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FBI’s Manafort raid means Bob Mueller means business

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump has a lot to say about the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 campaign. “FBI agents executed a search warrant at one of Mr. Manafort’s residences,” Manafort’s spokesperson Jason Maloni told CNN Wednesday. “Manafort has consistently cooperated with law enforcement and other […]

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Trump warns McCain: ‘Be careful because at some point I fight back’

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, hours after Sen. John McCain delivered a speech that repudiated the President, warned the Arizona Republican to “be careful” because at some point he will “fight back.” The speech was a repudiation of Trump, who the Arizona Republican has long feuded with, and the worldview that […]

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Austrians Lean Toward Nationalist Government Led by a Millennial

Austrians profiting from the fastest economic growth in six years look likely to ditch their current coalition in favor of a new government backed by anti-immigration nationalists and headed by the world’s youngest leader. Polls suggest that Austria’s 31-year-old Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz will lead his conservative People’s Party to […]

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Spain Readies Forces Able to Seize Catalan Leader Today

Spanish police are ready to arrest Catalan President Carles Puigdemont immediately if he declares independence in the regional parliament, according to two people familiar with the government’s plans. While a final decision on whether to act has not yet been taken, Spain’s National Police force has elite officers deployed in […]

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How a Tokyo-Born Outsider Became the Face of Czech Nationalism

Tomio Okamura’s background is about as multicultural as you can get. The son of a Czech mother and a Japanese-Korean father, he suffered racist bullying in Japan and the Czech Republic that was so severe he developed a stutter and wet his bed until the age of 14. Which may or may […]

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Trump Threatens NBC License, Blasts Disgusting Free Press

President Comcast Corp. “With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!” he wrote in a tweet. The president doubled-down on the threat Wednesday night, saying on Twitter that “Network news has become […]

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Trump’s New Obamacare Killer to Cost Uncle Sam $194 Billion

President Donald Trump is halting some Obamacare subsidies. A big money saver for taxpayers, right? Wrong. The move could actually force the government to dole out almost $200 billion more on health insurance over the next decade. Here’s why: The insurer payouts Trump cut off aren’t the only government funds […]

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Hispanic business leader blasts Trump over DACA

Washington (CNN)Javier Palomarez, the head of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, announced he was resigning from President Donald Trump’s diversity coalition over the administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “I tried to work as hard as I could with this administration on this issue, and […]

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