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T-Mobile just taught Trump a big lesson in Super Bowl ad and his fans are livid (WATCH)

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T-Mobile was one of the few companies during this year’s Super Bowl to air a political ad, and they didn’t hold back. https://twitter.com/JohnLegere/status/960335734065438720 The commercial opens with babies of every shape, size and color with a phrase superimposed and emboldened on the screen: “WE ARE EQUAL” The narrator then reads a message of defiance and […]

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Black Dems take lead in push to impeach Trump

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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are proving central to efforts to impeach President Trump. Black lawmakers say that’s the result of Trump repeatedly stirring racial controversies, from personally attacking two members of the caucus to casting equal blame on white supremacists and counterprotesters for fatal violence in Charlottesville, Va., last summer. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver […]

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If Workers Slack Off, the Wristband Will Know. (And Amazon Has a Patent for It.)

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LONDON — What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something wrong? What if your supervisor could identify every time you paused to scratch or fidget, and for how long you took a bathroom break? […]

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The entire European Union just took an unprecedented stand against Trump with a serious warning

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With President Trump rambling on about unfair trade deals all over the world, the European Union is getting as weary as the rest of us at his bullying blather. A top EU budget official responded to Trump’s threats of a trade war by essentially saying, “Bring it on, dotard!” EU budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger was speaking to Germany’s Welt […]

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A nuclear first strike of North Korea is ‘tempting’

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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has said that the temptation to launch a pre-emptive strike on North Korea ‘is strong and the argument rational’. He told a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee last week that North Korea poses the most immediate threat to global security, arguing that denuclearization of the regime must be a ‘fundamental’ […]

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Congress has quietly created a new health care crisis for 26 million Americans

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Last fall, Kim Wagenaar started to plan how she would close the health clinic she runs in rural North Carolina — when Congress let funding lapse for thousands of centers like hers 124 days ago and counting. The Cabarrus Rowan Community Health Center offers primary care services to patients, largely uninsured and unable to afford […]

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The husband of Melania Trump’s cleaning lady just got a job in a vital federal agency

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In his continuing efforts to “drain the swamp,” President Trump has decided to utilize the services of a home improvement contractor married to one of Melania Trump’s household staff as an official at the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a report on Politico today. Presumably, the President thought a home improvement contractor would know how to deal with the severe […]

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Florida ban on restoring felons’ voting rights is unconstitutional, judge rules

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TALLAHASSEE The state of Florida routinely violates the constitutional rights of its citizens by permanently revoking the “fundamental right” to vote for anyone convicted of a felony, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said the Florida “scheme” unfairly relies on the personal support of the governor for citizens to regain the […]

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ICE just prepared to deport 2-tour US Army vet. His response from jail is breathtaking

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U.S. Army veteran and green card holder Miguel Perez Jr., a Chicago resident who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, lived in the U.S. since the age of 8, and has two American children, was arrested by ICE and has been denied an appeal to remain in the U.S. by the 7th U.S. Circuit […]

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Trump embarrassed as first State of the Union falls 8 million viewers short of Obama’s

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Donald Trump’s first official State of the Union speech was not only a dark and depressing litany of lies and smears — it was also a ratings failure, as he lost once again to President Barack Obama. Preliminary data shows that 40.4 million people watched Trump deliver his speech across broadcast and cable outlets. In January of 2010, over […]

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