• Trump dictated son's statement on Russian Federation talks
Trump dictated son's statement on Russian Federation talks

President Donald Trump raised eyebrows Friday when he suggested cops get rough with suspects, but White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that he shouldn't be taken literally. It was disclosed to the proper parties, which is how the New York Times found out about it to begin with. "The president wasn't involved in...

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  • Late Night Hosts Say Farewell To the Mooch!
Late Night Hosts Say Farewell To the Mooch!

He also tore into Steve Bannon , charging Trump's top strategist with seeking the media spotlight: "I'm not Steve Bannon , I'm not trying to suck my own c-k", and said he would fire the entire White House comms team if press leaks didn't stop.

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  • Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation meeting
Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation meeting

The claims were later shown to be misleading . The Post reports that "advisers to Trump and his family" are anxious that "any indication that Trump was seeking to hide information about contacts between his campaign and Russians nearly inevitably would draw additional scrutiny from Mueller".

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  • Racist Facebook group mistakes bus seats for burka-clad women
Racist Facebook group mistakes bus seats for burka-clad women

Not one. It didn't stop Fedrelandet viktigst , which has around 13,000 members, who all failed to see the obvious. You never know who is underneath. "Get them out of our country, those that look like collapsed umbrellas", reads another comment .

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  • Ardern: Baby question 'unacceptable'
Ardern: Baby question 'unacceptable'

Others echoed Barry's sentiment, saying male politicians weren't asked the same question. In an interview with New Zealand's The Project , she said she was "not predetermining any of that" and would take every day as it comes. Greens' co-leader James Shaw says she shouldn't have been asked the question. Meanwhile, an NZ poll asked if it was ...

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  • DOJ to use civil rights funding to fight against affirmative action
DOJ to use civil rights funding to fight against affirmative action

The move to address "reverse racism" - a term alleging the victimization of whites by historically oppressed nationalities - comes on the heels of other Justice Department policy changes relating to police reforms , LGBTQ rights and voting rights that have been panned as regressive by social rights campaigners and progressives in the U.S.

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  • Court keeps Great Lakes wolves on endangered species list
Court keeps Great Lakes wolves on endangered species list

More information on the court's decision can be found here. In 2013 the Service used this "orphan" legal status to then propose removing protections for gray wolves in the rest of the country, including California, Oregon and Washington, where small populations are still recovering, as well as the southern Rockies and Adirondacks, where there is su...

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  • US President Donald Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill into law - Pence
US President Donald Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill into law - Pence

In addition to ordering the drawdown of US personnel, Russian Federation has also quickened pulses in the West with previously planned military exercises on the edge of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation territory later this summer. "We will reject any claim at any time by any nation that undermines this enduring principle". As negotiations betwe...

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  • Democrats' 2018 strategy includes supporting candidates that oppose abortion
Democrats' 2018 strategy includes supporting candidates that oppose abortion

That is why I will be convening women leaders from across the country in the next week on how we can make sure our Democratic candidates and elected leaders are living up to these fundamental values. In a statement to Mic , a former Democratic National Committee official who spoke on the condition of anonymity suggested that, since the election, t...

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  • Riot police called to Hertfordshire jail for second day
Riot police called to Hertfordshire jail for second day

A prison that has been hit by two days of unrest and disorder has been keeping inmates locked up in their cells for entire weekends for as long as three months, BuzzFeed News has learned. It is described as "a hybrid training and resettlement prison, catering for a number of prisoners in the last six months of their sentence who are residents of He...

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  • President Trump reportedly 'personally dictated' Junior's misleading Russian Federation statement
President Trump reportedly 'personally dictated' Junior's misleading Russian Federation statement

Jay Sekulow , a member of Trump's outside legal team, repeatedly denied in July that President Trump had anything to do with his son's statement. The statement claimed that the topic of the meeting was primarily about the adoption of Russian children, which "wasn't a campaign issue" at the time .

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  • China's State Media to Trump: Stop 'Emotional Venting' on Twitter
China's State Media to Trump: Stop 'Emotional Venting' on Twitter

Tensions have flared since the meeting between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in April. While China worries about North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, and the US reaction to them, its overriding concern, USA officials say, is to avoid a North Korean collapse, which could send millions of refugees fleeing toward China ...

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  • Putin signs into law Syrian airbase protocol
Putin signs into law Syrian airbase protocol

The protocol was signed into law on Wednesday and ratifies the agreement signed by Russia and Syria which allows the Russian air group to use Syria's Hmeymim airbase free of charge for 49 years with possible extension for another 25-year period, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  • Security guard punches fan at A's game
Security guard punches fan at A's game

The backpack, which was taken while the guard was on duty, was located by another security guard in possession of a fan in another section. The group of guards walked up to the fans and suddenly the female guard grabbed a female fan's hair and punching her.

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  • Children in U.S. taken away from parents for low IQ
Children in U.S. taken away from parents for low IQ

A child welfare report alleged the father had nearly rolled over on the child while he was sleeping with the baby on the floor. It is reported that they also considered he was too "easily frustrated" and it is claimed he admitted he "often forgets to feed his dog".

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  • 'Trump joking when he told police to be rough'
'Trump joking when he told police to be rough'

The Washington Post reported Monday that Trump himself dictated the statement . As reporters last month homed in on the 2016 meeting, Donald Jr initially issued a statement claiming they had discussed nothing more sinister than adoption.

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  • GOP Senate fails to follow through on Obamacare promises
GOP Senate fails to follow through on Obamacare promises

On health care last week, Republican defections led to the Senate decisively rejecting one proposal to simply erase much of Obama's statute. "I know there's frustration and newness in the job, but I think - I'll just leave it at that", he said .

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  • Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation links
Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation links

The Post story on Monday came after a rough week for President Trump, which culminated in his firing of new communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Monday after only 10 days on the job, and a tweet from the president assuring his followers that there is "no WH chaos!" in the White House.

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  • Govt working on a law to protect personal data
Govt working on a law to protect personal data

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing on behalf of Madhya Pradesh and the UIDAI, said that safeguards built into its systems, as well as restrictions under the law guarantee that Aadhaar can not be used for the goal of "surveillance", even if allowed by a court.

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  • Coast Guard 'will not break faith' with transgender members, leader says
Coast Guard 'will not break faith' with transgender members, leader says

If implemented, they say it "would would cause significant disruptions, deprive the military of mission-critical talent, and compromise the integrity of transgender troops who would be forced to live a lie, as well as non-transgender peers who would be forced to choose between reporting their comrades or disobeying policy".

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