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If you're a Democrat, it will forever redefine "D*ck in a Box." When "Saturday Night Live" launched its smash viral video in 2009, no one could have conceived of a Donald Trump presidency, much less a monthly subscription service that will deliver a bit of Trump to your...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 8:44pm

Donald Trump "knows Republicans are stupid," Jared Kushner allegedly told former co-worker

Donald Trump launched his political career on the fake news and anonymous sources that was birtherism, the unfounded conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama wasn't born in the United States. And he was apparently aware of how gullible his followers were, straight-up calling them...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:19pm

Dollar wobbles on U.S. political tension, eyes jobs data

The dollar fell broadly on Wednesday, sliding to two-week lows against the yen and a one-week trough versus the euro amid growing political tension in Washington. The greenback in May was on track to post its worst monthly performance against the euro in more than a year, even as the European...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 5:51pm

Too little too late for Kathy Griffin's apology as CNN fires her fromlong-running New Year's show

Kathy Griffin is feeling the fallout after images of her holding a bloody replica of President Donald Trump’s severed head were leaked Tuesday, and the comedian has been fired from her longtime New Year’s Eve gig on CNN. The network announced its decision on Twitter on Wednesday....

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 5:37pm

Trump blasts Russia probe, urges testimony from former adviser Page

U.S. President Donald Trump sought to insert himself into congressional probes on Russia on Wednesday, urging lawmakers to hear from one of his former advisers, Carter Page, to counter testimony by directors of the FBI and CIA. Trump has been dismissive of investigations by the Federal Bureau of...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:53pm

'Covfefe' is Trump's Twitter typo heard 'round the world

Thanks to a Twitter typo, “covfefe,” President Donald Trump might have fat-fingered his way into unifying the nation. America awoke to a state of general confusion Wednesday morning, trying to make sense of (yet another) one of the president’s late-night Twitter rampages. This...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:17pm

The Foreman Forecast: Lost in the Swamp

If someone asked me to distill the essential message of Donald Trump in the long, wild months leading up to his election it would be: You’re all wrong. Congress. The courts. The bureaucrats. Activists and analysts. The media. Especially the media. You don’t understand the American...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 5:03am

Social media cries for Secret Service investigation after Kathy Griffin's gory stunt

Kathy Griffin usually gets in trouble for trying to kiss Anderson Cooper (but who wouldn't) on CNN’s coverage of the New Year’s Eve ball drop, but she upped the stakes with a video posted to Twitter on Tuesday. Evoking shades of the Islamic State, the comedian isn’t getting...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:53pm

Jared Kushner met with Russian bank that planted spies in U.S.: Report

Jared Kushner, the senior White House advisor and President Trump's son-in-law, met with a representative of a state-run Russian bank, which was known to have planted spies in the United States, the “New York Times” reported on Monday. In mid-December, Kushner met with Vladimir...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:26pm

President Trump acts like everyone's drunk uncle at memorial event

For politicians, Memorial Day is generally a solemn occasion, with an appropriate level of gravitas required at any event. Not so for President Trump, who seemed to be in a party mood yesterday at a memorial, energetically singing along to the National Anthem. The setting was Arlington National...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:14pm

Here's how the idea of blowing up the US makes Kim Jong Un feel

The latest missile launch by communist North Korea on Monday was supervised by none other than supreme leader Kim Jong Un, who apparently couldn’t be happier about the country’s recent progress when it comes to ballistic weapons. Photos released Tuesday by North Korea’s official...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:29pm

Texas Republican representative threatens to shoot Democratic colleague in the head

A group of Texas Democratic representatives accused a Republican colleague of threatening to “put a bullet in the head” of a fellow lawmaker during a scuffle on the Texas House floor on Monday over immigration law. Protestors flooded the Texas House chambers shouting “Greg Abbott...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 11:38am

Trump's communications director quits after three months on the job

 U.S. President Donald Trump's communications director, Mike Dubke, is set to leave after three months in his White House post, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday. "He has expressed his desire to leave the White House and made very clear that he would see through...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 9:50am

Ivanka Trump's brand thinks Memorial Day is about champagne popsicles

Ivanka Trump’s brand stirred up some controversy this Memorial Day after her business account had the audacity to suggest on Twitter that people celebrate the long weekend with champagne popsicles. The tweet from the Ivanka Trump HQ account said, “Make champagne popsicles this #...

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 7:39pm

MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

Britain's MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source told Reuters on Monday. Interior minister Amber Rudd said the review was the "right first step...

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 11:30am

After summits with Trump, Merkel says Europe can no longer rely on allies

Europe can no longer completely rely on its allies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, pointing to bruising meetings of G7 wealthy nations and NATO last week. Merkel did not mention by name U.S. President Donald Trump, who criticized major NATO allies and refused to endorse a global...

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 10:56am

2 men stabbed to death on Portland train trying to protect Muslim women

 A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy...

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 9:36am

McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

Asked about reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a secret channel of communication with Russia before the president took office, U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal. McMaster declined to speak...

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 11:43am

Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years. Since 1999, Republican and Democratic secretaries of state...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 7:05pm

Jared Kushner, Russia discussed secret communications channel: Report

Jared Kushner and Russia discussed a secret and secure communications channel, according to a new report. President Trump’s son-in-law and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed setting up communications between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin. The plan reportedly...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:16pm