Daily Archives: October 31, 2017

World

Lancet Study Warns of Global Health Crisis and 1 Billion ...

Twenty-five households in Isle De Jean Charles, Louisiana, had to leave their home last year due to rising sea levels, becoming the United States’ first climate refugees. (Photo: @TulaneNews/Twitter) Link to original source: Julia Conley | CommonDreams.org Climate change could ...
Police State

‘Systemic Failure’: Study Details Black Americans’ Experiences of Discrimination

A study by NPR, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Robert Johnson Wood Foundation shows the reality of discrimination that black Americans experience on a day-to-day basis. (Photo: Victoria Pickering/Flickr/cc) Link to original source: Julia Conley ...
US

Maryland Investigating Kushner Real Estate Practices

An advertisement for Kushner Companies, the development firm formerly run by President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Link to original source: Alec MacGillis | ProPublica.org The probe by the Maryland attorney general comes after ...
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White House chief of staff praises Robert E. Lee, expresses ...

By DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Link to original source: Aaron Rupar | ThinkProgress.org John Kelly thinks “the lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War,” not slavery. During an interview on ...
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The Best Reporting on Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and, Of ...

Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, leaves U.S. District Court after pleading not guilty following his indictment on federal charges on Oct. 30, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) Link to original source: Sameera Khan | ...
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Panic in Trumpland, but Clinton Camp Should Be Wary

President Trump at a rally at the Phoenix (Ariz.) Convention Center in August. Photo: Alex Brandon / AP Link to original source: Bill Blum | Truthdig.com It’s no longer a rumor. The first grand jury indictment drafted by Justice Department ...
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At Least 8 People Killed In Motorist’s ‘Act Of Terror’ ...

Police secure the area in Lower Manhattan near where a vehicle drove onto a bicycle path Tuesday afternoon, killing “several people,” according to New York City police. Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images Link to original source: Colin Dwyer | NPR.org Updated ...
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Trump’s “No Collusion” Defense Is Falling Apart

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images Link to original source: Alex Shepart | NewRepublic.com The latest developments in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe suggest that the president is running out of excuses. For nearly a year now, “no collusion” has been a kind of mantra for ...
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Trump Should Be Scared

Photo illustration by Slate. Phoso by Alex Wong/Getty Images and Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Link to original site:  Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern | Slate.com Mueller does not need to go after Manafort for crimes that might implicate Trump—not yet, at least. Perhaps the most ...
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Last year, Trump praised him as an ‘excellent guy.’ But ...

IN THIS PHOTO FROM TRUMP’S TWITTER ACCOUNT, PAPADOPOULOS CAN BE SEEN SITTING FOUR SPOTS TO TRUMP’S RIGHT. (CREDIT: TWITTER) Link to original source: Aaron Rupar | ThinkProgress.org Team Trump’s clumsy efforts to distance themselves from George Papadopoulos. On Tuesday morning, ...