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SUV Plows At Least 15 Pedestrians in Melbourne, Australia (UPDATE)

#BREAKING — At least 12 pedestrians struck by a vehicle outside Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station. #Australia https://t.co/RX2NDl5bkm /via @7newsmelbourne pic.twitter.com/LSvXCmTFqv — Yannis Koutsomitis (@YanniKouts) December 21, 2017 A vehicle has reportedly hit several pedestrians on a busy street in Melbourne, Australia around 6PM local time. Australian authorities have arrested … [Read more...]

Laura Ingraham Rips Tom Hanks For Refusing to Visit White House: Maybe It’s Time To ‘Cast Away’ Hanks

Laura Ingraham blasted Tom Hanks for remarks he made while promoting his new film The Post. When asked by The Hollywood Reporter if he would attend a White House screening of the film upon the request of President Trump, Hanks said the following: That’s an interesting question. I don’t think I would. Because I think that at some point — look, I didn’t think things were going to be this way last … [Read more...]

CBS News Deletes Tweet After Identifying Amtrak Derailment Victim as a ‘Convicted Sex Offender’ in Headline

CBS News was slammed by critics on Twitter for reporting that the third victim that was named in this week’s deadly train derailment was a convicted sex offender and used it in its headline. The Pierce County coroner’s office revealed that 40-year-old Benjamin Gran of Auburn, Washington, was one of those who lost their lives early Monday morning of “multiple traumatic … [Read more...]

VP Pence Dodges Question About Whether He Has Faith in Mueller Investigation

On Wednesday night, Vice President Mike Pence refrained from sharing much of his thoughts of the Robert Mueller investigation. After asking him if he had been interviewed by Mueller’s team, which he said he had not, Laura Ingraham pointed out the “loyalists” of the Obama administration or Hillary Clinton that have made headlines in recent weeks. “Knowing what you know and … [Read more...]

AND ANOTHER ONE: Elected Official Claims Al Franken Tried to Give Her ‘Wet, Open-Mouthed Kiss’

Jezebel has reported that a sixth allegation of sexual misconduct has been levied at Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, coming mere hours after CNN reported on a fifth. The accuser is a former New England elected official, though she remains anonymous. The woman stated that Franken attempted to give her a “wet, open-mouthed kiss” onstage at an event in 2006. The incident, which is alleged to have happened … [Read more...]

Twitter Nukes The Federalist for Publishing Hot Take Defending Roy Moore: ‘Vote For the Child Molester’

The conservative opinion site The Federalist published one of their all-time hot-takes this morning as a contributor advocated for supporting Roy Moore even if the allegations of child molestation and sexual assault are true. “If elected, Moore would join the ranks of other undignified politicians who have been liars and fornicators. I have a 14-year-old daughter. If I caught him doing what … [Read more...]

Lindsey Graham Tears Apart Trump’s Anti-Muslim Tweets: ‘The Antidote to Terrorism Is Not Racism and Bigotry’

Sen. Lindsey Graham appeared on CNN this morning and absolutely tore apart President Donald Trump’s retweeting of those anti-Muslim videos yesterday, noting that his actions could do harm to the fight against terror. “I think it was a very unhelpful decision by the president to embrace a right wing website in Britain that markets in Islamophobia and religious bigotry and give it … [Read more...]

Why Matt Lauer’s Alleged Sexual Assault Won’t Ever Be Prosecuted

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Russell Simmons Steps Down From Businesses After Writer Details Horrifying Sexual Encounter

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons is stepping down from all of his companies in light of a disturbing accusation of sexual misconduct from screenwriter Jenny Lumet. In a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Lumet penned an open letter detailing how Simmons pursued her back when she used to work as a coat check girl at a Indochine in 1991. Lumet said she accepted Simmons offered for a ride … [Read more...]

Nancy Pelosi, Paul Ryan and Clyburn: ‘Conyers Should Resign’ (UPDATED)

WATCH: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: “Congressman Conyers should resign.” pic.twitter.com/rNAwXAS6h6 — NBC News (@NBCNews) November 30, 2017 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) to resign in a press conference, as the congressman finds himself engulfed in a sexual harassment scandal. “The allegations against Congressman Conyers, … [Read more...]

Federalist Contributor: Republicans ‘Should’ Vote For Roy Moore Even if Allegations of Molestation True

Conservative opinion website The Federalist published a piece today telling readers they “should” vote for accused child molester Roy Moore — even if Republican voters acknowledge that the allegations against the GOP Senate candidate are true. Tully Borland, the author of the piece, is a professor at Ouachita Baptist University, a self-described “superhero against the dark … [Read more...]

Why Does O.J. Simpson’s Lawyer Continue to Bash Goldmans on Twitter?

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Rep. John Conyers Hospitalized in Detroit Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal

A political consultant for John Conyers (D-MI) has told the press that the congressman has been hospitalized in his home state due to a stress-related illness. This news comes as Conyers continues to face political pressure from the various sexual misconduct allegations that have come up against him. Conyers spokesman Sam Riddle told reporters this morning that the congressman was recuperating … [Read more...]

Trump White House Reportedly Looking to Oust Rex Tillerson Within Weeks

President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are not exactly besties. Tillerson reportedly once called Trump a “fucking moron” and the president has hopped on Twitter to admonish the Secretary of State’s efforts to negotiate with “little rocket man” and North Korea. Due to this tension, it has long been rumored that the White House would love to get rid … [Read more...]

TODAY Co-Hosts Knew About Matt Lauer Allegations, Variety Reporter Tells CNN

After the Matt Lauer news broke yesterday, his TODAY co-hosts, Samantha Guthrie and Hoda Kotb, addressed the story head-on, saying they were “heartbroken” by the account. “We just learned this moments ago, just this morning,” a shocked-looking Guthie said, suggesting that this was the first time the co-hosts had heard mention of the bombshell allegations. But what if they already … [Read more...]

NYT: Matt Lauer Took Victim to Nurse After Office Intercourse Made Her Pass Out

A new report has some disturbing details about the sexual misconduct Matt Lauer allegedly inflicted upon his victims before getting fired from NBC this week. NBC announced Lauer’s termination yesterday as multiple reports were looming about the former TODAY anchor’s behavior. Indeed, Variety released a report last night with stunning information about how Lauer’s actions, and how … [Read more...]

NBC Execs Knew of Matt Lauer Allegations, Claims Variety Reporter

Yesterday Variety published a damning report that outlined a number of horrific examples of the behavior that led to Matt Lauer’s sudden firing by NBC due to allegations of sexual misconduct. One of the bylines on that article was Ramin Setoodeh, who this morning appeared on CNN’s New Day with co-host Alisyn Camerota in what was the most compelling bit of news programming since this … [Read more...]

Joe Scarborough Absolutely Loses It on Trump’s Cabinet For Allowing ‘Mentally Unstable President’

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough pretty much lost it Thursday morning during a rant against President Donald Trump’s cabinet members for allowing a “mentally unstable” man to run the country. During a segment on Trump’s increasingly erratic behavior, Scarborough suggested the president’s cabinet members invoke to 25th amendment to remove “the scam developer, scam … [Read more...]