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‘We Do Not Separate Babies From Adults’: DHS Denies Allegation It ‘Ripped’ Breastfeeding Baby From Mother

  by Will Racke Department of Homeland Security officials on Friday flatly denied a widely reported allegation that border authorities forcibly separated a breastfeeding baby from her mother while she was awaiting prosecution for entering the country illegally. “We do not separate babies from adults,” a DHS official told reporters during a background briefing. “It’s a bright line.” CNN first reported that ...

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Sources: US Expected To Leave UN Human Rights Council

  by Hanna Bogorowski The U.S. is suggesting an “imminent” withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after the body failed to meet Washington’s reform demands, diplomatic sources said on Thursday. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., told the Council a year ago that the U.S. would leave unless key issues, most notably disputes over Israel, were ...

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FBI Sat On Weiner Probe For A Month To Prioritize Russia Probe

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  by Luke Rosiak The FBI sat on the revelation that previously-unknown emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server were recovered on the laptop of sex-crimes convict Anthony Weiner for just under a month, according to a review by the Department of Justice’s Inspector General. The stated rationale was to prioritize the Russia investigation, which was a decision made by Peter Strzok, ...

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Five Anti-Trump FBI Officials Referred For Disciplinary Action Over Private Messages

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  by Chuck Ross Five FBI officials, including Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, have been referred to the bureau for possible disciplinary action over anti-Trump text messages. In addition to Strzok and Page, the three other officials referred for disciplinary action are two FBI agents and an attorney who worked on the special counsel’s Russia investigation. The investigation will focus ...

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New York Attorney General Sues Trump Over His Foundation

Barbara Underwood

  by Julia Cohen New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood is suing President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump over misuse of funds in the Donald J. Trump Foundation. Trump used his nonprofit foundation in order to “pay off his legal obligations, to promote Trump hotels and other businesses, and to purchase personal items,” Underwood, a ...

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Conservative Shareholder Grills CEO Of Dick’s Sporting Goods For Pushing Anti-Gun Propaganda

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  by Molly Prince An investor confronted the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday at the annual shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, blasting the retailer’s recent anti-gun advocacy. David Almasi, a vice president at the National Center for Public Policy Research, attended the meeting representing the think tank’s Free Enterprise Project, according to Fox Business. Almasi accused CEO Edward Stack ...

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Stormy Daniels’ Legal Fund In Jeopardy

  by Joe Simonson Stormy Daniels might not have such a massive cash reserve to fight President Donald Trump in court thanks to her lawyer’s, Michael Avenatti, personal business problems. After a court found that Avenatti’s firm owes a former attorney $10 million, that same lawyer has just asked a bankruptcy judge to confiscate a large portion of the $577,000 ...

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Rod Rosenstein To Ask House Intel Committee To Investigate Republican Staffers

  by Chuck Ross Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will recommend that the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence open an internal investigation of its Republican staffers following a damning new report from Fox News, a Department of Justice official said Tuesday. “[Rosenstein] will request that the House General counsel conduct an internal investigation of these Congressional staffers’ conduct,” the official ...

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NYT Is Reviewing Reporter Ali Watkins’ Work In Wake Of DOJ Leak Investigation

Ali Watkins

  by Chuck Ross The New York Times is reviewing the work product of Ali Watkins, a national security reporter who had a multi-year relationship with a Senate Intelligence Committee staffer who was recently indicted in a leak investigation. The newspaper revealed on Tuesday that it is looking into Watkins’s relationship with James A. Wolfe, the former director of security for the Senate ...

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Zuckerberg Admits Mishandling Controversy Surrounding Labeling Conservative Pundits ‘Dangerous’

  by Kyle Perisic Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted Monday that his company “mishandled” the controversy of labeling “Diamond and Silk” — two popular conservative personalities — “dangerous” and “unsafe to the community” in early April. Facebook restricted the two conservative social media personalities on its platform on April 5 after being given the labels. The two are ...

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Snapchat Is Introducing A Feature That Lets Users ‘Unsend’ Messages And Pictures

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  by Kyle Perisic If a Snapchat user accidentally sends an embarrassing, revealing photo, or direct messages the wrong person, the platform is introducing a new feature that would allow users to unsend pictures and messages. The Clear Chats feature allows users to delete messages, pictures and voice chats from users’ Memories to groups and individuals, but it will only ...

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Senator Flags ‘Highly Questionable’ Redactions In Peter Strzok Texts

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  by Chuck Ross The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee is asking the FBI about “highly questionable” redactions in text messages exchanged between two bureau officials who worked on the Hillary Clinton and Trump campaign investigations. In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson flagged several redactions in text messages, which he said the ...

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Report: Megyn Kelly’s Show In Danger

Megyn Kelly

  by Joe Simonson Megyn Kelly might find her show in another time slot if it continues having lousy ratings, Page Six reported Monday. NBC executives are considering moving “Megyn Kelly Today” an hour later and replacing it with an hour of the “Today” show featuring Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, according to the report. “It’s the smart move,” said ...

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‘Two Men, Two Leaders, One Destiny’: Check Out The Wild Video Trump Showed Kim At Their Summit

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  by Ryan Pickrell President Donald Trump showed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a super intense video during their summit in Singapore, and it definitely does not disappoint. “Two men, two leaders, one destiny,” an overly dramatic voiceover says, noting that this is “a story about a special moment in time when a man is presented with one chance that ...

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Study: Minimum Wage, Welfare Programs May Be Increasing Poverty In Poor Neighborhoods

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  by Tim Pearce Minimum wage laws and welfare programs designed to give poor and disadvantaged Americans a boost out of poverty may be doing the opposite, according to the Employment Policies Institute (EPI). University of California, Irvine economists David Neumark and Brittany Bass teamed up with Brian Asquith of the National Bureau of Economic Research to study the long-term ...

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