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US Raises Alarm as Iraq Army Seizes Oil-Rich Kirkuk From Kurds
President Donald Trump signaled increasing U.S. alarm about the situation in northern Iraq after forces loyal to Baghdad seized the headquarters of Kirkuk's provincial administration on Monday, threatening to escalate tensions over Kurdish autonomy and ...
Iraqis seize military base, oil field from Kurdish forces near contested Kirkuk
In assault on Kirkuk, Iraqi Kurds see region's reply to independence vote
Fear, caution and joy: The mixed feelings of Kirkuk's residents
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:21 pm
Why was Trump so quiet after the deaths of four US soldiers in Niger?
Like many Republican politicians competing for the nation's highest office, Donald Trump spoke highly of the military during his campaign, promising to treat those serving better than any other candidate would do. He even boycotted a Fox News debate, ...
Trump finally comments on Green Beret deaths, knocks Obama
Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Contact Families of Fallen Soldiers
Obama aides lash out after Trump claims past presidents didn't call fallen soldiers' families
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:11 pm
Trump drug czar nominee accused of hindering opioid crackdown
US President Donald Trump's nominee for drug czar is accused of helping relax enforcement on pharmaceutical firms blamed for fuelling the opioid crisis. Pennsylvania congressman Tom Marino pushed a bill that reportedly stripped a government agency of ...
Trump promises to 'look into' report on drug czar nominee Marino in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probe
Trump Will 'Look Into' His Drug Czar Nominee Following Report
Schumer: Trump must withdraw drug czar pick
Posted: October 16, 2017, 8:39 pm
Amid fears of violence, Florida governor declares emergency ahead of Spencer speech
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency as hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state gather at the University of Florida in advance of a Thursday event by white nationalist Richard B. Spencer. Alachua County ...
Richard Spencer's White Nationalist Mess Is Coming to Florida
White nationalist Richard Spencer triggers state of emergency declaration in Florida
Florida Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Richard Spencer's Visit to Gainesville
Posted: October 16, 2017, 7:35 pm
What Trump isn't tweeting about
(CNN) And on the 269th day, President Donald Trump tweeted about Hillary Clinton. "I was recently asked if Crooked Hillary Clinton is going to run in 2020?" he wrote, the curious party going unnamed. "My answer was, 'I hope so!'" Twitter is the closest ...
Trump slams Clinton for defending NFL anthem kneelers, says that 'thinking' is why she lost
Every Excuse Hillary Clinton Has Given for Her 2016 Election Loss
Trump: Clinton's defense of kneeling NFL players shows 'why she didn't win'
Posted: October 16, 2017, 7:31 pm
Top Dem after trip to South Korea: Ally is confused, shaken by Trump rhetoric
The top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee said Monday that South Koreans are “confused” and “a little bit shaken” by President Trump's rhetoric on North Korea. Sen. Jack Reed · John (Jack) Raymond ReedTop general says Iran complying ...
North Korea rejects diplomacy with US for now, source says
UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack
North Korea allows racetrack gambling to bring in new money
Posted: October 16, 2017, 7:19 pm
“The most faith-centric, pro-life president” made these offensive jokes about prayer, religion - Salon
“The most faith-centric, pro-life president” made these offensive jokes about prayer, religion
In a report released by enenhe New Yorker Monday, eyewitness accounts of President Donald Trump insulting and degrading those of faith — Christians in particular — came to light. In particular, statements made by the president seem to demonstrate ...
US Pushes `Fair Trade' as Japan Economic Talks Advance
Your Semi-Regular Reminder That Mike Pence Is Fucking Scary
In New Yorker Piece, Trump Has Mocking Words for His Vice President
Posted: October 16, 2017, 7:08 pm
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Powerful Storm Lashes Ireland, Killing at Least 3 People
New York Times
A worker clearing fallen trees off a road in the County Clare area of the Burren, in Ireland, on Monday. Credit Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters. BALLYFERRITER, Ireland — One of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the northeastern Atlantic bore down on ...
Two Dead as Storm Ophelia Batters Ireland
At Least 3 Killed As Historic Storm Ophelia Hits Ireland, Turns UK Skies Red
Why is the sun red? Hurricane Ophelia causes rare weather phenomenon
Posted: October 16, 2017, 6:54 pm
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance - Washington Post
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who vanished in Afghanistan and spent five years in brutal captivity before the United States recovered him in a controversial prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday to two crimes in connection with his disappearance. Bergdahl ...
Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, faces up to life in prison
Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl doubts he could get a fair trial after Trump comments
US Army Sergeant Bergdahl Could Face Life Sentence for Endangering Troops
Posted: October 16, 2017, 6:46 pm
The Latest: Trump takes another swipe at Hillary Clinton
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):. 2:40 p.m.. President Donald Trump is taking another swipe at former campaign opponent Hillary Clinton. Trump tells reporters in the Rose Garden that he hopes Clinton runs for ...
Trump and McConnell Strive for Comity Amid Rising Tensions
In free-form news conference, Trump says little about a lot, claims unity with Senate leader
A Remarriage of Convenience Between Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell
Posted: October 16, 2017, 6:33 pm