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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 05:41 PM EDT

US Expels 2 Cuban Diplomats, Citing 'Influence Operations'

US Expels 2 Cuban Diplomats, Citing 'Influence Operations'

The U.S. is expelling two Cuban diplomats and is restricting travel of members of Cuba's permanent mission to the United Nations days before world leaders gather for the annual U.N. General Assembly. State...

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MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1

MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado worries that American democracy is not up to transitioning to a clean energy economy. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang would invest in the next generation nuclear power and propose a...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 04:44 PM EDT

2020 Candidates Say How They Would Combat Climate Change

2020 Candidates Say How They Would Combat Climate Change

Young climate change activists are trying to force global warming to the forefront of the 2020 presidential race, which has so far been dominated by other topics. While candidates have released plans to curb...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 10:17 AM EDT

Netanyahu Asks Rival to Form Unity Government Amid Deadlocked Election

Netanyahu Asks Rival to Form Unity Government Amid Deadlocked Election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his political rival Benny Gantz to join a unity government with him and his religious allies on Thursday, an offer that was greeted coolly amid continued...

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Iran Envoy: 'All-Out War' to Result If Hit for Saudi Attack

Iran Envoy: 'All-Out War' to Result If Hit for Saudi Attack

Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an "all-out war," Tehran's top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 02:20 AM EDT

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

President Donald Trump threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco Wednesday after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on "liberal" policies. Trump...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 08:23 PM EDT

Pentagon Visits to Trump's Scotland Resort Cost Nearly $200K

Pentagon Visits to Trump's Scotland Resort Cost Nearly $200K

The U.S. military spent almost $200,000 at President Donald Trump’s Scottish resort between 2017 to 2019, according to documents provided to Congress by the Pentagon. In a Sept. 12 letter to the House Oversight...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 05:37 PM EDT

Third Incident of Trudeau in Face-Darkening Makeup Emerges

Third Incident of Trudeau in Face-Darkening Makeup Emerges

At a time when bigotry seems on the rise around the world and doors are being shut, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become known as a champion of diversity. Now, amid his bid for re-election, that...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 02:24 PM EDT

Schiff: DOJ Involved in Withholding Whistleblower Complaint

Schiff: DOJ Involved in Withholding Whistleblower Complaint

The chairman of the House intelligence committee said the Department of Justice is involved in the decision to withhold from Congress the contents of a whistleblower complaint that reportedly concerns President...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 02:36 AM EDT

Trump Promotes False Video of Rep. Ilhan Omar

Trump Promotes False Video of Rep. Ilhan Omar

President Donald Trump on Wednesday used Twitter to share an edited video made by a conservative comedian that falsely accused Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of dancing and partying last week on the 18th anniversary...

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