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- You've been warned, Russia.
Administrative Compliance or Republican Appeasement?: White House defends soaring number of deportations for minor crimes.
New Day, New Number: Oso mudslide death count rises to 34.
National Equal Pay Day: "U.S. Senator Patty Murray will deliver a speech on the Senate floor in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would address pay discrimination by ramping up enforcement of equal pay laws and strengthening assistance to businesses to improve equal pay practices."
Liberal Victory in Quebec: After winning 41% of the vote, Quebec's Liberal Party "is set to form a majority provincial government, routing the Canadian province's main separatist party," reports the BBC.
Hot Pot Developments: Maryland makes possessing marijuana equivalent to a traffic ticket, the U.S. Postal Service is intercepting a shit-ton of mailed weed, and a woman in East Texas called 911 to complain about being sold low-quality pot.
Move Over, Cow-Tipping: Vandals in San Francisco are tipping over Smart Cars.
The End of the Shamu Sham?: California bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows.
Of Course They Do, Because They're Nuts: PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home into a vegan restaurant.
Finally, happy birthday to Donita Sparks, singer, songwriter, and guitarist of punk legends L7, born on this day in 1963.