Beyonce voices freedom for girls campaign

Superstar Beyonce’s hit song ‘Freedom’ has been given a new lease of life, after being featured in a Global Goals campaign documentary demanding freedom for girls,

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CIA: Kim Jong Un isn’t crazy

Between the ruthless executions of his own senior officers, bombastic threats of nuclear annihilation and defiant missile tests, it may be easy to agree with President Donald Trump’s recent assessment that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a “madman” who is “on a suicide mission for himself.”

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Why Trump was wrong to lift Sudan sanctions

Lifting of sanctions against Sudan gives legitimacy to a regime with a long track record of human rights abuses and atrocities committed against its own people.

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Corker: Trump criticism had been ‘building for some time’

He called the White House “an adult day care center.” He suggested President Donald Trump was setting the nation on a course to “World War III.” And he said Trump “concerns me,” adding that the President was treating the office “like a reality show.”

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First US airstrike targeting ISIS in Yemen kills dozens

US forces conducted airstrikes against two ISIS training camps in Yemen on Monday, killing dozens of ISIS fighters and “disrupting the organization’s attempts to train new fighters,” according to a statement released by the Pentagon.

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Kenya’s Odinga says he could run for president again

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga told CNN Friday that he would stand again for president if his “basic requirements are met” on how the presidential election is held.

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Negotiations continue over insurance payments on Capitol Hill

Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander said Monday he’s getting encouragement from both President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to reach a health care deal soon that would restore cost-sharing reduction payments in exchange for state flexibility on some plans.

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Sachs: A modest proposal on guns

Jeffrey Sachs writes that there is a reasonable and constitutional compromise that can be made regarding the Second Amendment.

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