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Report: Bristol Palin's Husband Files for Divorce

Sources say Dakota Meyer moved out weeks ago

(Newser) - More Palin family drama: Bristol Palin's husband, Dakota Meyer, has filed for divorce less than two years after they were secretly married , reports People . Sources say the Medal of Honor recipient, 29, moved out of the Texas home he shared with the former Alaska governor's 27-year-old daughter around... More »

Palin's Son Pleads Not Guilty

Sarah Palin's oldest was charged with burglarizing his parents' property

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's oldest son pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge in the case accusing him of assaulting his father at the family's Alaska home last month, the AP reports. Track Palin's lawyer entered the plea to a burglary charge on his behalf his arraignment. The... More »

One Palin Granted House Arrest, Another Gets Engaged

Track is the former, Willow the latter

(Newser) - A prosecutor called Track Palin a "loose cannon" who caused "significant injury" to his father, Todd Palin, after the younger Palin was arrested Saturday on charges of burglary and assault, but an Alaska judge has now granted him house arrest after he posts $5,000 bail, the Anchorage ... More »

Police: Sarah Palin's Son Attacked His Father

Track Palin has been arrested on domestic violence charges

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track, has been arraigned on charges that he assaulted his father at the family's home in Alaska, the AP reports. Police were called to the home Saturday night after Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, told police her... More »

Track Palin Charged With Burglary, Assault

It's his second domestic violence arrest in 2 years

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's troubled eldest son is in an Alaska jail after his second domestic violence arrest in two years. Track Palin was arrested Saturday on a felony charge of burglary and misdemeanor charges of assault and mischief, KTUU reports. According to court records, all the charges against the 28-year-old,... More »

Judge Tosses Palin's Suit Against New York Times

Says errors were negligent, but not defamatory

(Newser) - A federal judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against the New York Times over an editorial, the AP reports. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly corrected . He says... More »

Story About Iceland Sets Off Angry Debate Over Abortion

CBS explored the declining number of Down syndrome births

(Newser) - A story by CBS News about the declining number of Down syndrome births in Iceland has caused an uproar, with conservative critics accusing the story of celebrating abortion and others lashing out at Iceland itself. There's so much to unpack that even the myth-busting site Snopes has weighed in... More »

Sarah Palin Is Suing the New York Times

Former Alaska governor says paper defamed her by linking her to Gabby Giffords shooting

(Newser) - Sarah Palin "took a stand" this week against the New York Times in a lawsuit claiming defamation. CNNMoney reports that the former Alaska governor filed her complaint, which seeks upward of $75,000 in damages, against the Times on Tuesday for an editorial it published right after the shooting... More »

Palin Might Lawyer Up After NYT Correction

Newspaper apologizes after linking Gabby Giffords shooting to Palin's 2011 map

(Newser) - Sarah Palin issued a not-so-veiled warning to the New York Times on Thursday over a controversial editorial in the newspaper, one that prompted two corrections and an apology. In a tweet , Palin said she is "talking to attorneys this AM and exploring options." It all stems from an... More »

Message to ISIS on British Bomb Riles Internet

'Love From Manchester,' reads controversial note

(Newser) - A photo circulating online in the wake of the Manchester attack has sparked controversy, and the British Royal Air Force has confirmed it's indeed a real pic, CNN reports. The image, which started proliferating on Thursday, shows what appears to be a bomb with a written message on it... More »

Trump at 100: The Positive Reviews

'Rousing success,' a 'sea change,' and 'pretty close to perfect' are what some are saying

(Newser) - The first 100 days are just about under President Trump's belt, and there's plenty being said online about his performance—and much of that analysis is enthusiastically positive. Some of the standouts in that category: (Or click here to see a roundup of negative reviews .)
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Trump's Dinner Companions: Nugent, Kid Rock, Palin

Ted Nugent says he met with Trump to 'make America great again'

(Newser) - President Trump assembled a motley crew (though surprisingly no members of Mötley Crüe) for dinner on Wednesday. Time reports the president was visited by a trio of famous supporters: Ted Nugent, Kid Rock, and Sarah Palin, who posed with Trump in the Oval Office and mugged in front... More »

Canadians Freak at Prospect of Ambassador Sarah Palin

Impolite reaction greets suggestion Trump could name her to diplomatic post

(Newser) - You'd think Canadians would be thrilled by the prospect of having a hockey mom with a fondness for moose stew as the US ambassador to Canada. Not so much. The White House refused to rule out former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for the vacant post on Wednesday, reports the... More »

Palin: Policies Like Trump's Carrier Deal Are 'One Big Fail'

'A $20 trillion debt-ridden country can’t afford this sinfully stupid practice'

(Newser) - Donald Trump's Carrier deal is facing some harsh criticism from a surprising source: Sarah Palin. "When government steps in arbitrarily with individual subsidies, favoring one business over others, it sets inconsistent, unfair, illogical precedent," and the free hand of the market gets "amputated," Palin writes... More »

Sarah Palin to Run the Biggest Government Agency?

Sources say Donald Trump is considering her for VA secretary

(Newser) - Does Donald Trump have a big job lined up for loyal supporter Sarah Palin? The former Alaska governor is a candidate to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, a Palin aide and a Trump transition team official tell ABC News , which notes that the VA is the largest government agency,... More »

Trump Gives Weird Reason Why Palin's Not Attending RNC

Alaska is just too far away from Ohio, apparently

(Newser) - Sarah Palin won't be speaking at next week's Republican National Convention in Ohio, and Donald Trump explained to the Washington Examiner on Thursday why that is. "She was asked," Trump says, but "it's a little bit difficult because of where she is. We love... More »

Trump: Ryan 'Blindsided' Me

Palin says speaker might be 'Cantor-ed'

(Newser) - Donald Trump on Sunday said that Paul Ryan's statement that he couldn't yet support the GOP frontrunner came as a surprise. "I like Paul Ryan. I think he's a very good guy," he tells NBC News . "He called me three weeks ago, and he... More »

Palin Says She's Got As Much Science Cred as Bill Nye

'He's a kids' show actor, he's not a scientist': Palin at climate-change-denying event

(Newser) - Sarah Palin has taken on rapper Azealia Banks , Lena Dunham , and, of course, President Obama , but now she's taking on science itself via one of its most well-known representatives. "Bill Nye is as much a scientist as I am," Palin said Thursday at a Capitol Hill event,... More »

Palin Threatens to Sue Rapper for Offensive Tweets

Azealia Banks says she wasn't really talking about gang rape

(Newser) - Sarah Palin is feuding with notoriously outspoken rapper Azealia Banks—and even some of the Alaskan's detractors say this time, she appears to be in the right. Palin has threatened to sue Banks over an NSFW Twitter rant—which was deleted but can be seen here —in which... More »

Sarah Palin Will Be the Next Judge Judy

She can see justice from her house

(Newser) - It's the natural progression in politics: city councilor, mayor, governor, vice presidential candidate, Fox News talking head, reality-TV judge. That's right, Sarah Palin—despite lacking a law degree or any sort of legal experience—is going Judge Judy on us, People reports. The former Alaska governor signed a... More »

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