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The world's most secure smartphones -- and why they're all Androids

If you really need privacy, these smartphones will do the job. But you'll have to be willing to pay a hefty price, in more ways that one.<p>Smartphones …

The new world order, 2017

By Robert J. Samuelson<p>, Columnist<p>One insistent question that will shape 2017 is whether we’re witnessing the gradual decay of the post-World War II international order, dominated by the economic and military power of the United States.<p>After the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991, it became fashionable …

Geopolitics

The Man Whose Dream Became Israel

Theodor Herzl was a man with an idea that once seen to fruition would change the world dramatically. But his reasons for creating the modern Zionist …

Kerry harshly condemns Israeli settler activity as an obstacle to peace

Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Wednesday harshly criticized Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying their growth threatens to destroy the viability of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and that the United States was obliged to allow passage of a U.N. resolution …

Some Fake News Publishers Just Happen to Be Donald Trump’s Cronies

The extraordinary phenomenon of fake news spread by Facebook and other social media during the 2016 presidential election has been largely portrayed …

India's rupee nears record low against dollar

1 / 3<p>The dollar has hit a record high against the Indian rupee<p>The dollar has hit a record high against the Indian rupee (AFP Photo/Prakash …

People are Angry that Donald Trump is Even Considering Mitt Romney for Secretary of State

Politics/Videos<p>Tim Brown / November 23, 2016 / 843<p>So, with an “anti-establishment” Donald Trump going into office in January, many are wondering why …

Donald Trump

Obama Refuses to Pardon Edward Snowden. Trump’s New CIA Pick Wants Him Dead.

President Obama indicated on Friday that he won’t pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, even as President-elect Donald Trump announced his pick to …

4 Maps Show America Still Needs The US Constitution--Whether It's President Obama or President Trump

The United States has gotten through another exhausting election campaign. A controversial president has once again been elected to The White House, …

Russia says it was in touch with Trump's campaign during election

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump’s political team during the U.S. election campaign and knows most of his entourage, one of Russia’s most senior diplomats told the Interfax news agency on Thursday.<p>Republican presidential nominee …

Islamist extremists celebrate Trump’s election win

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>, Reporter<p>Donald Trump's presidential election victory has already been cheered by Russian President Vladimir Putin, a constellation of right-wing European populists, a former Ku Klux Klan leader and a Middle Eastern strongman. But there's another curious constituency that seems to …

Donald Trump

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United States

With Trump as commander in chief, ‘America is in uncharted territory’

This fall, after Iranian naval vessels veered dangerously close to American ships in the Middle East, then-candidate Donald Trump promised a swift response.<p>“With Iran, when they circle our beautiful destroyers with their little boats, and they make gestures at our people that they shouldn’t be …

Clinton and Trump beg base to get excited

She sends surrogates to build enthusiasm among black and Latino voters while he urges older whites to not get complacent.<p>With six days to blunt Donald Trump’s late momentum, Hillary Clinton is pulling out all the stops to get black and Hispanic voters to turn out in greater numbers, hoping to buoy …

Turkey's invasion plans? President Erdogan talks of dominating parts of Iraq and Greece

GETTYTurkey's President Erdogan has been speaking about his country's claim to Iraqi and Greek land<p>The leader’s comments are fuelling speculation …

Middle East

Trump says he'll sue sexual misconduct accusers

<b>Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct in recent weeks.<p>"Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign," Trump said during remarks in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "Total fabrication. The events never …

Hypocrite Hannity sends love to Wikileaks – used to decry them putting soldiers at danger

Sean Hannity doubled down on his Trump insanity with a tweet that had everyone roll their eyes today:<p>In 10 yrs @wikileaks has gotten nothing wrong & …

Sean Hannity

Missiles fired at US warships in the Red Sea

Multiple missiles were fired Saturday at three US warships in the Red Sea, though none was hit and there were no casualties, the US military said, amid rising tensions with Yemen's Houthi rebels.<p>A US defence official said the altercation took place starting around 1930 GMT. It was unclear how many …

A presidential candidate can’t threaten to imprison his opponent if he wants to live in a democracy

By Joshua Tucker<p>, Contributor, Monkey Cage<p>In the aftermath of the second U.S. presidential debate on Sunday, Oct. 9, noted blogger and Dartmouth political scientist Brendan Nyhan tweeted the following statement:<p>Nyhan was referring to Donald Trump’s comment that, if he was in charge of the country, …

Government

The Lowest Moment in the History of Debates?

Sex scandals. A jail threat. 'Hatred' and the 'devil.' How low did we just go? We asked political observers to weigh in.<p>Everyone expected Sunday night’s town hall debate to get ugly. It capped off one of the most explosive weekends in American political history. The Republican nominee had been …

10 Honest News Sites Way Better Than Anything in the Mainstream Media

By Chere Di Boscio GMOs are bad for you and the planet. Chemicals in cosmetics cause cancer. Fast fashion is seriously contributing to climate …

Mainstream Media

Republican Crises On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

It was Thursday, August 30. On one side of the Atlantic, Dilma Rousseff defended herself against the Brazilian Senate and its set idea of punishing her with a final impeachment. On the other side, in Madrid, Mariano Rajoy was trying, for the second time this year, to win investiture against a …

North Korea Threatens US Base With Nukes: Kim Jong Un Regime Warns Of 'Uncontrollable' Nuclear War

North Korea threatened Seoul and a United States' base in Guam with a nuclear warhead attack Friday after South Korea spent the past week cozying up …

Kaine accuses Trump of inciting violence against Clinton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine on Sunday accused Donald Trump of inciting violence against Hillary Clinton after the Republican candidate said Clinton’s security detail should be disarmed given her support for tighter gun rules.<p>U.S. Democratic …

Government

Kaepernick effect: Taking a knee in high school sports

<b>(CNN) —</b> Political football has a whole new meaning since 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem.<p>It's not just the moneyed NFL players expressing their frustration over police brutality and racism in America, the protests are appearing under the glare of …

Obama: Would be 'personal insult' to legacy if black voters don't back Clinton

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea to the African-American community Saturday night to help stop Donald Trump, saying he would consider it a "personal insult" to his legacy if black voters didn't turn out for Hillary Clinton.<p>Addressing the Congressional Black …

Mike Pence Says His Role Model for Vice President Is Dick Cheney

GOP vice presidential candidate Mike Pence said his role model for the number two spot is the last Republican to hold the job -- Dick Cheney.<p>“I …