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In the contactless payment era, why is cash making a comeback?

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As we enjoy an era of contactless payment, credit cards and bitcoin, Sunday appears set to signal another blow to the longevity of cash. From midnight, the round pound coin,

Trump tweet confirms Pence NFL walkout stunt was premeditated

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President Donald Trump confirmed that he ordered Vice President Mike Pence to leave Sunday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers if any players protested during the National ...

Erik Prince, Blackwater Founder, Weighs Primary Challenge to Wyoming Republican

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Though Mr. Prince carries some baggage, Republicans have privately said that a primary challenge against a lawmaker like Mr. Barrasso is the kind they fear most: an out-of-the-blue run by ...

Newt Gingrich compares Trump to U.S. president famous for Native American genocide

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In an interview with CBS This Morning on Tuesday, former House Speaker and GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich called President Trump a “remarkable” and “historic” figure, comparing him to the ...

White House lets Jones Act waiver expire for Puerto Rico

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Las Vegas Donald Trump North Korea Views on Tax Reform By Melanie Zanona - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW ...

Texas Sheriff Broke Promise To Keep ICE Out of Local Jails

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Despite being called “Sanctuary Sally” by her Republican opponent, Sally Hernandez sailed to victory in last year’s Travis County, Texas, sheriff’s race by pledging to end the department’s voluntary cooperation ...

Betsy DeVos is alarmingly close to destroying teachers unions

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If Betsy DeVos enjoys the occasional quaff of champagne on her private jet, the recent news that the Supreme Court is poised to deliver a knock-out blow [3] to public ...

At high-stakes meeting, NFL owners seek a compromise with players over protests during anthem

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The controversy over the protests over police brutality and systemic racism during the national anthem at NFL games is about to come to a head. Before the NFL’s annual Fall ...

ESPN suspends Jemele Hill for anthem tweets

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ESPN has suspended SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill for a series of tweets about Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. On Sunday, Jones said that any Cowboys player who did not stand for ...

The Airport Bomber From Last Week You Never Heard About

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It’s strange how some things really catch on and go viral and others don’t. These days, nothing quite makes a story blow up — no pun intended — like the ...

In Texas you can legally own more guns than sex toys

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Texas has more laws on the books regarding the possession of dildos than of firearms, the Houston Chronicle reports. The Lone Star State has a law banning the possession of ...

Facebook employees ’embedded’ in Trump campaign digital media operation

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Republican Facebook employees embedded with the Trump campaign to help the then-candidate fine tune ads on the platform, according to an interview with Trump campaign digital media director Brad Parscale ...

Letter from Girona: The Day Spain Lost Catalonia

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Letter from Girona: The Day Spain Lost Catalonia At 9am at Girona's old train station building, doors open. Voting begins. A crowd of hundreds cheer “Votarem”: “We will vote!” Girona ...

Former Wharton Professor: "Donald Trump Was the Dumbest Goddam Student I Ever Had."

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Former Wharton Professor: "Donald Trump Was the Dumbest Goddam Student I Ever Had."

Roger Goodell Pens Letter To NFL Teams, Believes 'Everyone Should Stand'

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In an effort to end the ongoing debate around standing or kneeling during the national anthem prior to NFL games, Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a letter to team executives saying ...

Psychologists march through New York to call for Trump’s removal from the presidency

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A group of psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals marched through New York City on Saturday to call for President Donald Trump to be removed from office, said The ...

Trump supporters will be hardest hit by Obamacare changes

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President Donald Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act will most impact the core support that carried him to the presidency, according to new research. Nearly ...

Puerto Rico Is On Track for Historic Debt Forgiveness

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For bondholders sitting on Puerto Rican debt, Hurricane Maria may have come just when they needed it, just as a yearslong battle over the fate of the island’s financial future ...

Trump’s Health Department is adopting a lot of anti-choice rhetoric

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The Trump administration has repeatedly delivered on a campaign promise to the religious right that he’d prioritize a faith-based, anti-choice agenda. The latest evidence comes in the form of the ...

Recordings Capture Brutal FBI Tactics to Recruit a Potential Informant

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Abailiff pushed Jabar Ali Refaie’s wheelchair into a federal courtroom in Tampa, Florida, on September 20. Dressed in an orange jumpsuit and looking weak from not having had the drugs ...

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 ...

New Yorkers picket Trump Tower in support of Puerto Rico

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A crowd of about a hundred protesters picketed outside of Trump Tower in New York City on Tuesday in support of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, while also protesting colonialism and the ...

A Flint official was just charged with involuntary manslaughter in the city’s water crisis

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On Monday, the Michigan attorney general’s office announced that Dr. Eden Wells, who was the state’s chief medical officer, would be charged with involuntary manslaughter for her role in the ...

Trump’s tax plan pitch isn’t working

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President Trump and the rest of his administration would be the first ones to argue that his tax reform plan was “designed with the middle class in mind.” Unfortunately for ...

Anti-Columbus Day Tour redefines the America Natural History Museum for a day

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On October 9, the collective of political artists and organizers known as Decolonize This Place took over the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. This was in ...

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.

“I Hate Everyone”: Trump Seethes as Advisers Fear He Is “Unraveling”

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At first it sounded like hyperbole, the escalation of a Twitter war. But now it’s clear that Bob Corker’s remarkable New York Times interview—in which the Republican senator described the ...

San Juan Mayor: It May Be Easy To Disregard Puerto Rico Because We’re A US Colony

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico ― A month after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, many of the 3.4 million citizens on the island are desperate for aid as they struggle daily ...

Envisioning an America Free From Police Violence and Control

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Images from the mass protests in St. Louis last month against the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith felt like déjà ...

Las Vegas sheriff: Killer Stephen Paddock ‘had to have help’ with shooting spree

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During a Wednesday night press conference about the investigation into Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said his department is operating under the assumption that the ...

Inspectors general open multiple investigations into Trump's cabinet of ritzy jet setters

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Inspectors general open multiple investigations into Trump's cabinet of ritzy jet setters

Puerto Rico food assistance program is stretched thin. And it’s only getting worse.

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As millions of Puerto Ricans continue to deal with the disastrous aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the number of citizens in need of governmental food assistance will surge over the next ...

Indie rockers The National cover The Ramones’ ‘The KKK Took My Baby Away’

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Indie rockers The National may be from the same city as President Donald Trump, but they certainly don’t share the same values. In a Friday night performance in Trump’s hometown ...

Bundy-backing Las Vegas councilwoman used cops as ‘private Gestapo’ to silence critics at HOA meeting

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A Las Vegas city councilwoman had critics thrown out of a homeowners association meeting after her actions were questioned. The meeting was called Thursday to discuss the future of Pop ...

Trump claims he ‘met with the president of the Virgin Islands.’ There’s just one problem.

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President Trump started his speech to the Values Voters Summit on Friday with a shoutout to victims of hurricanes that have recently ravaged states along the Gulf Coast and U.S.

Kentucky governor says he’ll never legalize marijuana because of the ‘overdoses’

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) appeared on a local radio show this week and called legalized marijuana a “sucker’s bet,” and something that will never happen so long as he’s ...