Tag Archives: Obama

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Survey: Boston African-Americans Have An Average Net Worth Of $8 – Yes, We Said $8

By Newsweek.com

Boston’s reputation as a racist city was put to the test by The Boston Globe‘s Spotlight investigative team

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Former President Obama Says ‘It’s Time For Women To Be In Charge’; ‘Men Seem To Have Some Problems These Days’

By HuffPost

Barack Obama said he believes more future leaders should be women.

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Sign Language Interpreter Signaled Complete Nonsense During Extremely Important Tampa Police Press Conference

By DailyMail.co.uk

An American Sign Language interpreter has baffled the hearing impaired by delivering gibberish

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CVS Set To Buy Health Insurance Giant Aetna In $69 Billion Deal

By Washington Post

Pharmacy giant CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna in a $69 billion blockbuster acquisition 

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Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History & Culture Turns Out To Be Washington DC’s Biggest Attaction

By Forbes.com

Nevermind long lines at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Has Trump Made Enrolling In Health Insurance Plans Too Difficult?

By InsuranceBusinessMag.com

It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy

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Research: Prosecutors Are Offering Better Plea Deals To White Defendants

By Slate.com

Two officers escorted a young black man into the courtroom,

Teacher Savagely Attacked By Parent After Confiscating 4th Grade Child’s Cell Phone

By DailyMail

Pittsburgh police have arrested a woman on Thursday for allegedly throwing a brick

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Trump Tells Green Beret Widow: “He Knew What He Signed Up For”

By New York Post

President Trump told the widow of a Green Beret who died in Niger that the soldier “knew what he signed up for

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Even As U.S. Reports Economic Upturns, Over 50 Million Still Live In Poverty

By Financial Times
More than 50m Americans live in districts that are mired in a “deep ongoing recession”,

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Trump Gives Employers Permission To Fire Employees For Being Gay

By Newsweek

Why does President Donald Trump care about what gay people do in the bedroom?

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Paul Horner, Famous Fake News Writer, Found Dead In Home Due To ‘Accidental Overdose’

By Daily Mail

A purveyor of fake news who became famous for

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Black Man Who Advocated For Confederate Flag Killed In Car Crash

By Washington Post

Anthony Hervey was on his way home to Oxford, Miss., when the car carrying him and fellow activist

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FBI Translator Married ISIS Terrorist She Was Investigating

By CNN

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 and married a key ISIS operative she had been assigned to investigate, CNN has learned.
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18:  US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about organized gang violence at the Department of Justice, April 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sessions spoke during a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republican Congressman: Sick People Don’t Deserve Affordable Health Care

By NY Magazine

Republicans usually defend their health-care position with an array of buzzwords like choice, patient-centric, or competition.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23:  Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), a member of the GOP Tuesday Group, arrives at the office of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the U.S. Capitol March 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Ryan and House GOP leaders postponed a vote on the American Health Care Act after it became apparent they did not have enough votes to pass the legislation that would repeal and replace Obamacare.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Republicans Exempt Themselves From Their Own Health Care Plan

By Vox

Update: After Vox reported this story Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) released a statement saying he would close this loophole. Read the story here.

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Private Prisons Are Facing A Class-Action Lawsuit For Violating Anti-Slavery Laws For The First Time In History

By Alternative Media Syndicate

This past summer, President Obama’s Department of Justice was directed to stop using private prisons. Besides having notoriously inhumane conditions, the private prison industry doesn’t really save taxpayers money—it just generates money for people who are in bed with private prisons.

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SeaWorld Polar Bear Dies of Suspected Broken Heart

By One Green Planet

Being separated from someone you care about is one of the worst feelings. You think about them constantly, wondering when you’ll be able to see them again.

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Trump Threatens to ‘Solve The Problem’ in North Korea via Twitter

By MSNBC

A friend asked me the other day whether I believe Mike Pence would be a better president than Donald Trump, if the current president were forced from office as a result of the Russia scandal.
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Transgender Pregnancy: The Making Of A New American Family

By Time

When the call came, my brother was at work in the open office in Cambridge, Mass., he shares with seven colleagues who, like him, help run clinical trials for a drug developer.