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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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Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
Pope Francis Thanks Bernie Sanders for Advocating the 'Moral Economy'
Pope Francis met with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders in the Vatican on Saturday morning and the two discussed the need for morality in the world economy. Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs said that the meeting took place in Domus Santa Marta, the pope’s residence, where Sanders had slept...
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Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 1:15pm
'Ditch Dodgy Dave': Anti-Austerity Protest Brings 150,000 to the Streets of London
A protest calling on David Cameron to resign has brought more than 150,000 people onto the streets of London on Saturday afternoon. The March for Health, Homes, Jobs and Education was organized by activist group the People's Assembly Against Austerity . The demonstrators called for an end to...
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Friday, April 15, 2016 - 7:15am
Contrasts Could Hardly Be Sharper as Dems Debate in Brooklyn
In a contentious and sometimes "feisty" debate in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday night the contrasts between Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders was once again made stark. On key issues—including fracking and climate change; Wall Street and corporate influence; regime change in...
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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 8:15am
EgyptAir Hijacking Ends with All Passengers Safe and Man Arrested
Official sources say the hijacking of an EgyptAir plane has ended, with all passengers safe and the suspect arrested. Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said the man's motives were thus far unclear. "At some moments he asked to meet with a representative of the European Union and at other points...
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Monday, March 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
FBI to Apple: Nevermind
Following a high-profile attempt by the FBI and Department of Justice to force Apple to hack its own security encryption features, the federal government threw in the towel on Monday as it announced that it had successfully accessed information on the iPhone belonging to one of the perpetrators of...
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Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 8:30pm
Massive Margins in Pacific States Make Saturday Super for Sanders
Updated Sunday, March 27, 7:30 am EST: Bernie Sanders claimed three resounding victories on Saturday as caucus-goers in Alaska, Hawaii, and Washington overwhelmingly backed the Vermont senator, proving that his campaign has the "momentum" to battle Democratic rival Hillary Clinton all the way to...
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Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:45pm
Reports: Paris Attack Suspect Salah Abdeslam Captured in Brussels
Developing... Tweets about Brussels Salah Abdeslam, described in media reports as one of the " world's most wanted men " for his alleged role in coordinating and carrying out the violent attacks in Paris last year that left 130 people dead, has reportedly been "wounded" and captured following a...
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