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Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending son Barron from 'childhood bullying'

First lady Melania Trump thanked Chelsea Clinton for defending 11-year-old Barron Trump after a reporter wrote an article claiming he did not dress formally enough for the White House.

"Thank you @ChelseaClinton -- so important to support all of our children in being them

Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

A group of alumni from one of the country's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump.

A small but growing number of Liberty University graduates are preparing to return dipl

Palm Beach chamber leader to charities: Rethink your business with Trump

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A leader of the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, of which President Trump's Florida resort Mar-a-Lago is a member, wants all charities to do a moral gut check before doing business at the club.

"Look at your mission statement, and [evaluate] if you still defend Trump...see

Oregon Gov Signs Most Progressive Abortion Legislation in History

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a sweeping bill Tuesday that will give residents and illegal immigrants access to free abortions by forcing insurers and taxpayers to pay for them. 

The law, which Brown called the most progressive reproductive health policy in the country,

Charlottesville Violence: Governor McAuliffe calls on Trump to aid unity

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Virginia's governor said he told President Donald Trump to help the effort to stop hate speech in the United States after deadly violence swept a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.

"My message is this hatred, bigotry language has got to stop. ... There's no pl

Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending son Barron from 'childhood bullying'

23-08-2017

Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending son Barron from 'childhood bullying'

First lady Melania Trump thanked Chelsea Clinton for defending 11-year-old Barron Trump after a reporter wrote an article claiming he did not dress formally enough for the White House. "Thank you @ChelseaClinton -- so important to support all of our children in being themselves! #StopChildhoodBullying," Trump tweeted Tuesday evening during her husband's rally in Phoenix. Earlier this week, the Daily Caller published a story criticizing the middle schooler for dressing too casually in everyday life. "The youngest Trump...

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Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

21-08-2017

Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

A group of alumni from one of the country's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump. A small but growing number of Liberty University graduates are preparing to return diplomas to their school. The graduates are protesting university President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s ongoing support for Trump. They began organizing after Trump's divisive remarks about the deadly white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Va. Chris Gaumer, a former Student Government Association...

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Palm Beach chamber leader to charities: Rethink your business with Trump

19-08-2017

Palm Beach chamber leader to charities: Rethink your business with Trump

A leader of the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, of which President Trump's Florida resort Mar-a-Lago is a member, wants all charities to do a moral gut check before doing business at the club. "Look at your mission statement, and [evaluate] if you still defend Trump...see if this is really the direction you want to go," said Laurel Baker, who's been on the executive committee of the chamber of commerce for 17 years. Her remarks come as...

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Oregon Gov Signs Most Progressive Abortion Legislation in History

16-08-2017

Oregon Gov Signs Most Progressive Abortion Legislation in History

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a sweeping bill Tuesday that will give residents and illegal immigrants access to free abortions by forcing insurers and taxpayers to pay for them.  The law, which Brown called the most progressive reproductive health policy in the country, will put $10.2 million in tax dollars toward abortions, contraception, sexually transmitted infection tests, cancer screenings, vasectomies and other reproductive health services in Medicaid from 2017 through 2019. Abortions must now be covered 100...

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Charlottesville Violence: Governor McAuliffe calls on Trump to aid unity

14-08-2017

Charlottesville Violence: Governor McAuliffe calls on Trump to aid unity

Virginia's governor said he told President Donald Trump to help the effort to stop hate speech in the United States after deadly violence swept a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. "My message is this hatred, bigotry language has got to stop. ... There's no place for it in this country, and we have got to work together as I told the president yesterday twice," Gov. Terry McAuliffe told NBC News' Tom Costello in an exclusive interview on...

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Mike Pence Defends Donald Trump, Slams Media Over Charlottesville Response

14-08-2017

Mike Pence Defends Donald Trump, Slams Media Over Charlottesville Response

President Donald Trump is coming under fire for his initial refusal to specifically condemn white supremacists. Even members of his own party are calling him out for his tepid response to the violence in Charlottesville. But at least one key Republican remains firmly in his corner.  On Sunday night, Vice President Mike Pence condemned the violence in Virginia, praised Trump’s response to the situation, then slammed the media for its reaction to the president’s statement blaming “many sides” instead of white supremacists. “We have no tolerance for...

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to white nationalists in Charlottesville: Go home

13-08-2017

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to white nationalists in Charlottesville: Go home

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe decried the supporters of white nationalism who descended upon Charlottesville during a press conference Saturday, after protests there left one dead and more than 30 injured in clashes earlier in the day.  "You pretend that you are patriots, but you are anything but a patriot," McAuliffe, flanked by Charlottesville's mayor and police chief, said in a message to white nationalists.  "We are stronger than you," the Democratic governor added. "You have made our...

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Charlottesville Shrouds Its Confederate …

23-08-2017

Charlottesville Shrouds Its Confederate Statues In Black To Mourn Heather Heyer

The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, began draping its Confederate monuments in large black fabric on Wednesday to honor the woman... Read more

As Trump Threatens Government Shutdown, …

23-08-2017

As Trump Threatens Government Shutdown, What Happened To Mexico Paying For The Wall?

WASHINGTON ― After regularly proclaiming that Mexico would pay for his signature campaign promise ― a wall along the U.S.... Read more

Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Govern…

23-08-2017

Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump is threatening a government shutdown if congressional Democrats do not give in to his demands... Read more

Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Govern…

23-08-2017

Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump is threatening a government shutdown if congressional Democrats do not give in to his demands... Read more

Newsmax

Speaker Ryan: 'I Don't Think a Govt Shut…

23-08-2017

Speaker Ryan: 'I Don't Think a Govt Shutdown Is Necessary'

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on Wednesday said he disagreed with President Donald Trump in that he did not think a government shutdown was necessary... Read more

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Trump Calls It Like …

23-08-2017

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Trump Calls It Like He Sees It

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, complimented President Donald Trump on Wednesday for his speech in Arizona Tuesday night, saying it shows the qualities that got him... Read more

Ben Carson May Have Violated Hatch Act a…

23-08-2017

Ben Carson May Have Violated Hatch Act at Phoenix Rally

By being introduced as the "Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development" Tuesday night in Phoenix, Ben Carson likely violated federal law,... Read more

Arizona Treasurer DeWit Defends Trump Ta…

23-08-2017

Arizona Treasurer DeWit Defends Trump Talk on Senators

GOP Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit, who who may be considering challenging Sen. Jeff Flake for his seat, Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's criticism of senators... Read more

NY Times

Exxon Misled the Public on Climate Chang…

23-08-2017

A new paper argues that Exxon Mobil “contributed quietly to the science” of climate change “and loudly to raising doubts about it.”... Read more

What ‘Clean Coal’ Is — and Isn’t

23-08-2017

President Trump’s comments about “clean coal” in Phoenix betrayed a common confusion about the term.... Read more

Trump to Congress: Fund the Wall or I’ll…

23-08-2017

President Trump at a campaign-style rally in Phoenix promised he would shut down the government if Congress does not fund a wall on the southern... Read more

U.N. Panel Condemns Trump’s Response to …

23-08-2017

The anti-racism committee invoked its early-action procedures for the first time since an outbreak of killings last year in Burundi.... Read more

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Doubts T…

23-08-2017

Mr. Noah said: “Trump is a problem solver the same way Godzilla is a city planner.”... Read more

Washington Times

Paul Ryan: Most people don't want to see…

23-08-2017

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Wednesday said he doesn’t think lawmakers are interested in seeing a government shutdown, a day after President Trump said... Read more

Wealthy Southern Poverty Law rakes in Ho…

23-08-2017

The Southern Poverty Law Center has padded its already well-stocked coffers with at least $2.5 million in donations from celebrities and corporations following the white-nationalist... Read more

Richard Spencer, alt-right figure: 'Trum…

23-08-2017

President Trump shows no sign of abandoning his alt-right support base, according to Richard Spencer, the white nationalist attributed with coining the term and one... Read more

Bill de Blasio mulls removal of Christop…

23-08-2017

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is considering a proposal for the removal of a statue commemorating explorer Christopher Columbus.... Read more

EPA taps Alabama business lobbyist to le…

23-08-2017

ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named a business lobbyist and ex-environmental regulator as regional administrator for the office that oversees eight... Read more

Economic News

Netanyahu to Putin: Israel may act to cu…

23-08-2017

Netanyahu to Putin: Israel may act to curb Iran's clout in Syria

By Denis Pinchuk SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that Israel was prepared to... Read more

Iraqi forces advance towards heart of IS…

23-08-2017

Iraqi forces advance towards heart of IS-held bastion

Iraqi forces Wednesday recaptured several districts and advanced towards the centre of Tal Afar, one of the Islamic State group's last strongholds in the country,... Read more

Latest: Workers shrouding Lee statue in …

23-08-2017

Latest: Workers shrouding Lee statue in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on protests against Confederate monuments that have occurred in the aftermath of deadly violence at a Virginia rally by... Read more

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