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Feb 20

Donald Trump Flips His Wig Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

The president lashed out on social media Tuesday morning. President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at a woman who accused him of forcibly kissing her when they met at Trump Tower last decade. “A woman I don’t know and, to the best of my knowledge, never met, is on the FRONT PAGE of the …

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Feb 18

Violent Clash Over Flag Ceremony Is Latest Flashpoint in Hindu-Muslim Conflicts

Click here for reuse options! Local Muslims claim to have video evidence of Hindu supremacists using anti-Muslim slogans. The communal violence that erupted in a town in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Republic Day, January 26, again highlights the point that from the problematic perspective of the country’s Hindu supremacists, Indian Muslims …

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Feb 17

FCC investigates FCC chairman Pai over potential ‘improper coordination’ with Sinclair Broadcasting

The inspector general of the Federal Communications Commission is investigating the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, for possibly having worked just a little to closely with far-right media conglomerate Sinclair Broadcasting in its attempt to purchase Tribune Media. WASHINGTON — Last April, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, led the charge for …

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Feb 15

Trump again emphasizes ‘mental health’ over gun control after Florida shooting

Trump’s speech in response to Florida high school shooting was code for: forget background checks and other gun control measures It has been observed that there are two Donald Trumps: Twitter Trump and Teleprompter Trump. Early on Thursday, Twitter Trump came dangerously close to blaming the victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. He …

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Feb 15

Over 250 groups to Congress: ‘Focus on protecting Dreamers, not remaking the immigration system’

Campaign Action More than 250 immigrant, refugee, faith, labor, education, health, civil liberties, and progressive organizations—including Daily Kos—are calling on Congress to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and pass the DREAM Act now. Each day that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan delay, another 122 DACA recipients lose …

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Feb 14

Immigrant man calls police to report possible intruder, gets arrested and turned over to ICE instead

For the past few weeks, someone had been trying to break into Tukwila, Washington, resident Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno’s home and car. When he again saw someone trespassing on his property, he did what anyone else would do in the same situation: he called the police for help. But less than one hour later, he was the one in handcuffs, because Rodriguez Macarreno …

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Feb 13

The White House circular firing squad over Porter has finally settled on a target: John Kelly

The shifting White House story about how quickly aides took action to remove Rob Porter from his post following revelations about his history of domestic violence have now turned into a “Kelly coverup,” per a source inside the White House. Axios writes: Chief of Staff John Kelly’s White House enemies are ready to use FBI …

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Feb 13

FBI head contradicts White House over Rob Porter background check

Chris Wray disputes White House’s claims of ignorance over allegations of domestic abuse, saying investigation was submitted FBI director Chris Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House about when the bureau had completed a background investigation of former Donald Trump aide Rob Porter, who resigned last week following allegations of domestic violence. Related: Trump chief …

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Feb 13

The White House cries crocodile tears over ‘due process’ | Jill Filipovic

The concept of ‘innocent until proven guilty’ only matters to men like Trump when the accused are his white male friends alleged to have abused women In a fascinating 180-degree turn, Donald Trump is suddenly concerned with due process and the presumption of innocence. “Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation,” …

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Feb 12

Virginia Farmers Issue Perfect Response to Racists Hooting Over ‘Resist White Supremacy’ Sign

We couldn't have said it better ourselves. The owners of a family farm in northern Virginia publicly announced their opposition to white supremacy — and then responded on Facebook to the racist backlash. Cox Farms posted “resist white supremacy” on the sign in front of their Centreville destination, where they hold seasonal and holiday festivals, reported …

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