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Turning the lens on Trump - CNN

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:55

CNN

Turning the lens on Trump
CNN
Ever since President Donald Trump raised his right hand, vowing to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, the world has watched his efforts to “Make America Great Again.” Among those observing have been photographers who cover the White House ...
White House Touts 'Historic' 28 Laws Signed By Trump, But What Are They?NPR
Trump's massive tax-cut plan is discredited, dangerous “voodoo economics”: Last laugh of the Laffer curve?Salon
House Dems to force vote on bill demanding Trump taxes, visitor logs: reportThe Hill

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Missing 1-year-old girl found dead in Joliet Township home - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:04

Chicago Tribune

Missing 1-year-old girl found dead in Joliet Township home
Chicago Tribune
Semaj Crosby, 1, was found dead in a home in Joliet Township on April 27. (Will County sheriff's office). Elyssa CherneyContact ReporterChicago Tribune. A 1-year-old girl reported missing in Joliet Township was found dead in a home early Thursday, ...
1-year-old girl found dead in her Joliet Township homeWLS-TV

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Arkansas plans to carry out last execution before lethal injection drug expires - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:02

Washington Post

Arkansas plans to carry out last execution before lethal injection drug expires
Washington Post
Arkansas plans to execute a death-row inmate Thursday evening in what would be the state's fourth lethal injection in a week, concluding a frantic execution schedule that has drawn international scrutiny. State officials originally set eight executions ...
Arkansas plans fourth execution in about a weekReuters
Appeal efforts still on to stop tonight's execution No. 4Arkansas Online
Legal Issues Remain After Arkansas ExecutionsNPR
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Democrats Need to Calm Down Over Barack Obama's Wall Street Speaking Fee - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:00

U.S. News & World Report

Democrats Need to Calm Down Over Barack Obama's Wall Street Speaking Fee
U.S. News & World Report
Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with youth leaders at the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago to discuss strategies for community organization and civic engagement in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., April 24, 2017.

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Jeff Sessions Visiting Long Island as MS-13 Gang Violence Spikes - NBCNews.com

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 05:45

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Jeff Sessions Visiting Long Island as MS-13 Gang Violence Spikes
NBCNews.com
A spate of brutal violence linked to a Central American street gang has prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to schedule a visit to Long Island Friday, as authorities announced new measures to try to stop the wave of slayings. The hacked-up bodies ...

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Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus' - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 05:10

Washington Post

Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus'
Washington Post
In the short time since he took office, President Trump has made no secret of his contempt for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the country's largest federal appellate court. “A disgraceful decision!” Trump tweeted in February when the ...
Supreme Court Scorecard: The current termConstitution Daily (blog)
Donald Trump Wants To Break Up The Court That Blocked His Travel BanHuffington Post
Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities ...Twitter
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Donald Trump's rude awakening on health care - CNN

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 05:08

CNN

Donald Trump's rude awakening on health care
CNN
(CNN) Repealing Obamacare was supposed to be a slam-dunk for Donald Trump. Instead, its initial failure rattled the new President in his first days in office, giving him a rude awakening on everything that is frustrating about Washington. Despite the ...
House Democrats know they will lose the fight for Trump to release his taxes. Here's why they are still doing it.Washington Post
Democrats to Oppose Spending Bill if GOP Moves Against Health ActNew York Times
Puerto Rico Officials Slam Trump for Tweets On Island 'Bailout'NBCNews.com
Politico -AOL -Huffington Post -USA TODAY
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The education of Donald Trump - Politico

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 04:15

Politico

The education of Donald Trump
Politico
The 70-year-old leader of the free world sat behind his desk in the Oval Office last Friday afternoon, doing what he's done for years: selling himself. His 100th day in office was approaching, and Trump was eager to reshape the hardening narrative of a ...
100 days in, more questions than answers on Trump's connection to his businessesABC News
Democracy 21 Says Ethics Rules Require Kushner to Recuse Himself from All China Matters ...Democracy 21
Disclosures Outline The Wealth Of The Trump AdministrationNPR

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'Murder in his heart': Eric Frein, sniper who killed Pa. trooper, sentenced to death - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 04:14

Washington Post

'Murder in his heart': Eric Frein, sniper who killed Pa. trooper, sentenced to death
Washington Post
Eric Frein may be most remembered for the nationwide publicity surrounding the massive 48-day, 300 square mile manhunt for him by more than 1,000 law enforcement officers that came to an end on Oct. 31, 2014. On that day, the cop-killer billed in the ...

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Babies and children listed in Homeland Security's immigrant database of alleged criminals - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:49

Babies and children listed in Homeland Security's immigrant database of alleged criminals
Los Angeles Times
The Trump administration's online database of immigrants in detention was supposed to help the public search for potential criminals. But when it launched Wednesday, an immigration attorney noticed something unusual: babies. Turns out, the system ...

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Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in Pennsylvania - New York Daily News

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:18

New York Daily News

Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in Pennsylvania
New York Daily News
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said ...

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United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000 - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:05

Los Angeles Times

United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000
Los Angeles Times
United Airlines will offer up to $10,000 when a traveler voluntarily gives up a seat on an oversold flight, part of a policy overhaul following the passenger-yanking video seen around the world. The Chicago-based carrier is adopting 10 policy changes ...

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United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000 - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:05

Los Angeles Times

United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000
Los Angeles Times
United Airlines will offer up to $10,000 when a traveler voluntarily gives up a seat on an oversold flight, part of a policy overhaul following the passenger-yanking video seen around the world. The Chicago-based carrier is adopting 10 policy changes ...
United Airlines to offer up to $10000 for forfeiting seatBBC News
10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-upCNNMoney

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Richard North Patterson: Tax cuts are GOP's weapon of choice in class warfare - The Boston Globe

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:56

The Boston Globe

Richard North Patterson: Tax cuts are GOP's weapon of choice in class warfare
The Boston Globe
Economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton have reaffirmed an epidemic of shattered dreams — since the millennium, middle-class whites are dying at sharply increased rates. The victims are the least educated; the primary killers drugs, alcohol, and suicide ...

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Sniper who fatally shot Penn. trooper sentenced to death - New York Daily News

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:43

New York Daily News

Sniper who fatally shot Penn. trooper sentenced to death
New York Daily News
Eric Frein was sentenced to death by lethal injection on Wednesday for killing a Pennsylvania officer during a sniper ambush attack at a police barracks in 2014. (The Associated Press). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Updated: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 11:43 ...

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California single-payer healthcare bill passes first committee test - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:35

Los Angeles Times

California single-payer healthcare bill passes first committee test
Los Angeles Times
A sweeping measure that would establish government-run universal healthcare in California cleared its first legislative hurdle Wednesday as scores of supporters crammed into the Capitol to advocate for a single-payer system. The Senate Health Committee ...

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Mother who allegedly abducted son, 6, is arrested after short pursuit: - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:10

Los Angeles Times

Mother who allegedly abducted son, 6, is arrested after short pursuit:
Los Angeles Times
A woman who allegedly abducted her 6-year-old son — prompting authorities to issue an Amber Alert — was arrested Wednesday night after a short pursuit by police. Nisha Burnett was taken into custody just after 7:15 p.m., LAPD Officer Tony Im said.
Mother Accused of Abducting Son From Venice School Taken Into Custody Following Brief PursuitKTLA

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Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty - ABC News

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:55

Washington Times

Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty
ABC News
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said ...
The Latest: Jury gives death penalty to ambush killerWashington Post
Eric Frein, Ambush Cop Killer, Gets Death Sentence From Pennsylvania JuryNBCNews.com
Eric Frein sentenced to death in trooper ambushAllentown Morning Call

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Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time' - CNN

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:55

CNN

Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement, a pact which he railed against as a candidate and as recently as last week ...
White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTAWashington Post
Trump tells Canada, Mexico, he won't terminate NAFTA treaty yet: White HouseReuters
Trump tells Mexico, Canada he won't terminate NAFTA 'at this time'The Hill
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'Secret witness' at Durst hearing testifies that her now-dead friend pretended to be his missing wife - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 20:50

'Secret witness' at Durst hearing testifies that her now-dead friend pretended to be his missing wife
Los Angeles Times
A friend of Robert Durst placed a phone call to a New York medical school his wife attended at the time she vanished, pretending to be her, according to testimony that could prove critical at the real estate scion's murder trial. Durst, 74, is accused ...

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