Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 20, 2017

… what happened,” Panetta told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Trump, who has said in the past he’d be “honored” to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has repeatedly said that if China doesn’t deal with Pyongyang, the US would be willing to go it alone. US reactions On Monday, the President expressed dismay at the news of Warmbier’s death, calling North Korea a “brutal regime” and telling tech CEOs gathered at the White House that a lot of bad …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… terse statement that day. An attempt to change the boundaries ignores the review process of cultural and historical characteristics and the public input. Reversing Obamas Bears Ears designation would be an unprecedented assault on a presidential prerogative created in the 1906 Antiquities Act. Nearly every president has wielded the act to preserve tribal lands and natural wonders. Only Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush declined to use the law, according to . But no White House …

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‘God Help America’: Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Speaks Out After Cop’s Acquittal

June 18, 2017

… Officer Yanez a voluntary separation agreement to help him transition to another career other than being a St. Anthony officer. Since the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014,a total of 17 cases involving police officers charged with murder or manslaughter have gone before juries. Majority-White juries have decided 15 of those verdicts. Juries have shown time and time again that theyre not willing to second-guess officers who get on the stand and testify at their …

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After the game, can the good feelings last?

June 16, 2017

… “They’ve sparked protests in the streets, refused to approve White House nominees, destroyed our health care system, and used the media to spew vicious rhetoric against the President.” Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi earlier pushed back hard at suggestions by some conservatives that left wing rhetoric was to blame for Wednesday’s attack. “I think that the comments made by my Republican colleagues are outrageous, beneath the dignity of the job that they …

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Nearly 200 Congressional Dems Sue Trump For Violating Constitution

June 14, 2017

… provides governments an incentive to give Trump-owned businesses special treatment. Carlos Barria / Reuters RARE TO SUE PRESIDENT On Monday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said partisan politics was behind the lawsuit by the Maryland and District of Columbia officials. But the constitutional provision theyre suing to enforce gives them a role in how its carried out, and that gives them a powerful standing argument, Litman said. …

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Election 2017: Pound falls sharply but UK shares rise – BBC News

June 9, 2017

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