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NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it ‘plausible’

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Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in big trouble Sunday for tweeting a fake quote attributed to President Trump, then claiming it was “plausible” the president would say it. “Kim Jong Un is smarter and would make a better President Read More

EU elections over: Exit polls show surge for right-wing & green parties amid high turnout

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The EU Parliament’s three-day elections have concluded across Europe. The polls attracted a record number of voters, not seen in over two decades, while exit polls signal the expected rise of right-wing parties is accurate. The turnout for the union-wide elections has become the largest in two decades, with an estimated 51 percent of voters Read More

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament

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BRUSSELS – As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy’s anti-migrant, anti-Islam interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has been campaigning hard to boost his right-wing League party to become Read More

Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More

70+ US Army & Navy veterans urge Trump to stop Iran war-mongering, stick to diplomacy

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An open letter signed by 76 retired generals, admirals, and ambassadors calls on US President Donald Trump to stop stoking fears of war with Iran and ditch “ineffective” sanctions and threats in favor of “aggressive diplomacy.” In a letter published on Friday by ‘War on the Rocks’, which specializes in reports on national security and Read More

India’s jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment

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GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) – When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai. People walk past buildings under construction at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Read More

Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

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A worker walks past tornado-damaged Toyotas at a dealership in Jefferson City, Mo., Thursday, May 23, 2019 after a tornado tore though late Wednesday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri’s capital city as part of an overnight outbreak of severe weather across the state that left at Read More

Moscow concerned over Haftar’s ‘purge’ plan as UN warns Libya is heading towards civil war

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A plan by Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar to wipe out “terrorists” has sparked concern in Moscow as it is unclear who is considered a target. It comes as the UN warns that Libya is on the verge of a new civil war. If Haftar genuinely seeks to free Libya from terrorists, he should Read More

Why pessimism on Social Security could come back to bite millennials

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Why does the word “old” come to mind for so many of us when the topic of Social Security comes up?   FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen on the entrance to a Social Security office in New York City, U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo     Retirement benefits are the Read More

Dan Gainor: Michael Avenatti, once a media star, shines no more as he faces criminal charges

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Rise and fall. Crash and burn. Lawyer Michael Avenatti – who became a media star when he represented adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battle involving her allegations of an extramarital affair with President Trump – has gone from star to criminal defendant. The rise and fall of the Avenatti is a mix of Read More