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  2 days | U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons

              U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era memo that sought to phase out the federal government's use of private prisons. (more)   


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 4 days | Azerbaijan’s leader names his wife vice president

              Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife as the country's first vice president, just months after the position was created through a constitutional referendum. (more)   


  Azerbaijan     

 

BREAKING

 5 days | Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor

              U.S. President Donald Trump has named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his new National Security Advisor, replacing Michael Flynn who was fired after providing incomplete information about his contacts with Russia. (more)   


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 5 days | Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

              Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, has unexpectedly died in New York City, the country's foreign ministry says. Details about the cause of his death were not immediately available. (more)   


  New York, NY     

 

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 1 wk | Venezuela takes CNN off the air, accusing it of misinformation

              The Venezuelan government has ordered CNN en EspaƱol to be taken off the air immediately, accusing the Spanish-language network of misrepresenting the truth against the country's government. (more)   


  Venezuela     

 

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 1 wk | U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigns

              U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who came under fire over his contacts with Russia's ambassador, has resigned after admitting that he "inadvertently" provided "incomplete information" about his phone calls. (more)   


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  2 wks | North Korea launches ballistic missile, first test since Trump took office

              North Korea has fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its eastern coast, marking the country's first test of such a device since Donald Trump took office as the president of the United States, South Korean and U.S. officials said. (more)   


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 2 wks | Trump agrees to honor ‘One-China policy’ in phone call with China’s Xi

              U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to honor the so-called One China policy, the White House announced on Thursday evening, months after the American leader stated that he could drop the policy unless China made a deal with the United States. (more)   


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BREAKING


 3 wks | President Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates

              President Donald Trump has fired Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates after she expressed doubts over his executive action on immigration and instructed the Justice Department to stop defending it in court. (more)   


  Washington, D.C.     

 

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 4 wks | Trump proposes 20% tax on imports from Mexico to pay for wall

              U.S. President Donald Trump will propose a 20 percent tax on all imports from Mexico to pay for the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the White House said on Thursday, just hours after Mexico's leader canceled his scheduled meeting with Trump. (more)   


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Breaking Now

Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     5 days  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     5 days  

Venezuela takes CNN off the air, accusing it of misinformation     1 wk  

U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigns     1 wk  

North Korea launches ballistic missile, first test since Trump took office      2 wks  


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U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons      2 days  

Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership     3 months  

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