‘Mindless murdering savages’: Border agent used slurs before allegedly hitting migrant with his truck

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Source: MSN In November 2017, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Matthew Bowen fumed about the humane treatment his agency was expected to give migrants who had illegally crossed into the country. “PLEASE let us take the gloves off trump!” he texted another agent who, at the time, was facing criminal charges for shooting an unarmed Mexican …

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Federal judge sides with House Democrats over subpoena for Trump’s financial records

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Source: MSN A Washington, D.C.-based federal judge has sided with House Oversight Committee Democrats seeking to enforce their subpoena of Trump accounting firm Mazars USA, in a major ruling that breathes new life into Democrats’ ongoing efforts to probe the president’s financial dealings. The subpoena seeks access to a slew of Trump financial documents dating …

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This Town Didn’t Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice.

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Source: Earther David and Pam Mills have grown tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and okra on their secluded Appalachian property for about 18 years now. This will be the first year the retired couple doesn’t. They just can’t trust their soil anymore. Not with what’s being built barely a five-minute walk away. Past the shed and through …

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Why the Government Pays Billions to People Who Claim Injury by Vaccines

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Source: The Atlantic A little-known deal protects drug companies in the U.S. from being sued—and feeds conspiracy theories in the process. “Vaccines are safe,” says Narayan Nair. “That’s the message we need to get out there.” Nair is a physician. He is also the head of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program—the system through which the …

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After the Retail Apocalypse, Prepare for the Property Tax Meltdown

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Source: City Lab Big-box retailers nationwide are slashing their property taxes through a legal loophole known as “dark store theory.” For the towns that rely on that revenue, this could be a disaster. Kraig Sadownikow doesn’t look like an anti-corporate crusader. The mayor of West Bend, Wisconsin, stickers his pickup with a “Don’t Tread on …

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Booker compares gun control fight to Civil Rights movement

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Source: MSN 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker is optimistic about his comprehensive gun control proposal’s chances of success despite the partisan pushback it received in the week following its release, and compared to the potential battle over its implementation to the civil rights movement in an interview on “This Week” that aired Sunday. “People …

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