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Hugh Hefner, visionary editor who created Playboy magazine, dies at 91

As much as anyone, Hugh Hefner turned the world on to sex. As the visionary editor who created Playboy magazine out of sheer will and his own fevered dreams, he introduced nudity and sexuality to the cultural mainstream of America and the world.<p>For decades, the ageless Mr. Hefner embodied the …

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$5 trillion question for Trump tax plan: How to pay for it?

WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you pay for an estimated $5.8 trillion tax cut?<p>For President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders, that is the mostly unanswered $5,800,000,000,000 question.<p>The plan they released Wednesday took a first step toward outlining how Republicans propose to cover …

Donald Trump

North Korea prisoner Otto Warmbier had no signs of torture – coroner

Parents and Donald Trump have said American student, who died days after release, was disfigured and had teeth ‘rearranged’ in detention<p>A medical examiner has said that the body of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma, displayed no …

North Korea

North Korean Foreign Minister Says Trump Has ‘Declared War’

North Korea's foreign minister said Monday that President Donald Trump has "declared war" on his country and that Kim Jong Un's regime would consider shooting down American bombers.<p>"Since the U.S. declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures, including the right to …

North Korea

How Jared Kushner Is Dismantling a Family Empire

The somewhat allegorical tragedy about what happens when a small-town New Jersey scion tries to redeem his father’s reputation in a decade—and may set his family back generations as a result.<p>(1)<p>There’s a primal scene. It takes place in neither green Eden, where the snake spoke sweetly, nor the …

Jared Kushner

Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Uses Racial Slurs in Speech

Roy Moore, the GOP front-runner in next week’s special Senate election in Alabama, lamented division between "reds and yellows."<p>WASHINGTON — Roy Moore, the Republican front-runner in next week’s special Senate election in Alabama, referred to "reds and yellows fighting" in a campaign speech, a …

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91-year-old former congressman shows millennials how to tweet about Trump

91-year-old former congressman John Dingell has been quick, witty, and on fire with his 140 characters for years.<p>Despite his age, he knows how to use …

TRUMP: NO DEAL with Pelosi and Schumer – BEHIND THE SCENES: the WH flips out, calls the Hill and tries to walk the deal back -- MEANWHILE: PENCE dines with GOP congressmen -- JARED and IVANKA break bread with TED CRUZ

Driving the Day<p><b>Good Thursday morning. STOP US IF YOU’VE HEARD THIS BEFORE: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, CHUCK SCHUMER AND NANCY PELOSI</b> walk into a Chinese dinner on Pennsylvania Avenue….<p><b>LET’S GO OVER THE SEQUENCE OF EVENTS …</b><p><b>-- THE DINNER:</b> The White House served Trump, Schumer and Pelosi Chinese food at …

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North Korea threatens to sink Japan and turn US to 'ashes and darkness'

Tokyo condemns ‘absolutely unacceptable’ provocation, as Pyongyang reacts to imposition of new UN sanctions following missile tests<p>North Korea launches missile over Japan – live updates<p>North Korea has threatened to sink Japan and said the US should be “beaten to death like a rabid dog” after the …

North Korea

The 10 biggest global concerns, according to millennials

<b>From climate change and destruction of nature to lack of education and employment, here's what's worrying the world's young adults.</b><p>It seems that just …

World Economic Forum

Trump is at war with his own generals

We used to worry Trump listened to his generals too much. Turns out he may not listen to them enough.<p>During his campaign for the White House, Donald Trump took the highly-unusual step of blasting America’s top generals, arguing in one debate that they’d been “reduced to rubble” and later …

Donald Trump

'He's turning on people': Trump confidantes say the president's mood continues to 'darken' under Kelly's iron thumb

President Donald Trump is growing increasingly bored with spending days this week monitoring the situation in the Gulf of Mexico. He wants things to …

Donald Trump

The Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act: the new Senate health care plan, explained

Senate Republicans late Wednesday released a bill to repeal Obamacare without a replacement. The Obamacare Repeal and Reconciliation Act (ORRA) would sunset major provisions of the health law, including repealing its coverage expansion, in 2020.<p>The Congressional Budget Office estimated that if the …

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Senate Republicans on Thursday revealed the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.<p>The bill asks low- and middle-income Americans to spend significantly more for less coverage.<p>The bill would roll back the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of the …

The Week in Review: Republican Health Care Bill Sinks as Votes Fall Short

A serious blow was meted out to Donald Trump’s legislative agenda this week when efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act came to a halt. The Republican-controlled Senate failed for the second time to pass the health care bill, after the House narrowly passed a version in May.<p>Known as …

Health Care

John McCain just proved he is the Senate’s biggest fraud.

McCain, that rascally maverick, flew into the upper chamber to vote on a motion to allow debate on his party’s health care nightmare, despite being …

Scott Pruitt

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 17, 2017)

President Donald Trump’s administration dominated the headlines this week as a White House shake-up saw press secretary Sean Spicer resign and replaced with Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci. The party’s proposed healthcare bill faced further stumbling blocks as more Republican senators …