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ITT Tech Closes Nationwide After Student Loan Fraud Scandal, School Officials Blame Obama Administration

Via Politico: ITT Tech, one of the nation’s largest chains of for-profit colleges, announced Tuesday that it is shutting down – exactly 12 days after the Education Department banned the company from enrolling new students using federal student aid. “The actions of and sanctions from the U.S. Department of Education have forced us to cease operations of the ITT Technical ...

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Greta Van Susteren Bails On Fox News

On same day that Fox News settled with Gretchen Carlson for $20M, Fox anchor Greta Van Susteren has quit, effective immediately. Via Business Insider: Greta Van Susteren will depart Fox News after 14 years with the network, Fox News announced Tuesday morning. Brit Hume will take over as the new host of On the Record. “We are grateful for Greta’s ...

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Pastor Mark Burns Walks Out On CNN Interview When Busted For Lying About His Biography [VIDEO]

This is the Trump surrogate who declared that Jesus has forgiven him for posting a cartoon which depicted Hillary in blackface. CNN reports: A top Donald Trump surrogate admitted to falsifying some of his professional accomplishments after a contentious confrontation with CNN anchor Victor Blackwell. South Carolina preacher Mark Burns, who regularly introduces Trump at his campaign events, had listed ...

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage: Maybe I’ll Resign, Maybe Not

GOP Maine Gov. Paul LePage isn’t sorry for his racist tirades, but he still might resign. So he says today, at least. The Portland Press Herald reports: Gov. Paul LePage raised the possibility Tuesday that he may not finish his second term, amid mounting pressure from Democrats and members of his own party to amend for his recent actions. “I’m ...

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Top Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Announces Split With Anthony Weiner Following Latest Sexting Scandal

This morning the New York Post exposed Anthony Weiner in yet another sexting scandal, this time with an avowed supporter of Donald Trump. Minutes ago Weiner’s wife, top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, announced that she is leaving him. From her statement: “After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my ...

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HE NEVER LEARNS: Anthony Weiner Deletes Twitter Account After Sending Crotch Shot To Trump Supporter

From the New York Post: This is baby-sitting — Anthony Weiner-style. While his wife, Huma Abedin, travels the country campaigning for Hillary Clinton, the disgraced ex-congressman has been sexting with a busty brunette out West — and even sent her a lurid crotch shot with his toddler son in the picture, The Post has learned. The stay-at-home cad shot the ...

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IRELAND: Catholic Church Leaders Hold “Crisis Talks” Over Reports That Trainee Priests Are Using Grindr

ITV News reports: Church leaders have held crisis talks over fears that trainee Catholic priests in Ireland are using the gay dating app Grindr. Ireland’s Catholic Church hierarchy admitted concerns about an “unhealthy atmosphere” at the country’s main seminary. As a result Church leaders have ordered a review of the “appropriate use of the internet and social media” at a ...

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BRAZIL: Charges Filed Against Ryan Lochte

Yahoo Sports reports: US swimming star Ryan Lochte has been charged with making a false statement following his story about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics, Brazilian police said Thursday. “Ryan Lochte was charged with the crime of falsely reporting a crime,” police said in a statement, adding that the case had been referred to the courts. More from ...

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REPORT: Ryan Lochte Cast For Dancing With The Stars

Good grief. Via US Weekly: From the pool to the dance floor. Multiple sources tell Us Weekly that Ryan Lochte signed on for season 23 of Dancing With the Stars following his Rio robbery scandal, in which he said he “overexaggerated” his story about being robbed at gunpoint. “Doing DWTS will be great for Ryan’s image!” an insider tells Us ...

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Speedo Cans Ryan Lochte Over Faked Robbery

ABC News reports: Speedo USA said today that it has decided to terminate its sponsorship of U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte after he admitted to lying to Rio police about being held up at gunpoint. “Speedo USA today announces the decision to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte. As part of this decision, Speedo USA will donate a $50,000 portion of ...

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Homocon Milo Yiannopoulos Questioned Over $100K+ In Donations Meant For “White Male Students” Grants

Mediaite reports: After raising over $100,000 from his fans for a charitable purpose, Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos deposited the money in his own bank account and has made no moves towards distributing the cash to college students as promised, according to a Daily Beast investigation. In January, Yiannopoulos engaged in a five-hour online streaming marathon to raise cash for “Yiannopoulos Privilege ...

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Ryan Lochte Apologizes For Not Being “More Careful And Candid” But Doesn’t Confess To Faking Robbery

USA Today reports: Ryan Lochte apologized on social media on Friday morning, saying he was sorry for not being “more careful and candid” in how he described events Sunday, which led to a Brazilian investigation into what police say was a fabricated story of a robbery. He accepted responsibility for his role in “taking the focus away from the many ...

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USOC Apologizes To Brazil For “Distracting Ordeal” Of Faked Robbery, Charges For USA Swimmers Possible

ABC News reports: The U.S. Olympic Committee Thursday night apologized to Brazil for the “distracting ordeal” stemming from what Brazilian authorities call a fabricated claim of a gunpoint robbery by a group of swimmers in Rio de Janeiro. “The behavior of these athletes is not acceptable, nor does it represent the values of Team USA or the conduct of the ...

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Trump Campaign Chair Directly Linked To Covert Lobbying Operation For Ukraine’s Pro-Kremlin Party

The Associated Press reports: A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, never disclosed their work as foreign agents ...

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REPORT: USA Swimmers Admit Robbery Was Faked

The Boston Globe reports: A Brazil police official said US swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated his robbery claim and that US Olympic swimmers were involved in a rowdy gas station confrontation. The official, who has direct knowledge of the investigation, spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about an ongoing probe. He said that around ...

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REPORT: Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Secretly Routed $2.2M In Ukraine Money To US Lobbyists

And the hits keep coming. The Associated Press reports: Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. The revelation, provided to The Associated ...

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Disgraced Former Fox News Chairman And Alleged Sexual Harasser Roger Ailes Joins Trump Campaign

The New York Times reports: Roger Ailes, the former Fox News chairman ousted last month over charges of sexual harassment, is advising Donald J. Trump as he begins to prepare for the all-important presidential debates this fall. Mr. Ailes is aiding Mr. Trump’s team as it turns its attention to the first debate with Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee, on ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Dem AG Kathleen Kane Convicted Of Nine Perjury Counts In Grand Jury Leak [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: The state’s attorney general was convicted Monday of all nine counts in a perjury and obstruction case related to a grand jury leak. Attorney General Kathleen Kane showed little emotion as jurors announced their verdict late Monday. The jurors agreed the first-term Democrat leaked information about a 2009 grand jury probe to embarrass a rival prosecutor. Earlier, ...

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ALABAMA: Anti-Gay GOP Governor Busted On Tape Lying To Lawmaker About His Adulterous Affair [AUDIO]

More trouble for Roy Moore’s bestie. Raw Story reports: Republican Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is taking heat after bombshell phone call recordings released this week show that he lied to a state congressman about the casino gambling industry manufacturing rumors about him having an affair. AL.com reports that Alabama State Rep. Allen Farley recorded a phone conversation that he had ...

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Staffer Says Christie “Flat Out Lied” About Bridgegate

NorthJersey.com reports: A former aide to Governor Christie said the governor lied about his knowledge of his administration’s involvement in the George Washington Bridge lane closures, according to a new court filing. Christina Renna, who worked under deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly, texted: “Are you listening? He just flat out lied about senior staff and (former deputy chief ...

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