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Dianne Feinstein anti-gun bill bans 120 specific gun models

Dianne Feinstein anti-gun bill bans 120 specific gun models | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Sen.Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., released a summary today of her assault weapons ban bill which calls for a ban of “sale, transfer, importation, or manufacturing” of specific models of “120 specifically-named firearms.”...
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The women fighting for white male supremacy

The women fighting for white male supremacy | United States Politics | Scoop.it

It is a double bind that has faced women of the far right for generations: To defend white supremacy, they must appeal to the values of tradition and hierarchy that structure racist politics. Yet gender hierarchy is also a potent part of that political tradition.

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Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off

Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday.
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Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump

Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump | United States Politics | Scoop.it

The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities.

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Japan planning possible mass evacuation amid North Korea threat

Japan planning possible mass evacuation amid North Korea threat | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Japan is planning for a possible mass evacuation of the nearly 60,000 Japanese citizens currently living in or visiting South Korea in the wake o
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Transgender ban frozen as Mattis moves forward with new review of options

Transgender ban frozen as Mattis moves forward with new review of options | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Trump ordered a full ban on transgender troops on Twitter in July.
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Russia Fears New U.S. Bomb Ups Risk of Nuclear Strike

Russia Fears New U.S. Bomb Ups Risk of Nuclear Strike | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The B-61 model 12 is planned to be the first U.S. precision-guided atomic bomb, intended to minimize collateral damage.
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Foxconn deal highlights regional transit failure for people of color | The Milwaukee Independent

Foxconn deal highlights regional transit failure for people of color | The Milwaukee Independent | United States Politics | Scoop.it
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Susan Rice Says Pre-Emptive War With North Korea Would Be 'Catastrophic'

Susan Rice Says Pre-Emptive War With North Korea Would Be 'Catastrophic' | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Former national security adviser Susan Rice warned Thursday that launching a so-called pre-emptive war with North Korea would be “foolish and catastrophic,” as a war of words escalates between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
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Beijing warns Pyongyang: You’re on your own if you go after the United States

Beijing warns Pyongyang: You’re on your own if you go after the United States | United States Politics | Scoop.it
China would still defend North Korea if Washington attacked first or tried regime change.
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5 Republicans who could challenge Donald Trump in 2020

5 Republicans who could challenge Donald Trump in 2020 | United States Politics | Scoop.it
At Politicon, a gathering of the politically nerdy in California this past weekend, Republican consultant Rob Stutzman made a bold prediction about the 2020 presidential race.
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West Virginia governor announces plan to switch parties

West Virginia governor announces plan to switch parties | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Democratic Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia announced his plans to change his political party affiliation and join the GOP at a rally in Huntington with President Donald Trump on Thursday night.
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Here are the country's most and least popular senators

The poll surveyed 140,000 registered voters across the country between April and June 2017.
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Changing America: The county that gave Clinton only 5 votes

Hillary Clinton won just five votes from Texas’s King County in last year’s presidential election, a stunningly low total from what was once a true-blue source of votes for Democrats.
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Another Day, Another Escalation in U.S.-North Korea Standoff

Another Day, Another Escalation in U.S.-North Korea Standoff | United States Politics | Scoop.it
In a new escalation of hostility between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea’s foreign minister warned in a United Nations speech Saturday that a rocket attack on the U.S. mainland was “inevitable” while U.S. warplanes flew off the east coast of North Korea in an explicit show of force.
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US Air Force giving F-22 fighter jet more firepower

US Air Force giving F-22 fighter jet more firepower | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The US military gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a rare sneak peek at its fighter jet of the future this week when four F-35 Joint Strike Fighters equipped with a full payload of live bombs and missiles conducted a training flight over the Korean peninsula.
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This Republican mayor has an incredibly simple idea to help the homeless. And it seems to be working.

This Republican mayor has an incredibly simple idea to help the homeless. And it seems to be working. | United States Politics | Scoop.it
"Someone believed in them today."
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Selling An Abortion Clinic Might Be Even Harder Than Running One

Selling An Abortion Clinic Might Be Even Harder Than Running One | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Independent abortion clinics are small businesses, and as their owners age, they’re struggling to pass on what they’ve built.
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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigned from his position on Thursday.
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The Inevitability of Same-Sex Marriage

The Inevitability of Same-Sex Marriage | United States Politics | Scoop.it
It is not difficult to feel that the general Australian population is being worn down by the constant media coverage of the politics, opinions, ugly exchanges, and even harsh reprisals arising from discussions and views over the potential introduction of same-sex marriage into Australian legislation. In fact, many probably feel a certain sense of inevitability…
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Poll: Trump's approval rating rebounds amid North Korea tensions

Poll: Trump's approval rating rebounds amid North Korea tensions | United States Politics | Scoop.it
President Trump's approval rating has rebounded after a week of rising tensions with North Korea, according to a Rasmussen poll released Friday afternoon.Trump's approval rating in the right-leaning poll now stands at 45 percent, a six-point jump from a 39 percent approval rating in th
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Protesters clash in Virginia city on eve of white nationalist rally

Protesters clash in Virginia city on eve of white nationalist rally | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Hundreds of white marchers with blazing torches clashed briefly with counterprotesters on the Charlottesville campus of the University of Virginia on Friday, the eve of a rally planned by thousands of white nationalists, media said.

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Here's what Kim Jong Un wants from the U.S.

Here's what Kim Jong Un wants from the U.S. | United States Politics | Scoop.it
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is rushing to develop nuclear missiles that can reach the United States, saying they are needed to deter an attack on his country.
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Frustration among Trump voters in Wisconsin - CNN Video

Frustration among Trump voters in Wisconsin - CNN Video | United States Politics | Scoop.it
CNN's Miguel Marquez travels to Wisconsin to check in with voters in a rural county that went for Trump in spite of not voting for a Republican since Nixon.
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McCain returns to Senate floor (full speech)

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) made a poignant return to the Senate, less than a week after learning he has an aggressive form of brain cancer.
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Columbia Settles With Student Cast as a Rapist in Mattress Art Project

It was a performance art piece that became famous: A woman who felt that Columbia University had mishandled her charge of rape against a fellow student turned that anger into her senior arts thesis, a yearlong project in which she carried a 50-pound mattress whenever she was on the Morningside Heights campus.

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