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  • Trump's top aide tried to arrange a meeting with Putin in June 2016
    Trump's_top_aide_tried_to_arrange_a_meeting_with_putin_in_june_2016 2017-08-24 16:46:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Congressional investigators have found another email from a top aide to President Donald Trump last year about an effort to arrange a meeting between campaign officials and Russian President Vladimir Putin, CNN repor...
  • A federal court judge throws out Trump-supported voter ID law in Texas
    A_federal_court_judge_throws_out_trump-supported_voter_id_law_in_texas 2017-08-24 05:42:55 UTC
    (Reuters) - A federal court judge on Wednesday threw out a Texas voter identification law that was supported by the Trump administration, but the state's attorney general said his office would appeal the ruling. The judge's ruling said changes ...
  • Key UN panel warns US over 'alarming' racism, as it did with Iraq and Burundi
    Key_un_panel_warns_us_over_'alarming'_racism__as_it_did_with_iraq_and_burundi 2017-08-24 02:11:19 UTC
    A UN committee charged with tackling racism has issued an “early warning” over conditions in the US and urged the Trump administration to “unequivocally and unconditionally” reject discrimination. The warning specifically refers to events last ...
  • Police Disperse Protestors at Trump's Phoenix Rally
    Phoenix-trump-protestors 2017-08-23 16:06:32 UTC
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Police fired pepper spray to disperse protesters outside a rally by U.S. President Donald Trump in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday after being pelted with rocks and bottles, police said. Police have not given an estimate of the...
  • James Clapper Asks if Trump is 'looking for a way out'
    James-capper-nsa 2017-08-23 15:53:55 UTC
    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper had strong words for President Donald Trump on Tuesday night, calling Trump's performance at a campaign rally in Arizona "downright scary and disturbing." "It's hard to know where to start,...
  • Trump's Real Worry is the Russia Investigation
    Mueller's_inquiry_into_trump's_russia_ties_ramping_up 2017-08-23 15:43:26 UTC
    The only thing Donald Trump is really worried about is the Russia investigation.Ever since the embarrassing failure of health care repeal, Trump and Mitch McConnell, our country’s two largest adult sons, have not been on speaking terms. It was pre...
  • Schumer Says Trump Wall Threat Will Lead to U.S. Government Shutdown
    Senator_charles_schumer 2017-08-23 15:30:20 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government if he does not secure funding for a border wall with Mexico would lead to a shutdown that "nobody will...
  • Kurds Impossible Issue for Tillerson in Turkey
    Secretary_of_state_rex_tillerson_wants_montenegro_to_be_a_member_of_nato 2017-08-23 15:24:36 UTC
    ANKARA—(The Atlantic) Before Jim Mattis, the U.S. defense secretary, set off on a trip to strengthen ties with America’s allies in the Middle East and Europe, the Pentagon released a statement saying he would “look for ways to help Turkey address ...
  • McConnell and Trump Relationship Takes a Nosedive
    Mcconnell_doubts_if_trump_can_save_presidency 2017-08-23 03:26:04 UTC
    The Cold War between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has iced over into a nuclear winter, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The New York Times reported, citing more than a dozen unnamed sources bri...
  • Bannon's Breitbart Slams Trump's Afghanistan Strategy
    Steve_bannon__the_architect_of_a_new_america_who_is_guiding_trump's_agenda 2017-08-22 20:15:41 UTC
    (Vanity Fair, The Hive) Breitbart promised #war, and Monday night, after Donald Trump accepted the advice of the Joint Chiefs and committed the United States to an indefinite engagement in Afghanistan, it delivered. Within minutes of Trump leaving...
  • Trump Has No Afghanistan Policy
    Trump_threatens_military_intervention_in_venezuela 2017-08-22 23:18:12 UTC
    Donald Trump has no strategy for Afghanistan. Appearing at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, on Monday evening, the president announced ... something. A strategy, allegedly, that will “win” our 16-year-old war in Afghanistan. Trump being Trump...
  • Charlottesville Witness Becomes Fake News Story
    Charlottesville-protests 2017-08-22 19:47:07 UTC
    Last Sunday evening, I received a worried call from my sister asking if I had spoken with my mother and father. I had spent the day doing interviews about the vehicle attack I witnessed the day before while protesting the Unite the Right rally i...
  • Trump Lacks Options on Pakistan's "terrorist" havens
    Trump's_infrastructure_plan_is_nothing_more_than_a_scam 2017-08-22 19:24:09 UTC
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Outlining a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, U.S. President Donald Trump chastised Pakistan over its alleged support for Afghan militants - an approach analysts say probably won't change Pakistan's strategic calculati...
  • The toll of Tasers: Police use of stun guns
    The_toll_of_tasers-_police_use_of_stun_guns 2017-08-22 19:00:41 UTC
    Reuters finds more than 150 autopsy reports citing Tasers as a cause or contributor to US deaths. Many who die are among society’s vulnerable. ONTARIO, California – As her husband stalked around the back yard, upending chairs and screaming abou...
  • U.S. workers have low hopes for higher pay
    U.s._workers_have_low_hopes_for_higher_pay 2017-08-21 17:01:39 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. workers see little hope for higher paychecks, and while they are increasingly searching for new jobs, they expect fewer offers to fall into their laps, according to a Federal Reserve survey published on Monday. The fir...
  • Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91
    Comedy_legend_jerry_lewis_dies_aged_91 2017-08-20 20:05:33 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday of "natural causes" at the age of 91, his family said. "Famed...
  • Boston: Non-Violent March to Condemn White Nationalism
    Boston-_americans_march_peacefully_to_condemn_white_nationalism 2017-08-19 21:53:07 UTC
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Thousands of people in Boston protested a "Free Speech" rally featuring right-wing speakers on Saturday, with hundreds of police mobilized to prevent a recurrence of violence that left a woman dead at a Virginia white-supremacis...
  • Roman Polanski remained a fugitive from justice
    Roman_polanski_remained_a_fugitive_from_justice 2017-08-19 06:16:51 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Friday rejected a request by the woman who was raped by director Roman Polanski 40 years ago to have the criminal case against him dismissed. Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski r...
  • Nikki Haley contradicts Trump: "We must denounce & isolate" white nationalists
    U.s._considers_military_options_against_north_korea 2017-08-19 03:38:03 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told staff in an email - seen by Reuters on Friday - that everyone must stand up and condemn hate, as President Donald Trump faces a backlash for his response to violence at ...
  • Bannon's Controversial Departure Of The White House
    Bannon's_controversial_departure_of_the_white_house_ 2017-08-18 18:27:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful and controversial figure known for far-right political views. ...
  • Trump/Conspiracy Theorist Makes Up Story About 'General Pershing'
    Trump_threatens_comey_to_not_leak_to_media 2017-08-17 21:48:27 UTC
    After he struggled to condemn a white supremacist terrorist attack in the United States, reluctantly condemned it, and then pivoted back to the idea that not every participant in a neo-Nazi rally that ended with a woman’s murder was necessarily ba...
  • Trump could easily turn into a fascist if we're not vigilant
    Trump_could_easily_turn_into_fascist_if_we're_not_vigilant 2017-08-16 18:37:41 UTC
    Donald Trump is not yet in any meaningful way fascist or totalitarian, but he could easily turn into that if we're not vigilant. His creation of a social movement is very dangerous - and the left is enabling it, explains Roger Berkowitz, a scholar...
  • Trump Encouraged Alt-Right Groups To Be More Violent
    Trump_encouraged_alt-right_groups_to_be_more_violent 2017-08-16 04:21:43 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S. race relations and his own lea...
  • Premiums would rise 20% if Trump stops federal pay for health care
    Premiums_would_rise_20__if_trump_stops_federal_pay_for_health_care 2017-08-15 19:45:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Premiums for many would rise 20 percent in 2018 if Trump stops federal payments to health insurers, a nonpartisan congressional office said on Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office also found that terminating the payme...
  • North Korea delayed its decision on firing missiles towards Guam
    16088_north_korea_is_not_interested_in_an_iran-like_dialogue_with_the_united_states 2017-08-15 08:15:45 UTC
    SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would s...