The UN agency for Palestinian refugees

CNN - Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 18:08
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has warned there could be instability after the US slashed funding to the organization.

Trump Upsets Republican Strategy to Avoid Shutdown - New York Times

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New York Times

Trump Upsets Republican Strategy to Avoid Shutdown
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children's Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill ...
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Children's health insurance has become a political hostage - Vox

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Vox

Children's health insurance has become a political hostage
Vox
The Children's Health Insurance Program is enduring an unprecedented crisis: More than 100 days ago, funding for a program that covers 9 million kids technically expired. Republicans in Congress haven't rushed to extend it long-term — not until they ...

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In "Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and

CNN - Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 16:45
In "Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging," Afua Hirsch explores what she sees as a simple truth: Brits are "quite awkward" when talking about heritage.

Multiple Pennsylvania police officers injured in shooting, officials say - Fox News

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Fox News

Multiple Pennsylvania police officers injured in shooting, officials say
Fox News
Multiple officers were injured in the incident, the district attorney's office confirmed to Fox News, but it's unclear if they suffered gunshot wounds. The officers were transported to a hospital but the number of officers injured and the nature and ...

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Blaze Bernstein's parents speak out about devastating loss of 'gentle soul' - 6abc.com

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6abc.com

Blaze Bernstein's parents speak out about devastating loss of 'gentle soul'
6abc.com
Nineteen-year-old Blaze Bernstein was laid to rest Monday, nearly two weeks after he went missing. (KABC). By Greg Lee. Thursday, January 18, 2018 09:00AM. COSTA MESA, Calif. --. With the goal of honoring their son's life, Gideon and Jeanne Bernstein ...
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Trump Era Is Encouraging Rise of World's Dictators, Human Rights Group Says - Newsweek

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Newsweek

Trump Era Is Encouraging Rise of World's Dictators, Human Rights Group Says
Newsweek
A prominent human rights group has accused Donald Trump of encouraging the rise of oppressive leaders around the world. In its annual report analyzing the state of human rights across the globe, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned that the surge of ...
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North Korea's chief negotiator, Ri Son

CNN - Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 16:11
North Korea's chief negotiator, Ri Son Gwon, says North Korea's atomic and hydrogen weapons are only targeting the United States and not South Korea, Russia or China.

Trump's first year: The report card - CNN

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CNN

Trump's first year: The report card
CNN
Julian Zelizer is a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and the editor of "The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment," a new book that Princeton University Press will publish this March. He's also the co ...

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FBI looking into whether Russian banker gave money to NRA to support Trump: report - The Hill

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Salon

FBI looking into whether Russian banker gave money to NRA to support Trump: report
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The FBI is reportedly looking into whether a top Russian banker illegally gave money to the National Rifle Association (NRA) in an effort to help President Trump · Donald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like ...
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US plans open-ended military presence in Syria - BBC News

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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 ...
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In a time of 'Fake News Awards,' here are 11 real, imprisoned journalists - Washington Post

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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 ...
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Auschwitz survivor Gene Klein talks

CNN - Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 15:02
Auschwitz survivor Gene Klein talks about the trial of Oskar Groening, who worked at the Nazi death camp, and says that genocide can happen again.

After almost four months without

CNN - Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 14:22
After almost four months without electricity, this school in Puerto Rico exploded in excitement as the power was restored.

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Yes, Congress could shut the government down tomorrow. It probably won't. - Washington Post

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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 ...
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North, South Korea will march together under one flag

CNN - Πεμ, 18/01/2018 - 09:46
North and South Korean athletes will march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag representing the entire peninsula, South Korea announced Wednesday.