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Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert urge Americans to ‘unite under the banner of human’ after baseball rampage

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During an appearance on The Late ShowThe Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah told host Stephen Colbert that his biggest takeaway from the Virginia baseball field shooting targeting Republican congresspeople was the initial unified response.

“It was great to see people from both sides seeing this and uniting under the banner of ‘human’ and ‘American’ before anything else,” Noah said. “That’s one of the things that we’re seeing less and less of in society today.”

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He went on to recount a conversation he had with Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), whose friendship with Attorney General Jeff Sessions prior to the AG’s testimony on Tuesday wasn’t well-known.

The fact that lawmakers who battle on legislative floors can be friends and respect each other outside of politics, Noah said, should be better publicized to avoid politically-motivated shootings like that in Alexandria.

“Like Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi said today,” Noah continued, “‘We fight tooth and nail but we don’t forget that we are people, we are friends, we are families, we are colleagues.'”

Politicians, Noah said, “could do a better job” of telling constituents: “‘we fight, you can fight, but don’t forget that at your core, you are Americans.”

Watch Noah’s appearance on The Late Show below via Twitter.

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Singer and songwriter pens ballad about ‘bunker boy Donald Trump’

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Singer/songwriter Courtney Jaye, whose album "Love and Forgiveness" was named as one of the Top 50 Albums of 2013 by American Songwriter, has penned an epic ballot dedicated to President Donald Trump.

It was reported Sunday that Trump was rushed to the White House bunker on Friday evening as a few hundred protesters surrounded the building. As the weekend progressed, more and more protesters have come to stand in opposition to police violence and a White House they feel isn't doing enough to stop it.

Trump has tried to claim that he was really just "inspecting" the bunker, but it went down like a lead balloon.

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Three right-wing ‘boogaloo’ militants arrested on terrorism charges in Las Vegas: report

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On Wednesday, federal prosecutors announced that three far-right militants with ties to the "boogaloo" movement have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in Las Vegas, according to The Seattle Times.

"Federal prosecutors say the three white men with U.S. military experience are accused of conspiring to carry out a plan that began in April in conjunction with protests to reopen businesses closed because of the coronavirus and later sought to capitalize on protests over the death of a Minneapolis man in police custody," reported Michelle Price and Scott Sonner.

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‘Trump became what we feared’: New Lincoln Project ad accuses Trump of using the Bible as a prop to boost his polls

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A brutal new ad from the GOP group The Lincoln Project called "War Zone" is attacking President Donald Trump for becoming what Americans have feared he would.

He didn't come out of hiding this week to help calm the nation or to bring Americans together.

"He wasn't there to offer words of calm and comfort," the ad said. "Instead, he became what we all feared. Evoked the worst of our past. Threatened our governors and states. He ordered our own soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan to flood the streets, instructing them to turn against Americans. Used churches and the Holy Bible as political props. He didn't invoke the Lord to give us wisdom, but to boost his polls."

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