Trump Supporters Share Fake Photo Of NFL Player Burning The Flag

Trump Supporters Share Fake Photo Of NFL Player Burning The Flag

Trump Supporters Share Fake Photo Of NFL Player Burning The Flag Supporters : No, an NFL player did not burn the American flag in his team’s locker room this week. Supporters : The photograph purportedly showing Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennetttorching the banner in front of his cheering teammates is totally fake. The bogus photo began circulating online following President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on NFL players who protest racial injustice and police brutality by taking a knee during the national anthem. The “Vets for Trump” Facebook page shared the image on Thursday, according to myth-debunking website Snopes.com. The Facebook page has…

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American for Donald Trump not to protect gay rights: Ian McKellen

Un-American for Donald Trump not to protect gay rights: Ian McKellen

American for Donald Trump not to protect gay rights: Ian McKellen Hollywood actor Ian McKellen said it is “un-American” of US President Donald Trump to not stand up in support of the LGBTQ community and he is sending out a wrong message as an important global public figure. The actor prides himself as an outspoken homosexual and activist.  Veteran actor Ian McKellen said it is “un-American” of US President Donald Trump to not stand up in support of the LGBTQ community and he is sending out a wrong message as an…

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Johnny Depp apologises for Donald Trump assassination comment

Johnny Depp apologises for Donald Trump assassination comment

Johnny Depp apologises for Donald Trump assassination comment Pirates of Carribean actor, Johnny Depp has apologised for joking about assassinating US President Donald Trump. He has admitted that they were in poor taste and his comments did not “come out as intended” and was only meant to amuse. He did not intend any malice. Hollywood star Johnny Depp has apologised for joking about assassinating US President Donald Trump, saying his remarks were in “poor taste.” The 54-year-old actor said his comments did not “come out as intended” and was only meant…

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Trump slams Dems for not helping to fix Obamacare ‘catastrophe’

Trump slams Dems for not helping to fix Obamacare ‘catastrophe’

Trump slams Dems for not helping to fix Obamacare ‘catastrophe’ Standing with two families victimized by Obamacare, President Trump shamed Democrats on Tuesday for not joining Republicans working to fix the health care law that he called a “catastrophe.” It was part of an aggressive push to get a health care bill through the Senate this summer and put Democrats on the spot for hamstringing the effort. “The Democrats have let you down big league,” the president said on the tarmac after arriving in Air Force One in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,…

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Richard Dawkins slams Islam as ‘most evil religion,’ then Trump for travel ban rhetoric

Richard Dawkins slams Islam as a most evil religion,a then Trump for travel ban rhetoric

Richard Dawkins slams Islam as ‘most evil religion,’ then Trump for travel ban rhetoric Author: ‘Individual Muslims suffer more from Islam than anyone else’ Author Richard Dawkins told an audience last week that Islam is the “most evil” religion in the world while scolding President Donald Trump for his anti-terror rhetoric. Attendees at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival in Gloucestershire, England, received more than a lecture on evolution during Mr. Dawkins’ prepared remarks. The biologist, on hand Sunday for the June 6-11 event, said it would be a mistake to…

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Salma Hayek recalls when Donald Trump hit on her: I told him I had a boyfriend

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Salma Hayek recalls when Donald Trump hit on her: I told him I had a boyfriend Salma Hayek has opened up about the time Donald Trump asked her out on a date during an appearance on “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah”. In a conversation with Trevor, the 50-year-old actor revealed that the now US President once tried to hit on her at an event where he first befriended her then-boyfriend, reported Us weekly. “I was at an event with my boyfriend… He (Trump) put his jacket on my shoulders as…

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Trump ‘It’s time to put a stop to attacks on religion’

Trump ‘It’s time to put a stop to attacks on religion’

Trump ‘It’s time to put a stop to attacks on religion’ WASHINGTON (RNS) President Trump told his political base of evangelical Christians that he would continue to restore the religious liberty many of them feel they’ve lost. “It is time to put a stop to the attacks on religion,” Trump said in a speech Thursday (June 8) to the Faith and Freedom Coalition that began shortly after former FBI Director James Comey questioned the president’s integrity at a Capitol Hill hearing. “We will end the discrimination against people of faith. Our…

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US space record, gets call from Donald Trump

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US space record, gets call from Donald Trump

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US space record, gets call from Donald Trump Astronaut Peggy Whitson has broken the US record for the most time in space and talked up a mission to Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space by an American. “This is a very special day in the glorious history of American spaceflight,” Mr Trump said. Dr Whitson said it was “a huge honour”…

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Trump and Francis: Détente not armistice

Trump and Francis: Détente, not armistice

Trump and Francis: Détente not armistice Trump : ROME (RNS) No matter what their theological inclinations are, Donald Trump’s supporters should be happy with the modern reforms in the Vatican: Until a few decades ago a pope would have never received in an audience a twice-divorced, thrice-married head of state accompanied by a daughter who converted to Judaism. Fortunately, this was not a problem for the Trump family accompanying the president in his state visit this week. The only real news, in fact, was that the passage of the American…

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After ‘Abki Baar Trump Sarkar’ Won US, Conservatives Hope To Woo British-Indians With ‘Theresa Ke Saath’

After 'Abki Baar Trump Sarkar' Won US, Conservatives Hope To Woo British-Indians With 'Theresa Ke Saath'

After ‘Abki Baar Trump Sarkar’ Won US, Conservatives Hope To Woo British-Indians With ‘Theresa Ke Saath’ Abki Baar : Britain’s ruling Conservative Party has released a Hindi campaign song on Sunday in an attempt to woo the nearly 1.6 million strong Indian diaspora in the country. PTI The song ‘Theresa Ke Saath’ for the June 8 general election has been produced by Conservative Friends of India (CFI) co-chair and UK-based Indian businessman Ranjit S Baxi and calls on Indian-origin voters to back May as Britain’s Prime Minister for the next…

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Pope Francis gives President Trump some homework at their first meeting

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Pope Francis gives President Trump some homework at their first meeting Francis : VATICAN CITY (RNS) Donald Trump is known as a climate change skeptic with a short attention span who has said he doesn’t have time to read books. But Pope Francis is a man of faith who lives in hope, and during the first, highly anticipated meeting between these two world leaders with sharply contrasting visions the pontiff gave the president three lengthy documents, including his landmark encyclical underscoring the perils of global warming. “I will be reading…

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President Trump meets Pope Francis: From trading barbs to seeking common ground

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President Trump meets Pope Francis: From trading barbs to seeking common ground President : VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Several days after Pope Francis was elected four years ago, he was criticized by Donald Trump for returning to the Church-run residence he was staying at in Rome to pay his bill in person. “I don’t like seeing the Pope standing at the checkout counter of a hotel in order to pay his bill. It’s not Pope-like!” Trump tweeted on March 19, 2013. On Wednesday (May 24), Trump will see for himself if the…

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Watch China’s Donald Trump show off his robotic maids

Watch China’s Donald Trump show off his robotic maids

Watch China’s Donald Trump show off his robotic maids China’s : If there’s one thing we know about Donald Trump, it’s that he likes showing off and talking about how rich he is, often in the most tasteless ways imaginable. A tycoon in China has apparently picked up some pointers from Trump on how to flaunt his wealth in truly obnoxious ways by going shopping with the help of eight robotic maids that carry his purchases, bring him tea and more. Via Mashable, the story of the man’s robot-assisted shopping excursion was…

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Trump to meet Pope Francis at Vatican

Trump to meet Pope Francis at Vatican

Trump to meet Pope Francis at Vatican VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis will meet President Trump on his first official visit to Europe, the Vatican said Thursday (May 4). In a brief statement, the Vatican announced the president’s trip to the Holy See, planned for May 24. Trump also announced the trip in a Rose Garden ceremony Thursday, timed to coincide with the National Day of Prayer, in which he signed executive orders that he said would protect Americans’ religious liberty. “Pope Francis will receive the Hon. Donald Trump, President…

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Pope Francis Directs Message to Trump on Climate Change

Pope Francis Directs Message to Trump on Climate Change

Pope Francis Directs Message to Trump on Climate Change Pope Francis issued an urgent warning to the world’s political leaders to take the science behind climate change seriously and not to abandon international agreements to address the perils of global warming. The Pontiff’s message seemed directed at president-elect Donald Trump, who has signaled that the United States will no longer play a leadership role when it comes to efforts limiting carbon emissions aimed at protecting the environment. Pope Francis on climate change In a statement made at a Vatican-organized gathering…

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Donald Trump Says The U.S. Army Isn’t Ready For War. That’s Just Not True.

Donald Trump Says The U.S. Army Isn’t Ready For War. That’s Just Not True.

Donald Trump Says The U.S. Army Isn’t Ready For War. That’s Just Not True. Donald : Right now, U.S. soldiers are training hard for heavy combat — just in case. Donald : The United States Army, citing threats from North Korea, Iran, Russia and the Islamic State, has put its most powerful combat units on a war footing, ready to slug it out, if necessary, in high-intensity battle. Even as GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump claims the military is “in a really bad state” and “totally unprepared,” the Army’s data…

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Trump Military Buildup Promises Little For The Working Grunts

Trump Military Buildup Promises Little For The Working Grunts

Trump Military Buildup Promises Little For The Working Grunts Trump : Once again, the big money goes for the fancy weapons, while the troops carry old rifles. The USS Gerald R. Ford, the new aircraft carrier President Donald Trump praised recently, is costing some $13 billion to build. That doesn’t count the airplanes. It’s the most expensive naval vessel in history, and it will fit easily into the “massive” military buildup Trump has demanded. But at Camp Lejeune, the sprawling Marine Corps base where the working-class military lives, trains and deploys,…

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Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary

Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary

Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary The public largely believes that it’s worthwhile to investigate links between Russian government officials and associates of President Donald Trump, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. Americans say by a 17-point margin, 48 percent to 31 percent, that the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia is a legitimate issue. Forty-seven percent say they consider it a serious problem, although just under one-third say it’s very serious. Thirty-seven percent say it’s not very serious or not a problem at all, with another 16…

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Potential ‘smoking gun’ showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says

Potential 'smoking gun' showing

Potential ‘smoking gun’ showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says Republican congressional investigators expect a potential “smoking gun” establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, will be produced to the House Intelligence Committee this week, a source told Fox News. Classified intelligence showing incidental collection of Trump team communications, purportedly seen by committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and described by him in vague terms at a bombshell Wednesday afternoon news conference, came from multiple sources, Capitol Hill sources told…

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Trump’s Budget Slashes Aid to the Poor. Would Jesus Have a Problem with That?

Trump’s Budget Slashes Aid to the Poor. Would Jesus Have a Problem with That?

Trump’s Budget Slashes Aid to the Poor. Would Jesus Have a Problem with That? Since it was unveiled last week, President Trump’s proposed budget* has been widely denounced as “immoral” and downright “evil” for boosting defense spending by billions while demanding drastic cuts to vital aid programs. Yet if liberals and some conservatives are upset about cuts to programs that help ensure clean drinking water, give financial aid to low-income college students, and even help support Meals on Wheels — which delivers nearly a million meals a day to the sick and elderly — would Jesus have a problem…

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Clinton World Isn’t Ready To Move Past Comey, Even As The FBI Turns To Trump

Clinton World Isn’t Ready To Move Past Comey, Even As The FBI Turns To Trump

Clinton World Isn’t Ready To Move Past Comey, Even As The FBI Turns To Trump “There were two active investigations involving presidential candidates last year, and he only told the voters about one.” As they watched Director James Comey testify that the FBI was undertaking a counterintelligence investigation into the president of the United States, an odd mix of emotions crept up on those who endeavored to deny Donald Trump the presidency. There was a sense of vindication, for all the warnings they had issued prior to the election about…

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Trump ‘Stands By’ Debunked Claim That Obama Spied On Him, Sean Spicer Says

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Intelligence leaders in both parties say there is zero evidence of this. President Donald Trump is sticking with his claim that President Barack Obama tapped his phones at Trump Tower last year, despite intelligence officials saying there’s no evidence that ever happened, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer. “He stands by it,” Spicer insisted in his Thursday briefing. Spicer was visibly flustered as reporters pressed him on Trump’s charges, given that there is bipartisan consensus among intelligence leaders that there is no basis for his claims. Sens. Richard…

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This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump

This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump

This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump Conservative James Lankford said Democrats should back his bills because they’ll keep the president’s agency heads in check. A Republican senator is trying to pitch progressive Democrats on a package of bills that he says will limit President Donald Trump’s powers. No, it’s not a joke. Conservative Sen. James Lankford, who was elected two years ago, wants progressives to give his bills a chance, arguing they aren’t on the “far-right edge” but are admittedly not far…

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Trump condemned anti-Semitism. What about Islamophobia?

Trump condemned anti-Semitism. What about Islamophobia?

Trump condemned anti-Semitism. What about Islamophobia? Trump : Prominent Muslims say they’re glad President Trump condemned anti-Semitism after several high-profile crimes against Jewish institutions and months of sidestepping requests to address the problem.But they wish he would also extend his sympathies to Muslims, who have suffered mounting attacks on their own institutions and co-religionists in recent years.“He’s been asked about Islamophobia and he always responds with some kind of statement about what he calls ‘radical Islamic terrorism,’” said Dalia Mogahed, research director at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, which studies Muslims in American…

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Is Repealing the Johnson Amendment a Good Idea?

Is Repealing the Johnson Amendment a Good Idea?

Is Repealing the Johnson Amendment a Good Idea? Repealing : Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast last Thursday, President Donald Trump vowed to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment, which prevents houses of worship and other tax-exempt organizations from engaging in political campaigning. Trump declared to the crowd, “I will get rid of and totally destroy the Johnson Amendment and allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution.” The Johnson Amendment, a 1954 federal law put forth by then-Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson, makes an organization’s tax-exempt status…

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Trump Pentagon names the enemy: It’s ISIS, not ISIL

Trump Pentagon names the enemy: It's ISIS, not ISIL

Trump Pentagon names the enemy: It’s ISIS, not ISIL WASHINGTON (CNN) – ISIL has been vanquished — at least as an acronym in the administration of President Donald Trump. The Pentagon has issued a directive that officials now use the more common term ISIS to refer to the terror group. ISIS stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. ISIL, which stands for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, was the preferred acronym of the Obama administration. Some senior State Department officials and military commanders in the field…

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CPAC Crowd Duped Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech

CPAC Crowd Duped Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech

CPAC Crowd Duped Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech “It’s fun to have a joke sometimes in a very serious situation,” says trickster Jason Charter. CPAC Crowd : A pair of progressive moles with a sense of humor were apparently responsible for a grand — although short-lived — prank at the Conservative Political Action Conference that had members proudly waving tiny banners emblazoned with the name “Trump” that were actually Russian flags. The pranksters passed 1,000 red-white-and-blue Russian flags before Donald Trump’s speech at the conservative confab in Maryland on Friday.…

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6 questions for Clinton and Trump on protecting religious minorities

6 questions for Clinton and Trump on protecting religious minorities

6 questions for Clinton and Trump on protecting religious minorities Clinton : About 190 million Americans affiliate with a rich and diverse variety of religious groups in our great country. The genius of our Founding Fathers guaranteed in the First Amendment to the Constitution that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Because of their determination and foresight, Americans are able, by law and in practice, to find meaning and blessing in religion, unmolested by anyone who holds different beliefs or…

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Lindsay Lohan defends Trump ‘We have to join him’

Lindsay Lohan defends Trump: 'We have to join him'

Lindsay Lohan defends Trump ‘We have to join him’ Lindsay Lohan says President Donald Trump doesn’t have it easy. The 30-year-old actress recently participated in a Facebook Live Q&A session for the Daily Mail where she defended the new president. “I think always in the public eye you’re going to get scrutinized,” she said. “He is the president — we have to join him. If you can’t beat him, join him.” She urged Trump to help Syrian refugees in need. She urged Trump to help Syrian refugees in need.  …

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NY Times reporter apologizes for calling First Lady Melania Trump ‘a hooker’

NY Times reporter apologizes for calling First Lady Melania Trump 'a hooker'

NY Times reporter apologizes for calling First Lady Melania Trump ‘a hooker’ The New York Times reporter that referred to First Lady Melania Trump as “a hooker” has apologized. “I want to take ownership of a mistake I made,” New York Times features writer Jacob Bernstein said on Twitter. “Speaking at a party in what I thought was a personal conversation, I nevertheless made a stupid remark about the first lady.” He continued, “My editors have made it clear my behavior was not in keeping with the standards of the…

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Trump praises immigration raids, Schumer presses for more info

Trump praises immigration raids, Schumer presses for more info

Trump praises immigration raids, Schumer presses for more info Trump : U.S. authorities on Monday said they arrested nearly 700 undocumented immigrants as part of a series of raids tied to President Trump’s executive order to find and deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested 680 people from Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, San Antonio and New York City last week whom they say pose a threat to public safety.  Of those, 170 have no criminal record. During a joint press conference…

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‘President Trump should hear and understand’: Quebec City unites in grief for six killed in mosque massacre as thousands hold vigil in sub-zero temperatures

'President Trump should hear and understand': Quebec City unites in grief for six killed in mosque massacre as thousands hold vigil in sub-zero temperatures

‘President Trump should hear and understand’: Quebec City unites in grief for six killed in mosque massacre as thousands hold vigil in sub-zero temperatures President : They were shocked, but mostly mournful, as the people of Quebec City turned out in their thousands to honor the victims of the massacre in the mosque. Candles were lit and placed in the snow piles and prayers were said in the sub-zero temperatures in respect to the fallen six, alleged to have been gunned down by local student Alexandre Bissonnette. There had been…

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Canadian woman turned away from U.S. border after questions about religion, Trump

Canadian woman turned away from U.S. border after questions about religion, Trump Canadian : A woman from the Montreal suburb of Brossard says she was denied entry into the U.S. Saturday after being fingerprinted, photographed and questioned in detail about her religion and her views on U.S. President Donald Trump. Fadwa Alaoui, a Moroccan-born Canadian citizen who is Muslim and wears a hijab, says she has used her Canadian passport to enter the United States many times without incident to visit her parents and brother, who live there. On the weekend…

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6 Fast Actions President Trump Can Take for Religious Freedom

6 Fast Actions President Trump Can Take for Religious Freedom

6 Fast Actions President Trump Can Take for Religious Freedom Actions : As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to take action to defend religious freedom. In October, he sent a letter to a prominent pro-life Catholic organization, promising to protect the rights of all Americans “to live their faith, to serve their communities, and to act on their beliefs without fear.” Six areas are especially ripe for Trump to take fast action to fulfill his promise, including in the government’s regulation of religious institutions, in federal contracting, in employment,…

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Howard Stern says Trump ‘wants to be loved’

Howard Stern says Trump 'wants to be loved'

Howard Stern says Trump ‘wants to be loved’ Howard Stern, the famous radio show host, said Wednesday that he wished his longtime friend, President Trump, did not run for president because he is concerned about his mental health because “he just wants to be liked.” “I personally wish that he had never run. I told him that,” Stern, 63, said. “Because I actually think this is something that is going to be very detrimental to his mental health, too. Because he wants to be liked, he wants to be loved,…

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Trump, UK prime minister emphasize ‘special relationship’ at White House

Trump, UK prime minister emphasize 'special relationship' at White House

Trump, UK prime minister emphasize ‘special relationship’ at White House Trump : WASHINGTON — President Trump put the “special relationship” with the United Kingdom on full display Friday, hosting Prime Minister Theresa May for cordial meetings at the White House while highlighting a partnership built from their converging political fortunes. May’s visit began something of a foreign policy weekend for Trump, as he pivots from issues of trade and immigration in North America to similar issues in Europe and the Middle East. Trump is lining up Saturday phone calls with German…

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Trump wants ‘safe zones’ set up in Syria. But do they work?

Trump wants 'safe zones' set up in Syria. But do they work?

Trump wants ‘safe zones’ set up in Syria. But do they work? Trump : A Syrian Kurdish woman crosses the border between Syria and Turkey at Suruc on September 23, 2014. (CNN)US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he “will absolutely do safe zones in Syria” for refugees fleeing violence in their country, devastated by years of civil war. In his first televised interview as president, Trump said Germany and other European countries had made a tremendous mistake by allowing millions of refugees through their borders. “I don’t want that to…

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Native Americans Ready To Battle Trump Over Dakota Access Pipeline

Native Americans Ready To Battle Trump Over Dakota Access Pipeline

Native Americans Ready To Battle Trump Over Dakota Access Pipeline “Open your eyes, America, and see that water is in danger in your own backyard,” a Sioux elder says. Native : NEW YORK ― A frigid rain fell hard on Cheryl Angel and her fellow protesters Tuesday, but she would not be moved. The 56-year-old activist and elder of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe braved far worse weather while living for months on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota, where she fought to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from…

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Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ pleads not guilty in New York

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in New York

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’  pleads not guilty in New York A NYPD emergency unit detail arrive for a convoy carrying Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman CREDIT: BEBETO MATTHEWS/AP Reuters 20 JANUARY 2017 • 11:43PM Mexican : Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appeared in a U.S. court on Friday after his surprise extradition from Mexicoand pleaded not guilty to charges that he ran the world’s largest drug-trafficking organisation during a decades-long criminal career. Guzman, 59, once one of the world’s most wanted drug lords, was accompanied by…

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Did God choose Trump? What it means to believe in divine intervention

Did God choose Trump? What it means to believe in divine intervention

Did God choose Trump? What it means to believe in divine intervention Did god* : (Editor’s note: Since Donald Trump’s victory in last year’s election, many Christians became convinced he was chosen by God to be president even though he hardly fits their mold of a virtuous leader. In our “Hand of God” series, we take a closer look at the widespread belief that God intervenes in our nation’s political process. We profile three people who think that’s the case. And we analyze why they believe what they do, and look…

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First on CNN: Trump’s Cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it

First on CNN: Trump's Cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it

First on CNN: Trump’s Cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it Washington (CNN)Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary. Price bought between $1,001 to $15,000 worth of shares last March in Zimmer Biomet, according to House records reviewed by CNN.  Trump promises his Obamacare replacement plan will cover all, report says Less than a…

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The Best Inauguration Week Music Won’t Be Found At The Capitol Building

The Best Inauguration Week Music Won’t Be Found At The Capitol Building

The Best Inauguration Week Music Won’t Be Found At The Capitol Building Donald Trump has had some serious trouble locking down musicians to perform at his inauguration festivities. In part, this might be because some of the best contemporary artists are busy planning alternative performances on and around inauguration weekend, aimed at protecting the people threatened by the president-elect’s administration, including women, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals ― and also, the Earth. Several live performances planned this month are taking a loudly anti-Trump stance, including the Planned Parenthood and All Access concert “Show Up!”…

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Theresa May rejects Russian claim MI6 was behind ‘dirty dossier’ about President elect Donald Trump

Theresa May rejects Russian claim MI6 was behind 'dirty dossier' about President elect Donald Trump

Theresa* May rejects Russian claim MI6 was behind ‘dirty dossier’ about President elect Donald Trump Theresa* May has rejected Russian allegations that MI6 was to blame for the ‘dirty dossier’ of explosive claims about Donald Trump. Former British spy Christopher Steele – the dossier’s alleged author – has not worked for British intelligence “for years”, the Prime Minister said. The Russian embassy in London had alleged that Mr Steele was still working for MI6 and “briefing both ways” against Mr Trump and Moscow, in a Twitter post. It came after Mr…

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Trump must aid persecuted Christians or his presidency will fail, says Open Doors

Trump must aid persecuted Christians or his presidency will fail, says Open Doors

Trump must aid persecuted Christians or his presidency will fail, says Open Doors WASHINGTON (RNS) President-elect Donald Trump must help persecuted religious groups around the world or his administration will fail, said the leader of a nonprofit at the release Wednesday (Jan. 11) of its annual list of the most dangerous countries for Christians. Open Doors USA CEO David Curry. Photo courtesy of DeMoss/Nathan Golden Religious liberty “is the central issue that they’re going to have to deal with, whether you’re looking at it through the lens of immigration, whether you’re looking…

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Boris Johnson To Meet Donald Trump’s Team In New York In First UK Government Face-To-Face

Boris Johnson To Meet Donald Trump’s

Boris Johnson To Meet Donald Trump’s Team In New York In First UK Government Face-To-Face British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has flown to New York to meet with Donald Trump’s top advisers having previously branding the President-elect “unfit” to lead America. The Foreign Office tonight confirmed the first face-to-face meeting between a UK minister and Trump team would take place tonight. Nigel Farage was the first British politician to meet the incoming President following the election, but the ex-Ukip leader is not even a Member of Parliament much less a…

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The First ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Host Had A History Of Groping Women. So Does The Second.

The First ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Host Had A History Of Groping Women. So Does The Second. Television met the latest incarnation of Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday evening when he said hello to the world as host of “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” an NBC show with a slightly tweaked name but the same general concept as its Donald J. Trump–led predecessor. Much like NBC, Schwarzenegger did what he could to distance himself from the president-elect in the leadup to the show’s premiere. One day after audio surfaced last fall of Trump bragging about…

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GOP Bill Would Slash Diplomatic Security Funds Unless Trump Moves U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem

GOP Bill Would Slash Diplomatic Security Funds Unless Trump Moves U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem WASHINGTON ― Three Republican senators — including two former presidential candidates who’ve long criticized former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi — introduced a bill on Tuesday that would halve funds for embassy security, construction and maintenance until the next president moves the U.S. Embassy in Israel to the disputed city of Jerusalem. The measure, introduced by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Ted Cruz…

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Donald Trump Makes Dubious Claim About Inauguration Singer Jackie Evancho

Donald Trump Makes Dubious Claim About Inauguration Singer Jackie Evancho Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Claim About Jackie Evancho’s Album Sales | Billboard News The best entertainment to come out of Donald Trump’s A-list-starved inauguration might be the president-elect’s tweets defending it. On Wednesday, he used his favorite medium, Twitter, to address his low-wattage docket of performers by pumping up the cred of one singer who is scheduled to sing, former “America’s Got Talent” contestant Jackie Evancho. Only Trump’s claims that Evancho’s “album sales have skyrocketed after announcing her inauguration performance” are being called into question.…

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Trump: Don’t Blame Russia For Hacking; Blame Computers For Making Life Complicated

President-elect Donald Trump is less than enthusiastic about some senators’ suggestion that Russia ― and perhaps even Vladimir Putin himself ― should be sanctioned for interfering in the U.S. elections, telling reporters Wednesday that it’s time people move on. For Trump, the real culprit isn’t the Russian president or his hackers. It’s computers and technology. “I think we ought to get on with our lives,” Trump said Wednesday, according to the pool report. He was at his Mar-a-Lago resort, standing next to boxing promoter Don King. “I think that computers…

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