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October 23rd, 2013
10:10 PM ET

Dick Durbin: GOP insulted Obama; White House says it didn't happen

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Il) says that a top House Republican leader told President Obama.

"I cannot even stand to look at you" during recent negotiations over the government shutdown.

White House denies GOP leader told Obama ‘I cannot even stand to look at you’

The White House says it didn't happen, but Durbin tells CNN he's standing by his comments.

OutFront: CNN Contributors Cornell Belcher and Ben Ferguson.


Filed under: News • Politics
October 23rd, 2013
09:59 PM ET

White House staffer fired for insulting tweets

A white house staffer is out of a job and apologizing for slamming the administration through anonymous tweets.

White House national security official fired for tweeting insults

For more than two years, national security staffer Jofi Joseph lead a double life... criticizing White House policies on Twitter... that he was helping to develop.

Chris Lawrence is OutFront with Joseph's snarky tweets and why it took the government so long to figure him out.


Filed under: News • Politics • Social Media
October 23rd, 2013
09:29 PM ET

White House announces new Obamacare briefings

Some Democrats want to delay penalties and extend the signup period for Obamacare. On the list – Senators Joe Manchin, Jeanne Shaheen, Mark Prior and Mark Begitch.

And according to a key contractor, a last-minute decision to require people to create an account before browsing insurance plans caused the fiasco.

But that's according to a contractor.

The administration is still mum.

Casey Wian is OutFront.


Filed under: News • Obamacare • Politics
October 23rd, 2013
09:19 PM ET

Blackfish: Orca in captivity blamed for three deaths

Does captivity amount to torture?

The documentary, "Blackfish" makes its television premier.

The film argues that keeping Orcas in captivity is wrong - it makes them aggressive and deadly.

The film tells the story of Tilicum, an Orca that killed a handler in Florida. But that wasn't the first incident with this Killer Whale.

Martin Savidge is OutFront with the Orca's troubled history.


Filed under: Animals • CNN Films
October 23rd, 2013
09:08 PM ET

Sex offender who fled Canada accused of sexually assaulting teen in Seattle

Residents of Seattle are demanding answers after a repeat sex offender from Canada was able to enter the U.S. despite a warrant for his arrest - and then, according to authorities, sexually-assaulted a 16-year-old boy.

The 48-year old, who is an American citizen, had his first court appearance today.

And, our Kyung Lah is OutFront with how this could happen.


Filed under: Crime • International • News
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