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Erin Tiernan

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Trump shamelessly uses London tube attack to promote Muslim travel ban

After a bomb exploded in the London tube Friday morning, President Donald Trump was quick to use the latest terror attack in a foreign country to promote his travel ban at home in the U.S. "Another attack in London by a loser terrorist.These are sick and demented people who were in the sights...

Friday, September 15, 2017, 12:51 PM

Hillary Clinton burns Trump when he tries to dis her book

Hillary Clinton has found the perfect book for a president well known for his aversion to reading: a picture book. Ex-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sent President Donald Trump a cheeky tweet on Thursday in response to his criticism of her memoir, “What Happened,” in which...

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5:23 PM

Ivanka Trump on influencing her father: 'It's not going to happen'

If you’ve been holding onto hope that Ivanka Trump might be a voice of reason inside the White House, it’s time to let go — President Donald Trump’s oldest daughter said recently she doesn’t hold any special powers of persuasion over her father. Since Trump entered...

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 1:59 PM

Bernie's Medicare-for-all would cover women's health services -- even abortion

Bernie Sanders has introduced a radical healthcare solution that promises to deliver Medicare for all and offers women total coverage for "comprehensive reproductive healthcare" — including abortion. The plan would roll out over four years, Sanders explained in a New York Times op-...

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 1:50 PM

Feds are gathering data on medical marijuana patients and state officialsaren't happy

A federal anti-drug program has started compiling information on medical marijuana patients, a move that has alarmed officials in states where medicinal use is legal. Task forces funded by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, known as the drug czar’s office, have begun...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:24 PM

Social media is making people dumber and President Trump is living proof, Twitter founder says

Social media is making people dumber, and Twitter founder Evan Williams is pointing to President Donald Trump as proof. Williams, who co-founded Twitter, the president’s favorite communication platform, said Trump’s 2016 victory is evidence social media is helping “dumb down the...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 4:43 PM

JFK granddaughter Tatiana Schlossberg got married in Martha's Vineyard this weekend

President John F. Kennedy’s granddaughter, Tatiana Schlossberg, tied the knot with her fiancé at the family’s Martha’s Vineyard home in Massachusetts over the weekend. The 27-year-old daughter of Caroline Kennedy married 28-year-old George Moran on Saturday in a ceremony...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 3:21 PM

These are the worst hurricanes of all time

The wrath of hurricane season is upon us and after a few years of relative calm when it comes coastal storms, Mother Nature dealt two blows in the form of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, reminding the East Coast exactly what she can do. More than 100 people have died as a result of the two...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 2:50 PM

Hillary Clinton is comparing herself to Cersei Lannister from 'Game of Thrones'

As readers make their way through the What Happened Hillary Clinton book, they seem to uncover shocking revelation after shocking revelation, including the chapter where the former presidential candidate likens her treatment by Republicans during campaign season to the humiliation experienced by...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 1:55 PM

Anthony Scaramucci might be launching his own news website

Anthony Scaramucci — you remember, President Donald Trump’s short-lived communications director — is apparently launching his own news website and Twitter is losing it. The ex-Wall Street financier lasted just 10 days in the White House before stepping down from his post in July...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:06 PM

Ex-workers reveal lies behind McDonald's fries and you're not going to like it

McDonald’s fries are under fire after a rumor surfaced that the fast-food giant teaches employees to under fill French fry containers. In a discussion on the /r/askreddit sub thread titled “What did your job want you to hide from customers?” at least two former McDonald’...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:11 PM

Fox News calls Miss America pageant 'Nasty Woman Contest' after contestants call out Trump

A Fox News columnist has declared the Miss America pageant a “Nasty woman contest” after the beauty contest took a turn against President Donald Trump during the current events portion of the competition. Todd Starnes, a right-leaning commentator and host of the Todd Starnes Radio Show...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 3:57 PM

Did '60 Minutes' edit footage to make Steve Bannon uglier than he really is?

Los Angeles-based photographer Peter Duke wants you to know Steve Bannon isn’t the “bleary-eyed drunk” that “60 minutes” would have you believe. In his first televised interview since leaving the Trump administration last month, Bannon dropped a few bombs, including...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 1:03 PM

Ted Cruz just liked a hardcore porn video on Twitter

Things got heated on Sen. Ted Cruz’s Twitter page on Monday night after the Texas senator, or someone with access to his account,  hit the “like” button on a hardcore porn video. The 2-minute and 20-second video, posted from an account called “Sexuall Posts,” an...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:52 AM

White House social media director tweets fake news about Hurricane Irma

White House social media director Dan Scavino tweeted out fake news about Hurricane Irma on Sunday as the Category 4 storm swept through parts of Florida. Scavino, tasked with pushing information out to the public as Hurricane Irma made landfall in the United States, shared a short video showing...

Monday, September 11, 2017, 6:41 PM

Bannon says Trump firing Comey 'biggest mistake in modern political history'

In his first televised interview since being booted from the White House last month, ex-chief strategist Steve Bannon described President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey as one of the worst mistakes in “modern political history.” In the 60 Minutes...

Monday, September 11, 2017, 3:13 PM

Melania Trump was snubbed by Vanity Fair's best-dressed list and her fans are pissed

Melania Trump fans are furious after realizing the first lady was snubbed by Vanity Fair on its “International Best-Dressed List” for 2017. On a list that seems to include the who’s who of world leaders — former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama,...

Friday, September 8, 2017, 5:37 PM

Rush Limbaugh evacuates Florida after calling Hurricane Irma a media conspiracy

Rush Limbaugh spent the better part of this week calling out the news media for over-dramatizing hurricane forecasts to perpetuate climate-change conspiracies, but the conservative radio show host ended his week high-tailing out of Florida when forecasts started hitting a little too close to home...

Friday, September 8, 2017, 4:45 PM

Bernie Sanders doesn't care 'What Happened' to Hillary Clinton, says it's time to move on

Bernie Sanders doesn’t really care if Hillary Clinton wants to blame him for the 2016 presidential loss — he’s too busy looking forward. In her new book, “What Happened,” Clinton blames Sanders for doing “lasting damage” to her campaign, but the Vermont...

Friday, September 8, 2017, 2:35 PM

How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack

You may have never heard of Equifax, but chances are you're hearing about the Equifax hack now. And even if you never heard about them before or used their services, the major credit reporting company targeted in one of the largest-ever data breaches has probably heard of you, and your personal...

Friday, September 8, 2017, 11:02 AM