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Pompeo Tells UN: Choice in Venezuela Is Between Freedom, Mayhem

Pompeo Tells UN: Choice in Venezuela Is Between Freedom, Mayhem(Bloomberg) — Secretary of State Michael Pompeo took the U.S. effort to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s rightful leader to the United Nations, part of a broader campaign to replace President Nicolas Maduro, and said the choice is between freedom and mayhem.



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Times Square New Year's Eve ball drop to celebrate journalists and press freedom

Times Square New Year's Eve ball drop to celebrate journalists and press freedomA test run of the Times Square New Year’s Eve ball drop is performed on 30 December. Organisers of the Times Square ball drop, New York City’s traditional New Year’s ceremony, have invited a group of journalists to press the ceremonial button. Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance, said in a statement it was “fitting to celebrate free press and free speech as we reflect on where we’ve been during the past year and what it is we value most as a society”.



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New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedomReporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year’s Eve party in New York’s Times Square on Monday, in what organizers said was a celebration of press freedom after an unusually deadly year for journalists at U.S. news outlets. Two attacks in particular weighed on organizers as they discussed in autumn whom to give the honor of initiating the ceremonial ball drop just before midnight, according to Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance. One was the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi columnist for the Washington Post and U.S. resident, inside a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey.



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Israel says retains Syria freedom of action despite downed Russia plane

Israel says retains Syria freedom of action despite downed Russia planeIsrael’s coordination with Russia on its attacks in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane and the Jewish state retains its right to decide on military actions, an Israeli official said Friday. “There have been no changes to the deconfliction mechanism as a result of this unfortunate event,” the military official said on condition of anonymity, referring to Monday’s downing following Israeli air strikes. The arrangement was agreed by Israel and Russia in 2015, when Russian forces intervened alongside the regime in Syria to avoid clashes between their militaries inside Syrian territory.



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As newspapers unite to defend press freedom, Trump accuses them of 'COLLUSION'

As newspapers unite to defend press freedom, Trump accuses them of 'COLLUSION'President Trump on Thursday accused national newspapers that are participating in a Boston Globe-led editorial campaign protesting his attacks on the press of colluding against him.



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Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In Arkansas

Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In ArkansasMembers and supporters of the Satanic Temple wheeled a statue of winged, goat-



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Fish Market Buys Freedom For Fred The 70-Pound Octopus

Fish Market Buys Freedom For Fred The 70-Pound OctopusA 70-pound octopus named Fred not only has eight arms, but possibly nine



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In a philosophical mood, Congress debates freedom of speech on campus

In a philosophical mood, Congress debates freedom of speech on campusA congressional hearing on free speech and political correctness on campus turns both philosophical and confrontational.



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Freedom Caucus Sinks Farm Bill

Freedom Caucus Sinks Farm BillWASHINGTON ― Republicans failed to come up with the votes Friday to pass a



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U.S. Press Freedom Ranking Falls Again, Thanks To 'Media-Bashing Enthusiast' Trump

U.S. Press Freedom Ranking Falls Again, Thanks To 'Media-Bashing Enthusiast' TrumpWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump's unrelenting attacks on the free press



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