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Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
Orlando: Thousands Line Up to Donate Blood - But Gay Men Can't
Thousands of Florida residents formed long lines around blood centers in Orlando, Florida after an urgent call for donations in the wake of the worst mass shooting in US history . "The line to donate blood in #orlando today via George Takei pic.twitter.com/u1W6dPbjlR — Renee PurrpleCatmama (@...
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Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 8:45am
Worst Mass Shooting in US History Leaves 50 Dead, Many Wounded at Orlando Gay Club
BREAKING: The massacre at an Orlando nightclub that claimed 50 lives is the worst mass shooting in U.S. history — The Associated Press (@AP) June 12, 2016 UPDATED... Officials announced at a 10:15 AM EDT news conference that the number of dead in this morning's Orlando mass shooting has risen to 50...
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Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 2:30pm
Bernie Sanders Calls Meeting at His Home in Vermont Sunday to Discuss Campaign’s Future
Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to get together Sunday night in his hometown of Burlington, Vt., with a couple of dozen of his closest supporters, an aide announced Friday. Sanders is spending the weekend in his Vermont home-base but is booked to appear on several Washington-based TV news shows on Sunday...
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Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 1:45pm
Germany: Thousands Surround US Air Base to Protest the Use of Drones
Demonstrators have formed a human chain near a US air base in western Germany to protest against lethal drone strikes. The demonstration was organized by the alliance " Stop Ramstein - No Drone War ", which says the Ramstein base relays information between operators in the US and unmanned drone...
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
Sanders Supporters Cry Foul over Clinton's Suspicious "Secret Win" Email
Twitter blew up on Tuesday after it was revealed that an email sent to Hillary Clinton supporters—one celebrating Monday's premature and controversial nomination call —contained an image labeled "secret win" which gave many the impression that the campaign was ready to pounce even before the...
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Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 1:30pm
Gov. Cuomo Decrees Boycott & Blacklist to Silence Global BDS Movement for Palestinian Rights
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stirred the immediate ire of human rights campaigners around the world on Sunday by signing an executive order calling for the creation of a "blacklist" that would track groups and individuals who support Palestinian rights through the international Boycott,...
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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 8:30pm
Like Clinton, Trump Chickens Out of Debate with Sanders
Looks like Donald Trump took a page from Hillary Clinton's book and chickened out. The presumptive GOP presidential nominee said Friday afternoon that he would not debate Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders , despite having said one day prior that he'd "love to debate Bernie." Sanders' rival for...
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 9:30pm
'There's No Place Like Home': Clinton and Trump Declared Primary Winners in New York
"There's no place like home," Hillary Clinton told New Yorkers on Tuesday night. After losing eight of the last nine contests to rival Bernie Sanders, Clinton was able to finally claim a victory on Tuesday night by winning her adopted home state of New York. "The primary continues, but no matter...
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Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 2:15pm
99% Party: Sanders Supporters Shower Clinton Motorcade with 1000 $1 Bills
Actor George Clooney hosted a couple of obscenely expensive fundraising events for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign on Friday and Saturday nights. 1%er couples needed to pony up $353,400 to buy access. Saturday's event was at Clooney's home at 7:00 pm. At the same time, Howard Gold, a next-...
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Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 1:15pm
Bernie Sanders: US "Can't Be Blackmailed" by Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Arabian government has threatened to sell of hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of American assets should Congress pass a bi-partisan bill led by US Senator Chuck Schumer that could hold the kingdom responsible for any role in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the New York Times reported...
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