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People are hoping Hurricane Irma hits Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

7:35 am Sep. 6, 2017

Hurricanes usually have a way of pulling people together despite political or other differences. Usually.

As Irma approaches south Florida, though, we’re seeing a contingent of Twitter users actually hoping for a direct hit on President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.

MORE: $4 evacuee housing for those fleeing Irma .. but there’s a catch

People criticized and defended Joel Osteen after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston 

This three-legged dog rescued from Houston needs a

Fox News hires Tomi Lahren, the pundit fired by Glenn Beck’s The Blaze

11:17 am Aug. 30, 2017

Tomi Lahren, the outspoken commentator fired by Glenn Beck’s The Blaze after her comments on “The View,” has a new gig at Fox News. She’ll debut during Sean Hannity’s show.

She announced her big news on social media:

Eric Trump, one of President Donald Trump’s sons, was among those offering congratulations:

“Lahren will have a signature role on an FNC digital product currently in development and will also offer political commentary to

Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the Fox Theatre in November

9:13 am Aug. 28, 2017

Former U.S. Sen., Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will take the stage of Atlanta’s Fox Theatre on Nov. 13 as part of her national book tour. Tickets go on sale Sept. 18.

“In cities across the US, Hillary will pull the curtain back on a story that’s personal, raw, detailed, and surprisingly funny,” a release said. “She’ll take audiences with her on a first-person journey, and bring

People turn their backs on Trump surrogate Omarosa at journalist convention

5:33 pm Aug. 11, 2017

“Celebrity Apprentice” alum turned presidential advisor Omarosa Manigault-Newman is getting a cold reception from some at the National Association of Black Journalists convention, happening this week in New Orleans.

Attendees’ social media posts indicate audience members turning their backs while she spoke. She appeared on a panel regarding police brutality and things got tense in a hurry.

UPDATE: NABJ has released a statement; read it below

Ahead of time, TV One commentator Roland Martin said

Look at these photos from inside North Korea

9:29 am Aug. 9, 2017

North Korea, formally the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is a notoriously closed dictatorship created after World War II and run by three generations of the same family.

For a fascinating look inside the tightly controlled nation (about the size of Virginia) I highly recommend “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” an exhaustively reported and elegantly written nonfiction work by journalist Barbara Demick. It was published in 2009.

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Cartoonist says Trump threatened legal action; lawyer says not true

9:55 am May. 26, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Guy Berkeley Breathed, creator of the syndicated “Bloom County” strip, posted legal documents on his official, verified Facebook page indicating President Donald Trump’s representatives threatened legal action after the cartoonist posted images of the commander-in-chief.

Not so, the POTUS’ legal rep says.

“.. while Mr. Trump is the nation’s chief executive and thereby a public figure, he retains the rights to both his and his family’s image for

Cobb students join Vice President Mike Pence at the National Day of Prayer

1:31 pm May. 4, 2017

Students from Mount Paran Christian School, a private school in Cobb County, joined Vice President Mike Pence for a moment of prayer during the official National Day of Prayer.

Pence posted these photos via his official, public Twitter account:

In an American tradition that stretches back to the 1950s, the first Thursday in May marks the annual National Day of Prayer.

Why former President Bill Clinton was in Atlanta Saturday night

7:49 am Apr. 30, 2017

The day after President Donald Trump visited Atlanta to address the NRA’s national convention, former President Bill Clinton came to town.

Suffice it to say they had very different itineraries.

Clinton delivered the keynote address at Emory University School of Law’s Centennial Gala. Georgia’s former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn (an Emory alum) received the school’s Centennial Lifetime Achievement Award. 

MORE: Former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter have been trolling President Donald Trump on

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre: give the media a black eye

2:05 pm Apr. 28, 2017

While National Rifle Association members awaited President Donald Trump, members relived his victory and booed his adversaries – chief among them the mainstream media. CEO Wayne LaPierre’s welcoming remarks included a (presumably figurative) suggestion to give the media a black eye.

See below for a sample of his comments.

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NRA convention starts (how else?) with a bang

“It’s a