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After two journalists were shot and killed in Virginia on Wednesday morning during live local newscast for television station WDBJ, the boyfriend of one of the victims opened up about his relationship and mourned the loss of his girlfriend.

Chris Hurst, who is also an anchor at WDBJ, published a tweet on Wednesday morning saying that he had just moved in with Alison Parker, the 24-year-old reporter killed in the shooting. He then published a series of tweets about the woman he wanted to marry.

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Donald Trump has reignited his sexist harassment campaign against Megyn Kelly, and the folks at Fox News are, in seemingly coordinated fashion, striking back. Fellow Fox News hosts and pundits are asking Trump to cool it, and even Roger Ailes has released a statement calling Trump’s abuse “unacceptable” and “disturbing." It’s almost touching, watching all these conservative media people who usually profit at peddling sexism choose, this time at least, to join together in an effort to stop this one particular instance of it.

It’s also going to backfire.

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The man suspected of killing two Virginia journalists and injuring their interview subject during a live broadcast posted what appeared to be his own videos of the shooting on social media before turning the gun on himself.

Authorities identified the suspect as Vester Lee Flanagan, who also goes by Bryce Williams. Flanagan previously worked for WDBJ, the same television station as the victims, reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward.

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Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had choice words for GOP rival Jeb Bush over his comments on birthright citizenship, in an interview with Fox News host Megyn Kelly Tuesday evening.

Kelly asked Christie how the Republican party could avoid alienating Hispanic voters, while still appealing the wing of the party that wants a hard stance on illegal immigration.

"You don't need to be pandering to one way or the other. I'll tell the way you don't do it: You don't do like focus-group-tested trips to the border, speak Spanish, and then — you know — criticize Asians," Christie said. "I mean, I don't think that's the way you do it."

Kelly interjected, "He's referring to Jeb Bush, for those of you who were at work for the past couple of days."

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During an appearance on Fox News Tuesday night, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) repeatedly declined to answer host Megyn Kelly's question about birthright citizenship and deportation of undocumented immigrants.

Kelly asked Cruz, who has recently backed ending birthright citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants, whether he believes that the 14th Amendment does not guarantee citizenship to those born in America or if he thinks the Constitution would need to be amended.

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