poignant tribute to the city of Manchester in the wake of a reported suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert there claiming many lives....

 2017-05-23 03:30 

Crooks and Liars

Open Thread - Kids On 'Leadership,' 1990... +

h/t LB. Open thread below......

 2017-05-23 03:22 

MSNBC

Report: Trump Asked Intelligence Chiefs to...... +

Brian Williams talks with a panel about a Washington Post report that Trump asked intelligence officials to say they saw no evidence the Trump campaign had colluded with Russian election interference....

 2017-05-23 03:04 

MSNBC

Manchester Arena the Largest in the U.K.... +

NBC's Kelly Cobiella reports on the city of Manchester and the arena which reportedly holds 21,000 people....

 2017-05-23 03:03 

MSNBC

Witnesses Describe Fear After Manchester...... +

Witnesses describe trying to leave the arena and seeing a flash of light during the explosion at Manchester Arena....

 2017-05-23 03:00 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Canned Heat... +

When Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson wrote this he was thinking about the environment and how long it would take until people would start to make a wreck of the moon. I wake up every morning and fear I am going to hear that an executive order to do just that has ...

 2017-05-23 02:50 

MSNBC

Manchester 'Surrealy Quiet' After Explosion... +

Michael Warall, a reporter for ITV, describes the scene in Manchester in the hours after a fatal explosion....

 2017-05-23 02:50 

MSNBC

Manchester 'Surreally Quiet' After Explosion... +

Michael Warall, a reporter for ITV, describes the scene in Manchester in the hours after a fatal explosion....

 2017-05-23 02:30 

Daily Kos

Right on cue, Tabby's Star begins its mysterious behavior... +

A couple of years ago it came to the world’a attention that a certain star was behaving strangely. The Kepler Space Telescope had actually caught it in the act for several years, but it wasn’t discovered in that ginormous database until 2015. The big dip...

 2017-05-23 02:27 

BuzzFeed

Here's How Trump's Student Loan Proposals Could Affect You... +

Mark Wilson / Getty Images Deep cuts to the federal student loan program in the budget proposal President Trump plans to release Tuesday — some $143 billion over 10 years — would hit graduate students hard, increasing both their monthly lo...

 2017-05-23 02:24 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Betsy DeVos: School choice opponents have 'chilled creativity'... +

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sharply criticized opponents of school choice on Monday, calling them ...

 2017-05-23 02:21 

MSNBC

Bratton: 'Terrorist Tactics Are Evolving...... +

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton discusses how technology can both help and hinder an investigation like the one in Manchester after an explosion killed at least 19....

 2017-05-23 02:00 

The Daily Beast

Rachel Lindsay’s Boozy ‘Bachelorette’ Premiere: Hot Lawyers, Shady Men, and a Creep Obsessed With His Penis... +

The first black Bachelorette’s premiere was funnier, raunchier and ballsier than your average episode—thank god....

 2017-05-23 01:58 

MSNBC

Electronic trail key in UK explosion probe... +

Rukmini Callimachi, correspondent for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about the value of any electronic clues, from laptops and phones to social media, in helping investigators track down the actors and organizers in any terror attack....

 2017-05-23 01:57 

Crooks and Liars

White House Press Release: Trump Wants Lasting Peach In Middle East ... +

Try a peach today. You'll like it. Honest. Source: Haaretz One of U.S. President Donald Trump's goals during his visit to Israel is to "promote the possibility of lasting peach" at least, according to the White House's press statement. The fruity typo i...

 2017-05-23 01:48 

MSNBC

Witness recounts panic in Manchester Arena... +

Zac Haniff, who was in attendance at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, describes the scene of panic and chaos as realization spread that an explosion had taken place as the concert ended....

 2017-05-23 01:44 

BuzzFeed

This Is Some Of The Fake News Circulating About The Manchester Arena Blast... +

A possible terror attack has claimed the lives of at least 19 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Here are the claims you shouldn’t believe about the incident. There was not a gunman outside Oldham hospital. The...

 2017-05-23 01:43 

The Daily Beast

People Offer Shelter With #RoomForManchester After Ariana Grande Concert Tragedy... +

After a massive explosion in Manchester, England, local citizens have taken to Twitter to offer shelter to victims....

 2017-05-23 01:43 

Media Matters

On Fox News, Nigel Farage politicizes Manchester attack for upcoming British election... +

TUCKER CARLSON: (HOST): There's an election coming up. Does this play a role? NIGELFARAGE: Well, so far in the election,we've been talking basically about Brexit andcompeting Brexit, and actually terror, open-door immigration, they've played relatively lo...

 2017-05-23 01:43 

Media Matters

Watch Shepard Smith shut down former Trump adviser who uses Manchester attack to blame Obama... +

JAMES WOOLSEY: Things are kind of coming to a head. I think the radical Islamists, and I would call them that, have decided to pick up the pace with the terrorist attacks, and I think we'll probably see some more. And we now have a president who is pretty...

 2017-05-23 01:36 

MSNBC

Telltale signs scrutinzed in UK explosion... +

Rukmini Callimachi, correspondent for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about the types of clues that will be scrutinized by investigators in determining responsibility for the explosion at England's Manchester Arena....

 2017-05-23 01:33 

The Daily Beast

Stephen Colbert Mocks Steve Bannon for Looking Terrified in Saudi Arabia... +

The ‘Late Show’ host had a field day with President Trump’s gaffe-filled trip to Saudi Arabia....

 2017-05-23 01:24 

MSNBC

Echoes of past attacks seen in UK explosion... +

Malcolm Nance, terrorism analyst, talks with Rachel Maddow about past terror attacks at large public events that share characteristics with the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England....

 2017-05-23 01:15 

MSNBC

US authorities look for clues to UK explosion... +

Juran Zarate, NBC News senior national security analyst, talks with Rachel Maddow about how U.S. authorities are reviewing any recent intelligence that could aid in...

 2017-05-23 01:10 

NY Times

Sessions Narrows Trumps Order Against Sanctuary Cities... +

A memorandum released by the Justice Department appeared to undercut President Trumps threats to starve uncooperative localities of all federal funding....

 2017-05-23 01:02 

ThinkProgress

Breaking: At least 19 dead after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England... +
 2017-05-23 01:02 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump's budget could be politically tricky for GOP... +

President Donald Trump's 2018 budget will propose substantial cuts to anti-poverty and social safety net programs when it is released on Tuesday, offering Americans a substantially different view on government as the President tries to make good on pr...

 2017-05-23 01:01 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump Budget Would Cut Safety Net Programs, Boost Defense Spending... +

Trump's 2018 budget proposal includes sweeping cuts to programs for low-income Americans....

 2017-05-23 00:56 

ThinkProgress

Theres new evidence that President Trump obstructed a Russia investigation... +
 2017-05-23 00:42 

Crooks and Liars

CBS Freelancer David Leavitt Earns Twitter Worst Person Of The Day Honors... +

Remember Justine Sacco, the woman who tweeted about he she was going to Africa and was scared about AIDS but JUST KIDDING, she wouldn't get it cause she's white. Yeah, she sent that as her flight was taking off...and by the time she landed, a new hashtag ...

 2017-05-23 00:40 

Media Matters

CNN guest immediately links Manchester explosion to "the two plus million refugees that have come into Europe"... +

ERIN BURNETT:When you look at something like this happening in the UK -- and there are still so many details we don't know, right? These are just a few eyewitness accounts that we are putting together from people who are very much in shock, but you heard ...

 2017-05-23 00:27 

The Atlantic

Trump's 'Inappropriate' Request to Intelligence Chiefs... +

The president reportedly attempted to enlist the head of the NSA and director of national intelligence to an effort to defend against the Russia inquiry....

 2017-05-23 00:21 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump asked DNI, NSA to deny evidence of Russia collusion... +

President Donald Trump called two top intelligence community figures to request that they deny in public any evidence of collusion between his campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election, multiple current and former US officials with know...

 2017-05-23 00:19 

Daily Kos

19 dead, many more injured in incident during Manchester Arena concert... +

Details are unclear, but there is currently a massive police and rescue presence in Manchester, UK after reports of an “explosion” during an Ariana Grande concert. Multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials who are monitoring British authorities told N...

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