All News Articles for 2017-05-12

Friday, May 12, 2017
Dangerous Trifecta of Crises as Yemen Hit With Cholera Outbreak
Warring nation already facing widespread famine and devastated infrastructure
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Experts Resign From EPA Subcommittee to Protest Trump's War on Science
"These scientists are putting their feet down in the face of Trump and Pruitt's total disdain for science, reality, and the very foundations of our government"
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NSA Tools, Built Despite Warnings, Used in Global Cyber Attack
Disruptions reported in at least 74 countries, including Russia, Spain, Turkey, and Japan, with some reports of U.S. infiltration as well
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"Nothing Further to Add": Spicer Shuts Down Questions on Trump's Tapes Tweet
Spicer likewise demurred when asked if there are 'recording devices in the Oval Office'
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20 AGs Demand Immediate Appointment of Special Prosecutor for Russia Probe
'We urge you to consider the damage to our democratic system of any attempts by the administration to derail and deligitimize the investigations,' group writes
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Trump's EPA Chooses Foreign Mining Interests Over Critical Alaska Watershed
"If the Trump administration's strategy is to put a foreign mining company first—and America's greatest wild salmon fishery dead last—then sadly it's succeeding"
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Top Dems Raise "Grave Concerns" Over Sessions' Role in Comey Firing
"It appears that the attorney general's actions...may have contradicted his sworn testimony"
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#WithFewExceptions Everyone Has Something to Say About Trump's Terrible Presidency
Attempt to brush tax controversy aside with attorney letter backfires hilariously
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Law Expert Says Trump 'High Crimes and Misdemeanors' Already Evident
Trump asking Comey if he was under investigation 'is language of bribery.. of the underworld... not the language of a president who is supposed to be enforcing the rule of law,'
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Reversing Progress, Sessions Order Embraces 'Vicious Cycle of Incarceration'
In sweeping memo, Attorney General tells prosecutors to pursue the most harsh charges available for low-level offenders
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National Pro-Choice Defenders 'Terrified' of This Latest Ploy to Attack Planned Parenthood
"We're all terrified. This is really huge, if they let Texas do this."
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Trump Threatens Comey: "Better Hope There Are No 'Tapes' of Our Conversations!"
Nixonian warning comes amid ongoing investigations into alleged Russian interference in 2016 election
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Because Accuracy 'Not Possible,' Trump Threatens to Halt Daily WH Briefings
President threatens to cancel press briefings after a day of conflicting reports from the White House
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Following Online Outrage, Facebook Restores Abortion Pill Provider's Page
'WTF Facebook?!' supporters said after international group, which provides reproductive health information and access to abortion pills to women, was blocked
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