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House OKs bill allowing 9/11 victim families to sue Saudi Arabia

The House, with the 15th anniversary of 9/11 looming, approved legislation Friday permitting victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia over the terrorist attack. Passage of the bipartisan legislation will likely prove a pyrrhic victory as the White House has already indicated President Obama will veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). But the House vote voice, coming four ...

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South Dakota Just Become the First State to Pass an Anti-Transgender Student Bathroom Bill

[unable to retrieve full-text content] On Tuesday, the South Dakota state senate passed HB 1008 in a 15-2o vote, a bill that makes it illegal for a transgender person to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. The bill is now waiting for the signature of Gov. Dennis Daugaard, who has some weird(bigoted) ideas about what he needs ...

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Steelers' DeAngelo Williams throws shade at Bill Belichick

Bill Wippert/AP DeAngelo Williams, 32, would not consider playing under Bill Belichick. Enlarge Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Bill Belichick has four Super Bowl rings, but according to Williams, only Tom Brady likes the coach. Enlarge Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams says nobody other than Tom Brady actually likes playing for Bill Belichick. Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams fired a not-so-subtle shot at ...

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Andy Karl to play Bill Murray role in Groundhog Day musical, BAZ BAMIGBOYE writes

By Baz Bamigboye for the Daily Mail Published: 20:37 EST, 28 January 2016 | Updated: 09:41 EST, 30 January 2016 A top Broadway actor has won the coveted ‘Bill Murray’ role in a new, musical version of the beloved comedy film Groundhog Day. The show will star Andy Karl as the grouchy weatherman stuck in his own time warp in ...

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Giuliani says Obama should be more like Bill Cosby

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015, 1:18 PM Updated: Thursday, March 12, 2015, 1:40 PM Rob Kim/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani appeared on a radio show Thursday morning and blamed President Obama for a series of recent events, including a fight in a Brooklyn McDonald’s and two cops being shot in Ferguson, Mo. Just when you thought Rudy ...

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Bill Gates and The Verge: How technology will change the world by 2030

For the month of February, Bill Gates will be guest-editing The Verge. Over the course of four weeks, Gates will be guiding us as we explore how technology will transform the lives of those in the developing world through advancements in banking, healthcare, farming, and education technology. Bill will narrate four episodes of our animated series the Big Future to ...

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Senators Chuck Schumer and Bob Casey plan bill to block benefits for ex-Nazis

Updated October 23, 2014 1:56 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jakob Denzinger looks from his apartment window in Osijek, eastern Croatia, on July 28, 2014. Denzinger is among dozens of death camp guards and suspected Nazi war criminals who collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments despite being forced out of the United States. (Credit: AP / Darko Bandic) Related ...

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‘Our march to keep the promise of New York alive…begins today’: Bill de Blasio inaugurated as mayor on steps of City Hall

Vowing to “leave no New Yorker behind,” Mayor de Blasio took his oath of office Wednesday in an inaugration ceremony that signaled a sea change in city government and policies after 20 years of Republican and independent rule. From the opening remarks of actor Harry Belafonte to the strident words of teenage poet Ramya Ramana, the themes of income inequality ...

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Uganda Passes Anti-Gay Bill That Includes Life In Prison

i i hide captionDavid Bahati, a member of Uganda’s parliament, was the driving force behind a controversial anti-gay law that was approved on Friday. He’s shown here during an interview in 2011. Ronald Kabuubi/AP David Bahati, a member of Uganda’s parliament, was the driving force behind a controversial anti-gay law that was approved on Friday. He’s shown here during an ...

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Senate passes bipartisan budget bill

Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Wednesday scaling back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system, adding a late dusting of bipartisanship to a year more likely to be remembered for a partial government shutdown and near-perpetual gridlock. Obama’s signature was assured on the measure, which lawmakers in both parties and at opposite ends ...

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