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Over three years, nearly 400 pregnant or new mothers died in Texas. Its system for helping the uninsured thwarts women at every turn, frustrates doctors and midwives, and incentivizes substandard care. Rosa Diaz was no stranger to hunger and stress and...
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A former Ukrainian lawmaker who has peddled dirt on Joe Biden’s family was arrested earlier this week in Germany, where he is awaiting extradition to his home country. Oleksandr Onyshchenko, who had close ties to Ukraine’s former president before...
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Several Australian bushfires have combined to form a “mega fire” that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north of Sydney, authorities said Friday, warning they cannot contain the blaze. New South Wales Rural Fire Service deputy...
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Samoan authorities warned Friday that anti-vaccine propaganda would not be tolerated, after a social media campaigner was arrested for opposing a mass immunization drive aimed at containing the Pacific nation’s deadly measles epidemic. At least 63...
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“Might I recommend Bernie Sanders: the climate candidate,” responds Vermont senator’s press secretary. If you want a candidate committed to banning fracking in the United States immediately, find another candidate than Joe Biden. That’s the...
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On Thursday, the Sacramento Bee reported that California Assemblyman Chad Mayes, the former Assembly Minority Leader, is leaving the Republican Party and registering as No Party Preference. “Instead of focusing on solutions for the big problems that...
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Authorities in Columbus, Ohio evacuated dozens of homes after a man called 911 to report being burned by a “Firefighters say nothing threatening was found in a northwest Columbus garage,” WCMH-TV reported. “According to firefighters, a man called...
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On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump has communicated with his lawyer Rudy Giuliani via unsecured and unencrypted phone lines that are potentially vulnerable to interception and monitoring by Russian intelligence...
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On Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” White House correspondent Boris Sanchez said that President Donald Trump believed for weeks that Democrats were not really going to go through with impeachment — but after watching the...
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On Thursday, Mississippi Today reported that state Rep. Ashley Henley, who lost her bid for re-election to Democrat Hester Jackson-McCray by just 14 votes, has filed a request for the GOP-controlled state legislature to overturn the results of the...
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On Thursday, President Donald Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale posted a poll that was meant to warn Democrats off of their impeachment efforts, by showing how it was hurting their prospects in a competitive House race. Specifically, the...
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On Thursday’s edition of MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) broke down how Rudy Giuliani’s misconduct in Ukraine is “inseparable” from President Donald Trump’s. “To everyone who asks whether we are moving too quickly, I say...
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Financial institutions have chaneled $745 billion over the past three years to new coal power projects worldwide despite effort to reduce fossil fuel use to fight climate change, a report released Thursday said. The amount was calculated using data...
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On Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “The Situation Room,” anchor Wolf Blitzer challenged Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff Marc Short to justify the administration’s stonewalling of the impeachment inquiry. “Wolf, the reality is that...
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37 West Virginia correction officer trainees participated in a group photo in which they appeared to be giving a Nazi salute, according to WCHS. Governor Jim Justice has called for an investigation and anyone found to have been involved to be fired...
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California state regulators on Thursday banned insurance companies from dropping customers who live in fire-prone areas, a move aimed at helping some 800,000 people across the state. The decision calls for a mandatory one-year moratorium on insurance...
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A former cheerleader for Kennesaw State University who took a knee during the National Anthem during a football game has been paid $145,000 in an out-of-court settlement, according to the Marietta Daily Journal. Tommia Dean sued KSU’s then-President...
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Meanwhile, the democratic-socialist Nordic countries of Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden enjoy the top spots in detailed survey of OECD nations. Not dead last, but close to it. That’s where the United States came out in a new survey of...
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In the wake of news reports that the Trump administration is considering sending an additional 14,000 troops to the Middle East, potentially doubling the current amount of US troops sent to the region since May, the Pentagon’s attempts to deny the...
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One of Moscow’s top diplomats joked to President Donald Trump on Thursday after touring the White House that he was disappointed not to have seen the “secret” Russia room. “Thank you for the tour of the White House,” Vasily Nebenzya, the...
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