All News Articles for 2018-08-21

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
With Sixteen "Guilty" Verdicts All in a Row, Hundreds of Thousands Ready to Hit Streets If Trump Issues Pardons or Moves Against Mueller
"Manafort could spend the rest of his life in jail, and Cohen could be headed there too. This raises the threat that Trump will try to pardon his way to obstruction of justice. If he does, we will take to the streets."
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Michael Cohen Admits to Federal Court That Trump Directed Him to Violate Campaign Finance Laws
"Paul Manafort—found guilty. Michael Cohen—pleads guilty, implicates Donald Trump. Donald Trump has nominated a Supreme Court justice who believes he can't be indicted. Not a coincidence. Not a witch hunt."
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After Guilty Verdicts Declared, Senator Warns Trump Any Attempt to Pardon Manafort 'Would Be Gross Abuse of Power'
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said that such a move would trigger immediate congressional response
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Despite Frequent Lip Service to Anti-Trump Resistance, Corporate Executives Continue Cozy Relationship with President
"Corporate executives have demonstrated that they distanced themselves from the president just for show."
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inmates working Demanding an End to 'Modern Day Slavery,' Prisoners Launch Multi-Day Nationwide Strike
"Prisoners understand they are being treated as animals. We know that our conditions are causing physical harm and deaths that could be avoided if prison policymakers actually gave a damn."
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'Buckle Up Buttercup': Avenatti Licks His Chops After Michael Cohen Plea Deal Reported
"I'm not surprised by the news. The only thing that I'm surprised about is that it took this long," added Stormy Daniels' attorney
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'Scary': After Abnormally Warm Winter, Arctic's Strongest Sea Ice Breaks Up for First Time on Record
Ice that's generally about 65 feet thick has become much thinner due to warming trends, allowing the unusually warm winds blowing through the region to push the ice apart
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As Trump Drags US Backwards, China's Massive Spending on Clean Energy Delivers Reduction Targets 12 Years Early
While maintaining economic might, the trillions of dollars spent by China on renewable energy appears to be paying off
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coal Trump's Coal-Friendly EPA Rule Decried as 'Sheer Reckless Folly' and 'All-Out Assault on Our Climate and Communities'
"Trump is actively destroying the planet in order to enrich his billionaire friends in the fossil fuel industry. We must fight back."
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'In a Functional Democracy, This Would Be a No-Brainer': Warren Unveils Bold Anti-Corruption Legislation
"These reforms have one simple aim: to take power in Washington away from the wealthy, the powerful, and the well-connected who have corrupted our government and put power back in the hands of the American people."
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Declaring Free and Open Internet 'Critical' for Democracy, 23 State AGs Call on Court to Reinstate Net Neutrality
The FCC's unpopular repeal of net neutrality protections leaves Americans exposed not only to abusive practices by ISPs but also potential safety hazards, argue states
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"It's a Long List": Ahead of New Legislation, Warren Documents Endless List of Trumpian Corruption
Using the hashtag #EndCorruptionNow, senator attempts herculean task of putting president's cronies and supporters in context of broad and troubling framework
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Logic, Ryan Tedder, immigrant families at VMAs Standing Against Trump's Cruel Policies at VMAs, Children of Immigrant Families Powerfully Declare 'We Are All Human Beings'
"We are sending a strong message: families belong together and not in cages."
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'Everybody Pull!': North Carolina Protesters Topple Confederate Statue Silent Sam
"So thankful for the students at UNC who toppled the Confederate statue on their campus. They did what the administration and politicians in North Carolina should've done decades ago."
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