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Sheldon Adelson Gave $5 Million for Trump's Inauguration - New York Times

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:07

New York Times

Sheldon Adelson Gave $5 Million for Trump's Inauguration
New York Times
Sheldon G. Adelson, center, and his wife, Miriam, with Stephen K. Bannon at the inauguration. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Sheldon G. Adelson, the casino magnate and stalwart Republican donor, gave $5 million to support ...
Sheldon Adelson, corporate interests boost Trump inaugural fundraising to record levelsWashington Post
Billionaires, Corporations Help Trump to Record-High Inauguration FundraisingBloomberg
Corporations gave big to Trump inaugurationThe Hill

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After using n-word in front of black colleagues, Fla. state senator faces calls to resign - Washington Post

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 05:37

Washington Post

After using n-word in front of black colleagues, Fla. state senator faces calls to resign
Washington Post
A Republican state senator from Miami is facing pressure to resign after he used the n-word to criticize several of his colleagues during an alcohol-fueled rant in front of two black lawmakers. Over drinks at a private club in downtown Tallahassee ...
Miami state senator curses at black lawmaker — and refers to fellow Republicans as 'niggas'Miami Herald

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Why so many Syrians living abroad support US intervention - Washington Post

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 05:05

Washington Post

Why so many Syrians living abroad support US intervention
Washington Post
On April 4, the Syrian regime dropped a toxic chemical on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province, killing at least 69 people, including many children. This incident was the most widely publicized chemical weapons attack since the 2013 attack in ...
How I Feel about Trump Bombing my Home of SyriaHuffington Post

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Ayodhya dispute: India top court orders trial for BJP leaders - BBC News

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 05:02

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Ayodhya dispute: India top court orders trial for BJP leaders
BBC News
Senior figures in India's ruling party will be tried for criminal conspiracy over the destruction of a 16th Century mosque, the Supreme Court has ruled. The order is seen as a huge setback for former BJP chief Lal Krishna Advani and his colleagues. The ...
Babri Masjid demolition: BJP leaders LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti to face criminal conspiracy chargesYahoo News

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US May Not Be Able To Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts - NBCNews.com

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 04:35

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US May Not Be Able To Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts
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Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down. But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government ...

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US May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts - NBCNews.com

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 04:35

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US May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts
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Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down. But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government ...
North Korea's nuclear threatHarvard Gazette
Opinion: The $40 billion US missile defense system is at risk from these tech glitchesMarketWatch
Why North Korea's missile debris isn't just junk to the WestCNBC
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US May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts - NBCNews.com

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 04:35

NBCNews.com

US May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts
NBCNews.com
Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down. But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government ...
Opinion: The $40 billion US missile defense system is at risk from these tech glitchesMarketWatch
TAKE THAT KIM! US could SHOOT DOWN missiles fired by warmongering North KoreaExpress.co.uk
Failed North Korean missile launch indicative of rising interstate war risks on Korean peninsulaIHS Jane's 360
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Trump has embraced autocratic leaders without hesitation - Washington Post

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:54

Washington Post

Trump has embraced autocratic leaders without hesitation
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump congratulated Turkey's president for sweeping up more power. He hailed Egypt's strongman leader as a “fantastic guy.” When China's president visited, Trump touted a burgeoning friendship and made no public ...
South Korea's Moment of TruthNew York Times
TIME Exclusive: Will South Korean Presidential Hopeful Moon Jae-in Pull the World Back From Nuclear War?TIME
Trump's congratulatory call to Erdogan is revealingCNN

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Jakarta Voters Go to Polls in Religiously Tinged Election for Governor - New York Times

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:46

New York Times

Jakarta Voters Go to Polls in Religiously Tinged Election for Governor
New York Times
A polling station under a bridge in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday. The incumbent, Gov. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, is trying to become the city's first directly elected non-Muslim leader. Credit Tatan Syuflana/Associated Press. JAKARTA, Indonesia ...
Jakarta election: Polling for divisive governor contest closesBBC News
Indonesian Muslim candidate takes big lead in Jakarta electionReuters

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India ruling party leaders face trial in 1992 mosque attack - Washington Post

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:41

Washington Post

India ruling party leaders face trial in 1992 mosque attack
Washington Post
NEW DELHI — India's top court on Wednesday ordered four senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party to stand trial over a 1992 attack on an ancient mosque that sparked Hindu-Muslim violence that killed thousands. A lower ...

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Vice President Mike Pence gives stern warning to North Korea - CNN

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:19

CNN

Vice President Mike Pence gives stern warning to North Korea
CNN
(CNN) US Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on the US commitment to Asia Pacific with a stern warning for North Korea, which he called the "most dangerous and urgent threat" to the region. Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in Japan ...
The Latest: Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in JapanNew York Daily News
Pence Visits Carrier as Questions Emerge Over Trump's 'Armada'Bloomberg

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Are President Trump's trips to Mar-a-Lago similar to Obama's travels? - Washington Post

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:10

Washington Post

Are President Trump's trips to Mar-a-Lago similar to Obama's travels?
Washington Post
Question: “President Obama, when he was in office, he spent $33,000 a day for his expenses. . . . Our president now, at this time, his average is $3 million a day.” Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.): “It's costing him $60,000 a day when he comes down for extra ...
Goodbye, Mar-a-Lago. Hello, Bedminster.Politico

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Trump Mulls Military Options for North Korea. They're All Grim. - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 00:00

Bloomberg

Trump Mulls Military Options for North Korea. They're All Grim.
Bloomberg
Three weeks before becoming president, Donald Trump weighed in on the threat of North Korea developing a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the U.S.: “It won't happen,” he vowed on Twitter. Now planners are contemplating what a U.S. strike to prevent ...
Criticism of Beijing's North Korea Policy Comes From Unlikely Place: ChinaNew York Times
Trump shows unusual brazenness on China currency flip-flopWashington Examiner
Dear Kim Jong Un: Watch out for Trump. He's even crazier than you.Washington Post
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Trump orders review of lifting sanctions against Iran: Tillerson - Reuters

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 22:46

Reuters

Trump orders review of lifting sanctions against Iran: Tillerson
Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov following their talks in Moscow, Russia, April 12, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin. WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ...
Trump admin: Iran in compliance, but nuclear deal under reviewThe Hill
U.S. Says Iran's Link to Terror Could Scuttle Nuclear AccordBloomberg
Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear dealWashington Post

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The Latest: Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia - Washington Post

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 21:03

Washington Post

The Latest: Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia
Washington Post
TOKYO — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local):. ___. 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has once again pledged the Trump administration's commitment to defending its allies in Asia from North ...
Pence addresses service members in Japan: 'We will defeat any attack'The Hill
Pence says working with allies to put pressure on North KoreaReuters

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A DREAMer Says He Was Deported To Mexico Within Hours Of His Arrest - BuzzFeed News

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:52

BuzzFeed News

A DREAMer Says He Was Deported To Mexico Within Hours Of His Arrest
BuzzFeed News
Juan Manuel Montes sued the administration on Tuesday for failing to tell him why he was deported to Mexico within hours of being detained. Originally posted on April 18, 2017, at 3:38 p.m.. Updated on April 18, 2017, at 5:05 p.m.. Adolfo Flores ...
First protected DREAMer is deported under TrumpUSA TODAY
TRANSCRIPT: ABC News anchor David Muir interviews President Trump - ABC News - Go.comABC News - Go.com

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FBI used dossier allegations to bolster Trump-Russia investigation - CNN

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:04

CNN

FBI used dossier allegations to bolster Trump-Russia investigation
CNN
Washington (CNN) The FBI last year used a dossier of allegations of Russian ties to Donald Trump's campaign as part of the justification to win approval to secretly monitor a Trump associate, according to US officials briefed on the investigation. The ...
FBI used Trump dossier to help get warrant to monitor ex-aide: reportThe Hill (blog)

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The Latest: Imam: Fresno suspect not part of Islam center - Washington Post

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 15:37

Washington Post

The Latest: Imam: Fresno suspect not part of Islam center
Washington Post
FRESNO, Calif. — The Latest on a fatal shooting near a Catholic Charities facility in downtown Fresno, California (all times local):. 1:35 p.m.. The imam of the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno says the suspect in a shooting that killed three people ...
Three dead in central Fresno shooting spree; suspect caught, linked to Motel 6 slayingFresno Bee

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As Iraqi Forces Encircle Mosul, ISIS Unleashes New Level Of Brutality On Civilians - NPR

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 15:32

NPR

As Iraqi Forces Encircle Mosul, ISIS Unleashes New Level Of Brutality On Civilians
NPR
An Iraqi army truck pulls up to an abandoned gas station on the edge of Mosul in northern Iraq. Exhausted-looking men and boys climb out of the back — civilians evacuated from neighborhoods that Iraqi security forces have just freed. They've suffered ...
On the ground with Iraqi forces in battle for MosulBBC News

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Americans want sanctions against North Korea. What will Trump do? - The Hill (blog)

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 14:59

The Hill (blog)

Americans want sanctions against North Korea. What will Trump do?
The Hill (blog)
When Congress reconvenes next week, North Korea and China will be near the top of the Washington policy agenda, if not the legislative calendar. Tensions with North Korea remain high over its nuclear weapons program. Meanwhile, both the White House ...

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