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Trump Blames Syrian Attack on Obama for Not Sticking to his ‘Red Line’

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/5/2017 at 3:00pm

On Tuesday, almost 60 people died in Syria after warplanes dropped bombs filled with chemicals. The number includes women and children. Many suspect President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for the attack.

President Donald Trump condemned the attack, but also ripped into former President Barack Obama for not sticking to his “

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Questions Remain: Can House GOP Can Win Enough Votes for New Healthcare Deal?

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/4/2017 at 7:00pm
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Vice President Mike Pence has been conducting meetings with lawmakers over a new Obamacare repeal plan Tuesday as the House scrambles to clean up the last healthcare failure.

Unfortunately, it does not look like that the tide will turn anytime soon. While talks include seeking out provisions to appease hard-line conservatives, moderates...

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Journalists Murdered by Cartels in Mexico Forcing Newspaper to Close Shop

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/4/2017 at 4:00pm
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Journalists have faced escalating danger in recent months due to the cartels. Numerous murders have forced one news outlet to shut down production entirely.

El Norte De Cd. Juarez’s director, Oscar Cantu Murgia, announced the shut down on Sunday after the murder of Miroslava Breach, a collaborator for the paper, in the...

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Russian Officials Identify Suicide Bomber Who Killed 14 on Subway

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/4/2017 at 2:30pm
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Yesterday, an explosion on a subway train in St. Petersburg, Russia, killed 14 people and hospitalized 49 more.

Russian officials today have identified the suicide bomber as Akbarjon Jalilov, 22, from Kyrgyzstan using “genetic traces” left on a bomb that authorities defused at another subway station.

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Comedy Central Will Air Weekly Talk Show With Trump Impersonator

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/3/2017 at 6:00pm
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Comedy Central will air a weekly talk show with President Donald Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik. From Mediaite:

The President’s Show will star Anthony Atamanuik, a comedian who gained a major following over...

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Calling Good People ‘Racist’ Isn’t New: Author Attempts to Clear Ty Cobb’s Name

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/3/2017 at 4:30pm
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Lately it seems that people scream racist or sexist to easily scram away from an argument or simply to ruin someone’s name. This tactic is not new, though. Author Charles Leerhsen made a video for PragerU to show how these tactics ruined the name of baseball legend Ty Cobb, who is...

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White House Releases First Lady Melania Trump Portrait

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/3/2017 at 3:00pm
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The White House has released First Lady Melania Trump’s official portrait. Her office published this statement:

The White House is announcing the release of the first official portrait of First Lady Melania Trump, taken in her new residence at the White House.

“I am honored to serve in the role of First Lady,...

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Explosion at Russian Train Station Kills at Least Ten

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 8:30am 4/3/2017 at 8:30am
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Sources now say that only one explosion occurred between two stations at a St. Petersburg, Russia, underground train station. Ten people have died:

“There was one blast in one site in between (stations) as the train arrived at the Technology Institute station from Sennaya (Ploshchad) station,” the source told Reuters.

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Another VA Whistleblower Alleges Retaliation for Exposing Corruption

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Posted by    Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/1/2017 at 5:00pm
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Fox News has reported that another doctor has claimed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has retaliated against him after he revealed wrongdoings at the hospital for which he works.

Dr. Dale Klein “works” at the Southeast Missouri John J. Pershing VA in Poplar Bluff, MO, but that work consists of staring...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Won’t Accept Flynn’s Immunity Offer Right Now

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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/31/2017 at 5:30pm

On Thursday, President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn offered his testimony over possible Russian ties to Trump’s campaign in exchange for immunity.

The Senate Intelligence Committee has reportedly stated that the members will not accept his off “at this time.”

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Officials Fire Employees at Kabul U.S. Embassy for Drug Dealing

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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/31/2017 at 3:00pm
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American officials have fired numerous employees at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, for selling and using drugs on the compound’s grounds. The U.S. has spent a ton of money and effort not only fighting terrorism in Afghanistan, but also combatting drugs since the country “supplies more than 90% of the...

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Pence Casts Tie-Breaking Senate Procedure Vote For Defunding Abortion

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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/31/2017 at 12:00pm

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking procedural vote to stop federal funding for abortions. The bill will now head to President Donald Trump’s desk. From The Hill:

Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Susan Collins (Maine) joined all Democrats in voting against ending debate on the bill.

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Former South Korean President Arrested in Corruption Probe

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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8:30am 3/31/2017 at 8:30am
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South Korean authorities have arrested former President Park Geun-hye only three weeks after a court removed her from office. Prosecutors have accused “her of bribery and abuse of power.”

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“Major crimes have been ascerta...

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Senate Russia Hearing: Hackers Targeted Rubio, Tried to Foment Angst Against Paul Ryan

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Posted by    Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:45pm 3/30/2017 at 6:45pm

The Senate Intelligence Committee held its first hearing on possible Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election and its “information warfare.”

It was revealed that hackers targeted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) during his presidential campaign:

“Former members of my presidential campaign team who had access to the internal information of my presidential campaign were...

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North Carolina Reaches Compromise On Controversial Bathroom Bill

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Posted by    Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/30/2017 at 1:00pm

North Carolina government official reached a compromise to repeal House Bill 2, the controversial bathroom bill that required people to use the restroom of their birth sex. From CNN:

“l support the House Bill 2 repeal compromise,” Gov. Roy Cooper said. “It’s not a perfect deal, but it repeals House Bill 2...

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Merkel, Hollande Push Back Against Theresa May & Brexit

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Posted by    Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:30am 3/30/2017 at 11:30am
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Back in October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande warned British Prime Minister Theresa May that the United Kingdom might face a tough time leaving the European Union.

Those warnings have come to fruition a day after the UK delivered the official Brexit letter to the EU. Merkel and...

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GOP Senators Ask Treasury to End ‘Too Big to Fail’

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Posted by    Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7:30am 3/30/2017 at 7:30am
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The Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee have asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to end the “too big to fail” policy for non-banks. From The Hill:

Ten of the Banking panel’s 12 Republicans wrote to Mnuchin, asking him to freeze the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) ability to classify as “systemically important...

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