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House Intelligence chair Nunes says 'normal foreign surveillance' may have snared Trump - Raw Story

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:29

Raw Story

House Intelligence chair Nunes says 'normal foreign surveillance' may have snared Trump
Raw Story
House Intelligence head Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) confirmed on Wednesday that President-elect Trump and his team were surveilled between Election Day and Inauguration Day. “This information was legally brought to me by sources who thought we ...

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Why controversy over undocumented teen rape suspect is moot - CNN

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:23

CNN

Why controversy over undocumented teen rape suspect is moot
CNN
(CNN) The alleged rape of a girl at a Maryland high school has taken on political significance, with news that one of the suspects is an undocumented immigrant. But debate about whether the suspect should have been in school is moot. A Supreme Court ...

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Tennessee manhunt: Suspect researched teen marriage, officials say - STLtoday.com

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:20

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Tennessee manhunt: Suspect researched teen marriage, officials say
STLtoday.com
A Tennessee teacher who authorities believe abducted a student had conducted research on teen marriage, authorities told HLN on Tuesday night. "That is an issue that we have some major concerns of because it might potentially speak to his intentions ...
Missing Tennessee student: From kissing allegation to manhuntfox6now.com
Ex-teacher accused of kidnapping teen believed to have watched TV show about living off the grid: SourcesABC News
Timeline of the alleged kidnapping of Tennessee student Elizabeth ThomasWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
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Oversight committee asks White House, FBI for Flynn records - The Hill

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:08

The Hill

Oversight committee asks White House, FBI for Flynn records
The Hill
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced Wednesday that it has requested all documents from the White House and several agencies on former national security adviser Michael Flynn's interactions and payments from foreign ...
Lawmakers want details on Flynn's foreign contacts, paymentsThe Boston Globe
Michael Flynn didn't sign ethics pledge before he was fired in FebruaryNew York Daily News
Chaffetz, Cummings request Flynn documents from White HousePolitico
BuzzFeed News -Reuters -Daily Beast -Washington Examiner
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Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities - Washington Post

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:59

Washington Post

Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities
Washington Post
The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously raised the bar for the educational benefits owed to millions of children with disabilities in one of the most significant special-education cases to reach the high court in decades. The opinion rejected a ...
High Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled studentsAtlanta Journal Constitution
The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education StudentNPR
While Gorsuch was testifying, the Supreme Court unanimously said he was wrongThinkProgress
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White House: Trump isn't considering a carbon tax - The Hill

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:10

The Hill

White House: Trump isn't considering a carbon tax
The Hill
The Trump administration isn't considering advocating for a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, a White House official said Wednesday. The official sought to clarify the administration's position after White House press secretary Sean Spicer seemed to be ...
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sean Spicer, 3/22/2017, #26The White House (blog)
Trump Madness, Round 2: What's the quintessential quote of the Trump administration?Washington Post (blog)
Watch live: Sean Spicer gives daily press briefingUPI.com
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Report: Police say kids taken near Flint, Michigan have been found - WSBT-TV

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:00

WSBT-TV

Report: Police say kids taken near Flint, Michigan have been found
WSBT-TV
ORIGINAL POST: Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 3-year-old and 9-month-old where were taken when a car they were riding in was stolen Wednesday morning. This happened around 7 at a gas station in Burton, Michigan. The car is described as a ...
Michigan siblings found safe after Amber AlertDetroit Free Press
Michigan Police Seek 2 Kids; Gas Station Abduction ReportedU.S. News & World Report
Amber Alert canceled: 2 kids found safe inside stolen carWOODTV.com
WZZM13.com -Fox17 -WDIV Detroit -WLNS
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Manafort pushes back on report he worked to help Putin's government - CNN

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 08:10

CNN

Manafort pushes back on report he worked to help Putin's government
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort pushed back Wednesday on a report that he allegedly earned millions of dollars by helping Russian President Vladimir Putin's government push its interests around the world.
AP Findings on Trump Associate's Work for Russian OligarchNew York Times
Sean Spicer keeps trying and failing to stop commenting on Trump's wiretapping chargeWashington Post
World in Brief: March 22, 2017Daily Astorian
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Rex Tillerson: My wife convinced me to be US secretary of state - BBC News

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:32

The New Yorker

Rex Tillerson: My wife convinced me to be US secretary of state
BBC News
The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said he only accepted the job after being convinced by his wife. Mr Tillerson, former head of Exxon Mobil with no previous political experience, said in an interview he was "stunned" with the invitation. "I ...
The dangerous trajectory of Rex Tillerson's tenureWashington Post
Tillerson: 'I didn't want this job ... My wife told me I'm supposed to do this'CNBC
The 'Tillerson Is Tired' Meme And Things That Happen In A News VacuumNPR
USA TODAY -MarketWatch -Business Insider -Washington Times
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Trump's problem with truth - CNN

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 05:46

CNN

Trump's problem with truth
CNN
(CNN) "Believe Me." Donald Trump wore those words out as a candidate as he beseeched voters to buy into his grand plans and promises on everything from crushing ISIS to building a great border wall. Now, the question of whether Americans can trust ...
Why Letting Go, for Trump, Is No Small or Simple TaskNew York Times
The President's PunctuationNew Republic
Why does it feel like everything's a scandal?OneNewsNow
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Opinion Line (March 22) - Wichita Eagle (blog)

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 05:45

Opinion Line (March 22)
Wichita Eagle (blog)
How unfair are property taxes? Home and real property values go up and down with the market, but unless the property is sold, the owners don't realize a dime to pay the increased taxes. Republicans are bragging that with their plan, you will only have ...

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Ex-Colo. GOP leader said only Democrats committed voter fraud. Now he's charged with voter fraud. - Washington Post

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 02:27

Washington Post

Ex-Colo. GOP leader said only Democrats committed voter fraud. Now he's charged with voter fraud.
Washington Post
The 2016 election was just a month away when Steve Curtis, a conservative radio host and former Colorado Republican Party chairman, devoted an entire episode of his morning talk show to the heated topic of voter fraud. “It seems to me,” Curtis said in ...
Ex-Colorado GOP head charged with voter fraudThe Hill (blog)
Ex-GOP Official Who Accused Dems Of Voter Fraud Charged With Voter FraudHuffington Post
A former Colorado GOP chair blamed Democrats for voter fraud. Then he was charged with it.Mic
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Why Letting Go, for Trump, Is No Small or Simple Task - New York Times

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:19

New York Times

Why Letting Go, for Trump, Is No Small or Simple Task
New York Times
President Trump has clung to his belief that he was wiretapped by President Barack Obama. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump is a man seriously susceptible to snagging himself in the nettles of obsession. In the last ...
The Note: Trump puts the pressure on his partyABC News
Comfort zone: Trump focuses his travel on states he wonWashington Post
From the Internet to Trump's Twitter feed, how a phony conspiracy theory caught fireLos Angeles Times
Washington Times -Miami Herald -Charlotte Observer -Press of Atlantic City
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Former shelter dog hailed as a hero for finding 3-year-old girl curled up in ditch - CBS News

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 16:27

CBS News

Former shelter dog hailed as a hero for finding 3-year-old girl curled up in ditch
CBS News
A year ago, a 2-year-old dog with broken legs, ribs and a belly full of carpet was fortunate enough to be saved by an animal shelter and adopted into a loving home. Now, a year later, the dog's the one doing the rescuing. The medium-sized mixed-breed ...
Former shelter dog helps save girl, 3, left naked and aloneABC News
This rescue dog saved a three-year-old girl after finding her shivering in a ditchYahoo News
Former shelter dog credited with saving 3-year-old Michigan girlWDIV Detroit
CBS 8 San Diego -UpNorthLive.com
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Texas high school teacher arrested for improper relationship with student - KTRK-TV

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:25

KTRK-TV

Texas high school teacher arrested for improper relationship with student
KTRK-TV
The Lockhart Police Department said a female teacher at Lockhart High School has been charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a male student. Police said Sarah Fowlkes, a high school science teacher, was "engaged in sexual contact" with ...
This teacher is all smiles after student-sex bustNew York Post
Lockhart teacher Sarah Fowlkes arrested for alleged improper relationship with studentChron.com
Sarah Fowlkes Photos: Pictures of Arrested Texas TeacherHeavy.com
Breitbart News -Austin American-Statesman -Big Country Homepage -Hays Free Press
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Welcome to the GOP's Obamacare war room: coffee and pastries not included - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:20

Los Angeles Times

Welcome to the GOP's Obamacare war room: coffee and pastries not included
Los Angeles Times
Each weekday morning, groggy aides pile into House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's conference room and suit up for battle. No pastries. Bring your own coffee. The niceties are limited. The sunny space belies the daunting work as the Capitol office is ...
Why Drug Testing Medicaid Recipients Will Only Worsen Drug Addiction In The USRomper

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The Latest: Indictment: Williams defrauded Philadelphia - Washington Post

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 13:45

Washington Post

The Latest: Indictment: Williams defrauded Philadelphia
Washington Post
PHILADELPHIA — The Latest on corruption charges against Philadelphia's district attorney (all times local):. 2:40 p.m.. Philadelphia's top prosecutor has been charged with taking gifts in exchange for providing favors. An indictment Tuesday also ...
Philadelphia prosecutor to be charged in $160k gifts probeWHIO
Highlights from federal indictment of Seth WilliamsPhilly.com
Feds to Announce Charges Against Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams: SourceNBC 10 Philadelphia
Washington Times -6abc.com -PhillyVoice.com -Onward State
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White House blames Md. school rape on lax border, sanctuary policies - Fox News

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 13:15

Fox News

White House blames Md. school rape on lax border, sanctuary policies
Fox News
Critics - including the White House - blamed the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl in a high school restroom by two much older illegal immigrants students on failed federal policies. The horrific attack Thursday, in a Rockville, Md., high school was ...
Undocumented immigrant accused in alleged rape of classmateCNN
White House links teen rape case to failed immigration policiesUSA TODAY
Teen charged in Md. school assault questioned by border patrolWTOP
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Supreme Court limits president's appointment powers - Washington Post

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 12:32

Washington Post

Supreme Court limits president's appointment powers
Washington Post
The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it more difficult for the president to quickly fill vacant top government jobs in a case centered on the appointment powers of the executive. In a 6-to-2 ruling, the court limited the president's ability to put certain ...
High Court Limits President's Power to Fill Temporary PostsNew York Times
Supreme Court Reigns in Administrative Overreaching of NLRBThe National Law Review
Supreme Court reins in president's appointment powersReuters
Washington Free Beacon -Newsmax -Bloomberg -ABA Journal
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The Latest: 27-month sentence for friend of Dylann Roof - ABC News

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:52

Washington Post

The Latest: 27-month sentence for friend of Dylann Roof
ABC News
The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his plans to massacre worshippers at a South Carolina church has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for failing to report a crime and lying to the FBI. Joey Meek apologized Tuesday at sentencing in ...
Joey Meek, Dylann Roof Friend, Gets 27 Months in Prison for Lying to FBINew York Times
Dylann Roof friend to be sentencedCNN
Dylann Roof's friend is going to prison for lying to FBINew York Post
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