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Venezuela ‘Live Aid’ Concert Blocked As Tensions Rise On Colombia Border

Tensions are high along the border between Colombia and Venezuela, as a major push to deliver humanitarian aid could descend into violence on Saturday. On Friday, musicians held a Live Aid Venezuela concert in border town Cucuta, Colombia to pressure Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro to let humanitarian aid into Venezuela, ending the show with a rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine." Concert organizer Richard Branson also took the concert stage, exhorting the crowd in a… Read


Fox News’ Chris Wallace To Interview Dem White House Candidate Kirsten Gillibrand

Fox News Channel anchor Chris Wallace will interview Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten GIllibrand on Special Report on Monday, February 25. Earlier in the afternoon, Gillibrand will be joined by Jon Stewart at a Capitol Hill press conference where which she will introduce bipartisan bill, “Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.” She will discuss the bill, and her campaign, with Wallace, who is… Read


Judge Further Gags Roger Stone For Posting Incendiary Photo Of Her With Crosshairs

Roger Stone has been ordered to shut up. A federal judge on Thursday gagged him entirely, several days after he posted a threatening photo of the judge on Instagram. Stone had been under a partial gag order. The longtime GOP operative and Donald Trump pal had taken the stand to behave contritely. “I recognize that I let the court down,” Stone said. “I let you down. I let myself down. I let my family down. I let my attorneys down. I can only say I’m sorry. It was a… Read


Jon Stewart Heading To Fox News Channel In Support Of 9/11 First Responders

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Jon Stewart will sit down with Fox News Channel’s America’s Newsroom on Monday to support 9/11 first responders and survivors. Stewart and 9/11 demolition supervisor John Feal will sit down with Sandra Smith at the Fox News bureau in Washington, D.C. to preview the “Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.” At 3 PM ET, Stewart and Feal are scheduled to join Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) for a presser, at which… Read


Donald Trump Blasts Jussie Smollett On Twitter: “What About MAGA?”

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“What about MAGA and the tens of millions of people you insulted with your racist and dangerous comments?” President Donald Trump asked Empire actor Jussie Smollett, who Chicago cops now say staged his own January assault Smollett had said was perpetrated by men wearing MAGA hats. Smollett staged the hoax because he was "dissatisfied with his salary" on the Fox series, and to promote his career,  according to "angry" Chicago Supt. Eddie Johnson at a Thursday morning… Read


Sean Hannity To Interview Lara Logan About “Liberal Media Bias”

Fox News Channel said this afternoon that primetime star/Donald Trump BFF Sean Hannity will interview former CBS News star Lara Logan on Wednesday night’s show. The booking comes as Logan made headlines this week when she gave an interview to a conservative podcast in which she compared Breitbart and Fox News to put-upon women who have but "this tiny little spot" at which to pray in front of Israel's Wailing Wall, while the rest is given over to the men — aka "liberal"… Read


Coast Guard Officer Accused Of Terrorist Plot Against MSNBC, CNN Anchors, Dem Politicians & Others

UPDATED with Anderson Cooper remarks:  A Coast Guard officer stationed in Washington, D.C., stands accused of plotting a mass terrorist attack whose intended victims include prominent journalists at MSNBC and CNN and Democratic politicians. For now, the suspect is being held only on weapons and drug charges, but at the very top of their detention memo filied today with the U.S. District Court in Maryland, prosecutors wrote: “The defendant intends to murder innocent… Read


Robert Mueller Report Heading To Attorney General Next Week: CNN

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CNN reported Wednesday that Robert Mueller is almost done with his nearly two-year probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and whether members of Donald Trump’s administration or campaign participated. New U.S. Attorney General William Barr could announce as early as next week that Mueller is wrapping things up, the network said. Mueller’s report will be submitted to Barr, who will review it and submit his summary to Congress. But, CNN reported, the… Read


Andrew McCabe To Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Still Behaves Suspiciously

UPDATED with video: “How coup-y did it feel to you in the moment?” Stephen Colbert asked former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe of the moment when top officials at the Justice Department and the FBI mulled if there were ways to remove President Donald Trump from office. McCabe is making the TV rounds in promotion of his new new book “The Threat: How the FBI Protects America In the Age of Terror and Trump.” [Part 2 of interview is below] During his first, blockbuster… Read


George Stephanopoulos Re-ups At ABC News Through 2020 Election And Beyond

ABC News made sure to lock in services of political junkie George Stephanopoulos through the 2020 presidential election and its aftermath, signing him to a new four-year contract. The former Democratic adviser and now ABC News chief anchor, chief political correspondent, GMA co-anchor and Sunday Beltway host will rake in about $18M a year, sources say – an impressive increase from previous $15M-ish, though still not Megyn Kelly money. But with his contract coming up and a… Read


Media Matters Punches Back At Lara Logan’s Podcast Interview Slamming “Liberal” Media

Lara Logan, who took a leave of absence from CBS News after her botched Benghazi report on 60 Minutes in 2013, is back in the spotlight this week. She gave an interview to a conservative podcast in which she compared Breitbart and Fox News to put-upon women who have but “this tiny little spot” at which to pray in front of Israel’s Wailing Wall while the rest is given over to the men — aka “liberal” media including “CBS, ABC, NBC, Huffington Post, Politico, whatever,”  she… Read