Tuesday , 13 November 2018

Politics

Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US

President Donald Trump escalated his verbal assaults against France on Tuesday, suggesting that America’s stalwart European ally would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the military firepower provided by the United States. Trump tweeted about a suggestion by French President Emmanuel Macron that Europe build up its militaries because the continent can no longer depend on …

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Senator under fire over 'public hanging' comment

Less than a week into Mississippi’s Senate special election runoff, GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is facing criticism from her African-American opponent and from civil rights groups over a comment she made about “a public hanging” in the days leading into Election Day. In a video posted by the publisher of the Bayou Brief, a Louisiana blog, Hyde-Smith, who is white, …

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