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Will Russia Investigators Crack Steve Bannon ‘Like an Egg’?

Trump’s former chief strategist once warned that the president’s son would snap under the pressure of the Russia probe. Now Bannon’s getting squeezed.<p>…

Cold case no more: Police arrest 5 in 'torturous' 1983 slaying

<b>(CNN) —</b> Heather Coggins was 6 years old when her Uncle Tim was killed in what police say was a vicious, racially motivated murder in the tiny hamlet of Sunny Side, Georgia.<p>She now has justice in her crosshairs.<p>On Friday, authorities arrested five people -- two of them law enforcement officers …

Crime

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

The Ethics of Impeaching Donald Trump, According to an Ex-White House Ethics Chief

Richard Painter is a never-Trumper.<p>He was the White House Ethics Chief under Republican President George W. Bush, and now serves as the vice …

.@VicenteFoxQue is the president America needs. https://t.co/to2e4QWUyk

German news magazine @sternde features Trump. Text = "His fight" a play title of Hilter's book 'mein kampf'. V. strong stuff in Europe. https://t.co/swvg4UURou

Floyd Mayweather Speaks on Conor McGregor Calling Him 'Boy,' Racism Accusations

Floyd Mayweather Jr. responded to the controversy surrounding Conor McGregor calling him "boy" twice during separate media appearances.<p>"We all know there's only 2 types of boys—a white boy and a cowboy—and I'm neither," Mayweather told TMZ Sports.<p>"Racism still exists but you know, I try to take …

No Hate Crime Charges Against White University of Md. Student Accused of Killing Black Bowie State Student

Sean Christopher Urbanski, the white University of Maryland student who is accused of stabbing and killing black Bowie State student Richard Collins …

Crime

Shia LaBeouf Apologizes After Video Captures Racist Taunting of Black Police Officer

Shia LaBeouf has issued an apology following his arrest for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and obstruction after video footage captured him …

Shia LaBeouf

A black man in Maryland was lynched last week

There was one less student triumphantly marching across the stage at Bowie State University this week. A festive graduation gown draped over an empty …

Texas

Is shooting unarmed black people considered 'law-and-order'? | Douglas Williams

Police officers in the US are rarely charged with a crime after killing unarmed civilians. The Trump administration will only make that record worse<p>The disregard for black Americans could scarcely have been more visible: Betty Shelby, a police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is back at work just days …

Ex-SC coroner defends officials' right to use racial slurs

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A coroner removed from office after pulling a gun on a neighbor says he and other elected officials are justified in using racial slurs.<p>Video obtained by local media outlets shows former Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet saying he saw nothing wrong with white …

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation.<p>Kushner, who held …

Donald Trump

Sally Yates first CNN TV Interview with Anderson Cooper FULL

McConnell: 'We could do with a little less drama from the White House'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he and his GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill could use a break from the near constant stream of controversy emerging from the White House as they continue to push forward with an aggressive package of conservative legislation.<p>“I think we could …

Black Students Punished For Wearing Box Braids To School

A Massachusetts school is facing backlash for allegedly targeting minority students.<p>It’s 2017, and black students are still getting in trouble for wearing black hairstyles.<p>According to the Boston Globe, several students at the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, Massachusetts have …

Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials, who said Trump’s disclosures jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State.<p>The information …

Donald Trump

Part 1: Exposé Reveals Trump Associates & ISIS-Linked Vigilantes Are Attempting Coup in Indonesia

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I Was a Muslim in Trump's White House

When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.<p>In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the best of what …

Congratulations, America — you did it! An actual fascist is now your official president

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>Yes, the word fits him, and it really happened. There is still time to fight back and save the best of America<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>January 21, 2017 2:00pm (UTC)<p>America's increasingly abnormal politics have now surrendered to dystopia.<p>Donald Trump, a serial liar, narcissist, failed …

How White Supremacists Birthed the Worst Act of Domestic Terrorism in U.S. History

Barak Goodman’s gripping new documentary, Oklahoma City, has all-too-relevant insights to impart—and warnings to scream—about Trump’s America.<p>On …

Trump’s inaugural speech was strikingly radical

<i>Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, was director of speechwriting for President Bill Clinton. He is the author of “The Fight to Vote.” His Twitter handle is @mawaldman.</i><p>Memorable inaugural addresses come during a time of crisis. President Trump brought …

Trump's debt spread across 150 companies, Wall Street Journal says

More than 150 financial institutions hold the debt of President-elect Donald Trump and his businesses, according to an analysis by The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Journal's analysis finds that the institutions bought Trump's debt after it was repackaged as bonds.<p>The newspaper says the process has been …

Books for the Trump years: For when your heart aches and you can’t leave the bed

<b>(AP/Beth J. Harpaz)</b><p>As we reach the end of annus horribilis 2016, take some time to read — or listen — to these suggestions<p>Michael Winship<p>December 25, 2016 4:59pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p><i>These are the times that try men’s and women’s souls. With inauguration day just</i> …

Kaine: Some in FBI 'actively working' to help Trump

<b>Sarasota, Florida (CNN) —</b> Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine suggested Saturday that people within the FBI are "actively working" to help Donald Trump's campaign, his most provocative comments since FBI Director James Comey told Congress the bureau was reviewing emails potentially related to Hillary Clinton's …

Trump teen rape accuser abruptly calls off news conference

The GOP nominee has flatly denied the allegations contained in federal lawsuits.<p>LOS ANGELES — A woman who has filed federal lawsuits accusing Donald Trump of raping her two decades ago, when she was 13, abruptly canceled a news conference Wednesday at which she was to detail her extraordinary …

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