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CNN’s Erin Burnett unloads on Trump’s ‘obsessive’ history about crowd size and Eagles visit: ‘It had nothing to do with patriotism!’

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CNN’s Erin Burnett opened her show by saying that patriotism had nothing to do with President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the Philadelphia Eagles visit, but that he was actually embarrassed about the crowd size on Tuesday.

“The reason he disinvited a Super Bowl team for the first time in American history, according to ESPN, is because he thought he would look bad,” Burnett said. “According to the White House, there were only between four and ten players who were going to attend. The White House says 81 promised to attend a week ago.”

Burnett then went into President Trump’s history about obsessing over crowed sizes.

“If you can’t have the biggest crowd, well, maybe he takes his ball and goes home. As he did with the Eagles and as he has done before,” Burnett said. “One reason the president canceled the meeting with Kim Jong-un was reportedly because he was thinking Kim would cancel on him, and he wanted to do it first. It was because they were dropping out in droves, specifically in response to a white national attack in Charlottesville and his response to that so they started quitting.”

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‘Pure and simple evil’: MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Mika destroy Trump’s ‘racist and illegal’ taunts against Omar

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski warned that President Donald Trump's attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) were both illegal and racist -- as well as an incitement to violence.

The "Morning Joe" co-hosts were appalled by the crowd's reaction -- chanting "send her back" -- to Trump attacks at a Greensboro, North Carolina, rally.

"Republicans shamed themselves by not calling racism, racism," Scarborough said. "I saw some people actually write columns that used to be respected trying to excuse the president's language and saying it's not racist, but the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency that Donald Trump oversees that enforces laws against discrimination, specifically outlined such language that the president used last night and that his crowd used last night as an example of bias."

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Blood-soaked ‘It’ sequel jolts Comic-Con to life

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San Diego Comic-Con kicked off with a chorus of shrieks -- and gallons of blood -- as New Line Cinema unveiled spine-chilling footage from "It: Chapter 2," the sequel to the highest-grossing horror movie of all time.

The Warner Bros-owned studio used Wednesday's preview night of the world's largest pop culture fan gathering to showcase its concluding film of Stephen King's 1986 novel about a terrifying clown who lurks in the sewers, preying on children's most nightmarish fears.

The adaptation was split into two by director Andy Muschietti -- the first part, released in 2017, took a stunning $700 million at the global box office.

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Neglected and dirty, ‘Christ of Theft’ statue poses dilemma for Peru

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A giant statue of Jesus Christ that looms over Lima is causing controversy in Peru because of its financing by the graft-tainted Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht and late ex-president Alan Garcia.

The 37-meter (121-foot) acrylic and concrete structure, which cost $800,000, is viewed by some as a symbol of corruption, giving rise to a local nickname 'Christ of Theft.' Thousands are demanding its removal.

A few weeks ago, the Es Momento (It's Time) non-governmental organization began a campaign to have the statue, which sits on the Chorrillos mountain to Lima's south, taken down.

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