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Trump budget seeks huge cuts to disease prevention and medical research departments

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President Trump's 2018 budget request to Congress seeks massive cuts in spending on health programs, including medical research, disease prevention programs and health insurance for children living in poverty. The ...

‘War Machine’ Review: Brad Pitt Stars In a Shrewd Blend of Wartime Drama and Workplace Satire

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A movie called “War Machine” may not sound like a workplace satire, but that’s the savviest element in David Michod’s tone-shifting character study, in which Brad Pitt plays a naive ...

Zack Snyder Steps Down From 'Justice League' to Deal With Family Tragedy

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Superheroes have always been about doing the right thing in the hardest of circumstances. Now Zack Snyder, one of the biggest filmmakers in the genre and the director of Batman ...

Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence

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President Trump asked two of the nation’s top intelligence officials in March to help him push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between his campaign and the Russian ...

Presidential Briefings

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The documents below are part of a trove of classified files provided to The Onion by an anonymous whistleblower in the White House. All of these documents can be found ...

Donald Trump's visit to Israel: Live updates and analyses

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U.S. President Donald Trump's highly anticipated visit to Israel on Monday has both Israeli and U.S. officials wondering what he will bring to the table on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

First on CNN: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos, source says

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Mueller already visited FBI after being named special counsel last week, per sources Source: Mueller will likely want to talk to people involved in House and Senate investigations (CNN)Robert Mueller ...

Transcript of New Orleans Mayor Landrieu’s address on Confederate monuments

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Just hours before workers removed a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee — the fourth Confederate monument to be dismantled in New Orleans in recent weeks — Mayor Mitch ...

Amazon made a small change to the way it sells books. Publishers are terrified.

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Very recently, Amazon made a small, barely noticeable tweak to the way it sells books. And that little tweak has publishers very, very worried. The change has to do with ...

Sinkhole forms in front of Mar-a-Lago; metaphors pour in

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A large sinkhole has formed in front of Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach estate belonging to President Trump. Town officials posted a run-of-the-mill advisory about the sinkhole Monday morning: "A 4' ...

Why Sally Yates Stood Up to Trump

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It is hard to locate when President Trump first declared war on the government establishment, but the story may well begin on the night of January 30th. Three days earlier,

Faith Evans on Her 'Musical Movie' About Life With the Notorious B.I.G.

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At the 1992 Grammy Awards, Natalie Cole took the stage at Radio City Music Hall to perform "Unforgettable," a tune popularized by her father, Nat "King" Cole. As a swanky ...

Gallup Daily: Trump Job Approval

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Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 ...

Half of the inmates shouldn’t be here, says Cook County sheriff

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Sheriff Tom Dart says Cook County Jail, with a population of about 7,500, has become a dumping ground for the poor and mentally ill.Cook County has implemented a mental health ...

Comics, the King of Libraries

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Graphic novel collections have become a staple of libraries across North America. But with greater popularity comes greater scrutiny and new issues. As demand for graphic novels and comics grows—especially ...

The President Just Told a Room Full of Israelis That He "Just Got Back From the Middle East"

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Another great moment for America courtesy of President Donald Trump, who is in Jerusalem meeting with Israeli leaders—who, I guess, he does not consider Middle Eastern because they are not ...

Manchester Arena: police confirm fatalities after explosion at Ariana Grande concert

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Erin McDougle, 20, from Newcastle said: “There was a loud bang at the end of the concert. The lights were already on so we knew it wasn’t part of the ...

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave Frontman, Dies at 52

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Mr. Cornell appeared to be active on social media in the hours before his death. A post on his Twitter account on Wednesday announced that the group had arrived in ...

Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

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“By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia’s actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia,” Mr. Spicer said. “The investigation would have ...

Poverty isn't a lack of character; it's a lack of cash

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Rutger Bregman 0 views • 14:58 • Subtitles in 1 languages Up next Details Discussion Details About the talk "Ideas can and do change the world," says historian Rutger Bregman,

Where can I donate blood in Greater Manchester?

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Kind-hearted strangers have been queuing up at a Thai hospital to help a critically-ill Bury woman. Lucy Hill’s family launched a social media campaign because Thai hospitals did not have ...

Mary McCarthy at the 92nd Street Y

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“75 at 75,” a special project from the 92nd Street Y in celebration of the Unterberg Poetry Center’s seventy-fifth anniversary, invites contemporary authors to listen to a recording from the ...

Joe Lieberman atop FBI would be a First Amendment disaster

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Former Senator Joe Lieberman is reportedly President Trump’s leading choice to replace the recently-fired James Comey as FBI director. If you’re a person who values free speech and press freedom ...

General election: Theresa May changes social care plans

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Theresa May has said proposed changes to social care funding will include an option for an "absolute limit" on the money people will have to pay. The Conservatives ruled out ...

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We are always looking for sharp pitches on topics unrelated to our magazine issue. If you have an essay, pitch, or the simply germ of an idea for an essay ...

Jorge Luis Borges, The Art of Fiction No. 39

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This interview was conducted in July 1966, in conversations I held with Borges at his office in the Biblioteca Nacional, of which he is the director. The room, recalling an ...

Forget superheroes: True-life graphic novel “Hostage” defines bravery

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Comic books about superheroes get most of the attention these days. The tights-and-flights crowd dominates pop-culture and the box office. While there’s plenty of inspiration to be taken from the ...

Police report deaths following apparent blast at concert in Manchester

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Witnesses interviewed by the BBC reported hearing a loud blast following a performance by American pop singer Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena. Cell phone video showed chaotic scenes of people ...

“NEW YORK IN THE 70s”

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Wednesday, July 5 - Thursday, July 27 Programmed by Bruce GoldsteinWednesday, July 5 12:304:409:15 Wednesday, July 5 2:457:00 Thursday, July 6 12:306:0010:10 Thursday, July 6 2:457:45 Friday, July 7 12:302:404:507:00* ...

Nikki Haley: 'We absolutely need' Mueller's Russia investigation

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The independent investigation into possible ties between Russian efforts to interfere in last year’s election and associates of President Donald Trump is necessary, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki ...

Tillerson holds press conference without U.S. reporters

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After Failure of Music Festival, Fury, Lawsuits and an Inquiry

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The endeavor has also become the focus of a criminal investigation, with federal authorities looking into possible mail, wire and securities fraud, according to a source with knowledge of the ...

A Lynching on the University of Maryland Campus

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Richard Collins III was about to graduate from Bowie State University on Tuesday. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the US Army. He was airborne certified. He was ...

‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It

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“I thought once everybody could speak freely and exchange information and ideas, the world is automatically going to be a better place,” Mr. Williams says. “I was wrong about that.” ...

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

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It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. But the Global Seed Vault, buried ...

Why Twin Peaks Is Not the Series We’ve Convinced Ourselves It Was

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You haven’t seen the new Twin Peaks yet. Neither have I. Nevertheless, I’m worried. Not about the show. About its reception. I fear that a good number of viewers are ...

Here are the winners of this year’s Nebula Awards

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend. This evening, the organization announced the winners of this year’s Nebula ...

Meet Matt Boyle, Breitbart's Other Man in the White House

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On his first-ever trip to the White House, Matt Boyle blows right past the security gate without stopping to show his identification. An annoyed Secret Service agent thumps on the ...

In Wreckage of the Fyre Festival, Fury, Lawsuits and an Inquiry

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The endeavor has also become the focus of a criminal investigation, with federal authorities looking into possible mail, wire and securities fraud, according to a source with knowledge of the ...

Cannes 2017 Palme d’Or Contenders: Here’s a Look at the Likely Winners

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The Cannes Film Festival jury is usually a mishmash of high-profile actors and directors; the 70th edition is no exception. Headed by Pedro Almodovar, the jury also includes A-listers Will ...

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I think the problem is when every goddamn interview tries to slide in a question about what it’s like to be a woman in _____. If you want to talk ...

The price tag on universal health care is in, and it’s bigger than California’s budget

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It would cost $400 billion per year to remake California’s health insurance marketplace and create a publicly funded universal heath care system, according to a state financial analysis released Monday.

Ross Gushes About Lack of Protesters, "Bad Placards" in Saudi

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Riccardo Savi/SIPPL Sipa USA By Published May 22, 2017 Views A short time ago on CNBC, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appeared on CNBC to discuss the President’s trip to Saudi ...

Ivanka Trump meets with Saudi women leaders as some activists remain critical

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“In every country, including the United States, women and girls face challenges,” Trump told a small group of accomplished Saudi women gathered to dialogue with her about how to build ...

The expanding universe of synthetic drugs

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From “legal highs” to fentanyl, there are more drugs on offer than ever before INSIDE a brightly lit shop in Amsterdam half a dozen people inspect the wares. Alongside the ...

Congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump’s impeachment

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Cannes: ‘Dogtooth’ Made Yorgos Lanthimos One of the Most Exciting Filmmakers in the World, and He’s Just Getting Started

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This is the latest installment of a series exploring significant films from the careers of directors showing new work at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.Yorgos Lanthimos would never admit to ...

‘Wayward’ Comic Series Optioned For TV By Manga Entertainment

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May 15, 2017 | 09:00AM PT “Wayward,” the ongoing action-drama comic series written by Jim Zub and illustrated by Steven Cummings, has been acquired by Manga Entertainment, the U.K.’s largest ...

Tillerson holds a press conference without U.S. media

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a press conference with the Saudi foreign minister in Riyadh Sunday, but he left the American media behind. State Department spokesperson R.C. Hammond said ...
 

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