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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PUTS NET NEUTRALITY IN THE CROSSHAIRS: On Tuesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, a plan that many see as an attack on net neutrality. The newShow More Summary

Kellyanne Violated Hatch Act in Jones Comments

A prominent government ethics expert has filed a complaint against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, alleging that she violated federal law Monday by appearing to oppose Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's Democratic opponent....Show More Summary

Bill Clinton and the 'Lolita Express'

The left's "right on the issues" defense does not apply to Republicans like Judge Roy Moore, nor does presumption of innocence.

Mueller Turning Up the Heat on Kushner

Special counsel Robert Mueller is turning up the heat on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, as he examines potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, and whether Trump obstructed justice when he fired FBI Director James Comey in May. Show More Summary

Turkey: US to stop arming Syrian Kurdish fighters

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart that the United States will no longer supply arms to Syrian Kurdish fighters. Cavusoglu … Click to Continue »

Dem Lawmaker: Ethics Investigation Into John Conyers Allegations Is 'Not Accountability'

"Enough is enough," said Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.). "Why are the rules for politicians in Washington different than they are for everyone else?"

Bad News for Bill Clinton and Co.

I wrote today about a certain model of male predation getting destroyed in the fallout from the Weinstein scandal. Bill Clinton, Harvey Weinstein & Sexual Assault

Charlottesville plan for police oversight board advances

The city of Charlottesville is moving forward with the creation of a civilian review board for its police department. The Daily Progress reports the City Council tentatively agreed this week … Click to Continue »

Alleged Molester Delighted by Trump Support

The campaign of embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused by multiple women of improper sexual conduct when they were teenagers, trumpeted President Donald Trump's support in a fundraising mailing Wednesday. Show More Summary

Turkey does not rule out possible contact with Assad

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has not ruled out possible contact with President Bashar Assad in a sign that his stance may be softening toward the Syrian leader. Responding to … Click to Continue »

FLASHBACK: “Don’t read this book, and don’t weep.” Christopher Hitchens on Anita Hill’s memoir….

FLASHBACK: “Don’t read this book, and don’t weep.” Christopher Hitchens on Anita Hill’s memoir.

Ohio Senate Republicans tap ex-legal counsel as staff chief

Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (AWB'-hawf) has named a former chief legal counsel to Senate Republicans as the caucus' next chief of staff. John Barron currently serves as deputy executive … Click to Continue »

China closing main road connection with North Korea

China is temporarily closing its main road connection with North Korea, an official said Friday. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the China-North Korea Friendship Bridge across the Yalu River … Click to Continue »

"Grand coalition" again up for discussion in Germany

Germany's president is inviting Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and the center-left Social Democrats for joint talks on the possibility on the forming a new government. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's office … Click to Continue »

AP source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn has told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian...Show More Summary

ARA San Juan latest: Argentina says sound detected in missing submarine search consistent with explosion

A sound detected in the search for a missing submarine carrying 44 people is “consistent with an explosion”, Argentine officials have said. The abnormal sound was detected in the South Atlantic ocean around the time the Argentine navy submarine sent its last communication last week. Show More Summary

Merkel's Mess

In their editorial on Angela Merkel’s failure (for now) to form a new government, NR’s editors drew attention to the decisive role played by the Free Democrats (FDP), a party that once came as close as Germany could manage to classical...Show More Summary

The man missing from the sexual assault conversation: President Trump

Donald Trump just can’t help himself. For almost two weeks, he kept largely silent about allegations that Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, molested underage women when he was in his 30s. But on Tuesday, the president came out against Moore’s Democratic opponent Doug Jones, arguing that “we don’t need a liberal person […]

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