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Trump: I Didn’t Fire Mueller Because “That Didn’t Work Out Too Well” for Nixon
President Donald Trump says he had the authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.
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Letter from Africa: 'Sudan's revolutionaries offline but not silenced'
The internet has been shut down but pro-democracy protesters are finding ways to fight back.
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Guatemalans vote in L.A. for their country’s presidential election, a historic first
After traveling six hours by bus from Oakland, Mynor Hernandez arrived in Los Angeles late Saturday with his wife, 6-month-old baby and 7-year-old son. His aim: to vote in Guatemala’s national elections without having to go back to his homeland. Hernandez cast his ballot shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday,...
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What's happening in the news this week?
Tense times in Europe's biggest city. Trump eyes up 2020. And Africa's festival of sport begins.
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Rail union in push for more female and BAME train drivers
Just 6.5% of drivers in England, Wales and Scotland are women, and 8% are an ethnic minority, says AslefA campaign to increase the number of female, BAME and younger train drivers is being launched after a study revealed the “glaring gap” between their numbers and those in the population they serve.Aslef, the train drivers’ union, said just 6.5% of drivers in England, Wales and Scotland were women, 8% were from a minority ethnic background and 15% were under 35. Continue reading...
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But, What Do the Black Working-Class Voters of Youngstown, Ohio, Think?
Talking to the blue-collar residents the national media usually ignores.
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Guatemalans choose new president as many journey to US for better life
Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust.
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Trump campaign ditches pollsters after Biden-leading surveys leak
The revelation comes as Trump is scheduled to officially kick-off his reelection campaign on Tuesday with a rally in Orlando, NBC News reported.
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Trump administration plans on building global consensus after oil tank attack
The Trump administration says the world must unite as it works to build a global consensus that Iran was behind Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers. So far, only Britain and Saudi Arabia are backing the case. Errol Barnett reports.
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Israel unveils Trump Heights, a tiny settlement of 10 ringed by high grass and land mines
The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate the settlement named after President Trump...
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Guatemalans vote amid a widespread sense of uncertainty and disillusionment
Guatemalans went to the polls Sunday to elect a new president, congressmen and other lawmakers amid widespread disenchantment with a corruption-plagued political system long unresponsive to poverty and violence. Voters began arriving early Sunday at polling places across this Central American nation....
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Fox News Poll Shows Trump Trailing Democrats in Hypothetical Matchups
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have the best numbers when matched up against Donald Trump.
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Nxivm Trial: Sex Cult Tried to Gather Intelligence on ‘Enemies’
Keith Raniere and his inner circle paid to get banking information on critics and New York politicians, including Senator Chuck Schumer.
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Kit Harington shows Anderson Cooper what happened to Ned Stark's head for "60 Minutes"
In a special, behind the scenes look at "Game of Thrones," Kit Harington gives Anderson Cooper a tour of the warehouse storing the show's props and reveals what happened to Ned Stark's head. See the full "60 Minutes" report, Sunday, at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
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Jon Stewart rips McConnell over no compassion for 9/11 responders
Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying the Senate Majority Leader has never acted with compassion when it comes to securing health-care funding for 9/11 first-responders. Fresh off his blistering testimony in front of a House panel, the former “The Daily Show” TV host was asked on “Fox News Sunday” about getting an expansion...
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The Trailer: How to run for president without losing your job
In this edition: The 2020 contenders with trouble at home, the Biden/Bernie poll paradox, and a big pre-debate week ahead of us.
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Hong Kong makes history as protesters denounce own government
Demonstrators called for the revocation of controversial extradition proposals​, the release of student demonstrators and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam
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Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists.
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A Teenager Had Nearly Escaped a Raging Fire. Then He Heard a Little Girl’s Cries.
Lucas Silverio had almost reached safety when he heard 3-year-old Yasleen McDonald cry out. He turned back toward the flames.
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Tom Watson to say Labour must adopt clear anti-Brexit stance
Deputy leader to hail remain values as shadow cabinet meeting cancelled at 11th hourTom Watson is to challenge Jeremy Corbyn to put Labour at the forefront of the campaign against Brexit, using a speech on Monday to say: “Our members are remain, our values are remain, our hearts are remain.”The deputy leader’s latest intervention would have come ahead of a tricky meeting of Labour’s divided shadow cabinet – but members were told on Sunday evening that the meeting had been cancelled at short notice. Continue reading...
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As Downtowns Prosper, Voters Ask Mayors: What About My Neighborhood?
In places like Kansas City, a growing gap between a booming downtown and struggling neighborhoods can breed resentment. Both candidates in the city’s mayoral election have promised to address it.
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Israel’s first lady sentenced for misusing state funds in food fraud case
A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of just one of the high-profile...
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Protesters outside South Florida detention center for kids want it closed
Protesters held signs that read "Homes Instead!" and "Stop Separating Families" as they beat drums and sang civil rights-era protest songs
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After Sarah Sanders, we need a real press secretary
Joe Lockhart, former press secretary to President Bill Clinton, writes that the next press secretary to follow Sarah Sanders needs to have a few critical qualities -- including a commitment to serve as the minister of trust.
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Trump admin plans to hold off on political part of Israeli-Palestinian peace plan until Israel forms government in November
The Trump administration is planning to hold off releasing the political portion of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan until after the Israeli elections and after Israel forms a new government, according to two sources familiar with the thinking of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and White House Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, who are leading the administration's effort.
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Trump's Iran problem: he's blown America's credibility
Samantha Vinograd writes that President Trump sowing mistrust in the intelligence community, international coalitions and the media has immediate consequences in American foreign policy -- specifically regarding future actions taken against Iran.
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Phoenix Mayor Apologizes for ‘Unprofessional’ Police Response Seen in Videos
A family has taken the first step to file a lawsuit against Phoenix police after they say officers threatened to shoot them during a shoplifting investigation.
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