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Trump Rips Reporter for Asking About Pardoning Michael Cohen: ‘Stupid Question’

President Donald Trump didn’t take kindly to a query Tuesday in the Oval Office about his embattled attorney Michael Cohen, calling a question about possibly pardoning him “stupid.” Sitting next to French President Emmanuel Macron, Trump took shouted questions from the White House press after …

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Asia Times: U.S. Admiral Outlines New Military Buildup to Counter China

The American admiral slated to head the US Pacific Command is planning a buildup of American forces in the region along with closer alliances as part of the Pentagon’s new strategy to counter China. Admiral Philip Davidson, the nominee for the command job, revealed in …

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NY Times Corrects Piece Calling Palestinian Terror Payments a ‘Far-Right Conspiracy’

The New York Times corrected a piece Monday that called the Palestinian Authority’s very real practice of giving payments to the families of terrorists a “far-right conspiracy.” A Saturday Times profile of Campbell Brown, the head of news partnerships at Facebook, questioned whether the former journalist …

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Poll: Most Teens Fear Shooting at Their School Despite Rarity

A new poll released on Wednesday found a majority of American teens were worried about a potential shooting taking place in their school despite how rare school shootings are in the United States. Fifty-seven percent of those aged 13 to 17 told the Pew Research …

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13 Years Later, New Movie Captures Drama of Kelo Decision

A new film about the case Kelo v. City of New London highlights that ruling and its effects on the ongoing efforts of nonprofit groups to push back against government abuse of eminent domain.  Little Pink House dramatizes the book of the same name, which in …

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Dem Jabbing Primary Opponent on Gun Control Was Chief of Staff for NRA-Backed Congressman

Democrat Lindsey Davis Stover continued to take aim at primary opponent Jennifer Wexton for her “reckless” vote for 2016 gun legislation in the Virginia state senate, but her own work for the campaign of a National Rifle Association-endorsed pro-gun Democrat went unmentioned. Gun control has …

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Waters Rebukes Democratic Leadership’s Opposition to Impeachment, Claims ’70 Percent of Women’ Want Trump Impeached

Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) said Monday she disagreed with Democratic leadership’s opposition to impeachment efforts against President Donald Trump, claiming that “70 percent of women” want him impeached. Waters has repeatedly called for Trump’s impeachment since he took office, calling for investigators to “connect …

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Steyer Praises Pelosi, Stops Short of Endorsing Her for Speaker

Billionaire Democratic activist Tom Steyer heaped praise on Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), during an exclusive CNBC interview but stopped short of endorsing her to lead the party after November’s elections. “Nancy is my congressperson. I have enormous regard for her professionally and personally. …

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Howard Dean Compares Trump’s Voter Base to Neo-Nazis Burning Swastikas

Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean on Monday equated President Donald Trump’s voter base to Neo-Nazis burning a swastika down in Georgia over the weekend. Dean, a former Democratic presidential candidate, quote-tweeted a tweet by women’s rights activist Amy Siskind that included a link …

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George H. W. Bush in Intensive Care Due to Infection

Former President George H. W. Bush is in intensive care at a Houston hospital due to an infection, a spokesman announced Monday. “President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood. He is responding …

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