All News Articles for 2018-05-10

Thursday, May 10, 2018
'Beyond the Pale': NRA Head Oliver North Says Attacks on Gun Lobby Worse Than Jim Crow Violence
"Oliver North should apologize, to black Americans and to all who've been touched by racism or gun violence in this country."
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'Well, This Didn't Take Long': Endorsing Gina Haspel for CIA, Dick Cheney Says Bring Back Torture Program
"The conversation turns to torture and... look who's back..."
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 "One of the things I found was astounding was she said the CIA has historically not been in the business of interrogations. What on Earth is she talking about?" (Photo: Screenshot) Jeremy Scahill: Obama Paved Way for Haspel to Head CIA by Failing to Hold Torturers Accountable
"This hearing was a farce."
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Adelsons Latest Sign of 'Broken' Democracy as Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Drops $30 Million on GOP Super PAC
"Democracy means one person, one vote. It does not mean billionaires like Sheldon Adelson buying elections," said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
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'This Is the Moment to Fight': FCC Announces Net Neutrality Will Officially Die on June 11
"The FCC thinks it can close the book on net neutrality on June 11. Show them they're wrong—let's ramp up the Red Alert call for Congress to preserve the open internet!"
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Costa Rica Will Become World's First Carbon-Free Country by 2021, New President Says
"When we reach 200 years of independent life we will take Costa Rica forward and celebrate...that we've removed gasoline and diesel from our transportation."
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Nixon, Pence As Vice President Calls for Mueller to 'Wrap It Up,' Video Mash-up Shows Pence Echo Nixon on Watergate
"After a year of the Mueller investigation, Pence says it's time to wrap it up. After a year of the Watergate investigation, Nixon said the same thing."
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With Chance to Denounce Torture, Why Have These Democrats Not Said They Are a "No" on Haspel?
"What kind of #Resistance refuses to stop an actual torturer chosen by Donald Trump from being promoted to head the most powerful spy agency in the world?"
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'You Watch Too Much Movies': Watch ICE Refuse to Produce Warrant, Then Barge Into Home With Guns Drawn as Terrified Children Cry in Background
"An ICE warrant does not allow officers to enter a home without consent."
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mulvaney 'War on Students': Consumer Advocates Warn Mulvaney's Moves at CFPB Will Lead to 'Open Season on Borrowers'
While "student loan debt is exploding," the watchdog's acting director "is planning to shut down the only federal office fully focused on protecting student borrowers from predatory companies," noted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
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Threat of Larger War Soars as Israel Claims Credit for Massive Attack on "Iranian Targets" in Syria
Syrian government denounced the Israeli bombing campaign as "aggressive conduct" that "will lead to nothing but an increase in tensions in the region"
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