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June 25, 2017 8:36 PM Under Trump, fate of Asia rebalance a question

Trump considers India a 'true friend' Samantha Vinograd (@sam_vinograd) served on the National Security Council from 2009 - 2013 including as Director for International Economics and the Senior Advisor to National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN)As President Trump prepares 16

June 22, 2017 2:47 AM A Democratic Blind Spot On Culture

It shouldn’t be a question, given the amount of outrage and agitation on the left over Trump, but it’s worth asking in the wake of the latest Democratic failure to notch an electoral victory for the resistance, this time in the Georgia special election. There’s no doubt that Democrats want to watch TV programs that excoriate the president. They want to give money 13

June 20, 2017 5:39 PM Ending Medicaid expansion will leave people struggling with addiction without care

Some Republican Senators recognize the potentially disastrous consequences for mental health and substance use disorder care contained in the American Health Care Act (AHCA). They appear to be attempting to address this concern by proposing billions in new funds. Several Republican Senators seek to add $45 billion over 10 years to compensate for the lost support 37

June 18, 2017 7:49 PM Airbus unveils more spacious, fuel efficient A380plus plane

June 18 (UPI) -- The Airbus manufacturer on Sunday unveiled its A380plus wide-body jet plane, an upgraded version of what is the world's largest passenger aircraft. Airbus, headquartered in France, said the new aircraft will be 4 percent more fuel efficient and will have more space for up to 80 more seats than the previous model. The company said the cost per seat when compared 30

June 17, 2017 5:30 PM Trump’s contradictory coalition roils elections in Virginia, Georgia

It’s been two years and a day since President Trump announced his candidacy for the top office — and the Republican Party hasn’t been the same since. Trump upended the traditional GOP politics, and his presidency offers near-daily evidence of strains within the party that aren’t going away anytime soon. Anyone looking for real-time evidence could see it in the results 34

June 15, 2017 9:30 AM Christopher Ruddy, the Trump whisperer: ‘I’m honest with him’

Nobody in President Trump’s orbit stirs up headlines quite like Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of the right-leaning media outlet Newsmax and a longtime friend of the president. Since the early days of the administration, Ruddy has fashioned himself into something of an unofficial spokesman for the Trump, a freelance translator of sorts with a unique 23

June 15, 2017 4:03 AM After his release from North Korean detention, Otto Warmbier’s hometown waits, anxiously, for news

WYOMING, Ohio — When news broke Tuesday morning that Otto Warmbier would be coming home, finally, after a year and a half of detainment in North Korea, blue and white ribbons began appearing on trees in his hometown. By noon, the entire stretch of the main street, shaded by branches arching overhead, had ribbons on every tree and every utility pole, hundreds 84

June 11, 2017 4:36 PM Divided Puerto Ricans vote on whether to become U.S. state

SAN JUAN Puerto Ricans headed to the polls on Sunday to decide whether or not they want their economically struggling U.S. territory to become the 51st U.S. state, although a vote in favor would likely face an uphill battle in Congress. The island has $70 billion in debt, a 45-percent poverty rate, woefully underperforming schools, and near-insolvent 18

June 11, 2017 1:21 PM Divided Puerto Ricans Head To Polls To Vote On U.S. Statehood

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Ricans head to the polls on Sunday to decide whether they want their struggling U.S. territory to become the 51st U.S. state, although a vote in favor would likely face an uphill battle in Congress and with President Donald Trump. The vote comes at a time of economic hardship for the island, hamstrung by $70 billion in debt, a 45-percent 24

June 10, 2017 9:45 PM Gaddafi's son Saif 'freed' in Libya

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of the late deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, is said to have been freed under an amnesty, in a move which could fuel further instability. His father's preferred successor, he had been held by a militia in the town of Zintan for the past six years. The Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Battalion said he had been released on Friday 16