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Mike Pence’s Office Meddled in Foreign Aid to Reroute Money to Favored Christian Groups

Mike Pence’s Office Meddled in Foreign Aid to Reroute Money to Favored Christian Groups
Officials at USAID warned that favoring Christian groups in Iraq could be unconstitutional and inflame religious tensions. When one colleague lost her job, they said she had been “Penced.”
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A Distracted White House Lets China’s Expansion Go Unchecked

A Distracted White House Lets China’s Expansion Go Unchecked
Trump Unconcerned as Beijing Pursues Its Claims to the Resource-Rich South China Sea
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UK Gives ‘Full Support’ to Ambassador Who Called Trump 'Inept'

UK Gives ‘Full Support’ to Ambassador Who Called Trump 'Inept'
Sometimes the truth hurts.
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Trump Companies Accused of Tax Evasion in Panama

Trump Companies Accused of Tax Evasion in Panama
The private equity fund that bought what used to be called the Trump Ocean Club claims the Trump entities pocketed money that should have gone to the Panamanian government.
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Why Young Jews are Detouring from Israel to Palestine

Why Young Jews are Detouring from Israel to Palestine
Some are using Birthright trips to draw attention to the Israeli occupation, its policy of oppression, and the call for a two-state solution.
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Leaving 'One Hell of a Mess Behind,' British PM Theresa May Admits Brexit Defeat and Resigns

Leaving 'One Hell of a Mess Behind,' British PM Theresa May Admits Brexit Defeat and Resigns
"She's now accepted what the country's known for months: she can't govern, and nor can her divided and disintegrating party."
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Saudi Fugitives Accused of Serious Crimes Get Help to Flee While U.S. Officials Look the Other Way

Saudi Fugitives Accused of Serious Crimes Get Help to Flee While U.S. Officials Look the Other Way
Multiple U.S. administrations have avoided confronting the Saudi Arabian government over a decades-long pattern by which Saudi law breakers get help escaping U.S. soil before they can be prosecuted.
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'Morally Despicable': Trump Administration Threatens to Veto UN Resolution Combating Rape

'Morally Despicable': Trump Administration Threatens to Veto UN Resolution Combating Rape
The U.S. is reportedly opposing the resolution over language on reproductive health for victims of rape
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Trump signs bill condemning Russia, then says he won’t follow it

Trump signs bill condemning Russia, then says he won’t follow it
In an embarrassing show of support for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, Trump has declared that he is free to ignore a directive from Congress to condemn Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea.
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Russian NRA member charged with spying to infiltrate US politics

Russian NRA member charged with spying to infiltrate US politics
The move comes as questions continue to escalate about the NRA’s Russian connections during the 2016 campaign.
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