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Senate rebuffs Trump with vote cutting off U.S. support in Yemen

Yemeni fighters from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed government, march past portraits of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in Taiz on Monday. | Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images Congress Several [...]

Some Republicans uneasy with Trump cutting off Brennan

Sens. Bob Corker and Susan Collins are among Capitol Hill Republicans who disagree with the president’s move to strip former CIA Director John Brennan of his security [...]

For Europe, Cutting the Flow of Migrants Challenges Basic Ideals

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The free movement of people and goods, one of the E.U.’s founding ideals, is under threat as leaders grapple with a populist revolt against immigrants. Source: NYT > World
Cutting Into Afghan Patronage: A Struggle to Make Government Younger
For several months after her appointment early last year as she waited for parliamentary approval, Ms. Nehan worked to gain the trust of the ministry’s staff. But when Parliament later voted to confirm a list of ministerial appointments, [...]
Cutting Off Pakistan, U.S. Takes Gamble in Complex Afghan War
Pakistani officials expressed both anger and caution over the American move. Several indicated that cutting off ground supply routes to Afghanistan was actively being considered, but that a formal decision was not likely to be announced [...]
Putin Rejects Cutting Off Oil to North Korea
“Without political and diplomatic tools, it is impossible to make headway in the current situation; to be more precise, it is impossible,” Mr. Putin said during a joint news conference with Mr. Moon. Despite his opposition to cutting [...]
Cutting the EPA budget puts babies at risk – and makes little economic sense
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation. President Donald Trump recently ordered an air strike on Syria, fueled in part by moral outrage at images of babies being injured and killed by airborne toxins. American babies are under [...]

Fox News’ Parent Avoids Big Drop in Stock Price after Cutting Loose Bill O’Reilly as Advertisers Fled

The stock price of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (Nasdaq:FOX) proved resilient once its leaders chose to send highly rated Fox News host Bill O’Reilly away with a rich severance package reported to be as high as $ 25 million, after allegations [...]

Afghan General Tasked With Cutting Corruption Now Accused of It

“I am home,” he said. “What the government is saying are all allegations. If they prove them, I am ready to be hanged.” General Faqir also said he had been fired “about five to six months ago.” His dismissal had long [...]

Terry McAuliffe, Virginia governor, vetoes bill cutting abortion clinics’ funding

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would have restricted funding for Planned Parenthood clinics. The Democrat vetoed the measure Tuesday during an event outside the executive mansion. He vetoed the same [...]