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August 17, 2017 12:45 AM Facebook Shut Down Employee Chat Room Over Harassing Messages

Anonymous board for employees last year had become forum for conservative political debate and hub for employees backing Trump Facebook Inc. dismantled a popular anonymous discussion board for employees last year that had become a forum for conservative political debate that sometimes degenerated into racist or sexist comments, people familiar with the matter 26

August 16, 2017 9:44 PM Sessions makes sweeping attack on Chicago’s sanctuary city policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions lambasted Chicago and its political leaders Wednesday, tying local policies on undocumented immigrants to soaring crime rates and threatening to withhold federal police grants if the city does not change. In a speech in Miami, Sessions said that in Chicago “respect for the rule of law has broken down,” and he linked the increase 16

August 16, 2017 2:11 PM Kevin Brady set to push GOP tax agenda from Reagan ranch

WASHINGTON – In the buildup to the GOP's effort to streamline and cut taxes, Congressman Kevin Brady of The Woodlands will deliver a speech Wednesday at the late President Ronald Reagan's Ranch in California. The speech, billed as a demonstration of how "tax reform will directly improve the lives of Texans and all Americans," will stream live at 4:30 central 29

August 15, 2017 10:26 PM Laura Ingraham reportedly in talks for Fox News show

Laura Ingraham, who made waves at the Republican National Convention last year for what appeared to be a Nazi salute, is reportedly in talks for a show on Fox News. The conservative radio host is in talks for her own show on the network, according to CNN. Currently, the primetime slots are occupied by Tucker Carlson at 8 p.m., “The Five” at 9 p.m. and Sean Hannity 35

August 15, 2017 6:18 PM Justice Dept. Demands Data on Visitors to Anti-Trump Website, Sparking Fight

The fight, which came to light on Monday when Dreamhost published a blog post entitled “We Fight For the Users,” centers on a search warrant for information about a website,, which served as a clearinghouse for activists seeking to mobilize resistance to Mr. Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20. The website featured maps to organize blockades 91

August 15, 2017 5:32 AM ‘New York hates you’: Protesters greet the president at Trump Tower

When President Trump returned to his hometown of New York City on Monday night, he received anything but a warm welcome. Trump was returning to his eponymous tower for the first time since being inaugurated. Protesters gathered in the shadow of Trump Tower on Monday evening, filling the sidewalk for several blocks and forming a gauntlet of signs and chants 32

August 14, 2017 9:50 PM Let Virginia Prosecute the Charlottesville Terrorism

Domestic acts of violent crime are typically the purview of the states, not the feds. One of the odder sidelines of this weekend’s murderous vehicular attack in Charlottesville, which killed a young woman and injured at least 19 others, has been pointed media questioning of Trump-administration officials about terrorism. Attorney General Jeff Sessions 14

August 14, 2017 2:04 PM SEE IT: Charlottesville man, Deandre Harris, viciously beaten with metal poles by white supremacists

Deandre Harris was attacked by several white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va. A Charlottesville man who was savagely attacked over the weekend by a group of white supremacists wielding metal poles has taken to social media to share photos of his horrifying wounds. Deandre Harris, 20, and a group of his friends went to Emancipation Park Saturday to counter-protest 18

August 14, 2017 11:27 AM Soros group ramps up lobbying efforts in 2017

Liberal billionaire George Soros's advocacy arm is ramping up its lobbying efforts this year, disclosure forms show. The deep-pocketed Democratic financier increased lobbying expenditures on a range of foreign issues, including efforts to oppose laws described as a direct attack on his funding of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in his native country 43

August 14, 2017 4:34 AM 5 Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards

3. Ladies Inspiring Teens: Both Zendaya and Fifth Harmony broke from the levity of the evening to talk about their concerns about what's going on in the world outside. Zendaya said in her impassioned acceptance speech for Choice Summer Movie Actress: "With all the injustice and the hatred and everything that is happening not only in the world, but in our country 26