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How Far Can Populism Go in South Africa?

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Julius Malema, the enfant terrible of South African politics, vows that his enemies have nowhere to hide. Racist white farmers, corrupt politicians, the rich and the...
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71 current members of Congress were there for the Clinton impeachment inquiries. Here's what they think about impeaching Trump

71 current members of Congress were there for the Clinton impeachment inquiries. Here's what they think about impeaching Trump

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In the wake of the Mueller investigation that wrapped up earlier this year, Democrats have wrestled with whether President Donald Trump should be impeached. Today, there are 71...
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‘It's Life or Death:' Hong Kong Protests Risk Its Special Trade Relationship With the U.S

‘It's Life or Death:' Hong Kong Protests Risk Its Special Trade Relationship With the U.S

16 hours ago   |   Fortune

Amid political disarray and unending protests, Hong Kong now faces one more potential risk: losing its special trading status with the United States over fears that the Chinese...
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The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Stephen Miller , President Donald Trump's nativist advisor, tried to devise a plan that would keep undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, Bloomberg...
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Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a huge show of weakness that will probably backfire

Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a huge show of weakness that will probably backfire

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to block Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting came off as a sign of political desperation. President...
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McCollum emerges as strong critic of Israeli policy

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Rep. Betty McCollum has said that she is pro-Israel and supports Israel as a key U.S. ally. But she is different from other members of Congress in her consistent, vocal...
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When Does Congress Reconvene? August Recess, Explained

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Every August, the two chambers of Congress adjourn until after Labor Day. But why does Congress get such a long recess, and what actually happens-or doesn't happen-during this...
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U.S. Reps. Omar, Tlaib Not Going to West Bank, But Limited U.S. Exports At 12-Year High

3 days ago   |   Forbes   |   3 articles

Israel on Thursday denied two high-profile members of the U.S. Congress entry into Israel, and thus the West Bank, at the urging of President Trump. What's not being denied...
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The powerful pro-Israel lobby and leading Democrats tear into Trump for pressuring Israel to bar Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

The powerful pro-Israel lobby and leading Democrats tear into Trump for pressuring Israel to bar Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   7 articles

Both Democrats and Republicans, including right-leaning pro-Israel groups, condemned the Israeli government's decision to bar Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from...
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Trump mocked a New York Times editor for being demoted, blasting his reporting as 'totally biased and inaccurate' - but he was demoted for tweets mirroring Trump's attacks on 'the Squad'

Trump mocked a New York Times editor for being demoted, blasting his reporting as 'totally biased and inaccurate' - but he was demoted for tweets mirroring Trump's attacks on 'the Squad'

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump mocked the demotion of New York Times deputy Washington editor Jonathan Weisman, despite the fact that Weisman was demoted for racially inflammatory...
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Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx have reportedly split after six years of quietly dating. The pair first sparked romance rumors in 2013 after being seen dancing together at a... Read more ...

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown - or even a recession, a new report said Monday. The plans reveal the... Read more ...

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding for...

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding for refusing to comply with the Trump administration's 'gag rule'

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding over their withdrawal from Title X funding. President Donald Trump 's "gag rule" policy to prohibit family... Read more ...

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse...

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear... Read more ...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson just got married in a secret ceremony. He tied the knot to long-time girlfriend Lauren Hashian on Sunday, August 18 in Hawaii. The actor shared two... Read more ...

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined...

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined Victoria's Secret in using a modeling agency with ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Several major retailers - including Nordstrom , Macy's , and JCPenney - reportedly worked with MC2 Model Management, the agency accused of supplying underage women to Jeffrey... Read more ...

The NYPD officer who was involved in the death of Eric Garner has been fired

The NYPD officer who was involved in the death of Eric Garner has been fired

NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has been fired, New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced on Monday. Pantaleo used a banned chokehold on Garner, and his dying... Read more ...

Nvidia jumps after announcing a partnership with Microsoft to give Minecraft...

Nvidia jumps after announcing a partnership with Microsoft to give Minecraft a massive graphics overhaul

Nvidia shares jumped as much as 6% Monday after Microsoft announced it would bring the chipmaker's "ray tracing" graphics technology to "Minecraft," one of the world's most... Read more ...

'Everybody started screaming': A tree was struck by lightning and fell onto...

'Everybody started screaming': A tree was struck by lightning and fell onto a swim club's tent pavilion, injuring 9 people

On Sunday, nine people were injured at a Pennsylvania swim club when lightning struck a tree, NBC Philadelphia reported. That tree fell and landed on a nearby tent, injuring... Read more ...