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These maps show how Trump's cuts to food stamps hurt his voters

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President Donald Trump is expected to unveil his 2018 budget today, with $1.7 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years to government programs such as Medicaid, farm subsidies, affordable ...

The Supreme Court just delivered a big win for voting rights

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The Supreme Court on Monday struck down North Carolina's congressional map, finding that the Republican legislature unconstitutionally used race in drawing district lines that reduced the voting power of minorities.

U.S. top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

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WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder for so-called patent "trolls" to launch ...

James Corden Just Delivered an Unscheduled, Heartbreaking Tribute to Manchester

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James Corden, the host of The Late Late Show on CBS, broke into his pre-taped show Monday night to deliver an unscheduled and impassioned tribute to the victims of the ...

Turkey says summons U.S. envoy over Washington street brawl

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ANKARA Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to Ankara on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last ...

The Trump administration could send thousands of residents to a crisis zone—or underground

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Lys Isma lives legally in the United States. She has no memory of ever living anywhere else. But depending on a decision the Trump administration is expected to make by ...

End of the affair

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left right left right left right BUDVA, Montenegro Tiny Montenegro will take a huge step towards integrating with the West when it becomes the 29th member of NATO this week,

Newt Gingrich swan dives into the fever swamps

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Have you heard of Seth Rich? He's a DNC staffer who was murdered at four in the morning last July in the Washington DC neighborhood where he lived. For no ...

Exclusive: Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

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left right left right left right MOSCOW Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders ...

Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

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left right left right left right left right left right left right left right left right TEL AVIV After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia, U.S. President Donald Trump ...

The Trump administration just left 50,000 Haitians in legal limbo

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About 50,000 Haitians living in the United States will remain in limbo for another six months. The Trump administration has reportedly granted a temporary extension of these Haitians' legal status,

Exclusive: Venezuela holds 5,000 Russian surface-to-air MANPADS missiles

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CARACAS Venezuela possesses 5,000 Russian-made MANPADS surface-to-air weapons, according to a military document reviewed by Reuters, the largest known stockpile in Latin America and a source of concern for U.S.

Michael Flynn is pleading the Fifth

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Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn will invoke the Constitution's Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday and refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena, according to the Associated Press.

How Women Mentors Make a Difference in Engineering

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For some women, enrolling in an engineering course is like running a psychological gauntlet. If they dodge overt problems like sexual harassment, sexist jokes, or poor treatment from professors, they ...

The "License to Kill" bill is as terrifying as it sounds

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Earlier this year, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said the Trump administration will be fighting regulations at every turn through "the deconstruction of the administrative state." The Regulatory Accountability ...

Multiple Deaths After Reported Explosion at Manchester Ariana Grande Concert

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moviesJustice League Director Zack Snyder Steps Down From Film After Daughter's SuicideCongressRep. Jason Chaffetz Postpones James Comey's House TestimonyImmigrationJeff Sessions Moves to Deny More Federal Money to Sanctuary CitiesmoviesIt Looks ...

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 ...

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 ...

What If People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?

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When Craig Brandt marched into city council chambers in Oakland, California in the summer of 2015, he was furious about fraud. The long-time local attorney and father of two had ...

Theresa May Calls Manchester Terror Attack ‘Callous’

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The attack coincided with the anniversary of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby near the Royal Artillery barracks in Woolwich, southeast London, in 2013. Rigby was run down and hacked ...

UN refugee chief Grandi in Libya: UNHCR ramping up its humanitarian response

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced today that it is stepping up its presence and programmes in Libya in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis resulting from conflict, insecurity, political ...

How the Syria crisis has changed the way we respond to refugees

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By: Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees In January last year, I visited Jordan and Lebanon, just days after becoming head of the UN Refugee Agency. There I saw ...

Suspected Terror Attack Kills More Than 20 at Manchester Concert

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“This has been the most horrific incident we have ever faced here in greater Manchester,” said Hopkins. “The attacker, I can confirm, died in the arena. We believe the attacker ...

MakeLoveNotPorn’s Cindy Gallop talks about the future of love

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On this week’s Technotopia I interviewed Cindy Gallop, the outspoken TED speaker and found of MakeLoveNotPorn. Cindy worked tirelessly to bring SexTech and FemTech out of the shadows and she’s ...

BYD Builds On Success Of Montevideo Taxi Fleet, Adds 20 More e6 Electric Taxis To The Fleet

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May 23rd, 2017 by Kyle FieldBYD has announced that it has delivered an additional 20 of its e6 electric sedans to the existing Montevideo taxi fleet in Uruguay. Government support ...

Chevy Bolt & Tesla Model 3 Drivetrain Costs … Tesla vs UAW … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

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May 23rd, 2017 by Zachary ShahanLast week was one crazy busy week, especially as we prepped for the Cleantech Revolution Tour conference coming to Berlin and Wroclaw in one month.

Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized portions of his master's thesis on homeland security

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Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who this week announced he will be joining Donald Trump's administration as assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, plagiarized sections of his ...

Perspective

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Details of President Trump’s first budget have now been released. Much can and will be said about the dire social consequences of what is in it and the ludicrously optimistic ...

Google in, Google out

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Call it the Triumph of the Stacks. I attended Google I/O this week, and saw a lot of cool things: but what really hit home for me, at the keynote ...

Trump's Budget Takes From Safety Net, Gives To Military

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WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump wants Congress to cut food stamps and other anti-poverty programs in order to pay for more military spending and a border wall, according to a ...

The first Congressman calling for impeachment is getting some terrifying responses.

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Before Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) began his town hall Saturday morning, he instructed his aides to play a tape. It was, he explained, a voicemail he had received earlier in ...

Why Trump's $100 billion Saudi arms deal might be illegal

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As Donald Trump heads to Riyadh today on his first international trip as president, he brings with him a gift: a massive arms deal reportedly worth more than $100 billion ...

Finally In The Limelight

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May 22nd, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Peter F. Varadi More than 1.4 million homes in the U.S.A. are currently powered by solar, and 3 million additional households are estimated to ...

Mississippi lawmaker says leaders who support removal of Confederate monuments ‘should be lynched’

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The day after the city of New Orleans removed the last of its Confederate monuments from public display, a Republican lawmaker who represents the community where Emmett Till was lynched ...

Tesla Model S & Model X Buyers Can Still Get Unlimited Free Supercharging, If They Have An Owner Referral

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May 22nd, 2017 by James AyreWe reported previously on the fact that Tesla was ending its unlimited free Supercharging for new Model S and Model X buyers earlier this year,

Climate Change To Reduce Global Yields Of Staple Crops 23% By 2050s

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May 22nd, 2017 by James AyreGlobal production of the 4 most important staple crops in the world — maize/corn, wheat, rice, and soybeans — will be reduced by around 23% ...

The hilarious Trump orb photo is a nearly perfect metaphor for his foreign policy

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There is one picture from Donald Trump’s trip to the Middle East that has come to stand in for the entire thing. It is a photo of Trump, Saudi King ...

Washington Post Style

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Amid Trump's visit: Rocket fired from Sinai at Israel

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A rocket from the Sinai Peninsula was fired toward Israel on Tuesday morning, on the second day of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to the country. The Israel Defense Forces ...

OSVehicle Reveals Modular Ready-To-Use Self-Driving EV

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May 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe Y Combinator–backed startup OSVehicle has revealed what it claims to be the first modular “ready-to-use self-driving EV” product out there. It is a “white ...

Bloomberg @business

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Donald Trump promised "insurance for everybody." Here's how he can do it.

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With Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare seemingly dead, it's time to revisit a big promise that Donald Trump made on the campaign trail. "I am going to take care of ...

Amazon’s Latest Market Disruption: 1.7 Million Free Bananas

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May 22, 2017 10:33 a.m. ET SEATTLE—Amazon.com Inc. has transformed businesses including retailing, filmmaking and data storage. But no one anticipated the bananas. It started with a brainstorm from founder ...

Trump tells Israelis: Arab leaders ready to take steps toward Israel if peace process gains pace

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The Arab leaders U.S. President Donald Trump met with Sunday are willing to take steps toward Israel if the Israeli-Palestinian peace process makes progress, Trump told Israeli leaders Monday, a ...

Spanish Solar Industry Cries Foul Over Recent Renewable Energy Auction Results

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May 22nd, 2017 by Joshua S HillSpain’s solar association, Unión Española Fotovoltaica, has announced it is seeking legal action in the wake of what it is calling a “discriminatory” renewable ...

Rapid Biological Changes Occurring On Antarctic Peninsula, Research Finds

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May 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThere are now rapid biological and microbial changes occurring all throughout the Antarctic Peninsula in accompaniment of rapidly rising temperatures, according to new research published ...

Supreme Court Says Race Was Improperly Used In Creating NC Congressional Districts

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The Supreme Court on Monday morning upheld a lower court's decision that two North Carolina congressional districts were improperly created — with an eye to the race of the voters ...

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.

Co-op Power Puts Localist Spin on Clean Energy Economy

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May 22nd, 2017 by John FarrellNew England is well known for pacesetter legislation that has made it a clean power leader, but the region also boasts a showpiece example of ...

Virginia Governor Pulls An Obama, Moves To Limit Power Plant Emissions By Executive Order

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May 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyVirginia and North Carolina have one thing in common in addition to their shared border. Both have a Democratic governor and a Republican legislature dominated ...
 

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