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Showdown looms for protesters near site of Dakota Access pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - Demonstrators near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline braced for a showdown with authorities on Wednesday, as protest leaders said at least some would defy a deadline to abandon the camp they have occupied for months to halt the project.

Department of Homeland Security Releases Expanded Deportation Policies

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued documents revealing the horrifying ways Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration will be implemented.  The documents, issued by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly,...Show More Summary

Here's the first look at cast for Han Solo spinoff movie

Disney has released the first cast photo from its Han Solo movie, which began filming Monday in London. The photo includes Alden Ehrenreich (who plays Solo), Donald Glover (as Lando Calrissian), Woody Harrelson (a yet-unnamed …

CPAC Head Defends Decision To Disinvite Homocon Milo: All This Pedophilia Talk Is Distracting [VIDEO]

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Hill reports: The host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Wednesday defended his decision to rescind right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos’s invitation to speak at the event. During an interview Wednesday...Show More Summary

Hello, Oscars, I’d Like to Report a Robbery: The 13 Greatest Upsets in Academy Award History

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

With Moonlight poised to (potentially) lose to La La Land, we're taking a preliminary look at Oscars' greatest snubs and flubs.

Congress shouldn't duck the public

Are some Republicans in Congress hiding from constituents by refusing to hold town hall meetings on such vitally important topics as the future of the Affordable Care Act or immigration  enforcement? Or are these busy elected officials simply resisting calls from a small group of what President...

7 Money Issues to Address Before You Walk the Aisle

Whether your wedding's at City Hall or the Four Seasons, talking about money before marriage is a must.

Trump’s Mass Deportation Plan Comes into Focus in DHS Memos

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A forceful crackdown by the Trump administration on unauthorized immigrants is coming into focus thanks to memos from the Department of Homeland Security, VOX reports: On Monday, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly issued memos to senior officials… Read The post Trump’s Mass Deportation Plan Comes into Focus in DHS Memos appeared first on Towleroad.

Bill Gates Calls For Robotics Tax To Offset Jobs Lost To Automation And Fund Other Types Of Employment

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yes, really. Quartz reports: Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies’ use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment. Show More Summary

John Waters, Anti-Semitism, Roxane Gay, David Cassidy, Calvin Harris, Vitaly Churkin: HOT LINKS

23 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

VITALY CHURKIN. Russian ambassador to the U.N. dies suddenly: “His death comes at a critical juncture in Russian-American relations, amid allegations of Russian interference in the United States presidential election and President Trump’s...Show More Summary

David Cassidy Reveals Dementia Diagnosis

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

People Magazine reports: David Cassidy is battling dementia. The 66-year-old actor, widely known for his starring role as Keith Partridge on the 1970s series The Partridge Family, reveals to PEOPLE that he is fighting the memory loss disease. Show More Summary

U.S. advisors are now fighting alongside Iraqi forces in the battle for Mosul

U.S. military advisors are now fighting alongside Iraqi forces near the front lines against Islamic State, a sign of President Trump's willingness to grant more latitude to American commanders than they've had since Iraq’s ground war against the militants was launched more than two years ago. The...

Anthony Davis scores record 52 points in West's All-Star win

Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books.  And on a night when Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant provided a glimpse of the past, Giannis Antetokounmpo showed he's clearly part of the future and a midcourt lob attempt from James Harden even went in, Davis absolutely stole the show. ...

“A Deportation Force on Steroids”: Millions of Immigrants Could Face Removal Under New Trump Rules

[audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/democracynow/dn2017-0222-1.mp3"] The White House is moving to greatly expand the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to deport millions of undocumented... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!

After Late Push, Pro-Choice Democrat Will Run in Kansas Special Election

Pro-choice activists called and emailed Democratic Party delegates prior to the nominating convention, voicing concern with anti-choice candidate Dennis McKinney, regarded as a favorite among the party establishment. The post After Late Push, Pro-Choice Democrat Will Run in Kansas Special Election appeared first on Rewire.

Two super hot models rescue seven children from freezing cold pond in NYC

18 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

"I was in this park for a reason tonight," Jonas says. "I could’ve been anywhere right now but I was 100 yards away from kids who are drowning."

Are Republican Investigations Hampered By Republican Collaboration?

We're barely into the second month of the Trump regime, and journalists continue to drop bombshells such as the Washington Post's reveal that Michael Flynn discussed dropping sanctions on Russia with their ambassador before the inauguration. Show More Summary

Bono at the Munich Security Conference: Security without development is unsustainable

21 minutes agoSociety & Culture : ONE Blog

This is a full video and transcript of Bono’s remarks on Global Security and Development at the Munich Security Conference, 17th February, 2017. Video source: LIVESATELLITENEWS Transcript Ambassador Ischinger told me this was the, the Berlin Beer Festival. And, uh, which is a subject I actually really know, from years of research. But actually the reason…

‘Rock Dog’ Takes Audiences on a Mystical, Musical Adventure

Rock Dog takes viewers on a musical adventure that kids will really enjoyI enjoy most of the animated films that I watch, but they are not all winners. Some of them go the easier route which makes for nothing more than an okay film.Show More Summary

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