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Bay Area Kurds rally in solidarity of their homeland in the midst of humanitarian crisis

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The Bay Area's Kurdish community rallied this weekend in protest of the Turkish aggression and the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Northern Syria.
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Kurds look to Syria for protection after U.S. pullout

Kurds look to Syria for protection after U.S. pullout

1 month ago   |   By Politico

AKCAKALE, Turkey - Syria's Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey's invasion - a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdrawn from the northern border area amid the rapidly deepening chaos. The shift could lead to clashes between Turkey and Syria and raises the specter of a resurgent Islamic State group as the U.S. relinquishes any remaining influence in northern Syria to President Bashar Assad and his chief backer, Russia. Adding to the turmoil Sunday, hundreds of Islamic State families and...
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Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Ekes Out Win Against Trump Pick In Louisiana

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Ekes Out Win Against Trump Pick In Louisiana

Trump campaign power takes another hit in the South as Baton Rouge Republican businessman Eddie Rispone goes down to defeat. Read more ...

White House Budget Official Meets With House Impeachment Investigators

White House Budget Official Meets With House Impeachment Investigators

Mark Sandy, a White House budget officer, defied Trump's instructions not to testify. Read more ...

Warren Mounts a Defense

Warren Mounts a Defense

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Bloomberg Launches $100 Million Anti-Trump Ad Campaign

Bloomberg Launches $100 Million Anti-Trump Ad Campaign

The former New York City mayor hasn't yet decided whether to enter the Democratic presidential race, but he's dropping big hints. Read more ...

Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi's District As 'Dangerous' And 'Disgusting Slum'

Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi's District As 'Dangerous' And 'Disgusting Slum'

The tweets about San Francisco came minutes before former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch began testifying in the House impeachment probe. Read more ...

State Department Official Says He Overheard Trump Call About Ukraine...

State Department Official Says He Overheard Trump Call About Ukraine ‘Investigations'

A diplomat told investigators in the impeachment inquiry he overheard the president's call with U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland. Read more ...

Texas Court Stays Execution Of Rodney Reed

Texas Court Stays Execution Of Rodney Reed

The decision by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals means the death row inmate no longer has an execution date. Read more ...

Read: Chairman Adam Schiff's opening statement at today's impeachment hearings

Read: Chairman Adam Schiff's opening statement at today's impeachment hearings

Read House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff's prepared opening remarks below. In April 2019 the United States Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch - was in Kyiv when she... Read more ...

Twitter will ban all politicians from advertising on its platform, but it...

Twitter will ban all politicians from advertising on its platform, but it will make a few exceptions for news publishers and causes

Twitter announced additional details about its plan to ban all political ads on its social network. The policy prohibits any ads mentioning political candidates, elections, and... Read more ...

Deval Patrick Ousted Officials Who Wanted His Brother-In-Law To Register As...

Deval Patrick Ousted Officials Who Wanted His Brother-In-Law To Register As A Sex Offender

Three years later, the man in question raped his own wife again and is now behind bars. Read more ...