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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr bloc wins Iraq elections -

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: ‘We need to do more than just pray for the victims and their families’ -

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Donald Trump says he will meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore -

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’ -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Mueller requests emails from Trump campaign data firm: report -

Friday, December 15, 2017

GOP changes child tax credit in bid to win Rubio’s vote -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Trump Jr. is berated for tweet about ‘Obama’s FCC’ chair, net ‘neutality’ -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on 19 May 2018 -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Walt Disney buys Murdoch’s Fox for $52.4bn -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Roy Moore says Alabama election ‘tainted’ by outside groups -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Eric Holder warns GOP: ‘Any attempt to remove Bob Mueller will not be tolerated’ -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Former British prime minister: Trump attacks on press are ‘dangerous’ -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

China says war must not be allowed on Korean peninsula -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Megyn Kelly left Fox News in part due to O’Reilly: report -

Saturday, April 15, 2017

North Korea warns against U.S. ‘hysteria’ as it marks founder’s birth -

Friday, April 14, 2017

British spies were first to spot Trump team’s links with Russia -

Thursday, April 13, 2017

China warns against force as North Korea prepares celebration -

Thursday, April 13, 2017

U.S. drops ‘mother of all bombs’ on Islamic State in Afghanistan -

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Boris Johnson calls off Moscow visit over Syria -

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Foreign diplomats voicing alarm to U.S. officials about Trump

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump responds to a speech by former Republican presidential nominee Romney as Trump appears at campaign rally in Portland

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump responds to a speech attacking his candidacy by former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as Trump appears at a campaign rally in Portland, Maine, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/JOEL PAGE   Foreign diplomats are expressing alarm to U.S. government officials about what they say are inflammatory and insulting public statements by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, according to senior U.S. officials. Officials from Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia have complained in recent private conversations, mostly about the xenophobic nature of Trump’s statements, said three U.S. officials, who all declined to be identified….

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Trump grants press credentials to ‘pro-white’ radio show host

Donald Trump Makes Announcement At Trump Tower

Donald Trump‘s campaign raised some eyebrows on Wednesday after a radio program host who once wrote favorably of slavery was given press credentials to cover a Trump event over the weekend. New York Magazine first reported that “Political Cesspool” host James Edwards attended a rally in Memphis last Saturday “as a fully credentialed member of the media” to cover the Republican presidential front-runner. Edwards said that he reported from inside the press pen for his radio program, which represents a “pro-White” philosophy aiming in part to “grow the percentage of Whites in the world relative to other races,” according to its website. Edwards once…

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Gianni Infantino est le nouveau président de la FIFA

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Gianni Infantino, jusque-là secrétaire général de l’UEFA, a été élu président de la FIFA, avec 115 voix au second tour de l’élection, devant le cheikh bahreïni Salman Ben Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, président de la Confédération asiatique (88 voix), le prince jordanien Ali Ben Al-Hussein (4) et le Français Jérôme Champagne (0), vendredi 26 février à Zurich. FIFA : Ovation dans la salle. Infantino devient le 9ème pt de la FIFA. — remidupre (@rémi dupré) C’est la « semaine la plus importante des cent douze ans d’histoire de la FIFA », avait déclaré le natif de Brigue (Suisse). Il y a six mois, personne ne s’attendait à voir le zélé secrétaire…

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Tech giants rally behind Apple in FBI fight

The Hill

Getty Images By Julian Hattem – 02/26/16 09:06 AM EST Major tech companies including Microsoft, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook are coming to Apple’s aid in what could be a landmark legal battle against the FBI. The companies are preparing to file friend-of-the-court briefs in the case, which they have described as a line in the sand against the U.S. government. On Thursday, Microsoft president Brad Smith said Congress should decide the scope of American law enforcement powers — not a federal court. “The real concern here is actually the law and the implications for the future,” he said, pledging to file a brief in the…

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The United States Needs to Focus on Its Own Hemisphere

The National Interest

The United States remains the leading power in the Western Hemisphere by a wide margin. Much of the speculation, so prevalent a few years ago, about the rise of new major powers in the world as diplomatic, economic and even strategic competitors to Washington has justifiably faded. That is especially true of the so-called BRICS nations—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—that were supposedly poised to become decisive economic and diplomatic actors. Speculation about Brazil’s new status and role especially proved to be both premature and excessive. That country, along with the other BRICS, encountered a variety of domestic limitations…

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Poll: Clinton 50 points ahead of Sanders in SC

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has a massive lead over Bernie Sanders in South Carolina, according to a new poll. Clinton has 64 percent support in the Palmetto State, with Sanders at 14 percent, a Clemson University survey found Thursday. The state’s Democratic primary is Saturday. “After a razor-thin victory by Clinton in Iowa, a blowout by Sanders in the New Hampshire primary and a small margin by Clinton in the Nevada caucuses, Clinton is perched on the cusp of her own significant primary victory in the Palmetto State,” Bruce Ransom, a Clemson political science professor, said in a statement. Clinton has maintained huge leads in the…

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Top US commander: Russia wants to ‘rewrite’ international order

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By Rebecca Kheel – 02/25/16 04:10 PM EST The era of trying to work with Russia is over, the top U.S. commander in Europe said Thursday while arguing for the rebuilding of U.S. forces in that region. “Russia does not want to challenge the agreed rules of the international order,” Gen. Philip Breedlove told the House Armed Services Committee. “It wants to rewrite them.” Breedlove was on Capitol Hill defending the Pentagon’s budget request for fiscal 2017, which includes a fourfold increase in funding for the European Reassurance Initiative (ERI) to deter an aggressive Russia.The increase would bring the initiative’s funding to $3.4 billion. Rep….

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Former Israeli PM Olmert insists on innocence as jail term begins

File picture shows former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert leaving the Tel Aviv District Court

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert released a video statement insisting on his innocence on Monday, before arriving at prison in a motorcade to begin a 19-month sentence for corruption. Olmert is the first former head of government in Israel to go to prison. During his premiership from 2006 to 2009, he was internationally credited with working toward a peace accord with the Palestinians, until graft scandals forced him to step down. “As prime minister I was charged with the highest responsibility of safeguarding Israel’s citizens. Today I am the one to be locked behind bars,” he said in a…

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Why Assad’s Army Has Not Defected

The National Interest

Four years ago, Turkey’s then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that within in a few weeks he would be praying in Damascus’s Umayyad Mosque, as Assad was about to fall. Similarly, Israel’s most decorated soldier, former Defense Minister Ehud Barak, predicted that Assad and his military would be toppled within weeks. That was at the beginning of 2012, when there were no Iranian soldiers on the ground or Russian planes in the skies. As another round of Geneva peace talks collapses and the world wonders what’s next for Syria, it is time to begin with the warnings of Henry Kissinger and Zbignew Brzezinski. Kissinger and…

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Obama unveils $4.1T election-year budget proposal

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By Sarah Ferris and Jordan Fabian – 02/09/16 11:00 AM EST President Obama on Tuesday unveiled the last budget of his presidency, a $4.1 trillion plan that reflects his desire to set the agenda for his final months in office and beyond. The proposal, Obama’s costliest to date, includes a litany of long-shot progressive ideas that have little chance of becoming law in the Republican-controlled Congress. Leaders of the House and Senate budget panels have already said they will not even give the document a hearing. Obama’s final budget is also a political document unveiled on the same day as the New Hampshire primary. The…

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