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Woman who groped TSA officer won’t face felony charges

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Felony charges will not be filed against a Colorado woman who is accused of groping a Transportation Security Administration officer at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix.

Sixty-one-year old Yukari Mihamae had faced a felony count of sexual abuse after she allegedly squeezed and twisted the breast of a TSA officer at a security checkpoint.

“Ms. Miyamae felt panicked and experienced a volatile aversion to the TSA personnel violating her personal physical space,” her attorney explained. “She felt endangered and threatened based upon prior traumatizing security pat-downs, repugnance at the prospect of being touched again in such a violent and undignified manner, and instinctively pushed the female TSA agent away.”

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CNN buried in scorn for asking final debate question on Ellen DeGeneres and George W. Bush’s friendship

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Viewers lambasted CNN on Tuesday for using its time with Democratic presidential candidates to bring up Ellen DeGeneres' friendship with former President George W. Bush, who is considered to be a war criminal by some Democratic voters.

CNN asked about the friendship at Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate, where moderator Anderson Cooper put the question to the entire field of candidates -- even though no questions had been asked about climate change or China.

Watch the video and read some of the Twitter responses below.

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‘Donald Trump’s Saigon’: Ambassador Susan Rice slams the president’s Syria ‘screw-up’

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Former national security advisor to President Barack Obama, Susan Rice, said that it's clear that President Donald Trump has made such a significant blunder on Syria that it's on par with the fall of Saigon in the Vietnam War.

"Let’s talk about what’s happening now in Syria," said MSNBC substitute host Joy Reid. Rice was appearing on MSNBC to promote her recent book about her life and professional career.

"What do you make of the fact Donald Trump has a phone call with the autocrat from Turkey and suddenly yanks U.S. troops out?" asked Reid. "He does have financial interests in Turkey. We know he has a personal interest there. What do you make of that decision, and how would that impact our national security? We know that ISIS was at least in some camps where they seemed to have disappeared."

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Right-wing Pastor Mark Burns caught leading Trump supporters in chants of ‘war’ for the president

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By Alice Wilder in conjunction with WNYC

On Sunday, news broke that a video of a fake President Donald Trump massacring journalists and others had been shown during a conference at one of the president’s resorts last week.

The video was swiftly condemned by the White House, the organizers of the pro-Trump conference, as well as Donald Trump Jr. and Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who both spoke at the event.

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