‘Roseanne’ was just renewed for a second season. Already.

April 5, 2018

The election of 2016, in 2018Image: ABC via Getty Images Love it or hate it so, so much, the Roseanne reboot got a second season. After a massive ratings premiere on Tuesday, ABC announced Friday that they would be renewing the controversial sitcom for its second season.  The internet was torn up, for better or worse. SEE ALSO: Roseanne Conner wasn’t always a Trump supporter in the ‘Roseanne’ revival

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White House calls police shootings of black men ‘a local matter’

April 5, 2018

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump has encouraged police officers to be rougher on suspects they arrest. He has deployed federal authorities to stem gun violence in Chicago. And he has repeatedly called for police nationwide to implement tough-on-crime policies. Pressed about the national implications of the cases and the national outcry that has sounded out in the wake of numerous police shootings of black men in recent years, Sanders stood by…

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Ted Nugent calls Parkland survivors ‘liars’ and ‘soulless’ in interview

April 5, 2018

(CNN)National Rifle Association board member and classic rocker Ted Nugent slammed survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, calling them “liars” and “poor, mushy-brained children.” Nugent’s comments come six weeks after 17 people were gunned down at the high school, reigniting a national debate on the nation’s gun laws. An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, he joins a growing list of conservative pundits, commentators, and government officials who have…

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Trump Discussed White House Invitation to Putin in Phone Call

April 5, 2018

Invitation came in congratulatory call to Putin, Ushakov says Summit preparations haven’t begun after diplomatic expulsions expulsion last week of 60 Russian diplomats regarded as spies, the most since 1986, in a display of unity with Europe after the U.K. blamed Putin’s government for the March 4 nerve-agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal in England. Trump had told reporters he discussed a potential summit with Putin shortly after the…

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For your daily dose of dystopia, head to your local news station

April 4, 2018

Image: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images If you wake up this morning not feeling frightened, you clearly haven’t spent enough time watching local news stan for Donald Trump. Last month, CNN’s Brian Stelter revealed that Sinclair Broadcast Group, operator of nearly 200 local television stations across the United States, would be recording promotional content about “irresponsible, one-sided news stories plaguing our country.” Deadspin has since found that content and compiled it…

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Labour ‘not connected’ to abusive posts

April 4, 2018

Among the messages was praise for Adolf Hitler and threats to kill Prime Minister Theresa May, the paper said. Meanwhile, one of Labour’s biggest private donors has told the Observer he has left the party over its failure to deal with “the most blatant acts of anti-Semitism”. Sir David Garrard, who has donated £1.5 million to Labour since 2003, told the paper: “I have watched with dismay and foreboding the…

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Kelly Loses White House Clout as Trump Blazes Own Path

April 4, 2018

Chief of staff out of loop for several key recent decisions President and top aide at times now on different wavelengths Donald Trump’s side for crucial decisions on staffing and policy moves, according to several senior aides. Kelly wasn’t with the president last week when Trump abruptly decided to oust H.R. McMaster as national security adviser and replace him with John Bolton. Just two people were in the room for…

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Trump: ‘We’re going to be guarding our border with the military’ until wall complete

April 4, 2018

(CNN)President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he’s calling on the military to guard the US-Mexico border until his long-promised border wall is complete. Trump has privately floated the idea of funding construction of a border wall with Mexico through the US military budget in conversations with advisers, two sources confirmed to CNN last week. His remarks Tuesday come on the heels of multiple days of hardline immigration rhetoric from the…

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EPA Chiefs $50-a-Night Rental Raises White House Angst

April 4, 2018

Pruitt apartment questions follow first-class flight reports Washington lease is compared to an Airbnb-style arrangement Related: Bumped? EPA Chief Signals He Will Be Flying Coach After Backlash The disclosure follows revelations about Pruitt’s reliance on visit by Pruitt and agency staff to Italy that cost $120,249. EPA officials have defended Pruitt’s use of first-class flights on security grounds, but after a series of reports, he shifted to coach. J. Steven Hart…

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Should all children be first aid trained?

April 4, 2018

‘Harrowing circumstances’ The report into the deadly blast, which killed 22 people, praised the public response. But the inquiry raised concerns that people on the scene were “trying their very best in genuinely harrowing circumstances” but “did not appear familiar with first aid principles”. Lord Kerslake also said some people were trying to apply tourniquets or use defibrillators “without sufficient knowledge”. How first aid saved my little boy What the…

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Third Woman Sues to Void Secrecy Pact Linked to Trump

April 3, 2018

Jessica Denson is third woman to sue over Trump-related NDA Agreement is too broad, violates public policy, Denson claims Stormy Daniels Faces $20 Million in Damages in Trump Lawsuit Trump’s use of confidentiality agreements is a widespread requirement for those who have worked on his campaign, his transition team, and in his administration. Michael Avenatti, Daniels’s lawyer who said he had been approached by other women who had Trump-related non-disclosure agreements,…

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Exclusive: Interrogation Video Surfaces of Palestinian Teen Activist Ahed Tamimi

April 3, 2018

OFER MILITARY PRISON, West BankWhen an Israeli military judge opened the courtroom at Ofer prison for the press to watch his acceptance of Ahed Tamimis plea bargain, the teenage Palestinian activist who had already spent months in prison for slapping a soldier was blunt in her short message to the world. There is no justice under occupation, said the 17-year-old cuffed in the docket on March 21, looking at her…

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Jim Carrey has been trolling Trump and the GOP with paintings. Here are the top 11

April 3, 2018

(CNN)Jim Carrey has found a muse in President Donald Trump. “Dear Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery @NPG, I know it’s early but I’d like to submit this as the official portrait of our 45th President, Donald J. Trump. It’s called, ‘You Scream. I Scream. Will We Ever Stop Screaming?” the actor tweeted on Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the actor’s work, which he has shared on Twitter: His take…

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UK firms ‘fearful’ for post-Brexit workers

April 3, 2018

Many employers expressed the view that migrants from the European Economic Area are more reliable and more willing to work long and anti-social hours than UK born workers, the report said. The committee, however, said it was difficult to objectively assess these claims. Highest number of EU nationals leaving UK in a decade All you need to know about Brexit Immigration: Who should we let in after Brexit? The report…

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Trump Accuses Amazon of Postal Scam, Demands Washington Post Register as a Lobbyist

April 3, 2018

President Trump on Saturday embarked on his second attack on Amazon in two days, accusing the company of running a Post Office scam costing billions of dollars in potential revenue. While we are on the subject, it is reported that the U.S. Post Office will lose $1.50 on average for each package it delivers for Amazon, he wrote on Twitter. That amounts to billions of dollars, he said. He went…

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Facebook plans to purge ‘fake identities, fake audiences, false facts, and false narratives’

April 3, 2018

Image: justin sullivan/getty images Facebook‘s security and product leads have been acting globally in the company’s effort to regain user trust and protect the integrity of elections worldwide. The world’s largest social network cannot take back what occurred on its platform during the 2016 presidential election, but the team has been trying to prevent bad actors, like Russian trolls, from using Facebook to nefariously affect election results in the future. …

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