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Trump Accountability Project: Meet new group seeking to blacklist staff who worked for Trump administration
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Trump Accountability Project: Meet new group seeking to blacklist staff who worked for Trump administration

The Trump Accountability Project, boosted on Twitter by former DNC press secretary Hari Sevugan, is seemingly looking to blacklist those that worked for the outgoing administration

New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comfortably secures second term in US Congress
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New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comfortably secures second term in US Congress

Her challenger, John Cummings, had collected $10 million but Ocasio-Cortez still scored an easy win, creating speculation about her future political ambitions

Democrats make it official, nominate Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential nominee to take on Donald Trump
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Democrats make it official, nominate Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential nominee to take on Donald Trump

The moment marked a political high point for Biden, who had sought the presidency twice before and is now cemented as the Democrats’ candidate to defeat Trump this fall

TikTok users, K-pop fans claim they sabotaged attendance at Donald Trump’s comeback rally in Tulsa with false online registrations
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TikTok users, K-pop fans claim they sabotaged attendance at Donald Trump’s comeback rally in Tulsa with false online registrations

TikTok users and fans of Korean pop music took partial credit for inflating attendance expectations at a less-than-full arena at President Donald Trump’s first political rally in months, held in Tulsa

After dropping out of race, Elizabeth Warren is unlikely to endorse either Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden
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After dropping out of race, Elizabeth Warren is unlikely to endorse either Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden

Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose endorsement became highly coveted in the Democratic presidential race after she dropped out last week, is unlikely to endorse her ideological ally Senator Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders versus the Machine: How the Vermont Senator is taking 1983 experience into 2020
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Bernie Sanders versus the Machine: How the Vermont Senator is taking 1983 experience into 2020

In the 2020 Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, now 78, is crusading for his ideas across a vastly larger territory than the city of Burlington

Debating political ads on social media is Facebook, Twitter's way to derail issue; what's needed is legislation, not bans
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Debating political ads on social media is Facebook, Twitter's way to derail issue; what's needed is legislation, not bans

The advertising model and opaque ad-targeting of these platforms ends up undermining trust in political advertising itself.

Civil rights activists meet Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to discuss fact-checking political ads
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Civil rights activists meet Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to discuss fact-checking political ads

Ahead of the US presidential election in November 2020, Facebook’s policy has also been slammed by Democratic candidates

Ads from political groups will be checked by Facebook, but ads from politicians will be left alone
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Ads from political groups will be checked by Facebook, but ads from politicians will be left alone

Facebook has drawn criticism over its ad policy from Democratic candidates running in the 2020 presidential election.

Jeffrey Epstein found dead in Manhattan jail: Apparent suicide by high-profile detainee triggers outcry as FBI launches probe
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Jeffrey Epstein found dead in Manhattan jail: Apparent suicide by high-profile detainee triggers outcry as FBI launches probe

US financier Jeffrey Epstein, was found dead in jail Saturday of an apparent suicide, triggering outcry over how the high-profile detainee could die in custody.

Jeffrey Epstein hangs himself in Manhattan jail cell, claim media reports; US financier was facing trafficking charges
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Jeffrey Epstein hangs himself in Manhattan jail cell, claim media reports; US financier was facing trafficking charges

The wealthy US financier Jeffrey Epstein, indicted on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, has committed suicide in prison.

New IPCC report due 8 August to thoroughly examine link between global warming, land use
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New IPCC report due 8 August to thoroughly examine link between global warming, land use

Double of India's landmass needs to be devoted to biofuels, carbon capture & storage to cap warming at 1.5-deg C.

Climate Equity Act rallies for fairly assessing climate vulnerable communities in the climate crisis
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Climate Equity Act rallies for fairly assessing climate vulnerable communities in the climate crisis

The draft also sets a foundation for the Green New Deal, a policy plan to achieve net-zero emissions in 10 years.

New climate change act to ensure low-income and vulnerable communities get priority
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New climate change act to ensure low-income and vulnerable communities get priority

This Act will ensure Congress and the White House are held accountable for these groups that are effected by climate change.

Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'
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Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'

Donald Trump attacked first-term democrats last week on Twitter, demanding they apologize 'for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.'

'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
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'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

Trump alleged that the leading voices of the Democrat Party were "left-wing extremists". He also claimed that these left-wing ideologues reject everything the country stood for and saw "our nation as a force of evil".

Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’
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Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, combative Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into extended dissection. Trump set off a firestorm when he tweeted that four should “go back” to their home countries, though three were born in US.

US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen
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US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen

Trump's criticism was aimed at four freshman Democrats who have garnered attention since their arrival in January for their outspoken liberal views and thinly veiled distaste for Trump – Ocasio-Cortez and Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.

‘We will not be silenced’: US Democratic Congresswomen hit back at Donald Trump’s 'blatant racist attack'
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‘We will not be silenced’: US Democratic Congresswomen hit back at Donald Trump’s 'blatant racist attack'

US President Donald Trump came under fire from Democrats and even some members of his own Republican Party on Monday after launching an extraordinary xenophobic attack on four progressive Democratic congresswomen

‘Many agree with me’: Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ comments indicate willingness to rely on race, immigration-based rhetoric ahead of 2020 polls
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‘Many agree with me’: Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ comments indicate willingness to rely on race, immigration-based rhetoric ahead of 2020 polls

Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, US president Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of colour to get out of the US “right now,” cementing his position as the most willing US leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped send him to the White House.