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US President Donald Trump and US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speak during a meeting on United Nations Reform at the United Nations headquarters on September 18, 2017, in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

What Nikki Haley can do about Trump harassment accusations

By Kara Alaimo
When it comes to fighting sexual abuse, words--like Haley's avowals of support for victims--aren't enough. If she really believes what she's claimed, she should demand that the administration she is part of lives by those values, says Kara Alaimo.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 21:  Special counsel Robert Mueller (L) arrives at the U.S. Capitol for closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. The committee meets with Mueller to discuss the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Trump is the one in 'tatters,' not the FBI

By Cedric L. Alexander
Peter Strzok, who was reassigned from Robert Mueller's investigation to the FBI's human resources department after Mueller learned of communications Strzok sent last summer that "could appear critical" of President Trump, had a reputation as an accomplished FBI counterintelligence investigator. He was a lead in the investigation into whether Hillary Clinton mishandled classified information on her private email account, and then he was instrumental in the investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Trump takes a licking for eating finger lickin' chicken with a fork. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.      KFC Knife and Fork   How do you eat your KFC chicken? Well we now know Donald Trump eats his with a knife and fork. At least there's a knife and fork in the photo the Donald tweeted of himself getting ready to chow down on his private plane with a bucket of KFC next to him and a piece on his plate. Will combine this with Jon Stewart's rant when Trump ate pizza with a knife and fork. And we'll toss in characters on Seinfeld eating Snickers bars with cutlery. We recreated the Trump KFC tableau using our own bucket of KFC. Also did MOS asking folks how they eat their KFC, hands or knife and fork. The hands have it hands down.

Donald Trump, the master of working from home

By Rob Crilly
He's an overweight man who celebrates drinking Diet Coke and eating other junk food--and he'll start his day late whenever he damn well pleases. Who wouldn't want a work day like that? asks Rob Crilly.
Police and other first responders respond to a reported explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on December 11, 2017 in New York.
New York police said Monday that they were investigating an explosion of "unknown origin" in busy downtown Manhattan, and that people were being evacuated. Media reports said at least one person had been detained after the blast near the Port Authority transit terminal, close to Times Square.Early media reports said the blast came from a pipe bomb, and that several people were injured.
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Bergen: Amateur terrorists can kill, too

By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst
Monday's botched terrorist attack at Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal was an amateur affair, according to law enforcement officials. The suspected bomber, Akayed Ullah, had a homemade device attached to his body with Velcro and zip ties and when it detonated, it injured him with lacerations and burns, while three bystanders suffered minor injuries.
TOPSHOT - This undated picture released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 7, 2017 shows the launch of four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

Nuclear-armed North Korea launched four ballistic missiles on March 6 in another challenge to President Donald Trump, with three landing provocatively close to America's ally Japan. / AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS / STR / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT   ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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Nobel laureate: There is one way to prevent nuclear war

By Ira Helfand
The danger of nuclear conflict among the major powers is real, writes Ira Helfand, and it's magical thinking to imagine that our luck will hold out, writes Ira Helfand. We have no alternative than the complete elimination of all nuclear weapons.

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    QAQORTOQ, GREENLAND - JULY 30: Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Boats are a crucial mode of transportation in the country that has few roads. As cities like Miami, New York and other vulnerable spots around the world strategize about how to respond to climate change, many Greenlanders simply do what theyve always done: adapt. 'Were used to change, said Greenlander Pilu Neilsen. 'We learn to adapt to whatever comes. If all the glaciers melt, well just get more land. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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