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U.S. Navy strike group move toward Korean Peninsula

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Navy has canceled planned port calls in Australia for the USS Carl Vinson and is instead sending the aircraft carrier toward the Korean Peninsula amid concerns about new weapons tests by North Korea, military officials said Saturday. The … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Trump-Putin theory on Syria

Wag The Dog

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Friday Open Thread | The Pentagon releases first videos of the military strike in Syria

(CNN)The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government target in retaliation for their chemical weapons attack on civilians earlier in the week. On President Donald Trump’s orders, US warships launched between 50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at … Continue reading

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Breaking News: House Intel Chair Devin Nunes stepping away from Russia probe

(CNN)House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes announced Thursday he was temporarily stepping aside from leading the investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 elections. Nunes cited a series of ethics complaints filed against him alleging that he violated terms of discussing … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Islamic State says U.S. ‘being run by an idiot’

Islamic State said on Tuesday the United States was drowning and “being run by an idiot”. In the first official remarks by the group referring to President Donald Trump since he took office, spokesman Abi al-Hassan al-Muhajer said: “America you … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Judge rules Trump incited violence at campaign rally

A federal judge ruled that a lawsuit claiming President Trump incited violence at a 2016 campaign rally in Louisville, Ky. can proceed, the Huffington Post reported. Judge David J. Hale on Friday rejected the free speech defense in the suit … Continue reading

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Senate Intel Committee Hearings on Donald Trump and Russia

(CNN) — The Senate intelligence committee has asked 20 people to be questioned in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the panel’s chairman said Wednesday. “This one is one of the biggest investigations the Hill has … Continue reading

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