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Hillary Clinton Wants to Reform the Way the U.S. Incarcerates Women

April 28, 2016 Hillary Clinton has taken a lot of flack for supporting policies of her husband that contributed to America’s mass incarceration crisis, as well as for accepting money from the private prison industry. From the beginning of her presidential campaign, she has been trying to distance herself from the former Clinton...

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Hillary Clinton Assembled a Dream Team of Women to Campaign for Her in New York

April 19, 2016 “Hillary, Hillary,” chanted a crowd of women, and some men, in a chandeliered ballroom at the Hilton hotel in Midtown Manhattan as Hillary Clinton’s team of powerhouse women took the stage April 18. The presidential candidate was joined by New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand, former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the...

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The IRS Warns U.S. Taxpayers: Confess Before We Get to the Panama Papers

April 18, 2016 If you’ve done any dodgy dealings with a Panamanian law firm, you might want to consider coming clean: US tax officials are trying to figure out how to use the Panama Papers in their investigations, and have advised Americans to disclose their offshore accounts before they are discovered by the...

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Hillary Clinton Says She Wants Half of Her Cabinet to Be Women

April 13, 2016 Currently, only seven out of 23 Cabinet-ranked positions in the U.S. government are occupied by women. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wants to change that. In an interview with Clinton, Cosmopolitan writer Prachi Gupta brought up Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau’s widely-praised decision to make his cabinet 50 percent women....

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Hillary Clinton Embraces Her Moment of Subway Ineptitude

April 12, 2016 Depending on your political views, Hillary Clinton proved recently that she either was out-of-touch with the common commuter, or human like the rest of us, by taking five (!) excruciating swipes with her MetroCard to enter the New York City subway last week. After being ridiculed from all corners of...

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Trump Reveals His Plan to Get Mexico to Pay For His Wall Plan

April 5, 2016 Donald Trump burst on the scene as a presidential candidate last summer with his call to stop illegal immigration by building a border wall with Mexico, and to have Mexico pay for it. In a memo to the Washington Post, the Republican frontrunner finally disclosed how he would force the...

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Obama: Drug Addiction Is a 'Public Health Problem, Not a Criminal Problem'

March 30, 2016 “For too long we’ve viewed drug addiction through the lens of criminal justice,” US president Barack Obama said at an anti-drug abuse summit Atlanta Tuesday. “The most important thing to do is reduce demand. And the only way to do that is to provide treatment—to see it as a public...

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A New Eight-Minute Islamic State Video Prominently Features Donald Trump

March 25, 2016 A prominent pro-Islamic State media outlet has released a video celebrating the deadly attacks in Brussels, and it features comments by US presidential candidate Donald Trump. The video from the Al-Battar Media Foundation, titled “The Exile of Islam and Brussels Attacks,” opens with footage from the bombings of the Zaventem...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: 'I Am Not a Natural Politician'

March 10, 2016 In a remarkably raw moment, Hillary Clinton said she is “not a natural politician, in case you haven’t noticed, like my husband or president Obama” during a heated Democratic debate held tonight (March 9) in Miami. “I have a view I have to do the best I can, get the...

US Suspects Russian Hackers in Unprecedented Ukraine Blackout

January 7, 2016 Experts say they have established the world’s first known case of a cyber attack on a power grid, which cut power to more than 600,000 homes in Ukraine in late December. US intelligence agencies and cyber security experts are looking to Russia as the likely source of the attack. Prykarpattyaoblenergo,...