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Brock Turner's mugshot is now in a textbook in the 'rape' section

Brock Turner's mugshot is now in a textbook in the 'rape' section Brock Turner was released after serving three months of a six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconsicous woman on Stanford's campus after a fraternity party in 2015.Now that same debate is featured in a criminal justice textbook with Turner's mugshot under the "Rape" section.

Trump's millionaire treasury secretary asked to use a military jet for his honeymoon

Trump's millionaire treasury secretary asked to use a military jet for his honeymoon They don't use their own money, they use yours.Just a few weeks after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife Louise Linton caused drama on Instagram over their use of a government plane, it appears as if the couple asked to use a U.

Another council is stopping its Australia Day celebrations

Another council is stopping its Australia Day celebrations One more Australian council is taking a stand on Australia Day celebrations.The decision was made during a meeting on Wednesday, with councillors voting 7-4 to drop references to Australia Day on the date, reported ABC News.

'New Yorker' released the cover it planned to publish had Hillary Clinton won the election

'New Yorker' released the cover it planned to publish had Hillary Clinton won the election The New Yorker is giving readers a glimpse of what would have been, had Donald Trump not won the 2016 Presidential Election back in November.On Wednesday, The New Yorker made a bold move and released the post-election cover the publication planned to run if Hillary Clinton had won the Presidency.

Lin-Manuel Miranda sang show tunes on Congress trains to lobby lawmakers and, we're set for the next week

Lin-Manuel Miranda sang show tunes on Congress trains to lobby lawmakers and, we're set for the next week Yesterday, Hamilton-creator Lin-Manuel Miranda went to Capitol Hill to convince lawmakers to preserve funding for federal arts and humanities, and sang a few show tunes in between.To drive it home, he also met with senators like Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.

Donald Trump slammed Hillary Clinton's book but she had the perfect comeback

Donald Trump slammed Hillary Clinton's book but she had the perfect comeback On Wednesday night, over ten months after winning the Presidential Election, Donald Trump decided to bash his former opponent Hillary Clinton on Twitter.But ohhhhh boy was she prepared to fire back.

Researchers dismayed after YouTube blocks North Korea channels

Researchers dismayed after YouTube blocks North Korea channels “We love that YouTube is a powerful platform for documenting events and shining light on dark corners around the world, but we must comply with the law,” A YouTube spokesperson said in a statement.S.

Here's what happened to all the 1-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book

Here's what happened to all the 1-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book Hillary Clinton's book came out on Tuesday, but within a day more than 1,500 reviews had come in on Amazon — which feels like an awful lot of speed reading.By Thursday morning it was down to just over 600 reviews, with 95 percent five-star and only 3 percent at one-star.

No, Donald Trump did not save cats from Hurricane Harvey flooding

No, Donald Trump did not save cats from Hurricane Harvey flooding The latest fake photograph to spread online like wildfire is an image of President Trump saving several cats from a flood.After Hurricane Harvey struck Houston in August, Trump supporters — including a Facebook Page called "All about President Trump" began sharing the image online.

Cheeky flip flops mock Donald Trump's very public contradictions

Cheeky flip flops mock Donald Trump's very public contradictions Most politicians flip flop on issues, but when it's documented on Twitter, it makes things a little more obvious.Now you can proudly display your favorite Trump flip flop exactly where they belong: your feet.

Trump calls Hurricanes Harvey and Irma the biggest storms ever, until climate change comes up

Trump calls Hurricanes Harvey and Irma the biggest storms ever, until climate change comes up And when Hurricane Irma ramped up to a Category 5 monster in the Atlantic, Trump tweeted that the storm "Looks like the largest ever recorded in the Atlantic!President, the severity of these storms — the one in Florida, the one in Texas — has that made you rethink your views of climate change?

Liberals sick of the alt-left are taking 'the red pill'

Liberals sick of the alt-left are taking 'the red pill' POLITICSLiberals sick of the are taking 'thered pill'lil) By Elizabeth Ames - F' ).Fox News f.

Pelosi raised question a very important question at White House DACA discussion: ‘Do the women get to talk around here?’

Pelosi raised question a very important question at White House DACA discussion: ‘Do the women get to talk around here?’ Sometimes, politicians ask the right questions.So, she interjected with a very important question: “Do the women get to talk around here?

Alt-right supporters are burning MAGA hats after reports of Trump's alleged DACA deal

Alt-right supporters are burning MAGA hats after reports of Trump's alleged DACA deal News of Donald Trump reaching a possible DACA deal with Democratic congressional leaders has infuriated members of the alt-right.And, as we've learned from the hashtag #burnmyMAGAhat, those alt-right supporters are taking their anger with the president out on his hats.

ESPN is now the frontline of the American political-culture war

ESPN is now the frontline of the American political-culture war The entire situation has fueled the notion among those on the right that ESPN has become a left-leaning institution.Though ESPN has gone through changes, politics—up until very recently—remained a mostly untouched subject in an explicit manner.

Jemele Hill supporters take up the #NaziBucketChallenge

Jemele Hill supporters take up the #NaziBucketChallenge As the fervor over anti-Trump comments made by ESPN's Jemele Hill continuing to grow, her supporters are taking to social media armed with an incendiary hashtag to show solidarity.Borrowing from the charitable "Ice Bucket Challenge" meme of a few years back, Hill's supporters are standing by her Trump tweets by using the hashtag "#NaziBucketChallenge.

Elton John posts heartfelt Instagram in support of same-sex marriage in Australia

Elton John posts heartfelt Instagram in support of same-sex marriage in Australia Sir Elton is currently in Australia for his "Once in a Lifetime" tour, hitting six shows around the country.” Parliament can make the change now, but before it does, it's taking the country's temperature on the matter.

Kim Jong-un just called Trump mentally deranged and everything is fine

Kim Jong-un just called Trump mentally deranged and everything is fine Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's public war of words edged another notch closer to armageddon Thursday when the North Korean leader issued a fiery attack on Trump's UN address.In a long and personal statement published by North Korean news agency KCNA, per the Washington Post, Kim Jong-un slammed Trump's "rude nonsense" and "mentally deranged behavior.

Twitter can't stop talking about 'dotard' after Kim Jong-un insults Donald Trump

Twitter can't stop talking about 'dotard' after Kim Jong-un insults Donald Trump North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un went off on Donald Trump, and everyone is impressed with the totalitarian ruler's insult and dictionary skills.One word in particular caught the Twitterverse's attention: dotard.

Jimmy Kimmel isn't done being Senator Bill Cassidy's biggest pest

Jimmy Kimmel isn't done being Senator Bill Cassidy's biggest pest When you're only trying to save health care for 30 million people, you've got to be a little persistent.Entering into round three of the debate on Thursday night, Kimmel took aim at President Donald Trump, who recently got involved in the debate on Twitter (where else).