Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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Presidential Pardons Might Not End Russia Prosecutions

Cherokee Nation Assists in Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Trump Halting Equal Pay Measure 'A Blatant Attack On Women,' Activists Say

Winter Park-based Tampa professor fired after Hurricane Harvey 'karma' tweet
[Conservatives complain about political correctness from liberals, but they are at least as bad.]

Where Harvey is hitting hardest, 80 percent lack flood insurance

Space station video of Harvey can't be processed due to storm

Harvey in Houston: Most Extreme Rains Ever For a Major U.S. City

Will the "Comeuppance Caucus" get help for Harvey?

Doctors thought she was psychotic, but her body was attacking her brain

Here’s How Climate Change is a ‘Death Sentence’ in Afghanistan’s Highlands

Tree-Killing Beetles Spread into Northern U.S. Forests as Temperatures Rise

Trump Punishes Longtime Aide After Angry Phoenix Speech, Sources Say

TV and social media coverage showed that the site of his campaign rally, the Phoenix Convention Center, was less than full.
As his surrogates warmed up the audience, the expanse of shiny concrete eventually filled in with cheering Trump fans.

More Than 1,000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer
The executives at fossil fuel companies and the politicians they pay off to manipulate people to ignore global warming for the sake of their own profits are mass murderers.

Fort Benning Drill Sergeants Suspended for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Consistency is key for weight loss, study says

Civilians and strangers become heroes for Harvey victims

‘The windscreen phenomenon’ - why your car is no longer covered in dead insects

US man, allegedly stabbed for looking like neo-Nazi, actually stabbed himself

Dogs stick with sheep through wildfire

Energy Dept. Asks Scientists to Remove 'Climate Change' from Grant Proposal

An Unlikely Hurricane Hero Takes Over Chaotic Texas Storm Shelter

Death toll from floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal crosses 1,200

The Pardon of Joe Arpaio

Trump Administration Abruptly Cuts Funding to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Did Russians Target Democratic Voters, With Kushner’s Help?

Homeless Man Sleeps Outside Animal Shelter In Hopes Of Finding His Lost Dog

New study finds that climate change costs will hit Trump country hardest

Infrastructure Advisers Quit, Say Trump’s Actions Threaten Homeland Security

Man exonerated after 25 years seeks millions from Detroit
A Detroit man who served 25 years in prison for murder based on sham evidence has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $100 million, saying police deliberately framed him by switching bullets to win a conviction.

‘X’ Marks the Spot Where Inequality Took Root: Dig Here
In the mid-70’s, we traded in our post-World War II social contract for a new one, where “greed is good.” In the new moral narrative I can succeed at your expense. I will take a bigger piece of a smaller pie. Our new heroes are billionaires, hedge fund managers, and CEO’s.

Man Shaken After He's Viciously Stabbed Over Haircut Similar to Neo-Nazis

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