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Hate crimes remain at heightened levels, FBI report finds

Wednesday  02:05,   13 november 2019
cnn

The number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI last year remain at the heightened levels they surged to in 2017, according to statistics released Tuesday by the bureau. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

U.S. Judge Blocks ‘Suspicionless’ Searches of Phones at Borders

Wednesday  01:55,   13 november 2019
bloomberg

A federal judge rejected a Trump administration policy allowing agents at U.S. border crossings and airports to arbitrarily search the phones and laptops of international travelers. © Bloomberg Pedestrians stand in line to get identification checked >>>

Trump’s Deal Allowing 3D-Printed Guns Online Deemed Illegal

Wednesday  01:40,   13 november 2019
bloomberg

The Trump administration broke a federal law when it reached a settlement allowing a gun-technology company to post online the digital blueprints for making weapons with a 3D printer, a judge ruled. © Provided by The Associated Press States Sue... >>>

Democrats' wins could help bring down Confederate statues

Wednesday  01:15,   13 november 2019
msn

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An army of Confederate monuments dots Virginia's landscape but some of those statues could soon start coming down after Election Day gave Democrats control of the General Assembly for the first time in decades. Members of... >>>

No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop in demand

Wednesday  01:15,   13 november 2019
ap.org

Dean Foods blamed a decadeslong drop in milk consumption that has seen people turn to alternatives like soda, juice and almond milk. The Dallas company said it may sell itself to the Dairy Farmers of America, a marketing cooperative owned by... >>>

A Trump administration strategy led to the child migrant backup crisis at the border

Wednesday  00:55,   13 november 2019
washingtonpost

Administration policies aimed at deterring migrants focused specifically on children, and authorities knew the approaches would clog Border Patrol facilities and strain bed space.The policies, which administration officials began pursuing soon after >>>

Bureau of Land Management staff face relocation or resignation as agency moves West

Wednesday  00:20,   13 november 2019
thehill

Employees at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) were given reassignment letters Tuesday as the agency marches toward its relocation across the West, giving staff 30 days to accept the move or face being booted from the federal workforce.The... >>>

Cops Bust Unicorn Protesting White Supremacy at Indiana Farmer’s Market

Wednesday  00:05,   13 november 2019
thedailybeast

The arrest of an inflatable purple unicorn on Saturday wasn’t even close to the strangest event to unfold at Bloomington, Indiana’s Community Farmers’ Market this year. The market was once the peaceful home of fresh vegetables and goat cheese. But... >>>

'Brutal' Arctic blast is affecting 200 million people from Chicago to Texas, and it isn't over yet

Wednesday  00:05,   13 november 2019
usatoday

The Arctic blast is bringing record-breaking cold and snow across the US. Schools are delayed, flights canceled and 200 million will feel the freeze.Bitter cold temperatures were reported from the Canadian border to South Texas. The freeze was... >>>

Fed up with Forest Service cuts, some California towns are plotting a recreation takeover

Tuesday  23:25,   12 november 2019
latimes

BISHOP, Calif. - Just west of this Sierra Nevada town, thousands of people trundle out to boulders as big as billboards, carrying climbing gear and foam pads to break their inevitable falls. They park haphazardly along dirt roads, litter and smash... >>>

Leaked Stephen Miller Emails to Breitbart Directed Race, Anti-Immigrant News Coverage

Tuesday  23:25,   12 november 2019
newsweek

Leaked emails from Stephen Miller reveal an obsession with white nationalism, the Confederacy and the denigration of minority communities. More than 900 private emails between Miller and Breitbart News were examined by the Southern Poverty Law... >>>

A $30,000 handbag. A disastrous wine spill. And now, a country club is suing its own waiter.

Tuesday  22:35,   12 november 2019
washingtonpost

The pink Hermès Kelly clutch was worth $30,000, a lawsuit says. But it was soiled at a "very, very, very rich country club."It all started with a... >>>

Jim Jordan denies he ignored report OSU doctor performed sex act in shower

Tuesday  21:50,   12 november 2019
nbcnews

Jordan continues to insist he knew nothing about what Dr. Richard Strauss did to the male athletes and others.Jordan addressed the allegation in an interview with his hometown newspaper on Monday, just days after NBC News reported that the ref... >>>

Supreme Court Appears Ready to Let Trump End DACA Program

Tuesday  21:30,   12 november 2019
nytimes

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Tuesday appeared ready to side with the Trump administration in its efforts to shut down a program protecting about 700,000 young immigrants known as “Dreamers.” The court’s liberal justices probed... >>>

The Daily Northwestern Apologizes to Student Protesters for Reporting

Tuesday  19:40,   12 november 2019
nytimes

Editors at Northwestern University’s campus newspaper apologized on Sunday for its coverage of student demonstrators, which they said was invasive and “hurt students,” spurring a swift backlash from professional journalists and a broader reckoning... >>>