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Your day in Trump: Friday, 26 August 2016, 74 days until the election

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Well, OK, I guess I'd better do a quick Trump update. No, he still hasn't made up his mind about his immigration policy, but he did respond to the shooting ...

Trump's campaign CEO once ran a climate change research center. Really.

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Long before Stephen Bannon was CEO of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, he held a much different job—as the acting director of Biosphere 2, a $200 million scientific research facility in ...

Obama Just Quadrupled The World’s Largest Natural Sanctuary

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The expansion will cover more than 7,000 marine species in Hawaii, including whales, sea turtles, and corals. President Barack Obama expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, the White ...

Humans Are Completely Altering The Earth, But There Might Be Some Good News

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For anyone interested in how human activity is altering the planet, a new study published Tuesday in Nature Communications has some good news, and some bad news. The good news: ...

A question for the AP

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Just curious: are you ever planning to release the names of Hillary Clinton's non-governmental visitors? You're a news organization, after all, and this is news. I'd sure like to see ...

Is the Clinton Foundation corrupt? There's a way to find out for anyone who's seriously interested.

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Did corporations and foreign governments make donations to the Clinton Foundation as a way of cozying up to Hillary Clinton? Cherry picking the few occasions when they did so within ...

It's the end of August and Hillary Clinton's lead remains clear and steady

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Is the presidential race tightening up? Let's take a look. Here's Pollster: No tightening evident here. Here's Sam Wang: No tightening here either. If anything, Clinton has improved her position.

How the party of John McCain became the party of Donald Trump

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One Saturday afternoon in June, a few thousand Donald Trump supporters wearing T-shirts with slogans such as "Italian Lives Matter" and "I'm the infidel Allah warned about" streamed into the ...

Maine Governor Paul LePage threatens state lawmaker with profanity-filled voicemail.

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Just one day after claiming 90 percent of the drug-traffickers arrested in Maine are either black or Latino, the state's combative governor Paul LePage left a threatening voicemail in which ...

Just 90 companies are to blame for most climate change, this 'carbon accountant' says

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Last month, geographer Richard Heede received a subpoena from Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Smith, a climate change doubter,

Hillary Clinton hits Trump with a new ad on race

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In recent days, Donald Trump, who has faced charges (even from Republicans) that he has made racist remarks during this presidential race, has mounted what his campaign considers an outreach ...

Zika Virus

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Zika virus can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects Zika primarily spreads through infected mosquitoes. You can also get ...

Trump couldn't name a single one of his "handpicked" Trump University professors

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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. "We're going ...

Displaced athletes to make historic debut at Paralympic Games in Rio

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GENEVA – Athletes with disabilities have vied for glory at the Paralympic Games since 1960. This summer, for the first time, para-athletes who have faced the additional challenge of fleeing ...

Jerry Brown To Sign Sweeping Extension To California’s Climate Law

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With its 2016 session coming to an end next week, the California legislature has passed two critical bills to extend and strengthen the state’s climate goals. In the coming days,

What the NFL Players’ Union Chief Has to Say About Colin Kaepernick’s Protest

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On Friday night, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made the decision that he would not stand for the national anthem before his team’s preseason game against the Green Bay ...

Stingray documents offer rare insight into police and FBI surveillance

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Court documents unsealed by a judge in Oakland, California, have revealed rare insights into how local police and the FBI use a sophisticated surveillance device known as Stingray. Stingray, manufactured ...

California Lawmakers Unanimously Repeal State’s ‘Tampon Tax’

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This week, the California Assembly unanimously passed a bill that would exempt menstrual products from state sales tax, sending it to Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) desk. The bill got bipartisan ...

Seahawks Stadium Chef Gets Crash Course In Respecting Transgender People

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This week, chef John Howie completely flip-flopped on his concerns about a law that allows transgender people to use the bathroom that matches their gender. What prompted the change of ...

Here's Why Hillary Clinton Talked About Racism and the Alt-Right Today

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Hillary Clinton gave a speech today. Patrick Caldwell summarizes: Democrats haven't been shy about pointing out the racial undertones in Donald Trump's campaign, but Hillary Clinton took that message to ...

Trump attacks Hillary's "criminal" foundation, forgets he donated $110,000 to it

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In another harsh attack on his opponent, Donald Trump at a New Hampshire rally on Thursday accused Hillary Clinton of running a "vast criminal enterprise" that was worse than Watergate,

Presidential Proclamation

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The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY, 2016 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF ...

The Most Important Reaction To Hillary Clinton’s Speech On Trump’s Racism

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Today, Hillary Clinton delivered a blistering and unprecedented speech, labeling her opponent, Donald Trump, a lifelong racist. She did not mince words, arguing that his racial bias rendered him unfit ...

How Donald Trump won over Europe's right-wing xenophobes

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Last night, Donald Trump took his "America First" message global. Appearing at a rally in Mississippi alongside British parliamentarian Nigel Farage, the architect of the UK's exit from the European ...

When will peace come to South Sudan?

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It has been a year since the warring sides in South Sudan signed a peace agreement. At the time, many had hoped the agreement would bring peace to the world's ...

Surprise! Fake babies actually make kids think teenage motherhood is awesome

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It's a common scare tactic in school systems that have the money to pull it off: Give teenage girls dolls that cry incessantly, need to be changed often, and basically ...

AP demonstrates the perils of being "balanced" in the era of Trump

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Earlier this week the AP wrote a story delivering the astonishing news that Hillary Clinton once met with a Nobel-Prize-winning microcredit guru that she had been friends with for 30 ...

This is What The Future of National Parks Looks Like In the Face of Climate Change

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"The Yosemite, the Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon are national properties in which every citizen has a vested interest." — Stephen Mather in 1920 Nearly a century later, the words of ...

Apple, Facebook, Target sign WH pledge on gender gap

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Twenty-six other US companies signed onto the White House's Equal Pay Pledge The pledge includes promising to review pay, and hiring and promotion processes Washington (CNN)Apple, Facebook and Target, along ...

KING: Black Lives Matter T-shirts not welcome at Arizona school

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Hold up. Hold all the way up. This is completely ridiculous. On Tuesday in Buckeye, Arizona, right outside of Phoenix, it was picture day at Buckeye High School. Mariah Havard,

Trump campaign chief is registered to vote in Florida at unoccupied home

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Donald Trump’s new presidential campaign chief is registered to vote in a key swing state at an empty house where he does not live, in an apparent breach of election ...

Home

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Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit will ...

Donald Trump took revenge on his family by cutting off a sick infant's health care

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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. Donald Trump ...

Women Running For Our Lives

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Category: Sports, Violence against Women Female runners know the value of freedom. We crave it as we pound the pavement or weave through a wooded trail. For the precious duration ...

Beyond burkini bans, 4 more ways France is cracking down on Muslims

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On Tuesday, an image of French authorities forcing a Muslim woman to disrobe on the beach sparked outrage on social media. It was the second such incident in France that ...

The Death Toll in Yemen Is So High the Red Cross Has Started Donating Morgues to Hospitals

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Almost a year and a half into Saudi Arabia’s U.S.-backed bombing campaign in Yemen, the humanitarian toll has become so extensive that the International Committee of the Red Cross has ...

‘No Vacancies’ for Blacks: How Donald Trump Got His Start, and Was First Accused of Bias

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In 1966, as the investigative journalist Wayne Barrett detailed in “Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth,” a New York legislative committee accused Fred Trump of using state money earmarked for ...

It’s All About the Tubmans: An Important Step toward Equal Pay on Women’s Equality Day

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Summary: On Women’s Equality Day, 29 more businesses have signed on to President Obama's Equal Pay Pledge. “At a time when women are increasingly the breadwinners in our households, paying ...

French court deals blow to 'burkini ban' following widespread protest

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France’s “burkini ban” was dealt a blow today as the French high court overturned the controversial rule in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet. The decision came after a groundswell of ...

Federal Judge Orders UNC Not To Enforce "Bathroom Bill" Provision Of Anti-LGBT Law

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In a limited ruling on Friday afternoon, a federal judge barred the University of North Carolina from enforcing the “bathroom bill” provision of the state’s anti-LGBT HB 2 law against ...

My, How We Danced

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We are all dancing through life; some of us gracefully, some struggling to find our rhythm. But with each step and twist and turn and toss of our hands, we ...

Donald Trump discovers that appealing to whites is trickier than he thought

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The wise new heads surrounding Donald Trump have obviously given up on attracting more than a handful of non-white votes—which is probably a smart move, all things considered—and this means ...

West Virginia AG spokeswoman fired over overtly racist video

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You can't escape your past — especially not if it's racist. A spokeswoman for West Virginia's attorney general has been fired after an overtly racist YouTube video shows her reciting ...

Trump Revealed

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The man who showed Donald Trump how to exploit power and instill fear Lawyer and adviser Roy M. Cohn was a master of the attack and counterattack. 1 hour ago ...

How The Trump Campaign Became One Long Episode Of Hannity

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Fox News star Sean Hannity has made one thing clear: He is “not a journalist.” Which begs the question: What is he? The New York Times provided one answer. Hannity ...

Clinton Pressures Republicans To Dump Trump Over Alt-Right Ties

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GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump made his sharpest departure yet from his previous statements on immigration, suggesting he would support a policy allowing some undocumented immigrants to remain in the ...

Four Arrested In Protest, But Feds Continue With Plan To Sell The Gulf To Oil Interests

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Four people were arrested for trespassing at the New Orleans office of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Tuesday, after they delivered a petition with nearly 200,000 signatures ...

From where I stand: Abby Wambach

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Date: 26 July 2016 If you think you're treated unfairly, don't wait for the fear of rocking the boat; rock the boat. Sometimes when you're inside, you can't see that ...

The real value of Sean Hannity's shilling for Trump: Probably around zero

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From Media Matters: Fox News host Sean Hannity, who has been informally advising Donald Trump’s presidential campaign while serving as its primary media cheerleader, has effectively turned his nightly prime-time ...

Good Lord. Even the Price of Insulin Is Skyrocketing.

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At this point, it’s getting hard to keep track of all the stories of drug companies jacking up the prices of prescription medications to nauseating heights for little identifiable reason ...
 

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