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“We’re closed!”: Trump directs his anger over immigration at Homeland Security secretary 25.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
President Donald Trump began berating Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in the Oval Office earlier this spring, according to administration officials, griping about her performance and blaming her for a surge in illegal border crossings.
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What’s on MPR News? 5/25/18 25.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today by listening to MPR News.
Facebook, Google face first GDPR complaints over “forced consent” 25.5.2018 TechCrunch
After two years coming down the pipe at tech giants, Europe’s new privacy framework, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is now being applied — and long time Facebook privacy critic, Max Schrems, has wasted no time in filing four complaints relating to (certain) companies’ ‘take it or leave it’ stance when it comes to consent. […]
Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez on his love of potatoes 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Chef Virgilio Martinez shares kitchen tips for using potatoes, along with a recipe.
UN to vote on resolution on link between conflict and famine 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote soon on a resolution recognizing the link between conflict and the threat of famine.
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House GOP holds last-ditch immigration talks as showdown looms 24.5.2018 Washington Post
With conservatives and moderates far apart on such crucial provisions as DACA, there is little sign that the warring factions will be able to reach a workable compromise.
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Tomi Lahren earned every drop of water splashed in her face. Now please never do this again 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Boo hoo. The NFL's poor little owners can't stand the fight for racial justice hurting the bottom line 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Guess what else could die in the farm bill fracas? A bipartisan effort to help 'Dreamers' 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Trump’s Corruption: Thanks to Koch Brothers, GOP Congress Is in on the Take 23.5.2018 American Prospect
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Representative Devin Nunes walks with Representative Peter King at the Capitol in Washington on February 6, 2018. Poor Paul Ryan, caught between a rock and a hard place. His caucus divided between the belligerent and the merely unreasonable, Ryan’s very tenure as speaker of the House is threatened . Even though he promised to step down in January, there are maneuverings among his colleagues to oust him before then. Ryan’s political career is largely the creation of Charles and David Koch , the billionaire brothers who have built the political infrastructure on which most Republicans in Congress now depend when seeking election. However, with the tax bill now passed and the deregulatory regime well under way in the executive branch, Ryan may have served out his usefulness to the Kochs. Ever concerned about his reputation, Ryan—unlike Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—likes to occasionally serve up the pretense of judging a cause on its merits. So when the far-right ...
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Will Donald Trump & His Banana Republicans Spell Electoral Doom For The GOP? Maybe. 23.5.2018 The Moderate Voice

Here are a couple of facts to make your head explode. A mere 15 bills that are not ceremonial in nature or rescind existing laws have passed Congress since Donald Trump became president. This includes a bill sent to the president this week that rescinds a law forbidding discrimination in car loans. (I am not […]

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Here's a worthy ethnic studies requirement: Make students pick grapes to graduate 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

It’s high school graduation season, which means seniors are making big plans, like what their great Instagram hashtags will be and how they’ll sneak in vape puffs during the commencement ceremony. Meanwhile, lawmakers in Sacramento are debating Assembly Bill 2772, which would mandate that all high...

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Daily Digest: Debates continue after session ends 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Some items in the news worth a look this Wednesday.
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Dayton veto brings GOP counterpunch to governor's groundwater legacy 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A state rule aimed at protecting drinking water sources from nitrate contamination originating from nitrogen fertilizer could be delayed for a year or more in a dust-up over agriculture policy at the Capitol.
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Ryan losing grip on House GOP conference as midterms approach 23.5.2018 Washington Post
Some are agitating for new Republican leadership, but there is no clear alternative to Ryan that could win support of all factions.
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Trump has been silent on rule that employers verify that workers are legal 23.5.2018 Washington Post
E-Verify, a federal program for checking workplace eligibility, is effective and popular. But the president and the GOP have gone quiet about taking it nationwide amid a labor shortage.
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'Green News Report' - May 22, 2018 22.5.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republicans waste public's time denying rising sea levels in House Science Committee hearing; NASA study finds humans are driving major changes in the global fresh water supply; British government to launch non-recyclable plastic tax; PLUS: He's back! Ex-con former coal baron Don Blankenship launches third party ...
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Mass shootings get our attention, but the daily death tally of gunfire defines us 22.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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The Finance 202: Trump backers fear he's deserting them on China 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
They are not happy with Steve Mnuchin.
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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