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Jason Nichols: Here’s why we should all pay attention to Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign – Fox News

Jason Nichols: Here’s why we should all pay attention to Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign – Fox News

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. Mayor Pete Buttigieg: What to knowWhat to know about Pete Buttigieg and how, despite only two terms as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, he plans to capture the Democratic presidential nomination.While Democratic candidates scurry for attention in a crowded field, making bold proposals in hopes of capturing the imagination of the large anti-Trump electorate, one seems to have found the fastest trajectory from obscurity to the top tier.Enter South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg; he is everything that President Trump is not.While Trump has spent his entire adult life in Manhattan penthouses, Mayor Pete is from a post-industrial city in America’s heartland. Trump is capricious, Buttigieg is even-tempered and intellectual. As a veteran, he knows the cost of war firsthand, and his hus...
Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir reportedly driven from power after 3 decades – NBC News

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir reportedly driven from power after 3 decades – NBC News

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. Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEApril 11, 2019, 9:31 AM GMTBy Associated PressCAIRO — Tens of thousands of Sudanese were making their way to the center of the country's capital on Thursday, cheering and clapping in celebration as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power.The circumstances of al-Bashir's apparent ouster and his current whereabouts remained unclear, however. The armed forces were to deliver an "important statement" and asked the nation to wait for it, state TV reported earlier.The two officials, in high positions in the government and the military, told The Associated Press ...
Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Is Arrested in London – The New York Times

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Is Arrested in London – The New York Times

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. LONDON — Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who released reams of secret documents that embarrassed the United States government, was arrested by the British police on Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had lived since 2012, after Ecuador withdrew the asylum it had granted him.President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador said on Twitter that his country had decided to stop sheltering Mr. Assange after “his repeated violations to international conventions and daily-life protocols,” a decision that cleared the way for the British authorities to detain him.The relationship between Mr. Assange and Ecuador has been a rocky one, even as it offered him refuge, and WikiLeaks said last Friday that Ecuador “already has an agreement with the UK for his a...
Polls Open In The World’s Largest Democracy: Fun Facts On India’s Election – NPR

Polls Open In The World’s Largest Democracy: Fun Facts On India’s Election – NPR

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. Enlarge this image An Indian Mishing tribal woman, looks back to ensure her vote has been cast as she prepares to leave the voting compartment during the first phase of general elections in Majuli, Assam, India, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath) Anupam Nath/AP hide caption toggle caption Anupam Nath/AP An hour after sunrise Thursday in India, the world's largest exercise of democracy got underway. That's when polls opened on the first day of voting in Indian electio...
Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy – Reuters

Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy – Reuters

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. LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012. FILE PHOTO: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Britain, May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo“Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador,” police said. Police said they arrested Assange after being “invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorean government’s withdrawal of asylum.” Assange took refuge in Ecuador’s London embassy in 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden, where a...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested by police in London – NBC News

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested by police in London – NBC News

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. Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEApril 11, 2019, 9:41 AM GMT / Updated April 11, 2019, 10:07 AM GMTBy Patrick Smith and Alex JohnsonLONDON — Julian Assange, the fugitive founder of WikiLeaks and publisher of state secrets that embarrassed governments across the world, was arrested in London on Thursday almost seven years after he sought refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy.Assange was wanted by British police for skipping bail in August 2012, while he was under investigation for sexual assault and rape in Sweden.London's Metropolitan Police said the Ecuadorian government had withdrawn asylum for Assange, adding that officers had been "invited into the embassy by the ambass...
Sudan unrest: latest updates – CNN

Sudan unrest: latest updates – CNN

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. Thousands took to the streets Thursday morning in Sudan to celebrate the anticipated ouster of President Omar al-Bashir. A CNN stringer on the ground saw thousands marching towards the military headquarters in the capital, dancing, drumming and chanting against the government. Cars honked their horns in support and women ululated in celebration.People chanted: “He is a coward and he is fallen!”There is heavy deployment by the Rapid Security Forces in the capital especially on the main bridge on connecting Khartoum with Um Dorman. They didn’t engage with the crowds, CNN’s stringer reported. Military troops however responded to the celebrating protesters, flashing the victory sign. One soldier was seen patting a protester’s back to congratulate him...
Barr obliterates honest broker persona with ‘spying’ comment – CNN

Barr obliterates honest broker persona with ‘spying’ comment – CNN

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. With one word -- "spying" -- Barr on Wednesday ingratiated himself with his new boss, gave fresh life to a conservative media narrative and obliterated any remaining chance that he can now be seen as a good faith arbiter of the Mueller report.Barr set off a Washington firestorm by saying on Capitol Hill on Wednesday that he planned to review US intelligence investigations conducted on the Trump campaign in 2016 at a time when Russia was interfering in the presidential election."I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal," Barr said in a congressional hearing, deliberately or not, playing into claims that Trump's campaign was unfairly targeted by the FBI. "I think spying did occur."The comment, for which the nation's top law enforcement official did not offer evidence, instant...
Harry Kazianis: Trump summit with South Korea president could bring progress in North’s denuclearization – Fox News

Harry Kazianis: Trump summit with South Korea president could bring progress in North’s denuclearization – Fox News

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. President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet Thursday at the White House to discuss efforts to convince North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to get rid of his nuclear weapons and long-range missiles and forge a lasting peace with the South and the United States.Accomplishing this won’t be easy, but it’s not impossible. Dealing with North Korea has been a foreign policy and military nightmare since Korea was split into two nations in 1948 – the communist North aligned with Russia and China, and the South aligned with the U.S.In fact, we are still technically at war with the North. The Korean War, begun in 1950, ended in 1953 with an armistice rather than a peace treaty. Offering Kim a peace treaty as part of a deal on denuclearization could be one of sev...
Clapper: Barr’s spying claim ‘stunning and scary’ | TheHill – The Hill

Clapper: Barr’s spying claim ‘stunning and scary’ | TheHill – The Hill

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. Former Director of National Intelligence James ClapperJames Robert ClapperGOP shifts focus to investigating Obama officials Rand Paul blocks resolution calling for Mueller report release Trump-Russia collusion did affect an American election — the one in 2018 MORE on Wednesday said it was "stunning and scary" that Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Barr says there was 'spying' on Trump campaign Finally united, House Republicans refer ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for perjury prosecution Fox News legal analyst: 'There must be some evidence' of criminal activity in Mueller report MORE would claim then-candidate Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was spied on."I thought it was both stunning and scary," Clapper said in an ap...