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The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Veterans Day military parade (all times local):<p>8:10 p.m.<p>The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.<p>Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said Thursday that the military and the White …

Military

New WordPress policy allows it to shut down blogs of Sandy Hook deniers

WordPress has taken down a handful alt-right blogs, according to several complaints from affected blog owners and readers who claim the sites were removed from WordPress.com, despite not being in violation of the company’s Terms of Service. Some site owners also said they were not notified of the …

Internet

Admiral who helped take out Bin Laden dares Trump to revoke his clearance

Retired Navy Admiral William H. McRaven, who led the Navy SEAL raid that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, wrote a letter to President Trump in …

Osama Bin Laden

Schools closed after Oklahoma parents threaten to castrate transgender child

An entire school district has been closed after parents threatened a transgender girl with castration and a beating because she used the girls’ …

LGBTQI

Manafort emailed Kushner with recommendations for senior administration posts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is now officially part of the trove of evidence in Paul Manafort's criminal trial, as part of an email exchange with the former campaign chairman about potential senior administration jobs.<p>Manafort sent Kushner a recommendation to appoint Federal …

Donald Trump

Video of Baltimore officer beating a man leads to cop's resignation

<b>(CNN) —</b> The video starts with a man screaming in a police officer's face.<p>"For what?!" the man yells on a Baltimore sidewalk.<p>The officer responds by shoving the man backward against a brick wall.<p>"Don't touch me!" the man yells, slapping the cop's hand away.<p>Then the video gets really ugly.<p>The officer …

Justice

Video Shows Baltimore Police Officer Brutally Beating Unarmed Man

The Baltimore Police Department is under scrutiny yet again after a video went viral on Saturday showing two black officers brutally assaulting an …

Justice

Single Payer Is Actually a Huge Bargain

Steffie Woolhandler, David U. Himmelstein, Adam GaffneyIt would save both dollars and lives compared to our current system. The post Single Payer Is …

Health Care

Before ‘Unite the Right’ Rally, Trump Does Not Condemn Supremacists

WASHINGTON — As white nationalists planned to gather in front of the White House on Sunday to mark the anniversary of last year’s violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., President Trump denounced “all types of racism,” but did not specifically condemn the supremacists.<p>“Riots in Charlottesville a …

Rights & Freedoms

Justice Sotomayor: ‘We have stopped being a civilized nation and accepted barbarism’

The Supreme Court just ruled that a man may be tortured to death<p>Justice Sonia Sotomayor concludes her dissent in <i>Irick v. Tennessee</i> with the kind of …

Death Row

Trump handed off the VA to three Mar-a-Lago fat cats who have been running it in secret

Perlmutter also has a history of behavior that’s distinctly odd. That includes turning a fight with a neighbor over the condition of a private tennis …

David Shulkin

Ten months without power: the Puerto Ricans still without electricity

They treat people who live in places like this like we matter less Diana Vera-Maldonado<p>They have eaten by candlelight for the past 10 months, powerless and isolated.<p>Their small home, with its wooden walls and tin roof, nestled high up in the hills of Utuado municipality, somehow survived Hurricane …

Caribbean

George Takei: Trump’s Family Separation Policy Is More ‘Evil’ Than Japanese Internment

The outspoken activist opens up about his new social-media endeavor TraceMe, and how the Trump administration’s cruel immigration policies remind him …

Social Media

Hacktivists From Anonymous Vow To Take Down Conspiracy Theorists QAnon

The anarchist hacking group Anonymous has vowed to “wreck” those behind the shadowy right-wing conspiracy generator QAnon.<p>“We will not sit idly by …

QAnon

Portland far-right marchers have rally plans foiled by store manager who calls tow trucks on them: ‘Our cars are toast’

Organizers of Saturday’s alt-right rally in Portland, Oregon had their meeting plans foiled by a grocery store manager who called tow trucks on them. …

Commercial Real Estate

Transit Union Refuses to Bring White Nationalists to 'Unite the Right' Rally

Washington D.C.’s metro rail system is considering providing separate trains for white nationalists attending the so-called “Unite the Right” rally …

Rights & Freedoms

NRA Gets Trolled With 'Thoughts And Prayers' Over Reported Financial Woes

"Don't send money.... thoughts and prayers should suffice."<p>The National Rifle Association is reportedly falling on hard times.<p>According to a Rolling Stone article published on Friday, the organization claims it may soon “be unable to exist” due to an ongoing legal battle with New York Gov. Andrew …

Steve Kerr

Orrin Hatch suffers Merrick Garland amnesia: ‘We didn’t treat their candidates the way they are treating ours’

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Thursday lashed out at Democrats for holding up Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. “I really want to …

Orrin Hatch

The Russian mob first ‘made its move’ on Trump when he was hemorrhaging money in 2002: Documentary filmmaker

A documentary filmmaker appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Thursday to talk about what he’s found while researching “Active Measures,” his new …

Donald Trump

WATCH: White woman rips away sign from BLM protester — then cries like a baby to cop when she gets punched

A white woman was caught on camera ripping away a sign from a Black Lives Matter protester — and then crying to a police officer when the woman who …

Justice

'I'm telling the truth': Former wrestlers stand up to pressure from Jordan to lie about abuse

Extremist Republican Rep. Jim Jordan didn’t just lie about knowing that a team doctor was sexually abusing student-athletes during his time as a …

Ohio State University

Trump’s matter-of-fact fascism

<b>Michael Cohen; Donald Trump; A.G. Sulzberger (AP/Getty/Salon)</b><p>Like a dictator, Trump exercises power only with money and fear<p>Lucian K. Truscott IV<p>August 1, 2018 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump has spent his entire life buying his way into deals and out of trouble. For 40 years, all he did was have …

Donald Trump

GOP Congressman on Woman Murdered by Her Husband: Gotta Hear Both Sides

Republican Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas has some truly baffling thoughts about domestic violence and a spousal murder case, and he thought it might be …

Domestic Violence

Memphis police have been secretly creeping on local Black Lives Matter activists’ social media

Sealed documents released by city officials in response to an ACLU lawsuit revealed the clandestine activity -- which may violate the law.<p>Black Lives …

Social Media

As QAnon Goes Mainstream, Trump’s Rallies Are Turning Darker

President Trump was in Tampa, Florida, Tuesday night to support Rep. Ron DeSantis’ campaign for governor. As is the case with all of the president’s …

Donald Trump

Trump voters have shown themselves to be hateful and violent. We must stop normalizing them

Tuesday night at his rally in Tampa, Florida, Donald Trump did what he always does: spouted nonsense, told massive lies about his accomplishments, …

Donald Trump

Trump approvingly tweets video of his rally crowd harassing a journalist

Trump’s Tampa rally turned ugly. Trump tweeted to support the rallygoers.<p>One of the most chilling aspects of the Trump presidency for anyone with a baseline familiarity with history is the way his rhetoric has whipped up crowds at his rallies. The “lock her up” chants against Hillary Clinton, the …

Donald Trump

Playboy model who signed hush deal with GOP fundraiser says Cohen 'recruited' to fix problem, lawsuit says

A former Playboy model who claims to have had an affair and became pregnant by a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump claims the president's …

Donald Trump

Worse than Pizzagate conspiracy theory is gaining force among Trump supporters

The full spray of QAnon information includes: How violent criminal John McCain must wear an ankle bracelet and be tracked at all times, the harem of …

Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia arrests two more women's rights activists: rights group

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has arrested two more women's rights activists, the latest to be swept up in a government crackdown on activists, clerics and journalists, an international rights group said on Wednesday.<p>Human Rights Watch (HRW) said authorities arrested Samar Badawi and Nassima …

Human Rights