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Rex Tillerson Says The Taliban Is Welcome In The Afghan Government – Newsweek

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said there is space for members of the Taliban militant group in the Afghan government, despite Washington’s plan to ramp up its military action against the radical Islamist faction. “Clearly, we have to continue the fight against the Taliban and against others in order for them to understand they will never win a military victory,” Tillerson told reporters on his first visit to Afghanistan,…

Five weeks after Maria most of Puerto Rico remains an island in the dark – USA TODAY

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Most of Puerto Rico has been in the dark since mid-September. Officials estimate it could take another 8 months for the power grid to be fully operational. Meanwhile, leaders are pleading for lifesaving help. USA TODAY Whitefish Energy, is one of the one of the contractors, (Photo: Whitefish Energy) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — They’re still in the dark. Lady Lee Andrews doesn’t know how much longer…

In Trump’s response to Myeshia Johnson, many black women see a pattern – Washington Post

Monday, October 23, 2017

Concerns about a Trump presidency were prevalent among black women long before he entered the White House. In exit polls from Election Day, 76 percent of black women said they were “scared” of a Trump win. And in a Gallup poll the summer before the election, 72 percent of black women said they “strongly agreed” that they were afraid of what would happen if their preferred candidate did not win the election. Since his…

Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush – CNN

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Paris Jackson Volunteers in Puerto Rico to Help Hurricane Victims – Billboard

Monday, October 23, 2017

After landfall of deadly category 5 storm Hurricane Maria in September, the island of Puerto Rico is still in dire condition, with many families left to cope with the after-effects with limited or no access to power, clean running water, food and cellular service. Paris Jackson, who is deeply involved advocacy and activism, headed to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico — a town getting less attention and resources due to downed bridges and other…

Why did James Comey name his secret Twitter account ‘Reinhold Niebuhr’? Here’s what we know. – Washington Post

Monday, October 23, 2017

Former FBI director James B. Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill on June 8. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Former FBI chief James B. Comey ended a months-long Twitter tease Monday when he confirmed that he is the owner of a cryptic, nature-photo-loving account with the name Reinhold Niebuhr. Since the spring, when Gizmodo journalist Ashley Feinberg sleuthed that the account belonged to Comey, thousands of people have retweeted…

As San Francisco trial opens in killing of Kate Steinle, prosecutor says, ‘He meant to shoot’ – SFGate

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Soldier’s Widow Says Trump Struggled to Remember Sgt. La David Johnson’s Name – New York Times

Monday, October 23, 2017

On Monday, even as White House officials conceded privately that they had to find a way to move beyond the episode, Mr. Trump refused to back down, posting a message on Twitter that contradicted Ms. Johnson’s account after her interview was broadcast. I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Oct….

The great dealmaker? Lawmakers find Trump to be an untrustworthy negotiator. – Washington Post

Monday, October 23, 2017

President Trump campaigned as one of the world’s greatest dealmakers, but after nine months of struggling to broker agreements, lawmakers in both parties increasingly consider him an untrustworthy, chronically inconsistent and easily distracted negotiator . As Trump prepares to visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday to unify his party ahead of a high-stakes season of votes on tax cuts and budget measures, some Republicans are openly questioning his negotiating abilities and…

Report: Mueller probe expands to Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta’s Russia dealings – Fox News

Monday, October 23, 2017

Mueller reportedly investigating the Podesta Group Newt Gingrich reacts to the Manafort inquiry reportedly spurring a probe into Tony Podesta and his Democratic lobbying firm. Tony Podesta, a powerful Democratic lobbyist and the brother of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, reportedly has entered Robert Mueller’s investigative crosshairs as the special counsel’s office probes whether his firm violated federal law.  NBC News first reported that Podesta and his Democratic lobbying firm are…

Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North Korea – Fox News

Monday, October 23, 2017

CLARK, Philippines –  Japan’s defense minister is sounding an alarm on North Korea, saying its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to what he called an “unprecedented, critical and imminent” level. The minister, Itsunori Odonera, said this rising threat means his country, along with South Korea and the United States, have to collectively take what he called “different responses.” He did not elaborate. The comments…

The Finance 202: Trump wants a tax plan in a hurry – Washington Post

Monday, October 23, 2017

THE TICKER President Donald Trump. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump opened the congressional sprint toward a tax overhaul with what could be his closing argument. It’s also one well known to Republican lawmakers: Get this done now or face the wrath of voters soon. The president made the case on a Sunday conference call with House Republicans. And he heads to Capitol Hill tomorrow for a lunch with Senate…

McCain hits Trump where it hurts, attacking ‘bone spur’ deferments in Vietnam – Washington Post

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Boris Johnson says North Korea is holding a ‘nuclear sword of Damocles’ over a ‘trembling human race’ – Business Insider

Monday, October 23, 2017

Boris Johnson at the Chatham House conference on Monday. Chatham House The UK Foreign Secretary has suggested that North Korea was holding “the nuclear sword of Damocles” over “a trembling human race.” Boris Johnson also said US President  Donald Trump had an “absolute duty” to respond to North Korea’s nuclear threats in any way necessary. Boris Johnson also encouraged the US to push for dialogue with Pyongyang. He also praised the Iran nuclear…

Victory for Abenomics lifts world stocks to new record – Reuters

Monday, October 23, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s election victory lifted world stocks and the dollar on Monday, relegating concerns about Spain’s escalating political crisis to little more than a blip on the market radar. Abe’s emphatic win, which heralds a continuation of Japan’s hyper-easy monetary policy, kept risk-on bets in play after fresh optimism about tax cuts in the United States had pushed Wall Street to a new record…

Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson has ‘nothing to say’ to Trump after controversial condolence call – Washington Post

Monday, October 23, 2017

Myeshia Johnson wipes away tears during the burial service for her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, at the Memorial Gardens East cemetery in Hollywood, Fla. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Nineteen days after her husband’s death and two days after his wrenching burial, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson said she has “nothing to say” to President Trump, whose condolence call pulled the grieving widow into the center of a national…

US reportedly putting nuclear bombers back on high alert – CNBC

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Japan Election Vindicates Shinzo Abe as His Party Wins Big – New York Times

Monday, October 23, 2017

Amending the Constitution requires the support of two-thirds of both houses of Parliament. Mr. Abe’s party and its allies had those numbers before Sunday’s elections, but the prime minister’s political woes earlier this year, along with the public’s doubts about a constitutional change, created the possibility that he would lose the supermajority in the lower house. Even with the votes he needs in Parliament, Mr. Abe now must persuade the…

McCain hits Trump where it hurts, attacking ‘bone spur’ deferments in Vietnam – Washington Post

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Body of small child found during search for missing 3-year-old – CNN

Monday, October 23, 2017

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