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 2020-01-18 06:18 

CNN

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USDA proposes allowing 'more flexibility' in school lunches...

The US Department of Agriculture on Friday announced two new proposals that would give school nutrition professionals...

 2020-01-18 06:15 

CNN

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Barr dropped into Giuliani meeting at Justice Department in previously undisclosed encounter...

Attorney General William Barr briefly attended a meeting at the Justice Department last fall between top criminal prosecutors and President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, a department official said Friday....

 2020-01-18 06:09 

CNN

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Former Rep. Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months jail time in insider trading case...

Former New York Rep. Chris Collins was sentenced to 26 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to federal charges in an insider trading case....

 2020-01-18 06:00 

The Atlantic

The Migration Driven by Developed Countries...

Migration can be driven both by a richer country's doing, as well as a poorer one's undoing....

 2020-01-18 05:20 

CNN

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Supreme Court to review Obamacare requirement that employer-provided health insurance plans pay for contraceptives...

The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to step in and review the Trump administration's attempt to weaken the so-called...

 2020-01-18 05:20 

MSNBC

Flood of new impeachment evidence shaping views ahead of trial...

Senator Mazie Hirono, member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the flood of new evidence about Donald Trump's Ukraine scheme is already shaping expectations of the Senate impeachment trial and what would be necessar...

 2020-01-18 05:20 

CNN

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No. 2 US general says North Korea building new missiles 'as fast as anybody on the planet'...

North Korea is...

 2020-01-18 05:19 

MSNBC

GAO busts Trump 'no crime' claim with regard to Ukraine scheme...

Rep. John Yarmuth, chair of the House Budget Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about the G.A.O. finding that Donald Trump broke the law when he withheld money appropriated by Congress for Ukraine aid, and why the evidence suggests that more people than...

 2020-01-18 05:18 

Washington Post

Amid hacking fears, key caucus states to use app for results...

Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites...

 2020-01-18 05:05 

Washington Post

Migrants, troops slowly build up on Guatemala-Mexico border...

More than 200 mostly Honduran migrants are resting on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival of others and hoping that their sheer numbers will improve their chances of entering Mexico and continuing their journey north...

 2020-01-18 05:01 

CNN

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Justice Department releases 176 more pages of Mueller documents to CNN and BuzzFeed...

CNN has received another 176 pages of notes from major witness interviews during former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....

 2020-01-18 04:45 

NBC

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Weld: Trump is a 'recipe for disaster' for GOP...

Weld: Trump is a 'recipe for disaster' for GOP...

 2020-01-18 04:42 

NBC

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Former Ukrainian prosecutor: No evidence of wrongdoing by Biden, son...

Former Ukrainian prosecutor: No evidence of wrongdoing by Biden, son...

 2020-01-18 04:37 

MSNBC

Trump reportedly called generals 'dopes and babies' while berating them...

A new book from The Washington Post's Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker details how in one closed-door meeting Trump insulted and berated his top military brass. Adm. James Stavridis joins to discuss....

 2020-01-18 04:33 

NBC

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New evidence shows Nunes aide communicated with Parnas on Ukraine...

New evidence shows Nunes aide communicated with Parnas on Ukraine...

 2020-01-18 04:27 

NBC

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Watch: New Trump lawyer Dershowitz reveals plan for Trump trial defense on live TV...

Watch: New Trump lawyer Dershowitz reveals plan for Trump trial defense on live TV...

 2020-01-18 04:25 

CNN

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House chairman threatens to subpoena Pompeo over Iran policy hearing...

The Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday threatened to subpoena the nation's top diplomat to testify about the Trump administration's policy in Iran and Iraq....

 2020-01-18 04:25 

MSNBC

Prohibition's repeal shows America can correct its mistakes...

Rachel Maddow points to the 100th anniversary of prohibition, and the fact that Americans were able to realize what a bad idea it was and undo the damage it caused, as the Best New Thing in the World Today, an encouraging example that we are capable of...

 2020-01-18 04:24 

NBC

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Meet Trump's legal team for the impeachment trial...

Meet Trump's legal team for the impeachment trial...

 2020-01-18 04:20 

MSNBC

Trump assembles made-for-TV legal team for Senate impeachment trial...

The Trump impeachment legal team comes together including some familiar faces, including ex-Clinton investigator Ken Starr....

 2020-01-18 04:15 

MSNBC

Weld: Trump is a 'recipe for disaster' for GOP...

Fmr. Gov. of Massachusetts Bill Weld, who's running for the GOP nomination against President Trump, tells Ali Velshi that Republican Senators must allow witnesses and evidence or it will be a "recipe for disaster" for the Republican Party....

 2020-01-18 04:15 

MSNBC

New book: Bannon called Pelosi 'an assassin' after she challenged Trump...

The new book "A Very Stable Genius" details how Bannon called Pelosi "an assassin" after she checked Trump for lying in their first meeting after his inauguration. Zerlina Maxwell tells Ali Velshi that Pelosi is "on a different level t...

 2020-01-18 04:14 

MSNBC

Rep. Himes: Trump trial without evidence 'irresponsible'...

Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) tells Ali Velshi that if Republican Senators do not consider new evidence or witnesses during the impeachment trial, "it will be one of the most irresponsible moments in American history."...

 2020-01-18 04:09 

MSNBC

Dems drop new evidence tightening Trump's link to Lev Parnes...

Just hours before the Senate is due to hear opening arguments in the Trump impeachment trial, House Democrats release new Lev Parnas evidence further complicating the president's case. Josh Lederman joins to explain....

 2020-01-18 04:09 

MSNBC

Dems drop new evidence tightening Trump's link to Lev Parnas...

Just hours before the Senate is due to hear opening arguments in the Trump impeachment trial, House Democrats release new Lev Parnas evidence further complicating the president's case. Josh Lederman joins to explain....

 2020-01-18 04:03 

CNN

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Democratic lawmakers visit camp in Mexico where migrants wait to claim asylum...

Eighteen members of Congress descended on a Mexican camp sitting near the US border Friday where hundreds of migrants are waiting to claim asylum....

 2020-01-18 04:01 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Zurich Cloud Motors...

Providence, RI's based Zurich Cloud Motors are one of those bands that are tricky to pin down in one generic category or another. To describe them as punk rock is the probably the most likely and easiest because they often can knock out straight up bu...

 2020-01-18 04:00 

Crooks and Liars

Cartoons!...

Give a big C&L welcome to artist and cartoonist Steve Greenberg, who will be using his skills to show while the rest of us tell. His whole bio is here , but here is a short excerpt by way of introduction: Steve Greenberg is an editorial cartoonist and art...

 2020-01-18 03:58 

The Daily Beast

Lev Parnas Dishes On Kushner, Maduro, and Soros...

In an interview from his lawyer's office, the ex-Giuliani ally talked cannabis, conspiracies, and one very weird meeting with the lawyers of an indicted Ukrainian oligarch....

 2020-01-18 03:55 

CNN

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Supreme Court to decide if states can force presidential electors to vote for the state's winner...

The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to take up two cases related to the Electoral College concerning whether a state can bind a presidential elector to vote for the states' popular vote winner....

 2020-01-18 03:51 

Media Matters

Eric Trump tells Laura Ingraham his family got "out of business" after Donald Trump became president...
 2020-01-18 03:48 

The Daily Beast

Bill Maher Warns of 'Civil War' If Democrats Don't Embrace Trump Supporters...

The comedian returned to his HBO show "Real Time" after a two-month hiatus with big-time guests and his usual outlandish rhetoric....

 2020-01-18 03:47 

CNN

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She called CNN reporter 'liberal hack' over question . then Fox host asked...

Fox News host Laura Ingraham asks Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) about wanting witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial....

 2020-01-18 03:46 

CNN

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How Joe Biden defended his Iraq vote for years...

As the US War in Iraq continued to unravel in the spring of 2004, then-Sen. Joe Biden delivered a commencement speech at the University of Delaware where he addressed the original decision to go to war....

 2020-01-18 03:43 

Vox

Spotify may buy The Ringer. Here's why that makes sense....

Last year Spotify spent $400 million on podcast companies. It may not be done....

 2020-01-18 03:32 

Media Matters

Laura Ingraham praises Trump for putting together a legal team straight from "one of our legal panels"...
 2020-01-18 03:30 

Daily Kos

School apologizes after 90 Texas freshmen receive homework question on rape...

About 90 freshmen at a Texas high school received a homework assignment that asked them to essentially solve a hypothetical rape case, as reported by The Washington Post . A teacher at Klein Collins High School included the question as part of a biology h...

 2020-01-18 03:25 

CNN

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Early voting starts in Minnesota's presidential primaries...

Minnesota's first presidential primaries in nearly 30 years starts Friday, as polling locations in the state begin accepting absentee ballots....

 2020-01-18 03:20 

CNN

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Top 2020 Democrats to face Iowa voters in CNN town halls one week before caucuses...

The leading contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination will deliver closing arguments to Iowa voters in live, back-to-back CNN town halls airing on consecutive nights one week before the Iowa caucuses....

 2020-01-18 03:18 

CNN

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Pentagon announces foreign military trainees will face new restrictions following Pensacola attack...

The Pentagon announced Friday that it is introducing new restrictions on international military students undergoing training in the US that will ban them from possessing firearms. The new rules follow December's deadly attack at a naval air station in...

 2020-01-18 03:15 

Washington Post

'Shove it,' Rep. Ted Lieu tells GOP colleague Devin Nunes in response to lawsuit threat...

Lieu alleged last month that his fellow California congressman conspired with Lev Parnas, a former associate of President Trump's personal lawyer, to undermine the United States....

 2020-01-18 03:05 

CNN

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8 in 10 black voters say Trump is racist, new poll shows...

More than eight in 10 African Americans believe President Donald Trump is racist and that he has contributed to making racism a bigger problem in the United States, according to a new Washington Post-Ipsos poll....

 2020-01-18 03:00 

Daily Kos

'White Power' and a swastika spray-painted on newly opened Sikh temple in Orangevale, California...

Members of the Sikh community in Orangevale, California, were shocked to find the phrase "White Power" and a swastika spray-painted at the entrance of the Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib, a new place of worship, only hours after its opening. The...

 2020-01-18 02:55 

NBC

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New evidence shows Nunes aide communicated with Parnas on Ukraine...

New evidence released by House Democrats shows an aide to GOP Rep. Devin Nunes communicated with Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, in a Ukraine investigation....

 2020-01-18 02:46 

Washington Post

Who's who on Trump's legal team for impeachment trial...

President Donald Trump's legal advocates for his upcoming Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known attorneys who have vigorously defended Trump on television and played roles in some of the most consequential legal dramas in recent h...

 2020-01-18 02:37 

Crooks and Liars

Alan Dershowitz Flings Theory That Abuse Of Power Is Not Impeachable...

If abuse of power does not qualify as a "high crime and misdemenor" worthy of removal from office, is there any crime that Donald Trump could do that would warrant removal? Or is Trump a king? Alan Dershowitz genuinely believes that Donald Trump a...

 2020-01-18 02:30 

Daily Kos

Trump's own opinions on Ken Starr: 'I think Ken Starr is a lunatic,' and 'He's a freak'...

If you haven't heard, former head investigator of President Bill Clinton, Ken Starr, will now be a part of Donald Trump's impeachment defense team. He was the guy that turned a Republican-driven investigation of Clinton's real estate holdings ...

 2020-01-18 02:15 

NBC

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Meet Trump's legal team for the impeachment trial...

The legal defense team for Trump's Senate impeachment trial includes Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr, Pat Cipollone, Jay Sekulow, Robert Ray, Pam Bondi, Jane Raskin, Patrick Philbin and Mike Purpura....

 2020-01-18 02:14 

Talking Points Memo

It Just Got Weirder, Folks. A Lot Weirder....

The House released a bundle of new Parnas documents this evening. I've been working my way through at home. The......

 2020-01-18 02:08 

CNN

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Senators prepare for contentious Tuesday session that could stretch hours and could go behind closed doors...

Senate leaders are preparing for a contentious session Tuesday that could stretch several hours as well as send the chamber into a closed session as Democrats try to force the GOP into accepting witness testimony and documents to be produced during the im...

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