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Asia Times: Pentagon Report Highlights Chinese Submarine Buildup

The large-scale buildup of China’s naval forces is the most visible part of a major rearmament campaign that has been under way for more than a decade. But Chinese development of modern and increasingly quiet submarines poses one of the more serious strategic challenges for …

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Liberal Outlets Mocked ‘Idiot Frat Boy’ Otto Warmbier When Arrested by North Korea

When now-deceased American student Otto Warmbier was first arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in prison in North Korea simply for taking down a poster, the response from some on the left was to mock him. “North Korea Proves Your White Male …

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Republicans Introduce New Gun-Carry Legislation in Wake of Alexandria Attack

Republican Congressman Thomas Massie (R., Ky.) introduced a bill on Thursday that would require Washington, D.C., to honor valid gun-carry permits from other states. Rep. Massie said the D.C. Personal Protection Reciprocity Act was a direct reaction to last week’s attack on Republican congressmen at …

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Chelsea Clinton: Stop ‘Fat Shaming’ Spicer to Justify Increased White House ‘Opacity’

Chelsea Clinton on Tuesday failed to understand a joke made by President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, about the lack of on-camera White House press briefings, leading her to blame the White House for fat shaming press secretary Sean Spicer. “The White House using …

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Free Beacon Barred From Covering Jon Ossoff Campaign Event

The Washington Free Beacon was told by Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff’s campaign that it was not welcome to cover remarks that he was scheduled to deliver to supporters on the night before Tuesday’s special election. The Free Beacon was approached immediately upon entering Ossoff’s Monday …

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Report: White House Considering New Role for Spicer, Bringing in New Spokesperson

The White House is considering moving press secretary Sean Spicer into a more senior role focused on strategy and bringing in a new spokesperson for President Donald Trump, according to a new report. Discussions on reorganizing the White House communications operation are still preliminary, though, …

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Otto Warmbier, Former North Korean Captive, Has Died

American college student Otto Warmbier, who returned to the United States last week after 17 months of detainment in North Korea, has died, his family announced Monday. Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student, returned to the U.S. in a comatose state after North Korea released …

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CNN White House Correspondent: Spicer Is ‘Kind of Useless’

CNN’s senior White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, criticized the Trump administration for having an off-camera media gaggle on Monday, saying that press secretary Sean Spicer is “kind of useless.” Acosta expressed dissatisfaction with Spicer’s method of answering questions with a promise to find out answers but …

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Congressional Shooter Hodgkinson Claimed to be Abusive, Alcoholic

James T. Hodgkinson, the man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) and others at a Republican congressional baseball practice Tuesday, is shown in court reports to have been an abusive alcoholic. Cathy Rainbolt became a foster child of Hodgkinson and his wife Sue in …

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In Rural America, Lack of Jobs Is Deepest Concern Facing Community

Lack of jobs is the deepest concern facing communities in rural America, according to a poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation. President Trump carried rural areas in 2016, and the foundation wanted to understand the experiences and political views of individuals in these areas. For …

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