In the battle over Net Neutrality, 5G could be our salvation

California Democrat Miguel Santiago fought for immigration, but now he's gutting net neutrality.Image: Damian Dovarganes/AP/REX/Shutterstock California lawmakers have the opportunity to pass a new law that would serve as the gold standard for true net neutrality protection across the country. But a Democratic assemblyman with financial ties to the telecommunications…

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These trees have lived for 2,500 years. Now they’re suddenly dying

Hillary Clinton, killer of memes, user of private emails for government business … just like James Comey and everyone else.Image: Andrew Chin/Getty Images “But her emails.” It’s become a meme at this point. The Republican party  — and Trump campaign — made such a huge stinkin’ deal about Clinton’s use…

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Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Faults Witness Tampering

Paul Manafort was sent to jail Friday by a federal judge who said she couldn’t turn a blind eye to claims that he attempted to tamper with witnesses, adding pressure on President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager to cooperate with a U.S. probe of Russian election meddling. U.S. authorities immediately…

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Trump tweets he will give full pardon to Dinesh D’Souza

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump announced unexpectedly Thursday that he is granting a full pardon to Dinesh D’Souza, the conservative author and filmmaker who pleaded guilty to violating federal campaign finance laws in 2014. He was indicted earlier that year on charges that he illegally used straw donors to contribute to…

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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher loses endorsement for saying it’s OK to not sell homes to gay people

Washington (CNN)Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California is facing criticism and has lost an endorsement from a Realtors group for saying that people should be able to refuse to sell their homes to gay people. Ken Grubbs, a spokesman for Rohrabacher’s congressional office, confirmed to CNN that Rohrabacher had made…

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Muellers Manafort Case Just Got Stronger, Former Prosecutors Say

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller strengthened his case against Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort with new charges filed Friday. He also stoked intrigue by adding a new name to his indictment against Manafort — a longtime Manafort associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence. The…

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Donald Trump turned a rumor into a full-blown government conspiracy in just 5 days

Washington (CNN)What a difference a few days makes! “Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State,” Trump tweeted. “They go after Phony Collusion with Russia, a made up Scam, and end up getting caught in a major SPY scandal the likes of which this country may never…

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Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in same-sex wedding cake case

Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake to celebrate the marriage of a same sex couple because of a religious objection. The ruling, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, held that members of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed animus toward…

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Meghan McCain asks how WH staffer who joked about her father’s brain cancer still has a job

Washington (CNN)Meghan McCain responded Friday to a White House staffer who joked about her father’s brain cancer, saying her family was doing well but asking how the Trump administration could retain an employee who made such a remark. “Kelly, here’s a little news flash … We’re all dying. I’m dying,…

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The Guardian view on Gaza shootings: stop killing unarmed civilians | Editorial

Editorial: Channelling a reckless Donald Trump, Israeli ministers appear to have adopted a dangerous mindset: to destroy the national aspirations of the Palestinians by military force It is inexcusable for soldiers of a military, especially those under democratic civilian control, to shoot and kill protesters, almost all of whom were…

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Judge Slows U.S. Review of Trump Lawyers Records: Cohen Update

Donald Trump’s personal attorney, a federal judge in New York delayed a decision on whether to appoint an impartial “special master” to conduct the review. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood said that federal authorities who seized documents from the lawyer, Michael Cohen, would provide copies to Cohen’s team. A lawyer…

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