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US officer in charge of Trump's nuclear football 'poses for photo with Mar-a-Lago guest'
A member of Donald Trump’s private Florida club has posted an image of himself posing with a man he claimed carries the president’s nuclear... Read more...
Pakistan: Deadly bomb blast rips through Lahore rally
A powerful bomb blast on Monday ripped through a protest in the Pakistani city of Lahore, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens, according... Read more...
Edmonia Lewis: Why Google celebrates her today
Mary Edmonia Lewis was a trailblazer who shattered racial barriers as the first professional African American sculptor in the mid-1800s, becoming... Read more...
John Hurt, Star Of ‘The Elephant Man’ And ‘1984,’ Dies At 77
John Hurt, the intense British actor who mesmerized audiences in starring roles in “The Elephant Man” and “1984,” and was the Alien’s very... Read more...
Iowa Pipeline Leaks 140,000 Gallons Of Fuel In Largest U.S. Diesel Spill Since 2010
Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP.N) said on Thursday its refined products pipeline in Worth County, Iowa, remained shut after spilling about 3,300... Read more...
‘Blackwater Air’ Is Back, and Flying for U.S. Special Forces
A mercenary air force that became a symbol of the U.S. occupation of Iraq is back in action—this time in Central Africa, supporting a shadowy... Read more...
UN: Coalition air raids kill 18 civilians in Helmand
Civilians, mostly women and children, were killed last week in air raids by coalition forces in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an initial United... Read more...
U.S. Commando Dies In Yemen Raid That Kills Around 30 People
A U.S. commando died in a dawn raid in southern Yemen on Sunday that killed around 30 people including al Qaeda suspects and civilians, the U.S.... Read more...
Guterres: Thousands of child soldiers fight in Somalia
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed alarm at reports that children may constitute a large part of the force recruited and used by the... Read more...
Afghanistan funds abusive militias as US military 'ignores' situation, officials say
The US military and the CIA are turning a blind eye as Afghanistan’s spy agency spends foreign donor money on militias which are committing human... Read more...
Deutsche Bank plunges back into the red with $2 billion loss
Deutsche Bank is firmly back in the red.Germany's biggest bank posted a net loss of €1.9 billion ($2.1 billion) for the fourth quarter of last... Read more...
Dow hits 20,000 following solid open for US stocks
The Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark for the first time Wednesday, the latest milestone in a record-setting drive for the stock... Read more...
Trump budget plan could add $6tn to public debt in a decade, analysts say
Donald Trump’s tax-cutting and spending plans could add another $6tn to the US public debt over the next 10 years, independent budget analysts... Read more...
Oxfam: Eight men are as rich as half the world
The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the world's population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, including Bill... Read more...
Amazon says it will create 100,000 full-time jobs in U.S. by 2018
Amazon will create 100,000 full-time jobs in the United States with full benefits over the next 18 months, the tech giant announced in a statement... Read more...
Jill Stein demands 'accurate and just' recount outside Trump Tower
On the heels of a legal victory in Michigan over the weekend, the Green party presidential nominee, Jill Stein, continued her campaign to recount... Read more...
Shades Of 2000? Clinton Surpasses Trump In Popular Vote Tally
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton finds herself on the wrong end of an electoral split, moving ahead in the popular vote but losing... Read more...
You Only Believe the Official 9/11 Story Because You Don't Know the Official 9/11 Story
I don't believe the official story of 9/11 because I know the official story of 9/11!During the past 15 years I have not met a single individual who,... Read more...
U.S. suspicion of Saudi ties to 9/11 outlined in declassified 2002 intelligence report
More than two dozen top secret investigative pages that contributed to the government's official 9/11 report were finally released Friday, following... Read more...
Congress releases long-awaited document on possible Saudi role in 9/11
The House Intelligence Committee has made public most of a long-classified section of a 2002 congressional inquiry into 9/11 attacks that discusses... Read more...
CIA analyst, Edward Price, quits after 11 years because of Donald Trump's 'disturbing' behavior
A CIA analyst has quit after 11 years in the job because of Donald Trump's "disturbing" approach to the intelligence community and the President's... Read more...
Trump lays groundwork for mass deportations
President Donald Trump pledged during his campaign to create a deportation force. Now, he’s equipped federal immigration agents with the tools to... Read more...
Russia Compiles Psychological Dossier on Trump for Putin
A dossier on Donald Trump's psychological makeup is being prepared for Russian President Vladimir Putin.Among its preliminary conclusions is that the... Read more...
Trump’s Former Aide Concedes There Was No Voter Fraud In New Hampshire
In a rare bit of message contradiction within the ranks, Donald Trump’s first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, conceded there was no evidence... Read more...
Milo Yiannopoulos disinvited from CPAC slot amid tape controversy
Milo Yiannopoulos lost his keynote speaking slot at the Conservative Political Action Conference after tapes surfaced of the right wing provocateur... Read more...
Mark Sanford has nothing left to lose. And he’s here to haunt Donald Trump.
None of this feels normal. The congressman greets me inside his Washington office wearing a wrinkly collared shirt with its top two buttons undone,... Read more...
Trump EPA nominee ordered to release emails with energy industry
An Oklahoma judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency to turn over thousands of emails he... Read more...
Trump nominee for Israel ambassador heckled, questioned at Senate
President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Israel faced repeated heckling at a Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday before he... Read more...
Senate abolishes Obama-era rule on gun ownership by mentally disabled
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a rollback of a rule preventing some receivers of Social Security disability benefits from purchasing guns.It... Read more...
Oprah gives tape with Puzder abuse allegations to Senate
Senators in both parties have viewed an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in which President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder's... Read more...
Trump considers tax credit to channel public money to private schools
The Trump administration is considering a first-of-its-kind federal tax credit scholarship program that would channel billions of dollars to families... Read more...
Vandals damage 100 headstones at Jewish cemetery, police say
Even from the air it looks chaotic, like someone has angrily scattered previously tidy rows of toy blocks.A view from the ground shows a more somber... Read more...
Jewish community centers receive fourth wave of bomb threats this year
Jewish community centers across the country received bomb threats on Monday, the fourth wave of what has become a troubling trend in 2017.Centers in... Read more...
‘Not My Presidents Day’ rallies gear up across the USA
A broad range of activists opposed to the month-old Trump administration were using Monday's President's Day holiday to hold “Not My Presidents... Read more...
Supreme Court enters Mexico border debate with Texas shooting case
As if U.S.-Mexico relations could get no worse, the Supreme Court enters the fray Tuesday with a case that may set them back further.Either the... Read more...
US lawmakers target undocumented student 'sanctuaries'
t took four attempts for eight-year-old Miguel Gutierrez, his mother and two-year-old brother to make it to Arizona from Sonora, Mexico."Each time we... Read more...
US: Remembering Japanese internment camps 75 years on
Jim Matsuoka left his marbles at Manzanar, the site of the Japanese American internment camp where he grew up during the second world war.Two... Read more...
Thousands in Barcelona urge Spain to take in more refugees
Thousands of protesters marched Saturday in Barcelona to demand that Spain's conservative-led government increase its efforts to take in refugees... Read more...
Meryl Streep says Trump provokes 'brownshirts and bots and worse'
In an emotional speech that was by turns tearful, defiant and humorous, Meryl Streep doubled down on her harsh criticism of Donald Trump, and spoke... Read more...
What immigrant advocates want you to do if ICE agents come to your door
The sudden and unexpected deportation of undocumented Mexican immigrant Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos has sparked fears that President Donald Trump is... Read more...
Mr. President: ‘Just who the hell do you think you are?’
Dear Mr. So-Called President:So let me explain to you how this works.You were elected as chief executive of the United States. I won’t belabor the... Read more...
It's too late to stop the senseless capture of Palestinian land
uttoned up against a biting wind, Khalil Tufakji, a 65-year-old Palestinian cartographer, points down from the Mount of Olives in the east of... Read more...
Bob Alexander: Stumped
From the election of Fucko the Clown to his inauguration, I’ve started … and stopped … seven “moments”. I can’t finish them. I’ll type... Read more...
Maureen Dowd: Wild Chlld Takes Charge
WASHINGTON — So now we’re getting the crazy straight up.The Doomsday Clock is ticking faster, the resistance is growing, and teetotaler Donald... Read more...
Kafka for Dummies: the Absurd Debate over Torture!
Here we go again.  After decades of non-stop war and death, the American public once again has fallen into the abyss of self delusion.  Tragically,... Read more...
U.S. judge blocks Texas plan to cut Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds
A U.S. judge in Austin issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday halting Texas' plan to cut Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood, saying the... Read more...
Bill Gates Warns That A Devastating Pandemic Is Right Around The Corner
A pandemic is one of the world’s top three threats, and if not prepared for, could wipe out 30 million people in less than a year, philanthropist... Read more...
Court Strikes Down Florida Law Barring Doctors From Discussing Guns With Patients
A federal appeals court says doctors in Florida must be allowed to discuss guns with their patients, striking down portions of a Florida law that... Read more...
Brain Scans Detect Signs of Autism in High-Risk Babies Before Age 1
It may be possible to detect autism in babies before their first birthdays, a much earlier diagnosis than ever before, a small new study finds.Using... Read more...
This drug just got the FDA's OK -- and an $89K price tag
A drug sold for years overseas to treat a rare form of muscular dystrophy was OKed Thursday by the FDA to be sold in the U.S., but it comes at a high... Read more...
Standing Rock: DoJ steps up aggression against those still battling the pipeline
ubree Peckham darted through the hallways of the casino, desperate for answers. Word had spread that day in early February that federal agents had... Read more...
California storms: rains drench the north as south braces for huge hit
Heavy rain has returned to California with the first in a fresh series of storms moving across the northern half of the state while the south awaited... Read more...
Climate Change Is A Far Bigger Threat To Wildlife Than We Thought, Study Says
For the analysis, a team of researchers from Australia, Italy and Britain combed through all relevant studies published from 1990 to 2015 that... Read more...
DuPont settles lawsuits over leak of chemical used to make Teflon
DuPont and Chemours Co have agreed to pay $671 million in cash to settle thousands of lawsuits involving a leak of a toxic chemical used to make... Read more...
'Catastrophic' fire danger looms over parts of Australia
Firefighters in parts of Australia warned of "potentially catastrophic" fire conditions as a heatwave sweeps across the country's east coast.New... Read more...
Nuclear reactor at Indian Point plant in N.Y. shut down again after leak found
One of two reactor units at a nuclear power plant near New York City has been taken offline for the second time in four months after leakage was... Read more...
Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone
Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for four consecutive days last week in a clean energy milestone revealed by data analysis of... Read more...
Big Banks Aided Firm At Center Of International Bribery Scandal
No business can operate without bankers — not even the bribery business.British financial giant HSBC and American bailout kingpin Citibank... Read more...
U.S. Oil Industry Giant Paid Millions To A Company At The Center Of Huge Corruption Scandal
The American engineering and construction firm KBR hired Unaoil — an obscure Monaco-based company now involved in a massive international bribery... Read more...
Scotland hosting new type of offshore wind program
The Scottish government said it granted a license to the operators of what Edinburgh said may be the world's largest offshore floating wind energy... Read more...
British Muslim teacher denied entry to US on school trip
A young British Muslim teacher escorted off a New York-bound flight by US officials in front of the school party he was helping lead has spoken of... Read more...
Steve Bannon Delivered EU-Skeptic Message Before Pence Visit
In the week before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Brussels and pledged America’s “steadfast and enduring” commitment to the European... Read more...
74 Migrant Bodies Wash Ashore in Libya
At least 74 bodies of African migrants have washed ashore in western Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said Tuesday, the latest tragedy at sea along a... Read more...
Austria approves US extradition for pro-Putin Ukrainian oligarch
An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian... Read more...
Elor Azaria verdict: 'No justice for Palestinians'
Human rights groups and Palestinian leaders have condemned what they called the "extremely lenient" punishment of Elor Azaria, the Israeli army medic... Read more...
Fox host Shepard Smith slams president, Trump supporters call for his head
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is under fire for criticizing President's Trump's treatment of CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a freewheeling news... Read more...
Report: Feds Probing Fox News Over Ailes Settlement Money
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether Fox News failed to inform shareholders about settlements made with employees who charged former... Read more...
‘Morning Joe’ bans Kellyanne Conway: ‘She’s not credible anymore’
They’ll just have to book alternative guests.Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway is no longer welcome on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,”... Read more...
The Journalism Empire Strikes Back
After weeks of mocking the mainstream media as “fake news” and “the opposition party”—an attempt to delegitimize an essential participant... Read more...
Two Dominican journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast
Police in the Dominican Republic have detained three men after two radio journalists were shot dead during a Facebook Live broadcast, according to... Read more...
Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups
The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants,... Read more...
Pentagon: No records of Flynn's 2015 Russia trip
The Pentagon has informed lawmakers that there are no records of former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s 2015 trip to Moscow, when he... Read more...
Feds charge Army official for theft of gear, including sniper scopes
An Army official at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah has been charged with stealing military equipment, including scopes for sniper rifles, worth... Read more...
Yemen requests no US ground missions without approval after raid
Yemen's government has requested the United States stop ground operations in the country unless they have the government's full approval after an... Read more...
Al Qaeda leader mocks 'the new fool of the White House' after Yemen raid
Days after a raid on an al Qaeda compound in Yemen led to the first US military combat death under Donald Trump, the leader of al Qaeda in the... Read more...
Astronomers find 60 new planets, including a 'super Earth'
A group of international researchers hit the planetary jackpot by spotting 60 new planets, including a “super Earth.”The team also found evidence... Read more...
Human effects on Earth are 170 times greater than natural forces: Study
Scientists at the Australian National University have come up with a simple equation to calculate the impact of human forces on planet Earth. The... Read more...
Scientists boycott journals, conferences in protest of Trump travel ban
Thousands of scientists have pledged to boycott conferences and scientific journals in protest of President Trump's executive order that temporarily... Read more...
Forget Atlantis: 'Lost continent' found under Indian Ocean
Forget Atlantis. Scientists have uncovered evidence of an ancient “lost continent” under the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius, according... Read more...
First human-pig embryos created by scientists
Scientists have for the first time grown embryos that contain a combination of pig and human stem cells, in a step towards one day growing... Read more...
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21 The Terrible Legacy of Agent Orange Reggie
22 Americans have yet to grasp the horrific magnitude of the ‘war on terror’ Reggie
23 Body Count Report Reveals At Least 1.3 Million Lives Lost to US-Led War on Terror Reggie
24 Afghanistan gave CIA money to al Qaeda for diplomat's ransom Reggie
25 Afghan war civilian casualties reached record-high 10,000 in 2014 Reggie
26 $14 Million an Hour: The War on 'Terror' Has Cost $1.6 Trillion Reggie
27 US-led strikes hit IS-held oil sites in Syria Reggie
28 Blackwater on trial over killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007 Reggie
29 The Toll Of 5 Years Of Drone Strikes: 2,400 Dead Reggie
30 Welcome to Penny Lane: CIA secret Gitmo camp for recruiting double agents Reggie
31 In Afghanistan, 'Security Deal' Means Endless US Occupation Reggie
32 U.S.-led troop pullout may be behind Afghanistan record opium poppy crop Reggie
33 New study puts Iraq war death toll at 500,000 Reggie
34 4 US soldiers killed in south Afghanistan Reggie
35 US auditor finds taxpayer money flowing to Taliban, Al Qaeda - but Army refuses to act Reggie
36 4 decades after war ended, Agent Orange still ravaging Vietnamese Reggie
37 Final report on Iraq reconstruction says fraud, waste cost U.S. $1.5 billion Reggie
38 Libya may become first country to call conflict rape a war crime Reggie
39 U.S. Afghanistan auditor tells of free-for-all as subcontractors demand money they’re owed Reggie
40 Iraqis, Afghans who helped U.S. in wars look to Congress for resettlement Reggie

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