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June 26, 2019

Twitter Users Blast Meghan McCain For Making Detention Centers Issue About Her Father

Meghan McCain cited her father to criticize comparison of migrant detention centers to torture facilities in Tuesday's episode of The View.
June 26, 2019

Wayfair staff plan walkout to oppose furnishings gross sales to migrant detention services

Employees of the Boston-based online housewares giant Wayfair announced Tuesday that they would stage a walkout at the company’s Back Bay offices Wednesday to protest the company’s decision to sell furniture to operators of facilities for migrant children detained at the southern US border.
June 26, 2019

Robert Mueller to Testify July 17 Before Two House Committees

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to publicly testify before two House committees on July 17, according to a press release sent by the committee chairmen Tuesday night.
June 26, 2019

Indiana School Fires Gay Teacher After Archdiocese Threatens To Yank Non-profit Status, Ability to Hold Mass

The Indianapolis archbishop compelled a Catholic school into firing a gay teacher by threatening the campus with losing its non-profit status and its ability to hold mass, according to an open letter from the school.
June 26, 2019

Alabama Auto Dealer Gives Away Guns, Bibles and Flags for Each Vehicle Sold

An automobile dealership in Alabama has promised to give away a 12-gauge shotgun, an American flag and a Bible for the purchase of any new or used vehicle on the lot through the end of July.
June 26, 2019

Maine caregiver sentenced to 50 years in beating loss of life of lady

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A 44-year-old Wiscasset woman has been sentenced to 50 years in prison in the fatal beating a 4-year-old girl in her care.
June 26, 2019

‘You’re Gonna Rot in Jail’: Meghan McCain Hits Back at Michael Avenatti

It took all of 15 minutes for Meghan McCain to reply to a Twitter insult from attorney Michael Avenatti on Tuesday.
June 26, 2019

Trump Isn’t Sure If He Ever Spoke to CBP Head, Despite Agency Accused of Inhumane Child Treatment

Within hours of the head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resigning, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday he had never before spoken with Acting Commissioner John Sanders.
June 26, 2019

Meghan McCain Ridiculed for Saying ‘Hanoi Hilton’ Was Real ‘Torture Facility,’ Unlike Migrant Detention Centers

The View co-host Meghan McCain demanded doctors, politicians and human rights activists stop comparing migrant detention centers to "torture facilities," saying her late father's experience in Vietnam's so-called "Hanoi Hilton" truly embodied the term.
June 26, 2019

Donald Trump Used N-Word on ‘Apprentice’ Set, Didn’t Think Americans Would ‘Buy’ Black Contestant Winning: Co-Producer

During the first season of The Apprentice, Donald Trump was skeptical about whether viewers would "buy" that a black contestant could win the reality show and be awarded a job within his organization, according to a former producer on the show.