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Mother of autistic girl, 16, is heartbroken over neighbors' threatening note

Daily Mail - 3 hours 7 min ago
The missive, signed by residents of a condominium in Bal Harbour, Florida, threatens legal action to remove Batsheva, 16, and her family from their apartment.

Corrupt Indonesian politician Trump praised as 'amazing' gets 15 years

Daily Mail - 3 hours 7 min ago
An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money.

Fifty-nine illegal immigrants are found crammed into the back of a tractor-trailer

Daily Mail - 3 hours 9 min ago
A tractor-trailer containing 59 illegal immigrants was stopped at the US border on Friday. Immigrants came from Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Honduras and Peru.

Manafort interviewed twice by FBI before joining Trump's 2016 campaign, new documents show (Rosalind S. Helderman/Washington Post)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 10 min ago

Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
Manafort interviewed twice by FBI before joining Trump's 2016 campaign, new documents show  —  Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was interviewed by the FBI twice while he was working as a political consultant for a Ukrainian political party — several years before he was named …

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower urges U.S. lawmakers to investigate company (Ashley Gold/Politico)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 10 min ago

Ashley Gold / Politico:
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower urges U.S. lawmakers to investigate company  —  Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie said after a meeting with House Democrats today he hopes Congress investigates whether the Trump-linked data firm broke U.S. law.

Over 1 million US children were victims of identity theft in 2017

Daily Mail - 3 hours 12 min ago
Over 1 million US children had their identities stolen in 2017, according to a new study. Even more worrisome, two-thirds of child identity fraud victims are younger than eight years old.

Cosby's lawyers call accuser 'pathological liar' in closing arguments

UPI - 3 hours 12 min ago
Lawyers representing Bill Cosby in his sexual assault trial called the actor's accuser a "pathological liar" Tuesday during closing arguments.

Fire chief catches three-month-old baby girl dropped from balcony

Daily Mail - 3 hours 15 min ago
Assistant fire chief Dustin Kalis was seen catching a three-month-old baby girl from the second floor balcony of a burning building in Minnesota on Sunday.

Scooter Libby prosecutor says Trump's pardon was a loyalty message to Cohen (Dylan Stableford/Yahoo)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 15 min ago

Dylan Stableford / Yahoo:
Scooter Libby prosecutor says Trump's pardon was a loyalty message to Cohen  —  One of the prosecutors who brought the case against I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby says  —  President Trump's pardon of the ex-top aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney sends a not-so-subtle message to potential witnesses …

We know an awful lot about Manafort and Russia. Trump can't make it disappear. (David Ignatius/Washington Post)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 15 min ago

David Ignatius / Washington Post:
We know an awful lot about Manafort and Russia.  Trump can't make it disappear. … When August 2016 began, Paul Manafort was about 11 weeks into his job as chairman of Donald Trump's campaign.  But despite the political tumult, Manafort found time that month to meet at a swank Manhattan cigar bar …

The great exodus out of America's blue cities (Kristin Tate/The Hill)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 20 min ago

Kristin Tate / The Hill:
The great exodus out of America's blue cities  —  Am I the only one in my spinning class at Equinox in Manhattan who's fed up paying $200 every month for a gym with clean showers, $3,000 in rent every month for an apartment without cockroaches and $8 every morning for a cup of coffee?

Armenia ponders life without strongman Sargsyan (Zia Weise/Politico)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 20 min ago

Zia Weise / Politico:
Armenia ponders life without strongman Sargsyan  —  Protesters are still celebrating in the streets of Yerevan after 10 days of demonstrations forced Armenia's long-time leader Serzh Sargsyan to step down on Monday.  But amid the jubilation there is growing anxiety over whether the resignation will bring real change.

Sorority girl defends herself for saying the N-word in viral video

Daily Mail - 3 hours 22 min ago
Jasmine Barkley was one of two girls who said the N-word in the leaked videos. She said she was upset because her Penn State friend had been 'harassed' while singing to the song Freaky Friday.

Shrugging Off Trump Scandals, Evangelicals Look to Rescue G.O.P. (New York Times)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 25 min ago

New York Times:
Shrugging Off Trump Scandals, Evangelicals Look to Rescue G.O.P.  —  WASHINGTON — The conservative Christian coalition that helped usher President Trump into power in 2016 is planning its largest midterm election mobilization ever, with volunteers fanning out from the church pews to the streets …

What We Learned From Ebro's Conversation w/ Kanye West [VIDEO] (King Louie/HOT 97)

Memeorandum - 3 hours 25 min ago

King Louie / HOT 97 | #1 For Hip Hop:
What We Learned From Ebro's Conversation w/ Kanye West [VIDEO]  —  Kanye West sparked a big conversation on social media this weekend after going on Twitter to give his opinion on several social matters in America.  —  Once of the most controversial tweets was his praise …

Sweet moment George appears to put his arm around sister Charlotte

Daily Mail - 3 hours 29 min ago
This is the adorable moment Prince George puts a protective arm around his younger sister Princess Charlotte as they go to meet their new brother in the Lindo Wing.

Ex-FBI head Comey tops 600,000 sales in book's first week

UPI - 3 hours 32 min ago
More than 600,000 copies of former FBI Director James Comey's memoir were sold in its first week, publisher MacMillan's Flatiron Books said.

.@JimRenacci has worked so hard on Tax Reductions, Illegal Immigration, the Border and Crime. I need Jim very badly to help our agenda and to keep MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! He will be a fantastic Senator for the Great State of Ohio, and has my full...

Trump Twitter - 3 hours 33 min ago

. has worked so hard on Tax Reductions, Illegal Immigration, the Border and Crime. I need Jim very badly to help our agenda and to keep MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! He will be a fantastic Senator for the Great State of Ohio, and has my full endorsement!

Young giraffe makes brief escape at Fort Wayne zoo

Daily Mail - 3 hours 35 min ago
The seven-month-old female named Thabisa got loose Monday from the African Journey exhibit at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo in Indiana.

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