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Trump's immigration order is now effectively dead

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The Hawaii judge who halted enforcement of President Trump's executive order on immigration has now gone a step further, turning his temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction. Dara Lind ...

Russian hackers targeted 109 Clinton staffers in a single month

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The email accounts of at least 109 Hillary Clinton staffers were targeted by Russian military hackers last year, a cybersecurity expert told lawmakers Thursday. During a Senate intelligence committee hearing ...

In face of corn boycott, Trump decides NAFTA not so bad after all

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Mexico is threatening to use the power of corn to fight Donald Trump's tough talk on trade: As President Trump threatens Mexico with drastic changes on trade, its leaders are ...

Chris Hayes: Trump ‘Knew Literally—And I Mean Literally—Nothing About’ His Health-Care Bill

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Here's the biggest lie Sean Spicer told today

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While chastising Democrats for threatening to filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday delivered one of his most egregious falsehoods yet. Republicans, he ...

The So-Called ‘Repeal’ of North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Is a Terrible Deal for Civil Rights

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On Thursday, the North Carolina General Assembly voted to pass HB 142, a deal struck by Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Governor Roy Cooper, who ran his campaign on a ...

Republicans just took some extreme measures to pass a bill attacking Planned Parenthood

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Vice President Mike Pence and a Republican senator recovering from surgery were whisked onto the Senate floor on Thursday to help advance legislation that would allow states to withhold federal ...

This report confirms the White House orchestrated

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Two White House officials assisted in providing Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chairman of the House intelligence committee, with the information he used to claim that members of Donald Trump's transition ...

The Trump "dossier" is looking more credible all the time

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The BBC's Paul Wood writes today about the infamous "dossier" that claims a substantial connection between Russian officials and the Trump campaign team: The BBC has learned that US officials ...

Don't be fooled. The North Carolina "compromise" doesn't actually protect trans rights

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North Carolina is at it again. On Thursday, state lawmakers approved legislation repealing HB 2, the controversial law that banned cities and counties from passing nondiscrimination ordinances and barred transgender ...

BREAKING: Donald Trump doesn't care about science

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Donald Trump appears not to care about science. CAN THIS REALLY BE TRUE??? On the fourth floor of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the staff of the White House chief ...

Donald Trump just had an especially alarming meltdown today

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President Donald Trump took a swipe at the House Freedom Caucus on Thursday, threatening on Twitter to "fight" the hard-line conservative Republican group if its members fail to get in ...

Watch the top Democrat on the Senate intel committee sum up the Trump-Russia scandal

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The US Senate intelligence committee on Thursday convened its first hearing in its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. In stark contrast House intelligence committee's investigation—which has ...

“Irrational” and “irresponsible”: EPA accidentally tells the truth about Trump’s climate plan

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump visited the Environmental Protection Agency, where he signed an executive order dismantling key Obama-era policies aimed at fight climate change. On Thursday morning, the EPA ...

Somebody Built a Robot that Automatically Burns Donald Trump's Tweets in Real-Time

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As President Donald Trump continues to ignore bipartisan pleas to quit his Twitter habit, a newly-built robot is being tasked to confront each of the president's social media missives in ...

Why does Apple object to news about drone strikes?

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Over at the Intercept, Josh Begley has a story that's disturbing—but not in the usual Intercept way: Five years ago, I made a simple iPhone app. It would send you ...

Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity

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March 30, 2017 6:29 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Mike Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ...

Immigrants are going hungry because they're worried about being deported

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About a dozen Central American immigrants, mostly women with infants in tow, sort through crates of onions, yams, bread, and canned corn in a downtown parking lot in Oakland, California.

How Devin Nunes is threatening the Constitution

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With his bizarre antics and partisan-driven decisions the past week and a half, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the under-siege chairman of the House intelligence committee, has not only triggered a ...

Trump Is Paving the Way for Erosion of Immigrants' Privacy Rights

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Largely overlooked in President Donald Trump’s January 25 executive order to “enhance public safety” in the United States was a policy change effectively stripping foreigners and undocumented immigrants of privacy ...

Remember when Trump said he cared about the opioid crisis? Fast forward to now.

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During his campaign, Trump said that his supporters were "always" bringing up opiate addiction. "We’re going to take all of these kids—and people, not just kids—that are totally addicted and ...

India Ignores its Own Hate Crimes

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On Monday, a mob in the Indian city of Noida, just outside New Delhi, brutally beat Nigerian student Endurance Amalawa after residents blamed Nigerians for the death of an Indian ...

When Jeb Met Jeb: The Tragic True Story of a Governor and a Manatee

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It was the kind of feel-good photo op that campaigns love: A manatee nursed back to health from the brink of death and now set to be released back into ...

This Is Almost Certainly James Comey’s Twitter Account

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Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that ...

Yemen: Trump Expands U.S. Military Role in Saudi War as Yemenis Brace for Famine

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Kentucky Governor Signs Redundant ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Law

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Kentucky joined Louisiana this week after Gov. Matt Bevin (R) signed a “Blue Lives Matter” law that would give hate crime protections to police and emergency responders. The bill, set ...

A scientist just spent 2 hours debating the biggest global warming deniers in Congress

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At a congressional hearing on climate science Wednesday, Michael Mann lamented that he was the only witness representing the overwhelming scientific consensus that manmade global warming poses a major threat.

Ivanka Trump Will Become an Official Federal Employee

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Amid mounting ethical concerns about Ivanka Trump's already central role in her father's administration, the first daughter made this announcement today: She will become an official federal government employee, specifically ...

Trump’s Labor Nominee, Alexander Acosta, Is More Dangerous than You Think

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Overshadowed by the high-octane wars over the Affordable Care Act and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, the confirmation of Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta is cruising toward aSenate committee vote ...

GOP Begins Shredding Family Planning Safeguards

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Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday forced a nearly party-line 230-188 vote to overturn President Obama’s attempt to safeguard federal funding for family planning clinics, including Planned ...

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 ...

Trump travel ban: Hawaii judge places indefinite hold

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A US federal judge in Hawaii has indefinitely extended the suspension of President Trump's new travel ban. Judge Derrick Watson's ruling means Mr Trump will be barred from enforcing the ...

How Paula Jones paved the way for Donald Trump to be repeatedly dragged into court as president

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When he moves into the White House in January, Donald Trump will bring with him some unusual baggage: a long list of pending lawsuits in which he is either a ...

Holocaust survivor shares his moving to story to blast top immigration official

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On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a surprise appearance at a White House press briefing to announce that the Justice Department would begin cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities ...

You may soon be protected from having your phone searched at the airport

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More than a month after Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) requested information about US Customs and Border Protection's practice of searching cell phones at US borders and airports, he's still waiting ...

Policing the Colony: From the American Revolution to Ferguson

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This essay is adapted from A Colony in a Nation (W.W. Norton & Company, 2017). When a cop tells you to do something, do it. You hear this folk ...

Republicans just voted to let internet service providers sell your browsing history

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The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives on Tuesday repealed privacy rules that would have required internet service providers such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable to get consumers' consent before ...

Full Interview: Jane Mayer on the Mercers & the Dark Money Behind the Rise of Trump & Bannon

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California Dreaming: Lydia Avila, East Los Angeles Organizer

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This interview is part of California Dreaming, a series by Capital & Main and The Nation. Read the series introduction. Lydia Avila is a young Boyle Heights-based community organizer with ...

Under Trump, the United States May Now Be Killing More Civilians Than Russia

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In a desolated patch of Mosul, Iraq, people are still digging through the rubble. Rescuers wear masks to cover the stench, while anxious family members grow desperate about missing loved ...

Stephen Colbert Mocks Donald Trump's "Clean Coal" Promise

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump moved to effectively erase Barack Obama's record on climate change, by signing an executive order to roll back federal regulations aimed at protecting the environment ...

Republicans Just Passed a Resolution That Will Destroy Your Online Privacy

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On Tuesday, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives finally managed to pass a piece of legislation. No, it had nothing to do with core pieces of the party’s platform such as ...

Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity

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Updated March 30, 2017 6:41 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Mike Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s ...

Energy Department climate office bans use of phrase ‘climate change’

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A supervisor at the Energy Department's international climate office told staff this week not to use the phrases "climate change," "emissions reduction" or "Paris Agreement" in written memos, briefings or ...

Has Trump Opened the Door to the Mexican Left?

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Coyotepec, Mexico—When it came to defending Mexico against the latest outrages of the US president, few harbored doubts in the town square in Coyotepec, a small industrial city 80 miles ...

Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Comment Is Rooted in America’s Racist Past

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Bill O’Reilly’s tasteless, racist and sexist joke about Maxine Waters’ appearance wasn’t the first time America has encountered a white onlooker inspecting and commenting on the body of a black ...

Here's a revolutionary suggestion for fighting a labor shortage

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Daniel Gross has some advice for the free-market titans in the homebuilding industry who are facing a shortage of willing American workers: What’s mystifying here is the fact that capitalist ...

Republicans Ax Worker Protections Against Wage Theft

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An Obama-era rule requiring federal contractors to disclose violations of worker safety and wage laws when bidding on contracts is the latest casualty of the Trump administration. President Donald Trump ...

Perspective

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On my first day of work as the editor in chief of the New York Observer, which had been acquired five years earlier by Jared Kushner, now the son-in-law and ...

Karen Pence is the vice president’s ‘prayer warrior,’ gut check and shield

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During the first of Vice President Pence’s two unsuccessful races for Congress, he rode a single-speed bicycle more than 250 miles around his district, much of it accompanied by his ...
 

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