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After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain

SAN FRANCISCO — In July 2013, a broadcaster affiliated with the Islamist group Hezbollah posted a threatening video on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. It featured gun-toting militants practicing an ambush to kidnap Israeli soldiers. [...]

Democrats plot ways to force release of Mueller findings

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats will convene a conference call at 3 p.m. on Saturday to discuss their latest thinking on the arrival of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Congress Democrats [...]

US immigration agents find ways around ‘sanctuary’ policies

PHOENIX (AP) – Two years after New Mexico’s largest county barred local law enforcement from cooperating with immigration authorities, its leaders learned that the policy was being subverted from within. Staff members at the Bernalillo [...]

Booker and Sanders part ways in MLK addresses

From left: Sen. Cory Booker, South Carolina NAACP President Brenda Murphy and Sen. Bernie Sanders march in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Columbia, South Carolina, on Monday. | Sean Rayford/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

AP Interview: Arizona governor: Many ways to secure border

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says building a wall isn’t the only way to provide security along the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the four U.S. governors whose states share a boundary with Mexico, Ducey says solid walls, fences, [...]

Saudi Women, Tired of Restraints, Find Ways to Flee

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Whenever her father beat her, or bound her wrists and ankles to punish her for perceived disobedience, the Saudi teenager dreamed of escape, she said. As desperate as she was to leave, however, the same question [...]

China is finding new ways to hurt U.S. businesses

Disparate American goods such as oranges, logs, calf skins and even Lincoln vehicles have encountered heightened customs reviews at Chinese ports this year. | Courtesy California Citrus Mutual staff POLITICO & SOUTH CHINA MORNING [...]

5 ways a partial government shutdown would inflict pain

A shutdown would hit departments including Agriculture, Transportation and HUD and agencies like the EPA, IRS and FDA. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Even a partial government shutdown would [...]

Pompeo Says There’s ‘a Ways to Go’ Before North Korea Fulfills Nuclear Vows

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging Asian allies to keep pressuring North Korea with economic sanctions. Source: NYT > World

Iran Is Changing, but Not in Ways Trump Thinks

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The president says his order withdrawing the United States from the nuclear deal has made Iran change its ways. He’s right, but for the wrong reasons. Source: NYT > World