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  • Trump Wants Dramatically Increase the US Nuclear Arsenal
    Trump_wants_dramatically_increase_the_u.s._nuclear_arsenal 2017-10-11 17:52:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to dramatically increase the country’s nuclear arsenal, he said in a meeting with his national security advisers in July, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing three officials who were pre...
  • Guns on campus: Student pulled out a gun, shot an officer in Texas
    Texas_campus-_student_pulled_out_a_gun__shot_an_officer_in_the_head 2017-10-10 06:41:04 UTC
    TEXAS/ Lubbock (Reuters) - A student shot a police officer to death at Texas Tech University in Lubbock on Monday, and the campus was placed on lockdown before the suspect was arrested, officials said. Texas Tech police went to check on the wel...
  • Thousands Flee Deadly Wildfires in California Wine Country
    Thousands_flee_deadly_wildfires_in_california_wine_country 2017-10-17 22:03:51 UTC
    Santa Cruz, Sausalito (California) — Officials were contending with new fires in Northern California on Tuesday as progress continued on the blazes that have ravaged wine country. Five firefighters were injured in a fast-moving wildfire in the ...
  • Trump Is Not Serious About 'Dreamer' Deal
    Trump_is_not_serious_about_'dreamer'_deal 2017-10-09 08:31:52 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to help protect young people known as “Dreamers” brought illegally to the United States as children, called on Sunday for money to fund a border wall to be part of any immigration dea...
  • Columbus Day Celebrates the Explorer's Crimes Against Humanity
    Christopher_columbus_crimes_against_humanity 2017-10-09 20:25:51 UTC
    Every October, grateful Americans get a day off work to, ostensively, celebrate the life of explorer Christopher Columbus. The current President of the United States Donald Trump said in his proclamation: "The permanent arrival of Europeans to ...
  • Trump's Nationalistic America Sees Anti-Fascist Movement Rising
    Trump's_nationalistic_america_sees_anti-fascist_movement_rising 2017-10-07 07:30:08 UTC
    On the day that Donald Trump was inaugurated as the US president in January, the white supremacist Richard Spencer was giving an interview to a television reporter on the streets of Washington, DC. He was midsentence when a black-clad figure rushe...
  • Trump Presumed to Create Chaos in Iran Nuclear Deal
    Trump_presumed_to_create_chaos_in_iran_nuclear_deal 2017-10-06 00:20:55 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, a senior administration official said on Thursday, in a step that potentially coul...
  • US hiring slowed to an 11-month low in September
    Us_job_openings_continue_to_tighten_amid_a_scarcity_of_qualified_workers 2017-10-04 16:44:29 UTC
    (Reuters) - U.S. companies scaled back their hiring to an 11-month low in September after two powerful hurricanes disrupted some business activities, while the vast domestic services sector overcame those snags to expand at its fastest pace in 12 ...
  • Rex Tillerson says he has never considered leaving his post
    Rex_tillerson_says_he_has_never_considered_leaving_his_post 2017-10-04 15:25:42 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday he had never considered resigning from his post, saying he was as committed to President Donald Trump’s agenda as much today as he was when he first came into office. ...
  • Wisconsin, Michigan among states targeted by Russia to elect Trump
    Wisconsin__michigan_among_states_targeted_by_russia_to_elect_trump 2017-10-04 05:02:17 UTC
    (Reuters) - Russia-linked Facebook ads during last year’s U.S. presidential election mainly focussed on the states of Michigan and Wisconsin, CNN reported on Tuesday. The ads targeted key demographic groups and used divisive messages including ...
  • The Culture of Violence in America
    The_culture_of_violence_in_america 2017-10-03 18:18:52 UTC
    The United States of America was conceived and nurtured by violence. Americans not only engage in violence, they are entertained by it. Killing takes place in America at an average of 87 times each day. Going to war in Afghanistan is less da...
  • Nobody's in Control of Populist Republican Movement
    Nobodys_in_control_trump_strange 2017-10-02 14:23:58 UTC
    Seven years after Republicans first seized on the unruly rise of the Tea Party as a vehicle for winning elections, GOP leaders are confronting a stark reality: They have lost all control and comprehension of the populist movement they were suppose...
  • Trump Undermines Tillerson's Diplomacy
    Trump_tillerson 2017-10-02 13:59:44 UTC
    In our combined 50-plus years at the State Department, neither of us ever witnessed as profound a humiliation as a sitting president handed his secretary of state Sunday morning. “I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he ...
  • US gun violence: 59 killed, 515 wounded at Las Vegas concert
    U.s._gun_violence-_58_killed__515_wounded_at_las_vegas_concert 2017-10-03 05:35:15 UTC
    LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A 64-year-old man armed with more than 10 rifles rained down gunfire on a Las Vegas country music festival on Sunday, slaughtering at least 59 people in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history before killing himself. The...
  • Smithsonian Grapples With The Future of Black America
    National_museum_black_history 2017-09-30 14:42:30 UTC
    “It is an act of patriotism to understand where we’ve been.” So said President Barack Obama during his speech at the opening ceremony of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which celebrated its on...
  • Trump's Swamp: Extensive Use of Taxpayer-Funded Private Aircrafts
    Trump's_swamp-_extensive_use_of_taxpayer-funded_private_aircrafts 2017-09-30 05:17:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned on Friday in an uproar over his use of costly private charter planes for government business. “Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price offered his re...
  • Trump Says 'Big Decisions' Need to Be Made About Rebuilding Puerto Rico
    Trump_puerto_rico 2017-09-29 14:13:05 UTC
    President Donald Trump on Friday said that “big decisions” loom about the cost of rebuilding of Puerto Rico in the wake of two severe hurricanes while relaying praise he said his administration had received from the island’s governor for its recov...
  • Antigua Asks U.S. to Settle 12-year Old WTO Bill
    Antigua_scene 2017-09-29 14:04:40 UTC
    Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Antigua and Barbuda asked the United States on Friday to settle a decade-old trade dispute to help the Caribbean country pay the $250 million cost of recovery from Hurricane Irma, which “completely decimated” the is...
  • Former NATA Chief: 10% Chance of Nuclear War with North Korea
    South_korea_defense_forces 2017-09-29 13:58:20 UTC
    Retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis spent 37 years in the military, including four years as the supreme allied commander of NATO. Hillary Clinton vetted him as a possible running mate. President-elect Donald Trump considered naming him secretary of ...
  • US Senators Seek Bipartisan Deal on Health Exchanges
    Senators_seek_bipartisan_deal_on_health_exchanges-_schumer 2017-09-29 07:39:57 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators from both parties are close to finalizing a bipartisan deal to shore up the health insurance exchanges created under Obamacare, the chamber’s top Democrat said on Thursday. The move, which Senate Democra...
  • California moves its presidential primary from June to March
    California_moves_its_presidential_primary_from_june_to_march-_gov._jerry_brown 2017-09-28 07:14:57 UTC
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California will move its presidential primary from June to March under a bill signed on Wednesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, a change aimed at giving the liberal-leaning state more influence in choosing cand...
  • Trump's Tax Plan Will add Trillions of Dollars to the Debt
    Trump_undermines_trust_between_partners-_%22i_have_the_absolute_right%22 2017-09-28 06:48:39 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump proposed on Wednesday the biggest U.S. tax overhaul in three decades, calling for tax cuts for most Americans, but prompting criticism that the plan favors business and the rich and could add trillions...
  • Trump: Republicans Have Votes to Pass Healthcare Later
    Trump_healthcare 2017-09-27 13:07:35 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans have enough support to pass their healthcare overhaul but not this week, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, one day after Senate Republicans admitted defeat over their effort to repeal and replace Obamacar...
  • Trump's Tax Plan Proposes Deep Cuts, Lacks Revenue Details
    Trump_tax_plan 2017-09-27 12:52:02 UTC
    David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will call on Wednesday for slashing tax rates on businesses and the wealthy as part of a new tax plan that is likely to offer few details about how to pay for the cuts without expa...
  • Betsy DeVos Rolls Back Protections for Campus Sexual Assault Survivors
    Betsy_devos_title_nine_rollback 2017-09-23 18:14:24 UTC
    Betsy DeVos was right. When it comes to sexual assault on college campuses, “we must do better,” she said in a speech earlier this month at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. <hr><strong><a href="https://www.vox.com/policy...