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Utah Republican argues against equal pay for women: It's 'bad for families' and society - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Utah Republican argues against equal pay for women: It's 'bad for families' and society
Washington Post
In a letter criticizing a bill that addresses pay gap in the workforce, a Utah Republican said that men have traditionally earned more than women and, citing “simple economics,” argued that things should stay that way. James Green's letter to the ...
GOP Official Says 'No Offense' After Suggesting Women Should Be Paid LessHuffington Post
Utah county GOP official resigns after criticizing equal pay billWDIV Detroit
Utah Republican Apologizes for Letter Stating Equal Pay for Women Has ConsequencesNBCNews.com
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Other presidents have battled the press. But never like Trump - Los Angeles Times

14 hours 15 min ago

Los Angeles Times

Other presidents have battled the press. But never like Trump
Los Angeles Times
He's not the first president to have issues with the press — Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln had complaints too — but President Trump has taken his battle with the media to new heights and made his complaints unusually public and caustic. How ...
Remember Nixon? There's history behind Trump's press attacksWashington Post
America's spies are playing a dangerous game against President TrumpThe Week Magazine
Watergate journalist Bernstein: True 'enemy of the people' is presidential lyingThe Hill (blog)
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Washington State trooper catches driver using mannequin in carpool lane - ABC News

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Washington State trooper catches driver using mannequin in carpool lane
ABC News
A Washington State Patrol trooper who spotted a motorist violating the rules of the road is no dummy. The eagle-eyed trooper spotted a driver attempting to outsmart the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane policy, by passing off a mannequin as a passenger.
Washington Trooper Tickets Driver for Speeding, Using Mannequin as Passenger in HOV LaneKTLA
Life-size doll's driver busted for Tacoma carpool lane violationThe News Tribune
Driver caught using mannequin in carpool lanekfor.com
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Man dies after breaching security at airport in Hawaii - Fox News

18 hours 44 min ago

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Man dies after breaching security at airport in Hawaii
Fox News
HONOLULU – A man is dead after he breached security at Honolulu International Airport and stopped breathing, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. The man ran through a security checkpoint at a small commuter terminal about 5:48 a.m. early Saturday, ...
Man dies after rushing security at Honolulu Airport. authorities sayCBS News
'Crazed' Man Dies After Breaching TSA Checkpoint At Honolulu AirportHuffington Post
Man dies after breaching security at Honolulu International AirportHawaii News Now
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Militarized round-up of immigrants a terrifying idea - The Denver Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 18:04

Militarized round-up of immigrants a terrifying idea
The Denver Post
The draft memo suggesting such a dangerous policy appears to be from U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to top officials within three U.S. immigration enforcement agencies. The Associated Press obtained the memo and first reported it on ...

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Trump Says He'll Decide on National Security Adviser in Next Few Days - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:48

U.S. News & World Report

Trump Says He'll Decide on National Security Adviser in Next Few Days
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a "Make America Great Again" rally at Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida, U.S. February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Reuters. By Jeff Mason. MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) - President ...
Trump to Interview 4 Candidates for National Security AdviserNew York Times
Trump To Interview Four Candidates For National Security Job SundayHuffington Post
White House dismisses NSC aide after harsh criticism of TrumpPolitico
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Report: Senior National Security Council Aide Fired After Criticizing Trump - New York Magazine

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:23

New York Magazine

Report: Senior National Security Council Aide Fired After Criticizing Trump
New York Magazine
The White House has fired a senior National Security Council aide after he was found to have criticized President Trump and administration officials at a private think-tank event. Politico reports that Craig Deare, the NSC's senior director for Western ...
President Trump Will Interview Four Potential National Security AdvisorsTIME
David Petraeus Is Out of the Running to Be National Security AdvisorMediaite

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Man Charged, Held Without Bail For Shooting 2-Year-Old Boy - CBS Local

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:14

CBS Local

Man Charged, Held Without Bail For Shooting 2-Year-Old Boy
CBS Local
CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities charged an alleged gang member with first-degree murder and held him without bail Saturday for a North Lawndale shooting that killed a man and a 2-year-old. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports. Police said Devon Swan, 26, ...
Chicago Police charge man for gang hit that killed 2-year-old boyUSA TODAY
Man charged with murder of 2-year-old boy, his uncle in Valentine's Day shootingWGN-TV
Man charged in triple shooting that killed 2-year-old on West SideChicago Tribune
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Fire extinguished, investigation begins at troubled Torrance refinery - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 15:09

Los Angeles Times

Fire extinguished, investigation begins at troubled Torrance refinery
Los Angeles Times
Torrance firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire Saturday morning at the Torrance Refining Co. complex. Three dozen firefighters were dispatched to the refinery about 6 a.m. after getting reports of an explosion. They extinguished the blaze ...
Firefighters knock down blaze at California oil refineryFox News
Fire Hits California Refinery Targeted by ProtestU.S. News & World Report
Explosion, fire reported at oil refinery near Los AngelesRoanoke Times
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REPORT: National Security Council Aide Dismissed After His Criticisms of Trump - Mediaite

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 14:23

Mediaite

REPORT: National Security Council Aide Dismissed After His Criticisms of Trump
Mediaite
Following the resignation of Michael Flynn, a senior aide to the National Security Council was reportedly dismissed yesterday because of critical words he had for President Trump and Steve Bannon. Craig Deare, according to Politico, sounded off on the ...

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Homeland Security secretary: Trump is working on a streamlined travel ban - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:39

Los Angeles Times

Homeland Security secretary: Trump is working on a streamlined travel ban
Los Angeles Times
President Trump is working on a "streamlined" version of his executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations to iron out the difficulties that landed his first order in the courts, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said ...
Kelly: New travel ban order will likely exempt green-card holdersThe Hill
Kelly Says New Immigration Order Will Vet in More Reliable WayBloomberg
New US immigrant ban to be better prepared: KellyYahoo News
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Trump attempts a reset with a rally, new staff and a renewed fight with the media - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:32

Washington Post

Trump attempts a reset with a rally, new staff and a renewed fight with the media
Washington Post
MELBOURNE, Fla. — Nearly a month into a presidency full of missteps, Donald Trump is poised to return Saturday to firmer ground outside of Washington, with a campaign rally planned here with thousands of adoring supporters who helped sweep him into ...
Trump, an Outsider Demanding Loyalty, Struggles to Fill Top PostsNew York Times
The Hill's 12:30 ReportThe Hill
Trump leaves the White House bubble and shifts to campaign mode, hoping for momentumLos Angeles Times
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Constituents Flood Another GOP Congressman's Town Halls And Angrily Confront Him - Huffington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:17

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Constituents Flood Another GOP Congressman's Town Halls And Angrily Confront Him
Huffington Post
Constituents of Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) flooded two town hall meetings on Saturday to confront and boo the congressman over the GOP's vows to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and strip public funding from Planned Parenthood.
Progressive protest movement swarms into town halls of Reed's districtBuffalo News
GOP Congressman Tom Reed holds town hall meetingsWKBW-TV
Lawmakers Feel the Heat as Resistance Shows Up in Droves to Town HallsTruthdig
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Simply stated, Gorsuch is steadfast and surprising - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 12:58

Washington Post

Simply stated, Gorsuch is steadfast and surprising
Washington Post
DENVER — It was a horrific case. A female student had been gang-raped by football players being recruited by the University of Colorado. Now, her lawyers were trying to hold the university partly responsible, arguing it had created a hostile ...
Heritage legal director: Gorsuch 'certainly not an extremist of any kind'Washington Examiner
An Ad For a Supreme Court Justice——Say It Isn't SoHuffington Post
Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Set for MarchNBCNews.com
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Petraeus withdraws name from consideration to fill seat left vacant by Flynn - TheBlaze.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 12:18

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Petraeus withdraws name from consideration to fill seat left vacant by Flynn
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Petraeus withdraws name from consideration to fill seat left vacant by Flynn FILE - In this June 23, 2010, file photo, Gen. David Petraeus listens as President Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
Trump interviewing candidates to replace fired national security adviser Michael Flynn at Mar-a-LagoNew York Daily News
Top Four Candidates to Replace Mike Flynn as National Security AdviserBreitbart News
Trump Says Four People Under Consideration To Replace Michael FlynnHuffington Post
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Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies at 69 - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:29

Washington Post

Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies at 69
Washington Post
Norma McCorvey, who was 22, unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade that established ...
Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that legalized abortion, dead at 69New York Daily News
Norma McCorvey, Plaintiff In Roe v. Wade Abortion Decision, Dies At 69Patch.com
Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies outside HoustonDallas News
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'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in prison, son says - Reuters

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:15

Reuters

'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in prison, son says
Reuters
Egyptian Omar Abdel-Rahman speaks during a news conference in this still image taken from February 1993 video footage on January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Reuters TV/Files. CAIRO Omar Abdel-Rahman, the extremist Muslim cleric known as "the blind ...
Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, mastermind behind 1993 World Trade Center attack, has diedFox News
New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prisonBBC News
Blind sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, linked to 1993 World Trade Center bombing, dies at 78New York Daily News
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