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PBC News & Comment: Army Trumps Obama’s Delay on Dakota Pipeline

With stunning speed, Army Corps of Engineers reverses on Trump’s order, grants easement and allows construction to begin today….–in contentious debate over Jeff Sessions nomination, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is gagged after reading critical quotes from Coretta Scott King
–oral arguments on court-ordered halt to Trump’s travel ban draw large audience
–Kevin Gosztola has a critical look at the hearing
–Trump slams the courts for “disgraceful” interference in his power grab
–new Homeland Security boss tries to take the blame for the bungled travel ban and its rollout, and Trump steps on his lines
–Trump finds time to attack Nordstrom for dropping Ivanka’s fashions
–in our latest in-depth interview, science reporter Peter Byrne describes his recent trip to Mosul, Iraq to look at the science of terrorism; here is a report Byrne filed on Mosul
–draft executive order will send IS prisoners to Guantanamo, over strong objections of policymakers
–after botched raid, Yemen withdraws permission for US ground operations
–A.C. Thompson exposes the real threat of a Bowling Green massacre, from a home-grown white supremacist