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CNN Poll: Biden, Sanders and Warren top the 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire...
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sit atop the field of Democratic presidential contenders among likely primary voters in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN poll conducted by the Univer
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 03:59 UTC
Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll...
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Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 03:58 UTC
Woodstock 50 shot down: No festival at Vernon Downs, town says...
Promoters want to hold a 65,000-person concert in mid-August.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 01:38 UTC
Reparations bill: Schumer announces support for legislation establishing commission to study reparations...
The legislation would create a commission to study implementing reparations for the descendants of slaves
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 00:53 UTC
Articles of impeachment against President Trump introduced by Texas Rep....
While Rep. Al Green has introduced articles of impeachment in the past, this is the first time he has done so with a Democratic majority.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 00:50 UTC
House orders Pentagon to say if it weaponized ticks and released them...
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The House quietly voted last week to require the Pentagon inspector general to tell Congress whether the department experimented with weaponizing disease-carrying insects and whether they were released into the public realm — either accidentally or
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 21:22 UTC
Trump administration blasts WTO ruling on China...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration blasted a World Trade Organization decision Tuesday that could let China levy sanctions on the United States. The 2-1 decision by the WTO's appellate body was actually a mixed verdict in a case that dat
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 20:45 UTC
New York raises statewide smoking age to 21...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York is the latest state to raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 in an effort to discourage teens from getting hooked.The change was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and will take effect in 120 days. It applies to tradi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 20:25 UTC
Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations...
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Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 19:53 UTC
Feds warn UFO enthusiasts against storming Area 51: The military 'stands ready'...
Over one million people have signed up to a joke Facebook event, calling on users to meet at Area 51, the US Air Force base in Nevada that's long been a source of alien conspiracy theories, in September. So what happens if they actually show up?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 16:37 UTC
Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility...
Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag o
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 23:16 UTC
Con Ed president befuddled by cause of Manhattan blackout...
What it was exactly will have to be determined by engineers who have already begun investigating the substation’s failure, said Tim Cawley, president of the Con Edison subsidiary that runs the city’s electricity grid.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 23:15 UTC
Report: Trump To Sign Order Sending Asylum Seekers Here In The US To Guatemala...
tens of thousands of migrants have sought asylum in the US currently has a backlog of about one million cases in immigration courts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 20:02 UTC
Cause Of Massive Manhattan Blackout Under Investigation...
Con Ed and city officials are trying to figure out how this happened and how to prevent a night like this from happening again.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:37 UTC
Massive Power Outage Hits Manhattan After Report Of Possible Explosion, On 42nd Anniversary Of 1977 Blackout...
A massive power outage hit New York City's main island of Manhattan on Saturday afternoon, shutting down subways and causing chaos as traffic lights stopped working, according to a report by WABC TV News . Notably, the outage hit on the 42nd anniversa
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 01:12 UTC
Major power outage strikes Manhattan...
A large power outage has turned parts of the Upper West Side and Midtown Manhattan dark Saturday evening. The Con Ed outage map shows over 38,000 customers out of service.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 00:55 UTC
Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein deal scrutiny...
President Donald Trump said Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta would be stepping down, in the wake of criticism of his handling of multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein's sex crimes case in 2008.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-12 14:00 UTC
LIVE: President Trump at The Social Media Summit...
President Trump is holding a "social media summit" focused on allegations that the country's largest tech companies routinely censor conservative voices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-11 20:28 UTC
Spanish-language reporter released from immigration custody...
A Spanish-language reporter who has been facing deportation since his arrest while covering an immigration rally in Tennessee has been released from custody as his case proceeds...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-11 20:27 UTC
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