Posts Tagged 'news'

Yosemite Valley To Reopen After Closure Due To Fire and Smoke

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A plane battling the Ferguson Fire passes the setting sun in unincorporated Mariposa County Calif., near Yosemite National Park in July 2018.

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The Russia Investigations: Is Robert Mueller Stumbling Into Time Trouble?

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Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller may be running out of space to maneuver — or he may not. But the White House is calibrating its strategy as though a clock is ticking.

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‘We Are Resilient:’ Memorials, Heavy Police Presence Mark Charlottesville Anniversary

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A memorial to Heather Heyer — who was killed at last year’s Charlottesville rally by a driver facing murder and hate crime charges — stands at the site of her death. Heyer’s mother, Susan Bro, is in the background.

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It’s ‘All Gonna Burn’: As Holy Fire Rages, Authorities Find A Human Suspect

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A firefighter keeps watch Thursday on the Holy Fire, which has ravaged the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif. Authorities say they believe Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, is the arsonist who set the forest ablaze.

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Airstrikes Have Pounded Yemen And This Time Children Paid The Price

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Rachel Martin speaks with NPR’s Ruth Sherlock about another terrible turn in the war in Yemen – with images of bloodied children after an airstrike Thursday that killed dozens.

Article source: https://www.npr.org/2018/08/10/637482192/airstrike-killed-dozens-in-yemen?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news

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Thousands Of Muslims Gather In China To Protest Mosque Demolition

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Chinese Hui Muslims pray during Eid al-Fitr prayers at Niujie Mosque in Beijing in 2015. Authorities in western China were poised to begin demolition of a mosque Friday, despite protests by members of the country’s Muslim Hui ethnic minority determined to preserve the newly built structure.

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Opinion: Why The Term ‘Deep State’ Speaks To Conspiracy Theorists

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Evening settles over the White House.

Evening settles over the White House.

The citizens of democracies have always been suspicious about concentrations of unelected power. In the late days of the Roman Republic, Cicero denounced the triumvirate who had usurped the role of the Senate as the imperium in imperio, or the government within the government. Nowadays, the alleged usurpers go by more ...

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Former Tyson Foods CEO Brings Chicken Farming To Rwanda — But Can It Last?

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The Feed the Future Tworore Inkoko, Twunguke project hosts a meeting in the Gataraga sector of Rwanda to recruit farmers to grow chickens. If the farmers commit to four days of training and pass a competency test, they are given a backyard coop worth about $625, as well as the means to obtain 100 day-old ...

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Journalist: Fear Is A ‘Very Powerful Tool’ In Trump’s Approach To Immigration

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ICE agents make an arrest in Los Angeles on Feb. 7, 2017. Shortly after taking office, President Trump passed an executive order criminalizing anyone in the country illegally.

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Jack Dorsey Explains Why Twitter Didn’t Block Alex Jones, Bucking Big Tech Trend

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Alex Jones, shown here at a July 2016 rally in support of then-candidate Donald Trump, says he is being subjected to a “purge” from big tech companies.

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Detroit’s Rashida Tlaib Poised To Become First Muslim Woman In Congress

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Rashida Tlaib, pictured in 2008 outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich., served as a state legislator for six years. On Tuesday, Democrats picked her to run unopposed for the congressional seat that former Rep. John Conyers held for more than 50 years. Tlaib would be the first Muslim woman in Congress.

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It’s Official: Record Number Of Women Nominated For House Seats In 2018

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With Tuesday’s primaries, women have hit another milestone in this record-breaking political year, setting a new record for the number of women who have secured a major party nomination for the U.S. House.

Democrats and Republicans have nominated 185 women to run for the House in November, as of Wednesday morning, according to the Center for Women and Politics at Rutgers University.

The figure breaks the prior record of 167 nominees set in 2016.

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