Thursday, August 24, 2017

McCain aims to revive immigration reform when he returns to Congress Before leaving Washington for treatment for brain cancer, McCain, R-Ariz., said he broached the idea with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. The two collaborated on unsuccessful immigration legislation in 2013 as part of the bipartisan effort known as the “Gang of Eight.” President […]

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Trump, Europe, and terrorism: There’s a lot he gets right CNN……! Europe is waking up to the need for change. We’ve been fighting the war on terror for a very long time, but we have recently seen an escalation. Tuesday, in France — which is still in a state of emergency since the 2015 Paris […]

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Why Donald Trump thinks Germans are bad, very bad According to a report in German publication Der Spiegel…….. US President Donald Trump has charged Germans for cornering business and jobs in the US. While blasting Germans, Trump said, “The Germans are bad, very bad. See the millions of cars they are selling to the US. […]

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Syria’s Civil War & War That Didn’t Happen On the morning of Aug. 21… Reports emerged from a Damascus suburb of a satin gas attack, a grim event in a civil war that had already cost the lives of 100,000 people and spurred the largest refugee crisis in a generation. Chilling videos of women and […]

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US Army “Lost track of $1bn worth of arms” Amnesty International urges the US and other countries to stop arms transfers that could fuel atrocities. The US army has failed to monitor over $1bn worth of arms and other military equipment transfers to Kuwait and Iraq, Amnesty International says in a report citing a 2016 US […]

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Trump trip to Middle East, Vatican offers religious opportunities, pitfalls JERUSALEM….. President Trump has billed his visit to Saudi Arabia. Israel and the Vatican as a sort of triple pilgrimage to places deeply meaningful to adherents of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. But his first overseas trip as president also presents deep religious and political pitfalls. Whether his time […]

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Xi Jinping says willing to get China-South Korea’s ties back on track Chinese President Xi Jinping told a South Korean envoy on Friday that he was willing to put relations back on a “normal track” amid tensions over a US anti-missile system deployed on the Korean peninsula. In an apparent fence-mending move. South Korea’s new President […]

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Donald Trump’s Russia scandal almost entirely self-inflicted “Mr Trump is so focused on personal injustice. He may not realize his presidency could be at risk, Writes Sky’s Hannah Thomas-Peter.” He was of course talking about himself rather than his audience & it was no accident that small portions of the speech echoed Churchill, Whose bust […]

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