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May 24, 2019 - 8:16 pm
The Trump administration can't use money previously allocated to the Defense Department to instead fund the border wall, a federal judge ruled Friday in a temporary injunction. Oakland, California-based U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam ruled the Trump administration could not move $1...
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May 24, 2019 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved Friday to revoke newly won health care discrimination protections for transgender people, the latest in a series of actions that aim to reverse gains by LGBTQ Americans in areas ranging from the military to housing and education. The Health and Human...
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May 24, 2019 - 10:12 am
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation. Under the law that comes into force Aug. 28, doctors who violate the...
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Ameera Butt
May 24, 2019 - 8:19 am
A distorted, viral video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaking at an event Wednesday is making the rounds on social media Friday. News reports say there is more than one distorted video out there of the House Speaker. Pelosi seems to sound drunk as the video appears to slow down her speech, making...
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May 24, 2019 - 7:27 am
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali, 58, wearing his signature red ponytail and a blazer, did not speak during the brief...
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May 24, 2019 - 7:26 am
President Donald Trump has granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation, a move aimed at accelerating Barr's inquiry into whether U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016...
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May 24, 2019 - 7:25 am
A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care don't apply to people's "gender identity." LGBT...
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May 23, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Just in time for the traditional Memorial Day weekend start of grilling season: More than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products are being recalled nationwide because of possible contamination with E. coli. Aurora Packing Co. of Aurora, Illinois, is recalling 62,112 pounds of beef cuts packaged on...
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May 23, 2019 - 9:57 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi openly questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office Thursday, suggesting a family or staff "intervention" after a dramatic blow-up at a White House meeting the previous day. Both the Republican president and Democratic leaders dug in a day after Trump stalked...
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May 23, 2019 - 9:48 am
Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become "active" users of the social network. Nonetheless, Facebook's new report didn't say how...
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