Could Donald Trump’s lone ranger approach provide the silver bullet? | Larry Elliott

May 2, 2018

Trumps rejection of multilateralism is risky but our 70 -year-old rule-based system is far from perfect Donald Trump is playing with fire. That guessed imbued last week’s springtime the meeting time of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington. The US president’s go-it-alone approach- especially in the field of trade- has certainly shaken things up. It is not just the threat of tariffs , nor that the US…

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Simon Tisdall | Will clashes over Gaza cause a wider Middle Eastern conflict?

April 10, 2018

Lebanon, Iran and other nations may now be drawn into a spiraling of conflict Tightly wound and anticipating trouble, Israeli troops opened fire before the Gaza border complains had even begun. The Palestinian health ministry told Omar Samour, a 31 -year-old farmer, was picking parsley in his field near Khan Yunis early on Friday morning when he was killed. Another farmer was injured by shrapnel. Israel’s military afterwards demonstrated its…

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Former Cambridge Analytica exec says she wants lies to stop

March 25, 2018

Brittany Kaiser talks about her time inside the controversial political data firm and why she is speaking out now It was the summer of 2007. Brittany Kaiser was not yet 21, but she was one of a handful of full-time workers in the small digital team for Barack Obamas presidential campaign, uploading photos of the Illinois senator to something called a Facebook page. At the next desk was another activist…

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Marco Rubio almost got away with his routine. Then he met Cameron Kasky | Richard Wolffe

March 22, 2018

The Florida senator is a talented politician, but he met his match in a 17 -year-old who called him out over NRA cash Marco Rubio is a very talented politician. He marched into an arena full of seven, 000 Floridians who were determined to heckle him for backing with the National Rifle Association( NRA) for his entire career. But within times of talking, he gave some respect. He didn’t stop…

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Former aide has agreed to testify against Netanyahu, say reports

February 27, 2018

Israeli media say that Shlomo Filber has made a deal to turn commonwealth witness after being arrested The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who is battling for his political career in the face of various dishonesty charges, has suffered a potentially devastating jolt after a former confidant reportedly agreed to turn country witness. A week after police recommended the country’s second-longest providing “ministers ” The shareholder, Shaul Elovitch, is also…

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‘I am not a symbol, I am an activist’: the untold story of Coretta Scott King

February 27, 2018

Martin Luther Kings helpmate was a seasoned civil right campaigner in her own right never merely a wife, never simply a widow When Coretta Scott King died in January 2006, pennants flew at half mast. Scott King’s body lay in honor in the Georgia state capitol- a far cry from thirty-eight years earlier, when then governor Lester Maddox refused to close government agencies and stationed state trooper outside to make…

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Margaret Atwood: I am not a prophet. Science fiction is really about now

February 12, 2018

The TV adaptation of her dystopian classic The Handmaids Tale captured the political moment. Ahead of a new series, Atwood talks bestsellers, bonnets and the backlash against her views on #MeToo Margaret Atwood Sat 20 Jan 2018 06.00EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close on the #MeToo movement. And, of course, the second season of The Handmaids Tale returns…

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Dorothy Malone obituary

January 30, 2018

Hollywood star who won an Oscar for her role in Written on the Wind and appeared in the TV soap Peyton Place Dorothy Malone obituary Ronald Bergan Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger

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Trump-Russia inquiry is told Nigel Farage may have given Julian Assange data

January 21, 2018

Private investigator tells House panel Farage gave thumb drive to Assange, who officials view as a conduit for the Russian government Trump-Russia inquiry is told Nigel Farage may have given Julian Assange data Private investigator tells House panel Farage gave thumb drive to Assange, who officials view as a conduit for the Russian government Stephanie Kirchgaessner Last modified on Fri 19 Jan 2018 19.13EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn…

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Boxers or briefs? Prince Harry’s quickfire questions for Obama

January 8, 2018

Prince finished his interview with former US president with a quickfire round of questions. Here they are in full Prince Harry quizzed Harry: Cigarettes or gum? Obama: Gum now, baby. Harry: White House or Buckingham Palace? Obama : White House only because Buckingham Palace looks like it would take a really long time to mow. Lot of upkeep. Harry : Queen or The Queen? Obama: The Queen. Harry: The Rock…

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