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US environmental agency releases climate report delayed by Trump

Thu, 13 May 2021 09:33:48
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 US environmental agency releases climate report delayed by Trump


Alleged Capitol rioter, Army veteran told FBI he was allowed to breach building because he pays his

Thu, 13 May 2021 05:49:28
Source: Washington Post

Alleged Capitol rioter, Army veteran told FBI he was allowed to breach building because he pays his taxes, feds say

By KIM BELLWARE | The Washington Post | Published: May 13, 2021

Checks to the Internal Revenue Service don't typically come with blanket...
 Alleged Capitol rioter, Army veteran told FBI he was allowed to breach building because he pays his


Santa Clara University President Kevin O'Brien resigns after 'inappropriate behaviors'

Thu, 13 May 2021 05:37:57
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 Santa Clara University President Kevin O'Brien resigns after 'inappropriate behaviors'


Alaska Gov. Dunleavy unveils new-look dividend plan with guaranteed payments

Thu, 13 May 2021 05:24:13
Full article title (didn't fit): Alaska Gov. Dunleavy unveils new-look dividend plan with guaranteed payments but a substantial deficit remains ...
 Alaska Gov. Dunleavy unveils new-look dividend plan with guaranteed payments


Rep. Greene aggressively confronts Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, causing New York congresswoman to raise

Thu, 13 May 2021 05:01:26
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 Rep. Greene aggressively confronts Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, causing New York congresswoman to raise


McGahn to sit for closed-door interview with House Democrats, ending long legal battle

Thu, 13 May 2021 04:26:47
Source: The Hill

BY HARPER NEIDIG - 05/12/21 10:07 PM EDT


Former White House counsel Don McGahn will sit for a closed-door interview with House Democrats as part of an agreement to end a nearly two-year legal battle between the Trump White House and Congress.

The Department...
 McGahn to sit for closed-door interview with House Democrats, ending long legal battle


Minnesota Corrections Officer Loses Job After Berating Anti-Police Brutality Protesters

Thu, 13 May 2021 03:46:10
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 Minnesota Corrections Officer Loses Job After Berating Anti-Police Brutality Protesters


There Are Only 2 Native American Fedheral Judges. Biden Just Nominated A Third.

Thu, 13 May 2021 03:20:04
Source: Huffington Post

05/12/2021 05:42 pm ET

The president tapped Lauren J. King for a U.S. district court seat. If confirmed, she’d be one of just a handful of Indigenous judges in U.S. history.

By Jennifer Bendery

President Joe Biden unveiled his latest batch of judici...
 There Are Only 2 Native American Fedheral Judges. Biden Just Nominated A Third.


Arab-supported government in Israel looks less likely

Thu, 13 May 2021 02:55:58
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 Arab-supported government in Israel looks less likely


Person arrested for attacking Asian woman with hammer in NYC

Thu, 13 May 2021 01:01:36
Sorry for using the NY Post as the source, haven't seen this elsewhere yet....
 Person arrested for attacking Asian woman with hammer in NYC


World Could Have Prevented COVID- 19 Catastrophe: Pandemic Panel

Thu, 13 May 2021 00:45:19
Source: CTVNews

10 hrs ago. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND -- The catastrophic scale of the COVID-19 pandemic could have been prevented, an independent global panel concluded Wednesday, but a "toxic cocktail" of dithering and poor co-ordination meant the warning signs went unheeded. The Indep...
 World Could Have Prevented COVID- 19 Catastrophe: Pandemic Panel


Riot Video Contradicts GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde's Denial Of Capitol Riot

Thu, 13 May 2021 00:30:06
Clyde says he will take magnetometer fine matter to federal court
Georgia Republican says rule is in violation of the Constitution and ‘meritless’

By Chris Marquette
Posted April 12, 2021 at 6:14pm
Rep. Andrew Clyde says he will go to federal court to fight $15,000 in fines he incurred for dod...
 Riot Video Contradicts GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde's Denial Of Capitol Riot


Israel steps up Gaza offensive, kills senior Hamas figures

Wed, 12 May 2021 23:50:05
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 Israel steps up Gaza offensive, kills senior Hamas figures


Judge rejects GOP effort to block tax provision in Biden stimulus bill

Wed, 12 May 2021 23:49:20
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 Judge rejects GOP effort to block tax provision in Biden stimulus bill


C.D.C Confirms More Cases of Rare Blood Clot Disorder Linked to J.&J. Vaccine

Wed, 12 May 2021 23:43:14
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 C.D.C Confirms More Cases of Rare Blood Clot Disorder Linked to J.&J. Vaccine


Federal prosecutor overseeing Rudy Giuliani probe stepping down

Wed, 12 May 2021 23:29:34
Source: CNN

Federal prosecutor overseeing Rudy Giuliani probe stepping down

By Erica Orden, CNN

Updated 7:09 PM ET, Wed May 12, 2021

(CNN) -- The chief of the public corruption unit at the Manhattan US Attorney's office, which is handling the criminal investigation of Rudy...
 Federal prosecutor overseeing Rudy Giuliani probe stepping down


Seven charged after mummified body of cult leader found in Colorado home

Wed, 12 May 2021 23:28:59
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 Seven charged after mummified body of cult leader found in Colorado home


Biden signs executive order designed to strengthen federal digital defenses

Wed, 12 May 2021 22:38:02
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 Biden signs executive order designed to strengthen federal digital defenses


Manchin to support measured voting reform in lieu of sweeping Democratic proposal

Wed, 12 May 2021 21:43:44
JFC...I need a drink......
 Manchin to support measured voting reform in lieu of sweeping Democratic proposal


Attorney general questions bill to allow permitless concealed carry in most Nebraska counties

Wed, 12 May 2021 21:42:41
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 Attorney general questions bill to allow permitless concealed carry in most Nebraska counties


Biggest U.S. Gasoline Pipeline Is Restarting After Cyberattack

Wed, 12 May 2021 21:28:30
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 Biggest U.S. Gasoline Pipeline Is Restarting After Cyberattack


Colonial Pipeline said to have no plan pay hackers ransom

Wed, 12 May 2021 19:27:34
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 Colonial Pipeline said to have no plan pay hackers ransom


CDC advisers recommend coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds

Wed, 12 May 2021 19:14:58
Have been watching the meeting since ~11:50 am EDT (it started around 11 am). Members are now providing remarks for why their votes....
 CDC advisers recommend coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds


Texas GOP passes bill that bans teachers from speaking on 'white supremacy'

Wed, 12 May 2021 19:04:10
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 Texas GOP passes bill that bans teachers from speaking on 'white supremacy'


U.S. will remove Xiaomi from blacklist, reversing jab by Trump

Wed, 12 May 2021 18:54:08
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 U.S. will remove Xiaomi from blacklist, reversing jab by Trump


Kevin McCarthy Claims Nobody is Questioning Legitimacy of 2020 Election

Wed, 12 May 2021 18:40:42
Source: Mediaite

By Ken MeyerMay 12th, 2021, 1:57 pm

Either House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had a temporary bout of amnesia on Wednesday, or he lied about the “Big Lie” by suggesting nobody is questioning the legitimacy of the 2020 election.

McCarthy and Senate Mi...
 Kevin McCarthy Claims Nobody is Questioning Legitimacy of 2020 Election


Pa. lawyer accused of threatening to kill U.S. senators is disbarred

Wed, 12 May 2021 18:34:03
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 Pa. lawyer accused of threatening to kill U.S. senators is disbarred


Dozens of Republicans are planning to form new party

Wed, 12 May 2021 17:50:43
As a flaming, knee-jerk, bleeding-heart Liberal, I would welcome the return of sanity to the GOP....
 Dozens of Republicans are planning to form new party


Crack closes interstate bridge between Arkansas & Tennessee

Wed, 12 May 2021 17:30:00
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Blocked onramp to the Hernando de Soto Bridge, seen from Memphis, TN, after a crack in the span forced the closure of the long ...
 Crack closes interstate bridge between Arkansas & Tennessee


Pelosi: GOP in Cheney ouster declared 'courage, patriotism and integrity' not welcome

Wed, 12 May 2021 17:23:13

Democrats fundraise off of vote to remove Cheney from GOP leadership

BY JULIA MANCHESTER - 05/12/21 11:58 AM EDT

Democrats sought to fundraise off of Rep. Liz Cheney's (R-Wyo.) ouster from her House leadership post on Wednesday, hitting the GOP for bowing to former President Trump.
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 Pelosi: GOP in Cheney ouster declared 'courage, patriotism and integrity' not welcome


Wyden pushes for information on federal agencies' Zoom use, citing security concerns

Wed, 12 May 2021 17:14:39
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 Wyden pushes for information on federal agencies' Zoom use, citing security concerns


Top law enforcement officials say the biggest domestic terror threat comes from white supremacists.

Wed, 12 May 2021 17:08:00
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 Top law enforcement officials say the biggest domestic terror threat comes from white supremacists.


Joe Manchin says he won't support extending the $300 federal weekly unemployment benefit from Biden'

Wed, 12 May 2021 16:12:17
5.9% as of March Sen. Manchin...
 Joe Manchin says he won't support extending the $300 federal weekly unemployment benefit from Biden'


Secret Service recovers $2 billion in fraudulently obtained Covid-19 relief funds

Wed, 12 May 2021 16:04:13
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 Secret Service recovers $2 billion in fraudulently obtained Covid-19 relief funds


Senate Democrats offer bill to scrap tax break for investment managers

Wed, 12 May 2021 15:52:25
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 Senate Democrats offer bill to scrap tax break for investment managers


Ruling paves way for longer sentence in George Floyd's death

Wed, 12 May 2021 15:39:15
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 Ruling paves way for longer sentence in George Floyd's death


Consumer prices spiked in April, growing at fastest pace in more than 12 years

Wed, 12 May 2021 13:59:23
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 Consumer prices spiked in April, growing at fastest pace in more than 12 years


Levies now cover about $250 billion a year in goods--down from $370 billion--as U.S. companies ...

Wed, 12 May 2021 11:52:10
Source: The Wall Street Journal.

WSJ NEWS EXCLUSIVE ECONOMY

U.S. Tariffs Drive Drop in Chinese Imports

Levies now cover about $250 billion a year in goods—down from $370 billion—as U.S. companies shift purchases elsewhere

By Josh Zumbrun
May 12, 2021 5:30 am ET

WASHIN...
 Levies now cover about $250 billion a year in goods--down from $370 billion--as U.S. companies ...


White House calls on Mexican government to probe possible labor violations at GM auto plant

Wed, 12 May 2021 11:45:06
Source: Washington Post

Economy

White House calls on Mexican government to probe possible labor violations at GM auto plant

Union vote questioned at facility making trucks for U.S. market

By David J. Lynch
May 12, 2021 at 5:00 a.m. EDT

In the first action of its kind, ...
 White House calls on Mexican government to probe possible labor violations at GM auto plant


Florida declares state of emergency after pipeline shutdown

Wed, 12 May 2021 07:22:51
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 Florida declares state of emergency after pipeline shutdown






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!