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CIA Discrimination Against Disabled Officers Is Hurting the U.S.

CIA discriminates against disabled officers

I grinned as the taxi raced through the busy streets of a bustling Middle Eastern city in the middle of the night with my 200-lb. electric wheelchair strapped to the back with bungee cords. There were moments like this throughout my 10-year career as a CIA officer that reminded me how incredible it was that I had made it to the agency as a woman with a disability.

I had always wanted to work for the CIA, having been long intrigued by its mission to accomplish what others cannot accomplish and to go where others cannot go. I learned quickly, however, that that creative, can-do spirit of the agency did not extend to employees with disabilities.

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4 dead, others wounded in shooting at Tennessee Waffle House

Waffle House shooting in Nashville

At least four people were killed and four others wounded Sunday when a gunman opened fire at a Waffle House in Tennessee until a patron wrestled the gun away, according to Metro Nashville Police.

The rampage began at about 3:25 a.m. at the Waffle House in Antioch, police said.

The suspect first fired from the parking lot, shooting two men and shattering the glass window at the front of the restaurant before going inside and continuing to pelt the restaurant with bullets, according to police.

Police spokesman Don Aaron said the patron rushed the suspected shooter, disarmed him and threw the assault rifle over the restaurant's counter.

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Afghanistan: 63 dead in attacks on voter registration centres

Aghan voter center hit; dozens dead

Bombings at voter registration centres in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and in Baghlan province have killed at least 63 people and wounded more than a hundred others, health officials said.

Kabul's acting police chief, Mohammad Daoud Amin, said an assailant detonated his explosives at the doorway of an ID distribution centre in the capital on Sunday.

At least 57 people were killed in the suicide attack, public health officials said.

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Roanoke County police charge 2 women in trees blocking the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Roanoke woman stays ion tree to protest pipeline

Roanoke County police have filed criminal charges against a mother and daughter holed up in trees to block a natural gas pipeline from crossing their family land. But the women remained beyond the reach of the law Thursday from their perches.

Theresa Ellen Terry — a blunt-talking 61-year-old who goes by the nickname Red — was charged with trespassing, obstruction of justice and interfering with the property rights of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

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Trump attacks New York Times journalist over Michael Cohen article

Maggie Haberman attacked by TrumpDonald Trump lashed out on Saturday at the New York Times journalist Maggie Haberman, after she contributed to a story that suggested his longtime lawyer and fixer might cooperate with federal investigators.

“The New York Times and a third rate reporter named Maggie Habberman [sic] known as a Crooked H[illary Clinton] flunkie who I don’t speak to and have nothing to do with, are going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope that he will ‘flip,’” Trump wrote.

In a subsequent tweet, the president corrected his spelling.

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Verne Troyer, actor who was Mini-Me in Austin Powers films, dies at 49

Verne Troyer dies at 49The actor Verne Troyer has died, according to a statement posted to his social media pages on Saturday. He was 49.

Troyer, who was 2ft 8in tall, found fame in Mike Myers’ Austin Powers spy spoof movies as Mini-Me, a clone of the villain Dr Evil. The last Austin Powers film, Goldmember, was released in 2002.

Other roles included Griphook in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001), Coach Punch Cherkov in Myers’ The Love Guru (2008) and Percy in Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). Troyer also appeared in Madonna’s video for her 1999 song Beautiful Stranger and made appearances on reality TV.

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What happened to winter? Vanishing ice convulses Alaskans' way of life

What happened to winter in Alaska?

A few days before Christmas last year, Harry Brower, mayor of Alaska’s North Slope Borough, was at home when he heard a stunning noise – the sound of waves lapping at the shore.

The sound was as wrenching and misplaced as hearing hailstones thud into the Sahara. Until fairly recently, the Arctic ocean regularly froze up hard up against the far north coast of Alaska by October. In 2017, it wasn’t until the final few days of the year that the ice encased the waves.

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Colin Kaepernick honored by Amnesty International for peaceful protest

Coclin Karpernick honored by Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International on Saturday honored Colin Kaepernick with its ambassador of conscience award for 2018, lauding the NFL quarterback’s peaceful protests against racial inequality.

The former San Francisco 49ers star, who many observers claim to was blackballed by NFL team owners, was handed the award at a ceremony in Amsterdam by a onetime teammate, Eric Reid.

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Democrats, activists slam changes to State Dept. human rights report

Jeanne Shaheen and activists oppose chaes in human rights report

Democratic lawmakers and activists are assailing the Trump administration over changes made to the State Department’s annual human rights report, which was released Friday, with many especially unhappy over dramatic cuts to sections on women’s reproductive rights.

Among other changes, this year’s report also appears to devote less space to discrimination by nonstate actors and drops the reference to “occupied territories” in labeling Gaza and the West Bank, according to analyses by rights researchers and POLITICO’s own spot checks.

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