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Raqqa's Been Liberated: Lessons U.S. Should Learn

Added: 17.02.2018 13:44 | 7 views | 0 comments

, Washington Post
Photos and videos show the damage here, but they don't prepare you for the intensity of the destruction. Buildings are pulverized into rubble, block after block. Reconstruction in some areas is a distant prospect. It will take years just to clear away the shattered concrete and jungle of twisted rebar.

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3 things we learned from the indictment of 13 Russians in the Mueller investigation

Added: 17.02.2018 1:47 | 12 views | 0 comments

February 17, 2018 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday (Feb 16) indicted 13 Russian nationals for participating in an alleged criminal plot to undermine the 2016 presidential election.


‘All clear’ issued at Highline College after police respond to reports of gunfire on Washington state campus

Added: 16.02.2018 21:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

February 17, 2018 2:31 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - A report of gunfire on Friday (Feb 16) on a college campus near Seattle sparked a lockdown, but law enforcement officials who scoured the campus could find no evidence of a shooting.


How the U.S. Can 'Get to Yes' With Turkey

Added: 16.02.2018 20:29 | 29 views | 0 comments

, Washington Post
WASHINGTON -- How bizarre that the biggest obstacle to finishing the war against the Islamic State and beginning the stabilization of Syria is America's supposed friend and NATO ally, Turkey.

[UPDATE] Russian Troll Farm, 13 Suspects Indicted For U.S. Election Meddling

Added: 16.02.2018 19:26 | 20 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department’s special counsel announced the indictment Friday of a notorious Russian troll farm — charging 13 individuals with an audacious scheme to criminally interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, The Washington Post reported. The Internet Research Agency, based in St. Petersburg, Russia, was named in the indictment as the hub of a massive effort to trick Americans into following Russian-fed propaganda — a stunning accusation of criminal conspiracy reaching halfway around the world. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said the indictment is “a reminder that people are not always who they appear on the Internet.”“The indictment alleges that the Russian...

Police responding to 'reports of gunfire' on Highline College campus in Washington state

Added: 16.02.2018 18:31 | 3 views | 0 comments

February 17, 2018 2:31 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Police were responding to "reports of gunfire on campus" at Highline College in Washington state on Friday (Feb 16), and the school was on lockdown, officials said.


Real Issue Is Not Mental Health. It's Guns.

Added: 16.02.2018 12:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

, Washington Post
WASHINGTON -- Don't tell me the issue is mental health. Save the nonsense about "good guys" with weapons somehow being the answer. The truth is this: There would have been no tragic shooting Wednesday in Parkland, Florida, if a troubled young man had not gotten his hands on a military-style assault rifle and as much ammunition as he wanted.

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Alleged Florida School Shooter Has Confessed To Rampage That Killed 17, Police Say

Added: 15.02.2018 22:21 | 17 views | 0 comments

The 19-year-old accused of gunning down 17 people at his former high school has admitted he carried out the shooting rampage, authorities said in court papers filed Thursday, The Washington Post reported. Police wrote that Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, told officers that he walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday wielding an AR-15 rifle and began shooting students in the hallways and outside on the school’s grounds. Once students began to flee the carnage, Cruz dropped his rifle and vest packed with additional ammunition “so he could blend into the crowd,” an officer wrote in a probable-cause affidavit. Cruz had taken an Uber...

Immigration Bills fail in Senate, casting doubt on whether Congress can resolve fate of ‘Dreamers’

Added: 15.02.2018 21:35 | 5 views | 0 comments

February 16, 2018 5:35 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST)  – The Republican-led Senate on Thursday (Feb 15) blocked both President Donald Trump’s immigration plan and a bipartisan alternative, a failure that cast doubt on whether Congress will ever resolve the fate of hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants.

The lives lost in the Florida school shooting

Added: 15.02.2018 20:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

February 16, 2018 4:59 AM
MIAMI, Florida (WASHINGTON POST) - Seventeen students and teachers were killed on Wednesday (Feb 14) in the second-deadliest shooting at a US public school.


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