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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Pitchfork reports: The Eagles’ album Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) has retaken the spot of best-selling album of all time in the United States, passing Michael Jackson’s Thriller. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, the 1976 compilation has been certified 38x platinum. Thriller has been bumped to second at 33x platinum, while another Eagles album—1977’s Hotel California—is the third-best-selling ...

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Fox News Soothes Viewers With Video Of Puppies

“Finally tonight, after an intense day of news, multiple breaking stories, intense, serious….puppies. Just puppies. OK, just thought you’d like that.” – Fox News host Bret Baier, closing his show tonight at 7PM. After the puppies clip, Fox resumed its nonstop “an immigrant killed a white girl” coverage and now they’re running Glorious Leader’s cult rally in West Virginia. Fox ...

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GOP House Rep Indicted For Campaign Finance Fraud

When it rains, it motherfucking pours: Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted Tuesday on charges related to the misuse of $250,000 worth of campaign funds for personal expenses and the filing of false campaign finance records. The charges of wire fraud, falsifying records, campaign finance violations and conspiracy were the culmination of a Department of Justice investigation ...

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Larry Kudlow Hosted White Nationalist At His Home

The Washington Post reports: The publisher of a website that serves as a platform for white nationalism was a guest last weekend at the home of President Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow. Peter Brimelow attended the gathering, a birthday bash for Kudlow, one day after a White House speechwriter was dismissed in the wake of revelations that he had ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Rally In West Virginia

Oh, yes. This one we will watch. Patch reports: The rally at the Charleston Civic Center at 7 p.m. comes on the same day Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was found guilty on eight counts in the fraud trial brought by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III. A mistrial was declared in the other 10 counts. Also on Tuesday, ...

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BREAKING: Cohen Pleads Guilty To Eight Felony Counts, Implicates Trump In Campaign Finance Crimes [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen, who worked for years as President Trump’s personal attorney, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of bank fraud, tax fraud and campaign finance law violations, delivering a potentially significant legal blow to the president. Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts total, including five counts of tax evasion and one count of making a false statement ...

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BREAKING: Manafort Found Guilty On Eight Counts

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Tuesday was found guilty of eight criminal counts, including five counts of tax fraud. In a note to U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis, the jurors said they had not reached a consensus on the 10 remaining counts in the bank fraud and tax crimes trial. Manafort, 69, faces ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Michael Cohen Takes Plea Deal From Feds

CNN reports: Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, has surrendered to the FBI ahead of a 4 p.m. court proceeding, where the government is expected to disclose a plea deal, according to a law enforcement source. As part of the deal, Cohen is expected to plead guilty to multiple counts of campaign finance violations, tax fraud and bank ...

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Lawmakers Seek Congressional Gold Medal For Aretha

Variety reports: A group of lawmakers introduced legislation on Tuesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Aretha Franklin, who died last week. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) are among the co-sponsors of the legislation in the Senate, while Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) and Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) are co-sponsors in the House. In a statement, ...

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