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Trump administration's political embrace of calling MS-13 'animals' is slippery slope

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. On Monday morning, the White House press office released a remarkable statement detailing violent crimes allegedly committed by members of the criminal gang MS-13. That alone isn’t remarkable; President Donald Trump has been railing against MS-13 for months, using it...


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Supreme Court says employers can bar worker class actions

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers can force workers to use individual arbitration instead of class-action lawsuits to press legal claims. The decision potentially limits the rights of tens of millions of employees. The justices, voting 5-4 along ideological...


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Millions of US citizens don't speak English to each other, continuing decades-long rise

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Last Wednesday, a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Montana stopped and questioned two U.S. citizens for over 30 minutes after he overheard them speaking Spanish at a gas station. The day before, a lawyer in New York City went viral after he was videotaped making xenophobic...


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Millions of US citizens don't speak English to each other, continuing decades-long rise

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Last Wednesday, a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Montana stopped and questioned two U.S. citizens for over 30 minutes after he overheard them speaking Spanish at a gas station. The day before, a lawyer in New York City went viral after he was videotaped making xenophobic...


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The three biggest surprises in the Trump Organization's financial filings

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Last week, President Donald Trump released his personal financial disclosures, giving the public its once-a-year glimpse inside the business he still owns from the Oval Office. On the day of the release, most of the attention focused on a single footnote...


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Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. African American children are taking their lives at roughly twice the rate of their white counterparts, according to a new study that shows a widening gap between the two groups. The 2001-2015 data, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, confirm a pattern first...


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Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

School Shooting Texas Gun Debate

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — She stood at her bedroom door for five minutes Saturday morning trying to work up the courage to turn the knob and re-enter a world she worried would never feel safe or whole again. Then she crept down the hallway, toward the front porch where she stood the morning before to...


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The Cybersecurity 202: We surveyed 100 security experts. Almost all said state election

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The midterm elections are less than six months away, but an overwhelming 95 percent of digital security experts surveyed by The Cybersecurity 202 say state election systems are not sufficiently protected against cyberthreats. We brought together a panel of more than...


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Blankenship vows third-party bid in West Virginia Senate race

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Former West Virginia coal executive Don Blankenship said he’ll mount a third-party bid for the U.S. Senate after losing in the state’s Republican primary, a move that if allowed by the courts could upend GOP attempts to unseat Democrat Joe Manchin. Blankenship, who spent a year...


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Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

Blankenship Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third-place, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship announced Monday that he will continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate, though it’s unclear if the move violates West Virginia’s “sore loser” law....


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