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James Comey Is Writing a Book

NYT reports, James Comey is officially writing a book. Though it won’t be a traditional tell-all, it will include details about his time in public service, the guiding principles that have shaped his life, and, yes, his experiences during the 4 months he worked under Donald Trump. It will also ...

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If North Korea Attacked

A successful May test of the United States long-range missile interceptor program, designed to destroy a possible North Korean missile before it could hit the United States, was called a “critical milestone” by then-Missile Defense Director Vice Adm. Jim Syring. But since then North Korea has tested a missile that ...

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The U.S. Begins Arming Kurdish Forces In Raqqa

United States is now providing arms to Kurdish forces in Syria, NBC News reports, citing U.S. defense officials. The move to arm the forces, known as the Y.P.G., was approved earlier this month against opposition from Turkey, which considers the militia a terrorist group. The United States began providing arms ...

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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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