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Joe Biden VP pick: Sen. Kamala Harris

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden has chosen Sen. Kamala Harris of California to join him on the Democratic ticket, fulfilling his pledge to select a female running mate and making Harris the first Black person ever tapped as the vice presidential nominee of a major party.  His campaign announced the pick Tuesday afternoon […]

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New York NRA lawsuit: AG James accuses gun group execs of self-dealing

New York State Attorney General, Letitia James Lucas Jackson | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday announced that the state is seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association in a lawsuit that accuses the leadership of the flagging nonprofit of diverting millions of dollars for their own personal use.  According to the […]

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Judge orders Michael Cohen to be released from prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ordered the release from prison of President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer on Thursday, saying the government retaliated against him for planning to release a book critical of Trump before November’s election. Michael Cohen’s First Amendment rights were violated when he was ordered back to prison on July 9 […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she’s being treated for liver cancer but working ‘full steam’

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attends the lunch session of The Women’s Conference in Long Beach, California October 26, 2010. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is being treated for liver cancer but remains able to work “full steam.” The 87-year-old justice said she began a course of chemotherapy […]

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Coronavirus data has disappeared after Trump administration shifted control from CDC

An empty bed is moved back to the emergency room after brining in another COVID-19 patient. At United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, Dr. Joseph Varon leads a team to fight the increasing number of coronavirus patients in the expanded Covid-19 ward on July 1, 2020. Carolyn Cole | Los Angeles Times | Getty […]

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AP sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence. The assessment was included in at least one […]

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Berman relents, leaves post as US attorney after taking stand against firing – ABC News

Geoffrey Berman, who served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said in a statement Saturday evening that he will leave his post “effective immediately,” bringing an end to his temporary standoff with the Justice Department over President Donald Trump‘s efforts to fire him. The statement came soon after President Trump […]

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George Floyd Riots: Violence Spans Twin Cities: 3rd Precinct Overtaken & Burned, CNN Reporter Arrested – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

State Patrol, National Guard Begin Clearing Out Streets CNN Reporter Arrested On Air While Covering Minneapolis Unrest Body Found In North Minneapolis Leads To Death Investigation Mayor Frey Responds To President Trump’s Scathing Remarks City Warns Gas Line May Have Been Cut At 3rd Precinct 170 Buildings Damaged Or Looted In St. Paul Looting Attempts […]

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How a data-backed Christian nationalist machine helped Trump to power | US news | The Guardian

By his own account, Bill Dallas grew up in an unhappy household. His mother had been sexually abused by her father and had her first pregnancy aged 17. Dallas’s dad was an alcoholic and a depressive who died at 51. Dallas was an intense, obsessive child, dogged by feelings of inadequacy. You could say he […]


Republicans Have Made It Clear They Will Let Trump Become a Dictator. Will We? | The Nation

Freed from all accountability by the Senate, the realtor’s inner autocrat is on full display. Senator Susan Collins, here applauding Trump during his State of the Union address on February 4, absurdly claimed after the Senate’s acquittal of him that Trump had “learned” from his impeachment and that he “will be much more cautious in […]