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Turkey will open embassy in east Jerusalem: Erdoğan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday said his nation plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem, a move that follows the United States’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.“God willing, the day is close when…

UN Security Council weighs resolution saying Jerusalem decisions are void

The United Nations (U.N.) Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would essentially seek to nullify any move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.The resolution, drafted by Egypt and circulated among the Security Council’s 15…

‘SNL’ tackles Omarosa’s departure from White House

“Saturday Night Live” tackled Omarosa Manigault Newman’s departure from the White House in its latest “Weekend Update” segment.”It was announced that Omarosa Manigault Newman was fired from her White House job, whatever the hell that was,” anchor…

'SNL' congratulates Alabama's newest senator: 'Not Roy Moore'

“Saturday Night Live” took on the Alabama Senate special election in its “Weekend Update” segment, mocking Republican Roy Moore after his stunning loss to Democratic opponent Doug Jones.“Congratulations to Alabama’s newest Senator – not Roy Moore,”…

Washington’s original swamp creatures: Big Oil’s refineries

 With Republicans in control in Washington, the original K Street swamp creature, Big Oil, is getting nearly everything it wants. Their lobbyists have secured more drilling, the gutting of environmental regulations, new pipelines, and oil guys…

Some tax reform provisions might hurt universities, our country’s overall competitiveness

Aristotle famously described education as the ultimate predictor of a thriving society: “All who have reflected on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of nations depends on education.”Aristotle has been proven right over…

Pavlich: Congress’s move on DACA

Much is being made of President Trump’s decision to end former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).Those in the New York and D.C. media bubbles are outraged and have classified the move as heartless, unnecessary, immoral…

Mellman: Don’t bet on better numbers

Desperately trying to quell the panic growing in their guts and in their ranks, Republicans are spinning themselves dizzy trying to explain why President Trump’s approval rating will improve before the midterm.Their desperation arises from the…

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