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Trump’s remarks may contain ‘dog whistles,’ fired FBI official McCabe tells ‘Real Time’ host Bill Maher

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Is President Trump sending out “dog whistles” to some of his supporters? That’s what former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe said he feared Friday night during an appearance on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” Maher had asked McCabe about remarks Trump made to Breitbart News earlier this week, specifically Trump’s claim of having strong support from the nation’s…

New Zealand gunman appears to have livestreamed massacre

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Compounding the horror of Friday’s massacre in New Zealand: Video emerged online that appeared to be bodycam footage of the suspect firing his weapon. “Police are aware there is extremely distressing footage relating to the incident in Christchurch circulating online,” New Zealand Police tweeted. “We would strongly urge that the link not be shared. We…

Mississippi man killed wife, friends after they wouldn’t let him drive drunk, police say

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Michael Barnhill, right, allegedly killed his wife, Marlee Barnhill, on Friday while celebrating her birthday at a friend’s home, according to investigators. (Facebook) A Mississippi man allegedly killed his wife and friends when his wife wouldn’t let him drive home drunk from her birthday party, officials said. Michael Barnhill, 30, was celebrating his wife Marlee…

Ocasio-Cortez responds after report accuses her of ‘Green New Deal’ hypocrisy: ‘I also fly & use A/C’

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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Saturday night after a published report excoriated the freshman congresswoman for pushing her Green New Deal initiative while still traveling on airplanes and using ridesharing services — instead greener travel methods such as public transportation. The piece mentioned the New York Democrat’s call in January for more sustainable energy solutions: “The…

Chief Justice Roberts’ recent votes raise doubts about ‘conservative revolution’ on Supreme Court

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Chief Justice John Roberts’ recent votes aligning with the Supreme Court’s liberal wing have raised questions about whether a widely anticipated “conservative revolution” on the nation’s highest court will materialize anytime soon. On Wednesday, Roberts sided with a 5-3 majority decision to send a case concerning a death row inmate back to a lower court. In…

Oscars 2019: Verne Troyer, Carol Channing, Sondra Locke and more left out of In Memoriam segment

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There were some notable names and faces missing from Hollywood’s most important night of the year. Stanley Donen, the filmmaker behind several iconic films including “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Funny Face” and “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” was noticeably absent during the Oscars’ In Memoriam tribute on Sunday. ‘BLACK PANTHER’ MAKES OSCAR HISTORY TWICE Donen…