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Schiff: House Dems To Discuss Impeachment [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: House Democrats will hold a meeting to discuss whether to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump, a key lawmaker said Sunday. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) said on “Fox News Sunday” that the House Democratic caucus will meet in the coming weeks to discuss the matter. “That’s going to be a very consequential …

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Giuliani Blasts Romney: There’s Nothing Wrong With Trump Taking Campaign Help From Russians [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that there was “nothing wrong” with a campaign accepting help from Russia. “There’s nothing wrong with taking information from Russians,” Giuliani told CNN host Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” “It depends on where it came from,” he added. “You’re assuming that the giving of information is a campaign …

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FBI Arrests New Mexico Militia Head On Guns Charge

Slate reports: The FBI arrested on Saturday the head of a right-wing militia that had been detaining migrant families at gunpoint. Law enforcement officers arrested Larry Mitchell Hopkins, who went by the alias Johnny Horton Jr., in New Mexico on charges of firearms possession by a felon. Hopkins had previously been arrested in 2006 on charges of impersonating an officer …

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Over 200 Dead In Sri Lanka Terror Attacks [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: A series of coordinated bombings ripped across Sri Lanka on Sunday morning, striking hotels and churches, killing almost 200 people and shattering the relative calm that the war-torn nation had enjoyed in recent years. The targets of the attacks were Catholic worshipers attending Easter Mass and guests at high-end hotels that are popular with foreign …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports: In celebration of the one-year anniversary of Lincoln Center Theater’s My Fair Lady on Broadway, NBC Nightly News gave viewers a brand new view: a 360-degree look at a live performance. In the video, viewers can navigate around the stage during the Act 2 opener “Embassy Waltz.” The number features choreography by Christopher Gattelli in the production directed …

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PayPal & GoFundMe Cut Off Accounts For New Mexico Militia Accused Of “Arresting” Hundreds Of Migrants

Buzzfeed News reports: A right-wing “patriot” group that detained hundreds of migrants at gunpoint at the southern border this week after raising thousands of dollars online was notified by crowdfunding giants PayPal and GoFundMe that its fundraising campaigns have been shut down, dealing a major blow to the militia’s operation. Known as the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), the militia has …

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San Antonio Rejects Revote On Airport Chick-Fil-A

USA Today reports: Chick-fil-A has not been cleared for takeoff at the San Antonio International Airport. Nearly a month after the San Antonio City Council voted to ban the fast-food chain from opening a location in the airport, the council narrowly rejected a proposal to reconsider the March 21 decision, Councilman Greg Brockhouse said Thursday. At the March meeting, council …

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US To Deny Citizenship For Immigrants That Have Ties To Marijuana Industry, Even In States Where It’s Legal

CBS News reports: As people around the country mark 4/20 — the unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana — U.S. officials have released new guidance around marijuana for immigrants hoping to earn U.S. citizenship. Officials said Friday that immigrants involved with cannabis in any way — even in states where it has been legalized — could disqualify them from naturalization. New guidance …

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INDIANA: Surfaced Yearbook Shows Mayor Pete’s High School Voted Him “Most Likely To Become President”

ABC News reports: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg may have a leg up on his competition in 2020. In South Bend, Indiana, Buttigieg is nearly universally known and nearly everyone seems to have a “Mayor Pete” story. Katie Kowals, an intake nurse at the city’s Memorial Hospital, said her brother-in-law knows Buttitgieg well, but added, “He was exactly as he …

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