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NRA talking point or Russian propaganda? A short quiz

Did the National Rifle Association take money from a Kremlin-linked Russian banker, in order to support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign? According to McClatchy, that’s what the FBI is now investigating. 534 more words

New Jersey gets first Sikh attorney general in U.S. history

By S.P. Sullivan, ssullivan@njadvancemedia.com,

NJ Advance Media for NJ.comBergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal addresses the press after Governor-elect Phil Murphy nominates him for attorney general on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in Trenton.( 237 more words
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How much influence does Bannon wield among big donors?

One of the most expensive elections this year has been the ongoing Alabama Senate special election. The GOP runoff saw two candidates, Roy Moore and interim senator Luther Strange, run head to head. 1,079 more words

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Mark Zuckerberg vows to ‘fix’ Facebook in 2018

Zuckerberg’s resolutions in the past have included wearing a tie every day, learning Mandarin, meeting one person a day outside of Facebook and building a simple AI system to run his home. 9 more words

Just a small group of Americans consume fake news, according to a new study

“Fake news”—a term oft used by US president Donald Trump—was Collins dictionary’s word of the year for 2017. The phrase has become so inescapable that it is widely seen as having contributed to a deepening  408 more words

Cold War Resurgent: Lessons to be learnt from the 2011 Libyan Intervention and European military capability in light of US elections

By Eliot Yau

The recent election of the populist and isolationist Donald Trump is likely to herald big news for European security.  None of it particularly good.    1,018 more words

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Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty To Lying To FBI

By Christian Smith

A former Aide of the US President on Friday, plead guilty to giving false accounts to the FBI about the conversations he had with Sergey Kislyak, a Russian Ambassador.  122 more words

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