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Trump to cut foreign aid to countries not voting with US at UN, including South Africa

US President Donald Trump to cut foreign assistance dollars to countries who don’t vote with the US at the United Nations (UN) – and South Africa is among these countries. By – Jan Gerber South Africa received about $258m (R3.2bn) in the 2017/18 year according to USAid. The vast majority of the funds are spent on health initiatives. Every year the ...

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Kim Jong Un’s limousine is a portable potty in disguise

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s motorcade may not be as indestructible as Trump’s fleet of bombproof “Beast” limousines, but it reportedly offers one feature the U.S. president has to live without: a traveling toilet. By –  Gary Gastelu  A defector who served on the North Korean Guard Command told The Washington Post that Kim brings a secret restroom everywhere he goes, mostly a ...

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Russian Trolls Denied Syrian Gas Attack—Before It Happened

Weeks before the world saw the bodies of men, women, and children dead from an apparent Syrian military chemical attack in Douma, Syria, the Russian military was already spreading bizarre conspiracy theories about an impending “false flag” chemical attack carried out by rebels. By – Adam Rawnsley Russian conspiracy propaganda and truther chum have been a staple of official discourse whenever Moscow wants to cover up bad ...

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US and its allies mobilize the biggest task force since Iraq on course for Syria.

The largest US air and naval strike force since the 2003 Iraq war was heading towards Syria last night as Theresa May won the backing of the cabinet to join in military action. By – thetimes.co.uk US-led strikes after the suspected chemical weapon attack in Douma, which left as many as 40 people dead, are expected within the next three days. The prime minister continued ...

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They ‘Reintegrate’ ISIS, but Christians Are ‘Extremist’

Conservatives are feeling the heavy hand of censorship in the United States and across Western Europe. Their social media accounts are being banned, blocked and canceled on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, often over criticism of Islam or immigration.  By – Dale Hurd Popular British anti-Islamization activist Tommy Robinson had his Twitter account suspended last week after he tweeted that Islam promotes ...

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The John Bolton’s Effect on Global Security

John Bolton, who last year was blocked from regularly visiting the White House, will become President Donald Trump’s third national security adviser in 14 months, granting the unpredictable commander in chief unfettered access to the former U.N. ambassador’s brashly hawkish and interventionist ideas. By – Paul D. Shinkma Since Trump tweeted the announcement late Thursday – reportedly surprising National Security Council staff – advisers have ...

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Video: US special forces troops film themselves getting gunned down during ISIS ambush in west Africa

At least three US special forces troops (service branch unknown but likely army) have been gunned down during a well-executed ambush by Islamic State terrorists in western Africa.  By –  Andrew Illingworth According to sources, the engagement took place near the Mali-Niger border. It appears that ISIS militants achieved full surprise over their American opponents on the point of contact, getting ...

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Russia President Vladimir Putin mocks Mueller charges as ‘yelling and hollering’

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the United States government to provide evidence his citizens meddled in the 2016 presidential election, dismissing the allegations as nothing more than “yelling and hollering” in Washington. By – Jessica Schladebeck  “I have to see first what they’ve done. Give us materials, give us information,” Putin said in a recent interview with NBC’s Megyn Kelly. Special counsel ...

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Key Russian oligarch in touch with Russia, Assad before mercenaries attacked US troops

Before a Russian mercenary attack on US and allied forces in Syria earlier this month, the Russian oligarch believed to control the mercenaries — a man who the US special counsel indicted last week — was “in close touch” with Russian and Syrian officials, The Washington Post reported Thursday evening. By –  Eli Watkins The Post, citing US intelligence reports, said intercepted communications showed the ...

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Iran’s Most Famous General Is More Popular Than President

The head of Iran’s most secretive, elite force has become increasingly popular at home as he helps expand Tehran’s influence through military victories by allies across the Middle East. By – Tom O’Connor Major General Qassem Soleimani, head of the expeditionary Quds Force branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), enjoyed a “very favorable” view among 67.7 percent of Iranians, according ...

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