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Robert De Niro unleashes profanity-laced rant against Trump

Washington (CNN)Robert De Niro directed a profanity-laced rant toward President Donald Trump Tuesday night and compared the Trump administration’s attacks on the media to those of former President Richard Nixon. “Our baby-in-chief — the j—off-in-chief, I call him — has put the press under siege, ridiculing it through trying to discredit it through outrageous attacks and lies,” De Niro said ...

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By denying river water data to us, Beijing is using the resource as a tool …

While international attention remains on China’s recidivist activities in the South China Sea’s disputed waters, Beijing is also focusing quietly on other waters — of rivers that originate in Chinese-controlled territory like Tibet and flow to other countries. China’s new obsession is freshwater, a life-supporting resource whose growing shortages are casting a cloud over Asia’s economic future. It is aiming ...

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Collegiate star says she told USA Gymnastics about abuse in 2015

(CNN)Until Tuesday, former national team gymnast Maggie Nichols had been known as “Athlete A” in investigatory documents in connection with the sexual abuse case against a former team doctor. Nichols, now a star at the University of Oklahoma, said Tuesday she was joining other gymnasts who have told their stories about Larry Nassar to “bring about true change.” “Up until ...

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IS cells operate in Kabul under noses of Afghan and US forces

Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group’s expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan’s restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping to make the capital one of the deadliest places in the country. File photo Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group’s expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan’s restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping ...

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