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The Hard-Right Sticks With Trump No Matter What

After all, President Donald Trump just expressed regret that he hadnominated him, and made it clear that he might get rid of him if he has an excuse. Why? And why, for that matter, are other hard-right types sticking with Trump despite his rude, bullying personality, administrative incompetence and penchant for hiring former big shots from Goldman Sachs? Political chaos is the perfect environment in which they can deconstruct the…

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Farm subsidies ‘must be earned’ – Gove – BBC News

He is expected to say: Leaving the EU gives us a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reform how we care for our land, our rivers and our seas, how we recast our ambition for our countrys environment, and the planet. “In short, it means delivering a Green Brexit. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) rewards size of land-holding ahead of good environmental practice, puts resources in the hands of the already wealthy, and…

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How A Billion-Dollar Internet Scam Is Breaking Hearts And Bank Accounts

The scammers may just have lit upon the perfect crime: They sit at computers safely overseas, hunting for their prey on social networks, and they rarely get caught. The victims are often left deeply damaged both financially and psychologically and so embarrassed that theyre reluctant to come forward even when they realize theyve been scammed. 15,000 romance scam complaintsexceeded $230 million international criminal networks Diana Warnack gave $18,000 to a…

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Restoring US Forests Can Help Solve Our Water Infrastructure Crisis

U.S. water infrastructure got a D Grade from American Society of Civil Engineers, and it could cost more than $1 trillion over the next 25 years to maintain, repair, and expand the systems we need for safe drinking water. But these forests are at increasing risk of catastrophic fires, which over the past decade have burned an area larger than North Dakota. Wildfires can flood drinking water systems with hazardous…

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Barack Obama Praises John McCain As ‘One Of The Bravest Fighters I’ve Ever Known’

John McCain is an American hero & one of the bravest fighters Ive ever known, Obama wrote on Twitter. Cancer doesnt know what its up against. Give it hell, John. Obama defeated McCain in 2008, but the two men, who served together in the Senate, shared a cordial relationship. I dont trust Obama, the woman told McCain. Hes an Arab. No, maam, he said. Hes a decent, family man, a…

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32 Million More Would Be Uninsured Under The Latest Senate Health Care Bill

Thirty-two million fewer people would have health coverage, health insurance premiums would double and the insurance market would destabilize over the next 10 years under legislation the Senate may take up next week, according to a the Congressional Budget Office published Wednesday. This isnt the, the measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.) because it lacked enough support to pass and that President…

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Protesters Swarm The Capitol Days After Obamacare Repeal Falls Again

And judging by the protests at individual Senate offices shortly afterward, champions of universal coverage do not need much convincing. We have plenty of work to do. This is not over. This thing, like a zombie, keeps coming back to life. And were going to bury it deep into the earth, said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). The Senate bill, already in its third or fourth iteration, could yet…

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Sports Direct profits dive by nearly 60% – BBC News

A recent survey of workers in Shirebrook, to which 3,300 people responded, had showed that an “overwhelming majority” of people in the warehouse “currently feel they are treated with respect”, he added. Staff had elected the company’s first UK workers’ representative and Mr Hellawell said he had “no doubt” their “contribution will prove invaluable to the board as the Sports Direct family continues to move forward together”. ‘Selfridges of Sport’…

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News Daily: Dementia prevention and Brexit update – BBC News

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: Brexit progress report Brexit Secretary David Davis and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier will give an update later on how talks in Brussels are going. Officials have been discussing citizens’ rights, the Irish border and how much the UK will have to pay to leave the EU. “The Brexit negotiations appear to have been surprisingly leak-proof considering the sheer scale of the operation,” says the…

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All The People Trump Attacks In His 50-Minute NY Times Interview

During the 50-minute interviewwith three Times reporters, Trump criticized five key players in the Russia probe, from Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Robert S. Mueller, the special counsel appointedto take over the investigation after Sessions recused himself in March and the president fired former FBI Director James Comeyin May. The Washington Post via Getty Images Former FBI Director James Comey Trump said Comey, who he fired in May, was lying…

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6 Wild Claims Trump Made In His Bizarre New York Times Interview

You can read the Times full story hereand excerpts from their interview here Jeff Sessions takes the job, gets into the job, recuses himself. I then have which, frankly, I think is very unfair to the president. How do you take a job and then recuse yourself? If he would have recused himself before the job, I would have said, Thanks, Jeff, but I cant, you know, Im not going…

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Chris Christie Nabs Foul Ball At Mets Game, And No One Celebrates

The New Jersey governor and devoted fan of the New York Mets was watching the Mets play the St. Louis Cardinalson Tuesday night when he caught a foul ball from the third row at Citi Field. No one seemed to notice or care that he gave the ball to a child sitting a couple of rows behind him. Even the game announcers seemed peeved about Christies catch. Christie is one…

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Al Gore Calls For Single-Payer Health Care

NEW YORK Al Gore called for single-payer health care on Tuesday, one day after a revolt by GOP senators dashed Republican hopes of passing a bill to repeal Obamacare. Speaking at an event to promote his new climate change documentary, the former vice president said health insurance companies have failed to offer cost-effective coverage, even under the Affordable Care Act. A government-run, single-payer system would provide taxpayer-funded basic health care…

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Why Hillary Clinton Is Really Unpopular Again

Hillary Clinton is even less popular now than when she was running for president. Just 39 percent of Americans view Clinton favorably, according to a conducted last week and released on Monday. A year ago, when Clinton was the presumptive Democratic nominee, her favorability was at 43 percent. The former secretary of state is viewed slightly than President Donald Trump, who has for a president this early in his administration….

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In pictures: 24 hours in England – BBC News

Every day, some 55 million people go about their lives across England. This is a snapshot of a nation across 24 hours. Photographs will be added through the day, telling the everyday stories of the people who make up the nation. Liam Reid’s family has been selling fruit and vegetables on Leicester Market since World War One. The 32-year-old gets up every morning at 5am and works six days a…

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News Daily: Trump-Putin meeting and BBC stars’ salaries – BBC News

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning Woman’s shooting in US: Australian PM demands answers Australia’s prime minister has called on US authorities to explain how a woman, originally from Sydney, was shot to death by a policeman after calling to report a possible crime. Justine Damond, 40, died in the city of Minneapolis, reportedly while dressed in her pyjamas. “It…

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Fox News War: Sean Hannity And Shepard Smith Trade Barbs Over Trump

On Tuesday, Sean Hannity used his radio show to throw some shade at Fox News anchorShepard Smith. Smith has gone viral several times for challenging Trump on his afternoon Fox News show, Shepard Smith Reporting. Last week, he tore into the White House for its response to the Russian campaign meddling scandal. That was apparently too much for Hannity, a vocal Trump supporter who even appeared in a campaign adlast…

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Senate Hearing Highlights Saudi Arabia’s Responsibility For Suffering In Yemen

WASHINGTON Experts on humanitarian issues, including top U.S. officials, used a Senate hearing Tuesday to highlight how U.S. partner Saudi Arabia has exacerbated global hunger with its American-backed military campaign in neighbor state Yemen, where the United Nations 17 million people lack access to sufficient food and a child under 5 years old dies every 10 minutes of preventable causes. The Saudi-led coalition, which began fighting pro-Iran rebels in Yemen…

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Trumps Selling A Russia Story, But Americans Arent Buying It

Thats the fundamental problem a beleaguered communications team faces as it tries to respond to claims that Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia to help win the presidency last year, with the public appearing to settle into the view that White House statements simply cannot always be taken as fact. An email released last week showing that Donald Trump Jr.not only knew the Russian government was helping his father but…

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Theresa May tells Conservatives to end ‘backbiting’ – BBC News

The choice, she said, is “me or Jeremy Corbyn… and nobody wants that”. Go away over the summer for a “proper break”, she told MPs, and “come back ready for serious business”. Plea for unity The prime minister is expected to remind her cabinet of their responsibilities and the need to keep their meetings private, after what appears to be a breakdown in discipline at the very top of the…

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Advertising Standards to get tough on gender stereotypes – BBC News

In the past the ASA has banned ads on grounds of objectification, inappropriate sexualisation, and for suggesting it is desirable for young women to be unhealthily thin. But in several instances the regulator had received complaints about ads that featured sexist stereotypes or mocked people who didn’t follow traditional roles, which it had not investigated or ruled against, because they were not in breach of the current guidelines. ‘Over-sexualised’ Femfresh…

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Senate Republicans Just Killed Their Health Care Bill Again

And like its other near-death experiences since President Donald Trump took office, backed by total GOP control of Congress at the beginning of this year, the decisive factors were the partys lack of vision of what the health care system would look like and a lack of conviction about owning the consequences of undoing a law that had extended health insurance to tens of millions of Americans. Regrettably, it is…

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Did The National Hurricane Center Just Troll Trump?

A National Hurricane Center notice about Tropical Storm Dondrew plenty of attention online because to some it sounded like the agency was throwing shade at President Donald Trump. Max Mayfield, the former National Hurricane Center director who chaired the committee that chose the name, told the news agency that the appearance of Tropical Storm Don had nothing to do with the president.

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MSNBC Trolls Trumps ‘Made In America’ Speech With A Dead-On Chyron

At least thats the impression from the reaction to President Donald Trumps Made In America campaign. Although buying American is a good way to ensure fellow citizens continue to have jobs, Trumps declaration of the week also calls attention to the fact that his Trump-branded products, such as mens clothing,steel and aluminum from Chinain his construction projects. Thats a lot of hypocrisy to keep track of, but that didnt stop…

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Report: More Than Half Of Rural U.S. Counties Lack Access To Hospital Maternity Wards

But she has adjusted her approach since arriving last year at the 70-bed North Baldwin Infirmary in rural, southern Alabama. As a result, Dr. Arthur performs the surgery if there are any signs of complication, rather than waiting and running the risk that comes with the 20 to 30 minutes it takes for an anesthesiologist to arrive in the middle of the night. Physicians in rural communities across America are…

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Federer Wins 8th Wimbledon Title, Beating Cilic in Final

London (AP) — After Roger Federer closed out a Wimbledon final that was more of a coronation than a contest with an ace, he sat in his changeover chair and wiped away tears. That is when it hit him: His wait for record-breaking No. 8 was over. Until then, Federer wasn't focused on the notion of winning the grass-court tournament more often than any other man in the history of…

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