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Republican nominee charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte attacking Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News journalists in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, breaking his glass and wailing: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare plan…

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Republican nominee charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte attacking Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News journalists in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, violating his glasses and shouting: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare plan…

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Greg Gianforte misled police after assault of Guardian journalist, incident report displays

Newly released record of attack exposes Montana congressman falsely told Ben Jacobs had initiated physical contact US congressman Greg Gianforte misled police after his assault of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs in May, falsely stating that Jacobs had initiated physical contact and that the” liberal media … is trying to make a story “, according to the police incident report. The records, made publicly available on Friday, offer new details on the violent altercation that occurred on the eve of a special election to fill Montana’s sole seat in the US…

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Porn industry groups cut ties to star James Deen amid sexual assault asserts

Pornographys de facto global ambassador, once praised as a feminist, faces backlash after Stoya and other performers accuse him of attacks He has been called the Tom Cruise of porn: a performer who parlayed boy-next-door good looks into unlikely fame and success. For almost a decade, James Deen the onscreen name for Bryan Sevilla has been a de facto ambassador for the adult entertainment industry, a global starring feted as a compelling proponent for a controversial part of Hollywood. He appealed to young women; he supported breast cancer charities; he…

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Republican nominee charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte assaulting Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News the reporters in the room, who described nominee slamming him to the ground The Republican candidate for Montanas congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the states special election, breaking his glasses and screaming: Get the hell out of here. Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare…

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Make breakfast tacos , not war: Texas towns clash on who gets inventor claim

This week, in what San Antonians took as a statement of war, a food critic wrote about how Austin became home of the breakfast taco and triggered major debate Theres a war brewing in Texas. Not over guns, cattle or oil but over breakfast tacos. The breakfast taco, for anyone who doesnt know, has all the ingredients of a great breakfast: egg, bacon, sausage, cheese and beans wrapped up neatly in a tortilla and punctuated with a pop of salsa on top. Its cheap, typically$ 1 to$ 3 per taco,…

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Paul Ryan’s right: Donald Trump’s comments are racism, pure and simple | Steven W Thrasher

If the Speaker of the House is using that label, then so should the rest of us. But we shouldnt simply limit it to Trump Maybe youve been holding back from calling out that uncle who maintains flaming your Facebook wall with pro-Trump commentaries, under the guise that hes really simply pro-business and entirely not a racist. But now youve been given permission to call him out as a racist by no lesser authority than the Republican speaker of the house. Weve known for some time now that Trump is…

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Pittsburgh shooting: five people killed and three injured

Police say at the least two gunmen are at large after ambush-style attack at a party in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Police say five people have been shot dead in an ambush-style attack in suburban Pittsburgh and at least two gunmen are at large. Allegheny County police said four women and a human were killed late on Wednesday during a backyard party in the borough of Wilkinsburg. At least three others are in hospital, where two men are in critical condition and one female is stable. Police said people scrambled toward…

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My journeys in Trumpland

Two years on the campaign trail exposed an America forgotten in the bicoastal media bubble, leaving our novelist unsurprised when Hillary Clinton was beaten Sixty million Americans voted for Donald Trump, each for their own reasons. Some were simply angry or afraid. Others were bored, indifferent to all the outrage directed at their nominee, eager for change above all else. Many, undoubtedly, welcomed permission to vent dark impressions of rancour towards people not like them. All were alien to a coastal cognoscenti which decided long ago that this election was…

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