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Reminder To Progressives: Abortion Is An Economic Issue - Huffington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:15

Huffington Post

Reminder To Progressives: Abortion Is An Economic Issue
Huffington Post
Bernie Sanders traveled to Nebraska this week to throw his support behind Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate, Heath Mello, who is running against the incumbent Republican mayor, Jean Stothert. A Mello win, Sanders has said, would give hope to other ...
Women's rights groups slam DNC for event with anti-abortion mayoral candidateThe Hill
DNC rally with anti-abortion candidate fuels backlashPolitico
Omaha Mayoral Candidate Under Fire For Anti-Choice Past Vows To Protect Reproductive RightsHuffington Post

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Widening Louisiana sales tax appears to be most viable budget option in statehouse - NOLA.com

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:02

NOLA.com

Widening Louisiana sales tax appears to be most viable budget option in statehouse
NOLA.com
Gov. John Bel Edwards key tax proposal doesn't seem to be going anywhere in the Louisiana Legislature. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune archive) ( David Grunfeld ). 0 shares. By Julia O'Donoghue, NOLA.com.
Louisiana's Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Disappearing CoastlineNPR

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Tropical Storm Arlene Forms in the Atlantic; No Threat to Land - The Weather Channel

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:53

Tropical Storm Arlene Forms in the Atlantic; No Threat to Land
The Weather Channel
A very early tropical storm has formed in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Arlene is not expect to be a threat to land. Hurricane Season Gets First Named Storm. What Could El Niño Mean for This Hurricane Season. Why Hurricane Forecasting Could Get Harder ...

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Cardell Hayes sentenced to 25 years for Will Smith killing - ESPN

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:30

ESPN

Cardell Hayes sentenced to 25 years for Will Smith killing
ESPN
NEW ORLEANS -- The man who killed retired Saints star Will Smith and wounded Smith's wife during a traffic dispute last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for manslaughter, far less than the maximum prosecutors had called for. Cardell ...

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Omaha mayoral race reveals tensions between NARAL, Democrats over abortion - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:29

Washington Post

Omaha mayoral race reveals tensions between NARAL, Democrats over abortion
Washington Post
The Democratic candidate for mayor of Omaha, who's set to appear at a rally Thursday night with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), said earlier in the day that his personal views against abortion would not lead to antiabortion policies at City Hall. “While ...

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4/20 celebration leads to 7 arrests by US Capitol Police - Fox News

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:53

Fox News

4/20 celebration leads to 7 arrests by US Capitol Police
Fox News
U.S. Capitol Police arrested seven activists and confiscated about 1,000 joints from marijuana activists on Thursday during a 4/20 "celebration." DCMJ, the Washington D.C.-based marijuana advocacy group that spearheaded the legalization of cannabis in ...
The Latest: Arrests made at US Capitol pot protestsWashington Post

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Louisiana's Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Disappearing Coastline - NPR

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:18

NPR

Louisiana's Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Disappearing Coastline
NPR
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency over the state's rapidly eroding coastline. It's an effort to bring nationwide attention to the issue and speed up the federal permitting process for coastal restoration projects ...

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Tad Cummins arrested, Elizabeth Thomas found safe in northern California - The Tennessean

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:46

The Tennessean

Tad Cummins arrested, Elizabeth Thomas found safe in northern California
The Tennessean
Former Middle Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins has been arrested in northern California and Elizabeth Thomas, the 15-year-old girl authorities say he kidnapped, is safe, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Just before noon,
Is Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy getting ready to resign?Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping girl arrested in CaliforniaCNN
Tennessee Teacher Tad Cummins Arrested in California, Teen Elizabeth Thomas SafeNBCNews.com
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AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:39

Washington Post

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration that's open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered ...

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Cardell Hayes breaks down at sentencing for Will Smith killing - ESPN

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:58

New York Daily News

Cardell Hayes breaks down at sentencing for Will Smith killing
ESPN
NEW ORLEANS -- The man who killed retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith during a traffic dispute cried about missing his son, insisted he acted in self-defense and apologized to Smith's widow and family during his sentencing hearing on Thursday.
The Latest: Tears, pleas for mercy for ex-Saint's killerNew York Daily News

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Sarah Palin, Kid Rock, Ted Nugent visit President Trump at the White House - Fox News

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:16

Fox News

Sarah Palin, Kid Rock, Ted Nugent visit President Trump at the White House
Fox News
To paraphrase a famous magazine cover: Break the Internet, President Trump. In a gathering of perhaps the most famous conservative personalities and entertainers in the country, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and musicians Kid Rock and Ted Nugent ...
Trump hosts Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent and Kid Rock at the White HousePolitico
Ted Nugent visits White House despite history of anti-SemitismNew York Daily News
Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent and Kid Rock walk into the White House ...CNN
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Why Trump's plan to 'Hire American' must start with more rights for immigrant workers - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:54

Washington Post

Why Trump's plan to 'Hire American' must start with more rights for immigrant workers
Washington Post
President Trump signed an executive order this week that directs federal agencies to implement a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy and to reform the much maligned H-1B visa. No doubt, lobbyists and congressional staffers are working overtime to ...

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Sarah Palin: I had a 'great night' at the White House - Washington Examiner

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:18

Sarah Palin: I had a 'great night' at the White House
Washington Examiner
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin reunited with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday. Ted Nugent, Kid Rock and Palin stand in front of a portrait of Hillary Clinton. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin reunited with President Trump at the White ...

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4/20: The true story of marijuana holiday's San Rafael origin - The Mercury News

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:09

The Mercury News

4/20: The true story of marijuana holiday's San Rafael origin
The Mercury News
File – In this April 20, 2010 file photo, a large marijuana joint is lit at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). By The Associated Press |. PUBLISHED: April 20, 2017 at 6:09 am | UPDATED: April 20, 2017 at 6:50 am.
A few potential clouds over the 4/20 partySan Francisco Chronicle

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Bernie Sanders's strange behavior - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:01

Washington Post

Bernie Sanders's strange behavior
Washington Post
Bernie Sanders has embarked on a “Come Together and Fight Back” tour with with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez. But he's not really helping on that first part. Over the last few days, Sanders's has at times offered some odd comments ...

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Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 02:53

Washington Post

Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The “America First” president who vowed to extricate America from onerous overseas commitments appears to be warming up to the view that when it comes to global agreements, a deal's a deal. From NAFTA to the Iran nuclear agreement ...
Exxon, Shell Join Ivanka Trump to Defend Paris Climate PactBloomberg

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Tom opts to stay at Brady house - Boston Herald

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 00:27

Boston Herald

Tom opts to stay at Brady house
Boston Herald
At least 34 members of last season's team was spotted at the White House yesterday (not all pictured above): Jordan Richards, Justin Coleman, Matthew Slater, Elandon Roberts, D.J. Foster, Julian Edelman, Jonathan Jones, Nate Ebner, Malcolm Mitchell, ...

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Thirsty intruder raids Drake's fridge in home invasion, police say - WPXI Pittsburgh

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 19:59

WPXI Pittsburgh

Thirsty intruder raids Drake's fridge in home invasion, police say
WPXI Pittsburgh
A woman who broke into rapper Drake's Los Angeles-area home was a very thirsty intruder and just wanted something to drink. >> Read more trending news. Sheriff deputies arrested the woman, identified as 24-year-old Mesha Collins, Monday inside ...

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The Latest: Lawyer for Hernandez victim's mother still suing - Boston Herald

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 19:05

Boston Herald

The Latest: Lawyer for Hernandez victim's mother still suing
Boston Herald
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at ...

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