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U.N. Head Warns World Faces ‘Unprecedented Threat’ From Violent Extremism and Terrorism

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that the world is facing “an unprecedented threat from intolerance, violent extremism and terrorism” that affects every country, exacerbating conflicts and destabilizing entire regions. The U.N. chief said “the new frontier is cyber-terrorism — the use of social media and the dark web to coordinate attacks, spread propaganda and recruit […]

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The White House Thought the Trump-Ukraine Call Summary Would Quiet Democrats. It Did the Opposite

President Donald Trump was convinced releasing his conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky – which involved a request centering on Vice President Joe Biden – and the subsequent whistleblower complaint that set off a firestorm on Capitol Hill would erase any ammunition for House Democrats seeking to impeach him. Instead, it had the opposite effect. […]

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17 States Sue Trump Administration Over New Rules Weakening the Endangered Species Act

(SEATTLE) — Seventeen states sued the Trump administration Wednesday to block rules weakening the Endangered Species Act, saying the changes would make it tougher to protect wildlife even in the midst of a global extinction crisis. The lawsuit, in federal court in San Francisco, follows a similar challenge filed last month by several environmental groups, […]

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President Trump Accuses Journalists of Covering Impeachment Inquiry ‘Nonsense’ at U.N. Press Conference

President Donald Trump says the diplomacy he conducted this week is being overshadowed by a conversation in which he urged Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. Trump is telling reporters at a news conference that he met with nearly 20 different world leaders during three days in New York, and signed a […]