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‘It’s bad and you should feel bad’: NPR blasted for interviewing white nationalist Jason Kessler

National Public Radio is facing a storm of criticism from left-leaning journalists after airing an interview with Charlotesville rally organizer Jason Kessler, not so much over what he said but that he got to speak at all. An interview with Kessler, which ran just under seven minutes, was aired Friday on NPR’s Morning Edition. Within hours, it was angrily denounced ...

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Jury orders Monsanto to pay California man $289mn in ‘probably carcinogenic’ Roundup trial

A groundskeeper who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using Monsanto’s weed-killers for years is entitled to $ 39 million in compensation and $ 250 million in punitive damages, a California jury has decided. The jury at the Superior Court of California in San Francisco deliberated for three days before agreeing that Monsanto had failed to warn DeWayne Johnson, 46, and other ...

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Give Pelosi a (4th) chance, Trump urges Democrats

President Donald Trump is trolling the opposition Democrats, urging them to continue supporting House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California), who is “trying very hard” even though her ideas and policies “may be bad.” “Democrats, please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi,” Trump tweeted on Friday afternoon, for the first time since announcing tariffs on Turkey in the morning. “She ...

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Police dashcam footage shows dramatic shootout at routine traffic stop (VIDEO)

Newly released police dashcam footage shows a brutal, blockbuster-like shootout between a driver and two officers during a routine traffic stop in Pennsylvania that escalated very quickly. Northampton County First Deputy District Attorney, Terence Houck, released the footage on Thursday to demonstrate the risk state troopers face in their line of duty. Houck said he received permission to release the ...

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Social media posts could ruin your college dreams, lawyer warns

Merely following Alex Jones on Twitter almost cost one teen a college admission. Another lost his scholarship over a Facebook message about the 2016 election. Anything you post can and will be used against you, a lawyer tells RT. “It’s absolutely troubling what some of the colleges are doing,” attorney Bradley Shear, who specializes in social media cases, told RT. ...

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Blue light emitted from smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness – study

Blue light emitted from smartphone and laptop screens speeds up blindness by transforming vital molecules in the eye’s retina into cell killers, according to new research. The study, carried out by optical chemistry researchers at the University of Toledo, explains how exposure to blue light can cause age-related macular degeneration – one of the leading worldwide causes of blindness. “It’s ...

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Kanye West goes silent after Jimmy Kimmel asks if he thinks Trump cares about people (VIDEO)

When Jimmy Kimmel invited Kanye West onto his show, a hot debate between the celebrities was somewhat expected, given their completely opposite and outspoken political views. However, it was awkward silence that stole the show. The tone of Kanye’s interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! was pretty serious from the get-go, with the musician delivering a monologue on the topics of ...

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Democratic congressman ‘jokingly’ wishes GOP Senate candidate would jump off a bridge

Rep. Steve Cohen, a Tennessee Democrat, told a gathering that he hoped Donald Trump – the “big orange president” – would tell GOP senate hopeful Marsha Blackburn to jump off a bridge, expressing confidence that she would comply. Speaking at a community prayer breakfast in Memphis hosted by the senate campaign of former Governor Phil Bredesen – a Democrat running ...

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The Russians are coming… to hit Florida's midterms, Democratic senator claims

Florida election officials say they have “zero information” about a threat of Russian hacking in the midterm election, after Senator Bill Nelson claimed the Ruskies have already penetrated the election systems of some counties. Nelson, the lone statewide elected Democrat in Republican-dominated Florida, is facing a tough electoral battle against Governor Rick Scott, who is term-limited and wants to take ...

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Black-clad group protesting police brutality stage brutal attack outside Portland city hall (VIDEO)

Protesters against police brutality turned violent themselves and attacked security officers outside Portland City Hall. Footage shows a guard being repeatedly beaten on the head with a megaphone. The group of protesters stormed City Hall on Wednesday to express outrage after officers injured multiple people on Saturday, when Antifa demonstrators stormed a gathering by the right-wing Patriot Prayer. Footage of ...

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