ACLU sues Baton Rouge cops for brutality against BLM protesters

(link to post)The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed a lawsuit on Wednesday that said the Baton Rouge Police Department violated the free speech rights of protesters demonstrating against the police shooting of Alton Sterling. “We can’t bring Alton Sterling back but at minimum, the police can stop blocking our right to protest in…

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GOP lawmaker calls on Lynch to resign over Clinton email probe

(link to post)A Republican lawmaker is calling on Attorney General Loretta Lynch to step down following her decision to close the Hillary Clinton email investigation without filing criminal charges against anyone involved. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., said his push for Lynch’s resignation was partly based on her “unresponsiveness” to questions asked of her during a…

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CDC: 'Almost certain' Zika causes paralysis disorder

(link to post)The federal government is close to confirming a link between the Zika virus and a neurological disorder that can temporarily paralyze people for months. The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a Senate panel on Wednesday that the CDC needs more studies to confirm the link between Zika and…

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House panel subpoenas attorneys general over Exxon Mobil probe

(link to post)The chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee announced he has subpoenaed the Democratic New York and Massachusetts state attorneys general over their investigations into Exxon Mobil and anti-climate change groups. The subpoenas were sent Wednesday regarding the subpoenas issued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General…

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House GOP: EPA ignoring threat of nuclear waste fire

(link to post)The Environmental Protection Agency is waiting for a nuclear fire to erupt at a St. Louis landfill, House lawmakers warned at a Wednesday energy committee hearing. The EPA has “failed the people in the most heartless manner possible,” Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., said in testifying before a panel focused on the agency’s cleanup…

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House GOP: EPA ignoring threat of nuclear waste fire

(link to post)The Environmental Protection Agency is waiting for a nuclear fire to erupt at a St. Louis landfill, House lawmakers warned at a Wednesday energy committee hearing. The EPA has “failed the people in the most heartless manner possible,” Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., said in testifying before a panel focused on the agency’s cleanup…

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Is Trump doing better than Romney among evangelicals?

(link to post)Donald Trump’s decision to meet with more than 1,000 religious leaders in New York last month may finally be paying off, if a new Pew Research Center report is any indication. Seventy-eight percent of white evangelical voters in the latest PRC poll said they are likely to vote for Trump in November, versus…

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Is Trump doing better than Romney among evangelicals?

(link to post)Donald Trump’s decision to meet with more than 1,000 religious leaders in New York last month may finally be paying off, if a new Pew Research Center report is any indication. Seventy-eight percent of white evangelical voters in the latest PRC poll said they are likely to vote for Trump in November, versus…

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Bill Clinton to appear alongside George W. Bush, Tony Blair at foundation event

(link to post)President Bill Clinton is set to appear alongside former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and President George W. Bush Thursday at a Clinton Foundation event in Arkansas. The event will honor graduates of a bipartisan scholarship program sponsored by Bush and Clinton. Blair maintained close ties to Hillary Clinton when she served as…

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Bill Clinton to appear alongside George W. Bush, Tony Blair at foundation event

(link to post)President Bill Clinton is set to appear alongside former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and President George W. Bush Thursday at a Clinton Foundation event in Arkansas. The event will honor graduates of a bipartisan scholarship program sponsored by Bush and Clinton. Blair maintained close ties to Hillary Clinton when she served as…

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