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Things got intense Thursday afternoon at MSNBC when days anchor Ali Velshi hit head with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt over the Trump administration's obvious rush to hostilities with Iran, and shouted openly at the right-hand side of a point. Discuss Hewitt's recent Washington Post column in which the conservative MSNBC contributor defended Team Trump's policy against Iran while admonishing …

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Who Owns Venezuelan Oil and Debt?

The importance of the unanswered question became even clearer last month, when Guaido, the 35-year-old National Assembly President, failed to convince the military to abandon Maduro. Now there is an international financial chess fight, between the United States and more than 50 countries that support Guaido as the country's legitimate interim president, and those nations are tailored to Maduro. To …

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US lawmakers ask FBI to investigate Libyan general praised by Trump

The letter comes one month after President Donald Trump praised Haftar during a phone call as the field marshal's troops continued their offensive against the UN and US-supported government in Tripoli. "A United States citizen is directly undermining United States policy in Libya, including US support for a United Nations-led mediation process and the internationally recognized government of Libya, at …

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The scary pictures of Mexico City's polluting emergency

Buildings are seen through air pollution during a day where Mexico City authorities have activated a contingency plan due to poor air conditions on May 14 in Mexico City. (Manuel Velasquez / Getty Images) MEXICO CITY – "Don't try to breathe in Mexico City." There is advice from a newspaper columnist, as the capital is becoming one of its worst …

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Iran policy: Donald Trump's irritation with top aides grows

The likelihood of such an opening appears slim. But Trump has raised concern with the heightened rhetoric, believing a large-scale military intervention with Iran would be devastating to him politically, people familiar with the situation said. His campaign promises to wind down foreign entanglements. And he's chafed at suggestions his aides, led by national security adviser John Bolton, somehow leading …

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Saudi Arabia-UAE Coalition Performs Mortal Flight Reports on Yemen sanaa | Saudi Arabia News

At least six civilians, including women and children, were killed and dozens were injured in Saudi UAE-led coalition flights in residential areas and Houthi rebel military targets in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. The coalition carried out 11 attacks on the capital in total, out of a total of 19 in rebel-based territory on Thursday, Houthi-run reported the Masirah TV channel. …

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Facebook says that Israeli company used false accounts to target African elections

The Israeli company Archimedes Group spent over $ 800,000 running Facebook ads and their accounts had nearly 3 million followers, Facebook said in a blog post announcing the moves Thursday. Archimedes Group used false accounts and "represented itself as locals, including local news organizations, and published alleged leaked information on politicians," Facebook said. The company focused mainly on Nigeria, Senegal, …

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American companies did not believe that Trump had a customs decision

Some US companies "got hurt" by customs because they assumed that President Donald Trump would not go along with his Chinese trading threats. CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday. "They didn't think Trump had the determination," said Cramer on "Squawk Box". It turned out to be wrong, he said, but added that some negative effects of the US-China trade war are …

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Huawei: China threatens to avenge US sanctions

Image copyright AFP Image caption [19659005] Huawei denies that its products put a security threat against foreign nations China has threatened to oppose US sanctions as an attempt to limit international trade in Chinese technology giant Huawei. President of the Foreign Ministry Lu Kang said Beijing opposed countries that imposed unilateral sanctions on Chinese companies and would take action. The …

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Plastic Influence on the Far In the Indian Ocean: NPR

Spray blankets on the north side of one of the Cocos Keeling Islands in the Indian Ocean. Scientists found a large amount of plastic both on the beach and buried in the sand. Honor of Silke Stuckenbrock hide caption change picture text Courtesy of Silke Stuckenbrock Spray blankets on the north side of one of the Cocos Keeling Islands in …

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