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December, 19, 2019

Dow dives 400 points to new low for the year after Fed hikes rates

Dow Dives 400 Points To New Low For The Year After Fed Hikes Rates

U.S. stocks sank Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark overnight lending rate for the fourth time in 2018.



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Trump admin to lift sanctions on firms owned by Russian oligarch Deripaska

Trump Admin To Lift Sanctions On Firms Owned By Russian Oligarch Deripaska

The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that it would lift financial sanctions on Deripaska's aluminum company, United Co. Rusal in 30 days after Deripaska agreed to signficantly reduce his ownership.



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Activists launch 'Phones Out' campaign urging public to record police

Activists Launch 'Phones Out' Campaign Urging Public To Record Police

The Louisville Urban League is calling it their own version of "Cop Watch."



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California DMV director steps down as agency struggles with Real ID, Motor Voter

California DMV Director Steps Down As Agency Struggles With Real ID, Motor Voter

Jean Shiomoto, director of the California Department of Motor Vehicles will resign at the end of the year. The decision comes as the agency faces struggles with its Motor Voter and Real ID efforts.



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Concealed carry holder turned citizen cop, helped Springfield officer as his gun jammed

Concealed Carry Holder Turned Citizen Cop, Helped Springfield Officer As His Gun Jammed

Jerry Pendergrass' quick action helped save an officer potentially from getting shot.



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Lifting Russian sanctions key to Trump deal exposed by Cohen

Lifting Russian Sanctions Key To Trump Deal Exposed By Cohen

Rachel Maddow shows how the Trump Organization's continued pursuit of a Trump Tower Moscow deal into the 2016 campaign, exposed by Michael Cohen this week, explains Donald Trump's soft stance on sanctioning Russian entities, including the bank that would finance the Trump Tower deal.



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Tucker Carlson isn't speaking forbidden truths about immigration -- he's just wrong

Tucker Carlson Isn't Speaking Forbidden Truths About Immigration -- He's Just Wrong

Tucker Carlson, currently facing some advertiser boycotts over a segment in which he accused immigrants of making America “poorer and d...



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Johnson & Johnson Loses Bid to Overturn a $4.7 Billion Baby Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson Loses Bid To Overturn A $4.7 Billion Baby Powder Verdict

A judge in Missouri upheld the verdict, one of the largest personal injury awards on record, in which women said their ovarian cancer was linked to the company's baby powder.



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Russian whistleblower died of natural causes, rules coroner

Russian Whistleblower Died Of Natural Causes, Rules Coroner

Inquest hears of 'significant lost opportunity' to investigate Alexander Perepilichnyy's death



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Burglar admits having sex with corpse

Burglar Admits Having Sex With Corpse

The man, who pleaded guilty to sexual penetration of a body, is facing a "substantial" jail term.



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Addiction physician arrested on narcotics charges

Addiction Physician Arrested On Narcotics Charges

A local doctor who specializes in treating people with addictions has been arrested and charged with possession of heroin and cocaine.



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A Judge Strikes Down Sessions' Decision Limiting Violence-Related Asylum Claims

A Judge Strikes Down Sessions' Decision Limiting Violence-Related Asylum Claims

The June change made it more difficult for those facing domestic or gang-related violence at home to claim asylum in the US.



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George Soros, a 'standard bearer of liberal democracy,' was just named 'Person of the Year' by the Financial Times

George Soros, A 'standard Bearer Of Liberal Democracy,' Was Just Named 'Person Of The Year' By The Financial Times

The editorial board of the London-based publication explained that its annual pick "is usually a reflection of their achievements. In the case of Mr. Soros this year, his selection is also about the values he represents."



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Record-breaking $405M US offshore wind leasing auction shows 'bullish' interest

Record-breaking $405M US Offshore Wind Leasing Auction Shows 'bullish' Interest

Three areas off the coast of Massachusetts each fetched bids of at least $135 million in the same area that failed to attract enough interest three years ago.



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Trump and Giuliani's story on Trump Tower Moscow project just fell apart

Trump And Giuliani's Story On Trump Tower Moscow Project Just Fell Apart

After weeks of calling Cohen a liar, the president inadvertently proves him right.



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More Kansas lawmakers switch parties: Sykes, Clayton leave GOP, become Democrats

More Kansas Lawmakers Switch Parties: Sykes, Clayton Leave GOP, Become Democrats

Clayton and Sykes of Johnson County are latest Kansas lawmakers to leave Republican Party in the last week, ensuring Democrats will begin the legislative session with additional members.



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Homeless veteran entangled in alleged GoFundMe scam released from jail

Homeless Veteran Entangled In Alleged GoFundMe Scam Released From Jail

Bobbitt, 35, must submit to weekly monitoring and attend Narcotics Anonymous meetings upon his release pending trial, a superior court judge ruled.



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Russia builds barracks on disputed islands near Japan

Russia Builds Barracks On Disputed Islands Near Japan

Tokyo says Moscow has deployed 3,500 troops as part of military buildup



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Der Spiegel says top journalist faked stories for years

Der Spiegel Says Top Journalist Faked Stories For Years

Publication says Claas Relotius committed journalistic fraud 'on a grand scale'



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Now is the time for Pelosi to embrace Medicare for all

Now Is The Time For Pelosi To Embrace Medicare For All

A little over a year ago a resolution was introduced to the central committee of the San Francisco Democratic Party titled "Resolution Urging Senator Feinstein and Leader Pelosi to Support >>



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