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Chicago cop charged with first-degree murder in off-duty shooting - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:40

Chicago Tribune

Chicago cop charged with first-degree murder in off-duty shooting
Chicago Tribune
Family and friends mourn the loss of Jose Nieves, 38, who was shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer in the 2500 block of North Lowell Avenue in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on Jan. 2, 2017. Dan HinkelContact ReporterChicago Tribune. A veteran ...
Chicago Cop Charged With First Degree Murder In January SlayingDNAinfo
Chicago police officer charged with murder in off-duty shootingCBS News
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Murder in Off-Duty Shooting on City's Northwest SideNBC Chicago
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John Sampson, Once a State Senate Powerhouse, Sentenced to Prison - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:17

New York Times

John Sampson, Once a State Senate Powerhouse, Sentenced to Prison
New York Times
John L. Sampson leaving the Federal District Court in Brooklyn. He was convicted on multiple charges in July 2015. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times. Two years after being convicted of trying to thwart a federal investigation and of making ...
Former NY State Sen. John Sampson Sentenced to Five YearsWall Street Journal
State Sen. John Sampson sentenced to five years for corruptionNew York Daily News
Ex-NY state Sen. Sampson sentenced to 5 years in prisonWashington Post
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Orlando nightclub shooter's widow pleads not guilty - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:48

CNN

Orlando nightclub shooter's widow pleads not guilty
CNN
Oakland, California (CNN) The widow of the man who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year pleaded not guilty in a federal court in Oakland, California, on Wednesday to allegations that she aided her husband ahead of the massacre.
Orlando Massacre Gunman's Wife, Noor Salman, Pleads Not GuiltyNBCNews.com
Wife of Pulse Nightclub Gunman Omar Mateen Pleads Not GuiltyABC News
Wife of Orlando nightclub killer pleads not guiltyUSA TODAY
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Millennial women opposed to Trump take to streets, many for the first time - YubaNet

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:38

New York Times

Millennial women opposed to Trump take to streets, many for the first time
YubaNet
NEW YORK, Jan 18, 2017 – Millennials, some so young they need their parents' permission and others with babies in tow, will join women's protests this weekend as their generation for the first time faces challenges to rights they have known most of ...
Susan B. Anthony would never have joined the Women's March on WashingtonWashington Post
When Women RevoltedCommon Dreams (press release)
Trump's inauguration will be protested in all 50 states and 32 countriesUSA TODAY
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Josh Earnest, Obama spokesman, has a warning for his successor - Yahoo News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:35

CNN International

Josh Earnest, Obama spokesman, has a warning for his successor
Yahoo News
White House press secretary Josh Earnest has some words of caution for his successor, Sean Spicer: Donald Trump's habits with a certain social media platform could make your life very difficult. Yes, we're talking about Twitter, and President-elect ...
Obama looks to pressure Trump on the mediaPolitico
Why one of Obama's favorite programs isn't going awayWashington Post
The future president I didn't notice in class: ColumnUSA TODAY
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Was Barack Obama a transformative president? - Yahoo Sports

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:19

Was Barack Obama a transformative president?
Yahoo Sports
When Donald Trump takes the oath of office on Friday, the Republican takeover of Washington will be complete – signaling a sharp departure from eight years of President Obama. In many ways, the Trump era has already launched. The new Congress has ...

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Trump education pick painted by Dems as unqualified - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:28

CNN

Trump education pick painted by Dems as unqualified
CNN
Washington (CNN) Democratic senators hammered Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Education Department, during Tuesday's confirmation hearing, claiming she is not qualified to lead the nation's education system. There were ...

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Price: 'Nobody's Interested in Pulling the Rug Out' on Health Coverage - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:44

New York Times

Price: 'Nobody's Interested in Pulling the Rug Out' on Health Coverage
New York Times
Right Now Four hearings for President-elect Donald J. Trump's cabinet nominees are underway in Washington, including two of the most contentious choices. □ Representative Tom Price of Georgia, the nominee for health and human services secretary, said ...
HHS nominee Price sees 'access' to coverage as health reform goalWashington Post
HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legalCNN
Key moments from Price's first confirmation hearingPolitico
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Again, we just experienced the hottest year on record - CNN International

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:10

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Again, we just experienced the hottest year on record
CNN International
(CNN) 2014 2015 2016 was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in 1880s. Yes, that's a global heat record for the third year in a row, the World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday morning. To come up with their figures ...
2016 the hottest year on record across the world, weather experts sayBelfast Telegraph

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I voted for Donald Trump, and I already regret it - Vox

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:30

Vox

I voted for Donald Trump, and I already regret it
Vox
It was during his 60 Minutes interview after the election. I was, like everyone else, shocked that he had won. It seemed so unlikely based on the polls and the confidence the media had that he would lose. It was a pleasant surprise, and I went to bed ...

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The mistake most states made when legalizing marijuana - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:03

Washington Post

The mistake most states made when legalizing marijuana
Washington Post
The arrival of 2017 will bring many changes to the country, including falling marijuana prices in states that have legalized a recreational market. Cannabis users may cheer this news, but it heralds the start of an enduring budgetary headache for ...
Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis at Schools Filed in Washington StateThe Weed Blog (blog)
Of all the festivities planned for the Trump inauguration, the pot giveaway is uniqueWichita Eagle
Local families lobbying for a bill that would allow medical marijuana in Washington schoolsQ13 FOX
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Fla. cop who killed Corey Jones never identified himself - New York Daily News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 08:16

New York Daily News

Fla. cop who killed Corey Jones never identified himself
New York Daily News
A Florida cop charged in the fatal shooting of a black musician whose car had broken down on the interstate never identified himself as a police officer before opening fire on the motorist, prosecutors said — a direct contradiction to the arrested ...
Brother of Corey Jones shooter shares virtues, pain of Nouman RajaPalm Beach Post (blog)
Nouman Raja second-guessed his approach to Corey Jones' car after shooting, records showOrlando Sentinel
Police Corruption? Corey Jones Shooting Latest Update Shows Officer Lied About 911 Call [AUDIO]International Business Times
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Earnest: Journalists' work has 'never been more important' - The Hill

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 08:04

The Hill

Earnest: Journalists' work has 'never been more important'
The Hill
White House Press Secretary: The work of journalists has never been more important. https://t.co/g7NVSJ251P. — New Day (@NewDay) January 18, 2017. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday talked about the important role journalists ...
Final days inside the Obama White HouseCNN
Obama looks to pressure Trump on the mediaPolitico
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Missouri woman sent text before vanishing, friend says - Fox News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:38

Fox News

Missouri woman sent text before vanishing, friend says
Fox News
Friends and family of a missing Missouri woman launched a desperate search Tuesday after she failed to return home from work over the weekend -- and they said they feared the worst after a mysterious text from her emerged. TWO RHODE ISLAND GIRLS ...
KC police search for missing Wichita womanKWCH
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Missing Kansas City college student's last text leaves family, friends baffledFox 59
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US sues JPMorgan for alleged mortgage discrimination - Reuters

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:28

Reuters

US sues JPMorgan for alleged mortgage discrimination
Reuters
People pass the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Corporate headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar. By Dena Aubin | NEW YORK. NEW YORK The United States on Wednesday sued JPMorgan Chase & Co, ...
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Man burns himself starting fire outside Trump's DC hotel - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:02

CNN

Man burns himself starting fire outside Trump's DC hotel
CNN
(CNN) A man injured himself while starting a fire outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington on Tuesday night. DC Fire and EMS received a call at 9:23 p.m. about an individual setting himself on fire. "We did arrive and did find a male adult ...
The Latest: Man tried to set himself on fire at Trump hotelMiami Herald
Protester attempts to light himself on fire outside Trump hotelNew York Post
Man burned during protest outside Trump hotel in DCUSA TODAY
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Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 06:54

CNN

Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches
CNN
CNN gained unique access inside the White House to document President Obama's final days. Watch "The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House" Wednesday at 9P ET/PT. Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama will leave office Friday ...
President Obama is leaving office on a very high noteWashington Post
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Trump Entering White House Unbent and UnpopularNew York Times
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Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 05:04

CNN

Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama will leave office Friday with his highest approval rating since 2009, his presidency largely viewed as a success, and a majority saying they will miss him when he is gone. A new CNN/ORC poll finds Obama's ...
Donald Trump's transition has hurt his popularity, not helpedLos Angeles Times
Washington Witnesses Historic Week of ChangeVoice of America
Poll: Trump will take office as most unpopular president in at least 4 decadesWashington Post
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Five areas where Trump and Dems could make a deal - The Hill

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 05:00

The Hill

Five areas where Trump and Dems could make a deal
The Hill
Instead of being the party of “no,” Democrats could be the party of “maybe” during Donald Trump · Donald TrumpEarth sets temperature record for third straight year Haley slams United Nations, echoing Trump Pruitt: Human role in climate change 'subject ...
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Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusionCNBC
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