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Ex-Trump Aide Steve Bannon Subpoenaed in Russia Probe

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon refused to answer questions Tuesday from lawmakers who are investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Bannon spent hours in front of the House Intelligence Committee, one of several bodies conducting its own Russia probe. The committee responded to Bannon’s refusal by issuing …

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El Salvador Eyes Work Scheme with Qatar for Migrants Facing Exit from US

SAN SALVADOR —  El Salvador is discussing a deal with Qatar under which Salvadoran migrants facing the loss of their right to stay in the United States could live and work temporarily in the Middle Eastern country, the government of the Central American nation said on Tuesday. Last week, U.S. …

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Time to Drop the Jew Taboo: It's Making Discussion of Russian History Impossible

Charles Bausman, Russia Insider, 15 January 2018 Most people know about, but few are willing to condemn, the strict taboo in the media, of criticizing Jews as a group, using that term. One cannot even criticize a small subsection of Jews, a miniscule percentage of the Jewish population, even when …

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After 500 years, a germ that may have wiped out Aztecs discovered – National

In 1545, disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers and headaches, bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally followed in three or four days. Within five years, as many as 15 million people — an estimated 80 percent of the population — …

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