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Danny Green Says Toronto Raptors' Potential White House Visit Is "a Hard No"

Will the NBA champion Toronto Raptors accept President Trump's invitation to visit the White House? "To put it politely: That's a hard no," shooting guard Danny Green said during a recent podcast interview. "I try to respect everybody and every field," Green added, but Trump "makes it hard. He...
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Avocado Prices Jump 34% Amid Trump's Threats to Close U.S.-Mexico Border

Is the avoca-lypse finally here? Bloomberg reports that on Tuesday , the price of Hass avocados from Mexico jumped an astounding 34 percent amid fears that President Trump may close the U.S.-Mexico border. That's the biggest one-day price increase for avocados since April 13, 2009--and analysts...
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President Trump Eases Up on Border Shutdown Threat

President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his threats to shut the U.S.-Mexico border this week as members of his administration explored half-measures that might satisfy the president’s urge for action. According to the AP , Trump did not back off on the idea completely, but said he was pleased...
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Make America Grate Again: Artist Building Wall Made of Cheese at Mexican Border

Cosimo Cavallaro tells The Los Angeles Times that he thinks President Trump's proposed Mexican border wall is "absurd," so the Southern California artist has started building an equally ludicrous wall next to Mexico's border with Tecate, California--one constructed entirely from bricks of cojita...
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Stormy Daniels' Lawyer, Michael Avenatti, Arrested for Fraud, Accused of Trying to Extort Nike

Think back to the worst day of your life, and take solace in the fact that it likely pales in comparison to the very bad day Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, had on Monday. According to The New York Times , federal prosecutors filed documents in New York alleging that Avenatti, one of...
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Hate Crimes Jumped 226% in U.S. Counties Where Trump Held 2016 Rallies

After an Australian man allegedly shot and killed more than 50 people at a Muslim mosque in New Zealand last week, President Trump said he doesn't "really" see white nationalism as a rising threat. Now a new study finds that hate crimes rose in U.S. counties where Trump held election rallies in...
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Trump Threatens "SNL" With Federal Investigation for Mocking Him in a Rerun

Donald Trump's mad as hell and he's not going to take it anymore! In the wee hours of early Sunday, the president took to (where else?) Twitter to once again mouth off at Saturday Night Live for daring to mock him--and this time, threaten to sic the feds on the show. "It’s truly incredible that...
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U.S. Senate Votes to Overturn Trump's Emergency Declaration at Mexican Border

On Tuesday, by a vote of 59-41, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted to overturn President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the country's southwestern border with Mexico. “I believe the use of emergency powers in this circumstance violates the Constitution,” said Senator Jerry...
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Trump Responds to Ethiopian Jet Crash by Tweeting That Planes Are "Too Complex to Fly"

President Trump responded to the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that killed 157 people this week by tweeting that planes are too complicated. "Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. Pilots are no longer needed, but rather computer scientists from MIT," Trump tweeted Tuesday. "I...
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Guy Goes Viral Eating Whole Pizza in Hallway Outside Michael Cohen Hearing

Move over, Pizza Rat! Here comes what looks like Starving Pizza Intern! A guy in Washington, D.C., is going viral after he was caught on camera scarfing down an entire pizza outside Michael Cohen's congressional hearing. The young man appeared over the shoulder of a CBS News reporter during a live...
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