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It Begins: U.S. Launches China Trade Probe

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:25

The Trump administration formally launched an investigation into trade practices that China allegedly uses to steal the intellectual property of U.S. companies.

Thousands of Leftists Expected to Torpedo Boston Free Speech Rally

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 21:51

Thousands of left-wing activists are expected to counter-protest a free speech rally taking place in Boston this Saturday, exactly a week after the deadly violence in Charlottesville.

Carl Icahn Says ‘I Can’t’: Billionaire Quits as Special Adviser to President Trump

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:10

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn announced Friday that he was stepping down as special adviser to President Trump, saying he didn’t want “partisan bickering” over his role to cloud the Trump administration.

Derek Jeter, Wife Hannah Davis Welcome First Child

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:31

(UPI) -- Future baseball Hall of Famer Derek Jeter entered the hallowed halls of fatherhood Thursday with the birth of daughter Bella Raine Jeter.

Chinese Communists Salute America’s ‘Cultural Revolution’: the Charlottesville Aftermath

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:29

The Ayatollah of Iran took his shot at using the political and cultural fallout from Charlottesville for political gain earlier this week. On Friday, it was China’s turn, with an editorial in the Chinese Communist organ Global Times.

McIlroy to Return for FedEx Cup Playoffs

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:07

McIlroy had said after he finished at the PGA Championship that he could feel a back muscle spasm in recent weeks as he practiced more to get ready for the final major of the year. He said before leaving Quail Hollow he could return in a few weeks or not until next year.

Donald Trump Silent on Departure of Steve Bannon

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:03

President Donald Trump fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday, but remains silent about the decision.

Steve Bannon Speaks After White House Departure: ‘I’m Going to War for Trump’

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:37

Recently departed White House strategist Steve Bannon is preparing a war for Donald Trump, not against him.

Chris Long Joins Malcolm Jenkins in Black and White Protest of National Anthem

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:31

In an “ebony and ivory” moment on Thursday before the Eagles-Bills exhibition game, Eagles defensive end Chris Long put his arm around safety Malcolm Jenkins, who elevated his fist in protest of law enforcement’s unfair treatment of minorities.

Venezuela’s Protesting Violinist Beaten, Burned, Forced to Watch Rape by Soldiers in Prison

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:11

Wuilly Arteaga, a 23-year-old violinist known for playing the national anthem during protests in Venezuela, told reporters Thursday that the military subjected him to beatings, burnings, and forced him to watch soldiers rape a protester during his extended time behind bars.

‘Populist Hero’ Stephen K. Bannon Returns Home to Breitbart

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:58

Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon returned as Executive Chairman of Breitbart News Friday afternoon and chaired the company’s evening editorial meeting.

CNBC: Joel Pollak Tanked the Stock Market with #WAR Tweet

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:55

First we controlled the election, next the presidency, now the stock market.

‘Goy, Bye!’ ‘White Flight’ HuffPost Loses the Plot, Turns Bannon Departure into Race War

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:40

HuffPost, the left-wing online tabloid formerly known as the Huffington Post, depicted White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon's departure with a series racially and religiously-charged headlines.

Rush Limbaugh: ‘We Are on the Cusp of a Second Civil War’

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:36

Friday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh said given the state of affairs in the country, particularly in the wake of last week’s events in Charlottesville, VA, it could be said the country was on the cusp of a second civil war. Limbaugh insisted much of the angst was being driven by forces from the outside wanting to see the United States cease being a “super powerful nation.” Partial transcript as follows (courtesy of RushLimbaugh.com): America is under attack from within. Our culture, our history, our founding are under the most direct assault I have seen in my life. And I’m sure it’s the same with you. We haven’t seen anything like this. You might even get away with saying that we are on the cusp of a second civil war. Some of you might say that we are already into it, that it has already begun. However you characterize it, though, we are under attack from within. And it’s being bought and paid for by people from outside America, in addition to inside. I’m thinking of people like George Soros and any other number of international financiers whose objective it is to take the United

FS1’s Rob Parker Rips ‘Selfish’ Dez Bryant for Not Protesting National Anthem: ‘He Doesn’t Understand’

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:26

Fox Sports 1’s Rob Parker ripped “selfish” Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant for refusing to protest during the national anthem. Parker said Bryant, who cited his “family to feed” for not protesting, does not understand what Colin Kaepernick was protesting, adding that the “worst people in the world” are people who see something is wrong and do nothing to fix it. “[Bryant] comes off as your typical selfish athlete,” Parker said Friday on “Undisputed.” “He doesn’t understand, it’s not about him. It’s bigger than him.” He continued, “How do you make change? You’ve got to be willing to fight for it. It’s not going to happen because you’re so selfish you’re going to stand up there and derail the whole movement by talking about your damn job and feeding your damn family. It ain’t right. And it does a disservice to what Colin Kaepernick was willing to do, where he had nothing vested personally in it, other than doing what’s right. The worst people in the world are the people who refuse to say something when things are wrong. Those are the worst people in the world. And that’s what I look at when I look at Dez Bryant. He

Report: Steve Bannon Meets with Billionaire Mercer Family as He Prepares for #War

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:45

In the wake of his departure from the White House, former Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is reportedly preparing for war and is starting by meeting with the billionaire Mercer family.

Coulter to Trump: If You Didn’t Want Bannon to Take All the Credit You Should’ve Hired 10 More Like Him

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:22

In a series of tweets on Friday after the news broke that President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon had stepped down, author and conservative pundit Ann Coulter praised Bannon and offered some advice to the president.

Calls for Dem State Senator to Resign Surge After Trump Assassination Post; Secret Service Investigates

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:21

Calls for Democratic Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal to resign are rolling in following her now-deleted Facebook post about hoping for President Donald Trump’s assassination, and the Secret Service confirms it is investigating.

WATCH: Frmr Philadelphia Mayor and Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo’s Statue Spray-Painted With ‘Black Power’

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:17

Philadelphia police arrested a man Friday in connection with a spray-painted message on the statue of former Mayor and Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo. Per Philly.com, the man arrested is 40-years-old. Charges are still pending, but he is expected to be charged with criminal mischief, institutional vandalism and possession of an instrument of crime for spray-painting the statue that stands outside the Municipal Services Building. The suspect defaced the statue Thursday night with the message “Black Power” after calls for its removal following the protests in Charlottesville, VA. Philly.com reports that the statue was egged Wednesday. Officers responded to a call Thursday around 11 p.m. to a call for “vandalism in progress” in front of the Municipal Services Building. On top of the vandalized Rizzo statue at the building, the words “The Black community should be their own Police” were written on the steps. City workers cleaned the statue early Friday morning. “The statue is going to come down one way or another,” Asa Khalif, a member of the Pennsylvania chapter of Black Lives Matter, said via Philly. “It stands for generational hurt, oppression, injustice, homophobia, anti-blackness.” Follow Breitbart.tv on Twitter @BreitbartVideo

NYSE: Traders Cheer News of Bannon’s Exit…Then Stocks Sink

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:02

Huzzah, however, soon turned to Oops.

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