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Pentagon says expects to resolve row with Turkey over S-400

Pentagon says expects to resolve row with Turkey over S-400 Turkey has also allowed the USA and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to use its bases and airspace for carrying out operations in the Middle East, a linchpin of NATO's defense strategy. "I am very confident in the Patriot proposal that we've delivered to Turkey: its availability, its pricing, and, very importantly, the industrial participation that comes along with the Patriot... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders says he's raised $18.2 million in 41 days

Bernie Sanders says he's raised $18.2 million in 41 days The average donation to Sanders's campaign was $20 and the campaign received almost 900,000 individual donations. That followed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders , who raised $5.9 million in his first day - and later disclosed he had raised $10 million in a week. [Full Article...]

Erdogan's AKP challenges Istanbul results in Turkey election

Erdogan's AKP challenges Istanbul results in Turkey election Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party has made a decision to lodge objections to local election results in all 39 Istanbul districts, Hurriyet newspaper said on Tuesday, after results showed a narrow lead for the main opposition candidate. [Full Article...]

Chinese woman arrested by Secret Service at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The Mar-a-Lago estate is seen where President Donald Trump is hosting a meeting with Caribbean leaders on March 22, 2019 in West Palm Beach, Florida. It appears that Mar-a-Lago may have gotten its Zhangs mixed up. And then, after claiming she wanted to access the pool, she said she was actually at Mar-a-Lago to attend a non-existent "united Nations Friendship Event" between the US and China. [Full Article...]

USA plans end to aid for El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras over migrants

USA plans end to aid for El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras over migrants It's a humanitarian crisis. "No money goes there anymore". After Congress earlier this year refused to fund Trump's request for money to build a border wall, he declared a national emergency to tap money allocated for other programs to build the wall. [Full Article...]

Trump office cleared 25 officials originally disqualified over security fears, whistleblower claims

Trump office cleared 25 officials originally disqualified over security fears, whistleblower claims White House Personnel Security Office employee Tricia Newbold told the House Oversight and Reform Committee last month about a systematic breakdown in the White House security clearance process. issue", she said. Newbold, the memo says, has worked for Republican and Democratic administrations during her 18 years of employment. Cummings said Newbold came forward at great personal risk becau... [Full Article...]

House Democrats could subpoena for full Mueller report this week

House Democrats could subpoena for full Mueller report this week The decision comes after Barr said Friday that he would provide a redacted version of the almost 400-page report to Congress in mid-April, "if not sooner", rejecting a Tuesday deadline set by the Democrats. Mr. Barr has released a four-page summary of the major findings from special counsel Robert Mueller , concluding that there was no evidence President Trump and his campaign conspired with Ru... [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg-approved news may soon have its own tab on Facebook

Zuckerberg-approved news may soon have its own tab on Facebook Zuckerberg reiterated that Facebook did not want to be a "publisher", a longstanding position it has taken to avoid being considered a media company, but was willing to be a partner for the sector. They discussed the regulation of social media, transparency in political advertising and the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Isaac wrote an annotated analysis of Zuckerberg's post, which ... [Full Article...]

Turkey's ruling party leads in local elections

Turkey's ruling party leads in local elections Some of the biggest cities did not go the way of the AK Party as the CHP won the mayorship of Ankara for the first time in 25 years, Izmir predictably went the way of the CHP and according to the Supreme Electoral Council of Turkey the opposition CHP is in the lead in Istanbul at the time of writing. [Full Article...]

Health Care Fight Could End Up Being ‘Politically Catastrophic’ for Republicans

Health Care Fight Could End Up Being ‘Politically Catastrophic’ for Republicans But in the biggest case, a federal judge in Texas ruled last December that the ACA is unconstitutional and should be struck down in its entirety. The litigation could take months to resolve and there's no guarantee Trump will get the outcomes he wants before the 2020 election. [Full Article...]

Dirco blames criminals for attacks on foreign nationals

Dirco blames criminals for attacks on foreign nationals We are also encouraging anyone who is affected or any family members that are in distress to get in touch with us". The meeting is scheduled to continue on Friday as the South African Police Service has asked for more time to investigate the recent spate of attacks. [Full Article...]

Letter to the editor: Mueller report outlines obvious threat to election security

Letter to the editor: Mueller report outlines obvious threat to election security Now, Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers that he expects to release a redacted version of Mueller's report by mid-April, later than the deadline set by Democrats. Tweeted Baldwin's Trump: "The pardons are already in the mail". We'll have to see if this was De Niro's last appearance on the show as Mueller, now that the report has wrapped up in real life . [Full Article...]

Brexit: Theresa May ponders fourth bid to pass deal

Brexit: Theresa May ponders fourth bid to pass deal The House of Commons will vote Monday on a variety of alternatives in an attempt to find an idea that can command a majority, but May's government is considering a fourth vote on her deal. The vote was held on the day the United Kingdom had initially been scheduled to leave the EU. United Kingdom parliament on Monday will vote on proposals to try to find a way forward on Brexit, including a se... [Full Article...]

Palestinians Mass at Gaza Border to Mark Protest Anniversary

Palestinians Mass at Gaza Border to Mark Protest Anniversary IDF forces used riot dispersal and firing methods in accordance with the rules of engagement. Over 200 Palestinians have been killed and another 13,000 wounded by Israeli security forces since the Great Return March began on the Israel-Gaza border in March of a year ago. [Full Article...]

Linda McMahon Resigning From President Trump's Administration

Linda McMahon Resigning From President Trump's Administration She contributed more than $6 million to a Trump-supporting super PAC, and WWE has been one of the biggest donors to the Trump Foundation over the years. McMahon is widely known in CT for her campaigns for U.S. Senate. "She did a terrific job for President Trump and small businesses all over the country". [Full Article...]

At memorial, mosque survivor says he forgives attacker

At memorial, mosque survivor says he forgives attacker A man who survived the mosque attacks told a crowd of about 20,000 that he forgives the terrorist who killed his wife and 49 other people. In attendance were representatives of 59 nations, including top officials from neighboring Australia: Prime Minister Scott Morrison, opposition leader Bill Shorten and Governor General Peter Cosgrove. [Full Article...]

House lawmakers push for Puerto Rico statehood amid disaster relief debate

Trump claimed on Thursday he has "taken better care of Puerto Rico than any man, ever", rebutting claims he's ignored the island's plight after Hurricane Maria . "I think the people of Puerto Rico understand it". Trump criticized Rossello and other leaders on the island, by saying: "They don't know how to spend the money and they are not spending it wisely". [Full Article...]

Earth Hour 2019: Time, Theme, and Everything You Need to Know

Earth Hour 2019: Time, Theme, and Everything You Need to Know Millions of people around the world will come together to mark Earth Hour this evening to inspire action on climate change . Residents around the world are being urged to turn off the lights in their homes for one hour Saturday night as part of Earth Hour , an annual effort to appreciate the planet. [Full Article...]

Boeing 737 MAX stall-prevention system reportedly activated in Ethiopian crash

Boeing 737 MAX stall-prevention system reportedly activated in Ethiopian crash Officials have said the both planes followed similar erratic flight paths - climbing and descending before crashing a few minutes after takeoff. Ethiopian Federal policemen stand at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash , near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 11, 2019. [Full Article...]

Trump says closing Mexico border would be a 'good thing'

Trump says closing Mexico border would be a 'good thing' Mexico's foreign relations secretary says his country won't react to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to close the U.S. -Mexico border. Mr. As of January 2009, US Customs and Border Protection reported that it had more than 580 miles of barriers in place, nearly a third of the entire border between the US and Mexico. [Full Article...]


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