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Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

New York Times    Politics    2 day(s) ago
A draft report by the Department of Health and Human Services contradicts a central argument made by advocates of deep cuts in refugees. Read more

Donald Trump Jr., Conway to end Secret Service protection

Donald Trump Jr., Conway to end Secret Service protection

Fox News    Politics    2 day(s) ago
Donald Trump Jr., his wife Vanessa Trump, and Kellyanne Conway are dropping Secret Service protection, Fox News has confirmed. Read more

Obama cashes in on Wall Street appearances, report says

Obama cashes in on Wall Street appearances, report says

Fox News    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Former President Barack Obama has been a busy man. Read more

This is global Trumpism

This is global Trumpism

CNN    Politics    24 hour(s) ago
No American President has ever spoken to the world like this. Read more

Roy Moore says 'we've asked for' shootings and killings by turning away from God

Roy Moore says 'we've asked for' shootings and killings by turning away from God

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said in a speech last month that Americans have asked for "shootings and killings" by removing the "acknowledgment of God" from society. Read more

RNC covering more than $230,000 in Trump legal fees

RNC covering more than $230,000 in Trump legal fees

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
The Republican National Committee spent more than $230,000 in August to cover some of President Donald Trump's legal fees associated with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, an RNC official told CNN on Tuesday. Read more

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea in UN speech

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea in UN speech

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President castigates ‘a small group of rogue regimes’Iran nuclear deal ‘an embarrassment to the United States’Analysis: Trump’s UN speech left presidential norms in the dustDonald Trump has threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea, in a bellicose first address to the United Nations general assembly in which he lashed out at ... Read more

Mueller team's focus on Manafort spans 11 years

Mueller team's focus on Manafort spans 11 years

CNN    Politics    18 hour(s) ago
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team is reaching back more than a decade in its investigation of Paul Manafort, a sign of the pressure Mueller is placing on President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Read more

US considers shooting down NK missiles that don't pose a direct threat

US considers shooting down NK missiles that don't pose a direct threat

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
As tensions continue to ratchet up with North Korea, CNN has learned that the US is considering shooting down a North Korean ballistic missile even if it does not directly threaten the US or its allies. Read more

‘Isn’t That the Trump Lawyer?’: A Reporter’s Accidental Scoop

‘Isn’t That the Trump Lawyer?’: A Reporter’s Accidental Scoop

New York Times    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Kenneth P. Vogel overheard a conversation at a Washington steakhouse that led to a story on the White House legal team’s internal discord over the Russia investigations. Read more

A blunt, fearful rant: Trump's UN speech left presidential norms in the dust

A blunt, fearful rant: Trump's UN speech left presidential norms in the dust

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
His maiden address was unlike any delivered by a US president, and when it was over a sense of incoherence and menace hung in the airDonald Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea in UN speechDonald Trump’s maiden address to the UN general assembly was unlike any ever delivered in ... Read more

Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says

Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says

CNN    Health    1 day(s) ago
Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says. Read more

Trump suggests US will have military parade on July 4

Trump suggests US will have military parade on July 4

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President Donald Trump has always loved a good parade. Read more

Playing Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later

Playing Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later

New York Times    Sports    1 day(s) ago
The Boston University study links cognitive and behavioral problems later in life — among all players, not just in the N.F.L. — to playing tackle at a young age. Read more

UN wonders if Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is just bluster

UN wonders if Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is just bluster

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy North Korea" if it moves against the US or its allies raised questions about the administration's approach to the growing nuclear threat from Pyongyang. Read more

Republicans' repeal and replace effort isn't quite dead yet!

Republicans' repeal and replace effort isn't quite dead yet!

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
The last time anyone paid much attention to the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was when it was failing on the Senate floor in late July. That was the end of the end, we were told. Not so fast! Suddenly there appears to be a ... Read more

Sessions blasts California lawmakers for passing sanctuary state bill, says lives at stake

Sessions blasts California lawmakers for passing sanctuary state bill, says lives at stake

Fox News    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called it “unconscionable” that California lawmakers passed a sanctuary state bill that stops local police from cooperating with federal authorities to deport illegal immigrants. Read more

Pelosi latest Dem facing backlash from liberal base for Trump dealing

Pelosi latest Dem facing backlash from liberal base for Trump dealing

Fox News    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
The shout-down that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi encountered Monday at a San Francisco town hall from ‘Dreamer’ advocates is just the latest example of the backlash Democrats are facing from the liberal base for so much as hinting at cooperation with President Trump. Read more

Fox News Poll: Virginia governor's race close with two months to go

Fox News Poll: Virginia governor's race close with two months to go

Fox News    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Virginia voters give Democrat Ralph Northam the edge over Republican Ed Gillespie by 42-38 percent in the race for governor, according to a new Fox News Poll. Read more

The most Trumpian paragraph in Trump's very Trumpian United Nations speech

The most Trumpian paragraph in Trump's very Trumpian United Nations speech

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President Donald Trump's 41-minute speech to the United National General Assembly Tuesday was a muscular defense of the centrality of American sovereignty, a warning shot to rogue nations around the world and a reminder that the US would no longer make deals not in its own self interest. Read more