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Ed Rogers: Fossil Fuel Lobbyist by Day, WaPo Columnist by Night

Washington, D.C. (FAIR) – Ed Rogers continues to embarrass the Washington Post. What is the point of Ed Rogers, the Washington Post’s most conflict-ridden, mediocre columnist (FAIR.org, 4/23/15)? He doesn’t add a lot to the discourse, his boilerplate Republican talking points could be better written by any number of Heritage fellows, he shills for Trump in the most boring ways […]

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Rouhani Calls for Formation of Tehran-Caracas JEC

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said formation of a joint economic commission would greatly help expand Tehran-Caracas relations. “The establishment of a joint economic commission between the two countries is an important step to further strengthen mutual cooperation (between Iran and Venezuela),” Rouhani said in a meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro in Kazakhstan’s capital […]

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Three More Hurricanes Form After Harvey Create Unease And Debate

United States (TFC) – Yet another massive storm cell, Hurricane Irma, is expected to collide with the American mainland. This marks the second such storm in two weeks, spelling gloom for areas hit hardest by Hurricane Harvey. Even as journalists were allowing this to settle, another storm–Jose–formed behind Irma. And Jose isn’t alone. Whereas little is known about […]

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Nikki Haley was offered Secretary of States job and turned it down

Washington, D.C. (Duran) – Nikki Haley demanded ‘policy freedom’ from Trump and as UN Ambassador it seems she has got it. The highly controversial US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley has stated that prior to Donald Trump taking office, he offered her the position of Secretary of State, the American equivalent of Foreign Minister, but she […]

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Venezuela Investigates Opposition Figure Over Crates of Cash

Puebla, MX (VNA) – Venezuelan authorities said Thursday they had opened an investigation into prominent opposition figure Lilian Tintori, after uncovering the equivalent of just over US$10,000 in her vehicle. “We have appointed a prosecutor to determine the truth of the facts about the finding of that scandalous sum of money,” Attorney General Tarek William Saab stated. Saab […]

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Before Trump Pardoned Him, Arpaio Was Promoted by Media

Phoenix (FAIR) – There’s a great deal to be said about Donald Trump’s pardon for criminal racistJoe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Arizona’s Maricopa County, found guilty of criminal contempt for refusing to comply with a court’s order that he stop unconstitutionally profiling Latinx people. As ColorLines‘ Catherine Lizette Gonzalez (8/28/17) reminds, Arpaio also reinstated chain gangs, ran an outdoor […]

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American Jackboot Diplomacy

Moscow (SCF) – The latest extraordinary roughshod violation of Russian diplomatic rights by the American authorities shows that the US doesn’t want to restore normal bilateral relations. Indeed, it has now resorted publicly to jackboot diplomacy. The rapid ordering of Russia to vacate three of its diplomatic properties – in a matter of hours – amid reported threats from the […]

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France’s Emmanuel Macron Meets With Venezuelan Opposition

Paris (TeleSUR) – Opposition leaders will also meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy later this week. Leaders from Venezuela’s opposition-led congress met with French President Emmanuel Macron — who last week called the country a “dictatorship” — as part of their European tour that seeks to build support against […]

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UNSC: Russia and China Call for Peace – Condemn DPRK Nuke Test

New York (Duran) – Russia and China remain committed to peace. The US seems determined to prolong tensions. The Ambassadors of China and Russia have spoken with a joint voice before the United Nations Security Council during a special session devoted to discussing North Korea’s detonation of what is thought to be a hydrogen bomb on the 3rd […]

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Op-Ed: Weekend of Failure: Trump Regime Snubs Partners He Needs Most

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – In the days prior to North Korea’s first test of a hydrogen bomb, the Trump regime spent their time destroying relations with every nation that could potentially help return stability to Southeast Asia. This weekend, several agencies from the countries surrounding the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea), recorded unusual […]