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  1. imaginethat

    Hundreds arrested in Russia amid anti-Putin protests

    Has anyone heard whether Trump will attend the coronation? More: https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/05/russia-putin-protests-570735
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    Tony Podesta stepping down from lobbying giant amid Mueller probe

    Tony Podesta stepping down from lobbying giant amid Mueller probe https://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/30/tony-podesta-stepping-down-from-lobbying-giant-amid-mueller-probe-244314
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    President Trump, Henry Kissinger Meet In Oval Office Amid Watergate Comparisons

    President Trump invited the press into the Oval Office Wednesday for photos and brief questions with a guest that shocked many of the reporters in attendance: Henry Kissinger, the controversial former secretary of State and official in the Nixon and Ford White Houses. Trump called the meeting...
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    Britain will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations amid t

    Britain will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations amid terror threat Britain will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations amid terror threat 
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    New Zealand: US diplomat expelled amid police inquiry

    Thumbnail sketch: The police wanted to question some member of the US diplomatic contingent in New Zealand. The request was denied based on diplomatic immunity. The New Zealand government punted the guy. From the article: "However, New Zealand Radio reported the man - who has not been named...
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    UC Berkeley cancels Milo Yiannopoulos event amid violent protest

    UC Berkeley cancels Milo Yiannopoulos event amid violent protest UC Berkeley cancels Milo Yiannopoulos event amid violent protest - SFGate 
  7. imaginethat

    Website Goes Down At Office Of Government Ethics Amid Political Storm

    Special people are special. "I don't think divestiture is too high a price to pay to be president of the United States of America," Shaub said. Kudos to this civil servant. Website Goes Down At Office Of Government Ethics Amid Political Storm The website at the Office of Government...
  8. imaginethat

    Trump touts stop-and-frisk practice amid black outreach

    Sure, why not? People have let themselves be stripped of rights for the last 15 years or so. It ain't like this is going to hurt as much as the first time. They did it in New York. Damned Yankees. More: Trump touts stop-and-frisk practice amid black outreach - CNNPolitics.com
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    China lifts one-child policy amid worries over graying population

    China lifts one-child policy amid worries over graying population I think we should introduce one-child policy here in America and close the borders for new coming immigrants. Seriously, we are full. We were once the nation of immigrants but now we need to stick to the numbers we have now...
  10. Lyzza

    German refugee center burns amid shift in public mood on migrants

    Poor Germany. What a mess. German Refugee Center Attacked | Al Jazeera America
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    John Boehner Backs Steve Scalise Amid Controversy Over White Supremacist Meeting

    John Boehner Backs Steve Scalise Amid Controversy Over White Supremacist Meeting Of course Boehner is going to back up this guy. The republican party STANDS for racism and misogyny and hatred and gods of the rich. We get it, Boehner; party agenda and all.
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    Jesse Benton, Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager, To Resign Amid Bribery Scandal

    Jesse Benton, Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager, To Resign Amid Bribery Scandal Too late. Mc Connell knew the man was dirty when he hired him.
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    Calif. couple conserves amid drought, could face fine for brown lawn

    A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state's ongoing drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an eyesore - despite emergency statewide orders to conserve. Michael Korte and Laura Whitney, who live...
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    FOX news host falls for fake news story.

    FOX host Anna Koolman reported that President Obama offered to, "pay out of his own pocket" to keep a museum of Muslim Culture open while reporting on a story on how the WWII Memorial had been closed due to the government shutdown. The story was first "reported" on the website NATIONAL REPORT a...
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    Supreme Court Term Begins Amid Government Shutdown

    The justices take the bench Monday for the start of their new term with important cases about campaign contributions, housing discrimination, government-sanctioned prayer and the president's recess appointments already on tap. Abortion, contraceptive coverage under the new health care law and...
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    Wis. Governor To Outline Budget Amid Ongoing Crisis

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker's two-year spending plan will likely include major cuts to schools and local governments to help close a projected $3.6 billion budget shortfall. State funding for schools is expected to fall by $900 million — a 9 percent drop. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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    'Shop Talk': Ex-Rep. Chris Lee Resigns Amid Craigslist Scandal

    Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's resignation and resignations on Capitol Hill are two topics up for discussion in this week's Barbershop roundtable. Weighing in with host Michel Martin, is author Jimi Izrael, civil rights attorney and editor Arsalan Iftikhar, columnist Ruben Navarrette and...
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    Amid Protests, Egypt's D.C. Lobbyists Draw Scrutiny

    An analysis by the Sunlight Foundation shows the lobbying group that Egypt employs is making literally hundreds of contacts each year with lawmakers, Capitol Hill staffers and officials at the State Department and the Pentagon. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us Source npr.org. Click here...
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    Uncertainty In Egypt's Streets Amid Protests

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei told cheering crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square that they were "the owners of this revolution." He also called for "the departure of the regime," but so far there are few signs that President Hosni Mubarak is leaving. » E-Mail This     » Add to...
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    U.S. To Review Aid To Egypt Amid Turmoil

    The Obama administration has been keeping a close watch on the chaos in Egypt today. It's worried about, among other things, the communications blackout after the Egyptian government pulled the plug to stop protesters from communicating with each other. The Obama administration is now...