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Threads connecting Trump to Russian business (and crime) go back decades, and could be the big secret he's hiding
From: Salon.com | By: Paul Rosenberg | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Every four years, the National Intelligence Council releases a not-so-groundbreaking Global Trends report
From: Salon.com | By: Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com | Monday, January 23, 2017
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This article appears in the Winter 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  Will it be possible to protect the Supreme Court from Donald Trump’s presidency? Unfortunately, the answer to this question is not encouraging. Even...
From: The American Prospect | By: Erwin Chemerinsky | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Donald Trump's proposed federal budget will eliminate the NEA. It's more of a statement about values than money
From: Salon.com | By: Noah Charney | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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If the president and his aides will tell easily disproven falsehoods about crowd sizes and speeches, what else will they be willing to dissemble about?
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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BuzzFeed's bogus rationale for publishing the Trump "dossier" is just the latest sign of the profession's implosion
From: Salon.com | By: Danielle Ryan | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalizing it altogether.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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President Trump was right: The election was rigged. But it was rigged in his favor
From: Salon.com | By: William deBuys, TomDispatch.com | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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From Crowdgate to "alternative facts" to an illiterate education nominee, could it possibly have gone any worse?
From: Salon.com | By: Phil Torres | Monday, January 23, 2017
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My daily drive time is now up to three hours, I want to learn Spanish, can you recommend a system that will work?I have looked at reviews of things like Rosetta, but I am not sure if it (the mobile option) would be useful to me as I want to do this while...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: cgk | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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President Trump’s plan to work with Moscow to fight ISIS will alienate our allies and yield few results.
From: New York Times | By: DANIEL BENJAMIN | Monday, January 23, 2017
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It's a jungle out there: international businesses associated with Trump and his name now at risk for terrorist acts
From: Salon.com | By: Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Twenty-one historians explain which moments in history are closest to this one—and what we can learn.
From: Politico | By: POLITICO MAGAZINE | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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U.S. counterintelligence agents have investigated communications that President Donald Trump’s national security adviser had with Russian officials, according to people familiar with the matter....
From: Fox News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Dan Rather says the American people, even Trump supporters, probably don't want a lying press secretary
From: Salon.com | By: David Bauder, Associated Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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James Mattis and Mike Flynn both have bizarre obsessions with Iran
From: Salon.com | By: Vijay Prashad, AlterNet | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The new president has repeatedly vowed to make America less open, less free, and more burdened by an expansive federal government.
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump's polarized nation bears the scars of the 1960s — and divisions that go back much further than that
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew O'Hehir | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The new president’s first actions in office suggest his style from the trail isn’t going away soon.
From: The Atlantic | By: Vann R. Newkirk II | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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M. Night Shyamalan is in the midst of a massive big-screen resurgence. Following the unexpected success of his 2015 thriller The Visit, Shyamalan, once touted as the next Steven Spielberg, has again bounced back from a downward trajectory — which...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: joeynolfiew | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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In its first episode of the new administration, the NBC sketch show skewered Vladimir Putin, Kellyanne Conway, and the “lower-case KKK.”
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Yes, the word fits him, and it really happened. There is still time to fight back and save the best of America
From: Salon.com | By: Chauncey DeVega | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The internet was supposed to become an overwhelming democratizing force against illiberal administrations. It didn't. It was supposed to open repressed citizens eyes, expose them to new democratic ideals and help them rise up against their authoritar......
From: Engadget | By: Andrew Tarantola | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Katherine Arden's new novel deftly weaves Russian fairy tales with tactile details to create a gorgeously wintry tale of magic, marred slightly by a clunky ending that's clearly setting up sequels.
From: NPR | By: Amal El-Mohtar | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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We may have switched out our blue bubble for the pink bubble of protest, but it felt like the healing has started
From: Salon.com | By: Linda Kulman | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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A vetting process reality check.
From: Politico | By: Christian Hudson | Monday, January 23, 2017
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As Moscow prima ballerina Valeria Kruglova arrives in Dublin to play Sleeping Beauty, she says the hardest role is being a mum on the road
From: Irish Times | Monday, January 23, 2017
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President Donald Trump is set to meet with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week in the White House and works to begin delivering on his ambitious campaign promises.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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CHICAGO (AP) — Legions of women flooded streets and city squares from Sydney to South Carolina on Saturday, marching in solidarity as a show of empowerment and a stand against Donald Trump.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Along with the most vociferous warriors championing their causes today, plenty brought humor to the dotted landscape of homemade signage.
From: Mediaite | By: J.D. Durkin | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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On last night's SNL, Kate McKinnon is a "happy" Russian woman living in Putin's world, ruled by #1 "hottie"
From: Salon.com | By: Alli Joseph, NBC | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalizing it altogether....
From: Fox News | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Israel's recent wave of house demolitions in Qalansawe and al-Araqeeb is just the latest in a long tradition of limiting Palestinian community growth so that Palestinians will leave and thereby allow more Jews to live on more of the land.
From: Mondoweiss | By: Hatim Kanaaneh | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Donald Trump's attendance at interfaith service—a tradition for new presidents —courts some controversy The post Donald Trump opens his first full day as president at church appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Leaders in the region's major powers are ecstatic about President Trump. They're likely to be disappointed
From: Salon.com | By: Steven A. Cook | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The story of a small German cottage built by Jews, seized by Nazis, gifted to a Stasi informant, and taken over by punk rockers
From: Reason | By: Andrew Hazlett | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Djokovic to lead Serbia vs. Russia in Davis Cup
From: ESPN | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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An obsession with the Wild West compelled then-Mayor Steve Reed to scour the country for artifacts and plan for a museum to house them all in the unlikely location of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first full day as president Saturday at a national prayer service, the final piece of transition business for the nation's new chief executive before a promised full-on shift into governing.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west's sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place "for a long time" despite expectations Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow....
From: Fox News | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The Trump administration has decided against sending a U.S. delegation to Kazakhstan for talks on the war in Syria, despite receiving a formal invitation from the Kazakh government with the backing of Russia and Turkey, the State Department said Saturday....
From: Fox News | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Steve Jobs was a married man and had four children at the time of his death, but some still have questions about whether Steve Jobs was gay. Although Steve Jobs never came out as straight to the public, he was a fervent advocate for LGBTQ rights at Apple,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Maryam Louise | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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One of the most challenging periods in American press history begins at noon Eastern today. The cries of “Lügenpresse” (defended by the outlet until recently run by new chief strategist to the president) echo almost as much as the stiff-arm salutes...
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The White House vows to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over what officials see as unfair attacks on President Donald Trump.
From: Khaleej Times | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The show opened with an impersonation of the Russian president, and the host, the actor and comedian Aziz Ansari, urged the new American president to address issues of race.
From: New York Times | By: DAVE ITZKOFF | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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President Trump will enter his first days as president facing a Freedom of Information Act request
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Only five-time overall champion Marcel Hirscher prevented Dave Ryding from becoming the first British skier to win a World Cup race on Sunday.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Dalai Lama says that he hopes that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will work together for global peace.
From: Fox News | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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A decades-long fight gets a new face.
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Russian president mocks Trump’s low inauguration turnout.
From: Vanity Fair | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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