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 2018-08-17 20:17 

BuzzFeed

Which Track From Ariana Grande's "Sweetener" Matches Your Personality?...

"I gotta keep, keep on breathin'." View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 20:15 

MSNBC

Dangers of politicizing America's national security process...

Former CIA Deputy Director David S. Cohen tells Ali Velshi why he thinks it's on Congress and current members of the intelligence community to make clear to the President that "he's playing with something that's important for our national ...

 2018-08-17 20:13 

The Atlantic

Photos of the Week: Sun Biter, Solar Probe, Belgian Bovines...

Flowers carpet Brussels, a farewell is bid to Aretha Franklin, abandoned share bikes find homes in Germany, a cardboard Viking church collapses in Liverpool, a bridge collapses in Italy, and much more....

 2018-08-17 20:13 

ThinkProgress

Sheriff's deputy fired for affiliation with far-right Proud Boys group...

A Louisiana sheriff's deputy was fired after it was revealed that he was a member of the Proud Boys, a far-right "Western chauvinist" group that often engages in political violence, including recently on the streets of Portland, Oregon. Brian ...

 2018-08-17 20:10 

Slate Magazine

More Evidence That California Is Deteriorating Into a Feudal Society of Inherited Land Wealth...

Look no further than a Los Angeles Times investigation published on Friday afternoon....

 2018-08-17 20:09 

NY Times

U.S. Will Not Spend $230 Million Allocated to Repair Devastated Syrian Cities...

The decision is the United States' latest step back from a seven-year war that has been largely won by a brutal government and its Russian and Iranian backers....

 2018-08-17 20:07 

The New Republic

Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in the Sandy Hooks lawsuits against him....

The New York Times reports that Texas lawyers representing two families of Sandy Hook shooting victims have filed a motion "accusing the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars media business of intentionally destroying evidence relevant to th...

 2018-08-17 20:07 

The New Republic

Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in the Sandy Hook lawsuits against him....

The New York Times reports that Texas lawyers representing two families of Sandy Hook shooting victims have filed a motion "accusing the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars media business of intentionally destroying evidence relevant to th...

 2018-08-17 20:06 

Slate Magazine

Alexa, Play This Perfectly Timed Burn...

I don't, for the record, make an effort to keep up with the Kardashians. But somehow, they keep up with me. I'm frankly embarrassed that I know who the bit players in the Kardashian epic are, but I do. So when Khlo recently hit back at her sister ...

 2018-08-17 20:06 

MSNBC

Trump names his next target at the......

Bruce Ohr - the only current official on Trump's enemies list - appears likely to lose his security clearance for reasons that only make sense to Trump....

 2018-08-17 20:01 

BuzzFeed

30 Cheap Beauty Products That Make A Huge Difference...

Because why spend $$$ when these products will do just as good of a job (if not better)? View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 20:00 

Daily Kos

Intelligence sources: Russia totally attacked Florida's election systems...

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) got a lot of heat from Republicans and the traditional media a couple of weeks ago for saying that Russian hackers had "penetrated" some of the county voting systems in Florida. His detractors included his general election ...

 2018-08-17 19:56 

BuzzFeed

19 Celebrity Instagrams You Probably Missed This Week...

Here's what you might've missed. View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 19:46 

BuzzFeed

Here's The Weirdest Food Every State Is Known For, According To People Who Live There...

Chocolate gravy?! View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 19:43 

ThinkProgress

We're finally learning how much environmental damage tax havens have helped cause...

Arms smuggling. Drug running. Kleptocracy writ large. Tax havens, from places like the U.S. Virgin Islands and Barbados to Switzerland and Jordan, aid and abet all three, offering crooks and criminals ways of escaping paying their fair share. But there...

 2018-08-17 19:43 

Slate Magazine

The Hot Seats: Arpaio Aims for Revenge, Kansas Goes Crazy...

1. Arizona Senate...

 2018-08-17 19:34 

CBS News

Anthony Salvanto...

CBS News Director of Elections and Surveys...

 2018-08-17 19:30 

Daily Kos

Manafort trial update: Judge reveals he was threatened...

The judge in the ongoing fraud trial of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort revealed Friday that he had received personal threats in relation to the case and he therefore declined to unseal the names of the 12 jurors. Judge T.S. Ellis is now under M...

 2018-08-17 19:26 

NY Times

Alex Jones of Infowars Destroyed Evidence Related to Sandy Hook Suits, Motion Says...

A motion filed on behalf of a Sandy Hook victim's father accused Mr. Jones, who is being sued for spreading false claims about the 2012 school shooting, of deleting videos and social media posts....

 2018-08-17 19:25 

BuzzFeed

Ashanti's Tribute To Aretha Franklin Is Equal Parts Bizarre, Hilarious, And Iconic...

I love everything about this. View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 19:23 

Talking Points Memo

An Absolute Must Read...

Interested in voting rights? The ugly and comic history of right wing fables about "voter fraud". Here's Rick Perlstein and......

 2018-08-17 19:22 

The New Republic

People really are plotting to kill Nicolas Maduro....

An unnamed Venezuelan military dissident told Bloomberg that he had met with a group planning to assassinate the Venezuelan president months before an attempt was made on his life on August 4, using drones armed with plastic explosives. The assassination ...

 2018-08-17 19:18 

CBS News

Erik Prince proposal to privatize forces not under consideration, NSC says...

Prince proposed last year to replace the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan with private contractors...

 2018-08-17 19:10 

Talking Points Memo

No Manafort Verdict This Week...

Manafort jury asks to go home early today. Deliberations will continue the rest of this afternoon and resume Monday. Here's......

 2018-08-17 19:09 

Talking Points Memo

Jury In Manafort Trial Will Wrap Up For The Day At 5PM ET...

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The jury in the Paul Manafort bank and tax fraud trial asked the court to be dismissed......

 2018-08-17 19:09 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Judge in Paul Manafort trial says he has gotten threats...

U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis, who is overseeing ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax and bank fraud trial, revealed Friday that he has had threats made against and has used U.S. Marshals protection to and from his hotel during the ca...

 2018-08-17 19:08 

Slate Magazine

"It Is a Miracle That Employers Don't Murder More Secretaries"...

A few years ago, I saw the unbelievable table of contents of a 1945 book, What Men Don't Like About Women , floating around Twitter, courtesy of Sophie Gadd . I ordered a copy of the book via interlibrary loan recently and realized that I should have ...

 2018-08-17 19:06 

BuzzFeed

10 Things I've Learned In A Year Of Baking That Every Beginner Should Know...

Loaf cakes and drop cookies are every novice baker's friend! View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 18:59 

ThinkProgress

Trump's bid to roll back environmental protections suffers 3 court losses in a row...

The Trump administration is on a three-case losing streak in federal courts after falling to defeat on Friday in a major chemical safety decision. The adverse court rulings are jeopardizing the president's goal of erasing much of former President Bara...

 2018-08-17 18:57 

The New Republic

Trump thinking about handing over Afghanistan to mercenaries....

NBC is reporting that the president, frustrated by the long military stalemate in Afghanistan, is reconsidering a proposal floated last year to replace American troops in the country with military contractors. This idea is being advocated by Erik Prince, ...

 2018-08-17 18:57 

ThinkProgress

Trump says he'll revoke security clearance of DOJ official whose wife worked on Steele dossier...

President Trump wants to "quickly" revoke the security clearance of Bruce Ohr, a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm which helped produce the now notorious Steele dossier outlining Trump's alleged ties to Russia. The pre...

 2018-08-17 18:56 

Talking Points Memo

Latest From Manafort Trial...

A new note from the jury in the Manafort trial. We're waiting to hear more ... Reports of the new......

 2018-08-17 18:46 

BuzzFeed

This Cruelty-Free Leather Is Living In 3018...

The leather goods of our future will come from pineapples. View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 18:39 

CBS News

Judge in Manafort case won't unseal juror names, saying he's received threats...
 2018-08-17 18:36 

BuzzFeed

Do You Know Which Countries Are Landlocked And Which Are Not?...

Are you a borderline genius? (DO YOU GET IT?!) View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 18:34 

MSNBC

Mack McLarty talks Omarosa tapes...

Mack McLarty talks Omarosa tapes...

 2018-08-17 18:32 

Talking Points Memo

Manafort Trial Judge Declines To Release Jurors' Names Over Threats...

The judge presiding over the federal bank and tax fraud case against Paul Manafort on Friday declined to release the......

 2018-08-17 18:31 

The Atlantic

How Much of an Herbicide Is Safe in Your Cereal?...

The debate is vicious around glyphosate, which was recently found in several breakfast favorites....

 2018-08-17 18:28 

MSNBC

Ken Vogel talks new reporting on Omarosa tapes...

The New York Times reports Omarosa Manigault Newman is believed to have as many as 200 secret recordings. It comes after she provided MSNBC with a recording of a conversation with Trump Campaign adviser, Lara Trump, that included discussion of paying...

 2018-08-17 18:25 

MSNBC

Craig Melvin reports on the nation's growing homeless epidemic...

On this Sunday's Dateline "City of Angels," Craig Melvin hosts an hour-long special on the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles. Stephanie Kasky-Gamer, President and CEO of LA Family Housing, joins Craig to discuss the epidemic and how to end it...

 2018-08-17 18:20 

MSNBC

North Carolina man speaks out after arrest for illegal voting...

Arrested for voting? For 12 men in North Carolina - casting a ballot in the 2016 election meant a felony charge. One of those dozen people, Keith Sellars, joins Craig Melvin along with his attorney Whitley Carpenter to discuss the legal fight he has ahead...

 2018-08-17 18:20 

Daily Kos

Only the best: Judge says Trump campaign mangled wording of confidentiality agreements...

The little-known case of a former Trump campaign staffer could have big implications for the legal battle taking shape between Donald Trump and former Trump aide-turned-wrecking ball, Omarosa Manigault Newman. On Thursday, a Manhattan judge, citing flaws ...

 2018-08-17 18:19 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Bill Nelson wasn't making things up when he said Russians hacked Florida election systems...

Three people familiar with the intelligence tell NBC there's a classified basis for Nelson's assertion that Russians have penetrated Florida's election systems....

 2018-08-17 18:17 

The Atlantic

Trump's Risky War of Choice Against the Generals...

The president's decision to revoke John Brennan's security clearance has drawn fire even from figures like Robert Gates and David Petraeus, who have avoided criticizing him....

 2018-08-17 18:16 

BuzzFeed

30 Tweets Anyone Who Grew Up With Siblings Will Find Just Way Too Accurate...

You'll either want to hug or yell at your sibling(s) after reading this post. View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 18:14 

Talking Points Memo

Veterans Group Sues To Block VA Shadow Rulers...

A liberal veterans group is suing to block the influence of three outside advisers who have been secretly influencing the......

 2018-08-17 18:08 

BuzzFeed

Which Of These Characters These Actors Played Is The Best?...

We all have our favorites. View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 18:01 

BuzzFeed

27 Dresses So Adorable, They're Almost Too Cute To Wear...

If only you could stop squealing so you could put the darn thing on. View Entire Post...

 2018-08-17 17:59 

CBS News

Top Republican opens up about Russia probe...

"Nothing in this town stays classified or secret forever," Sen. Richard Burr says...

 2018-08-17 17:53 

The New Republic

Is Elon Musk Losing It?...

An interview with 'The New York Times' reveals a CEO who appears to be hanging by a thread....

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