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EXCLUSIVE: NAACP urges Gov. Cuomo to support de Blasio’s mayoral control of city schools

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Hazel Dukes, president of the NAACP New York State Conference, signed a letter backing Mayor de Blasio saying, “We believe that the Mayor must lead and be held accountable for sustaining and accelerating the progress we’ve made in recent years." …

The Payday Loan Direct Lenders of Today

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The Payday Loan Direct Lenders of Today

Promises of easy and fast money are drawing people into the vicious cycle of payday loans. Payday loans are secured by borrowing money against your next paycheck or payday. These loans are short-term …

Nissan launches British-made home battery to rival Tesla’s Powerwall

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Batteries that have powered electric cars around the UK will get a second life providing energy storage for households, with the launch this week of a British-made home battery to rival the one made by Elon Musk’s Tesla.

The cells …

Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, ‘won’t give up’

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This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Tommy Arthur, who was convicted in the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker. Arthur, nicknamed the Houdini of death row after having seventh executions postponed is facing …

Stephen Colbert Responded to Controversy Over a Homophobic Joke, but Missed a Valuable Opportunity

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Stephen Colbert responded to a controversy of his own making on Wednesday night. The Late Show host was greeted with disappointment on the left and pointed outrage on the right after hurling a homophobic insult/joke at President Trump, with many …

Scientists: Trump’s Budget Will Limit Funds To Study ‘Microagressions’ And Build RoboSquirrels

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The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology strongly denounced President Donald Trump’s budget proposal — released Tuesday — because it calls for big funding cuts for the National Institutes of Health and the National Science …

Aide with all the Bud Light on Capitol Hill insists it’s not to celebrate taking away your health care

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"What, this? This is for the bowling team later."

An aide pushing a cart full of beer into the Capitol basically pinky-swore that the beverages had not been ordered to celebrate the House passing a bill designed to kill Obamacare.…

Joan Grande, Pop Star’s Mother Helped Rescue Manchester Concert-Goers After Explosion

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Joan Grande, the mother of the singer Ariana Grande, whose concert last night was the site of the bombing, was sitting in the front row of her concert at the Manchester Arena when a bomb went off, did everything she …

Apple Settles Legal Dispute With Nokia

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Apple and Nokia settled a legal dispute on Tuesday over the right of the iPhone maker to use patents and other intellectual property owned by the Finnish telecommunications company.

The move comes less than six months after Apple said that …

Trump’s Budget Would Kill a Major Student Loan Forgiveness Program, but Only for New Borrowers

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"I’ve got you babe…"

As was widely expected, President Trump’s new budget calls for eliminating a major student loan forgiveness program designed to help government and nonprofit workers, such as lawyers, teachers, and social workers. …

How do you even begin to tell your children about terror attacks?

With the help of a psychologist, here's how one family talked about the attack in Manchester.

(via BBC Family & Education News)
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Donald J. Trump and Pope Francis exchange gifts at the Vatican. The Pope's present for the president? A letter on climate change. ... See MoreSee Less

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What would you say if you found yourself sitting next to President Donald Trump's son? Comedian Mo Amer didn't hold back.

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The UK terror threat level is at ‘critical’ for the first time in almost a decade - meaning an attack is imminent.

Ministers believe the man who carried out Monday’s suicide bombing was “likely” to have not acted alone.

BBC Home Affairs Correspondent Dominic Casciani took your questions.
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"What they've done is they've made us stronger" - Manchester's defiant reaction to terror. #ManchesterAttack

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