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Democrats and other Trump administration critics on Saturday attacked the firing of No. 2 FBI official Andrew McCabe as a politically motivated and vindictive move, while some Republicans praised U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for decisive action.
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Thousands of students walked out of classrooms nationwide Wednesday to protest gun violence and call for new gun control measures on the one month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting that left 17 dead and sparked a grassroots wave of activism.
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It’s tawdry. It’s funny. But it’s also about corruption and national security.
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So President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planning a summit. What could possibly go wrong?
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A Russian transport plane crashes in Syria, killing all 32 people on board, Russia's military says.
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Russian president Vladimir Putin showed a video of its RS-28 or "Satan 2" intercontinental ballistic missile during a speech. Here's how it might work.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his late father Kim Jong Il used fraudulently obtained Brazilian passports to apply for visas to visit Western countries in the 1990s, five senior Western European security sources told Reuters.
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It is unclear whether any civilians left during the first daily five-hour truce in the Eastern Ghouta.
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Florida school shooting survivor David Hogg sharply criticized the NRA Sunday for its continued opposition to stricter gun control and lambasted the organization’s spokeswoman for misrepresenting its agenda.
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It’s tempting to ignore elections in Italy because there have been so many of them in the past 70 years. But those on March 4 are different.
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Labour leader asks for bar to be set ‘a bit higher’ than the UK not becoming a ‘Mad Max dystopia’
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President Emmanuel Macron is putting the unity of his parliamentary majority to a test with legislation that will tighten controls over immigration to France.
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Young survivors of Wednesday's school massacre demand it be a "turning point" on gun control.
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The Trump-era GOP cares more about the national origin and race of immigrants than the methods they used to enter the United States.
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White House staffers attempted to soften Trump's comments about the mistreatment of women while rallying around the chief of staff.
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To tackle America's crumbling bridges, roads and airports, the US president prioritizes infrastructure spending. Critics say Trump's plan is just one-tenth of what is needed to address the problem.
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President Trump on Monday accused Democrats who did not clap during his State of the Union address of being un-American and even treasonous. His remarks came in a rambling, discursive speech at a factory in Ohio, during which he celebrated his revival of the American economy as the stock market plummeted by more than 1,000 points.
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Japanese lawmakers have begun debating the budget, with advocates of big spending holding the upper hand over fiscal conservatives even as the nation’s debt mounts.
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Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the ex-Yugoslav Republic to end a decades-old name row.
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On Saturday morning, before heading out for a round of golf, President Donald Trump tweeted this:

"This memo totally vindicates 'Trump' in probe. But the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on. Their was no Collusion and there was no Obstruction (the word now used because, after one year of looking endlessly and finding NOTHING, collusion is dead). This is an American disgrace!"

The "memo" in question is the one released by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-California, that alleges that a dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele was the sole reason a FISA w
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arrant was granted to surveil one-time Trump aide Carter Page.
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The year was 1904, and Lizzie Maggie wanted to create a board game that acted as “a harsh criticism of wealth disparity.” Upset by the the inequality around her, Maggie aspired to ridicule and ondemn the dire outcomes of unbridled capitalism. So she constructed the Landlord’s Game, which intended to educate players on the rules and regulations of realty and taxation. Eventually, it ended up being the precursor to the game-which-nobody-ever-finishes, Monopoly.
Shortly after producing the game, Maggie told a reporter, “In a short time, I hope a very short time, men and women will discover that
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they are poor because Carnegie and Rockefeller, maybe, have more than they know what do to with.”
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A House Republican memo alleges abuses in how top law-enforcement officials sought the surveillance of a onetime Trump adviser, suggesting partisan motives in a document that the FBI said contained factual omissions and inaccuracies.
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A new survey has shown a divided public in Germany on whether Angela Merkel should be chancellor once again. The Social Democrats also witnessed their worst performance in the poll's history.
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The US president says leaders at the FBI and Justice Department have politicised investigations.
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Masha Gessen writes about the Democratic response to Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant message during his State of the Union address.
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PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron warned Turkey that its operation against Kurdish militias in northern Syria should not become an excuse to invade the country and said he wanted Ankara to coordinate its action with its allies.“If it turns out that this operation takes a turn other than to fight a potential terrorist threat to the Turkish border and becomes an invasion operation, (then) this becomes a real problem for us,” Macon said in an interview with Le Figaro newspaper published on Wednesday.
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In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump spoke of unifying the country and delivering for the American people -- and he has the opportunity to back up his words with action almost immediately.
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Lawmakers’ expectations of a spending deal are quickly diminishing under pressure from Republicans and Democrats in both chambers.
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Terrorism by foreign-born individuals is rarer than the administration is leading Americans to believe.

n January 16, President Donald Trump tweeted a summary of a government report showing that “nearly 3 in 4 individuals convicted of terrorism-related charges are foreign born.” The report, issued by the departments of Justice and Homeland Security, noted that between September 11, 2001, and December 31, 2016, of the 549 people convicted of international terrorism-related charges in U.S. federal courts, 402 were foreign born.

Yet using the “nearly 3 in 4” statistic to imply that the U.S.
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immigration system increases terrorist threats is a deeply misleading tactic. It exploits a psychological challenge that most of us face in reasoning about risk—with potentially disastrous consequences, especially as immigration policies are being debated and lives hang in the balance.

Criticism of the report so far has focused on the specific numbers cited. For example, the report does not include domestic terrorists, who are less likely to be foreign born.
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A panel of scientists and scholars said Thursday they believe the world is as close as it has ever been to a so-called doomsday scenario.