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Actor Chloe Bennet Changed Name Because ‘Hollywood…

Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” actress Chloe Bennet says she had to change her name because Tinseltown is “racist” and producers “wouldn’t cast me with a last name that made them uncomfortable,” Sky News reported. The 25-year-old changed her surname from Wang to Bennet after struggling to get roles early in ...

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Lawyers Argue for Trump’s Authority to Fire Comey

Lawyers for President Donald Trump have met several times with Russia special counsel Robert Mueller and submitted two memos in June arguing Trump did not obstruct justice in firing James Comey and challenging the former FBI director’s fitness as a potential witness, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Citing “people ...

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Hurricane Harvey & Politico’s Attack on Texas

Here’s Politico’s Richard Parker’s analysis of the situation in Texas: When Gov. Greg Abbott won election in 2014, he said of his agenda: “We will celebrate the frontier spirit of rugged individualism.” Since then, he and the legislature have sought to limit government power — except their own. They have ...

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Milwaukee Sheriff and Trump Supporter Clarke Resig…

Outspoken conservative Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has resigned. Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said Thursday that he received a resignation letter from Clarke. Christenson says the letter doesn’t give the reason for Clarke’s resignation. Clarke’s spokeswoman did not immediately respond to telephone messages and emails seeking comment. Clarke rose ...

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Abortion & Choice — Pro-Abortion Left Should Denounce Coercion

Today at NRO we have an important piece by Colin LeCroy, unearthing the horrific stories of women who were forced into getting abortions. Colin rightly points out that this kind of coercion isn’t limited to the use of brute force — although that happens as well – but often occurs when women are ...

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Some Clinton Book Tour Tickets Cost More Than $2,0…

Some tickets for Hillary Clinton’s book tour will cost more than $2,000, Fox News reported. The former Democratic presidential nominee will be speaking on Sept. 28 in Toronto, Canada, where a “VIP platinum ticket” will cost $2,375.95, according to the report. That ticket includes two front-row seats, a signed copy of ...

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Ethical Stem Cells Relieve Parkinson’s in Monkeys

The advance of ethical stem cell research continues exponentially. Neurons made from induced pluripotent stem cells–which were, in turn, made from skin cells–have relieved Parkinson’s symptoms in monkeys. From the Nature story: Takahashi’s team transformed iPS cells derived from both healthy people and those with Parkinson’s into dopamine-producing neurons. They ...

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Trump Administration Has a ‘Very Detailed’ Tax Pla…

President Donald Trump’s administration has a “very detailed” tax plan prepared that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin “couldn’t be more excited” about. “The House and the Senate are now socializing the plan with their members,” Mnuchin told CNBC. “We’re going to release a blueprint, it’s going to go to committee and ...

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Texas & Sanctuary Cities — Federal Judge Blocks State Law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas from enforcing its law preventing jurisdictions within the state from acting as sanctuaries for illegal immigrants. The law, which was slated to go into effect tomorrow, is the toughest of its kind in the country. Many states compel local municipalities to cooperate with ...

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Pence Lands in Texas to Survey Harvey's Wreck…

Vice President Mike Pence iarrived in Texas Thursday to visit storm victims and survey the damage close to where Harvey first slammed ashore as a Category 4 hurricane. Source link

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