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Trump Ordered Troops to the Border, But They're Doing Busywork

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DOUGLAS, Arizona - In April, President Donald Trump announced he was ordering National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico. “We're going to do some things militarily,” Trump said. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military.” Here, in this dilapidated former mining town on the Mexican border, that vague directive has been translated - at least officially - to orders to help quell the smuggling operations operating out of Aqua Pietro across the fortified fence and in what is still regarded as one of America's most corrupt...
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US gets Russia's World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

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MOSCOW - The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation at a FIFA Congress addressed by President Vladimir Putin. For all the geopolitical tensions between the superpowers, Russia had no qualms about pressing the electronic keypads to select the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico over Morocco in the 2026 World Cup hosting vote in Moscow on Wednesday.
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World Cup Gives Nafta Nations a Rare Win-Win-Win in Age of Trump

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After more than a year of cancelled visits, Twitter battles and threats to tear up two decades of increasing economic integration, U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterparts in Canada and Mexico finally have something they can agree on - 2026 will make the World Cup great again.
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Fox News town halls divide Dem presidential hopefuls

Fox News town halls divide Dem presidential hopefuls

LACONIA, N.H. - Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg and Kirsten Gillibrand hail from all over the country and fall across the spectrum of Democratic politics. But... Read more ...

Facebook is using its trove of data on 2.4 billion people to build maps to...

Facebook is using its trove of data on 2.4 billion people to build maps to help fight diseases

Facebook is trying to use its hoards of data to combat the spread of infectious diseases. It is sharing maps showing human movement and population density with researchers and... Read more ...

Buttigieg finds friends on Fox as he calls out ‘grotesque' Trump attacks

Buttigieg finds friends on Fox as he calls out ‘grotesque' Trump attacks

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg shrugged off insults President Donald Trump has lobbed at him over Twitter and in a recent interview, saying he just didn't care. The comments... Read more ...

George Conway Slams Trump For Attacking Republican Who Called For Impeachment

George Conway Slams Trump For Attacking Republican Who Called For Impeachment

"You never stop lying, do you?" Conway taunts. Read more ...

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

President Donald Trump took another swipe at Fox News on Sunday, saying ahead of its scheduled town hall with Pete Buttigieg that his favorite network was “wasting airtime” on... Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg: 'I Trust Women To Draw The Line' On Their Own Abortions

Pete Buttigieg: 'I Trust Women To Draw The Line' On Their Own Abortions

The South Bend, Indiana, mayor running for president did not take the bait Sunday at his Fox News town hall when asked about his opinion on abortion rights. Read more ...

'Economic workshop' will launch Trump's Middle East peace plan

'Economic workshop' will launch Trump's Middle East peace plan

The White House announced on Sunday that it would host an “economic workshop” with Bahrain late next month, opening the door for the first stage of President Donald Trump's... Read more ...

Rocket attack near U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Rocket attack near U.S. embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD - A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone on Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military... Read more ...

Trump leveled a stark warning against Iran as tensions in the region...

Trump leveled a stark warning against Iran as tensions in the region escalate: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran'

President Trump on Sunday threatened Iran on Twitter. "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran," Trump said. "Never threaten the United States again!" The... Read more ...

Trayvon Martin's Mom Makes a Big Announcement

Trayvon Martin's Mom Makes a Big Announcement

Trayvon Martin's mother is running for political office, the Miami Herald reports. Sybrina Fulton-whose son was infamously shot dead by a neighborhood crime watch captain in... Read more ...