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Turkey Claims U.S. Promised to Confiscate Weapons from Syrian Kurds After Raqqa Siege

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:50

Turkey's National Defense Ministry claims that Secretary of Defense James Mattis has promised Ankara that American officials are only lending, not giving, weapons to Syrian Kurdish militias fighting the Islamic State and plan to retrieve those weapons following the liberation of Raqqa.

Celebrities Shred GOP Healthcare Bill: ‘The Cost Will Be Human Lives’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:24

Hollywood stars took to social media Thursday and ripped the newly released Senate Republican's version of the American Health Care Act.

Pentagon: Pakistan ‘Single Greatest’ Factor That Could Cause U.S. ‘Failure’ in Afghanistan

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:20

Jihadi “sanctuary” Pakistan is “the most influential external actor affecting” stability in Afghanistan and the “outcome” of the U.S.-NATO military mission there, reports the Pentagon as President Donald Trump's administration considers a tough approach towards Islamabad.

HBO’s John Oliver Hit with Defamation Suit by Coal Companies

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:06

John Oliver is facing a defamation lawsuit filed by multiple coal companies after the HBO host lambasted the coal industry and mining company Murray Energy Corporation and its chief executive Robert E. Murray.

Hands-On with ‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ at E3: Ubisoft’s Adventure in Ancient Egypt Feels Like a Step Backwards

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:46

After taking a year to reorient a franchise on the verge of exhaustion, Ubisoft dons the iconic hood once more with Assassin's Creed Origins.

Texan Trump Supporter Pays for Billboard Ripping ABC over Russia Coverage

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:45

A Donald Trump supporter in Texas has paid for a billboard attacking ABC News for its coverage of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Trump Endorses Senate Health Bill

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:38

President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he was “very supportive” of the Senate health care bill unveiled that morning. I am very supportive of the Senate #HealthcareBill. Look forward to making it really special! Remember, ObamaCare is dead. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2017 The text of the bill, titled the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017,” was made public Thursday, more than a month after the House passed its own bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The two bills closely mirror each other, by the Senate version includes a slower rollout and a potentially “more generous” tax credit regime. As Speaker of the House Paul Ryan also expressed a positive view of the bill on its release, it may stand a good chance of becoming law if the Senate, where Republicans hold a slim two-seat majority, votes for it. According to a report by Axios, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is urging a vote before Congresses 4th of July recess. Despite leaders’ enthusiasm, public support for the House’s version remains weak. Together, we are going to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!#AmericaFirst🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/MVJbs44AtR — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2017 President Trump quickly followed up his

Exclusive–Sen. Rand Paul on Senate Healthcare Legislation: ‘I Think the Bill Looks Too Much Like Obamacare’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:02

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he thinks the Senate healthcare bill “looks too much like Obamacare.”

Pamela Geller: The Coming Civil War

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:56

The left has been at war against America for decades. The right represents those of us who favor individual freedom and capitalism — and the left are those who want government controls and socialism.

Jeh Johnson and the DNC Have Some Explaining to Do

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:43

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before the House Intelligence Committee, and like any good member of the Obama administration, his testimony left us with more questions than answers.

BuzzFeed HQ Evacuated After Bedbug Infestation

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:43

Employees at the internet media company Buzzfeed were asked to go home after their Manhattan headquarters was found to have developed an infestation of bedbugs.

Sad! Hillary Clinton’s Approval Rating Unchanged Since the Election

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:28

In an unprecedented feat for presidential candidates, a Wednesday Gallup poll shows that Hillary Clinton has more or less maintained her approval rating since the 2016 election.

McConnell Bill Defunds Planned Parenthood for One Year

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:25

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s healthcare bill proposes to defund abortion giant Planned Parenthood for one year.

U.S. Border Agents Warned of ‘Open Warfare’ with ‘Grenades’ in Mexico at Texas Border

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:23

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) of South Texas are being warned about risks posed to them on the border by "open warfare" including grenade attacks occurring on the Mexican side. The warning echoes Breitbart Texas's Cartel Chronicles reports on the bloody war occurring at the border between a faction of the Mexican Gulf Cartel and Mexican authorities.

Rand: Senate Healthcare Bill ‘May Be Obamacare-Plus’ on Subsidies, ‘Subsidizes the Death Spiral’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:19

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) argued that the Senate’s healthcare bill may provide more subsidies than Obamacare does. Rand said, “[W]hen we look at the bill, we actually find that with the Obamacare subsidies, not only are we keeping them, we may actually be providing more subsidies than Obamacare has. Our early estimates on the bill are that the bill may spend more in the next year or two than Obamacare does. And so, it’s hard for us to get our mind around that this is a repeal bill if we’re spending more, keeping all the subsidies, and then we’re going to start a brand new federal entitlement program where we give insurance companies money.” He added, “I keep reading it and…it sounds like Obamacare to me. It doesn’t even sound like Obamacare-lite. In some areas, it may be Obamacare-plus, on the subsidy side.” Rand later stated that the Republican bill “subsidizes the death spiral of Obamacare. It dumps a bunch of federal money, taxpayer money, or borrowed money into the insurance industry and says, ‘Hey, please lower the prices if we give you money.'” Follow Ian Hanchett on

Waymo Claims Former Uber CEO Was Aware Engineer Took Google Info

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:02

Waymo claims in a recent court filing that former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was aware that one of Uber's engineers was in possession of information taken from Google.

‘American Crime Story’ Producer: Next Season a ‘Bracing Cold Slap’ Against Trump

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:58

Ryan Murphy, the executive producer of FX crime anthology series American Crime Story, has claimed that the upcoming season will be a "bracing cold slap against" the Trump administration.

Hands-On with ‘Far Cry 5’ at E3: Open-World Guerrilla Warfare Shooter Comes to the U.S.

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:52

In Far Cry 5, Ubisoft brings their blockbuster open-world guerrilla warfare franchise onto American soil.

MSNBC Analyst: Defending Trump ‘Like Hugging a Suicide Bomber’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:55

Thursday on MSNBC, while discussing Trump’s tweet saying he does not have recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, political analyst Elise Jordan said Republicans supporting Trump is akin to hugging a suicide bomber. Host Craig Melvin said, “Earlier in the broadcast I said bluff. I said the president was bluffing. I may have been perhaps too fair. It would seem as if the president may have been lying all along about the existence of these tapes.” Jordan said, “He wasted the country’s collective time speculating over whether these tapes existed or not. It’s a sad day when you cannot depend on the president’s word. My advice would just be to Republicans who do cozy up to him—it’s just like hugging a suicide bomber, he blows you up in the process with him.” Melvin interrupted, “That’s a little strong, Elise,” Jordan explained, “If you’re a Republican who went out on a limb and defended Donald Trump over saying, ‘Well, he’s got tapes that will back up his point of view,’ you just got blown up, too.” (h/t The Hill) Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Brutal Attack at Target Store Brings Lawsuit

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:49

Target is facing a lawsuit after a store security worker allegedly advised a store customer against calling police. The man was eventually beaten by a person he reported as being suspicious in the parking lot.

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