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  1. Republicans running out of patience with Trump’s chaotic style

    08.21 / 09:25 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Republican bigwigs in the US Senate are losing their patience with President Donald Trump and the chaotic way he has been running the country since entering the White House. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker told his constituents in Chattanooga, Tennessee over the weekend that the Trump “has not yet been able to demonstrate […
  2. Reflections (Upon Life’s Directions)

    08.21 / 09:25 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    The prison cell, in fact, turned out to be a gift, a blessing in disguise. Taking her out of the chaos that her life had become. A safety rope which pulled her free from those last few desperate rungs of the Downward Spiral. Instantly snapping the neck of negative and destructive relationships and associations. Now,…
  3. 'He's Not Slowing Down': Sanders to Rip Trump, Push for Single Payer on Midwest Tour

    08.21 / 09:25 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    As new polling data shows President Donald Trump’s support flagging in several electorally crucial Midwest states, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is gearing up for his three-state Midwest “Pickup Tour,” which will aim to demonstrate that his ambitious progressive agenda—which includes a $15 federal minimum wage, Medicare for All, and tuition-free public college—has “universal appeal.” The [&#…
  4. CNN Commentator Accuses Trump Of Being A ‘White Supremacist’

    08.21 / 08:32 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Daily CallerAugust 18, 2017 CNN commentator Symone Sanders accused President Trump of being a “white supremacist” Thursday night for his defense of Confederate statues and monuments. “For a long time I never actually thought Donald Trump was a racist,” claimed Sanders, who was previously the national press secretary for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign. […]…
  5. What about the ‘Alt Left’?: Trump sets off more outrage with new Charlottesville comments

    08.21 / 08:32 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    During a combative news conference, President Donald Trump asked if the “alt left” had “any semblance of guilt” for the deadly protest violence in Charlottesville, what he called “a horrible moment for our country.” Trump has seemingly yet to recover from widespread criticism on his initial comments Saturday, after a woman was killed in Charlottesville, […]…
  6. Trump impeachment more likely than removal: US lawmaker

    08.21 / 08:32 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    US President Donald Trump’s impeachment is more likely than his immediate removal from office, Democratic lawmaker Brad Sherman says. Sherman’s announcement to introduce articles of impeachment against the president received a resounding endorsement from constituents during a town hall meeting on Sunday at Reseda High School in Reseda, California, The Los Angeles Times reported.   […
  7. Racist Masks Ripped Off in Charlottesville

    08.21 / 08:32 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Unequivocally opposing white supremacists in all their manifestations: Ku Klux Klan, Nazis and militias should be a moral reflex. Terms like “white nationalism” and “Alt-Right” are fuzzy euphemisms. Blunt clarity is required. What we saw in Charlottesville, Virginia are white supremacist domestic terrorists. In May, the FBI warned of the rising tide of far-right extremists. [……
  8. Sri Lankan government establishes phony Office on Missing Persons

    08.21 / 08:32 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
      Sri Lankan government establishes phony Office on Missing Persons By Vijith Samarasinghe 21 August 2017 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena last month signed a gazette to establish an Office on Missing Persons (OMP) so as to pretend to be delivering justice for the tens of thousands of people who disappeared during the country’s three-decade [&…
  9. Trump cancels climate change advisory panel

    08.21 / 07:38 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    The administration of US President Donald Trump has disbanded a federal panel aimed at raising awareness about the government’s activities on climate change. Comprised of government and officials as well as academics and industry leaders, the 15-member Advisory Committee for Sustained National Climate Assessment was tasked with guiding the public and private-sector officials in understanding […
  10. Charlottesville, Moral Equivalence, and Donald Trump

    08.21 / 07:38 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    In the aftermath of the brou-ha-ha in Charlottesville, Donald Trump gave three reactions. First, he condemned all sides for the violence. But, he was met with such a screech of reaction from the main-stream media for his “moral equivalence,” that in his second go around, he pretty much, although not exactly, singled out the alt-right [&#…
  11. Barcelona attack van driver on the run

    08.21 / 07:38 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Sky NewsAugust 18, 2017 Police are on the hunt for the driver of a van that crashed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100. The white van mounted the pavement of Las Ramblas, the main tourist area in the city, and hit dozens of people on Thursday afternoon. …
  12. Petition to label Antifa as terrorists hits 100k signatures required for White House response

    08.21 / 06:33 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    A call on the Donald Trump administration to officially classify the Antifa movement as a terrorist organization has reached the 100,000-signature threshold for a mandatory response from the White House. The petition was launched on Thursday, August 17, and in just three days, by Sunday evening, topped the minimum of 100,000 signatures required to prompt…
  13. Truth and Lives vs. Career and Fame

    08.21 / 04:36 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Exclusive: As President Trump considers sending more troops to Afghanistan, it’s worth recalling the modern U.S. dynamic of politicians and generals making misguided judgments about war, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern Fifty years ago, I could have tried to stop the Vietnam War, but lacked the courage. On Aug. 20, 1967, we at [&…
  14. SECOND terror attack in Spain

    08.21 / 04:36 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Daily MailAugust 18, 2017 Five jihadis in fake suicide belts have been shot dead by police after they launched a second terrorist attack in a beach resort 70 miles from Barcelona – eight hours after a ‘linked’ ISIS van assault in the Catalan capital killed 13 and injured at least 100 including a three-year-old girl. [R…
  15. Trump set to announce Afghan strategy after ‘rigorous’ review of options

    08.21 / 04:36 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Donald Trump is expected to announce his long-overdue military strategy for Afghanistan Monday evening according to the White House. Trump made a decision after a “sufficiently rigorous” review process, defense secretary Jim Mattis confirmed. The president will “provide an update on the path forward for America’s engagement in Afghanistan and South Asia” at 9pm (ET) […]…
  16. How (Not) to Challenge Racist Violence

    08.21 / 04:36 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    As white nationalism and the so-called “alt-Right” have gained prominence in the Trump era, a bipartisan reaction has coalesced to challenge these ideologies.  But much of this bipartisan coalition focuses on individual, extreme, and hate-filled mobilizations and rhetoric, rather than the deeper, politer, and apparently more politically acceptable violence that imbues United States foreign and […
  17. Nice To Have an AK-47 Handy

    08.21 / 03:30 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    A Florida woman in Panama City Beach heard the sounds of three men breaking into his vehicle early Sunday morning. She woke her husband to tell him, the moment so many gun owners secretly dread. He then reportedly got up, had her secure their children, and went out to confront the three men who were…
  18. BREAKING: Charlottesville to Keep Only Non-Racist War Monuments

    08.21 / 03:30 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Under the new policy just announced in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city will be taking down all but the non-racist war monuments and memorials in all of its public spaces. Three monuments to the Confederate war, fought to maintain slavery — those of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and a generic Confederate soldier — will all [&#…
  19. CIA ‘warned Spanish police of possible Barcelona attack’

    08.21 / 02:29 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    London TelegraphAugust 18, 2017 Catalan police were warned two months ago about a possible terrorist attack on Las Ramblas, Spanish media have reported. The CIA told Los Mossos, the Catalonian regional police force, that Barcelona was a top target for jihadist terrorists as recently as June this year, El Peridoco, a local paper, reported on Friday. …
  20. 5 injured, 10 missing after US destroyer USS John S McCain collides with oil tanker off Singapore

    08.21 / 02:29 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    At least 5 sailors have been injured and 10 are missing after a US guided-missile destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, “sustained damage” in collision with a merchant vessel while on a routine port visit to Singapore, the US Navy has said. “Initial reports indicate John S. McCain sustained damage to her port side aft,” [……