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 2018-08-21 13:51 

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Jon Stewart Saves Goats Loose on New York Subway (Yes, You Read That Right)...

Update: Jon Stewart, the herder? The former host of the @TheDailyShow, seen on the left, helped get 2 goats to an animal shelter upstate Monday. The goats traveled along the N line tracks in #Brooklyn in the afternoon. It's not clear how they got ther...

 2018-08-21 13:08 

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Ben Shapiro : Don't Count Michael Avenatti Out As the 2020 Democrat Nominee for President...

Ben Shapiro was on Fox & Friends today for a takedown of Kevin Hart and the politically-charged messages last night at the MTV Video Music Awards....

 2018-08-21 12:46 

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WATCH: ICE Arrests Last Suspected Nazi Collaborator, Wheels Him from Home to Deport Him to Germany...

On Monday, ICE raided the home of a 95-year-old man suspected of being the last known Nazi collaborator living in the U.S., and deported him to Germany after placing him under arrest....

 2018-08-21 12:19 

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Microsoft: Russian Military Intel Tried to Hack Senate, Conservative Think Tank Websites...

Microsoft Corp. announced on Tuesday morning that Russian intelligence personnel recently tried to hack and steal data from conservative American political organizations....

 2018-08-21 12:09 

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Erik Prince Goes on Fox & Friends to Appeal to Trump to Privatize Afghanistan War...

A fairly well-known tactic in today's political world is this: if you want to get President Donald Trump's attention, there is no more effective way than to go on Fox & Friends (his favorite television show) and make a public appeal for a policy c...

 2018-08-21 11:22 

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Trump: James Clapper Is 'Being Nice to Me so He Doesn't Lose His Security Clearance'...

Once again, President Trump is making it obvious that the question of which former intelligence officials get to keep their security clearance has little to do with national security, but a lot to do with criticizing him....

 2018-08-21 10:58 

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Scarborough: Melania is Either 'Completely Clueless' or Trolling Her Husband...

As Morning Joe openers go, this one was always meant to be (especially on a Tuesday morning in late August.) Yesterday First Lady Melania Trump spoke before a crowd at the Cyberbullying Prevention Summit, part of the Federal Partners in Bullying Preventio...

 2018-08-21 02:59 

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CNN's Cuomo Battles Lewandowski in Fiery Debate Over Trump Balking at Mueller Sitdown: 'Man Up and Do It!'...

"Man up and do it."...

 2018-08-21 02:34 

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Trump Threatens to Pull Clearance For CNN's Phil Mudd After Seeing Him on TV: He's 'In No Mental Condition'...

President Trump is back on Twitter and adding CNN contributor Phil Mudd to the list of intelligence officials who might lose their security clearance for criticizing him....

 2018-08-21 02:00 

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WATCH: Mark Steyn Rants About Immigrants Having Anchor Babies at the Expense of Fox News Viewers...

"When they say she is living a nightmare, she is living a dream. She's been here for 12 years, had five children at public expense, that your viewers...have paid for."...

 2018-08-21 01:24 

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Kevin Hart Taunts POTUS in MTV Video Music Award-Opener: 'In Your Face, Trump! Suck it!'...

Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish kicked off the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday night, during which, the former took several shots at President Trump ....

 2018-08-21 00:52 

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WATCH: Tucker Carlson Erupts After Ex-Clinton Adviser Calls Trump's 'Perfect English' Remark 'Wildly Racist'...

Tucker Carlson had a heated clash with Richard Goodstein on Monday night when the former Hillary Clinton called out President Trump 's "racist" conduct today at the White House....

 2018-08-21 00:27 

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Ex-NSA Chief Hayden Buries Trump Over Report He May Deny Briefings to Obama: That's 'Almost Unspeakable'...

"It's an almost unspeakable proposal."...

 2018-08-21 00:17 

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Giuliani Goes After Chuck Todd: He's 'Not Really' Objective, 'His Anger and Distaste For the President is Palpable'...

Rudy Giuliani slammed Chuck Todd on Monday while claiming that he actually fooled the NBC host with yesterday's blundering interview in which he said "truth isn't truth."...

 2018-08-20 23:16 

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MSNBC's Ali Velshi Tears Into Trump For Saying He Could Run Mueller Probe: That's 'King-Like' Power...

"If the president is talking about the exercise of king-like powers, he's just crossed a line here and said 'I could run the investigation into myself if I wanted to.'"...

 2018-08-20 22:47 

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Trump Says He Could Lead the Investigation Into Himself: I Can 'Run it if I Want'...

Donald Trump insists he has has stayed out of Robert Mueller 's way so far, but he can seize control of the special counsel's investigation in he wants to....

 2018-08-20 22:33 

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Greg Gutfeld Praises Trump's 'Fake News' Rhetoric: He's Doing What We Do, 'Shouting' at the TV...

On Monday, Greg Gutfeld used his monologue on The Five to say that President Trump 's anti-media tweets are basically no different from what people usually do when they see stuff they hate on TV....

 2018-08-20 21:54 

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Nicolle Wallace Lights Up Maria Bartiromo: 'Why Don't You Push Back' Against Giuliani For 'Spewing Islamophobia?'...

"What is going on with Maria Bartiromo?"...

 2018-08-20 21:26 

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WATCH: Rand Paul Calls For Criminal Justice Reform Because The System is Too Hard on... Paul Manafort...

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) says Paul Manafort 's legal troubles are so horribly unfair that there's no choice but to remake the American justice system....

 2018-08-20 21:00 

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Shepard Smith: Giuliani's 'Truth Isn't Truth' Flub Will Stand 'Alongside' Kellyanne's 'Alternative Facts'...

Fox News' Shepard Smith hit Rudy Giuliani with a fact check on Monday, using Webster's dictionary to respond to the Trump lawyer's "truth isn't truth" claim....

 2018-08-20 20:41 

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Tapper Pummels Giuliani's 'Orwellian' Truth Flub: We're In a Place Where 'Facts Are Not Facts'...

Jake Tapper used his Monday opening monologue to bash Rudy Giuliani for his attempts to distort reality and advance the Trump Administration's war on objective truth....

 2018-08-20 20:13 

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Rudy Giuliani Offers to Represent John Brennan in Lawsuit Against Trump, Taunts Him as 'Blowhard'...

Rudy Giuliani is tauntingly volunteering to represent John Brennan if the former CIA director is serious about taking legal action against President Trump for revoking his security clearance....

 2018-08-20 20:12 

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WATCH: Trump Reassures Crowd That Border Patrol Agent 'Speaks Perfect English'...

"Come here, you're not nervous, right? Speaks perfect English."...

 2018-08-20 19:42 

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Dear Jack Dorsey: Yes Twitter Is Biased, But Your Bigger Problem Is Lack of Transparency...

There is no better evidence of the utter dysfunction of our badly broken national dialogue than the fact that Twitter has such dramatic influence on it. Twitter enables our dangerously short attention spans, and the character-limited format intrinsically ...

 2018-08-20 19:36 

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Parkland Student David Hogg Calls for New Dem Leadership in NY Mag Cover Story: 'Pelosi is Old'...

In recognition of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting's half-year anniversary, New York Magazine has made David Hogg the focus of their latest cover story....

 2018-08-20 19:15 

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Chelsea Clinton Changes Tune on Running for Office: I'm 'A Definite Maybe' to Run...

"I'm outraged every day by something our president has done."...

 2018-08-20 18:53 

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WATCH LIVE: Trump Speaks at Event Honoring ICE...

President Donald Trump is set to hold an event to "salute the heroes" of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) per the White House. The event, set to start at 3 p.m., comes as Trump has criticized Democrats calling for the abolishment of ICE. ...

 2018-08-20 18:35 

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Fox's Outnumbered Not Thrilled With Trump's Mueller and Sessions Tweets: 'Kind of Ridiculous'...

On Fox News Channel's 'Outnumbered'; on Monday, the hosts and guest, Fox Business anchor Charles Payne, discussed the Special Counsel investigation at length, and at one point expressed some exasperation with how President Trump is handling thi...

 2018-08-20 18:26 

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Fox News' Katie Pavlich: Ocasio-Cortez Barring Press From Event Signals She's 'Harboring' Illegal Immigrants...

Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich floated a theory as to why Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez barred members of the press from a recent event: she was "harboring" illegal immigrants....

 2018-08-20 17:40 

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Omarosa Rails Against Trump Administration's Lack of Diversity: It is Actually the White House...

"There are no people of color."...

 2018-08-20 17:33 

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Brian Ross Joins Law & Crime as Chief Investigative Reporter...

Brian Ross, the former chief investigative correspondent for ABC News and NBC News, is joining Mediaite's sister entity Law & Crime as chief investigative reporter and on air host for the trial network where he will host a weekly show. Starting in Sep...

 2018-08-20 17:06 

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WATCH: Sacha Baron Cohen Asks Howard Dean About Hillary Clinton's Gender...

Cohen, disguised as his character Dr. Billy Wayne Ruddick, asked the Democrat to weigh in on conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton 's... equipment....

 2018-08-20 16:54 

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Fox Business Plays 'Bulletproof' by La Roux in Segment on Bulletproof Backpacks For Kids...

" You design these bulletproof backpacks specifically for the United States?"...

 2018-08-20 16:34 

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Why Won't Those Who Claim to Be 'Pro-Law Enforcement' Defend Our Law Enforcement Leaders?...

These days just uttering the name James Comey can feel like provocation....

 2018-08-20 15:43 

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Gretchen Carlson Responds to Miss America Cara Mund: You Cost Us $75,000 in Scholarships...

Reigning Miss America Cara Mund published an open letter addressed to all former Miss Americas alleging that the pageant and Gretchen Carlson, have bullied, manipulated, and attempted to "silence" her. Today Carlson fired back on Twitter....

 2018-08-20 15:31 

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Watch MSNBC Host Al Sharpton Botch Spelling of Hit Aretha Franklin Song On-Air: 'R-E-S-P-I-C-T'...

"Show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T."...

 2018-08-20 15:14 

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Trump Continues to Hammer DOJ Lawyer Bruce Ohr: 'A Total Joke!'...

President Donald Trump is once again targeting DOJ lawyer Bruce Ohr, who reportedly had some connection to the compilation of the Steele dossier....

 2018-08-20 14:46 

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Rep. Eric Swalwell: I Am Considering Presidential Run After Midterm Elections...

Rep. Eric Swalwell isn't just a frequent contributor on CNN, at 37 years of age, he is also the youngest member of Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives. At a time when Democratic leadership is viewed as remarkably old, the young teleg...

 2018-08-20 14:35 

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Trump Dares John Brennan to Sue: 'Worst CIA Director' Will Have to Reveal Texts, Emails and Documents...

President Donald Trump tweeted once again about former CIA director John Brennan after revoking his security clearance....

 2018-08-20 14:18 

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Melania's Anti-Bullying Speech Raises Eyebrows: Children Better at Social Media Than Some Adults...

On Monday morning, First Lady Melania Trump said in her speech on cyberbullying that children are more acutely aware of the good and bad sides of social media than, well, some adults....

 2018-08-20 13:50 

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Rose McGowan Reacts to Report Asia Argento Sexually Assaulted Actor: 'My Heart is Broken'...

Rose McGowan said she is heartbroken by a report that Asia Argento, the Italian actress and a fellow accuser of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, faced her own allegation of sexual assault. A bombshell story from the New York Times reported Arge...

 2018-08-20 13:44 

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Ex-GOP Governor Tells Toy It Can Use Machine Gun for 'Ethnic Cleansing' on Sacha Baron Cohen's Show...

"I just want to ethnically cleanse all the limited edition Shopkins."...

 2018-08-20 13:17 

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CNN Runs Segment Identifying U.S. Companies That Made Bombs Used to Massacre Civilians in Yemen...

CNN turned its focus to a crisis that is getting little coverage in on American cable news: the bloody conflict in Yemen, fought between Houthi rebels and the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen's government....

 2018-08-20 13:05 

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Trump Speechwriter With White Nationalist Ties Exits the White House...

Darren Beattie, a speechwriter for President Donald Trump, has left the White House after reporters uncovered that he had spoken at a conference of white nationalists....

 2018-08-20 12:21 

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J.K. Rowling Ridicules Typo-Riddled Trump Twitter Rant: 'I Do'nt Care What Kids at School Call Me'...

Author J.K. Rowling smashed President Donald Trump with a tweet mocking his cadence on a tweet about The New York Times Sunday....

 2018-08-20 12:15 

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John Oliver Mocks Giuliani's 'Truth Isn't Truth' Quote: 'Don't Worry Donald, Prison Isn't Prison'...

John Oliver took on Rudy Giuliani's wild appearance on Meet the Press Sunday, when the Trump lawyer declared "truth isn't truth." Giuliani told NBC News anchor Chuck Todd that "truth isn't truth" when trying to make a point abo...

 2018-08-20 12:08 

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Giuliani Clarifies 'Truth Isn't Truth' Comment: 'Not Meant as a Pontification on Moral Theology'...

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani raised the nation's eyebrows yesterday when during an impassioned debate with Meet the Press host Chuck Todd, he proclaimed "truth isn't truth!" Given Trump's past comments t...

 2018-08-20 11:38 

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Trump Opens Fire on 'Discredited' Mueller and His 'Thugs': 'National Disgrace!'...

President Donald Trump kicked off Monday morning with a Twitter attack aimed at Robert Mueller, referring to the special counsel as "Disgraced and discredited," and his investigators as "Angry Democrat Thugs." "Disgraced and discredite...

 2018-08-20 11:06 

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Dan Bongino Blames Media for Giuliani's 'Truth Meme': Playing 'Dopey Silly Games'...

Cable news viewers tuning in this morning to their favorite shows looking for insight into Rudy Giuliani's "truth isn't truth" comments from yesterday's Meet the Press likely found what they were looking for. Morning Joe had on guest J...

 2018-08-20 10:41 

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Joe Scarborough: 'Everyone Knows Rudy Giuliani Is Lying, Even Trump!'...

If there was on single pull-quote from the Sunday morning talk shows, it was Rudy Giuliani's proclaiming to Chuck Todd that the"truth isn't truth" on Meet the Press. Morning Joe opened today's show discussing Giuliani's apparent as...

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