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Howard Schultz apologizes to 2020 war veteran rivals for saying he’d ‘spent more time’ with military than they had

F Speaker Starbucks CEO and prospective independent presidential candidate Howard Schultz apologized on Thursday after claiming he had spent more time with the military than any other competitor in 2020. The Democratic Camp of 2020 includes Pete Buttigieg, a war veteran in Afghanistan, and Tulsi Gabbard, a veteran of the Iraq war. Both are 37. Schultz, 65, never served in …

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Southern Poverty Law Center fires founder Morris Dees

The Southern Poverty Law Center based in Alabama, a nationally known non-profit organization that monitors hate organizations, said it had fired co-founder Morris Dees, who once won a lawsuit that sent an important Ku Klux Klan group into bankruptcy. A statement by Richard Cohen, president of the legal center, stated that Dees' employment was terminated, but did not provide a …

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New Mexico compound members face terrorism-related charges

Last August, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and four other adults were arrested in a remote complex in Taos, New Mexico. Siraj was wanted for taking away his disabled son Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj from his mother's home in Georgia and disappearing. It turned out that Siraj and the other adults lived together with 11 children in poverty. After arresting the adults and searching …

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Senate Rejects Trump’s Border Emergency Declaration, Setting Up First Veto

Mr. Cruz started the meeting, hoping to sell Mr. Trump for his rewrite of the emergency declaration law that would limit funding from military sources, according to a senior Republican assistant with direct knowledge of the proposal. Mr. Trump has summoned a lawyer from the White House Council Office, who said the plan would deprive the president of the powers …

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Winter Storm Called A ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Paralyzes Central U.S. : NPR

A massive late-winter storm is bringing snowstorm conditions to a number of central US states Thursday. In the affected areas, many agencies are closing their doors and pushing people to stay out of the way. NASA / NOAA GOES project hide caption enable / disable caption NASA / NOAA GOES Project A massive late-winter storm is bringing snowstorm conditions to …

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Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker over rifle used in shooting

Connecticut's highest court paved the way for families of nine victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school who were shooting for revenge for the commercialization of the semi-automatic rifle used by Adam Lanza to kill. Families claimed that the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the weapon carelessly entrusted civilian assault rifles with an assault rifle that is suitable only for …

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Sandy Hook Massacre: Gun Makers Lose Major Ruling Over Liability

[Soontostarttheday: Receive New York today in your inbox .] The Connecticut Supreme Court dealt a serious blow to the firearms industry on Thursday, leading the way for a lawsuit brought against the companies that manufactured and sold the semi-automatic rifle used by the assassin in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The ruling allows the lawsuit filed by the victims' …

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