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Oct 18 2019
Hundreds of domestic rats in San Diego are up for adoption after a woman who had previously been caring for them in the van where she was living gave them up.
“Overall, these rats were well cared for and the owner really loved them,” said Nina Thompson, spokesperson for the San Diego Humane Society. “However, her population got out of hand very quickly.”
The woman had been livingHuffPost
Jun 10 2013
The Supreme Court may soon decide if the federal government will recognize same-sex marriage a decision with profound implications for unions between American citizens and their foreign-born spouses. The family of one Washington D.C.-area couple is watching for that decision big time.NPR (Online News)
Oct 30 2019
Diplomat: Bolton Warned Him About Giuliani and Ukraine Read Newsmax: Diplomat: Bolton Cautioned Him about Giuliani and Ukraine | Newsmax.com
A State Department foreign service officer will tell House impeachment investigators Wednesday former national security adviser John Bolton cautioned him that Rudy Giuliani "was a key voice with the president on Ukraine," which could complicate U.S. goals in the Eastern European country.
The testimony from Christopher Anderson makes clear that administration officials were concernedNewsmax (News)
Aug 02 2019
The United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty, something the Kremlin has repeatedly denied.
Washington signaled it would pull out of the arms control treaty six months ago unless Moscow stuck to the accord. Russia called the move a ploy to exit a pact the United States wanted toReuters
Jan 20 2020
(CNN)President Donald Trump's legal team will go into his Senate trial on Tuesday arguing that he should never have been impeached because his conduct over Ukraine does not amount to a criminal offense.
First details of the President's counter-argument are emerging from a document the White House sent to Capitol Hill on Saturday night and in television interviews of one of his new legalCNN (Online News)
Feb 26 2015
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference begins this week, a three-day event hosted by the American Conservative Union where activists, officeholders, campaign consultants and others will hear from a dozen or so potential Republican presidential candidates – among them Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Rand Paul, Chris Christie and Ted Cruz.Pew Research Center
Jun 10 2014
A California judge ruled Tuesday that teacher tenure laws deprive students of their right to an education under the state Constitution. The decision hands teachers’ unions a major defeat in a landmark case, one that could radically alter how California teachers are hired and fired and prompt challenges to tenure laws in other states.Allysia Finley (Wall Street Journal)
Feb 26 2020
Our Revolution, accused of dark-money spending for Sanders, took only six donations over $5,000 last year, none larger than $25,000
RIVAL PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES have been attacking Sen. Bernie Sanders over the advocacy groups boosting his campaign, accusing the Democratic frontrunner of taking untraceable dark money and contributions from super PACs and from the nonprofit he founded in 2016, Our Revolution.
The problem with the charge: It’s not dark money, and it’s not big, either.
The issue arose mostThe Intercept
Feb 25 2020
For climate-conscious Americans, cars are tough: we can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em. Yet while ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are reducing reliance on car ownership, they’re hardly solving our problems. According to a report released on Tuesday by the nonprofit research group Union of Concerned Scientists, such services now account for up to 13 percent of all vehicleMother Jones
Jul 23 2019
Boris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after winning a convincing victory over Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative party leadership race.
The former mayor of London, who has long cherished an ambition to lead his country, won 66% of the votes – 92,153, to Hunt’s 46,656. Turnout was 87.4% among 159,320 party members.
In a characteristically lighthearted acceptanceThe Guardian