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MGM turns to never-tested law to sue Vegas shooting victims

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S. law never tested in court has been framed by the casino-operator as an effort to avoid years of costly litigation — but the legal …

Homeland Security

Letters: Abolish the 2nd Amendment, retiree benefits and the Russians

Abolish the 2nd Amendment<p>I now understand what they mean when they say “Now is the time for the family not politics” but I must admit that I cringed …

Gun Rights

Trump attorneys waive privilege on secret recording about ex-Playmate payment

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's lawyers have waived attorney-client privilege on his behalf regarding a secretly recorded conversation he had in September 2016 with his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen in which they discussed payments to an ex-Playboy model who says she had an affair with the …

Donald Trump

22-year-old changing in dressing room catches FBI agent taking photos, NJ cops say

A 22-year-old woman was changing in a New Jersey clothing store’s dressing room on Thursday when she made a horrifying discovery, according to police.<p>…

New Jersey

It should have been President Hillary Clinton. Here’s why it’s not

There was no better proof of how we have failed as voters than the scene at last week’s NAACP convention, where former President Bill Clinton …

Hillary Clinton

SW Side bank rejects state check man received after wrongful conviction

After Darryl Fulton spent 23 years behind bars for a rape and murder he didn’t commit, the state of Illinois handed him a check for nearly $170,000 …

Corruption

Sacha Baron Cohen Is Hit-And-Miss In 'Who Is America?'

Sacha Baron Cohen has two basic shticks that he uses in his new Showtime show <i>Who Is America?</i>, which premiered Sunday night. One of them works well, and the other one doesn't. Unfortunately, of the four segments in the premiere, he uses the effective strategy once and the ineffective one three times.<p>…

Sacha Baron Cohen

Disney appeased the alt-right by firing James Gunn—here’s why that’s a big problem

You may have heard the recent news about <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> director James Gunn being fired for years-old tweets joking about the topics of …

James Gunn

Hillary Clinton Talks Russia, Trump, Putin and Midterm Elections at NYC Festival

Hillary Clinton wanted the crowd at New York’s Ozyfest to know two things: Russian hackers are still trying to attack the U.S. electoral system, and …

Hillary Clinton

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Shows Precisely How the Russians Helped Trump Win. Case. F***ing. Closed.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has won multiple Emmy Awards and was twice nominated for the Television Critics Award. Among a strong stable of very good news …

Donald Trump

Dave Bautista, Patton Oswalt and others defend James Gunn after Disney firing

‘I’m not ok with what’s happening to him’<p>Guardians of the Galaxy actor Dave Bautista defended his longtime director, James Gunn, after Gunn was fired from Disney yesterday following backlash from a far-right blogger over offensive and controversial decade-old tweets.<p>“I will have more to say but for …

Jokes

Ecuador Will Imminently Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange and Hand Him Over to the UK. What Comes Next?

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno traveled to London on Friday for the ostensible purpose of speaking at the 2018 Global Disabilities Summit (Moreno …

Surveillance

Black Conservative Activist Stands With Judge Jeanine In Viral Video — ‘No Group In America More Bigoted Than Leftists’

1:25 PM 07/21/2018<p>Teenage black conservative activist CJ Pearson came to Judge Jeanine Pirro’s defense in a viral video posted to his Twitter account …

Whoopi

Cuomo has wasted billions, and somehow he’s still here

By any standard or sane measure, Gov. Andrew Cuomo should be running scared. Joseph Percoco, one of his closest advisors and friends — “my father’s …

New York State

Multiple Pro-Gun Groups File Lawsuit Over City's Latest Gun Control Ordinance

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), in conjunction with the National Rifle Association (NRA), on Friday filed a lawsuit against the City of …

Guns

Six times, a SAPD lieutenant has been fired. Will he get his job back again?

A San Antonio police lieutenant with a long history of disciplinary problems — including four firings and 11 suspensions — is in trouble again, …

San Antonio

NRA, others sue Seattle over gun-storage law

The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law.<p>The lawsuit …

Guns

WATCH: Whoopi Goldberg Responds To Allegations She Spit, Cursed At Jeanine Pirro

ABC's "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg responded to allegations that she berated Fox News host Jeanine Pirro using profanity and that she spit on …

Jeanine Pirro

Khloe Kardashian Apologizes for Using the R-Word: ‘I Will Do Better’

<b>Khloé Kardashian</b> is sorry. The <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> star apologized after coming under fire for using the R-word during an Instagram Live …

Khloe Kardashian

Russians attempted to infiltrate three 2018 campaigns, Microsoft says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian intelligence operatives attempted to hack into the online accounts of staffers on three congressional campaigns in the upcoming midterm elections, a Microsoft executive said Thursday, marking the first public acknowledgment of a Russian attack on a 2018 race.<p>Speaking at …

Cybersecurity

Officer Who Killed Eric Garner To Face Discipline By NYPD

After a four-year delay, the NYPD is finally ready to take disciplinary action against the cop who killed Eric Garner, the department announced …

Eric Garner

Liberal icon, new Democratic star wade into GOP-heavy Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely place Friday, calling on Kansans unhappy with the direction of the country to get off the sidelines in a pivotal Republican-held congressional district.<p>"We know that people …

Middle-class

Senator Cory Booker: Visit to Southern Border ‘Will Haunt Me for a Long Time’

After visiting the southern border in Texas, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) said what he saw there will stay with him in the years to come.<p>“I’m …

Immigration

Cohen's recording of Trump is a warning sign

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Avenatti was right: The "#trumptapes" do exist. Michael Cohen, the man who once said he'd be willing to take a bullet for Donald Trump, has now provided perhaps the strongest evidence against him.<p>As first reported by New York Times, the FBI is now in possession of at least one …

Donald Trump

Home Depot fires black staffer for retort to racist customer

Asked to leash his dog, the customer went off about Trump and "the ghetto."<p>The sentence that got Maurice Rucker fired from an Albany, New York Home …

Home Depot

Florida father, son go from careers as deputies to jail inmates in murder, attempted rape cases

They are a father and son who have served in the U.S. military and spent years in uniform as Palm Beach County Sheriff’s road patrol deputies.Today …

Crime

Facebook suspends another data analytics firm

Facebook announced Friday that it is suspending another data analytics firm pending an investigation into how the company used its data.<p>Facebook's decision to suspend Crimson Hexagon comes as Facebook faces continued fallout over how it handles the personal data of its 2.2. billion monthly …

Social Media

Arizona candidate denies decade-old rape allegations

TUCSON - A decade-old allegation of sexual assault has rocked a crowded Democratic primary for a Tucson-based congressional district.<p>Yahya Yuksel is …

Democratic Party

Messenger: What should Clayton police have done after IHOP 'dine and dash?' Remember the Fourth Amendment.

In August 2014, Washington University law professor Kimberly Norwood explained to the world why she feared for her sons.<p>It was the height of the …

Washington University

Chase Bank refused to deposit wrongfully convicted man's check compensating him for time in prison

An attorney representing a Chicago man who was deemed innocent after spending 23 years in prison for a murder charged claims her client was turned …

Chase Bank