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Macron: Nationalism Is A Betrayal Of Patriotism

NBC News reports: French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a rebuke of President Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to international affairs at a ceremony on Sunday commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. “Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism,” Macron said. “By saying, ‘Our interests first, who cares about the others,’ we erase what a nation holds …

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French Paper Rips Trump For Confusing Baltic Nations With Balkans, Blamed Them For 1990s Yugoslavia War

The Guardian reports: Le Monde perhaps risked provoking a presidential tweet when it reported that at the private meeting, “Trump opened by attributing to [the Baltic leaders] the responsibility for the war in Yugoslavia”. Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania, Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia and Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia, the paper said, took “a moment to realise that ‘Baltics’ and ‘Balkan’ were …

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WH Was Unaware Of Acting AG’s Link To Scam Outfit

The Washington Post reports: Whitaker’s connection to World Patent Marketing came as a surprise to both senior Justice Department and White House officials, several officials said. In their investigation, FTC staff had sought to learn more about the role played by the company’s advisory board members, including Whitaker, a former U.S. attorney whose role was prominently highlighted by the company …

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Trump To Award Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Elvis, Babe Ruth, Orrin Hatch, Scalia, GOP Megadonor, Others

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. Trump will also posthumously recognize the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Medals are going to Miriam Adelson, a …

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Rihanna Wins Licensing Battle Against Trump Campaign

The Los Angeles Times reports: Pop star Rihanna won a legal victory over President Trump this week after her performing rights company Broadcast Music Inc., (BMI) informed the Trump campaign that it can no longer use her music at events. BMI removed Rihanna’s music from the blanket “political entities license” agreement which previously gave Trump’s campaign license the right to …

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Trump Threatens California’s Funding Over Wildfires

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump woke up in Paris on Saturday in the mood to make threats toward California as it deals with deadly wildfires in Northern California and hundreds of smoldering homes in Southern California. In an angry tweet, the president threatened to pull federal funding for the state if nothing is done to “remedy” the situation. Trump …

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FBI Investigates Scam Company Linked To Whitaker

MarketWatch reports: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting a criminal investigation of a Florida company accused of scamming millions from customers during the period that Matthew Whitaker, the acting U.S. attorney general, served as a paid advisory-board member, according to an alleged victim who was contacted by the FBI and other people familiar with the matter. The investigation is …

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#MAGAbomber Faces Life Sentence With New Charges

Reuters reports: New York federal prosecutors on Friday brought new charges against Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of mailing bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President Donald Trump. In an indictment filed in Manhattan federal court, prosecutors charged Sayoc with 30 criminal counts, including multiple counts of using a weapon of mass destruction and interstate transport …

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Trump Calls For New Election As Dem Stretches Lead

The Arizona Republic reports: With Arizona’s U.S. Senate race at stake, President Donald Trump raised the prospect of a “new Election” as well as “electoral corruption.” Trump’s tweet came as his candidate, Republican hopeful Martha McSally, lagged behind Democratic hopeful Kyrsten Sinema, and as local GOP groups were headed to court over election-related practices in Maricopa County and Pima County, …

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FLORIDA: Trump Cultists Chant “Lock Her Up” Outside Office Of Broward County Elections Official [VIDEO]

The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports: Protesters are chanting for Broward County’s elections chief to be imprisoned, and candidates are gearing up for a legal slugfest Friday, bringing chaos into Florida’s midterm elections reminiscent of the infamous 2000 presidential recount. A crowd assembled outside the office of Broward elections chief Brenda Snipes just a day after Republican Gov. Rick Scott delivered …

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Trump Over Asylum Restrictions

Bloomberg reports: The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to seal the U.S. southern border by stopping undocumented migrants from seeking asylum after they’ve already entered the country. The advocacy group is seeking a court order temporarily preventing the government from restricting asylum applications to those made at official ports of entry. The restrictions will …

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Ice Cube’s New Track: Arrest The President [AUDIO]

Rolling Stone reports: Ice Cube takes aim at President Trump in his politically charged new song “Arrest the President,” the latest cut off the gangsta rapper’s upcoming album Everythang’s Corrupt. While Ice Cube doesn’t mention Trump by name, he makes his target clear with pointed lyrics like, “Let’s meet at the White House / Run in and turn the lights …

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WSJ Conclusively Busts Trump On Adultery Payoffs

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump was involved in “nearly every step” of hush-money agreements with multiple women who claimed they had sexual affairs before he became president, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The newspaper, citing dozens of interviews and document, also reported that Trump may have violated federal campaign-finance laws through his participation in the deals. Trump has denied …

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Trump Vows To Send “Much Better Lawyers” To Florida

Heavy reports: Marc Elias is a lawyer who was the general counsel for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, as well as for John Kerry’s presidential campaign. On Nov. 8, he was branded by Trump as an “election stealing lawyer” in one of a series of tweets decrying the Florida recount efforts. Elias is the attorney representing the Bill Nelson campaign, …

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Trump Attacks “Very Nasty Loser” Reporter April Ryan, Says Others Might Lose Credentials For Disrespect

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday suggested he could pull press credentials from other reporters who don’t show him “respect.” Asked how long Acosta’s credentials will be suspended, the president replied: “As far as I’m concerned, I haven’t made that decision. But it could be others also. I think Jim Acosta is a very unprofessional man.” Trump also went …

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LIVE VIDEO: Protect Mueller Protest In Times Square

MoveOn’s protests calling for Trump to keep his tiny elfin hands of the Mueller investigation are happening right now all over the country. Watch below as New Yorkers gather in Times Square before marching down to Union Square for speeches from prominent activists, politicians, and celebrities. I’ll add live-streams from other cities as they become available.

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Trump’s Acting AG Won’t Recuse From Russia Probe

The Washington Post reports: Acting attorney general Matt Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from overseeing the special-counsel probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to people close to him who added they do not believe he would approve any subpoena of President Trump as part of that investigation. Since stepping into his new role Wednesday, Whitaker …

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DC Arts Commission Bans “Lewd, Vulgar, Political” Art Days After Trump Taps Rick Scott Aide To Head NEA

The Washington Post reports: The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities has added sweeping language to already approved grants requiring artists and arts organizations to avoid producing work that could be considered lewd, vulgar or political. In a rare step made after millions of dollars in public funding was approved last month, the local arts commision said it would …

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Appeals Court Rules Against Trump On Ending DACA

Buzzfeed News reports: Current recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will continue to receive the protections of the Obama-era program for now, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday. The US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a nationwide injunction preventing the Trump administration from rescinding DACA as to current recipients. Earlier this week, the …

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White House Bans CNN Reporter Jim Acosta, Shares Clip Doctored By Infowars “Proving” He Assaulted Intern

NBC News reports: Acosta tweeted Wednesday night that he was denied access when he tried to enter the White House. He added in another tweet that he didn’t “blame” the U.S. Secret Service agent who stopped him. “I know he’s just doing his job,” Acosta wrote. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders later issued a statement that said the reporter’s “hard pass” …

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