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  • Congress just got a bumper-crop of scientists. Meet the 11 new science whizzes on Capitol Hill.

    Eleven newly elected scientists are representing Americans in the 116th Congress. Eight of the new-comers are Democrats and three are Republicans. Here's what these engineers, doctors, and other scientists want to do in 2019.  The 116th Congress was sworn in on Thursday, with 11 new scientists in the ranks.  Many of the incoming science experts on the Hill hold medical degrees, have worked in healthcare, or have an intimate understanding of topics like nuclear energy or climate change. It's a...

    Business Insider
  • Kurds capture 8 jihadis including US teenager

    A Syrian Kurdish militia says its fighters have captured eight foreign fighters with the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, including an American teenager. The force known as the People's Protection Units, or YPG, says the militants were captured in a special operation in the eastern

    ABC News
  • Kurds capture 8 jihadis including US teenager

    BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish militia says its fighters have captured eight foreign fighters with the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, including an American teenager. The force known as the People’s Protection Units,

    WTOP
  • Kurds capture 8 jihadis including US teenager

    A Syrian Kurdish militia says its fighters have captured eight foreign fighters with the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, including an American teenager

    Washington Post
  • Anti-Semitism Just Gained a New Foothold in Congress

    In 1948, the Jewish people secured sovereignty over their ancestral homeland for the first time in nearly 2,000 years. Once again, they could thrive—religiously, economically,

    The Daily Signal
  • The New Congress And The Rolling Catastrophe Of The US Body Politic

    Authored by Roger Harris via Counterpunch.org, Bathed in the soothing waters of the Blue Wave, such that it was, a new US Congress was baptized on January 3rd. But what portends when “Mad Dog” Mattis, arch racist Jeff Sessions, and deep state spooks are canonized by self-identified liberals and leftists as bulwarks against fascism? When all mainstream “opposition” politics can be reduced to a single issue: Trump. And when the midterm elections ignored deepening impoverishment at home, endless...

    Zero Hedge
  • Five historic moments as new US Congress opens

    Lawmakers have arrived in Washington DC to be sworn in, and they're a more diverse group than ever before.

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