Massive Bipartisan Spending Bill Fails to Meet Conservative Priorities

Early Monday morning, congressional negotiators released text of a massive omnibus appropriations bill that would fund the government through Sept. 30. The bill is expected to pass later this week with bipartisan support and avoid a government shutdown. While the bill does make progress on issues like additional defense funding and increasing border security, it […]




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Get a Samsung Gear Fit 2 for $86

CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 starts strong, but fades fast Samsung’s latest fitness tracker fails to impress. CNET’s Dan […]




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1,665 Pages: GOP Spending Bill Longer Than Obama’s Stimulus

(CNSNews.com) – The new federal spending bill proposed in the Republican-controlled Congress to fund the government through the end of September–which is now posted on the House Rules Committee website–is 1,665 pages long and includes an average of approximately 210 words per page. That makes this bill approximately 350,000 words long—or about twice as long […]




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Watch a Subaru Impreza tear through a homespun Gymkhana

Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos are impressive, whether you’re paying attention to the production value or the sheer insanity of the stunts themselves. Tyler Witte might not be Ken Block, but his own DIY Gymkhana is pretty damn awesome. After buying a totaled GC8-generation Subaru Impreza, Witte spent eight months turning it into a stripped-out rally […]




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Turkey cuts off Wikipedia amid dissent crackdown

Wikipedia has been banned in Turkey. Wikipedia The Turkish government has blocked Wikipedia as part of its latest attack on dissent. Turkey’s Information and Communication Technologies Authority said Saturday that a court had ordered a “protection measure” against Wikipedia, CBS News reported. The country uses such measures to cut off access to websites for “national […]




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Turkey cuts off Wikipedia amid dissent crackdown

Wikipedia has been banned in Turkey. Wikipedia The Turkish government has blocked Wikipedia as part of its latest attack on dissent. Turkey’s Information and Communication Technologies Authority said Saturday that a court had ordered a “protection measure” against Wikipedia, CBS News reported. The country uses such measures to cut off access to websites for “national […]




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First Trump-Era Spending Law Funds Planned Parenthood, Not Border Wall

(CNSNews.com) – President Donald Trump signed the first federal spending law of his administration yesterday, a one-week extension of the spending law signed by President Barack Obama in December that was set to expire last night. The law Trump signed permits funding of Planned Parenthood but not for a border wall. During his presidential campaign, then-candidate Trump […]




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Rick Stengel Accuses Trump of ‘Harassment’ of Nikki Haley

More in the cross-post on the MRC’s NewsBusters blog. Appearing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Friday, former Obama State Department official and Time magazine editor Richard Stengel hurled a wild accusation at President Trump, claiming the commander-in-chief guilty of “harassment” against United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley. The incendiary claim came after anchor Andrea Mitchell […]




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