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Flake Cuts Check for Doug Jones in Alabama Senate Race

Flake Cuts Check for Doug Jones in Alabama Senate Race

What does the poll show? Approximately one in three Republicans (31 percent) say they would prefer the 2020 Republican nominee be someone other than Trump. "What struck me is that Trump supposedly got 81 percent of the white evangelical vote and he now has 72 percent approval, which means that white evangelicals are still tracking roughly what they voted", Henry Olsen, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, said after participating in a panel discussion about the newly ...


'Common ground' theme in testy US-Pakistan ties

'Common ground' theme in testy US-Pakistan ties

Pakistan rejects United States demand for joint operation on its soil ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has flatly rejected the U.S. demand for joint operations against militants on the former's soil in the latest round of "inconclusive" talks between the two countries held this week, diplomatic sources told The News.


Australia Legalises Same Sex Marriage

Australia Legalises Same Sex Marriage

Shortly after the bill was passed, the packed public gallery started singing the well-known Australian song 'I Am Australian' . 'A significant concern that millions of Australians have about these proposed changes to marriage laws is the manner in which the freedom of speech and religion is threatened'.



Pentagon acknowledges higher number of U.S. troops in Syria

Manning said Wednesday that it took weeks for the Pentagon to release the new official number because military officials wanted to make sure that it was right. Gen. James B. Jarrard, told reporters during a news conference that there were about 4,000 USA troops in Syria. He reiterated US support for the United Nations -led talks in Geneva peace talks.


DHS Releases End of Year Numbers; ICE Arrests Up 40 Percent

DHS Releases End of Year Numbers; ICE Arrests Up 40 Percent

Colorado and Wyoming saw a major uptick in the number of people arrested and deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the first year of the Trump administration, according to new numbers released by the agency Tuesday. Overall, the agency reports HSI made 32,958 criminal arrests and seized $524 million in illicit currency and assets after investigating cross-border criminal activity in FY17.