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 2018-09-23 03:36 

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Top Aide in Kavanaugh SCOTUS Bid Resigns After Sexual Harassment Allegation Surfaces...

Win McNamee/Getty The top Republican adviser involved in the Senate Judiciary Committee's response to a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reportedly resigned over a previous sexual harassment allegation against hi...

 2018-09-23 01:05 

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Brits Warned Trump Against Releasing Carter Page Surveillance Docs...

REUTERS The United Kingdom implored President Donald Trump not to release an unredacted surveillance warrant application on his former campaign adviser, The Daily Beast has confirmed. In an interview with Sean Hannity on Thursday night and in a Friday mor...

 2018-09-22 16:05 

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'Assassination Nation': Inside the Transgressive Slasher Giving Teen Women a Voice—and Revenge...

Sundance Film Festival Suppose an unknown hacker were to target a sleepy suburb, gathering everything meant to be kept private and unleashing it for public consumption. Presented with these texts, photos, emails, search history—basically an excavate...

 2018-09-22 16:03 

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Seoul's Best Hidden Bars...

At first glance, the industrial Euljiro neighborhood of Seoul, South Korea, might seem like the last place you'd want to be on a Friday night. You may spy a printing press supplying tomorrow's paper or see a bright light on the fifth floor of what...

 2018-09-22 15:33 

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Bill Maher Trashes Republican Kavanaugh Defenders' Crazy 'Doppelganger' Theory...

HBO Bill Maher kicked off the latest edition of his HBO late-night series Real Time by addressing the most nauseating news of the week: Stormy Daniels' revelation that President Trump's penis allegedly has "a huge mushroom head," like the ...

 2018-09-22 14:50 

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How One of Hitler's Favorite Works of Art Got Stolen—Twice...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast The black-and-white video captured the getaway in perfect frame, having been arranged by the "thief" himself. On December 12, 1976, the performance artist Ulay walked into the Alte Nationalgalerie ...

 2018-09-22 14:49 

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Led Zeppelin Time Capsule Is a Stairway to Photo Heaven...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast John Paul Jones, Rober Plant, and Jimmy Page come together to produce the first and only illustrated book that celebrates 50 years since their formation in 1968. Read more at The Daily Beast....

 2018-09-22 14:48 

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Why Great YA Fiction Can Kick Adult Literary Fiction's Ass...

There is an honesty to children that we often lack as adults, not only in how they communicate with us—something sometimes marked by the absence of a filter—but in how they choose to appropriate their time. Children would rather do almost anyt...

 2018-09-22 14:47 

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The 21 New Books, Restaurants, Bars & Spirits to Check Out This Fall...

Photo illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast This year may be more than half over, but some of the most exciting restaurant and bar openings and spirits and book launches of 2018 are yet to come. Seriously. No matter what the rest of 2018 may bring,...

 2018-09-22 14:45 

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Collins: I Want to Hear Ford Testify Before Deciding on Kavanaugh...

Paul Steinhauser/The Daily Beast MANCHESTER, New Hampshire -—Susan Collins's message to President Donald Trump appears to be keep your mouth shut and your Twitter feed silent when it comes to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who's accuse...

 2018-09-22 13:55 

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Beto O'Rourke, Closing in on Ted Cruz, Faces Off With Him in First Texas Debate...

Nathan Hunsinger To call it a contest of contrasts would be an understatement. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) faced off against Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) , the El Paso Democrat running a spirited campaign against him, in their first of three debates on Friday. ...

 2018-09-22 13:13 

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Meryl Streep to Tracey Ullman: 'We Need You to Run For President'...

Jamie McCarthy/Getty "Who are you?" Meryl Streep asked her longtime friend Tracey Ullman during a, by virtue of those two names, enviously star-studded Q&A in support of Ullman's HBO sketch show, Tracey Ullman's Show . The remarkable thing...

 2018-09-22 12:00 

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Hillary Clinton to Colbert: Would Be 'Very Easy' for FBI to Investigate Kavanaugh Allegation...

Scott Kowalchyk/CBS When Hillary Clinton sat down for an interview with Stephen Colbert set to air on Friday night's Late Show , it was still up in the air whether or not Christine Blasey Ford would agree to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committ...

 2018-09-22 11:47 

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Siblings Blast Gosar in Brutal Brill Ad as Trump Surrogates Continues To See Their Families Speak Out Against Them...

It's one of the most brutal political ads of the season, if not the century. At first glance, the video released Friday by Dr. David Brill doesn't seem out of the ordinary. A series of his supporters are shown on the screen talking about his oppon...

 2018-09-22 11:05 

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Again and Again, Accused Sexual Harassers Kept Their Jobs Under NBC News Chief Andy Lack...

Photo illustration by The Daily Beast NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack has been under fire for his handling of sexual-misconduct allegations at the network, including one against his ex-friend and former star anchor, Matt Lauer. But years earlier at another ...

 2018-09-22 10:21 

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Trump Is Ready for Justice Department 'Jihad' After Rod Rosenstein Report...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Friday afternoon's Rod Rosenstein bombshell brought with it a familiar anxiety inside the Trump administration, as aides waited to see just how volcanic the president's reaction would be to ...

 2018-09-22 10:08 

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DA Gets Over 50 Calls About Serial Date-Rape Suspects Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast California prosecutors said they received "well over 50 calls" in three days about a couple accused of serial date rapes and have established at least a dozen "credible leads to potential victi...

 2018-09-22 09:16 

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Here's What to Make of Rod Rosenstein's Unlikely Resistance...

Chip Somodevilla According to that New York Times article that blew up the internet Friday afternoon, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein secretly recorded President Donald Trump and discussed invoking the procedures in the 25th Amendment for replacing...

 2018-09-22 08:15 

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Trump's Long History of Defending Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Since the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were made public last week, President Trump had been notably restrained. "We gotta let it play out—but he is a fine, fine...

 2018-09-22 07:45 

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Most-Wanted Cop, Accused of Murdering His Wife, Caught In China After 13 Years on the Lam...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast An ex-cop accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl, then murdering his wife was arrested in China after 13 years on the lam, according to news reports. Daniel William Hiers, Jr., a former police officer in Charleston, ...

 2018-09-22 06:01 

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3-D Printed Gun Creator Cody Wilson Arrested in Taiwan for Child Sexual-Abuse Charges...

KELLY WEST/AFP/GETTY Cody Wilson, the founder of a controversial 3-D gun printing company, has been arrested in Thailand on child sexual-assault charges. Wilson, 30, is accused of paying a 16-year-old girl for sex in Austin, Texas. When police announced t...

 2018-09-22 05:27 

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Democratic Challenger Uses Fox News Hosts to Attack GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter...

Screenshot/YouTube It's not often that a Democratic candidate for Congress features footage from Fox News in their advertising. But that is exactly what Ammar Campa-Najjar, the Democrat challenging embattled incumbent Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) , has d...

 2018-09-22 04:46 

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Whoopi Goldberg: Trump 'Has Enough Accusers' to Know Why They Don't Always Come Forward...

The View/Twitter At the end of a week in which President Donald Trump managed to sound surprisingly measured about the allegation of sexual assault against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, The View went all-in on his latest tweet about the issue...

 2018-09-22 04:03 

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The Week in 7 Insane Photos: September 21, 2018...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast From the ground of the Korea summit to a peek inside a home with 400 pet reptiles, The Daily Beast brings you the best images of the week. Read more at The Daily Beast....

 2018-09-22 03:10 

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In Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria Was Followed by a Storm of Red Tape and Neglect...

Carlos Barria/Getty Blue rooftops made of plastic tarps dot Puerto Rico's landscape. They are a constant, very painful reminder to residents that in the eyes of the Trump government they just aren't equal to their fellow U.S. citizens. Texas, Flor...

 2018-09-22 01:46 

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Chelsea Cain Returns: 'Yeah, I'm Dead to Marvel. Trust Me.'...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Chelsea Cain used to be afraid—of the internet, of Marvel Comics , of what she might lose if she broke the unspoken rules of an industry-wide "culture of silence." But she isn't afraid anymore. Two y...

 2018-09-22 01:44 

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Fox News Spreads Ed Whelan's Batsh*t Kavanaugh Doppelgnger Theory...

Fox News It should have been possible to laugh at conservative activist Ed Whelan when he came up with his madcap (and defamatory) theory that Christine Blasey Ford was mistaken in accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault—and that it must ha...

 2018-09-22 01:11 

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Two-Week-Old Baby Among Five Slashed With Knife at NYC Daycare...

A 52-year-old babysitter accused of using a knife to stab five people —including three infant girls under her care—at a childcare facility early Friday morning in New York was suffering from "psychological distress," authorities said. ...

 2018-09-21 22:16 

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This Is Why So Many People Seem to Believe Beyonc Is a Witch...

VALERIE MACON A female drummer has accused Beyonc of "extreme witchcraft," casting "spells" on her, and killing her cat—and there's a whole heap of people out there who are treating the bizarre accusations with the utmost serious...

 2018-09-21 22:08 

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Ed Whelan, Judge Kavanaugh's Defender, Definitely Just Committed Defamation...

Thursday evening, longtime conservative activist Ed Whelan put on his Sherlock Holmes cap and tweeted a wild series of conjectures that another man, not Brett Kavanaugh, assaulted Christine Blasey Ford 36 years ago. Astonishingly, Whelan also tweeted the ...

 2018-09-21 21:18 

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The Right Way to Cook in the Great Outdoors...

Courtesy Luisa Brimble Forget baking souffls or rolling out homemade pasta , when it comes to cooking I'm most terrified by the prospect of having to make a gourmet meal while camping. I've learned the hard way to stick to old standbys, like hot d...

 2018-09-21 21:18 

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The State Department Needs to Reassure Transgender Americans About Their Passports...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast For most Americans, a passport is something you dust off for an international flight. For me, and so many transgender people in this country, it is a lifeline. But ever since November 2016, we have been living with th...

 2018-09-21 21:18 

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A Weed Library Grows in Brooklyn...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast On a humid Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, Anne Percoco and Ellie Irons guide a tour group through plant species on display around them. Percoco and Irons' tour begins in a dead end abutting the Gowan...

 2018-09-21 21:17 

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John Hancock Insurance Nudges Customers to Wear FitBits...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast John Hancock, one of America's largest life insurance companies, announced Wednesday that it is encouraging customers to wear fitness trackers like FitBit. Customers who share their fitness data can qualify for be...

 2018-09-21 21:16 

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Suddenly, Vulnerable House Republicans No Longer Bash Obamacare on Their Websites...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast If you visited Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' (R-WA) campaign website in 2014 , you would have had no doubt what she wanted to do with Obamacare. She wanted to kill it. Four years later, Rodgers' hatred for Pres...

 2018-09-21 21:16 

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The Real-Life NCIS Scientists Who Identify Dead Soldiers...

Getty DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland—The last thing Charles McDaniel remembers of his father is a fleeting, joyful moment: running out of the house to greet his soldier dad coming home from work and he "picking me up and doing what dads do, boun...

 2018-09-21 21:16 

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There's Still a 30 Percent Chance the GOP Holds the House. And What if It Does?...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Nov. 7, 2018—Democrats' dreams of divided government were dashed last night when Republicans narrowly held on to the majority of the House, and even managed to pick up a seat in the U.S. Senate....

 2018-09-21 21:15 

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Team Trump Fears He'll Cut a Deal With Iran...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast When John Bolton arrived at the White House, President Donald Trump welcomed him with a playful but direct message: "I'm not going to let you start a war with Iran." That was related by one former diplomat...

 2018-09-21 21:05 

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SVU's Detective Olivia Benson 'Is the Mother of #MeToo'...

NBC Never have the opening lines of a TV show been met with such fervent enthusiasm as the introduction for Law & Order: SVU . Die-hard fans (myself included) can easily recite it by heart: "In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are ...

 2018-09-21 17:11 

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Cosby Survivor Lise-Lotte Lublin to Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford: We've Got Your Back...

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Lise-Lotte Lublin is one of dozens of women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct. This spring, she took the stand at his retrial , which resulted in his conviction, and she intends to speak at his sentencing hearing. T...

 2018-09-21 16:03 

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Trump: My Media Critics Will Endorse Me in 2020—or Go Bankrupt...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast President Trump spent most of his campaign-style rally in Las Vegas on Thursday night convincing supporters that everyone loves him—including his harshest critics in the media, who he says are sure to endorse hi...

 2018-09-21 14:31 

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Trump Talks Kavanaugh With Hannity: Why Didn't Christine Blasey Ford 'Call the FBI 36 Years Ago?'...

Earlier on Thursday, CNN published an article with the headline, "Aides quietly stunned by Trump's respectful handling of Kavanaugh accuser." Then the president sat down on Fox with his good friend Sean Hannity. Ahead of a rally in Las Vegas&m...

 2018-09-21 13:07 

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Dems' Plan for Kavanaugh-Ford Hearings: Lean Heavily on Two Female Senators...

Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty On Thursday afternoon, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, said she would be willing testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next we...

 2018-09-21 12:34 

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Accused Russian Agent Maria Butina Subpoenas Her Alma Mater, American University...

Pavel Ptitsin/Shutterstock Maria Butina's legal team is going back to school. One attorney for the accused Russian agent, Alfred Carry, signed off on a subpoena sent to American University earlier this month demanding documents related to her time stu...

 2018-09-21 12:13 

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Kavanaugh Ally Suggests Accuser Confused Him With Classmate, Doxes Classmate...

A leading ally of Brett Kavanaugh has, based on a hunch, claimed a woman who accused the Supreme Court nominee of assaulting her in high school likely mixed up the federal appeals court judge with a classmate. Then he posted photos of the classmate, his F...

 2018-09-21 11:06 

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Machiavelli With a Sewing Machine: Edie Falco in 'The True'...

Courtesy Monique Carboni/Seven17 Edie Falco , of Nurse Jackie and Sopranos renown, begins and ends The True , a play by Sharr White, stationed behind a sewing machine—a prop that is both telling and deceptive. Falco's character, Dorothea "Po...

 2018-09-21 07:56 

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Wayne Allyn Root, Trump's Rally Opener, Is a Conspiracy Theorist Who Thinks the Vegas Shooter Was ISIS...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast "Big day today. I'm opening speaker 4 President of United States," Wayne Allyn Root, a Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist and former Libertarian Party vice-presidential nominee, boasted Thursday morning on...

 2018-09-21 06:28 

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This May Make You Weep: Miley Cyrus' Sister Is Selling Her Tears Online For $12,000...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast According to every person who has ever coached their friend through a breakup, it takes more muscles to smile than it does to frown. But how many muscles does it take to slip into a pair of $60 "Sadne...

 2018-09-21 06:05 

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Chloe Dykstra 'Considered Ending It' After #MeToo Allegations Against Chris Hardwick...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast For the first time since her Medium post went viral, Chloe Dykstra is speaking out about her #MeToo experience. In a new article on a year of sexual misconduct allegations, Dykstra told Time that, "After months of...

 2018-09-21 05:07 

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Canoers Sue Trump for Barring Them From Potomac River While He Golfs...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast "If I win I may never see my property—I may never see these places again," then-candidate Donald Trump said at an August 2016 campaign event. "But because I'm going to be working for...

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