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The Scandal That Keeps On Giving

The Louisville Courier Journal first reported last night that a GOP-aligned PR firm run (along with two other partners) by a paid CNN commentator, Scott Jennings, was the outfit behind the published testimonial of Nick Sandmann, the high school junior got into that stand-off with Native American activist Nathan Phillips in DC on Friday. But there’s more! Jennings was also a key player in the US Attorney firing scandal way back when. Here’s a search for Scott Jennings and ‘Iglesias’, the last nam...
Tags: News, US, Cnn, Gop, Dc, Iglesias, Josh Marshall, Jennings, New Mexico US, Louisville Courier Journal, Nathan Phillips, Scott Jennings, Editor’s Blog, Nick Sandmann, Zack Roth Kate Klonick Paul Kiel


Chris Brown arrest the latest in troubled history

Arguably Chris Brown's most publicized trouble was his 2009 arrest for viciously beating his then-girlfriend, fellow singer Rihanna.
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Belarusian model who offered to trade US election info is released from jail

A Belarusian model who claimed to have insider knowledge of Russian attempts to meddle in the US elections has been freed from police custody in Moscow, state media reported.
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Brexit-backer James Dyson is moving his company HQ to Singapore

British entrepreneur James Dyson was a prominent supporter of Brexit. Now, he's moving his company to Singapore.
Tags: Singapore, Cnn, James Dyson, HQ


Trump sees the wall as a monument to himself

One thing about Donald Trump: He knows how to tell you what he's really thinking.
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Best video game system of all time? Ocasio-Cortez votes for Nintendo 64

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed off her knowledge of video games and ability to connect with people using non-traditional methods during a surprise appearance on a live stream of an online video game fundraiser.
Tags: Cnn, Nintendo, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez


Los Angeles teachers are back on strike after 21 hours of marathon negotiations

Despite "making progress," the LA school district and the local teachers' union are still stuck in a stalemate as the strike has cost $125 million ... and counting.
Tags: Los Angeles, Cnn, LA School District


'Wow, wow, wow': Regina King and more react to their Oscar nominations

Some lucky people woke up Tuesday morning to news they'd been nominated for an Oscar.
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Gigi Wu, Taiwanese 'bikini hiker,' dies after mountain fall

Gigi Wu, a Taiwanese internet star famous for hiking mountains, was found dead on Monday after falling into a gorge 30 meters deep (100 feet), the island's state media reported. Wu fell from Taiwan's Jupen Mountain Saturday, January 19.
Tags: Taiwan, Cnn, Wu, Gigi Wu


Emin Agalarov Cancels US Tour After Talks Break Down With Mueller, Congress

Russian singer Emin Agalarov, the architect of the now-infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting, is cancelling his four-city U.S. tour after a failure to reach a deal over the parameters of his testimony with both Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Congress, according to a Tuesday CNN report. Agalarov is not a U.S. citizen and not subject to U.S. jurisdiction. His lawyer told CNN that he would not agree to accept a subpoena, and that he was only interested in voluntary testimony, explaining the figh...
Tags: News, Congress, Cnn, Trump Tower, Robert Mueller, Mueller Congress, Emin Agalarov, Scott Balber, Kate Riga


READ: Mystery Grand Jury Company Asks SCOTUS To Hear Appeal In Redacted Filing

An unknown company owned by a foreign government can proceed in filing a sealed request to ask the Supreme Court to consider its appeal of a Robert Mueller-linked grand jury subpoena, the court announced Tuesday. A redacted version of the request has been made available to the public. The move will allow the unnamed firm – reportedly a financial institution – a chance at winning an appeal before the Supreme Court. The mysterious company was ordered to file redacted versions of its court paper...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Cnn, United States, Alston Bird, Robert Mueller, Russia Probe, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


Trump’s Lawyers Requested Mueller Statement On Buzzfeed News Report

President Donald Trump’s legal team appears to have asked Special Counsel Robert Mueller to address the bombshell Buzzfeed News Trump Tower report before Mueller’s team issued a rare statement Friday evening. Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told CNN that the team reached out to Mueller’s office Friday morning after the report was published. He declined to elaborate on the specifics of the request. An anonymous source shared the same information with the Wall Street Journal, adding that the lawyers...
Tags: News, Cnn, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Kate Riga


Colbert asks how many 'f---s' Ocasio-Cortez gives about Dem criticism. Her response: 'Zero.'

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Monday she gives "zero" f---s about the criticism she and other freshman lawmakers are getting from fellow members of their own party.
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'Hot damn!': Sam Rockwell, Amy Adams and more react to their Oscar nominations

Some lucky people woke up Tuesday morning to news they'd been nominated for an Oscar.
Tags: Cnn, Sam Rockwell Amy Adams


Russian plane makes unplanned landing after hijacking attempt

A commercial flight bound for Moscow made an emergency landing in the Western Siberian town of Khanty-Mansiysk after a drunk passenger tried to hijack the aircraft.
Tags: Cnn, Moscow, Khanty Mansiysk


Get a hypoallergenic microfiber 6-piece sheet set at a deep discount

This week, we're highlighting the iEnjoy Home six-piece sheet set that uses microfiber yarn. Plus it is hypoallergenic and antimicrobial.
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When to take (or not take) aspirin to prevent heart trouble

Aspirin, a mild pain reliever, is one of the most familiar medicines in the world. One increasingly common use of this popular medicine, though, may not be safe for some older adults, a new analysis of existing research suggests.
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'So what' moments in politics

Rudy Giuliani says, "So what?" President Trump says, "Who cares?" CNN's Jeanne Moos does.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Jeanne Moos


Boeing's famous trijet 727 makes last commercial flight

Air travelers will no longer be able to enjoy the Boeing 727's distinctive design after the jet made its last commercial passenger flight.
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Rudy Giuliani has no idea what he's talking about on Trump Tower Moscow

Here's a good way to think about Rudy Giuliani's handling of questions about when (or if) President Donald Trump had conversations during the 2016 campaign with his one-time lawyer Michael Cohen about plans to build Trump Tower Moscow: You throw 10 balls in the air at once and, only as they are all hurtling back toward you -- and the ground -- do you realize you only have two hands and can't possibly hope to catch them all.
Tags: Cnn, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower Moscow


Scott Jennings’ PR Firm Played Big Role In Phillips-Sandmann Spin

PR firm RunSwitch, co-run by adviser to Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Scott Jennings, has played a significant role in quelling the outrage over a video that at first appeared to show a MAGA hat-wearing teen disrespectfully crowding the space of and smirking at a Native American man. The firm said in a statement that it “has been retained by the Sandmann family to offer professional counsel with what has become a national media story. We are working with the family to ensure an a...
Tags: News, Cnn, Omaha, Jennings, Louisville Courier Journal, Maga, Nathan Phillips, Scott Jennings, Kate Riga, Nick Sandmann, Sandmann, Phillips Sandmann Spin, Mitch McConnell R KY Scott Jennings


The shutdown: A duel of proposals, votes and narratives

This week there will be dueling proposals to reopen the government. There will be dueling votes to reopen the government. There will be dueling narratives about who is serious about reopening the government.
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Supreme Court again takes no action on DACA, leaving policy in effect for now

The Supreme Court on Tuesday once again did not act on the Trump administration's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, leaving protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children in place for at least the next several months.
Tags: Supreme Court, US, Cnn, Trump, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals


Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect

The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational.
Tags: Supreme Court, Cnn, Donald Trump


'Wage dispute' worker wrecks hotel in digger rampage

A construction worker used a mechanical digger to wreck a hotel in Liverpool, UK, in an alleged dispute over unpaid wages.
Tags: Cnn, Liverpool UK


This Paul Ryan-Donald Trump anecdote is so, so painful

Donald Trump isn't a big policy guy. Or a big respect guy.
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Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil is open for business

Jair Bolsonaro had a simple message for the bankers, investors and chief executives gathered in Davos: Brazil is open for business.
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Rudy Giuliani can't get his story straight about Trump Tower Moscow

Here's a good way to think about Rudy Giuliani's handling of questions about when (or if) President Donald Trump had conversations during the 2016 campaign with his one-time lawyer Michael Cohen about plans to build Trump Tower Moscow: You throw 10 balls in the air at once and, only as they are all hurtling back toward you -- and the ground -- do you realize you only have two hands and can't possibly hope to catch them all.
Tags: Cnn, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower Moscow


'What scares me the most': Business leaders in Davos are worried about central banks

Business leaders in Davos aren't thrilled about a global economic slowdown. But they're even more worried about how central banks will respond.
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Supreme Court says public may soon know more about mystery company in Mueller-related case

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that a mystery company fighting a subpoena related to the Mueller investigation could file court papers asking the justices to take up its appeal under seal.
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