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US lawmakers slam ‘unauthorized’ military aid for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution which states Washington’s support for the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemen war is unauthorized. However, the resolution does not call for an immediate halt to US assistance. In a non-binding move, the lawmakers publicly acknowledged that the US military support for Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen, which involves sharing ...

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'Czech Donald Trump' election win – ‘a real slam at the establishment’

Anti-establishment election victories across the West are a rebellion against the status quo as neo-liberal parties have failed in growing economies, improving living standards and keeping domestic peace, explains Adam Garrie, managing editor at The Duran.com. A billionaire populist Andrej Babis is on course to become next Czech prime minister. In what’s become another European establishment defeat, his ANO party ...

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‘Sickening’: Rights groups slam WHO for appointing Zimbabwe’s Mugabe a goodwill ambassador

The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) decision to name Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a “goodwill ambassador” has been met with condemnation by human rights and medical groups. The 93-year-old Zimbabwean leader was given the position, which is bestowed on personalities who highlight “important health issues,” at a WHO conference on noncommunicable diseases (NCD) in Montevideo, Uruguay. READ MORE: Britain ‘turned blind eye ...

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Protesters slam corrupt ex-pol Hiram Monserrate for comeback bid

Women’s groups and members of the Council he’s aiming to join rallied Thursday to denounce the comeback bid by ex-con Hiram Monserrate. Monserrate, who was convicted of assaulting his girlfriend and jailed in a separate case for stealing taxpayer cash, is running for City Council in Queens against Assemblyman Francisco Moya. Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, who holds the seat they are ...

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Cuomo, Schneiderman slam Trump's 'cruel' plan to end DACA

Gov. Cuomo and State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman vowed Monday to make President Trump’s threat of deporting Dreamers into a political nightmare. Trump is reportedly on the verge of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — but will delay enforcement of the revocation for six months to give time for Congress to act. The program, known as DACA, ...

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5 menu items to try as U.S. Open serves up culinary Grand Slam

Now serving at the U.S. Open … some of the best food in the five boroughs. New York City’s Grand Slam event may be about the tennis first and foremost, but the tournament doubles as a food lover’s dream. The folks that run the U.S. Open out at Flushing Meadows continue to step up their game when it comes to ...

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Protesters slam NYC statue of doctor who experimented on slaves

A controversial monument to a doctor who experimented on slaves became the target of protesters who rallied at Central Park on Saturday. The national conversation about Confederate statues following the violence in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend led activists here to renew their push to tear down the bronze likeness of Dr. J. Marion Sims. “Memorializing of imperialist slaveholders, murderers and ...

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Tina Fey returns to ‘SNL Weekend Update’ to slam Trump, Ryan

Tina Fey had some solid advice for frustrated Americans in her return to “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update” Thursday night — buy some cake, and eat it, too. The former “Weekend Update” anchor dropped by the show’s second summer episode and — while shoving her face with cake — blasted President Trump for his comments about the “Unite the Right” ...

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Writer’s lawyers slam Eric Bolling’s $50M defamation lawsuit

Lawyers for a HuffPost writer are pushing back against a $ 50 million defamation lawsuit filed by Fox News host Eric Bolling. The suspended cable news anchor sued writer Yashar Ali over a report detailing allegations that Bolling sent lewd photos to female co-workers. The lawsuit, according to Ali’s lawyer, Patricia Glaser, is without merit and “does not identify which ...

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Cardinals hit a grand slam after ‘Rally Cat’ streaks across field

Fredbird better watch his back, because it looks like the Cardinals may have found their new mascot: “Rally Cat.” With two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth inning, Yadier Molina stepped up to the plate with the Cardinals trailing the Royals 5-4. After taking the first pitch for a ball, Molina’s at-bat was interrupted when ...

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