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Half A Million Sign #FreeTommy Petition

More than half a million people have signed a petition calling for the right wing activist Tommy Robinson to be freed from jail, in just a few days.

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Dairy-District GOP Pushes Amnesty Discharge in the House

Rep. Bob Goodlatte is reportedly tweaking his comprehensive immigration reform bill in a way that makes it more attractive to the several dairy-district GOP legislators who have signed the discharge petition.

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MPs to Debate Scrapping the TV Licence Fee

MPs are set to debate whether to abolish the TV licence fee, used to subsidise the BBC, after a petition calling for it to be axed passed the 100,000 signatures mark.

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UK Government Rejects Anti-Trump Petition

a Downing Street source telling the BBC that the Prime Minister would not “undo everything” she achieved during her visit to the U.S. for the sake of making a “gesture”.

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Artists Call for End to Oakland Evictions

Three Bay Area residents say they have collected over 1,000 signatures from local artists and have penned a letter calling on Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to stop landlords from evicting residents of warehouses similar to the “Ghost Ship” where 36 people perished in a deadly blaze earlier this month.