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Trump Takes Credit For Space Launch That Got Its Start A Decade Ago

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 18:42

The successful SpaceX launch has its roots in two previous administrations, but President Trump credited his own leadership.

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Pentagon Orders Military Police To Prepare To Deploy To Minnesota

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 17:03

The order follows a night of angry protests in Minneapolis and nationwide. As many as 800 personnel could move within four hours at the governor's request, a U.S. official told NPR.

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Minnesota To Deploy Record Guard Force To Contain Unrest Over Death Of George Floyd

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 14:32

Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the state's National Guard — "an action that has never been taken in [the guard's] 164-year history" — to prepare for a fifth night of protests.

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As Trump Targets Twitter's Legal Shield, Experts Have A Warning

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 11:36

While President Trump lashes out at Twitter, consensus is growing in Washington to repeal the decades-old law that shields tech platforms from lawsuits. Experts warn about unintended consequences.

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Supreme Court Rejects Church's Challenge To California's Coronavirus Rules

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 10:40

Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court's liberal bloc in a 5-4 decision issued late Friday. The lawsuit had argued that the state's limits on attendance discriminated against religion.

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As 'Hero' Pay Ends, Essential Workers Wonder What They Are Worth

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 08:01

Many retail and food workers are losing temporary wage bumps they got during the pandemic. Some say their work hazards are only increasing, while their wage is lower than unemployment benefits.

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