Turkey is adding a concrete barricade to try to block Afghan refugees from entering the country across its border with Iran. CBS News producer Pinar Sevinclidir reports.
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WASHINGTON — A prominent Washington lobbyist close to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, is warning Republican political consultants that they must choose between working for Rep. Liz Cheney or McCarthy, an ultimatum that marks the full rupture between the two House Republicans. Jeff Miller, the lobbyist and a confidant of McCarthy’s dating to their youthful days in California politics, has conveyed this us-or-her message to Republican strategists in recent weeks, prompting one fund
Anthony Scaramucci is rooting for DWAC because he thinks it will keep Donald Trump from running in 2024
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci says he is hoping that the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) merging with an entity called Trump Media & Technology Group will keep Trump from running for president in 2024. The SPAC, Digital World Acquisition Corp. (DWAC) is headed for a weekly gain of 1,345%, and shares of Phunware Inc. (PHUN) an advertising startup that has been associated with the Trump in the past, surged over 600% on Friday.
The Ohio Republican said he did not speak to Trump during the attack. He had previously said he did.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before at a forum hosted by CNN.
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Ohio's new license plates features the Wright Flyer. The only problem: The banner is attached to the wrong end of the plane.
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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick paid out his first voter fraud bounty to a progressive poll worker in Pennsylvania who caught a Republican voting illegally
The poll worker who received the prize said he was told he only received the minimum reward as larger ones were reserved for "bigger fish."
'She Started Screaming': Controversial Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Spars with Liz Cheney on House Floor
"They got into a back and forth about 'Jewish space lasers,' " Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin told reporters after the altercation — as Greene says she was criticizing the Capitol riot investigation "witch hunt"
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Trump wants the National Archives to keep his papers away from investigators – post-Watergate laws and executive orders may not let him
Nixon resigned after tapes he had fought making public incriminated him in the Watergate coverup. Bettmann/Getty The National Archives is the United States’ memory, a repository of artifacts that includes everything from half-forgotten correspondence to the paper trails that document the days of the country’s life. The National Archives contains such items as bureaucratic correspondence, patents and captured German records. It holds Eva Braun’s diary and photographs of child labor conditions at
Traveling around the world is known to be a difficult affair for holders of African passports due to restrictive visa rules. Now a new global passport index is offering a different take on the ranking of passports. The Global Passport Index, released this week by Global Citizen Solutions, a London-based investment migration consultancy firm, looks beyond visa-free access to offer a ranking that gives a more rounded view of life aspects.
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The ‘Law and Order’ Republican Party Just Overwhelmingly Voted in Favor of Letting Steve Bannon Do Whatever He Wants
Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger were two of only nine Republicans to vote in favor of the measure to hold Bannon in criminal contempt for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 committee
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Joe Manchin taunts Bernie Sanders by making a zero with his hand during social spending negotiations: 'I'm comfortable with nothing'
Sen. Sanders wants to spend $3.5 trillion on Democrats' social spending bill, but Axios reported Sen. Manchin is okay with spending no money at all.
Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) exchanged harsh words on the House floor amid Thursday's vote to hold former Trump strategist Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress.Why it matters: The exchange is emblematic of the divisive and emotionally charged nature around the investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Details: “This is a joke,” Greene said on the House floor, presumably about the
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Ahead of a scheduled House vote to hold Steve Bannon, who was an adviser to former President Donald Trump, in criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy argued that subpoena is “invalid.”
"The Daily Show" host imagined the ex-president won't take long to deviate from posting "truths" on Truth Social.
For the last several months, every time Rana Ayyub’s phone or doorbell rings, she has felt a pang of fear. Could this be the day the Indian government finally throws her in prison—or worse? In early October, Ayyub was rushed to the hospital in the middle of the night with a suspected heart attack.
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5 veterans on an advisory board to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema quit in protest, calling her 'one of the principal obstacles to progress'
"It's very sad to think that someone who you worked for that hard to get elected is not even willing to listen," one advisor told The New York Times.
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Caribbean nation elects governor general to new role prior to former British colony becoming a republic Dame Sandra Mason, the governor-general of Barbados, will replace the Queen as the island’s head of state. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Barbados has elected its first president with just weeks to go until the Caribbean island becomes a republic and ceases to recognise Queen Elizabeth as its head of state. The island’s governor general, Dame Sandra Mason, was elected almost unanimously by the f
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“We’re a group of Christian men and women that go out and will stand against unrighteousness,” said a leader of the Salt and Light Brigade in Missouri. “This will be an intensive study about self defense.”
One rightwing pundit even suggested the deployment of U.S. troops to Australia over the country’s anti-epidemic policies
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Liberal poll worker proves instance of voter fraud and collects bounty from Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick
The lieutenant governor of Texas cut the check on his first bounty for voter fraud evidence to a poll worker in Pennsylvania, but it wasn't the proof he was expecting.