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‘We defeated communist Japan’: Fox News host offers irrefutable proof of America’s greatness

The US victory over “communist Japan” serves as ironclad proof of the America’s greatness, Fox News host Ainsley Earhardt has argued, laying waste to highly un-American utterances made by New York governor Andrew Cuomo. The Fox & Friends co-host made her astute observation after Cuomo suggested earlier this week that the US “was never that great,” apparently in an attempt ...

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No long-term benefit for Turkey to alienate Iran on America’s whim – experts on oil sanctions

Turkey has vowed to oppose US efforts to smother Iranian crude exports. Ankara is in a strong position to disobey Washington and has plenty of reasons not to start a quarrel with Tehran, experts have told RT. On Wednesday, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara won’t abide by the US oil sanctions against Tehran since Iran is both “our ...

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Trump calls in British reinforcements as America’s longest war drags on

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the UK will almost double its troop numbers in Afghanistan, after a request by US president Donald Trump. The war in Afghanistan shows no signs of ending, 17 years after it began. Britain will send 440 troops to Afghanistan, bringing its total number of deployed forces to around 1,100. The troops will train ...

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Is America’s ‘crumbling’ infrastructure not ready for the future? RT’s Boom Bust investigates

RT’s Boom Bust show is looking into problems with infrastructure upgrades in the United States. The show is going to investigate America’s infrastructure from roads and rails to gas pipelines and the electrical grid. US President Donald Trump was seeking $ 1 trillion to rebuild what he called a ‘crumbling’ infrastructure. “The problem the states have and local leaders have ...

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FDA approves America’s first marijuana-based medication

In a breakthrough for medical marijuana use, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the US’ first drug made from cannabis oil, designed to treat two rare forms of epilepsy. The drug, Epidiolex, is made from cannabidol, or CBD, a component of marijuana known for its muscle-relaxing and pain-relieving properties. Administered as a thick oil, CBD was found ...

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Pompeo reminds State Dept staff of America’s ‘essential rightness’ in world affairs

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has delivered a pep-talk to his State Department staff, urging them to regain their “swagger” and to believe in the “essential rightness” of the US in global affairs. Pompeo said that American diplomats should act with confidence in carrying out the Trump administration’s foreign policy, safe in the knowledge that the US is always ...

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‘Are we America’s vassals?’ France vows to trade with Iran in defiance of US ‘economic policeman’

On the heels of Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran deal, France’s economy minister has urged Europe to stop acting like “US vassals” and continue trading with Tehran in defiance of what “the global economic policeman” has in store. “Do we want to be vassals who obey decisions taken by the United States while clinging to the hem of their trousers?” ...

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Subterranean fires & gold rushes: Meet America’s ghosts towns (PHOTOS)

Swallowed by lakes, abandoned beside tapped out mines and collapsed due to subterranean fires, the US is pockmarked with thousands of ghost towns. Dotted all around the country, the derelict towns, full of decaying buildings, have provided the backdrop and inspiration for numerous songs and stories. Most of them were once thriving communities but, for one calamitous reason or another, ...

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Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem?

Jamie MetzlContributor Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security at the Atlantic Council. More posts by this contributor Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement Eleonore PauwelsContributor Eleonore Pauwels is Director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab at the Wilson Center, an international science policy expert specializing in the ...

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Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem?

Jamie MetzlContributor Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security at the Atlantic Council. More posts by this contributor Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement Eleonore PauwelsContributor Eleonore Pauwels is Director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab at the Wilson Center, an international science policy expert specializing in the ...

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