All News Articles for 2018-03-28

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Sanders Warns Against VA Privatization After Trump Tweets Shulkin's Ouster
"Every major veterans’ organization in this country vigorously opposes the privatization of the VA," said Senator Bernie Sanders in response. "I stand with them."
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'Not Above the Law': In Historic Ruling, Federal Judge Rules Corruption Suit Against Trump Can Proceed
A lawsuit alleges that the president is benefiting from foreign and state governments' stays at his hotel—a violation of "the nation's original anti-corruption law"
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'Cruel' New Proposal Shows Trump Wants to Punish Immigrants Who Receive Public Benefits
Rights groups and anti-poverty advocates argued the rule changes could threaten the healthcare of hundreds of thousands of immigrants.
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Julian Assange gestures as he speaks to the media from the balcony of the Embassy Of Ecuador on May 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Ecuador Cuts Off Julian Assange's Internet Access
Yanis Varoufakis and Brian Eno suggest the move came as a result of "extraordinary pressure from the U.S. and the Spanish governments"
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voting booths Maryland on Verge of Becoming 11th State to Win Automatic Voter Registration
"A profound step forward in expanding access to the ballot"
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Defendants and legal team pose for a photo after their March 27, 2018  trail on the steps of the West Roxbury, Mass. courthouse. (Photo: Peter Bowden/flickr/cc) Judge Drops Charges Against 13 Who Argued Pipeline Civil Disobedience Action Was "Necessary" to Save Planet
"We are part of the movement that's standing up and saying, 'We won't let this go by on our watch.'"
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N.C. Prisons End Shackling of Women During Childbirth, A 'Barbaric' Practice 32 Other States Still Allow
"People's human rights do not end when they enter the walls of a prison."
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tax scam sign 'Entirely Predictable': Most Americans Say They Are Not Seeing Paycheck Boost From GOP Tax Scam
"This is not surprising at all," said one economics expert
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In Ploy to 'Force' Deep Safety Net Cuts, GOP Reportedly Planning Vote on Balanced Budget Amendment
"Lying, ultra-hypocritical Republicans to take up a balanced budget amendment to deflect attention from their massive $2 trillion increase in the deficit with their tax give-away to the wealthy."
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Going Backward in Trump Era, Big Bank Investment in World's Dirtiest Energy Projects Surged in 2017
"Every single dollar that these banks provide for the expansion of the fossil fuel industry is a dollar going to increase the climate crisis."
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keep abortion legal sign As States Jockey for Most Egregious Attack on Abortion Rights, Warnings Grow Over Sinister Master Plan
"This rash of radically unconstitutional bills is appearing by design."
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Urging 'Goodwill' and 'Atmosphere of Peace' From US, Kim Jong-un Says Denuclearization on the Table
Responding to Kim's diplomatic overtures on Twitter, President Donald Trump vowed to continue "maximum sanctions and pressure," despite warnings this approach could undermine moves toward peace.
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