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Progressives should be fighting back on Obamacare

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Donald Trump a few minutes ago: Obamacare is finished. It’s dead. It’s gone. You shouldn’t even mention it. It’s gone. There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore. Needless to ...

A Mississippi town finally desegregated its schools, 60 years late

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There was a time, about 60 years ago, when many of principal Randy Grierson’s students wouldn’t have been allowed to step foot in the building that now houses Cleveland Central ...

The Danger of President Pence

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On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been ...

Trump reportedly joked about Pence wanting to "hang" all the gays

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Mike Pence might be constitutionally protected from his boss’s firing powers, but that doesn’t mean he’s escaped the president’s propensity for openly mocking top administration officials. According to The New ...

Trump is Coming for Your Birth Control. Can States Stop Him?

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The Trump administration recently announced a rule that will gut the Obamacare mandate that required most employers cover the cost of birth control in their insurance plans. The rule, which ...

The problem is the prices

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On September 28, 2016, a 3-year-old girl named Elodie Fowler slid into an MRI machine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Doctors wanted to better understand a ...

Danny Meyer Has a Few ‘Tips’ of His Own

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It was 1983, the night before the LSAT, when Danny Meyer decided to ditch the law and follow his passion: food. He got a job at a seafood restaurant in ...

Support Girls’ Empowerment Today

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For International Day of the Girl Child, observed annual on 11 October, the NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs asked two NYC Junior Ambassadors alumni — a girl and a boy — from Icahn ...

The Skies Over the U.K. Turned Red Today. Here's Why

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onetimePolice Are Looking for a Man Who Shot His Daughter’s Boyfriend in the GroinviralThe Best Game of Thrones Jokes About Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Getting EngagedCOMPARECARDSSPONSOREDSmartphonesEverything With Wi-Fi Has ...

Trump appointees approve two major pipelines to transport fracked gas

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Federal regulators approved two major natural gas pipelines that would transport fracked gas through Virginia, although one of the agency’s commissioners issued a surprise vote against construction of both pipelines.

Subpoena Orders Trump To Turn Over Documents From Assault Allegations

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A high-stakes legal showdown is brewing for President Donald Trump, as a woman who said he groped her has subpoenaed all documents from his campaign pertaining to “any woman alleging ...

Elon Musk banters and answers rocketry questions on Reddit

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Elon Musk did an AMA on Reddit yesterday, and while he didn’t provide every missing detail on SpaceX’s ambitious BFR program, he was (as always) engaging and informative in a ...

Photojournalist launches online campaign against Ed Gillespie over stolen image

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Spanish photojournalist Pau Coll Sanchez launched a social media campaign on Monday targeting Republican candidate for Virginia governor, Ed Gillespie. Coll is demanding that Gillespie to stop using his work ...

Trump’s drug czar nominee under fire for pushing bill that weakened drug enforcement

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Some Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to withdraw his nomination of Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy following a report ...

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

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The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon ...

Trump’s Puerto Rico failure is ‘a national disgrace,’ says former Republican Joe Scarborough

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Nearly four weeks after hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump’s team has only managed to get 13.6 percent of the power back for the island’s 3.5 million U.S.

xkcd: Logical

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One person’s history of Twitter, from beginning to end

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At some point in 2006, or possibly late 2005, Noah Glass walked into our office all excited about something. That in itself isn’t news because Noah was always excited about ...

‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

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We’ve all seen San Antonio Spurs’ future Hall of Fame coach Gregg Popovich in a state of exasperation on the sidelines, or in post-game news conferences. Many of us have ...

To sell his tax plan, Trump cites economist who helped wreck Kansas’ economy

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While he was live-tweeting his favorite show on Monday morning, President Trump touted support that former Reagan administration Economic Policy Advisory Board member Art Laffer expressed for his tax cut ...

Fox & Friends says sexual assault allegations against Trump are ‘child’s play’

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Appearing Monday morning on Fox & Friends, President Trump’s favorite television news program, radio host Larry Elder categorically rejected any comparison between Trump, who was accused of sexual assault by ...

Trump’s sick ‘joke’ about how much Pence hates LGBTQ people

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In a blistering new profile of Vice President Pence’s rise to prominence among the Christian right, the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer recounts several anecdotes from campaign and administration staffers about ...

Lancaster (California) Is “Solar Power Capital Of The Universe”

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October 16th, 2017 by Steve HanleyLancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to ...

Colin Kaepernick sues the NFL for collusion, slams Trump for ‘political provocation’

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On Sunday, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance alleging that NFL owners are colluding to keep him unemployed during the 2017 season, as first reported by ...

After DACA’s demise, immigration advocates are hopeful for permanent legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Pro-immigration advocates are hopeful that Congress could quickly move on permanent immigration legislation within weeks, assured that a bipartisan bill could patch a big void left by the ...

Study finds 75 percent of workplace harassment victims experienced retaliation when they spoke up

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Shame, fear, and cultural norms all allow sexual harassment to go underreported. There is so much we don’t know, but there is research that tells us some specifics about the ...

Students learn about refugee law in Yemen's war zone

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SANA’A, Yemen - Yemen is a country in the midst of conflict and the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Yet, even as civilians are being killed, injured or displaced, and some ...

Vattenfall Begins Moving Forward On 1.8 Gigawatt Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm

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October 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillSwedish power company Vattenfall has announced it has begun moving forward on developing the mammoth 1.8 gigawatt Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm, which is ...

European Spending On Energy Efficient Building Technologies In 2026 To Near $112 Billion

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October 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillAlready a global leader in building sustainability legislation and initiatives, the European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 ...

LIVE: Netflix Q3 earnings report

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Netflix will report its Q3 earnings after the bell on Monday. Wall Street is expecting Netflix to beat its guidance on most markers. A beat on subscriber growth — and ...

Installed Energy Storage For Microgrids Through 2026 Worth Over $22 Billion

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October 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe installed capacity of energy storage for microgrids is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade, with nearly 15 gigawatts of new cumulative ...

Just own the damn robots.

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…five ranks of ten machines each, swept their tools in unison across steel bars, kicked out finished shafts onto continuous belts… Paul unlocked the box containing the tape recording that ...

Top Trump Official John Kelly Ordered ICE to Portray Immigrants as Criminals to Justify Raids

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A directive to immigration officials across the country to try to portray undocumented immigrants swept up in mass raids as criminals came directly from then Secretary of Homeland Security John ...

Despite Clean Power Plan Rollback, Everybody Still Hates Coal (CT Exclusive Interview)

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October 16th, 2017 by Tina CaseyIf President Trump is serious about protecting US manufacturing jobs, he has a strange way of showing it. In just the past few days, his ...

LeBron James Pitches For Driverless Cars, Intel Takes Risks With Media Campaign

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October 16th, 2017 by Carolyn FortunaLeBron James has added a new corporation to his already robust endorsement portfolio of Nike, Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre, Verizon, and Kia Motors. Welcome to ...

Climeworks Begins Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Extraction Tech Testing In Iceland

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October 16th, 2017 by James AyreThe Switzerland-based company Climeworks has now officially begun extracting carbon dioxide from the air in Iceland and sequestering it underground where it is expected to ...

UK Psychiatrists Have Issued An Historic Admission Of The Harm Done To Gay People By Aversion Therapy

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The Royal College of Psychiatrists has issued an historic statement acknowledging for the first time the harm done to lesbian, gay and bisexual people who were subjected to aversion therapy,

We Need To Learn From Wrestling. Yes. (Cleantech Talk #36)

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October 16th, 2017 by Matthew KlippensteinYou can listen to this episode and subscribe to Cleantech Talk on iTunes or Soundcloud. You can also listen via the embedded player above or ...

It’s Over: Oil Giant Shell Doubles Down On EV Charging Stations

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October 16th, 2017 by Tina CaseyLike the saying goes, it ain’t over ‘til it’s over — but it’s over. The reign of the conventional gas-powered is coming to a close ...

Israeli judokas barred from competing under country's flag in Abu Dhabi

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Israel's representatives to the judo Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi have been told that they will once more not be allowed to compete under their country's flag.The blue-and-white delegation ...

The newest Trump tax plan selling point is comically bad

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With help from a new White House study, the Trump administration is trying to sell the idea that corporate tax cuts mean higher wages for workers. This is utter nonsense,

New leader of Israeli left: We don't need to evacuate settlements if there's a peace deal

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Israel does not necessarily need to evacuate any West Bank settlements in a future peace deal with the Palestinians, Labor party leader Avi Gabbay said Monday. The left-wing party leader ...

Battlefield 1 tackles amphibious ops with December’s Turning Tides expansion

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Despite what Steven Spielberg would have you believe, he did not invent storming beaches during war. World War I featured multiple operations that involved land and sea, and those conflicts ...

The Supreme Court is intervening in a privacy dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over access to emails stored outside the US

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WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is intervening in a digital-age privacy dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails stored abroad. The justices say Monday they will hear the administration's ...

Spray this invisible, edible coating on produce and it could last five times longer

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A Santa Barbara, California-based startup called Apeel Sciences has invented an edible coating called Edipeel that it says can extend a fruit or vegetable's shelf life by as much as ...

Fundraiser in Philando Castile’s memory eliminates $70,000 worth of school lunch debt

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Philando Castile was known as “Mr. Phil” to the students at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he worked as a nutrition services supervisor. Last month, more ...

Small donations to Trump campaign pay for Trump Jr.’s massive legal bills

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The Trump campaign spent $267,924 on lawyers for Donald Trump Jr. from July to September, according to disclosures made to the Federal Election Commission on Sunday. The figure includes $237,924 ...

An Artist Whose Mentors Are Scientists

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Dianna Cohen, an artist and environmentalist, remembers well how her hometown of Los Angeles changed in the 1970s when local grocery stores started offering plastic bags in addition to paper ...

Peshmerga: Baghdad to pay heavy price for declaring war

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The Kurdish Peshmerga command has said the Iraqi government will pay a "heavy price" for its military campaign in Kirkuk, which it described as "a declaration of war against the ...

Astronomers just proved the incredible origin of nearly all gold, platinum, and silver in the universe

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For the first time ever, astronomers have detected a neutron star collision. Gravitational waves picked up by the LIGO and Virgo detectors pinpointed the source to a galaxy 130 million ...
 

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