Trump slams Macron for the ‘non-answer’ on ISIS fighters, in a tense meeting overseas

Trump slams Macron for the ‘non-answer’ on ISIS fighters, in a tense meeting overseas

President Trump on Tuesday tangled with French President Emmanuel Macron in a tense exchange in front of reporters in London, where Trump asked Macron if he’d like to take back “some nice ISIS fighters” and then dinged him for his...
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Beijing finally responds to Hong Kong election results after big win for democrats

Beijing finally responds to Hong Kong election results after big win for democrats

After Hong Kong’s pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide win in local elections, Chinese state media called the results “skewed” and a “setback” for the city’s drive for democracy. Pan-democrats in Hong Kong won almost 90% of 452 district coun...
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What should the Navy leaders stance be in the Gallagher case?

What should the Navy leaders stance be in the Gallagher case?

Most Americans understand that, under military law, soldiers must disobey an illegal command. It’s a doctrine that demolished Nazi war criminals’ claims during the Nuremberg trials that they were just following orders. But what happens if the order...
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Hong Kong police shoot protester at close range, man set on fire in escalating violence

Hong Kong police shoot protester at close range, man set on fire in escalating violence

A pro-democracy protester was shot at close range and a counterprotester was set on fire as violence continued to engulf Hong Kong on Monday morning, with the disturbing images of street fights and escalating attacks from both sides drowning out...
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Jordan was urged to stop imprisoning women for defying the wishes of men

Jordan was urged to stop imprisoning women for defying the wishes of men

Amnesty calls for end to detentions under the male “guardianship” system. Amnesty International has called on Jordan to end what it has described as an abusive system that jails women if they disobey their male “guardians” or have relationships deemed....
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Bolivia election: Protests sparked by as Evo Morales reelected

Bolivia election: Protests sparked by as Evo Morales reelected

Bolivian President Evo Morales has been declared the winner of Sunday’s election, despite disputed results that have sparked riots and claims of fraud. Officials said Mr Morales had won 47.1% of the vote and beaten his closest rival by more...
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Erdogan is playing the refugee card as criticism mounts over Turkey’s kurdish offesive

Erdogan is playing the refugee card as criticism mounts over Turkey’s kurdish offesive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is threatening to “open the gates” to millions of refugees to enter Europe as criticism grows over Turkey’s ongoing military operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia. Erdongan has a pretty clear messag...
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