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US deploying carrier strike group in response to 'troubling' Iran actions

The US is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region in response to "troubling" warnings from Iran, the White House announced Sunday.
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Citing Iranian Threat, U.S. Sends Carrier Group and Bombers to Persian Gulf

John R. Bolton, the White House national security adviser, announced the deployment on Sunday night. He and other officials have pushed anti-Iran policies.
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AP source: Possible attack on US forces led to deployments

A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed "clear indications" that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. forces in the region, a defense official told the Associated Press.
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US deploying carrier and bomber task force in response to 'troubling' Iran actions

The US is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region in the Middle East in response to "troubling" warnings from Iran, the White House announced Sunday.
Tags: White House, US, Iran, Cnn, Middle East, US Central Command, Lincoln Carrier Strike Group


Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't visit White House

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions            [Author: AP]
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US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the U.S. is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the U.S. Central Command region.” That area includes […]
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US deploying carrier, bomber task force in response to 'troubling' Iran actions

The US is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region in response to "troubling" warnings from Iran, the White House announced Sunday.
Tags: White House, US, Iran, Cnn, US Central Command, Lincoln Carrier Strike Group


Pompeo Suggests Trump Didn’t Have Time To Talk To Putin About Interference

The secretary of state insisted to Fox News' Chris Wallace that the White House takes election interference "seriously."
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Red Sox manager Alex Cora to skip White House visit: 'I don't feel comfortable'

Alex Cora says he doesn't feel comfortable celebrating while his native Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Minnesota teacher of the year boycotts White House visit

Kelly Holstine, Minnesota's 2018 teacher of the year, is one of just two teachers to skip an Oval Office meeting over objections to President Trump's policies, words.
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Los Angeles Renames Street After Barack Obama

The city officially renamed Rodeo Road to Obama Boulevard on Saturday to honor the former president.
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Red Sox manager Alex Cora won’t visit White House

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions. Cora cited the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico as the reason for his decision. “The government has done some things back home that […]
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UPDATE 1-U.S. stock futures tumble after Trump threatens China with steeper tariffs

Wall Street stock index futures fell sharply on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and soon target hundreds of billions more. Trump's announcement came ahead of another round of talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in Washington scheduled for this week. White House officials were unaware on Sunday afternoon if Trump's tweet would affect those talks.
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Trump picks Obama-era Border Patrol head to lead ICE after several recent Fox News appearances

President Trump tapped former Border Patrol chief under former President Barack Obama to run the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
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Cora to skip Red Sox's trip to White House

When the Red Sox visit the White House on Thursday, manager Alex Cora will not be among members of the club in attendance, he announced Sunday.
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Report: Red Sox skipper Cora won't go to White House

Boston manager Alex Cora will not be with his team Thursday when the Red Sox celebrate winning the 2018 World Series at the White House. El Nuevo Dia in Puerto Rico reported the news Sunday and said Cora has declined the invitation because his native land continues to struggle to recover from Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico in September 2017. Last year, Cora criticized President Donald Trump for his tweets downplaying the number of Puerto Ricans who died as a result of the natural disas...
Tags: News, White House, Boston, Donald Trump, Red Sox, Puerto Rico, Cora, Alex Cora, White House El Nuevo Dia


Labour MPs say they won't back a Brexit deal without a people’s vote

Corbyn faces opposition from at least 60 MPs to a customs pact with May without a second voteJeremy Corbyn will not be able to get enough of his MPs to back a Brexit deal without the promise of a second referendum, even if Theresa May makes a big offer on a customs union and workers’ rights this week, senior Labour figures believe.Senior party sources said they believe two-thirds of Labour MPs, including several shadow cabinet ministers and many more frontbenchers, would refuse to back a deal wi...
Tags: Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Ruth Davidson, Keir Starmer, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, John Mcdonnell, Rory Stewart, Conservative Leadership, Corbyn


President Trump: China Tariffs Will Jump to 25% This Week

The President said the tariff increase will happen Friday
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President Trump Appoints Former Obama Administration Official Mark Morgan as ICE Head

Trump withdrew his previous nominee last month
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President Trump Appoints Former Obama Administration Official Mack Morgan as ICE Head

Trump withdrew his previous nominee last month
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Checks And Balances Tested As White House Resists Congressional Oversight

The rejection of oversight is the latest and perhaps most high-profile example of the new normal in the Trump era.
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Trump says Mueller should not testify before Congress after date announced for public questioning

Donald Trump has urged Special Counsel Robert Mueller not to testify to the US Congress about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. The president’s latest comments arrived after he said he would not allow former White House counsel Don McGahn — a prominent figure in the special counsel’s nearly 400-page report — to testify to the House as it continues probing election interference and the Trump campaign’s interactions with Russian operatives. “After spending more than $35,000,...
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Rory Stewart declares he would like to be prime minister

International development secretary is first of cabinet to admit wanting May’s jobRory Stewart has declared he wants the prime minister’s job, becoming the first cabinet minister to openly do so, as he warned the Conservatives the party would lose 4m votes if it pursued a hard version of Brexit to “outdo Nigel Farage”.Stewart, who was made international development secretary this week, said “yes” when asked if he would throw his hat into the ring to become prime minister, but insisted he was not...
Tags: Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Brexit, Rory Stewart, Stewart


Trump Nominates Obama-Era Border Patrol Chief As New ICE Director

NICHOLAS KAMMIn a surprise move, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that he would nominate Mark Morgan, the former chief of U.S. Border Patrol under President Barack Obama, to serve as the new permanent director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).“I am pleased to inform all of those that believe in a strong, fair and sound Immigration Policy that Mark Morgan will be joining the Trump Administration as the head of our hard working men and women of ICE,” Trump tweeted. “Mark...
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Trump names border patrol chief under Obama to take over Ice agency

Mark Morgan, a former FBI agent, supported a border wall – one of Trump’s signature 2016 election campaign issuesDonald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former president Barack Obama, will head the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. “I am pleased to inform all of those that believe in a strong, fair and sound Immigration Policy that Mark Morgan will be joining the Trump Administration as the head of our hard working men and women of Ice,” Trump...
Tags: Obama, Barack Obama, US news, Fbi, US immigration, Donald Trump, Trump, Mark Morgan, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Trump Administration, Us-mexico Border


Race segregation ‘sneaking back in’ across US, Biden warns at South Carolina rally

Joe Biden has warned racial segregation is “sneaking back in” across the US as he accused Republicans of making voting more difficult for minorities during his first presidential campaign rally in South Carolina.The former vice president is considered the frontrunner in the state, which will host the South’s first presidential primary. Black voters will play a key role there. Criticising Republican efforts to to restrict early voting hours and introduce more stringent identification requirements...
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Gavin Williamson accuses No 10 of anonymous smears

Sacked defence secretary says reports he wanted to ‘invade Africa’ were leaked to discredit himGavin Williamson has accused No 10 of trying to smear him, following reports he wanted to “invade Africa” and had made derogatory comments about Theresa May’s diabetes.In an escalation of the row between May and Williamson, who was sacked as defence secretary on Wednesday, he accused No 10 of being behind anonymous briefings and a leak of confidential information to discredit him. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Africa, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Huawei, Williamson, Gavin Williamson


Kamasi Washington says Brexit could make touring UK tricky for artists

US jazz saxophonist says international musicians will find UK less appealingBritain leaving the European Union could make the country less appealing to international performers, one of the world’s leading jazz musicians has said.Kamasi Washington, whose album The Epic and his work with Kendrick Lamar have made him the poster boy of the jazz revival, said that Brexit was not an inviting idea to musicians and could make coming to England harder for smaller bands. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Music, Politics, UK, England, US, European Union, UK News, Culture, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Brexit, Kamasi Washington



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