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Hate crimes in the United States increased last year, the FBI says - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:57

Washington Post

Hate crimes in the United States increased last year, the FBI says
Washington Post
More hate crimes were carried out in the United States last year, with an uptick in incidents motivated by bias against Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, among others, according to new FBI data released Monday. There were more than 6,100 reported ...
Hate Crimes Up In 2016, FBI Statistics ShowNPR
Hate Crimes Rose About 5 Percent In 2016, FBI Report SaysHuffPost
A new FBI report says hate crimes — especially against Muslims — went up in 2016Vox
New York Daily News -Chron.com -The Hill -Wall Street Journal
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Supreme Court takes case on free speech rights of antiabortion counseling centers - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:36

Washington Post

Supreme Court takes case on free speech rights of antiabortion counseling centers
Washington Post
The Supreme Court on Monday said it would decide whether it violates free speech guarantees for California to require “crisis pregnancy centers,” which counsel against abortion, to tell patients that the state offers contraception services and abortion ...
US Top Court to Hear Dispute Over California Pregnancy Center LawU.S. News & World Report
Supreme Court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy centersLos Angeles Times
Supreme Court takes up First Amendment challenge to California abortion lawCNN
USA TODAY -Fox News -Bloomberg -The Hill
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Trump picks Alex Azar to lead the Health and Human Services Department - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:11

Washington Post

Trump picks Alex Azar to lead the Health and Human Services Department
Washington Post
President Trump has tapped Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical executive and a top health official during the George W. Bush administration, to lead the Health and Human Services Department. The decision to enlist the 50-year-old Azar — who served as ...
Trump picks ex-pharma executive Azar to lead HHSPolitico
Trump nominating Azar as next HHS secretaryThe Hill
Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services SecretaryNew York Times
Bloomberg -Fox News -USA TODAY -CBS News
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Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse - Fox News

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:32

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Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse
Fox News
Minor injuries reported after students fall through third floor, firefighters say too many people jumping at one time caused the collapse at the University of Texas. A raucous party in an over-crowded apartment near a Texas college came to a crashing ...
Students displaced after floor of apartment complex collapses during partyCBS News
Watch: Floor collapses during Texas students' rowdy partyThe Mercury News
Several Slightly Hurt in Denton Apartment Floor CollapseU.S. News & World Report
wtkr.com -Breitbart News -News On 6 -NBC Connecticut
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The Finance 202: House aims to pass tax overhaul this week as businesses urge caution - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 07:18

Washington Post

The Finance 202: House aims to pass tax overhaul this week as businesses urge caution
Washington Post
THE TICKER. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speak to reporters last week as work gets underway on the Senate's version of the GOP tax ...
Let's be honest — this isn't actually tax reformThe Hill
Trump makes late push for GOP tax bills to gut ObamacareChicago Tribune
The GOP Path to Tax Reform Keeps Getting NarrowerNew Republic
U.S. News & World Report -Politico -Business Insider -Roll Call
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Mysterious hackers' theft of cyberweapons from NSA exceeds damage done by Snowden leaks - Fast Company

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 06:15

Mysterious hackers' theft of cyberweapons from NSA exceeds damage done by Snowden leaks
Fast Company
The mysterious hacking group called the Shadow Brokers are behind a giant infiltration of the National Security Agency, revealing America's most valued cyberweapons, one that “far exceeds” the damage done by Edward Snowden in 2013, reports the New ...

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Police: 2 dead, 2 wounded in Atlanta concert shooting - ABC News

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 05:31

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Police: 2 dead, 2 wounded in Atlanta concert shooting
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Authorities say a shooting at a concert in downtown Atlanta has left two people dead and two people wounded. Atlanta Police spokesman Sgt. John Chafee told news outlets that officers responding to a report at the Masquerade at Underground Atlanta found ...
2 dead, 2 injured after shooting at Underground AtlantaAtlanta Journal Constitution
Police: 4 people shot, 2 killed, in downtown Atlanta shootingFOX 5 Atlanta
4 shot, 2 dead following shooting in AtlantaCBS46 News Atlanta
NME.com -Patch.com
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Congress week ahead: Key House vote on tax reform - CNN

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 05:17

CNN

Congress week ahead: Key House vote on tax reform
CNN
(CNN) The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on a major tax reform bill, a top GOP policy goal that lawmakers say is a must-pass after they failed to repeal and replace Obamacare and are now a year ahead of the 2018 midterms with ...

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Congress week ahead: Key House vote on tax reform - CNN

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 05:17

CNN

Congress week ahead: Key House vote on tax reform
CNN
(CNN) The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on a major tax reform bill, a top GOP policy goal that lawmakers say is a must-pass after they failed to repeal and replace Obamacare and are now a year ahead of the 2018 midterms with ...
This week: House GOP pushes tax reform voteThe Hill (blog)
The GOP Tax Bill Will Place A Dagger In The American Dream Of Home OwnershipHuffPost
These Unruly GOP Tax Factions Will Put Senate's Plan in QuestionBloomberg
Washington Post -Miami Herald -Inside Higher Ed -Hartford Courant
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Woman Says George HW Bush Groped Her When She Was 16: 'I Was a Child' - TIME

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 05:00

TIME

Woman Says George HW Bush Groped Her When She Was 16: 'I Was a Child'
TIME
Roslyn Corrigan (L), former president George H.W. Bush (C) and Sari Young (R) at the November 2003 event where Corrigan says Bush groped her. Courtesy Corrigan Family. By Aric Jenkins. 6:00 AM EST. Roslyn Corrigan was sixteen years old when she ...
Another woman accuses George HW Bush of groping herNew York Post
George HW Bush Accused Of Groping Teenager In Sixth Allegation Against HimNewsweek
Sixth Accuser: Woman Claims George HW Bush Groped Her When 'I Was a Child'Breitbart News
Salon -PerezHilton.com -Radar Online
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Democrats smell opportunity in the South after Virginia rout - Politico

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 04:15

Politico

Democrats smell opportunity in the South after Virginia rout
Politico
National Democrats are seeing glimmers of electoral hope flickering across the deep red South for the first time in years. Fresh off sweeping victories in Virginia, and eyeing a possible historic upset in Alabama, the party is looking ahead to a ...
Despite Recent Wins for Democrats, Gerrymanders Dim Hopes for 2018New York Times
Trump's real constituency isn't the white working class at allWashington Post
In high-tax California, a vote to scrap deductions could be the kiss of death for endangered House RepublicansLos Angeles Times
NBCNews.com -Fox News -The Hill -The CT Mirror
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Reps. Jordan and Gaetz: Special counsel needed as questions mount on Clinton, Comey, Russian Dossier and more - Fox News

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 03:03

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Reps. Jordan and Gaetz: Special counsel needed as questions mount on Clinton, Comey, Russian Dossier and more
Fox News
Why in 2016 did FBI Director James Comey call the Clinton Investigation a “matter,” not an investigation? After all, Mr. Comey wasn't Director of the Federal Bureau of Matters. Why in 2016 did FBI Director Comey begin drafting an exoneration letter for ...
Did dossier trigger the Trump-Russia probe?Hot Air
Comey records show fix was in on ClintonBowling Green Daily News
The Three Festering Wounds of 2016American Spectator

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Slain Green Beret Reportedly Turned Down Navy SEALs' Stolen Money - New York Magazine

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:47

New York Magazine

Slain Green Beret Reportedly Turned Down Navy SEALs' Stolen Money
New York Magazine
Late last month we learned that two Navy SEALs were under investigation for the mysterious death of an Army Green Beret in June. It appears Staff Sergeant Logan Melgar, 34, died in embassy housing in Bamako, Mali on June 4. The Intercept reported that ...

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High court to hear appeal in Newtown school shooting case - The Denver Post

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:46

The Denver Post

High court to hear appeal in Newtown school shooting case
The Denver Post
A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2013, the one-year anniversary of the shootings. By The Associated Press. November 12, 2017 at 10:46 pm. HARTFORD ...

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Green Beret discovered SEALs' illicit cash scheme before his death: report - New York Post

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:28

New York Post

Green Beret discovered SEALs' illicit cash scheme before his death: report
New York Post
The Navy SEALs being investigated in the strangulation death of Army Sgt. Logan Melgar offered the Green Beret a cut of some dirty military money he'd discovered they were pocketing — but he refused, according to a report. Sources told the Daily Beast ...
Green Beret killed by strangulation reportedly turned down illegal money from Navy SEALsBusiness Insider
Green Beret Discovered SEALs' Illicit Cash. Then He Was Killed.Daily Beast
Slain Green Beret Reportedly Turned Down Navy SEALs' Stolen MoneyNew York Magazine
The Week Magazine -UPROXX
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Ex-members say church uses power, lies to keep grip on kids - Fox News

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:23

Fox News

Ex-members say church uses power, lies to keep grip on kids
Fox News
SPINDALE, North Carolina – As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands. So as part of her casework, she visited Word of Faith Fellowship, the evangelical church they attended with the ...
Investigators Face Big Hurdles in Church Child Abuse CasesU.S. News & World Report
North Carolina church accused of 'kidnapping' children with help from a county clerkRaw Story
Ex-Members: Church Uses Pull, Lies to Keep KidsIosco County News Herald

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Suspect arrested after stabbing at Mall of America - Tribune-Review

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:15

Suspect arrested after stabbing at Mall of America
Tribune-Review
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — A 20-year-old suspect is in custody after two men were stabbed at the Mall of America in Minnesota during what police called an “interrupted theft.” Bloomington police say the incident occurred Sunday evening in the first-floor ...

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Pastor asks mourners to forgive gunman - Houston Chronicle

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 22:22

Houston Chronicle

Pastor asks mourners to forgive gunman
Houston Chronicle
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS - A week after a former Air Force enlisted man killed 26 worshippers in the worst mass shooting in Texas history, the pastor whose teenage daughter was among the victims called on more than 700 people to choose love.

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Green Beret killed by strangulation reportedly turned down illegal money from Navy SEALs - Yahoo Finance UK

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 22:01

Yahoo Finance UK

Green Beret killed by strangulation reportedly turned down illegal money from Navy SEALs
Yahoo Finance UK
Sources say the Green Beret turned down money from the SEALs, who were allegedly pocketing money intended for informants. The mysterious death of US Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar is under scrutiny after the Green Beret, who was killed by strangulation, ...

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Bannon appeals to Jews to join war on GOP establishment - ABC News

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 20:38

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Bannon appeals to Jews to join war on GOP establishment
ABC News
In this Nov. 9, 2017, photo, Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, speaks during an event in Manchester, N.H. Bannon is calling on American Jews to join his war on the Republican establishment. He appealed to the Zionist ...
Prince Charles faces criticism for asking who in US will take on 'Jewish lobby' in 1986 letterThe Hill
Bannon Urges US Jews to Join His 'Insurgency' Against anti-Trump RepublicansHaaretz
Israeli-Diaspora gap widened by ignorance, experts argue at JFNA GAThe Jerusalem Post
Miami Herald -Jewish Telegraphic Agency -Arutz Sheva -JNS.org
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