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US Senate Vote to Cancel Trump Wall Statement


WASHINGTON – The US Senate voted on Thursday to overturn President Trump’s common-sense emergency to free federal funds for the construction of a wall to hold the murderer in Mexico, the US Senate said Friday. By 59 votes to 41, the Senate, with a majority Republican, approved a resolution disapproving …

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Boeing’s New Aircraft Becomes His Biggest Headache


WASHINGTON – The latest version of Boeing, the world’s best-selling airliner, was expected to strengthen its future for years to come. Instead, it has turned into the biggest problem in society, with more than 40 countries – including the United States, which was one of the last resisters – to …

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No F-35 If Turkey Buys A Russian Defense System: Gen. Curtis


WASHINGTON – The United States should not sell F-35 fighter jet to Turkey, if Ankara moves ahead with plans to buy a Russian missile defense system, General Curtis Scaparrotti, the top U.S. military commander for Europe told Congress. According to Associated Press, the army’s commander said Tuesday that the United …

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China Says US and North Korea Should Continue Talks


BEIJING – Describing the recent US-North Korea Summit as constructive, China on Monday prompted that Washington and Pyonyang should continue to talk and stick to a political solution to resolve issues pertaining to the Korean peninsula, Xinhua reported Monday. Addressing a press conference, Zhang yesui, who is spokesperson for the …

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Testimony of Michael Cohen Before the House Committee on Control and Reform


WASHINGTON – Michael Cohen, the former “repairman” and personal advocate of US President Donald Trump, testified on Wednesday before the House committee on control and reform, Al Jazeera reported Thursday. Cohen, who worked for Trump from 2006 to 2018, including as a personal attorney, co-chair of Trump Entertainment and vice …

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Global Internet Freedom Declines for Eighth Consecutive Year

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WASHINGTON – Freedom House report finds more and more countries are cracking down online, Internet freedom around the world has declined for the eighth consecutive year, raising fears that state censorship online is becoming the norm rather than the exception, the Week reported Friday. The website says that a new …

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FBI Warns of New Mail Bombs

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WASHINGTON – US authorities are investigating at least ten possibly harmful devices and pipe bombs that have been mailed to prominent American politicians including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton earlier in the week. The CNN news agency also was targeted, Sputnik said Friday. William …

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Everyone Going to Suffer from Trade War Between US-China: IMF


JAKARTA, Indonesia – International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Saturday cautioned that “everyone is going to suffer” from a trade-and-currency clash between the United States and China, AFP reported. Tensions have soared in recent months with US President Donald Trump’s administration rolling out billions of dollars in tariffs against China in …

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Turkey has Evidence that Khashoggi Killed Inside Consulate: Washington Post


ANKARA – The Turkish government has told U.S. officials it has audio and video recordings that prove Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, The Washington Post reported, citing unidentified U.S. and Turkish officials. Recordings show a Saudi security team detained Khashoggi — a contributor to the …

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Moscow to Washington; Sign Written Pledges on Mutual Non-Interference

MOSCOW – Russia on Friday has offered the United States to make written commitments about non-interference in each other’s affairs, Sputnik reported. The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department of North America, Georgy Borisenko, told Sputnik that Moscow is ready to give such guarantees “at any time,” but Washington …

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