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Congress ‘unlikely’ to revoke martial law in Mindanao

NO REVOCATION? Congress is unlikely to revoke President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Malacañang file photo MANILA, Philippines – Congress, filled with President Rodrigo Duterte's allies, has no intentions of revoking the Chief Executive's declaration of...

Russians discussed how to influence Donald Trump via his aides: New York Times report

The controversy has engulfed Trump’s young administration since he fired FBI Director James Comey two weeks ago amid the agency’s investigation of possible Russia ties. Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his...

George Will: A lot is riding on outcome of Georgia election

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff is in a significant race for a seat in Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ATLANTA — By the time Georgia’s 6th District votes in the June 20 special congressional election,...

Why you should be wary of investment complacency

The upswing in investor attitudes is a growing concern for a number of reasons. (Richard Drew/AP) Once again we are witnessing a time when investor expectations are on the rise. High growth in certain tech stocks in particular and...

How Paranoia Infiltrated the Movies

Photo illustration by Slate. Images via 5xinc, TothGaborGyula/iStock. This article supplements Slate’s Conspiracy Thrillers Movie Club. To learn more and to join, visit Slate.com/thrillers. There is something both satisfying and terrifying in witnessing a perfectly coherent world. If everything...

U.S. Spending £150K to ‘Reduce Terrorism’ by ‘Promoting Positive Narratives’ of Migrants in Europe

The U.S. embassy in Belgium has allocated $200,000 (£154,000) for a group to ‘counter violent extremism’ through pushing ‘positive narratives’ of mass migration to Europe. NGOs and nonprofits have until 29 May to apply for the year-long grant, for...

Premarket: Recent stock upturn fizzles after China rating downgrade

Pedestrians are reflected on an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Chinese stocks sank Wednesday after Moody's cut the country's debt rating and other Asian markets rose...

Twitter suspends Abhijeet Bhattacharya’s account

The singer had received flak on the social media site for a series of inflammatory tweets against journalist Swati Chaturvedi, who had registered a police complaint against him last year in July. (IE) Twitter today suspended singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya’s...

Bill Cosby: ‘American Scandal’ Documentary Will Timeline Sexual Assault Allegations On Investigation Discovery

Bill Cosby’s shocking sexual assault allegation timeline will be the focus of a new show scheduled to air on the Investigation Discovery Channel. In the same vein as some of ID‘s other exposé documentaries, this one titled Bill Cosby:...

Veteran’s family files wrongful death suit against VA Palo Alto

Douglas Wayne Ross Sr., who served in the Vietnam War, died from a traumatic head injury a week after he fell in his hospital room in Palo Alto. (Contributed photo) The children of a 72-year-old Navy veteran have filed...

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