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Man who claimed ‘Antifa’ stabbing over white supremacist haircut admits he made up attack

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A man who claimed that he was stabbed by an Antifa activist earlier this month has confessed to fabricating the entire incident.

The Denver Post reports that police in Sheridan, Colorado, arrested 26-year-old Joshua Witt for falsely telling them that he was stabbed in the hand on August 16 by a man who approached him and asked him if he was a neo-Nazi.

Specifically, Witt claimed that someone had approached him and assumed that he was a neo-Nazi based on his haircut, which looks similar to high-profile neo-Nazis such as Richard Spencer.

Witt’s fabricated story about the alleged stabbing gained national attention after he posted photos of his wounded hand on Facebook and claimed it was the work of an Antifa activist.

However, police became suspicious of Witt’s story after they reviewed surveillance footage from the location where the stabbing allegedly occurred and could find no evidence of anyone fleeing from the scene as Witt had described.

Police confronted Witt about this — and he admitted that he’d actually cut his own hand by accident while his car was parked at a nearby Steak ‘n Shake. Police charged Witt with filing a false report to officers, and he now faces a fine as high as $2,650 and up to one year in jail.

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Soccer star slams Trump for attacking her teammate: He hates women he ‘cannot control or grope’

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On Wednesday, U.S. Women's Soccer champion Ali Krieger rebuked President Donald Trump for his attacks on her teammate Megan Rapinoe, saying that the president feels threatened by women that he "cannot control or grope":

In regards to the “President’s” tweet today, I know women who you cannot control or grope anger you, but I stand by @mPinoe & will sit this one out as well. I don’t support this administration nor their fight against LGBTQ+ citizens, immigrants & our most vulnerable.

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Justice Department sues Omarosa Manigault Newman over financial disclosures

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The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice" who campaigned for President Donald Trump and later worked for him in the White House, alleging she failed to file a required public disclosure report after she left 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, claims Manigault Newman "knowingly and willingly" failed to file the financial disclosure report after corresponding multiple times with attorneys for the White House. It accuses her of violating the Ethics in Government Act (EIGA) by not filing the report, which was required because her salary exceeded $124,406, despite several oral and written reminders from White House ethics lawyers.

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Retired admiral could pose serious threat if he decides to run against Iowa Republican: report

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On Wednesday, Iowa Starting Line reported that Ret. Adm. Michael Franken is in talks with state and national Democrats about challenging GOP Sen. Joni Ernst.

Franken, who has served as Deputy for Military Operations for AFRICOM, Director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, and Chief of Legislative Affairs for the Department of the Navy, hails from Sioux Center, a town in the deeply conservative northwest part of the state.

Ernst, who first gained national attention for her 2014 campaign ad about castrating hogs, is a reliable vote for President Donald Trump in the Senate, and the president's poor approval ratings in Iowa have left Democrats hopeful that they can defeat her.

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