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Lawmakers praise and condemn Trump’s Afghanistan plan

NEWS SCAN U.S. lawmakers were divided today on President Trump’s plans to increase the presence of the U.S. military in Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding “a new Trump strategy,” for instance, while a fellow Republican in the Senate called it a “terrible idea.” Trump’s announcement tonight

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German lawmaker’s 2 cars damaged in arson attack

NEWS SCAN Police say two cars used by a German lawmaker have been targeted in an arson attack in the western town of Herne. Police said Tuesday that two cars used by Social Democratic Party lawmaker Michelle Muentefering were attacked overnight. There was no immediate word on

Jury selection for senator’s trial underway

NEWS SCAN A closed court proceeding interrupted jury selection Tuesday in the corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., with his attorneys later saying he pleaded not guilty to a superseding indictment that was handed up last fall. Menendez’s co-defendant, Florida ophthalmologist and political contributor

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The Need for Remedies to Combat Fraud in Ballot Initiatives

Equal opportunity initiatives will always remain a hotly contested issue that incites passionate political action – so much so that it even inspires wealthy businessmen to lead a political crusade against affirmative action policies. People decide their stance on these issues based on their own

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The Trump Presidency’s Most Urgent Peril

NEWS SCAN Strictly speaking, insanity is not a proper medical or psychiatric term, but rather a more-or-less acceptable legal description. Nonetheless, as a convenient shorthand for exploring mental illness or emotional debility in current presidential decision-making circumstances, the term is apt and useful. In essence,

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Bangladesh court sentences 10 to death over 2001 bomb plot

NEWS SCN A Dhaka court on Sunday sentenced 10 individuals to death for plotting to bomb a rally held by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2000. According to prosecutors, members of the Harkatul Jihad-al-Islami group planted Jazeera report] two bombs at the rally’s college campus location just

Huma Qureshi starrer ‘Partition: 1947’ banned in Pakistan

Gurinder Chadha’s period-drama ‘Partition 1947’ starring Huma Qureshi, Neeraj Kabi, Maish Dayal and the late Om Puri has been banned in Pakistan. Released internationally as ‘Viceroy’s House’, the film tells the story of a Muslim girl and a Hindu boy falling in love in the staff quarters

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US judge shot at outside court, returns fire

The father of a former Ohio high school football player who had been convicted of rape shot and wounded a judge in an ambush outside an Ohio courthouse on Monday and was fatally shot by a probation officer, law enforcement authorities said. The suspect killed