All News Articles for 2018-04-19

Thursday, April 19, 2018
From 'Deeply Disappointing' to 'Disgusting,' Heitkamp Draws Ire as First Democrat to Back Pompeo
Virtually ensuring Trump's hawkish CIA director will become next secretary of state, North Dakota senator blasted for "vote she will not be proud of when she looks back on her career"
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Despite GOP Griping, Duckworth Drags US Congress 'Into 21 Century' by Bringing Newborn Baby onto Senate Floor
Advocates express hope that "this is just the beginning of Congress' efforts to protect all new parents from discrimination and ensure new parents can do their jobs in a supportive family-friendly environment"
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protester Ahead of Nationwide Walkout, Study Shows More Mass School Shooting Deaths So Far This Century Than Entirety of Last
Research bolsters the demands driving the student-led protests that have taken the nation by storm since mid-February
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With Deadline Approaching, 500+ European Lawmakers Tell Congress to Stop Trump From Ripping Up Iran Nuclear Deal
"The message to Trump/Pompeo/Bolton is clear: You do this and you're on your own."
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Vowing to Defend Ideals of Socialist Revolution, Miguel Diaz-Canel Steps in as Cuba's New President
"In Cuba there is no space for those who aspire for a restoration of capitalism."
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A 'Defining Moment' to Stand Against Torture as Human Rights Groups Demand Senate Reject Gina Haspel for CIA
"Haspel chose to embrace a program that, as she knew better than most, was brutally dismantling other human beings both physically and psychologically."
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Gul Rahman Where Is the Body of This Man Tortured to Death by the CIA?
The family of Gul Rahman is demanding answers as lawmakers prepare to revisit the agency's legacy of torture during Gina Haspel's confirmation hearing
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'Cardi B Is Right': Sanders and Rapper Call Attention to Social Security and Urge Strengthening of System
The pair agree: "If we are really going to make America great we need to strengthen Social Security so that seniors are able to retire with the dignity they deserve."
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Facebook Wants to Be Better About Privacy, Just Not With These 1.5 Billion Users
The social media giant is changing its terms of service to put 70 percent of its users "out of reach" of the European Union's sweeping new privacy law
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coral 'Beyond Comprehension': In Just Two Years, Half of All Corals in 'Forever Damaged' Great Barrier Reef Have Died
Global warming, researchers warn, "is rapidly emerging as a universal threat to ecological integrity and function."
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