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Palestinians Protesting Jerusalem Decision Burn Effigy of Trump

Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron burned Donald Trump in effigy on Friday in response to the president recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Images on Twitter show Palestinians, who are protesting Trump’s announcement to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to …

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Kihuen Accuser: DCCC Hasn’t Contacted Me Since I Came Forward With Harassment Claims

A former staffer for Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D., Nev.) who has accused the congressman of sexual harassment said members of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee have not contacted her despite first reporting her complaints a year and a half ago. Samantha, who has kept her …

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Yeah, That Just Might Put Your Eye Out

Dear Jolter, I’m going to multi-task this salutation. I’ve said “Dear,” so the salutating is done. Next comes bald-faced merchandising (before I tempt you with NR editorial goodies). Here goes: You surely have a special conservative someone in your life for whom you’ve just got …

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Judicial Nominations Update

President Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley made history this week, as the Senate confirmed L. Steven Grasz, Don Willett, and James Ho (the tenth, eleventh and twelfth circuit court nominees confirmed this year). This represents the most …

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The MTA is doing too much for Long Island as the subways suffer

It’s full-steam ahead for yet another big-ticket MTA project for Long Islanders — even as the agency can’t find urgently needed funds for the city’s subways. On Wednesday, the MTA board OK’d a $1.8 billion contract for a third track for the LIRR’s Main Line …

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No, a cop’s ‘fears’ don’t justify every shooting

The jurors who acquitted Philip Brailsford of second-degree murder last week were told to judge him based on “how a reasonable officer would act, versus a regular person with no police training,” as The Arizona Republic put it. That distinction was crucial, because a “regular …

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The media are killing themselves with botched anti-Trump reporting

‘Our record as journalists in covering this Trump story and the Russian story is pretty good,” legendary reporter Carl Bernstein recently claimed. Pretty good? If there’s a major news story over the past 70 years that the American media have botched more often because of …

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Trump's Deregulation Binge Is Lightening The Economy's Load

Regulation: With all that was going on last week, maybe you missed this: President Trump has cut 22 regulations for every new one put on the books over the last year. It’s a big reason why the economy is perking up. For fiscal 2017, major …

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No, GOP Tax Cuts Won't Cause The Economy To Overheat; Here's Why

Economy: After eight long years of subpar growth, economists now warn that the economy, which is just starting to show signs of life, is at risk of overheating. Can these warnings be believed? X While Republicans were debating the particulars of their tax plan, various …

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High Taxes Are Costing Blue States Residents

Liberal policy analysts always recycle the same excuses when attempting to dismiss the significance of taxpayers’ moving to other states: The South has a better climate, they’ll say. The Rust Belt would be declining no matter what. The transfer of wealth from one state to …

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