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Republicans focus on protecting Trump at Russia hearing

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The Republicans still are not serious about investigating the Trump-Russia scandal. That message came through resoundingly when the House intelligence committee held a public hearing on Tuesday morning with former ...

Stephen Colbert Mocks Trump with Side-by-Side Comparison to Obama's "Scandals"

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As bombshell allegations continue to hit the Trump White House, Stephen Colbert on Monday offered viewers a look back at what the country used to consider scandalous during Barack Obama's ...

Trump wants nearly $5 billion for his immigration crackdown

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While he's still waiting for Mexico to agree to pay for his "big, beautiful" border wall, President Donald Trump is asking for $1.6 billion for, as Office of Management and ...

Here's what yesterday's big Supreme Court ruling means for the future of voting rights

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On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina congressional map that packed African Americans into two districts and reduced their voting power elsewhere. The ruling was a decisive ...

Here's the photo that may help unlock the Trump-Russia scandal

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On Monday, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) announced that the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has documents indicating that Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn appears to have lied in the ...

Donald Trump just released a plan to destroy Medicaid

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When President Donald Trump released his first full budget Tuesday, he directly contradicted one of his most explicit promises from the presidential campaign. "I'm not going to cut Medicare or ...

Top intel official won't deny reports that Trump pressured him to push back on FBI investigation

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday refused to tell Senators whether President Donald Trump had asked him to push back against against the FBI investigation into potential links ...

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 ...

Trove raises $8 million to store your clothing and furniture

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There are inefficiencies in the giant self-storage market, and startups like MakeSpace and Clutter have already been gaining traction by offering a more consumer-friendly approach. Now there’s another startup entering ...

Long Game raises $6.6 million for a savings account that doubles as a lottery ticket

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Long Game is a bank account, with a twist. Every dollar saved can go towards winning a lottery. The personal finance app allows users to play games and win cash ...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Attack

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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England that killed at least 22 people, including children, and injured more than 50 at an Ariana ...

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 ...

That Time the TSA Found a Scientist’s 3-D-Printed Mouse Penis

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When Martin Cohn passed through airport security at Ronald Reagan Airport, he figured that he’d probably get some questions about the 3-D-printed model of a mouse penis in his bag.

"We Can't Walk Away From This Truth"

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Last week, the City of New Orleans finished removing four monuments—to Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Generals P.G.T. Beauregard and Robert E. Lee, and the postwar battle of Liberty Place. The ...

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.

Wilbur Ross Is a Disgrace to Himself and His Country

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Donald Trump is not particularly interested in using the power and influence of the United States to defend human rights. This presidential shortcoming has been well illustrated in his enthusiastic ...

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 ...

Trump Escalates War on Women

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“I just want to state some facts,” Deja Foxx, a 16-year-old activist, told Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) at a town hall meeting in April. “I’m a young woman, and you’re ...

Trump's budget proposes stripping all federal funds from Planned Parenthood

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In an unprecedented move, the White House is set to release a budget proposal that would withhold all federal funds from abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood. The impact would be ...

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,

Trump Budget Based on $2 Trillion Math Error

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One of the ways Donald Trump’s budget claims to balance the budget over a decade, without cutting defense or retirement spending, is to assume a $2 trillion increase in revenue ...

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 ...

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.

Inside the Effort to Kill Protections for Endangered Animals

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The Crow tribespeople call the grizzly bear their ancestor, the Elder Brother who protects their home, which is the land. They have grizzly bear songs, grizzly dances, grizzly names for ...

Seven Gender Experts Explain How to Make Progress for Women and Girls

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As we mark our first year of publishing Women & Girls, we’re looking ahead to understand the biggest issues facing women and girls in the coming year. To help shed ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Game engine maker Unity raises $400 million in private equity from Silver Lake

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Game engine maker Unity Technologies isn’t hurting for money. The company has raised $400 million in private equity from Silver Lake, according Unity CEO John Riccitiello, as quoted in Bloomberg.

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 ...

Home Values With Solar Panels Much, Much Higher, US Midwest Solar Study Finds

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May 23rd, 2017 by Adam JohnstonThe US Midwest is known for its strong wind energy production. However, Midwest states are now known for their solar energy markets as well. Properties ...

New York Forces Women Like Me to Carry Nonviable Pregnancies to Term

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In May of 2016, I had an abortion. I was 32 weeks pregnant. I then shared my story, anonymously, on Jezebel. I suppose this article at Rewire is kind of ...

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Australia’s Renewable Energy Agency Commits $20 Million To Boosting Solar PV R&D

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May 23rd, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Australian Renewable Energy Agency announced this week that it is committing $20 million in funding to boost the growth of solar PV research ...

Solar-Friendly Florida Utility Hammers Trump On Coal Policy

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May 23rd, 2017 by Tina CaseyQuick, how many US coal power plants are closing in just the first two years of the Trump Administration? If you randomly guessed more than ...

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 ...

Supreme Court Ends Texas’ Grip On Patent Cases

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Today the Supreme Court issued a decision that will have a massive impact on patent troll litigation. In TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods, the court ruled that patent owners can ...

Why All of America's Circus Animals Could Soon be Free

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The curtain is about to fall for the last time on the self-dubbed “Greatest Show on Earth,” America’s biggest and longest-running traveling circus. On Sunday, after 146 years, the Ringling ...
 

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