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Clarence Thomas’ wife supported rioters before siege: ‘Love MAGA’


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Thomas poses mask mandate question during Supreme Court ACA hearing

Thomas poses mask mandate question during Supreme Court ACA hearingWould people "have standing to challenge the mandate to wear a mask?" Thomas asked.



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Thomas D’Alesandro III, Pelosi's brother and former Baltimore mayor, dies at 90

Thomas D’Alesandro III, Pelosi's brother and former Baltimore mayor, dies at 90Thomas D’Alesandro III, a former mayor of Baltimore and the brother of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, died Sunday at 90. The Baltimore Sun reported D’Alesandro died in his North Baltimore home of complications from a stroke. Affectionately called “Young Tommy,” D’Alesandro served as Baltimore’s mayor for one term, from 1967 to 1971.



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Thomas D'Alesandro III, ex-Baltimore mayor and brother to Nancy Pelosi, dies at 90

Thomas D'Alesandro III, ex-Baltimore mayor and brother to Nancy Pelosi, dies at 90"Tommy was the finest public servant I have ever known," Pelosi said. "All his life, Tommy worked on the side of the angels. Now, he is with them."



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U.S. Supreme Court opens new term, with an ill Justice Thomas absent

U.S. Supreme Court opens new term, with an ill Justice Thomas absentThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday debated the insanity defense in criminal prosecutions and delivered a potential setback to gun control advocates as it opened its new term on Monday with a flurry of activity on a day when its longest-serving justice, Clarence Thomas, was absent due to illness. The conservative-majority court returned after a three-month break to launch its new nine-month term with arguments in a trio of cases. The court hears the term’s first major case on Tuesday on whether a landmark federal anti-discrimination law that bars sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees.



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Man named Thomas Cook has wedding ruined by collapse of tour company Thomas Cook

Man named Thomas Cook has wedding ruined by collapse of tour company Thomas CookCook, 29, and his fiancee, 27-year-old Amelia Binch, both from Hucknall, England, have been stranded on the Greek island of Rhodes ahead of their wedding.



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Mexico braces for impact as Thomas Cook collapses

Mexico braces for impact as Thomas Cook collapsesCancún (Mexico) (AFP) – Mexico is bracing for a “very powerful” impact from the collapse of British travel firm Thomas Cook, an official said Monday, as several hundred tourists gathered at the Cancun airport looking for a way home. Britain sends more tourists to Mexico’s Caribbean coast than any other European country, and more than any country in the world except the United States and Canada, according to Mexican tourism ministry figures.



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The FBI reportedly raided financier Jeffrey Epstein's private island off the coast of St. Thomas, days after he died in an apparent suicide

The FBI reportedly raided financier Jeffrey Epstein's private island off the coast of St. Thomas, days after he died in an apparent suicideFBI agents reportedly raided the private island of the financier Jeffrey Epstein, located off the coast of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands.



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Thomas Roberts on Stonewall 50: ‘I Want LGBTQ Kids to Know It’s OK. It’s OK to Be Different, and OK to Be Gay’

Thomas Roberts on Stonewall 50: ‘I Want LGBTQ Kids to Know It’s OK. It’s OK to Be Different, and OK to Be Gay’Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast / Photos GettyIn this special series, LGBT celebrities and public figures talk to Tim Teeman about the Stonewall Riots and their legacy—see more here.Thomas RobertsJournalistWhen/how did you first hear about the Stonewall Riots, and what did you make of them?I learned of the Stonewall Riots in 2006-2007. It was shortly after coming out publicly. I was utterly impressed at the bravery protesters showed. They put it all on the line for us.  The Stonewall Riots: What Really Happened, What Didn’t, and What Became MythWhat is their significance for you?Without Stonewall where would we be today? It was the spark.How far have we LGBT people come since 1969?Since 1969 we’ve come out of the shadows of shame and intolerance. In 50 years the LGBTQ community is a force to be reckon with, but we still have battles ahead. And it’s not solely on LGBTQ rights. We need to show up wherever people are marginalized and oppressed. We need to show up when we aren’t personally the sole beneficiaries.What would you like to see, LGBT-wise, in the next 50 years?I’d love to see an LGBTQ President. And I believe in my lifetime we just might. But in the meantime I want LGBTQ kids to know it’s OK. It’s OK to be different. It’s OK to be gay. The world is a big and wonderful place… eventually we all find our peace. However, it doesn’t come without ups and downs. There will be high highs and low lows. Keep going. It will all be OK. Read more at The Daily Beast.Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.



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Justice Clarence Thomas breaks three-year silence in Mississippi case about racial bias in jury selection

Justice Clarence Thomas breaks three-year silence in Mississippi case about racial bias in jury selectionThe Supreme Court's senior justice, who seldom speaks during oral argument, broke a three-year silence to ask questions in a race discrimination case.



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