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Trump supporter warns refugee caravan could take over Republicans' summer homes in northern Minnesot

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:14:45
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 Trump supporter warns refugee caravan could take over Republicans' summer homes in northern Minnesot


Judge upholds verdict that found Monsanto's weed killer caused worker's cancer

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:25:12
Source: CNBC

A Northern California judge on Monday upheld a jury's verdict that found Monsanto's weed killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer, but she slashed the amount of money to be paid to the man from $289 million to $78 million.

In denying Monsanto's request for a new trial...
 Judge upholds verdict that found Monsanto's weed killer caused worker's cancer


US warships pass through politically sensitive Taiwan Strait

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:11:06
(Short article, no more at link.)

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 US warships pass through politically sensitive Taiwan Strait


The Latest: Mnuchin meets with embattled Saudi crown prince

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:06:56
Source: Associated Press

Updated 7:27 pm CDT, Monday, October 22, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) -- The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local):

12:08 a.m.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi...
 The Latest: Mnuchin meets with embattled Saudi crown prince


China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:02:10
Source: Associated Press

Dake Kang, Associated Press
Updated 11:38 pm CDT, Monday, October 22, 2018

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Photo: Kin Cheung, AP
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The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is seen in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018...
 China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland


Joe Biden in Tampa says it's not a time to joke: 'We're in the battle for the soul of America'

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 03:32:46
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 Joe Biden in Tampa says it's not a time to joke: 'We're in the battle for the soul of America'


Explosive Device Found Nearby George Soros' House

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 03:19:42
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 Explosive Device Found Nearby George Soros' House


Poll: Wardlow moves ahead of Ellison in MN attorney general race

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 03:11:06

 Poll: Wardlow moves ahead of Ellison in MN attorney general race


Soldier based at Louisiana's Fort Polk found with wife's body in trunk, kids in car

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 02:14:50
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 Soldier based at Louisiana's Fort Polk found with wife's body in trunk, kids in car


NYT: Secret Service had to break up fight between Kelly and Lewandowski

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:59:14
Source: The Hill

White House chief of staff John Kelly and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski got into a physical altercation earlier this year outside the Oval Office and had to be separated by the Secret Service, The New York Times reported Monday.

The Times, cit...
 NYT: Secret Service had to break up fight between Kelly and Lewandowski


Supreme Court blocks ruling that mandated Ross deposition on census citizenship question

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:34:43
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 Supreme Court blocks ruling that mandated Ross deposition on census citizenship question


Security guard shoots man trying to break in to FOX 5 building

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:19:31
Source: WTOP, 103.5 MHz in DC

Security guard shoots man trying to break in to FOX 5 building
By Lisa Weiner October 22, 2018 3:58 pm

A security guard shot a man near FOX 5's offices on Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest, D.C. just after 3 p.m. Monday.

WASHINGTON -- A security gua...
 Security guard shoots man trying to break in to FOX 5 building


LePage throws another legal jab at Mills as poll shows her leading race to replace him

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:49:48
Fucking clown.

:rofl:...
 LePage throws another legal jab at Mills as poll shows her leading race to replace him


Exclusive: President Trump vows to send as many troops to the border 'as necessary' to stop caravan

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:31:59
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 Exclusive: President Trump vows to send as many troops to the border 'as necessary' to stop caravan


Obama Mocks Trump for Constantly 'Making Stuff Up': 'I Believe in a Fact-Based Reality'

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:28:06
Source: Mediate


by Ken Meyer | Oct 22nd, 2018, 5:46 pm

Former president Barack Obama held a rally in Nevada on Monday to gin up support for Democrats ahead of the midterm elections. During his speech, the Obama took multiple shots at Donald Trump and his administration for th...
 Obama Mocks Trump for Constantly 'Making Stuff Up': 'I Believe in a Fact-Based Reality'


#WontBeErased: LGBTQ advocates mobilize following leaked memo

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 23:55:18

 #WontBeErased: LGBTQ advocates mobilize following leaked memo


Kavanaugh once lobbied for judge now handling ethics complaints against him

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 23:38:27
Source: Guardian

Revelation raises concerns about politicization of the supreme court and whether Trump nominee will face disciplinary action.

Supreme court justice Brett Kavanaugh once lobbied in support of a controversial judge who is now tasked with reviewing more than a doze...
 Kavanaugh once lobbied for judge now handling ethics complaints against him


Trump lawyer: Manafort said nothing damaging in Mueller interviews

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 23:10:25
Very distressing

Why would they allow this alliance between the two sets of attorney's to continue....
 Trump lawyer: Manafort said nothing damaging in Mueller interviews


CIA director flies to Turkey amid growing controversy over Jamal Khashoggi killing

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 23:03:35
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 CIA director flies to Turkey amid growing controversy over Jamal Khashoggi killing


Majority of Republicans supports 'Medicare for all,' poll finds

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 23:01:18
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 Majority of Republicans supports 'Medicare for all,' poll finds


Russian meddling in U.S. elections had negligible effect, Bolton says

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:05:42
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 Russian meddling in U.S. elections had negligible effect, Bolton says


Filings show RNC spent $1.5 million at Trump-owned properties this cycle

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:49:36
https://i.postimg.cc/Xq1KfXc2/trumpconflicts-dchotel-102616getty-lead-0.jpg...
 Filings show RNC spent $1.5 million at Trump-owned properties this cycle


Poliquin indicates he might challenge election results if he doesn't win

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:46:38
Whiner

yup...
 Poliquin indicates he might challenge election results if he doesn't win


New poll gives Mills an edge in Maine governor's race

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:44:10
:D...
 New poll gives Mills an edge in Maine governor's race


Student sues Sen. David Perdue for snatching his phone when he asked about voting rights

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:42:16
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 Student sues Sen. David Perdue for snatching his phone when he asked about voting rights


Mnuchin meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman despite outcry over government's role...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:37:39
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 Mnuchin meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman despite outcry over government's role...


GOP-affiliated voters outperforming Democrats in key states' early voting: report

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:26:46
For those inclined to yell "fake news", it'll take you all of about 10 minutes to validate the numbers from State Election offices....
 GOP-affiliated voters outperforming Democrats in key states' early voting: report


Trump touts U.S. air quality -- under Obama

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:24:13
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 Trump touts U.S. air quality -- under Obama


Trump administration loosens restrictions on ObamaCare waivers

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:40:51
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 Trump administration loosens restrictions on ObamaCare waivers


3 more Proud Boys members arrested for violent NYC brawl

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:25:45
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 3 more Proud Boys members arrested for violent NYC brawl


Trump Says He's 'Not Satisfied' With Saudi Arabia's Answers in Jamal Khashoggi Case

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:57:47
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 Trump Says He's 'Not Satisfied' With Saudi Arabia's Answers in Jamal Khashoggi Case


Florida city commissioner charged with murder for shooting alleged shoplifter

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:48:44
According to the article Dunn was never verbally threatened by the victim, and never gave aid to the victim.

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 Florida city commissioner charged with murder for shooting alleged shoplifter


State Court in New Hampshire Blocks Proof of Residency Law Aimed at Curbing Student Voting

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:24:24
Here is a link to the opinion https://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/athena/files/2018/10/22/5bce0fade4b055bc94836c93.pdf...
 State Court in New Hampshire Blocks Proof of Residency Law Aimed at Curbing Student Voting


'Danger to the community' is over after police kill teen accused of gunning down officer

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:22:09
Pretty much as expected. ...
 'Danger to the community' is over after police kill teen accused of gunning down officer


Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti ordered to pay $4.85 million in dispute with former colleagu

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:04:42
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 Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti ordered to pay $4.85 million in dispute with former colleagu


Shocking Turnout For First Day Of Early Voting In Houston

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:30:42
One local, Karen Bard, was in line to vote more than an hour before the polls opened. She said she doesn't normally vote in midterms, but O'Rourke changed that and that "it's not about me, it's about my kids."

https://static.texastribune.org/media/files/5cb63001906f8821a51681d095c6384e/Beto_IPA_...
 Shocking Turnout For First Day Of Early Voting In Houston


Lawyer who fought to ban trans people from bathrooms will lead DOJ civil rights division

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:07:55
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 Lawyer who fought to ban trans people from bathrooms will lead DOJ civil rights division


Canada Quietly Wrote Off a $1 Billion Loan to Chrysler

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:36:50
Source: The CBC, via Jalopnik

Canada Quietly Wrote Off a $1 Billion Loan to Chrysler

Erik Shilling
23 minutes ago

Back in 2009, when the automotive industry was in crisis, the Canadian government gave $1.1 billion to Chrysler to help the company stay afloat, an outstanding a...
 Canada Quietly Wrote Off a $1 Billion Loan to Chrysler


'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa takes aim at Mexico as a Category 5 storm

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:11:04
https://twitter.com/NWS/status/1054360615723114496...
 'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa takes aim at Mexico as a Category 5 storm


Kushner On Khashoggi: 'We Have To Be Able To Work With Our Allies'

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:03:40
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 Kushner On Khashoggi: 'We Have To Be Able To Work With Our Allies'






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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!