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Kavanaugh documents could answer decade-old question of whether he misled Congress

WASHINGTON — The confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could answer a question first raised more than a decade ago about whether the judge once misled Congress, as two senators then alleged.<p>In 2006, when Kavanaugh was up for confirmation for his current job as a judge on …

Senate Judiciary Committee

This Unexpected Country Has Europe’s Most Flat-Out Stunning Coasts

If you feel like people are all of a sudden hyped about Croatia -- a gorgeous country in southern Europe you hadn’t heard much about until the past …

European Travel

Germany: We can no longer fully rely on U.S. White House

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Monday Europe could not rely on Donald Trump and needed to close ranks after the U.S. president called the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.<p>"We can no longer completely rely on the White House," Heiko Maas told the Funke newspaper …

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Clinton trolls Trump ahead of Putin summit with World Cup tweet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton took aim at President Donald Trump's much-anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling into question her former presidential campaign rival's loyalties just hours after he tweeted a congratulations to the hosts of the World Cup.<p>"Great World Cup. …

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Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Microsoft Excel

Don't let Donald Trump pick a Supreme Court justice unless and until Mueller clears him

Trump and his associates are under investigation. Why should someone who may have 'broken into' the White House make decisions that last generations?<p>If you break into a house illegally, are you given the legal ability to enjoy the house, to sell the furniture or to sell the house? Of course not. …

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MUELLER HAS DROPPED TWO SHOES. I’M BETTING THERE’S A THIRD.

Today, Special Counsel Robert Mueller released an indictment charging 12 Russian operatives who, acting in their official capacity, illegally hacked …

Donald Trump

‘We Agree.’ Russia Chimes In After Trump Blames the U.S. for The Countries' Bad Relationship

As President Donald Trump prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a tweet it agrees …

Donald Trump

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

From London to Helsinki, protests followed Trump through Europe all weekend

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protests were already underway in Helsinki on Sunday as President Donald Trump left Scotland, bound for the Finnish capital ahead of his Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>Sunday's demonstrations capped a weekend in which the US president drew protests no matter where he …

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Why Trump is an easy mark for Putin

A former US ambassador to Russia breaks down the Trump-Putin meeting.<p>President Trump is sitting down for a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, just four days after Trump blasted US allies at the NATO summit in Brussels for not paying their fair share of …

Russia

Donald Trump Approval Rating Polls Show No Recovery For Underwater Numbers, State Polls Showing Decline

Swing states that gave Trump his 2016 election victory in the electoral college have steadily weakened in their approval of his job performance.<p>The …

Government

I'm still a Republican, but we need to vote in a Democratic Congress | Opinion

<b>By Alan J. Steinberg</b><p>As a "Never Trump" author and governmental veteran, I feel that the most concise and accurate summary of the nightmare of …

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Boys Will Be Boys, Treason Will Be Treason, A Traitor Will Be A Traitor

If we are going to save our republic it is important that Americans come to terms with what has been obvious to some of us since late 2016, the fact …

Donald Trump

China today – and tomorrow

China is eagerly adopting green policies and technology but needs further innovation to prevent growth from slipping and better monitoring to avoid …

Home Ownership

The backlash from Trump’s Britain visit will be felt for years to come

President Trump’s catastrophic visit to Britain began with a political scandal of his own creation. In an interview with the Sun, a British tabloid, the U.S. president slammed the British prime minister, Theresa May, and supported her rival. He criticized her conduct of Brexit, the most contentious …

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The Most Incompetent Demagogue In History

<i>No one likes us</i> <i>I don’t know why</i><i>We may not be perfect</i><i>But heaven knows we try</i><i>But all around</i><i>Even our old friends put us down</i><i>Let’s drop the big one</i><i>And see what happens…</i>- Randy Newman, “Political Science,” 1972<p>Singer, songwriter and satirist Randy Newman, almost half a century ago, was channeling the …

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Ranked: The top 15 possible Democratic presidential candidates for 2020

We're now just four months, practically speaking, from the effective launch of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary season. As soon as the 2018 midterm election is in the books — win or lose — you'll probably see a handful of the dozens of prospective candidates making moves or even launching …

Government

Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health. Here's What You Can Do to Escape

Reach out.<p>Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and …

Psychology

Ex-President Jimmy Carter unloads on 'cruel' Trump: US government is now 'worse than it has been before'

When speaking with Salon about his famous “Crisis of Confidence” speech, former President Jimmy Carter had this observation about America’s current …

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The 2018 World's Best Cities

In 2018, Mexico reigns supreme. For the second year in a row, San Miguel de Allende, a colonial oasis in the country’s central highlands, comes in …

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Largest newspaper in Finland hits Trump, Putin over press freedom with billboards ahead of summit

The largest newspaper in Finland is trolling President TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he 'disrespected' …

Freedom of the Press

After North Korea Skips Meeting Over American Soldiers' Remains, U.S. Will Try Again

(Bloomberg) — The negotiations are the first working-level talks since Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s visit to Pyongyang ended earlier this …

North Korea

Let's drop the euphemisms: Donald Trump is a racist president

Watching this pinball president ricochet around Europe, you could be forgiven for thinking there’s no method to Donald Trump’s madness.<p>Nato is both a rip-off and very strong. Theresa May’s Brexit plan is both pathetic and terrific. Trump’s interview with the Sun was both fake news and generally …

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This is the 'biggest bubble in the history of mankind and it's going to burst,' Ron Paul says

Look to the stock market and you’d assume Wall Street was doing just fine. The S&P 500 has come back to March highs, the Dow is back to positive for …

Stock Markets

Businesses must address impact of next industrial revolution, says Siemens boss

Global workforces will fall as the next industrial revolution gets under way, the head of one of Germany’s biggest firms has warned, unless workers are retrained with new skills.<p>Joe Kaeser, global chief executive of the engineering giant Siemens, said up to almost a third of jobs could be lost as …

Manufacturing

'Never underestimate human stupidity,' says historian whose fans include Bill Gates and Barack Obama

Historian Yuval Harari says the study of the past has taught him an important lesson for the future.<p>"One things that history teaches us is that we …

Bill Gates

Trump Says He Sees The European Union As A 'Foe' Of U.S.

President Trump has said he has "low expectations" ahead of a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, and added that he sees the European Union as a "foe" of the U.S.<p>He made the comments in an interview with CBS that aired on <i>Face the Nation</i>, during a visit to Europe that has tested relations with some …

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Former Fox News reporter warns that Trump team is ‘still colluding’ with the Russians

Carl Cameron: Trump "is enabling the biggest cyberattack in U.S. history."<p>Former Fox News Channel chief political correspondent Carl Cameron has a …

Donald Trump

Forget Impeachment — Here Are 7 Other Ways Donald Trump’s Presidency Might Go Down in Flames

There’s an ironclad rule with Republican presidents — the greater their authoritarianism and incompetence, the more spectacular the destruction they …

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