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 2017-10-21 12:10 

The Blaze

He tried to massacre Americans on Christmas, now he's suing for maltreatment in prison... +

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried and failed to blow up an airliner full of passengers on Christmas in 2009, but now he's suing the U.S. government......

 2017-10-21 12:05 

Washington Post

How to counter Trump? Democrats still searching... +

Nine months into the Donald Trump era, Democrats are still searching for a standard-bearer and a crisp message to corral widespread opposition to an unpopular president and a Republican-led Congress....

 2017-10-21 12:04 

AP

Total number of US victims in Cuba attacks rises to 24... +

WASHINGTON AP — The United States says two more government workers are confirmed victims in the unexplained Cuba attacks....

 2017-10-21 12:01 

AP

How to counter Trump? Democrats still searching... +

LAS VEGAS AP — Nine months into the Donald Trump era, Democrats are still searching for a standard-bearer and a crisp message to corral widespread opposition to an unpopular president and a Repub......

 2017-10-21 12:00 

LifeZette

This Cross on Public Land Is at Center of Legal Battle... +

War against religious liberty and traditional American values is far from over as federal court rules against World War I memorial...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

The Intercept

Even the "Most Multicultural City in the World" Suffers From Racism and Police Abuses... +

Activist Desmond Cole discusses how Toronto police built a database of often brown men from marginalized communities. The post Even the "Most Multicultural City in the World" Suffers From Racism and Police Abuses appeared first on The Intercept ....

 2017-10-21 12:00 

Blunt Force Truth

Mark Cuban Hints at 2020 Presidential Run... +

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban sat down with TMZ's Harvey Levin for an interview that will air Sunday on Fox News Channel's "OBJECTified"; and hinted at a presidential bid in 2020. "I think we're going into a time where you need ...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

The Atlantic

Nicki Minaj and HBO Europe: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing... +

Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Donald Trump is restoring respect for constitutional limits... +

Many worried that Trump would create a crisis. Instead he's showing restraint and reversing Obama's disrespect and overreach....

 2017-10-21 12:00 

MSNBC

Stories of the Week... +

Hugh Hewitt is joined by a panel of journalists, James Hohmann, Seung Min Kim, Courtney Kube and Annier Linksey to discuss the news that happened this week in the Trump administration....

 2017-10-21 12:00 

LifeZette

'Comic Book Men' Is Perfect Nostalgia Machine... +

LifeZette chats with Ming Chen about the new season of the series that highlights old comic books, vintage toys and long-lasting friendships...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

Crooks and Liars

Why Democrats Don't Need Wall Street... +

My old colleague Doug Schoen from the Clinton White House days has an op-ed out in the New York Times that is remarkable for its audacity. In "Why Democrats Need Wall Street," he argued that Democrats have not been winning many elections lately be...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

Reason.com

Do Lawmakers Really Need to Meddle in the Language of Food Marketing? New at Reason... +

Lets consider consumer education over regulation....

 2017-10-21 12:00 

Reason.com

Should Lawmakers Care How Much Fish Is in a Sustainable Fish Finger?... +

Choose education over regulation when food companies abuse terms like ...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

The Daily Beast

Barack Obama's Lesson In The Lost Art of The Love Letter... +

Barack Obama's love letters to an ex, revealed this week, are nothing for him to be embarrassed about, but rather testament to a time we proudly committed our feelings to paper....

 2017-10-21 12:00 

National Review

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism-October 21... +

1949 — President Truman recess-appoints David L. Bazelon to the D.C. Circuit. With a lifetime appointment from Truman a few months later, Bazelon serves for 30 years in active status and an additional 14 years in senior status. On his death in 1983,...

 2017-10-21 11:59 

AP

Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion... +

WASHINGTON AP — An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to......

 2017-10-21 11:56 

Breitbart.com

Five Injured, One Arrested After Knife Rampage in Munich, Germany... +

German police urged locals near Rosenheimer Place, Munich to stay inside their homes Saturday morning after a man took a knife and injured several people, before going on the run. The attack took place at an underground station in the city at Rosenheimer ...

 2017-10-21 11:52 

Economic Policy Journal

GOP Congress Presides Over Highest Spending Since Obama's Stimulus... +

Oh yeah, drain the swamp, shrink the government, Trump.Real federal spending in fiscal 2017, which ended on Sept. 30, was higher than in any year in the history of the United States other than fiscal 2009, which was the year that President Barack Obamas $...

 2017-10-21 11:52 

Economic Policy Journal

The Leading Candidates to Be the Next Head of the Fed; The Hawks vs. the Doves... +

The below chart indicates the names mentioned as candidates to become the next head of the Federal Reserve after Janet Yellen's term expires on February 3, 2018.The two leading candidates are Jerome Powell, a dove on interest rate and monetary policy,...

 2017-10-21 11:49 

Washington Post

2 former presidents break with tradition to denounce Trump... +

Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief but without mentioning him by name....

 2017-10-21 11:47 

Washington Post

Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswoman... +

The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an empty barrel making noise. A Trump spokeswoman said it was inappropriate to question Kelly in light of his stature...

 2017-10-21 11:46 

NewsBusters

Bozell & Graham Column: Hollywood Never Apologizes for Ultraviolence... +

Hollywood's hypocrisy about Harvey Weinstein is only outdone by its hypocrisy about gun control. Matt Philbin of the Media Research Center reported that in just these four movies that were hot on the weekend of the Las Vegas mass shooting Kingsman: Th...

 2017-10-21 11:44 

AP

2 former presidents break with tradition to denounce Trump... +

WASHINGTON AP — Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief — but without......

 2017-10-21 11:43 

AP

Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswoman... +

WASHINGTON AP — The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an "empty barrel" making noise. A Trump s......

 2017-10-21 11:38 

Washington Post

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage... +

First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires....

 2017-10-21 11:36 

AP

AP FACT CHECK: Kelly distorts congresswoman's actions... +

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. AP — President Donald Trump's chief of staff distorted the facts when he accused a "selfish" Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson of grandstanding at a building dedication in the m......

 2017-10-21 11:32 

AP

Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system... +

WASHINGTON AP — Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used ......

 2017-10-21 11:31 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Trump and Kelly dig themselves deeper into a hole... +

It’s clear General Kelly got it wrong. That’s not in dispute. But doubling down on the inaccuracy is an awful look for the WH, and apologizing for their screw-ups (including getting the role of Rep. Wilson wrong) is beyond their ability, apparently. WaPo...

 2017-10-21 11:28 

AP

Poll finds Las Vegas shooting doesn't alter opinions on guns... +

ATLANTA AP — The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws, a poll finds....

 2017-10-21 11:23 

The Hill

Bannon attacks George W. Bush... +

In the latest in a string of attacks on so-called establishment Republicans, Stephen Bannon went after former President George W. Bush on Friday night, calling his legacy destructive and questioning his intelligence....

 2017-10-21 11:11 

RealClearPolitics

An America First Tax Plan... +

American families and businesses can't wait any longer for tax reform.The federal tax code has become outdated and inefficient in the 30 years since the last comprehensive reform. Americans spend billions of hours each year just completing their retur...

 2017-10-21 11:04 

The Libertarian Republic

Billionaire Clinton-Donor Backs $10 Million Campaign To Oust Trump... +

Chris Whiteon October 20, 2017 A liberal billionaire who bankrolls several Democratic causes spent more than $10 million to kick-start a media campaign calling on Congress to impeach President Donald Trump. Environmentalist Tom Steyer is spending the mone...

 2017-10-21 11:00 

The Intercept

How Long Can The Courts Keep Donald Trump's Muslim Ban At Bay?... +

Donald Trump's Muslim ban is back, with higher stakes than ever. Can the courts and activists continue keeping it at bay? The post How Long Can The Courts Keep Donald Trump's Muslim Ban At Bay? appeared first on The Intercept ....

 2017-10-21 11:00 

The Atlantic

George Michael, Through George Michael's Eyes... +

The late singers autobiographical documentary conveys a man in charge of his own narrativeand reticent to reveal all....

 2017-10-21 11:00 

The Hill

Decriminalize sex work to bring trafficking victims out of shadows... +

A new...

 2017-10-21 11:00 

NBC

[ Politics ]

GOP Faces Familiar Insurgent Threat as Midterms Loom... +

The Republican Party is again facing an insurgency, this time led by former White House strategist Steve Bannon....

 2017-10-21 10:47 

The Libertarian Republic

Three Richard Spencer Fans Arrested For Trying To Kill Protesters... +

ANDERS HAGSTROM Justice Reporter Florida police arrested three Richard Spencer fans for attempted murder Thursday after they opened fire at a group protesting Spencers white supremacist rally. The three Texas men,Tyler TenbrinkandWilliam and Colton Fears,...

 2017-10-21 10:25 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert... +

It'll be a rare joint appearance of five members of an exclusive club. The former US presidents will attend a concert Saturday to raise funds for hurricane relief efforts. ...

 2017-10-21 10:15 

The Atlantic

America’s Sexual-Assault Epidemic... +

The Harvey Weinstein scandal rocking Hollywood has now spread throughout the American business world, with a growing list of firings and suspensions among high-profile men....

 2017-10-21 10:11 

The Hill

The Memo: Murmurs of Trump dissent in GOP... +

The floodgates of criticism are far from open....

 2017-10-21 10:00 

The Intercept

John Kelly's Lies About Frederica Wilson Are Part of a Pattern of Not Believing Black Women... +

The family of a fallen black soldier has not even been given the chance to grieve without their dignity and honesty being called into question. The post John Kelly's Lies About Frederica Wilson Are Part of a Pattern of Not Believing Black Women appear...

 2017-10-21 10:00 

The Atlantic

The History of Russian Involvement in America's Race Wars... +

From propaganda posters to Facebook ads, 80-plus years of Russian meddling....

 2017-10-21 10:00 

The Atlantic

Will DACA Parents Be Forced to Leave Their U.S.-Citizen Children Behind?... +

The program offered beneficiaries a sense of security, but with work permits set to expire in the coming months, many of them are having to consider what comes next for their families....

 2017-10-21 10:00 

The Atlantic

Wouldn't It Be Nice to Have a Woman's Shoe Emoji That Isn't a Red Stiletto? ... +

Florie Hutchinson thought so. So she set to work creating a new one....

 2017-10-21 10:00 

Reason.com

Getting the State Out of Marriage... +

A brief history of love, money, and power...

 2017-10-21 09:35 

BuzzFeed

Jo Johnson's University Free Speech Plan Is "Ill-Thought-Through And Unenforceable", Says The NUS... +

Dan Kitwood / Getty Images A government minister's plan to enforce "free speech" rules in universities is "completely ill-thought-through", "unenforceable", and has been issued with "no guidance whatsoever on how it will wo...

 2017-10-21 09:00 

The Intercept

E se a recuperao de Porto Rico fosse planejada pelos porto-riquenhos?... +

Milhares de pessoas se uniram sob a bandeira de uma "recuperao justa" de Porto Rico, para criar um plano arrojado e holstico para a reconstruo da ilha. The post E se a recuperao de Porto Rico fosse planejada pelos porto-riquenhos? appeared first o...

 2017-10-21 08:16 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Niger attack: Final farewell Saturday for Sgt. La David Johnson... +

A funeral service was scheduled for Saturday morning at Christ the Rock Church in Cooper City, Fla., for U.S. Army Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson, one of four U.S. Green Berets killed in Niger on Oct. 4....

 2017-10-21 08:02 

USA Today

The Bubble: Anti-Trump brigade 'hit a new low,' conservatives say... +

Meanwhile, commentators on the left said John Kelly lost credibility....

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