Monday, 13 July 2020
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Closing Schoolhouse Door Hurts Kids

Added: 12.07.2020 19:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had not recommended the general closure of public schools in the spring when panicked governors and local officials shuttered schools across the land.

Trump forgoes insults of past, calls Mexico cherished friend

Added: 09.07.2020 1:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who has denigrated Mexican migrants and threatened the U.S. ally with crippling tariffs, welcomed President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the White House on Wednesday, called him a cherished partner and claimed the countries' economic and security ties were reaching new heights. Trump's warm words were in stark contrast to the days when he called Mexicans "rapists" and railed against migrants entering the United States illegally. López Obrador had cordial words for Trump, too, saying that while they have disagreed, it was better to find common ground and avoid slinging insults. The meeting was billed as a celebration of economic ties and the...

Critics of US-Taliban deal say militants can’t be trusted

Added: 04.07.2020 7:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Intelligence that Afghan militants might have accepted Russian bounties for killing American troops did not scuttle the U.S.-Taliban agreement or President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw thousands more troops from the war. It did give critics of the deal another reason to say the Taliban shouldn’t be trusted. The bounty information was included in Trump's president's daily intelligence brief on Feb. 27, according to intelligence officials, and two days later, the U.S. and Taliban signed an agreement in Qatar. The agreement clears the way for America to end 19 years in Afghanistan and gives Trump a way to make good on his promise to end U.S. involvement in what...

Elizabeth Warren Is Top Choice For Joe Biden’s VP Pick, According To Poll Of College Students

Added: 23.06.2020 16:49 | 5 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (CBS) - Who should presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden choose for a running mate? The favorite VP pick among college students is Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, according to...

U.S. Army soldier charged with plotting to help neo-Nazis attack his own unit

Added: 23.06.2020 6:27 | 3 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Monday charged a 22-year-old U.S. Army private with plotting to attack his own military unit abroad by sending sensitive details about the unit to a neo-Nazi group. The Justice Department said Ethan Melzer of Louisville, Kentucky, had sent details about his unit's...

Trump a Voice of Reason on Police Reform

Added: 22.06.2020 13:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump was the voice of reason in Washington Tuesday as D.C. Democrats were sowing division.

Meeting Israel's Netanyahu, Trump backs away from commitment to Palestinian state

Added: 16.02.2017 1:34 | 0 views | 0 comments


By Luke Baker and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday dropped a U.S. commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the longstanding bedrock of Washington's Middle East policy, even as he urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to curb settlement construction. In the first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders since Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, the Republican president backed away from a U.S. embrace of the eventual creation of a Palestinian state, upending a position taken by successive administrations and the international community. "I'm looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like," Trump told a joint news conference with Netanyahu.

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