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Obama supports protests: ‘American values are at stake’

It is Obama's first statement since leaving the White House.<p>Barack Obama spoke out Monday afternoon against his successor — and in support of the protests opposing President Donald Trump — with a spokesman saying the former president thinks they’re “citizens exercising their Constitutional right to …

Donald Trump

Exchanging fire across the Tigris as battle for west Mosul looms | Reuters

MOSUL (Reuters) - An Iraqi soldier stared patiently through a high-powered scope until he spotted a bulldozer across the Tigris River. He alerted his elite unit, which fired a missile with a boom so loud it blew a metal door behind the soldiers off its hinges.<p>Iraqi army soldiers fire their weapons …

Mesopotamia

'California Will Launch Its Own Damn Satellites,' Governor Brown Tells Trump

California Gov. Jerry Brown has launched a blistering attack on President-elect Donald Trump's stance on climate change, telling a gathering of scientists that he will do everything in his power to protect laboratories and advanced research.<p>In an address Wednesday to a conference of the American …

Jerry Brown

Philippine Leader Duterte Ditches U.S. for China, Says 'America Has Lost'

Tough-talking Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his country’s "separation" from long-time ally America Thursday, declaring that he was pivoting instead to China.<p>The leader — who has been compared to Donald Trump — made his comments during a visit to Beijing, which he used to pave the …

Asia

Obama Is Outmaneuvered in ISIS War

Switching partners: Ankara’s intervention, with tacit Russian backing, has raised tensions with Washington.<p>ISTANBUL — Turkey’s week-old intervention …

Middle East

The Annihilation Of The Middle Class: The Beginning Of The End For Modern America

"America’s like a beacon in the world. But I feel like I’m watching it go down the toilet in front of my eyes. I’m fairly certain that this country …