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AOC continues to rip Liz Cheney for concentration camp remarks
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday evening continued to tear into Rep. Liz Cheney — one of many Republican House colleagues who called the New York Democrat out for equating immigrant detention centers on the US-Mexico border to concentration camps. Earlier on Tuesday, Cheney, of Wyoming, begged Ocasio-Cortez to “spend just a
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New NYCHA head to make $400K, will be highest paid city official
The head of the city’s scandal-plagued Housing Authority will make about $400,000 a year — more than any other city official, it was revealed Tuesday night. Gregory Russ, the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, will receive the large paycheck despite the fact the he plans to travel back to Minnesota every weekend, according...
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Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash
Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.
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Patrick Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon; Third graders teach book publisher history lesson.
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Aaron Judge looks scary good with Yankees return nearing
Aaron Judge appears ready to rule The Bronx again. The Yankees’ superstar crushed a solo home run to right field Tuesday night in his fourth rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, adding two walks and a strikeout in the Baby Bombers’ 8-4 win over Norfolk. Judge (oblique) is the last of the Yankee regular position players...
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Catherynne Valente schools her racist neighbors about the asylum seekers in their midst
[Author Catherynne Valente (previously) posted this outstanding rant to her Facebook page; I asked her permission to repost it here so it would have somewhere to live outside of the zuckerverse and she graciously gave her permission -Cory] I live in Portland, Maine. We have recently had an influx of African asylum seekers and the city has been scr
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What We Learned From Trump’s Orlando Rally
President Trump’s kickoff of his 2020 campaign showed that his portrait of the country is still bleak — and that he needs an opponent beyond Hillary Clinton.
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Trump campaign kickoff rally was "like we were throwing back the clock to four years ago"
President Trump gave his official re-election campaign rally on Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida, touching on many of the themes from the 2016 campaign. Ed O'Keefe and Major Garrett join CBSN to discuss.
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China to maintain anti-dumping tariffs on U.S. distillers grains
China's Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday said it will maintain anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on imports of U.S. distillers grains (DDGS), a cereal by-product of ethanol manufacturing, after completing a review launched in April.
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Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD
Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a U.S.-China trade war disrupts global supply chains and shows little sign of easing soon, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found.
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Walking your dog during the summer? Don't let them suffer the same fate as Olaf
Washington-based Medical Lake Veterinary Hospital shared a post to warn dog owners of the dangers of paw pad burns.       
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Jets’ new GM set to make three key hires
The front office staff of new Jets general manager Joe Douglas is coming into focus. ESPN reported the Jets are hiring Colts vice president of player personnel Rex Hogan as assistant general manager. The NFL Network also reported Douglas is set to hire longtime Ravens assistant director of college and pro personnel Chad Alexander as...
New York Post
Ali Noorani: Trump’s promised immigrant deportations would be a tragic mistake and make America weaker
President Trump 's threatened mass deportation of millions of unauthorized immigrants would weaken America's economy and permanently alter our moral standing in the world.
Politica
In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures
Kicking off his 2020 reelection bid, President Donald Trump is promising to eradicate AIDS in America and to come up with cures to many diseases, "including cancer and others," during his second term. (June 18)       
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Qantas adds 10 Airbus jets to order, will take 36 A321XLRs
Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Wednesday it would order 10 Airbus SE A321XLR jets, taking its total A320neo family order to 109 jets.
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Over 16 tons of cocaine seized in Philadelphia terminal
Federal authorities seized about 16½ tons of cocaine from a large ship at the Packer Marine Terminal in Philadelphia, prosecutors said.
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Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “It’s going to take me a little while to settle down because I just had the extremely unpleasant experience of watching Donald Trump in action for an..
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Dell sale drops up to $895 off Alienware and XPS 13 laptops for grads
If you’re sniffing around for a new PC and are hunting for a deal, Dell has a couple of its best offerings – the mighty Alienware 17 gaming laptop and the super-sleek Dell XPS 13 ultrabook – on sale right now at pretty solid discounts.
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Starrett-Lehigh building gets major upgrades — and new name
The Starrett-Lehigh building is getting street cred with a new entrance, retail, restaurants and food hall under the new moniker Starrett-Lehigh Depot. “Enormous and eclectic, the Depot offers an array of flexible spaces for food, fitness, retail, essentials, events and more” brags the brochure. Driving by, it is easy to see that Scott Rechler’s RX
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Trump's 2020 campaign launch: the key takeaways
After two and a half years in office, Trump remains fixated on the same grievances – and successesDonald Trump launched his 2016 presidential campaign on 16 June 2015, by descending an elevator in front of a small crowd in Trump Tower. Four years on, he launched his 2020 pitch to be re-elected to the White House to 20,000 people at Orlando’s Amway
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Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him
A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they discovered him eating trail mix, sunflower seeds, and cracked corn near an...
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Report: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Liz Carmouche Set for UFC Fight Night in August
Liz Carmouche and Valentina Shevchenko are set for a rematch at UFC Fight Night on Aug. 10, according to ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto . The two last met in September 2010...
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Jacob deGrom gives Mets what they desperately needed
ATLANTA — The Mets turned to the oldest trick in the book Tuesday in search of a motivational boost. With ace Jacob deGrom ready to take the mound, a team meeting was called in the visitor’s clubhouse at SunTrust Park. And for a night the Mets’ flaws vanished, getting manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered crew back...
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House votes to block military transgender ban
The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service.
Politica
‘We Are Going On to Victory.’ President Trump Officially Kicks Off His 2020 Reelection Campaign
He began his campaign with a grievance-filled Florida rally
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Lemon and Cuomo: 2020 election decides who we are
After President Donald Trump recently spoke out about the Central Park Five case, CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon discuss the consequences of the President's words.
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Anthony Davis trade is Lakers succeeding on brand appeal
Magic Johnson didn’t make many right calls as the Lakers’ president of basketball operations, so it’s little wonder he credited the wrong people for the Anthony Davis trade. General manager Rob Pelinka didn’t make the trade happen. Co-owner Jeanie Buss didn’t either. Rich Paul did. The agent strong-armed...
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Al Horford saga officially blows up Celtics’ dreams
No Kyrie, no AD and now, no Al. It only gets worse for the Celtics, who seem set to watch Al Horford join Kyrie Irving out the door. Horford, a five-time All-Star center, is expected to decline his $30.1 million option and enter free agency, ESPN reported Tuesday night. Earlier in the day, scuttlebutt suggested...
New York Post
YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials
There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even the biggest makeup brands to debut their products. Now, Google's AR Beauty Try-On feature will let YouTube user...
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A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests
"To me, the song represents Hong Kong people coming together," one young demonstrator said
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