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Thousands of protesters will swarm DC again Saturday. This time it's for the People's Climate March. - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Thousands of protesters will swarm DC again Saturday. This time it's for the People's Climate March.
Washington Post
Environmentalists will once again rally in the nation's capital this weekend, this time for the People's Climate March. The Saturday demonstration comes one week after the March for Science and Earth Day rally, but organizers say the People's Climate ...
The Climate Post: Trump Evaluating Stance on Paris AgreementHuffington Post
Trump aides set to air differences over Paris climate dealCNN
Targeted by Trump, EPA employees speak outChicago Tribune
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Obama's $400G Wall Street speech leaves liberal base stunned - Fox News

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Obama's $400G Wall Street speech leaves liberal base stunned
Fox News
Former President Obama's upcoming speech to Wall Streeters is putting $400,000 in his pocket - and putting longtime supporters in a difficult situation. Democratic Party leaders and grass roots activists alike are at a loss to explain how the onetime ...
Obama shamefully lines pockets with $400K for Wall Street speechThe Hill (blog)
Elizabeth Warren says she is `troubled' by $400000 Wall Street speaking fee for ObamaThe Boston Globe
Actually, It's Totally Fine That Obama Is Being Paid $400000 to Give a 'Wall Street Speech'Reason (blog)
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Alex Jones: Ivanka Trump sounding a lot like Hillary Clinton - The Hill

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The Hill

Alex Jones: Ivanka Trump sounding a lot like Hillary Clinton
The Hill
Alex Jones is taking aim at Ivanka Trump after she made public comments suggesting an openness to the U.S. accepting Syrian refugees. Jones wrote Thursday that President Trump's elder daughter sounds like Hillary Clinton · Hillary Rodham ClintonObama ...
Alex Jones Turns on Ivanka Trump and Her Democrat Husband Jared Kushner Over Syrian RefugeesDaily Beast
Ivanka Trump: The New Hillary Clinton in the White House?Newsweek
Cecile Richards To Ivanka Trump: 'Words Don't Matter. Women Want To See Action.'Huffington Post
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Purdue acquires for-profit Kaplan University - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Purdue acquires for-profit Kaplan University
Washington Post
Purdue University said Thursday it has acquired for-profit Kaplan University to extend its reach into online and adult education, an unusual move for a public institution. “None of us knows how fast or in what direction online higher education will ...
Purdue Buys Kaplan University, Will Create New Nonprofit ChainInside Higher Ed

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Fire destroys movie set in Virginia being used for 'TURN' - WPXI Pittsburgh

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WPXI Pittsburgh

Fire destroys movie set in Virginia being used for 'TURN'
WPXI Pittsburgh
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Officials say a fire has destroyed part of a movie set that was being used to film the final season of the AMC television series "TURN: Washington's Spies." News outlets report the fire occurred Wednesday on property owned by the ...

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Missing toddler found dead in Joliet Township home - Chicago Tribune

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Chicago Tribune

Missing toddler found dead in Joliet Township home
Chicago Tribune
Semaj Crosby, 1, was found dead in a home in Joliet Township on April 27. (Will County sheriff's office). Elyssa CherneyContact ReporterChicago Tribune. A 16-month-old girl reported missing in Joliet Township was found dead in a home early Thursday, ...

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Turning the lens on Trump - CNN

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CNN

Turning the lens on Trump
CNN
Ever since President Donald Trump raised his right hand, vowing to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, the world has watched his efforts to “Make America Great Again.” Among those observing have been photographers who cover the White House ...
White House Touts 'Historic' 28 Laws Signed By Trump, But What Are They?NPR
Trump's massive tax-cut plan is discredited, dangerous “voodoo economics”: Last laugh of the Laffer curve?Salon
House Dems to force vote on bill demanding Trump taxes, visitor logs: reportThe Hill

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Missing 1-year-old girl found dead in Joliet Township home - Chicago Tribune

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Chicago Tribune

Missing 1-year-old girl found dead in Joliet Township home
Chicago Tribune
Semaj Crosby, 1, was found dead in a home in Joliet Township on April 27. (Will County sheriff's office). Elyssa CherneyContact ReporterChicago Tribune. A 1-year-old girl reported missing in Joliet Township was found dead in a home early Thursday, ...
1-year-old girl found dead in her Joliet Township homeWLS-TV

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Arkansas plans to carry out last execution before lethal injection drug expires - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Arkansas plans to carry out last execution before lethal injection drug expires
Washington Post
Arkansas plans to execute a death-row inmate Thursday evening in what would be the state's fourth lethal injection in a week, concluding a frantic execution schedule that has drawn international scrutiny. State officials originally set eight executions ...
Arkansas plans fourth execution in about a weekReuters
Appeal efforts still on to stop tonight's execution No. 4Arkansas Online
Legal Issues Remain After Arkansas ExecutionsNPR
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Democrats Need to Calm Down Over Barack Obama's Wall Street Speaking Fee - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

Democrats Need to Calm Down Over Barack Obama's Wall Street Speaking Fee
U.S. News & World Report
Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with youth leaders at the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago to discuss strategies for community organization and civic engagement in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., April 24, 2017.

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Jeff Sessions Visiting Long Island as MS-13 Gang Violence Spikes - NBCNews.com

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Jeff Sessions Visiting Long Island as MS-13 Gang Violence Spikes
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A spate of brutal violence linked to a Central American street gang has prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to schedule a visit to Long Island Friday, as authorities announced new measures to try to stop the wave of slayings. The hacked-up bodies ...

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Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus' - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Trump takes up GOP tradition of bashing 9th Circuit, aka '9th circus'
Washington Post
In the short time since he took office, President Trump has made no secret of his contempt for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the country's largest federal appellate court. “A disgraceful decision!” Trump tweeted in February when the ...
Supreme Court Scorecard: The current termConstitution Daily (blog)
Donald Trump Wants To Break Up The Court That Blocked His Travel BanHuffington Post
Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities ...Twitter
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The education of Donald Trump - Politico

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Politico

The education of Donald Trump
Politico
The 70-year-old leader of the free world sat behind his desk in the Oval Office last Friday afternoon, doing what he's done for years: selling himself. His 100th day in office was approaching, and Trump was eager to reshape the hardening narrative of a ...
100 days in, more questions than answers on Trump's connection to his businessesABC News
Democracy 21 Says Ethics Rules Require Kushner to Recuse Himself from All China Matters ...Democracy 21
Disclosures Outline The Wealth Of The Trump AdministrationNPR

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'Murder in his heart': Eric Frein, sniper who killed Pa. trooper, sentenced to death - Washington Post

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Washington Post

'Murder in his heart': Eric Frein, sniper who killed Pa. trooper, sentenced to death
Washington Post
Eric Frein may be most remembered for the nationwide publicity surrounding the massive 48-day, 300 square mile manhunt for him by more than 1,000 law enforcement officers that came to an end on Oct. 31, 2014. On that day, the cop-killer billed in the ...

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Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in Pennsylvania - New York Daily News

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New York Daily News

Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in Pennsylvania
New York Daily News
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said ...

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United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000 - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000
Los Angeles Times
United Airlines will offer up to $10,000 when a traveler voluntarily gives up a seat on an oversold flight, part of a policy overhaul following the passenger-yanking video seen around the world. The Chicago-based carrier is adopting 10 policy changes ...

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United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000 - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000
Los Angeles Times
United Airlines will offer up to $10,000 when a traveler voluntarily gives up a seat on an oversold flight, part of a policy overhaul following the passenger-yanking video seen around the world. The Chicago-based carrier is adopting 10 policy changes ...
United Airlines to offer up to $10000 for forfeiting seatBBC News
10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-upCNNMoney

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Richard North Patterson: Tax cuts are GOP's weapon of choice in class warfare - The Boston Globe

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:56

The Boston Globe

Richard North Patterson: Tax cuts are GOP's weapon of choice in class warfare
The Boston Globe
Economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton have reaffirmed an epidemic of shattered dreams — since the millennium, middle-class whites are dying at sharply increased rates. The victims are the least educated; the primary killers drugs, alcohol, and suicide ...

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Sniper who fatally shot Penn. trooper sentenced to death - New York Daily News

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:43

New York Daily News

Sniper who fatally shot Penn. trooper sentenced to death
New York Daily News
Eric Frein was sentenced to death by lethal injection on Wednesday for killing a Pennsylvania officer during a sniper ambush attack at a police barracks in 2014. (The Associated Press). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Updated: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 11:43 ...

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California single-payer healthcare bill passes first committee test - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:35

Los Angeles Times

California single-payer healthcare bill passes first committee test
Los Angeles Times
A sweeping measure that would establish government-run universal healthcare in California cleared its first legislative hurdle Wednesday as scores of supporters crammed into the Capitol to advocate for a single-payer system. The Senate Health Committee ...

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