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Scaramucci: Still a Media Surrogate for Trump

Scaramucci: Still a Media Surrogate for Trump

Nov 21
Scaramucci is in Israel this week as a guest of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, a US-based group that works with professionals, politicians and community leaders to stimulate business opportunities and and influence public policy.

Roem Lays Out Agenda

Roem Lays Out Agenda

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 18
Danica Roem, who made history last week when she became the first out transgender person to win and serve in a state legislature, held a conference call with reporters last week to lay out her agenda once she assumes office.

Tech Experts Doubt AI-Reliant 'Extreme Vetting' Plan

Tech Experts Doubt AI-Reliant 'Extreme Vetting' Plan

By Matt O'Brien | Nov 18
Leading researchers castigated a federal plan that would use artificial intelligence methods to scrutinize immigrants and visa applicants, saying it is unworkable as written and likely to be "inaccurate and biased" if deployed.

Trump Administration Seeks to Delay Findings on Pesticides

Trump Administration Seeks to Delay Findings on Pesticides

By Michael Biesecker | Nov 18
President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a two-year delay of an upcoming deadline to determine whether a family of widely used pesticides is harmful to endangered species.

Could Anyone Stop Trump from Launching Nukes? The Answer: No

Could Anyone Stop Trump from Launching Nukes? The Answer: No

By Robert Burns | Nov 17
Here's a question rarely raised before Donald Trump ran for the White House: If the president ordered a pre-emptive nuclear strike, could anyone stop him? The answer is no.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Tells A Tale About Air Force One

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Tells A Tale About Air Force One

By Josh Lederman and Cal Woodward | Nov 15
President Donald Trump told a fanciful little tale Tuesday about Air Force One being denied landing rights in the Philippines during a trip by his predecessor because bilateral relations were so bad. That didn't happen.

Alabama Democrat on Roy Moore: It's His Problem

Alabama Democrat on Roy Moore: It's His Problem

Nov 13
Democratic US Senate Candidate from Alabama Doug Jones says the reports of sexual misconduct by Republican Roy Moore are Moore's issue and problem that Moore has to specifically address. Jones was asked about the issue on Friday night.

AT&T vs. Justice: Behind the Dispute over Time Warner Deal

AT&T vs. Justice: Behind the Dispute over Time Warner Deal

By Tali Arbel | Nov 10
AT&T says it's ready to fight the government for its $85 billion Time Warner deal if it has to. The Justice Department's objections surprised many on Wall Street.

Sex Scandal, Gaffes Add to Trials of Beleaguered Theresa May

Sex Scandal, Gaffes Add to Trials of Beleaguered Theresa May

By Jill Lawless | Nov 7
Running for election mere months ago, British Prime Minister Theresa May's slogan was "strong and stable government." The phrase sounds cruelly ironic now.

Kentucky House Speaker Quits Post After Texts

Kentucky House Speaker Quits Post After Texts

Nov 7
Kentucky's Republican House speaker resigned his leadership position Sunday after acknowledging he settled sexual harassment claims from one of his staffers.

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