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GOP congressman disagrees with Trump over response to Cohen raid

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Republican congressman said Tuesday he disagrees with President Donald Trump's assertion that an FBI raid on the office and hotel room of Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is an "an attack on our country."<p>A source familiar with the matter has told CNN authorities seized documents …

Donald Trump

‘Oh my God…It’s fake’: Far right falls for hoax about Broward County sheriff

In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, the far-right fever swamps buzzed with false information and conspiracy theories about student “crisis actors” who were paid to lie about the mass shooting.<p>But ironically, conspiracy-minded conservatives fell for a political hoax …

Internet

Yes, This Is Going to Be Worse Than Watergate

In 1973, there were still some independent-minded lawmakers in the Grand Old Party. Today, not so much.<p>Something changed last weekend, did it not?<p>The …

Donald Trump

Rex Tillerson has been fired. Experts say he did damage that could last “a generation.”

Tillerson was “one of the worst secretaries of state” in modern history, according to experts from across the political spectrum.<p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired by President Donald Trump, according to White House officials’ statements on Tuesday morning.<p>He was in office for a little over …

U.S. Dept. of State

Elon Musk's hyperloop dream may come true — and soon

'It’s happening far faster than I would have ever expected, and it’s happening all over the world.'<p>Elon Musk first described his idea for a futuristic transportation system that would send passenger pods through tubes at speeds of hundreds of miles an hour back in 2013. At the time, the idea of …

High-speed Rail

Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade

Who needs probable cause when you have geeks?<p>That appears to be the thinking of the FBI, which has been working with Best Buy's computer repair …

Michigan House to explore arming teachers, 'red flag' laws

Michigan legislators and the governor's office are roiling over two gun-control measures: arming trained teachers and removing guns from individuals with mental health symptoms.<p>State capitols across America are revisiting gun legislation after the deadliest U.S. school shooting in the last five …

Advertisers are pulling ads from Alex Jones’ YouTube channel

Many companies were unaware that their ads were appearing on the channel<p>Last week, YouTube said that some of the warnings and bans handed down to some right-wing channels might have been mistakes from human moderators, but despite the walk back, some companies have begun pulling ads from Infowars’ …

Alex Jones

El Salvador's Gangs Are Targeting Young Girls

And the Trump administration’s immigration policies are certain to make it worse.<p>SAN SALVADOR—At dusk on a dusty soccer field in San Salvador last April, three girls sat together on a bench. Dani, 12, and Sofia, 16, regularly played soccer with the boys; Diana, Sofia’s 14-year-old cousin, came to …

Immigration

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point as an enormous storm pumped an …

Global Warming

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday.<p>The legislative effort …

Guns

A Voice of Hate in America’s Heartland

<i>This article has drawn significant feedback, most of it sharply critical. Read a response from The Times’s national editor here. And the reporter offers his thoughts on covering white nationalists here.</i><p>HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Tony and Maria Hovater were married this fall. They registered at Target. …

Pacific Ocean

NYT Accused Of Normalizing White Nationalism In 'Nazi Sympathizer' Profile

The New York Times is under fire for publishing a profile of an Ohio native and Nazi sympathizer that many saw as an attempt to normalize white nationalism.<p>The profile, written by Times reporter Richard Fausset and published Saturday, follows Tony Hovater, a 29-year-old welder from a Dayton suburb, …

Rights & Freedoms

Diplomats Sound the Alarm as They Are Pushed Out in Droves

WASHINGTON — Of all the State Department employees who might have been vulnerable in the staff reductions that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has initiated as he reshapes the department, the one person who seemed least likely to be a target was the chief of security, Bill A. Miller.<p>Republicans …

U.S. Dept. of State

Woman Fired For Flipping Off Donald Trump's Motorcade

WASHINGTON ― You may have seen this photo of President Donald Trump’s motorcade winding down a wooded road last week as a woman on a bicycle pedaled by ― giving the middle finger to Trump.<p>The picture, snapped by a White House photographer traveling with the president as he left his golf course in …

Donald Trump

Sexually active students must be reported to law enforcement or state officials, Ore. school district says

Teachers and staff in the Salem-Keizer school district — which includes more than 40,000 students — were recently told that if they learn or merely suspect a student is sexually active, they must report it to law enforcement or state officials.<p>According to Oregon law, anyone under 18 years old …

Education

‘The Russians Have Succeeded Beyond Their Wildest Expectations’

Former intelligence chief James Clapper says President Trump is dead wrong about Russian interference in America’s elections. And they’re going to get away with it again, he warns.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>America’s former top spymaster …

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A cyclist flipped off Trump’s motorcade and entered the annals of presidential protests

The departure of President Trump’s motorcade from his Sterling, Va., golf club on Saturday afternoon was chronicled as dutifully and minutely as the retreat of some great army.<p>The president left Trump National Golf Club at 3:12 p.m. after spending the day there on the edge of the Potomac River.<p>A …

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Majority Of White Americans Say They Believe Whites Face Discrimination

A majority of whites say discrimination against them exists in America today, according to a poll released Tuesday from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.<p>"If you apply for a job, they seem to give the blacks the first crack at it," said …

Equality
Donald Trump

This Photo Series Celebrates Women’s Orgasm In All Its Raw Beauty It’s Totally Refreshing

A woman's sexuality is often questioned, repressed, looked down upon and sometimes, even chastised. Across the world, women are told to keep their …

In 5 Years, Batteries Will Blanket The U.S., Duke Executive Says

Five years. That’s how soon batteries can be expected to sprout all over the electric grid as utilities and homeowners drop in on a wave of falling prices, a Duke Energy executive said in Chicago Thursday.<p>“There’s going to be a lot of excitement around batteries in the next five years. And I would …

Business Development

Corker calls White House 'an adult day care center' in response to Trump's latest Twitter tirade

Sen. Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday called the White House “an adult day care center” after President Trump attacked him in a morning Twitter tirade.<p>Setting off an extraordinary squabble between two leaders of the same party, Trump alleged in a …

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Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis from flooding.<p>Linked by tunnels that divert water away from the region’s most vulnerable …

Japan

[NSFW] Nude Occult Rituals Staged Against Norway’s Stark Landscape

“Cold, silent, and isolated” is how Norwegian artist Daria Endresen describes her photography.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Still frames of silent horror, steeped in Scandinavian mythology and replete with Nordic rituals: welcome to the world of Daria Endresen. The Norwegian artist's earlier …

Dakota Access pipeline: 300 protesters injured after police use water cannons

Twenty-six people hospitalized from ‘mass casualty incident’ that included bone fractures and hypothermia shown in dramatic video footage of standoff<p>Support our fearless, independent journalism with a contribution or by becoming a member<p>Twenty-six people were hospitalized and more than 300 injured …

Environment

Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is blocking new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean, handing a victory to environmentalists who say industrial activity in the icy waters will harm whales, walruses and other wildlife and exacerbate global warming.<p>A five-year offshore drilling plan …

Obama Administration

Dakota pipeline operator goes to court after government delays construction

Energy Transfer Partners accused the Obama administration of being motivated purely by politics and said it would pursue rights to build controversial oil line<p>The operator of the Dakota Access pipeline has asked a federal judge to approve immediate construction under the Missouri river just one day …

North Dakota