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Gillibrand In first Trip To Iowa: Trump Is 'Corrupting The Soul Of This Country'

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand made her first trip to Iowa after announcing she’s considering a run for president in 2020, which included a speech at the state’s Women’s March Bitter cold temperatures and an overnight snow storm moved Iowa’s Women’s March indoors at the state Capitol. Sen. Gillibrand told those gathered that President Trump has inspired a lot of hate and division. “It’s corrupting the soul of this country,” Gillibrand told those gathered in the Iowa Capitol...

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Wisconsin, the Dairy State, may someday be known as the Solar State too. While solar is a boost for some struggling dairy farmers, others fear the fallout from turning their farm community into a solar production site.

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Britain's prime minister, Theresa May, faced hours of blistering criticism on Monday from more than 100 lawmakers who questioned her leadership a week after Parliament decisively rejected her plan for leaving the European Union and mounted a failed effort to unseat her through a vote of no confidence.

May struggled to bring new ideas to parliament with just two months to go until the March 29 deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

"Good will is slipping away, as well as time," said Rupa Huq, a member of parliament from the Labour Party.

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A leading Nicaraguan journalist has left the country following a police raid on his newsroom last month.

Carlos Fernando Chamorro, editor of the online publication Confidencial, announced on Sunday that he has gone into exile in Costa Rica, citing suppression of independent press under Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.

A viral video of a Native American man surrounded by teenagers at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., created a furor and spurred an apology from the students' Kentucky high school. But since then, other videos and narratives have emerged that give more context to Friday's confrontation.

It happened on the same steps where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. called for racial harmony in the U.S. with his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.

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Unsettled: Mapping #MeToo

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Episode 10: What Now? Alyssa Milano Reflects on #MeToo One Year Later

On October 15 2017, actress Alyssa Milano typed a tweet asking women to reply #MeToo if they'd been sexually harrassed or assualted. The next morning, she woke up to 55,000 responses. During this episode of Unsettled: Mapping #MeToo , Alyssa talks about what she thinks has been accomplished by #MeToo in the last year.

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Featured Release This Week From My Brightest Diamond + Tracks Top 30 Playlist

My Brightest Diamond is the project of Arkansas-born Shara Nova (Shara Worden until her 2016 divorce). The songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist began performing and recording in the late 1990's while attending college in Denton, Texas. A few years later she started using the name My Brightest Diamond, and began releasing albums and EPs with that band name. The latest is A Million And One , with Nova taking her band in a more electronic direction, with her techno-pop tunes intended...

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