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 2019-10-14 17:30 

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Elton John shuts down critics of the friendship between Ellen DeGeneres and former President George W. Bush...

Musical superstar Elton John, 72, spoke out recently in defense of the lengthy friendship between LGBT icon Ellen DeGeneres and former Republican President George W. Bush. What's a quick background? DeGeneres sparked outrage last week when she was spo...

 2019-10-14 17:00 

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Trump administration reveals details of 'phase one' of trade deal with China...

President Donald Trump announced Friday that the U.S. and China had come to an agreement on "phase one" of a deal that could lead to a resolution of the long-running trade conflict between the two nations. Here are some key facts to know about the...

 2019-10-14 16:43 

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Soldier wounded while searching for Bowe Bergdahl passes away 10 years after injury...

A decade after he was wounded in the 2009 search for deserter Bowe Bergdahl, a retired Army National Guard veteran has passed away. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Master Sgt. Mark Allen died Saturday. Allen suffered a traumatic brain injur...

 2019-10-14 16:27 

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Flyer claims 'Columbus Day Parade Canceled' due to 'mass murder of Native American people.' It's a hoax....

A flyer claiming "Columbus Day Parade Canceled" due to the "mass murder of Native American people" was passed out in Pittsburgh's "Little Italy" community of Bloomfield prior to Saturday's festivities — but an organiz...

 2019-10-14 16:11 

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'Kill all colonizers': Vandals desecrate Columbus statue in San Francisco with bright red paint...

Vandals desecrated a Christopher Columbus statue near Coit Tower on San Francisco's Telegraph Hill on Sunday night. KPIX-TV reports that paint was fresh when workers arrived in the morning to begin their daily duties. What are the details? The vandals...

 2019-10-14 15:48 

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Rand Paul calls for investigation into Dem senators who wrote letter to Ukraine last year...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is calling for an investigation into three Democratic senators who are accused of threatening to withdraw aid from Ukraine last year if the country did not cooperate with Robert Mueller's investigation. When asked by NBC "Me...

 2019-10-14 15:34 

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Actress Rose McGowan blasts Hillary Clinton over ugly Harvey Weinstein cover-up reports: 'I can't believe I used to support her'...

Actress Rose McGowan blasted former secretary of state and failed presidential candidate Hilary Clinton for her ties to embattled film producer Harvey Weinstein. Journalist Ronan Farrow's forthcoming book, "Catch and Kill," reports that Clinto...

 2019-10-14 15:08 

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Mexican police, national guard stop caravan of 2,000 migrants heading for US...

Mexican authorities intercepted a migrant caravan of approximately 2,000 people that was attempting to travel north through Mexico to the United States border over the weekend, according to The Associated Press . The caravan, which included migrants from ...

 2019-10-14 14:49 

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Teacher 'habitually' takes a knee during Pledge of Allegiance. It doesn't go unnoticed: Teachers aren't 'paid to indoctrinate our students'...

A New Jersey middle school reassigned a teacher after the unidentified educator "habitually" kneeled during the morning recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, which took place during homeroom. The incidents took place at Sgt. Dominick Pilla Middl...

 2019-10-14 14:25 

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Illegal immigrant who shot transgender woman six times had been previously deported...

The man who admitted to shooting Daniela Calderon six times in Dallas last month is an illegal immigrant who had previously been deported in 2010. After his arrest for the shooting, a judge let him out on $25,000 bail with no electronic monitoring device,...

 2019-10-14 14:10 

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Chelsea Clinton: If you have a beard and penis, you can be a woman. But 'uneasy' Hillary is less certain....

It appears Hillary and Chelsea Clinton — who typically present a united front when it comes to just about everything political — aren't exactly on the same page when it comes to transgender self-identification, the Daily Mail reported . Wh...

 2019-10-14 13:42 

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Would-be robbers reportedly attack victim — but quickly discover their 'victim' is an undercover cop: 'These 2 characters picked the wrong guy'...

Two-would be robbers reportedly attacked a plainclothes New York Police Department captain on Thursday, according to the New York Daily News . The bumbling duo apparently didn't realize that their would-be victim was an officer of the law. What are th...

 2019-10-14 13:27 

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Media, Democrats outraged over disturbing video depicting violence against media played at Trump property...

Members of the media and various Democrats lashed out at President Donald Trump on Sunday after the New York Times reported on a disturbing video played during a political conference at the Trump National Doral Miami last week. According to the Times, the...

 2019-10-14 13:12 

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RYAN: Jeffrey Epstein and the Authenticity Mirage...

First thing that morning, millionaire socialite and prolific pedophile Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself in a Manhattan jail cell. With a State-issued bedsheet would you believe? Supposedly no thicker than off-brand toilet paper. Ever since Epstein had been ...

 2019-10-13 22:10 

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Poll showing 'record support' for Trump impeachment was 'misrepresented' by polling agency, analysis finds...

A Fox News poll published last week discovered "record support" for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. The survey found that 51 percent of voters want Trump impeached and removed from office, while just 40 percent of voters do not want the...

 2019-10-13 21:15 

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Tulsi Gabbard says she might skip the next debate because the DNC is so corrupt...

Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said Friday that she may skip Tuesday's primary debate because the Democratic National Committee has rigged the system to influence the primary result, according to The Hill . Gabbard tol...

 2019-10-13 20:15 

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Schiff: On second thought, I shouldn't have misled everyone over our contact with the whistleblower...

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, conceded Sunday that he should have been "more clear" about his committee's contact with the whistleblower who raised concerns about President Donald Trump's July 2...

 2019-10-13 19:15 

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Family of armed robber outraged that store clerk shot and killed their brother in self-defense: 'Yes, he's robbing them — oh well!'...

The siblings of an armed robber who was shot and killed last week while robbing an Ohio Dollar General say it was "wrong" for the store clerk to defend himself by pulling a firearm and shooting the robber. Roosevelt Rappley, 23, entered a Dollar G...

 2019-10-13 18:15 

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2020 Dems call for repeal of laws requiring disclosure of HIV-positive status to sex partners...

Several Democratic presidential candidates called for the repeal of laws that require HIV-positive individuals to disclose their status to sexual partners during last week's CNN town hall on LGBTQ issues, according to the Washington Examiner . These H...

 2019-10-13 17:30 

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Fox News staffers warn Shepard Smith's departure may have drastic consequences: 'Don't be surprised if there's an exodus'...

Shepard Smith shocked the news world on Friday when he announced his immediate departure from Fox News. Smith had worked at the news network since its inception in 1996 and was paid handsomely — a reported $15 million per year. Supporters of Preside...

 2019-10-13 15:51 

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White police officer fatally black woman in her own home on a welfare check...

A black woman in Fort Worth, Texas, was shot and killed in her own home Saturday morning by a police officer who was responding to a welfare call from a neighbor, CNN reported. The victim was 28-year-old Atatiana Koquice Jefferson. Police came to her home...

 2019-10-13 15:30 

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Rashida Tlaib: House Dems having 'serious' convos about jailing Trump officials to force compliance with impeachment probe...

Controversial Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) revealed Saturday that House Democrats have discussed jailing President Donald Trump's allies to force compliance with the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry. Tlaib told Deadline Detroit that House Democrats ...

 2019-10-13 14:45 

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Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese company, refrain from foreign work if father is elected...

Hunter Biden, son of former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, said via statement Sunday morning that he will step down from the board of a Chinese company and will not engage in foreign business if his father is elect...

 2019-10-13 13:45 

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President Trump fires back over news that Rudy Giuliani is under investigation for Ukraine dealings...

President Donald Trump responded Saturday to news that his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is now under investigation for his Ukraine dealings. "So now they are after the legendary 'crime buster' and greatest Mayor in the history of NYC, Rud...

 2019-10-12 22:22 

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California enacts most radical gun seizure, gun control law yet — even the ACLU is speaking out...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed more than a dozen firearm-related bills into law Friday, including one that expands the state's existing red flag law. One law allows Californians to purchase just one long gun per month starting in July 2021. A...

 2019-10-12 21:20 

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Rep. Ilhan Omar lashes out against 'right wing lurking snakes' in social media post...

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) took to social media on Saturday to say she had returned from a trip to Morocco and was prepared to take on "right wing lurking snakes" in an apparent denial of accusations that she was at an Antifa rally earlier...

 2019-10-12 20:15 

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'We cannot in good conscience show it to you': MSNBC refuses to air part of Trump rally where the president criticized Hunter Biden...

MSNBC's "Meet the Press" took a stand this week, with host Chuck Todd announcing the show could not "in good conscience" show parts of a Trump 2020 campaign rally because the president dared to criticize Hunter Biden, the son of Democr...

 2019-10-12 19:30 

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Eric Swalwell suggests red flag laws should be used against 'lunatic' Ben Shapiro over LGBT views...

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) suggested Friday that controversial "red flag" laws should be used against conservative commentator Ben Shapiro. In a tweet, Swalwell said Shapiro is "reason 1,578 America needs red flag laws." "Please tel...

 2019-10-12 18:40 

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Harry Reid warns 2020 Dems: President Trump is a 'very, very smart man' who will not be easily beaten...

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has a message for his fellow Democrats running for the White House in 2020: Do not underestimate President Donald Trump, who is a "very, very smart man" and will not be easily beaten. What are the ...

 2019-10-12 17:15 

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Police charge 13-year-old girl with felony for making 'finger gun' at school...

A 13-year-old Kansas girl has been charged with a felony after she allegedly made a "finger gun" at her middle school last month. The unidentified student was arrested on Sept. 18 after police say "she made a threat at Westridge Middle School ...

 2019-10-12 16:00 

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An emotional AOC declares her 'dreams of motherhood now taste bittersweet' because of climate change...

Freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared this week that her "dreams of motherhood now taste bittersweet" because of the threat of climate change, becoming emotional as she delivered the keynote speech to the C40 World Mayors Summit...

 2019-10-12 15:15 

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James Comey says he has a 'fantasy' about deleting his Twitter account, but has to see President Trump out of office first...

Former FBI director James Comey told The New York Times this week that he has a "fantasy" about deleting his Twitter account, but feels he can't pull the plug until he's done all he can to help get President Donald Trump out of office. Wha...

 2019-10-12 14:32 

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Rudy Giuliani is now under investigation over Ukraine dealings, report says...

Rudy Giuliani, the personal attorney for President Donald Trump, is now reportedly under investigation. Manhattan federal prosecutors have launched an investigation to determine if Giuliani "broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine," the New...

 2019-10-12 04:04 

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Woman finds SD card with video of a murder in Alaska, and it leads to a suspect being charged...

An Alaska woman's discovery of an SD card led police to charge a man with a murder after they examined the disturbing video and photos that were found. The woman found the card on the ground and was shocked to find what appeared to be video and photos...

 2019-10-12 03:08 

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'Unaccompanied minor' migrant charged with vicious machete murder — ICE says he was shielded by sanctuary city policies...

A migrant who came to the U.S. as an unaccompanied minor has been charged in a vicious machete murder, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials blame sanctuary city policies. "There are people getting arrested every day in this state that in ...

 2019-10-12 02:40 

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Watch: Touching moment Samford University football player honors his stepfather with name change...

A Samford University football player formerly known as George Andrew Grimwade changed his name to George Grimwade Musto last month, in order to honor the man who raised him. George shared the emotional moment he surprised his longtime stepfather, Michael ...

 2019-10-12 01:55 

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Homeless man who brutally attacked 6-year-old had long criminal history, shouldn't have been on the streets...

Police say the homeless man who brutally attacked a 6-year-old boy in Queens, New York, had a long criminal history and shouldn't have been on the streets at all. The shocking attack occurred when 35-year-old Laurance Gendreau allegedly encountered tw...

 2019-10-12 00:55 

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Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan resigns...

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan submitted his resignation to the White House on Friday, after serving in the post since April. What are the details? President Donald Trump confirmed initial reports on McAleenan's depar...

 2019-10-11 23:48 

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News station apologizes for 'racially insensitive' headline about Atlanta Braves loss...

A California news station apologized this week after displaying a chyron declaring "BRAVES SCALPED" in reporting the Atlanta Braves' loss to the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night. What are the details? Online critics were quick to accuse the...

 2019-10-11 22:58 

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President Trump mocks Shepard Smith after he announces departure from Fox News...

President Donald Trump responded Friday to the announcement by Fox News anchor Shepard Smith that he was leaving the cable news network by mocking his ratings. "Is he leaving because of bad ratings?" Trump asked the reporters. "Tell me, I don&...

 2019-10-11 22:52 

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John Solomon: Ex-ambassador Yovanovitch blocked Ukraine investigation before being ousted by Trump...

On Friday's radio program, award-winning investigative journalist John Solomon joined Glenn Beck to detail how Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, obstructed investigations into potential corruption and interference by Democratic...

 2019-10-11 21:40 

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NBA cancels media access for teams in China so players don't have to answer Hong Kong questions...

After a week of terrible answers from NBA players and coaches about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, the NBA has just given up. Friday, the league cancelled all media access for teams that are currently in China for preseason games, so that players do...

 2019-10-11 21:20 

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Teacher is suspended after she loses it on a parent during racist rant in school parking lot. The ugly interaction is caught on video....

A middle school teacher was caught going on a racist rant against a black parent at an Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, middle school. The target, a father named Rasheed Noel, filmed the puzzling interaction. According to WPVI-TV, the incident began after the p...

 2019-10-11 21:00 

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BREAKING: Shepard Smith announces his departure from Fox News...

Fox News anchor, managing editor, and senior correspondent Shepard Smith announced Friday that he would be leaving the network after 23 years. What are the details? Smith, 55, made the announcement at the end of his newscast, saying it would be his final ...

 2019-10-11 20:41 

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Former US ambassador to Ukraine testifies of 'concerted campaign' by Trump, Ukrainian officials to have her removed...

Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified Friday that she was removed early from her position because President Donald Trump pressured the State Department to do so, according to NBC News . Yovanovitch testified in a closed-door ...

 2019-10-11 20:13 

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WATCH: Anti-Trump protester spits on man wearing MAGA hat outside Minneapolis rally...

A protester against President Donald Trump spit on a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat who was being interviewed Thursday outside the Trump rally in Minneapolis. The MAGA hat is the iconic symbol of Trump's 2016 presidential run. Da...

 2019-10-11 19:00 

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Crook puts gun on counter while turning his head and stuffing cash in bag — then brave hotel clerk seizes the moment...

A man who partially covered his face with a knit cap and shirt entered the Country Inn and Suites in Paducah, Kentucky, on Monday night, threatened the clerk with a gun, and demanded money, WPSD-TV reported . Image source: YouTube screenshot The fella mig...

 2019-10-11 18:39 

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High school refuses free catered lunch from Chick-fil-A over views on LGBTQ issues...

A New Orleans high school won't be taking Chick-fil-A up on its recent offer to provide free catered lunches for teachers. The company extended the offer through the College Football Playoff Foundation, but Dr. Steven Corbett — principal of Lush...

 2019-10-11 18:19 

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Ana Navarro tells Rand Paul that Venezuela's 'Maduro is not a socialist,' then claims that his attempt to refute her truth is 'mansplaining'...

WTF MSM!? is a newsletter that puts a dose of sunlight on the mainstream media and exposes how the media twist facts, selectively report, and outright lie to advance their left-wing agenda. You can sign up for the WTF MSM!? newsletter here . Um ... On Fri...

 2019-10-11 18:01 

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Federal appeals court upholds House Democrats' subpoena for President Trump's financial info...

President Donald Trump's efforts to keep his political opponents from getting his financial records took a big hit Friday when a federal court upheld a subpoena from House Democrats in a 2-1 ruling. The case stems from a subpoena sent by the House Ove...

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