“Money Over Lives: The NRA Invested Over $50 Million In Trump And GOP Candidates In 2016”


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“The gun rights group placed multimillion-dollar bets on Donald Trump and six Republican Senate candidates locked in highly competitive races,” the OpenSecrets report noted. “It poured $50.2 million, or 96 percent of its total outside spending, into these races, and lost only one.” MORE

CNN BREAKING NEWS . . .


The Orlando shooter and his wife exchanged text messages during the Pulse nightclub rampage, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation says.

Around 4 a.m., holed up in a bathroom about two hours after he started the attack, Omar Mateen texted his wife, Noor Salman, asking if she’d seen the news, the official said.

At one point, she responded with a text saying that she loved him.

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“The limits of white compassion: Imagine if Black lives mattered as much as one gorilla’s”


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“Two Years On, Boko Haram Still Has More Than 200 Chibok Girls In Captivity”


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Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she displays her photo, Monday, May 19, 2014.
Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she displays her photo, Monday, May 19, 2014.

‘Misogynistas’ Trump and Cruz Race to See Who Can Hate Women More”


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“North Korea Sentences U.S. College Student Otto Warmbier To 15 Years Hard Labor”


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FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea's highest court on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, sentenced Warmbier, who allegedly attempted to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his hotel, to 15 years of hard labor in prison. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File)
FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea’s highest court on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, sentenced Warmbier, who allegedly attempted to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his hotel, to 15 years of hard labor in prison. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File)

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“As Flint’s lead pipes are counted, Gov. Snyder promises more emails to be released”


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“Trump Crashes And Burns: CIA Officials Say They’d Resign Before Going Back To Torture”


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ALTHOUGH TORTURE IS ILLEGAL . . .
ALTHOUGH TORTURE IS ILLEGAL . . .