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June 30, 2017 9:29 PM Trump’s voting commission asked states to hand over election data. Some are pushing back

President Trump’s voting commission stumbled into public view this week, issuing a sweeping request for nationwide voter data that drew sharp condemnation from election experts and resistance from more than two dozen states that said they cannot or will not hand over all of the data. The immediate backlash marked the first significant attention to the Presidential 79

June 29, 2017 6:52 PM From Trump, provocative tweets and taunts are nothing new

WASHINGTON DC: US President Donald Trump’s brutal personal attack Thursday on television host Mika Brzezinski drew sharp and instant condemnation from politicians across the political spectrum. It was hardly the first time. Trump has targeted those he sees as his opponents, including women frequently, in shockingly personal terms. In a single Tweet on Thursday 59

June 27, 2017 9:28 PM Trump’s Approval Rating Is Even Lower Globally, and He’s Destroying the U.S.’s Reputation: Survey

Mired in record low approval ratings at home, President Donald Trump is even less popular globally, with a majority describing him as dangerous, arrogant and intolerant. Those are the results of the Pew Research Center’s annual survey on global attitudes toward the United States and its president, released Monday. It found that, across the 37 countries 168

June 23, 2017 5:17 PM White House Condemns Johnny Depp's Assassination Joke, Calls It "Sad"

"I hope that some of Mr. Depp’s colleagues will speak out against this type of rhetoric as strongly," the White House statement read. Johnny Depp has sparked controversy for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president 120

June 15, 2017 5:54 PM French politicians condemn attack on legislative candidate

PARIS – French politicians came together in condemnation after a former minister was attacked Thursday and collapsed while campaigning ahead of legislative elections this weekend. Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet's campaign team said the former environment minister under ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken for medical checks and was being kept overnight 42

June 14, 2017 5:48 PM Turkish Court Finds Judge Guilty of Terrorism

U.N. court judge accused of ties to group blamed for last year’s failed coup ANKARA, Turkey—A Turkish judge who adjudicates war crimes trials for the United Nations has been found guilty of terrorism by a Turkish court. Aydin Akay, whose legal travails after last summer’s failed coup in Turkey sparked U.N. condemnation, was sentenced to seven years in prison 47

June 4, 2017 12:12 AM Uproar over Bill Maher's remarks continues — can he weather another controversy?

The Internet outrage machine continued to churn at a high gear Saturday in the wake of Bill Maher’s inexplicable use of a racial slur during the Friday night broadcast of his HBO show, “Real Time.” On the program, Maher used the slur to refer to himself as a house slave during a discussion with Republican Sen. Bill Sasse of Nebraska. Sasse suggested 56

June 3, 2017 2:53 PM Maher, Griffin, Colbert: Anti-Trump comedians are having a really bad moment

Bill Maher used the n-word in a Friday-night interview with Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), joining Kathy Griffin and Stephen Colbert on Over-the-Line Mount Rushmore. (There's room for a fourth and, at the rate we're going, it won't be long before another face is chiseled on.) A conversation between Maher and Sasse about the senator's new book veered wildly 68

June 2, 2017 3:34 PM Putin: Russia Being Persecuted Like Jews, Megyn Kelly Needs a ‘Pill’ for Her Hysteria

While Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared in a humorous mood on his second day at St. Petersburg’s economic forum, the mood soured as questions from American journalist Megyn Kelly turned to the subject of the U.S. election and Russia’s alleged role in it. He started his exchange with Kelly, who was moderating a panel of world leaders, cracking 75

June 2, 2017 8:36 AM Kathy Griffin to talk about ‘bullying from the Trump family’ at news conference

Since outrage erupted this week over a photo of Kathy Griffin holding a faux bloodied head that resembled President Trump, the usually fast-talking comic has refrained from commenting beyond a brief, video-recorded apology posted to social media. “I’m a comic,” she said on Tuesday night. “I cross the line. I move the line, and then I cross it. I went way too far.” But on Thursday 65