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Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Emergency Border Funding Bill Signalling Battle With House

The sweeping 84-8 vote came minutes after the Senate handily rejected the House’s humanitarian assistance bill, signalling what will likely ...
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People Are Trying To Donate To Detained Migrants. Border Patrol Won’t Accept It

After hearing claims that detention centers are housing migrant children in unsanitary conditions, people are attempting to provide them with ...
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Two More Deputies Fired For Not Confronting Parkland, Fla., School Shooter

Two other deputies had already been fired for the same reason. Seventeen students and faculty of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...
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Top Clean-Air Official Plans To Step Down From EPA Post Amid Ethics Probe

Bill Wehrum, who last week scored a victory for coal industry supporters by rolling back Obama-era power plant emissions rules, ...
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A Father And Daughter Who Drowned At The Border Put Attention On Immigration

Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez was trying to bring his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, to safety and a new life in ...
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House Passes $4.5 Billion In Emergency Border Aid

President Trump has threatened to veto the measure in favor of a Senate Republican version of the bill that would ...
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Illinois’ Governor Signs Law Legalizing Recreational Use Of Marijuana

The state becomes the 11th in the country to legalize recreational pot. The Illinois law, which goes into effect on ...
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Working Class Americans Are Finding It Increasingly Difficult To Afford Housing

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Study shows that while the economy and affordability continue to improve overall, working class Americans ...
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Jeffrey Epstein’s Sex Offender Plea Deal Must Stand, Federal Prosecutors Say

Attorneys representing sex abuse victims have argued for years that their clients weren’t informed of the once-secret deal beforehand or ...
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San Francisco Poised To Ban Sales Of E-Cigarettes

San Francisco supervisors say they need to protect kids and teens from becoming addicted to nicotine. The dominant vaping company, ...
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After Republican Protest, Oregon’s Climate Plan Dies

On the fifth day the Republican state senators have skipped the session in protest over a cap-and-trade bill, the Senate’s ...
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Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Plans To Step Down

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of ...
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Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher To Stay In Indianapolis Archdiocese

The school says not terminating the teacher would have resulted in “our forfeiting our Catholic identity.” Last week, a nearby ...
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‘I Like To Watch’ Is A Passionate, Brilliant Defense Of TV

The collection of 32 mostly previously published essays by New Yorker TV Critic Emily Nussbaum includes a new consideration of ...
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Redemption After #MeToo?

A growing number of high-profile men brought down by the #MeToo movement are now attempting to make a comeback, stirring ...
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Skubana raises $5.4M for its e-commerce operations software

Skubana, a startup promising to help e-commerce business manage what can be a dizzying array of logistical challenges, is announcing that it has raised $5.4 ...
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Vertical market networks, effective startup names, Libra, Carbon, and Sidewalk Labs

The next service marketplace wave: Vertical market networks B2B service marketplaces (think translation as a service) are an extraordinarily lucrative startup category. But despite the ...
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VCs double down on data-driven investment models

Social Capital co-founder Chamath Palihapitiya is spinning out a company from his venture capital fund-turned-family-office, TechCrunch has learned. The new entity, temporarily dubbed CaaS (short ...
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