All News Articles for 2017-02-06

Monday, February 6, 2017
'Coordinated Strategy-Du-Jour'? Trump Claims Media Not Reporting Terror Attacks
"They have their reasons, and you understand that," the president asserted.
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UK Speaker: Trump Won't Address House of Commons on My Watch
'I feel very strongly that our opposition to racism and to sexism and our support for equality before the law and an independent judiciary are important considerations in the House of Commons'
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Senate Dems Will #HoldtheFloor Overnight to Protest Looming DeVos Vote
"I strongly encourage people across the country to join us—to double down on your advocacy—and to keep making your voices heard for these last 24 hours," says Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state
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'A Day Without Women': Calls Grow for General Women's Strike
Women's March organizers tease general strike, while coalition of feminist activists and academics demand 'a feminism for the 99 percent'
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Donald Trump and Josef Stalin Comparing Trump to Stalin, Australia's Chief Scientist Warns Against Censorship
"Science is literally under attack," Australia's chief scientist Alan Finkel says of Trump administration's vetting of EPA research
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With 'Echo of Trump,' French Far-Right Leader Le Pen Launches Presidential Bid
In manifesto, Marine Le Pen vows to clamp down on immigration and curb universal rights to French citizens only
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Trump "Not Fully Briefed" on Order Elevating Bannon to Security Council
New York Times reports the lapse was a 'greater source of frustration to the president than the fallout from the travel ban'
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Legal Battle Over Trump Ban Could Be Headed To US Supreme Court
Two U.S. states, 10 former senior U.S. diplomats and security officials, and close to 100 big tech companies filed briefs opposing the controversial order
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Facing Heat Over Ban, Trump Lashes Out Declaring All Negative Polls 'Fake News'
Pre-dawn Twitter tirade underscores that public opinion has little bearing on president's plans
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Trump's FCC Blocks ISPs from Giving Low-Income Families Web Access
New Republican chairman Ajit Pai's orders "rob millions of the neediest families of the help they need to bridge the digital divide," says Free Press
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A protest sign during President Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20, 2017. House Science Committee Plans to 'Make the EPA Great Again'—By Destroying It
While the House Science Committee plots to strangle EPA science, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) proposes a bill that would abolish the agency entirely
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