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Jimmy Kimmel On Donald Trump’s Spygate: Who You Gonna Trust, FBI Or Pumpkin McPornHumper?

Donald Trump was “up off the rails bright and early this morning, peddling his latest paranoid conspiracy theory,” Jimmy Kimmel told <i>JKL</i> viewers.<p>Trump …

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Jake Tapper lists conspiracy theories spread by Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has in recent days turned reporting that a confidential FBI source met with some of his campaign officials into a full-blown unsubstantiated conspiracy theory that the "deep state" secretly implanted a political spy into his 2016 campaign.<p>The President tweeted that it …

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White House excludes Democrats from key intelligence briefing

For many years, Congress has had something called the “Gang of Eight,” which receives highly sensitive intelligence briefings. As the name implies, …

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Congressional candidate under fire for saying Puerto Rican evacuees shouldn't vote in Florida

A Florida congressional candidate is under fire for saying that he didn’t believe hurricane evacuees from Puerto Rico should be allowed to register to vote in the Sunshine State, a comment that some fellow Republicans denounced as complicating GOP efforts to reach out to a growing segment of voters.<p>…

Caribbean

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell says company is profitable

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell said Tuesday that the privately held Hawthorne space company is valued at almost $28 billion based on recent funding rounds, and that it is profitable.<p>In a wide-ranging interview broadcast on CNBC, Shotwell said the company has had "many years" of profitability. She …

Elon Musk

Why China isn’t planning to storm Taiwan’s beaches

China’s navy has grown dramatically over the past two decades, but with one surprising exception: its amphibious forces.<p>On Monday, the Australian …

China

Paul Ryan Pushes Back on Pressure for Early Exit

Republican leaders defend capabilities amid caucus disagreements<p>Speaker Paul D. Ryan defended himself Tuesday amid reports of threats to his …

Republicans

Rod Rosenstein Makes a Devil’s Bargain

Accommodating Trump’s whims may get him through today’s crisis, but what about tomorrow?<p>President Donald Trump accelerated the nation’s slow-moving constitutional crisis by demanding that the FBI and Department of Justice investigate the use of an FBI source during his presidential campaign. The …

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Coincidence? One day after GOP donor paid $1.3 mil to Playboy model, Trump grants private meeting

Qatar, Saudi princes, the United Arab Emirates, a Republican billionaire, Lebanese businessman George Nader, attorney Michael Cohen, a Playbody …

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Donald Trump Comes Unglued Amid Growing Pressure From Bob Mueller

When the Senate Judiciary Committee convened last month to approve a bill to protect Robert Mueller, a number of Republicans opposed to the proposal …

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Mike Pompeo just proved the Trump administration has no Plan B for Iran

The new Iran strategy is the same as the old one.<p>Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump withdrew America from the Iran nuclear deal. On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo outlined the administration’s new plan to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon — and it turns out it’s basically the …

South Asia

Trump Aides Worry He Doesn’t Have Good Grasp on the North Korea Situation

We’ve all been there: you’re underprepared for a big final exam, and as the test date approaches you spend too much time worrying and not enough time …

North Korea

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

Michael Avenatti Silences Critics Of His TV Appearances With Two Words: Rudy Giuliani

Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, has a two-word rebuttal for those with the nerve to criticize his television appearances: Rudy …

Donald Trump

Michael Cohen’s lawyer also works as a lobbyist for Qatar

The ties to Qatar keep multiplying.<p>Over the course of the Mueller investigation the ties between the administration and Qatar seem to have been …

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What Fresh Hell? The Trump crime family’s grifts are right in front of our noses

Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got …

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Quick Take: Nigeria Awards $6.7 Billion Rail Project To China

Nigeria has awarded a $6.7 billion contract to the Chinese state rail builder to construct a segment of a major railway project that has been years …

Emerging Markets

First spacecraft for China’s Chang’e 4 lunar mission launching Sunday

A file photo of a Long March 4C launch that took place April 10, 2018. China’s Chang’e 4 relay satellite will fly atop a similar booster.Photo …

Space Exploration

NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft snaps its first photo

TESS, NASA's new exoplanet-hunting spacecraft, has captured its first image ever, giving us a glimpse of what its powerful "eyes" can see. The spacecraft's science team used one of its four cameras to snap a two-second test exposure as part of their preparations now that TESS is only a month away …

Astronomy

Warner: Identifying FBI source to undermine Russia probe could be a crime

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee warned Friday that his colleagues could be committing a crime if they obtain the identity of a secret FBI source and use it to undermine the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.<p>Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) raised the …

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Senate confirms Trump's pick Gina Haspel to lead CIA. Here are the 6 Democrats who voted 'yes' for torture.

What's a little harsh interrogation between friends? President Donald Trump's pick <b>Gina Haspel was today voted in by the Senate as the new head of the</b> …

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Parkland survivors slam Trump's tweet about the Texas school shooting

The United States experienced yet another tragic school shooting on Friday morning, after someone opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger tweets to Pruitt about water contamination

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Arnold Schwarzenegger has a proposition for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt following a Politico report about the administration's handling of a study containing warnings about toxins in water supplies.<p>"I'm a simple guy so I have a simple remedy when …

Scott Pruitt

‘Unfair!’ Rudy Giuliani explodes when CNN’s Cuomo plays clip of him saying presidents must obey subpoenas

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani went on an angry tirade against Chris Cuomo on Friday after the CNN host played an old clip of him saying that …

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Trump’s New Russia Scandal Theory: The FBI Set Him Up. There’s One Small Flaw.

There has been no more barometrically reliable insight into the Trump administration’s defense strategy on Russia than <i>Wall Street Journal</i> columnist …

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White House cancels daily communications meeting after McCain joke leaks

<b>(CNN) —</b> The White House's daily communications staff meeting has not taken place for several days in the wake of someone leaking staffer Kelly Sadler's joke that Sen. John McCain's opinion of Gina Haspel, confirmed Thursday as CIA director, doesn't matter because "he's dying anyway."<p>A senior White …

Donald Trump

This $2 Billion AI Startup Aims to Teach Factory Robots to Think

Japan’s Preferred Networks Inc. has only one publicly available product, a whimsical application that uses artificial intelligence to automate the …

Artificial Intelligence

Adam Schiff Pinpoints Proof Of At Least Two Crimes In Trump's Financial Disclosure

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, pointed to at least two crimes that Donald Trump is guilty of, …

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'Tantamount to a Criminal Referral': Ex-OGE Head Explains Why Trump's Financial Disclosure Lie Was a Big Mistake

Walter Shaub also recalled when Trump's lawyers asked for a special favor while filing his financial disclosure forms.Former director of the Office …

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Law Enforcement Official Says More Evidence of Michael Cohen's Suspicious Dealings Has Gone Missing

There's even more evidence of suspicious financial activity carried out by President Donald Trump's attorney and fixer Michael Cohen, according to an …

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