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 2018-04-21 15:01 

The Daily Beast

London's Always Been Violent But Now It's Surpassed New York...

The first punch snapped my head back with such force I thought my skull had become dislodged from my spine. And then more skinheads , sweaty after their exertions on the dance floor, streamed out of the pub, encircling me so that their odor mingled with t...

 2018-04-21 15:01 

Talking Points Memo

Sessions Told White House Firing Rosenstein Could Prompt Him To Resign...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told White House Counsel Don McGahn last weekend that he would consider resigning if President Donald......

 2018-04-21 15:01 

The Daily Beast

Your Next Job Interview Could Be with a Racist Bot...

Getty Take the horribly complex and difficult task of hiring new employees, make it less transparent, more confusing and remove all accountability. Sound good to you? Of course it does not, but that's the path many employers are taking by adopting art...

 2018-04-21 15:00 

The Daily Beast

A Martini Tour of Paris Hotel Bars...

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast Drinking Martinis in Paris has recently become something of an expensive and indulgent habit of mine. Or more specifically, drinking Martinis in the City of Light's many grand hotel bars. Paris, whe...

 2018-04-21 15:00 

Pamela Geller

Toronto: Hate crimes up 28% in 2017, Jews, not Muslims, are again the most targeted group...

Despite all the media and government hysteria about "islamophobia," hate crimes against Jews are still far more common than hate crimes against Muslims....

 2018-04-21 15:00 

Daily Kos

Daily Kos Elections 1Q 2018 House fundraising reports roundup...

Quarterly fundraising reports for federal candidates, covering the period from Jan. 1 to March 31, were due at the Federal Elections Commission on April 15 at midnight Eastern Time. Below is our chart of fundraising numbers for House candidates in all key...

 2018-04-21 15:00 

Crooks and Liars

Comey Memos Are Like A Pyramid Scheme But With Phony Scandals Instead Of Funny Money...

After a great deal of agitation by Republicans and the right-wing media, last night the Justice Department sent Congress lightly redacted versions of James Comey's memos on his meetings with President Trump -- and the memos were leaked to the press in...

 2018-04-21 14:59 

The Daily Beast

Don't Be Confused: Kim Jong-Un's Nuclear Concessions Were a Show of Strength By North Korea...

With less than a week to go before he sits down with his South Korean counterpart, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made an impressive set of declarations . Following a meeting of the Workers' Party of Korea's Central Committee this week, Kim decla...

 2018-04-21 14:57 

Pamela Geller

Terrorists in Gun-Free Schools...

"There is another reason to arm all teachers in our schools: the professional killers, the terrorists."...

 2018-04-21 14:54 

The Gateway Pundit

ISIS Threatens 'Satanic' CNN and American Media in New Poster Campaign...

ISIS threatened "satanic" CNN and NASA and the United Nations in a new poster campaign. Hmm. The poster has a picture of an ISIS fighter firing on CNN and others with the words 'Allahu Akbar' written over the Islamic state fighter. The pos...

 2018-04-21 14:54 

The Daily Beast

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Tells Bill Maher That Sean Hannity Is Screwed...

HBO Bill Maher began the latest edition of his HBO program Real Time with an unfortunate jab at Michael Cohen, Trump's embattled fixer/attorney who's admitted to paying porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000 in hush money to silence her over an alleged...

 2018-04-21 14:44 

Slate Magazine

While Political World Mourns Barbara Bush, Trump Starts Saturday by Trashing NYT Reporter...

The New York Times ' Maggie Haberman clearly hit a nerve. The president made his feelings clear on Saturday when he went on one of his signature unhinged early morning Twitter rants just as his wife, Melania Trump, was getting ready to join four forme...

 2018-04-21 14:40 

BuzzFeed

Bread Might Be The Saltiest Part Of Your Diet, According To A New Study...

Over a third of breads have too much salt, according to a new study. Here's what that could mean for your health....

 2018-04-21 14:25 

Daily Kos

Trump launches rant on Twitter about a 'drunk/drugged up loser' who apparently isn't Donald Trump...

The leader of the free world—otherwise known as the Dotard-in-Chief—has had a busy Saturday morning. Before taking off for Day 149 of golfing while president, Donald Trump apparently read Friday's New York Times and learned that there'...

 2018-04-21 14:17 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Lashes Out At NYT Over Report That He Mistreats Michael Cohen...

The New York Times hit a nerve with its Friday afternoon report that President Donald Trump does not treat his......

 2018-04-21 14:12 

Pamela Geller

Soros-funded Media Matters moves to force policy changes at social media giants to ban and silence conservative voices...

Confidential documents previously obtained by the Free Beacon showed that Media Matters refers to right-leaning news sites when discussing "fake news" and that they had already consulted with a number of social media giants....

 2018-04-21 14:09 

Washington Post

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows...

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:...

 2018-04-21 14:00 

Daily Kos

The National Labor Relations Board is in chaos—and it doesn't look like there's any end in sight...

There doesn't seem to be a single federal agency that isn't in chaos, one year and change into the Trump "presidency."; It's probably no surprise that the National Labor Relations Board is in the midst of what appears to be an all-out w...

 2018-04-21 13:52 

Talking Points Memo

North Korea Says It Will Suspend Nuclear Missile Tests...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced that it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead......

 2018-04-21 13:48 

The Gateway Pundit

Liberal Elites With Private Armed Security and David Hogg Launch NoRA to Take on the NRA...

Gun grabber groupies via TIME A group of Hollywood elites joined with David Hogg to launch a new anti-gun organization to take on the National Rifle Association. The group calls itself the NoRA and — get this — They claim they are non-partisan...

 2018-04-21 13:47 

Talking Points Memo

Trump To Hold First State Dinner Tuesday With French President Macron...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on......

 2018-04-21 13:44 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump uses Comey memos to try to decredit Mueller investigation...

President Donald Trump questioned the basis of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation in a tweet early Saturday morning, alleging that the probe started after former FBI Director James Comey...

 2018-04-21 13:40 

Talking Points Memo

Lobbyist Who Rented Room To Pruitt Retires Due To Scandal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott......

 2018-04-21 13:30 

Crooks and Liars

Chuck Todd Hosts America's Sad Clown Of Centrism, Ron Fournier...

As I have mentioned once or twice, of all the revered establishment institutions which the Reign of President Stupid has strained to the breaking point (or simply blown to flinders), nothing has the Beltway chattering classes more completely freaked out t...

 2018-04-21 13:24 

The Daily Beast

Stephen Colbert Wishes Jeff Sessions a Happy 420 Day: He 'Could Use a Bong Hit'...

CBS/screengrab Stephen Colbert told his audience on Friday night that he's celebrating 420 by doing what he's done every April 20th since President Donald Trump was elected: "I am getting drunk." "But it's also a big day for pot,&#...

 2018-04-21 13:20 

ThinkProgress

These 2 journalists used comics to highlight immigration journey in Ohio...

The conversation over undocumented immigration is often tied to a frightening vision of drug runners with sinewy, cantaloupe-like leg muscles on the southern border. In reality, these people are much less scary and more viscerally tied with the lives of U...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

Daily Kos

Voting Rights Roundup: New Jersey just passed automatic voter registration. These states could too...

Leading Off New Jersey: On Tuesday, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed automatic voter registration into law, making New Jersey the 11th state (plus the District of Columbia) to approve this reform. Eligible voters who do business with the state Motor Veh...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

The Atlantic

'It's an American Art Form': How the Pulitzers Chose Kendrick Lamar...

Jazz violinist Regina Carter explains how the jury considered the first rap, and pop, album to win the prestigious honor....

 2018-04-21 12:59 

The Gateway Pundit

TGP's Joe Hoft Provides Analysis of IG Report and the Weiner Email Scandal on Hagmann Report...

The Gatewaypundit's Joe Hoft was on the Hagmann Report on Tuesday and provided an analysis of the DOJ IG's report released last Friday and connections with the Weiner email scandal. Last Friday the DOJ IG released a report related to fired FBI Chi...

 2018-04-21 12:30 

Washington Post

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey...

President Donald Trump offered a shifting rationale this past week for his firing of FBI Director James Comey and joined other Republicans in exaggerating how much simpler it will become for Americans to file their taxes next time. He also erred, though b...

 2018-04-21 12:17 

NBC

[ Politics ]

GOP faces rural rebellion over Trump trade agenda...

President Donald Trump's trade policies are confounding Republicans as rural voters — his strongest supporters — stand to get the short end of the stick just months away from the midterms....

 2018-04-21 12:12 

The Daily Beast

North Korea Suspends Nuclear Tests Ahead of Trump Summit...

REUTERS Six days before a historic meeting between himself and his counterpart to the south, North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un vowed on Friday to self-impose a moratorium on all atomic weapons testing, and to shutter the site of six previous nuclear deto...

 2018-04-21 12:04 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Harriet Tubman to the Kennedys: Famous photos set for West Coast debut...

The earliest known image of Harriet Tubman. JFK and Jackie on their wedding day. The Wright brothers' first flight....

 2018-04-21 12:03 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Why LA's Mexican-American-Jewish-Italian mayor is spending time in Iowa and South Carolina...

Eric Garcetti isn't exactly a natural fit in Iowa....

 2018-04-21 12:03 

ThinkProgress

Leadership gap opens at Alaska agency responsible for climate relocation...

After 33 years working in the federal government, Joel Neimeyer handed in his work credentials to the Department of Commerce on Friday afternoon, April 20, in Washington D.C. For eight years, Neimeyer has served as the federal co-chair of Alaska's Den...

 2018-04-21 12:03 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Barbara Bush to be laid to rest in private funeral Saturday...

Family and friends will gather Saturday to pay their respects and celebrate the life of Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty....

 2018-04-21 12:00 

The Atlantic

When Calling the Police is a Privilege...

Getting the authorities involved is more dangerous for black Americans—which is why they do it less....

 2018-04-21 12:00 

The Atlantic

Germany's Unicorn Craze...

The mythical creature rises in uncertain times....

 2018-04-21 12:00 

Slate Magazine

Why Netflix Might Want Its Own Movie Theaters...

Earlier this week, the Los Angeles Times reported that Netflix had scrapped plans to purchase Landmark Theatres, the national cinema chain that bills itself as "the largest exhibitor of independent, traditional and specialty film" in the United St...

 2018-04-21 12:00 

Slate Magazine

Amazon Gave Alexa a Game-Changing New Ability...

Amazon just made a smart play in the virtual assistant war. To complement the wealth of Alexa's built-in functions and third-party skills made by developers, Echo device owners can now build their own skills . Amazon calls the new capability " Ale...

 2018-04-21 12:00 

Crooks and Liars

If It's Conclusively Demonstrated That Trump Is A Criminal, Republicans Will Have No Problem With It...

The Wall Street Journal quotes a Trump lawyer saying that Michael Cohen is likely to flip: One of President Donald Trump's longtime legal advisers said he warned the president in a phone call Friday that Michael Cohen, Mr. Trump's personal lawyer ...

 2018-04-21 11:57 

MSNBC

This Week in God, 4.21.18...

The relationship between Donald Trump and evangelical Christians is changing: the more the president faces questions about his character, the more they like him...

 2018-04-21 11:30 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Chaos in the WH and an overdue focus on Mitch McConnell...

Politico: McConnell aims to reshape courts in case Senate flips The Kentucky Republican is prioritizing confirmation of conservative judges in what may be his final months as majority leader. Mitch McConnell is making a last dash to stock the judiciary wi...

 2018-04-21 11:30 

Slate Magazine

The 10 Best Blenders on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers...

To find the very best products that no human being would have the time to try, look to the best-reviewed (that's four-to-five-star ratings and lots of 'em) products and choose the most convincing. You'll find the best crowdsourced ideas whethe...

 2018-04-21 11:30 

The Atlantic

The Family Weekly: Women of the Past and Future...

Highlights from this week's coverage on relationships and family life...

 2018-04-21 11:00 

The Atlantic

Bad News for President Trump...

The Comey memos are more revealing than they seem....

 2018-04-21 10:36 

Washington Post

NOT REAL NEWS: DeVos didn't order globes flattened...

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hasn't ordered that globes in classrooms across America be flattened, contrary to a story being shared on social media....

 2018-04-21 10:24 

The Daily Beast

Behind Pussy Riot's Paper Plane Protest, a Long History Opposing Vladimir Putin...

Joel Saget/Getty MOSCOW— More than a dozen arrests, two years in Russian prison camps, Cossack whips and hunger strikes did not scare Maria Alyokhina of the punk band Pussy Riot. At 29 she is a poet, artist, political activist, always fiery, always ...

 2018-04-21 10:05 

The Daily Beast

Scouted: This Earth Day, Make A Smart Investment In The Environment...

It doesn't take much to make your daily routine more eco-friendly. You can take shorter showers, bicycle to work, or even aridize your lawn. But, with the government cutting the EPA's budget by 23 percent , rolling back more than 60 environmental ...

 2018-04-21 10:00 

Mother Jones

More Guns Won't Make Us Safer. Here's What Might....

This article first appeared on TomDispatch.com. Guns. In a country with more than 300 million of them, a country that's recently been swept up in a round of protests over the endless killing sprees they permit, you'd think I might have had more ex...

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