Model Melanie Marden Defends ‘Brave’ Nude Portrayal of Melania Trump: ‘Opportunity to Empower Women’

Model Melanie Marden praised herself for her “brave” decision to film a nude scene depicting First Lady Melania Trump stripping in the Oval Office in an interview released Thursday.

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New Materials Could Make Concentrated Solar Power Cheaper Than Battery Storage

heat exchanger for CSPResearchers have developed new materials to use in ultra high temperature concentrating solar power systems. High temperatures mean more electricity from the same amount of sunlight, making CSP price competitive with batteries for making electricity from sunlight.

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Schumer: Trump Is ‘Emulating Dictators,’ ‘Seems To Like’ Brutal Things They Do

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) commented on President Trump’s handling of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi by saying the president is “emulating dictators,” and “seems to like” the actions of dictators. Schumer said, “First, the president moving so reluctantly, somehow, when he finds these dictators doing brutal things, he seems to like it.” Schumer then commented on how the US is the world’s moral example and preaches freedom and democracy, and when it doesn’t do that, “as Donald Trump is doing now, emulating dictators, that reduces all these barriers in the world, and dictatorships and chaos — and that’s going to hurt us security-wise in the long run.” (h/t Grabien) Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

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Mimi Walters, Only Republican Candidate in Orange County to Vote for Trump Tax Cut, Gets Ad Boost

Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) is the only Republican candidate in Orange County who voted for President Donald Trump’s tax cut last year. Now, Republican congressional leadership is helping her win re-eleciton with a new ad targeting Democrat challenger Katie Porter.

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Texas Democrats Encouraged Noncitizens to Vote with ‘Altered’ Registration Forms, Says Complaint

The Texas Democratic Party sent voter registration applications to noncitizens in the Rio Grande Valley region of South Texas, urging recipients to cast ballots in the November midterm election. These mailers allegedly arrived with the U.S. citizenship box pre-checked, potentially creating false claims to voter eligibility, according to a complaint filed Thursday.

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Chinese State Media: Muslim Uighur Internment Camps Promote ‘Interfaith Harmony’

The Chinese state-owned Global Times suggested this week that the internment camps established by Beijing to torture, harass, and imprison hundreds of thousands of members of the Asian country’s Uighur Muslim actually encourage “interfaith harmony.”

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Seven Facts About Jamal Khashoggi’s Life, Writing, and Politics

Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi became a figure of global importance when he disappeared on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, leading to allegations that agents from Saudi Arabia lured him to the consulate so they could murder him.

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‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings Lullabies on Charity Children’s Album for Illegal Migrants

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, and Idina Menzel have recorded tracks for a new bilingual charity children’s album, whose profits will go towards organizations supporting families who illegally crossed the U.S. southern border.

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