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Hillary 2020? Former adviser says there’s a (slim) chance

With no clear frontrunner emerging from the Democratic camp, one former adviser reckons 2020 might be Hillary Clinton’s time to shine – much to the amusement of the White House. Philippe Reines, a former senior adviser to Clinton during her tenure as Secretary of State, told Politico on Friday that while Clinton’s chances of running in 2020 are “somewhere between ...

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CNN’s Acosta bizarrely tells former WH official to ‘Fu*k off’ for teasing tweet

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta has been outed for an abusive outburst following some mild trolling by a former White House official on Twitter. On Thursday, Acosta tweeted a rambling complaint accusing White House staff of playing music too loud at President Donald Trump’s rally in Montana, restricting live TV press coverage from the event. READ MORE: ‘How is ...

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Former US nuclear command officer charged with diverting military contracts to her own company

US Navy Captain Heather Cole has been charged with criminal conspiracy after failing to disclose her active-duty military status while negotiating over half a million dollars in defense contracts with her own company. Cole pleaded not guilty before court martial and is set to go to trial in December on charges of criminal conspiracy linked to the activities of her ...

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Former FBI agent jailed for leaking bureau’s ‘secret rules’ to Intercept

A former FBI agent in Minnesota has been sentenced to four years in prison and three years of supervised release for leaking documents about the bureau’s practices, some of them classified, to The Intercept. Terry James Albury was sentenced on Thursday on one count of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information and one count of retention of national defense information. ...

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A former Google+ UI designer suggests inept management played a role in the network’s demise (beyond Facebook’s impact)

A lot of people leave their jobs because of bosses they can’t stand. Yet it’s seldom the case that a former employee publicly badmouths management after the fact. The obvious risk in doing so: future employers might not want to gamble on this person badmouthing them at a later date. That isn’t stopping Morgan Knutson, a UI designer who seven ...

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Trump's strange portrait with former GOP presidents has netizens in stitches (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Journalist Leslie Stahl’s interview with President Trump on 60 Minutes didn’t yield much information people didn’t already know. However, one seemingly explosive revelation came in the unexpected form of… a painting. Trump covered a lot of ground in the interview, including the threat of war with North Korea, allegations of Russian and Chinese election meddling, and migrant family separations. However, ...

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‘Slaughtered like chickens’: Former Miss Iraq gets ‘death threats’ after fellow model’s murder

A terrified former Iraqi beauty queen has revealed that she received “death threats” days after another model from the country was shot dead. She fears that female influencers in Iraq are “being slaughtered like chickens.” In a tearful online broadcast, Miss Iraq 2015 and social media star Shaima Qassem told her 1.7 million followers on Instagram that she had received ...

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US ‘state terror’ in Middle East has ‘little to do with’ defending Americans, says former US marine

The US war in Afghanistan was built on a “profitable lie” and the “state terror” perpetuated by Washington in its foreign wars has little to do with protecting and defending Americans, a former US marine has written. There is a “chasm of awareness” that exists between American veterans and civilians who don’t know what war is really like, former marine ...

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Former Southwest employee sues airline over ‘whites only’ break room & home-made ‘noose’

Southwest Airlines is being sued over racial discrimination claims, with a former employee stating that there was a ‘whites only’ staff break room at Houston’s airport, and that black staff once found a noose made of bungee cords. In the federal lawsuit, plaintiff Jamel Parker claims that his co-workers established a ‘whites only’ break room at William P. Hobby Airport, ...

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