Month: September 2019

Global News

United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack

September 21, 2019 By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia’s air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom’s oil facilities, which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran. The Pentagon said the deployment would involve a moderate […]

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National News

2 winners and 3 losers from the LGBTQ presidential forum

Scott Olson/Getty Images Joe Biden had an uncomfortable showing. Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Friday night to discuss a topic that has largely been ignored on the primary debate stage thus far: LGBTQ issues. Organized by LGBTQ media advocacy group GLAAD, LGBTQ media outlet the Advocate and the Cedar Rapids Gazette, […]

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US Politics

Democrat Lawmaker Defends Obama Admin’s Spying on Trump Campaign during Committee Hearing

The House sub-committee on Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) met earlier this week on Capitol Hill. The FISA Court was originally set up to empower federal agencies to spy on lone wolf terrorists and conduct roving wiretaps on potential terrorists. In 2016 and 2017 the Obama administration used the FISA Court to […]

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US Politics

EXCLUSIVE: New Evidence Reveals Ilhan Omar’s Brother-Husband Was Enrolled at NDSU When She Claimed in Court He Was Allegedly Missing

New evidence shows that Rep. Ilhan Omar was married to her brother – husband at the same time she was going to school at North Dakota State University (NDSU).  She claims she last saw him in 2011 but he was enrolled at NDSU through 2012 and we now have evidence he visited the US in […]

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US Politics

CLIMATE CHANGE RELIGION: Seminary Students Offer Confessions To Plants In Ritual

The left has taken climate change to a whole new and bizarre level. Students at a seminary school in New York recently held a religious ritual in which they confessed sins to to plants. Yes, really. The College Fix reported: Seminary defends confessing sins to plants: ‘Beautiful, moving ritual’ Students at a seminary in New […]

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Global News

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action

September 21, 2019 By Gabriella Borter, Katharine Houreld and Jake Spring (Reuters) – Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Alarmed by images of the […]

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US Politics

JUST IN: Pentagon to Deploy Troops to Saudi Arabia After Drone Attacks on Oil Sites

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper President Trump on Friday approved the deployment of US forces to Saudi Arabia after last weekend’s drone attacks on the oil sites. “The president has approved the deployment of U.S. forces which will be defensive in nature and primarily focused on air and missile defense,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper […]

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US Politics

Judge Orders President Trump to Give Videotaped Deposition in Protesters’ Lawsuit (VIDEO)

A New York judge on Friday ordered President Trump to give a videotaped deposition in a lawsuit that was filed by protesters of ‘Mexican origin’ who claim they were physically attacked outside of Trump Tower in 2015. The six Mexican protesters are suing Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, Trump’s campaign and his security crew. A […]

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National News

Vox Sentences: There’s no planet B

Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Youth strikes calling for action against the climate crisis are happening simultaneously around the world; an […]

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Living & Culture

Prince Harry, Meghan, Ivanka Trump attend designer’s Rome wedding

September 20, 2019 ROME (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined an array of celebrities on Friday for the glitzy wedding of fashion designer Misha Nonoo at a 17th century Italian villa overlooking the city of Rome. Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner flew in from the United States to join […]

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