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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Trump goes on the attack –against the military Judge Andrew Napolitano: Trump goes on the attack –against the military

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Trump goes on the attack –against the military

By 3 months ago

I was appalled at the allegations against President Donald Trump leveled in a recent article in The Atlantic. The article claimed that the president referred to American soldiers killed in World War I and buried in France as “losers” and “suckers.” It also offered that the president is disdainful in general of military personnel who…

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Is exam chaos costing the Tories support? Is exam chaos costing the Tories support?

Is exam chaos costing the Tories support?

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Image caption Mo Deeley and Claire Mallory are sticking with the government Almost as soon as A-level students in England started to receive their grades last Thursday it became clear that the system devised to produce fair results had in many cases done the opposite. Reports of students having grades downgraded soon piled up, including…

US election 2020: Will Biden’s Latino problem cost him the White House? US election 2020: Will Biden’s Latino problem cost him the White House?

US election 2020: Will Biden’s Latino problem cost him the White House?

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump’s tough rhetoric against the regime in Havana is popular with Cuban Americans Few observers of US politics will be surprised to hear that recent opinion polls show a tightening presidential race in Florida.This crucial swing state is used to dramatic electoral disputes, a result of its extreme…

US election: Are older Trump voters sticking with him? US election: Are older Trump voters sticking with him?

US election: Are older Trump voters sticking with him?

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Image copyright Mark Makela/Getty Their combined ages total 151 but for presidential candidates Donald Trump, 74, and Joe Biden, 77, retirement is far from their minds as they fight it out to become the top dog in American politics. The support of over-65s was integral to President Donald Trump’s Republican win over Democrat Hillary Clinton…

Richard Leonard: Who is the Scottish Labour leader? Richard Leonard: Who is the Scottish Labour leader?

Richard Leonard: Who is the Scottish Labour leader?

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Leonard became party leader the year after being elected to the Scottish Parliament Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard was due to face a vote of no confidence at the party’s ruling body, with several of his own MSPs openly calling for him to quit. However the motion was…

Egypt TikTok and Instagram stars pay heavy price for ‘indecency’ Egypt TikTok and Instagram stars pay heavy price for ‘indecency’

Egypt TikTok and Instagram stars pay heavy price for ‘indecency’

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By Sally NabilBBC Arabic, CairoPublishedduration17 Augustimage copyrightAFPimage captionMawada al-Adham was one of five social media stars jailed and fined”We were left in utter shock. She did nothing wrong – my sister is not a criminal,” says Rahma al-Adham, talking of her younger sibling, a social media influencer in Egypt. She was arrested in May after…

Mali coup: Thousands take to Bamako streets to celebrate Mali coup: Thousands take to Bamako streets to celebrate

Mali coup: Thousands take to Bamako streets to celebrate

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Publishedduration21 Augustimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThousands took to the streets to celebrate the coupThousands have taken to the streets of Mali’s capital to celebrate the coup against Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.Coup leaders arrested Mr Keïta on Tuesday and forced him to resign, sparking global condemnation.But Mr Keïta was facing huge street protests before his arrest and many…

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

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(Kaiser Health News)The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord d…

Belarus unrest: Opposition leader says Belarusian people must not stop now Belarus unrest: Opposition leader says Belarusian people must not stop now

Belarus unrest: Opposition leader says Belarusian people must not stop now

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Svetlana Tikhanovskaya entered politics this year taking her husband’s place as a candidate in the presidential election after he became a political prisoner. She was forced to leave the country after denouncing the election results on 9 August as rigged. In an exclusive interview with the BBC’s Jean Mackenzie, she says people must continue fighting…

Chetan Chauhan: Ex-India opener, 73, dies after suffering with Covid-19 Chetan Chauhan: Ex-India opener, 73, dies after suffering with Covid-19

Chetan Chauhan: Ex-India opener, 73, dies after suffering with Covid-19

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Chauhan formerly held the record for the most Test runs without making a century (2,084) – it has only been surpassed by Shane Warne (3,154)Former India opener Chetan Chauhan has died at the age of 73, a month after being diagnosed with Covid-19.The right-hander played 40 Tests for his country between 1969 and 1981, mostly…

Kamala Harris speech: Women who paved way for first black female VP hopeful Kamala Harris speech: Women who paved way for first black female VP hopeful

Kamala Harris speech: Women who paved way for first black female VP hopeful

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Making strides… Kamala Harris will have the national stage on Wednesday What does it take to be a woman who could sit in office in the White House?One hundred years almost to the day since American women were granted the right to vote, that question remains yet unanswered.But on…

US Postal Service: Officials report no evidence of foreign mail-in vote meddling US Postal Service: Officials report no evidence of foreign mail-in vote meddling

US Postal Service: Officials report no evidence of foreign mail-in vote meddling

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The US president has cast doubt on the security of mail-in voting US intelligence officials say there is no evidence of foreign efforts to meddle with mail-in voting, refuting President Donald Trump’s claims.The report comes amid an ongoing row over the US Postal Service, which is tasked with handling mail-in…

Senators urge Trump administration to make payroll tax deferral optional for federal workers Senators urge Trump administration to make payroll tax deferral optional for federal workers

Senators urge Trump administration to make payroll tax deferral optional for federal workers

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A group of top senators urged the Trump administration to allow federal workers and military members to opt out of a temporary payroll tax deferral that began at the start of September.”Federal workers and service members should not be used as pawns for a payroll tax scheme that many private sector employers are unlikely to join and where…

Former Green Beret charged spying for Russia Former Green Beret charged spying for Russia

Former Green Beret charged spying for Russia

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FALLS CHURCH, Va.  — A former Army Green Beret living in northern Virginia was arrested Friday, charged with divulging military secrets about his unit’s activities in former Soviet republics during more than a decade of contacts with Russian intelligence.Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, 45, told Russian intelligence he considered himself a “son of Russia,” according to…

Carwyn Jones: Family strain made him ‘nearly quit’ as first minister Carwyn Jones: Family strain made him ‘nearly quit’ as first minister

Carwyn Jones: Family strain made him ‘nearly quit’ as first minister

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Carwyn Jones was first minister from 2009 to 2018 and is still a member of the Senedd for Bridgend Ex-first minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has revealed he came close to stepping down from the job earlier than he did due to the strain on his family.He said that…

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