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San Francisco will wipe out thousands of marijuana convictions dating back decades

FOXNEWS POLITICS - Sun, 03/04/2018 - 02:00
The city of San Francisco plans to retroactively apply California’s current marijuana legalization laws to past criminal cases dating back decades, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday.

WASHINGTON POST: African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 8 min 38 sec ago
Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end.

African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

WASHINGTON POST - 8 min 38 sec ago
Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end.

It cost US$260 per meal to feed North Korean special guests, including Kim Jong-un’s sister during Olympics visit

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 10 min 47 sec ago
The South Korean government spent more than US$260 per meal per person for the high-level North Korean delegates including leader Kim Jong-un’s sister who visited the Winter Olympics, reports said. The nuclear-armed North sent four top officials including Kim Yo-jong and the ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam, along with 18 support staff, to the Pyeongchang Winter Games as it mounted a charm offensive. The February 9-11 trip cost the Seoul government a total of 240 million won (US$220,...

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

AP POLITICS - 12 min 38 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on more stringent labeling standards. And title insurers declared "victory" for getting changes that benefited them in the tax overhaul. 2018-02-21T19:41:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:41:38-05:00

African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

AP - 14 min 36 sec ago
HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) — Even as he faces a potential deportation from Israel, 30-year-old Eritrean asylum seeker Johny Goytiom Kafl brims with satisfaction as he looks out upon thousands of fellow protesters rallying against the impending expulsions, all while peacefully secured by police. 2018-02-21T20:20:00-05:00 2018-02-22T01:20:41-05:00

TASS [Russian State News]: Russia delivers humanitarian aid to Syria’s Latakia

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 18 min 57 sec ago
Thursday marks two years since the establishment of the Russian Center for Reconciliation

Russia delivers humanitarian aid to Syria’s Latakia

TASS [Russian State News] - 18 min 57 sec ago
Thursday marks two years since the establishment of the Russian Center for Reconciliation

Trump expresses support for arming teachers in ‘listening session’

President Trump expressed support for arming teachers Wednesday during an emotional meeting at the White House with teenagers who survived last week’s massacre at a Florida high school, while thousands of students walked out of schools nationwide and marched on capitols from Washington to Tallahassee to demand more gun control laws. At the White House, […]
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WASHINGTON POST: Sen. Menendez probes whether U.S. officials helped Trump Jr. on speech, India trip

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 25 min 36 sec ago
The president's son is on a private business trip to India to promote real estate projects.

AP: Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 25 min 36 sec ago
NEW DELHI (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. said any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" during a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures. 2018-02-21T15:25:00-05:00 2018-02-21T20:25:03-05:00

Sen. Menendez probes whether U.S. officials helped Trump Jr. on speech, India trip

WASHINGTON POST - 25 min 36 sec ago
The president's son is on a private business trip to India to promote real estate projects.

The Hoaxmaster General

“DOJ statement and indictments reveal the extent and motivations of Russian interference in 2016 election. Claims of a “hoax” in tatters. My take: Implausible that Russian actions did not influence the views and votes of at least some Americans.” – February 16, 2018 Tweet by Embittered Obama Spy Chief John O. Brennan There can be […]
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For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

AP POLITICS - 27 min 36 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in — and deeply hurt by — Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety. 2018-02-21T20:10:00-05:00 2018-02-22T01:10:46-05:00

Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by opposition

AP - 27 min 36 sec ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With two months to go before Venezuela's presidential election, the only challenger to jump in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was once arrested for fuel smuggling and has a range of business ventures. 2018-02-21T19:03:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:03:36-05:00

WASHINGTON POST: Blinded investigator to Indonesia graft fighters: Stay brave

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 29 min 33 sec ago
An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to “stay brave” as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment.

Blinded investigator to Indonesia graft fighters: Stay brave

WASHINGTON POST - 29 min 33 sec ago
An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to “stay brave” as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment.

WASHINGTON POST: The world sits by as another massacre unfolds in Syria

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 31 min 36 sec ago
"We in Ghouta have been getting hit by airstrikes for more than five years ... But we have never seen anything like this."

The world sits by as another massacre unfolds in Syria

WASHINGTON POST - 31 min 36 sec ago
"We in Ghouta have been getting hit by airstrikes for more than five years ... But we have never seen anything like this."

AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

AP - 31 min 36 sec ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not dare return to his native Eritrea, a country he risked his life to flee in 2010. He also hoped to avoid the fate of compatriots who languished in a notorious desert jail for illegally staying in Israel. 2018-02-21T16:28:00-05:00 2018-02-21T21:28:23-05:00

Mueller’s Comic Book Indictment

We have always heard that a determined government prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich, and now we know it’s true. After 38 years in the prosecution racket, Robert Mueller just made his biggest score ever—that is, he nailed a great big Nothingburger. But he also did a lot more than that. Mueller’s 37-page comic book indictment actually unmasks—inadvertently to be […]
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Trump set tone for 'hate-filled' 2017, Amnesty says

CNN - 33 min 36 sec ago
The US government's polarizing decision to ban travel from six Muslim-majority countries set the tone for a year of "hate-filled rhetoric," Amnesty said.

REUTERS: South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 35 min 9 sec ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.

South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement

TECHNEWS - 35 min 9 sec ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.
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South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement

REUTERS - 35 min 9 sec ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.

It’s All About Scoring Cheap Political Points

With all the column inches spilled over Robert Mueller’s thirteen indictments issued on Friday very few of them have touched on the real revelation. It’s not the obvious case of prosecutorial over-reach.  It isn’t the further subversion of the grand jury process by Federal Prosecutors unmoored from personal bias. It isn’t the admission that no […]
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Trump on preventing mass shootings: 'We're going to get it done'

FOXNEWS POLITICS - 39 min 54 sec ago
President Trump said Wednesday the administration is going to strengthen background checks and “put a strong emphasis on mental health,” as he promised students and families “we are going to get it done.”

Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

AP POLITICS - 40 min 38 sec ago
In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it." 2018-02-21T19:42:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:42:51-05:00

‘Peace through strength’ is a racket

Donald Trump has embraced the popular “peace through strength” doctrine (PTSD) with his characteristic panache: “I’m going to make our military so big, so powerful, so strong, that nobody—absolutely nobody—is gonna to mess with us,” Trump says. On other occasions he’s said similar things: “We want to defer, avoid and prevent conflict through our unquestioned military […]
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US: No Free Speech for Russians

Last Friday, a federal grand jury sitting in Washington, D.C., indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian corporations for conspiracy and for using false instruments and computer hacking so as to influence the American presidential election in 2016. The indictment alleges a vast, organized and professional effort, funded by tens of millions of dollars, whereby […]
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WASHINGTON POST: Andre Myhrer of Sweden wins Olympic gold medal in men’s slalom

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 50 min 38 sec ago
Andre Myhrer of Sweden wins Olympic gold medal in men’s slalom.

Andre Myhrer of Sweden wins Olympic gold medal in men’s slalom

WASHINGTON POST - 50 min 38 sec ago
Andre Myhrer of Sweden wins Olympic gold medal in men’s slalom.

Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

AP Business - 52 min 36 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Washington this week for consultations with President Donald Trump, he won't be traveling solo....

Turkey warns against aiding Kurds in Syria

Rahshan Saglam Press TV, Istanbul Turkey has warned that will target any group coming to the help of Kurdish forces in Syria’s northern region of Afrin. Ankara has also said those who support YPG Kurds would be considered as a terror organization, assuring that it is Turkey’s rights to protect its border with Syria. Rahshan […]
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Mueller’s Comic Book Indictment: How To Prosecute a Great Big Nothingburger

We have always heard that a determined government prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich, and now we know it’s true. After 38 years in the prosecution racket, Robert Mueller just made his biggest score ever – that is, he nailed a great big Nothingburger. But he also did a lot more than that. Mueller’s 37-page […]
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Trump presses Sessions to probe Obama on ‘Russian meddling’ — RT US News

RINF President Donald Trump has urged his attorney-general to probe why Barack Obama failed to stop alleged Russian election meddling on his watch. That followed a string of Trump tweets accusing his predecessor of inaction. Ever since Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 vote, Democrats have accused Russia of influencing the election and colluding with Trump […]
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Time to Admit the Afghan War is ‘Nonsense’

Officially, the U.S. military objective in Afghanistan is to force the Taliban to the negotiating table, but just last month President Trump said that talks with the Taliban are off the table, indicating an incoherent policy, as Jonathan Marshall notes. By Jonathan Marshall Whatever happened to the Donald Trump who tweeted in 2013, “Let’s get […]
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Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

AP POLITICS - 56 min 37 sec ago
In the aftermath of the latest mass school shooting, President Donald Trump has raised the idea of arming teachers. 2018-02-21T19:40:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:40:18-05:00

Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

AP POLITICS - 56 min 37 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with U.S. governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of the National Governors Association. 2018-02-21T19:37:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:37:59-05:00

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

AP POLITICS - 56 min 37 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Donald Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration. 2018-02-21T19:36:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:36:34-05:00

Delaware to allow students to ‘choose’ their race, gender without parental consent

A new proposal in the state of Delaware will open up access to locker rooms, bathrooms, sports, etc to students ‘identifying’ as whatever gender they wish, in much the same way in which some parts of Virginia have done. Other options that the statewide proposal makes available are that the children can also determine their […]
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Delaware to allow students to ‘choose’ their race, gender without parental consent

A new proposal in the state of Delaware will open up access to locker rooms, bathrooms, sports, etc to students ‘identifying’ as whatever gender they wish, in much the same way in which some parts of Virginia have done. Other options that the statewide proposal makes available are that the children can also determine their […]
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REUTERS: Colombia boosts security after looting at stores with ties to FARC

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 59 min 13 sec ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian armed forces on Wednesday stepped up security after mobs broke windows and stole food at 16 supermarkets in Bogota and other cities that the government said are a front for hiding assets of former FARC rebels.

Colombia boosts security after looting at stores with ties to FARC

REUTERS - 59 min 13 sec ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian armed forces on Wednesday stepped up security after mobs broke windows and stole food at 16 supermarkets in Bogota and other cities that the government said are a front for hiding assets of former FARC rebels.

Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 59 min 36 sec ago

In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it."

Revisiting an idea he raised in his campaign, Trump's comments in favor ...

Abbas at the Security Council

Mahmoud Abbas long ago lost credibility for collaborating with Israel as its enforcer against his own people—for special privileges he’s enjoyed for years, growing super-rich, much of his ill-gotten wealth stashed in offshore tax havens while most Palestinians remain deeply impoverished and viciously persecuted, besieged Gazans most of all. Tuesday at the Security Council in […]
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America’s Elite Thinks it Has a Divine Right

America’s ruling class has a curious attitude to democracy. It seems to be interpreted as something that’s good for the US and its allies but bad for critters who won’t accept their role in the ‘America-led international order.’ First off, let me be clear. I think all foreign electoral interference is wrong. In any country. […]
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TASS [Russian State News]: Russia's UN envoy reminds Nikki Haley Russia has legally elected government, not ‘regime’

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 1 hour 51 sec ago
Syria has a legitimate government as well "whether someone likes it or not", the Russian diplomat stressed

Russia's UN envoy reminds Nikki Haley Russia has legally elected government, not ‘regime’

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 51 sec ago
Syria has a legitimate government as well "whether someone likes it or not", the Russian diplomat stressed

Turkey warns against aiding Kurds in Syria

Rahshan Saglam Press TV, Istanbul Turkey has warned that will target any group coming to the help of Kurdish forces in Syria’s northern region of Afrin. Ankara has also said those who support YPG Kurds would be considered as a terror organization, assuring that it is Turkey’s rights to protect its border with Syria. Rahshan […]
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Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 3 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) - Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on more stringent labeling standards. And title insurers declared "victory" for getting changes that ...

REUTERS: Indonesian president puts off signing law protecting parliament

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 1 hour 3 min ago
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has delayed signing a draft law that would allow parliament to crack down on criticism aimed at its members or the legislature, suggesting it could undermine the quality of the country's democracy.

Indonesian president puts off signing law protecting parliament

REUTERS - 1 hour 3 min ago
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has delayed signing a draft law that would allow parliament to crack down on criticism aimed at its members or the legislature, suggesting it could undermine the quality of the country's democracy.

Man kills self after throwing explosive at US embassy in Montenegro

Police guard the entrance to the United States embassy building in Podgorica, Montenegro, February 22, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) An unknown person threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday. Messaging in English on […]
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US Empire Still Incoherent After All These Years

I recently reread Michael Mann’s book, Incoherent Empire, which he wrote in 2003, soon after the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Mann is a sociology professor at UCLA and the author of a four-volume series called The Sources of Social Power, in which he explained the major developments of world history as the interplay between four […]
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Mueller in Hot Pursuit, by Andrew Napolitano

Last Friday, a federal grand jury sitting in Washington, D.C., indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian corporations for conspiracy and for using false instruments and computer hacking so as to influence the American presidential election in 2016. The indictment alleges a vast, organized and professional effort, funded by tens of millions of dollars, whereby […]
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Florida students pushing for gun regulations face pushback

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 6 min ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre want the Legislature to enact stricter limits on guns. What that might entail remains debatable - if any changes are forthcoming at all.

The 100 Stoneman Douglas survivors who ...

The Hoaxmaster General – LewRockwell

“DOJ statement and indictments reveal the extent and motivations of Russian interference in 2016 election. Claims of a “hoax” in tatters. My take: Implausible that Russian actions did not influence the views and votes of at least some Americans.” – February 16, 2018 Tweet by Embittered Obama Spy Chief John O. Brennan There can be […]
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Mueller in Hot Pursuit, by Andrew Napolitano

Last Friday, a federal grand jury sitting in Washington, D.C., indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian corporations for conspiracy and for using false instruments and computer hacking so as to influence the American presidential election in 2016. The indictment alleges a vast, organized and professional effort, funded by tens of millions of dollars, whereby […]
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For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

AP POLITICS - 1 hour 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in — and deeply hurt by — Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety. 2018-02-21T19:17:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:17:12-05:00

Delaware to allow students to ‘choose’ their race, gender without parental consent

A new proposal in the state of Delaware will open up access to locker rooms, bathrooms, sports, etc to students ‘identifying’ as whatever gender they wish, in much the same way in which some parts of Virginia have done. Other options that the statewide proposal makes available are that the children can also determine their […]
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Syria's Afrin Move: “Artful Assistance To Allies” Or “Armageddon In The Making”?

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, Syria reportedly agreed to the Kurdish PYD-YPG “federalist” militia’s request to enter Afrin and stop the Turks’ military advance, though it still remains to be seen whether Damascus will actually carry through on this decision or not. There have been conflicting reports on this topic all across the […]
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Before you get too excited about Russia’s meddling in US politics

We’ve witnessed a sustained Western media attention to the alleged interference by Russia (Putin) in American politics in favour of President Trump’s election. The same media seem to find it less interesting to write about US meddling in the political affairs, including elections, in other countries. But scattered articles—good ones—do exist. This biased media attention […]
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Our Father

“Our Father, which art in Washington”: on Jesus’s rejection of political power I frequent The Saker website for analysis that is insightful and frequently intelligently contradicts the mainstream media narrative found on the primary promoted Google News sites and television networks. For example, Saker posted on the recent escalation in Syria that should be required […]
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Some Companies Move to Gender-Blind Leave for New Parents

In a few corners of corporate America, companies are discarding parental-leave policies that encode distinctions between mothers and fathers, arguably holding women back at work and relegating men to secondary roles at home. Instead, they are offering gender-blind time off for all new parents.

CAS to publish decision on Krushelnitsky’s anti-doping violation case later on Thursday

TASS: Sport – CAS to publish decision on Krushelnitsky’s anti-doping violation case later on Thursday<iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE Онлайн-конференция On a subject: Search result: ]]> PHYONCHAN, February 22. /TASS/. The Court of Arbitration for Sport […]
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Small Business Thinks Big About Recruiting

To find qualified employees in a tight job market, small and midsize companies are getting creative, reaching out to local high schools, beefing up internships and even offering to pay vacation costs.

Man kills self after throwing explosive at US embassy in Montenegro

Police guard the entrance to the United States embassy building in Podgorica, Montenegro, February 22, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) An unknown person threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday. Messaging in English on […]
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Mueller’s Fraudulent Indictment

The indictment handed down by Robert Mueller against 13 Russians connected to the Internet Research Agency, a Russian-owned- and- operated clickbait farm, is the capstone of my case that we have indeed entered Bizarro World, an alternate universe where up is down, black is white and truth is a ridiculous falsehood. Yes, I said clickbait […]
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Did Trump Cut a Deal on the “Collusion” Charge?, by Mike Whitney

Here’s your legal koan for the day: When is an indictment not an indictment? Answer– When there is no intention of initiating a criminal case against the accused. In the case of the 13 Russian trolls who have just been indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, there is neither the intention nor the ability to […]
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Breaking: Russian 5th generation stealth fighters arrive in Syria

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:52 A.M.) – Amid a very recent dispatch of reinforcements to Syria, the Russian Aerospace Forces have brought with them a number of its latest 5th generation stealth air superiority fighters – the Su-57. According to photo evidence (shown above) at least two Su-57 stealth fighters arrived at the Russian Khmeimim Air […]
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Justice Thomas: Supreme Court Does Not Give Second Amendment Due Respect

On Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (shown) wrote a scathing dissent to the High Court’s decision to not even take up a case concerning a law passed in California: a law in which gun buyers — even those who already own guns — must undergo a waiting period of 10 days before they can take possession of […]
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House to vote on bill to allow guns on college campuses

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 19 min ago

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Pistols and revolvers would be allowed on the campuses of New Hampshire's public colleges, universities and community colleges under a bill up for a vote in the House.

House lawmakers are set to vote Thursday on a bill that would allow anyone who is not otherwise ...

WASHINGTON POST: Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by opposition

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 1 hour 20 min ago
With two months to go before Venezuela’s presidential election, the only challenger to jump in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was once arrested for fuel smuggling and has a range of business ventures.

Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by opposition

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 20 min ago
With two months to go before Venezuela’s presidential election, the only challenger to jump in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was once arrested for fuel smuggling and has a range of business ventures.

For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 22 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) - He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in - and deeply hurt by - Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety.

The Rev. Billy Graham, who died ...

REUTERS: Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society 'encouraged to hate'

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 1 hour 23 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The crisis in Myanmar and reported massacres of Rohingya Muslims are the consequence of a society encouraged to hate and a lack of global leadership on human rights, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society 'encouraged to hate'

REUTERS - 1 hour 23 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The crisis in Myanmar and reported massacres of Rohingya Muslims are the consequence of a society encouraged to hate and a lack of global leadership on human rights, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Denis’s dreaming: Julian Assange and his doppelganger

Walking along Hans Crescent every morning on my way to work, I stop briefly to look up at the balcony fronting the room which Julian Assange occupies in the Ecuadorian Embassy. I’ve been passing his place of residence for five years now and I’ve yet to catch a glimpse of him. What I do see […]
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Trump pledges action on school safety, gun violence

AP POLITICS - 1 hour 24 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers. 2018-02-21T19:11:00-05:00 2018-02-22T00:11:16-05:00

6 things Rubio said at the CNN town hall that made news in the US gun debate

CNN POLITICS - 1 hour 24 min ago
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, facing high school students Wednesday night who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting, defended his stance on gun rights -- while changing the conversation surrounding the issue.

Fed's Quarles pushes for gradual rate hikes, review of crisis-era bank regulations

CNBC - 1 hour 24 min ago
Inflation running slightly below target shouldn't deter the Fed from raising interest rates, Fed Governor Randal Quarles said in a speech.

Mexico supreme court says competitors can use America Movil's network

TECHNEWS - 1 hour 26 min ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Mexican mogul Carlos Slim's America Movil must allow competitors to use its network and infrastructure, essentially holding up a 2014 telecoms reform.
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Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 26 min ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Holding hand-scrawled signs and wearing black "Parkland Strong" T-shirts, the 40 teenagers filed warily into a committee room at Florida's state Capitol on Wednesday. They hadn't been invited and the lawmakers they were intruding upon were in the middle of a meeting. Timid yet determined, they ...

MSNBC Dubs Student Anti-Gun Protests a ‘Civil Rights Campaign’

As members of the news media, the anchors at MSNBC would have you believe that they are but dispassionate observers in all things political. Whether or not they themselves believe this self-styled characterization, their coverage of the anti-gun student protests in Florida has been especially replete with just such disingenuous posturing. MSNBC Live host Katy […]
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Trump pledges action on school safety, gun violence

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 28 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) - Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of ...

WASHINGTON POST: Philippine rebels reject terror tag but still open to talks

POLITICAL AVENUE NEWSROBOT - 1 hour 29 min ago
Communist guerrillas say a Philippine government court petition to have them designated as terrorists is a desperate attempt to alienate them from the people and add they’re “heaven and earth” different from extremists notorious for beheadings and other atrocities.

Philippine rebels reject terror tag but still open to talks

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 29 min ago
Communist guerrillas say a Philippine government court petition to have them designated as terrorists is a desperate attempt to alienate them from the people and add they’re “heaven and earth” different from extremists notorious for beheadings and other atrocities.

Joko Widodo pays US$805 to redeem Metallica album given to him by Danish Prime Minister

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 1 hour 31 min ago
By Jessica Lin Indonesian President Joko Widodo (also known as Jokowi) has proven himself to be a true Metallica fan. The 56-year-old leader reportedly paid 11 million rupiah (US$805) to redeem a limited-edition boxed set of Metallica’s Master of Puppets presented to him by Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen last year. According to Jakarta Post, Jokowi had declared the gift to Corruption Eradication Commission which decided the double-vinyl album was a part of state...

U.S. students protest over gun laws, Trump considers arming teachers

REUTERS POLITICS - 1 hour 32 min ago
WASHINGTON/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages.

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'Huge changes' at Qantas are set to boost its international earnings, says its CEO

CNBC - 1 hour 33 min ago
Qantas is planning 'huge changes' for its international business next year, which is expected to spur its earnings, its CEO said.

Romania corruption battle shows limits of EU sway

FINANCIAL TIMES - 1 hour 38 min ago
Bucharest, like Warsaw and Budapest, clashes with Brussels over the rule of law
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