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Audio Emerges of Minnesota Congressman Complaining About Not Being Able to Call Women 'Sluts'

Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis can be heard lamenting that it’s no longer appropriate to call women “sluts” in recently resurfaced audio from a 2012 …

Elections

Senate rejects Putin proposal to interrogate Americans

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On the fourth chaotic day of fallout from President Donald Trump's hugely consequential remarks regarding the US relationship to Russia, Congress did something rare: it took unified action.<p>The Senate overwhelmingly approved a proposal to oppose sending US officials to be …

Congressional Committees

The Russian accused of using sex, lies and guns to infiltrate US politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> The young Russian gun enthusiast was struggling. Maria Butina had twice applied for visas to attend the National Rifle Association's glitzy annual meeting. But she said she was twice denied.<p>Then, in 2013, the NRA came to Moscow and met her fledgling Russian gun rights group. Soon after, …

South Dakota

How to deal with cell phone dead zones in your house

Keep calling and texting.<p>You’ve just moved into a lovely new house complete with everything you ever wanted—except the ability to call anyone. If you don’t seem to get a cell signal inside your home or office, here’s how to keep making calls and texts.<p>Enable Wi-Fi calling and texting<p>All four of the …

Wi-Fi

Viral video shows El Paso police officer pulling gun on cursing children

EL PASO — A video showing an El Paso police officer pointing his gun at a group of children has gone viral, with more than 2.7 million views on Facebook.<p>The incident, which occurred Thursday and resulted in the officer being placed on desk duty, is being investigated, city officials said Saturday …

Law Enforcement

Generation wealth: how the modern world fell in love with money

The value system changed completely. It wasn’t about who you are, but about what you are worth<p>You have to have £20m to live on The Boltons, no real people live here. You have to be an Arab prince, or an oligarch<p>There has been a sea change. We’re all complicit in generation wealth<p>Documentary …

Demographics

Lawmaker In 'Canvassing While Black' Incident: 'You Can't Legislate Humanity'

People have asked Janelle Bynum whether legislation would help solve the problem of police being called on black people for just going about their daily lives. Bynum, an Oregon state representative who herself had authorities called on her while canvassing for votes earlier this month, simply tells …

Oregon

Amazon Is Used to Promote White Supremacist Merchandise and Views, Report Says

Two nonprofits are criticizing Amazon for allowing its platforms to spread white supremacy and racism, identifying in a report how shoppers can buy onesies for babies stamped with alt-right images, Nazi-themed action figures and anti-Semitic books and music.<p>The report, which was released on Friday …

Rights & Freedoms

iPhone X 2018: Apple Is Adding More Color To The iPhone Lineup — Literally

Always wanted an orange iPhone? You're in luck.<p>Apple is upping the ante with its iPhone lineup this 2018, with noted mobile tech analyst Ming-Chi Kuo …

Mobile Technology

Melania Trump Looks ‘Uncomfortable’ And ‘Stiff’ In Display Of Affection With Donald, Body Language Expert Says

The couple will be traveling together to Europe this week.<p>Melania Trump may have shown a rare display of affection with her husband on the Fourth of …

Donald Trump

White evangelicals fear the future and yearn for the past. Of course Trump is their hero.

White evangelicals saw in Donald Trump a president who could help them in their fight against diversity, abortion and the shrinking role of religion.<p>Donald Trump is about to name his second conservative Supreme Court justice now that Anthony Kennedy is retiring. Conservative evangelicals are …

Donald Trump

Why Are People Suddenly Putting Their iPhones & iPads In The Freezer?

Image: GizmoSlip / YouTube<p>Over the last 24 hours, owners of iOS devices across the globe have been compelled to take their expensive gadgets, wrap …

Gear & Gadgets

An iPhone is the most prominent sign of wealth in the United States

A University of Chicago whitepaper finds that owning an iPhone is the most common sign of exhibiting wealth for people in the United States.<p>In the …

University of Chicago

The Single Biggest Reason Why U.S. Marijuana Sales Likely Will Skyrocket

Is a $22 billion or greater marijuana market on the way for the U.S.?<p>There are more U.S. states that allow some form of legalized marijuana than …

Cannabis

Whose side is Trump’s America on? The answer is becoming more and more obvious

Nato summits are generally unremarkable affairs, but this week’s two-day gathering in Brussels will be an exception. European members of the transatlantic alliance are pondering their biggest conundrum since its creation almost 70 years ago: is the US a friend – or a foe?<p>Only 18 months ago, the …

Geopolitics

MSNBC panel loses it while watching Rudy Giuliani wonder if he was at Trump Tower meeting with Russians

After viewing a somewhat bumbling interview that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, gave on ABC on Sunday morning, a panel on …

Donald Trump

Man pleads not guilty to hate crimes in attack on protesters

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Thursday in a deadly car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia.<p>James Alex Fields Jr. entered the plea during his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump warns it will be the 'beginning of the end' if Harley-Davidson moves overseas

President Donald Trump warned Harley-Davidson on Tuesday that its iconic American motorcycles “should never be built in another country” and predicted that if it moves production overseas, “it will be the beginning of the end."<p>“A Harley-Davidson should never be built in another country-never! Their …

Donald Trump

50 Cent faces backlash for mocking Terry Crews for his sexual harassment activism

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actor/rapper 50 Cent was blasted on social media for mocking Terry Crews after the former "Everybody Hates Chris" star spoke out about sexual assault.<p>Crews, who in October publicly accused a Hollywood executive of groping him at an industry event, appeared Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary …

50 Cent

Supreme Court deals major financial blow to nation's public employee unions

WASHINGTON — A deeply divided Supreme Court dealt a major blow to the nation's public employee unions Wednesday that likely will result in a loss of money, members and political muscle.<p>After three efforts in 2012, 2014 and 2016 fell short, the court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that unions …

Employment

Tubi TV is an app that lets you watch shows and movies for free, with no catch

If the word “Tubi” isn’t part of your streaming, entertainment-loving lexicon yet, it should be. In the same way that you’ve grown to revere words …

Tubi TV

Texas deputy sexually assaulted undocumented immigrant's child, sheriff says

A Texas sheriff's deputy was being held Monday on a charge of "super aggravated sexual assault" of a 4-year-old girl after authorities say her mother, an undocumented immigrant, was being blackmailed to stay silent about the abuse — or face deportation.<p>Jose Nunez, a 47-year-old detention officer …

Immigration

Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence | Nesrine Malik

Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before<p>If there was a dictator’s playbook, the Donald Trump administration would now be on the “Instrumentalise Religion” chapter. Last week, in what sounded like the launch of a US …

Immigration

The mass shooting nobody will march against

In the pre-dawn hours yesterday, the nation experienced yet another mass shooting. One dead, 22 injured, including a 13-year-old boy. It took place …

Trump's Hill meeting 'didn't move the ball' on immigration bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Congressional Republicans, keen to secure an end to a policy separating children from their parents at the US border, received unclear marching orders from President Donald Trump on Tuesday after a meeting on Capitol Hill.<p>Some lawmakers emerged from the hour-long huddle adamant …

Immigration

Supreme Court punts on two cases regarding partisan election districts

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sidestepped a potentially historic ruling Monday that would have blocked states from drawing election maps intended to help one political party dominate the other, but the issue may return in 2019.<p>The justices unanimously found procedural faults with challenges …

North Carolina

Trump escalates China trade war, threatens tariffs on $200 billion in products

President Trump threatened Monday to levy tariffs on nearly all of China’s products shipped to the United States unless Beijing agrees to a host of sweeping trade concessions, a dramatic escalation that would enlist American consumers in the brewing U.S.-China commercial conflict.<p>In a statement, …

China

Does marijuana increase sexual desire?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the movie "Annie Hall," the titular character likes to smoke a joint at bedtime because, she says, it relaxes her and helps get her in the mood for sex -- even though her boyfriend claims it cheapens the experience.<p>Although there's a difference between dependency and enhancement, Annie …

Cannabis

Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the …

Immigration

Billions in U.S. solar projects shelved after Trump panel tariff

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s tariff on imported solar panels has led U.S. renewable energy companies to cancel or freeze investments of more than $2.5 billion in large installation projects, along with thousands of jobs, the developers told Reuters.<p>That's more than double the about $1 …

Solar Power