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The US's top spy agency just dropped a big hint that an 'urgent' whistleblower complaint involves Trump or someone close to him

The US's top spy agency just dropped a big hint that an 'urgent' whistleblower complaint involves Trump or someone close to him

26 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence added fuel this week to suggestions that a whistleblower complaint it is shielding from Congress involves President Donald...
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Democrats block Pentagon funding bill as Senate leaders feud

50 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats have blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud by the chamber's leaders over the rules of...
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Tech execs say they're acting faster on extremist content

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter are telling Congress they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media...
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Watch Greta Thunberg And 3 Other Gen Z Climate Activists Take On Congress

1 hour ago   |   MTV

Greta Thunberg, Jamie Margolin, Vic Barrett, and Benjamin Backer roasted Congress on the climate crisis during their testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on...
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10,000 Farmers And Ranchers Endorse Green New Deal In Letter To Congress

10,000 Farmers And Ranchers Endorse Green New Deal In Letter To Congress

2 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The support comes as the climate policy fight broadens from energy and transportation to agriculture.
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Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists'

2 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I...
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Pelosi welcomes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to Capitol

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is welcoming Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to the U.S. Capitol, sending a message to Beijing that Congress supports the protesters...
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U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the...
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Mass shootings costs US $229B a year, congressional report says

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

WASHINGTON - Gun violence in America not only costs the incalculable price of human lives, it also costs dollars and cents - $229 billion every year, according to a report...
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Facebook, Ford, and other blue-chip companies are backing a coalition to stop Trump from imposing tariffs without Congress' approval

Facebook, Ford, and other blue-chip companies are backing a coalition to stop Trump from imposing tariffs without Congress' approval

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A group of business lobbies - which count Facebook and Ford among their members - has created a new coalition to stop Trump enacting tariffs without approval from Congress. The...
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Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...