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Lawyer: DOJ prosecuted Roger Clemens, won't touch IRS commissioner

washingtonexaminer.com - A lawyer working with conservative groups argued Monday that President Obama's Justice Department should prosecute IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for lying to Congress, since President George W. Bu...

I'm not with her: why millennial women are weary of Hillary Clinton

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theguardian.com - Anoa Changa is a feminist who isn’t going to vote for Hillary Clinton. Last June, when the 34-year-old Atlanta-based attorney began volunteering with the grassroots organization Women for Bernie Sa...

Joint Statement: Between the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

whitehouse.gov - At the invitation of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang, President of the United States of America Barack Obama paid an historic visit to Vietnam to celebrate the Com...

Two dozen Guantánamo detainees poised for release under Obama deals

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theguardian.com - The Obama administration has quietly seeded the diplomatic bed for its next push to transfer detainees out of Guantánamo Bay, the Guardian has learned, as Barack Obama aims to reduce the prison’s p...

How the Elephant Became the Newest Celebrity Cause

nytimes.com - Social media has played a huge role in publicizing the issue, with more than 100,000 users following the lead of Ms. Nyong’o, Yoko Ono and other celebrities who signed onto WildAid’s #JoinTheHerd c...

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WATCH: Enraged Poles Demand 'No More Clintons' At Hillary Hometown Campaign Stop

breitbart.com - Following the international furore caused by Mr. Clinton – who said “democracy is too much trouble” for Poland, and that the country wants an “authoritarian dictatorship” – a group of Polish-Americ...

'Facebook, Google are part of the problem in Israel's war on terror'

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jpost.com - The Israeli government will pass legislation against social media and Internet giants like Facebook and Google if they do not take steps to curb anti-Israel “incitement,” Public Security Minister G...

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Senate set for showdown over women in the draft

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thehill.com - The Senate is heading for a showdown over women registering for the draft. Supporters of requiring women to sign up for Selective Service see the upper chamber as their last best hope for getting l...

Bernie Sanders supporters sue to have California's voter registration extended until election day

latimes.com - A federal lawsuit alleging widespread confusion over California's presidential primary rules asks that voter registration be extended past Monday's deadline until the day of the state's primary ele...

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Coca-Cola to Stop Production of Sweetened Beverages in Venezuela

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bloomberg.com - Coca-Cola Co. will stop production of sugar-sweetened beverages in Venezuela because of a lack of raw materials in the cash-strapped country. The soft drinks are the latest to join a group of basic...

What The Mark Of The Beast Taught Me About The Future Of Money

buzzfeed.com - It’s the dead of winter in Stockholm and I’m sitting in a very small room inside the very inaptly named Calm Body Modification clinic. A few feet away sits the syringe that will, soon enough, plung...

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Fitness: Tips for staying motivated - Mayo Clinic

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mayoclinic.org - Have you ever started a fitness program and then quit? If you answered yes, you're not alone. Many people start fitness programs, but they may stop when they get bored, they don't enjoy it or resul...

UPDATE: Second Critically Endangered Tortoise Hatches from a Cracked Egg

smithsonianmag.com - UPDATE 6/15/2015: You might think a cracked oozing shell would spell the end for a developing reptile egg, especially one with a tricky incubation period and a rocky record for successful captive b...

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Venezuela, where a hamburger is officially $170

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yahoo.com - Caracas (AFP) - If a visitor to Venezuela is unfortunate enough to pay for anything with a foreign credit card, the eye-watering cost might suggest they were in a city pricier than Tokyo or Zurich....

Iranian women are cutting their hair and dressing as men to avoid morality police

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The future of transgender personnel in our armed forces | SOFREP

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‘It’s Because I’m Black, Isn’t It?’

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Species in the Spotlight: Pacific Leatherback :: NOAA Fisheries

nmfs.noaa.gov - New! Pacific Leatherback Turtle Action Plan (PDF) LOCATION  Reduce marine debris that may harmful or be accidentally eaten by Pacific Leatherbacks through the following actions: The Pacific leather...

petition: Critically Endangered Sea Turtles Need Help!

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