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Victor Davis Hanson: China’s government is showing us what ‘1984’ looks like

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The Chinese communist government increasingly poses an existential threat not just to its own 1.4 billion citizens, but to the world at large. China is currently in a dangerously chaotic state. And why not, when a premodern authoritarian society leaps wildly into the brave new world of high-tech science in a single generation? The Chinese Read More

Mardi Gras parade accident in New Orleans results in death of woman: report

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A woman was run over and killed Wednesday night while trying to pass between two sections of a Mardi Gras parade float in New Orleans, according to a report. The unidentified woman died around 9 p.m., a few blocks from the start of the parade, according to FOX 8 New Orleans. LOUISIANA GIRL, 12, ABDUCTED FROM Read More

Furor over Trump pardons as frustrated Barr weighs quitting

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Donald Trump and his attorney general seem headed for a confrontation, just as the president is declaring himself the nation’s “chief law enforcement officer” and handing out controversial pardons. As the Washington Post reported, and others have confirmed, William Barr “has told people close to President Trump — both inside and outside the White House Read More

Coronavirus claims lives of 2 Diamond Princess passengers from Japan, health officials say

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Two passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship docked off Yokohama, Japan, have died of coronavirus, Japan’s health ministry said Thursday. The Japanese man and woman, both in their 80s, reportedly had existing chronic diseases. They were the first among the ship’s passengers to die from the disease, officials said. Both passengers were removed Read More

Alaska airman receives discipline for urinating in coffee maker: report

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An Alaska-based airman was punished last week for reportedly peeing in an office coffee maker, according to a report. The incident was reported in a newsletter written by the legal office of the Anchorage Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Feb. 13, although many of the details remained a mystery. According to the newsletter, the Airman First Class violated Read More

Who is Vladimir Putin, the Russian president and ex-KGB officer?

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Russian President Vladimir Putin was born in Leningrad, now modern-day St. Petersburg, on Oct. 7, 1952. He grew up in a communal apartment and his father was a factory foreman. Putin graduated from Leningrad State University in 1975 with a law degree and joined the KGB — the main security agency operating at the behest of the Soviet Union, Read More

John Bolton pressed by Susan Rice on impeachment testimony at Vanderbilt event

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Former national security advisers John Bolton and Susan Rice engaged in a sometimes-tense debate over Russia and theimpeachment trial against President Trump, in front of a crowd of 1,500 people Wednesday in Nashville. The pair came together for the Vanderbilt Chancellors Lecture Series entitled “Defining U.S. Global Leadership” at Vanderbilt Unversity two weeks after the Senate acquitted Trump Read More

Coronavirus: Britons on Diamond Princess cruise ship to be flown home

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Britons stranded on a quarantined cruise ship in Japan will be able to board an evacuation flight home on Friday, the foreign secretary has said. Only those who are showing no signs of illness will be able to travel, and they will be quarantined on their return to the UK, it is understood. Those who Read More

U.S. meeting on Huawei, China policy still on for Thursday despite Trump tweets: sources

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FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured on the company’s stand during the ‘Electronics Show – International Trade Fair for Consumer Electronics’ at Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Poland, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A meeting of U.S. government officials to discuss further curbs on exports to Huawei and China is still Read More

Mexican man shot in face by ICE officer in New York files lawsuit

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A Mexican man is suing an unidentifiedU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) officer in New York after he says he was shot in the face and sustained a multitude of injuries — including a bullet that remains lodged in his neck — as a result. In a 10-page filing with the U.S. District Court in the Read More