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Florida finally made it legal for unmarried couples to live together

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Unmarried couples worried that the long arm of the law would reach into their bedrooms for “living in sin” can rest easy. Shacking up is now legal in Florida. Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed SB 498 along with 19 other bills Wednesday. The bill removes Florida’s 148-year-old prohibition against unwed couples living together.…

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Stock-dumping GOP senator faces swift backlash for claiming ‘total exoneration’ after DOJ drops probe

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Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) on Wednesday took a victory lap hours after the United States Department of Justice announced that it had dropped its investigation into her stock trading activities during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Just like Donald Trump, I've been completely and totally exonerated," she wrote on Twitter before then taking a shot at "the fake news media, career politicians, and Swamp elites who thought they were going to take me down."

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Mike Pompeo ‘crossed a line’ by forming CIA advisory board ‘solely designed to advance his potential funding and political network’

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Before Mike Pompeo was secretary of state in the Trump Administration, he served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency — a position he held from January 2017 (the month Trump was sworn into office) to April 2018. Journalist Natasha Bertrand looks back on Pompeo’s activities as CIA director in an article for Politico, reporting that he “put together an undisclosed board of outside advisers” that “some at the agency viewed as inappropriately weighted toward wealthy individuals and well-connected political figures.”

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From George Floyd to Chris Cooper: A racism researcher explains the ‘terror’ facing Black people in America

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“I can’t breathe” — that’s what George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, repeatedly told a white Minneapolis police officer who pinned him to the ground Monday with a knee to his neck. Video of the police attack went viral. Now four officers have been fired. This comes as another video went viral of a white woman calling the cops on a Black man in New York City’s Central Park and falsely accusing him of “threatening her life” after he asked her to leash her dog. We discuss these developments and more with Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University and National Book Award–winning author of “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America” and “How to Be an Antiracist.”

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