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Muslim-run messaging center wages cyberwar on Islamic State

- The Washington Times

Inside a nondescript building here, moderate Muslims have been waging a bare-knuckle information war against the Islamic State for the past two years, establishing deep contacts with Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies to scrub jihadi propaganda from the internet.

Argentina's former President Cristina Fernandez campaigns for a Senate seat in Buenos Aires. (Associated Press)

Argentine elections a bellwether on left’s hopes for a comeback

When 12 million voters outside Argentina’s capital pick a senator in Sunday’s midterm elections, they will also be providing a crucial window on the comeback hopes of Latin America’s battered left.

Roger Goodell. (Associated Press)

The NFL owners with a playbook of their own

- The Washington Times

The owners of the National Football League finally came up with a playbook of their own. Beset by players who want to be political commentators who work from their knees, and by angry fans who only want to watch a football game without insult to the country they love, the owners consulted their playbook and think they can run out the clock.

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In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, speaks following a meeting with President Donald Trump at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Iran says that Trump nixing nukes deal is an 'insult' to U.S. allies

- The Washington Times

President Trump's decision to pull back from the nuclear deal with Iran is a clear insult to U.S. allies who helped broker the Obama-era pact, a top Iranian official said Sunday, predicting the administration's efforts to decertify the deal will result in chaos and confusion for American interests in the region.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, said Democrats are "not about closing down government." She said Republicans who call the shots on Capitol Hill bear responsibility for what happens next after President Trump halted payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law. (Associated Press/File)

Democrats downplay shutdown over Obamacare, but deal with Trump looks unlikely

- The Washington Times

Democrats on Sunday downplayed talk of forcing a government shutdown after President Trump launched a twin assault on Obamacare, saying they will continue their uphill push to negotiate fixes to the law after the administration halted critical "cost-sharing payments" to insurers and ordered agencies to explore the sale of cheaper plans across state lines.

Cyrus Vance, Jr.

A Weinstein verdict to suit the Red Queen

- The Washington Times

Sometimes the lynch mob gets the guilty party, but that's not the way to run a railroad. We have laws, after all, even if some of them are subject to change. But due process is permanent.

In this Aug. 22, 2017 photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Deputy Chief of Staff Kirstjen Nielsen speak together as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Gen. John Kelly says he's not quitting 'most important job I've ever had'

- The Washington Times

Amid reports that President Trump is increasingly frustrated and angry in his job performance, the White House called in the Marines on Thursday in the form of chief of staff John F. Kelly, who chided the media for exaggerating dissension in the West Wing and said he's not quitting his new post.

President Donald Trump shakes hands with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz during a briefing on hurricane recovery efforts with first responders at Luis Muniz Air National Guard Base, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

San Juan mayor accuses Trump of 'genocide' after hurricane

- The Washington Times

The House overcame a conservative rebellion Thursday to pass a new round of disaster relief, saying the $36.5 billion is needed to replenish funds that are quickly depleting in the wake of hurricanes that have battered Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

In this Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein attends the New York premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" in New York. Weinstein faces multiple allegations of sexual abuse and harassment from some of the biggest names in Hollywood. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

Harvey Weinstein's late accusers

Hillary Clinton: Woods walker, Chardonnay drinker, screamer-into-pillows, sore loser. And now? The recycled claim of Feminist Icon Supporter of All Women. The feminist bar is very low these days.