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Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him....
White House aims to sway opinion on immigration overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure....
Black women seek rewards from Democrats after Alabama race
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other states over the last few months....
FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'
The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds....
South Dakota state park to inspect bison amid historic fire
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota state park known for annual buffalo roundups drawing thousands of spectators will perform an unscheduled one in the coming days to determine how a historic wildfire affected the animals....
Poll: Most say Trump crossed line with Russia contacts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia - and they think he's trying to obstruct the investigation looking into those possible connections....
Consent to kids at heart of gay couple's child support case
KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) -- Attorneys for a divorced lesbian couple fighting over child support in a closely watched case agreed Thursday that consent to having a baby together is a crucial issue but disagreed over whether both spouses gave it....

NYT Politics

Skepticism as U.S. Accuses Iran of U.N. Arms Violation
Author: JOHN ISMAY and HELENE COOPER
American officials showcased weapons thought to be used by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen but failed to show how they proved Iran violated an international agreement.
Labor Board Reverses Ruling That Helped Unions Fight Chains
Author: NOAM SCHEIBER
Newly under Republican control, the National Labor Relations Board changed the standard for holding a company responsible for a franchisee’s practices.

Paul Krugman

Republicans Despise the Working Class
Author: By PAUL KRUGMAN
Unless you own a business or live off assets, you’re a second-class citizen in their eyes.

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