Chris Tognotti

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Melinda Gates Knows How To Stop Terrorism & Climate Change (And So Do You)

As far as massively wealthy philanthropists go, few are more globally known than Bill and Melinda Gates. The husband and wife duo have donated billions to various causes around the world, and have been heavily involved in devising ways to raise stand…
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No One Wants To Vacation In Trump's America & It's Costing The Country Billions

It's been about eight months since President Donald Trump ascended to the highest office in American politics, and in many ways, the most powerful office in the world. And there have been many consequences of that, politically, socially, and now from…
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Ivanka Struggles To Explain What Her Job Is To Dr. Oz

President Donald Trump's eldest daughter has paid a visit to one of America's foremost TV doctors, and according to CBS News, she used the opportunity to indulge what's become a familiar pastime. Namely, in an interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz (of NBC's e…
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The Latest Hurricane Maria Predictions Should Concern Everyone

The past several weeks have seen a string of devastating hurricanes make landfall, bringing heavy winds, torrential rainfall, and leaving a trail of destruction. First, Hurricane Harvey swept up from the Gulf of Mexico and battered the greater Housto…
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Trump Pays His Russia Lawyers With Campaign Cash — Here's What You Need To Know

On Tuesday, an exclusive report from Reuters shed some light on one a lingering question relating to President Donald Trump and the ongoing investigation by independent counsel Robert Mueller. Namely, according to the report, Trump is paying for his …
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Trump's Chief Of Staff Literally Facepalmed During That UN Speech

Ever since departing from his post as chief of the Department of Homeland Security in July to become White House chief of staff, retired general John Kelly has shown the world a pretty wide range of emotions. It's become something of a pastime, in fa…
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A Billboard For English Classes Used Melania Trump’s Photo & It Was Quickly Taken Down

In the Croatian capital of Zagreb, according to a report from the Associated Press, an English school billboard Melania Trump threatened a lawsuit over has been pulled down. The billboard, an advertisement for an English language school, had shown a …
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The White House Rejected Its Own Report On The Great Way Refugees Affect The Economy

If there's anything Donald Trump has been fairly consistent about since taking office earlier this year, it's his negative attitude towards refugee resettlement. Within his first month in office, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at bar…
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The Pepe The Frog Creator Is Taking Legal Action Against The Alt-Right

Of all the various sights, sounds, and memes that spun out of the 2016 presidential election, few were as ubiquitous and inflammatory as Pepe the Frog. Originally a character in a webcomic called Boy's Club created by Matt Furie, the instantly recogn…
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Here's How To Keep Track Of Hurricane Maria As It Tears Through The Caribbean

If anything's been consistent over the past month, it's been the extent to which a sizable portion of the national consciousness has been taken up by one hurricane after another, as they slowly make their way through the Carribbean towards the east c…
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Hillary Clinton Might Challenge Trump’s Win If There’s Proof Russia Stole The Election

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton might challenge Trump's presidential victory if more evidence of Russian interference becomes public, she said during an interview with NPR's Terry Gross. Now, to be clear, this would create an…
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Will Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico Later This Week?

Earlier this month, the Caribbean suffered through one of the worst-ever hurricanes on record, as Hurricane Irma made its way towards the Florida coast. The U.S. Virgin Islands and Barbuda, in particular, were slammed by the massive storm and dealt a…
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How To Protest The GOP's New Obamacare Repeal That's Scary Close To Passing

The GOP is making one last desperate effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and replace it with a bill that would have a deleterious effect on millions of Americans' health care. It's called the Graham-Cassidy repeal bill, named for the two senato…
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A Kid Mowed The White House Lawn For Donald Trump, Free Of Charge

When you were a kid, did you ever dream of visiting the White House? Meeting the president, perhaps? And if so, how did you imagine it going down? What did you want to do while you were there? Well, one young boy got just that kind of wish fulfilled,…
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All The Info You Need To Know About The "Nazi Bucket Challenge"

This week, the Trump administration dove headfirst into yet another caustic media feud, although this time it went even further than it often has in the past, actively calling for somebody be fired. Specifically, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huc…
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A Man Who Wrote A Book Called 'The Terrorist Whisperer' Will Speak At A Pro-Trump Rally

On Saturday, a massive rally is scheduled to be held on the National Mall, dubbed the "mother of all rallies," or MOAR, by its organizers. It'll be going down on the same day as the much-ballyhooed juggalo rally, which figures to be chock full of Ins…
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Everything You Need To Know About The Two Competing Protests In D.C.

On Saturday, a pair of rallies are scheduled to take place on the National Mall, and both are generating a lot of attention. First, there's the Million Juggalo March, where fans of the band Insane Clown Posse will arrive in the nation's capital. And …
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Federal Judge Rules Jeff Sessions Can’t Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities

On Friday, a federal judge based out of Chicago ruled that the Trump administration can't pull federal funds from sanctuary cities, the latest legal development in its ongoing efforts to punish such cities. As detailed by The Chicago Tribune, the jud…
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Why Sister Margaret Ann Doesn’t Mind You Calling Her The “Chainsaw Nun”

If you've been following all the damage and fallout from Hurricane Irma this week, there's a pretty good chance you heard about a Catholic nun whose hands-on relief work went viral in a big way. But as was noted in a report on Friday morning, the vir…
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7 Ways To Help Women In The Middle East

Amid a harrowing time for women's rights in the United States, it's important to constantly remember that it's not just women in the United States who're being needlessly hurt, oppressed, or legislated against. To the contrary, a comprehensive form o…
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