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Google's $1 billion housing plan draws skeptics

2 hours ago   |   ABC

The rally came after Google announced a $1 billion housing investment plan that has drawn praise from business advocacy groups, but met with skepticism from some.
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Joe Biden Visits Stonewall Ahead Of LGBTQ Uprising's 50th Anniversary

Joe Biden Visits Stonewall Ahead Of LGBTQ Uprising's 50th Anniversary

3 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The former vice president praised the courage of the 1969 protesters during the surprise appearance.
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With Hymns and Prayers, Christians Help Drive Hong Kong's Protests

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Christianity has had a striking influence in demonstrations against a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China.
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Ecuador: Colombia refugees stage weeks-long protest against UNHCR

4 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Dozens of protesters occupying space outside UNHCR's office in Quito say the refugee agency is failing to protect them.
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Protests, legal challenges planned to block Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

5 hours ago   |   National Post

VANCOUVER - Opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are preparing for a long summer of legal challenges and protests aimed at blocking construction of the project.
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Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By MARÍA VERZA TAPACHULA, Mexico - Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the...
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Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often...
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Cracker Barrel bans an anti-gay pastor from holding an event in one of its stores

Cracker Barrel bans an anti-gay pastor from holding an event in one of its stores

9 hours ago   |   KOAT

Cracker Barrel cited its "zero-tolerance" policy for discrimination and a corporate rule that prohibits protests of any kind on its property, and said, "We serve everyone who...
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An Administration Run by Temp Workers

11 hours ago   |   The New Republic

It's been six months since the Department of Defense had a permanent leader. After Secretary of Defense James Mattis resigned in protest in December, President Donald Trump...
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ICYMI: Barely One Event In, Congressman Hagedorn is Already Dodging His Town Hall Promise

12 hours ago   |   DCCC

Minnesotans protest, demand Hagedorn “be more transparent and meet with more of his constituents.” Well that didn't take long. Just a few weeks after holding the first of his...
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Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in...

Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in past month

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, AAA says. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

Prosecutors say Ortiz was not intended target of shooting

Prosecutors say Ortiz was not intended target of shooting

The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said Wednesday former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9. Read more ...

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, have arrested a man they say intentionally ran over a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

Complaint alleges Syrian man plotted attacks in name of ISIS Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors in the Nxivm trial have reached a verdict Wednesday. The panel of four women and eight men sent a note during their lunch break saying they reached a unanimous decision... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...