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Doomstead Diner Daily 10/28
« Reply #390 on: October 28, 2019, 05:39:12 am »

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Katie Hill, rising Democratic star, resigns amid claims of relationship with staffer

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Recession hits Hong Kong as protests drag on for fifth month | Hong Kong protests News

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Lyme Vaccines Show New Promise, and Face Old Challenges

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The Financial Crisis Cost the U.S Economy $22 Trillion

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Fact check: Trump falsely claims his 2000 book demanded the killing of Osama bin Laden

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NBC staffers harbor doubts about network's leadership over handling of Weinstein, Lauer cases

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“Eat the Children”: Decades of Far-Right LaRouche Provocations Renewed

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How Plastic Pollution Is Making Central America Uninhabitable

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California’s governor declares statewide emergency over wildfires as mass evacuation continues

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Pope Francis, the Revolutionary, Takes On the Traditionalists

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With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program

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Navy Yard worker outed by Unicorn Riot is indicted for lying to the FBI about his white nationalist group memberships

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