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Divided Supreme Court Hears Landmark LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Case

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Well, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in three cases that will determine whether LGBTQ people can be fired from their jobs due to their […]

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Julián Castro Backs Impeachment Effort & Condemns Trump’s “Betrayal” of Kurds in Northern Syria

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Two quick questions, Julián Castro. One, the latest news, Turkey’s government saying its troops are prepared for an imminent assault on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, this after President Trump’s surprise announcement that he’s ordering U.S. troops to […]

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Julián Castro Slams Trump’s “Deranged” Immigration Policies After Escorting Asylum Seekers to Border

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We turn now to Democratic presidential candidate and former Housing Secretary Julián Castro. On Monday, he escorted a dozen asylum seekers to the U.S. port of […]

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Indigenous-Led Anti-Austerity Protests Shut Down Quito Forcing Ecuadorian Government to Move Capital

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We begin today’s show in Ecuador, where tens of thousands of people, led by indigenous leaders, are expected to again bring the country to a standstill today in massive ongoing anti-government protests. Demonstrators flooded the streets of Quito […]

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Headlines for October 9, 2019

Democracy Now! President Trump said Tuesday he will not cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry, pushing the United States toward a constitutional crisis. The White House announced its decision in an eight-page letter addressed to House Democratic leaders, blasting the inquiry as partisan and unconstitutional. The letter arrived just hours after the Trump administration ordered […]

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Samsung’s Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 phones starts soon

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Samsung will soon give Galaxy S10 owners the chance to try Android 10 before the new mobile platform heads to the tech giant’s other models. Google rolled out Android 10 in September, but only a few devices can download and install it at the moment — its availability, […]

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Trump Calls Turkey’s Syrian Offensive a ‘Bad Idea,’ but Opposes ‘Senseless Wars’

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday called a Turkish incursion into Syria “a bad idea” but reiterated his opposition to “endless, senseless wars,” striking a far milder tone than outraged members of Congress, foreign allies and officials in his own administration, who said the offensive must be stopped. And later […]

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Undeterred by White House Threat, Democrats Push Impeachment Inquiry Ahead

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — House Democrats prepared on Wednesday to force the Trump administration anew to answer questions in their impeachment investigation, one day after President Trump and the White House declared that they would defy Congress in one of the most extraordinary assertions of executive authority in modern times. House chairmen […]

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U.S. Moves to Take ‘High Value’ ISIS Detainees, Including Britons Who Abused Hostages

NYT > U.S. > Politics The American military is moving to take as many as several dozen Islamic State detainees out of Kurdish-run wartime prisons in northern Syria, and already has two British men in custody who are notorious for their roles in the torture and killing of Western hostages, according to United States officials. […]

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Biden Calls for Trump Impeachment for First Time

NYT > U.S. > Politics ROCHESTER, N.H. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Wednesday called for President Trump’s impeachment for the first time, blistering Mr. Trump as a threat to American democracy and accusing him of “shooting holes in the Constitution.” Escalating his language in an effort to rebut Mr. Trump’s unfounded claims about his […]

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