About: Mary Chastain

Mary covers international news, with a special interest in Ukraine and Russia. She covered the Ukraine crisis at Breitbart News since the Euromaidan protests broke out in 2013. She wrote about sports, especially tennis and hockey, at Breitbart. Mary also contributed snark to Misfit Politics.

Mary loves her Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks, tennis, cats, Diet Coke, and wine.




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Schiff Changes Course: ‘We Don’t Need the Whistleblower’ to Testify Before Congress

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2019 at 9:00am 10/14/2019 at 9:00am
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Is anyone surprised House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff changed his mind about the whistleblower testifying before Congress?

I’m not and not only due to the phone call transcript between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Protesters Attacked Trump Supporters, Threw Urine Outside Trump Minnesota Rally

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7:00pm 10/11/2019 at 7:00pm
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The protests outside of President Donald Trump’s Minnesota rally took a violent turn as supporters left the Target Center.

I guess the supporters triggered the anti-Trump people just by their presence because they then burned Trump memorabilia like the MAGA hats, confronted the police, and threw urine.

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Portland State University Will Keep Armed Police, But Will Still Use Unarmed Officers

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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Portland State University did not fully cave as it agreed to keep armed police officers, but it will also “double the number of unarmed campus officers.”

Yes, the school will continue to use these unarmed officers and spend money to “improve training on how to control dangerous civilians without firing bullets at...

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U. of St. Thomas Student Faces More Federal Charges for Alleged Bomb Threats

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A student at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, faces more federal charges after accusations of making bomb threats. Authorities never found the bombs. From TwinCities.com:

The U.S. Attorney’s office Thursday announced that a federal grand jury has...

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Report: Hillary’s Publicist Pressured Ronan Farrow Over Harvey Weinstein Story: It’s a ‘Concern for Us’

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2019 at 9:00am 10/11/2019 at 9:00am
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The Hollywood Reporter released a preview of Ronan Farrow’s new book Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, which included a bombshell about Hillary Clinton’s publicist.

Farrow claimed Nick Merrill, the publicist, tried to put pressure on him about his Harvey Weinstein expose.

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Illinois NPR Station Licensed by U. Illinois Refuses to Follow Sexual Harassment Sources Rule

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8:00am 10/11/2019 at 8:00am
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NPR Illinois, licensed by the University of Illinois, decided it will not comply with the school’s “requirement that its reporters tell the university about any tips they receive alleging sexual harassment.”

ProPublica joined NPR Illinois last year to investigate sexual harassment at higher ed schools in Illinois. The two forces found out...

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Report: Ukraine Whistleblower Worked With Biden When He was Vice President

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7:00am 10/11/2019 at 7:00am
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The Washington Examiner has learned from intelligence officers and former White House officials the identity of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who worked with the Ukraine whistleblower.

Former Vice President Joe Biden.

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United Nations Could Run Out of Money by End of October

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/10/2019 at 1:00pm
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned UN employees the entity could run out of money by the end of the month.

The UN has a $230 million deficit.

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San Diego City College Lists ‘Make America Great Again’ on White Supremacy Pyramid

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/10/2019 at 12:00pm
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San Diego City College held an event called “Confronting White Supremacy through the Arts,” which featured a white supremacy pyramid.

Guess what was at the top? Make America Great Again! From College Reform:

The event, “Confronting White Supremacy through the Arts” was hosted by co-directors of the World Cultures program at SDCC, professors...

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Ukraine President Zelensky: ‘No Blackmail’ in Phone Conversation With Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 11:00am 10/10/2019 at 11:00am
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The crux of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump keeps falling apart.

Once again, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stressed that Trump did not blackmail or threaten to withhold aid from Ukraine if he did not investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Wants to Make the Zoo Accommodating for Those With Sensory Issues

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 10:00am 10/10/2019 at 10:00am
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I like this idea! I know as someone with severe social anxiety a crowded and loud place can cause extreme discomfort and panic attacks. From The Gainsville Sun:

The zoo — with its screeching, howling and caterwauling inhabitants — can be a noisy nightmare for a child with autism or other...

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Army Vet Claims U. New Hampshire Fired Him Over His Military Service

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 8:00am 10/10/2019 at 8:00am
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An Army vet has sued the University of New Hampshire, alleging administrators did not renew his contract over his veteran status. From Task & Purpose:

Nathan Webster, 51, of Stratham, filed a federal civil lawsuit Sept. 30 accus...

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Dick’s CEO Admits Company Lost $250 Million Due to Anti-Gun Policy

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 5:00pm 10/9/2019 at 5:00pm
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Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack admitted that his company lost $250 million after he decided not to sell guns to people under 21-years-old.

The company also destroyed $5 million worth of rifles “because Stack believed no one should be allowed to own them.”

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Reports: Ukraine Whistleblower had a “Professional Relationship” With 2020 Democratic Candidate

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7:00am 10/9/2019 at 7:00am
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The Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson discovered the whistleblower behind the phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky worked for a 2020 Democratic candidate.

Atkinson wrote the whistleblower “showed ‘some indicia of an arguable political bias…in favor of a rival political candidate.'”

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Trump Campaign Accuses Minneapolis ‘Radical Leftist’ Mayor of Extortion Over Security Bills for Planned Rally

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00pm 10/8/2019 at 6:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign released a scathing statement accusing Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey of extortion to stop Thursday’s rally at Target Center.

Frey voiced his opposition to Trump’s rally in September. He said he would normally welcome a sitting president, but Trump’s “rhetoric has made it clear that he does not...

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Trump Administration Orders EU Ambassador Not to Testify in Impeachment Probe

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 11:00am 10/8/2019 at 11:00am
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President Donald Trump’s administration demanded US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland not to testify on Tuesday morning in the House’s impeachment inquiry.

Sondland’s attorney Robert Luskin said the order came from the State Department.

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Ilhan Omar Files for Divorce Amid Affair Rumors

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2019 at 5:00pm 10/7/2019 at 5:00pm
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) officially filed for divorce from her husband Ahmed Hirsi. They have three children.

The rumors of a split began in August when a woman claimed Omar stole her husband.

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