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{FD} Michael Flynn invokes Fifth Amendment: What does it mean?

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President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn has invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Flynn is refusing to provide documents to a Senate committee investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidenti… Continue reading

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{FD} Demonstrators continue to take to the streets of Venezuela in their fight against Maduro

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Six weeks of anti-government unrest in Venezuela has resulted in scores of fatalities, as well as hundreds of injuries and arrests in the worst turmoil of President Maduro’s four-year rule. Continue reading

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{FD} Secret Service investigates Turkish president’s security detail’s clash with protesters

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U.S. authorities—including the Secret Service and the State Department—are investigating what one official called a “brutal attack on peaceful protesters” on Tuesday by Turkish President Erdogan’s security detail during a visit to Washington. Continue reading

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{FD} Gulf states warm to Israel, see possibility of Palestinian peace deal

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Guld states that long opposed Israel’s every move are proposing a rapprochemont in the hopes of restarting the Palestinian peace process. Continue reading

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{FD} College president defends choice of DeVos as commencement speaker

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The president of a private historically black college in Florida where Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered her first commencement speech in her new role Wednesday defended his invitation to her in a powerful, eloquent essay that stressed the impo… Continue reading

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{FD} Journalist arrested during US health secretary’s visit

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Police say a West Virginia journalist was arrested after yelling questions at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. Continue reading

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{FD} Daily newspaper columnist who defended NRA quits after suspension

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A conservative columnist who was suspended by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after she defended the National Rifle Association from comparisons to ISIS fired back with her resignation and a series of targeted tweets. Continue reading

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{FD} Venezuelan leaders welcome new U.S. sanctions, say Washington’s role is pivotal

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President Nicolas Maduro began the week by signing a decree to begin the process of rewriting Venezuela’s constitution. Continue reading

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{FD} Church twofer: Gun safety instruction plus Bible lesson

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Roy Jones’ Facebook page says matter-of-factly that his concealed weapons training is “not your typical gun class.” Continue reading

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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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