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As Amazon drops New York City project, progressives claim a major coup

As Amazon drops New York City project, progressives claim a major coup I'm itching to use this to dunk on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow travelers for leading the charge against a major economic opportunity for their hometown, but the hard fact is that she and they were right to object to all of the pot sweeteners Amazon got from local government. [Full Article...]

William Barr Confirmed as Attorney General of the United States

William Barr Confirmed as Attorney General of the United States William Barr , pictured during a meeting on Capitol Hill on January 9, has been confirmed as the next attorney general of the United States. The Senate voted 54 to 45 on Thursday to confirm William Barr as attorney general, returning him to a post he first occupied in the administration of President George H.W. [Full Article...]

Iran Marks 40th Anniversary Of Islamic Revolution

Iran Marks 40th Anniversary Of Islamic Revolution State TV showed crowds defying cold rainy weather and carrying Iranian flags while shouting "Death to Israel, Death to America ", trademark chants of the revolution which ousted the United States' most important ally in the Middle East. She added the picture was for her people and not for "men in Washington ". Bringing up examples of Trump's policies against Iran including the travel ban and r... [Full Article...]

JUST IN: Four Killed In Stampede At APC Rally In Port Harcourt

JUST IN: Four Killed In Stampede At APC Rally In Port Harcourt When reminded of the support former President Olusegun Obasanjo is giving to his former deputy and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ), Atiku Abubakar , Majekodunmi, described the former president as a renowned elder and world statesman, but pointed out that his strong vilification in the past of Atiku can not be changed overnight, noting that the PDP candidate is only ... [Full Article...]

Women's March Leader Defends Ilhan Omar's Israel Attacks, Denies Anti-Semitism

Women's March Leader Defends Ilhan Omar's Israel Attacks, Denies Anti-Semitism He said that Omar should be "ashamed of herself" and that her apology wasn't good enough. "We are proud that we are engaged in the democratic process to strengthen the US-Israel relationship", AIPAC tweeted Sunday evening. Why - across America - some people are simultaneously anti-Jew and pro-Israel. [They do], however, does relentlessly push a pro-Israeli message on Capitol Hill and inside ... [Full Article...]

Blast kills 40 Indian soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir

Blast kills 40 Indian soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) claimed responsibility for the terror attack and released a video clip of the suicide bomber who was identified as Adil Ahmed Dar. Media captionWhy has 2018 seen a spike in violence in Indian-administered Kashmir? Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British colonial rule in 1947, but both claim the Himalayan territory in ... [Full Article...]

McConnell: Trump Will Sign Spending Bill -- and Declare National Emergency

McConnell: Trump Will Sign Spending Bill -- and Declare National Emergency Mr. McConnell said he will support the president's emergency declaration. The legislation would provide more than $US300 billion to fund the Department of Homeland Security and a range of other agencies through September 30. Elizabeth Goitein of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University contends that the goal of emergency powers is to allow the President to address situations that re... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom teen runaway who joined Daesh 'wants to come home'

United Kingdom teen runaway who joined Daesh 'wants to come home' In an interview with the Times , Shamima Begum (19), who was nine months pregnant, talked about the disgusting sights she witnessed adding that they "did not faze her", however, wanted to come home for her baby, the BBC reported. Asked whether living in the one-time IS stronghold of Raqqa had lived up to her aspirations, Ms Begum said: "Yes, it did". The life that they show on the propagand... [Full Article...]

Police ask woman who threw chair from balcony to surrender

Police ask woman who threw chair from balcony to surrender She will be brought to College Park court for a bail hearing. A video circulating online Monday showed a blond woman tossing a chair and other unspecified items from the balcony toward a nearby highway. "We will just take this through the proper course, through the right channels and we'll go from there". Incidents involving objects from high-rise building have come to police attention bef... [Full Article...]

Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Senate Bid

Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Senate Bid Doug Ducey. Martha McSally (R., Ariz.), who now holds the seat vacated by the death of longtime Senator John McCain . Gabrielle Giffords , who was seriously injured during a shooting at a constituent event in 2011. It's unclear whether Kelly will have a clear path to the Democratic nomination. The victor of the 2020 election will have to run again for a full six-year term in 2022. [Full Article...]

Australia to reopen island detention camp after refugee bill

Australia to reopen island detention camp after refugee bill Labor leader Bill Shorten says his party is tough but fair on border control after it backed the bill. Morrison said he would repeal the "foolish law" if his government were re-elected. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten chose not to turn the government's defeat into a call for an early election, arguing the new law was a humanitarian change that made no significant adjustment to offshore processing... [Full Article...]

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Bus Bombed; Dozens Dead

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Bus Bombed; Dozens Dead Think your friends would be interested? Iran increasingly has blamed the militant attacks targeting it on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Suicide bombings are rare in Iran where security is pretty stable. And most recently, an attack on a military parade in September in Iran's oil-rich southwest killed over 20 and wounded over 60. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu meets Omani FM, hints other Arab states warming to Israel

Netanyahu meets Omani FM, hints other Arab states warming to Israel Netanyahu arrived in Poland early Wednesday to join senior officials from 60 nations at the Warsaw summit on peace and security in the Middle East, which is organized by the United States and Poland in an effort to ratchet up pressure against Iran. [Full Article...]

Woman who threw chair from high-rise balcony surrenders to police

Woman who threw chair from high-rise balcony surrenders to police Zoia is charged with mischief endangering life, mischief endangering property and common nuisance. Speaking after his client's bail hearing, lawyer Greg Leslie said the woman had a "momentary lapse in judgment" when she pitched a chair over the 55 Bremner Blvd. [Full Article...]

California governor pulls plug on LA-SF high-speed train

California governor pulls plug on LA-SF high-speed train Later, he added, "we also need a fresh approach when it comes to meeting California's massive water challenges". "Right now, there simply isn't a path to get from Sacramento to San Diego, let alone from San Francisco to L.A. He also called for greater transparency of the project that has been beset by cost overruns and delays. In addition to immigration, the governor criticized the White Ho... [Full Article...]

Emergency declared in Russian archipelago for a freaky reason

Emergency declared in Russian archipelago for a freaky reason A chain of remote Russian islands has declared a state of emergency after it was swarmed with hungry polar bears . This included "attacks on people and entering residential homes and public buildings", said Minayev, the deputy chief of the local administration. [Full Article...]

Former US air force officer charged with spying for Iran

Former US air force officer charged with spying for Iran They are said to be charged with using malware, phishing attacks and false identities, including one called Bella Wood on Facebook, who successfully friended one of the USA agents while they were deployed as a military intelligence officer in Kabul. [Full Article...]

Saudi named in report on Khashoggi murder becomes UAE envoy

Saudi named in report on Khashoggi murder becomes UAE envoy The Trump administration has faced anger and condemnation both at home and overseas over its unwillingness to apply pressure on Saudi leaders to properly investigate what happened to Khashoggi and hold those responsible for his murder accountable. [Full Article...]

This Democrat Just Proved McConnell's Point About the Green New Deal

This Democrat Just Proved McConnell's Point About the Green New Deal Spearheaded by Ocasio-Cortez, of NY, and Democratic Sen. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has also expressed his support for the initiative, but has not formally announced whether he will run for president in 2020. Republicans showed on Tuesday that they are ready to use the resolution as a political weapon against those Democrats. Ocasio-Cortez has subsequently described the fact sheet , which ha... [Full Article...]

Man Arrested in Kidnapping Death of NY Woman

Man Arrested in Kidnapping Death of NY Woman Javier Enrique Da Silva Rojas was detained Tuesday in the death of Valerie Reyes after a federal court appearance in White Plains, New York . Officials said her hands and feet were bound when her body was found by highway workers on February 5. [Full Article...]


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