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Trump supporter Steve Cortes loses it after Rick Wilson brings up war crimes prosecutions 26.1.2020 Raw Story
The spokesperson for the “official” pro-Trump SuperPAC was admonished twice by an MSNBC anchor on Saturday night during a segment on impeachment that quickly went off the rails. MSNBC anchor Joy Reid was anchoring a Saturday night special titled, “the impeachment trial of Donald Trump.” Her panel included Rick Wilson, the author of the bestselling […]
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In a small field, men reenact an oft-overlooked war that remade the U.S., Mexico and the border 25.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

The Mexican-American War of remade the U.S. and Mexico — and the much-debated border that separates the two countries. But it remains a relatively overshadowed conflict in American history. In Montebello, a group of men and women try to educate people by reenacting a key battle.

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Ben Stokes: England all-rounder fined for altercation with fan 25.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is fined 15% of his match fee for an altercation with a spectator during the fourth Test in South Africa.
Brexit: US 'wants to reach trade deal with UK this year' 25.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The US's treasury secretary says he is "optimistic" a deal can be reached with the UK this year.
‘Slow-minded and bewildered’: Donald Trump builds barriers to peace and prosperity 25.1.2020 Raw Story
The US president “had no plan, no scheme, no constructive ideas whatever”, according to one of the world’s most influential economists. He was “in many respects, perhaps inevitably, ill-informed”. He was “slow-minded and bewildered”, and failed to remedy these defects by seeking advice. He gathered around him businessmen, “inexperienced in public affairs” and “only called […]
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Trump’s Presidency Brings Us Closer to Midnight on the Doomsday Clock 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Presidency Brings Us Closer to Midnight on the Doomsday Clock
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Netanyahu to join Trump next week to announce ‘Deal of the Century’ peace plan giving Israel ‘Everything it wants’ 24.1.2020 Raw Story
“A lethal diversionary tactic at the expense of Palestinian rights and international law.” President Donald Trump is expected to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Netanyahu’s political rival Benny Gantz at the White House on January 28 to unveil the president’s “Deal of the Century” peace deal for the Middle East. Though the full […]
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The end may be nearer: Doomsday clock moves within 100 seconds of midnight 24.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The two-minute warning that had held over the past two years has now shrunk to 100 seconds before midnight on the Doomsday Clock set by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Rudy Giuliani mocked for comparing Trump’s obstruction of documents to George Washington 23.1.2020 Raw Story
On Thursday, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani took to Twitter to defend his client with a novel comparison: Trump’s obstruction of document and witness production to Congress is basically the same as when George Washington signed the treaty that restored diplomatic relations with the British: Democrats act like executive privilege was invented by […]
Myanmar Rohingya: World court orders prevention of genocide 23.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The decision comes despite Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's defence arguments.
Macron loses cool with Israeli security in ‘Chirac moment’ 22.1.2020 Raw Story
When French President Emmanuel Macron visited Jerusalem’s Old City Wednesday, he also trod in the footsteps of one of his predecessors, Jacques Chirac, by engaging in a heated argument with Israeli security. The altercation broke out when Israeli security forces pushed past the French detail and were first to enter the Church of Saint Anne, […]
Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died.
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US, UK ratify treaty to protect Titanic wreck 21.1.2020 Raw Story
Britain on Tuesday hailed a new treaty with the United States that seeks to protect the wreck of the Titanic from damage by explorers and tourists. The remains of the ship lie largely intact 2.5 miles (four kilometres) below the surface of the north Atlantic Ocean, after it hit an iceberg in 1912. But there […]
Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute 20.1.2020 Raw Story
Iran said Monday it will consider withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if a dispute over its atomic program goes before the UN Security Council. Britain, France and Germany launched a process last week charging Iran with failing to observe the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, a move that […]
Are migrants who cross the Channel sent back? 20.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Home Office figures suggest many migrants crossing the Channel in boats are granted asylum.
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‘Last Stop Auschwitz’: A Story of Survival Written Inside the Belly of the Beast 20.1.2020 The Moderate Voice

"Last Stop Auschwitz,".... perhaps the only Holocaust death camp account written ‘in situ,’ in ‘real time’ and not affected by fading or inaccurate memories, not influenced by stories or reports learned afterwards.

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Today’s US-Iran Crisis Is Rooted in the Decision to Invade Iraq 19.1.2020 Truthout.com
President Trump's actions in the Middle East are, in part, consequences of the 2003 U.S. invasion of ...
With Passage of NAFTA 2.0, Congress Boosts Fossil Fuel Polluters in Mexico 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
With Passage of NAFTA 2.0, Congress Boosts Fossil Fuel Polluters in Mexico
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Trump’s Space Force Is Worse Than Reagan’s Star Wars 17.1.2020 Truthout.com
The U.S. military is creating and filling an imaginary “space gap,” wasting funds while increasing the risk of ...
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South Africa's Rabada banned for final Test after Root dismissal celebration 17.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
South Africa pace bowler Kagiso Rabada is banned for the final Test of the series against England following his celebration of Joe Root's dismissal in the third Test.
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