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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Oct. 14 – 20 20.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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The Chicago Teachers' Strike Isn't Just About Kids – It's About Union Power Too 19.10.2019 Crooks Liars
The Chicago Teachers' Strike Isn't Just About Kids – It's About Union Power Too
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Anti-abortion activists take their fight to small-town East Texas 19.10.2019 Raw Story
Blount Pharmacy, the lone drug store in this small town nestled deep in the forested Bible Belt of East Texas, doesn’t sell emergency contraception such as Plan B — that requires a 15-mile trip down a state highway to the CVS in Center. The nearest abortion clinic is 50 miles away and across the state […]
Brexit: Europe’s leaders tune in for Parliament drama 19.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
EU leaders are happy with their Brexit deal with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson - but what happens next?
Supreme Court will hear challenge to autonomy of consumer agency spearheaded by Elizabeth Warren 19.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Conservative justices may rein in the consumer agency touted by Elizabeth Warren and launched under President Obama.

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CBS Fears Louisiana Pro-Life Regulation: ‘How Is This Possible?’ 19.10.2019 NewsBusters
On Friday, CBS This Morning was fearful of pro-life legislation passed in Louisiana that would require abortion doctors have admitting privileges to hospitals. The coverage sounded the alarm about the move potentially “regulating abortion out of existence” in the state and fretted over the upcoming Supreme Court decision that would determine whether the new law violated Roe v. ...
New York Times Opposes Free Speech When Trump Uses It, Plays Defense for Dems 18.10.2019 NewsBusters
The New York Times, keeping support for free expression at arms length when it appears President Trump may employ it for his reelection campaign. The paper was alarmed by Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, who announced that Facebook would not serve a privatized Ministry of Truth for political ads in 2020, no matter how much the Times (representing the aggrieved Democratic Party) may whine. Cecilia Kang and Mike Isaac listened to Zuckerberg’s speech Thursday at Georgetown University and filed “Defiant Zuckerberg Says Facebook Won’t Police Political Speech -- In ...
$35B face data lawsuit against Facebook will proceed 18.10.2019 TechCrunch
Facebook just lost a battle in its war to stop a $35 billion class action lawsuit regarding alleged misuse of facial recognition data in Illinois. Today it was denied its request for an en banc hearing before the full slate of ninth circuit judges that could have halted the case. Now the case will go […]
Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump’s Diversion Of Funds To Border Wall 18.10.2019 Outside the Beltway
A Federal Court has struck down the President's diversion of funds for his border wall.
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What happens if voters toss out St. Paul's trash ordinance? 18.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The capital city’s yearslong battle over garbage collection has spilled out recently into public view. Here’s a look at what’s happening and how voters might end the trash talk on Nov. 5.
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El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest 18.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid is postponed because of fears of civil unrest.
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Catalan protests: Why is Barcelona burning? 18.10.2019 BBC: World
Catalonia is set for a general strike on Friday, over the jailing of pro-independence leaders.
Catalan separatists have tooled up with a decentralized app for civil disobedience 18.10.2019 techCrunch
Is our age of ubiquitous smartphones and social media turning into an era of mass civil unrest? Two years after holding an independence referendum and unilaterally declaring independence in defiance of the Spanish state — then failing to gain recognition for la república and being forced to watch political leaders jailed or exiled — Catalonia’s […]
Mick Mulvaney just admitted to a ‘textbook definition of an impeachable offense’: Obama lawyer 18.10.2019 Raw Story
In a press conference this Thursday, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney undermined a key White House defense relating to the Ukraine scandal, admitting that there was indeed a quid pro quo discussed on President Trump’s infamous July 25 phone call with Ukraine’s president. “The look back to what happened in 2016, certainly, […]
Former Broncos, CU Buffs lineman Justin Bannan arrested in connection with Boulder shooting 17.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Former NFL and University of Colorado Boulder lineman Justin Bannan is facing attempted murder and assault charges after police say he shot a woman in Boulder on Wednesday.
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Separate and unequal train service returns on Trump’s Amtrak 17.10.2019 Raw Story
Separate and unequal passenger rail travel is back at the behest of the Trump administration. Unlike the infamous 1896 Supreme Court decision known as Plessy, which denied African Americans travel in cars occupied by whites and relegated them to inferior rail cars, this new segregation is based solely on money. Team Trump forced Amtrak to limit dining […]
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Colorado Supreme Court to weigh in on how judges decide when people on probation can use medical marijuana 17.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado courts are still trying to figure out the ground rules for people using medical marijuana while on probation, and the state Supreme Court will weigh in when it hears oral arguments Thursday in an El Paso County case where a judge denied a woman's use of the drug while on probation for DUI.
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Leading 2020 Democrats Have Plans to Get Rid of Money in Politics 17.10.2019 Truthout.com
Leading 2020 Democrats Have Plans to Get Rid of Money in Politics
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Letters to the Editor: Taxing hate groups would put us on a dangerous slippery slope 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Having the government decide which groups conduct legitimate "research" and therefore get a tax break would put us on a free speech slippery slope.

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Letters to the Editor: Boise wants to punish homeless people for sleeping. That's un-American 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

When a city has a shortage of shelter beds, homeless people are forced to sleep outside. Why should they be punished for that?

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