Politics

Juan Coronilla-Guerrero — a 28-year-old Mexican man whose wife pleaded with a U.S. federal judge that he would be killed if he was deported — was found murdered in Central Mexico, the Austin American-Statesman first reported. Coronilla-Guerrero's body was found on the side of a road in San Luis de la [...]
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Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) said Tuesday that he hopes Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will “get his facts straight” on how the federal government manages public lands before President Donald Trump acts on the secretary's recommendations to shrink and modify several national monuments. At a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing, [...]
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After roughly four years spent in an offshore Australian detention center on the remote island of Manus, a group of 54 refugees will be processed for resettlement in the United States over the coming weeks. Reuters reports that “several dozen Central American refugees” will first be settled in Australia under the [...]
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This weekend, in my hometown of Atlanta, Scout Schultz, a bisexual nonbinary intersex student organizer, carrying only a small multi-tool, was fatally shot in the chest by police on the campus of Georgia Tech. Preliminary reports of the incident and statements from the victim's family suggest that Schultz, who was [...]
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the Environmental Protection Agency does not manage its Superfund staff effectively to match its workload, an internal government watchdog said Tuesday. Such work is at a standstill or moving slowly on at least four Superfund [...]
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he welcomed President Donald Trump's U.N. General Assembly speech, a markedly different reaction from many other listeners. “I think it's a very welcome statement, which we haven't heard from an American leader for a very long time,” Lavrov told the Associated Press and TASS, Russia's [...]
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Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel is in discussions to take a top role advising President Donald Trump on the activities of the intelligence community, Vanity Fair reported on Wednesday. Thiel is “heavily leaning toward” taking a role as chair of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board, which monitors the intelligence community [...]
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While it's been reported that CNN and Fox News won't hire former White House press secretary Sean Spicer as a paid contributor, NBC News confirmed Tuesday that the other three of the big five — ABC, NBC and CBS — won't be offering Spicer a contract either. And it's all because [...]
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NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say former congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Prosecutors filed papers in Manhattan federal court Wednesday urging a judge to send a message at sentencing Monday. The 53-year-old New York Democrat said in [...]
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