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North Korea Beats The Drum of Battle

North Korean President Kim Jong-un looks like he wants a war, meaning that this weekend’s provocative posturing is much more worrisome than in the past. Taunting Trump, Pyongyang today showed off a “Franken Missile” — a new type of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) that hadn’t been seen before. Get smart ...

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North Korea Taunts President Trump With Launch Attempt

On Saturday, an apparent North Korean KN-08  (ICBM) is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during an army parade in Pyongyang. The government of South Korean said, Vice President Mike Pence en route to the Korean Peninsula, North Korea attempted a missile launch that failed on Saturday evening (ET). What ...

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U.S. Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Laws

For the 2nd time, a federal judge has ruled that Texas’ 2011 voter ID laws were specifically designed to affect minorities, per the AP. Judge Nelva Gonzales had previously called the measures a “poll tax” against Hispanic and black voters in the state and reached the same conclusion 2 years ...

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US President Tried a New Approach During His Xi Jinping Meeting

“President Trump drops China bashing during warm Xi summit,” by AFP’s Andrew Beatty in Palm Beach: “The friendly tone was a far cry from Trump’s acerbic campaign denouncements … Xi reciprocated Donald Trump’s warm words, said the summit had ‘uniquely important significance.'” “Beijing is the most powerful leader in decades ...

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Maryland Maybe Target Drug Price Hikes

The Washington Post said, “Maryland Legislature may give the attorney general the power to sue drug companies that hike prices too much.” Who Supports It: The bill was proposed by Attorney General Brian Frosh, a Democrat. Rep. Elijah Cummings, Trump’s Democratic negotiating partner on drug prices, tweeted in support of ...

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U.S. Government Drops Request On Anti-Trump Twitter Account

Just a day after filing a lawsuit against the American government to protect the identity of an anti-Trump user account, Twitter is withdrawing it as the federal information request has been dropped. At the center of the lawsuit was a user account, @ALT_USCIS, which has been tweeting critically of President ...

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Annual H-1B Cap Met In First Four Days

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has received at least 85,000 applications for H-1B visas, meeting the cap for 2018 in the first four days of the lottery. Congress allocates 65 thousand visas for high-skilled immigration workers — with an additional 20 thousand for workers with advanced degrees — ...

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