Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

Tuesday the Supreme Court agreed to decide whether Ohio wrongfully purged eligible voters from the state’s registration list. The justices said they will hear an appeal from state officials defending the process against challengers who say it’s illegal. Advertisements

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BAGHDAD BLAST: ISIS militants detonate bomb outside popular ice cream shop; 31 dead

The death toll of a deadly nighttime bombing outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad has risen to 31 as ISIS militants claimed responsibility. Iraqi officials said families with children were enjoying a late-night snack after breaking their fast for Ramadan when the explosions went off.

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Trump tweets Russia ‘laughing’ about US probe into election meddling

The Russians are “laughing at the U.S.” amid ongoing probes the Kremlin meddled in the 2016 election, President Trump tweeted Tuesday, adding that the investigations are partisan attempts to deflect blame for Hillary Clinton’s loss.

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North Korea warns of bigger ‘gift package’ to US after missile test

Tuesday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned of sending a bigger “gift package” to the United States after successfully launching its third missile test in recent weeks.  North Korea’s official KCNA news agency quoted the rogue leader, saying that Pyongyang would continue to develop its missile program in preparation for a possible attack.

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President Trump proclaims Memorial Day 2017 as a day of ‘Prayer for Permanent Peace’

President Trump proclaimed Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, as a Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace. The White House released the proclamation last week, saying that “Memorial Day is our Nation’s solemn reminder that freedom is never free.”

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US using ‘annihilation tactics’ in final stages of ISIS fight in Mosul, Mattis says

Sunday Defense Secretary James Mattis said the U.S. has switched to “annihilation tactics” against the Islamic State and is focused on completely surrounding the militants instead of moving them from place to place.

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North Korea threat: Mattis says war with isolated nation would be ‘catastrophic’

Defense Secretary James Mattis offered a dark outlook of what war with North Korea would look like hours before the rogue regime launched another ballistic missile.

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Japan vows to take action with US after North Korea missile test

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to take action against North Korea after Pyongyang’s missile test on Sunday ended in the Sea of Japan. Abe addressed the situation in a brief televised address on Monday: “As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the international community,” according …

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Merkel: Europe ‘can no longer rely on allies’ after Trump and Brexit

Europe can no longer “completely depend” on the US and UK following the election of President Trump and Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says. Mrs Merkel said she wanted friendly relations with both countries as well as Russia but Europe now had to “fight for its own destiny”.

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Huckabee to Media: ‘Suck It Up, Buttercup – We’ve Got a New President’

Mike Huckabee told the mainstream media to “suck it up” and get over the fact their chosen candidate, Hillary Clinton, lost the 2016 presidential election.

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