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'Nothing about it felt right': More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill - CNN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:07

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'Nothing about it felt right': More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill
CNN
(CNN) Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices -- they can be trouble. Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators, late-night meetings or events where alcohol is flowing. And think twice before ...
Congress yet to act on flawed anti-harassment systemPolitico
House and Senate Are 'Among the Worst' for Harassment, Representative SaysNew York Times
Report: Congress Lags in Dealing With Sexual HarassmentDaily Beast

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Don't Count on the Cabinet to Stop a Trump-Ordered Nuclear Strike - Politico

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:04

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Don't Count on the Cabinet to Stop a Trump-Ordered Nuclear Strike
Politico
Subscribe to Off Message on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. Stop counting on Secretary of Defense James Mattis or Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to stop a nuclear war if Donald Trump wants one, says Bill Perry. They couldn't.
Lawmakers, US allies seek assurance that Trump won't rashly launch nuclear strikeCNN
Senate to explore president's unchecked nuclear authorityCBS News
Trump critic Bob Corker to lead Senate hearing on president's powers to order nuclear attackUSA TODAY
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Adelson, Bannon have reportedly broken ties over GOP direction - Fox News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 03:36

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Adelson, Bannon have reportedly broken ties over GOP direction
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FILE: Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam Ochsorn. Adelson reportedly disagrees with Stephen Bannon on key GOP elections. (Reuters). Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas billionaire and GOP megadonor, has ...
Report: Adelson splits with Bannon over 2018 effortsThe Hill
GOP megadonor Adelson publicly breaks with BannonPolitico
Sheldon Adelson Snubs Bannon's Calls for US Jews to Join Revolt Against RepublicansHaaretz
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Politically motivated hotel opening in DC to be safe haven for liberals - Fox News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 02:10

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Politically motivated hotel opening in DC to be safe haven for liberals
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FILE 2016: The Trump International Hotel in D.C. is housed in the Old Post Office building down the street from the White House, has seen a burst of activity since opening its doors last fall. (Reuters). An anti-Trump themed hotel marketing itself as a ...
Anti-Trump hotel planned for DCThe Hill (blog)
Left-Leaning Hotel for Progressives To Open Blocks From Trump Hotel in DCFortune
Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for LiberalsBloomberg
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Tree falls on car in Washington, killing woman during wind storm - KATU

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 01:52

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Tree falls on car in Washington, killing woman during wind storm
KATU
RENTON, Wash. -- A woman was killed, and her sister was critically injured during Monday's wind storm when a tree fell on a car in Renton, Washington. A young girl was in the back of the car but suffered only minor injuries. Neighbors who heard the ...
1 dead, 5 injured as powerful storm blasts western WashingtonABC News
Falling trees kill 1, injure several during Washington stormTri-City Herald
1 dead, 2 injured after tree falls on car near RentonKING5.com
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Double-whammy of storms takes life of mother, topples trees and power lines in Western Washington - Seattle Times

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 23:18

Seattle Times

Double-whammy of storms takes life of mother, topples trees and power lines in Western Washington
Seattle Times
Waves hitting a breakwater send salt spray onto Seattle homes along Puget Sound during Monday's windstorm. Thousands of people lost power in Western Washington as high winds swept through. The National Weather... (Elaine Thompson / Associated ...
After overnight lull, powerful winds to hit Tuesday morningKING5.com
1 dead, 5 injured as powerful storm blasts western WashingtonABC News
1 killed, several hurt by falling trees in Washington stormGettysburg Times
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GOP megadonor Adelson publicly breaks with Bannon - Politico

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:37

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GOP megadonor Adelson publicly breaks with Bannon
Politico
Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, the GOP's most prominent megadonor, is publicly breaking with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon over his efforts to oust Republican incumbents in 2018. “The Adelsons will not be supporting Steve ...
Report: Adelson splits with Bannon over 2018 effortsThe Hill
Adelson, Bannon have reportedly broken ties over GOP directionFox News
Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson just publicly disavowed Steve BannonRaw Story
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Massillon police say suspect shot, killed doctor, then took his own life at Affinity Medical Center - fox8.com

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:08

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Massillon police say suspect shot, killed doctor, then took his own life at Affinity Medical Center
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MASSILLON, Ohio -- Massillon police say a gunman shot and killed a doctor, then himself in a parking lot at Affinity Medical Center on Monday. Police have identified the shooter as Michael Wood. The doctor has been identified as Dr. George Seese.
UPDATE: Doctor shot outside Affinity, shooter deadCanton Repository

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The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks - The Atlantic

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:53

The Atlantic

The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks
The Atlantic
Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Just before the stroke of midnight on September 20, 2016, at the height of last year's presidential election, the WikiLeaks Twitter account sent a ...
Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks privately on Twitter: reportThe Hill
Donald Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks before election, report saysFox News
Trump Jr. was in contact with WikiLeaks during the 2016 election — here's how it all went downBusiness Insider
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Re: Telltale Talley Tally - National Review

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:43

National Review

Re: Telltale Talley Tally
National Review
The New York Times complains today that Talley “did not disclose on publicly available congressional documents that he is married to a senior lawyer in the White House Counsel's Office.” 1. One good reason for Talley not to have included that ...
Trump's ridiculously unqualified judicial nominee is sailing through SenateThinkProgress
Unqualified Trump Nominee Fails to Mention Glaring Ethical ConflictVanity Fair
Trump Judicial Pick Didn't Disclose His Wife Is a White House LawyerDaily Beast
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Menendez jury deadlocks, judge orders them to keep trying to reach a verdict - CNN

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:38

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Menendez jury deadlocks, judge orders them to keep trying to reach a verdict
CNN
Newark, New Jersey (CNN) A federal jury in New Jersey informed the judge Monday that it is deadlocked on all 12 counts in Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case. Judge William Walls ordered the seven-woman, five-man jury home for the day to "clear their ...
Menendez Deliberations Not Tainted by Ex-Juror, Judge SaysBloomberg
Dismissed juror's comments roil Menendez trial, as jury starts anewPolitico
Jurors Say They Cannot Reach Verdict in Menendez TrialNew York Times
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New charges in Penn State fraternity hazing death - ABC News

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:08

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New charges in Penn State fraternity hazing death
ABC News
New charges were announced today against 17 former Penn State fraternity brothers in connection with the death of fraternity pledge Tim Piazza earlier this year. Interested in Penn State Frat Death? Add Penn State Frat Death as an interest to stay up ...
Penn State fraternity gave pledge 18 drinks in nearly 90 minutes, charges upgraded, prosecutor saysFox News
12 new Penn State frat brothers charged in Tim Piazza's drinking deathNJ.com
Video recovered, 10 more charged in Penn State frat deathLos Angeles Times
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Sen. Rand Paul returns to Washington following assault - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:17

Washington Post

Sen. Rand Paul returns to Washington following assault
Washington Post
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Monday he is returning to Washington following an attack in his yard that left him with six broken ribs. “While I'm still in a good deal of pain, I will be returning to work in the Senate today ...
Rand Paul to return to Senate for first time since attackThe Hill
Rand Paul to return to Senate after attackPolitico
Sen. Rand Paul to return to work after alleged attack: 'I'm still in a good deal of pain'USA TODAY
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Hate crimes in the United States increased last year, the FBI says - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:57

Washington Post

Hate crimes in the United States increased last year, the FBI says
Washington Post
More hate crimes were carried out in the United States last year, with an uptick in incidents motivated by bias against Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, among others, according to new FBI data released Monday. There were more than 6,100 reported ...
Hate Crimes Up In 2016, FBI Statistics ShowNPR
Hate Crimes Rose About 5 Percent In 2016, FBI Report SaysHuffPost
A new FBI report says hate crimes — especially against Muslims — went up in 2016Vox
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Supreme Court takes case on free speech rights of antiabortion counseling centers - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:36

Washington Post

Supreme Court takes case on free speech rights of antiabortion counseling centers
Washington Post
The Supreme Court on Monday said it would decide whether it violates free speech guarantees for California to require “crisis pregnancy centers,” which counsel against abortion, to tell patients that the state offers contraception services and abortion ...
US Top Court to Hear Dispute Over California Pregnancy Center LawU.S. News & World Report
Supreme Court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy centersLos Angeles Times
Supreme Court takes up First Amendment challenge to California abortion lawCNN
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Trump picks Alex Azar to lead the Health and Human Services Department - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:11

Washington Post

Trump picks Alex Azar to lead the Health and Human Services Department
Washington Post
President Trump has tapped Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical executive and a top health official during the George W. Bush administration, to lead the Health and Human Services Department. The decision to enlist the 50-year-old Azar — who served as ...
Trump picks ex-pharma executive Azar to lead HHSPolitico
Trump nominating Azar as next HHS secretaryThe Hill
Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services SecretaryNew York Times
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Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse - Fox News

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:32

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Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse
Fox News
Minor injuries reported after students fall through third floor, firefighters say too many people jumping at one time caused the collapse at the University of Texas. A raucous party in an over-crowded apartment near a Texas college came to a crashing ...
Students displaced after floor of apartment complex collapses during partyCBS News
Watch: Floor collapses during Texas students' rowdy partyThe Mercury News
Several Slightly Hurt in Denton Apartment Floor CollapseU.S. News & World Report
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The Finance 202: House aims to pass tax overhaul this week as businesses urge caution - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 07:18

Washington Post

The Finance 202: House aims to pass tax overhaul this week as businesses urge caution
Washington Post
THE TICKER. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speak to reporters last week as work gets underway on the Senate's version of the GOP tax ...
Let's be honest — this isn't actually tax reformThe Hill
Trump makes late push for GOP tax bills to gut ObamacareChicago Tribune
The GOP Path to Tax Reform Keeps Getting NarrowerNew Republic
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Mysterious hackers' theft of cyberweapons from NSA exceeds damage done by Snowden leaks - Fast Company

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 06:15

Mysterious hackers' theft of cyberweapons from NSA exceeds damage done by Snowden leaks
Fast Company
The mysterious hacking group called the Shadow Brokers are behind a giant infiltration of the National Security Agency, revealing America's most valued cyberweapons, one that “far exceeds” the damage done by Edward Snowden in 2013, reports the New ...

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