All News Articles for 2018-01-23

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Trump, Sessions Hinting at Obstruction Angle, Report Says Mueller Ready to Question Trump on Comey Firing
"Some of Trump's close advisers and friends fear a face-to-face interview with Mueller could put the president in legal jeopardy."
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Watchdog Demands Answers On Trump Campaign's Alleged Payment to Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels
Reported $130,000 payment could amount to an unreported campaign contribution, argues Common Cause
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At UN Hearing, South African Delegate Decries Israel as World's Last Functioning "Apartheid State"
"We remain deeply concerned at the denial of the right of self-determination to the Palestinian people," said delegate at a hearing in Geneva, "in the absence of which no other human right can be exercised or enjoyed."
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Donald Trump Demands for Action After New Report Reveals LGBTQ Homicides Skyrocketed Under Trump
Critics condemn " atmosphere of hate," bolstered by Trump's anti-LGBTQ policies, that led to more than 50 hate-violence homicides in 2017
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Month After Getting $3.5 Billion Tax Break From Trump, Bank of America Hikes Fees on Poorest Customers
Online checking accounts, popular with low-income customers, may now be off-limits to many who can't afford new fees
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"For the first time in American history we will be holding a nationally televised town meeting on Medicare for all," Sanders said in a statement announcing the event. TONIGHT: Sanders to Host Online 'Medicare for All' Town Hall Meeting
This is "revolutionary," Sanders said of the approach. "You can have this discussion even if the owners of the big media companies don't want to have it."
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Poll: 60 Percent of Americans Don't Trust Trump With His Big Nuclear Button
In addition, more than half of respondents worry that president would launch nuclear strike without reasonable justification
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2016 ballot 'Deeply Disturbing': Trump's Defunct Voter Commission Wanted Those With Hispanic Surnames Flagged in Texas
If fulfilled, warns expert, "Texas voters would have been subject to unreasonable and unlawful privacy risks."
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Disaster Capitalism in Action as Puerto Rico Governor Announces Plan to Privatize Power Utility
"Whether it's water or energy, privatization helps Wall Street at the expense of the wellbeing and health of communities."
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solar panel install 'Reckless': Trump Deals Blow to Renewable Transition With Solar Panel Tariff
"Tens of thousands of jobs in the solar sector could be stamped out, and it could hurt momentum at a time when we need to massively ramp up clean energy to reduce carbon emissions."
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Demonstrators protested in front of the U.S. Embassy against President Donald Trump's recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations, in Tabarre, a district of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. On Monday night, January 22, demonstrators again marched on the embassy. US Embassy Shuttered as Thousands in Haiti Protest Trump's "Shithole" Remarks
"We are here today to let President Donald Trump know that we declare him persona non grata in Haiti," declared protest leader and human rights attorney Mario Joseph
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Tsunami Warning for West Coast Canceled After 7.9 Earthquake in Alaska
Updated: No major waves reported and U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center downgrades threat after quake strikes deep beneath Gulf of Alaska
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