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Man Who Ended Tennessee Church Shooting Says Police, First Responders Were True Heroes

The man who put an end to a church shooting in Tennessee after retrieving his own gun praised police and first responders as heroes on Sunday. Caleb Engle, 22, was at service in Burnette Chapel Church of Christ on Sunday morning when 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega …

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Kasich to MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace: ‘Could I Co-Host with You?’

Gov. John Kasich (R., Ohio) is “unlikely” to run for president — but he does have his eyes on an even greater responsibility. Appearing on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House” Monday, Kasich jokingly asked host Nicolle Wallace if he could join her as an MSNBC host. Kasich, …

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GOP Controls Labor Board

Republicans hold majority on the nation’s top federal labor arbiter for the first time since 2007 after the Senate confirmed Trump nominee William Emanuel on Monday. The Senate voted 49-47 to confirm Emanuel, a management-side labor attorney at Littler Mendelson and member at the conservative Federalist …

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Bill Maher on N. Korean Dictator: ‘I Love’ Kim Jong-un for Trump Insult

Speaking of the North Korean dictator on his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher,” comedian Bill Maher said he “loves” Kim Jong-un for his President Donald Trump insult. The jokes came about during the opening monologue on Friday’s show, the Hill reported. “Boy, Trump and Kim Jong-un. Fat Man …

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Nation’s Dave Zirin: ‘Today’s the Day Lebron James Became President’

“Today’s the day Lebron James became president,” said the Nation sports editor Dave Zirin Monday. Zirin’s comments followed a press conference held by NBA star James, where the Cleveland Cavaliers’ small forward discussed the ongoing debate over NFL players “taking a knee” during the national anthem. President Donald …

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Sanders Donor Clarifies She Doesn’t Want DeVos to Be Raped, Just Tortured

Rena Marrocco, a Democratic donor and delegate, over the weekend provided further insight into her Facebook post last week that said Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos “deserves” to be the prisoner of a sadist, rapist character on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Marrocco called DeVos “human pollution” in a Facebook …

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Half of Americans Believe Obamacare Exchanges Are Collapsing

Half of Americans believe that the Obamacare exchanges are collapsing, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The report found that 62 percent of Republicans and 38 percent of Democrats believe the marketplaces are collapsing. “This month’s findings indicate that most Americans think …

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Critics: State Department Delaying Aid Congress Provided to Yazidis, Christians in Iraq

Human rights activists and Catholic groups are questioning why the State Department still appears reluctant to direct money Congress appropriated to assist Christians, Yazidis, and other persecuted religious minorities in Iraq but this week quickly dispatched $32 million to help a majority Muslim group fleeing …

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Trump Slaps Travel Restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in Sweeping New Ban

By: Jeff Mason and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics …

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Pelosi Doesn’t Know How to Pronounce Colin Kaepernick’s Name

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) doesn’t appear to know how to pronounce the name of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, whose national anthem protests have sparked nationwide debate. President Donald Trump touched off a firestorm in the sports world over the weekend with a …

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