Meet the Reporter Dragged from Trump-Putin Press Conference for Trying to Ask About Nuclear Treaty

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Before Monday’s joint press conference with Trump and Putin, one of the reporters was forcibly removed from the room. Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, criticizes the media reaction for lacking perspective. Plus an interview with Boots Riley, writer and director of the critically acclaimed film “Sorry to Bother You.”

Mass Protests Meet Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki over Human Rights, Free Speech, Climate Action

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Mass protests greeted President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they met for a summit Monday in Helsinki. As the two leaders drove from the airport to their summit, they were met by 300 billboards in English and Russian.

Meet the Activist Who Called Piers Morgan an “Idiot” for Criticizing Anti-Trump Protests in Britain

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Donald Trump said Friday that immigrants fleeing violence and seeking asylum in Europe are changing “the fabric of Europe… And I don’t mean that in a positive way.” Trump’s xenophobic comments came during a shocking interview with Murdoch-owned British tabloid The Sun.

Katrina vanden Heuvel on NATO Military Spending & Avoiding Cold War Nuclear Catastrophe with Russia

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At the NATO summit, President Trump called on member states to double their military spending to 4 percent of gross domestic product, and hailed the meeting as a success. He is scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

As Trump Admin Misses Deadline to Unite Families, HHS Head Calls Jailing Kids an Act of “Generosity”

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The Trump administration failed to meet a court-imposed deadline Tuesday to reunite all of the children under the age of 5 whom immigration officials took from their parents at the border and then sent to jails and detention centers across the country.

Who Is Brett Kavanaugh? Inside the Right-Wing History of Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

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President Trump has nominated federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the high court. Kavanaugh has deep ties to the Republican Party and will push the Supreme Court further right if he is confirmed.

CIA-Linked Military Contractor Used Arizona “Black Site” to Secretly Jail Dozens of Migrant Children

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A federal judge will hold a hearing today on whether to delay Tuesday’s deadline that mandated the reunification of all children under the age of 5 whom the Trump administration separated from their parents at the border.

As Scott Pruitt Resigns, Former EPA Officials Warn His Radical, Anti-Science Agenda Harmed Nation

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned, amid an onslaught of financial and ethics scandals and widespread opposition to his campaign to roll back key environmental protections. President Trump announced Pruitt’s resignation via Twitter.