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Trump lashes out after liberal billionaire funds scathing impeachment ads

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:03

After a wealthy liberal activist launched a national ad campaign Friday morning calling for Trump’s impeachment, which has run even on a conservative program, the president took to Twitter to ridicule the ad’s backer as “unhinged.”

How the World Is Marking the 500th Birthday of Protestantism

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:00

Many will mark the 500th anniversary of Oct. 31, 1517, when Martin Luther started a revolution by posting his complaints about the Church

Mike Pompeo Could Stop Robert Mueller in His Tracks

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:00

The director of the CIA has extraordinary influence over all counter-intelligence investigations – and there are reasons to distrust his intentions.

Mika Brzezinski responds to ‘disturbing’ Halperin harassment allegations

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:23

After making a short statement on Thursday morning that left some dissatisfied, the “Morning Joe” co-host spoke at greater length Friday morning about allegations of sexual harassment against journalist Mark Halperin, who has frequently appeared on her show.

JFK files: Russia feared Lee Harvey Oswald would get them nuked by US

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:58

In the aftermath of President John F Kennedy’s assassination, the USSR was worried it would be blamed for putting Lee Harvey Oswald up to the attack, and that America could lash out in a state of leaderless panic. Previously classified intelligence documents depict turmoil on both sides of the Atlantic, as officials attempted to piece together what had happened and exactly who was to blame. Almost 3,000 newly released documents detail everything the US knew about the Russian reaction to the 1963 assassination and reveal the extent to which the Kremlin believed in conspiracy theories surrounding Kennedy’s death.

Poll reveals stark divide in how the military views Trump

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:52

A new survey finds a big split in our military officers and the troops in general view their current commander in chief.

China's Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can't Fight?

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:35

You make the call.  China's Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can't Fight? The Liaoning, Beijing’s first aircraft carrier, is a refurbished second-hand vessel. Party mouthpieces have all refrained from using the carrier’s former name, Varyag – no surprise, given that the Liaoning was a rusty, semi-scrap hull from Ukraine before it was given a new lease of life (and renamed after the northeastern province where the ship underwent a seven-year refit).

JFK Files Don't Make The Details Of His Assassination Any Less Mysterious

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:33

Tidbits revealed in newly released National Archives documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy suggest the investigation into what happened in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, won’t settle lingering questions.

Iraq sets deadline for Kurds to quit Turkey border post

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:50

Iraqi forces set a tight deadline Friday for Kurdish fighters to withdraw from an area on the Turkish border that is critical for oil exports, a government source told AFP. The senior security source, asking not to be named, said Kurdish peshmerga fighters were being given "a few hours" to pull out of the area around the Fishkhabur border post. Iraqi forces on Thursday mounted a new assault on Kurdish fighters in the disputed oil-rich Zummar area of Nineveh province, triggering heavy artillery exchanges.

This Is How Much Trump's Obamacare Sabotage Increased Health Insurance Costs

Top Stories - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 03:00

President Donald Trump’s decision to cut off billions of dollars owed to health insurance providers under the Affordable Care Act caused those companies to substantially increase premiums to cover their losses, according to an analysis published Friday.

A Fire Has Been Burning For Days At A West Virginia Plastics Warehouse

Top Stories - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 22:19

WASHINGTON — A fire continued to smolder at a plastics warehouse in Parkersburg, West Virginia, on Thursday evening, nearly six days after it erupted.


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