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McCain Condemns ‘Half-Baked, Spurious Nationalism’ in Veiled Attack on Trump

Republican Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) on Monday night unleashed thinly veiled critiques apparently aimed at President Donald Trump during his speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. McCain had just been awarded the Liberty Medal by former Vice President Joe Biden, who is chairman of …

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Four Ann Arbor City Council Members Kneel During Pledge of Allegiance

Four city council members in Ann Arbor, Michigan knelt for the Pledge of Allegiance after their meeting was called to order on Monday night. 5th Ward councilmen Chip Smith and Chuck Warpehoski were joined by 1st Ward council members Sumi Kailasapathy and Jason Frenzel in …

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Economist Says Eliminating State and Local Tax Deduction Helps Lower Taxes by $1 Trillion

Eliminating the state and local tax deduction through President Trump’s tax reform framework could help lower taxes by $1 trillion, according to economist Stephen Moore, who helped put the original tax plan together. Moore says eliminating the state and local tax deduction will increase revenues …

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Judge Tosses Union Challenge to Foundation’s Outreach

A state court dismissed a key union objection to a think tank’s effort to inform home health aides that they are not obligated to pay union dues. Service Employees International Union Local 775 filed suit to block the Freedom Foundation, a Washington State-based free-market think …

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YouTube Suspends Account of Chinese Dissident

YouTube has suspended the video account of popular Chinese dissident Guo Wengui amid a mounting pressure from the Beijing government to silence one of its critics. According to a person familiar with the action, YouTube issued what the company calls a “strike” against Guo, who …

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UN Accused of ‘Blackmailing’ Israeli Telecomm Company to Cut Services to Jews

The United Nations Human Rights Council is pressuring a major Israeli telecommunications company to cease operations in disputed areas of the Jewish state or face a potential designation as a human rights abuser, according to a copy of communications sent by the Human Rights Council …

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MSNBC Panel Slams New CNN Contributor Donte Stallworth

An MSNBC panel on “Deadline: White House” Monday slammed NFL players who continued to play after committing crimes such as drunk driving, implicating newly minted CNN contributor Donte Stallworth. The panel was lambasting the NFL for the fact that no team has signed Colin Kaepernick, and they described cases …

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Kirkus Retracts Review of Novel About Persecution of Muslims Due to ‘Sensitivity’

Kirkus Reviews retracted a starred review of the forthcoming novel American Heart after the book became the center of an online imbroglio for its supposed insensitivity toward Muslims. Kirkus released an editor’s note saying that the review was by an “an observant Muslim person of …

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Federal Government Workers Donating Overwhelmingly to Democrats

Employees who work at federal government agencies are continuing their trend of overwhelmingly donating to Democrats for the 2018 election cycle, records show. Government workers shunned Donald Trump while giving generously to Hillary Clinton’s campaign during the 2016 presidential cycle, The Hill reported last October. …

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Trump: ‘Not Too Many’ Obama Administration Policies Will Be Kept in Place

President Donald Trump on Monday said there are “not too many” Obama administration policies that he will keep in place. Trump hosted a press conference in the White House Rose Garden alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) in which he answered several questions on …

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