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  • Russians Approve Putin to Hold Power Until 2036
    2020-07-01 19:47:23 UTC
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian voters approved changes to the constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, but the weeklong plebiscite that concluded Wednesday was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and...

  • U.S. Intel Officials Warned White House of Russian Bounties in 2019
    2020-06-30 18:44:14 UTC
    Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U...

  • GOP: Trump May Drop Out of U.S. Presidential Race
    2020-06-29 01:11:48 UTC
    GOP operatives are for the first time raising the possibility that Donald Trump could drop out of the race if his poll numbers don’t rebound, Fox News reports. One “major player” described Trump’s current psyche as “fragile.” Trump’s poll nu...

  • Facebook Will Start Labeling Newsworthy Content That Violates its Policies
    2020-06-28 00:46:17 UTC
    (Reuters) - Facebook said on Friday it will start labeling newsworthy content that violates the social media company’s policies, and label all posts and ads about voting with links to authoritative information, including those from politicians. ...

  • Putin Offered Bounties to Taliban for Killing US Troops in Afghanistan
    2020-06-28 00:13:27 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden attacked President Donald Trump on Saturday over a report that he said, if true, contains a “truly shocking revelation” about the commander in chief and his failure to protect U.S. troops in Afghanistan and stand up to ...

  • Europe’s Borders to Reopen, But Americans Are Not Invited
    2020-06-28 00:11:58 UTC
    BRUSSELS/CHICAGO (Reuters) - European Union countries failed to settle on Friday on a final “safe list” of countries whose residents could travel to the bloc from July, with the United States, Brazil and Russia set to be excluded. Ambassadors f...

  • Trump's 'Unqualified Federal Judge' Drops Criminal Case Against Flynn
    2020-06-24 20:06:22 UTC
    WASHINGTON — A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, turning back efforts by a judge to scrutinize the Justice Departm...

  • Banana Republic: Trump Fires Prosecutor Investigating His own Inner Circle
    2020-06-23 22:21:11 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr on Saturday told the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan that President Donald Trump had removed him from the job, deepening tensions between the country’s chief law enforcement officer and a high-pr...

  • Twitter: Trump Violates Our Policy Against Abusive Behavior
    2020-06-23 22:11:12 UTC
    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Tuesday placed a warning notice on a tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump which threatened “serious force” against protesters in the U.S. capital, saying it violated the company’s policy against abusive behavior. “...

  • Barr Deserves Impeachment But It's a “Waste of Time”
    2020-06-23 19:53:14 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr deserves to be impeached over the firing of a federal prosecutor whose office had been investigating President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer but the effort would be a “waste of time,” a le...

  • User's Data: Facebook Must Comply With an Order by Germany’s Antitrust Watchdog
    2020-06-23 19:51:33 UTC
    BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) - Facebook must comply with an order by Germany’s antitrust watchdog to curb data collection from users, a top German court ruled on Tuesday, in a setback for the U.S. social network company that could set a wider precede...

  • Facebook Pulls Down Trump Ads Over Symbol Used By Nazis
    2020-06-19 01:25:16 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Facebook has removed campaign ads by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists and others in ...

  • DACA: Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Effort to End Legal Protections for 650,000 Young Immigrants
    2020-06-18 14:33:50 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump&rsquo;s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign.</p><p>For no...

  • Marcus “the Magnificent” Malone & Santana
    2020-06-18 02:44:19 UTC
    <h3>Carlos Santana Reunites With Marcus &ldquo;the Magnificent&rdquo; Malone</h3><p>The local news reporter for KRON4, Stanley Roberts, was filming a segment called &ldquo;People Behaving Badly,&rdquo; and interviewing people about illegal dumping...

  • Trump Had Asked China for Help To Win Reelection
    2020-06-17 20:42:36 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a series of bombshell allegations, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Wednesday that Trump sought Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election during a closed-do...

  • Trump Disgraces His Office: There Are Moments We Will Remember
    2020-06-17 19:32:31 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Charlottesville. Helsinki. The children in cages at the Mexican border. And now Lafayette Square. Only a few legacy-defining moments have clung to President Donald Trump, who often appears to emerge relatively unscathed from...

  • Trump Just Suffered a Historic Defeat on LGBTQ Workers Rights
    2020-06-15 19:34:05 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. The court decided ...

  • FACT CHECK: Trump Continues with Excessive Lying and Misleading Statements
    2020-06-13 19:17:54 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Ugh,” said a Republican senator. “How crude,” said a Democratic governor. President Donald Trump set off plenty of reactions like that when he peddled a baseless conspiracy theory about an activist who landed hard on the grou...

  • Civil Rights: Loving v. Virginia
    2020-06-13 02:42:21 UTC
    <h1>Happy Loving Day!</h1> <p><em>The US Supreme Court struck down laws that banned interracial marriages in 16 states 53 years ago. The case that resulted in this decision was brought to the court by Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial ...

  • US: Gun Violence Since Newtown
    2020-06-09 21:50:47 UTC
    We looked at stories from across America in the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook School to try to illustrate the scale of the problem. This article is a work of aggregation building on the reporting of scores of Patch reporters across mor...

  • Black Lives Matter - The Moment to Change the World Is Right Now
    2020-06-09 00:56:29 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Just like coronavirus, racism pays no attention to borders. Across the world, people representing a broad spectrum of society have marched as one to protest racial injustice and police brutality at home and abroad. Despite th...

  • John Lewis Visits Black Lives Matter Plaza with Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser
    2020-06-07 18:54:14 UTC
    U.S. Rep. John Lewis made an early morning stop at Washington’s 16th Street to take in a new mural authorized by Mayor Muriel Bowser. A reporter for the local Fox affiliate caught his reaction to the two-block-long art piece that includes the p...

  • Australian Surfer Attacked and Killed by a 10-Foot Great White Shark
    2020-06-07 16:58:16 UTC
    SYDNEY (AP) — A 60-year-old surfer was attacked and killed by a 3-meter (10-foot) great white shark off the coast of northern New South Wales state on Sunday, officials said. The man received a bite to the back of his thigh and was brought to ...

  • Trump Wanted to Deploy 10,000 Troops for Challenging Protesters
    2020-06-07 04:13:24 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper was three blocks from the FBI’s Washington field office. He had planned to confer there at a security command center, but plans changed with an unexpected call to divert immediately. Go the White H...

  • Black Lives Matter: More Protesters Pour Into Streets
    2020-06-07 04:12:49 UTC
    RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — Washington prepared for what was expected to be the city’s largest demonstration yet against police brutality. Military vehicles and officers in fatigues closed off much of downtown Washington to traffic ahead of the planne...