Monthly Archives: February 2017

Why Trump thinks North Korea is the greatest threat

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President Donald Trump believes the “greatest immediate threat” to the US is North Korea and its nuclear program, a senior administration official told reporters Tuesday.
President Donald Trump believes the “greatest immediate threat” to the US is North Korea and its nuclear program, a senior administration official told reporters Tuesday.
Why Trump thinks North Korea is the greatest threat

Accountants: 'We failed' in best picture mess up

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PricewaterhouseCoopers has taken “full responsibility” for the mistakes and “breaches of established protocols” that led to “La La Land” mistakenly being named best picture at the Oscars on Sunday night in one of the most infamous gaffes in the show’s history.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has taken “full responsibility” for the mistakes and “breaches of established protocols” that led to “La La Land” mistakenly being named best picture at the Oscars on Sunday night in one of the most infamous gaffes in the show’s history.
Accountants: 'We failed' in best picture mess up

$54B defense budget increase

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President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal will look to increase defense and security spending by $54 billion and cut roughly the same amount from non-defense programs, the White House said Monday.
President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal will look to increase defense and security spending by $54 billion and cut roughly the same amount from non-defense programs, the White House said Monday.
B defense budget increase

Netflix wins first Oscar

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“The White Helmets,” a documentary about volunteer rescue workers in Syria, took home the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Sunday. It was the first Academy Award win for Netflix, which distributed the film.
“The White Helmets,” a documentary about volunteer rescue workers in Syria, took home the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Sunday. It was the first Academy Award win for Netflix, which distributed the film.
Netflix wins first Oscar

Russia probe 'needs special prosecutor'

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A Republican lawmaker who supported Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election said a special prosecutor should investigate reported communications between the Trump campaign and Russians known to US intelligence, not Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
A Republican lawmaker who supported Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election said a special prosecutor should investigate reported communications between the Trump campaign and Russians known to US intelligence, not Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Russia probe 'needs special prosecutor'

Anti-Duterte protests in Manila

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Thousands of Filipinos took to the streets Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1986 uprising against Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos amid concerns of an authoritarian relapse under current President Rodrigo Duterte.
Thousands of Filipinos took to the streets Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1986 uprising against Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos amid concerns of an authoritarian relapse under current President Rodrigo Duterte.
Anti-Duterte protests in Manila

Kim killing: Airport 'clear of nerve agent'

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No one at a Malaysian airport has gotten sick from exposure to VX nerve agent, which police say was used in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, airport officials said Saturday.
No one at a Malaysian airport has gotten sick from exposure to VX nerve agent, which police say was used in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, airport officials said Saturday.
Kim killing: Airport 'clear of nerve agent'

Tapper: Excluding the press is un-American

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CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses how CNN and other news outlets were blocked from an off-camera White House press briefing, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs.
CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses how CNN and other news outlets were blocked from an off-camera White House press briefing, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs.
Tapper: Excluding the press is un-American

CNN correspondent describes what happened

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The White House handpicked news organizations, beyond the pool, to attend Friday’s press briefing with Sean Spicer. CNN was not allowed to attend, while other networks were permitted.
The White House handpicked news organizations, beyond the pool, to attend Friday’s press briefing with Sean Spicer. CNN was not allowed to attend, while other networks were permitted.
CNN correspondent describes what happened

They helped Snowden, now they live in fear

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Three asylum seeker families who sheltered US whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 say they are living in fear because of reports that Sri Lankan police officials have been in Hong Kong trying to search for them.
Three asylum seeker families who sheltered US whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 say they are living in fear because of reports that Sri Lankan police officials have been in Hong Kong trying to search for them.
They helped Snowden, now they live in fear