Daily Archives: April 14, 2018

Kentucky lawmakers condemn Gov. Bevin’s ‘guarantee’ remarks about sex assault of children

Kentucky’s Republican-majority House of Representatives took the extraordinary step Saturday of condemning the state’s Republican governor over remarks he made Friday amid teacher protests over his vetoes of a state budget plan that would have increase… Continue reading

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The US attack on Syria is completely legal and utterly moral. Here’s what Trump’s critics need to know

President Trump’s action to attack Syria was exceptionally well-grounded legally. Self-evident moral authority supports using any reasonable means to protect innocents from the moral outrage of chemical weapons. Continue reading

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Starbucks issues apology over arrest of two men

Starbucks has issued an apology after a viral video showed two black men being arrested for refusing to leave when a store employee denied them access to the restroom. Continue reading

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Judith Miller: Trump says ‘Mission Accomplished’ in Syria but his broader strategy is still hard to discern

President Trump was able to declare “mission accomplished” by tweet just hours after a missile attack struck three key chemical weapons facilities in Syria early Saturday because the strike was limited, clearly defined and multilaterally endorsed. Continue reading

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Russian trolls launch a disinformation campaign after the Syria airstrikes: Pentagon

Following the U.S.-led coalition strikes on Syria to degrade chemical weapons capabilities, the Pentagon says it’s seen a “2,000 percent increase” in the Russian “disinformation campaign.” Continue reading

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Comey reportedly wishes he’d found ‘better way’ to describe Clinton’s email use

Former FBI Director James Comey reportedly says in his upcoming book he wishes he hadn’t called Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information as secretary of state “extremely careless.” Continue reading

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Millennial newlyweds are ditching honeymoons for ‘many-moons’

According to one expert, “today’s couples don’t want to sit on the same beach for 10 days straight.” Continue reading

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More than 100 motorists rescued amid blizzard conditions in Nebraska, authorities say

More than 100 motorists reportedly got help from Nebraska authorities after getting stuck in blizzard conditions on Friday. Continue reading

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National Park Service nixes plan to raise entrance fees to $70 after public outcry

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National Park Service drops entrance fees to $35 after public outcry

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Strikes against Syrian regime bolster locals’ hopes that U.S. will stay for long haul

A convoy of tanks rolled down a rubbled road outside the northern Syrian city of Manjib Saturday afternoon, just hours after news that the U.S and allied forces had struck a number of Syrian regime facilities in and around the capital of Damascus. Continue reading

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GOP commits $250 million to keep control of the House

The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party’s House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump’s first term. Continue reading

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Why targeting Syria’s chemical weapons is not enough to stop rising civilian death toll

By firing 105 missiles at Syrian chemical weapons targets before dawn Saturday, the U.S., Britain and France sent a clear message to dictator Bashar Assad: they will not tolerate his regime’s use of toxic gas and other weapons of mass destruction again… Continue reading

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Pence calls Syria mission ‘completely accomplished,’ tells Russia to get the message

Vice President Pence, attending an international summit on Saturday, said he backs President Trump’s assertion earlier in the day that the U.S.-led airstrikes this weekend in Syria resulted in “mission accomplished,” And he warned Syrian ally Russia th… Continue reading

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Boxer wearing ‘America 1st’ border wall trunks crumbles against Mexican opponent

An American boxer wearing boxing trunks depicting a brick-like border wall was unable to stop a Mexican opponent from winning a decisive victory in Southern California. Continue reading

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Aspiring model killed, 2 injured, after BMW crashes on way to Coachella

Ginevra Gallone-Latte was killed Friday after a BMW she was a passenger in crashed while on the way to the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Continue reading

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Judith Miller: Trump was right to pardon ‘Scooter’ Libby

Thirteen years ago, as a New York Times reporter, I went to jail to protect the identity of my news sources, and one source in particular – “Scooter” Libby. Continue reading

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Colorado police arrest woman found in dumpster for filing false report

Colorado police have arrested a 31-year-old woman who was found tied up in a small trash dumpster with injuries to her body, according to a report. Continue reading

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Steve Hilton: US attack on Syria deserves populist support

Ever since Syrian dictator Bashar Assad’s latest chemical weapons atrocity last weekend, many of President Trump’s strongest supporters have gone out of their way to caution against a military response from the United States. Continue reading

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Ryan indicates he’ll stay speaker through year’s end, despite rumblings about faster transition

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he’ll remain the top Republican in the GOP-controlled chamber until retiring in January, despite calls for a fast leadership transition and concerns from within his caucus about a dragged-out process hurting the party in th… Continue reading

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