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  • Nikki Haley dismisses report on extreme poverty in America
    Nikki_haley_dismisses_report_on_extreme_poverty_in_america 2018-06-21 22:19:42 UTC
    WASHINGTON — In a letter to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) following his call for the Trump administration to uphold international human rights treaty obligations and present Congress with a plan to alleviate poverty, United Nations Ambassador N...
  • US quits UN human rights body, latest rejection of multilateral engagement
    Us_quits_un_human_rights_body__latest_rejection_of_multilateral_engagement_ 2018-06-19 22:23:44 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel,” a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. ...
  • Trump has chosen Merkel as his main enemy in Europe
    Trump_has_chosen_merkel_as_his_main_enemy_in_europe 2018-06-19 21:19:55 UTC
    BERLIN — Trump has chosen German Chancellor Angela Merkel as his main enemy in Europe. It is difficult to be surprised anymore in the era of Donald Trump, so the US president's recent Twitter attack can't really come as a shock to people in Ger...
  • "F**k you Melanie, you feckless piece of s**t": Kathy Griffin goes after Melania Trump, demands she stops husband from separating immigrant families
    Fuck_you_melanie__you_feckless_piece_of_shit'-_kathy_griffin_goes_on_shocking_tirade_against_first_lady_and_demands_she_stops_her_husband_from_separating_immigrant_families 2018-06-18 06:41:10 UTC
    Kathy Griffin responded to Melania's statement and called her a 'feckless piece of s**t' Kathy Griffin unleashed a profanity-laced tirade against Melania Trump shortly after the first lady released a statement about the separation of immigrant ...
  • Poll: 70 percent of Canadians boycott U.S. products
    70_percent_of_canadians_boycott_u.s._products 2018-06-16 07:43:47 UTC
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Seventy percent of Canadians say they will start looking for ways to avoid buying U.S.-made goods in a threat to ratchet up a trade dispute between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, an Ipsos Poll sho...
  • US government cites a pro-slavery argument in defense of separating immigrant families
    Us_government_cites_a_pro-slavery_argument_in_defense_of_separating_immigrant_families 2018-06-15 07:17:39 UTC
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a Bible verse on Thursday to defend his department’s policy of prosecuting everyone who crosses the border from Mexico, suggesting that God supports the government in separating immigrant parents from their c...
  • New York sues Trump, three of his children & his foundation
    Donald_trump_embodies_the_shameless_corruption 2018-06-15 07:09:12 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York’s attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging “persistently illegal conduct” at the nonprofit, including support for Trump’s 2016 presiden...
  • Trump's party could be defeated in November
    Trump's_party_could_be_defeated_in_november 2018-06-14 06:16:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 'It's Trump's party now' and Republicans could pay in November. Democrats need to pick up 23 seats in the House and two seats in the Senate in the Nov. 6 elections to regain control of those chambers, allowing them to blo...
  • US congressman spreads neo-Nazi propaganda on twitter
    Us_congressman_spreads_neo-nazi_propaganda_on_twitter 2018-06-14 05:51:47 UTC
    US congressman, Steve King (The Republican lawmaker from Iowa), spreads neo-Nazi and white supremacists propaganda on twitter. On Tuesday, King, shared a tweet by British political activist Mark Collett that showed that 65 percent of Italians u...
  • Iran to Kim: Don't trust Trump, he quits deals within hours
    Iran_tells_kim-_don't_trust_trump__he_quits_deals_within_hours 2018-06-12 23:46:34 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday against trusting U.S. President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearization agreement within hours. Tehran cited its own experience in offering the advice...
  • Trump's massive tax cuts drive up U.S. deficits: Just in May alone, $147 billion
    Trump's_massive_tax_cuts_driving_up_us_deficit-__147_billion_deficit_in_may 2018-06-12 23:06:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government had a $147 billion budget deficit in May, an increase of 66 percent from the same month last year as the ledger took a hit from declining revenue and higher spending, according to Treasury Department data...
  • Robert DeNiro: "No Longer Down With Trump, It's F••k Trump"
    Robert_deniro-_%22no_longer_down_with_trump__it's_fuck_trump%22 2018-06-11 05:53:24 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Robert de Niro issued an expletive-laden denunciation of U.S. President Donald Trump during the live television broadcast of the Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday. De Niro appeared on stage at New York’s Ra...
  • Mexico puts tariffs on products from key Republican congressional districts
    Mexico_puts_tariffs_on_products_from_key_republican_congressional_districts 2018-06-07 02:50:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tariffs are roiling U.S. congressional campaigns in states where U.S. exporters could take a hit and President Donald Trump’s Republicans face tough races in November congressional elections. Mexico an...
  • California put Democrats in a stronger position to gain control of US Congress
    California_put_democrats_in_a_stronger_position_to_gain_control_of_us_congress 2018-06-06 20:41:42 UTC
    SACRAMENTO, Calif./PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats on Wednesday said the results of nominating contests in California and New Jersey put them in a stronger position to gain control of Congress in November and oppose Republican President...
  • Trump likely does not have the right to pardon himself, according to constitutional experts
    Trump_will_be_announcing_his_decision_on_the_iran_deal_tomorrow 2018-06-05 08:38:57 UTC
    Can US President Donald Trump pardon himself? Contrary to his claim, the US president likely does not have the right to pardon himself, according to constitutional experts. In his comparatively short tenure, President Trump has already issue...
  • Manafort tried to tamper with witnesses through an "encrypted messaging program"
    Manafort_tried_to_tamper_with_witnesses_through_an_%22encrypted_messaging_program%22 2018-06-05 05:29:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has been indicted by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, attempted to tamper with potential witnesses, Mueller said in a court filing on Monday. Muell...
  • Trump's ambassador to Germany has an agenda: Weakens European unity
    Trump's_ambassador_to_germany_has_an_agenda-_weakens_european_unity 2018-06-04 22:06:27 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has asked the U.S. government to clarify remarks by President Donald Trump’s new ambassador to Berlin after he told the right-wing media outlet Breitbart, he wanted to empower “other conservatives” in Europe. The comm...
  • UN: Poverty in America dramatically inclining under Trump
    Poverty_in_america_dramatically_deepening_under_trump_presidency 2018-06-02 19:08:30 UTC
    UN: The United States remains the most unequal society in the developed world. GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net fr...
  • Renowned Economist: No one express “a single word of respect for Trump”
    Renowned_economist-_no_one_express_%e2%80%9ca_single_word_of_respect_for_trump%e2%80%9d 2018-06-02 15:51:31 UTC
    American economist Jeffrey Sachs has written a scathing takedown of President Donald Trump, calling him a delusional, psychopathic “threat to the nation and the world.” He might be a “Manchurian Candidate” who is working as a “stooge” for some ...
  • France: The American consumer will pay for Trump's tariffs bill
    France-_the_american_consumer_will_pay_for_trump's_tariffs_bill 2018-06-01 05:26:35 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. trade tariffs on European metals exports are unjustified and will be met with a proportionate and calibrated EU response, the French government said on Thursday. “Today, France and the EU disapprove, of course, these meas...
  • Elephant-whistle: Protect me & I'll have your back
    Trumpian_era_brings_unprecedented_trust_crisis_in_us 2018-05-31 21:34:27 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to pardon the far-right documentary film-maker Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to U.S. campaign finance law violations and was an outspoken critic of Democratic former President Barack ...
  • Tesla in 'Autopilot' mode crashes into parked police vehicle
    Tesla_in_'autopilot'_mode_crashes_into_parked_police_vehicle 2018-05-29 21:53:47 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The driver of a Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) vehicle crashed into an unoccupied, parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, California, on Tuesday and the driver told investigators the Tesla was in “Autopilot” mode at the time, a police s...
  • Trump's barbaric immigration policy: A moral abomination and a national shame
    Donald_trump's_barbaric_immigration_policy-_a_moral_abomination_and_a_national_shame 2018-05-27 08:06:47 UTC
    The Trump administration is forcibly taking migrant children from their parents and placing them in separate detention centers, to “deter” illegal immigration. On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump claimed it is all Democrats fault. Amid ...
  • Rise of alt-right in Trump's America
    Rise_of_alt-right_movement_in_trump's_america_ 2018-05-27 00:22:24 UTC
    Discrimination against black Americans, Jews and immigrants, and more recently gays and lesbians shows the rise of the alt-right movement in the US and how it has blatantly reemerged since the 2016 presidential election. Today, nearly 200 heads...
  • Police targeted a black activist who was stabbed by white supremacist
    Police_targeting_a_black_activist_who_was_stabbed_by_white_supremacist 2018-05-25 19:51:16 UTC
    Cedric O’Bannon, an independent journalist who was documenting a white supremacist rally in Sacramento, felt a sudden sharp pain on his side as he was filming the neo-Nazi violence against counter-protesters with his GoPro camera. But the pain ...