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Montana Republican candidate allegedly "bodyslammed" Guardian reporter on eve of election

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Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulted a reporter at a campaign event in Bozeman on Wednesday evening, one day before voters go to the polls to fill the ...

Donald Trump really likes to drop military secrets into his conversations

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A couple of days ago The Intercept released a leaked transcript of President Trump's recent phone call with President Duterte of the Philippines. Here's a piece of it: BuzzFeed's Nancy ...

Donald Trump's budget proposal would circumvent courts to target undocumented immigrants

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Included in the White House's budget proposal is language that would allow the administration to circumvent a court order and take away funds from state and local governments that protect ...

Guernica at 80: Nearly 4,000 child refugees arrive in the UK

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Standing on deck waving handkerchiefs and even sliced bread that they had pocketed at breakfast, thousands of half-starved children from northern Spain finally arrived in Southampton aboard the Habana, an ...

Health care is expensive. Deal with it.

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How much would a single-payer universal health care system cost in the United States? You don't need to do anything very complicated to get a ballpark figure. Here's the arithmetic: ...

Trump has tons of foreign debt. House Dems want the receipts.

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Since Donald Trump became a presidential candidate, journalists and investigators looking at his business holdings have wondered if there are any Russian connections to the complicated and opaque finances of ...

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 ...

The US just pissed off another key ally over its leaks to the press

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High-ranking British officials, including Home Secretary Amber Rudd, are speaking out against the US, after a number of confidential details in the ongoing investigation into Monday's Manchester attack appeared in ...

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 ...

Trump Wants to Give the EPA Its Smallest Budget in 40 Years

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Didn’t we just go through this? In early March, President Trump proposed a budget that would have scaled back the federal government’s stewardship of the environment beyond recognition. The budget ...

H.R. 1628, American Health Care Act of 2017

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CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act ...

Donald Trump to Hungry Seniors: Drop Dead

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The budget sent to Congress Tuesday for fiscal year 2018 puts the country’s schizophrenia over feeding hungry citizens back on the agenda—this time in the guise of defunding food programs ...

‘This Is a Thunderbolt of Resistance’

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Christine Pellegrino did not just declare victory after a remarkable special-election win that saw her flip a historically Republican New York state Assembly seat to the Democratic column on Tuesday.

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 ...

These Missouri Students Were Suspended for Defending Their Teachers’ Union

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HAZELWOOD, MISSOURI—On the afternoon of May 18, a delivery man carrying a stack of pizza boxes dropped off lunch for a few dozen high school students gathered outside Hazelwood Central ...

The Truth About Domestic Violence and the Impacts of 'Trumpcare'

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On the day that he was arrested, Dan Heyman was chasing down a rumor. Literally. “I was shocked once I started reporting on it,” Heyman said. So was I. On ...

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 ...

Someone killed a congressional inquiry into America’s sky-high transit construction costs

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Mass transit construction costs in the United States appear to be far higher than what European countries pay for comparable projects. The Second Avenue Subway in New York City, for ...

Here’s the proof that Trump’s budget screws everyone but his rich pals

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In a plan entitled "The New Foundation for American Greatness," the Trump administration released their full budget proposal on Tuesday morning, which outlined an extreme schedule of tax cuts for ...

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 ...

The FBI And Defense Department Are Investigating America's Biggest Psychiatric Hospital Chain

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America’s largest chain of psychiatric hospitals is the target of a multi-agency federal investigation into whether it systematically holds patients longer than necessary to maximize revenues — an allegation two ...

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 ...

Republican candidate 'body-slams' Guardian reporter in Montana

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The Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the state’s special election, breaking his glasses and shouting, “Get the hell ...

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 ...

What CBO Estimates Say About the House Health Bill

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First on CNN: AG Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian officials, DOJ says

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Sessions met with Russian ambassador at least twice in 2016 Those meetings were not noted on his security clearance form Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings he ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Motiv CEO Jim Castelaz Breaks Down Its Plans To Free Fleets From Fossil Fuels

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May 24th, 2017 by Kyle FieldI knew from the outset that I was going to get along with the guys from Motiv. Their home page boldly proclaims the deep mastery ...

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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 ...

Subaru Could Offer Plug-In Hybrid By 2018, All-Electric Car By 2021

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May 24th, 2017 by James AyreDespite offering nothing of the sort to date, Subaru is now planning to begin offering a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) by as soon as 2018, and ...

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 ...

US Interior Department Suppresses Sea Level Rise Study Conclusion

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May 24th, 2017 by Steve HanleyA new study by an international team of researchers has determined that the pace of sea level rise is accelerating. In fact, their report says ...

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 ...

Chevrolet’s Shanghai EN-V 2.0 Carsharing Program Is A Hit

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May 24th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. When it comes to carsharing programs, Chevrolet may not be the first company you think of. Yet it is actively involved ...

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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 ...

What’s Up With Wind Power in Vermont?

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May 24th, 2017 by George HarveyThe Vermont Public Service Board has sent recommendations to the legislature for new sound standards for utility-scale wind projects. Critics say the standards are so ...

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,
 

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