All News Articles for 2019-04-01

Monday, April 1, 2019
Citing 'Conscience Shocking' Conduct, Federal Judge Reinstates Former Gov. Snyder in Flint Water Lawsuit
City residents, said the judge, "could have taken protective measures, if only they had known what the Governor knew. Instead, the Governor misled them into assuming that nothing was wrong."
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A section of the border wall ending in the Pacific Ocean in San Diego–Tijuana. 'Trump's Brand Is Crisis': Progressives, Dems, and Pope Sound Alarm Over Threat to Close Border
"Builders of walls, be they made of razor wire or bricks," declared Pope Francis, "will end up becoming prisoners of the walls they build."
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Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) Whistleblower: Trump Admin. Overruled Dozens of Security Clearance Denials
House Oversight Committee says it will swiftly begin authorizing subpoenas to probe concerns
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Kay Coles James Google Urged to Boot 'Anti-LGBTQ and Anti-Immigrant' Right-Winger From AI Ethics Council
"Not only are [Kay Coles] James' views counter to Google's stated values, but they are directly counter to the project of ensuring that the development and application of AI prioritizes justice over profit."
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After Speech Goes Viral, Georgia Lawmaker Not Done Condemning Attack on Reproductive Rights: 'Women Are Going to Die'
State legislator Jen Jordan shared her personal experience with pregnancy loss in a passionate speech on the Senate floor, chastising her male colleagues for attempting to control women's healthcare choices
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Zuzana Čaputová "Erin Brockovich of Slovakia" Elected Nation's First Female President
Win by anti-corruption campaigner and lawyer seen as win for pro-European Union forces
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The logo for the ACLU's "Rights for All" Campaign. ACLU 'All In' on Push for Civil Liberties in 2020 Election
"We don't want the default positions that are in the party platform. We're trying to advance civil liberties here."
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i heart new york bag 'Massive Win for the Environment': New York State Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags
"At long last, our trees and storm drains won't be clogged with plastic bags."
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Howard Schultz speaking with the media at Arizona State University in January. 'Billionaires for President!': Howard Schultz Heckled at Democracy Reform Summit
"Howard Schultz categorically denies that running as an independent would make him a spoiler. Insanity."
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Bernie Holds Double-Digit Lead Over 2020 Rivals Among Young Democratic Voters: Poll
For the young, survey suggests, Sanders not too old
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