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Will James Comey testify in public?

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Will James Comey testify in public?

Former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday, moved to block a subpoena from Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight Committee. GOP lawmakers who are investigating the FBI’s role in the 2016 presidential election have sent summons to both Comey and former attorney General Loretta Lynch. Republicans have ordered Comey and Lynch…

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Nabra Hassanen: Muslim teenage girl raped & murdered by Virginia man

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Nabra Hassanen murder

A Virginia man, Darwin Martinez Torres, 25, has pleaded guilty for rape and murder of a 17-year-old Muslim girl, Nabra Hassanen. On 18 June last year, Torres assaulted Nabra near a mosque during Ramadan in Sterling, 30 miles west of Washington DC. According to the police statement, Nabra and her friends were walking to the All…

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Trump is not in agreement to amend policies for Climate Change

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Trump is not in agreement to amend policies for Climate Change

President Donald Trump stated that he had “very high level of intelligence,” and does not believe in scientific assumptions of climate change, in an interview with The Washington Post. The government’s climate change report predicts that by 2100 the temperature of the country will increase dramatically if necessary steps are not taken in time to reduce…

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Midterm Elections: Democrats take lead of the House with biggest margin

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Source: Vox

The largest midterm elections victory in the history of the United States was bagged by Democrats this year. Democrats took control of the House of Representatives by surpassing the record of 8.7 million votes in 1974, the post-Watergate election. According to the data compiled by the Cook Political Report, a non-partisan political analysis website, Democrats lead the…

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Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are now a married couple

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Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”, secretly got married on Saturday in the rotunda of the National Archives in Washington, D.C. They pair got engaged last May in France and confirmed their engagement on none other than “Morning Joe” itself. The two journalists got married in front of a small group of friends and…

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With G20 around the corner, China-US tensions soar

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A meeting between Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, is due to take place this week at the G20 summit in Argentina. However, the business leaders and analysts have already started to express disappointment due to China-US tensions. The Trump administration is set to increase tariff rate on $200 bn worth of Chinese exports…

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Virginia Jail Discriminates Other Religions by Establishing “God-Pod”

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Virginia Jail Discriminates Other Religions by Establishing “God-Pod”

On Wednesday, a Muslim civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit against a Virginia jail, claiming that it has set up a ‘Christians only’ unit called “god-pod”. Nearly 30 to 40 inmates in the pod have been shifted, since it was established months ago. According to the council of American-Islamic Relations, the riverside regional jail…

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US Postal Service to issue Marvin Gaye, Gregory Hines stamps in 2019

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US Postal Service to issue Gaye, Hines stamps

Two of the most iconic people from the entertainment field, Marvin Gaye and Gregory Hines are getting their own commemorative stamps in 2019. The US Postal Service’s new Forever Stamps will feature the Hines and Gaye stamps. The stamp program has long been celebrating people, events, and cultural milestones from the history of the United…

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US-Saudi relations face “unprecedented disruption” following Khashoggi’s death

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US-Saudi relations

On Wednesday, a Middle East scholar said that the recent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has led to an “unprecedented disruption” in US-Saudi relations. Hussein Ibish, 55, a senior resident scholar at The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, has an active role in advocacy for Arab causes in the United States. Ibish told media…

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