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High-Stakes Climate Lawsuit Led by Youth Turns Its Attention to Trump

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It's somewhat fitting that President Trump, who has named climate deniers and a former fossil-fuel executive to top cabinet posts, including at the EPA, would end up a defendant in ...

Racial hate motivated white man’s killing of black NYer: NYPD

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The 28-year-old man busted for fatally stabbing a black man in Midtown Tuesday has told cops he came here from Baltimore to kill African-Americans, sources said. The white supremacist and ...

WATCH: Oklahoma State Rep says rape and incest are the ‘will of God’ in abortion bill hearing

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On Tuesday, the Oklahoma House met to discuss engrossment of its controversial House Bill-1549, which would prohibit anyone from seeking an abortion in the case of a genetic abnormality. Oklahoma ...

President Trump’s “commissars” are making sure his Cabinet remains loyal to him

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President Donald Trump has already taken heat for allegedly micromanaging a Cabinet that he has left woefully understaffed. Now reports indicate that the president has appointed senior White House advisers ...

From U.K. to Holland to Germany, the Alt-Right Is Reshaping European Opinion

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From U.K. to Holland to Germany, the Alt-Right Is Reshaping European Opinion While "fake news" has generated considerable attention in America in recent months, less has been written about the ...

Texas Senate Passes Bill Allowing OBs To Keep Info From Pregnant Women

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The Texas Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that critics argue would empower doctors to lie to pregnant women. Senate Bill 25, which will now be sent to the ...

WATCH: Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin gushes over Trump’s ‘perfect genes’ in bizarre interview

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Pres. Donald Trump’s Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin appeared with Axios.com’s Mike Allen on Friday to discuss his new Cabinet role and his boss’ plans for fiduciary and tax policy. In ...

"Our Water, Our Right": 10 Global Struggles for Public Water

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"Our Water, Our Right": 10 Global Struggles for Public Water This article originally appeared on Transnational Institute and Occupy.com On this World Water Day, March 22, we bring you 10 ...

Reports find that immigrants commit less crime than US-born citizens

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Donald Trump ObamaCare Sunday shows The Latino Economy By Rafael Bernal - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 ...

Is a billionaire-funded coup to rewrite the Constitution on the verge of happening?

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All eyes are fixed on Capitol Hill as Republicans attempt to pass an American Health Care Bill that’s still being revised as of this writing. The recklessness of the party’s ...

Trump's Military Buildup Promises Little For The Working Grunts

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. ― The USS Gerald R. Ford, the new aircraft carrier President Donald Trump praised recently, is costing some $13 billion to build. That doesn’t count the airplanes.

Trump’s War on Terror Has Quickly Become as Barbaric and Savage as He Promised

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From the start of his presidency, Donald Trump’s “war on terror” has entailed the seemingly indiscriminate slaughter of innocent people in the name of killing terrorists. In other words, Trump ...

Devin Nunes canceled Russia hearings to keep Sally Yates from testifying: ex-CIA and Defense official

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The mysterious “midnight run” by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on the White House grounds last week was ploy to keep former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying about the ...

Comcast-Funded Civil Rights Groups Claim Low-Income People Prefer Ads Over Privacy

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The House of Representatives joined the Senate Tuesday in voting to repeal new Federal Communications Commission rules that would have stopped internet service providers (ISPs) from using and selling consumers’ ...

Victory! USA Women’s Hockey Team Just Won Their Strike

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“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” This quote, attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, can always sound like the hoariest of clichés ...

Kansas Republicans just defied Donald Trump and voted to expand Medicaid

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On the same day the House was supposed to pass a bill dismantling Medicaid, Kansas Republicans took a big step toward expanding the program in their state. In a voice ...

Thousands demonstrate in London against leaving the EU

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left right left right left right left right left right left right left right left right left right left right left right left right left right LONDON Thousands of people ...

More than 200 dead in suspected U.S. airstrike that hits civilians in Mosul

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The U.S. military is investigating whether it was responsible for a bombing raid in the Iraqi city of Mosul that killed scores of civilians, making it the most deadly among ...

A "tidal wave" of overdoses has filled this morgue to capacity

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This week I'm spending time in Northeast Ohio, a corner of the country that has been ravaged by the opioid epidemic. I'm talking to people here about what the drugs ...

Sanders to offer single-payer health care plan

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Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday he planned to introduce a single-payer health care plan to Congress, inviting Republican leaders to negotiate the measure. “I'm going to introduce a Medicare-for-all single-payer ...

Trump Lawyers Send Cease and Desist Order to Teen Who Operates Site That Shows Kittens Punching Him

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A new report indicates that Donald Trump‘s lawyers have gone after a teen who operates a gag site. Interestingly, the report is from the Observer, which is owned by Trump’s ...

GOP Obamacare repeal saves rural New Yorkers cash at city expense

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President Trump to New York City: Drop dead. House Republicans cut a backroom deal with the White House that leaves New York City in the lurch while cutting upstate contributions ...

Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave

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A former law student of Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, alleges that in a course she took from Gorsuch at the University of Colorado Law ...

ICE arrests New York farmworkers, alarming industry and advocates

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Trump administration arrests of immigrant laborers—including a farmworker activist—in western New York in recent days have alarmed the state's agriculture industry. Immigration authorities seized five apple pickers in Albion on ...

U.S. men's hockey team will join women in boycott

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USA Hockey might have another problem on its hands. Reports circulated on Sunday that the U.S. men’s national team could boycott the World Championships to show support for the women’s ...

From health care to tax reform: Paul Ryan’s empty-suit act is about to get worse

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For years now, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has bamboozled huge numbers of political journalists and Beltway insiders into believing he’s some kind of policy genius, a reputation he parlayed into ...

the idea of white racial purity runs deep in America

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Several weeks ago now, Republican Congressman Steve King tweeted that Dutch far right politician Geert Wilders rightly understands that whites cannot restore Western civilization with someone else’s babies. By someone’s ...

Powering America’s Manufacturing Renaissance: Foreign Robots

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March 26, 2017 1:33 p.m. ET Vickers Engineering Inc. embodies the potential of American manufacturing. The New Troy, Mich., machining company supplies precision parts to clients including Toyota Motor Corp.

Denis Voronenkov: former Russian MP who fled to Ukraine shot dead in Kiev

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The former Russian MP Denis Voronenkov has been shot and killed in Kiev. Police said an unidentified gunman had shot Voronenkov dead at the entrance of an upmarket hotel in ...

Trump Administration Ousts UN Official to Protect Israel From Criticism

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On Wednesday, a U.N. agency published a report noting that “Israel has established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole.” Yesterday, the author of that report ...

Rato Finito: Spanish Citizens Send Most Corrupt Banker-Politician to Jail

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Rato Finito: Spanish Citizens Send Most Corrupt Banker-Politician to Jail A citizen-led campaign last month succeeded in prosecuting Spain’s top banker-politician, Rodrigo Rato, and 65 co-conspirators in a case that ...

State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit

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The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by Monday, reversing one of former President Barack Obama’s most politically charged environmental decisions, according to two sources with knowledge ...

Robert Reich: TRUMP’S BONKERS BUDGET

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Robert Reich: TRUMP’S BONKERS BUDGET This article originally appeared on robertreich.org Donald Trump ran for president as a man of the people, who was going to fight for those who ...

Arch Coal wins an investing award while workers lose their retirement benefits

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It’s been a wild year for Arch Coal, the country’s second-largest producer of coal. In January, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; less than a year later, they won ...

Here’s why 18 LGBT groups are fighting Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination

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Neil Gorsuch believes LGBT folks are “people,” but does he believe they deserve the same rights as everyone else?That question was central to Democratic interrogation of the 49-year-old judge tapped ...

Watch Trump call Obamacare repeal "easy"

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After a week of emergency meetings and last-minute attempts to unify their party, Republican leaders pulled their Obamacare repeal bill from the House floor Friday when it became clear they ...