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On Memorial Day, we honor our war dead. We also need a way to remember the children we have lost to violence

On Memorial Day, we honor our war dead. We also need a way to remember the children we have lost to violence

Nearly 1,200 lives in 12 months 01:29 Richard Morgan is a freelance writer in New York and the author of "Born in Bedlam." He has written for many publications including The Economist, The New Yorker, The New York Times, NPR, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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His trade agenda faltering, Trump unveils another bailout for farmers

His trade agenda faltering, Trump unveils another bailout for farmers

A tractor plows a field on February 25, 2014 in Firebaugh, California. When Donald Trump initially launched a series of trade tariffs, the White House realized that the president’s agenda would hurt farmers. Officials argued, however, that farmers simply wouldn’t mind shouldering the burden. Indeed, Trump conceded his plan […] Click here to view original web page at www.msnbc.com

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The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft finally secures ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ royalties after Rolling Stones legal battle

The Verve's Richard Ashcroft finally secures 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' royalties after Rolling Stones legal battle

Richard Ashcroft says he’ll receive royalties for "Bitter Sweet Symphony" after a copyright dispute. (CNN)It’s one of the biggest indie rock songs of all time — and for 20 years British band The Verve didn’t make a cent off "Bitter Sweet Symphony." But lead singer Richard Ashcroft will finally […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Lawyer for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes also works for Trump Organization

Lawyer for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes also works for Trump Organization

Washington (CNN)An attorney for Navy SEAL chief Edward "Eddie" Gallagher also represents the Trump Organization, CNN has learned, just days after reports surfaced indicating the President is considering pardoning Gallagher of charges that could constitute war crimes. Gallagher faces a slew of accusations connected to violations of military law […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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As Trump gives Barr new powers, critics call scheme ‘un-American’

As Trump gives Barr new powers, critics call scheme 'un-American'

Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Donald Trump routinely argues that federal officials “spied” on his campaign, committed “treason,” and tried to “overthrow” a democratically elected administration. Most sensible observers realize that the president’s […] Click here to view original web page at www.msnbc.com

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Stelter: A pathetic, but persuasive, strain of political disinformation about Pelosi

Stelter: A pathetic, but persuasive, strain of political disinformation about Pelosi

What’s going on here is pretty obvious. Pelosi is questioning President Trump’s competency — saying she’s concerned about the president’s well-being, suggesting an "intervention" is needed — so Trump’s allies are saying the exact same things about her. "She’s a mess. She’s lost it," Trump said Thursday. That’s what […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Donald Trump falls for Nancy Pelosi’s trap

Donald Trump falls for Nancy Pelosi's trap

The President’s wild, improvised response Thursday suggests that so far, the speaker is winning the hugely consequential clash between Washington’s top two political forces. It’s not often that Trump, the man who dismembered the most talented Republican primary field in years in 2016, seems to be struggling for traction […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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