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Brett Kavanaugh kills off bid by Republican states to strip Planned Parenthood of Medicaid cash

Daily Mail - 44 min 38 sec ago
The new Supreme Court justice split from three conservatives to decline to hear an appeal on a ruling which had stopped Kansas and Louisiana from stripping Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood.

Trapped elephant clambers out of canal after rescuers throw it an ingenious ladder

Daily Mail - 45 min 33 sec ago
The elephant, estimated to be 25-years-old, had fallen into a canal in Welikanda near Polonnaruwa, eastern Sri Lanka, when wildlife officials decided to craft a rope ladder.

Stocks turn higher as markets remain volatile; oil drops

Daily Mail - 46 min 30 sec ago
Major indexes swung from sharp losses in morning trading to modest gains by the afternoon with energy and financial companies falling and technology companies rising.

White House Digs In for Chief of Staff Hunt (Wall Street Journal)

Memeorandum - 47 min 5 sec ago

Wall Street Journal:
White House Digs In for Chief of Staff Hunt  —  Mick Mulvaney says he's not interested; Trump campaign official David Bossie is in the running  —  WASHINGTON—White House officials settled in for a protracted search for a new chief of staff on Monday, after two top contenders …

LinkedIn co-founder backs $35 million voter data project in 'existential threat' to DNC (Alex Thompson/Politico)

Memeorandum - 47 min 5 sec ago

Alex Thompson / Politico:
LinkedIn co-founder backs $35 million voter data project in ‘existential threat’ to DNC  —  Silicon Valley billionaire Reid Hoffman has teamed up with several former Obama administration officials to create an independent — and likely for-profit — database that would store …

Manafort plans to file a response to the Mueller memo this week (Julia Ainsley/NBC News)

Memeorandum - 47 min 5 sec ago

Julia Ainsley / NBC News:
Manafort plans to file a response to the Mueller memo this week  —  One key question is whether Manafort will name the Trump administration official he allegedly had contact with in 2018.  —  Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort plans to file in federal court this week a formal response to the …

Nicole Kidman transforms into Gretchen Carlson on the set of Fair and Balanced 

Daily Mail - 48 min 20 sec ago
The 51-year-old actress wore a short blonde wig and pencil dress as she was spotted on set in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.

Vive la France! (Steven Hayward/Power Line)

Memeorandum - 51 min 47 sec ago

Steven Hayward / Power Line:
Vive la France!  —  Here in America we have Civil War re-enactors, and it seems France has 1968 Paris Riot re-enactors.  The only thing missing is Charles de Gaulle.  Emmanuel Macron isn't even fit to be de Gaulle's stand-in poodle.  I notice his public approval ratings are around 18 percent.

Will the Leakers in the Flynn Case Escape Justice? (Julie Kelly/American Greatness)

Memeorandum - 51 min 47 sec ago

Julie Kelly / American Greatness:
Will the Leakers in the Flynn Case Escape Justice?  —  Two years ago this month, the set-up of Lt. General Michael Flynn began.  And now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has recommended the lightest sentence possible for Flynn's crime of lying to the FBI in 2017, Americans are reminded …

We Asked Dozens of Bloomberg Staffers if They Want Him to Run in 2020. Only 1 Said Yes. (Maxwell Tani/The Daily Beast)

Memeorandum - 57 min 5 sec ago

Maxwell Tani / The Daily Beast:
We Asked Dozens of Bloomberg Staffers if They Want Him to Run in 2020.  Only 1 Said Yes.  —  The Daily Beast reached out to 60+ Bloomberg News employees about the boss' White House ambitions.  Only a single staffer was psyched about Mike 2020.  —  If anyone at Bloomberg News wants …

Missouri Secretary of State enlists auditor's subpoena power to investigate Hawley (Kansas City Star)

Memeorandum - 57 min 5 sec ago

Kansas City Star:
Missouri Secretary of State enlists auditor's subpoena power to investigate Hawley  —  Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has formally requested that the state's Democratic auditor investigate allegations that Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley used public resources to support his successful campaign for the U.S. Senate.

‘Give Us Another Chance’: Macron Emerges To Address French People

Info Wars - 57 min 31 sec ago
Embattled French president criticized for hiding away while riots engulfed nation.

Most expensive U.S. states to get a ticket while speeding, running a red light or using a cell phone

Daily Mail - 1 hour 1 min ago
At $1,000 each, Nevada has the highest fines in the U.S. for driving over the speed limit and running a red light, while Alaska tops the list of most expensive places to use a cell phone in the car, at $10,000.

50 Cent leads tributes as crew member for his Starz series Power struck by a car and killed on set

Daily Mail - 1 hour 1 min ago
The Starz series Power has shut down production after one of their crew members, Pedro Jimenez, was killed in an on-set accident early Monday morning in New York City.

Black nurse accuses a Tennessee sheriff's deputy of being racist

Daily Mail - 1 hour 4 min ago
Stephanie Dash, who works as a home health nurse in Nashville, was visiting an elderly patient last Wednesday when she claims she was racially profiled by the Williamson County Sheriff's deputy.

High school football player arrested in death of pregnant 17-year-old cheerleader found in dumpster

Daily Mail - 1 hour 5 min ago
Authorities arrested Aaron Trejo, 16, of Mishawaka, Indiana, in connection with the death of schoolmate Breana Rouhselang, 17, whose body was found hidden in a dumpster Sunday morning.

YouTube's Biggest Personality Promoted an Anti-Semite (Jared Holt/Right Wing Watch)

Memeorandum - 1 hour 7 min ago

Jared Holt / Right Wing Watch:
YouTube's Biggest Personality Promoted an Anti-Semite  —  Felix Kjellberg, a Swedish YouTube personality best known online by his account name “PewDiePie,” promoted, in one of his video offerings, another YouTube account that has posted white nationalist and anti-Semitic content.

Heartwarming moment a California wildfire evacuee is reunited with her cat

Daily Mail - 1 hour 11 min ago
Courtney Werblow recorded the emotional moment she was reunited with her cat exactly one month after a deadly wildfire in Northern California destroyed her family home.

Gender non-binary Billions star nominated for Best Supporting Actor

Daily Mail - 1 hour 15 min ago
The gender nonconforming star of Billons, Asia Kate Dillon, has been nominated for a Critics Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for the second time.

Two nuns who stole $500,000 from a Catholic school went gambling in Las Vegas

Daily Mail - 1 hour 16 min ago
Two nuns who embezzled $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations from a school they worked at in California used some of the money to fund gambling trips to Las Vegas.

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