North Korea Launches Another Missle, Tensions With U.S. Increases

On Sunday, May 14, North Korea test-fired another ballistic missile after warnings of “catastrophic consequences” from the US government increasing tensions between both countries. The test which was the first since South Korea elected a new president, follows a ballistic missile test launch which many U.S and South Korean officials say failed. While reports are […]

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Bill O’ Reilly Is Forced Out at FOX News

Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year career at Fox News has come to a sudden and ignoble end. “The O’Reilly Factor” has been canceled amid a cloud of harassment allegations against the conservative broadcaster.   Rupert Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan, who run 21st Century Fox, made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. “After a thorough and careful […]

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Syria photographer takes action instead of pictures, picks up injured boy

Every so often, a photograph cuts through the grim cacophony of the war in Syria and pierces viewers’ hearts. It happened in 2015 with an image of the lifeless body of Alan Kurdi, face down on a beach in Turkey, who drowned in the Mediterranean fleeing the war. It happened last year when a photographer […]

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This is the first time in 40 years a sitting president hasn’t released his tax returns

President Donald Trump is breaking with modern precedent in his refusal to succumb to pressure to publicly release more information on his past tax payments on the day that every American is expected to privately file theirs. For the past 40 years, every US president and presidential candidate has released tax documents. In 1973, while […]

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Teen Accidentally Kills Himself as Friends Watch on Instagram Live

Technology can bring us all together, but that’s not always necessarily a good thing. A teenager filming himself on Instagram Live recently became the center of a tragedy, when a gun he was holding went off and killed him as friends watched his feed. Malachi Hemphill, a 13-year-old from Georgia, was showing off a handgun to […]

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U.S. Strikes Syria With Cruise Missile Attack

Early Friday morning local time, the United States launched a cruise missile attack on Syria.  The 59 Raytheon Tomahawk cruise missiles were sent in retaliation for the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons attack on rebel-held territory in the northern part of the country on April 4. That attack, which used sarin, killed dozens and made hundreds sick.  The […]

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Bill Cosby Facing Decade in Jail as Sexual Assault Case Begins in June

Bill Cosby is facing up to a decade in jail for an alleged sexual assault. The 79-year-old actor and comedian was charged for allegedly drugging and molesting a Temple University employee named Andrea Constand. Now, news has surfaced that Cosby’s sexual assault trial will begin June 5, 2017. Cosby will be on trial for three […]

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Donald Trump Says Barack Obama Likes Him, Claims ‘I Can Feel It’

  On Monday, in part two of his interview with Bill O’Reilly, Donald Trump told the cable news host that former president Barack Obama “liked him,” and backed up that somewhat dubious assertion by saying he “can feel it.”     “It’s a very strange phenomenon, we get along,” Trump said. “I don’t know if […]

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Quits Trump Advisory Council After Widespread Backlash

Nice work with the #DeleteUber campaign, everyone. That shit worked. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is quitting Trump’s advisory council, sources first revealed to Recode‘s Kara Swisher Thursday afternoon. Shortly after, Kalanick sent a letter to employees confirming he had spoken briefly with Trump about his widely panned executive order on immigration and had decided to […]

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President Donald Trump Fires Acting U.S. Attorney General

President Trump fired acting attorney general Sally Yates on Monday night after she ordered Justice Department lawyers not to defend his immigration order temporarily banning entry into the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world. In a news release, the White House said Yates had “betrayed the Department […]

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