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US plans open-ended military presence in Syria - BBC News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 15:37

BBC News

US plans open-ended military presence in Syria
BBC News
The US will maintain an open-ended military presence in Syria to ensure the enduring defeat of the jihadist group Islamic State, counter Iranian influence, and help end the civil war. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said President Donald Trump did not ...
Russia 2018 World Cup Is 'Likely Target For ISIS'Newsweek
Deadbeat Dictator: Assad Isn't Paying His Debts to PutinDaily Beast
Syria Responds to Tillerson's US Military Engagement PledgeVoice of America
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In a time of 'Fake News Awards,' here are 11 real, imprisoned journalists - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 15:24

Washington Post

In a time of 'Fake News Awards,' here are 11 real, imprisoned journalists
Washington Post
For days, President Trump had touted his “Fake News Awards,” for the allegedly most flawed reporting by the mainstream media. On Wednesday evening, the 11 “awards” were finally announced. As our Fact Checker Glenn Kessler writes, the list published on ...
'Trump Big Lie Award,' a response to 'Fake News Awards'The Hill
Trump's Fake News Awards were just another front in his fraudulent war on truthNBCNews.com
FOX NEWS FIRST: Countdown to government shutdown as lawmakers play blame game; Trump unveils 'Fake News ...Fox News
HuffPost -Washington Examiner -Salon -Newsmax
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Yes, Congress could shut the government down tomorrow. It probably won't. - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 13:02

Washington Post

Yes, Congress could shut the government down tomorrow. It probably won't.
Washington Post
Back in December, Sarah Binder, John Sides and I chatted here at TMC about how Congress had flirted with a government shutdown but ultimately avoided it. Fast-forward six weeks, and here we are again. The stopgap funding bill Congress and President ...
Republicans move ahead with vote to avoid a government shutdownCNN
Shutdown drama grips the CapitolThe Hill
Republicans lack votes to prevent a shutdownPolitico
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Gay couple sues Vistaprint over receiving religious pamphlet instead of wedding programs - ABC News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 09:20

ABC News

Gay couple sues Vistaprint over receiving religious pamphlet instead of wedding programs
ABC News
A recently married gay couple has filed a federal lawsuit against printing company Vistaprint after allegedly receiving discriminatory flyers instead of their wedding programs. Interested in LGBT? Add LGBT as an interest to stay up to date on the ...

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Trump is speeding the global erosion of democracy, watchdog says - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 09:03

Washington Post

Trump is speeding the global erosion of democracy, watchdog says
Washington Post
Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. On the same day President Trump was supposed to unveil ...
Jeff Flake's 20 most damning lines about Donald Trump's assault on the pressCNN
Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?Yahoo News
Slowik: Strong words speak volumes about partisan, 'reality-show' presidencyChicago Tribune
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A Killer Got Caught Because She Posted a Selfie That Showed an Incriminating Clue - TIME

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 08:01

TIME

A Killer Got Caught Because She Posted a Selfie That Showed an Incriminating Clue
TIME
Police in Canada say a Facebook selfie led to the conviction of a 21-year-old-woman who killed her friend in 2015 — by showing her wearing the weapon used in the crime. Cheyenne Rose Antoine was identified as a suspect on the basis of a selfie in ...
How one Facebook photo helped to convict a woman of manslaughterCosmopolitan.com

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Alabama student expelled after using 'n-word' in social media videos - NBCNews.com

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 07:32

NBCNews.com

Alabama student expelled after using 'n-word' in social media videos
NBCNews.com
A white University of Alabama student has been expelled after posting videos on social media of herself using racially charged language over the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Harley Barber, 19, said Wednesday that she was removed from the university ...
University Of Alabama Expels Sorority Sister For Using Racial Slurs In Video RantsHuffPost
Sorority sister speaks out on racist videos that got her booted from collegeNew York Post

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Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South - ABC News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 07:29

U.S. News & World Report

Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South
ABC News
Snow gently falls around the James Brown statue during a a rare snowstorm in downtown Augusta, Ga., Wednesday morning, Jan. 17, 2018. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)more +. 0 Shares. Email. Several Southern states will be dealing with ...
Hundreds Of Flights Canceled As Record-Breaking Cold Hits US SouthHuffPost

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Ty Cobb: Trump 'very eager' to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller - Washington Examiner

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 06:46

Washington Examiner

Ty Cobb: Trump 'very eager' to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller
Washington Examiner
White House attorney Ty Cobb said he anticipates President Trump will be interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the ongoing Russia probe. Trump is “very eager” to appear before Mueller and “active discussions” are underway to set up ...

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Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in US - The Hill

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 06:24

The Hill

Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in US
The Hill
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had removed Haiti from a list of countries whose citizens are permitted to apply for low-skilled work visas, Reuters reported Wednesday night. In a regulatory filing, DHS cited "high levels of fraud and abuse ...
Trump administration to bar Haitians from seasonal work visasABC News
Homeland Security ends program allowing Haitians to seek work visas in USNew York Daily News
Trump Administration Bars Haiti From Guest-Worker Visa ProgramDaily Beast
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South Carolina detective dies after being shot during manhunt - CBS News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 05:50

CBS News

South Carolina detective dies after being shot during manhunt
CBS News
Detective Michael R. Doty, one of the four shot in the line of duty trying to find a domestic violence suspect, died Wednesday, according to the York County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina. CBS affiliate WBTV reports that the officer-involved ...
Detective dies from injuries following York County shootingWSOC Charlotte

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South Carolina officer dies, 3 others remain wounded, after 'ambush' shooting - Fox News

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 05:27

Fox News

South Carolina officer dies, 3 others remain wounded, after 'ambush' shooting
Fox News
York County Det. Mike Doty died Wednesday after being shot in an "ambush" attack by a gunman in South Carolina on Tuesday morning. (York County Sheriff's Office). A South Carolina sheriff's detective has died after a man, who was wanted for assaulting ...

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Sheriff's deputy fatally shoots 16-year-old in Ohio courtroom - NBCNews.com

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 05:13

NBCNews.com

Sheriff's deputy fatally shoots 16-year-old in Ohio courtroom
NBCNews.com
An Ohio sheriff's deputy fatally shot a 16-year-old boy at a court appearance Wednesday during an altercation involving the teen and family members, officials said. Joseph Haynes, 16, was struck by a single shot in a courtroom at a Franklin County ...
One killed during Ohio courthouse shootingCNN
Deputy shoots, kills 16-year-old boy during scuffle at courthouseThe Columbus Dispatch
Cop fatally shoots 16-year-old boy in Ohio courtroom during fight with teen, family membersNew York Daily News
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Divisions over immigration, military dollars threaten to derail government spending bill - Washington Post

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 05:04

Washington Post

Divisions over immigration, military dollars threaten to derail government spending bill
Washington Post
Bitter divisions in both parties threatened Wednesday to derail Congress's effort to keep the federal government fully operating past the end of the week. The shutdown threat emerged on two fronts: Republican defense hawks in the House said a short ...
Dems harden line on stopgap measureThe Hill
Senate Democrats Make Hard Turn Left in Warming Up for 2020 RaceNew York Times
Republicans lack votes to prevent a shutdownPolitico
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House Republicans seethe at tight-lipped Bannon - Politico

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 04:44

Politico

House Republicans seethe at tight-lipped Bannon
Politico
Republican lawmakers fumed at Steve Bannon on Wednesday, and some threatened to hold the former Trump White House strategist in contempt of Congress a day after he stonewalled the House's Russia investigation. In the latest political battle for the ...
Lewandowski rebuffs House committee's questions in Russia probeNBCNews.com
Bannon slammed House Russia probe as attempt to 'decertify' Trump's election: reportThe Hill
Bannon And Trump White House Raising Questions About Executive Privilege, Lawyers SayNPR
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Olympic Détente Upends US Strategy on North Korea - New York Times

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 04:29

New York Times

Olympic Détente Upends US Strategy on North Korea
New York Times
SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea reached an agreement Wednesday for their athletes to march together under one flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month, a powerful gesture of reconciliation that further complicates ...
North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'BBC News
In a show of unity, Koreans North and South plan to march together and field a joint Olympic teamLos Angeles Times
North Korea Faces Three Types of US Bombers in Guam for Only Second Time in HistoryNewsweek
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Donald Trump Gets His Sanity Grades - New York Times

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 03:53

New York Times

Donald Trump Gets His Sanity Grades
New York Times
Donald Trump has passed his mental test. This may come as either a relief or a shock. The results of the president's physical exam came out this week. This is normally not a big deal — when Obama and Bush got their reports, it was barely a yawn. But ...

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Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in Syria - WPXI Pittsburgh

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 03:45

Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in Syria
WPXI Pittsburgh
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled deeper U.S. commitment to Syria on Wednesday, saying America would maintain its military presence there to prevent an Islamic State resurgence. He said the U.S. also would push for ...

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Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in Syria - WPXI Pittsburgh

Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 03:45

CNN

Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in Syria
WPXI Pittsburgh
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled deeper U.S. commitment to Syria on Wednesday, saying America would maintain its military presence there to prevent an Islamic State resurgence. He said the U.S. also would push for ...
Tillerson: US troops in Syria to fight Daesh and counter Al Assadgulfnews.com

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