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  1. Harvey Weinstein trapped a woman in a hallway and touched himself in front of her: report

    10.07 / 01:33 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Yet another woman has come forward with an account of sexual harassment by disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. According to the Huffington Post, Weinstein “trapped a woman in the hallway of a restaurant that was closed to the public and masturbated in front of her until he…
  2. Ta-Nehisi Coates asks if racism-deniers need Steve Bannon to actually lynch someone on the White House lawn

    10.07 / 01:33 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Author Ta-Nehisi Coates didn’t think the Buzzfeed expose on Milo Yiannopoulos and the alt-Right was necessary to understanding President Donald Trump. “I am literally speechless,” the National Book Award winner told MSNBC host Chris Hayes. “I’m not speechless from of…
  3. WATCH LIVE: Anderson Cooper celebrates the lives of the 58 people who died in the Las Vegas massacre

    10.07 / 01:33 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    CNN’s Anderson Cooper is airing an hour-long special celebrating the lives of the 58 people who were murdered in Las Vegas this week by gunman Stephen Paddock. Cooper spoke Thursday about a young man that he met during the Columbine shooting that asked him not to give any attention to the…
  4. A Steve Bannon ally is about to control a government-funded radio network you probably haven’t heard of

    10.07 / 01:33 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Jokes that Breitbart News may become America’s state media may not be that far off. According to CNN, the body that controls American government-funded media outlets that broadcast overseas, might soon promote an ally of ousted national security adviser Steve Bannon as their chief executive.…
  5. Watch NBC’s Ken Dilanian break down what makes ‘bump fire stocks’ so deadly

    10.06 / 22:23 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    In a heartbreaking report with MSNBC’s Joy Reid, reporter Ken Dilanian broke down talking about the dangerous modifications known as “bump fire stocks” that make semi-automatic weapons into terrifying, mass killing machines. Experts told Dilanian that without the addition of the…
  6. Rex Tillerson ‘f*cking hates’ Ambassador Nikki Haley for ‘bringing home the bacon’: report

    10.06 / 22:23 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    President Donald Trump’s palace intrigue continued Friday afternoon with new reports about about a brewing enmity between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley. According to The New Yorker, the bad blood between the head of the State Department and his top …
  7. Robert Reich urges Tillerson to get together with other officials to oust Trump from office

    10.06 / 22:23 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich urged embattled Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to not quit his job, but instead to get together with other administration officials to remove President Donald Trump from office. “I can understand why you feel Washington is a place of ‘petty…
  8. Slip ‘in and out of a hotel armed’ and undetected: Guns & Ammo editor outlines AR-15 bag features in Novembe

    10.06 / 21:05 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    In the aftermath of the Las Vegas Strip shooting massacre, one nagging question is how could Stephen Paddock bring an arsenal of long-guns into the Mandalay Bay hotel without being noticed? The November issue of Guns & Ammo magazine promotes an item designed to do just that Managing editor…
  9. About 71.1 percent Of US Gulf oil output offline ahead of Nate: BSEE

    10.06 / 21:05 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Nearly three-quarters of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production was offline on Friday ahead of Tropical Storm Nate, with Gulf Coast energy companies bracing for the second major storm in as many months to menace the region. Nate was moving over Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula at about 21 miles per…
  10. Investigators probing whether someone else was staying in Las Vegas gunman’s suite

    10.06 / 21:05 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Investigators in Las Vegas are combing through evidence to determine whether another person was staying with the gunman, Stephen Paddock, who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Sunday. NBC News reports investigators have found a phone charger that does not match any…
  11. Katy Tur: Trump’s ‘calm before the storm’ comment probably just more reality TV ‘dramatics’

    10.06 / 21:05 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    MSNBC anchor Katy Tur blistered President Donald Trump on Friday over his ominous “calm before the storm” comment to a Thursday night gathering of military leaders. Tur — who followed the Trump campaign for NBC — pointed out that that this is nothing new for Trump.…
  12. ‘Bye Felicia!’: Congresswoman Maxine Waters has a prediction about Rex Tillerson

    10.06 / 19:59 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is among the many who have noticed that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson‘s days may be numbered in the aftermath of his “moron” comments. “Tillerson’s plans are backfiring,” the popular California Congresswoman wrote on Twitter.…
  13. ‘Words matter’: Reporters slam Sarah Sanders for rationalizing and excusing Trump’s ‘madman’ beh

    10.06 / 19:59 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders caught hell from reporters during Friday’s press briefing when she blandly explained away President Donald Trump’s “madman” behavior in foreign policy. “The president’s words matter,” said Margaret Brennan…
  14. WATCH: Pence’s photo op with Puerto Rico survivors gets awkward as hurricane victim chastises him

    10.06 / 19:59 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    A Hurricane Maria victim from central Puerto Rico chastised Vice President Mike Pence for the administrations attempts to spin the disaster. “Don’t go to San Juan. Go inside the country, like where I live. I live in Naranjito, that’s inside the country,” Everlinda Burgos told Vice Pre…
  15. WATCH LIVE: Sarah Huckabee Sanders hold White House press briefing

    10.06 / 18:48 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is holding a briefing on Friday. The event is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. (ET). Watch live video…
  16. No one knows if Russia changed 2016 vote counts and no effort has been made to find out: Dem Senator

    10.06 / 18:48 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) said on Friday that the we are by no means certain that Russia didn’t alter vote counts in the 2016 election and that “no systemic analysis” has been done of the votes, nor any “forensic evaluations of voting machines.” Mother Jones‘…
  17. This year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner called Trump a ‘moron’ — and isn’t taking it back

    10.06 / 18:47 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Beatrice Fihn, the executive director an anti-nuclear weapons group that just won the Nobel Peace Prize, shares at least one thing in common with members of President Donald Trump’s administration — she, too, thinks the president is a “moron.” As Slate pointed out, Fihn, who …
  18. Ex-counterterrorism officials express shock at FBI report labeling ‘black identity extremists’ as terrorist

    10.06 / 18:47 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    The FBI recently issued a report claiming that so-called “black identity extremists” were a terrorist threat on par with the American white supremacist movement — and some former counterterrorism officials are claiming that the bureau is simply conjuring a threat from thin air.…
  19. Black students threatened with lynching after Alabama teen punished for swearing at girl protesting pledge

    10.06 / 18:03 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Alabama teens threatened to lynch their black classmates after a white student was punished for abusive language toward a girl who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The girl remained seated last week during the pledge recitation to show her support for ongoing NFL protests against…
  20. Comic book legend Stan Lee reminds Marvel Universe ‘heroes’: ‘We don’t have room’ for bigotry or

    10.06 / 17:54 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Comic book legend Stan Lee on Thursday delivered a powerful message to citizens of the Marvel Universe: hate has no place here. In a video posted to YouTube, Lee implored the world’s “heroes” to accept everyone “regardless of their race, gender, religion, or color of their skin.” “I want you to know…