Tillerson: China threatened to sanction North Korea over another nuclear test

April 28, 2017

Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China threatened the North Korean government with sanctions if it undertook another nuclear weapons test. Tillerson made his comments on Fox News ahead of a visit to the United Nations and amid rising tensions over the North Korean nuclear weapons program. “They confirmed to us that they had requested that the regime conduct no further nuclear test,” Tillerson said of the Chinese. “In fact, we were told by the …

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CIA director Mike Pompeo repeatedly cited WikiLeaks to attack Clinton during campaign

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump’s administration has taken a tough stance on WikiLeaks in recent weeks. US officials told CNN last week that the Justice Department has prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at a News conference on Thursday that Assange’s arrest is a “priority” of the administration. But no Trump administration official went further in condemning the group than CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who, in a …

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Party identification is ‘starting to shift’

April 25, 2017

Washington (CNN)Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday responded to a poll showing the majority felt the Democratic Party was out of touch by saying party identification is shifting — and everyday people can see the US political system as a “rigged game.” The ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday showed 67% of respondents said the Democratic Party was out of touch, ahead of 62% who said the same for the GOP and 58% for President Donald Trump. “I think the whole notion …

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Are we sexist for gawking at Macron’s marriage?

April 25, 2017

… Emmanuel Macron, then 15, kisses the teacher, 40, who would later become his wife,” runs the headline for the Daily Mail. (Readers are also treated to a photo of Macron and Trogneux sharing a cheek kiss during a high school theater performance.) The New York Daily News is a bit more measured in calling Macron’s marriage “unlikely,” but their subtext is clear: There’s something not quite right about this relationship. Join us on Twitter and Facebook …

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General election 2017: Tories move to dampen tax hike fears – BBC News

April 22, 2017

Before winning the 2015 general election, the Conservatives promised no rises in VAT, national insurance contributions, or income tax. Analysis By Iain Watson, BBC News political correspondent The American revolutionary Benjamin Franklin said the two great certainties were tax and death. And certainly commitments to push tax rates up can prove fatal to political campaigns. Philip Hammond criticised the constraints placed on him by his party’s previous pledges not to raise income tax …

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Nebraska Farmer Politely Schools Fox News Host On Dangers Of Keystone XL Pipeline

April 22, 2017

Nebraska farmer Art Tanderup urged the Trump administration on Friday to abandon plans to build the Keystone XL pipeline and focus instead on boosting renewable energy. In a four-minute interview on Fox News, Tanderup who heads a group of about 90 Nebraska landowners trying to block the pipeline politely countered each of host Sandra Smiths talking points as she repeatedly suggested his personal stake was the only real reason he opposed the project. Our premium goal would be to leave the …

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Is Bangkok really banning street food?

April 21, 2017

(CNN)When News broke this week that Bangkok was reportedly planning to clear the streets of its beloved street food vendors, outrage broke out among fans of the city’s famously cheap eats as the story racked up global headlines. Cue the backtracking. Government officials now say that while some areas will be cleared of street vendors in the name of public safety, they’ll impose stricter rules on cleanliness and hygiene in other popular street food areas like Khao San Road and …

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O’Reilly’s firing: What took so long?

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Yet another seismic shift has occurred at Fox News, as conservative talk show host Bill O’Reilly is officially out amid a sea of sexual harassment allegations. And people are asking some important questions, like: Why did it take so long for the company to act on allegations of harassment that had been developing for years? And why did Fox pay O’Reilly tens of millions of dollars to leave? This follows Roger Ailes’ exit this past July, with allegations that sound eerily …

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Ann Coulter isn’t letting Berkeley off easy for messing with her speech

April 21, 2017

(CNN)The showdown continued Thursday between the University of California, Berkeley, and Ann Coulter over if and when the conservative firebrand will speak at the famously progressive school. Citing safety concerns, administrators on Wednesday postponed Coulter’s scheduled April 27 appearance, saying it needed more time to find a “suitable venue.” But Coulter was not having it. In a Twitter rampage and a Fox News appearance, she accused the school of canceling the event and …

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How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

… from the fourth floor of an Ohio courthouse in an apparent suicide, according to police. Hernandez was reportedly placed on suicide watch in 2015 after he was convicted for the murder of Odin Lloyd, for which he was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But there has been no indication he was on suicide watch. An investigation into his death is ongoing. See the latest News and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The recent inmate …

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OReilly On Chopping Block Amid Claim He Called Black Woman Hot Chocolate

April 19, 2017

New York Magazines Gabriel Sherman reported Tuesday that the Murdoch family is leaning toward pulling Bill OReilly off of Fox Newsairwaves in the middle of growing pressure from advertisers and activist groups. David Folkenflikand CNNsBrian Stelterreported later Tuesday that an OReilly exit was being discussed. The board of 21st Century Fox, Fox News parent company, was to meet Thursday and was likely to discuss OReilly, according to CNN. Could Bill O’Reilly’s days at Fox News …

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Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… of winning a deep-red congressional race. It was a 20-point swing. Im just praying he wins. To win outright on Tuesday, Ossoff will need to do more than that. Im not keeping up on the polls because I dont believe them anymore, Miller said. Sign up here to get updates on the GA special election and get Ryan Grims Newsletter, Bad News, in your inbox. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsA Media Caster Live Monthly Guaranteed To Help You Master Facebook And Generate Massive …

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Cleveland Killing Prompts Facebook To Review Handling Of Violent Posts

April 18, 2017

… intelligence, to stop the spread of videos that violate its standards. Authorities widened the search into anationwide manhunt on Monday. In 2015, a man posted videos to social mediaof himself shooting and killing reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, while they were filming a live broadcast for Roanoke, Virginia,News station WDBJ. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsDFY Whiteboard Videos for Real Estate Agents vol. 1 PRO 7 DFY Whiteboard Videos for real …

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Georgia student in police beating video says he feared for his life

April 18, 2017

(CNN)The 21-year-old Georgia college student seen on cell phone video being beaten by two Georgia police officers says he thought he was going to die during the traffic stop on April 12. Demetrius Hollins was pulled over on a busy suburban Atlanta road by Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni for not having a license plate, according to the police report. Hollins said the license plate was in the rear window. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Newt and Callista Gingrich: Easter 2017: ‘Be Not Afraid’

April 17, 2017

… Fox News contributor. A Republican, he was speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. Follow him on Twitter @NewtGingrich. Callista Gingrich is the author of Hail to the Chief, the sixth in the Ellis the Elephant series for children ages four to eight. She is the president of Gingrich Productions. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMotion Mascots V2 – X2 Profit-Booster Gold Upgrade Ultimate Collection of 1300+ “Best-Of-The-Best” Graphic …

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Trump Avoids Tax March Protesters By Taking Scenic Route To Mar-a-Lago

April 16, 2017

NBC News reported that the demonstrators, part of anationwide protest highlighting Trumps lack of transparency, gathered along a bridge dividing Floridas Palm Beach and West Palm Beach hoping to catch the tycoons attention as he headed to his Mar-a-Lago estate. An estimated700 peopleattended the West Palm Beach protest.Across the country, tens of thousands gathered for more than 100 rallies, the largest events held in Washington D.C. and New York City. After Saturdays marches, Nelini …

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How many bombs has Britain dropped in 2017? – BBC News

April 16, 2017

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Man Insists His ‘Chinese Keep Off The Grass’ Sign Isn’t Racist

April 15, 2017

The sign, which El Monte resident William Alarcon made and posted on his lawn Monday night, read: Chinese, keep your dogs off my grass. Respect your neighbors. He taped a separate Keep off the grass sign on top. Im not being racist or anything, Im being specific, Alarcon, who says he is Native American, told the News station. The Hispanic woman was doing it and I spoke to her and she stopped doing it. ABC Eye Witness News The Yu sisters told the News station that they saw Alarcon putting …

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Trump Administration Won’t Release Logs Of Visitors To The White House

April 15, 2017

… government surveillance of Trump Tower. Nunes refused to reveal his White House sources, but they were later revealedto be Ezra Cohen-Watnick, senior director of intelligence on the National Security Council, and Michael Ellis, a lawyer in the White House counsels office. Classified documents have shown no evidence that the Obama administration did anything unusual. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) sharply criticized the News on Friday. Faiz Shakir, national political director of the ACLU, said in a …

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Facebook Cracks Down on 30,000 Fake News Accounts Ahead of French Election

April 15, 2017

… inauthentic activity, including spam, misinformation, or other deceptive content that is often shared by creators of fake accounts. Facebook is a key element in any effective fake-News strategy. Phony Facebook sites can amplify concocted stories a thousand-fold as they are repeated by people across a nation or the world. Readers or search engines then mistakenly judge the fake stories as real and important based on the number of people sharing them. Facebook conceded it was partly …

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The Anti-Defamation League Is Offering Sean Spicer Remedial Holocaust Lessons

April 14, 2017

… historically inaccurate but they also were inappropriate and offensive. attempted several times to clarify his remarksand faced Steven Goldstein, executive director of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, called for Spicers resignationin a statement on Twitter, saying the press secretary hadengaged in Holocaust denial, the most offensive form of fake News imaginable. Later that day, Spicer offer an apologywhen he was interviewed by CNNs Wolf Blitzer. But for many critics, Spicers …

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Seriously?! Officer Appears To Stomp On Handcuffed Suspects Head

April 13, 2017

The incident occurred in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday. Only two weeks earlier, the white officer with the heavy step had managed to avoid charges related to fatally shooting a black man in 2016, local 10 TV News reported. Are you serious? Anderson is heard shouting after he was hit. I got cuffs on, sir! Are you serious? YouTube The Columbus police agency distanced itself from the officers behavior, which itsaid in a statement does not meet the standards [of]the Columbus Division of Police. …

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Trump’s saber-rattling is North Korea’s propaganda dream come true

April 13, 2017

… scandal. On the streets of Seoul, South Koreans who spoke to CNN were far less worried about a potential of war than their northern neighbors. “I do feel uneasy about North Korea provoking war,” said Jeon Hyung-min, 26. “But I don’t think a US strike would happen and if North Korea can judge the situation, they will not continue any armed provocation for now.” Seo Deok-il, in his 70s, said he was “not anxious” about the News. “I don’t …

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