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NOAA’s Research Just Shifted From Climate Change To 'Empowering The Economy' And 'National Security'
By Dan Spinelli, Mother Jones
A “shocking change in the mission of one of the nation’s premier scientific agencies.”
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Trump Hits Back At Maxine Waters
President Donald Trump has hit back at Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) after she apparently advocated the harassment of his cabinet.
‘Auntie Maxine’ Declares War On Trump Cabinet
‘The people are gonna turn on them.’ California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is encouraging people to confront and harass President Trump’s cabinet.
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Homeland Security Says 522 Children Reunited After Separations
By David Shepardson, Reuters
The department says it plans to reunite another 16 children over the next 24 hours.
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Trump Pens Order To End Family Separation, But Shirks Blame For Causing It
Trump announced he’s going to end the separation of migrant children from their families, blaming previous administrations for the policy.
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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Defends Separation Of Families At The Border
The Homeland Security official refused to budge on her talking points at a White House briefing.
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Democratic Lawmakers Call On DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen To Resign
“The government should be in the business of keeping families together, not tearing them apart," said Sen. Kamala Harris.
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DHS Secretary Claims There’s No Family Separation Policy, ‘Period'
Last week, DHS announced that nearly 2,000 kids had been separated from their parents during a six-week period ending last month.
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
Net Neutrality Can Still Be Saved
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is trying to usher in an online regime lacking real freedom. He should be ready for a fight.
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FBI Arrests Ex-Intelligence Officer For Allegedly Spying On The United States
By Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters
Ron Rockwell Hansen is accused of trying to transmit national defense information to China.
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But Her Emails? Lawmakers Shrug Off Trump’s Lax Cellphone Security
“I suspect the president of the United States is sophisticated enough to know what he should or shouldn’t be talking about on an unsecured line,” Sen. Jim Risch said.
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Democrats Force Vote To Keep Net Neutrality Rules
It's only a temporary victory, however.
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An Empire Of Nothing At All? The U.S. Military Takes Us Through The Gates Of Hell
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John Bolton: Trump Sanctions On European Companies 'Possible' Over Iran
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The national security adviser believes the U.S. can force European nations to abandon the historic Iran nuclear accord.
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Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter
The New York Times says Trump berated Kirstjen Nielsen's ability to secure the border.
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
Net Neutrality Rules Will End In June, FCC Says
The U.S. Senate plans to vote next week on whether to reject the FCC's repeal of the Obama-era rules.
Kyle Grillot / Reuters
Senators Force A Vote That May Ultimately Reverse FCC, Restore Net Neutrality
If the effort makes it through the chamber, tougher battles await.
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Former CIA Chief John Brennan: Trump’s ‘Madness Is A Danger To Our National Security’
Trump has "undermined global confidence in U.S. commitments" and "alienated our closest allies," Brennan said.
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Passengers 'Lashing Out' At Scott Pruitt Justify First-Class Travel, New EPA Memo Says
Thousands of newly released EPA documents show the agency went to great lengths to shield the embattled administrator from encounters with the public.
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Joe Wilson Reacts To Scooter Libby Pardon: 'Trump Is A Vile And Despicable Individual'
The former ambassador and his wife, former CIA agent Valerie Plame, were at the center of the Libby case. She says Trump's basis for the pardon is "simply false."
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Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert Resigns
John Bolton reportedly wanted him out.
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Jimmy Carter Calls Trump's Hiring Of John Bolton His 'Worst Mistake' Yet
The former president has defended Trump in the past.
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‘Locker Room Talk’: Trump Fans Charged In Anti-Muslim Terror Plot Say It Was Just Bluster
Ryan J. Reilly
But the government contends the Crusaders militiamen were hatching an actual plan to kill Muslim refugees.
The White House’s New Warmonger
For Trump, he’s “a tough cookie”. But for the world, John Bolton is a very dangerous addition to the White House.
National Security Adviser McMaster Fired
Another day, another White House departure. This time it’s National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster turning his back on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
In Iraq, Military Bloggers Gave An Unprecedented View Of War — Then Came The Clampdown
Fifteen years ago, soldiers started to blog their way through Iraq, leading to questions about how to wage war in the internet age — and a few demotions, too.
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