Politics

N.C. Politician Shares Post Calling Obama ‘Islamic Son of a B****’

N.C. Politician Shares Post Calling Obama 'Islamic Son of a B****'

A North Carolina state representative is defending a meme he shared on Facebook that refers to President Obama as an “Islamic son of a b****” and a “coward.” Republican state Rep. Michael Speciale shared the meme on Sept. 5, according to WNCT, who first reported the story. The meme shows a photo of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking with the president, …

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VIDEO Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos Escorted Out of Donald Trump Press Conference

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A security guard escorted Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of Donald Trump’s press conference on Tuesday, after he refused to sit down and stop asking a question. CNN caught the incident on camera, and it showed Trump calling on another reporter before he turned to Ramos and hold him to sit down since he hadn’t been called on. “Excuse me, …

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Bill Maher Criticizes Trump’s Stance on Immigration

Bill Maher Criticizes Trump's Stance on Immigration

In his Friday monologue, Bill Maher has choice words for two figures that have been trending topics in news lately, Josh Duggar from “19 Kids and Counting” and presidential candidate Donald Trump, who well all know too well. He first picked at Josh Duggar, who has recently been in the news for his association to the website, “AshleyMadison.com,” where he …

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Black Lives Matter Activists Disrupt Jeb Bush Rally

Black Lives Matter Activists Disrupt Jeb Bush Rally

Protesters disrupted a Jeb Bush campaign event Wednesday, one of several instances in which Black Lives Matter activists have stolen a candidate’s thunder. According to an NBC report, protesters began chanting “Black lives matter” after Bush gave the following response to a question about racial injustice: “We have serious problems, and these problems have gotten worse in the last few years. …

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Former President Jimmy Carter Announces he has Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter Announces he has Cancer

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has announced that a liver operation he underwent has revealed that he has cancer, and the disease has spread to other parts of his body. Immediately following the surgery, Emory University Hospital had said on Monday that Carter’s prognosis was “excellent” for a full recovery. News of the updated diagnosis came Wednesday afternoon. Carter, 90, the 39th …

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Bernie Sanders Draws 28,000 People in Portland

Bernie Sanders Draws 28,000 People in Portland

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, who has been drawing eye-poppingly large crowds on the campaign trail, on Sunday night attracted his largest audience yet: about 28,000 people in Portland, Ore., according to staff at the venue. Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont who has emerged as the leading alternative to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination, appeared at a Portland …

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Donald Trump Stirs GOP Presidential Debate

Donald Trump Stirs GOP Presidential Debate

Donald Trump’s latest reality show roared into Ohio on Thursday night. Within a few minutes of his first debate as a Republican presidential candidate, Trump ridiculed comedian Rosie O’Donnell and griped about his treatment by Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. But it was his refusal to rule out a third-party presidential run — a move that could deny Republicans the …

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Attorney General Kathleen Kane Charged with Perjury, Official Oppression, Obstruction of Justice

Attorney General Kathleen Kane Charged with Perjury, Official Oppression, Obstruction of Justice

District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman of Montgomery County has criminally charged Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane with leaking confidential documents and then lying to a grand jury about it under oath. At a news conference this morning, Ms. Ferman unveiled an indictment including charges of perjury, official oppression, obstruction of justice and contempt of court. She said Ms. Kane would …

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Puerto Rico Defaults for the first time in History

Puerto Rico just defaulted for the first time

The commonwealth paid a mere $628,000 toward a $58 million debt bill due Monday to creditors of its Public Finance Corporation. This will hurt the island’s residents, not Wall Street. The debt is mostly owned by ordinary Puerto Ricans through credit unions. “This was a decision that reflects the serious concerns about the Commonwealth’s liquidity in combination with the balance …

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Senate Fails to strip Planned Parenthood of its $500 million-plus in Federal Funding

Sen. Richard Shelby

An effort to defund Planned Parenthood in the wake of controversial videos showing officials discussing the sale of fetal tissue failed in the U.S. Senate this afternoon. Senate Democrats blocked the GOP-led effort to strip the organization of the roughly $528 million in federal funding it receives each year. The Senate vote on moving ahead with the measure failed on …

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