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Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

5 hours ago   |   Time

The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in...
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Pressley: Only the ‘right' voices are welcome to speak

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

“If you're not prepared to come to that table and represent that voice, don't come, because we don't need any more brown faces that don't want to be a brown voice. We don't...
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Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon' after Libra controversy

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon' after Libra controversy

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” - confidence games that are going to...
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Rush Limbaugh Claims Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff Is the 'Squad's' 'Sugar Daddy': 'They Are His Minions!. He Owns Them'

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff Saikat Chakrabarti has made headlines in recent weeks for tweeting harsh criticisms of Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers in...
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Trump supporters chant 'SEND HER BACK' as the president attacks Ilhan Omar at rally in North Carolina

Trump supporters chant 'SEND HER BACK' as the president attacks Ilhan Omar at rally in North Carolina

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   10 articles

Supporters of President Donald Trump chanted "SEND HER BACK!" at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, in reference to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. The chants came as Trump...
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Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity

10 hours ago   |   Time

People online might be having fun making themselves look older with FaceApp, but Sen. Chuck Schumer has spoken out about his concerns with how the trending app uses...
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Rep. Ted Lieu: Trump Is Implying Immigrants Are 'Somehow Less Loyal To Our Country'

Rep. Ted Lieu: Trump Is Implying Immigrants Are 'Somehow Less Loyal To Our Country'

11 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

In a raw op-ed, the congressman reflected on how his service in the Air Force and Congress haven't shielded him from racist remarks.
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House Votes to Block Democrat's Trump Impeachment Effort

11 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The House easily killed a maverick Democrat's effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color , in a...
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The House just voted to hold two Trump cabinet officials in criminal contempt of Congress

The House just voted to hold two Trump cabinet officials in criminal contempt of Congress

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress. The contempt resolution was the...
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Why an EU Investigation Into Amazon Could Change the Way the E-tailer Works

12 hours ago   |   Fortune

While the U.S. Congress talks about reining in big tech companies , Europe is taking action. The European Union said Wednesday it is investigating whether Amazon uses data from...
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Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It... Read more ...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of rapper before his ouster

He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug... Read more ...

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. Read more ...

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

Everyone loves a lemonade on a hot summer day, but 11-year old Seth had an even better idea. Read more ...

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. Read more ...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts criminal case

During a July 8 court hearing, the accuser decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment. Read more ...

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it'll be a very early... Read more ...

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy, Deputy PM...

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy, Deputy PM Di Maio says

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‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared'

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared'

President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night - claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally... Read more ...