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Lawsuit aims to force USDA to repost scrubbed animal welfare records

Lawsuit aims to force USDA to repost scrubbed animal welfare records

The recently disappeared reports include information about SeaWorld, dog breeders and puppy mills, zoos, circuses (including Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus) and taxpayer-funded animal testing labs, among others. Menendez said Monday that the public is entitled to the information and that posting it creates greater transparency, accountability and enforcement of animal cruelty laws. Read More

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Clinton campaign manager on Trump: 'Parallels to Watergate here are eerie'

Clinton campaign manager on Trump: 'Parallels to Watergate here are eerie'

Trump's attempt to discredit the media not only referenced " fake news media", but also called the Russian communication report "conspiracy theories". "The parallels to Watergate here are eerie, I have to say", he said. There is no evidence the campaign colluded with Russians to affect the election, but both President Obama and then-candidate Trump were briefed on the communications, according to the New York Times . Read More

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Pamela Anderson brings glamour to Julian Assange

Speaking on "The Kyle and Jackie O Show", he said: "She's an attractive person with an attractive personality and whip smart. I'm not gonna go into private details", Assange said. Julian Assange unintentionally intensified rumors that he is dating Pamela Anderson. Thank god for him. Further strengthening my case that Julian Assange is either dead or being mind-controlled by a cabal of shadowy mole people who live deep, deep underground - there's no blue verified tick on his Twitter account. Read More

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Chaffetz, Goodlatte ask government watchdog to investigate leaks

The two leaders were seen discussing the test and viewing documents in the public dining room of Mar-a-lago, the President's Florida resort, on Saturday night when the test was conducted. Chaffetz is also asking Priebus for an "explanation about whether and how the guests, employees, and residents at Mar-a-Lago are vetted in order to ensure that they are not foreign agents or spies on behalf of a foreign government". Read More

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Castile case: Judge denies motion to drop charges

Castile case: Judge denies motion to drop charges

They said Yanez responded accordingly when he shot Philando Castile. His attorneys have indicated he will plead not guilty to manslaughter and other counts in the shooting death of Philando Castile. The state claims that Castile notified Yanez he had a gun in the auto and was reaching for his wallet when the officer shot him. Prosecutors argued the case should proceed because the defense raised several issues that prosecutors dispute - including whether or not Yanez saw Castile's gun and ... Read More

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Trump Today: President says Flynn resigning not 'the real story'

Trump Today: President says Flynn resigning not 'the real story'

In private, internal conversations with senior administration officials - including Vice President-elect Mike Pence - Flynn denied discussing those sanctions with the Russian ambassador. The US leader said retired army general Flynn had been treated "very, very unfairly by the media", including what he called "fake media". Mark Warner, D-Va., vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in calling for a "thorough examination of contacts between Russian Federation and individuals ... Read More

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Oroville Residents Return Home

But the emergency spillway, which guards against the overflow of the dam when water levels are high, was eroding Sunday. He said inflow into the lake associated with the recent storms could total around 45,000 cfs. "If the land gets too wet we can't operate heavy machinery out there, and it could become a safety issue with our personnel out there", Orrock said. Read More

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North Korea leader's brother dead after spray attack at airport

North Korea leader's brother dead after spray attack at airport

Before he left the country for Macau , he was considered the main candidate for succeeding Kim Jong-il. "He felt dizzy, so he asked for help at an information desk". He reportedly had at least six children, and several different wives. In another exchange with the same reporter in 2012, Jong Nam said: "Anyone with normal thinking would find it hard to tolerate three generations of hereditary succession". Read More

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NJ workers to take part in national 'day without immigrants' Trump protest

NJ workers to take part in national 'day without immigrants' Trump protest

Some of the U.S. capital's finest restaurants are putting their money where their mouths are: shutting down for a day to protest President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant policies. A similar strike was held in 2006, protesting US immigration reform measures. Trump's directive temporarily halted immigration from seven countries with a terror presence and halted America's refugee program until stricter background checks can be implemented. Read More

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Powerball jackpot now at $310M

Powerball jackpot now at $310M

The most commonly drawn Powerball numbers are 10 and 25. The victor took home just over $72 million after taxes. So that means you would have to spend $584.4 million to buy each $2 ticket. Virgin Islands. Financial experts say that if you can get more than a 3 or 4 percent return on an investment, the lump sum is actually the best way to go in the long-term. Read More

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Evacuation order lifted for almost 200000 Californians

Residents in Butte, Sutter and Yuba counties were forced to evacuate Sunday evening after engineers spotted severe erosion on the emergency spillway at the lake. Nevertheless, he said, crews have been working around the clock to address gaping holes caused by erosion at the top of the emergency spillway. Evacuees from cities surrounding the Lake Oroville Dam line up for dinner at a shelter Monday in Chico. Read More

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Inquirer Editorial: Flynn's departure leaves questions about Trump ties to Russian Federation

Inquirer Editorial: Flynn's departure leaves questions about Trump ties to Russian Federation

Additionally, the Army has been investigating whether or not Flynn received money from the Russian government during a 2015 trip to Moscow because such a payment could violate the Constitution's Emoluments Clause. "They were always in concert with US foreign policy, never contrary to it". USA intelligence said previous year that the FSB, Russia's successor to the Soviet-era KGB, had been involved in attempts to sway the election - which is why Obama barred American tech companies from ... Read More

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President Trump defends 'wonderful' Flynn who was 'treated unfairly'

According to the White House, Flynn resigned late Monday, hours after Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway insisted Flynn enjoyed "the full confidence of the president". Flynn's contacts with Kislyak coincided with the Obama administration slapping penalties on Russian Federation for election-related hacking. An administration official had said Flynn had apologized personally to Pence, who is said to be troubled by the possibility he was misled. Read More

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Spotify Is Moving Into 4 World Trade Center

But it doesn't look like Spotify is moving as Cuomo said Spotify will be create 1,000 jobs at the new floorspace. The company will take up 378,000 square feet on floors 62 through 72 - the top 10 stories in the Fumihiko Maki-designed skyscraper - in a move from its current 620 Sixth Ave. Read More

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Federal ethics office recommends investigation into Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway

Federal ethics office recommends investigation into Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway

The letter was sent to President Trump's deputy White House counsel, Susan Passantino, and was copied to White House counsel Don McGahn, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Elijah Cummings, D-Md. In the letter , OGE Director Walter M. Shaub, Jr. encouraged the White House to punish Conway if necessary. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the Seattle-based clothier was "targeting" Ivanka Trump because of her father's political policies. Read More

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Breaking Down the Portland-Denver Trade

Breaking Down the Portland-Denver Trade

Plumlee took to Facebook to express gratitude for his time in Portland. Portland also received a first-round draft pick in the deal. For the Blazers, Nurkic gives them a talented offensive player with size and strength (6-foot-11, 270 pounds) whose development on the defensive end will be crucial to his ultimate impact in Portland. Read More

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SC woman found chained in shipping container to appear on Dr. Phil

During the interview, Brown was asked what she would now say to Kohlhepp, who is facing several charges. "He said he was near the three-digit mark, so nearly 100", Brown said. As it grew colder, her wardrobe expanded to include yoga trousers and sweats. In the interview, Kala described the day she was rescued. Brown said she realized she had to "stay alive" so she could be found. Read More

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Murder suspect watched teenage victim die for 30 minutes, prosecutors say

Murder suspect watched teenage victim die for 30 minutes, prosecutors say

Prosecutors told the judge that the Neptune City man watched the clock as Sarah Stern was dying. They said he gave the description of the killing to a friend, Preston Taylor, who secretly videotaped their meeting. McAtasney sat shackled in the jury box during Tuesday's hearing, as assistant prosecutor Meghan Doyle laid out why he should not be offered bail. The attorney says the neighbor told police that she was afraid Stern was suicidal or planned to run away. Read More

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2016's Hate Groups Followed Politics And Became Very Anti-Muslim

The number of organizations the Southern Poverty Law Center considers hate groups increased from 892 in 2015 to 917 in 2016. The number of anti-Muslim hate groups almost tripled, jumping from 34 in 2015 to 101 in 2016. Dylann Roof, the man who shot nine black people dead inside a Charleston, South Carolina church in 2015, is an example of someone "operating only on the Internet except when the moment comes to start shooting", he said. Read More

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