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Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border after surprise meeting

Saudi Arabia said Thursday it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a monthslong rift between the neighboring countries that led to both … Click to Continue »

Vice News' Elle Reeve Confirms There Were No 'Very Fine People' Among White Supremacists

“Vice News Tonight” correspondent Elle Reeve spoke with CNN’s Anderson Cooper Wednesday night about her headline-making reporting from the white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.

Pence touring Panama Canal

Vice President Mike Pence will tour the newly expanded Panama Canal Thursday as he wraps up a truncated trip to Latin America. Pence also is expected to meet with Panamanian … Click to Continue »

GOOD COP, BAD COP: South Korean President Moon Jae-in Thursday said he has received assurances …

GOOD COP, BAD COP: South Korean President Moon Jae-in Thursday said he has received assurances from U.S. President Donald Trump that Washington would not launch any attack against North Korea without Seoul’s approval. Fair bet President Trump loves playing the bad cop.

Parliament Jaws Drop as Pauline Hanson Walks In Senate Wearing A BURQA – She Wants Them BANNED

Many countries in Europe have been debating banning burqas and niqabs, and now the debate has made its way to Australia. Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson addressed the Australian parliament on

Vice President Pence in South America: Argentina

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Vice President Mike Pence visited the Metropolitan Cathedral to lay a wreath at General San Martin's tomb and visit their memorial to Holocaust victims.

Iowa woman who tried to vote twice for Trump gets probation

An Iowa woman charged with attempting to vote twice for Donald Trump last fall has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $750 fine. District court Judge Robert … Click to Continue »

AG Jeff Sessions Continues Blasting Chicago Over Sanctuary City Status

Consider what he said in Miami, now that the city has given up its sanctuary jurisdiction status (Miami Herald) Attorney General Jeff Sessions came to Miami on Wednesday to deliver

About the ‘deplorables’ . . .

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was vilified for calling some of her opponent’s supporters “deplorables.” During the campaign we noted her opponent’s reliance on white grievance and negative racial stereotypes. Pollsters...Show More Summary

Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement leaders jailed 

Joshua Wong and two other young leaders of Hong Kong's huge Umbrella Movement rallies were jailed Thursday for their role in the 2014 pro-democracy protests, dealing a fresh blow to the campaign for political reform. The sentences handed...Show More Summary

Phoenix Mayor Wants Trump to Delay Rally

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D) said that he was disappointed to learn of President Trump’s planned visit so close to the violent events in Charlottesville and called on Trump to delay the visit, the Arizona Republic reports. Said Stanton: “If [...]

Uncharted Waters

First Read: “We have no idea how this all plays out for President Trump and his administration. We’ve seen Trump survive past controversies (Khizr Khan, Access Hollywood), but he no longer has an opponent/foil like Hillary Clinton. We’ve seen past [...]

Burials continue after deadly Sierra Leone mudslides

Burials continued Thursday for the hundreds of victims of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital as the threat of more rain and further landslides loomed, hurting recovery efforts. Queen Elizabeth … Click to Continue »

Pence will no longer speak at Koch brothers-hosted summit

Vice President Mike Pence will no longer be speaking at a Saturday event hosted by a group backed by the conservative Koch (kohk) brothers. Pence had been scheduled to address … Click to Continue »

A warning from George Orwell on the ‘monument wars’

In the new Civil War, I’m with George — as in George Washington. It’s one thing to start dismantling monuments of Civil War generals. It would be another to go after the most famous founding father. Washington’s name was raised … Continued

The Latest: Trump assails 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local): 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at a fellow Republican, calling Sen. Lindsey Graham a "publicity … Click to Continue »

K.C. JOHNSON ON AMHERST: Campus sexual assault policies are unfair to the accused. This case shows …

K.C. JOHNSON ON AMHERST: Campus sexual assault policies are unfair to the accused. This case shows how. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ignited a firestorm in recent months after signaling that she might pull back Obama administration policies intended to protect victims of sexual assault at college campuses. But amid the intense criticism directed toward DeVos, […]

The Latest: Court sends Hong Kong activists to prison

The Latest on the Hong Kong protest leaders (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A court has overturned the earlier sentences of young Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other … Click to Continue »

Steve Bannon says 'there's no military solution' to US stalemate with North Korea

President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon indicated he is not optimistic about the stalemate between the US and North Korea over that country's nuclear weapons program. "There's no military solution, forget it," Bannon said...Show More Summary

Phoenix mayor not happy about President Trump's rally plans

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it. Trump's campaign announced the event Wednesday — a day after the president blamed "both sides" for weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators. The Aug. Show More Summary

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