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Pope Francis Arrives in Cairo, Bearing Message of Peace - New York Times

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 07:07

New York Times

Pope Francis Arrives in Cairo, Bearing Message of Peace
New York Times
A poster in Cairo. Pope Francis is expected to highlight the plight of Christians while continuing his mission to reach out to Muslims. Credit David Degner for The New York Times. Right Now Pope Francis has arrived in Egypt, bearing a message of peace ...
5 memorable trips by popes, for better or worseWashington Post
Remembering iconic papal journeys as Pope Francis heads to EgyptNew York Daily News
Pope Francis to visit Egypt as 'messenger of peace'BBC News

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Alarm over N. Korea, sea feud under ASEAN summit spotlight - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 07:00

Washington Post

Alarm over N. Korea, sea feud under ASEAN summit spotlight
Washington Post
MANILA, Philippines — Alarm over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and its intensifying standoff with the United States, and tensions over China's assertive territorial claims in the South China Sea are under the spotlight at an annual summit of ...

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Alarm over N. Korea, sea feud under ASEAN summit spotlight - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 07:00

Washington Post

Alarm over N. Korea, sea feud under ASEAN summit spotlight
Washington Post
MANILA, Philippines — Alarm over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and its intensifying standoff with the United States, and tensions over China's assertive territorial claims in the South China Sea are under the spotlight at an annual summit of ...
Malaysia PM warns inequality fuelling extremism; ASEAN urges calm over N. KoreaYahoo News

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POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington - Politico

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 06:12

POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington
Politico
Listen to the Playbook Audio Briefing http://bit.ly/2oPqZP4 ... Subscribe on iTunes http://apple.co/2eX6Eay ... Visit the online home of Playbook http://politi.co/2f51Jnf. QUOTES OF THE DAY, from a Reuters interview with President Donald Trump: “I ...

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Trump: I Thought Being President Would Be Easier - Daily Beast

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 06:03

Daily Beast

Trump: I Thought Being President Would Be Easier
Daily Beast
President Donald Trump confessed this week that he is surprised at how difficult his new job is. “I loved my previous life. I had so many things going,” Trump wistfully remarked in a lengthy Reuters interview published late Thursday. “This is more work ...

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Trump complains Saudis not paying fair share for US defense - Reuters

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 05:42

Reuters

Trump complains Saudis not paying fair share for US defense
Reuters
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that U.S. ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. In an interview with Reuters, Trump ...
Saudi Reformers Push For Reopening Of Cinemas For First Time Since 1980sNewsweek
Man 'sentenced to death for atheism' in Saudi ArabiaThe Independent

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Alone in the White House, Trump is enjoying the perks of his new home - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 05:04

Washington Post

Alone in the White House, Trump is enjoying the perks of his new home
Washington Post
The first president in recent history to reside in the White House without his immediate family still seems wonder-struck by his new home. He enjoys leading guests on trivia-filled tours, explaining that the Lincoln Bedroom actually served as the 16th ...
In 100 Days, Trump Has Done Lasting Damage to the PlanetNew Republic
ENERGY POLICY Heartened by first 100 days, Trump energy allies want moreE&E News
Obama blames current political climate on social media and cable newsNew York Post
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After 84 Years, FDR's First 100 Days Remain A Benchmark - Huffington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 05:01

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After 84 Years, FDR's First 100 Days Remain A Benchmark
Huffington Post
Franklin Delano Roosevelt averted revolution and brought big business to heel in the first months of his presidency. By Zach Carter. Thousands of banks had failed, reducing millions of middle-class Americans to sudden, shocking poverty. Families packed ...
Trump's first 100 days give conservatives a lot to celebrateWashington Post
Psaki: Women should scare the heck out of TrumpCNN
Backers urge patience after Trump's first 100 daysThe Detroit News
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European Council President: Brexit trade talks will only begin after 'progress' is made on Britain's divorce bill - Business Insider

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 04:15

Business Insider

European Council President: Brexit trade talks will only begin after 'progress' is made on Britain's divorce bill
Business Insider
The European Union will not even begin trade talks with the UK until it has made substantial progress on the question of Britain's Brexit divorce bill, the European Council president has said. Donald Tusk wrote to council members on Friday to insist ...
EU summit to assess Ireland's future in wake of BrexitWashington Post

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National Front replaces party leader quoted as saying Nazi use of poison gas was 'impossible' - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 04:11

Washington Post

National Front replaces party leader quoted as saying Nazi use of poison gas was 'impossible'
Washington Post
PARIS — Once again, allegations of Holocaust denial have landed on the doorstep of France's far-right National Front. When Marine Le Pen stepped down Tuesday as the head of France's far-right party — in what analysts described as a calculated move to ...
Le Pen's Anti-Semitism Problem Is Back as Official Quits Over Nazi CommentsBloomberg
France election: New far right leader quits in Holocaust rowBBC News

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Two factors help a president get a lot done in 100 days. Trump has only one. - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 04:02

Washington Post

Two factors help a president get a lot done in 100 days. Trump has only one.
Washington Post
In early 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt launched the now-famous goal of accomplishing as much as possible in his first 100 days. And his performance was amazing. He did some things on his own — declaring an emergency shutdown of the banking system, ...

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Trump now says he would check with China before another call with Taiwan's president - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 03:59

Washington Post

Trump now says he would check with China before another call with Taiwan's president
Washington Post
SHANGHAI — President Trump said Thursday that he would not speak directly with Taiwan's president without first checking with Chinese president Xi Jinping, a striking reversal sure to rile Taipei and please Beijing. Trump's comments, made in an ...
Trump Says Good Ties With China More Important Than Taiwan CallBloomberg
Trump says he would consult with China's Xi before speaking to TaiwanCNN
Donald Trump Spurns Taiwan Call, Says China's Xi Jinping 'Doing an Amazing Job'Newsweek
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UK police foil second alleged London terror plot in a day - CNN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 03:50

CNN

UK police foil second alleged London terror plot in a day
CNN
London (CNN) Police in London say they have foiled a second active terror plot in 24 hours, after arresting six people in raids across the British capital and southeast England. A woman shot by police in the latest counterterrorism investigation ...

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UK police foil second alleged London terror plot in a day - CNN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 03:50

CNN

UK police foil second alleged London terror plot in a day
CNN
London (CNN) Police in London say they have foiled a second active terror plot in 24 hours, after arresting six people in raids across the British capital and southeast England. A woman shot by police in the latest counterterrorism investigation ...
Willesden shooting: Police foil 'active terror plot'BBC News
London Terror: 'Active Plot' Foiled in UK Police RaidNBCNews.com

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Afghan Taliban announce spring offensive - BBC News

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 03:24

BBC News

Afghan Taliban announce spring offensive
BBC News
The Taliban have announced the start of their annual spring offensive, days after a devastating attack on Afghan troops. The group said the "main focus" would be foreign forces, who would be targeted with a mix of conventional, guerrilla, insider and ...

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UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids - ABC News

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 03:16

The Guardian

UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids
ABC News
Police officers man the cordoned off area in London's Harlesden Road Friday, April 28, 2017, after British counter-terror police have shot a woman and arrested several people in raids in London and southeastern England. The injured suspect has been ...
Eyewitness describes moment armed police took down woman in black burka in Willesden shootingYahoo News
Woman shot in Willesden anti-terror operationBBC News
Woman shot by police in London counterterror operationCNN

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Obama reportedly pulls in another $400G for speech - Fox News

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 02:52

Fox News

Obama reportedly pulls in another $400G for speech
Fox News
Barack Obama, the former president, who has been criticized for taking in $400,000 for a Wall Street-sponsored speech, has reportedly pulled in the exact same amount for another speech in New York. The former president appeared at the A&E Networks ...
We're off to a great start under Trump's first 100 daysThe Hill (blog)

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Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 02:24

Washington Post

Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition
Washington Post
CHICAGO — Immigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, rallies and protests in cities nationwide next week to mark May Day, saying there's renewed momentum to fight back against Trump administration policies. Activists in ...
100 days into Trump presidency, Americans are united on this: They're dividedUSA TODAY
ANALYSIS: Trump's Twitter use brings risks and rewardsABC News
Psaki: Women should scare the heck out of TrumpCNN
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Trump Warns That 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea Is Possible - New York Times

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 00:15

New York Times

Trump Warns That 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea Is Possible
New York Times
President Trump during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office on Thursday. “There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea” if diplomatic efforts fail to resolve a dispute over that country's weapons ...
Asian stocks lower as North Korea jitters flareWashington Post
Trump wary of 'major, major' conflict with North Korea as UN meetsCNN
US Could Land in 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea, Trump Says in New InterviewNBCNews.com
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Trump on Being President: I Thought It Would Be Easier - Daily Beast

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 00:05

Daily Beast

Trump on Being President: I Thought It Would Be Easier
Daily Beast
U.S. President Donald Trump looks out a window of the Oval Office following an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. President Trump has admitted that running the country is not quite as easy as he thought it ...

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