Tag Archives: The Washington Post

A show of solidarity around the world marks 2018 Women's March

People assembling in New York for the 2018 Women’s March on Saturday.  (AP) Across the world, people were coming together and hitting the streets on Saturday — the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration — marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment. Protests in New York, Washington, D.C., and Rome were ...

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'Gift' to Mnuchin was 'act of political theater,' says man claiming responsibility

Robby Strong, left, claims he’s the one behind the gift-wrapped package left outside Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s home that caused a stink.  (Facebook/AP) A man who claims responsibility for leaving a gift-wrapped box of horse manure outside the Los Angeles home of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin reportedly defended the act Sunday. Robby Strong, a Los Angeles psychologist, told AL.com that ...

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Steubenville rape convict can play college football, for now, judge says

A judge has decided that a college football player convicted of rape as a teen in a highly publicized Ohio case will be temporarily reinstated to his team. The decision came after the player, Ma’lik Richmond, had filed suit against Youngstown State University (YSU) in federal court. U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson granted Richmond, of Steubenville, Ohio, a temporary restraining ...

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KICKED TO THE CURB Trump Tower evicts Secret Service over rental dispute

A dispute over rent has forced the Secret Service out of Trump Tower in New York City and onto the street. The federal law-enforcement agency vacated its command post inside the Manhattan skyscraper that houses the president’s primary personal residence following a dispute between the government and the Trump Organization over the terms of a rental agreement, the Washington Post ...

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BIAS ALERT: Trump's defense of the West dubbed racist – Watters asks wrestling fans about Trump's CNN body-slam GIF

President Trump spoke proudly of the Western world pursuing innovation, cherishing art and writing symphonies – but the only instrument a Washington Post writer heard was a dog whistle. Trump’s Thursday speech in Warsaw was largely acclaimed – even by longtime critics – as the president took Russia to task for destabilizing actions around the world and praised the Polish ...

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UNION HYPOCRISY? Report on salaries ignores labor bosses' big pay

A powerful labor union’s new report slams the pay gap between CEOs and rank-and-file workers, but critics say it conveniently ignores the sky-high salaries union bosses pull down. The AFL-CIO’s annual Executive Paywatch  report, unveiled this week, found that last year the average S&P 500 CEO earned a total of $13.1 million in compensation, while the average U.S. worker made only $37,632, ...

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