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 2021-10-21 22:48 

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NIH Acknowledges Funding Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan...

The National Institutes of Health acknowledged directing funding that resulted in so-called gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, but said it was inadvertent. The post NIH Acknowledges Funding Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan fir...

 2021-10-21 22:23 

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Florida Surgeon General Casts Doubt on Covid-19 Vaccines: 'We Don't Know All There Is to Know'...

During a press conference on Thursday, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo expressed skepticism toward Covid-19 vaccines. The post Florida Surgeon General Casts Doubt on Covid-19 Vaccines: 'We Don't Know All There Is to Know' first appeared ...

 2021-10-21 22:04 

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Deputy Press Sec. Says Biden Considers Sinema 'Important Partner' Who is 'Negotiating in Good Faith'...

Deputy Press Secretary Jean-Pierre said President Biden considers Sen. Sinema an important partner on his agenda, and that she negotiates in good faith on spending. The post Deputy Press Sec. Says Biden Considers Sinema 'Important Partner' Who is ...

 2021-10-21 21:50 

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BREAKING: FBI Confirms Human Remains Are Brian Laundrie's...

The FBI has confirmed the human remains uncovered Wednesday are Brian Laundrie's. The post BREAKING: FBI Confirms Human Remains Are Brian Laundrie's first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 21:24 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Shouts at Liz Cheney on House Floor; Cheney Fires Back With 'Jewish Space Lasers'...

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Liz Cheney got into a brief, heated back-and-forth on the House floor. The post Marjorie Taylor Greene Shouts at Liz Cheney on House Floor; Cheney Fires Back With 'Jewish Space Lasers' first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 21:19 

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NFL Player Gives Stunning Recount of Delivering His Baby at Home: My Wife is 'The Real MVP'...

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dawuane Smoot made the biggest play — and most important catch of his life — this week. The pro football player assisted his wife Aumari Smoot in unexpectedly delivering their daughter Ahlani at home early Tu...

 2021-10-21 21:17 

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Cable News Ratings Wednesday, October 20: Bret Baier Beats Fox News Primetime...

Bret Baier, host of news-heavy 6 p.m. show Special Report, beat the opinion program that follows him at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night. The post Cable News Ratings Wednesday, October 20: Bret Baier Beats Fox News Primetime first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 21:03 

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Nicolle Wallace: Republicans Have Expressed 'How Disposable Congress Really Is'...

MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace, a former Republican, on Thursday remarked that Republicans have expressed "how disposable Congress really is." The post Nicolle Wallace: Republicans Have Expressed 'How Disposable Congress Really Is' first appea...

 2021-10-21 21:01 

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Liz Cheney Calls Out Jim Banks Trying to Pass Himself Off as 1/6 Committee Member in Official Letter...

Liz Cheney called out Republican colleague Jim Banks for trying to ID himself as a 1/6 committee member. The post Liz Cheney Calls Out Jim Banks Trying to Pass Himself Off as 1/6 Committee Member in Official Letter first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 20:43 

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Police Ask Maricopa County to File Charges Against Four Who Chased Sinema Into Bathroom...

The four people involved in the incident were not named by police, who are seeking to have the County Attorney file charges. The post Police Ask Maricopa County to File Charges Against Four Who Chased Sinema Into Bathroom first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 20:35 

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Here Are the Nine Republicans Who Voted With the Democrats to Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress...

The House of Representatives voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress on Thursday. The vote came after the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol approved the charge on Tuesday. Bannon had been subpoenaed by the...

 2021-10-21 20:29 

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Brian Cox Says He Worries About Jeremy Strong's Method Acting On Succession: 'It's Intense to Live at that Level'...

Brian Cox has confirmed that Jeremy Strong's method acting can get "complicated"; and "intense" on the set of Succession. The post Brian Cox Says He Worries About Jeremy Strong's Method Acting On Succession : 'It's Intense t...

 2021-10-21 20:23 

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Florida Election Officials Call on Political Leaders to Denounce 2020 Disinformation: 'Many of Us Have Been Threatened'...

Florida officials released a stunning statement calling on political leaders to stop undermining trust in elections with disinformation. The post Florida Election Officials Call on Political Leaders to Denounce 2020 Disinformation: 'Many of Us Have Be...

 2021-10-21 20:19 

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GOP Rep. Kinzinger: 'Bannon Went Out of His Way to Earn This Resolution' of Contempt...

"Voting on a criminal contempt resolution is not the position we hoped to be in, but Steve Bannon went out of his way to earn this resolution before us and now we must approve it," said Kinzinger on the House floor before the vote on Thursday. The...

 2021-10-21 20:16 

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BREAKING: House Votes to Hold Steve Bannon in Criminal Contempt for Defying 1/6 Subpoena...

The House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt. The post BREAKING: House Votes to Hold Steve Bannon in Criminal Contempt for Defying 1/6 Subpoena first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 20:08 

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Ex-ESPN Reporter Allison Williams Blasts 'Dictator' Biden's Vaccine Mandates: 'We Don't Have Freedom'...

One week after officially becoming a former ESPN employee for refusing the company's Covid vaccine mandate, sports reporter Allison Williams spoke with Megyn Kelly about her decision. During the interview on SiriusXM, Kelly asked Williams about Presid...

 2021-10-21 20:04 

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Karine Jean-Pierre Sarcastically Calls Out 'Wonderful Letter' From Kevin McCarthy to Biden...

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre sarcastically called out on Thursday what she called a "wonderful letter" from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to President Joe Biden. The post Karine Jean-Pierre Sarcasti...

 2021-10-21 19:41 

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'The Big Lie Has Become a Big Cover-Up': Jamie Raskin Rips 'Sneering, Cavalier Contempt' from Steve Bannon...

Jamie Raskin went on a tear Thursday decrying the big lie about the 2020 election and "cover-up" efforts over January 6. The post 'The Big Lie Has Become a Big Cover-Up': Jamie Raskin Rips 'Sneering, Cavalier Contempt' from Steve B...

 2021-10-21 19:36 

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Axel Springer CEO Walks Back Plans for Paywall at Politico...

Axel Springer CEO Mathias Dpfner has walked back his comments from last week about plans to install a paywall at Politico, which Axel Springer acquired this month. The post Axel Springer CEO Walks Back Plans for Paywall at Politico first appeared on Media...

 2021-10-21 19:18 

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Gwyneth Paltrow Shares 'The Sweetest Thing' Her Son Said About Goop Vibrator...

Gwyneth Paltrow has shared her 15-year-old son's reaction to Goop's latest line of sex toys, calling it "the sweetest thing." The post Gwyneth Paltrow Shares 'The Sweetest Thing' Her Son Said About Goop Vibrator first appeared on M...

 2021-10-21 19:02 

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Boston Celtics Games Banned by Chinese Media Outlet After Enes Kanter Rips Xi Jinping as 'Brutal Dictator'...

Boston Celtics games have been scrubbed by Chinese streaming outlets after the team's backup center Enes Kanter posted an Instagram video declaring support of "free Tibet." "My message to the Chinese government is free Tibet. I'm here ...

 2021-10-21 18:43 

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Biden Decries Republicans on Voting Rights at MLK Memorial: They're Following Trump 'Into a Deep, Deep Black Hole and Abyss'...

President Joe Biden warned on Thursday during a speech at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., that Republicans have launched an "unrelenting assault" on voting rights, following the lead of former President Donald Trump. The ...

 2021-10-21 18:23 

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Kevin McCarthy Dismisses 1/6 Committee Subpoena as 'Invalid' Ahead of House Vote on Bannon Criminal Contempt...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy downplayed Steve Bannon defying a congressional subpoena, telling reporters Thursday it was "invalid" anyway. The post Kevin McCarthy Dismisses 1/6 Committee Subpoena as 'Invalid' Ahead of House Vote on...

 2021-10-21 18:09 

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GOP Congressman Repeats Rumor of Illegal Immigrants Wearing 'Big Bulky Coats' with AK-47s Underneath...

A Republican House member on Thursday relayed a baseless claim that there are illegal immigrants who've been wearing "big bulky coats" with AK-47s underneath them. The post GOP Congressman Repeats Rumor of Illegal Immigrants Wearing 'Big B...

 2021-10-21 18:05 

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WATCH: Drake Baits Washington Wizards Player into Technical Foul for Trash Talking...

The Toronto Raptors began their regular season schedule without injured All-Star Pascal Siakam, leaving team superfan and music superstar Drake to creatively help the undermanned roster. The moment came during the second quarter, when Drake made his prese...

 2021-10-21 17:58 

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James Carville Fears Terry McAuliffe Could Lose Virginia Governor's Race: 'I'm Scared to Death'...

Democratic strategist James Carville defended his apprehension over the gubernatorial race in Virginia, saying he was "scared to death" his candidate would lose. The post James Carville Fears Terry McAuliffe Could Lose Virginia Governor's Race...

 2021-10-21 17:43 

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'Art History': Swalwell Mocks GOP Congressman's Questions About Hunter Biden's Art Sales...

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) mocked a Republican congressman for questioning Attorney General Merrick Garland about the art sales of President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden. The post 'Art History': Swalwell Mocks GOP Congressman's Questions Ab...

 2021-10-21 16:55 

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Watch: Timothe Chalamet Trolls Zendaya About Her 'Biggest Celebrity Crush' and Rumored Boyfriend Tom Holland...

Timothe Chalamet trolled his Dune co-star Zendaya about her "celebrity crush" on Tom Holland. The post Watch: Timothe Chalamet Trolls Zendaya About Her 'Biggest Celebrity Crush' and Rumored Boyfriend Tom Holland first appeared on Mediaite ...

 2021-10-21 16:29 

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MSNBC Anchor Ayman Mohyeldin Discusses How US Media Covers the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: 'Historically, This Has Not Gotten Balanced Coverage'...

Ayman Mohyeldin spent years as a foreign correspondent before settling into the anchor chair at MSNBC, where he is now the host of a new weekend prime time show. In this week's episode of The Interview podcast, we discussed his career covering conflic...

 2021-10-21 16:28 

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Garland: 'FBI Agents Will Not Be Attending Local School Board Meetings'...

Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Thursday that the FBI won't be present at school board meetings. The post Garland: 'FBI Agents Will Not Be Attending Local School Board Meetings' first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 16:21 

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Stephen A. Smith Suddenly Engrossed by NFL Analyst's Truly Odd-Looking Fingers on First Take...

Stephen A. Smith is ESPN's highest paid on-air talent for a reason, nothing gets past the elite observer and analyst, not even former NFL quarterback Dan Orlovsky's strange looking fingers. As Orlovsky was wrapping up his Thursday Night Football p...

 2021-10-21 16:17 

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Trump Declares 2020 Election the Real Insurrection, and His Supporter's Violent Riot a 'Protest' Against It...

The Urban Dictionary defines the term butthurt as "the act of getting so offended by something as to the point of excess." It is in this context that it is best to consider a statement released by former President Donald Trump, also known as the L...

 2021-10-21 16:11 

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ABC Affiliate Apologizes for Story About Crime Wave in Affluent DC Neighborhood: 'Implied Wealthy Neighborhood Should Have Less Crime'...

ABC News affiliate WJLA apologized this week for a story about crime in an affluent neighborhood in Washington, D.C., saying it it was wrong to suggest wealthy neighborhoods "should have less crime." The post ABC Affiliate Apologizes for Story Abo...

 2021-10-21 16:00 

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Nick Saban Has Adorable Reaction to Reporter Jumping on Zoom Presser While on 'Dad Duty'...

Nick Saban is used to having tumultuous exchanges with reporters during press conference, but found it's difficult to lash out at a journalist with a baby. The post Nick Saban Has Adorable Reaction to Reporter Jumping on Zoom Presser While on 'Dad...

 2021-10-21 15:56 

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'That Means You, Jim, and Marjorie and Matt': Nadler Calls Out Republicans for Not Wearing Mask During Hearing...

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) called out Republicans for not wearing a mask during a hearing on Thursday held by House Judiciary Committee, which he chairs. The post 'That Means You, Jim, and Marjorie and Matt': Nadler Calls Out Republicans for Not Wea...

 2021-10-21 15:35 

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Jerry Nadler, Jim Jordan Battle Over Showing Video at Garland Hearing: 'Obviously You're Going to Censor Us'...

"Mr. Chairman, what are you afraid of?" Attorney General Merrick Garland's hearing went off the rails when Jerry Nadler and Jim Jordan fought over the latter's denial of a chance to air a video. The post Jerry Nadler, Jim Jordan Battle Ove...

 2021-10-21 15:02 

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WATCH: Gen. Stanley McChrystal Snaps When Confronted by Colbert's Cartoon Anchors on His Ties to Peter Thiel-Backed Crypto Firm...

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan and of the Joint Special Operations Command, clearly did not appreciate being asked about his ties to Peter-Thiel backed cryptocurrency Bullish. The post WATCH: Gen. Stanley McChryst...

 2021-10-21 14:55 

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Andy Cohen Confronts Meghan McCain Over Her Book: 'On a 1-to-10 Scale, How Hypocritical is it That You Wrote a Tell-All?'...

Andy Cohen confronted Meghan McCain over her upcoming book, asking her if it's "hypocritical4; considering she's often voiced her hatred for tell-alls. The post Andy Cohen Confronts Meghan McCain Over Her Book: 'On a 1-to-10 Scale, How ...

 2021-10-21 14:45 

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Michael Wolff Says Steve Bannon 'Would Be in Heaven' If He Got Sentenced to a Year in Jail...

Michael Wolff put forth the idea that Steve Bannon wants the January 6th Committee to prosecute him because of the attention it would bring upon himself. The post Michael Wolff Says Steve Bannon 'Would Be in Heaven' If He Got Sentenced to a Year i...

 2021-10-21 14:43 

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'I'm Invincible': Alleged Jan. 6 Rioter Thought He Got Away With It...Until His Buddy Turned Him In...

"I'm invincible." That's what Landon Bryce Mitchell messaged a friend on Facebook who was concerned he might be arrested for his alleged actions during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Mitchell reassured his friend he was "...

 2021-10-21 14:38 

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Migrant Children Being Flown in the Night to New York is a Story, Despite Psaki and the Media's Efforts to Ignore It...

This is newsworthy because the flights demonstrate that the Biden administration has been failing to secure the border, thereby create and aid and abet both a humanitarian and national security crisis. The post Migrant Children Being Flown in the Night to...

 2021-10-21 14:11 

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Larry David Desperately Wants to Eliminate Kickers from the NFL: 'Why Not Just Have Leaping Frogs Decide Games?'...

Considering its immense ratings and revenue, the NFL isn't a sport that needs drastic fixing, but if the league starts to struggle, comedian Larry David thinks he has the solve. Kickers and goal posts get rid of them. "I really don't care if p...

 2021-10-21 13:47 

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Stephen A. Smith Saved NBA Countdown After Mike Greenberg Had No Clue They Were Live...

ESPN debuted their new installment of NBA Countdown Wednesday night and the basketball show tipped off with a cringeworthy, but must-see blunder. As ESPN looked to preview their matchup between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics, the show was unknowin...

 2021-10-21 13:36 

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Meghan McCain's Reputation Will Likely Keep Her from Getting a New Hosting Gig Any Time Soon...

Why did Meghan McCain land a job writing for the Daily Mail when she burned out at The View, instead of a plum hosting gig on cable news? It wasn't because of ratings. Meghan McCain is good at television. Very good, and particularly within a setting l...

 2021-10-21 13:06 

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Stephen Colbert Suggests Some Brutal New Names for Facebook's Rebrand...

Stephen Colbert roasted Facebook for trying to rebrand by changing the company name, giving a few suggestions of his own. The post Stephen Colbert Suggests Some Brutal New Names for Facebook's Rebrand first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-10-21 13:05 

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Morning Joe Urges Biden Admin to Get Control of Immigration: 'We Believe in Order at Our Borders'...

Morning Joe agreed with Jeh Johnson that the Biden administration must do more to get immigration under control, saying "We believe in order at our borders." The post Morning Joe Urges Biden Admin to Get Control of Immigration: 'We Believe in ...

 2021-10-21 12:43 

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Bay Area News Outlet Condemns Stephen Crowder's 'Horrific and Racist' Attacks on Reporter Betty Yu...

Bay Area CBS affiliate KPIX 5 addressed recent comments made by Steven Crowder against their reporter Betty Yu, calling it a 'horrible and racist attack.' Crowder was addressing a current story of how a San Francisco In-N-Out burger was shut down ...

 2021-10-21 11:59 

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Steven Crowder Makes Racist Jokes About Reporter's Appearance: She Has an 'Aggressively Asian Face'...

Steven Crowder indulged in some racist jokes about a reporter's appearance, calling her face "aggressively Asian." The post Steven Crowder Makes Racist Jokes About Reporter's Appearance: She Has an 'Aggressively Asian Face' first a...

 2021-10-21 11:47 

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Fox & Friends Diner Subject — And Son of a GOP Activist — Claims He Was Attacked by 'Woke' School Videos...

Lawrence Jones reported from a Leesburg, Virginia diner Thursday morning, and broke major news when he came across a student who revealed — live on camera — that he felt "attacked" by what he termed "woke teachers" who showed h...

 2021-10-21 03:12 

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'You Are WEAK!' Don Lemon ERUPTS on Biden, Democrats: 'It's Not Our Job to Sell Your Agenda for You!'...

"Democrats, get your butt in gear!" The post 'You Are WEAK!' Don Lemon ERUPTS on Biden, Democrats: 'It's Not Our Job to Sell Your Agenda for You!' first appeared on Mediaite ....

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