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When you search for the term “idiot” on Google, several photographs of President Donald Trump will appear high in the image results. The search engine giant’s CEO Sundar Pichai had to explain to members of Congress why that happens during a hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Pichai refuted Rep. Zoe Lofgren’s (D-Calif.) tongue-in-cheek suggestion that it was down to “a little man sitting behind the curtain” who was skewing the results against conservatives — saying the company doesn’t “manually intervene” in searches. “We provide search today for any time you type in a keyword. We, as Google,…

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Democratic leaders met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Tuesday, and Trump demanded billions to build a border wall and said he’s willing to shut down the government later this month to get it. “If we don’t get what we want, one way or the other through you or the military or anybody else, yes I will shut down the government,” Trump said, sitting next to leader of the House Democrats, Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer as press cameras rolled. “I am proud to shut down the government for border security.” “I don’t think…

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Poor President Donald Trump!  House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi  just mocked his desire for border-wall funding hours after a tempestuous Oval Office meeting. Pelosi called it a “manhood thing” for him. “It’s like a manhood thing for him. As if manhood could ever be associated with him. This wall thing,” the California Democrat told members of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee in a closed-door meeting after returning to the Capitol. Democratic leaders were quick to seize on in a press conference relished in the fact that Trump said he would “proudly” take ownership for a government shutdown. “But the…

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A group was named the Time Person of the Year for the second year running on Tuesday, with the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Edward Felsenthal revealing the 2018 winners on Today. “The Guardians and the War on Truth” — journalists including Jamal Khashoggi, Maria Ressa, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, and the staff of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland — were given the honor. “We chose to highlight four individuals in one group who have taken great risks in pursuing the truth,” Felsenthal explained on Tuesday. Accompanying the online article revealing the winners, a note explains, “For taking great risks…

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President Donald Trump’s companies have charged $1.1 million to his re-election campaign, according to federal election documents. “That means the richest president in American history has turned $1.1 million from donors across the country into revenue for himself,” Forbes reported last week. Trump hasn’t donated “a penny” of his own money to his re-election campaign, which was launched during his inaugural parties, Forbes noted. In a 2000 interview with Fortune magazine, Trump boasted that if he ever ran for president, it’s “very possible that I could be the first presidential candidate to run and make money on it.” Businesses owned…

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Michelle Obama is continuing her book tour with new cities to the lineup! “I couldn’t be more excited to visit even more cities across the country and around the world,” the former first lady, 54, said in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE about the additions to the final leg of her book tour, Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama. “I’ve been so humbled by the response to the tour thus far and the overwhelming interest we’ve received from so many communities we weren’t able to visit this year,” she continued. “That’s why I’m thrilled that we’re able to expand…

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Robert De Niro delivered his impersonation of special counsel Robert Mueller — and give Alex Moffat‘s Eric Trump a scare during Saturday Night Live. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb0ftN84LUk “Eric, what are you doing awake? It’s past your bedtime,” Mikey Day, playing Donald Trump, Jr., asked Moffat’s Eric in the cold open. “Don, I’m scared,” he replied while huddling in a racecar bed in Trump Tower. “I think there’s a boogeyman in my closet.” “Eric, there’s no boogeyman in your closet. Have you been watching the news again?” Day’s Don Jr. said. “You can’t watch that stuff, bud. It’s too grown-up.” Moffat’s Eric said…

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The New York Police Department is investigating a video shared on Facebook that shows officers yanking a 1-year-old baby from his mother’s arms at a government assistance center. The roughly 2 1/2-minute video, captured Friday by Nyashia Ferguson on her cellphone at a city Human Resources Administration office in Brooklyn, is “troubling,” the NYPD said in a statement on Sunday. It added that investigators were looking into the incident with the HRA. The video, which caused a public outcry after it began circulating on social media, shows three NYPD officers restraining a woman, identified as 23-year-old Jazmine Headley, as they…

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The French government has requested that President Donald Trump stay away from their country’s politics after he weighed in on the “yellow vest” protests. Trump fired off misguided tweets blaming the Paris Agreement for the unrest s anti-government demonstrators faced off against riot police in the fourth weekend of demonstrations across France on Saturday. “The Paris Agreement isn’t working out so well for Paris,” he tweeted. “Protests and riots all over France. People do not want to pay large sums of money, much to third world countries (that are questionably run), in order to maybe protect the environment. Chanting ‘We…

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President Donald Trump has a strict stance against illegal immigration,but the Trump Organization has employed at least several undocumented workers over the years, according to the New York Times. The publication was allegedly contacted by two immigrants, Sandra Diaz, 46, and Victorina Morales, 45 — the former of whom worked at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, from 2010-13 and the latter of whom is still on the payroll there. The women told stories of being hired using fake documentation after crossing the border illegally, Morales from Guatemala in 1999 and Diaz from Costa Rica. Diaz has…

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