Nikki Haley to step down and Trump had suggested there was ‘no one more competent' to replace her than daughter IvankaDonald Trump said on Saturday he would prefer to pick a woman to take over as United Nations ambassador when Nikki Haley steps down. Related: Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear arms treaty with Russia Continue reading... [...]
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Trump says he will pull US out of nuclear arms treaty with Russia over violations by Moscow
Donald Trump says he will pull the United States out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russia, claiming that Moscow is violating the deal. The president said he wanted a new agreement with Russia and China, although he offered no details of how Moscow had violated the 1987 treaty. “We are going to terminate the agreement and then we are going to develop the weapons,” Mr Trump said – unless a [...]
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Adelsons Add $25 Million to Their Midterm Campaign Spending
The Las Vegas Sands Corp. chief executive officer and his wife were among the big-dollar donors who lavished tens of millions on political committees during September ahead of the first national elections of Donald Trump's presidency. The couple's latest contribution was to the Senate Leadership Fund, a super political action committee affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Federal Election Commission filings show. [...]
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This Halloween, scientists across the globe will celebrate the mysterious material they believe holds the universe togetherLovers of the dark and the unseen will soon have a new cause to celebrate. They will be able to honour, on Halloween, the hunt for dark matter, the mysterious, invisible material that is thought to permeate space and hold galaxies together.Across Britain, the US and Europe, talks, demonstrations and parties highlighting this great astronomical search will be held [...]
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EU calls for thorough investigation into Khashoggi's death
The circumstances of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death are deeply troubling, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday, calling for a thorough, credible and transparent investigation. "The emerging circumstances of Jamal Khashoggi's death are deeply troubling, including the shocking violation of the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations ...," Mogherini said in a statement. "Therefore the European Union, like its partners, insists on the need for continued thorough, credible and [...]
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A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi
ISTANBUL (AP) — The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. [...]
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Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test and the Difficult History of Looking for Answers in Blood
By the late 19th century the ideology of biological determinism had made its way into American law, where the politics of blood reigned [...]
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President says: ‘We are going to terminate the agreement'John Bolton had been pushing for withdrawal from INF treatyDonald Trump said on Saturday the US will “terminate” a nuclear arms treaty with Russia. Related: John Bolton pushing Trump to withdraw from Russian nuclear arms treaty Continue reading... [...]
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