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Spokeswoman: US Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa is getting a divorce

By – Associated Press – Tuesday, August 28, 2018 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A spokeswoman for U.S. says the Iowa Republican is getting divorced. Liz Bowman said in an email Monday that and her husband, Gail, “remain committed to their children and their family and ask for respect for their privacy during this difficult time.” They were married in […]

Nixon, Cuomo to face off in debate as NY primary draws near

By DAVID KLEPPER – Associated Press – Tuesday, August 28, 2018 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – For months they’ve circled each other, the liberal actress and activist looking to knock off the state’s consummate political insider, a two-term incumbent and possible presidential candidate. Now, and will square off Wednesday in their only scheduled debate before next months’ Democratic primary. The televised […]

Donald Trump orders White House flags back to half-staff for John McCain‘s death

Donald Trump orders White House flags back to half-staff for John McCain‘s death

By – The Washington Times – Monday, August 27, 2018 President acknowledged his respect Monday for the late ’s service to the nation and ordered U.S. flags lowered to half-staff, after complaints from veterans groups and others that the was snubbing the president’s frequent critic even in death. issued a proclamation Monday afternoon directing all U.S. flags to be lowered […]

Basra threatens vote to pull away from Iraq over oil profits

Basra threatens vote to pull away from Iraq over oil profits

By Gilgamesh Nabeel and Tamara Emad — Special to The Washington Times – – Monday, August 27, 2018 — Protesters poured into the streets and picketed oil fields in southern amid growing discontent over the government’s failure to combat unemployment, provide drinkable water or guarantee a steady electricity supply to power the air conditioning needed to survive the country’s grueling […]

Bill Nelson says Rick Scott, Trump administration orchestrated Florida offshore drilling exemption

By – The Washington Times – Monday, August 27, 2018 NAVARRE, Fla. — When the Trump administration announced plans this year to ease the offshore drilling ban and then quickly retreated when it came to Florida’s coast, took credit for backing the president away from the idea. But Democrats said it was all orchestrated to bolster the Republican governor’s environmental […]