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Dem Rep Rips Harvard: ‘Your Admissions Policies Against Asian-Americans Are Racist’

Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) ripped Harvard University for systematic bias against Asian American students, which was revealed after internal Harvard reports became a focal point in a lawsuit against the school. An analysis of more than 160,000 student records filed Friday in federal court …

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New York Legislator Kneels to Protest Resolution Honoring Flag Day

A Democratic member of the New York State Assembly took a knee during a meeting of the state legislature’s lower chamber on Thursday to protest a resolution honoring Flag Day. Assemblyman Charles Barron, a former member of the Black Panther Party, lambasted efforts to honor the …

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Watchdog: U.S. $8.6 Billion Antinarcotics Campaign in Afghanistan a Pricey Failure

The drug trade in Afghanistan has strengthened in recent years despite billions of dollars in U.S.-funded counternarcotics operations aimed at choking the Taliban’s top revenue source, a government watchdog said Thursday. The United States alone has spent $8.6 billion on counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan since …

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Graham: ‘I Don’t Give a S***’ About Critics of My Relationship With Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Friday colorfully explained he doesn’t care what critics say about his relationship with President Donald Trump, arguing that working with the president doesn’t make him “two-faced.” “If you don’t like me working with President Trump to make the world …

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Trump on House GOP Immigration Compromise: ‘I Certainly Wouldn’t Sign’ It

President Donald Trump on Friday said that he would not sign an immigration bill that House Republicans drafted as a compromise between the conservative and more centrist wings of their caucus. Trump indicated his opposition to the bill during an impromptu appearance on “Fox & Friends,” …

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UAW & Chrysler Named Co-Conspirators in Corruption Case

The Justice Department is now going after Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers for a corruption scheme both attributed to rogue leaders. The department has already secured guilty pleas from union and company executives accused of embezzling funds to pay for everything from mortgages …

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Warren “Filled With Terror” About Midterm Elections

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.) told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow she is “filled with terror” that Democrats will not win at least one chamber of Congress come November’s midterm elections. “If Donald Trump remains in control of the House and the Senate, and the Republicans won’t …

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Trump: ‘I May Get Involved’ in Justice Department ‘If It Gets Worse’

President Donald Trump said Friday that he is trying to stay uninvolved in the Justice Department but he may have to be involved if its bias against him worsens. Trump, targeting “vicious” text messages about the FBI attempting to stop him from being elected and …

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Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in Air Strike in Afghanistan Near Border

By Rupam Jain and Jibran Ahmad KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan Defence Ministry official said on Friday, a killing likely to ease tension between the United States and …

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U.S. Officials Press Cuba on ‘Urgent Need’ to ID Source of Attacks on Diplomats

U.S. officials are continuing to stress the “urgent need” for the Cuban government to identify the source of mysterious sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats in Havana nearly a year after the State Department first publicly acknowledged they had occurred. The latest call for more transparency …

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