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  1. Will Global Warming Cause Prostitution?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Power Line

    Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee has introduced a resolution in the House that is based on the premise that "women will disproportionately face harmful impacts from climate change." This is parody come to life: world about to end, women and minorities hit hardest! Among the horrors that climate change will give rise to, according to the resolution , is the likelihood that "food insecure women with limited socioeconomic resources may be vulnerable to situations such as sex work, transactional sex, and early marriage."

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  2. Indiana governor supports clarifying religious objection lawRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSL-TV

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people. In an interview Saturday with the Indianapolis Star , the Republican governor said he's been in discussions with legislative leaders this weekend. 7 comments

  3. Yawning at U.S. airports may get you labelled a terroristRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNews

    If you're traveling through an airport in the United States, think carefully about yawning, clearing your throat or even shaving beforehand. According to leaked documents published on The Intercept , the Transport Security Administration has a long list of behaviours to keep an eye out for while watching travellers and checking them through security points.

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  4. No Wonder Republicans Have a Hard Time Believing in EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    I know this is going to be short, and decorum should dictate that I add more commentary, but it just dawned on me what kind of trend we are witnessing, and I couldn't help but comment. Look at this list, and tell me if history hasn't provided us with a decent amount of evidence to make the subjective case that each has inexplicably been worse than the previous: This is just my subjective opinion, mind you.

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  5. It SO Bad -- that even members of Congress are ShockedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    "This is really troubling," said Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York, the Senate's No. 3 Democrat.

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  6. In The Cult Of Fox News A Broken Telephone Pole Is A Sign Of Hope From GodRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    For the faithful, God is not just omnipresent, his visage is manifest in all things no matter how trivial. It is that devotion to holy encounters that has resulted in believers finding the Almighty in everything from toast to tacos .

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  7. Delete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    In this 1973 file photo, Rose Mary Woods, President Richard Nixon's secretary at her White House desk, demonstrates the "Rose Mary Stretch" which could have resulted in the erasure of part of the Watergate tapes. In the never-ending quest to preserve the government's history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction.

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  8. Senator introduces bill that would include CFPB, Dodd-Frank rules in 10-year federal reviewRead the original story

    1 hr ago | SNL Financial

    Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, introduced a bill aimed at ensuring that federal financial regulators identify all unnecessary, outdated and unduly burdensome regulations in an effort to support new banks and credit unions. The bill, S. 881, would require that Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rules and new Dodd-Frank regulations be included in the mandated 10-year regulatory review, Crapo said in a March 27 news release.

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  9. Gov. Mike Pence wants Indiana's new hate law to be 'clarified'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    It seems that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence thinks the license-to-hate legislation that he eagerly signed last week needs some clarification : Gov. Mike Pence, scorched by a fast-spreading political firestorm, told The Star on Saturday that he will support the introduction of legislation to "clarify" that Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act does not promote discrimination against gays and lesbians. [...] Asked if that legislation might include making gay and lesbian Hoosiers a protected legal class, Pence said, "That's not on my agenda."

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  10. Hey Republicans out there! Are you listening to your constituents?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Read Scout Finch's Diary dated Thu Mar 26, 2015. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers posted an image on her official Facebook page, slamming the Affordable Care Act on the fifth anniversary of President Obama signing it into law.

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  11. Groking NeoCon propaganda: Yemen's Sunnis tolerate al-Qaeda. So Houthi Shia are now the bad guys !?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Saudis flying American jet fighters are attacking targets at Sana'a, the capital of Yemen. They also hit other sites across the western half of the country.

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  12. Arms to the SadistsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dissident Voice

    On Monday, March 23, the US House of Representatives adopted H. Res. 162 urging President Obama "to provide Ukraine with military assistance" in a dire attempt to reignite conflict in the East of Ukraine, mainly frozen as a result of the February 2015 Minsk agreements between Kiev and the outbreak Donetsk and Lugansk provinces with French, German and Russian mediation.

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  13. Connection Between Rigged Trade and Rigged GovernmentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dissident Voice

    Participating in US politics, as a citizen activist, puts you face-to-face with corruption and the ugliness of money-politics. At least I find it ugly that a senator would be negotiating fast track legislation through Congress for secret corporate rigged trade deals while raising money from big business interests that would profit immensely from those deals.

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  14. BlackBloccupy! Barbarians Storm the ECB in FrankfurtRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dissident Voice

    In this sedition, a round of the riots that rocked the European Central Bank's inauguration in Frankfurt, plus a throw back from 1990's German digital hardcore Atari Teenage Riot and an a double vegan cheeseburger worldwide exclusive interview with "Peter" from a ums Ganze! telling us about the coalition that fucked shit up for the EU technocrats this month.

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    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    As the backlash against Indiana's new right-to-discriminate law grows, supporters of sanctioned bigotry are having a major sad , but they're just going to keep their heads down and take it because it shows what good Christians they are and besides, they're tired of being bullied. "There is zero interest in gloating over the passage of this religious liberty bill ... we think everyone wins, but our style is not to run this up the flagpole as some type of victory to gloat about."

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  16. Books So Bad They're Good: The Roots of Controversy, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Not my mother's mother, who'd raised six boys , one girl , and one extremely spoiled princess . Oh no.

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  17. L.A.-born political leader has high hopes for Latinos in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    California recently rode shotgun with Arturo Vargas, executive director of the National Assn. of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and its educational fund, on a quick tour of his childhood neighborhood in L.A.'s Pico-Union district.

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  18. 2 killed in crash of Piper Cub plane in northern MinnesotaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marshall Independent

    Two people have died in the crash of a small plane south of the Pine River airport in north-central Minnesota. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch tells the Brainerd Dispatch their names are being withheld pending notification of family.

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  19. SESSION 2015: Lawmakers have lots left to tackle after breakRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marshall Independent

    Once lawmakers return in early April they'll concentrate on shaping a new two-year budget, but there's much more hanging in the balance. Here's a look at where many issues stand.

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  20. Census: Illegal Immigrant Enters US Every 33 SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    An illegal immigrant enters the United States every 33 seconds, according to the Census Bureau's "U.S. and World Population Clock." The data also shows that a child is born every eight seconds - and someone dies in the United States every 12 seconds.

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