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Monday, May 22, 2017
With Children Among Casualties, Death Toll Rises in Manchester
Updated: As details begin to emerge of the victims, many of whom are known to be children or young adults , the death toll after Monday night's bombing in Manchester has now risen to twenty-two, according to officials. Fifty-nine people were injured in the blast. Manchester Police have announced...
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Trump Told Russians "Nut Job" Comey Was Fired to Ease Pressure: Report
President Donald Trump characterized former FBI director James Comey, whom the president had fired just a day earlier, as a "nut job" to top Russian government officials during a recent Oval Office meeting, the New York Times reports on Friday citing an anonymous U.S. official who read from an...
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Sunday, May 14, 2017
Hundreds Gather at Trump Golf Course and Spell It Out: 'Resist!'
With the national anti-Trump resistance movement continuing its fight against the White House and Republican agendas on all fronts, 200 members of a local Indivisible group in California on Saturday took their message to the Trump National Golf Course in the town of Rancho Palos Verdes and aimed it...
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Saturday, May 13, 2017
#We: Trump Tweets One Word and the People's Internet Does the Rest
"#We want a president that represents the interests of the people of American and the world, not just the ultra wealthy."
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Demands for Special Prosecutor Explode After Trump Fires Comey
In the wake of Tuesday night's " firestorm " announcement from the White House that FBI Director James Comey had been summarily fired from his post (in what one lawmaker called a "bizarre" termination letter from President Donald Trump), the demand for a special prosecutor or independent commission...
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
'Nixonian': Donald Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey on Tuesday, according to the White House.
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Macron Wins in France News
Sunday, May 07, 2017
LANDSLIDE: France Overwhelmingly Says "NON" to Fascism, Trumpism
Centrist Emmanuel Macron has won the French presidency with a landslide victory over the far-right, nationalist Marine Le Pen of Front National. Macron, 39, a former economy minister who ran as a “neither left nor right” independent, took 65.1% to Le Pen’s 34.9%, according to election projections...
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Heads of state cheer after the Paris Climate Change Agreement was signed at COP21, 2015, by 197 parties News
Sunday, May 07, 2017
World Worries as Trump Set to Dump Paris Climate Deal
The world is worried as Decision Day nears. At a April 29th rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Trump said he would make a “big decision” on Paris within the next two weeks and vowed to end “a broken system of global plunder at American expense.” Now the Trump administration has a meeting scheduled...
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Jared Kushner News
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Kushner Family Tells Wealthy Chinese: Invest With Us and You Can Immigrate
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's family business encouraged wealthy Chinese citizens to “invest $500,000" in their real estate empire and then be allowed to immigrate to the United States. That was the message for an event held Saturday in a ballroom full of wealthy Chinese investors at...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Watch Live: House Republicans Defend Their Votes on #Trumpcare
As Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives attempt to push through their much-maligned #Trumpcare bill on Thursday, Democrats on the floor—not one of whom is expected to vote for the measure—will offer their objections to the bill in a floor debate ahead of the scheduled vote. "God have...
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