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Trump Administration Announces Sweeping New Sanctions On Chinese, North Korean, And Iranian Entities By
The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on 30 foreign companies and people from 10 countries, including China. The State Department said Friday that the entities and people contribute to activity that “only serves to...
Netanyahu Rejects US Request To Freeze Settlement Contruction By
Benjamin Netanyahu has said that his government will not freeze settlements in occupied Jerusalem, Israeli media reported on Wednesday.  He said, The issue of halting building projects in the Israeli neighborhoods in East Jerusalem is not part of the [current] negotiations...
Government’s Own Data Shows US Interfered In 81 Foreign Elections By
On Monday, FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time publicly that the bureau is officially investigating hotly contentious allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. election — but, even if proven true, such geopolitical escapades better characterize the...
800 Families File Lawsuit Against Saudi Arabia Over 9/11 By
New York, NY — Eight-hundred families of 9/11 victims and 1,500 first responders, along with others who suffered as a result of the attacks, have filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over its alleged complicity in the 2001 terror attacks, according to an exclusive report...
The US Military Machine Summed Up In An Infograph By
Trump’s budget for 2018, proposes cutting lots of stuff, from the EPA to the NEA and even small cuts at NASA.  One of the few departments that will not see any cuts was the US Department of Defense. In 2015, Politico estimated that there are 800 U.S. bases abroad. The...
The Cost Of Trump’s Wall Compared To The Programs He’s Proposing To Cut By
The fiscal 2018 price for President Trump’s border wall is in: $2.6 billion. That’s a cost to U.S. taxpayers, not a cost many people any longer think will be picked up by the Mexican government. As first installments go, it’s a pretty big number. Indeed,...
Poll: Americans Increasingly Anxious About Race Relations By
More people in the U.S. are worried about race relations now than in the past two decades, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday. About 42 percent of respondents said they “personally worry” a “great deal” about race, a significant jump for the third consecutive...
Trump’s Budget Reveals That You’re Paying For His Wall — Twice By
“We’re going to build a big, beautiful wall — and Mexico is gonna pay for it,” was one of Donald Trump’s campaign mantras. However, as Americans who don’t have political short-term memory loss will remember, politicians break promises once they’re elected....
Former Bush Aid: U.S. Creating New Foes, Too Many To Handle By
MINNEAPOLIS – No empire has lasted forever. As history as shown, every imperialistic society has eventually succumbed to its own vices, be it misallocation of resources, concentration of wealth in the hands of a small elite minority or the overextension of its military. While...
U.S. Army Announces Troops Will Stay In Syria After ISIS Defeat By
MINNEAPOLIS – As the Syrian conflict has dragged on for the better part of six years, foreign troops have continually played a major role in the fighting and in the conflict’s escalation, causing some to comment that Syria’s so-called civil war is really a proxy war...