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Bernie Sanders Says Abortion Will Help Fight Climate Change

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he supports abortion, in part, as a way to curb human population in light of climate change. A member of the audience asked the Vermont senator about human population growth during CNN’s climate town hall Wednesday. She specifically asked Sanders whether he would support measures to curb that growth. The audience member added ...

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Labor Employee Resigns Amid Bloomberg Law Report Over 2016 Joke

A newly appointed Labor Department official resigned after Bloomberg Law requested comment from the White House about a 2016 joke posted on the labor employee’s Facebook page. Leif Olson worked at the Department of Labor (DOL) for just 18 days before resigning, Bloomberg Law reported. Olsen wrote a Facebook comment “suggesting the Jewish-controlled media ‘protects their own,’” but the article ...

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Five Killed In The Bahamas As Hurricane Dorian Makes Landfall |

At least five people have been confirmed dead on Abaco Island as Hurricane Dorian passed through the Bahamas Monday. The Category 4 storm has already caused “extreme destruction” as surges rose up to 18 feet above normal levels Monday, the New York Times reported. Dorian is expected to head close to the Florida coast Tuesday evening. “We are in the ...

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Voice Of America Currently Employs A Former Russian Anti-U.S. Propagandist

Voice of America employs a reporter for its Russian Service website who used to produce anti-U.S. and anti-Semitic videos for a Russian outlet. The reporter’s productions have been scrubbed from the VOA Russia search page, but he is still employed as a “contractor.” One of the videos produced by the VOA employee while working for a different outlet suggests that the ...

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Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 4, Heads Toward Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 4 storm and will is now expected to make landfall in the Carolinas, potentially missing Florida. Dorian shifted notably overnight, the National Hurricane Center announced Saturday morning. The storm could still make landfalls along Florida’s coast, according to the hurricane center. It became a Category 4 storm Friday evening. “There’s been a notable change ...

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MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch Gets His Fifth Show Cancelled

MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch has had his fifth show cancelled after only thirteen episodes, according to TVNewser. “Saturday Night Politics” was hosted by Deutsch and began in early May, airing at 8 p.m. The show was the “most-watched Saturday 8 p.m. show” in MSNBC’s history, but didn’t match CNN’s Saturday shows at the same time and was unable to “come anywhere ...

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Trump Cancels Trip To Poland To Monitor Hurricane Dorian

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he will not be going to Poland and will instead stay in the U.S. to monitor incoming Hurricane Dorian. Trump was set to head to Poland over the weekend as Hurricane Dorian heads towards Florida. The hurricane could turn into a Category 4, and a state of emergency was issued for parts of Florida ...

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Hurricane Dorian Expected To Be A Category 4 As It Nears Florida

Hurricane Dorian is expected to strengthen and hit Florida as a Category 4, the National Hurricane Center forecasted. Hurricane Dorian could reach up to 130 mph according to a National Hurricane Center forecast Thursday morning. This puts it at a Category 4, and the forecast still can’t say for certain where the storm will land when it hits Florida. “The ...

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Multiple Outlets Avoid Reporting On Omar’s Alleged Misuse Of Campaign Finances To Fund Affair

Media Bias - NY Times - NBC News - CNN - Washington Post

Multiple outlets have not reported on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s alleged use of campaign funds to pursue an affair with a married man. Omar’s campaign gave $223,000 to E. Street Group, LLC, which is Democratic consultant Tim Mynett’s company, FEC records show. The Minnesota congresswoman allegedly had an affair with Mynett, according to a divorce filing by Dr. Beth Jordan ...

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Puerto Rico Issues State Of Emergency Ahead of Dorian as Residents Begin To Panic

Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced issued a state of emergency Monday as residents panic ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian. People are “going bananas” as Puerto Rico braces for the storm, a resident said, ABC Action News reported. Garced also signed an order that freezes prices, including fuel, according to Bloomberg’s Michael Deibert. Dorian could strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane ...

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‘Extremely Alarming’: Journalists Are Worried About Trump Allies Digging Up Their Old Tweets


Some journalists are irate over a New York Times story about allies of President Donald Trump collecting damaging information on reporters from “news organizations deemed hostile” to the president. This is “the latest step in a long-running effort by Mr. Trump and his allies to undercut the influence of legitimate news reporting,” according to the article. It adds that the ...

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‘Ridiculous’: Trump Hits Back Over Axios Scoop That He Suggested Nuking Hurricanes

President Donald Trump called an Axios story alleging he suggested using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from hitting the U.S “ridiculous” Monday. The Axios story, published Sunday, wrote Trump “has suggested multiple times to senior Homeland Security and national security officials that they explore using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from hitting the United States.” The story comes from unnamed ...

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April Ryan Says Bodyguard ‘Overreacted’ In Alleged Assault On Local Reporter

CNN political analyst April Ryan told CNN’s Brian Stelter Sunday that her former bodyguard “overreacted” when pushing a local reporter out of Ryan’s event, but noted he likely believed she was in danger. Charlie Kratovil, an editor at New Brunswick Today, attended the New Jersey Parent Summit on Aug. 3 where Ryan was the keynote speaker. Kratovil had been approved ...

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