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Bolton ramps up attack on 'illegitimate' Maduro reign in Venezuela

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White House National Security Advisor John Bolton on Friday declared Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a “dictator” who is holding an “illegitimate claim to power,” ramping up the administration's attacks on the South American socialist government. Bolton re-affirmed the administration's support of the leader of the opposition party, Juan Guaidó, the newly elected president of the National Assembly. “The Trump Administration resolutely supports the Venezuelan National Assembly, the only legitimate branch of government duly elected by the Venezuelan people,” Bolton said in the statement...
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Border Patrol union deleted 2012 webpage opposing border wall

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A union that represents Border Patrol agents recently deleted a webpage that said building walls and fences along the border to stop illegal immigration would be “wasting taxpayer money.” The deleted webpage, posted in 2012, argued that border barriers don't tackle the root causes of migration - and could potentially encourage more migrants to enter the U.S. fraudulently or overstay visas. The webpage was taken down after the union's president endorsed the wall at a White House news briefing earlier this month. “Walls and fences are temporary solutions that focus on the symptom rather than...
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WATCH: Trump says declaring a national emergency to build wall 'easy way out'

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The White House is exploring whether to build the wall using disaster relief money intended to help Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
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Trump holds off on declaring emergency to build border wall

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"I'm not going to do it so fast," the president said at a border-security roundtable at the White House Friday.
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Sen. Collins Draws the Line on Trump Nominee

Sen. Collins Draws the Line on Trump Nominee

Sen. Susan Collins is raising media eyebrows with her opposition to one of President Trump's federal judicial nominations, the Washington Post reports. The Maine Republican... Read more ...

Revolution rookie Justin Rennicks sets new goals after big World Cup moment

Revolution rookie Justin Rennicks sets new goals after big World Cup moment

FOXBORO - When his opportunity arrived, Justin Rennicks got lost in the moment. The United States U-20 team trailed France 2-1 in its World Cup Round of 16 match earlier this... Read more ...

New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

Nancy Bass Wyden, the Strand's owner, is protesting New York City's decision to preserve the bookstore as a historic city landmark. She thinks the move will hurt, not help her... Read more ...

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular extradition bill; activists want more

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular extradition bill; activists want more

HONG KONG - Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing's backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition bill that... Read more ...

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before'...

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before' if he loses 2020 election - but economists are worried he's causing a recession on his own

US President Donald Trump warned Saturday of a massive market crash if he's not re-elected in 2020. The President has previously warned that the economy could tank if he's... Read more ...

Trump says he's had 'one very brief meeting' about UFOs but remains skeptical

Trump says he's had 'one very brief meeting' about UFOs but remains skeptical

Amid a recent increase in speculation about unidentified flying objects, President Donald Trump has admitted to at least one meeting about the topic. But there's been no proof... Read more ...

Hong Kong extradition bill complicates an already tense US-China relationship

Hong Kong extradition bill complicates an already tense US-China relationship

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on June 15, 2019. The row between Beijing... Read more ...

White House Sparks Anger With 'Real Real Weird' Flag Day Tweet

White House Sparks Anger With 'Real Real Weird' Flag Day Tweet

"How far toward the Third World we've sunk." Read more ...

An Ex-State Senator Was Murdered. A Woman Has Been Arrested

An Ex-State Senator Was Murdered. A Woman Has Been Arrested

A former Arkansas state senator was found dead of a gunshot wound at her Randolph County home last week, and now police have a suspect in custody, per CBS News. Rebecca Lynn... Read more ...

Trump campaign zeroes in on a new threat: Elizabeth Warren

Trump campaign zeroes in on a new threat: Elizabeth Warren

President Donald Trump's reelection machine is setting its sights on a new target, one it had left for dead just a few months ago: Elizabeth Warren. With the Massachusetts... Read more ...