All News Articles for 2017-09-19

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
"Pictures fell from office building walls, objects were shaken off of flat surfaces, and computer monitors toppled over. Some people dove for cover under desks. Local media broadcast video of whitecap waves churning the city's normally placid canals of Xochimilco as boats bobbed up and down," CBS News reported. 'Devastating': Massive Quake Collapses Buildings and Kills Hundreds in Mexico
The quake hit a little over a week after an 8.2 magnitude tremor slammed Mexico, triggering tsunami warnings and killing hundreds
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Covering All People With Single Payer, Says GOP Senator, Is Not Money 'Properly Spent'
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) apparently supports states' rights, unless that state wants to guarantee healthcare to all its people
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laborer New Research Reveals There Are More Than 40 Million Slaves Worldwide
Reports released during the UN General Assembly meetings suggest global leaders need to increase efforts to end modern slavery and child labor
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Socialists Have Last Laugh After Trump Zinger Lands With Thud at UN
Trump expected applause. He got awkward silence.
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Trump Administration Doesn't Want to Hear About Benefits of Welcoming Refugees
The White House rejected a report showing that refugees create more goverment revenue than resettlement programs cost
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'Genocidal' Trump Blasted for Threatening to 'Totally Destroy North Korea'
"Reminder," says one critic of president's speech to UN General Assembly: "threatening to kill 25 million North Koreans because you don't like their leader is threatening to commit genocide."
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U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees on July 14, 2017 in Paris, France. Trump Apparently Wants a Massive Military Parade. 'What's Next, Portraits of Dear Leader Everywhere?'
"We are 18 months away from Generalissimo Trump, aren't we. You know he'd love wearing the outfit. Medals!"
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DC rally Refusing to 'Sit Down and Shut Up,' Trumpcare Opponents Mobilize Against GOP
"We have millions of Americans on our side," declares Sen. Elizabeth Warren as groups aim to thwart ACA repeal once more
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As The Intercept's Alex Emmons observes, the annual increase in military spending alone—$80 billion—would be more than enough to "make public colleges and universities in America tuition-free. In fact, Sanders' proposal was only estimated to cost the federal government $47 billion per year." US Says No Money for Social Programs, But '$700 Billion to Kill People? Yeah That We Have'
"Note 'where will the money come from?' deficit trolls will be silent on this $700 billion defense spending bill."
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