Will Egyptian President Sisi’s mandate be extended? | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Millions of Egyptians are heading to polls to vote in a constitutional referendum that could keep President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi in office until 2030. The move has received overwhelming backing from parliament. Supporters say Sisi has stabilised Egypt and needs more time to finalise economic reform. If passed, the president would be able to appoint top … Read moreWill Egyptian President Sisi’s mandate be extended? | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

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Why impeachment is imperative – The Washington Post

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave the White House on Thursday. (J. Scott Applewhite) Fear is not a governing principle, and impeachment is not a dirty word; it is a constitutional one. Democrats’ fear of a backlash at the polls is no reason to avoid their constitutional responsibility to begin a formal impeachment … Read moreWhy impeachment is imperative – The Washington Post

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Washington state passes law extending statute of limitations for victims of sexual violence – ThinkProgress

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) signed into law on Friday an extension of the statute of limitations for some cases of sexual assault and removes the statute of limitation for serious sex crimes against children. Without this law, it would have been more difficult to prosecute some serious sex crimes against children after the victim’s … Read moreWashington state passes law extending statute of limitations for victims of sexual violence – ThinkProgress

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Syria war: Kosovo brings back 110 citizens including jihadists

Image copyright AFP Image caption The group mostly included young children and their mothers Kosovo has brought back 110 of its citizens from Syria, mostly mothers and their children but also several jihadist fighters. The group contained 74 children, 32 women and four men suspected of fighting for the Islamic State group (IS) who were … Read moreSyria war: Kosovo brings back 110 citizens including jihadists

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Opinion | The Ego Maniac in the Oval Is ‘Exonerated’

WASHINGTON — When it comes to presidential obstruction, at least Watergate started with a crime. A stupid crime, but a crime. After 675 days, more than 2,800 subpoenas, nearly 500 search warrants, $30 million spent, endless jaw-jaw on cable and countless whiny Trump tweets, we have come down to one fundamental truth. And it’s the … Read moreOpinion | The Ego Maniac in the Oval Is ‘Exonerated’

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