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North Korea threatens US with ‘nuclear hammer’

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The North Korean regime has responded to CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s comments on regime change in Pyongyang. A foreign ministry spokesman was quoted in the state-controlled Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) threatening a nuclear strike to “the heart of the U.S.” should the American secret service...

I’d prefer he didn’t do that’: Senate Republicans express concern over Trump’s attacks on Sessions

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is getting a bitter Washington lesson when he messes with Jeff Sessions — you don’t pick a fight with one of the Senate’s guys. It’s a lesson that could cost him politically in a Senate where he badly needs Republican support for his lengthy...

Trump blows the lid off ‘covert program’ in Syria with tweet attacking ‘fabricated’ Washington Post story

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President Donald Trump’s Twitter account has gotten him into trouble again. A 10:30 p.m. EST tweet from the president attacked a Washington Post story as part of his ongoing war with the media. In doing so, however, he confirmed a covert operation by the CIA, The Independent reported. “The...

‘Sessions has a VERY weak position on Clinton crimes’: Trump issues new loyalty test to attorney general

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President Donald Trump has made clear to Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he must launch an investigation of Hillary Clinton to keep his job. The president has been attacking Sessions, the first Republican senator to endorse his campaign, for days since expressing anger in a New York Times...

Kamala Harris proposes bill that would make the prison bail system take income into account

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BALTIMORE — Sen. Kamala Harris’ pitch to revamp the nation’s bail system so lower income people don’t get stuck in jail got a rousing reaction Monday at the NAACP’s annual convention. But her effort faces tough opposition from law and order groups. Harris, D-Calif., unveiled...

Bill O’Reilly claims Jared Kushner couldn’t possibly have colluded with Russia because ‘he looks like a high school senior’

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Bill O’Reilly Says Jared Kushner Is Innocent Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly said Jared Kushner “looks like a high school senior” and that’s why he couldn’t have played a role in “fixing elections with Putin.” O’Reilly, who has 2 million followers on Twitter, wrote...

Science proves that money can make you happy after all

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Money can buy you happiness, a new study shows. But it must be spent wisely: not on material possessions, but on time-saving activities that will contribute to living a more satisfied, relaxed life. A team of researchers led by Harvard Business School professor Ashley Whillans surveyed nearly 4,500...

Kellyanne Conway ought to be fired: Bush ethics chief

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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway wouldn’t have lasted a week in the Bush administration, according to President George W. Bush’s chief ethics lawyer. “At this point I think Kellyanne Conway ought to be fired,” said Richard Painter, who served in the Bush administration from 2005 to 2007,...

Taliban claims ‘the Russians’ provided their weapons

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Two different Taliban cells claim “the Russians” supplied them with arms as the Afghan government claims it is investigating the level of support Moscow has for the insurgents. The Russian government has previously denied supporting the Taliban and only keeping in contact with the militants for the...

US judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals

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A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith granted a preliminary injunction requested by...

McCain will return to Washington after brain cancer diagnosis for pivotal Senate vote on healthcare

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Senator John McCain will make a return to the U.S. capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a crucial role in keeping Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare afloat. McCain, who is battling brain cancer at his Arizona home, is set to help decide whether the repeal push will move forward or perhaps...

Leading foreign policy officials complain they lack independence to do their jobs

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Frustration is mounting among leading foreign policy officials in President Donald Trump’s administration as they chafe at some policy and bureaucratic defeats and complain they lack independence to do their jobs, officials say. The clash between internationalists urging the traditional U.S....

A stunningly small percentage of Americans think President Trump will ‘definitely’ finish his first term

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A surprisingly small percentage of Americans think President Trump will “definitely” finish his first term Only about a quarter of Americans believe that President Donald Trump will “definitely” finish his first term in office. According to a new poll conducted by USA Today and iMediaEthics, only...

Here is how repealing Obamacare could lead to more opioid deaths in Trump states

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How killing the ACA could lead to more opioid deaths in West Virginia and other Trump states By Simon Haeder, Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Virginia University. A neighborhood in Huntington, West Virginia, where more than two dozen opioid overdoses occurred within four hours in...

African-American activists to Democrats: Consider a black candidate for 2020 ticket

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African-American activists to Democrats: Consider a black candidate on 2020 ticket BALTIMORE — African-American activists have a message for Democrats: If you want to win back the White House, strongly consider a black person on the ticket. On their list are a growing roster of black politicians,...

US has long history of spying on White House critics

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U.S. Has Long History of Watching White House Critics Newsweek published this story about a presidential commission report on the C.I.A.’s domestic activities under the headline of “Who’s Watching Whom” on June 23, 1975. In light of recent events, Newsweek is republishing the story....

Here is how Russia won the nuclear arms race against the US

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How Russia Won the Nuclear Arms Race Against the U.S. Newsweek published this story under the headline of “The Russian Bear Redux?” on January 10, 1977. In light of recent events, Newsweek is republishing the story. Nearly twenty years ago, a panel of prominent scientists and businessmen...

‘It breaks my heart’: At 102, oldest living Tuskegee Airman laments continuing US racial discrimination

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Celebrating his 102 birthday, the oldest surviving Tuskegee Airman —  the nation’s first all-black aviation unit — lamented the fact that racial discrimination still pervades America almost 70 years after President Harry Truman integrated the armed forces. In an interview with People...

Colbert scalds ‘Trump-world hanger on’ Scaramucci with brilliant, dead-on impersonation

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Stephen Colbert on Monday torched incoming White House Communications Director Andrew Scarmucci and the Trump administration, arguing he’s a joke—but that just means he fits in perfectly. Noting that a White House aide insisted Scarmucci’s hiring was a “deadly” blow to chief of staff Reince Priebus...

Jared Kushner is giving himself ample room to lie to Congress

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“I did not collude,” says Jared Kushner, President Trump’s embattled son-in-law. Facing questions about a June 9, 2016, meeting with a Russian government attorney, Kushner has released an 11-page statement notable for its slippery claims and veiled admissions. Kushner has voluntarily agreed to...

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