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Former Bernie Sanders operative to run for Congress in Iowa

Pete D’Alessandro was Bernie Sanders’ first campaign staffer in Iowa in the summer of 2015. The grassroots movement that fueled Bernie Sanders’ rise to prominence in the 2016 Democratic primary has just produced one of its first congressional candidates. Show More Summary

Cute Penguin Pictures And Fun Facts

Since as early as 1911, penguins were observed engaging in homosexual behavior.

Trump's tax cut hopes face an uphill battle

Slash corporate taxes and hope the resulting bounce in economic growth brings in enough government revenue to stop the budget deficit from ballooning. This is the centerpiece of a sweeping new tax policy outline that President Donald Trump is due to unveil Wednesday. Show More Summary

Democrats troll Donald Trump by 'correcting' his email promoting first 100 days as president

Senate Democrats have released their own, red-all-over rewrite of Donald Trump’s commemorative 100th day email. The White House sent out an email earlier this week, touting the president’s accomplishments in advance of his 100th day in office. Show More Summary

2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnesses

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn't mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case.

Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Filipino lawyer on Monday presented documents to the International Criminal Court which he said contain evidence of the alleged involvement of President Rodrigo Duterte in extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and other crime suspects.

Obama makes first public remarks since leaving office

Leading a panel discussion at the University of Chicago, the former president said that he is hoping to inspire young leaders and “help them take a crack at changing the world.”

Duterte Makes Bold Threat Against Terrorists

The Philippine president is known for his ominous warnings -- and Duterte has a message for terrorists.

South Africa's Ramaphosa backs graft probe of Zuma's government

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he wants allegations of influence-peddling in government investigated, lending his support to a probe called for by the anti-graft watchdog but which President Jacob Zuma has so far ignored. Show More Summary

Scottish independence support plummets ahead of UK election

Support for Scottish independence has plummeted ahead of a snap election designed to embolden the British government for forthcoming Brexit talks, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Just 37 percent of Scots would back independence if another referendum were held "tomorrow", according to the Kantar poll. Show More Summary

Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers fund his promised border wall with Mexico in a must-pass spending bill, Congress' two top Democrats said Monday.

U.S. watching piracy increase off Somalia, sees ties to famine

By Idrees Ali DJIBOUTI (Reuters) - The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on Sunday as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited an important military base in Djibouti. Show More Summary

Tesla’s big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company's cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor Co's market value. Most automakers test a new model's production line by building vehicles with relatively...Show More Summary

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday, with 360,000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020. The injectable vaccine RTS,S could provide limited...Show More Summary

Obama meets with at-risk youth ahead of Chicago speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama met Sunday with at-risk young men and boys in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech.

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base: govt

More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a coordinated Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the country's defence ministry said Saturday. "The majority of our soldiers were offering Friday prayers"Show More Summary

Half of Brits back PM ahead of snap vote: poll

Half of Britons back Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives ahead of a snap general election in June, according to a new opinion poll published Sunday. Polling company ComRes, which conducted the survey for the Sunday Mirror tabloid, said it was the first time the Conservatives had reached the symbolic 50 percent support mark since January 1991. Show More Summary

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