Brett Kavanaugh snubs Parkland victim’s father at Senate confirmation hearing

Fred Guttenberg and Brett Kavanaugh come face to face at Kavanaugh's hearing.Image: Andrew Harnik/AP/REX/Shutterstock Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee got off to quite a raucous start on Tuesday. There were protests and clashes between Democratic and Republican senators, but it was an odd snub…

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Brexit: Tory MPs warn of entryism threat from Leave.EU supporters

Pro-Brexit group urges supporters to join to back Boris Johnson or Jacob Rees-Mogg for leader Conservative MPs are warning of a risk of entryism in the party as the pro-Brexit group Leave.EU encourages its supporters to become members in order to back Boris Johnson or Jacob Rees-Mogg in a future…

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Warner: ‘Not very believable’ Papadopoulos doesn’t recall if he told Trump campaign about Russian dirt

Washington (CNN)Democratic Sen. Mark Warner said he does not believe George Papadopoulos’ claim that he does not remember telling Trump campaign officials about Russian dirt on Hillary Clinton. Papadopoulos told CNN in an interview that aired Friday that he did not remember telling the campaign about emails from Russia on…

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Alex Jones deletes InfoWars tweets so he can stay on Twitter

Apparently this is what taking "the super high road" looks like.Image: Brian Blanco/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Belching human smokestack Alex Jones is scrubbing his Twitter accounts of their most overt violations of Twitter’s Terms of Service.  On Thursday, CNN published a list of InfoWars and Jones tweets that contained fun content like individual…

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Postal Service apologizes for releasing House candidate’s security file

(CNN)The Postal Service apologized on Thursday for “inappropriately” releasing a cache of sensitive personal and background information about a congressional candidate. The Postal Service “deeply regrets our mistake,” which was a result of “human error,” said spokesman Dave Partenheimer. “We take full responsibility for this unfortunate error, and we have…

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What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing arguments

Alexandria, Virginia (CNN)We’ve reached the end. Paul Manafort’s defense team has rested, presenting no evidence and calling no witnesses to testify, including President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman himself. Then the jury will deliberate the 18 criminal bank fraud, tax and foreign banking charges. This is the first case brought…

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The 30 most astounding moments in Rep. Duncan Hunter’s 47-page indictment

(CNN)On Tuesday night, Republican California Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. was indicted on a series of counts ranging from conspiracy to campaign finance laws, all stemming from the congressman’s alleged widespread misuse of campaign cash to pay for his personal life. 2. “The Hunters illegally converted and stole more than $250,000…

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Crackdown feared after Venezuelan president survives alleged drone attack

Nicols Maduro expected to ramp up repression after drone explosions at military parade Venezuelas opposition has warned that President Nicols Maduro may launch a political crackdown after he accused adversaries of Hundreds of Venezuelan soldiers break formation after an evacuation warning following the detonation of drone-type flying devices. Photograph: VTV/handout/EPA…

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