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Cooper throws shade at Trump's light bulb comment

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:46
CNN's Anderson Cooper draws attention to President Trump's comments in Baltimore on Thursday, in which he blamed light bulbs for making him look orange.

Opinion: AOC attack ad was a failure

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:40
Many Republicans must have thought it was a bold and brilliant move to place an attack ad on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, known as AOC, during the third Democratic debate on Thursday. But the content of the ad drew attention to serious shortcomings in today's Republican Party, and the context in which it was aired only highlighted it as a perverse lie.

Felicity Huffman is a role model for how to own up to your crimes

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:15
Wealth, privilege and celebrity will not be keeping Felicity Huffman, 56, out of jail. Apologizing and accepting responsibility, however, will certainly shorten the length of time she stays there. Judge Indira Talwani made the right call in imposing a 14-day sentence based on Huffman's role in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal. She is also required to perform 250 hours of community service, pay a $30,000 fine, and be subject to supervised release for one year.

Alyssa Milano: I met with Ted Cruz. This is why

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:32
Let me start by saying this: I don't want to take away all guns. In fact, I can't think of a politician or gun violence prevention advocate who has suggested repealing the Second Amendment. However, I do believe it should be really, really, hard — if not impossible — for certain people to get their hands on certain guns.

Trump now says not all vaping is bad

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:59
President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products.

James Corden calls out Bill Maher for fat-shaming segment

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:59
Bill Maher has a history of drawing ire for his remarks made on his HBO show, "Real Time." Now he's being called out by fellow late-night host James Corden.

Otto Warmbier's parents to dine at the White House

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:57
The parents of Otto Warmbier, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, will have dinner at the White House on Saturday night with President Donald Trump and Richard Grenell, the US ambassador to Germany, according to two administration sources.

Here's what Felicity Huffman said at her sentencing

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:56
Before she was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison, actress Felicity Huffman told a federal judge she could have stopped her involvement in the college admissions scandal and was "deeply ashamed" that she didn't.

Suspect arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed a 119-year-old synagogue

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:34
Minnesota officials said Friday that a person was arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed a 119-year-old synagogue.

DOJ argues House lawmakers should not gain access to Mueller grand jury materials

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:52
The Justice Department said Friday that a request to a federal court from House Democrats seeking access to secret grand jury material underlying special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be turned down because the lawmakers have "come nowhere close to demonstrating a particularized need" for the information.

North Korea's legion of hackers is raking in money

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:43
The US Treasury Department has sanctioned three North Korean hacking groups. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

New 'SNL' cast member in hot water for bigoted comments

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:15
Comedian Shane Gillis, slated to join the latest season of "Saturday Night Live," is under fire for offensive remarks.

How Trump may bulldoze 'America's Amazon'

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:09
In the hottest Alaskan summer on record, amid countless signs of a climate in crisis, a camera phone captured a Republican fundraiser on Kenai Peninsula.

The President traveled to Baltimore to do what he does best: Throw red meat to adoring fans

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:54
While 10 Democrats spent two-plus hours Thursday night making the case for why they are uniquely suited to beating Donald Trump in 2020, the President traveled to Baltimore to do what he does best: Throw red meat to adoring fans.

Managing traffic in space is difficult and dangerous. Here's how we could make it better

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:38
The emails all start the same way: "The United States 18th Space Control Squadron has identified a close approach between" your satellite and another. The messages also note the projected odds of a collision, anywhere from 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 1,000.

Angela Rye calls out Biden's answer on slavery

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:00
CNN political commentator Angela Rye reacts to Joe Biden's answer to a question about the legacy of slavery in the US at the third Democratic debate.

A police officer has been fired after KKK memorabilia was found in his Michigan home

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:35
A police officer has lost his job following an investigation into Confederate flags and Ku Klux Klan memorabilia on display in his home in Muskegon, Michigan.

Fact check: Trump makes six false claims in tweets on why he shouldn't be impeached

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:35
President Donald Trump made a three-tweet argument Friday morning about why he should not be impeached, touting what he said were his accomplishments. Over the course of 139 words, he made six false claims -- plus three others that aren't false but could benefit from additional context.

MoviePass is shutting down

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:24
MoviePass, once a revolutionary ticketing service, is temporarily shutting down on Saturday and it's unclear if it will return.

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