Category Archives: Politics

Obama's 2008 DNC speech document is for sale — and could fetch $1 million

An auctioneer in New Jersey thinks someone might pay $1 million for a simple plastic binder containing a printed speech that was read aloud just nine years ago by a politician…

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Trump's budget to slash foreign aid and green-energy funding

President Trump has unveiled a “skinny budget” that calls for a major boost in spending on defense & border security, while slashing funds spent on foreign aid, environmental protection, public…

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Trump plans to cut funding for most government agencies

President Donald Trump is preparing a “security budget” that will ramp up spending for the Pentagon while slashing funding for most other federal agencies. Trump plans to increase defense spending…

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Few good options in Trump arsenal to counter defiant North Korea

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Despite his campaign vows to take a tougher line with North Korea, President Donald Trump's restrained public reaction to Pyongyang's first ballistic missile launch…

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Trump team struggles for cohesion on tougher China policy

By David Brunnstrom & Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The incoming U.S. administration’s tough talk against China has set the stage for showdowns on everything from security to trade &…

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U.S. extends Special Immigrant Visas: A small break for America’s endangered Afghan allies

View gallery .Malalai Rafi, far right, joins other Afghan women to bid goodbye to Mohammad Eltaf Stana, 5½, left, & his family as they move from Skyview Villa Apartments on…

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U.S. spy agencies detail Russia’s role in boosting Trump

View photo .Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks in Moscow on Dec. 26. (Photo: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images) Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered a wide-ranging campaign to disrupt the American presidential election, seeking to “denigrate”…

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Trump says he's closing foundation, but Democrats want more

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump says he will dissolve his charitable foundation before taking office to avoid conflicts of interest. The Democratic Party says that's not…

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