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Doug Jones wins Senate seat in Alabama special election
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Doug Jones wins Senate seat in Alabama special election

Democrat Doug Jones eked out a win over embattled Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday's special election to fill Alabama's U.S. Senate seat, delivering a massive boost to Democrats and leaving Republicans with only the slimmest of majorities in the upper chamber. ...
Anti-Trump bias rampant in text messages by Peter Strzok, FBI agent on Mueller team
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Anti-Trump bias rampant in text messages by Peter Strzok, FBI agent on Mueller team

The FBI official removed from Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation repeatedly mocked Donald Trump, referring to him as a "douche," and expressed concern over what would happen to the U.S. if he was elected, according to copies of text messages the ag...
Corrections officers outraged over Colin Kaepernick visit to prisoners at Rikers Island
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Corrections officers outraged over Colin Kaepernick visit to prisoners at Rikers Island

A top New York union leader blasted city officials for allowing former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to meet with inmates Tuesday at Rikers Island, predicting the visit would only encourage violence against corrections officers. Elias Husamudeen, preside...
NYPD group slaps back at Akayed Ullah relatives ‘outraged’ at investigation: ‘Get over it!’
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NYPD group slaps back at Akayed Ullah relatives ‘outraged’ at investigation: ‘Get over it!’

The Sergeants Benevolent Association for the New York Police Department has a message for "outraged" relatives of alleged Port Authority bomber: "Get over it!" Active and retired sergeants of the NYPD were none too pleased Tuesday when relatives of Akayed U...
Moral Values and Customs vs. Laws
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Moral Values and Customs vs. Laws

I'm approaching my 82nd birthday, and my daughter will occasionally suggest that modernity is perplexing to me because I'm from prehistoric times. As such, it points to one of the unavoidable problems of youth — namely, the temptation to think that today's beh...
Scientists refute Brown’s claim that climate change makes CA fires the ‘new normal’
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Scientists refute Brown’s claim that climate change makes CA fires the ‘new normal’

California Gov. Jerry Brown and former Vice President Al Gore lead the list of those blaming climate change for Southern California's devastating wildfires, calling them "the new normal," but others insist the science just isn't there. That includes climate...
Sex Vigilantes Trash Due Process
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Sex Vigilantes Trash Due Process

New York's Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is spearheading a McCarthyite purge of sexual harassers from Congress, throwing the nation's capital into turmoil. What counts as sexual harassment? Good question. Men accused of boorish gestures or vulgar remarks face the...
Piers Morgan to ‘shuddering’ British liberals: ‘Donald Trump delivers on his promises’
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Piers Morgan to ‘shuddering’ British liberals: ‘Donald Trump delivers on his promises’

Journalist Piers Morgan says "physically shuddering" friends who loath President Trump "cannot continue to deny" his efforts to fulfill campaign promises. The host of "Good Morning Britain" took to the op-ed pages of the Daily Mail on Monday to persuade "hy...
Live in Seattle? Support a Democrat, like it or not
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Live in Seattle? Support a Democrat, like it or not

Homeowners are asking a court of appeals to stop the City of Seattle from forcing them to fund politicians' campaigns. Saying it wanted to encourage more residents to be involved in their city government while helping grassroots candidates, the City of Seat...