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  • US government cites a pro-slavery argument in defense of separating immigrant families
    Us_government_cites_a_pro-slavery_argument_in_defense_of_separating_immigrant_families 2018-06-15 07:17:39 UTC
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a Bible verse on Thursday to defend his department’s policy of prosecuting everyone who crosses the border from Mexico, suggesting that God supports the government in separating immigrant parents from their c...
  • New York sues Trump, three of his children & his foundation
    Donald_trump_embodies_the_shameless_corruption 2018-06-15 07:09:12 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York’s attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging “persistently illegal conduct” at the nonprofit, including support for Trump’s 2016 presiden...
  • Trump's party could be defeated in November
    Trump's_party_could_be_defeated_in_november 2018-06-14 06:16:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 'It's Trump's party now' and Republicans could pay in November. Democrats need to pick up 23 seats in the House and two seats in the Senate in the Nov. 6 elections to regain control of those chambers, allowing them to blo...
  • US congressman spreads neo-Nazi propaganda on twitter
    Us_congressman_spreads_neo-nazi_propaganda_on_twitter 2018-06-14 05:51:47 UTC
    US congressman, Steve King (The Republican lawmaker from Iowa), spreads neo-Nazi and white supremacists propaganda on twitter. On Tuesday, King, shared a tweet by British political activist Mark Collett that showed that 65 percent of Italians u...
  • Trump likely does not have the right to pardon himself, according to constitutional experts
    Trump_will_be_announcing_his_decision_on_the_iran_deal_tomorrow 2018-06-05 08:38:57 UTC
    Can US President Donald Trump pardon himself? Contrary to his claim, the US president likely does not have the right to pardon himself, according to constitutional experts. In his comparatively short tenure, President Trump has already issue...
  • Manafort tried to tamper with witnesses through an "encrypted messaging program"
    Manafort_tried_to_tamper_with_witnesses_through_an_%22encrypted_messaging_program%22 2018-06-05 05:29:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has been indicted by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, attempted to tamper with potential witnesses, Mueller said in a court filing on Monday. Muell...
  • Trump's ambassador to Germany has an agenda: Weakens European unity
    Trump's_ambassador_to_germany_has_an_agenda-_weakens_european_unity 2018-06-04 22:06:27 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has asked the U.S. government to clarify remarks by President Donald Trump’s new ambassador to Berlin after he told the right-wing media outlet Breitbart, he wanted to empower “other conservatives” in Europe. The comm...
  • Giuliani: Trump could shoot Comey and not be prosecuted
    Trump_could_shoot_comey_and_not_be_prosecuted 2018-06-04 03:20:34 UTC
    While campaigning, President Trump famously said he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and not lose any of his supporters, and his words were echoed Sunday by Rudy Giuliani, who told HuffPost if Trump had shot former FBI Director Jam...
  • Justin Trudeau: Trump's tariff policy is 'frankly insulting'
    Justin_trudeau-_trump's_tariff_policy_is_'frankly_insulting' 2018-06-04 00:30:35 UTC
    ‘The idea that we are somehow a national security threat to the United States is quite frankly insulting and unacceptable.’ In an exclusive interview with NBC's 'Meet the Press,' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells Chuck Todd that Pres...
  • UN: Poverty in America dramatically inclining under Trump
    Poverty_in_america_dramatically_deepening_under_trump_presidency 2018-06-02 19:08:30 UTC
    UN: The United States remains the most unequal society in the developed world. GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net fr...
  • Elephant-whistle: Protect me & I'll have your back
    Trumpian_era_brings_unprecedented_trust_crisis_in_us 2018-05-31 21:34:27 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to pardon the far-right documentary film-maker Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to U.S. campaign finance law violations and was an outspoken critic of Democratic former President Barack ...
  • Zimbabwe will hold first post-Mugabe elections on July 30
    Zimbabwe_sets_presidential_and_parliamentary_elections_on_july_30 2018-05-30 17:06:12 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on July 30, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday, a vote he promises will be free and fair with international monitoring after the ouster of 94-year-old stron...
  • Mexico's president Message for Trump: "NO. Mexico will NEVER pay for a wall. Not now, not ever"
    Mexico's_president_message_for_trump-_%22no._mexico_will_never_pay_for_a_wall._not_now__not_ever%22 2018-05-30 06:47:38 UTC
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Mexico of doing “nothing” to stop illegal immigrants crossing into the United States, and repeated his election campaign pledge that Mexico would pay for his planned borde...
  • Tesla in 'Autopilot' mode crashes into parked police vehicle
    Tesla_in_'autopilot'_mode_crashes_into_parked_police_vehicle 2018-05-29 21:53:47 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The driver of a Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) vehicle crashed into an unoccupied, parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, California, on Tuesday and the driver told investigators the Tesla was in “Autopilot” mode at the time, a police s...
  • France hails ‘heroic’ immigrant who scaled building to rescue dangling child
    France_hails_%e2%80%98heroic%e2%80%99_immigrant_who_scaled_building_to_rescue_dangling_child 2018-05-28 06:11:36 UTC
    A video of a dramatic rescue of a small child in Paris has gone viral on social media, with people calling the rescuer a real Spider-Man. President Emmanuel Macron is to thank the young migrant for his bravery. <blockquote>Paris Mayor Anne Hida...
  • Trump's barbaric immigration policy: A moral abomination and a national shame
    Donald_trump's_barbaric_immigration_policy-_a_moral_abomination_and_a_national_shame 2018-05-27 08:06:47 UTC
    The Trump administration is forcibly taking migrant children from their parents and placing them in separate detention centers, to “deter” illegal immigration. On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump claimed it is all Democrats fault. Amid ...
  • Rise of alt-right in Trump's America
    Rise_of_alt-right_movement_in_trump's_america_ 2018-05-27 00:22:24 UTC
    Discrimination against black Americans, Jews and immigrants, and more recently gays and lesbians shows the rise of the alt-right movement in the US and how it has blatantly reemerged since the 2016 presidential election. Today, nearly 200 heads...
  • Police targeted a black activist who was stabbed by white supremacist
    Police_targeting_a_black_activist_who_was_stabbed_by_white_supremacist 2018-05-25 19:51:16 UTC
    Cedric O’Bannon, an independent journalist who was documenting a white supremacist rally in Sacramento, felt a sudden sharp pain on his side as he was filming the neo-Nazi violence against counter-protesters with his GoPro camera. But the pain ...
  • Obama on Trump: "Coming out of the modern presidency without anybody going to jail is really good"
    Obama_on_trump-_%22coming_out_of_the_modern_presidency_without_anybody_going_to_jail_is_really_good%22 2018-05-25 18:12:29 UTC
    Las Vegas – President Barack Obama took a light swing at his successor during a tech conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday. His eight years in office were scandal free, he told the audience. "I didn't have scandals, which seems like it shouldn'...
  • Russian armed forces downed MH17, killing all 298 people onboard
    Russian_armed_forces_downed_mh17__killing_all_298_people_onboard 2018-05-25 16:50:40 UTC
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands told Moscow on Friday it will hold the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014, after investigators concluded that a Russian army missile system was used i...
  • US threatens to 'crush' Iran and warns European companies
    Pompeo_worries_cia_staff_as_fbi_pursues_russia_probe 2018-05-21 17:06:09 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened to impose the “strongest sanctions in history” against Iran if it did not accept a sweeping series of U.S. demands, including effectively giving up its nuclear ambitions, c...
  • EU's stance on Trump: "With friends like that who needs enemies"
    Eu's_stance_on_trump-_%22with_friends_like_that_who_needs_enemies%22 2018-05-16 22:44:23 UTC
    Ahead of a summit of EU leaders, Donald Tusk criticizes Trump for US actions. He asked "with friends like that who needs enemies," apparently in response to the US scrapping the Iran deal and planning steel tariffs. In remarkably frank terms, E...
  • Europe seeking to keep Iran deal alive without US
    Eu_reaffirms_full_commitment_to_the_iran_nuclear_deal 2018-05-16 01:13:06 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European powers vowed to keep the 2015 nuclear deal alive without the United States by trying to keep Iran’s oil and investment flowing, but admitted they would struggle to provide the guarantees Tehran seeks. British, Fren...
  • European powers condemn violence against Palestinian and blast US embassy move to Jerusalem
    European_powers_condemn_violence_against_palestinian_and_blast_us_embassy_move_to_jerusalem 2018-05-14 23:10:47 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the violence against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza in a statement released late on Monday and reiterated his opposition to the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. Macron talked...
  • Merkel emphasizes again that Europe can no longer rely on U.S.
    Davos-_merkel_says_right-wing_populism_is_a_'poison' 2018-05-11 00:27:32 UTC
    AACHEN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Europe can no longer count on the United States to protect it, urging the continent to “take destiny into its own hands.” “It is no longer such that the United States simply protects u...