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Breaking With Party, G.O.P. Lawmaker Says Trump’s Conduct New! 2019-05-19 13:32:13Representative Justin Amash, known as a contrarian, accused the president of engaging in “impeachable conduct.”

India Election: Voting Ends and Exit Polls Predict New! 2019-05-19 13:08:21The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Here’s how it happened, and what comes ne

Trump Calls Representative Justin Amash a ‘Loser’ Over 2019-05-19 12:47:22Mr. Amash, a Michigan Republican, found no other members of Congress from his party joining him after he said the president’s behavior met the &

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump 2019-05-19 12:01:05Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his so

16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So 2019-05-19 11:26:18In 1969, three college students in New Jersey built a network of 10,000 volunteers to lower the voting age. Now, campaigns are sprouting up again.

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 2019-05-19 11:07:13So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most wom

Why Trump Can’t Get Enough of the Rose 2019-05-19 10:56:41Mr. Trump has embraced the Rose Garden as a setting for public events — a literal interpretation of a time-tested strategy for incumbents seekin

Harry Reid Remembers One Impeachment and Ponders a 2019-05-19 10:00:05In an interview, the longtime Democratic leader of the Senate discussed President Trump, his party’s primary and its lack of congressional candi

As Thousands of Taxi Drivers Were Trapped in 2019-05-19 09:58:22The government profited and looked away as thousands of immigrant taxi drivers in New York were ravaged by exploitative loans.

Robert Mnuchin Would Rather Not Discuss His Client 2019-05-19 09:36:19The treasury secretary’s father, a New York art dealer, paid a record price last week for a work by a living artist. But for whom?

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural 2019-05-19 05:00:13The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultu

Trump’s New Favorite Venue: the Rose Garden 2019-05-19 05:00:04The White House Rose Garden has become one of President Trump’s favorite spots for public events, whether it’s making policy announcements

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Abortion wars: In Louisiana, softer tone paves way 2019-05-18 00:02:44Today’s antiabortion activists emphasize the well-being of the woman and the fetus – an approach that has smoothed the path to more restri

Florida voters gave ex-felons right to vote. Then 2019-05-18 00:02:44Last fall Florida voters approved vote restoration for former felons. But under a bill formalizing the measure, not all those people can vote.

Why Andrew Yang will give you $1,000 a 2019-05-18 00:02:44Long-shot candidate Andrew Yang says a universal basic income is key to counterbalancing the millions of middle class jobs being lost to automation.

Trump’s trade stance shaped by deep convictions – 2019-05-18 00:02:44The China trade war reflects Trump’s long-held belief in tariffs. Depending on how it plays out, it could benefit him politically – or bac

What does Lady Liberty stand for? A look 2019-05-18 00:02:44The museum, which opens Thursday, shows how symbolism involving the Statue of Liberty has shifted over time.

Alabama bill marks new phase of abortion battle 2019-05-18 00:02:44The flurry of legislation in the states reflects an anticipation that Roe v Wade may be overturned. But that won’t be the end of the abortion wa

With ‘kindness not brutality,’ Joe Biden woos Obama 2019-05-18 00:02:44Since announcing his candidacy, Joe Biden has skyrocketed in the polls – to the surprise of Washington pundits, but not New Hampshire voters.

Beyond polarization: Why fixing a broken Congress matters 2019-05-18 00:02:44It’s easy to blame partisan politics for dysfunction on Capitol Hill. Cuts to staff and budget have hollowed out Congress’ capacity to do

Amid growing concerns about 2020, a primer on 2019-05-18 00:02:44The Mueller report provides new details about Russia’s interference in the U.S. in 2016. Here’s an overview of what happened.

As abortion battles intensify in states, misperceptions abound 2019-05-18 00:02:44Extreme rhetoric often shapes the abortion debate and can influence public attitudes. Here are some basic facts about abortion in the U.S. today.

Meet Sen. Mark Warner, the ‘nerdy’ top Dem 2019-05-18 00:02:44The Virginia senator turned reporters' questions about China and the Mueller report into a masterclass on technological supremacy and national securi

Why US-China trade talks are about more than 2019-05-18 00:02:44President Trump is poised to boost tariffs on China. And in a rare bipartisan moment, top Democrats also call for a tough stance in trade talks.

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Operation mind control, by Manlio Dinucci 2019-05-03 18:03:43The sense of sacrifice moves us. War can become admirable. Recipe: (1) find a young and likeable hero (2) praise his commitment and his altruistic dea

Daesh's new territories, by Thierry Meyssan 2019-05-03 18:03:43Although there is no longer any reason for the jihadists to split themselves between Al-Qaïda and Daesh, the two organisations continue their war

Russian comment on developments in Venezuela 2019-05-03 18:03:43The radical opposition in Venezuela has again resorted to violent methods of confrontation. Instead of seeking to settle political disputes peacefully

The Hidden Challenge of the Restoration of Notre-Dame, 2019-05-03 18:03:43The Élysée used the fire of Notre-Dame de Paris to carry out a project that was sleeping in the boxes. It has set new rules, outside ten

"Without disinformation, NATO would crumble", by Manlio Dinucci 2019-05-03 18:03:43Q: What is the result of the Symposium in Florence? Michel Chossudovsky: The event was a great success, with the participation of speakers from the Un

Joint Statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on 2019-05-03 18:03:43The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the Astana format: 1. Reaffirmed their strong commitm

Consensus on Afghan Peace Process by Russia, China 2019-05-03 18:03:431. The three sides respect the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan as well as its right to choose its development path.

Sergey Lavrov's remarks at the Moscow 2019 Conference 2019-05-03 18:03:43Colleagues, I am grateful for this invitation to once again speak at the Moscow Conference on International Security organised by the Russian Ministry

IDF Inaugurates Rampage Missiles Against Syria 2019-05-03 18:03:43The Israeli army has reportedly fired Rampage missiles against Syria for the first time. On April 2nd, 2019, at 0230 hours, Israeli planes operating i

The European Union is obliged to participate in 2019-05-03 18:03:43Since the Treaty of Maastricht, all the members of the European Union (including the neutral countries) have placed their defences under the suzeraint

The European Union threatens to resort to the 2019-04-20 09:15:29The European Union informed the United States government that it will resort to the World Trade Organization (WTO) if the US tightens its economic blo

Hamas prepares for the overthrow of Mahmud Abbas 2019-04-20 09:15:29A senior Palestinian Authority official said that Hamas is preparing to overthrow Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in order to seize control of the

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Ethics Complaint Filed Against Calif. Dem. T.J. Cox 2019-05-13 17:00:02Six citizens in California have filed an ethics complaint against freshman Representative T.J. Cox (D.) alleging he violated House rules by omitting s

Warren promises to pick public school teacher as 2019-05-13 16:59:29Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made a surprise promise regarding her potential cabinet on Monday, in a tirade against Secretary

New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization 2019-05-13 16:59:25New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million

Trump attorneys protest judge's effort to expedite congressional 2019-05-13 16:59:18President Trump is fighting back against a judge's order to expedite his lawsuit seeking to block a congressional subpoena for his financial records.

Trump plans to meet Xi after China hits 2019-05-13 16:58:46U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping next month and that he expected their discussions would be

Poll: Buttigieg has 0 percent support among South 2019-05-13 16:58:43A new South Carolina poll shows South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) with zero percent support among likely primary voters who are African Americ

Failing ‘White Privilege’ Candidate Beto O’Rourke Slammed for 2019-05-13 16:58:15Beto O'Rourke, the heiress husband and failed Senate candidate who briefly launched a career as a pensive travel blogger before deciding to run for p

WikiLeaks source Manning could be jailed again soon 2019-05-13 16:57:55Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst and source for online publisher WikiLeaks, could be jailed again if she refuses to comply wit

Biden slams Trump over escalating trade war with 2019-05-13 16:57:51Joe Biden took aim at President Donald Trump on Monday over the president’s escalating trade war with China, as well as the way he has handled t

Former President Jimmy Carter recovering from broken hip 2019-05-13 16:57:47Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at a Georgia hospital after he underwent surgery to repair a broken hip suffered in a fall at his home Mon

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade 2019-05-10 11:29:05U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countrie

McConnell: Trump shouldn't worry about Trump Jr. subpoena 2019-05-10 11:29:00Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday tried to tamp down the political backlash over the Senate Intelligence Committee's decision to