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China Admits to ‘Coercive Measures’ to Extract Confession from Associates of Dissident Billionaire

Chinese police held a press conference on Monday in which they claimed twin brothers Chen Zhiyu and Chen Zhiheng forged documents at the behest of dissident billionaire Guo Wengui and leaked them to the Washington Free Beacon, leading to the publication of two stories embarrassing to the Chinese government. Chinese authorities admitted to using “coercive measures against the Chen brothers,” as the state-run Xinhua news service puts it, to obtain elaborate forced confessions.

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The Marco Rubio Connection: Senator Dodges Questions About Megadonor Paul Singer’s Funding of Anti-Trump Research Firm Behind Dossier

One day after Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) denied his presidential campaign was involved in the production of the so-called Russia dossier against President Donald Trump, the former Trump presidential primary rival candidate’s top campaign donor, Paul Singer, was revealed to have originally funded the firm’s anti-Trump research through the Washington Free Beacon.

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More Evidence Obama’s DOJ Slush Fund Excluded Conservatives

Emails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon appear to show clearer evidence the Obama-era Justice Department sought to exclude conservatives from the corporate payouts widely criticized as a “slush fund” for left-wing groups.

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Stephen Colbert Corrects Audience for Cheering News of Comey Firing

Late Show host Stephen Colbert was surprised on Tuesday when his audience cheered lustily as he informed them that President Donald Trump had fired FBI director James Comey. Evidently the left-leaning Colbert fans had not yet heard the news that

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‘Deep State’ Suspected in EPA Press Release ‘Error’

The Hill connects ongoing conflict among staff at the Environmental Protection Agency to a press release on President Trump’s executive order on energy independence Tuesday that included a quote slamming the president’s new policy.

Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) are introduced during the CNN presidential debate at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 …

Diana West: What Is a Conservative? What Defines the GOP?

Over on what we think of as the right side of the political spectrum, critiques of Donald Trump often include laments and/or teeth-gnashings over his “splitting the Republican Party,” and/or his “not being a conservative.”

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Muslim Students Shout ‘Allahu Akbar’ at Jews at UC Davis

Video has emerged from a meeting of student representatives at the University of California Davis last week in which Muslim students shout “Allahu Akbar” at a group of Jewish students holding Israeli flags and leaving the meeting.