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Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

The U.S. assassinated a high-ranking Iranian official in a targeted airstrike at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq early Friday, local time. The strike killed Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian general with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, as well as at least seven other people. And now there’s concern that the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Quick Guide to the Impeachment Process

Impeaching a U.S. president involves a lot more than a single trial or vote. As we’ve written before, it’s a long process that involves the following steps: a decision by the House on articles of impeachment, a debate over those articles by the House Judiciary Committee, a vote by the House for impeachment which must…Read […]

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Every Single Person Who Has Resigned or Been Fired From the Trump Administration

On Thursday, amid reports of his involvement in Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s president, Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced he would step down by the end of this year; this news comes just one week after acting Homeland Security Secretary, Kevin McAleenan, also resigned—which got us thinking: Just how many…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Every Single Person Who Has Resigned or Been Fired From the Trump Administration

On Thursday, amid reports of his involvement in Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s president, Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced he would step down by the end of this year; this news comes just one week after acting Homeland Security Secretary, Kevin McAleenan, also resigned—which got us thinking: Just how many…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Find Out Where Your Local Rep Stands on Impeachment

In case you’ve missed the news this week—and avoided social media entirely—on Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. This announcement comes in response to Trump’s phone call with Ukraine’s president and a larger complaint from a White House…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Is It Illegal for a President to Make Money From Outside Businesses While in Office?

Last week, Vice President Mike Pence visited Dublin, Ireland to attend several meetings—but confusingly, stayed at a Trump hotel nearly 200 miles away. Just yesterday, the U.S. Air Force came under scrutiny for overnight stays at a Trump hotel in Scotland while refueling. And Trump himself recently proposed hosting…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Help Immigrants During an ICE Raid

Last week, President Trump confirmed rumors that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would conduct raids across the U.S., affecting immigrant communities in cities like New York, Houston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. In response, many immigrants’ rights advocates and organizations have curbed the efforts of ICE…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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President Trump Threatened German Automakers With More Strict Fuel Economy Standards, Even Though He Can’t Do That

The American President, one Donald J. Trump, has a knack for throwing a giant wrench in the works of the automotive industry with worldwide implications. He’s proposed huge import tariffs, crazy rollbacks of emissions standards, bonkers threats to remove GM’s electric car subsidies, and has said he wants to see German…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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President Trump Threatened German Automakers With More Strict Fuel Economy Standards, Even Though He Can’t Do That

The American President, one Donald J. Trump, has a knack for throwing a giant wrench in the works of the automotive industry with worldwide implications. He’s proposed huge import tariffs, crazy rollbacks of emissions standards, bonkers threats to remove GM’s electric car subsidies, and has said he wants to see German…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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President Trump Made a Fake Movie Trailer for Kim Jong Un with the Two Leaders as Heroes

President Trump and Kim Jong Un had a historic private meeting earlier today in Singapore. And while we don’t know exactly what was said between the two men, we do know that Trump played a video for Kim on his iPad. The video was created to look like a Hollywood movie trailer and it’s honestly […]

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Russian State TV Photoshops an Awkward Smile on Kim Jong Un’s Face

Russia’s Channel One aired a segment yesterday about Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s recent meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But one part of the news broadcast was pretty weird. Take a look at Kim’s face in the screenshot on the left. Kim has been photoshopped to look like he’s smiling. And…Read more… […]

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Boeing Loses $20 Billion in Contracts After President Trump Violates Iran Deal

President Trump announced yesterday that he was unilaterally pulling the U.S. out of the so-called Iran Deal, an international agreement that lifted sanctions on Iran in exchange for the cessation of Iran’s nuclear weapons program. But now that the sanctions are being reinstated, some American companies stand to lose…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Air Force Launches First ICBM Test of the Year in Lead Up to Talks Between US and North Korea

The US Air Force conducted America’s first successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test of the year, firing an unarmed Minuteman III from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California yesterday morning. The missile landed in the Pacific Ocean at an undisclosed location.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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