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Erin Tiernan

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Marilou Danley, Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend, back in the US as new details emerge

Marilou Danley, the live-in girlfriend of the Las Vegas mass shooting gunman, Stephen Paddock, is back in the United States and authorities are hoping she can help answer one very important question: why. A motive for the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival that left 59 dead...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 1:56 PM

Warren Buffet, world's second-richest man, says repealing estate tax is a 'terrible mistake'

Warren Buffet, the second-richest man in the world, is calling foul on President Donald Trump’s plan to do away with the estate tax on the wealthiest Americans. The estate tax is levied on property as it passes ownership from a dead person onto their heirs on estates worth more than $5.5...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 9:51 PM

What House Republican's latest attempt at eroding abortion rights means for women

The Republican-controlled House is expected to pass a bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, though the bill still faces a tough battle in the Senate before it could become law. Special exceptions could be granted in cases of rape and incest, but doctors who perform...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 2:57 PM

Pat Robertson blames Las Vegas shooting on 'disrespect' for Trump, God

Televangelist Pat Robertson told his “700 Club” viewers that “disrespect” for President Donald Trump, the national anthem and God caused the mass shooting in Las Vegas over the weekend that left 59 dead and more than 500 wounded. “Violence in the streets, ladies and...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:31 PM

Trump administration might cut programs aimed at preventing domestic terrorism

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget is coming under new scrutiny this week in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, as it proposes to cut millions from programs that work to prevent domestic terrorism and prepare local law enforcement to respond. The Las Vegas Police Department has been...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:15 PM

Trump thinks OJ Simpson was framed

President Donald Trump once told Howard Stern he thought O.J. Simpson was framed for his ex-wife’s murder. Just one month after Simpson was acquitted of murdering Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman, Trump talked with shock jock Howard Stern on the air about how he thought the ex-...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 4:20 AM

NRA delays pro-gun ads after Las Vegas shooting

The NRA is delaying political advertisements set to run in Virginia following the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 59 dead and more than 500 injured. The National Rifle Association, that largest pro-gun lobby in the nation, had slated more $32,000 in advertising to start running on...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 2:31 AM

Unilever KJU products really aren't named after Kim Jong Un

Unilever accidentally named its new soap line after Kim Jong Un, but the cosmetics company said the move was unintentional. The soap and shower gel line called KJU was developed to entice millennials, but it wasn’t until later that someone with the company realized the initials also...

Monday, October 2, 2017, 1:23 PM

Street closures for the 2017 Pulaski Day Parade

It’s that time of year again — the 80th annual Pulaski Day Parade will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1 on Fifth Avenue and these are street closures for Pulaski Day Parade you might want to keep in mind. The parade has been held annually since 1937 to commemorate Kazimierz Pulaski, a...

Sunday, October 1, 2017, 3:11 AM

Nobody wants to live in Ivanka Trump's Park Avenue apartment

Apparently, nobody wants to live in Ivanka Trump’s New York condo. The first daughter’s Park Avenue condo, originally listed last October for $15,000 per month has dropped its asking price by more than 30 percent in the year since its been on the market. The unit, situated in Trump-...

Friday, September 29, 2017, 3:07 PM

Trump 'couldn't give s**t' about you, Stephen King warns workers

Author Stephen King is calling bullsh—t on President Donald Trump’s claim that his new tax plan is all about benefitting the middle class. “Trump's no friend of the working man. If you're working for wages, brothers and sisters, he couldn't give Shit One about you,...

Friday, September 29, 2017, 3:03 PM

Is Oprah running for president in 2020?

Is Oprah running for president in 2020? Maybe. Oprah Winfrey, the former daytime television maven teased a presidential bid  on Thursday when she tweeted out a New York Post article that hailed her as the “Democrats best hope for 2020.” “Thanks for your VOTE of confidence,...

Friday, September 29, 2017, 12:16 PM

Trump once turned away in disgust when he saw a man bleeding to death on the floor

Richard Nixon had the White House tapes, but President Donald Trump has the Howard Stern tapes and in the latest jaw-dropping bit of conversation between the president and the shock jock, Trump reveals he once turned away in disgust as he watched a man bleeding to death. In more than 15 hours of...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:49 PM

Trump adviser 'can't guarantee' taxes won't go up for middle class

While it's true many lower- and middle-income people could pay less under the proposed Trump tax plan, the details on how exactly those tax savings will be achieved are sketchy at best. Even Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said on Thursday that he couldn’t...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 3:09 PM

Surprise: Trump tax plan is best for Trump, wealthiest Americans

If you want to know who the big winners are in the new Republican/Trump tax plan, look no further than the White House — it’s the billionaires and ultra-wealthy like President Donald Trump, his administration and his family who will benefit the most, despite Trump’s claims to the...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 12:12 PM

Deleting tweets off verified Trump Twitter account might be illegal

President Donald Trump was wrong about Luther Strange, and when victory was declared in favor of his opponent for Alabama’s open Senate seat, some tweets immediately disappeared off the verified Trump Twitter account. Specifically missing were three tweets in which Trump pedaled his...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 4:46 PM

Contractors have started building prototypes for Trump border wall with Mexico

Construction has started on the President Donald Trump border wall — well, sort of. Contractors competing to win the project, which could cost as much as $38 billion, broke ground on Tuesday on eight prototypes that will help U.S. Customs and Border Patrol determine the best method to...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 2:29 PM

Private jets charted by HHS Secretary Tom Price weren't strictly for business

Just one day after the White House tried to distance itself from the controversy surrounding Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s use of government funds to pay for private planes, details about his not-so-strictly-business itinerary have emerged. Since May, Price has charted 26...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 1:13 PM

Here's how Trump reacted when he found out Marla Maples was pregnant with Tiffany

Tiffany Trump, the youngest and somewhat obscure daughter of President Donald Trump, was a mistake — and one her father wasn’t exactly thrilled about. In recently leaked conversations with shock jock and friend Howard Stern, Trump revealed he believed then-girlfriend Marla Maples was...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:38 PM

Trump evangelical adviser says NFL kneelers would be 'shot in the head' in North Korea

One of President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisers said NFL players who take a knee in protest during the national anthem should be counting their lucky stars that they’re not being shot in the head — a fate he said would certainly befall them if they lived in North Korea....

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 4:37 PM