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The planet just had its hottest 4 years in recorded history. Trump is dismantling efforts to fight climate change. - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 19:45

Washington Post

The planet just had its hottest 4 years in recorded history. Trump is dismantling efforts to fight climate change.
Washington Post
2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. The year was the second-hottest in recorded history, NASA said, while scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported 2017 was the ...
2017 was once again one of the hottest on recordCNN
2017 'warmest year without El Niño'BBC News
2017 Among Warmest Years On RecordNPR
New York Times -CNBC -InsideClimate News -Mother Jones
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US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees - BBC News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 19:11

BBC News

US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees
BBC News
Police have arrested two boys for allegedly vandalising a honey business in the US state of Iowa that killed half a million bees in late December. The damage to 50 beehives at Wild Hill Honey farm in Sioux City resulted in the honey bees freezing to ...
Police charge boys, 12 and 13, after vandalism killed half a million beesNBC4i.com

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Trump Upsets Republican Strategy to Avoid Shutdown - New York Times

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 17:41

New York Times

Trump Upsets Republican Strategy to Avoid Shutdown
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children's Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill ...
Trump children's health insurance tweet contradicts, confoundsCNN
Trump tweets CHIP should not be in short-term funding billThe Hill
Let's remember: 9 million kids' health insurance is at stake in this budget fightWashington Post
BBC News -Politico -CNBC -Vox
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Children's health insurance has become a political hostage - Vox

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 17:10

Vox

Children's health insurance has become a political hostage
Vox
The Children's Health Insurance Program is enduring an unprecedented crisis: More than 100 days ago, funding for a program that covers 9 million kids technically expired. Republicans in Congress haven't rushed to extend it long-term — not until they ...

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Multiple Pennsylvania police officers injured in shooting, officials say - Fox News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 16:37

Fox News

Multiple Pennsylvania police officers injured in shooting, officials say
Fox News
Multiple officers were injured in the incident, the district attorney's office confirmed to Fox News, but it's unclear if they suffered gunshot wounds. The officers were transported to a hospital but the number of officers injured and the nature and ...

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Blaze Bernstein's parents speak out about devastating loss of 'gentle soul' - 6abc.com

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 16:32

6abc.com

Blaze Bernstein's parents speak out about devastating loss of 'gentle soul'
6abc.com
Nineteen-year-old Blaze Bernstein was laid to rest Monday, nearly two weeks after he went missing. (KABC). By Greg Lee. Thursday, January 18, 2018 09:00AM. COSTA MESA, Calif. --. With the goal of honoring their son's life, Gideon and Jeanne Bernstein ...
Blaze Bernstein's parents speak outLos Angeles Times
'I lost the most precious gift': Grieving mother of gay Ivy league student, 19, who was brutally stabbed to death ...Daily Mail

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Trump Era Is Encouraging Rise of World's Dictators, Human Rights Group Says - Newsweek

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 16:29

Newsweek

Trump Era Is Encouraging Rise of World's Dictators, Human Rights Group Says
Newsweek
A prominent human rights group has accused Donald Trump of encouraging the rise of oppressive leaders around the world. In its annual report analyzing the state of human rights across the globe, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned that the surge of ...
Human Rights Watch warns world's dictators are encouraged in Trump eraThe Hill (blog)
Human Rights Watch Calls on Leaders to Fight Back Against 'Authoritarian Populists'Voice of America
World Report 2018: Fighting for Rights SucceedsHuman Rights Watch
The Guardian -ABC News -Deutsche Welle -South China Morning Post
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Trump's first year: The report card - CNN

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 15:54

CNN

Trump's first year: The report card
CNN
Julian Zelizer is a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and the editor of "The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment," a new book that Princeton University Press will publish this March. He's also the co ...

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FBI looking into whether Russian banker gave money to NRA to support Trump: report - The Hill

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 15:44

Salon

FBI looking into whether Russian banker gave money to NRA to support Trump: report
The Hill
The FBI is reportedly looking into whether a top Russian banker illegally gave money to the National Rifle Association (NRA) in an effort to help President Trump · Donald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like ...
NRA-Kremlin connection? FBI investigates gun rights' group's work during electionSalon
This One Is BigTPM (blog)

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US plans open-ended military presence in Syria - BBC News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 15:37

BBC News

US plans open-ended military presence in Syria
BBC News
The US will maintain an open-ended military presence in Syria to ensure the enduring defeat of the jihadist group Islamic State, counter Iranian influence, and help end the civil war. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said President Donald Trump did not ...
Russia 2018 World Cup Is 'Likely Target For ISIS'Newsweek
Deadbeat Dictator: Assad Isn't Paying His Debts to PutinDaily Beast
Syria Responds to Tillerson's US Military Engagement PledgeVoice of America
New York Post -Fox News -VICE News -Haaretz
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In a time of 'Fake News Awards,' here are 11 real, imprisoned journalists - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 15:24

Washington Post

In a time of 'Fake News Awards,' here are 11 real, imprisoned journalists
Washington Post
For days, President Trump had touted his “Fake News Awards,” for the allegedly most flawed reporting by the mainstream media. On Wednesday evening, the 11 “awards” were finally announced. As our Fact Checker Glenn Kessler writes, the list published on ...
'Trump Big Lie Award,' a response to 'Fake News Awards'The Hill
Trump's Fake News Awards were just another front in his fraudulent war on truthNBCNews.com
FOX NEWS FIRST: Countdown to government shutdown as lawmakers play blame game; Trump unveils 'Fake News ...Fox News
HuffPost -Washington Examiner -Salon -Newsmax
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Yes, Congress could shut the government down tomorrow. It probably won't. - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 13:02

Washington Post

Yes, Congress could shut the government down tomorrow. It probably won't.
Washington Post
Back in December, Sarah Binder, John Sides and I chatted here at TMC about how Congress had flirted with a government shutdown but ultimately avoided it. Fast-forward six weeks, and here we are again. The stopgap funding bill Congress and President ...
Republicans move ahead with vote to avoid a government shutdownCNN
Shutdown drama grips the CapitolThe Hill
Republicans lack votes to prevent a shutdownPolitico
Bloomberg -New York Times -NBCNews.com -USA TODAY
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Gay couple sues Vistaprint over receiving religious pamphlet instead of wedding programs - ABC News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 09:20

ABC News

Gay couple sues Vistaprint over receiving religious pamphlet instead of wedding programs
ABC News
A recently married gay couple has filed a federal lawsuit against printing company Vistaprint after allegedly receiving discriminatory flyers instead of their wedding programs. Interested in LGBT? Add LGBT as an interest to stay up to date on the ...

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Trump is speeding the global erosion of democracy, watchdog says - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 09:03

Washington Post

Trump is speeding the global erosion of democracy, watchdog says
Washington Post
Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. On the same day President Trump was supposed to unveil ...
Jeff Flake's 20 most damning lines about Donald Trump's assault on the pressCNN
Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?Yahoo News
Slowik: Strong words speak volumes about partisan, 'reality-show' presidencyChicago Tribune
Townhall -NPR
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A Killer Got Caught Because She Posted a Selfie That Showed an Incriminating Clue - TIME

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 08:01

TIME

A Killer Got Caught Because She Posted a Selfie That Showed an Incriminating Clue
TIME
Police in Canada say a Facebook selfie led to the conviction of a 21-year-old-woman who killed her friend in 2015 — by showing her wearing the weapon used in the crime. Cheyenne Rose Antoine was identified as a suspect on the basis of a selfie in ...
How one Facebook photo helped to convict a woman of manslaughterCosmopolitan.com

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Alabama student expelled after using 'n-word' in social media videos - NBCNews.com

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 07:32

NBCNews.com

Alabama student expelled after using 'n-word' in social media videos
NBCNews.com
A white University of Alabama student has been expelled after posting videos on social media of herself using racially charged language over the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Harley Barber, 19, said Wednesday that she was removed from the university ...
University Of Alabama Expels Sorority Sister For Using Racial Slurs In Video RantsHuffPost
Sorority sister speaks out on racist videos that got her booted from collegeNew York Post

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Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South - ABC News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 07:29

U.S. News & World Report

Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South
ABC News
Snow gently falls around the James Brown statue during a a rare snowstorm in downtown Augusta, Ga., Wednesday morning, Jan. 17, 2018. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)more +. 0 Shares. Email. Several Southern states will be dealing with ...
Hundreds Of Flights Canceled As Record-Breaking Cold Hits US SouthHuffPost

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Ty Cobb: Trump 'very eager' to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller - Washington Examiner

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 06:46

Washington Examiner

Ty Cobb: Trump 'very eager' to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller
Washington Examiner
White House attorney Ty Cobb said he anticipates President Trump will be interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the ongoing Russia probe. Trump is “very eager” to appear before Mueller and “active discussions” are underway to set up ...

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Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in US - The Hill

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 06:24

The Hill

Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in US
The Hill
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had removed Haiti from a list of countries whose citizens are permitted to apply for low-skilled work visas, Reuters reported Wednesday night. In a regulatory filing, DHS cited "high levels of fraud and abuse ...
Trump administration to bar Haitians from seasonal work visasABC News
Homeland Security ends program allowing Haitians to seek work visas in USNew York Daily News
Trump Administration Bars Haiti From Guest-Worker Visa ProgramDaily Beast
The Independent
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South Carolina detective dies after being shot during manhunt - CBS News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 05:50

CBS News

South Carolina detective dies after being shot during manhunt
CBS News
Detective Michael R. Doty, one of the four shot in the line of duty trying to find a domestic violence suspect, died Wednesday, according to the York County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina. CBS affiliate WBTV reports that the officer-involved ...
Detective dies from injuries following York County shootingWSOC Charlotte

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