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February 21, 2017 9:03 AM Kim Jong Nam Death: North Korea Could Lose a Rare Friend

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — North Korea doesn't have many friends. There's China, its closest ally, and Singapore, where the North Korean elite have long gone in search of investors and shipping contracts. There are neighbors like Russia, and other nations isolated by politics and sanctions, like Syria and Cuba. Until recently there was also — sort of — Malaysia 13

February 20, 2017 11:47 PM CPAC’s Organizer Explains Why He Invited (and Disinvited) Yiannopoulos

Matt Schlapp, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, was in the eye of a hurricane when we arrived at his office for a chat over ice cream. Barely an hour earlier, Schlapp had announced that he would drop Milo Yiannopoulos from the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual gathering his organization runs that attracts everyone on the right 15

February 20, 2017 8:37 PM Free Speech Has a Milo Problem

Conservatives deserve a better poster boy for their right to free expression. To understand the core of the free-speech challenge in this country, consider the case of a hypothetical young woman named Sarah. In college, Sarah is a conservative activist. She’s pro-life, supports traditional marriage, and belongs to a Christian student club. Her free speech 14

February 20, 2017 7:01 PM Mike Pence, Mosul, Jim Mattis: Your Morning Briefing

Iraq’s fight against the Islamic State, aided by about 5,000 American troops, intensified with the start of a major operation to liberate the western side of Mosul. Russia denied any knowledge of a peace plan for Ukraine secretly put forward by two Trump associates and a Ukrainian lawmaker. It was delivered to the office Michael Flynn, Mr. Trump’s first 12

February 20, 2017 5:20 PM British parliament debates Trump visit

LONDON — British lawmakers on Monday kicked off a debate on whether to withdraw an invitation to President Trump for a state visit — ­an offer that had been extended by the British prime minister with un­precedented speed. The debate, held in Parliament’s Westminster Hall, was triggered after a petition calling on the British government to cancel the state 13

February 20, 2017 3:25 PM Five big Trump narratives to watch

The news cycle in Trump’s White House seems to move at light speed, and the incredible interest in his presidency from around the globe has rocked politics, the media and the entertainment industry. The sheer volume of events and surprises makes it difficult to narrow down a list of story lines, but here are five of the biggest. Trump’s executive order 11

February 20, 2017 12:20 PM EP by Joy Villa on Apple Music

I like the music. Great voice and easy to listen to tunes. Love Joy for standing up to the elite communist liberal snobs at the Grammys with her dress. I'm so sick of hearing stupid nobody's like Katy Perry harp on about things she knows nothing about. Make your music.....We listen to music to relax, not to hear about politics from people who have no business 16

February 20, 2017 11:51 AM Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil

BAGHDAD — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders. Mattis' arrived on an unannounced visit in Iraq as the battle to oust Islamic State militants from western Mosul moved into its second day, and as the Pentagon 16

February 20, 2017 6:21 AM Dozens of workers lose their jobs for participating in Day Without Immigrants protest

The Day Without Immigrants protest shut down businesses nationwide last week, but it didn’t come without some consequences for a handful of workers who decided to take part in the demonstrations. Dozens of workers said they lost their jobs after taking part in Thursday’s protest. The boycott was aimed squarely at President Trump's efforts to step up deportations 19

February 20, 2017 1:59 AM Ecuador Votes as Latin America’s Left Sags, a Generation of Icons Gone

In Argentina in 2015, voters elected a free-market businessman to replace a populist, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, whose programs were popular with the poor and working class. The following year in Brazil, the leftist Dilma Rousseff was ousted through impeachment. Her Workers’ Party now faces numerous corruption allegations, while Ms. Kirchner is defending 11