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Russian ambassador meets new US national security adviser Bolton

The newly-appointed White House national security adviser John Bolton has met with Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov to discuss the US-Russia relationship amid unprecedented tensions between Washington and Moscow. “Ambassador Bolton reiterated that it is in the interest of both the United States and Russia to have better relations, but that this will require addressing concerns regarding Russia’s interference in the ...

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Former FBI #2 McCabe’s case referred to US attorney for possible criminal prosecution – reports

The Justice Department’s inspector general has sent a criminal referral to the US attorney’s office in Washington, regarding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to reports. The IG found that McCabe “lacked candor” when discussing his leaking of confidential information to The Wall Street Journal. In FBI language, “lacking candor” translates as “[making] false statements, misrepresentations, the failure to ...

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David Hogg’s book title angers Holocaust survivors and relatives

Student-turned-activist David Hogg has written a book about the Parkland, Florida school shooting and his anti-gun movement. However, its title ‘Never Again’ has angered Holocaust survivors and their relatives. Hogg’s book charts the rapid growth of the movement, including the “March for Our LIves” rally that saw a reported 500,000 anti-second amendment protesters descend on Washington, DC. The book’s title ...

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‘High school kids shut you down’: Fox News host Ingraham mocked on-air over sponsors boycott

Fox News host Laura Ingraham was left red-faced on Thursday night, after a guest mocked her show’s loss of high-profile sponsors due to derogatory comments she made about a survivor of the Parkland school shooting. READ MORE: Fox host Laura Ingraham slams ‘bullying left’ after ad scandal Ingraham was interviewing John Cox, a Republican candidate for governor of California, and ...

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‘Zero real evidence’ Assad behind chemical attack – US congressman

US government officials offered “zero real evidence” that the Syrian government was behind the alleged chemical attack in Douma, relying instead on information circulating online, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) said. In their briefing to Congress, the director of national intelligence and the secretaries of defense and state reference “info circulating online,” Massie tweeted on Thursday, adding that this means they ...

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US media’s love affair with war: Major outlets showed zero opposition to Syria strikes – survey

Media cheerleading for foreign conflict is nothing new. Coverage of President Trump’s latest airstrikes on Syria was no different, with no major newspaper’s editorial board opposing the strikes, according to a survey. “Trump was right to strike Syria,” read the Washington Post. “One night’s good work,” read the New York Post. “We should feel proud as Americans. We did the ...

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Over-budget, problem-plagued US Navy ships face deployment delay – report

The US Navy’s problem-plagued Littoral Combat Ships may not deploy this year due to maintenance issues, the US Naval Institute reported, raising suspicions that the navy has all but given up on the costly, ill-fated vessels. Read more Scheduled to deploy to Bahrain and Singapore this year, the navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) fleet likely isn’t going anywhere anytime soon ...

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