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Australian Cardinal and Aide to Pope Is Charged With Sexual Assault - New York Times

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


New York Times

Australian Cardinal and Aide to Pope Is Charged With Sexual Assault
New York Times
Cardinal George Pell at an Easter vigil mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in April. Credit Max Rossi/Reuters. SYDNEY, Australia — Australia's senior Roman Catholic prelate, and one of Pope Francis' top advisers, has been charged with sexual ...
Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offensesCrux: Covering all things Catholic
Top Catholic Cardinal charged with sexual assault offensesCNN
Cardinal George Pell, Top Vatican Official, Charged With Sexual AssaultHuffPost
BBC News -Washington Post -Catholic News Agency -NBCNews.com
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Trump reportedly unclear on difference between Medicare and Medicaid - VICE News

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


VICE News

Trump reportedly unclear on difference between Medicare and Medicaid
VICE News
Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn't going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We're keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the norm in terms of policy and rhetoric. See earlier updates ...
Trump Interrupts Call to Compliment Female Reporter's 'Nice Smile'New York Times
President Trump's 'Nice Smile' Comment Recalls Ivanka Trump's Own Experience With HarassmentTIME
President Trump singles out Irish journalist to comment on her 'nice smile'Los Angeles Times
NBCNews.com -Washington Post -Fortune -Raw Story
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After Helicopter Attack, Venezuelans Ask, What Was That About? - New York Times

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


New York Times

After Helicopter Attack, Venezuelans Ask, What Was That About?
New York Times
A rogue police force attacked Venezuela's Supreme Court in Caracas by helicopter on Tuesday, amid antigovernment protests. By NICHOLAS CASEY and SUSAN JOAN ARCHER on Publish Date June 28, 2017. Photo by Ariana Cubillos/Associated Press.
Amid Venezuela's chaos, protesters ask: Was helicopter 'attack' rebellion or ruse?Washington Post
Confusion In Venezuela After Helicopter Attack On Supreme CourtNPR
Venezuela hunts rogue helicopter attackers, Maduro foes suspiciousReuters
BBC News -HuffPost -U.S. News & World Report -Miami Herald
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South Korean leader vows to stand with Trump on NKorea - Washington Post

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Washington Post

South Korean leader vows to stand with Trump on NKorea
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — South Korea's new leader vowed Wednesday to stand firmly with President Donald Trump against North Korea, playing down his past advocacy of a softer approach toward the nuclear-armed nation as he made his first visit as president to ...
US military updates Trump's North Korea optionsCNN
North Korea Warns US It Will Keep Building Nuclear ArsenalU.S. News & World Report
South Korea's Moon to face Trump trade pressure at first summitReuters
Los Angeles Times -Washington Times -WHIO -CNN International
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Will Britain's Grenfell fire tragedy spur change for social services? - PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


PBS NewsHour

Will Britain's Grenfell fire tragedy spur change for social services?
PBS NewsHour
The deadly Grenfell Tower fire is raising questions about the ways the United Kingdom cares for its poorest citizens. Prime Minister Theresa May has promised a national investigation into the tragedy and the flammable material believed to have ...
Grenfell 'miracle baby': Why people invent fake victims of attacks and disastersBBC News
Mass. rules bar building skin linked to London high-rise fireThe Boston Globe

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Trump seizes the advantage in war with media - Politico

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Politico

Trump seizes the advantage in war with media
Politico
Donald Trump and his allies believe he's gained a tactical advantage in his war with the media. As he escalates his attacks on the “failing media,” Trump and his allies are increasingly convinced that recent evidence, including the retracted CNN piece ...
OPINION: CNN shines in 'Russian Connection' specialThe Hill (blog)
Donald Trump vs. CNN: How the White House Just Escalated Its War on the Free PressNewsweek
It's Not Just CNN: Five Fake Trump-Russia Stories Pushed By Establishment MediaThe Daily Caller
Los Angeles Times -Washington Times -Breitbart News -TheBlaze.com
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US Military Sending Warship to Israel, Spy Planes to Syria After Chemical Weapons Report - Newsweek

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Newsweek

US Military Sending Warship to Israel, Spy Planes to Syria After Chemical Weapons Report
Newsweek
The U.S. military has sent spy planes to Israel and plans to dispatch a warship to Israel amid unverified Pentagon reports that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was planning a chemical weapons attack. As Assad on Tuesday visited a key airbase on Syria ...
Pentagon plan to defeat ISIS looks very much like Obama's approachWashington Post
White House Warning Halted Syria Chemical Attack, Officials SayNew York Times
Haley, Mattis credit White House statement with stopping Syria chemical attackThe Hill
BBC News -Reuters -BuzzFeed News -HuffPost
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Voulez-Vous Marcher Avec Moi? - The Atlantic

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


The Atlantic

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Voulez-Vous Marcher Avec Moi?
The Atlantic
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will reportedly try to send a revised version of the GOP's health-care bill to the Congressional Budget Office “as soon as Friday.” Trump promised a “big surprise” related to the legislation is in the works, but ...

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HAYWORTH: Politics in Woodbury County guns, courthouse security decision? - Sioux City Journal (blog)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Sioux City Journal (blog)

HAYWORTH: Politics in Woodbury County guns, courthouse security decision?
Sioux City Journal (blog)
Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew on Tuesday said he would continue to screen for weapons in the Woodbury County Courthouse and said county supervisors were protecting political capital when voting to end the county ban on weapons on county ...

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South African Youth Fed Up With Formal Politics - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

South African Youth Fed Up With Formal Politics
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
As in the United States and many other countries, the rate of participation of those aged fifteen to twenty-five in South African politics is disappointing. Some observers had breathlessly anticipated that the “born-frees,” those born after the end of ...

Eric Trump proves the Trump family can't disentangle politics and golf - Washington Post

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Washington Post

Eric Trump proves the Trump family can't disentangle politics and golf
Washington Post
Eric Trump stood next to a man in medieval costume, flanked by bagpipers, the Scottish breeze sweeping across the finely cut grass. With a clumsy upward swing of his heavy broadsword, the knight — nay, the king, for he was dressed as King Robert the ...

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State politics hold up California's new congressman - The Hill

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


The Hill

State politics hold up California's new congressman
The Hill
Since Jimmy Gomez won a special election to fill a vacant seat in Congress, the California Democrat has yet to show up in Washington, D.C., to claim his prize. That means constituents in his Los Angeles-area district still don't have an official ...

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Six Are Charged in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in England - New York Times

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


New York Times

Six Are Charged in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in England
New York Times
Liverpool fans trying to escape before the F.A. Cup semifinal match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, in 1989. Credit David Giles/Press Association, via Associated Press. LONDON — Decades after the ...
David Duckenfield faces Hillsborough charges with five othersBBC News
Ex-police commander charged with manslaughter in 1989 UK stadium disasterCBS News
Hillsborough Soccer Stadium Disaster: After 28 Years, 6 Former Officials Face ChargesNPR
New York Post -Reuters -MarketWatch -NBCNews.com
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How To Spot a Fake TIME Cover - TIME

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


TIME

How To Spot a Fake TIME Cover
TIME
There are more than 4,800 "real" covers of TIME magazine that have been designed over the past 94 years. That's certainly a lot of history, but it may well be dwarfed by all of the "fake" TIME covers that have been produced over the years. Occasionally ...
Time Asks Donald Trump's Golf Clubs to Remove Phony Magazine CoverNBCNews.com
Trump's bogus Time cover — the fake news that launched an army of memesWashington Post
Time asks Trump to take down fake magazine coversUSA TODAY
U.S. News & World Report -Newsweek -The Hill (blog) -MSNBC
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CNN Politics Launches 'The Point with Chris Cillizza' - CNN (blog)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


CNN (blog)

CNN Politics Launches 'The Point with Chris Cillizza'
CNN (blog)
'The Point with Chris Cillizza' captures multiplatform reporting from CNN Politics reporter and editor-at-large Chris Cillizza, including daily columns, on-air analysis, an evening newsletter, podcast, and the launch of trivia night events in ...

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The Global Politics of Selfishness - RealClearPolitics

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


RealClearPolitics

The Global Politics of Selfishness
RealClearPolitics
ERBIL, Iraq -- Here in the capital of Iraqi Kurdstan, the mood is "Kurdistan First" with the announcement of a referendum on independence in September. In neighboring Saudi Arabia, it's "Saudi First," as a brash young crown prince steers the kingdom ...

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Essential Politics: Healthcare stumbles, California's budget is law - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Essential Politics: Healthcare stumbles, California's budget is law
Los Angeles Times
What happens next, as Lisa Mascaro writes, will be a test of McConnell's political dealmaking chops — an effort possibly helped by having plenty of money to spread around, due to the bill's projected savings. Still, there are huge questions about its ...

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Politics trumps economics on minimum wage issue - OCRegister

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


OCRegister

Politics trumps economics on minimum wage issue
OCRegister
There is no exception to the law of demand for the market for labor, but you would not know it to hear some political discussions on the effects of the minimum wage. As the price of labor increases (in this case, due to a higher government-mandated ...
Minimum Wage Increases, Wages, and Low-Wage Employment: Evidence from SeattleNational Bureau of Economic Research
Seattle's Minimum Wage Experience 2015-16 - Institute for Research on Labor and Employment - University of ...Institute for Research on Labor and Employment - University of California, Berkeley
Seattle's Minimum Wage Hike May Have Gone Too FarFiveThirtyEight
Economic Policy Institute
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The Vexing Racial Politics of This Season's “Bachelorette” - The New Yorker

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


The New Yorker

The Vexing Racial Politics of This Season's “Bachelorette”
The New Yorker
Earlier this year, she was tactful when asked about the politics of her new post, telling People, “My journey of love isn't any different just because my skin color is.” But “The Bachelor” has always, in its way, provided a referendum on racial ...
'The Bachelorette' Episode 4: This show isn't fun anymoreSB Nation
'Bachelorette' Recap: Bryan Says He is Falling in Love With RachelUs Weekly

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