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Day: April 19, 2017

Senator demands more info about EPA Chief’s refusal to ban brain-damaging pesticide

Sen. Tom Carper says Scott Pruitt provided nothing to justify his decision. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) has requested all documents related to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to go against the scientific recommendation of his own agency and refuse to ban a widely used pesticide that’s been linked to learning disabilities in children. […]

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US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan

April 13, 2017 US forces in Afghanistan dropped the military’s biggest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan. Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump says it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb, formally called the GBU-43/Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb. Based on the acronym, it has been nicknamed the “Mother of All Bombs,” […]

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Why we need Easter more than ever this year

By Joshua DuBois ~~ If there was ever a year we needed Easter, it is this one. If there was ever a time for a Resurrection, it is now. We walk streets and navigate spaces more divided than ever. A steady series of tremors move along our major fault lines—race, gender, class, immigration status, religion, sexual […]

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Trump to speak at NRA convention in Atlanta

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~ ~ President Trump will address the National Rifle Association convention on April 28 in Atlanta. Trump’s appearance at the show will mark the first time a sitting president has appeared at the event since Ronald Reagan (34 years). The NRA was one of the few mainstream organizations to endorse Trump […]

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