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Ex-Boeing CEO Crashes Out With $62 Million Payday

The New York Times reports: Dennis A. Muilenburg, who was ousted as Boeing’s chief executive last month as the company contended with the biggest crisis in its history, will depart with more than $60 million, the company said Friday. Mr. Muilenburg will not receive any additional severance or separation payments in connection with his departure, and Boeing said he had …

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New Iowa Poll: Bernie Leads, Big Drop For Mayor Pete

CNN reports: Iowa’s likely caucusgoers are closely divided between four top candidates just weeks out from the Democratic caucuses, a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the rise as other top competitors hold steady or lose ground. Sanders (20%), Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (17%), former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (16%) and former …

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Russian Spy Ship “Aggressively” Taunts US Warship

The Navy Times reports: The warship Farragut was “aggressively approached” by a Russian naval ship Thursday in the North Arabian Sea, U.S. 5th Fleet officials said. The American guided-missile destroyer was conducting routine operations at the time of the approach, according to a statement from the Bahrain-based command. “Farragut sounded five short blasts, the international maritime signal for danger of …

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Hannity Threatens GOP Senators On Trial Witnesses

“They now get to present their case to all of you Republican senators, don’t make me start giving out the phone number. You need to understand here that their sole Constitutional role is they get to impeach. They have decided in their insanity and psychosis and rage to abuse that power and bring up what is a non-case. “And just …

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Trump Asks Supreme Court To Hold Off On Obamacare Case Until After Election And You Already Know Why

The Washington Examiner reports: The Department of Justice doesn’t want the Supreme Court to fast-track a case that could result in Obamacare being thrown out ahead of the presidential election, despite its position that the healthcare law should be abolished. If the court agrees with the Trump administration, then President Trump and Republicans will be spared the possibility of having …

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TEXAS: The First State To Refuse To Resettle Refugees

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports: In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday the state will not allow refugees to resettle in Texas. Under President Donald Trump’s Sept. 26 executive order, cities and states must provide their written consent to allow refugees to resettle within their areas. Nationwide, roughly 40 governors have consented …

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REPORT: Trump Plans To Add Countries To Muslim Ban

The Associated Press reports: The White House is considering expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration issues by President Donald Trump, according to four people familiar with the deliberations. A document outlining the plans has been circulating the White House, but the countries that would be affected are blacked out, according to …

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Trump Admin Seeks To Gut SSA Disability Benefits

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Trump administration is working on a plan to tighten eligibility requirements for disability benefits, especially for older Americans, the latest step in a broader White House effort to shrink federal safety-net programs. The proposal being prepared by the Social Security Administration would revise eligibility for disability benefits based on age, education and work experience, …

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Appeals Court Win: Air Force Can’t Boot HIV+ Airmen

Via press release from Lambda Legal: Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a lower court ruling in Roe & Voe v. Esper that halted efforts by the Trump administration to discharge members of the Air Force because they are living with HIV. The decision will allow two active-duty Airmen living with HIV, identified pseudonymously as …

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Hate Group Warns TN Clerks To Stop Marrying Gays

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Nearly five years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for same-sex marriage nationwide, all 95 county clerks in Tennessee received a letter this week informing them they should be operating instead under the state constitution law that makes “void and unenforceable” any policy or law “purporting to define marriage as anything other than …

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