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NBA teams are refusing to stay in Trump-brand hotels

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Three NBA teams are refusing to stay in Trump-branded hotels while they’re traveling to away games.

According to Mediaite, The Milwaukee Bucks, Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks “have moved away from Trump hotels in New York City and Chicago, which bear Donald Trump‘s name through a licensing agreement,” ESPN reports. The Grizzlies and Mavericks have stayed at Trump SoHo in the past, but they’re searching for other options.

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It isn’t a surprise for the Dallas Mavericks, they’re owned by anti-Trump advocate and Hillary Clinton supporter Mark Cuban. In the last year, Cuban attacked Trump for multiple political issues but also personal ones, claiming Trump wasn’t actually a billionaire and was a bad businessman.

“There’s that guy who’ll walk into the bar and say anything to get laid. That’s Donald Trump right now to a T. But it’s all of us who are going to get f*cked,” Cuban told a conference earlier this year.

Another NBA team in the Eastern Conference won’t be staying in Trump’s SoHo when they travel to NYC this season. ESPN doesn’t reveal which team, however. There are seven teams currently confirmed to stay at Trump properties this season. They have no intention of amending their reservations.

Three of the most recognizable head coaches in the NBA have also been vocal on their disapproval of the election results. Detroit’s Stan Van Gundy, Golden State’s Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs all stand in opposition to the president-elect.

Many out of town franchises have booked multiple-night stays at Trump SoHo as the hotel becomes “increasingly popular.” It’s unclear if it will continue to be.

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Trump’s using protests to gain ‘illegitimate power’ as part of his ‘American Führer’ fantasy: forensic psychiatrist

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A Yale psychiatrist who has repeatedly sounded the alarm on President Donald Trump's mental health warned that his "displays of false strength" foreshadow his reaction to the November election if he loses.

Dr. Bandy X. Lee is a forensic psychiatrist at Yale School of Medicine, author of the textbook "Violence," and editor of "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 37 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President." Lee, who heads the World Mental Health Coalition, focuses on public health approaches to violence prevention and has led various think tanks that seek to "draw connections between individual, community, and societal violence, as they are interrelated."

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Trump gives strongest hint yet that Roger Stone is getting a pardon: ‘He can sleep well at night!’

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President Donald Trump on Thursday gave his strongest indication yet that convicted ally Roger Stone would be getting a pardon.

In response to a tweet from right-wing activist Charlie Kirk about Stone serving time in prison after being convicted of multiple felonies, Trump seemed to say that Stone would never have to serve out his term.

"No. Roger was a victim of a corrupt and illegal Witch Hunt, one which will go down as the greatest political crime in history," Trump wrote. "He can sleep well at night!"

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago buddy used his ‘shadow’ sway over the VA to promote his Marvel comic book empire

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Two and a half years ago, top officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs rang the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange. Standing on the podium with them was a cheering, flexing Captain America. Spider-Man waved from the trading floor below.

The event had been billed as a suicide prevention awareness campaign. No one could figure out what the Marvel characters were doing there. David Shulkin, the VA secretary at the time, said in a memoir about his tenure that he was as surprised as anyone.

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