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 2021-10-16 02:58 

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Jared Kushner pal Ken Kurson faces state cyberstalking charges after Trump pardon: report...

An associate of Jared Kushner is seeking a plea agreement after as prosecutors seek to hold him account for alleged misconduct that resulted him a president pardon. "Former New York Observer editor-in-chief Ken Kurson, who was pardoned by Donald Trump...

 2021-10-16 02:27 

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Trump's revenge push to replace 'disloyal' Republicans is failing to receive widespread support: report...

Donald Trump's hand-selected candidates who are challenging Republicans that he viewed as lacking sufficient loyalty are failing at receiving campaign finance support. "Four candidates backed by Donald Trump to challenge Republican lawmakers who v...

 2021-10-16 02:02 

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Texas bill restricting transgender student athletes' sports participation sent back to the House with amendment...

In the final days of this year's third special session, Texas lawmakers advanced a bill that would restrict transgender student athletes from playing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity. The House must approve an amendment add...

 2021-10-16 01:56 

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Texas Republicans want to use federal Covid funds for tax relief — but only for homeowners...

Texas Republicans want to use billions in federal pandemic relief to send checks to homeowners just ahead of next year's November elections — and call it property tax relief. House lawmakers are pushing a proposal that would put $525 checks in t...

 2021-10-16 01:50 

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Alabama pastor who raped, impregnated and married 14-year-old won't face jail time: report...

On Friday, The Birmingham News reported that an Alabama pastor who raped, impregnated, and married a teenage girl will not face jail time, after cutting a plea deal with prosecutors. "Jason Greathouse, who used to minister in Enterprise but now lives ...

 2021-10-16 01:29 

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'I'm not Q': Arizona congressional candidate Ron Watkins denies starting satanic cult conspiracy theory...

Republican congressional hopeful Ron Watkins denied being "Q" from the QAnon conspiracy theory during a Friday interview with the Arizona Republic . "I have never written a Q post. I'm not Q," Watkins claimed. "I don't have any...

 2021-10-16 01:08 

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Trump and his dead-ender's hateful plan revealed...

Trump's agenda is to destroy democracy in America, and the GOP and their billionaire donors are going along with it while much of the media are treating it like politics as usual. It's a two-part plan that involves both corrupting our election pro...

 2021-10-16 01:02 

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'Lord have mercy on my family's souls': Britney Spears issues warning to dad as conservatorship nears end...

Britney Spears on Friday got personal about her hopes as her conservatorship nears it's end. "I'll just be honest and say I've waited so long to be free from the situation I'm in ... and now that it's here I'm scared to do anyt...

 2021-10-16 00:51 

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Kenosha survivor: Wisconsin cops 'conspired' to help killer Kyle Rittenhouse...

On Friday, Forbes reported that the sole survivor of the Kenosha shooting perpetrated by Kyle Rittenhouse has filed a lawsuit alleging that police were aware the attack was imminent and effectively "conspired" to let it happen. "Attorneys repr...

 2021-10-16 00:28 

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Mitch McConnell strategist smacked down on CNN for trying to blame port crisis on Pete Buttigieg's family leave...

On CNN Friday, longtime Mitch McConnell strategist Scott Jennings tried to blame Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's paid family leave for the supply chain crisis rocking U.S. ports — and Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen promptly shut hi...

 2021-10-16 00:24 

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Silicon Valley mom arrested for 39 counts of teen sex abuse did it for 'power'...

More information is coming to light about Shannon O'Connor, 47, who was charged on 39 counts. "The California mom accused of encouraging sex abuse at booze-fueled parties she arranged for young teens has long been known as a 'liar' who lea...

 2021-10-15 23:45 

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'Another layer of pressure': Analyst says Biden just turned up the heat on Bannon to cooperate...

On Friday's edition of CNN's "The Situation Room," congressional correspondent Ryan Nobles said that President Joe Biden's remarks to reporters that the House should move ahead with a criminal contempt referral for former Trump strateg...

 2021-10-15 23:40 

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New study reveals the group that was crucial in toppling Trump in 2020...

Calling into question widespread perceptions of lower-income Americans and their level of political engagement, a new study released Friday detailed the high turnout among poor voters in the November 2020 elections—particularly in battleground state...

 2021-10-15 23:39 

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Pete Buttigieg slams Fox News host after homophobic hit job...

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg responded to Fox News host Tucker Carlson 's vile, homophobic attack from Thursday night, by defending the right of every new parent to take paternity or maternity leave and spend time building bonds tha...

 2021-10-15 23:35 

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'It's not going to fade': Historian says nationwide labor strikes are going to permanently change America...

Historian Michael Beschloss explained on Friday why he believes labor unrest in America will permanently alter the relationship between workers and employers in America. "Labor strikes erupting nationwide, a potentially seismic pandemic era shift,"...

 2021-10-15 23:10 

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'A nightmare for Republicans': David Axelrod says Trump could cripple GOP again by discouraging his fans from voting...

The chief strategist for Barack Obama's presidential campaigns said former President Donald Trump has created a "nightmare" situation for Republicans with his ongoing fixation on pushing lies about the 2020 presidential election. CNN's Wol...

 2021-10-15 23:04 

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'Literal Nazi propaganda': Fox News' 'stupefying racism' ripped to shreds by Native American leader...

During a segment defending Columbus Day on Fox News earlier this week, weekend host Rachel Campos-Duffy resorted to a racist stereotype about Native Americans as violent alcoholics. "The lie isn't just about our past," said Campos-Duffy. "...

 2021-10-15 22:34 

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'Arizona has suffered enough': Republican columnist exasperated with 'kooky' GOP candidates...

The antics of Arizona Republicans are infuriating Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts. "As if Arizona hasn't already taken enough of a beating, what with a phony audit, Kari Lake's sledgehammer, Mark Brnovich's nunchucks and, well, e...

 2021-10-15 22:12 

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John Deere tried replacing union workers with scabs — and immediately had tractor crash in their plant: report...

On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that agricultural equipment maker John Deere, facing a massive labor strike by the United Auto Workers union over a contract dispute, has brought in nonunion workers to keep their plants running — but accord...

 2021-10-15 22:08 

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New study reveals poor, low-income voters were crucial in toppling Trump in 2020...

Calling into question widespread perceptions of lower-income Americans and their level of political engagement, a new study released Friday detailed the high turnout among poor voters in the November 2020 elections—particularly in battleground state...

 2021-10-15 21:56 

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Kyrsten Sinema showered with cash from pharmaceutical industry as she threatens Dems' whole agenda...

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) this past quarter raised $1.1 million -- and 90 percent of it came from out-of-state donors, including a who's who of pharmaceutical company executives. Politico reports that Sinema "received $27,800 from PACs of pharmac...

 2021-10-15 21:32 

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'Two-faced' Glenn Youngkin thrashed by Washington Post for using 'beyond the pale' Amanda Chase on campaign trail...

Weeks before November's gubernatorial election in Virginia, The Washington Post called out one of the top surrogates backing GOP nominee Glenn Youngkin. "Virginia state Sen. Amanda F. Chase (R-Chesterfield) has a firm claim to the title of the com...

 2021-10-15 21:26 

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'We warned you': Jenna Ellis mocked by a legal expert for comparing herself and Giuliani to Atticus Finch...

Former Trump personal and campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis is getting blowback from at least one top legal expert after she falsely compared herself and her colleague, Rudy Giuliani , to fictional hero attorney Atticus Finch from "To Kill a Mockingbird,...

 2021-10-15 20:58 

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Texas school district apologizes after asking teachers to examine 'opposing views' about the Holocaust...

A Texas school district has issued an apology one day after its executive director of curriculum instructed teachers to promote reading materials that offer "opposing views" about the Holocaust . In a Facebook post , the Carroll Independent School...

 2021-10-15 20:35 

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Trump demands to be 'declared the winner' of 2020 race — or get a do-over election...

Former President Donald Trump is pushing a new conspiracy theory while demanding to be either reinstated as president or get a do-over election. The United States Constitution does not allow for either option, but facts have never seemed to matter when it...

 2021-10-15 20:16 

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'Dozens' of Oregon cops have joined the Oath Keepers since 2009: leaked records...

According to hacked records that were leaked earlier this month, there are more than two dozen current and former police officers, sheriff's deputies, corrections officers, and members of the military in Oregon who appear to have joined the right-wing...

 2021-10-15 20:06 

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Jeffrey Epstein said Bill Barr was really running the White House -- not 'moron' Trump: Michael Wolff...

A new report from author Michael Wolff claims that billionaire child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein told former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak in 2019 that then-President Donald Trump was not really calling the shots at the White House. While Barak was...

 2021-10-15 19:59 

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New federal legislation aims to hold social media platforms liable for misinformation...

Four federal Democratic lawmakers will introduce legislation in the House on Friday that would hold websites and social media platforms liable for spreading misinformation and harmful content. The focus of the bill is the use of algorithms that drive thir...

 2021-10-15 19:52 

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Ohio Republicans push to waive training, permit requirements to carry concealed guns...

Both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly are plodding forward on legislation to waive training requirements to carry a concealed weapon. While current law allows state residents to openly carry a weapon, it only allows those 21-and-up to obtain a concea...

 2021-10-15 19:44 

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Bannon would love to turn his criminal contempt citation into a revolutionary cause for the MAGA faithful...

It appears that the January 6th commission is getting ready to rumble. The bipartisan probe in the House of Representatives has been taking the testimony of various participants and observers of the events leading up to the insurrection and has issued 19 ...

 2021-10-15 19:38 

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Many experts think he started QAnon now he is running for Congress in Arizona...

A website administrator that many consider to be behind the QAnon conspiracy movement that fired up supporters of Donald Trump has announced he will run for a Republican seat in Congress. Ron Watkins announced in a video posted on Telegram Thursday that h...

 2021-10-15 19:33 

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Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz to plead guilty to killing 17...

The former student accused of the February 14, 2018 shooting rampage at a school in Parkland, Florida, will plead guilty to murdering 17 people, his lawyer told a court Friday. Nikolas Cruz, who was 19 at the time, took a legally purchased AR-15 assault r...

 2021-10-15 19:30 

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US prepares to resume Trump 'Remain in Mexico' asylum policy in November...

By Mica Rosenberg and Kristina Cooke President Joe Biden's administration is taking steps to restart by mid-November a program begun under his predecessor Donald Trump that forced asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings after a federa...

 2021-10-15 19:28 

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Biden administration to ask Supreme Court to stop enforcement of Texas' near-total abortion ban...

The Biden administration will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to stop enforcement of Texas' near-total abortion ban, according to a Friday statement from a U.S. Department of Justice spokesperson. Courts have pingponged back and forth on the law's enfo...

 2021-10-15 19:19 

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Netflix fires employee who organized transgender walkout to protest Dave Chappelle's new special...

Netflix has fired an employee who organized a walkout among transgender employees to protest against Dave Chappelle's new comedy special in which he makes several jokes targeting transgender people. The Verge reports that the employee, who is remainin...

 2021-10-15 19:10 

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Republicans are falling into line even as Trump's seditious behavior becomes harder to deny...

As the House committee probing the January 6 attack on the Capitol ramps up its investigation, new details continue to emerge about former President Donald Trump's efforts to stay in the White House despite losing the 2020 election. The Senate Judicia...

 2021-10-15 18:58 

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Democrats hit the panic button...

Democratic voters are depressed, demoralized, and tuning out — and there's no use in denying it. President Joe Biden's economic agenda is stuck in the mud , supported by 96% of Democrats in the Senate yet blocked by two senators whose massiv...

 2021-10-15 18:45 

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Proud Boys played a key role in ouster of Miami police chief: report...

City of Miami commissioners voted unanimously last night to fire the top cop of the Miami Police Department, Art Acevedo. According to the Miami New Times , the effort to oust Acevedo had some help from an unlikely source, namely the Proud Boys. As report...

 2021-10-15 18:31 

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Trump supporters are knocking on doors in Florida looking for election fraud -- even though he won the state: report...

Despite the fact that Donald Trump won Florida's 29 Electoral College votes with over 51 percent of the vote in 2020's presidential election, the Tampa Bay Times reports that his convincing win hasn't kept some of his most rabid supporters fro...

 2021-10-15 18:13 

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Trump supporters hurl profanities at Joe Biden as he greets children at a daycare center: report...

President Joe Biden was greeted with profane taunts from Trump supporters on Friday despite the fact that he was in the presence of children. According to NPR White House correspondent Scott Detrow , Biden on Friday travelled to a daycare center in Hartfo...

 2021-10-15 18:01 

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Moms for Liberty using 'hate and conspiracy' to 'capture' women for the GOP: report...

The right-wing Moms for Liberty group hopes to put at least one person at every school board meeting -- where its members have attracted attention with angry outbursts over coronavirus restrictions and anti-racism lessons -- and Republican activists see t...

 2021-10-15 17:42 

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China rocket blasts off for longest crewed mission to space station...

China on Saturday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts to its new space station on what is set to be the country's longest crewed mission to date, state media said, in the latest landmark in Beijing's drive to become a major extraterrestria...

 2021-10-15 17:20 

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GOP nominee for Michigan county election board was at Jan. 6 pro-Trump rally...

DETROIT — Josephine Brown, whom Metro Detroit Republicans nominated to serve on a key election board in Michigan's largest county, attended the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, D.C., that focused on unproven claims the 2020 vote was "stolen" ...

 2021-10-15 17:19 

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GOP risks igniting a backlash as it doubles down on division and resentment...

Pushing for a wolf massacre and an open season on sandhill cranes; attacking school board members and trying to force schools to drop COVID safety measures; bringing Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to Madison and then moving his speech because of the University o...

 2021-10-15 17:16 

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Bolsonaro's veto of free feminine hygiene products sparks outcry...

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of misogyny after his veto of a law that intended to make sanitary towels free for millions of women sparked an outcry. Millions of poor Brazilian women have little or no access to feminine hygiene products...

 2021-10-15 16:53 

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Biden Justice Dept. to formally petition Supreme Court to block unconstitutional Texas abortion ban...

The Biden Dept. of Justice will formally ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block Texas' near-total ban on abortion, one many legal experts say is unconstitutional. CNN reports the DOJ will make the formal request to block implementation of the law "wh...

 2021-10-15 16:44 

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Joe Rogan defends CNN's Sanjay Gupta after conservatives cheer their debate over ivermectin...

Joe Rogan defended CNN's Sanjay Gupta after video clips of their debate over COVID-19 went viral. The podcast host confronted the network's chief medical correspondent over what he called "lies" about him taking the anti-parasitic medicine...

 2021-10-15 16:42 

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'Your cousin was always a wackadoo, I'm sorry': Conspiracy expert bluntly explains that QAnon believers are nothing new or special...

In an interview with Rolling Stone's Alex Morris, political scientist Joseph Uscinski -- co-author of "American Conspiracy Theories" -- claimed that the QAnon movement that sees the "Deep State" behind any news that disturbs their worl...

 2021-10-15 16:27 

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Capitol cop indicted for obstruction of justice after he allegedly tipped off MAGA rioter on Facebook...

A veteran of the Capitol Police has been indicted for obstructing justice after he allegedly tipped off a Trump supporter on Facebook and advised him to take down photos he posted of himself at the MAGA riot. Via Law and Crime's Adam Klasfeld , a newl...

 2021-10-15 16:24 

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'Traitors get shot': Capitol rioter accused of threatening kids could be first to stand trial...

A gun-toting Capitol rioter from Texas — who's accused of threatening to kill his children if they turned him in — could soon become the first person to stand trial on charges stemming from the insurrection. Guy Wesley Reffitt , an oil wor...

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