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Trump to Ask for Sharp Increases in Military Spending, Officials Say

NYTimes | WASHINGTON — President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a budget for the coming fiscal year that...

U.S. provided intelligence for Iraq strike in Syria: Pentagon

Reuters | The United States provided intelligence to Iraq for air strikes it conducted inside Syria in retaliation for recent bomb attacks in...

Welcome Aboard, But First US Marshals Will Scan Your Retina

Foundation Economic Education | For some 15 years, airport security has become steadily more invasive. There are ever more checkpoints, ever more requests for...

Pope quietly trims sanctions for sex abusers seeking mercy

ABCNews | Pope Francis has quietly reduced sanctions against a handful of pedophile priests, applying his vision of a merciful church even to...

US News

Trump seeks more nukes, may ignite new nuclear arms race

Reuters | President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the "top...

The Nuts and Bolts of the New Immigration Implementation Memos

Upward Exclusive | Below are highlights from the 19 pages of two new U.S. Immigration Implementation Memos for “...

World News

Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.

Reuters | DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after U.S President Donald...

Top general: US mulling 'long-term commitment' in Iraq

CNN | Washington (CNN)The US military is contemplating a long-term presence in Iraq to stabilize the country after the anticipated defeat ISIS, America's top military officer said Thursday.Chairman of...

Law / Liberty

US Justice Department expected to step up crackdown on recreational marijuana

Independent.co.uk | The US Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana,...

Economy

Stockman: "After March 15 Everything Will Grind To A Halt"

ZeroHedge | Two weeks after David Stockman warned that "the market is apparently pricing in a huge Trump...

Uplifting

Muslims raise over $91,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri

WKZO | NEW YORK (Reuters) - Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $91,000 to repair vandalized...

Science

7 Earth-Size Planets Orbit One Nearby Dwarf Star

NYTimes | Not just one, but seven Earth-size planets that could potentially harbor life have been identified...

Technology

FCC reverses net neutrality ISP transparency rules

ComputerWorld | The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality regulations...

Environment

Sanders and Bill Nye to host climate change conversation

TheHill.com | Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday announced that he and Bill Nye will hold a Facebook Live...