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First lady to take part in 'town hall' on opioids

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 20:23:26
Short article. No more at link.
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 First lady to take part in 'town hall' on opioids


Maryland College Student Dies Of Virus That Killed 11 Kids In N.J.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 18:56:01

 Maryland College Student Dies Of Virus That Killed 11 Kids In N.J.


The number of abortions in the U.S. hits a historic low

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 18:21:14
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 The number of abortions in the U.S. hits a historic low


Chief Justice John Roberts Criticizes Trump For 'Obama Judge' Asylum Comment

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 18:05:45

 Chief Justice John Roberts Criticizes Trump For 'Obama Judge' Asylum Comment


Rep. Tulsi Gabbard to Trump: Being Saudi Arabia's B*tch Is Not 'America First.'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:59:18

 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard to Trump: Being Saudi Arabia's B*tch Is Not 'America First.'


House Intelligence Panel Hiring Money-Laundering Sleuths

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:47:26
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 House Intelligence Panel Hiring Money-Laundering Sleuths


Pelosi's Democratic Critics Shrink as NY Congressman Who Signed Letter Now Says He's Changed...

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:13:05
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 Pelosi's Democratic Critics Shrink as NY Congressman Who Signed Letter Now Says He's Changed...


US durable goods orders fall 4.4% in October

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:11:18
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 US durable goods orders fall 4.4% in October


Donald Trump Will Refuse To Cooperate If Mueller Subpoenas Him, Giuliani Warns

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:26:12
Source: Newsweek

Rudy Giuliani is adamant special counsel Robert Mueller will not subpoena President Donald Trump regarding his activities since he took office at the White House just under two years ago.

Mueller, a former FBI director, is currently conducting a probe into Russi...
 Donald Trump Will Refuse To Cooperate If Mueller Subpoenas Him, Giuliani Warns


Corker, Menendez Ask Trump Whether Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:09:08
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 Corker, Menendez Ask Trump Whether Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing


Obama Compares Beto To Himself, Calls Him An 'Impressive Young Man'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:00:26
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 Obama Compares Beto To Himself, Calls Him An 'Impressive Young Man'


Scott Walker's Democratic Successor Fights Off Aggressive GOP Power Grab

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:58:42

 Scott Walker's Democratic Successor Fights Off Aggressive GOP Power Grab


Steve Bannon's far-right Europe operation undermined by election laws

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:49:06

 Steve Bannon's far-right Europe operation undermined by election laws


White House approves use of force, some law enforcement roles for border troops

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:39:57
Signed by John Kelly?!...
 White House approves use of force, some law enforcement roles for border troops


Harvesting in a trade war: U.S. crops rot as storage costs soar

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:03:05
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 Harvesting in a trade war: U.S. crops rot as storage costs soar


GOP Senators Tell Trump They Want Vote on Trade Pact This Year

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:55:22
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 GOP Senators Tell Trump They Want Vote on Trade Pact This Year


Tennessee Man Killed After Concrete 'Likely' Thrown Over Bridge Hits His Car: Police

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:31:08
Source: NBC

A man was killed after a concrete slab smashed into his windshield Tuesday in Tennessee. Joe Shelton Jr., 54, was driving east on Interstate 24 when a "chunk of concrete," which was likely thrown from the Shelby Avenue Bridge, went through the windshield of his Nissan,...
 Tennessee Man Killed After Concrete 'Likely' Thrown Over Bridge Hits His Car: Police


Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for falling oil prices: 'Let's go lower'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:38:03
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1065225779825598465...
 Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for falling oil prices: 'Let's go lower'


Matthew Hedges: British academic accused of spying jailed for life in UAE

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:32:37
Source: The Guardian

A British academic who was accused of spying for the UK government in the United Arab Emirates after travelling to Dubai to conduct research has been sentenced to life in jail.

Matthew Hedges, 31, has been in a UAE prison for more than six months. The Durham...
 Matthew Hedges: British academic accused of spying jailed for life in UAE


In New Tactic, Hyde-Smith Tries Apologizing For Hanging Comment

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:42:32
The non-apology apology. :eyes:
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 In New Tactic, Hyde-Smith Tries Apologizing For Hanging Comment


U.S. spy agencies sued for records on whether they warned Khashoggi of impending threat of harm

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:33:31
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 U.S. spy agencies sued for records on whether they warned Khashoggi of impending threat of harm


Judge Blocks Mississippi's 'Unconstitutional' Ban On Abortions After 15 Weeks

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:10:09

 Judge Blocks Mississippi's 'Unconstitutional' Ban On Abortions After 15 Weeks


'El Chapo' rival Hctor Beltrn Leyva dies in jail

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:38:17
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 'El Chapo' rival Hctor Beltrn Leyva dies in jail


US tourist 'killed' by arrow-shooting Andaman island tribesmen

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:21:47
"Hit By Arrows, Kept Walking": American Killed By Protected Andaman Tribe

Seven fishermen who took the American John Allen Chau to North Sentinel Island, where the indigenous Sentinelese people live, have been arrested, the police said

All India | Edited by Debanish Achom (with inputs from Age...
 US tourist 'killed' by arrow-shooting Andaman island tribesmen


Yemen crisis: 85,000 children 'dead from malnutrition'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:59:06
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 Yemen crisis: 85,000 children 'dead from malnutrition'


Russia loses Interpol presidency vote

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 07:47:31
Bill Browder must be celebrating

And Putin is sorely pissed...
 Russia loses Interpol presidency vote


Trump promised California $500 million extra for fire prevention. It was an error

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 06:32:03
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 Trump promised California $500 million extra for fire prevention. It was an error


Federal judge finds female genital mutilation law unconstitutional

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 02:46:15
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 Federal judge finds female genital mutilation law unconstitutional


Acting AG Matthew Whitaker released details of past income that shows $900K from nonprofit

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:36:34

 Acting AG Matthew Whitaker released details of past income that shows $900K from nonprofit


Once again, work requirements approved for Kentucky Medicaid

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:11:45

 Once again, work requirements approved for Kentucky Medicaid


Rand Paul pans Trump's statement on Khashoggi killing, calls it 'Saudi Arabia First'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:40:29
How long will this last? My bet, just more hollow words from an appalling junior dunce....
 Rand Paul pans Trump's statement on Khashoggi killing, calls it 'Saudi Arabia First'


Gowdy requests info on Ivanka Trump's personal email use

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:35:24
Trey Gowdy? I thought his name was Ben Gowdy....
 Gowdy requests info on Ivanka Trump's personal email use


Dem Ben McAdams defeats GOP's Mia Love for Utah House seat

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:29:50

 Dem Ben McAdams defeats GOP's Mia Love for Utah House seat


Ivanka calls for prison reform for women as demands to Lock Her Up over email scandal continue

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:21:38
Oh Ivanka-donk. You going DOWN, b. :titanic: ...
 Ivanka calls for prison reform for women as demands to Lock Her Up over email scandal continue


Recount in 7th Congressional District (GA) race set for Wednesday

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:10:17
Note - included the state in the headline for clarity.

I've been watching this race because it is so close to a flip....
 Recount in 7th Congressional District (GA) race set for Wednesday


Pelosi Announces Intention to Restore House Administration Subcommittee on Elections, Name Congressw

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:14:01

 Pelosi Announces Intention to Restore House Administration Subcommittee on Elections, Name Congressw


Congresswoman Fudge Statement on House Leadership

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:45:47

 Congresswoman Fudge Statement on House Leadership


UPDATE: Trump submits answers to special counsel questions about Russian interference

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:19:10
Source: Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/resizer/Lz5SiUEf8t0myu7xW87_fua3rvM=/1484x0/arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/QSCKSTXNCMI6ROVMFJTU5EKQFM.jpg

President Trump's attorneys on Tuesday submitted his written answers to a series of que...
 UPDATE: Trump submits answers to special counsel questions about Russian interference


Trump Wanted to Order Justice Dept. to Prosecute Comey and Clinton

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:58:58
And with his new stooge Whitaker now at the helm of the DOJ, are we out of the woods here yet?

This is just another blatant sign of autocratic desiring on the Madman's part. Disgraceful yet not at all surprising. ...
 Trump Wanted to Order Justice Dept. to Prosecute Comey and Clinton


Conservative nonprofit with obscure roots and undisclosed funders paid Matthew Whitaker $1.2 million

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:51:30
The more we hear about Whitaker, the more crooked he looks. No wonder Trump chose him. ...
 Conservative nonprofit with obscure roots and undisclosed funders paid Matthew Whitaker $1.2 million






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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!