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{FD} Hollywood adulation of Venezuela’s socialist government proven wrong — again

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The actor clearly admired the socialist leader – taking in sports games with him and greeting him with embraces at airports. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia upset over being blocked from Syria chemical weapons investigation

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Russia– has protested the U.S’s refusal to allow its inspectors to participate in a formal investigation into a chemical weapons attack that struck the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhan in northern Idlib, Syria earlier this month. Continue reading

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{FD} Paris terror attack halts presidential campaign, but looms large as vote nears

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An apparent terror attack at one of Paris’ most storied landmarks has forced an early end to campaigning in Sunday’s presidential election, but the murder of a cop on the Champs-Elysees could have a huge effect on the race even as candidates are silenced. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Obama officials say hesitation to use force in Syria, elsewhere, emboldened adversaries

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Some former Obama administration officials watched the news of the Syrian chemical attack with a sense of frustration and a reluctant feeling of vindication. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Labor minister tells EU to ‘forget Great Britain’ during Brexit talks

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Lord Mandelson was branded a traitor on Saturday after he urged EU chiefs to screw Britain in Brexit talks. Continue reading

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{FD} Congressional leaders call Assad war criminal, say he must go

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Congressional leaders from the Republican and Democratic parties condemned the suspected chemical attack on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, and demanded that the Trump administration and the United Nations respond forcefully to actions believed orde… Continue reading

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{FD} What is ‘unmasking?’ Law designed to protect Americans’ identities

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After FBI Director James Comey publicly acknowledged Monday the existence of an ongoing counterintelligence investigation into potential links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, the White House introduced a new narrative to push bac… Continue reading

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{FD} What is ‘unmasking?’ Susan Rice allegedly sought names of Trump associates under surveillance

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After FBI Director James Comey publicly acknowledged Monday the existence of an ongoing counterintelligence investigation into potential links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, the White House introduced a new narrative to push bac… Continue reading

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{FD} The ‘religious left’ is on the move

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Harboring illegals, advocating for climate change… President Trump’s policies may have ignited the leftist Christian minority population. Continue reading

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{FD} Facebook post warning illegal immigrants of ICE raid deleted but defended

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As a Massachusetts lawmaker stood firm on her decision to post a Facebook warning to undocumented immigrants about a rumored federal raid in the town of Brockton, people on both sides of the immigration debate denounced her action as irresponsible. Continue reading

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{FD} Conservative students at Lutheran college say they fear for personal safety

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It’s no surprise that secular U.S. college student bodies are becoming more progressive and intolerant of conservatives, but the same trend has emerged in some of the nation’s religiously affiliated schools. Continue reading

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{FD} Conservative students at Lutheran college say they fear for personal safety, some leave, remain silent

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It’s no surprise that secular U.S. college student bodies are becoming more progressive and intolerant of conservatives, but the same trend has emerged in some of the nation’s religiously affiliated schools. Continue reading

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{FD} FBI’s specialized mole-hunting team deployed to catch CIA leaker

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Less than 24 hours after WikiLeaks published what it described as the “entire hacking capacity of the CIA,” a federal criminal probe by a specialized FBI unit has begun, Fox News confirmed. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump presidency shifting political forces in Mexico — toward the left

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As candidates for the top job come forward, the country’s main concern comes to the forefront: who can handle Donald Trump? Continue reading

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{FD} Czechs debate gun rights amendment to ensure EU can’t tighten rules

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Czech lawmakers are weighing a proposal to amend their constitution to guarantee citizens the right to keep and bear arms, according to EURACTIV. Continue reading

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{FD} Top Russian official: Our relationship with US at lowest point since Cold War

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A top Russian official reportedly said Tuesday that Moscow’s relationship with the U.S. is at its lowest level since the Cold War. Continue reading

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{FD} Supporters of American pastor jailed in Turkey say he is scapegoat, push for his return to U.S.

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Supporters of an American pastor who has been sitting in jail since October say they have been struggling to put together his defense because the Turkish government has given them little information about why he is being held. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigration minister says Australia won’t take Costa Rican refugees if US refuses Island refugees

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The announcement by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last September was a surprise — Australia would help the US by taking refugees from Costa Rica. Continue reading

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{FD} Jeans get governor booted from North Dakota Senate’s floor

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North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s preference for wearing jeans got him booted from the state Senate’s floor. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge rejects tribes’ request to temporarily halt construction of Dakota Access pipeline

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A federal judge on Monday rejected a request by two American Indian tribes for an emergency order halting construction of the remaining section of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Continue reading

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{FD} No rise yet in deportation of Mexicans from U.S., foreign minister says

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Mexican consulates in the United States have received at least three times as many daily phone calls from worried citizens. Continue reading

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{FD} US Navy plane, Chinese jet have ‘unsafe’ encounter of South China Sea

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The U.S. Pacific Command said Friday that a U.S. Navy patrol plane and a Chinese jet had an “unsafe” encounter of the South China Sea this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump-Putin call will be positive says top Russian official

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Influential Russian security chief Nikolai Patrushev says Moscow has high hopes for a scheduled telephone call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. Continue reading

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{FD} Tycoon Carlos Slim says he’s ready to help Mexico negotiate with Trump

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Slim noted that Trump, who he called a “great negotiator,” represented a major change in how politics is conducted. Continue reading

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{FD} Jailed Navy sailor’s family hopeful after Trump tells Hannity he is considering pardon

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A former Navy sailor who was sentenced to a year in prison last year for taking photos inside a nuclear submarine seems to be one step closer to a possible pardon by President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 Florida ports abandon Cuba deals after Gov. Scott threatens to cut funding

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The funding cut would have meant $37M for Port Everglades and $920K for the Port of Palm Beach. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Life is winning’: Pence fired up March for Life crowd

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After a week of debate over crowd sizes at various events in the nation’s capital, organizers anticipate a huge crowd at the March for Life Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Mother asks Trump to help free son jailed in Venezuela

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The mother of a Utah man jailed in Venezuela for the last seven months has issued another tearful plea for help to free her son, this time to President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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{FD} Pardon me: Navy sailor in jail for submarine photos pleads for mercy from Trump

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A former Navy sailor who was sentenced to a year in prison last year for taking photos inside a nuclear submarine is requesting a pardon from President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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{FD} White House takes down all Spanish-language content from its website

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The move is consistent with President Trump’s criticism of the use of Spanish in the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} Hundreds of thousands of women protest against Trump

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Wearing pink, pointy-eared “pussyhats” to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women massed in the nation’s capital and cities around the globe Saturday to send Donald Trump an emphatic message that they won’t let his agenda go unchallenged… Continue reading

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{FD} Trump aides meeting with Mexican foreign, economy ministers next week

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Mexican Foreign and Economy ministers will attend talks with Reince Priebus and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushne. Continue reading

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{FD} Venezuela’s Maduro: Trump in the White House can’t be worse than Obama

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The president insisted that people must wait to see how Trump behaves both in the domestic and foreign policy. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump is last hope for dozens of Cuban migrants stranded at US border

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The more than 50 Cuban migrants stranded in Nuevo Laredo, on the US-Mexico border, hope that President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, will resolve the conflict sparked by the cancellation late last week of the so-called “wet foot, dry… Continue reading

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{FD} Architect of CIA’s ‘enhanced interrogation’ hopes Trump resists PC approach

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When it comes to obtaining crucial information from masterminds of terrorist attacks, what should officials do when U.S. Army Field Manuals methods don’t work and American lives are at stake? Continue reading

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{FD} Cuban-Americans both celebrate, deplore end of ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy

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The change will be effective immediately. Any Cuban who tries to come to the U.S. without a visa will be repatriated. Continue reading

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{FD} Mexico names new ambassador to US ahead of Trump’s presidency

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Mexico’s current ambassador in the United States, Carlos Manuel Sada Solana, will become undersecretary for North America. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump’s transition team meets with main US Hispanic organizations

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The meeting occurred on Tuesday morning at Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center, located near the US Congress. Continue reading

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{FD} Rex Tillerson’s old feud with Venezuela may play role in bilateral relation

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The longtime chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil became persona non grata among the Chavista leadership in the late 2000s. Continue reading

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{FD} Latino pastor once critical of Trump invited to Inauguration Day ceremony

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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez says he has enjoyed getting to know Trump and his team over the last few months. Continue reading

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{FD} UN follows up settlement vote with ‘blacklist’ plan for Israeli companies

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Critics who thought the U.S. opened the UN’s anti-Israel floodgates by abstaining on a vote condemning settlements last week say an obscure subsequent move by the world body to establish a “blacklist” of Israeli companies proved them right. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Trump looking into revamping aerial surveillance program at Mexican border

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection identified more than 400 miles along the border where new fencing could be erected. Continue reading

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{FD} In push for statehood, Puerto Rico announces vote to choose 2 senators and 5 representatives to U.S. Congress

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He also said he would soon hold elections to choose two senators and five representatives to Congress. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas judge halts federal transgender health protections

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A federal judge in Texas on Saturday ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social conservatives say could force doctors to violate their religious beliefs. Continue reading

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{FD} Christmas saved: Carrier families thank Trump, count blessings

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The Bray kids are counting on Santa Claus comin’ to town, and their parents, like more than 1,000 other Carrier employees whose jobs were saved by a dramatic deal negotiated by President-elect Donald Trump, are counting their blessings. Continue reading

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{FD} Big business pressuring Trump to abandon pledges of mass deportation

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Trump railed against the dangers of illegal immigration throughout his campaign, but he hinted at a softer approach in a Time magazine interview published this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Raul Castro: Cuba will ban naming of monuments after Fidel

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Cuban President Raul Castro said Saturday that his government will prohibit the naming of streets or public monuments after his brother Fidel in keeping with the former leader’s desire to avoid the development of a personality cult. Continue reading

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{FD} Many Thanksgiving travelers hoping to leave politics behind

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When Mary Mitchell gathers with family for Thanksgiving, she plans to enjoy cooking with her sister, a satisfying meal and maybe a game of charades afterward. One thing that’s not on the list: politics. Continue reading

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{FD} Merkel ‘not happy’ over crumbling Pacific trade pact

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that she wasn’t happy about the possible demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which President-elect Donald Trump vowed to pull out of in his first day in office. Continue reading

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{FD} Activist pushed by Ohio State student hopes charge will be dropped

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An activist who was pushed down a flight of stairs during an anti-Donald Trump rally on Monday at Ohio State University says he hopes the charge against his assailant is dropped. Continue reading

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