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Former President Trump Goes Big In Lawsuit Against CNN

According to press reports, former President Donald Trump is suing CNN for defamation and asking for compensatory damages in excess of $75,000 and punitive damages of $475 million based on a lawsuit filed Monday. Mr. Trump is claiming that the cable news giant has harmed his reputation with “false, defamatory, and inflammatory mischaracterizations of him” and that CNN’s conduct “is […]

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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan Into Pacific

Pyongyang’s fifth test in 10 days comes after South Korea and the United States hold military drills. North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan, the fifth launch in 10 days, amid expectations that it is gearing up to test its first nuclear weapon in five years. The missile, detected by the Japanese coast guard and South Korea’s Joint Chiefs […]

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Nobel Medicine Prize Winner Discovered The Neanderthal Genome

This year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to a Swedish scientist for decoding the DNA of the Neanderthal, modern humans’ closest extinct relative. In a statement Monday, the Nobel Organization said Svante Paabo is being honored “for pioneering a new approach to study our evolutionary history.” The 67-year-old Swede overcame the extreme technical challenges of handling fragile, ancient DNA […]

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Trump In Mockery Mood — Vents On Minority Leader Mitch McConnell

Former President Donald Trump continues to “poke” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the eye, saying on his social media platform that the Kentucky Republican had a “death wish” for supporting “Democrat sponsored bills.” He also mocked Elaine Chao, his former secretary of transportation, referring to her as McConnell’s “China loving wife Coco Chow!” Trump’s criticism comes against the background of Congress’ […]

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With New Sanctions, US Vows To ‘Severely Restrict’ Iran Oil Sales

The Biden administration explicitly links a fresh round of US sanctions to failure to restore the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. Washington, DC – The Biden administration has announced a new round of sanctions against Iran, vowing to impose financial penalties on a “regular basis” in an effort to “severely restrict” Iranian oil and petrochemical exports. The measures announced on Thursday […]

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19 Killed, Including Four Elite Guard Members, In Iran Attack

Iran’s state-run IRNA news says 32 Islamic Revolutionary Guard members, including volunteer Basiji forces, were also wounded. An attack by armed separatists on a police station in a southeastern city killed 19 people, including four members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps. The assailants in Friday’s attack hid among worshippers near a mosque in the city of Zahedan and then […]

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Pew Survey: Global Opinion Of China Has Deteriorated Under Xi 

WASHINGTON — As Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares to accept a precedent-breaking third term in office at a Communist Party summit in October, a new study of global public opinion trends shows how views of China in the United States and other advanced economies have declined throughout his tenure. In recent years, those declining views worsened following Beijing’s mishandling of […]

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Ukrainian Forces Recapture Key City In Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian forces recaptured the key eastern city of Lyman in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, sending Russian soldiers fleeing the area a day after Moscow annexed the region, along with three other territories in eastern and southeastern Ukraine. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said Saturday its forces were “entering Lyman.”“Ukrainian Air Assault Forces are entering Lyman, Donetsk region,” the ministry said on Twitter. Hours […]

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U.S. Secretary Of State Antony Blinken Calls Out Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats allied voiced strong disapproval of Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s take on the latest development of the ongoing war in Russia. “That President Putin picked this week, as most of the world gathers at the United Nations, to add fuel to the fire that he started shows his utter contempt […]

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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi — No Head Cover, No Interview!

Renown Journalist Christiane Amanpour clashed with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi after he requested that the CNN International anchor wore a head cover to conduct an interview with him. Visiting the United Nations with other world leaders this week, President Raisi was to speak with Amanpour, she said, amid the uprising back home. Posting about the incident, she said that it […]