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Jake Jones

Digital Content Producer

Jake left his small Missouri hometown to study broadcast journalism and political science at the University of Missouri. After completing his undergrad work and adopting a fat cat named Kasper, he quickly delved into the political arena of 2016. He's active on Twitter (@JakeJones4Newsy) and is always interested in a (civil) political debate.

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DUP members
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Northern Ireland Parties Move Toward Coalition After A Year Without

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, left, with Russian President Vladimir Putin
The KremlinWorld

Tillerson: US Will Discourage International Trade With Assad's Syria

Truce village
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North Korean Art Troupe Heading To Olympics May Cross DMZ On Foot

Venezuelan rebel Oscar Perez
Instagram / @equilibriogvWorld

Venezuelan Rebel Dead After Posting Videos Of Police Raid

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US To Nix Over Half Of First 2018 Check To Group Helping Palestinians

Paul Manafort
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A Judge Says Paul Manafort's Trial May Not Start Until September

PLO Central Committee
WAFA News AgencyWorld

Palestinian Central Committee Votes To End Recognition Of Israel

Venezuelan rebel Oscar Perez
Instagram / @equilibriogvWorld

Prominent Venezuelan Rebel Might Be Dead Or In Custody After Shootout

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
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Abbas: Oslo Accord 'Killed,' But 2-State Solution Hopes Still Alive

DACA supporter rally
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In Tweets, Trump Suggests A DACA Deal Is Unlikely

Israel Defense Forces command
Israel Defense ForcesWorld

Israel Says It Destroyed A 'Terror Tunnel' To Egypt, Gaza Strip

North and South Korean Ice Hockey players in 2006
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The Koreas May Be On Their Way To Sending A Joint Team To The Olympics

Chelsea Manning
Twitter / @xychelseaPolitics

Chelsea Manning Files To Run For US Senate In Maryland

German politicians Horst Seehofer, Angela Merkel and Martin Schulz
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Germany Inches Closer To New Government After Marathon Talks

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens
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Missouri Governor Admits To Extramarital Affair Before He Took Office

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
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Canadian, Mexican Currencies Dip Amid Fears US Will Leave NAFTA

Shelly Simonds, right
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Virginia Democrat Concedes Election Decided By Random Drawing

Flu patient
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The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season

Julian Assange
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Ecuador Wants Help Moving Julian Assange Out Of Its London Embassy

West Bank
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Israel To Approve More Than 1,200 New West Bank Housing Units

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sara Netanyahu
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Corruption Allegations Against Netanyahu Back In The Spotlight

Netanyahu family
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Benjamin Netanyahu's Son Ignites Controversy In Audio Recording

Dennis Kucinich
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Former Cleveland Mayor Registers To Run For Ohio Governor

Rep. Ed Royce of California
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Another House Republican Won't Seek Re-election In 2018

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney
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Mitt Romney Was Reportedly Treated For Prostate Cancer Over The Summer

VP Mike Pence
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Vice President Mike Pence Announces Dates For Middle East Trip

Rio Grande
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Supreme Court To Hear First Oral Arguments Of 2018, All About Water

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali KhameneiWorld

Iran Bans Teaching English In Primary Schools

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Arab League Drafts Response To Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Migrants on rubber dinghy
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Report: More Than 3,000 Died Trying To Cross Mediterranean Sea In 2017