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Protesters participate in the Unteilbar ('indivisible') march against racism, exclusion and exploitation and for an open society on October 13, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. News
Saturday, October 13, 2018
"UnTrump the World": Hundreds of Thousands March in Berlin Against the Far Right
Hundreds of thousands of people marched Saturday afternoon demonstrating against racism and calling for solidarity against the rise of the far-right across Germany and Europe. On a hot and sunny fall day a 3-mile stretch of Berlin city's center, from Alexanderplatz through the Brandenburg Gate to...
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Thursday, October 04, 2018
WATCH LIVE: All-Night "People's Filibuster" Vows to Defeat Brett Kavanaugh
To maintain hold of the political momentum and challenge Republicans ahead of a cloture vote for the full U.S. Senate scheduled for Friday on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, Democratic Senators, progressive organizers, and energized voters are holding an all-night "People's Filibuster" on the...
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
You, and Everyone Else in the Whole Country, Just Got an Unsolicited Text From President Donald Trump
Editor's note: If you read this article after 2:18 PM EDT, the headline has been changed from its original version. Earlier it was: "You, and Everyone Else in the Whole Country, Are About to Get an Unsolicited Text From President Donald Trump" Some have filed suit to stop it while others have...
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Creepy Brett Kavanaugh Further
Thursday, September 27, 2018
If You Thought Kavanaugh's Testimony Would Make Him Look Good But Didn't Get a Chance To See It, Definitely Don't Watch These Clips
If you were busy today and therefore unable to see Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's opening remarks and subsequent testimony on Thursday—but wanted to because you thought they might somehow vindicate him from the charges levied against him by multiple women who say he sexually assaulted them...
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Dr. Christine Blasey Ford News
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
'I Am Terrified': Full Text of Christine Blasey Ford's Prepared Remarks Released
"I am here today not because I want to be. I am terrified. I am here because I believe it is my civic duty to tell you what happened to me while Brett Kavanaugh and I were in high school," Professor Christine Blasey Ford plans to say in her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, according to prepared remarks released to media Wednesday evening.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Here Is the Full Text of the Declaration by Julie Swetnick, the Third Women to Accuse Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct
Represented by attorney Michael Avenatti, a third woman, Julie Swetnick, came forward publicly on Wednesday to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of gross sexual misconduct when he was a young man. In her sworn statement, Swetnick says that she "fully understands the seriousness" of her...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
World Audibly Laughs After Trump Claims His Administration Among Most Accomplished in US History During UN Address
Just seconds into his address to the United Nation General Assembly on Tuesday morning, laughter broke out among the venerated crowd of global leaders and diplomats when President Donald Trump tried to claim that his administration has been among the most successful in the nearly 250 years since...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
'Ted Cruz and Brett Kavanaugh Are Best Friends!': Texas Senator Flees Restaurant After Confronted by Sexual Assault Survivor and Allies
Noisily confronted at a high-end Washington, D.C. restaurant by local activists upset with his support for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday night, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and his wife were ultimately forced to flee after the demonstrators refused to leave their table as they...
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Monday, September 24, 2018
If Trump Fires Rosenstein... Here's the Rapid Response Plan to Flood the Nation's Streets
While crucial questions remain about exactly how a White House meeting between Trump administration officials and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will play out on Monday, progressive groups are reminding the nation that if Rosenstein is fired there's a plan to take to the streets in massive...
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Windows of commercial building damaged by typhoon on September 16, 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. City officials raised the storm alert to T10, it's highest level, as Typhoon Mangkhut landed on Hong Kong. News
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Super Typhoon Mangkhut Rips Through Hong Kong After Pummeling Philippines
Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into mainland China Sunday, but not before deadly 100-plus mph winds ripped through the Philippines and Hong Kong. In the Philippines, the New York Times reports more than 60 were killed in landslides and flooding, while millions are affected with homes and...
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