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Exclusive — Joe Arpaio: Trump Has Guts, Won’t Surrender on Wall

Joe Arpaio, the former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, lauded President Trump for persisting with the drive to build a border barrier while slamming the Democratic Party and some Republican opponents of the proposed wall as “trying to hurt our country because they may not like our president.”

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Klein: Trump Respects Independence of Intel Agencies While Obama Politicized Them

NEW YORK — Amid the flurry of news media coverage surrounding President Donald Trump’s criticism of the U.S. intelligence community, it may be instructive to recall the Obama administration was repeatedly accused of politicizing the country’s intelligence agencies to advance its own foreign policy agenda.

Comey memos show Trump obsessed with Russia probe

James Comey: ‘There’s No Deep State’

NEW YORK — In testimony, former FBI Director James Comey exclaimed “there’s no deep state” before going on to suggest that workers risk their jobs by “speaking out” purportedly against President Donald Trump.

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UN Fails to Pass Anti-Hamas Resolution

The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday failed to pass a resolution condemning Hamas, serving a crushing defeat to Israel and its American ally after weeks of diplomacy.

Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up its nuclear weapons

Iran Vows to Continue Missile Tests Despite Pompeo Warning

TEL AVIV – Iran said Sunday it will continue to develop and test ballistic missiles following Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s accusation that Tehran conducted tests of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of “carrying multiple warheads,” which could strike “anywhere”

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Klein: Kirsten Gillibrand Continues Her Move Away from Israel Support

NEW YORK — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, widely expected to mount a 2020 presidential bid, continues to maintain her distance from the bipartisan “Israel Anti-Boycott Act,” which opposes the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.

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Dina Powell’s Global Foundation Helped Polish Goldman Sachs’ Shattered Image

NEW YORK — In the midst of a public relations nightmare, White House Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Habib Powell took charge of Goldman Sachs’s global charitable foundation, helping to resurrect the big bank’s shattered image after Goldman was implicated in practices that contributed to the financial crisis of 2007-2008.

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Eight Significant Ties Between Dina Powell and the Clintons

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump confirmed on Tuesday that he is eying Goldman Sachs executive Dina Habib Powell, his former deputy national security advisor, as a contender to replace Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2018 in New York City. The United Nations General Assembly, or UNGA, is expected to attract 84 heads of state and 44 heads of government in New York City for a week of speeches, talks and high …

Trump to UN: Jerusalem Embassy Move Advances Peace, Not Harms It

US President Donald Trump urged the international community to isolate Iran on Tuesday, during a combative address before the United Nations General Assembly, in which he accused the Tehran regime of sowing “death and destruction.”

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David Perdue Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Short-Term Spending Bill

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) slammed the Senate’s “unacceptable” short-term continuing resolution (CR) on Tuesday. The CR would prevent President Donald Trump’s potential shutdown threat over partial border wall funding.

Russia strikes, rebel shelling around Syria's Idlib as powerbrokers meet

Russia Pounds Rebel Positions in Syria’s Idlib

BEIRUT — Russian airstrikes on Syria’s last major rebel bastion Saturday were the “most violent” in a month since Damascus and its ally Moscow started threatening it with an imminent attack around a month ago, a monitor said.

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Israel Confirms 200 Strikes in Syria in 18 months

Jerusalem – An Israeli military official said Tuesday the army had carried out some 200 strikes in Syria over the past 18 months against mainly Iranian targets, a rare confirmation of such action.

Iran slams US 'PR stunts' after Trump predicts talks soon

U.S. Reassures Israel No Change in Iran Policy, Official Says

TEL AVIV – Washington has insisted that there has been no change to its “firm position” regarding Iran despite President Donald Trump’s proclamation that he would meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani “anytime” without preconditions, a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday.