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US appeals for calm as allies clash in Iraq

Added: 17.10.2017 12:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States has made an urgent call for calm in northern Iraq as Iraqi forces and Kurdish fighters -- two of Washington's key allies in the region -- clash over disputed territory.


Bannon declares 'war' on Republican establishment

Added: 16.10.2017 18:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon implored conservative activists at a Washington gathering Saturday morning to continue fighting the GOP establishment, attacking a number of Republican members of Congress by name, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Washington is turning against the US Senate

Added: 16.10.2017 18:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

Some conservatives in the House of Representatives believe they've found a way to shield themselves from loss in 2018: run against the US Senate even if it means running against their own GOP colleagues.


Corker: Trump can't 'castrate' Tillerson

Added: 14.10.2017 3:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennesse, told The Washington Post in an interview posted Friday that President Donald Trump's public statements on foreign policy "castrate" his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson -- creating "binary" scenarios for the United States on the world stage.

They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington

Added: 13.10.2017 12:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

The men shuffle in a line across a lonely tarmac, one by one.


In the crosshairs: Americans held in Turkey

Added: 11.10.2017 13:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

The diplomatic row between Turkey and the United States unfolded rapidly over less than a week -- Turkey arrested a US consular staff member, Washington responded by freezing most of its visa services in the country and Ankara did the same.


Trump loves it when people clap for him

Added: 10.10.2017 15:49 | 5 views | 0 comments

In a terrific Washington Post piece published Tuesday that paints Donald Trump as a tea kettle about to blow, there's a remarkably telling paragraph about how the President views politics and his role in it. Here it is:

Nelly arrested after allegations of rape

Added: 08.10.2017 10:10 | 5 views | 0 comments

Cornell Haynes Jr., better known as the rapper Nelly, was taken into custody Saturday in Washington state after a woman told police he raped her.


Ivanka Trump rebrands -- again

Added: 05.10.2017 17:20 | 7 views | 0 comments

For the curious observer, one of the best ways to learn more about Ivanka Trump, senior adviser to the President of the United States, was to become one of her some 3.9 million followers on Instagram. There, in color, sometimes with witty captions, were myriad photographs providing a peek behind the curtain of one of Washington's most compelling new residents.


Senior Republican: Tillerson a firewall against Trump 'chaos'

Added: 05.10.2017 6:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker suggested Wednesday that Gens. John Kelly and James Mattis as well Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are the "people that help separate our country from chaos," a stinging criticism of President Donald Trump from a man once considered an ally in Washington.


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