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China[ See all 83 articles, 30 photos ]

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Fox News- Authorities in China's Xinjiang region are prohibiting parents from giving children some Islamic names in the latest effort to dilute the influence of religion on life in the ethnic Uighur minority heartland. "Muhammad," ''Jihad" and "Islam" are among at least 29 names now banned in the heavily Muslim region, according to a list distributed by overseas Uighur activists. Comment?

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Obama's First 100 Days[ See all 100 articles, 41 photos, 2 discussions, 173 comments ]

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CBS- As President Trump's 100th day in office approaches, what can the White House claim as a win? "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Alex Wagner joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano on "Red & Blue" for a look at what Mr. Trump has accomplished and how his first few months in office compare to that of President Obama. Comment?

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Supreme Court[ See all 25 articles, 11 photos, 2 discussions, 3 comments ]

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Fox News- The U.S. Supreme Court says it won't stop Arkansas from executing Kenneth Williams, rejecting claims that the inmate is intellectually disabled and ineligible for the death penalty. Williams' execution by lethal injection is set for Thursday night. Comment?

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North Korea[ See all 126 articles, 55 photos, 1 discussion, 1 comment ]

North Korea in the News

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USA Today- Report: Trump warns of 'major, major conflict' with North Korea But President Trump also said he wanted to peacefully resolve the crisis. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2prIskG The Trump administration tells lawmakers it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program. Comment?

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South Korea[ See all 23 articles, 9 photos, 1 discussion, 1 comment ]

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WaPo- President Trump speaks before signing a Memorandum on Aluminum Imports and Threats to National Security in the Oval Office of the White House on April 27. President Trump threatened to terminate the U.S. trade agreement with South Korea in an interview Thursday night, declaring that the five-year-old accord with a key ally was "a horrible deal" that has left America "destroyed." During an Oval Office interview about trade policy in North America, Trump served notice that he is looking to disrupt an important partnership in the tumultuous Asia-Pacific region as well - even with Seoul on edge because of North Korea's escalating military provocations. 1 comment
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Wall Street[ See all 20 articles, 10 photos, 1 discussion, 1 comment ]

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CBS- "I was troubled by that," Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, a fierce Wall Street critic, said on Thursday during in an interview with Sirius XM's "Alter Family Politics" program. Mr. Obama spoke as part of a panel at the University of Chicago, but didn't mention President Trump. 1 comment

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Health Care[ See all 29 articles, 14 photos ]

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CBS- House Republicans are unlikely to hold a vote this week over a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare as they try to convince enough moderates members to support it. Leadership is struggling to secure enough votes for the new bill and Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, reiterated to reporters on Thursday, "We're going to go when we have the votes, but that's the decision we'll make when we have it." Comment?
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Syria[ See all 64 articles, 17 photos ]

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Fox News- U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused Russia on Thursday of providing cover for the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons and denial of desperately needed aid to hundreds of thousands of besieged people - and she urged international pressure on Moscow "to stop this." Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador Petr Iliichev retorted that Russia, Turkey and Iran are working to ensure compliance with a cease-fire in Syria - and he pointedly asked why the U.S. and its Western allies didn't say a single word about what they are doing to improve the situation. Comment?

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Pope Benedict XVI[ See all 29 articles, 14 photos ]

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LA Times- St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo prepares to host Pope Francis and the head of Egypt's Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, on Friday. St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo prepares to host Pope Francis and the head of Egypt's Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, on Friday. Comment?
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Serena Williams[ See all 16 articles, 11 photos ]

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CBS- Serena Williams says she'll be back on the tennis court after winning a grand slam title while pregnant earlier this year. The tennis star spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King Tuesday at the TED2017 conference in Vancouver. Comment?

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