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  • Ocasio-Cortez: System that allows billionaires is ‘immoral’

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview on Monday that she believes a system that allows people to become billionaires is “immoral.” The New York Democrat made the statement while responding to a question from writer Ta-Nehisi Coates at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Harlem. “I do think that a system that

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  • Fox News anchor Bret Baier counts blessings in tweet after his family were in car crash in Montana

    Fox News anchor Bret Baier has been in a car accident with his family in Montana, Stephen Colbert said on Monday. Baier was supposed to be a guest on the Late Show on Tuesday.

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  • Video captures moose chasing skiers at resort

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — A woman, in an effort to warn others of the dangers of moose, posted a video on social media of a moose charging skiers and snowboarders at a ski resort. The Summit Daily News reports Lauren Drogsvold captured the video Saturday at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The video shows a large bull moose

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  • Meng Wanzhou: US to proceed with extradition of Huawei executive despite risk of angering China

    Canada's ambassador to US says Ottawa is fed up with 'our citizens being punished' in diplomatic row

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  • Japan removes porn magazines ahead of Rugby World Cup and Olympics

    Two of Japan’s largest 24-hour convenience store chains are to ban sales of pornographic magazines ahead of the Rugby World Cup later this year and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo due to concern that the ready availability of adult publications will give visitors a bad image of the nation.

    The Telegraph
  • Video shows white man pull gun on black kids, yell racial slurs

    Warning: Video Contains Graphic Language Video posted online Monday night shows a white man in South Florida pulling a pistol on a group of black kids and repeatedly calling them the N-word during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day protest against gun violence. “Get the f–k out of here

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  • Japanese princess’ wedding back on as fiance solves family financial dispute

    The wedding of Japan’s Princess Mako appears to be back on, 11 months after the Imperial Household Agency put the occasion on hold due to an unseemly row within her fiance’s family over money.

    The Telegraph
  • Suspects shown in rough arrest video released from jail

    Three people were released from jail Monday night, a day after their arrests were captured on cellphone video in West Park.  The incident began as authorities were targeting people riding ATVs and dirt bikes on South Florida roadways as part of the annual and illegal "Wheels Up, Guns Down" ride outs. According to a Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman, deputies were trying to arrest an ATV rider, Duewayne Dixon, 26, around 3 p.m. Sunday when two people interfered with the arrest. The video shows...

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  • Open letter to Xi demands China to release detained Canadians

    A group of 143 former diplomats and scholars from 19 countries have penned an open letter to Xi Jinping, China’s president, demanding Beijing to “immediately release” two Canadians detained in China.

    The Telegraph
  • Scottish stones thought to be ancient actually from the ‘90s

    This is about as much of an artifact as the Spice Girls. A stone circle in Scotland — which sparked a rush of interest last year when it was said to be thousands of years old — has turned out to have actually been built sometime in the 1990s, Scottish officials said on Monday. The

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  • Giuliani backpedals comments about Moscow Trump Tower deal

    Rudy Giuliani on Monday clarified comments he made a day earlier that appeared to admit President Trump was heavily involved in a multimillion-dollar real estate deal in Moscow up until the 2016 presidential election. Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, had told the New York Times on Sunday that Trump admitted to being in discussions about

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  • Trump defends Covington Catholic students, says the media ‘smeared’ them

    President Trump has taken to Twitter to publicly defend Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann and his classmates — saying they were “smeared” by the media — following their now-viral confrontation with Native American activists in Washington. “Looking like Nick Sandman [sic] & Covington Catholic students were treated unfairly with early judgements proving out to be

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  • Video shows armed man threatening black teens, using racial slur

    A man was arrested Monday after he was was caught on camera threatening a group of black teenagers with a gun in Miami's Brickell neighborhood. Police did not identify the man late Monday. A video posted to social media shows the group of teenagers on bicycles arguing with a woman along the Brickell Avenue Bridge. In it, the woman claims one of the boys ran over her foot with his bike and a screaming match ensues. "Don't touch me, you bunch of thugs," the woman says as she walks away from the...

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  • Chaperones on Kentucky high school trip defend students

    Parents who chaperoned Kentucky high school students who were captured in a viral video mocking a Native American elder on a class trip are defending the teenagers. The Covington Catholic High School students were criticized when a brief video surfaced on Friday showing them wearing Make America Great Again hats and mocking Omaha tribe elder Nathan Phillips during the school's annual trip to a March for Life rally in Washington. A second video surfaced on Sunday showing another group, who...

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  • Doctor Resigns, Another Suspended at Facility Where Woman in Vegetative State Gave Birth

    One doctor was suspended and another resigned from a long-term care facility in Arizona after a woman in a vegetative state gave birth there last month, the facility said Monday. The unidentified physicians were responsible for the woman’s care, Hacienda HealthCare said in a brief statement reported by NBC News.  Sen. Kamala Harris Announces Presidential Run on MLK Day The company’s former CEO, Bill Timmons, resigned on Jan. 7, with its board of directors saying it would “accept nothing less...

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  • Bernie Sanders labels Trump as a racist in MLK Day speech

    Bernie Sanders chose to spend Martin Luther King Jr. Day blasting President Trump and calling him a “racist.” The senator’s remarks came while he was speaking on the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol during an NAACP rally. “Today we talk about justice and today we talk about racism, and I must tell you

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  • David Schwimmer lookalike beer thief arrested in the UK

    A UK man who resembled “Friends” actor David Schwimmer in surveillance video released by police has been arrested after failing to appear in court, a report said. Abdulah Husseini, 36, was busted in London after he failed to answer charges that he allegedly stole goods from a Lancaster restaurant, according to the BBC. Lancashire Police

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  • Disney's Star Wars resort to disrupt the sanctity of synergistic tie-ins with new Marvel comic

    The Star Wars movies are cool, and tie-in media like Star Wars comics are a cool way to expand on the universe of the movies. They’re really just glorified commercials, hoping to either convince consumers to go see the next Star Wars movie or—at the very least—to just funnel more money into the Star Wars machine, but we as a fandom ignore that because it’s fun to read Star Wars stories beyond what we get in the movies. Now, though, Disney is in danger of toppling that careful balance with Star...

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