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Beto O'Rourke: Sending more troops to Middle East risks 'yet another war'

Beto O'Rourke: Sending more troops to Middle East risks 'yet another war'

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said sending more troops to the Middle East is “provoking yet another war.” “President Trump is escalating tensions, is...
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Several civilians killed in air raids in Yemen's Taiz province

6 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Two children are among those killed in a Saudi-UAE-led coalition air attack in the Mawiya district of Taiz.
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Trump defies Congress to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump defies Congress to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

6 hours ago   |   Think Progress   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over Iran on Friday, which allowed him to side-step Congress and move forward with a $8 billion weapons deal with Saudi...
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Yemen: Funerals held for Sanaa air attack victims

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Air attacks and renewed fighting in Yemen's Hodeidah port city further complicate UN-sponsored peace efforts to end the four-year war.
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Weapons worth $8B headed to Middle East over Congress' objections

Weapons worth $8B headed to Middle East over Congress' objections

22 hours ago   |   Politico

The Trump administration on Friday notified Congress it plans to sell $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates without congressional...
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Trump is going around Congress to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, and a top senator warns it's an 'incredibly dangerous precedent'

Trump is going around Congress to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, and a top senator warns it's an 'incredibly dangerous precedent'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump is bypassing Congress to sell $2 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a loophole in the Arms Control Act. The loophole gives the State...
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Top general: Sudan will back Saudi 'against all threats, attacks'

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Deputy head of Sudan's military council meets Saudi crown prince, says Sudan will continue to send troops to Yemen.
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Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy

1 day ago   |   ABC News

Yemen's president, in letter to UN chief, criticizes his envoy of allegedly siding with Iran-aligned Yemeni rebels
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How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen

1 day ago   |   NY Times

In our video, a former State Department official sent to advise the Saudi-led coalition says he saw firsthand how it failed to avoid civilian casualties in Yemen - and how the...
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Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the...
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President Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

President Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan was ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it... Read more ...

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China

A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution. Read more ...

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain. Read more ...

Person bitten by alligator at Fay Lake Wilderness Park

Person bitten by alligator at Fay Lake Wilderness Park

Brevard County officials said a female had significant bite injuries and was flown to a trauma center. Read more ...

Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Alabama's abortion ban animated Democrats, but Trump and other Republicans seeking re-election have distanced themselves from it. Read more ...

Gabrielle Union says she would've voted for Klay Thompson over husband...

Gabrielle Union says she would've voted for Klay Thompson over husband Dwyane Wade for All-NBA team

Thompson didn't make this year's All-NBA teams, and he had a strong reaction when he found out the news. Read more ...

Celtic beats Hearts in Cup final to win 'triple treble'

Celtic beats Hearts in Cup final to win 'triple treble'

GLASGOW, Scotland - Celtic wrapped up a domestic treble for an unprecedented third straight season after beating Hearts 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final on Saturday. Read more ...

2020 Candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar Releases Plan To Help US Farmers

2020 Candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar Releases Plan To Help US Farmers

MINNEAPOLIS - Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has come out with a plan to help farmers that includes raising the debt limit on farm bankruptcies and increasing... Read more ...

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified... Read more ...

Hamilton takes Monaco GP pole; another bad day for Ferrari

Hamilton takes Monaco GP pole; another bad day for Ferrari

MONACO - Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, while Ferrari slipped down the grid after another... Read more ...