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Andrew McCabe, Ex-FBI Deputy, Describes ‘Remarkable’ Number Of Trump-Russia Contacts – NPR

Andrew McCabe, Ex-FBI Deputy, Describes ‘Remarkable’ Number Of Trump-Russia Contacts – NPR

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. Enlarge this image Andrew McCabe talked about his new memoir with NPR's Morning Edition. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption toggle caption Amr Alfiky/NPR Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe condemned what he called the "relentless attack" that President Trump has waged against the FBI even as it continues scrutinizing whether Americans in Trump's campaign may have conspired with the Russians who attacked the 2016 election. "I don't know that we have ever seen in all of history an ...
DNC chair defends debate schedule after Biden says election process starts ‘too early’ | TheHill – The Hill

DNC chair defends debate schedule after Biden says election process starts ‘too early’ | TheHill – The Hill

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. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom PerezThomas Edward PerezClinton’s top five vice presidential picks Government social programs: Triumph of hope over evidence Labor’s 'wasteful spending and mismanagement” at Workers’ Comp MORE defended the party's debate schedule on Sunday after former Democratic Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBill Maher to Dems: ‘Let’s not eat our own’ in 2020 Newsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Trump, Biden in dead heat in hypothetical 2020 matchup among Texas voters MORE said the U.S. elections process begins "too early.""Actually, it started earlier in the past. When we were figuring out how many debates and when to start, we looked back 30, 40 years. And there have been debates that h...
Florida student faces misdemeanor charges after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance – USA TODAY

Florida student faces misdemeanor charges after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance – USA TODAY

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. Kristin Lam USA TODAY Published 10:54 PM EST Feb 17, 2019 An 11-year-old student in Florida is facing charges after refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and creating a disturbance in the classroom, police said. The boy was arrested for causing a disruption and refusing repeated instructions from school staff and law enf...
Battle to Capture Last of Islamic State Territory Slows – The Wall Street Journal

Battle to Capture Last of Islamic State Territory Slows – The Wall Street Journal

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. BAGHDAD—Islamic State militants hiding among civilians have slowed an advance by U.S.-backed coalition forces in Syria, said the top American ground commander, a setback in the fight to reclaim the last vestiges of Islamic State’s territory. Lt. Gen. Paul LaCamera, who commands the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, told reporters in Baghdad Sunday that it could take a day or several days to capture the territory. Other U.S. officials said it could take another one to two weeks or more.... .. . Source link
Wife of Aurora massacre victim got text from husband: ‘I love you, I’ve been shot at work’ – Chicago Tribune

Wife of Aurora massacre victim got text from husband: ‘I love you, I’ve been shot at work’ – Chicago Tribune

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UK lawmakers: Facebook ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violated data privacy laws – CNN

UK lawmakers: Facebook ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violated data privacy laws – CNN

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. The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said in a report published Monday that a trove of internal Facebook emails it reviewed demonstrated that the social media platform had "intentionally and knowingly" violated both data privacy and competition laws.The cache of documents reviewed by the committee, some of which include correspondence between Zuckerberg and company executives, stem from a lawsuit filed in California against Facebook (FB). The committee obtained the documents late last year from a small app company called Six4Three that is behind the suit.According to the committee, the documents show that Facebook was "willing to override its users' privacy settings in order to transfer data" to app developers. The lawmakers also claim the documents show the social networ...
Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall | TheHill – The Hill

Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall | TheHill – The Hill

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. A group of Senate Democrats, including several 2020 contenders, have introduced legislation that would prevent President TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand backs federal classification of third gender: report Former Carter pollster, Bannon ally Patrick Caddell dies at 68 Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN Ambassador job MORE from using disaster relief funds to finance a wall along the southern border.The Protecting Disaster Relief Funds Act would block Trump from taking funds allocated to the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Housing and Urban Development or the Army Corps of Engineers for disaster relief and using that money to construct physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.ADVERTISEMENTThe senators backing the bill...
Biden slams Trump’s treatment of European allies as speculation mounts of possible 2020 run – Fox News

Biden slams Trump’s treatment of European allies as speculation mounts of possible 2020 run – Fox News

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. Amid widespread speculation that he could soon declare his candidacy for the 2020 presidential race, former Vice President Joe Biden offered up this weekend his latest critique of the Trump administration and its foreign policy direction.Speaking during a security conference in Munich on Saturday, Biden criticized President Trump’s treatment of the United States' traditional allies in Western Europe and promised a rekindling of the close ties European powers shared with Washington.“The America I see does not wish to turn our back on the world or our closest allies,” Biden said, as The Washington Post reported.He added: “The America I see cherishes a free press, democracy, the rule of law. It stands up to the aggression of dictators and against strongme...
Trump slams ‘SNL’ for mocking his national emergency – AOL

Trump slams ‘SNL’ for mocking his national emergency – AOL

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. There was one person who wasn’t pleased to see Alec Baldwin return to “Saturday Night Live” last night: President Trump.After a few weeks away, Baldwin appeared as Trump in the show’s cold open mocking the president’s White House Rose Garden speech where he declared a national emergency in order to build his border wall. On Sunday morning, Trump tweeted, “Nothing funny about tired Saturday Night Live on Fake News NBC!” He also pondered how “networks get away with these total Republican hit jobs without retribution?”In a follow-up tweet, Trump once again called the media “the enemy of the people.”Baldwin replied on Twitter saying “Trump whines.”On “SNL,”...