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This Week In Trump-Russia News: Trump Goes All In On “Spygate”
President Donald Trump has a new favorite phrase. To “witch hunt” and “fake news,” he has now added “Spygate” — his term for the FBI’s reported use of an informant in the early days of the Russia investigation. “SPYGATE could be one of the biggest
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Lifespan Of An Alternative Fact: How Trump Hatches “Spygate” And Other Baseless Conspiracy Theories
Trump has spent days claiming that the Democrats and FBI were spying on his presidential campaign — but hasn't provided any evidence to support his assertions.
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Trump Suggests He’ll End “Horrible Law” Separating Immigrant Families If He Gets Border Wall Funding
President Donald Trump on Saturday implied he would only end a “horrible law” regarding undocumented immigrant children if Democrats backed his most draconian anti-immigration measures, tweeting that his opponents have been “protecting MS-13 thugs.”
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Brittany Packnett On NFL: If You Can’t Handle Peaceful Protest, Then What Can You Handle?
Activist and educator Brittany Packnett has a simple question for the NFL: If peaceful protest doesn’t work, then what does?
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Moon And Kim Meet For Second Time In Month After Trump Cancels Singapore Summit
The two leaders met on the north side of the demilitarized zone to discuss the potential meeting with U.S.
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Harvey Weinstein Surrenders To Police, Faces Rape Charges
Weinstein, whose name became synonymous with the now widespread #MeToo movement, turned himself in on Friday.
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Today In Trump’s America: What Happened In The FBI Briefing On The Trump Campaign Informant?
No details have emerged about what members learned, but Democrats said they heard, “no evidence to support any allegation that the FBI or any intelligence agency placed a spy in the Trump campaign.”
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A Quirky Art Exhibition In Berlin Imagines What The Future Of Food Will Look Like
The world is changing — and so is food. In this exhibition, chickens wear VR headsets to experience pastoral life and huge slabs of "meat" are actually made from seaweed.
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The NFL’s Latest Attempt To Kill The #TakeAKnee Movement May Be Bringing It Back To Life
"This particular policy and statement has given clarity to the level of racism that exists within the NFL.”
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“The Worst Ever”: Trump Administration Environmental Policies Under Attack
Environmental groups and others took aim at the Trump administration this week over wildlife, vehicle emissions, contaminants and the Keystone pipeline.
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10, Episode 10: The Final Judging Could Foreshadow What’s To Come
The queens gave makeovers to social media influencers — but not everyone found their inner diva.
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The R Kelly Abuse Allegations Mirror Classic Sex Trafficking Dynamics, Expert Says. Here’s How.
The long list of sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly is getting longer. On Tuesday, Faith Rodgers, 20, told CBS News that the famed R&B singer infected her with herpes in 2017. Rodgers said Kelly demanded sex from her and told her to call
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Who’s Sorry This Week? Jason Bateman, Morgan Freeman, Milwaukee Police And Other Public Apologies
These celebrities and public figures apologize for their behavior and will try to do better in the future. They appreciate you respecting their privacy at this time.
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What Did Melania Trump Wear Her 70th Week As First Lady? Your Guess Is As Good As Ours.
Yet again, we have a week in which we unfortunately cannot do our job. First lady Melania Trump has been MIA since entering the hospital May 14 for a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. Trump’s husband visited her multiple times during her
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 10, episode 10: Monét X Change exit interview
"Being a New Yorker and being a young black kid in America, I realized quickly not everyone is going to like you, and sometimes for no good reason."
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Cate Blanchett And Pantsuits: A Love Story For The Ages
Throughout the past few months, Blanchett has proved that no one wears a suit better than her.
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While You Weren’t Looking: 5 Stories From The Trump Cabinet That Aren’t About So-called Witch Hunts
Two federal agencies appear poised to roll back anti-discrimination rules, the EPA bars reporters from a water contamination event and the Interior Department roles back animal cruelty rules.
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‘Dancing With The Stars’ Winner Adam Rippon Explains Why He Didn’t Have A Male Partner On The Show
“I think that the prospect of there being a male and male partnership or female and female partnership sounds awesome."
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Trump Continues To Seethe About The FBI Informant
In a series of tweets Friday morning, Trump continued to push his evidence-free allegation that a spy was embedded in his campaign for politically motivated reasons.
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HBO’s ‘The Tale’ Is A Powerful Look At Sexual Abuse. We Talked To Jennifer Fox About Her Memoir.
"It’s very rare that someone isn’t touched by this issue," the writer-director of the film said.
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McDonald’s Shareholders Vote Against A Companywide Ban Of Plastic Straws
Banning plastic straws has been one central goal for environmental activists. Americans alone toss out approximately 500 million plastic straws every day, and the single-use items were found to be the fifth most common beach trash in the U.S. At leas
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Fruit Of The Loom’s New #PutAShirtOn Campaign Hilariously Puts Dudes’ Shirtless Selfies On Blast
With a killer commercial that begins with a harrowing statistic on how often men take pictures of themselves shirtless, Fruit of the Loom gets it.
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Trump cancels summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
“You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used,” Trump wrote.
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Jason Bateman Responds To ‘Arrested Development’ Interview Backlash: “I’m Incredibly Embarrassed”
On Wednesday, the New York Times published a group interview with several cast members from Arrested Development, the offbeat, early-2000s comedy with a cultish following that’s about to return for its second revival season on Netflix. During the int
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White House Caves To Bipartisan FBI Briefing, But Will Still Have Separate One Just For Nunes, Gowdy
The separate meetings give credence to Democratic complaints that the briefings look like an attempt by the White House to politicize the FBI investigation further.
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Democrats In FBI Briefing: “No Evidence” To Support Claim There Was A Spy In The Trump Campaign
“Nothing we heard today has changed our view that there is no evidence to support any allegation that the FBI or any intelligence agency placed a spy in the Trump campaign."
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“A Truly Sad Moment In History”: What Trump Canceling Kim Summit Means Moving Forward
President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to cancel his highly anticipated June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could renew tensions between the two capitals and ultimately damage America’s credibility in Asia, experts warned Thursday.
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Summer Fridays May Be In Decline In The US. Here’s Why More Employers Should Formalize The Perk.
Plenty of Americans are ducking out of the office a little early to get their Memorial Day weekends started. In Boston, Houston and Atlanta, the long weekend might already have begun: According to AAA, the worst times to hit the road on Memorial Day
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Get To Know Lonely Lingerie, The Brand That Was Designing Inclusive Bras Before It Was Cool
It's vowed to never photoshop its models, and frequently casts women who are not professional models.
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The Case Of Cyntoia Brown, Navigating America #WhileBlack And Private School Segregation
Private school segregation, a teen sex trafficking victim sentenced to life in prison for killing her abuser and a Texas woman’s seemingly false allegations that a state trooper sexually abused her headline a week of troubling stories, many of which
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