Category: Government

DIVIDED AMERICA: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid

Billy Prater, 27, adjusts a Donald Trump sign on his fence in Beech Creek, W.Va., in Mingo County on April 28, 2016. Laid off from the mines, he had been out of work for more than a year. Now he works for the railroad, but the major customer is the collapsing coal industry so his work is unsteady. He was a registered Democrat from a family of diehard Democrats. But when he hung the Trump sign, his neighbors started calling and sending him messages, asking where he got it and how to get their own. “Everybody on this creek wants one,” he said. “He’s honest. He says thing that he probably shouldn’t say. We respect that, because it means he’s not buttering us up.” (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)

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6,000 held in post-coup purge as Erdogan mulls reviving death penalty

Turkish anti-riot police escort soldiers who allegedly took part in a military coup, as they leave a courthouse in Istanbul on July 16, 2016. (AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE)

Turkish anti-riot police escort soldiers who allegedly took part in a military coup, as they leave a courthouse in Istanbul on July 16, 2016. (AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE)

Celebrating ‘victory for democracy,’ Turkish president vows to stamp out ‘virus’ and again points finger at US-based Islamic preacher

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With Egypt’s blessing, Israel conducting drone strikes in Sinai — report

Smoke rises after an airstrike in the Sinai city of Rafah as seen from Gaza on July 1, 2015. (Abed Rahim Khatib /Flash90)

Smoke rises after an airstrike in the Sinai city of Rafah as seen from Gaza on July 1, 2015. (Abed Rahim Khatib /Flash90)

As Egyptian foreign minister visits Jerusalem, Bloomberg quotes former Israeli official on bombing runs against Islamists

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Khamenei calls for united student front against Israel, US

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivering a speech, June 4, 2007. (AFP/Atta Kenare)

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivering a speech, June 4, 2007. (AFP/Atta Kenare)

Iranian leader also vows his soldiers will never coordinate with American troops in Syria

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EU to back Mideast peace push with ‘unprecedented’ support

European Union Council President Donald Tusk, right, and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin give a statement after their meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels June 21, 2016. (AFP/JOHN THYS)

European Union Council President Donald Tusk, right, and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin give a statement after their meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels June 21, 2016. (AFP/JOHN THYS)

Bloc head Donald Tusk says deal remains a top priority; President Rivlin to address European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday

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