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How soon will the alt-right win an election? Neo-Confederate Corey Stewart came shockingly close in Virginia

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Last week’s shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the House majority whip, has focused some media attention on the relatively unfamiliar phenomenon of left-wing extremism. But other recent developments ...

Socialize Uber

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In response to a wave of bad behavior by the popular ride-sharing service Uber—with one executive suggesting digging up dirt on journalists who write negative articles about the company—many advocated ...

REVEALED: Russia abruptly approved long dormant Trump patents on Election Day

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According to the New York Times, the abrupt renewal of unused and decades-old patents belonging to President Donald Trump in Russia are further cause for suspicion about the president’s business ...

Vandals set fire to memorial to slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen

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The memorial erected for Nabra Hassanen, the 17-year-old Muslim girl who was murdered earlier this week, was set on fire Wednesday morning. Local news station Fox 5 DC reports that ...

New U.K. Government Held Together by Fear

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After weeks of wrangling, Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party agreed on Monday to give Prime Minister Theresa May the votes she needs to stay in office and push through legislation ...

A College Student Accused A Powerful Man Of Rape. Then She Became A Suspect

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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Megan Rondini’s friends and family remember her as having an ironclad sense of right and wrong. Her childhood nickname was “Rules Rondini” because she was such a ...

America will regret helping Saudi Arabia bomb Yemen

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“USA Kills Yemeni People”, screams graffiti plastered on walls in Yemen’s capital Sana’a. The Yemeni people who have been on the receiving end of US bombs dropped by Saudi pilots ...

Trump Says He Doesn't Want Poor People In Charge Of The Economy

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President Donald Trump, addressing criticism that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and others in his Cabinet are too rich, said at an Iowa rally Wednesday that he doesn’t want poor people ...

Renewables projected to crush fossil fuels as prices keep plummeting for decades

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The staggering drop in the cost of clean energy has already upended the global power market over the past two decades — and that trend will only continue for the next two ...

Dakota Access-Style Policing Moves to Pennsylvania’s Mariner East 2 Pipeline

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After months of employing military-style counterinsurgency tactics to subvert opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, and South Dakota, the private security firm TigerSwan is monitoring ...

Trump Tells Mayor Of Sinking U.S. Island Not To Worry About Climate Change

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, apparently confirming his disregard for the risks of global climate change, reportedly told the mayor of a small Chesapeake Bay island that could soon disappear ...

Most Of America’s Terrorists Are White, And Not Muslim

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When it comes to domestic terrorism in America, the numbers don’t lie: Far-right extremists are behind far more plots and attacks than Islamist extremists.There were almost twice as many terrorist ...

The Greek Government Is Sabotaging Its People With a Water Privatization Scheme

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The Greek Government Is Sabotaging Its People With a Water Privatization Scheme The "fire sale" privatization of Greece started in 2015, following the infamous Syriza referendum in which more than ...

Republicans are already placing their bets on who Pence will pick as his VP after Trump: report

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According to an Axios report, the latest Republican “parlor game” focuses on who current Vice President Mike Pence would choose as his own VP should President Donald Trump be impeached.

Why Regulators Should Block Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods

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Why Regulators Should Block Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods This article originally appeared on Institute for Local Self-Reliance In response to Amazon’s announced acquisition of Whole Foods, Stacy Mitchell, co-director ...

London van crash: casualties as vehicle collides with pedestrians

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A witness who lives opposite the scene of the crash has described the moment to the BBC: From the window, I started hearing a lot of yelling and screeching, a ...

Pepe the Frog rises from grave to seek vengeance against alt-right

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If Pepe the Frog’s creator has anything to say about it, his creation will shake off the cloak of bigotry which has been thrown around its shoulders by members of ...

More than 1,000 American mayors sent Donald Trump one helluva message

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This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The nation’s mayors sent a strong message to the Trump administration: If ...

Fox News Is Dropping Its ‘Fair & Balanced’ Slogan

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As Fox News moves further into the post–Roger Ailes era, the network is shedding one of its most iconic elements. According to network executives, Fox News has abandoned the marketing ...

Inside The NAACP’s Fight To Stop Betsy DeVos From Expanding Charter Schools

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President Donald Trump may call education the “civil rights issue of our time,” but just weeks before he was elected, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization strongly rejected the very ...

Silicon Valley has a bad habit of “inventing” things that already exist

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On Monday, the internet collectively laughed at the hubris of ride-sharing giant Lyft for marketing its new Lyft Shuttle as something inherently new, rather than what it was — namely,

Arizona Already Tried What the GOP Wants to Do to Medicaid. It Was a Disaster.

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Swollen, throbbing, and pale purple, Beatrice’s left leg looked less like a limb and more like an oversized, striated eggplant.* But her breathing—or lack thereof—is what caught my attention first.

Officer Yanez Found Not Guilty In Trial Over Philando Castile Police Killing

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St. Paul, MN – After over five days of deliberations a jury has reached a verdict in trial of Falcon Heights police officer Jeronimo Yanez for killing 32-year-old African-American Philando ...

Trump administration quietly rolls back civil rights efforts across federal government

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For decades, the Department of Justice has used court-enforced agreements to protect civil rights, successfully desegregating school systems, reforming police departments, ensuring access for the disabled and defending the religious.

Opening day at Oakland’s Museum of Capitalism

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How do you create a museum of water when you’re stuck inside the fishbowl? Oakland’s brand new Museum of Capitalism, devoted to “educating future generations about the ideology, history, and ...

New Dashcam Video Shows Philando Castile Warning Officer He Had A Firearm

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Philando Castile very clearly said he had a firearm. Officials in Ramsey County, Minnesota, released video on Tuesday that shows the interaction Castile had with St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo ...

Minnesota Officer Acquitted in Killing of Philando Castile

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From that moment, the case hinged largely on conflicting accounts of what Mr. Castile was doing before he was shot. Officer Yanez claimed in the Facebook video, and again last ...

How Sanctuary Cities Can Protect Undocumented Immigrants From ICE Data Mining

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New York City dodged a bullet in April when a federal judge allowed the destruction of more than 900,000 records of applicants for IDNYC, a citywide identification card program that ...

Trump’s visit to the UK ‘shelved’ for at least two years over fears of mass protests: report

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President Donald Trump was greeted warmly during his trip to Saudi Arabia, but his concern about facing mass protests in the United Kingdom has shelved his state visit to America’s ...

EPA completes purge of scientists from its scientific advisory board

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EPA completes purge of scientists from its scientific advisory board

Occupy the Cinema: "Alien: Covenant" Reveals Humanity At A Profound Loss

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Occupy the Cinema: "Alien: Covenant" Reveals Humanity At A Profound Loss "Alien: Covenant" begins in a place awfully reminiscent of how its predecessor, the classic (and original) "Alien," began. A ...

Greed Caused London’s Worst Fire Since WWII

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Greed Caused London’s Worst Fire Since WWII London witnessed its most devastating high-rise fire in over 70 years when Grenfell Tower in west London became a burning inferno. The blaze ...

Jared Kushner’s Pursuit of Middle East Peace Looks a Lot Like Total Surrender to Israel

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Even before Benjamin Netanyahu locked him in a warm embrace, Jared Kushner began his effort to broker peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians by making it clear that he ...

Activist says voter suppression is a ‘greater threat to U.S. democracy than Russian election tampering. ‘

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Rev. William J. Barber, the activist preacher known for helping to lead the fight against strict voter laws in North Carolina, will march with other faith leaders in Washington on ...

12 Arrested At Pride Parade For Protesting Police Involvement

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Twelve people were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after obstructing the NYC LGBT Pride March outside the Stonewall Inn, police said on Sunday. Marching behind a sign that read ...

WATCH: Florida cop makes up law to ticket black man for walking without identification

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According to the Miami Herald, a police officer in Jacksonville, Florida incorrectly cited a law requiring identification for drivers when giving a ticket to a black man for jaywalking and ...