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Democrats withhold support for minority judges

Amul Thapar broke new ground when he became the first federal judge of South Asian descent in 2007, and over the next decade he built a record as a well-respected jurist.

When President Trump nominated Judge Thapar to a seat on a federal appeals court, the American Bar Association unanimously graded him “well qualified.” Yet when the son of Indian immigrants came up for a vote on the Senate floor, not a single Democrat backed him.

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Leaked chat between Puerto Rico governor and his executive team shakes the island

The 889-page document, published by the non-profit journalism group Centro de Periodismo Investigativo and obtained from an anonymous source, details efforts by high-ranking officials and collaborators to manipulate public narrative through mass media, influence public polls to favor the administration, and operate a “troll network” to discredit negative press coverage and criticism from opposition leaders.

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NOT from The Onion: Jay Inslee wants Megan Rapinoe to be his Secretary of State

Democratic Washington Governor and 2020 presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced Saturday that, if elected, he would choose Megan Rapinoe to be his secretary of state.

“My first act would be to ask Megan Rapinoe to be my secretary of state,” Inslee said at the progressive Netroots Nation conference in Philadelphia, according to The Hill. “I haven’t asked her yet, so it could be a surprise to her.

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Nicaraguan military arrests four ISIS terrorists planning to enter US through Mexico

our ISIS terrorists planning to enter the United States through Mexico have been captured by the Nicaraguan military in a remote area where the men entered the Central American nation illegally from Costa Rica. Nicaraguan authorities identify the men as two Egyptian nationals—33-year old Mohamed Ibrahim and 26-year-old Mahmoud Samy Eissa—and two Iraqis, 41-year-old Ahmed Ghanim Mohamed Al Jubury and 29-year-old Mustafa Ali Mohamed Yaoob. The men arrived in Panama on May 12 and in Costa Rica on June 9, according to an article published in Nicaragua’s largest newspaper.

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Epstein victim on President Clinton: “There was sexual contact and foreplay…and a bed on Epstein’s jet”

Sarnoff read this part from her book,

“Towards the end of that testimony he asked her about former President Bill Clinton. And she says that there, that there was sexual conduct and foreplay and there was a bed on Epstein’s jet. And she goes on to say what they did and then when Scarola (attorney for victims) asked her, “When you say here what do you mean?”… She placed former president Clinton on the island where Jeffrey Epstein has his residence.

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