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  1. Trump just proved — yet again — that he’s got no problem with violence against women

    09.22 / 02:57 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    The unfunny jokes  and offensive tweets have dire consequences for women. …
  2. Sarah Palin barnstorms Alabama: ‘Roy Moore was deplorable before it was cool to be deplorable’

    09.22 / 02:57 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin campaigned for former Judge Roy Moore at a wall-less barn in Alabama Thursday evening. “Judge Roy Moore was deplorable before it was cool to be deplorable!” Palin said of the insurgent Republican who was twice suspended as Chief Justice of the Alabama…
  3. WATCH: Rob Reiner smacks down Tucker Carlson for belittling importance of Russia’s election meddling

    09.22 / 01:58 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Filmmaker Rob Reiner handed it to Tucker Carlson Thursday when the Fox News host tried to belittle the importance of Russia’s invasion in the U.S. election. Carlson began by wondering why Reiner wasn’t demanding Trump send in the F-15 fighters to bomb St. Petersburg if his new ad says…
  4. Why is a fired White House staffer writing Trump’s speeches and meeting with Chinese leaders?

    09.22 / 01:06 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Donald Trump’s ousted chief strategist traveled to Beijing last week for a “secret meeting” with a top Communist Party of China leader, according to a bombshell Financial Times report. The meeting allegedly took place at Zhongnanhai, the legendary Communist Party central…
  5. Ivanka Trump’s latest admission proves she’s just as shameless as her father

    09.22 / 00:10 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    In what is likely to be hailed as a brave admission, Ivanka Trump told talk show host Mehmet Oz that she had suffered from postpartum depression in an interview set to air Thursday. A clip released ahead of the episode’s broadcast shows the first daughter briefly discussing the emotional dif…
  6. Trump galvanizing government worker resistance — ‘federal employee unions are flourishing’: study

    09.22 / 00:10 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Federal government employees alarmed by the actions of President Donald Trump are increasingly turning to public service unions for workplace protection. “The three largest unions have reported a surge in the number of dues-paying members since Trump’s election,” reported a new GovExec s…
  7. Chuck Todd blames Obama for US race problems by claiming Eric Holder is same as Jeff Sessions

    09.21 / 23:10 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    In a discussion about race relations in the United States, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd tried to claim that former President Barack Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder is exactly the same as President Donald Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Alfonso Aguilar of Latino Partnership for…
  8. Ben Carson reveals new unwritten HUD plan to staff to ‘heal the nation’ — with zero specifics on how

    09.21 / 23:10 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson spent Wednesday revealing his plan for how the agency will run with his employees. He’s launching a multi-year reform plan with zero details on how he plans to “reimagine” the way HUD works. His other goals are how he can…
  9. US attorney general ties gang violence to immigration

    09.21 / 23:10 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Protesters gathered outside a federal court in Boston on Thursday where U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions came to address law enforcement about what he called the need to tackle transnational gang violence and to secure the Mexican border. Sessions reemphasized what he said was a need to target…
  10. UW-Madison defends violent student video depicting cops in pig masks hanging a black male as ‘free speech’

    09.21 / 22:05 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison on Thursday released a statement in support of a violent student-directed video portraying police officers in pig masks hanging a black male with the American flag, arguing the film is protected by the First Amendment, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The…
  11. Facebook will turn over 3,000 Russia-linked ads to Congress: report

    09.21 / 21:12 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Facebook will hand over 3,000 Russia-linked ads to Congress in an effort to cooperate with the investigation into the Russian propaganda attack on the U.S. 2016 election, The New York Times said Thursday. The Times‘ Scott Shane and Matt Isaac wrote that the social media company has been…
  12. Confederate monuments reminiscent of Hitler shock German students visiting the US

    09.21 / 21:12 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    In Germany, the concept of keeping public reminders of the Third Reich is absurd due to laws against anti-Semitic hate speech and symbolism. So when Fulbright scholars from the European country visited San Antonio, Texas’ Trinity University, they were blown away by the Confederate memorabilia…
  13. Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez had ‘severe’ case of CTE brain disease: lawyer

    09.21 / 21:12 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April after being acquitted in his second murder trial, had a “severe case” of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a family lawyer said on Thursday. Relatives of the 27-year-old former athlete had…
  14. Navajo tribe says ready to sue Trump over changes to Utah monument

    09.21 / 21:12 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    The Navajo Nation will sue the Trump administration if it tries to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, its top lawyer told Reuters on Thursday, ahead of the release of a broad government review of such sites across the country. President Donald Trump had ordered the…
  15. China urges North Korea not to go further in a ‘dangerous direction’

    09.21 / 21:12 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    China’s foreign minister on Thursday called on North Korea not to go further in a “dangerous direction” with its nuclear program and said negotiations were the only way out of the crisis over Pyongyang’s weapons development. Wang Yi also told the annual U.N. General Assembly…
  16. White supremacists rush to distance themselves from the ‘alt-right’ after Charlottesville — don’

    09.21 / 20:15 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    What’s the term used to designate followers of a far-right ideology that supports nationalism, opposes feminism and political correctness, and propagates conspiracy theories like “Pizzagate?” If you guessed “alt-right,” you’d be wrong—at least according to a subset of right-wing extremists seeking t…
  17. US judge aims to quickly decide lawsuits over DACA

    09.21 / 20:15 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    A U.S. judge on Thursday said he wanted to decide quickly lawsuits challenging the Trump administration’s decision to end a program that shielded from deportation children brought to the United States illegally by their parents. President Donald Trump this month decided to rescind the…
  18. Banks won’t be allowed to do business with both US and North Korea: Mnuchin

    09.21 / 20:15 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that banks doing business in North Korea would not be allowed to also operate in the United States under a new sanctions order aimed at thwarting Pyongyang’s nuclear and missiles program. “No bank in any country should be used to…
  19. WATCH LIVE: Rescue workers race to save up to 5 kids still trapped under collapsed Mexico school

    09.21 / 19:16 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Rescue workers say that as many as five children are trapped in a school that collapsed during an earthquake in Mexico City this week. According to the BBC, 21 children have already been found dead at the school. At least one 12-year-old girl is trapped under a table. The Enrique Rébsamen primary …
  20. Trump supporters just doxxed thousands of anti-racist protesters as part of a disturbing harassment campaign

    09.21 / 19:16 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Personal information belonging to thousands of anti-Trump and anti-racist protesters has been released by pro-Trump users on the 4chan message board, BuzzFeed News reports. The thread, which was posted on Thursday under the subject line “ANTIFA GETS DOXXED,” links to an organized …