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CNN Top Stories: Obamacare's calorie count rules go into effect

Mon, 07 May 2018 07:54:30 GMT
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President Donald Trump has found one part of the federal health law palatable: He's allowing Obamacare rules that require chain restaurants to post calorie counts to go into effect Monday.


CNN Top Stories: Reports: Israeli firm dug up dirt on Obama officials to try to discredit deal

Mon, 07 May 2018 17:22:31 GMT
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An Israeli private intelligence firm was reportedly hired to dig up dirt on Obama administration officials who worked on the Iran nuclear deal in an effort to undermine the agreement.


The Guardian: Trump to reveal Iran nuclear deal decision on Tuesday

Mon, 07 May 2018 19:02:04 GMT
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President says decision on nuclear deal to be made at 2pmBritish foreign secretary uses Fox & Friends to plead for dealDonald Trump said in a tweet on Monday that he will announce a "decision" on the Iran nuclear deal at 2pm on Tuesday, at the White House. Related: Israel intel firm denies it was hired by Trump aides to discredit Obama officials Continue reading...


The Guardian: Israel intel firm denies it was hired by Trump aides to discredit Obama officials

Mon, 07 May 2018 15:55:07 GMT
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Black Cube, a company made up of former Israeli spies, says it had "˜nothing to do' with "˜dirty ops' campaignIsraeli private intelligence firm Black Cube has denied it was hired by Donald Trump's aides to dig up damaging information on former officials close to Barack Obama who worked on the Iran nuclear deal. Related: Revealed: Trump team hired spy firm for "˜dirty ops' on Iran arms deal Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Trump: Poll shows I'm above Obama

Sat, 05 May 2018 18:09:22 GMT
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President Trump talks about his poll numbers during a tax reform event in Ohio.


The Guardian: Trump's dirty ops attack on Obama legacy shows pure hatred for Iran deal

Sat, 05 May 2018 20:01:00 GMT
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US president's move using Israeli private security brings prospect of a new conflict in the Middle East ever closerThe use of an Israeli private security firm to dig for dirt on senior members of the Obama administration linked to the Iran nuclear deal, as revealed in today's Observer, shows how far President Donald Trump and the hawks around him are willing to go to destroy the agreement.The 2015 deal is the last major element of Barack Obama's foreign policy legacy left standing, after nearly 16 months of the Trump era. The drive to unravel the agreement is both deeply personal – driven by Trump's animus towards his predecessor – and global in its implications for international peace and security. Continue reading...


The Guardian: Revealed: Trump team hired spy firm for "?dirty ops' on Iran arms deal

Sat, 05 May 2018 20:00:00 GMT
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Israeli agency told to find incriminating material on Obama diplomats who negotiated deal with TehranAides to Donald Trump, the US president, hired an Israeli private intelligence agency to orchestrate a "dirty ops" campaign against key individuals from the Obama administration who helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal, the Observer can reveal.People in the Trump camp contacted private investigators in May last year to "get dirt" on Ben Rhodes, who had been one of Barack Obama's top national security advisers, and Colin Kahl, deputy assistant to Obama, as part of an elaborate attempt to discredit the deal. Continue reading...


The Guardian: Obama martial law scare was stoked by Russian bots, say ex-director of CIA

Thu, 03 May 2018 22:01:38 GMT
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Right speculated that 2015 military exercise was attack on TexasMichael Hayden: success encouraged Moscow to target election Speculation about a US armed forces exercise that led some Texans to fear that the Obama administration was plotting martial law was stoked by a Russian disinformation campaign, according to a former director of the CIA. Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Mueller's real questions will be a lot tougher

Tue, 01 May 2018 22:09:56 GMT
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Much is being made of the leaked topic areas relating to Robert Mueller's impending testimonial showdown with President Donald Trump. Having worked for 13 years as a federal prosecutor in the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations, I can report that the reasons why the questions, crafted by the Trump legal team after consultation with the special counsel's office, were leaked are far more interesting than the leaked information itself.


The Guardian: Trump faces Guantánamo Bay decision that could undermine fight against Isis

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:19:12 GMT
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Monday deadline for Mattis review on Cuba detention campSending Isis prisoners could destroy legal basis for fightDefense Secretary James Mattis has until end of play on Monday to produce new proposals for the future of the military detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, including the possibility of sending new captives to be held at the controversial base.In January, Mattis was given a 90-day deadline to carry out a review of how military captives and terrorist suspects are handled. The deadline, 30 April, formed part of Trump's executive order that instructed officials to keep Guantánamo open, overturning Barack Obama's aim to close it. Continue reading...


The Guardian: Trump hits out at 'lousy location' of US embassy in London

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 12:43:55 GMT
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US president renews criticism of Nine Elms site at Michigan rally ahead of trip to UK in July Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of the new US embassy building in London, calling its location "lousy" and "horrible" ahead of his planned visit to the UK in July.Blaming his predecessors for the move from Grosvenor Square in central London to Nine Elms south of the Thames, the US president slammed it as a "Bush-Obama special". Continue reading...


The Guardian: Amy Chozick: Hillary Clinton ? my part in her downfall

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 06:00:37 GMT
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The New York Times reporter's book pairs her retelling of two presidential campaigns with reflections on whether the media, herself included, may have contributed to the breakdown of normsFor an entire decade, nearly every major decision Amy Chozick made revolved around Hillary Clinton. Related: Are Democrats finally ready to unfriend Facebook and Silicon Valley? Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Who is Meghan Markle's future husband?

Sat, 28 Apr 2018 04:57:51 GMT
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Think of "royalty" and an image of a starched and somber monarch might come to mind. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, for example. Despite some recent glimpses of her famed sense of humor -- including a mild joke aimed at Presidents Trump and Obama -- she remains a paragon of predictability and poise.


NYT: President Trump Is Coming to Britain. Here's What He Can Expect.

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:57:54 GMT
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President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in London on a state visit to Britain in 2011.


CNN Top Stories: Cook, Murdoch headline Trump's 1st state dinner guest list

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:08:58 GMT
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It wasn't the star-studded red carpet of the Obama years, but a veritable who's who of politicians and special guests of honor made their way to the White House Tuesday evening for the Trump administration's first state dinner, with France.


The Guardian: MPs question academic who supplied Cambridge Analytica with Facebook data - Politics live

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:35:04 GMT
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Rolling coverage of the day's political developments as they happen 11.33am BST Kogan says, after Christopher Wylie left SCL, he tried to get Kogan to work with his new company.But he says Wylie did not honour his side of the agreement, and their agreement broke down. 11.29am BST Kogan is now explaining how he got involved with SCL.He covers this in his written statement (pdf). Here is an extract.I was first introduced to SCL through a PhD student at U of Cambridge in February 2014. He introduced me to Chris Wylie, who represented SCL at the time. Our conversations began with Mr Wylie detailing his experiences working for the Obama campaign, and the desire to share commercial datasets with academics. He asked me to potentially provide survey-consulting services to SCL.


The Guardian: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection day after wife's funeral

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:17:24 GMT
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Former US president admitted to Houston hospital a day after funeral for Barbara Bush, but spokesman says he appears to be recoveringThe former US president George HW Bush has been admitted to a Houston hospital after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said on Monday. Bush, 93, was admitted to Houston Methodist hospital on Sunday, a day after a funeral was held for his wife, Barbara Bush, a spokesman Jim McGrath said. Continue reading...


NYT: Deported to Libya, Ex-Gitmo Detainees Vanish. Will Others Meet a Similar Fate?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:46:08 GMT
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The system set up under President Barack Obama to send low-level Guantánamo detainees to stable countries is at risk of collapsing under President Trump, current and former officials said.


The Guardian: Melania Trump, Obamas and Clintons to attend funeral of Barbara Bush

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:32:11 GMT
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Donald Trump will not attend service in HoustonJeb Bush, former Florida governor, to deliver eulogySome 1,500 guests are expected to attend the largest Episcopal church in the US on Saturday, for the private funeral of Barbara Bush. The wife of the 41st president, George HW Bush, and mother of the 43rd, George W Bush, died on Tuesday at her Houston home. She was 92. Related: Barbara Bush obituary Continue reading...


The Guardian: Culture committee takes fresh evidence from Cambridge Analytica whistleblower - Politics live

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:20:50 GMT
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Rolling coverage of the day's political developments as they happen 11.20am BST This morning, commenting on a Tweet including a link to a Daily Mirror story about the Nazi propaganda material released by the culture committee yesterday, Arron Banks posted this on Twitter.Bollocks , more fake news from whining losers. https://t.co/wSb0HKCpk5 11.14am BST In her written evidence (pdf) Kaiser suggests that Arron Banks, the Ukip donor and Leave.EU founder, used data from his insurance company for political purposes. She says:Cambridge Analytica was initially engaged with Arron Banks, Andy Wigmore and Matthew Richardson to design parallel proposals for Leave.EU, GoSkippy/Eldon Insurance and the UK Independence Party. I was asked by Nix and Wheatland to take the lead on contract negotiations.


The Guardian: 'Shameful day in Washington': five years after gun reform failed, is change coming?

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:00:29 GMT
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After Sandy Hook, gun reform collapsed in Congress. Today, the momentum is with young activists: "˜These kids are the ones we've been waiting for'Hours after a gunman shot and killed 20 children and six educators at the Sandy Hook elementary school, Barack Obama was visibly struggling with how he would respond to the unspeakable tragedy while huddling with his aides inside the Oval Office.It was 14 December 2012, the day Obama would later deem the most difficult of his presidency. And although he had largely avoided invoking the issue of guns while addressing the nation on mass shootings before, this time was different – and the president wished to make it known. Continue reading...


The Guardian: Obama Foundation's fellows include South African activist and Afghan refugee

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:00:06 GMT
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Former US president has said he wants to create "˜a million young Barack Obama or Michelle Obamas' Koketso Moeti, a civic activist in South Africa, had kept on putting off her bid for a fellowship at Barack Obama's foundation. On the last day before the applications deadline, she decided to go for it. "That's when I got the courage," she recalled. "I decided I'm going to be brave and bite this bullet. But I didn't have an internet connection." Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Zakaria: Trump has morphed into Obama on Syria

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:11:27 GMT
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CNN's Fareed Zakaria praised President Donald Trump for working with multiple allies and leading a measured response against Syria and noted that the approach mirrors Barack Obama's.


CNN Top Stories: Fareed Zakaria: On Syria, Trump looks a lot like Obama

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:29:27 GMT
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In April 2017, President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike against Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria for its use of chemical weapons. I supported the action then because I thought it was worth punishing a regime for using these dreadful weapons.


The Guardian: Local US campaigns boosted living wage

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 17:01:06 GMT
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Peter Prowse on anti-poverty campaigns and Martin London on "˜dimensions of inequality'Peter Baker's long read (13 April) on the minimum wage and US living wage misses two important points. First, during Barak Obama's presidency, the US national wage was increased only twice and this actually triggered a wave of living-wage campaigns and galvanised the campaign for $15 an hour. This rate was not costed, or calculated but used as a rallying call for various campaigns during 2013-16. By 2017, more than 40 cities and US states had set their own local wages, ranging from $8.50 to $16 per hour. In most cases, the higher wage was phased in over several years.


The Guardian: Comey on Trump: the key points from his explosive book

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:44:52 GMT
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The ex-FBI director sets out his contacts with the president in detail: from tanning goggles, to the Moscow hotel room, to his mafia vibeFormer FBI director James Comey's book details his early career as a prosecutor, work at the justice department and FBI under George W Bush and Barack Obama. But the chapters on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election have attracted most attention since the Guardian and others obtained copies of the book on Thursday. Here are the key points: Continue reading...


The Guardian: Trump would reconsider TPP trade pact on 'better' terms ? business live

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 06:57:37 GMT
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As tensions over Syria ease, trade and US bank earnings are in focus 7.57am BST Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business.As tensions over Syria ease, trade is back in focus today.Would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to Pres. Obama. We already have BILATERAL deals with six of the eleven nations in TPP, and are working to make a deal with the biggest of those nations, Japan, who has hit us hard on trade for years!If it's true, I would welcome it.If the United States, it turns out, do genuinely wish to rejoin, that triggers a whole new process. Continue reading...


The Guardian: Trump says he would rejoin TPP if offered better terms than Obama

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 04:14:10 GMT
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The US president tweets confirmation that the US could rejoin the Pacific rim pact, a deal he has described as "˜horrible' Donald Trump has said he would lead America back into the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact – but only if he was offered a better deal than that negotiated by the Obama administration.After reports that he was reconsidering his decision to pull out of the pact, Trump tweeted on Thursday night that he would only do so if he was offered improved terms from the 11 existing signatories, who include Japan, Australia and Canada. Continue reading...


The Guardian: The Guardian view on arms control: signing up must mean something | Editorial

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:33:15 GMT
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In Syria, Bashar al-Assad's backers have lost sight of why chemical weapons are not allowed on – or off – the battlefield. The rest of the world has to establish a wider cost for such awful behaviourIn 2013, Barack Obama made a bargain with Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad, brokered by Russia, the latter's ally. The United States withdrew its threat to attack Mr Assad's regime for using sarin against Syrians in Damascus that summer. Hundreds died in the deadliest use of chemical weapons since the Iran–Iraq war. Mr Assad denied he had used such weapons, but in return for US restraint his regime agreed to dismantle its chemical weapons programme. Much of the country's banned substances were thought to have been destroyed, and Syria joined the treaty against their use.


The Guardian: Trump dials back rhetoric as he says Syria attack may not happen soon ? live updates

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:39:53 GMT
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Follow latest developments in Syria crisis, plus the OPCW is due to report on the Skripals' poisoning in Salisbury and cabinet meets to discuss military action after Syria chemical attackRetaliation in Syria: what are May's options?Inside Syria: nerve agent experts race to smuggle out bodiesSyria deconfliction hotline open and in use, says Kremlin 11.39am BST Some initial reaction to Trump's shifting stance on Syrian airstrikes.I can understand why many are hoping for a US strike on Assad, but I remain sceptical. 1- possible backpedalling a la 2013 2- no strategic approach 3- Trump's thinking on Syria: I strike and then I leave eastern Syria. https://t.co/B83h6AimdnTrump clearly reminded of his 2013 tweet on Syria: "In war, the elememt of surprise is sooooo important.


CNN Top Stories: Trump's deadline for a decision on Syria retaliation passed, now what?

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 08:40:15 GMT
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As someone who once criticized President Barack Obama for offering public timelines on American military engagement overseas, US President Donald Trump may have backed himself into a corner following his own promise to respond, and respond harshly, to the deadly chemical attacks in Syria.


CNN Top Stories: Why does the gender wage gap still exist?

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:12:06 GMT
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Almost 10 years after President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, women still make less than men. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich speaks with Ledbetter and looks at why we still have a long way to go.






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