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America Trusts This Trans Soldier With Top Secrets. Trump Wants Him Fired.

‘I’m not going to just go quietly, I’m going to fight for the right to serve my country.’<p>Jack Schuler doesn’t know what to expect when he reports for …

Veterans

Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For 'Political Rhetoric' In Trump's Speech

<b>Updated at 4:49 p.m. ET</b><p>The head of the Boy Scouts of America apologized Thursday to the organization's members, telling them that the group did not intend to showcase the "political rhetoric" in President Trump's speech to the National Jamboree earlier this week.<p>"I want to extend my sincere …

LGBTQ

British armed forces chiefs announce support for transgender US soldiers after Donald Trump's ban

British armed forces heads tweeted their support for transgender soldiers on Wednesday after Donald Trump said he would ban them from serving in the …

War

Trump defends his son — drawing a contrast with Clinton — and says media are ‘distorting democracy’

PISCATAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — President Trump defended his son Donald Trump Jr., contrasting his Russia meeting with Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, and accused the news media of “DISTORTING DEMOCRACY” in a series of angry statements issued early Sunday.<p>Tweeting from his private golf club in …

Donald Trump

Apoyo al Comité Ciudadano del SNA

Ciudad de México a 07 de julio de 2017<p><b>APOYO TOTAL AL COMITÉ CIUDADANO DEL SISTEMA NACIONAL ANTICORRUPCIÓN</b><p>El Instituto de Estudios para la Transición …

Primer lugar en corrupción

Una encuesta del Inegi señala que dos mil 77 empresas en el estado experimentaron algún acto de corrupción al realizar un trámite.<p>CANCÚN, Q. ROO.- …

Stop Totalitarianism in Venezuela

MADRID — It has been the destiny of Venezuela to bounce between the extremes of oppression and freedom. The crisis now convulsing the country follows this historical pattern. Every day, Venezuelans of all stripes pour into the streets protesting the loss of their freedom and their constitutional …

Bernstein: We are in the midst of a 'malignant presidency'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Journalism legend Carl Bernstein called on the US press Friday to rise to the challenge of the Donald Trump presidency, which he characterized as "malignant."<p>"We're in foreign territory," Bernstein said, speaking on CNN's "New Day." "We have never been in a malignant presidency like this …

Donald Trump

US denies visas to Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team

Six teenage girls from Afghanistan planned to come to the US to compete in the First Global Challenge robotics competition this month, but those plans were canceled after they were denied visas to enter the country. <i>Forbes</i> reports that the girls traveled 500 miles to Kabul for their visa interviews, …

Robots

Germany’s chancellor just engaged in some not-so-light Trump bashing

This is fine.<p>Leaders of close American allies don’t typically slam the US president at home to win political points. But that’s just what happened on Thursday, when German Chancellor Angela Merkel implicitly, but unmistakably, ripped into President Donald Trump in a speech at the German …

International Relations

Tlatlaya: tres años de impunidad

• La falta de justicia ha propiciado que se repliquen episodios de ejecuciones arbitrarias a manos de las Fuerzas Armadas.<br>• La <b>PGR</b> no ha hecho lo …

Conway: Media coverage of Trump ‘neither productive nor patriotic’

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said Friday that she supports President Donald Trump’s use of social media to attack his opponents, especially when so much of the media coverage of him is “neither productive nor patriotic.”<p>The president lashed out at one of his most frequent targets …

Donald Trump

Even GOP senators think Trump's tweeting has gone too far

Commentary: After demeaning comments aimed at MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, some Republican senators say the president's tweets are becoming unbecoming.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I have no idea whether President Donald Trump has ever …

Could Trump Really Say He Fired Comey in the Service of Foreign Policy?

Trump’s motive laundering could turn out to be a brilliant legal strategy—or just brilliantly stupid.<p>The Comeycoaster took another thrilling turn Monday night, when reports emerged that President Donald Trump asked the director of national intelligence and the director of the NSA to publicly …

Donald Trump

Meet the Arab prince standing up to Trump

If ever there were a sign that the world is upside down, it is that a Muslim prince from an Arab royal family is now one of the leading voices defending human rights on the global stage. At a time when the issue seems to be taking a back seat everywhere, Prince Zeid Raad al-Hussein of Jordan, the …

Rights & Freedoms

Germany has an arrogance problem

<i>Paul Hockenos is a Berlin-based writer. His forthcoming book is "Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Loud Music, the Wall and the Birth of the New Berlin."</i><p>One year ago, Germany was named the “best country” in the world, according to a poll by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.<p>The poll …

After UNESCO Jerusalem vote, Israel cuts UN funding

Israel will withhold $1 million in payments to the United Nations after a UNESCO resolution declared the country's claim to Jerusalem "null and …

El movimiento de Macron ganaría las legislativas francesas, según un sondeo

En Marcha, el movimiento del candidato presidencial socioliberal Emmanuel Macron, rozaría la mayoría absoluta en la Asamblea francesa tras las …

Trump's Messaging Keeps Friends Confused And Enemies More So

President Trump has a flair — perhaps a genius — for counter-programming, which can be described as the art of upstaging your rivals just when they think they're about to have their spotlight moment.<p>He did it countless times as a candidate, eclipsing all the other Republican contenders and the …

Donald Trump’s biggest war is on democracy itself - Salon.com

"There's no question this is a hard-power budget," budget director Mick Mulvaney said of President Trump’s proposal to slash spending on diplomacy while increasing military spending. "It is not a soft-power budget . . . The president very clearly wants to send a message to our allies and our …

Foreign Policy

The Trump slump? Tourists say they're scared to visit the United States

During spring break, Canadian families used to pile the kids into a tour bus and head to New York to see the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center and other attractions. It was the start of the busy season for Comfort Tour, a Toronto-based firm that usually brought between 200 and 300 tourists to …

Tourism

Detained by US immigration: 'In that moment I loathed America'

Exclusive: The celebrated Australian children’s author tells how on her 117th visit to the US she was suddenly at the mercy of Donald Trump’s visa regime • News story: Australian children’s author Mem Fox detained by US border control<p>I was pulled out of line in the immigration queue at Los Angeles …

Mashed
Terrorism

DHS Chief Kelly Pledges ‘No Mass Deportations’ During Talks With Mexico’s Leaders

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson continued talks with Mexican officials on Thursday ahead of a planned meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto — a trek that President Donald Trump himself acknowledged was "going to be a tough trip."<p>Tillerson, the new head of the State Department, and …

Rex Tillerson

MPs pour scorn on 'racist and sexist' Donald Trump in state visit debate

Three-hour debate on whether invitation to US president should be revoked comes after 1.8 million people sign petition<p>British MPs lined up on Monday to pour scorn on a “racist and sexist” Donald Trump, who they said should not be allowed to come to Britain for a state visit because of the risk it …

Donald Trump

What Happens Next Is Up to Republicans

If they don’t act decisively now, when will they?<p>The immediate question raised by the latest information published by <i>The New York Times</i> is: What next? Will Congress investigate? Will it subpoena records, including the tax records that may clarify the financial obligations—if any—Donald Trump has to …

These 23 Republicans Passed on a Chance to Get Trump's Tax Returns

Congress has a duty to make sure President Trump isn’t selling out the United States. These legislators are in more active dereliction of that duty than most.<p>More than 800,000 Americans have signed a petition demanding the release of Donald Trump’s tax returns. Polls show that a majority of the …

EU negotiator sparks fury after claiming Sir Winston Churchill would have voted Remain

EU Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt has sparked fury after claiming that former prime minister Sir Winston Churchill would have voted to remain in the European Union.<p>Mr Verhofstadt also accused Eurosceptics of destroying Sir Winston's legacy, a claim that prompted a furious backlash.<p>The European …

Brexit

Containing Trump

He may well try to govern as an authoritarian. Whether he succeeds depends less on what he does than on how civil society responds.<p>Whatever his intellectual and political gifts, Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, was a cunning and dangerous criminal. For him, issuing illegal …