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 2018-07-17 17:37 

CBS News

GOP tax cuts were designed to hurt blue states, lawsuit alleges...

Four states are suing the federal government over last year's income tax cuts, claiming they usurp state authority...

 2018-07-17 17:31 

BuzzFeed

Help Us Track Targeted Political Advertising On Facebook...

We're collecting and analyzing political ads that people like you are being targeted with on Facebook....

 2018-07-17 17:31 

BuzzFeed

People Think Obama Lowkey Shaded Trump In His First Big Speech Since Leaving Office...

The former US president criticized "strongman politics" and the denial of facts in what many interpreted as indirect critiques of President Trump....

 2018-07-17 17:30 

Washington Post

Rep. Lieu sharply criticizes social media hearing: 'It's stupid'...

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) said the House Judiciary Committee looking into bias in social media filtering practices was...

 2018-07-17 17:28 

Slate Magazine

Airline Passengers Donate $530 to Teacher Overheard Talking About Low-Income Students in Need of Supplies...

A Chicago elementary school teacher who found herself chatting with a stranger about her students on a recent flight to Florida wound up with more than $500 in unsolicited donations to her school after several other passengers overheard her talk about low...

 2018-07-17 17:25 

Washington Post

The Latest: Lawmakers want Pompeo to testify on Russia...

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his summit with Russian President Donald Trump (all times local):...

 2018-07-17 17:19 

Crooks and Liars

Maria Bartiromo On Trump's Putin Presser: 'The Low Point Of The Presidency So Far'...

Maria Bartiromo, a stout Trump surrogate, called the Trump-Putin presser a failure: "It was probably the low point of the presidency so far." Dagen McDowell began the show, saying it was a meeting that didn't have to happen, but Trump "bur...

 2018-07-17 17:18 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Obama warns against 'politics of fear' after Trump-Putin summit...

Former President Barack Obama laid out a progressive vision for the future in direct rebuke to what he called the "politics of fear and resentment."...

 2018-07-17 17:14 

The Daily Beast

Jimmy Kimmel Convinced Trump Pee Tape Exists 'Beyond a Treasonable Doubt'...

ABC Jimmy Kimmel has one big takeaway from the "strangest of all 542 bizarre days of Donald Trump's reign of error": The pee tape is real. "The president of the United States today publicly sided with Russia over our own FBI on the subject...

 2018-07-17 17:10 

Washington Post

YouTube official says they demote conspiracy content...

Juniper Downs, an official at YouTube which is owned by Google, explained how the company addresses conspiracy content on their sites....

 2018-07-17 17:09 

The Atlantic

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Is a Gleefully Pointless Sequel...

The entire gang is back for a reprise of 2008's hit jukebox-musical movie—this time with some deep cuts from ABBA's catalog....

 2018-07-17 17:09 

Washington Post

Trump unfazed by GOP criticism, says Putin meeting was great...

Unbowed by the broad condemnation of his extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin went "even better" than his meeting with NATO allies...

 2018-07-17 17:05 

Slate Magazine

A New Trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody Charts Queen's Journey to Their Most Famous Concert...

The leather pants. The rocker mullets. The famous songs. That iconic mustache....

 2018-07-17 17:02 

Media Matters

Facebook once again gives special treatment to conservative media...

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters UPDATE (7/17): A Facebook executive reportedly claimed in a congressional hearing to not know that Jon Kyl was working with the Trump administration. A Wall Street Journal report reveals that Facebook arranged a meeting with ab...

 2018-07-17 17:02 

Media Matters

Right-wing media are mad Trump picked Putin over US intelligence. He was just following their lead....

Melissa Joskow / Media Matters In an unusual development, many right-wing media figures have criticized President Donald Trump for throwing the U.S. intelligence community under the bus during a July 16 appearance with Russian President Vladimir Putin by ...

 2018-07-17 17:02 

Media Matters

The small chorus of pro-Trump figures defending his disastrous presser with Putin...

Melissa Joskow / Media Matters Amid bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump's capitulation to Russian President Vladimir Putin, some of Trump's fiercest media allies are standing behind him, even as many of his loyalists defect. During a Ju...

 2018-07-17 17:00 

Daily Kos

'Not in our neighborhood': In DC, hundreds protest ICE raids targeting immigrant residents...

Chanting "Not in our neighborhood, not in our city, not in our name," as many as 600 Washington, D.C. community leaders and members flooded the streets Monday, in protest of a series of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids where agents,...

 2018-07-17 16:58 

Crooks and Liars

Trump TV? Russians Broadcast That Fox News Is 'Run By' Trump...

This was a shocking revelation by Russian State media: Stephanie Ruhle pointed out this morning that the Kremlin translation of Putin called Fox News "the network run by the president." This in addition to former Fox exec Bill Shine working for th...

 2018-07-17 16:56 

The Daily Beast

Stephen Colbert: 'Alarming' Trump-Putin Summit Has 'Shaken Me to My Core'...

CBS "Today has shaken me to my core," Stephen Colbert said at the top of his Late Show monologue Monday night. "And I don't think I need to point out that, at 54, there's not a lot of core left." "Before we get into whether our...

 2018-07-17 16:48 

Washington Post

Coats: 'Warning lights are blinking red' about cyber threats...

During a speech about cyber threats on July 13, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats warned against Russia's cyber intrusions in the U.S....

 2018-07-17 16:46 

BuzzFeed

Jude Law Opened Up About Dumbledore's Sexuality And Says "We're Not Going To Reveal Everything All At Once"...
 2018-07-17 16:42 

Slate Magazine

The Best Prime Day Deals...

This post was published in partnership with Wirecutter , the site devoted to finding the best gear and gadgets. Every product is independently selected by the Wirecutter team. We update links when possible, but note that deals may expire and are subject t...

 2018-07-17 16:42 

ThinkProgress

Oops! These prominent conservatives mocked reports about NRA's ties to Russia...

The Department of Justice unsealed an indictment against Maria Butina on Monday, alleging that the Russian national and her handlers used the National Rifle Association (NRA) to help "advance the interests of the Russian Federation." Why has the N...

 2018-07-17 16:42 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump at White House about Putin summit...

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his summit with Russian President Donald Trump (all times local):...

 2018-07-17 16:42 

MSNBC

Trying to clean up Trump's mess, White......

Trump had to choose between believing US officials or putting his faith in Putin. He chose the latter, and White House talking points won't change that....

 2018-07-17 16:40 

ThinkProgress

Facing internal investigation, FCC chairman slows massive Sinclair merger...

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai has announced he will slow a massive merger between Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media, striking a fatal blow to the acquisition bid. The decision comes as Pai is facing an investigation in...

 2018-07-17 16:40 

MSNBC

Russia is not our competitor at least not economically...

President Trump called the EU our foe and Russia our "competitor" but economically speaking Russia's economy is far smaller than the U.S. Stephanie Ruhle breaks down the differences in size and exactly why Russia is still at the table....

 2018-07-17 16:40 

Talking Points Memo

Lawyer: Butina Is A Grad Student With A '4.0' 'Not An Agent' Of Russia...

The Russian woman who was charged Monday for acting as an agent of the Russian government is actually just a......

 2018-07-17 16:39 

Talking Points Memo

'Something Just Snapped': OH GOPer Quit 'Immediately' After Trump Presser...

The chairman for Ohio's Belmont County Republicans was at sitting in his law firm's office on Monday when the press......

 2018-07-17 16:38 

Washington Post

Fed Chairman Powell outlines risk of tariffs...

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivered his semiannual testimony to Congress on July 17, and said that countries that have remained open to trade have grown faster than countries that have gone in a more protectionist direction....

 2018-07-17 16:38 

Slate Magazine

Don't Call It Appeasement...

It's a funny word, appeasement . It's the word prominent politicians and pundits are using to describe Donald Trump's extraordinary decision to side with Vladimir Putin against U.S. intelligence agencies following the two leaders' private ...

 2018-07-17 16:33 

MSNBC

Vladimir Putin has killed people who stood up to his rule...

Russian president Vladimir Putin has killed his own people: Russians who stood up to his rule. Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle are joined by distinguished fellow of the Atlantic Council Dan Fried to discuss the journalists, politicians, and Putin critics...

 2018-07-17 16:33 

The Atlantic

There's No Defending Trump Anymore...

The spectacle in Helsinki is over. Now it's time for Congress—and the American people—to act....

 2018-07-17 16:30 

The Atlantic

Trump's Performance With Putin Creates a Career Dilemma for His Aides...

The president's deferential posture toward Russia highlights his staffers' lack of influence....

 2018-07-17 16:29 

MSNBC

Russian NRA member arrested for being a foreign agent...

A Russian NRA member who tried to set up a secret meeting between Presidents Putin and Trump has been arrested and charged with being a foreign agent. Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle are joined by Frank Figliuzzi, former Assistant Director for...

 2018-07-17 16:28 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Congressional GOP scrambles to react amid Trump Helsinki fallout...

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday continued to deal with the fallout from President Trump's eye-popping remarks during his joint press conference a day earlier with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-17 16:26 

MSNBC

President Trump is serving as a hype man for Putin...

President Trump has sided with Russian president Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence community. Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle break down the committees and agencies that the president defied....

 2018-07-17 16:20 

Daily Kos

Rod Rosenstein 'summoned' to the White House, reason unclear...

On Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein read the latest set of indictments produced by the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Those indictments, against 12 Russian government agents, were handed out jus...

 2018-07-17 16:19 

ThinkProgress

Here are all the Republican leaders and conservative activists Maria Butina met...

Monday's bombshell Department of Justice complaint accusing Maria Butina, a Russian national, of secretly infiltrating the National Rifle Association (NRA) was full of remarkable detail, and even more remarkable implications. All told, the DOJ complai...

 2018-07-17 16:18 

ThinkProgress

Acting EPA head Andrew Wheeler wants regulations that 'stand the test of time'...

In Andrew Wheeler's first radio interview since he took over as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a week and a half ago, he reaffirmed his commitment to President Trump's deregulatory agenda. Speaking to Robert Mangino of KDKA News...

 2018-07-17 16:15 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Reviews His Trip to Europe...

So reviewing the President's trip to Europe he succeeded in "raising vast amounts of money" at the NATO Summit.......

 2018-07-17 16:12 

Slate Magazine

Paralympian Actress Compares the Rock's Skyscraper Role to Casting Scarlett Johansson as a Trans Man...

Scarlett Johansson's casting as a trans man in Rub & Tug sparked so much backlash that Johansson withdrew from the role , acknowledging in a statement that she "learned a lot from the community." An actress and Paralympian is now calling on Dw...

 2018-07-17 16:10 

Crooks and Liars

Fox News' Trish Regan: Trump 'Should Have Defended Us!'...

Fox News and Business' Trish Regan began her FBN show angry at Trump's mealy-mouthed press conference with Vladimir Putin: "He should have defended us!" Showing media headlines before Trump's meeting with Putin, Regan quoted all the ne...

 2018-07-17 16:05 

Talking Points Memo

Report: More Russians Under Mueller Scrutiny For Seychelles Meetings...

More Russians than previously reported participated in a meetings in the Seychelles days before President Donald Trump's inauguration, according to......

 2018-07-17 16:02 

MSNBC

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.17.18...

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country....

 2018-07-17 16:01 

BuzzFeed

Poetry: "Tamara"...
 2018-07-17 16:00 

Slate Magazine

The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals on Home Dcor...

Amazon's big Prime Day begins this afternoon and runs through tomorrow, so get ready for plenty of sales. If you're looking to spruce up your apartment and get your life organized, stay tuned to this page. We're going to keep it updated with t...

 2018-07-17 15:58 

Mother Jones

Need a New Washing Machine? The Trump Tax Is Gonna Cost You....

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, here's what happened to imports of washing machines after Donald Trump whacked them with higher tariffs: That'll teach the bastards. Shipments from oversears dropped by almost half as soon as the tariffs went i...

 2018-07-17 15:55 

Talking Points Memo

Campaign-Style Obama: In 'Strange And Uncertain Times,' Time To Get Fired Up...

In his trademark, soaring rhetoric, a campaign-style President Barack Obama delivered a speech at a Nelson Mandela anniversary event Tuesday......

 2018-07-17 15:53 

The Atlantic

When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity...

"Each person comes into our group thinking they are a freak."...

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