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Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a Permanent Shift?

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a Permanent Shift?As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.



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'Catalonia is Spain': Spanish Unionists Lead Huge Barcelona Rally

'Catalonia is Spain': Spanish Unionists Lead Huge Barcelona RallySpanish unionists in Catalonia finally found their voice on Sunday, resurrecting Spain's flag as a symbol of patriotism after decades of it being associated with the Franco dictatorship.



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Trump nominates coal lobbyist to help lead Environmental Protection Agency

Trump nominates coal lobbyist to help lead Environmental Protection AgencyDonald Trump just nominated a lobbyist for the coal industry to be the second-in-command at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Andrew Wheeler is a former Congressional aide and since 2009 has been a prominent lobbyist at the Faegre Baker Daniels firm where his clients include Murray Energy, one of the country’s largest coal mining companies. Mr Wheeler used to work for Senator James Inhofe, who infamously brought a snowball onto the Senate floor to decry the complaints of those who believe in global warming.



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France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosion

France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosionBy Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) – France’s air accident investigation agency said on Tuesday it would lead the probe into an engine explosion that prompted the emergency landing of an Air France A380 superjumbo in Canada with over 500 people on board on Saturday. Reuters reported on Monday that Canada, France and the United States were debating who should lead the investigation into the accident, which took place high over Greenland.



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U.S. Stands Down, Lets Russia Lead an ISIS Battle

U.S. Stands Down, Lets Russia Lead an ISIS BattleWith forces led by Russia and the U.S. less than 10 miles from one another, the U.S. is stepping back to let the Syrian army take Deir Ezzor from ISIS.



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Chinese migrants lead US agents to San Diego border tunnel

Chinese migrants lead US agents to San Diego border tunnelSAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens of migrants fleeing from Border Patrol agents led authorities to a surprising discovery over the weekend: A tunnel under the US-Mexico border in San Diego used to bring Chinese nationals illegally into the United States.



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Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?

Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?Trump's media availability drew intense criticism from the right. Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says today may be the start of a primary movement to replace Trump. He joins O'Donnell and Jarvis DeBerry to discuss Trump's long pattern of bigoted behavior.



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Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadetsWEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Simone Askew marched into history Monday as the first black woman to lead the Long Gray Line at the U.S. Military Academy.



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US deportation raids under Trump lead to huge rise in arrests of immigrants without criminal records

US deportation raids under Trump lead to huge rise in arrests of immigrants without criminal recordsUS immigration officers have arrested 650 people in communities across the US in the latest deportation sweep, but the vast majority of those picked up by law enforcement don’t have a criminal record — an apparent break from the organization’s stated priority to focus on “criminal aliens”. In a crackdown that came close in size to a large-scale sweep earlier this year, Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested 650 people over a four-day span last month, including 38 minors. Of that group, though, 520 had no criminal record, compared to just 170 people who had no criminal records and were arrested in the earlier crackdowns.



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Sessions to lead attack on affirmative action

Sessions to lead attack on affirmative actionVanita Gupta, former acting head of the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about the DoJ's civil rights division under Jeff Sessions and his reported intention to attack affirmative action in college admissions.



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