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US suspends security assistance to Pakistan
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The United States is suspending security assistance to Pakistan over what it sees as a failure by the Pakistani government to adequately clamp down on terror groups within its borders, the State Department announced Thursday.

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Paul Manafort is suing Robert Mueller, but it might not be for his own benefit
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President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort sued Robert Mueller and the Justice Department for charging him with conspiracy and money laundering, saying those things have nothing to do with the alleged Russian collusion Mueller is supposed to be investigating. The specifics of the lawsuit Manafort was charged in October for actions related to […]

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Trump: US' 'Total Might' Sparked Talks Between North and South Korea
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President Donald Trump suggested his get-tough policy with North Korea has driven the government of Kim Jong Un to talks with South Korea and he blasted those questioning his strategy.

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Germany can now fine social media companies for ‘hate speech’ from their users
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A new law went into effect on the first day of 2018 that allows Germany to fine social media companies for any hate speech from their users that they don’t squash quickly enough. And it’s gonna cost them millions. What does the law say? The Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz (NetzDG) law says that hate speech that is flagged […]

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US judge orders release of detained Iraqis waiting deportation over criminal convictions
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A U.S. District Judge in Detroit snubbed the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigrants on Tuesday, ordering the federal government to either release or grant bond hearings to Iraqi immigrants waiting to be deported due to criminal records.

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Trump Backs Protesters in Iran
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The biggest wave of protests to hit Iran in almost a decade has backed the country’s leaders into a corner, and the Trump administration is increasing the pressure by threatening fresh sanctions if the government forcefully cracks down on the demonstrations.

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Report: Iranian government kills at least two protesters, censors social media
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Protests continued to roil Iran over the weekend, as the government has reportedly opened fire on anti-government protesters and shut down popular social media platforms in the country. Why are the Iranians protesting? The protests, which have now reached their third day, center around a number of economic and social issues that have festered in […]

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