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  • How Trump Twisted Iran Intel to Manufacture the ‘Four Embassies’ Threat
    When President Donald Trump publicly claimed earlier this month that he had seen intel showing Iran’s now-deceased top military leader Qassem Soleimani was plotting attacks on “four [American] embassies,” senior officials in Trump’s national-security apparatus shook their heads. They weren’t sure exactly why the president leaned on that particular talking ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • U.K. to Ensure No Brexit Cliff-Edge for Carmakers, Minister Says
    (Bloomberg) -- U.K. carmakers including Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover won’t face a regulatory cliff-edge that damages their competitiveness in European markets at the end of 2020, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government.Nadhim Zahawi, a business minister, said he’s “confident” British negotiators will be able to broker a deal ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Iran Says Ukrainian Jet Was Downed by Two Short-Range Missiles
    (Bloomberg) -- A Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed after taking off from the Iranian capital on Jan. 8 was downed by two short-range surface-to-air missiles, Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization said in a second preliminary investigation report.The Tor-M1 missiles were launched at the Kyiv-bound Boeing 737-800 jetliner from the north, according ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Putin sends political plan to MPs in quick-fire Russia reform push
    President Vladimir Putin moved quickly on Monday to push through an overhaul of Russia's political system that has fuelled speculation over his ambitions after his term expires. Less than a week after announcing the reforms that unleashed a political storm in Russia, Putin submitted the package of constitutional amendments to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • AP FACT CHECK: Distortions in Trump's legal defense
    President Donald Trump's defense against impeachment charges, as laid out in his legal argument released Monday, has distortions at its core. Trump through his lawyers assails Democrats for trying to upend the results of an election, which is precisely the point of impeachment in the Constitution. The case asserts Trump ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • As Protests in South America Surged, So Did Russian Trolls on Twitter, U.S. Finds
    WASHINGTON -- Watching political unrest explode across South America this fall, officials at the State Department noticed an eerily similar pattern in anti-government protests that otherwise had little in common.In Chile, nearly 10% of all tweets supporting protests in late October originated with Twitter accounts that had a high certainty ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Trump lawyers argue impeachment case is 'flimsy' as trial looms
    White House’s brief also claimed process has been a ‘charade’ and Trump did ‘absolutely nothing wrong’ in dealings with UkraineLawyers acting on behalf of Donald Trump on Monday branded the impeachment case against him “flimsy” and a “dangerous perversion of the constitution”, setting the stage for the opening of his ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • EU Wants Fines to Enforce Post-Brexit Deal With U.K.
    (Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast.The European Union wants any agreement with the U.K. on post-Brexit relations to include possible fines for violations of the pact, a new document shows.The European Commission proposed that future disputes between the EU and Britain be resolved through ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Survivor recounts confused, chaotic cult rite that killed 7
    A survivor of the cult ceremony that killed her daughter and six other people in a remote village in Panama says she was ordered to close her eyes, was beaten and knocked unconscious during the ritual. The account Monday by Dina Blanco suggests the 14 surviving participants were helpless, bound, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Armed Militias, Activists, and Alex Jones Converge on Richmond for Pro-Gun Rally
    RICHMOND, Va.—Thousands of gun activists, many of them heavily armed and in full military gear, rallied around Virginia’s heavily secured state capitol complex on Monday to protest new gun-control proposals—amid a four-day state of emergency declared by Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam.Thousands of people entered the security perimeter around the state ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Jihadists attack key aid facility in northeast Nigeria
    Heavily armed jihadists have carried out an "extremely violent" attack on a vital aid facility housing United Nations workers in northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday. No aid workers were harmed in the assault, but a military source said that one soldier and four assailants died in the ensuing gunfight. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • California police: Driver rammed into car, killing 3 teens
    A Southern California driver intentionally rammed a Toyota Prius with six teenage boys inside, killing three and injuring three others before fleeing, authorities said Monday. The Prius went off the road and slammed into a tree at around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Temescal Valley in Riverside County, southeast of Los ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Pair of storms to unleash rain, snow across Middle East this week
    More unsettled weather is set to grip the Middle East this week after several storms have battered the region in recent weeks.The first of two storms to impact the area this week has dampened locations from the Mediterranean coast to Iraq on Monday. This slow-moving system will continue to bring ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Global tourism growth slowed in 2019: UN
    Global tourism slowed in 2019 due to a cooling world economy, especially in Europe and Asia where uncertainties linked to Brexit and protests in Hong Kong also weighed, the United Nation's tourism agency said Monday. The number of international tourist arrivals rose by 4.0 percent last year to 1.5 billion, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
  • Kosovo woman repatriated from Syria accused of terror
    Kosovo prosecutors on Monday filed terrorism charges against an Albanian woman who allegedly joined a terror group in Syria. A statement said the defendant woman identified as V.B. left Kosovo in September 2014 together with her husband and two children. The defendant was there until April 2019 when they were ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-01-20
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  • Texas militiaman’s life on the lam ends in apparent suicide in a remote spot
    Texas militiaman Kevin “K.C.” Massey, on the lam as a federal fugitive, vowed never to be captured alive by authorities. So when police finally found him, he had lived up to that vow. Massey’s body was found by Texas deputies last month “in a small wooded area” in Van Zandt ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Taco Bell says it will test six-figure salaries for managers. Fast-food workers deserve every penny
    Taco Bell just announced that it will test a $100,000 salary in “select locations” of its restaurants for general managers in company-owned stores, as reported by The New York Times. In some sections of social media, the backlash to this news was swift: Why do they deserve that if I don’t? What ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • They thought they were buying healthcare coverage; instead they got ‘thoughts and prayers’
    The prospect of developing a serious medical condition is something most of us don’t think much about until it happens. But in the United States, unlike most advanced countries, the enormous physical and emotional toll an unexpected illness or accident can wreak on our lives comes with the added stress ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Marriott’s ‘green choice’ isn’t so green, and it’s hurting workers
    Why would environmental organizations like the Sierra Club, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and 350.org have signed a pledge that they wouldn’t use a hotel chain’s environmental program? Because Marriott’s “Make a Green Choice” program, in which hotel guests are asked to opt out of having their rooms cleaned during a ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • ICE is going around directive to continue detaining immigrants at New York courthouses, report says
    Are mass deportation agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement going around a New York directive in order to continue detaining immigrants in and around the state’s courthouses? It sure looks that way, an immigrant rights advocacy says in a new report. In a groundbreaking decision last year, New York’s Office of Court Administration said ICE ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • FBI tweets its ‘honors’ to Dr. King with zero mention of its attacks on him
    As a target of the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program (CoIntelPro), I think the bureau would have been wiser to keep its Twitter trap shut on this day set aside to remember the wisdom, courage, and relentless intersectional activism of Martin Luther King Jr.  x Today, the FBI honors the life ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Year over year, inflation-adjusted wages rose 0% in 2019. 51% of workers got no raises
    Unemployment is the lowest it has been in 50 years. Economic expansion since the Great Recession ended has been going on for 126 consecutive months, and net gains in job growth have been going on for 111 consecutive months. Both figures break the record for the 80 years that good statistics in such matters have ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Childcare costs are sucking U.S. parents dry and still leaving early childhood teachers in poverty
    Parents in the U.S. pay a staggering amount for care for their young children—and here, as in so many other areas, the support they get from their government falls short of what peer nations provide. A new report from the Economic Policy Institute shows just how big the problem is, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Vast majority of Americans say U.S. economic system unfairly benefits the powerful
    A 70% majority of Americans view the economy as unfairly favoring those with power, and large majorities also say politicians, giant corporations, and wealthy individuals wield too much power over the economy, according to Pew Research Center.  The idea of a "rigged" economy that both benefits and is shaped by the rich ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • An Obamacare win: Racial and ethnic disparities in access to care have narrowed
    The Affordable Care Act accomplished one major thing: It increased health coverage for Black Americans, according to a study just released by the Commonwealth Fund. In fact, the insurance rate among Black Americans in states that expanded Medicaid is higher than the insured rate for white Americans in non-expansion states. That ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Wisconsin school officials’ non-response to Nazi salute photo gives a green light to open racism
    Remember the scandal that erupted last year when the entire junior boys class at Baraboo, Wisconsin, was photographed giving the Nazi salute? Remember how the school district wound up just dismissing those concerns, claiming that the teenagers’ real intent was impossible to discern? What’s now clear is that the coddling ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • U.S. officials have deported some asylum-seekers without first telling them where they’re going
    The Trump administration’s inhumane move deporting Honduran and Salvadoran asylum-seekers to Guatemala as part of a so-called “safe-third-country” agreement is bad enough. That the administration may be deporting these asylum-seekers without even telling them where they’re being sent makes a bad situation worse. Advocates say that U.S. officials have put asylum-seekers, including children, on planes ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • How Democrats can avoid handing Senate seats to the GOP if Warren or Sanders wins the presidency
    Among the leading contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, both Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders hail from states where GOP governors could appoint a Republican replacement to the Senate. That outcome would not only defy the will of voters in Massachusetts or Vermont, but it could also cost Democrats a ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Will three gun-reform bills passed by the Virginia Senate spark right-wing violence at rally today?
    Last Monday, the Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee sent four gun reform measures to the full state Senate, where on Thursday, three of them passed that Democrat-controlled body. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam ordered a temporary ban on carrying weapons, including firearms, on the state capitol grounds in Richmond from Friday through Tuesday because of “credible intelligence” ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Cheers and Jeers: Monday
    From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Well, That's Three Years Down the 15-Flush Terlet Hey, everybody, we did it. Unless Lord Dampnut decides to push the nuclear button before 12 noon today, we survived 75 percent of the Trump administration's “chaos and carnage” war on America. That's certainly enough time for ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-01-20
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  • Prince Harry taking a “leap of faith” by giving up his royal duties
    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on their own. Harry says he is taking a "leap of faith" by giving up his royal duties to lead a more peaceful life. Charlie D'Agata reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • What Harry and Meghan’s non-royal future may look like
    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have agreed to give up their royal titles and state funding while pursuing more independent lives. CBSN royal contributor Victoria Arbiter explains what their future might look like. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Lawsuit seeks to halt deportation of Honduran family to Guatemala
    The U.S. wants to deport the Honduran family on Tuesday to Guatemala, but advocates want to stop it, pointing to the children's recent hospitalization. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • U.S. officials on high alert as new cases of coronavirus spread in China
    China is confirming new cases of the deadly coronavirus. With the illness now spreading across Southeast Asia, federal agencies in the U.S. are on high alert at airports nationwide. Danya Bacchus reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Boiling water kills 5 when heating pipe bursts in Russian hotel
    Officials launch an investigation and call for small hotels in the basements of residential buildings to be banned. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Dust storms and hail wreak havoc in fire-ravaged Australia
    Hail storm in Canberra damaged public buildings, businesses, homes and cars, cut power to some suburbs, brought down trees and caused flash flooding. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • China theme park draws outrage with “pig bungee jump”
    The stunt was to inaugurate the park's new bungee jump attraction, but PETA calls it "animal cruelty at its worst." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Coco Gauff, 15, beats Venus Williams again, at Australian Open
    Youngest woman in field bests oldest, just as she did at Wimbledon six months ago; seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus is 39. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Watch live: Third all-female spacewalk
    NASA is in the process of replacing aging solar array batteries with more powerful lithium-ion replacements ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Canadian court to look at evidence to extradite Chinese Huawei executive to the U.S.
    A Canadian judge will begin hearing evidence Monday on whether to extradite top Chinese executive Meng Wenzhou to the U.S. on bank fraud charges. It’s a case involving big money, high tech and international politics. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-19
  • Remains of Ukrainian plane crash victims return home to Kiev
    The remains of 11 people killed in the Iranian missile strike that brought down a Ukrainian jetliner were returned to Kiev on Sunday. The flag-draped coffins were met by family members of the victim’s and Ukraine’s president. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-19
  • The reappearing Klimt
    "Portrait of a Lady," by the Austrian master Gustav Klimt, vanished from an Italian art gallery 23 years ago – and then just as mysteriously turned up last month, hidden within the gallery's walls. Seth Doane reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-19
  • The mystery of the reappearing Klimt painting
    "Portrait of a Lady" vanished from an Italian art gallery 23 years ago – and then just as mysteriously turned up last month, hidden within the gallery's walls ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-19
  • U.S. federal agencies on high alert as new cases of Coronavirus spread in China
    China is confirming new cases of the deadly Coronavirus. With the virus now spreading across Southeast Asia, federal agencies in the U.S. are on high alert at airports nationwide. Danya Bacchus reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-18
  • Long-lost Klimt masterpiece found after two decades
    "Portrait of a Lady," painted around 1916 by the Austrian master Gustav Klimt, went missing from a gallery in the Italian city of Piacenza nearly 23 years ago. This week the art world was stunned when it was announced that the painting had turned up in a most unusual fashion. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-01-18
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