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Hard-Luck Hillary Clintons Second Case of the Inaugural Blues - Daily Beast

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:10

Daily Beast

Hard-Luck Hillary Clintons Second Case of the Inaugural Blues
Daily Beast
Unlike in 2009, there is no consolation prize this time for a campaign that fell short. Eleanor Clift. 01.18.17 10:00 PM ET. How hard it must be for Hillary Clinton to sit next to Bill on the inaugural platform for the second time as an also-ran. She's ...
The Rust Belt gave Trump victory, now they want jobs in returnUSA TODAY
Clueless, Reckless, Graceless, Mindless And Heartless: Our President-ElectHuffington Post
Comey 'enthusiastic' about Bill Clinton probe in 2001, FBI memo saysPolitico
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Appeals court strikes down Chicago's restrictions on gun ranges - Fox News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:49

San Francisco Chronicle

Appeals court strikes down Chicago's restrictions on gun ranges
Fox News
CHICAGO – The U.S. Court of Appeals on Wednesday handed Chicago another defeat in its effort to restrict the operation of gun ranges in the city. The appeals court ruled that city ordinances restricting gun ranges to manufacturing areas in Chicago are ...
Federal Court Rules In Favor Of SAF In Challenge To Chicago Gun RegulationsYahoo News

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Trump EPA nominee says climate change is no hoax - The Denver Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:08

The Denver Post

Trump EPA nominee says climate change is no hoax
The Denver Post
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.
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Trump EPA nominee says climate change is no hoax - The Denver Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:08

The Denver Post

Trump EPA nominee says climate change is no hoax
The Denver Post
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

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Virginia Executes Convict With Drug From Anonymous Compounding Pharmacy - NPR

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:21

NPR

Virginia Executes Convict With Drug From Anonymous Compounding Pharmacy
NPR
Updated 10:20 p.m. ET. State authorities say Virginia has executed a man who was sentenced to death for murdering two children. Enlarge this image. Gray was convicted of murdering an entire family in 2006 and given the death penalty for killing the ...
Virginia executes man convicted of slaying of family of 4Yahoo News
Virginia Executes Ricky Gray for Virginia Family MurdersNBCNews.com
Ricky Gray, convicted of killing family of 4, put to deathWAVY-TV
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Mayor resigns on Facebook — after 37 days in office - USA TODAY

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:26

USA TODAY

Mayor resigns on Facebook — after 37 days in office
USA TODAY
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Texas mayor in office for 37 days resigned Wednesday via Facebook after social-media posts and other outbursts that expressed ire at fellow council members, city staffers and the media. Dan McQueen, 57, a Navy veteran but ...

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether Bush Officials Can Be Sued Over Post-9/11 Abuse - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:34

New York Times

Supreme Court Weighs Whether Bush Officials Can Be Sued Over Post-9/11 Abuse
New York Times
John D. Ashcroft, an attorney general under President George W. Bush, in October 2013. Credit Charles Dharapak/Associated Press. WASHINGTON — The federal government's frantic response to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, sparked renewed debate ...
Post-Sept. 11 profiling case tests government officials' broad immunity from civil suitsWashington Post
Supreme Court Appears Split on Whether Immigrants Captured in 9/11 Sweeps Can Sue OfficialsWall Street Journal
Justices weighs suit from innocent 9/11 detaineesThe Hill
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Rock Band The Slants Appears Before Supreme Court to Protect 'Offensive' Trademark - Billboard

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:16

Billboard

Rock Band The Slants Appears Before Supreme Court to Protect 'Offensive' Trademark
Billboard
In a First Amendment clash over a law barring offensive trademarks, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (Jan. 18) raised doubts about a government program that favors some forms of speech but rejects others that might disparage certain groups. The justices ...
Supreme Court appears of two minds on whether trademark rejection limits free speechMiami Herald
Justices Appear Willing to Protect Offensive TrademarksNew York Times
Can disparaging trademarks be denied? The Supreme Court is skeptical.Washington Post
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Harambe's grandmother Josephine euthanized by Miami zoo at age 49 - New York Daily News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:06

New York Daily News

Harambe's grandmother Josephine euthanized by Miami zoo at age 49
New York Daily News
“With very heavy hearts we announce the loss of our matriarch gorilla, Josephine,” Zoo Miami posted on Facebook Wednesday evening. The zoo said that the matriarch, who had been in Miami since 1983, had been “slowly incapacitated” by various medical ...
Harambe's Grandmother, Josephine, Dies at Zoo MiamiPEOPLE.com
Zoo Miami's Matriarch Gorilla 'Josephine' Passes AwayCBS Local
Zoo Miami Announces Passing of Josephine 'With Very Heavy Hearts'Patch.com
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5 Ways Michelle Obama Unequivocally Changed America For The Better - A Plus

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:56

A Plus

5 Ways Michelle Obama Unequivocally Changed America For The Better
A Plus
There was one more celebration to be had before the Obamas leave the White House on Jan. 20. Michelle Obama turned 53 on this week, marking a bittersweet last birthday as the First Lady. In the past eight years, Obama transformed in her role as First ...

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Trump Cabinet nominees meet growing ethical questions - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:41

Washington Post

Trump Cabinet nominees meet growing ethical questions
Washington Post
Three of Donald Trump's Cabinet picks came under growing fire Wednesday on ethical issues, potentially jeopardizing their nominations. The most serious concerns surround personal investments by Trump's health and human services nominee, Rep.
Senate seeks deal on Trump nomineesThe Hill
Schumer warns GOP against jamming Trump nominees through SenateCNN
Republicans blow past Trump Cabinet controversiesPolitico
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Obama Updates CIA Rules for Handling Americans' Information - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:19

New York Times

Obama Updates CIA Rules for Handling Americans' Information
New York Times
John O. Brennan, the C.I.A. director, this month. He signed new rules governing the agency's power to gather and use information about Americans. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — In its final week, the Obama administration has ...
CIA reveals new rules for handling information on AmericansWashington Post
CIA publishes guidelines for handling Americans' infoU.S. News & World Report
CIA unveils new rules for collecting information on AmericansYahoo News
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De Blasio urges mayors to enroll as many people as possible in Obamacare - USA TODAY

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:25

USA TODAY

De Blasio urges mayors to enroll as many people as possible in Obamacare
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging other mayors to enroll as many people as possible in the Affordable Care Act as part of an effort to protect the law facing repeal by the Republican Congress. “This is the law and it will be ...
New Poll Shows de Blasio Beating All Comers but One: Hillary ClintonNew York Times
Clinton Trounces De Blasio In NYC Mayoral PollDaily Caller
Clinton bests de Blasio in hypothetical NYC mayor race: pollYahoo News
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Obama's final contrast to Trump - Politico

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:10

Politico

Obama's final contrast to Trump
Politico
He was sober and cautious, refusing to take several servings of bait offered up to him. He insisted on the importance of principles and norms. He asked for questions from an array of reporters, including a few critics. And he spoke sentimentally about ...
The NBA's president: League reflects on Obama's enduring love for the gameUSA TODAY
Thank You President Barack ObamaHuffington Post
44 ways to judge the Obama eraCNN
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President Obama: Malia and Sasha 'Don't Get Cynical' About Donald Trump's Victory - TIME

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:04

TIME

President Obama: Malia and Sasha 'Don't Get Cynical' About Donald Trump's Victory
TIME
"You get knocked down, you get up, brush yourself off and you get back to work. And that tended to be their attitude". President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he is proudest of his daughters for refraining from feeling cynical in the wake of the ...
President Obama's parting message: HopeLos Angeles Times
Inaugural crowds sure to be huge — but how huge?Washington Post
Obama: Sasha and Malia are taking Trump victory in strideUSA TODAY
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'I believe in the American people:' Obama upbeat in last news conference - USA TODAY

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:01

USA TODAY

'I believe in the American people:' Obama upbeat in last news conference
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — President Obama brimmed with optimism in an upbeat final news conference Wednesday, championing America's diversity and encouraging citizens to do more to advance voting rights. "I believe in this country. I believe in the American ...
Has the Obama White House been 'historically free of scandal'?Washington Post
Obama's final contrast to TrumpPolitico
Obama at final press conference: 'We're going to be OK'Yahoo News
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More pro-life groups removed as official partners of the Women's March - KOMO News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:20

KOMO News

More pro-life groups removed as official partners of the Women's March
KOMO News
In this April 9, 2016 file photo, Rachel Ferguson, center, holds a sign in support of women's rights during a rally for women's rights in front of the Indiana State House in Indianapolis. Hundreds of abortion rights supporters gathered at the Indiana ...
Views on Abortion Strain Calls for Unity at Women's March on WashingtonNew York Times

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The DeVos Hearing, In Their Own Words - NPR

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:12

NPR

The DeVos Hearing, In Their Own Words
NPR
After Betsy DeVos' Senate confirmation hearing yesterday — all three hours and change — we know a little more about Donald Trump's pick to be the next education secretary. Appearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, ...
Senators press DeVos on accountability, conflicts and DetroitDetroit Free Press
Here's a Look at the Education Questions Betsy DeVos Struggled to AnswerTIME
Here's What a Trump Administration Could Mean for Campus Sexual AssaultNew York Magazine
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Commerce nominee Ross says top priority is renegotiating NAFTA - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:50

Washington Post

Commerce nominee Ross says top priority is renegotiating NAFTA
Washington Post
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross singled out changes to the nation's free trade agreement with Mexico and Canada on Wednesday as “the first thing” he would address if confirmed to lead the Commerce Department in President-elect Donald Trump's ...
Ross touts tough China policy, one-on-one trade deals in Senate testimonyUSA TODAY
Trump's Commerce pick backs public spending on transportationThe Hill
Wilbur Ross Vows to Push Trump's Trade Agenda, Starting With NaftaNew York Times
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