The District Sentinel

Trump Uses UN Podium to Threaten Nuclear Annihilation

President Donald Trump raised the possibility of launching high-stakes US military operations in three corners of the world on Tuesday, at his first address to the United Nations General Assembly.

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National Parks on the Verge of Taking Corporate Funding

The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing a relaxation on rules governing corporate partnerships in a move that could see parks increasingly commercialized and dependent on the whims of private donors.

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White House Joins CIA in Discrediting 9/11 Commission's Allegations of Saudi Involvement

Administration spokesman Josh Earnest is changing his tune regarding the release of a classified portion of the congressional 9/11 report, just days after the Director of the CIA claimed the section should not be disclosed to the public.

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Liz Warren Warns of Major Danger Signs with a Huge Chunk of America's Mortgages

The federal government is limited in its ability to oversee the housing market due to a trend that has emerged since the financial crisis—one that disproportionately impacts the poor and troubled borrowers.

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How Washington Is Doing Its Best to Ensure Another Financial Crisis Is Coming

The following is an excerpt from We Don’t Have an Endless Amount of Time, a new book from The District Sentinel.

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Trump Hotel Unlawfully 'Restraining and Coercing' Las Vegas Culinary Workers

The National Labor Relations Board alleged that the hotel company of Republican presidential primary frontrunner Donald Trump “has been interfering with, restraining and coercing” the rights of its workers in Las Vegas.

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For First Time In Years, Labor Resistance Is on the Rise in America

Industrial unrest in the United States was more frequent and widespread last year, according to annual data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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CIA Director Melts Down After Being Asked to Apologize for Spying on the Senate

The Director of the CIA reacted furiously on Tuesday to a call by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to apologize for agents’ spying on Senate Intelligence Committee (SSCI) staffers in January 2014, during the staffers’ compilation of a report on Bush administration torture programs.

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Senator Offers a Truly Bizarre Rationale for Pushing Through a Dangerous International Corporate Trade Deal

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) cited instability in a regional ally gripped by pro-US authoritarian rule as a reason to grant the administration Trade Promotion Authority.

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Reversing Policy, Feds Will Now Confirm or Deny If Certain Individuals Are on 50,000-Person No-Fly List

The US government is loosening its lips about a secret database that prevents tens of thousands of people from boarding airplanes to and from the United States.

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