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From “ashamed” to a defense of Assad: Republican lawmakers offer varied reactions to recent chemical attack in Syria
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From “ashamed” to a defense of Assad: Republican lawmakers offer varied reactions to recent chemical attack in Syria

Two GOP congressman gave two different reactions to a plea from a Syrian girl asking for help against alleged war criminal President Bashar al-Assad.

Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger, appearing on CNN’s “New Day” on Wednesday, said he felt “ashamed” for …

Saturday’s best TV: The Venice Biennale: Sink or Swim; Doctor Who
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Saturday’s best TV: The Venice Biennale: Sink or Swim; Doctor Who

The Venice Biennale: Sink or Swim
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The Venice Biennale may be the “Olympics of Modern Art” but, as former minister for culture David Lammy says: “It feels like there’s something missing.” That something is diversity: only six African …

Gunman Targeted Republicans And Had Political Assassination List
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Gunman Targeted Republicans And Had Political Assassination List

The gunman who wounded five people at the congressional baseball practice on Wednesday only opened fire after learning that the men on the field were Republicans. In his pocket, he had a list of Republicans that he wanted to assassinate.…

Pro-Trump media ignores president’s broken immigration promise
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Pro-Trump media ignores president’s broken immigration promise

The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday night that the Trump administration would maintain an Obama-era program providing protection to undocumented immigrants brought to the US illegally as children by their parents — but it’s unlikely those who consume the

Chris Weidman, Myles Jury Seek To Amend Their Losing Streaks At UFC 210
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Chris Weidman, Myles Jury Seek To Amend Their Losing Streaks At UFC 210

It’s been nearly three weeks since the UFC’s last event, but the excitement returns this weekend in Buffalo, New York as reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defends his title against fearsome knockout artist Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. DC and Rumble …

Devin Nunes Recuses Himself From Russia Investigation Amid Ethics Concerns
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Devin Nunes Recuses Himself From Russia Investigation Amid Ethics Concerns

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is temporarily stepping down from the committee’s probe on Russia after the House Ethics Committee announced it would investigate allegations that Nunes “may have made unauthorized disclosures of classified information, in …

Co-owner of companies in CPS bribery scandal requests probation
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Co-owner of companies in CPS bribery scandal requests probation

Thomas Vranas, center, co-owner of SUPES Academy, arrives at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse on Oct. 14, 2015, to be arraigned on bribery charges. On April 12, 2016, he pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit federal program …

Proof you can find treasure in your change! Why this ‘silver’ 2p coin could fetch more than 50,000 times its face value
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Proof you can find treasure in your change! Why this ‘silver’ 2p coin could fetch more than 50,000 times its face value

Start digging: The coin could fetch a tidy sum at auction according an expert

A ‘silver’ two pence coin discovered by a This is Money reader in change two years ago is likely to be worth more than 50,000 times …

These future earbuds might someday let you control your phone with a grin
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These future earbuds might someday let you control your phone with a grin

Damon’s wry smile could send out emoji using future earbud tech (not included in the Beats X buds pictured here).

You can do just about anything with your smartphone—if you’ve got a free hand or two, of course.

Sure, there’ve …

Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation
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Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

FILE – In this Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, then-Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. With a divisive confirmation process behind him, Gorsuch is about to take his place as the nation’s …