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US and South Korea reach agreement to fund Koreans working for US Forces Korea

US and South Korea reach agreement to fund Koreans working for US Forces Korea

The Pentagon announced Tuesday that the Department of Defense and South Korea reached a new cost-sharing agreement for the country to fund over 4,000 Korean nationals who work for US Forces Korea through the end of 2020. The department said in a statement that the $200 million agreement “is a direct reflection of the United…MORE

We’re 22 weeks into 2020. The next 22 could feel like another eternity

We’re 22 weeks into 2020. The next 22 could feel like another eternity

We’re at the midway point of 2020, in terms of the coming presidential election. Twenty-two weeks ago was New Year’s. Twenty-two weeks from now is Election Day. Twenty-two weeks is a lifetime in politics, as CNN political director David Chalian will tell you. (He’s the one who noted the 22 week detail on Tuesday). And…MORE

8 words that reveal Republicans’ total complicity with Trump

On Tuesday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked about President Donald Trump’s speech Monday night and┬ádecision to forcibly remove peaceful protesters ahead of a photo op in front of St. John’s Church. “I’m not going to critique other people’s performances,” offered the highest ranking Republican elected leader in Congress. Those eight words amount…MORE

DC and Philly leaders say curfews won’t get in the way of voting

DC and Philly leaders say curfews won’t get in the way of voting

Officials in Washington, DC, and Philadelphia are letting voters know they can travel to and from polls on Tuesday night even as curfews aimed at curbing protests take effect. In Washington, Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered a citywide curfew that starts at 7 p.m. and ends the following morning at 6 a.m. Polls are set to…MORE

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