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Making a Murderer' Confession Was Coerced, Federal Judges Affirm - NBCNews.com

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:47

NBCNews.com

Making a Murderer' Confession Was Coerced, Federal Judges Affirm
NBCNews.com
CHICAGO — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday. Brendan Dassey, 27, was sentenced ...
Court upholds 'Making a Murderer' Brendan Dassey's overturned convictionABC News
The Latest: Dassey attorneys welcome appellate rulingWashington Post
'Making a Murderer' defendant Brendan Dassey wins big victory in federal courtUSA TODAY
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ABC Store reports 1 employee injured during storm - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:59

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

ABC Store reports 1 employee injured during storm
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board posted on their Facebook page that 1 employee was injured at their Fairfield location during Thursday's severe weather. "ATTENTION: Alabama ABC Store #17, located at 6940 Martin Luther King Drive in ...

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Franken, Perry clash over climate change - The Hill

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:57

The Hill

Franken, Perry clash over climate change
The Hill
Sen. Al Franken · Al FrankenSen. Franken spotted onstage at Grateful Dead concert Overnight Regulation: Senate Banking panel huddles with regulators on bank relief | FCC proposes 2M fine on robocaller | Yellowstone grizzly loses endangered protection ...
Rick Perry loses his cool when confronted by Sen. Franken on climate scienceThinkProgress
Rick Perry wrongly downplays human role in climate changePolitiFact
Energy secretary defends proposed Hanford, PNNL cutsTri-City Herald
Washington Examiner -Minneapolis Star Tribune -Chron.com -American Meteorological Society
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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:55

Los Angeles Times

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
Los Angeles Times
Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened. Grizzlies in all ...
Trump administration removes protections for Yellowstone grizzly bearsThe Hill
Idaho governor welcomes delisting of Yellowstone grizzliesWashington Post
Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to Lose Endangered Species ProtectionNew York Times
Yellowstone Insider -KXLF Butte News -HuffPost -Reuters
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Trump Meets Wireless, Drone Executives on New Technologies - New York Times

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:12

Newsweek

Trump Meets Wireless, Drone Executives on New Technologies
New York Times
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T Inc and General Electric Co and other ...
White House Sued for Allegedly Using Encryption AppsDaily Beast
Scalise shooting casts shadow over White House congressional picnicWashington Examiner
President Trump Says He Does Not, in Fact, Have Tapes of His Conversations With ComeyKTLA
Washington Post -International Business Times -Whitehouse.gov (press release) -AOL
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US Can't Revoke Citizenship Over Minor Falsehoods, Supreme Court Rules - New York Times

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:39

New York Times

US Can't Revoke Citizenship Over Minor Falsehoods, Supreme Court Rules
New York Times
Among the Supreme Court's rulings Thursday was a refusal to grant new trials to seven defendants in a notorious 1984 murder case in Massachusetts. Credit J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press.. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday made it ...
Supreme Court rules that men convicted in DC's Catherine Fuller murder case do not deserve a new trialWashington Post
Supreme Court Overturns Lower Court On Grounds For Stripping US CitizenshipNPR
Supreme Court Breakfast TableSlate Magazine
CNN -The Hill -U.S. News & World Report -Reuters
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Rahm Emanuel Gets Real With Dems on Their Political Decimation: We're Now '1000 Seats' Behind Republicans - Independent Journal Review

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:20

Independent Journal Review

Rahm Emanuel Gets Real With Dems on Their Political Decimation: We're Now '1000 Seats' Behind Republicans
Independent Journal Review
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a political opportunist but he sees a big problem with the Democratic Party at the moment. In 2009, Emanuel revealed how he likes to take advantage of a political crisis. Emanuel said, “You never want a serious crisis to ...
Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'NBCNews.com
Dear Democrats: Don't Freak OutU.S. News & World Report
The Humbling of the DemocratsCommentary Magazine
The Hill
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"Pizzagate" Gunman Is Sentenced To Four Years In Prison - BuzzFeed News

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:08

BuzzFeed News

"Pizzagate" Gunman Is Sentenced To Four Years In Prison
BuzzFeed News
Edgar Maddison Welch, who brought loaded guns into a DC pizza restaurant in response to the "Pizzagate" internet conspiracy theory, was sentenced on Thursday to four years in prison. Posted on June 22, 2017, at 10:08 a.m.. Zoe Tillman. BuzzFeed News ...
'Pizzagate' gunman sentenced to four years in prison, as prosecutors urged judge to deter vigilante justiceWashington Post
'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prisonChicago Tribune
'Pizzagate' Conspiracy Theorist Who Shot Up DC Restaurant Sentenced To 4 YearsHuffPost
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Study: Legal Pot Linked to Increase in Auto Collisions - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:33

U.S. News & World Report

Study: Legal Pot Linked to Increase in Auto Collisions
U.S. News & World Report
In the case of impaired driving, "marijuana just layers on top of other impairments like alcohol," according to study. (John Greim/LightRocket/Getty Images). Car crash claims are on the rise in three states where recreational marijuana use is legal ...
Legal Marijuana Linked With Rise In Car Crash Claims: StudyPatch.com
Study: Legal Pot Behind Rise In Car CrashesCBS Local
Legal pot and car crashes: Yes, there's a linkCBS News
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Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality - Washington Post

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:07

Washington Post

Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality
Washington Post
Democrats and Republicans have never been further apart in their expectations for the economy than they are right now. The Trump presidency appears to have sparked an unprecedented political polarization in consumer confidence, which is often viewed ...

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Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality - Washington Post

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:07

Washington Post

Trump's victory changed the way Americans see reality
Washington Post
Democrats and Republicans have never been further apart in their expectations for the economy than they are right now. The Trump presidency appears to have sparked an unprecedented political polarization in consumer confidence, which is often viewed ...
Watch live: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly news briefingLos Angeles Times
Trump resistance will never be a Tea Party for DemocratsUSA TODAY
The face of Republican evil: It's not Donald TrumpSalon
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Census: US is aging, growing more racially diverse - CBS News

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:28

CBS News

Census: US is aging, growing more racially diverse
CBS News
The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. Every ethnic and racial group grew between 2015 and 2016, but the ...
Census Finds A More Diverse America, As Whites Lag GrowthNPR
Texas Hispanics behind half of state's growth since 2010KHOU
A Census Time Machine: Sioux Falls Is the Past, Staten Island the Present, Las Vegas the FutureNew York Times
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How Can Trump Get Anything Done With All Those Empty Seats? - Bloomberg

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 05:15

Bloomberg

How Can Trump Get Anything Done With All Those Empty Seats?
Bloomberg
A lack of staff at key agencies is weighing on the president's agenda and frustrating cabinet officials. By. Toluse Olorunnipa. @ToluseO More stories by Toluse Olorunnipa. Thu Jun 22 2017 03:00:20 GMT-0700 (PDT). Illustration: Sam Island. During ...
The White House is looking for a new press secretary: Spicer or nicer?The Hill (blog)
Steve Bannon is the White House's Chief Mean GirlDaily Beast
Five ways Trump's Washington is more secretiveBBC News
Raw Story -Washington Examiner -VICE -POLITICO Magazine
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Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 02:32

U.S. News & World Report

Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict
U.S. News & World Report
The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with a businessman who was a key source.
'Wall Street Journal' Fires Jay Solomon Over Ethical LapsesNPR
Reporter Jay Solomon fired by Wall Street Journal over report of business dealings with sourceWashington Post
Wall Street Journal Fires Reporter With Ties to Iranian-Born MagnateNew York Times
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Softball Brings Washington Together Again, for a Night - New York Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:53

New York Times

Softball Brings Washington Together Again, for a Night
New York Times
Crystal Griner, a Capitol Police officer injured in last week's shooting at a congressional baseball practice, threw the first pitch at the annual Congressional Women's Softball Game in Washington on Wednesday. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times.
Record number attend Congressional Women's Softball Game after shootingThe Hill (blog)
Bipartisanship Continues to Show Strength in Congressional Softball GameRoll Call
Congressional women's softball game gets big league attentionPolitico
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Trump touts promises kept, victories to come - Politico

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:15

Trump touts promises kept, victories to come
Politico
President Donald Trump, buoyed by a pair of special election wins for House Republicans on Tuesday, celebrated Wednesday at a campaign rally Cedar Rapids, Iowa, before a raucous and adoring crowd. He defended his administration, castigated the news ...

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