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North Korea nuclear threat: USA sends Navy strike group

North Korea nuclear threat: USA sends Navy strike group

In a statement late on Saturday, the United States navy's Third Fleet said the strike group had been directed to sail north, but it did not specify the destination. There are fears that Pyongyang coul...

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Tillerson: Russian response to strikes disappointing, unsurprising

Tillerson: Russian response to strikes disappointing, unsurprising

Last week, the USA launched a missile strike on a Syrian military air base in retaliation for a chemical attack in northern Syria that the US has blamed on the administration of Syrian President Basha...

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Assad allies say United States attack on Syria air base crosses

Assad allies say United States attack on Syria air base crosses "red lines"

Satellite imagery suggests the base that was attacked houses Russian special forces and helicopters, part of Kremlin efforts to help Assad fight Islamic State and other militant groups. Syria's govern...

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Obama aides push back against criticism of inaction on Syria

President Barack Obama went to Congress several years ago to pass an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) for USA military campaign against ISIS, but the effort failed to gain traction amid ...

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Dunn, Long lead USA women past Russian Federation

Dunn, Long lead USA women past Russian Federation

They controlled 70 percent of possession in the half and outshot the Russians 16-5, including 5-1 in shots on goal. Dunn's response? A brace in Thursday's 4-0 win in Frisco, Texas , followed by ano...

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Israeli killed in vehicle attack near West Bank settlement

Israeli killed in vehicle attack near West Bank settlement

According to the report, the total number of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons is 6,500, with 500 of them being administrative detainees, 300 minors and 62 females. The United States ...

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Republican House Rules: How the GOP Confirmed Gorsuch

Republican House Rules: How the GOP Confirmed Gorsuch

That killed Senate tradition of requiring 60 votes to overcome a filibuster, and marked the end of the procedural tactic for judicial nominees. Presidents change and lawmakers come and go, but The ...

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Trump presses Xi on trade, N Korea

He signed two executive orders calling for tighter enforcement of tariffs imposed in anti-dumping and anti-subsidy trade cases, as well as a comprehensive review of USA trade deficits. The deadline in...

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Unexploded WW2 bomb found near Boat Race course

But there was no joy for Cambridge University Boat Club as they were beaten by their Oxford counterparts by just over a length in a gripping men's race. Cambridge winning 11 lengths in a course record...

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From South Korean president to prisoner 503, Park in jail

From South Korean president to prisoner 503, Park in jail

The arrest warrant for Park, which was sought by prosecutors earlier this week, was issued by the court, following the Thursday hearing that had lasted for almost nine hours, the longest-ever in the c...

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Portland mail carriers attacked by dogs 41 times

According to the postal service , an owner could be held liable for all medical expenses and other costs if his or her dog attacks a postal carrier. DeCarlo recommends closing dogs in a separate roo...

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Tillerson says no reason for Russian Federation to retaliate

The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian air base Friday from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched earlier in the week, escalating the us role in Syr...

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Lawmakers urge Trump to work with them on Syria

Lawmakers urge Trump to work with them on Syria

He noted that ISIS "is a direct threat to the homeland" in a way that Assad is not, and he hailed the Trump administration for moving toward embracing regime change in Syria. Thousands of USA troops a...

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N.Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria "unforgivable"

With some observers now talking about the possibility of US military action against North Korea, a lawmaker from Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Sunday said such a scenario was unlikely a...

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Syrian President Assad's allies say United States attack crosses "red lines"

McCain, who hasn't been the biggest supporter of the billionaire, said he was pleased with Trump's decision to listen to his administration's advice on the foreign situation. The two leaders also call...

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15 killed in Egypt church explosion, local reports say

The group recently released a video vowing to step up attacks against Christians, who it describes as "infidels" empowering the West against Muslims. The number of victims of an explosion at a Copti...

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Spanish gunship enters Gibraltar's waters illegally

That's what has happened since a draft document of European Union negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks Friday raised questions about the future of Gibraltar, a tiny British overseas territory o...

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Mess gets messier: USA strike further complicates Syrian conflict

Other damage includes the destruction of surface-to-air missile systems, and the destruction or damage of targeted hangars, an official pointed out. Auckland University worldwide relations expert St...

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No surprise here, National Hockey League players are angry about missing 2018 Olympics

The NHL said they had become frustrated with months of inaction and "no meaningful dialogue". "Somebody going to tell me, like, don't go, I don't care - I just go", the Washington Capitals super...

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Israel to weigh treating Syrian kids hurt in gas attack

Israel to weigh treating Syrian kids hurt in gas attack

He said that with the missile attack, the U.S. displayed "common sense" and "leadership", and praised the way the attack was carried out "tactically, operationally and strategically in a clear and pre...

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'Trump can't be judged by 2013 Syria tweets'

This comes after Trump ordered the missile strikes against Syria without getting congressional approval, determined to punish the Syrian government for the use of chemical weapons against civilians....

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ETA separatists start laying down remaining arms

In a statement on its website, IVC said that it received "from Jean-Noël Etcheverry, a representative of Basque civil society, information regarding the location of Eta's weapons, ammunition and explo...

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North Korea calls US bombing of Syria 'unacceptable'

Saturday's game, the first-ever official soccer faceoff in Pyongyang between the two Koreas, was one in a series of women's Asian Football Confederation qualifying matches being held here in April. Th...

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Kyrgios beats Querrey to seal Davis Cup tie

Kyrgios beats Querrey to seal Davis Cup tie

The Americans won 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 after Jordan Thompson and Kyrgios triumphed in the opening singles rubbers on Friday. "I haven't been going back to the hotel hating the game or trying to j...

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British man among dead in Stockholm lorry attack

British man among dead in Stockholm lorry attack

A wonderful husband, son, father, brother and close friend to many. He added: "We are all devastated by the untimely and tragic death of our talented, compassionate and caring son Chris. On Saturday...

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What We Know About the Stockholm Terrorist

What We Know About the Stockholm Terrorist

Officials said the suspect had been on their radar before but not recently, and did not elaborate on why authorities apparently had not considered him a serious threat. Along with the arrest of Alikov...

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Sweden to hold vigil after truck attack

One more person has been arrested in relation to Friday's Stockholm attack, Swedish TT News Agency reported on Sunday. One of the Swedish victims was an 11-year-old girl on her way home from sch...

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Haley on Syria: No political solution with Assad in power

Haley on Syria: No political solution with Assad in power

But he said the United States expected Russian Federation to take a tougher stance by rethinking its alliance with Assad because "every time one of these horrific attacks occurs, it draws Russian Fede...

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Sweden must be able to enforce deportations effectively, says PM

Police held raids overnight to bring other people in for questioning as authorities investigated the deadliest attack in Stockholm in years. Ten of the 15 victims injured in the attack are still bei...

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Russia Sends Warships Toward U.S. Navy after Syria Bombing

Russia Sends Warships Toward U.S. Navy after Syria Bombing

Russia's 4,000-ton warship came equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles , one of Moscow's latest and most deadly high-tech projectiles, and was headed to dock in the Syrian city of Tartus, according t...

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A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

The No. 2 U.S. airline, which already canceled around 3,000 flights in the wake of the powerful mid-week storms, said in a statement on Saturday that it's possible even more flights will be called...

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Teen asylum-seeker ID'd as suspect in Norway explosive case

The suspect in the attack was revealed to have been a failed asylum-seeker who eluded police efforts to deport him. Authorities later said the device was neutralised and a suspect arrested. "It was ...

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Trump Considering Placing Nuclear Weapons in South Korea as Deterrent to North

But now the attention is on the next move by another world leader: Kim Jong-Un. The post U.S. sends message to N. Korea, China with Syria strike appeared first on Vanguard News. "Armed with nuclear ...

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43 dead, 109 wounded as ISIS attacks Christian church

George's Church in Tanta , about 50 miles north of Cairo, killing 27 and injuring 78, according to the Associated Press . Word of the bombing came as Francis himself was marking Palm Sunday in St....

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Donald Trump's security adviser assures South Korea of plans to deploy Thaad

Mr Abe was meeting Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate in February when North Korea launched a rocket, setting off a controversy when the leaders set up an impromptu, alfresco "situation room" in full vi...

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