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Trump blasts report on FBI, Comey firing

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/14/19, 11:25 am

President Donald Trump called a recent New York Times report about his dealings with Russia “the most insulting article” ever written about him. Citing anonymous sources, the Times on Friday reported that after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, federal law enforcement officials started looking into whether the president was working for Russia against U.S. interests.

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U.S. teen caught fighting for ISIS in Syria

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/10/19, 11:34 am

A Kurdish militia group allied with the United States said Wednesday it captured an American teenager among a group of foreigners fighting for Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria. The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) seized the militants in the eastern province of Deir el-Zour, where ISIS still holds pockets of territory amid fierce fighting. In a statement, the YPG identified the 16-year-old American teenager as Soulay Noah Su. The U.S. State Department has not confirmed the report. On Sunday, the Kurdish group announced the capture of five foreign fighters, including two U.S.

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Trump: No more FEMA funds for California fires

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/10/19, 11:00 am

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency to stop sending funds for California wildfires unless the state changes course. “Billions of dollars are sent to the State of California for forest fires that, with proper forest management, would never happen,” Trump tweeted. “Unless they get their act together, which is unlikely, I have ordered FEMA to send no more money.”

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