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Polidicks Rules - Updated 13th May 2017

These are generally what you were used to within SH. Because of the political issues, I expect this subforum to take on a more serious tone. Reporting & Posting Guidelines Because this is a debate forum we expect you to put effort into your posts,...

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13th May 2017
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
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WikiLeaks Turned Down Leaks on Russian Government During U.S. Presidential Campaign

http://www.businessinsider.com/assange-turned-down-documents-related-to-russian-government-corruption-2017-8 http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/08/17/wikileaks-turned-down-leaks-on-russian-government-during-u-s-presidential-campaign/ There isn't enough...

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12 Minutes Ago
by StrykerE Go to last post
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‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes — and quickly regrets

http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article167755572.html So far she is refusing to resign.

Raidyr 19 people are reading this thread x 19
24 Minutes Ago
by Coyoteze Go to last post
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After Charlottesville, ACLU will no longer defend hate groups that protest with firearms

http://thehill.com/homenews/347053-aclu-revises-policy-to-avoid-supporting-hate-groups-protesting-with-firearms

53 Minutes Ago
by Ithon Go to last post
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Charlottesville victim's mother thanks Trump for 'words of comfort' ( 2 Last )

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/aug/15/heather-heyers-mother-thanks-donald-trump-for-word/

1 Hour Ago
by gokiyono Go to last post
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South Carolina sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid marketing

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-south-carolina-purduepharma-idUSKCN1AV1MR

Judas 2 people are reading this thread x 2
2 Hours Ago
by MedicWine Go to last post
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Trump ‘Sad’ Over Removal of ‘Our Beautiful Statues’ ( 2 Last )

Source: The New York Times https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/898169407213645824 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/898171544236687361 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/898172999945392131 While I agree with the...

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3 Hours Ago
by Naught Go to last post
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Trump recycles discredited Islamic pigs’ blood tale after terrorist attack in Barcelona

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/08/17/trump-recycles-discredited-islamic-pigs-blood-tale-after-terrorist-attack-in-barcelona/?utm_term=.7943242ea077 Politifact:...

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4 Hours Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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Baltimore removes all Confederate statues overnight ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGMahq0HSs0 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/us/baltimore-confederate-statues.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=b-lede-package-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

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4 Hours Ago
by Hey I'm Grump Go to last post
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Neil Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions

Neil Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/17/us/politics/gorsuch-speech-trump-hotel-ethics.html

6 Hours Ago
by MedicWine Go to last post
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Bannon openly contradicts Trump on North Korea, calls alt-right "a collection of clowns"

https://www.axios.com/bannons-colleagues-disturbed-by-interview-with-left-wing-publication-2473835346.html A choice quote from the original interview: http://prospect.org/article/steve-bannon-unrepentant

8 Hours Ago
by AnnieOakley Go to last post
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Another Australian politician admits to being a dual-citizen

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-17/fiona-nash-says-she-is-a-british-citizen-will-not-stand-aside/8817998 (User was banned for this post ("Editorialized Title" - Mezzokoko))

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by Raidyr Go to last post
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Trump doubles down on "both sides to blame" in Charlottesville ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last )

Source: The BBC Can never truly get a step forward from this man. Watch the video of Trump speaking in the article, it's horrible.

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12 Hours Ago
by FreakyMe Go to last post
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David Miliband: we need a second vote on Brexit deal

https://i.imgur.com/uXu3N1A.jpg https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/12/david-miliband-calls-second-vote-on-brexit-deal-europe-britain

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13 Hours Ago
by Bread_Baron Go to last post
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Bernie Sanders to return to N.H., stoking speculation he might run again

The Boston Globe While I enjoy the possibility, let's keep focusing on 2018.

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13 Hours Ago
by Kylel999 Go to last post
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Politics

German minister threatens mandatory quota to push women execs

Source: www.dw.com/en/german-minister-threatens-mandatory-quota-to-push-women-execs/a-40115488 Alternative source: https://www.thelocal.de/20170816/put-more-women-on-your-boards-or-well-make-you-govt-warns-business

16 Hours Ago
by MrJazzy Go to last post
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22 Hours Ago
by bananaslamma Go to last post
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Pence backs Trump's Charlottesville rhetoric: 'I stand with the president'

Source: Politico I have no idea why he's even trying to defend this scumbag anymore; especially after taking a more hardline stance himself than Trump.

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23 Hours Ago
by Cloak Raider Go to last post
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Everything/Nothing

White House Bikeshare station requested by Obama removed by Trump's team

Source: The Washington Post (User was banned for this post ("Editorialized Title" - Mezzokoko))

1 Day Ago
by Cloak Raider Go to last post
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UK criticised over sales of military equipment to Venezuela

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/11/uk-criticised-over-sales-of-military-equipment-to-venezuela

1 Day Ago
by hypno-toad Go to last post
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North Korea seriously considering strike on Guam: Reports, citing state media ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/08/north-korea-seriously-considering-strike-on-guam-reports-citing-state-media.html I'll check back every 5 minutes and update O.P. as much as I can. https://www.twitter.com/sangwonyoon/status/895042446433955842

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1 Day Ago
by OmniConsUme Go to last post
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Venezuelan leader may have launched Rubio assassination plot

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/13/rubio-venezuela-plot-241591

1 Day Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
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US Govt demands IP details & private info of ALL visitors to Trump protest website

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/14/donald-trump-inauguration-protest-website-search-warrant-dreamhost This is what we've warned about for years in response to "nothing to hide". This is what happens as soon as internet...

TurtleeyFP 2 people are reading this thread x 2 Starred x 61
1 Day Ago
by Snowmew Go to last post
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North Korea backs off its threat to strike Guam

http://cdn.washingtonexaminer.biz/cache/730x420-915ef90c55f63bf82c79a7acd21a3dbb.jpg http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/north-korea-backs-off-its-threat-to-strike-guam/article/2631521

1 Day Ago
by Destroyox Go to last post
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Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Is Dead for Now After Second Defeat

http://time.com/4902562/bathroom-bill-texas-greg-abbott/ This is good news for a little while at least. But I'm sure it won't be long till they try this again.

1 Day Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
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by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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Trump abruptly ends manufacturing council after CEOs disband strategy and policy forum

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/16/trump-abruptly-ends-manufacturing-council-after-ceos-disband-strategy-and-policy-forum.html context for why the council is disbanding now: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/16/3m-ceo-resigns-from-trumps-panel.html

1 Day Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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by EXPLOOOSIONS! Go to last post
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Fox removes video on how to plow through liberal protesters with a car

Source: The Washington Post Here is the Slate article in question. Can't use it as the primary source since it has a left bias, but it's been referred to in this WaPo article.

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1 Day Ago
by .Isak. Go to last post
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Brexit: UK position paper opposes Irish border posts

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-40941393

1 Day Ago
by Van-man Go to last post
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Elizabeth Warren slams calls for Democrats to move to the center, says party 'won't go back' ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/elizabeth-warren-slams-calls-for-democrats-to-move-to-the-center-says-party-wont-go-back/article/2631359 I don't normally insert my opinion into these stories (I just post 'em here so people can read 'em.) but I'll...

1 Day Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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Trump condemns 'racist violence' of KKK, neo-Nazi and white supremacist 'thugs' ( 2 Last )

https://twitter.com/BuzzFeedNews/status/897139407676944385 Just happened, you can catch it by winding back on this livestream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0y55BVXffY https://twitter.com/Bencjacobs/status/897136287941099525...

2 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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Obama team was warned in 2014 about Russian interference

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/14/obama-russia-election-interference-241547?lo=ap_f1

2 Days Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
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Trump retweets — then deletes — image of train running over CNN reporter ( 2 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/08/15/after-charlottesville-trump-retweets-then-deletes-image-of-train-running-over-cnn-reporter/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_trump-tweet-915am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory

2 Days Ago
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
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Merkel calls out 'naked racism' in Charlottesville as 'repulsive'

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/346442-merkel-calls-out-naked-racism-in-charlottesville-as-repulsive

Bob The Knob 1 people are reading this thread x 1 Starred x 26
2 Days Ago
by Sega Saturn Go to last post
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Theresa May 'to insist on Northern Ireland border checks post-Brexit'

The British Independent RTE has not been as specific as the Independent in what they said will happen but here they are as another source: :worried:

2 Days Ago
by CMB Unit 01 Go to last post
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Nigel Farage: Why Hollywood is interested in TV series about me

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40934834

2 Days Ago
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Abbas sends greeting to North Korea's Kim Jong-un

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5003396,00.html

2 Days Ago
by archangel125 Go to last post
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UK suggests 'untested' customs system with EU

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40922177 Essentially it's one weird trick so that we can leave the customs union but still be in the customs union

2 Days Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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Trump attacks Merck CEO for stepping down from manufacturing council in protest

https://twitter.com/Merck/status/897065338566791169 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/897079051277537280 CNBC

2 Days Ago
by Luni Go to last post
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Brexit: UK suggests 'temporary customs union' with EU

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40922177

2 Days Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
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North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say

The New York Times Again, it comes all back to Paul Manafort.

2 Days Ago
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Bannon in limbo as Trump faces growing calls for the strategist's ouster

https://i.imgur.com/2SmL7lo.jpg https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/us/politics/steve-bannon-trump-white-house.html

2 Days Ago
by Doozle Go to last post
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Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce referred to High Court over Dual Citizenship

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/deputy-prime-minister-barnaby-joyce-refers-himself-to-high-court-over-potential-dual-citizenship-20170814-gxvhs2.html Lol. So far we have: - Scott Ludlam (Resigned) - Larissa Water (Resigned)...

2 Days Ago
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Mattis: If North Korea fires missile at US, it’s ‘game on’

http://americanmilitarynews.com/2017/08/mattis-minces-no-words-if-north-korea-fires-missile-at-us-its-game-on/?utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=alt&utm_source=decelerateyourlife

3 Days Ago
by LTJGPliskin Go to last post
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In J20 Investigation, DOJ Overreaches Again. And Gets Taken to Court Again.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/08/j20-investigation-doj-overreaches-again-and-gets-taken-court-again http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/346544-dreamhost-claims-doj-requesting-info-on-visitors-to-anti-trump-website Edit: Two sources...

3 Days Ago
by Judas Go to last post
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Trump campaign emails show aide’s repeated efforts to set up Russia meetings

Trump campaign emails show aide’s repeated efforts to set up Russia meetings ...

3 Days Ago
by mcharest Go to last post
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Anti-Islam candidate to stand for UKIP leadership

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40902796 This race is probably UKIP's last chance to find an answer to the question "why does UKIP still need to exist after Brexit?" They're split, perhaps fatally, over what direction they should go in. Even...

3 Days Ago
by Crooky14 Go to last post
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Trump: 'I'm not going to rule out a military option' in Venezuela

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/11/trump-on-venezuela-im-not-going-to-rule-out-a-military-option.html

3 Days Ago
by OmniConsUme Go to last post
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Robert Mueller wants to interview senior White House officials

https://www.yahoo.com/news/russia-probe-counsel-wants-interview-senior-white-house-040110033.html

3 Days Ago
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
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3 Days Ago
by Shirt. Go to last post
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Australian Greens mired in civil war as senior figures trade insults and accusations

Read the rest of the article at ABC News. Related: Rhiannon slams Di Natale's leadership.

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4 Days Ago
by Badballer Go to last post
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President Trump's reelection campaign releases television ad

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-election-idUSKCN1AT0O9

4 Days Ago
by Helix Snake Go to last post
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Report: "Advanced sonic weapon" allegedly causes US and Canadian diplomats to Cuba to lose hearing

Source: The Associated Press Even though this happened last year, the emergence of this info is horrifying and sad.

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by LTJGPliskin Go to last post
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North Korea says it may 'reduce the US mainland to ashes any moment'

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/us-mainland-north-korea-attack-nuclear-weapons-soil-reduce-ashes-pyongyang-state-newspaper-a7887751.html Yes, you've seen this headline before

4 Days Ago
by TheMrFailz Go to last post
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Scott Pruitt is dismantling the EPA from within, trying to cover it up

Source: The New York Times Emphasis mine - I would highly recommend reading the full article. This is very unsettling news.

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4 Days Ago
by IKTM Go to last post
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After criticism, White House says Trump condemns KKK, neo-Nazis

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-virginia-protests-idUSKCN1AT09B

4 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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US has been conducting back-channel talks with North Korea for months

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/us-conducting-back-channel-talks-north-korea-months/story?id=49165520

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Australian government launches child vaccination campaign

Read more at http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/08/13/govt-launches-child-vaccination-campaign

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by Badballer Go to last post
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Trump suspects Bannon of leaking, putting job in jeopardy

Trump suspects Bannon of leaking, putting job in jeopardy https://www.axios.com/steve-bannons-job-in-jeopardy-trump-suspects-him-of-leaking-2472208484.html First McConnell, now Bannon. The in-fighting seems to be continuing...

4 Days Ago
by KillerJaguar Go to last post
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China will go to war with U.S if they preemptively attack North Korea ( 2 Last )

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/839712/china-north-korea-us-stop-missile-attack-strike-war-donald-trump-south-sea-guam https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-china-media-idUSKBN1AR005

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by Sobotnik Go to last post
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Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-40879544

5 Days Ago
by Biotoxsin Go to last post
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by Quark: Go to last post
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Poll: Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it ( 2 Last )

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/346000-poll-about-half-of-republicans-would-back-postponing-2020-election-if-trump ...

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by 27X Go to last post
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by Ignhelper Go to last post
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by download Go to last post
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Australian High Court to hear challenge to same-sex postal ballot in September

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-11/same-sex-marriage-legal-challenge-andrew-wilkie-in-melbourne/8798528

5 Days Ago
by Rexxasaurus Go to last post
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Russia's biggest oil company has been secretly helping Maduro stay afloat in Venezuela

http://www.businessinsider.com/r-special-report-vladimirs-venezuela-leveraging-loans-to-caracas-moscow-snaps-up-oil-assets-2017-8

5 Days Ago
by Big Bang Go to last post
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Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40905379 Yo you think Trump is some shit get a load of this shit, Kenyatta v Odinga has been going on for years in Kenya. Odinga ran for President in 2007, but he lost to a candidate endorsed by Kenyatta, and...

6 Days Ago
by Shirt. Go to last post
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Trump on North Korea: Maybe 'fire and fury' comment 'wasn't tough enough'

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/10/politics/trump-north-korea/index.html

6 Days Ago
by zakedodead Go to last post
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Peru expels Venezuelan ambassador to protest constituent assembly

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-peru-idUSKBN1AR2B7

6 Days Ago
by Emperor Scorpious II Go to last post
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Trump threatens North Korea - AGAIN. "Locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely." ( 2 Last )

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-china-idUSKBN1AO011 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/895970429734711298 :hammered:

6 Days Ago
by FinalHunter Go to last post
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Refugee rescue ship sails to aid of anti-migrant activists stranded in Med

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/11/migrant-rescue-ship-sails-to-aid-of-stranded-far-right-activists

6 Days Ago
by mcharest Go to last post
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Trump White House weighs unprecedented plan to privatize much of the war in Afghanistan

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/08/08/war-afghanistan-trump-white-house-weighs-bold-plan-privatize/548004001/ Basically an update to an earlier thread

6 Days Ago
by Revenge282 Go to last post
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Trump thanks Putin for expelling U.S. diplomats ( 2 Last )

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/10/trump-thanks-vladimir-putin-diplomats-241498 http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/346108-trump-thanks-putin-for-expelling-us-diplomats-we-want-to-reduce-our

6 Days Ago
by EcksDee Go to last post
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Bipartisan Congressonal Group Releases 5 Point Outline to fix ACA

https://costello.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-ryan-costello-and-problem-solvers-caucus-announce-bipartisan This was apparently released just after the house adjured for the month but got lost in the whole late night healthcare debacle....

6 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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Trump says he has no plans to fire Mueller

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/08/10/politics/donald-trump-robert-mueller/index.html

6 Days Ago
by SataniX Go to last post
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Brexit Negotiations - Denied Water, Faraday Briefcases, Potential Phone Tapping and Smartwatch Bans

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/09/britains-brexit-negotiators-denied-water-brussels-divorce-talks/ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/07/14/exclusive-david-davis-uses-special-faraday-briefcase-stop-foreign/

6 Days Ago
by SataniX Go to last post
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Tony Abbott says 'vote no' on same-sex marriage to 'stop political correctness'

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-09/politics-live-august-9/8788216 live news so there's barely anything coming out (User was banned for this post ("Editorialised title - Way off the mark" - icemaz))

6 Days Ago
by Butthurter Go to last post
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