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Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

2 hours ago   |   WLWT   |   4 articles

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot.
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Damning report finds Olympic Committee, FBI 'fundamentally failed' to protect athletes from Nassar's abuse

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

Congress found the FBI, Michigan State, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect young gymnasts from sexual predator Dr. Larry Nassar.
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Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation'

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   4 articles

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of...
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Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Slam Israel Ban: Trump, Netanyahu Making Muslim, Jewish Communities 'Into the Boogeyman'

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

"Denying a visit to duly elected members of Congress is not consistent with being an ally and denying millions of people freedom of movement or expression or self-determination...
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Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amounts

4 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

The industry's restraint comes as lawmakers of both parties in Congress and the Trump administration are advancing measures to try to curb costs.
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How Far Can Populism Go in South Africa?

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Julius Malema, the enfant terrible of South African politics, vows that his enemies have nowhere to hide. Racist white farmers, corrupt politicians, the rich and the...
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4th Ranking House Democrat Calls for Impeachment Investigation to ‘Hold This President Accountable'

5 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it's time to hold him...
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Washington clears out in August, but lawmakers' work continues back home

Washington clears out in August, but lawmakers' work continues back home

12 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Halfway through the August recess, however, it is clear the work never really stops for members of Congress.
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Gun control advocates rally in Chicago, across the U.S

22 hours ago   |   WGN TV

ALBANY PARK, Ill. - As gun control advocates rallied around the country Sunday, activists in Chicago called for Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after recent mass...
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'Deeply Disturbing': Rashida Tlaib Condemned by World Jewish Congress for Suggesting Bill Maher Boycott

22 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The World Jewish Congress' President Ronald Lauder on Sunday compared Tlaib's suggestion to boycott Maher to Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
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Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

Authorities are searching for a man caught on camera swinging a sword at another man during a fight over a discarded cart that was left in a pile of trash. Read more ...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday. O'Neill's widely expected decision... Read more ...

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Following his last start six days ago, Sale felt soreness in his elbow and underwent an MRI. Read more ...

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Way to go, Diesel! Read more ...

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Dramatic video shows a racing school bus lose control and crash at Sportsdome Speedway in Clarksville. Read more ...

Steelers WR Johnson dedicates rookie year to late coach

Steelers WR Johnson dedicates rookie year to late coach

Caught his first NFL TD in team's first game since Darryl Drake's passing Read more ...

Chris Sale's season ends in worsening Red Sox nightmare

Chris Sale's season ends in worsening Red Sox nightmare

If the long-shot Red Sox are to make the playoffs, they'll have to do so without their ace. Chris Sale will sit the rest of the season due to left elbow inflammation, according... Read more ...