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How Cosmic Rays Were Used to Find Void in Giza Pyramid

Close This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Particle physicists have uncovered a large, hidden void in Khufu’s Pyramid, the largest pyramid in Giza, Egypt—built between 2,600 and 2,500 B.C. The discovery, published in Nature, was made using cosmic-ray-based imaging and may help scientists work …

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Why Is the West Financing Palestinian Terrorism?

Close Imagine terrorists who have killed hundreds of people in Europe and the U.S. receiving generous rewards for their crimes. And imagine further this blood money being indirectly funded by Western taxpayers. As outrageous as it sounds, this is exactly what the Palestinian Authority (PA)—financially dependent on U.S. and European …

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Trump’s Tax Reform Aimed at Punishing Democratic Voters

Close This article first appeared on the Foundation for Economic Education site. On October 19, Republicans passed the first $4 trillion federal budget in U.S. history, a version of which narrowly passed the House on Thursday. At $4.1 trillion, the budget represents an approximately 5 percent increase in spending over …

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What If Trump Called Americans to Resist Impeachment?

Close This article first appeared on Verdict. Now that the first round of indictments in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation has been issued, Americans find themselves again wondering just how far Donald Trump will go to stay in power. If the noose begins to tighten, what will he do? What will …

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Trump’s Visa Ban Has Nothing to do With Terrorism

Close This article first appeared on the Cato Institute site. The alleged attacker in Tuesday’s Halloween terrorist attack in New York City that murdered eight people and injured 12 was Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, an immigrant from Uzbekistan. Saipov entered the United States in 2010 on a green card he won …

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How Will Putin Play Trump’s Russia Probe Narrative?

Close This article first appeared on Just Security. The 2016 election will be remembered for, among other things, Russian attacks including cyber theft, propaganda, trolls, bots, disinformation, efforts to use social media to stoke negative passions and possible espionage (in common parlance, collusion). Several commentators have correctly reminded us that …

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Closing Redundant Military Bases Spurs Local Economies

Close This article first appeared on the Cato Institute site. Last month, Secretary of Defense James Mattis urged Congress to allow the Pentagon to reduce its excess overhead. Mattis has requested this authority before – as have at least four of his predecessors (Carter, Panetta, Hagel, and Gates) – but …

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Crooks or Traitors?

Close Updated | Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s flurry of indictments on Monday generated shock and awe—and showed that Russiagate has become an existential threat to the Trump administration. But it’s worth unpacking exactly what Mueller has and hasn’t proved—and what the first set of charges reveal about where the special …

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Will Trump Pull a Korea Surprise On His Asia Trip?

Close This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. On his first full business day as president, Donald J. Trump withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a multilateral trade agreement with eleven other Asia-Pacific nations that was viewed as a pillar of US commitment to Asia. …

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10-Year-Old Journalist Offers Hope For Reporters

Close Editor’s Note: Hilde Kate Lysiak is a 10-year-old reporter and the publisher of the Orange Street News. She is also the co-author of the Hilde Cracks The Case series, along with her father Matthew Lysiak. She wrote in to Newsweek to share her opinion about where the reporting industry …

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