All News Articles for 2018-01-10

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
7-Eleven 'Unnerving': ICE Agents Carry Out Raids at Nearly 100 7-Elevens Across Nation
Top immigration official warns the blitz is "a harbinger of what's to come"
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Arguing Before Supreme Court, Rights Advocates Take Aim at Ohio's 'Illegal' Voter Purges
"If the court sides with Ohio, you'll see more red states making it easier to drop people from the voter registration rolls," one election expert argued
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Rising Concerns About Nuclear War as Trump Prepares to Loosen Constraints on Weapons
"We are flirting with unacceptably high risks that carry catastrophic consequences for the country and the world. No one can afford to not take Trump's threats seriously."
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'Tide Is Turning': Cheers Erupt for NYC's Suit Against Fossil Fuel Giants and Divestment
"We are taking the largest action by any city to confront the growing climate crisis and demonstrate the leadership necessary to win this fight against fossil fuels and the damages they've caused."
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As Florida Gets Drilling Exemption, Former WH Ethics Chief Accuses Trump of Creating 'Banana Republic'
"If it looks to you like the administration is using federal policymaking as a campaign tool, you're not alone."
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Prominent Birther Conspiracy Theorist Trump Says 'Look at Libel Laws' on Top of 2018 Agenda
"This from the birther guy!"
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'They Thought No One Would Notice': WH Transcript of Immigration Meeting Omitted Trump's Endorsement of 'Clean' DACA Fix
"Based on this, it's legitimate to question what other federal records they may have falsified when no one was looking."
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fire New Report Reveals Trump's Year of Systemically Censoring Climate Crisis
"The frightening long-term consequence of such censorship is that we may have fewer scientists working on one of the most complex and urgent scientific problems of our time."
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New Analysis Shows Federal Marijuana Legalization Could Raise $130 Billion, Add 1 Million Jobs by 2025
In addition to putting dent in failed 'War on Drugs,' legalization could put hundreds of thousands of people to work and generate billions in revenue
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Collins Comes Aboard, But Six Senate Democrats Still Missing on Net Neutrality
"The public has spoken. Lawmakers who stick their heads in the sand on this issue will pay the price at the polls."
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DACA protest DACA Immigration Protections Must Continue for Now, Judge Says
While the ruling provides temporary relief as debates in Congress continue, advocates wary of long legal and legislative battles ahead
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'Victory for Democracy' as Court Rules Against North Carolina Gerrymandering
"Partisan gerrymanders are quite simply undemocratic," declared one of the advocacy groups leading the legal challenge against North Carolina Republicans
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