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Princes William and Harry announce sculptor for new Diana statue | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A sculptor who produced the image of Queen Elizabeth used on Britain’s coins has been chosen to create a new statue of Princess Diana, the office of Princes William and Harry said on Sunday, to commemorate 20 years since her death.<p>FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince William, Duke of …

Over 1.1 mln sit China's civil servant exam

BEIJING - More than 1.1 million people took the National Public Servant Exam in China Sunday, a leap from last year's 984,000, marking the second …

Polarized by party and ideology

Michael Villanova (CUNY): Conservatism, Liberalism, and Postmodern Identity. Oliver Traldi on partisanship, Popper, and painfully hot takes. …

The Rohingya tragedy shows human solidarity is a lie

For way too long the international community has been ignoring the genocide of the Rohingya.<p>Nobody argues any more about what is happening in Myanmar. The United Nations, international human rights organisations and world capitals all agree that the war being waged on the Rohingya Muslims is a …

In Franken's wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and two of his Democratic colleagues have suggested that President Trump should consider resigning, after a run of …

North Korean Submarine Missile Threat Prompts U.S.-Led Military Drills

HONG KONG — Amid fears that North Korea is rapidly developing its submarine-launched ballistic missile technology, the United States, Japan and South Korea are teaming up for a drill to track such hard-to-detect missiles, military officials said Monday.<p>The drill is taking place over two days in …

Trump to Make Tax Speech Wednesday

President Trump is planning to make a closing argument for the Republican tax cut in a speech on Wednesday. Sources say he will be speaking in …

The History and Context of the Second Amendment

Reblog of an excellent blog post by A Point of Contention which gives historical perspective to the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the …

Tech giants urge support of DACA as December deadlines loom

For many of those covered by DACA, a controversial program that offers protection to undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children, the support of the technology industry could help them secure the opportunity to remain in the US.<p>That future was the focus of a panel discussion Tuesday …

Immigration

"Let’s Try Round Two": Three Women Who Accused Trump Of Sexual Misconduct Speak Out Again

Three of the at least 16 women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct spoke to NBC News' Megyn Kelly on Monday.<p>Three women who publicly accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have spoken out once again, hoping their stories would make a difference in light of the #MeToo …

Michigan Begs Supreme Court To Reinstate Ban On 'Straight-Ticket' Voting

A lower court found the ban disproportionately affected black voters.<p>Running against the clock, Michigan on Friday asked the Supreme Court to allow the state to enforce a ban on “straight-ticket” voting ― the practice of voting for all the candidates of the same party by marking a single box on a …

A Look Back Sheds Light on Redistricting

• <b>2011 Civitas article illuminates the history of redistricting arguments</b>• <b><br>In the past, Democrats admitted drawing voting maps for political purposes</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

Two lawsuits challenge Trump transgender military service ban | Reuters

(Reuters) - Civil rights groups filed two new lawsuits on Monday challenging President Donald Trump’s controversial ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.<p>FILE PHOTO: People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender …

Parental leave expands for California workers so they can bond with their newborns

Under a new law to combat workplace inequities, some 2.7 million California mothers and fathers will gain the right to a long-sought benefit: 12 …

Sarah Sanders Laughs Watching Obama Taking Credit for Trump Economy, Then Drops the Perfect Response

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Fox News Saturday that former President Barack Obama’s attempt to take credit for President …

Donald Trump

High Court pauses Liberal Senate replacement

A complication has arisen in retired major general and Liberal candidate Jim Molan taking the NSW Senate seat originally vacated by former Nationals …

Wisconsin’s Fire Sale for Big Business

Gov. Scott Walker had already reached desperate levels of generosity to entice a big electronics company to locate in Wisconsin. Last summer, the governor agreed to an eye-popping $3 billion in state subsidies to secure the arrival of Foxconn, a global manufacturer of flat-panel display screens. …

'Drugs den' challenged by ECHO reporter last month hit with court order

A Wirral home allegedly turned into a drug dealing hub by visiting troublemakers has been hit with a court order - just weeks after the ECHO …

Anti-Social Behaviour

Donald Trump watches up to 8 hours of TV a day and drinks 12 Diet Cokes - ordered with a special button

Donald Trump watches up to 8 hours of cable TV news a day, according to shocking new reports of how the President spends his days.<p>The President flips …

Donald Trump

Corn Wars

On September 30, 2012, agents from the FBI contacted U.S. Customs and Border Protection at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago with an urgent …

How the Kremlin Tried to Pose as American News Sites on Twitter

The Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency operated dozens of Twitter accounts masquerading as local American news sources that collectively …

Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

TeaserIn this study, we analyze both mainstream and social media coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election. We document that the …

How the Kremlin Tried to Pose as American News Sites on Twitter

The Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency operated dozens of Twitter accounts masquerading as local American news sources that collectively …

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Rallies, leafleting and door knocking all part of effort to urge voters to cast ballots in Alabama Senate race

BIRMINGHAM — Catrena Carter and her two sons spent Sunday morning driving from church to church in the Birmingham area tucking leaflets in the cars of churchgoers and placing signs at busy intersections urging people to vote.<p>Carter, a community activist, was on a mission.<p>"We really want our people …

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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On Top of Everything, the GOP Tax Bill Is a Giveaway to Lobbyists

The plan has a host of provisions that will give influence-peddlers plenty of opportunities to cash in.<p>In September 1986, Howard Gleckman was a <i>Businessweek</i> reporter covering the bipartisan tax package that would go on to be signed by Ronald Reagan the following month. After a late night of …

Rep. Dingell presses for harassment reforms in Congress

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell speaks with Alex Witt about the urgent need for improvements in how Congress handles sexual misconduct allegations. She …

The Rebirth of America's Pro-Natalist Movement

Activists on the right and left want policies that will reverse the country’s baby bust. But the broader culture—and Congress—don’t seem to care.<p>America needs more babies.<p>That’s what policymakers seem to have decided, from the White House to Capitol Hill. Congress spent November considering the …

Income Inequality