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« Reply #60 on: May 26, 2019, 07:22:55 am »

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Should William Barr recuse himself from Mueller report? Legal experts say AG's ties to Russia are troubling

www.newsweek.com - Attorney General William Barr is already under fire for his March letter to Congress, which reported the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a way many feel was mostly benefi…


Trump’s allies insist he is winning in feud with Pelosi. Her backers say she showed up the president.

www.washingtonpost.com - By Rachael Bade and Rachael Bade Congressional reporter Email Bio Follow Josh Dawsey Josh Dawsey Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow May 25 at 7:36 PM To many Democrats, House Speaker …


‘The president's insane’: book by CNN's Jim Acosta charts Trump war on press

www.theguardian.com - Donald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, according to an eagerly awaited new book by one of the chief targe…


Accused Thief Said Money Was "Calling Out To Me" Before He Stole $1450 From Arby's Cashier

www.thesmokinggun.com - A Florida Man accused of stealing $1450 that was being counted by an Arby’s cashier told police that the money “was like calling out to me” before he grabbed the bills and bolted from the restaurant.…


You Know Things are Falling When…

thegreatrecession.info - …when the stock market’s decade-long bottom trend becomes its new top trend and then it can’t even make it back up to that line as a top trend. We’re sloughing away now, and it can be a long slide to…


Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities – a challenge for public health

theconversation.com - The geographic locations where Americans live are shifting in ways that can negatively affect the quality of their drinking water. Cities that experience long-term, persistent population decline are …


One Night, Two Executions, and More Questions About Torture

theintercept.com - As the sun began to set over the prayer vigil outside Tennessee’s Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, where 68-year-old Don Johnson was about to die, another execution was underway some 400 miles…


Turkey to find way out of S-400 deal to avoid confrontation with US: analysts

www.globaltimes.cn - As the time for Russia's delivery of its S-400 air defense system to Turkey approaches amid US threat of sanctions, Ankara, which is facing a fragile economy, is likely to maneuver out of the deal wi…


Comment: ‘This Is Bigger’: Palestinian and Israeli Teens Strike Together for the Climate

www.desmogblog.com - By Michael Bäcklund. This article originally appeared on Climate Home News. At a climate march in Jerusalem, students put hatred aside to tell the government that nothing matters more than a safe cli…


Memorial Day! Mourn US Soldiers Killed in Criminally Dishonorable Wars in Other Peoples Countries!

www.opednews.com - Memorial Day was originally meant to be a solemn day of mourning for families, relatives and friends of Americans fallen on both sides in the Civil War. It has long become an opportunity for jingoist…


India’s Muslims quiver in the new dawn of an emboldened Narendra Modi

www.theguardian.com - Just after 1.30pm on Friday, the loudspeaker outside Sarai Alawardi mosque crackled to life, and more than a thousand foreheads were touched to the hessian mats that lined the ground. Towering over t…


Harriet Tubman Showing Up on $20 Thanks to New York-Based Designer

www.theroot.com - According to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman’s likeness won’t appear in circulation until 2028, years after Trump leaves office. In keeping with Tubman’s characte…


You could get prison time for protesting a pipeline in Texas—even if it’s on your land

www.motherjones.com - This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The fight against a Texas pipeline just got a little more challenging. On Monday, the Texas …


Giant "nightmare bee" that was once thought to be extinct is discovered alive

www.cbsnews.com - The world's largest bee is a big, black wasp-like insect as long as an adult's thumb, and it was extinct — or so scientists thought. The massive bee was rediscovered alive in Indonesia last month, de…


Why you shouldn't separate the cap from a plastic bottle to recycle it

www.mnn.com - Tossing that plastic water bottle in the blue bin? Good for you. Because, according to new guidance from the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), caps and bottles not only get along just fine in t…


Thousands of Brazilians Join the 'Free Lula' Campaign

www.telesurenglish.net - Members of Brazil's "Free Lula" movement and the Workers' Party (PT) will kick off a nationwide campaign Saturday and Sunday, talking to the public about the lawfare taking place against former presi…


Climate change: 'We've created a civilisation hell bent on destroying itself – I'm terrified', writes Earth scientist

theconversation.com - The coffee tasted bad. Acrid and with a sweet, sickly smell. The sort of coffee that results from overfilling the filter machine and then leaving the brew to stew on the hot plate for several hours. …


Book review of Jaczko’s “Confessions of a rogue nuclear regulator”

energyskeptic.com - Preface. After presenting a lot of evidence for why nuclear power plants are inherently unsafe, Jaczko concludes: “There is only one logical answer: we must stop generating nuclear waste, and that me…


Trump’s Week Goes from Regular Bad to Shrieking at a 12-Piece Bucket of Chicken-Bad

www.vanityfair.com - As you’ve probably heard, House Democrats investigating Donald Trump have requested a trove of documents from his professional and personal life, including financial information held by his longtime …



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