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Nolte: Days After Sale Announcement, Botched Gang-Rape Story Returns to Haunt Rolling Stone

Under the apparent belief that all of the legal problems stemming from a discredited 2014 story about an unproven gang rape at the University of Virginia (UVA) were now over, Jann Wenner, founder and majority-owner of Rolling Stone magazine, put his “Bible of the Counterculture” up for sale. But just days after announcing the sale, the leftwing publication has been hit with yet-another legal setback involving the UVA debacle.

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Sarah Palin Considering Suing New York Times for Libel

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is considering suing the New York Times for libel after the Times published a Wednesday editorial falsely accusing her of inciting Jared Lee Loughner to shoot Rep. Gabby Giffords in 2011 even though it has long been established that there has never been any evidence whatsoever linking Palin to the attempted assassination.

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Howard Dean: Steve Bannon Is a ‘Nazi’

Former Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean called incoming White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor Stephen K. Bannon a “Nazi” on Sunday during an interview with journalist Evan Solomon of Canada’s CTV.

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Newsweek Corrects Claim That Israelis Are Shooting Suspicious Palestinians Dead

TEL AVIV – Newsweek corrected an article that included the misleading claim that Israeli authorities have been shooting dead “any Palestinian” suspected of targeting Israeli civilians. The article analyses the past six months of Palestinian violence and Israel’s response to it. Early in the