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by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Egypt
Replies: 326
Views: 19310

Re: Egypt

WaPo Dozens of Egyptian police killed in raid on suspected militant base CAIRO — Dozens of Egyptian police were killed in clashes with militants in the country’s western desert on Friday, one of the deadliest attacks this year suffered by Egypt’s security forces fighting persistent and spreading Is...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: European Union
Replies: 161
Views: 15749

Re: European Union

Associated Press Populist billionaire’s party wins big in Czech Republic PRAGUE — The centrist ANO movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic’s parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic billiona...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Democratic National Committee (2020)
Replies: 8
Views: 209

Re: Democratic National Committee (2020)

Politico DNC imposes new restrictions on corporate donations LAS VEGAS – The Democratic National Committee on Saturday unanimously approved a resolution banning donations from corporate contributors whose work conflicts with the party platform. The proposal, introduced by California member Christin...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Presidential Approval Polls 2017
Replies: 601
Views: 24449

Re: Presidential Approval Polls 2017

Gallup Trump Job Approval Slips to 36.9% in His Third Quarter WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Throughout Donald Trump's third quarter as president, from July 20 through Oct. 19, an average of 36.9% of U.S. adults approved of the job he was doing. That represented a nearly two-percentage-point decline from his ...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 36
Views: 1476

Re: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment

Newsday - OpEd Founding Fathers designed impeachment for someone like Trump Their writings and debates surrounding the creation of the Constitution make clear that the framers feared a certain kind of character coming to power and usurping the republican ideal of their new nation. Having just defea...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 6227
Views: 239929

Re: Another Shooting

NBC News Tampa Police Hunt Killer After Three Eerily Similar Murders Three people were found murdered in less than two weeks in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa, Florida, leading police to warn that a killer is on the loose. The only thing connecting the crimes so far, officials said, are...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia
Replies: 1106
Views: 28665

Re: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia

Reuters Senate panel postpones hearing with Trump lawyer Cohen in Russia probe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Intelligence Committee investigating U.S. allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election said on Friday it had postponed a public hearing with Michael Cohen, President Donald T...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Presidential Approval Polls 2017
Replies: 601
Views: 24449

Re: Presidential Approval Polls 2017

Newsweek Donald Trump's Approval Rating Plunges As Popularity Nears All-Time Low in Latest Polls ... Notably, Trump's approval rating neared his all-time low in the Gallup poll. The latest figure in Gallup's tracking survey, released Thursday, pegged Trump's approval at just 35 percent, down from 3...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: The Federal Budget Deficit Is Back to Normal
Replies: 4
Views: 1029

Re: The Federal Budget Deficit Is Back to Normal

CNN Deficit for 2017 hits $666 billion The federal deficit for fiscal year 2017, which ended last month, hit $666 billion, according to new numbers released Friday by the Treasury Department and White House budget office. That's $80 billion higher than the year before. The deficit reached 3.5% of t...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Gen. John Kelly
Replies: 209
Views: 5913

Re: Gen. John Kelly

The New Yorker: John Kelly and the Dangerous Moral Calculus of Working for Trump
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia
Replies: 1106
Views: 28665

Re: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia

Reuters Partisan feud undercuts Trump-Russia probe, U.S. Democrats charge WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on a congressional panel say members of its Republican majority are trying to sabotage an investigation into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, raising concerns the two part...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Amendment to Repeal/Replace 2001 AUMF
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: Amendment to Repeal/Replace 2001 AUMF

Politico Niger attack fuels new push for war vote Some lawmakers, citing the deaths of four U.S. soldiers ambushed by terrorists in Niger, called on Congress on Friday to reconsider the broad war authority it granted in 2001 — as the Pentagon telegraphed that more such missions in more places are l...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: FY 2018 Proposed Budget
Replies: 109
Views: 4056

Re: FY 2018 Proposed Budget

The Hill Conservatives drop demands for bigger spending cuts to get to tax reform Conservatives are dropping their demands for billions in mandatory spending cuts as GOP House leaders ready to take up the Senate-passed budget next week, a key step for tax reform. House Budget Committee Chairwoman D...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack
Replies: 29
Views: 549

Re: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack

WaPo U.S. will expand counterterrorism focus in Africa, Mattis tells senators The military is shifting its counterterrorism strategy to focus more on Africa, put decision-making authority in the hands of commanders in the field, and expand the ability to use lethal force against suspected terrorist...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Iraq
Replies: 22
Views: 658

Re: Iraq

The Economist As Donald Trump blusters, Iran is reshaping the Arab world THIS should be a time for rejoicing. The jihadists of Islamic State (IS), driven out of Mosul in Iraq in July, were defeated this week in their Syrian capital, Raqqa. Little remains of the “caliphate” but a few pockets and a b...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Democratic National Committee (2020)
Replies: 8
Views: 209

Re: Democratic National Committee (2020)

Union Leader NH Democratic Party Chairman Raymond Buckley wins back coveted seat on DNC Executive Committee MANCHESTER -- New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Raymond Buckley of Manchester politically came off the mat Friday afternoon, keeping a coveted seat on the Executive Committee of the nat...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: The Resistance
Topic: "Keep your propaganda to yourselves."
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Re: "Keep your propaganda to yourselves."

Bangor Daily News - video UMaine students sing Elvis song to anti-gay protester A man protesting against LGBT rights earlier this week at the University of Maine during the school’s Coming Out Week celebrations was met with a counter-protest: an a capella song. The unidentified man, holding a sign ...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack
Replies: 29
Views: 549

Re: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack

LA Times Pentagon investigating troubling questions after deadly Niger ambush ... For months before the ambush, the U.S. military had requested more drones or other surveillance aircraft in Niger and additional military medical support, but those requests met resistance from the U.S. ambassador to ...
by Addie
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 114
Views: 3706

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

New York Times Trump's America First Trade Agenda Roiled by Internal Divisions WASHINGTON — A fight over President Trump’s trade agenda is playing out in the White House as top advisers spar over how far the United States should go in implementing the America First trade policies the president has ...
by Addie
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia
Replies: 1106
Views: 28665

Re: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia

The Hill Tech giants' choice of Russia witnesses draws concern Facebook, Twitter and Google all announced on Thursday that they will send their general counsels to testify at House and Senate Intelligence Committee hearings on Russian election interference — a move that has drawn fire from critics ...
by Addie
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia
Replies: 1106
Views: 28665

Re: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia

ABC News Firm behind Trump-Russia dossier fights Republican demand to open its books A powerful House Republican is trying to force into public view the identity of the person who first hired the investigative firm that compiled the infamous dossier of alleged links between Russians and the Donald ...
by Addie
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Gen. John Kelly
Replies: 209
Views: 5913

Re: Gen. John Kelly

Talking Points Memo Graham Responds To Sanders: 'In America' Debating Generals Appropriate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Friday pushed back against a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that it would be “highly inappropriate” for a reporter to “get into a debate with a...
by Addie
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack
Replies: 29
Views: 549

Re: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack

NBC News Niger Ambush Came After Massive Intelligence Failure, Source Says WASHINGTON — A senior congressional aide who has been briefed on the deaths of four U.S. servicemen in Niger says the ambush by militants stemmed in part from a "massive intelligence failure." The Pentagon has said that 40 t...
by Addie
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Judge orders Trump administration to allow abortion for undocumented teen (USDC for DC; USCA for DC)
Replies: 8
Views: 271

Re: Judge orders Trump administration to allow abortion for undocumented teen (USDC for DC)

WaPo Appeals court rules teen can’t be denied abortion; gives government time to find her a sponsor https://img.washingtonpost.com/rf/image_1484w/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2017/10/20/Others/Images/2017-10-20/1021Abortion03.jpg?uuid=rc5dsLWzEeebk7lwQ-V6Ig0 BREAKING: A D.C. appeals court has cleared t...
by Addie
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack
Replies: 29
Views: 549

Re: Armed Services Committee: Re Niger Attack

WaPo Defense Secretary Mattis to meet with McCain after subpoena threat over Niger attack Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will go to Capitol Hill on Friday afternoon to meet with Sen. John McCain, just one day after the Armed Services Committee chairman blasted the Trump administration for failing to ...

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