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Bloomberg says Trump should ‘stop tweeting’ and let Russia probe run its course
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:18:33 -0400

Bloomberg says Trump should ‘stop tweeting’ and let Russia probe run its course“When there’s an allegation, you have to have a competent, independent investigation that will find something wrong or remove the cloud,” Bloomberg said.


Georgia Race Breaks Anti-GOP Swing Streak
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:43:59 -0400

Georgia Race Breaks Anti-GOP Swing StreakRachel Maddow shows how all of the special elections to replace Trump cabinet members have shown large swings in favor of Democrats in otherwise securely Republican districts, except for Georgia 06.


The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl search
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:28:33 -0400

The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl searchRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on pretrial hearings in the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 (all times local):


Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Michael Brown's Death
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:39:58 -0400

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Michael Brown's Death(Reuters) - The parents of black teenager Michael Brown and the city of Ferguson, Missouri, have settled a lawsuit over his fatal shooting by a white city police officer in 2014, according to a court document filed on June 19, 2017.


McCain castigates Defense Department pick at confirmation hearing
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:44:15 -0400

McCain castigates Defense Department pick at confirmation hearingSen. John McCain berated the deputy defense secretary nominee for a wishy-washy answer to whether he would advocate providing lethal defensive aid to Ukraine.


"Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and Driving
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:47:20 -0400

"Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and DrivingThe “Textalyzer” device allows police to plug in and determine if a driver was using a cell phone to text while driving. Jeff Rossen shows how it works.


Exclusive: U.S. investigators in Russia probe look at role of Flynn partner
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:01:43 -0400

Exclusive: U.S. investigators in Russia probe look at role of Flynn partnerBy Nathan Layne and Julia Edwards Ainsley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal investigators probing the lobbying work of ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn are focused in part on the role of Bijan Kian, Flynn’s former business partner, according to a person interviewed by the FBI.  Investigators are also looking at whether payments from foreign clients to Flynn and his company, the now-inactive Flynn Intel Group, were lawful, according to two separate sources with knowledge of the broad inquiry into Flynn's business activities. The FBI's interest in Kian has not been previously reported.


Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:27:48 -0400

Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflictWASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals — including one involving arms sales to foreign governments — with an international businessman who was one of his key sources.


High hat fashion shares the stage at Britian's Royal Ascot horse races
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:01:58 -0400

High hat fashion shares the stage at Britian's Royal Ascot horse racesBritish Society and Royals come decked out with high-fashion hats – some elegant, some whimsical – and all incredibly creative.


Trump team takes victory lap after GOP special-election wins
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:34:04 -0400

Trump team takes victory lap after GOP special-election winsThe president and his supporters celebrated on social media late Tuesday night after Republicans secured a pair of victories in congressional races in Georgia and South Carolina.


Career Criminal, Mob Ties, Trump Associate
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:51:56 -0400

Career Criminal, Mob Ties, Trump AssociateTim O'Brien, executive editor and columnist at Bloomberg View, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Donald Trump's past business dealings could integrate with the Trump Russia investigation.


Police Officer Stabbed in Neck at Michigan Airport, Suspect Detained
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:50:00 -0400

Police Officer Stabbed in Neck at Michigan Airport, Suspect DetainedThe officer, identified as Michigan State Police Officer Jeff Neville, was injured in the stabbing attack at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich.


Conservative cardinals step up pope challenge
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:27:55 -0400

Conservative cardinals step up pope challengeFour conservative cardinals who have publicly challenged Pope Francis over his reforms of Catholic Church teaching have published a letter escalating the row. The red-hatted "Princes of the Church" had sent a first letter to the Argentine pontiff at the end of last year in which they questioned the head of the Roman Catholic Church over his teachings on the family. The ringleader, American Raymond Burke, publicly warned Francis it may be necessary to make a highly rare "formal act of correction" if he did not answer the letter -- a bold and almost unheard of challenge to the pope's authority.


McCain: North Korea ‘murdered’ American student Otto Warmbier
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:15:48 -0400

McCain: North Korea ‘murdered’ American student Otto Warmbier"Let us state the facts plainly: Otto Warmbier, an American citizen, was murdered by the Kim Jong Un regime,” Sen. John McCain said in a statement.


Walmart And Amazon Rivalry Goes To The Next Level: The Cloud
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:48:07 -0400

Walmart And Amazon Rivalry Goes To The Next Level: The CloudWalmart and Amazon's rivalry just went to the next level.


McDonald's Changed The Meat In Its Burgers And People Are Pissed
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:14:50 -0400

McDonald's Changed The Meat In Its Burgers And People Are PissedWelp, this sucks.


James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:40:58 -0400

James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowshipNEW YORK (AP) — Tennis star James Blake has agreed to drop his right to sue New York after he was mistakenly arrested and tackled by police. In exchange, a legal fellowship will be created in his name that will bolster the work of the city's police watchdog agency.


The Death of the Boeing's 747 Is on the Horizon
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:19:47 -0400

The Death of the Boeing's 747 Is on the HorizonA Boeing forecast of the airline industry leaves the large four-engine planes like the 747 without a seat at the table.


Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiations
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:26:27 -0400

Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiationsJared Kushner, senior White House adviser, speaks during a meeting with technology executives in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on June 19. President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is scheduled to travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Wednesday for meetings that the White House says are aimed at “achieving a lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians.” Kushner will be accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, a Trump adviser whose official title is “assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations.” According to a White House official who discussed the trip with Yahoo News, the pair are two of Trump’s “most trusted advisers” and will be spearheading a “peace effort” that is a “top priority” for the president.


GA-06 Election: 'Ominous Win' for GOP in Trump Era
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:07:27 -0400

GA-06 Election: 'Ominous Win' for GOP in Trump EraRepublican strategist Steve Schmidt tells Lawrence O'Donnell he sees trouble in Karen Handel's single-digit win over Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive House race in history. Jason Johnson also joins.



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