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Durbin after reading Green New Deal: 'What in the heck is this?'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:07:19
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 Durbin after reading Green New Deal: 'What in the heck is this?'


Pro-Confederate groups to march in support of Mississippi monuments

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:37:53
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 Pro-Confederate groups to march in support of Mississippi monuments


Credit Suisse loses bid to dismiss lawsuit in U.S. over writedowns

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:20:39
SO this bank thinks that it was just fine and dandy to take pension money from union workers and others, and when they failed to limit there own risks of their investments, they decide to go after the workers pensions in there portfolio................I have one (pension) that was transferred over t...
 Credit Suisse loses bid to dismiss lawsuit in U.S. over writedowns


Southwest probes cancellations, says shutdown cost $60 million

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:09:53
Source: Reuters

Ankit Ajmera

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co added a $60 million hit from the recent U.S. government shutdown to its list of headaches on Wednesday as it investigated whether a conflict with its mechanics union was adding to a rise in flight cancellations.

T...
 Southwest probes cancellations, says shutdown cost $60 million


Supreme Court rules for ex-US marshal in W.Va. tax dispute

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:33:56

 Supreme Court rules for ex-US marshal in W.Va. tax dispute


U.S. high court buttresses constitutional ban on 'excessive fines'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:22:30

 U.S. high court buttresses constitutional ban on 'excessive fines'


Emma Thompson quits film after John Lasseter joins production

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:56:41
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 Emma Thompson quits film after John Lasseter joins production


Trump declares New York Times 'enemy of the people'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:17:11
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 Trump declares New York Times 'enemy of the people'


North Korea's Kim replaces key diplomats ahead of Trump summit

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:11:29
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 North Korea's Kim replaces key diplomats ahead of Trump summit


Justin Fairfax accuser speaks out as Virginia House Democrats end calls for impeachment

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:49:16
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 Justin Fairfax accuser speaks out as Virginia House Democrats end calls for impeachment


Obama, Steph Curry team up to tell young men of color: 'You matter'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:41:02
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 Obama, Steph Curry team up to tell young men of color: 'You matter'


Trump ramps up criticism of press: 'In six years, they all go BUST!'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:37:47
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 Trump ramps up criticism of press: 'In six years, they all go BUST!'


Trump Cheers on Covington Student's Lawsuit Against Washington Post: 'Go Get Them Nick!'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:18:31
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 Trump Cheers on Covington Student's Lawsuit Against Washington Post: 'Go Get Them Nick!'


Putin threatens to target the US if it deploys missiles in European nations

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:59:48
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 Putin threatens to target the US if it deploys missiles in European nations


White House readies panel to assess if climate change poses a national security threat

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:58:20
Source: Washington Post

Health & Science
White House readies panel to assess if climate change poses a national security threat

By Juliet Eilperin and Missy Ryan
February 20 at 5:00 AM

The White House is working to assemble a panel to assess whether climate change poses a n...
 White House readies panel to assess if climate change poses a national security threat


Three Tory MPs defect to fledgling Independent Group

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:33:07
Source: The Guardian

Three Conservative MPs have quit the party to join the Independent Group founded by former Labour MPs.

In what will be seen as a rebuke to Theresa May, Anna Soubry, Sarah Wollaston and Heidi Allen said the Tories had lurched to the right, adopting Ukip polic...
 Three Tory MPs defect to fledgling Independent Group


Deutsche Bank Weighed Restructuring Trump Loans on Default Risk

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:06:19
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 Deutsche Bank Weighed Restructuring Trump Loans on Default Risk


Illinois mass shooting reveals gaps in gun laws; state seeks to close them

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:43:38
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 Illinois mass shooting reveals gaps in gun laws; state seeks to close them


Thousands rally against anti-Semitism in France after spike in attacks

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:27:37
Refreshing to see so many take anti-Semitism seriously....
 Thousands rally against anti-Semitism in France after spike in attacks


Elizabeth Warren wants to fund universal child care with a millionaire tax

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:05:00
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 Elizabeth Warren wants to fund universal child care with a millionaire tax


Microsoft says it has found another Russian operation targeting prominent think tanks

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:07:00
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 Microsoft says it has found another Russian operation targeting prominent think tanks


Petition to sell Montana to Canada is gaining support

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:41:48
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 Petition to sell Montana to Canada is gaining support


Trump v California: administration wants to get billions in rail funding back

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:32:41
Hey Trump did you read between the lines, Newsom basically told you to pound sand............................:rofl: :rofl: ...
 Trump v California: administration wants to get billions in rail funding back


Brexit backstop: Theresa May to put new proposals to EU

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:26:03
:facepalm: .........................and the clusterfuck continues..................
 Brexit backstop: Theresa May to put new proposals to EU


Covington Catholic Student in Viral Mall Standoff with Native American Activist Sues Washington Post

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:59:03
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 Covington Catholic Student in Viral Mall Standoff with Native American Activist Sues Washington Post


Kindergartener found with handgun on school bus

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:27:01
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 Kindergartener found with handgun on school bus


Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rod Rosenstein at DOJ

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:03:33

 Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rod Rosenstein at DOJ


McCabe: I think it is possible that Trump is a Russian Asset

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:36:24
Source: CNN

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday it is possible President Donald Trump is a Russian asset.

"Do you still believe the President could be a Russian asset?" asked CNN's Anderson Cooper during an interview with McCabe on "Anderson Cooper 360."

"I...
 McCabe: I think it is possible that Trump is a Russian Asset


Egypt Turns Back Veteran New York Times Reporter

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:31:18
Kirkpatrick's phone was confiscated and he was held without food or water for several hours before being escorted onto a flight back to London....
 Egypt Turns Back Veteran New York Times Reporter


Republican Mark Harris to be called next to testify in 9th district election hearing

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:23:14
Source: Charlotte Observer

NC Board of Elections chairman Bob Cordle said the hearing into the 9th district will likely continue into Thursday.

Cordle had initially hoped to wrap up the hearing and vote Tuesday on whether to hold a new election or certify the race. Cordle also s...
 Republican Mark Harris to be called next to testify in 9th district election hearing


West Virginia House Tables Bill That Prompted Teacher Strike

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:21:34
Teachers unions are against complex legislation to create the state's first charter schools, allow education savings accounts for parents to pay for private school, and other issues. "Our students are first and are not for sale," Poca High School English teacher Meghan Stevens said. "We believe in t...
 West Virginia House Tables Bill That Prompted Teacher Strike


Devin Nunes Alum Scott Glabe Joins Trump White House

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:08:02

 Devin Nunes Alum Scott Glabe Joins Trump White House


Baltimore sues chemical company Monsanto over PCB pollution

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:44:17
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 Baltimore sues chemical company Monsanto over PCB pollution


Lawmakers tour Florida migrant teen camp, want policy shift

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:35:32
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 Lawmakers tour Florida migrant teen camp, want policy shift


APNewsBreak: Feds share watchlist with 1,400 private groups

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:31:17
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 APNewsBreak: Feds share watchlist with 1,400 private groups


Students can skip Pledge of Allegiance, school district says

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:29:25
(Short article, no more at link.)...
 Students can skip Pledge of Allegiance, school district says


Ex-detective faces charges in sexual assault of witnesses

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:26:19
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 Ex-detective faces charges in sexual assault of witnesses


Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding of immigrants

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:22:00
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 Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding of immigrants


NY court: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:19:35
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 NY court: Public allowed to see police body camera footage


BUSTED: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross caught lying about selling bank stocks he held onto

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:59:42
Source: Raw Story

BOB BRIGHAM
19 FEB 2019 AT 17:56 ET

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, a former banker, was caught lying on his financial disclosures about whether he had divested of bank st...
 BUSTED: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross caught lying about selling bank stocks he held onto






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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!