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9-21-2017 Political Nuggets….

Today in 5 Lines President Trump announced new sanctions against North Korea, and enhanced the Treasury Department’s authority to target companies and individuals doing business with the country. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Hurricane Maria has killed at least 15 people on the Caribbean island. Trump said that he […]

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9-20-2017 Political Nuggets….

Today in 5 Lines Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly requested extensive records from the White House as part of his probe into Russia’s interference in the presidential election. President Trump told reporters he has made a decision on whether to abandon the Iran deal, but refused to comment further. A […]

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9-19-2017 The Trump administration recommends sweeping changes to some of America’s national monuments Nuggets….(Vox)

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has proposed potentially major changes to 10 national monuments, including scaling back the borders of at least four, according to a memo that recently leaked to reporters. [The Washington Post / Juliet Eilperin]  National monuments are vast swaths of federal land that presidents can protect without […]

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9-19-2017 Political Nuggets….

Today in 5 Lines World leaders gathered for the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where they’re expected to discuss the Paris climate accord and the Iran nuclear deal, among other issues, over a four-day span. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told CNN that if President Trump kills the nuclear […]

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9-18-2017 Political Nuggets….

Today in 5 Lines At least 22 people were injured when a homemade bomb exploded on a commuter train in London. President Trump’s response to the attack drew pushback from British officials. The U.N. Security Council was called into emergency session in response to North Korea’s latest missile test. NASA […]

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