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BBC wants security review after cameraman attacked at Trump rally

BBC wants security review after cameraman attacked at Trump rallyThe BBC asked the White House to review security arrangements Tuesday after a BBC cameraman was assaulted at a rally in Texas with President Donald Trump. British Broadcasting Corporation cameraman Ron Skeans was attacked by a Trump supporter yelling anti-media slogans during the US president’s rally in El Paso late Monday. As he does at most rallies, Trump had repeatedly encouraged the crowd to boo at the journalists covering the event, accusing them of “fake” coverage.



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Green New Deal: McConnell wants Democrats to go 'on record' about AOC's climate change plan

Green New Deal: McConnell wants Democrats to go 'on record' about AOC's climate change planSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't like the Green New Deal, but he wants a vote on the controversial so Democrats can be put on the record.



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GOP leader wants border deal with hope that Trump will OK it

GOP leader wants border deal with hope that Trump will OK itWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican on Tuesday pushed congressional bargainers to reach a border security deal without first getting President Donald Trump's approval, a month after the impulsive president scuttled an apparent bipartisan deal and triggered a historically long federal shutdown.



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Trump wants U.S. military in Iraq to 'watch Iran': CBS interview

Trump wants U.S. military in Iraq to 'watch Iran': CBS interviewThe Republican president lamented “endless wars” in Syria and Afghanistan in an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation” and made clear he wants to reduce the costly U.S. military presence in those countries despite warnings against such moves from his military advisers and spy chiefs. The United States could rely heavily on intelligence work in Afghanistan, he said, and respond to developments in Syria from U.S. bases in neighboring Iraq. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have sent weapons and thousands of soldiers to Syria to help shore up the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a 7-year civil war there.



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Senate leader wants U.S. troops to stay in Syria, Afghanistan

Senate leader wants U.S. troops to stay in Syria, Afghanistan(This Jan. 29 story corrects paragraph 7 to show Coats’ testimony was on Tuesday, not on Monday) By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate offered legislation on Tuesday urging the United States to keep troops in Syria and Afghanistan, as President Donald Trump’s administration moves toward withdrawals of American forces after years overseas. Saying that Islamic militant groups in the two countries continue to pose a “serious threat” to the United States, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he had introduced an amendment to a broader Middle East security bill urging a “continued commitment” until al Qaeda, Islamic State and other groups are defeated.



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Trump wants 'down payment' to end shutdown

Trump wants 'down payment' to end shutdownFrom the government shutdown to Michael Cohen, Washington, D.C. is heating up.



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Trump attorney general pick Barr says wants Mueller report made public, won't allow improper interference

Trump attorney general pick Barr says wants Mueller report made public, won't allow improper interferenceWilliam Barr, nominated by President Donald Trump as attorney general, said Russia special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be made public and vowed to let the special prosecutor to complete his work.



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US wants Syria 'safe zone' to protect Turkey, Kurds: Pompeo

US wants Syria 'safe zone' to protect Turkey, Kurds: PompeoUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that talks were under way on Washington’s proposal to establish a “safe zone” in flashpoint border areas of northeastern Syria, where tensions are rising between Turkey and Kurdish militia. “We want to make sure that the folks who fought with us to down the (Islamic State group) have security… and also that terrorists acting out of Syria aren’t able to attack Turkey,” Pompeo said.



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Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit; wants to protect Kurds

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit; wants to protect KurdsTrump did not provide a timetable for the planned military exit from Syria, which he announced last month against the advice of top national security aides and without consulting lawmakers or U.S. allies participating in anti-Islamic State operations. The decision prompted Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to resign. Trump said on Wednesday he had essentially fired Mattis, whose letter of resignation was seen as a sharp rebuke to the Republican president.



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University wants to ‘banish’ Trump’s favorite word in 2019

University wants to ‘banish’ Trump’s favorite word in 2019This has been a rough year in so many ways, even for the words we use — and particularly for those that President Donald Trump is constantly tweeting out. The biggest one here is “collusion” which, okay, I can get with that.



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