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CNN - Politics (12 minutes ago)

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) says that House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) has "betrayed" Americans by allowing a vote on a series of foreign aid bills that includes aid for Ukraine and said Johnson doesn't have the votes to stay in power.

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CNN - Politics (12 minutes ago)

House Speaker Mike Johnson defends the passing of the aid bill for Ukraine that now heads to the Senate.

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CNN - Politics (12 minutes ago)

The House has passed a key foreign aid package on Saturday. Follow here for the latest live news updates from Capitol Hill.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

The law lapsed only briefly after a late-night deal that allowed votes on privacy advocates' proposed changes, all of which were defeated.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

As explosive drones gain battlefield prominence, even the mighty U.S. Abrams tank is increasingly vulnerable.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

Israel hit a strategic city with carefully measured force, but made the point that it could strike at a center of Iran's nuclear program.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

The status of a $110 million air base in the desert remains unclear as the West African country deepens its ties with Russia.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

In the Republican Party of 2024, styled in the image of former President Donald J. Trump, a norm-preserving, consensus-driven act can be a career-ending offense.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

After months of delay at the hands of a bloc of ultraconservative Republicans, the package drew overwhelming bipartisan support, reflecting broad consensus.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

Some poultry growers are turning to innovative tactics to protect their flocks, deploying deterrents like drones, air horns, balloons and decoy predators.

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New York Times - Politics (12 minutes ago)

What would $60 billion buy? Lots of air-defense missiles and artillery ammunition, according to the Pentagon.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

Cuba's deputy foreign minister tells CBS News that his country is willing to accommodate more than one deportation flight per month.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

Two U.S. officials tell CBS News an Israeli missile has hit Iran in apparent retaliation for the recent drone and missile attack​ on the Jewish state.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

His comments come as a deadlocked Congress continues to stall on Ukraine aid.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

The Treasury Department announced sanctions on two entities accused of fundraising for extremist West Bank settlers connected to violence against Palestinians.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

The bills are part of a complicated plan by Speaker Mike Johnson to get badly needed lethal aid to Ukraine, as well as security funding for Israel and Taiwan.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

Niger has been home to a major U.S. airbase in the city of Agadez, some 550 miles from the capital Niamey, using it for manned and unmanned surveillance flights and other operations.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators reoccupied Columbia University's main lawn for a third day of protests in Upper Manhattan.

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CBS News - Politics (13 minutes ago)

As former President Donald Trump emerges as the likely Republican presidential candidate, Europe's NATO countries are watching with alarm. The organization's head said that Trump is weakening the alliance, especially after he said he would encourage Russia to do what it wants to a NATO country that isn't meeting defense spending benchmarks.

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Politico - Europe (16 minutes ago)

Estonia and Sweden are among European countries warning against complacency, as EU foreign ministers are set to discuss Ukraine on Monday.

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Global News - Politics (18 minutes ago)

Canadian banks that refuse to identify the carbon rebate by name when doing direct deposits are forcing the government to change the law to make them do it, minister says. 

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (18 minutes ago)

Two lifelong friends join forces to campaign for a single seat in federal parliament. They want to show that politics can be done differently – but not everyone's convinced it can work. 

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CTV - Politics (20 minutes ago)

Despite expressing vehement opposition to the newly unveiled federal budget, Conservative deputy leader Melissa Lantsman would not say whether her party would reverse the Liberals' plan to increase the capital gains inclusion rate.

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The Washington Post - Politics (20 minutes ago)

We have a full panel of 12 jurors and six alternates, the judge has announced.

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The Washington Post - Politics (20 minutes ago)

A full jury of 12 jurors and six alternates have been seated in the historic hush money trial of former president Donald Trump.

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The Washington Post - Politics (20 minutes ago)

Some prospective jurors grew emotional during questioning Friday; the 12 jurors and six alternates picked said they can be impartial in judging Donald Trump.

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The Washington Post - Politics (21 minutes ago)

The House is voting on funding for Ukraine, Israel, Gaza, the Pacific and a TikTok ban. Speaker Mike Johnson teed up votes over objections from far-right Republicans.

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The Washington Post - Politics (21 minutes ago)

A consequential Oregon case, opening Monday, will decide whether governments can enforce laws against people sleeping outside when they have nowhere else to go.

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National Public Radio - Politics (25 minutes ago)

President Biden has expressed support for the House foreign aid package. It now heads to the Senate, where it is also expected to pass.

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Raw Story - Politics (25 minutes ago)

Donald Trump on Saturday unleased some of his classic arguments for "full presidential immunity" from all criminal charges, as his first criminal case is bearing down on him.Trump, who is preparing himself for the launch of his first criminal trial, has denied that he falsified financial records to hide a payoff to a woman he had an affair with. He...

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Raw Story - Politics (25 minutes ago)

Rep. Troy Nehls (R-TX) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) are among the Republican lawmakers who are "outraged" on Saturday after Democrats appeared to taunt Greene with Ukrainian flags on the House floor.The House voted over the weekend to approve a bipartisan foreign aid bill, enraging Greene, who has steadfastly opposed sending help to Ukraine....

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Yahoo News - Politics (25 minutes ago)

After Congress finally does pass new funding, this is how the US can rush weapons to Ukraine

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Yahoo News - Politics (25 minutes ago)

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton can be disciplined for suit to overturn 2020 election, court says

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Yahoo News - Politics (25 minutes ago)

New York AG Letitia James asks judge to void Trump's bond in his civil fraud verdict

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Yahoo News - Politics (An hour ago)

Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse

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Yahoo News - Politics (An hour ago)

Biden avoids a further Mideast spiral as Israel and Iran show restraint. But for how long?

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Yahoo News - Politics (An hour ago)

Congress passes bill that could unlock billions in frozen Russian assets for Ukraine

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Yahoo News - Politics (An hour ago)

House approves $61B in military aid for Ukraine after months of stalling

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The Washington Post - Politics (An hour ago)

The House is expected to vote Saturday on legislation to fund Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, among other priorities.

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Raw Story - Politics (An hour ago)

Moments after the Republican majority House passed a funding bill helping embattled Ukraine, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) first yelled at Democrats on the floor for waving small Ukraine flags and then marched out to the Capitol steps where she launched a furious tirade.Surrounded by a sea of reporters, the far-right Georgia lawmaker focused...

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Politico - Europe (An hour ago)

The measure will soon head to the Senate as part of a comprehensive foreign aid package.

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Politico - Europe (An hour ago)

Bill includes $26.3B in assistance for Israel, six months after the Hamas attack.

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Politico - Europe (An hour ago)

The legislation is meant to act as a sweetener for Republicans to consider foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.

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Global News - Politics (An hour ago)

The federal Liberals are embracing influencers as they seek to win back disillusioned millennials, gen-Z voters and others who consume information through social media.

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Global News - Politics (An hour ago)

Democrats and Republicans are joining together after a grueling months long fight over renewed American support for repelling Russia's invasion.

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CNN - Politics (An hour ago)

The House passed the Ukraine Security Supplemental Appropriations Act with a vote of 311-112. One member -- GOP Rep. Dan Meuser -- voted present.

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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (An hour ago)

At the heart of this case is a woman who has been most shamefully immolated in service of other people's vanities.

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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (An hour ago)

Within two years, the environment minister has gone from long-awaited reformer to a "deep disappointment” for green groups.

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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (An hour ago)

The economy in 2023 survived a surge in people moving from fixed to variable rate mortgages. But there are doubts whether it can do it again in 2024.

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Raw Story - Politics (2 hours ago)

Donald Trump's defiance of Judge Juan Merchan's gag order will be severely tested next week at a contempt hearing that has become part of the former president's 34-count hush money trial.According to several legal scholars, the former president appears to seeing how far he can push the boundaries of the gag order by reposting attacks on the jurors...

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Raw Story - Politics (2 hours ago)

During an appearance on MSNBC's "The Alex Witt Show," Guardian reporter Hugo Lowell emphasized how angry Judge Juan Merchan was when Donald Trump made comments that could be overheard by prospective jurors and in the audio feed to the overflow room where reporters were gathered.Speaking with the host, Lowell said he was in that overflow room due to...

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New York Times - Politics (2 hours ago)

Mr. Kennedy's success in landing on the battleground state's ballot guarantees that he will shape the race this November. Both parties are racing to define him.

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New York Times - Politics (2 hours ago)

During his 34 years as an elected official, Mr. Pryor was sometimes said to be more liberal, especially on racial issues, than the people who elected him.

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New York Times - Politics (2 hours ago)

After months of delay at the hands of a bloc of ultraconservative Republicans, the package drew overwhelming bipartisan support, reflecting broad consensus.

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Yahoo News - Politics (2 hours ago)

David Pryor, former governor and senator of Arkansas, dies at age 89

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Yahoo News - Politics (2 hours ago)

The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

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Global News - Politics (2 hours ago)

An apparent Israeli drone attack on Iran saw troops fire air defences at a major air base and a nuclear site early Friday morning near the central city of Isfahan.

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Global News - Politics (2 hours ago)

The modified measure, passed by a 360-58 vote, now goes to the Senate after negotiations that produced a compromise.

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National Public Radio - Politics (3 hours ago)

For this episode of Trump's Trials, NPR senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro speaks with NPR political reporter Ximena Bustillo and University of Baltimore law professor Kim Whele.The first week of former President Donald Trump's hush money trial is in the books and a jury has now been seated. Each potential juror...

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CBS News - Politics (3 hours ago)

Democrats may have to offer Johnson a lifeline if it comes to a vote, given Republicans' razor-thin majority.

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CBS News - Politics (3 hours ago)

A person self-immolated at a park across from the courthouse where former President Donald Trump's New York criminal trial is taking place. The NYPD confirmed to CBS News that the person later died.

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The Washington Post - Politics (3 hours ago)

He received national attention for his Senate work on senior citizens' and taxpayers' rights.

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Yahoo News - Politics (3 hours ago)

US to withdraw from Niger after security pact fails in strategic victory for Russia

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Yahoo News - Politics (3 hours ago)

From stare-downs to shut-eye: Trump's every move in criminal trial under the microscope

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New York Times - Politics (3 hours ago)

Some poultry growers are turning to innovative tactics to protect their flocks, deploying deterrents like drones, air horns, balloons and decoy predators.

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Raw Story - Politics (3 hours ago)

Donald Trump's continuing attempts to recruit Black voters are getting a thumbs down from some Black conservatives as being cursory. "trite" and larded with photo-ops that are not convincing anyone.According to a new report from Politico, the former president's 2024 campaign is working on a dubious assumption that his legal problems make him more...

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Raw Story - Politics (4 hours ago)

Former President Donald Trump has indicated that he will take the witness stand during his first criminal trial in Manhattan, and one former DOJ official said that the prosecution is likely hoping he won't change his mind about that.When reporters asked Trump on Friday if he would testify under oath in his own defense, he responded, "yes."...

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Yahoo News - Politics (4 hours ago)

Why a potential TikTok ban is alive again in Congress, and what's next

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Politico - Europe (4 hours ago)

Moscow said it shot down 50 Ukrainian drones overnight.

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National Public Radio - Politics (4 hours ago)

Nearly a billion people start going to the polls in India Friday, as the worlds largest democracy starts its mammoth election.

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Yahoo News - Politics (5 hours ago)

The man who set himself on fire outside the courthouse where Trump is on trial dies of his injuries

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Raw Story - Politics (5 hours ago)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) has been in the House of Representatives for more than 20 years. In a recent interview with Politico, he unleashed on newer members of the House Republican Conference over behavior he views as counterproductive.Cole was particularly candid about his feelings for the House majority's far-right fringe. He lamented that a...

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Raw Story - Politics (5 hours ago)

Donald Trump's inability to be out on the campaign trail due to his legal entanglements is not only hurting him in the polls, but also destroying the myth that he is the master of his own fate.The former president has long maintained that he is always in total control and, according to Politico's Natalie Allison, both his demeanor and his...

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Raw Story - Politics (5 hours ago)

Donald Trump kicked off his Saturday morning by going on an all-caps tirade aimed at Judge Juan Merchan as his attorneys prepare to defend him in a contempt hearing set for early next week over his other attacks on Truth Social.On Monday, the former president's trial on 34 felony counts related to paying hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels...

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Politico - Europe (5 hours ago)

The pronouncement comes as tensions fray between Tbilisi and Brussels over a 'Kremlin-inspired' foreign agent law.

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CNN - Politics (5 hours ago)

Trump won't have to testify to defend himself, says CNN's Elie Honig: "John Edwards never took the stand. They managed to [make his case] through the prosecution's own witnesses." Adds jury consultant Alan Tuerkheimer, "It's looking like a good, open-minded, neutral jury...He's got to be feeling pretty good about the jury giving him and maintaining...

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Fearing for Ukraine if Trump Returns, Some in Europe Try Outreach Now

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Republican Wisconsin Senate candidate says he doesn't oppose elderly people voting

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Republicans erupt into open warfare over Ukraine aid package vote

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Republicans' defense of the 'Biden 16' House districts starts with Pennsylvania's primary election

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

US House to vote on long-delayed foreign aid bills – including Ukraine support

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Trump's New York jury is set, but we won't learn much about them

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Politico - Europe (6 hours ago)

While the former president was stuck in court, his opponent hit the trail.

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New York Times - Politics (6 hours ago)

Pressed on his claims of 2020 election irregularities, the Republican candidate for Senate in Wisconsin has questioned the mental capacity of nursing home residents to vote.

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New York Times - Politics (6 hours ago)

The Army veteran Sam Brown remains the favorite, but the wealthy former ambassador Jeff Gunter, with a pro-Trump message, is trying to shake up the race.

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Raw Story - Politics (6 hours ago)

During an MSNBC panel discussion about Donald Trump's upcoming hearing on contempt charges related to attacks made on jurors and witnesses in his hush money trial, a former prosecutor predicted the former president is headed for a major meltdownSpeaking with the hosts of "The Weekend," Charles Coleman Jr. suggested the trial that will commence next...

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CNN - Politics (6 hours ago)

Trump keeps saying he's going to testify in his hush money case. But, says CNN's Michael Smerconish, his taking the stand carries "enormous risk." One alternative: elicit Trump's point of view on the payment from witness Michael Cohen, "But if no one else says it, Trump may have no choice but to testify."

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BBC - Politics (6 hours ago)

The Scottish Greens have called an EGM after the Scottish government ditched key climate change targets.

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Raw Story - Politics (7 hours ago)

"Yeah, I would testify," Donald Trump said days before his criminal hush money case began. "That's not a trial, that's a scam." Since then, prosecutors with the Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's office are taking him at his word, filing a notice of Trump's past misconduct otherwise known as a "Sandoval notice". Among the items include two...

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Raw Story - Politics (7 hours ago)

The Fox News host who targeted a juror serving on Donald Trump's criminal New York trial is now suggesting the ex-president should violate his gag order and "force" the court to throw him in jail, by quoting the Fox News host.Jesse Watters came under fire earlier this week for profiling juror number two, sharing possibly identifying information...

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Raw Story - Politics (7 hours ago)

Attempts by Donald Trump to derail and create chaos at his Manhattan hush money trial have been promptly shut down by Judge Juan Merchan who is earning praise from legal experts.With jury selection wrapped up and opening arguments scheduled for Monday, the trial is progressing at a speed that was unexpected and credit is being given to Merchan who...

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Raw Story - Politics (7 hours ago)

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) says some of his fellow House Republicans would "take a bribe" to throw the razor-thin GOP majority to the Democrats if a far-right faction calls up a motion to oust Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, allowing Democrats to hand the gavel to the Minority Leader, Hakeem Jeffries. he warned if that happens, Democrats would...

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Raw Story - Politics (7 hours ago)

Elon Musk's X said Saturday it will fight an Australian watchdog's order to take down content related to the brutal stabbing of a priest during a live-streamed Sydney church service.Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel was allegedly slashed in the head and chest by a 16-year-old suspect on Monday, sparking a riot by followers of the Assyrian Christian church...

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Raw Story - Politics (7 hours ago)

A man who doused himself in an accelerant and set himself on fire outside the courthouse where former President Donald Trump is on trial has died, police said. The man was in Collect Pond Park around 1:30 p.m. Friday when he took out pamphlets espousing conspiracy theories, tossed them around, then doused himself in an accelerant and set himself on...

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CTV - Politics (7 hours ago)

More money will land in the pockets of some Canadian families on Friday for the latest Canada Child Benefit installment.

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CBS News - Politics (7 hours ago)

Donald Trump is visiting North Carolina for his first official campaign event since the start of his New York hush money trial. The former president narrowly won the state in 2020, and now, the Biden campaign is hoping to court young voters to flip the state in 2024.

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CBS News - Politics (7 hours ago)

The House is poised for a rare Saturday vote on a bill that will provide nearly $61 billion in security funding to Ukraine. The bill will also provide billions to Israel and other U.S. allies.

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Yahoo News - Politics (7 hours ago)

Trump forced to listen silently to people insulting him as he trades a cocoon of adulation for court

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The Washington Post - Politics (8 hours ago)

Democrats are hopeful in the state, given recent Democratic wins. But on Biden's recent Pennsylvania trip, he faced chants of "Genocide Joe” and "You're fired.”

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Melania Trump is set to make a return to her husband's campaign with a rare political appearance

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Trump is the only choice for Wyoming Republicans in a preference poll to allot the state's delegates

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Biden's 50-year journey as a skeptic of Roe v. Wade to its ultimate protector

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Opening statements in Trump's first criminal trial are set to start 30 minutes before a judge will hear arguments about his bond in the Trump Org civil trial

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

The House is on the brink of approving aid for Ukraine and Israel after months of struggle

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National Public Radio - Politics (8 hours ago)

We discuss today's upcoming vote on the multiple aid packages before Congress today as well as the jury selection in the hush money trial of former president Donald Trump.

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National Public Radio - Politics (8 hours ago)

The U.S. House is poised to vote on a series of bills that would give additional aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan. The funding for Ukraine is causing divisions among House Republicans.

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CTV - Politics (8 hours ago)

Canada called for 'all parties' to de-escalate rising tensions in the Mideast following an apparent Israeli drone attack against Iran overnight.

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Friday ended with Judge Juan Merchan telling Donald Trump to sit down. It was the culmination of an intense debate between Trump's lawyers and the prosecutors about the rules around whether Trump will testify in the trial. Known as a Sandoval hearing, the proceeding guarantees that the defense knows what might be asked if a criminal defendant takes...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Twenty-three Chinese swimmers tested positive for a banned substance ahead of the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 but were allowed to compete after world governing bodies secretly accepted China's findings that they had ingested it unknowingly, The New York Times said Saturday.The athletes included nearly half of the swimming team that China sent to Japan,...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Among the rows of vibrators, rubber torsos and leather harnesses at a Chinese sex toys exhibition in Shanghai this weekend, the beginnings of an AI-driven shift in the industry quietly pulsed.China manufactures around 70 percent of the world's sex toys, most of it the "hardware" on display at the fair -- whether that be technicolour tentacled...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

The cash-strapped Republican National Committee (RNC) continues to trail its Democratic counterpart in campaign fundraising. But a new rule recently passed by GOP-friendly officials on the Federal Election Commission (FEC) may end up being a critical lifeline for Republicans this election cycle.According to the Daily Beast, three Republican members...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

President Javier Milei's "chainsaw" approach to budget cuts have not only caused deep financial pain to many Argentines, but is also threatening the country's Oscar-winning culture scene, industry players say.At home and abroad, actors, directors and musicians accuse the self-declared "anarcho-capitalist" leader of showing disdain towards their...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

The bitcoin market on Friday engineered the "halving" of the reward for operating the cryptocurrency, a much-anticipated step designed to limit production and boost the digital money."The 4th #Bitcoin halving is complete!," announced cryptocurrency exchange Binance on X, the former Twitter."The countdown has been reset -- see you in 2028."Bitcoin...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

The United States on Friday blocked oil, gas and mining operations across tracts of unspoiled wilderness in Alaska, winning praise from environmentalists for safeguarding habitat for polar bears, caribou and other Arctic species.More than 13 million acres (5.2 million hectares) will come under new federal protection, while a permit to build a major...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Elon Musk on Friday came out against banning TikTok in the United States, even if it would mean less competition for his social media platform X, formerly Twitter, as the initiative sees fresh bipartisan momentum in Congress.The US House of Representatives is set to vote on Saturday on a bill that would force TikTok to divest from Chinese parent...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Donald Trump on Saturday will hold his first campaign rally since his criminal trial in New York began, with the North Carolina crowd likely to hear the ex-president reiterate fiery outrage at the unprecedented legal proceedings.The Republican billionaire is set to address supporters in the coastal city of Wilmington, seeking to stymie Democratic...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Volkswagen workers in Tennessee voted decisively to become a union shop, according to election results released Friday, marking the first victory for organized labor at a foreign-owned auto plant in the American South.With a solid 73 percent supporting, employees in the Chattanooga plant voted for representation by the United Auto Workers at the...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Terrorists, mafia bosses -- and Donald Trump. The common thread? When they go on trial, the jurors have such a tough task that they have to be kept anonymous for their own safety.Being one of the 12 New Yorkers sitting in judgment on arguably the most controversial politician in modern US history -- a past president and strong contender to regain...

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Politico - Europe (9 hours ago)

Maverick Zoran Milanović appears to be ignoring the court's ruling.

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

In the wake of a man setting himself on fire outside the New York courthouse where Donald Trump's hush money trial is taking place, witnesses speaking to the press said they saw him throw a number of multi-colored "papers" in the air before setting himself alight. MSNBC reporter Yasmin Vossoughian, who saw the incident unfold as she was...

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New York Times - Politics (9 hours ago)

David McCormick has often spoken about his modest upbringing on a farm in Pennsylvania. A close look at his past tells a different story.

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National Public Radio - Politics (9 hours ago)

Arch-foes Israel and Iran are firing missiles at each other. But the unprecedented attacks on each other's territory appear — for now — not to have sparked an all-out war.

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Yahoo News - Politics (10 hours ago)

Opening statements in Trump's historic trial set to begin Monday after tense day of jury selection

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Raw Story - Politics (10 hours ago)

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Former President Donald J. Trump sat down this month for an interview with New York Times political reporters and best-selling fiction writers, Maggie Haberman and Peter Baker, for an interview that covered a wide range of topics. Haberman and Baker were exceedingly careful not to push back too much on Trump's insane and dangerous...

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The Washington Post - Politics (10 hours ago)

The scene in and around 100 Centre Street, the main criminal courts building in New York housing the Trump trial, has been a spectacle.

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The Washington Post - Politics (10 hours ago)

How attorneys, potential jurors, the judge and the defendant spoke about the Trump trial in New York during its first week.

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National Public Radio - Politics (10 hours ago)

New York Judge Juan Merchan told jurors this week to prepare to hear opening statements on Monday.

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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (11 hours ago)

Brittany Higgins has made her first public comments about the defamation case over her rape in Parliament House in 2019.

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Yahoo News - Politics (11 hours ago)

This GOP Senate Candidate Says He Grew Up on a Family Farm. Not Exactly.

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Yahoo News - Politics (11 hours ago)

RFK Jr. will appear on Hawaii ballot, third state to include him

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Yahoo News - Politics (11 hours ago)

Trump and the RNC say they will recruit 100,000 poll watchers. Experts are skeptical.

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Yahoo News - Politics (11 hours ago)

House tees up votes on Ukraine and Israel aid as Speaker Johnson defies his right flank

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New York Times - Politics (11 hours ago)

The Trump campaign and the Republican Party plan to dispatch over 100,000 volunteers and lawyers to monitor elections in battleground states — and work in concert with conservative activists.

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New York Times - Politics (11 hours ago)

The independent candidate persuaded a tiny party to give him its line on the ballot in a key 2024 battleground state, sparing him a costly, arduous organizing effort.

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Raw Story - Politics (11 hours ago)

WASHINGTON — Embattled House Speaker Mike Johnson's fate seems to rest in the answer to a seemingly petty, though deeply — if accidentally so — philosophical question: Where's performance end and policymaking begin these days? For Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and her allies on the far right of today's far-right Republican Party —...

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CBC - Politics (12 hours ago)

The federal budget's promise to spend $1.3 million to develop a regional missing persons alert for Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people falls far short of what's needed, according to opposition MPs on the House of Commons Status of Women committee.

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Politico - Europe (12 hours ago)

Azerbaijan has been demanding the return of the border villages as a condition for a peace agreement.

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BBC - Politics (12 hours ago)

The ex-PM's publishers apologise and agree to remove a fake quote tied to an antisemitic conspiracy theory.

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Yahoo News - Politics (13 hours ago)

The legal downside to Trump's very political trial strategy: From the Politics Desk

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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (15 hours ago)

After a series of meetings with world economic leaders, Treasurer Jim Chalmers has been forced to change tack on next month's budget.

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Yahoo News - Politics (15 hours ago)

West Virginia will not face $465M COVID education funds clawback after feds OK waiver, governor says

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Yahoo News - Politics (15 hours ago)

Donald Trump will use his weekend reprieve from the courtroom to campaign in North Carolina

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Raw Story - Politics (16 hours ago)

It took four days to seat 12 jurors and six alternates to serve on the historic first criminal trial of a former U.S. president. But if New York Judge Juan Merchan decides it necessary to sequester them to protect them and also limit the exposure to the rabid interest on the hush money case — it could be a very involved process. "The logistics of...

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Raw Story - Politics (16 hours ago)

Evangelist Franklin Graham was criticized by political experts and onlookers on Friday after he explicitly sided with Donald Trump in the former president's ongoing criminal trial in New York."Pray for former President [Trump]," he wrote on social media. "His enemies want to do everything they can to destroy him, to put him in jail, or to drag out...

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Raw Story - Politics (16 hours ago)

On Thursday, former President Donald Trump approached a gaggle of reporters with a wad of news clippings and proceeded to thumb through them to suggest they prove he's being persecuted (not prosecuted) in his historic criminal hush money trial. A body language and emotional intelligence expert noted the unspoken things Trump is expressing while...

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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (16 hours ago)

The prime minister expected the week would be dominated by the unveiling of the government's new defence strategy. Instead, Australia's internal security was on the agenda.

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CNN - Politics (16 hours ago)

CNN's Abby Phillip fact-checks false and misleading claims President Biden has made on the campaign trail.

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BBC - Politics (16 hours ago)

Mark Menzies strongly disputes claims he asked a party activist for £5,000 to pay "bad people".

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BBC - Politics (16 hours ago)

The EU Commission said UK and EU citizens under 30 should be able to work or study for up to four years.

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Yahoo News - Politics (16 hours ago)

Kansas has a new anti-DEI law, but the governor has vetoed bills on abortion and even police dogs

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Yahoo News - Politics (16 hours ago)

Final jurors seated for Trump's hush money case, with opening statements set for Monday

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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (17 hours ago)

Social media giant X has rejected demands from Australia's eSafety commissioner to take down distressing images of this week's Sydney knife attacks.

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Raw Story - Politics (17 hours ago)

The "soap opera" of Donald Trump's hush money trial continued Friday in a series of odd events that left one seasoned trial lawyer surprised."The X factor of weird developments is really high for this trial," wrote former U.S. attorney Harry Litman on X.He pointed specifically to a New York Times report that revealed: "Multiple jurors have started...

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Raw Story - Politics (17 hours ago)

Defendant Donald Trump's trial demeanor has him being sketched or photographed looking cross, sleeping, slouching, and bored, and this is likely vexing his trial attorney Todd Blanche. Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara made note of the four days of trial wearing down former President Donald Trump's pristine...

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Raw Story - Politics (17 hours ago)

Four days into the historic trial of Donald Trump's criminal hush money case was enough. So his attorneys are desperately lobbing "Hail Mary" legal filings in an attempt to put the whole thing on ice. "A fair and impartial jury cannot be selected in New York county as evidenced by the extreme difficulty in procuring a venire resulting from the the...

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (17 hours ago)

In Samoa, churches spend millions building cathedrals to connect communities to God. But as debts and poverty skyrocket, many are questioning the price tag.

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CNN - Politics (17 hours ago)

Pollster and communication strategist Frank Luntz discussed the state of democracy with younger voters ahead of the 2024 presidential election.

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Raw Story - Politics (18 hours ago)

Former President Donald Trump has drawn a difficult jury to defend against, former prosecutor Kristy Greenberg argued to MSNBC's Chris Hayes on Friday evening. "Let's talk about the jury, because we now have 12 jurors and six alternates," said Hayes. "What is your impression — what are your thoughts on how this jury has come together, what the...

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Politico - Europe (18 hours ago)

The hidden history of the Cold War adoption complex.

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Politico - Europe (18 hours ago)

Drawing the top stories around the globe.

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