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Turkey says could act in Syria unless U.S. withdraws support for Kurdish force

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Turkey said on Wednesday it would not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdrew support for a Kurdish-led force there, but Washington denied such plans and said "some people misspoke". Turkish President Erdogan has repeatedly warned of an imminent incursion in Afrin after Washington said it would help the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurdish YPG militia, set up a new 30,000-strong border force. The plan has infuriated Turkey, which considers the Syrian YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group, which has fought an insurgency in...

The New York Times gives its editorial page to Trump supporters for a day, sparking a debate

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January 18, 2018 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - The New York Times did away with its op-ed page on Thursday (Jan 18) temporarily to run a full page of letters from supporters of the president, a move that comes amid a tense climate in the country between the media and President Donald Trump, who has constantly assailed supposed biases at many publications since well before he was elected.


Trump declares 'Fake News' award winners; NYT, CNN and Washington Post among 'recipients'

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U.S. President Donald Trump. Reuters. US President Donald Trump has declared 'The New York Times' as the winner of the 'Fake News Award'. Among other recipient of Trump's unique award were 'ABC News', 'CNN', 'Time' and 'The Washington Post'. Trump announced the award by a tweet yesterday. The website GOP.Com -- where the winners were listed -- crashed soon after Trump...

Gay couple who ordered wedding programs got pamphlets about Satan instead, US lawsuit says

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January 18, 2018 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - The day before their wedding in September, Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg received a package containing what they thought would be the programs for their ceremony.


Slain Washington state deputy honored at memorial service

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More than 1,000 law enforcement members paid their respects Wednesday at the memorial service for a slain Washington state sheriff’s deputy who died in the line of duty.


President Donald Trump Reveals 11 Winners Of ‘Fake News Awards,’ Causing GOP Website To Crash

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President Donald Trump has finally revealed all 11 winners of his "Fake News Awards," causing so much ripple online to the point of breaking the GOP website.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the 71-year-old POTUS made the announcement on Wednesday night via Twitter and shared a link where the list of his most hated media outlets and personalities are featured.
Interestingly, the shortly after he made the announcement, proving that his made-up awards have gained so much attention that the GOP's could not handle it.
Fortunately, a couple of media outlets were quick at grabbing the full list of "winners" that includes the New York Times, CNN, TIME, ABC News, the Washington Post, and Newsweek.
On the top spot is NY Times columnist and American economist Paul Krugman who "claimed" that the country's economy will never recover on the same day Trump became president with a "historic, landslide victory."


Trust in news takes a hit under Trump

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When truck driver Chris Gromek wants to know what's really going on in Washington, he scans the internet and satellite radio. He no longer flips TV channels because networks such as Fox News and MSNBC deliver conflicting accounts tainted by politics, he says.


Stalking CIA mole, FBI held off for 5 years before pouncing

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January 18, 2018 10:32 AM
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - Face to face with a former CIA officer in 2013, federal agents took a calculated risk.


Trump not 'fully informed' in campaign vows on wall, Chief of Staff says

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January 18, 2018 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - President Donald Trump's chief of staff privately told a group of Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday (Jan 17) that Trump had not been "fully informed" when promising voters a wall along the Mexican border last year, and said that he had persuaded the president it was not necessary.


Trump reveals winners of controversial 'Fake News Awards'

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January 18, 2018 10:26 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted "Fake News Awards" late Wednesday (Jan 17), escalating his already persistent attacks on a number of major US media outlets.


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