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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says U.S. must change stance, gives deadline

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the breakdown in talks with the United States has raised the risks of returning to past tensions, but he is only interested in meeting President Donald Trump again if the United States comes with the right attitude, state media KCNA said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO - North...

Warren not worried about polls: ‘It’s early.. I’m running the campaign that I want to run’

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DURHAM, NH –  Sen. Elizabeth Warren is producing one policy proposal after another and she’s drawing healthy crowds as she relentlessly crisscrosses the presidential campaign trail.But the Democratic White House hopeful from Massachusetts isn’t popping in the polls.WARREN'S $6 MILLION FUNDRAISING HAUL FAR BEHIND SANDERSPointing to the calendar – there are still 10 months to go until the first...

Transgender Military Ban: Democrats Lash Out at Trump as Policy Takes Effect

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U.S. Army recruits march during basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., in 2006. (Staff Sergeant Shawn Weismiller/US Army) As President Trump’s ban on most transgender individuals’ serving in the military took effect on Friday, prominent Democrats lashed out at the policy. New York governor Andrew Cuomo called the new regulation “abhorrent,” and “assault on our nation’s commitment to ensuring equal rights for...

Pompeo dismisses data showing positive impact of Central American aid, defends cuts

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Tapper cited State Department statistics that show that after the US launched an aid program to El Salvador, homicide rates went down and the number of migrants fleeing to the US dropped as well. Similar results were seen in Honduras and Guatemala, the other two "Northern Triangle" countries to which the Trump administration announced April 1 that it...

Nancy Pelosi grapples with her own ‘Tea Party’ as liberal wing flexes muscle

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempted to present a united Democratic Party on Friday as lawmakers closed out a Washington-area retreat, despite suggestions that she is grappling with her own version of the "Tea Party" that roiled the Republican Party establishment during the Obama years.Pelosi told reporters after the Democratic Caucus' policy retreat in Virginia that it was a "very substantive, unifying,...

Julian Assange & Russia: Wikileaks Founder Is a Tool of Russia, Not a Journalist

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at the Westminster Magistrates Court after he was arrested in London, England, April 11, 2019. (Hannah McKay/Reuters) He’s a tool of Russia aimed directly at Russia’s chief geopolitical rival. The arrest of Julian Assange has predictably brought forth a torrent of overwrought, misguided, and sometimes downright ridiculous commentary. Even after years of exposure to...

Sudan’s Ibn Auf steps down as head of military council | News

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The head of Sudan's ruling military council has announced his resignation in a speech broadcast live on state television.  General Awad Ibn Auf's announcement came late on Friday as tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, demanding a civilian-led transition after the military overthrow of the country's longtime ruler, Omar al-Bashir.  "I, the head of the military...

Former Pennsylvania governor calls Green New Deal ‘aspirational’ but says details ‘don’t make sense’

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Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Friday that the aspirational aspects of the "Green New Deal" are ok but warns that the specifics that some Democrats have championed "don't make sense.""Anybody who's got half a brain agrees that there is climate change and that human activity has caused it and we better do something about it or we're going...

Israel & BDS Movement: The Stealth Campaign to Destroy Israel

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Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the BDS Movement for Palestinians, poses in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, January 20, 2019. (Mohamad Torokman/Reuters) Don’t be fooled by talk of ‘social justice’ and ‘human rights.’ The movement is anti-Semitic to its core. Outrage ensued on social media and university campuses across America this past week when it was reported that the U.S....