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Inside the Controversial President of the Philippines' War on Drugs That Has Left Thousands Dead
In the Philippines , President Rodrigo Duterte has been called the Donald Trump of the East. He rose to fame on a wave of populist discontent and a promise to crack down on drugs. The most popular drug in the Philippines is a form of crystal meth known as shabu. But behind Duterte’s populist
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2017. There are 352 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 13, 1967, the Rolling Stones ' double-A sided single "Let's Spend the Night Together" and "Ruby Tuesday" was released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.
Donald Trump National Security Adviser Mike Flynn Has Called Islam 'a Cancer'
The man whom President-elect Donald Trump picked as his national security adviser has said he doesn’t believe that all cultures are “morally equivalent” and once described Islam as "a cancer," comments that have many in the Muslim community worried about what his new job might mean for them.
Michael Flynn: Everything You Need to Know About the New National Security Adviser
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his National Security Adviser today, a major appointment for a new administration which Trump has promised will be both strong and unpredictable when it comes to keeping the country safe. Flynn was a prominent campaign
Michael Flynn: Everything You Need to Know About the New National Security Advisor
President-elect Donald Trump announced Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his National Security Advisor today, a major appointment for a new administration which Trump has promised will be both strong and unpredictable when it comes to keeping the country safe. Flynn was a prominent campaign surrogate for
Keith Ellison, Touted as Possible New Democratic Party Chair, Is Staunch Progressive
Keith Ellison, the Minnesota congressman who is being touted by top Democrats for election as the party committee's new chairman, may not be a household name to many Americans. But he is well known among activists in the Democratic Party 's progressive wing. Senators Charles Schumer, Elizabeth
Satellite Images Show Sulfur Dioxide Plume Moving Across Iraq
New images released by NASA show a dangerous sulfur plume moving across northern Iraq in the wake of the battle to retake Mosul. As the Iraq military announced its operation to capture Mosul, which has been under ISIS control for over two years, ISIS set fire to the Al-Mishraq sulfur plant and
Venezuelan Opposition Holds Massive Protest to Demand Recall Vote
Thousands of Venezuelans angry at widespread shortages, increasing poverty and soaring inflation are descending on the capital city of Caracas to demand a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro in a massive protest that opposition leaders are calling the "takeover of Caracas." The
NFL clears James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers in Al -Jazeera PED investigation
The NFL has found "no credible evidence" that the Pittsburgh Steelers ' James Harrison and the Green Bay Packers ' Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used or were provided with prohibited substances after an investigation into allegations made in a documentary by Al-Jazeera. The three players were