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Published: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:51:19 +0000

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WaPo: Putin directed US election hacks - CNN Video

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:22:02 +0000

  The Washington Post reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin directed the hacking of DNC emails to help elect President Trump. Source: CNN  


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In Trump's Washington, public business increasingly handled behind closed doors

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 03:12:15 +0000

Lies...deception...hidden agendas...and evasions...Why? What's behind the shut door? Government for the people should be shown to the people. From the article:"...“If they can’t control the message or have it come directly from the president via his Twitter account, …


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White House reporters fume over off-camera briefings

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:28:00 +0000

The role of the Press Secretary is inform the press about the President's policies and answer questions. The role of the press is ask questions about policies and report these to the American people. It seems Trump and associates don't believe they have to respond to the public  …


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There are deep forces in American society that are driving the current political crisis

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:04:53 +0000

e are currently passing through an ugly crisis in our history, one of the ugliest in recent times. At the center of this crisis is a president who acts like a bratty child, who delights in rubbing salt in the wounds of the people he insults, who blurts out anything that comes int …



No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:46:35 +0000

  President Donald Trump said Thursday he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey, speaking up on Twitter after a month-long guessing game that began with him delivering an ominous warning and ended wi …


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White House angling to get House GOP to defang Senate-passed Russia sanctions: Report

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:30:00 +0000

The White House is planning to communicate with House Republicans about how to weaken legislation recently passed by the Senate that would enforce new sanctions on Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, according to a report Saturday. The Trump administration is looking to  …


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Donald Trump Calls For A Law We've Already Had For More Than 20 Years | HuffPost

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:33:49 +0000

Another duh moment for Trump. Imagine how much damage he could really do to our nation if he was educated?


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Exclusive: Bone-Sniffing Dogs to Hunt for Amelia Earhart's Remains

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:44:27 +0000

In what may be the best chance yet to learn the famous aviator's fate, forensic dogs are headed to a Pacific island to search for her bones.


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Intel chiefs tell investigators Trump suggested they refute collusion with Russians - CNNPolitics.com

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:39:30 +0000

Not that he needed it, but here's more confirmation of Comey's story. From the article: "... Two of the nation's top intelligence officials told Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team and Senate investigators, in separate meetings last week, that President Donald Trump suggested …


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US warplane shoots down Syrian jet near Raqqah

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 04:47:41 +0000

IRBIL, Iraq — A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian jet on Sunday near the Islamic State-held city of Raqqah, officials said, marking the latest escalation between the U.S. and Syria since the blood-soaked civil war began six years ago.   //


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Sally Yates rips Jeff Sessions for criminal justice reform stance - NY Daily News

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:44:04 +0000

Wouldn't it be great if Sally Yates ran for President? Sorry...just thinking...sigh...this is report on Sally Yates calling Sessions on his policy. Many in Alabama feel his policies were fashioned to tilt the law into a prejudice that those with skin unlike Session …


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Fact Check: Is Left-Wing Violence Rising? : NPR

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 23:21:49 +0000

 It is sad to see it come to this, but the right wing pundits and politicians breeding fear and living off the fear have a lot to do with this. Still the numbers show this does not amount to near the violence from the fanatics on the right wing. Fanatics, no matter what side …


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KING: Donald Trump's presidency is a dumpster fire - NY Daily News

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:57:07 +0000

An excellent, thought provoking commentary by Shaun King. From the article: "... ...Donald Trump has been President for less than 150 days and is already facing an obstruction of justice investigation. ...judges and courts have unanimously rejected his horrible Muslim ban, but  …


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Donald Trump is really sad he's not running against Hillary Clinton anymore

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:18:39 +0000

The president of the United States took a little time off from this week’s focus on workforce development issues to tweet about his former opponent in the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton, who he says is the real obstructer of justice.


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From Russia With Blood: 14 Suspected Hits On British Soil That The Government Ignored

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:51:04 +0000

Lavish London mansions. A hand-painted Rolls-Royce. And eight dead friends. For the British fixer Scot Young, working for Vladimir Putin's most vocal critic meant stunning perks – but also constant danger. His gruesome death is one of 14 that US spy agencies have linked t …



Electric-Powered Lunar Space Tug Could Facilitate Future Moon Missions

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:24:08 +0000

Artist's impression of NASA's Space Launch System during takeoff, with the Orion spacecraft riding on top. A test flight of SLS, which will send Orion around the moon and back, is expected to take place in 2019. Credit: NASA


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Afghan official: IS moves to seize Osama bin Laden's hideout

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 02:37:33 +0000

KABUL, Afghanistan — Islamic State fighters captured some territory around Tora Bora, the former stronghold of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Wednesday. The push and capture of the giant cave complex that once housed the late al …


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Merkel urges bigger fight against climate change after U.S. move

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:07:47 +0000

  BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and the rest of Europe should redouble their efforts to fight climate change after the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate pact, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. Merkel told members of her conservative party in the G …


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The push for a Constitutional Convention has begun

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:05:10 +0000

Dear AFT Wisconsin Member, On Wednesday, the legislature is taking a dangerous and unprecedented step. They will be voting on a legislative package consisting of one bill and two resolutions that together call for a Constitutional Convention to rewrite the U.S. Constitution (A …


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Trump reportedly leaked to Russia that Israel successfully hacked Isis to uncover laptop bomb plot

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:02:39 +0000

Israeli government hackers managed to hack the Islamic State and uncover an Isis bomb-making cell in Syria to learn that the terrorist group was capable of creating explosives that looked like batteries for laptops. The classified information about these explosives, capable of …


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State Attorneys General Sue Trump Over Foreign Government Payments | HuffPost

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:21:53 +0000

About frigging time. From the article: ".... President Trump’s continued ownership interest in a global business empire, which renders him deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign and domestic government actors, violates the Constitution,” the complaint reads. Exam …


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Trump May Not Visit U.K. This Year as Planned

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:54:18 +0000

  President Trump is considering scrapping or postponing a planned visit to Britain this year amid a billowing backlash over comments he made after the recent terrorist attack in London, two administration officials said. Over the past week, Mr. Trump has expressed increas …



Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 04:03:44 +0000

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's governor announced that the U.S. territory has overwhelmingly chosen statehood in a nonbinding referendum Sunday held amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus of islanders to the U.S. mainland.   //


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