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Pentagon Investigating Michael Flynn for Foreign Payments

Army (Retired) failed to obtain required approval prior to receiving any emolument from a foreign government". But the Pentagon investigation, launched in early April, appears focused on the more th...

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Palestinian Authority halts its payments for Israeli electricity for Gaza

Soldiers responded with non-lethal riot dispersal equipment, including tear gas. Medical institutions and high schools did not participate in the general strike. The prisoners have issued demands ra...

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China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Rex Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats described North Korea on Wednesday as " an urgent national security threat and top forei...

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Trump Makes Move On Wisconsin Dairy Farm Crisis

The dispute stems from a Canadian dairy industry action that essentially prices American companies out of the Canadian market for ultra-filtered milk, which is used to make cheese and yogurt. "Canada ...

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Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

But Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, in an interview with Israel Army Radio, broadly hinted that Israel was involved. Ayrault had said samples from the site of the attack bore the trace...

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Ivanka Trump, World Bank discuss women entrepreneur fund

The German leader thanked Trump's daughter for proposing a global fund to promote women entrepreneurs in poorer countries and said she'll "spare no effort" to persuade fellow leaders of Group of 20 ...

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XTurkish strikes kill over 24 Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

The People's Protection Units (YPG), the Kurdish faction of the Syrian Democratic Forces, is considered a terrorist group by Turkey's government; it is armed and supported by the United States. Syri...

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United States defense secretary Mattis arrives in Kabul for surprise visit

United States defense secretary Mattis arrives in Kabul for surprise visit

The Friday attack, seen as the deadliest ever on an Afghan army base, took place in the vicinity of the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army forces in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the provincial ca...

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Republican lawmakers urge Trump to weaken Paris climate pact pledge

But experts say the final decision, expected next month, is anything but certain, and staying at the table could come with significant caveats, like a weakening of United States commitments to curbing...

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French intelligence report links Bashar al-Assad regime to chemical attack

French intelligence report links Bashar al-Assad regime to chemical attack

London [U.K.], April 26 (ANI): France has said that it has evidence that the Bashar-Al-Assad-led Syrian Government was responsible for the chemical attack that killed 89 people. "France assesses that ...

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Trump's first tariffs: Canada's lumber imports

Still, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he did not think the disputes would injure the friendly relationship between Mr. Trump and Mr. Trudeau, who visited the White House in February. "It's not ...

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Trump to order aluminum imports investigation

Trump to order aluminum imports investigation

Mr Ross said part of the justification for the investigation was that United States combat aircraft such as the Lockheed Martin F-35 joint strike fighter and the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet require hig...

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The Simpsons' had a grim take on Trump's first 100 days

As many comedians have pointed out in the past few months, it's not easy to make fun of an administration that seems dead-set on making fun of itself day in and day out. Finally we see Trump himself, ...

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U.S. admiral says North Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Just hours before the entire U.S. Senate was due to receive a top-level briefing on North Korea at the White House, Admiral Harry Harris testified that he believed Pyongyang's threats against the Un...

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US N.Korea strategy centres on sanctions

US N.Korea strategy centres on sanctions

Forces Korea (USFK) secured the land in Seongju, North Gyeongsang Province, from the South Korean government", the Yonhap News Agency reports . South Korea urged China Thursday to listen to world...

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Citing intervention bid, Venezuela to leave bloc

Venezuelans were shocked to see Saab's son, a law student, publicly breaking ranks with his powerful father and saying he himself had been a victim of what he called government repression against marc...

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DeLaet now tied for 1st at RBC Heritage

DeLaet now tied for 1st at RBC Heritage

The 63 was one shy of the 27-year-old Cauley's career low (62 at the McGladney Classic in 2012) and two off the tournament mark of 61 shared by David Frost and Troy Merritt. It gets the fire under you...

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Mnuchin: Trump has released plenty of financial info

President Trump on Wednesday plans to call for a significant increase in the standard deduction people can claim on their tax returns, potentially putting thousands of dollars each year into the poc...

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Commander says USA may need stronger defense against North Korea missiles

Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen. "In confronting the North Korean threat, it is critical that the U.S...

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Trump Unveils Tax Reform Plan

The boost in personal income and lower corporate tax rates would foster one of the most important drivers of the luxury market: confidence. US President Donald Trump's tax plan is skewed to benefit ...

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China voices opposition to THAAD deployment, vows military training

China voices opposition to THAAD deployment, vows military training

And while there's been a lot of attention on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Leahy says more than 28,000 USA troops in South Korea also face a conventional military threat. South Korea's navy h...

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National Monuments Under Review By Trump Administration

However other experts suggest that since the Antiquities Act specifies "the smallest area compatible with the proper care and management of the objects to be protected", that a vast monument can be ...

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BC Green leader in Kelowna this weekend

Clark said that she has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ask the federal government to ban the shipment of thermal coal, including US shipments, through British Columbia - sending a strong ...

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Pentagon probes former Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

Elijah Cummings said Thursday. The documents , provided by the Department of Defense, show that the Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 that he could not legally take money from foreign governments wit...

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USS Carl Vinson nears N. Korea as United States expects 'firepower display'

USS Carl Vinson nears N. Korea as United States expects 'firepower display'

North Korean media has already reacted harshly to the Vinson's deployment, calling it " an extremely unsafe act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade", adding that "what's only laid for aggressors...

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Pentagon Warned Michael Flynn In 2014 Not To Accept Foreign Money

The House Oversight Committee recently released documents that shed new light on the behind-the-scenes communications between Flynn and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), a subsidiary of the Depar...

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Baez Says State is Illegally Holding Aaron Hernandez's Brain

Baez Says State is Illegally Holding Aaron Hernandez's Brain

Earlier on Thursday , Hernandez family attorney Jose Baez said the brain was being held "illegally" by the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Hernandez's body is at Faggas Funeral Hom...

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Turkish shelling, clashes with Kurdish fighters renew in northeastern Syria

It was the latest in the Turkish government's decades-long fight against the PKK, a Kurdish separatist group that has carried out attacks in Turkey . They shared posters saying "every dead Kurd is a ...

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After calls, Trump not to ditch NAFTA, yet

A government official said Trudeau and Pena Nieto haven't talked in several weeks, and didn't co-ordinate ahead of their separate calls with Trump. "It's actually starting today", Trump said of the ...

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US missile defense system in S. Korea operational soon, admiral says

US missile defense system in S. Korea operational soon, admiral says

As another deterrent, Harris pointed to the USS Michigan - a guided-missile submarine - that arrived in South Korea Tuesday, saying it was an important show of force. Joseph Dunford. His spokesman...

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Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

It also expressed concern that "the Turkish strikes were inflicted on the territory of sovereign states, bypassing their legitimate governments". Turkish air strikes killed 20 Syrian Kurdish fighter...

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US military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site

He sent the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group for exercises in waters off the Korean Peninsula as a warning to North Korea and a show of solidarity with U.S. The Chinese president seems ...

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Korea, US to hold joint naval drills

Korea, US to hold joint naval drills

Landers/U.S. Navy via AP). Part of the elements of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile system has been deployed in South Korea, its Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. Sever...

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Walker, Trump talk Canadian trade disputes, dairy

Walker, Trump talk Canadian trade disputes, dairy

But Canada's decision to change its milk pricing policy has sparked a bitter war of words between USA and Canada and has escalated trade tensions between the two countries. "I am rather close to this ...

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Kentucky Women's Golf Makes 2017 NCAA Regionals Field

Kentucky Women's Golf Makes 2017 NCAA Regionals Field

It'll be Princeton's first NCAA team bid to the regionals since 2005 and fourth overall, along with trips in 2001 and 2004. SC women's golf earned its 19th-straight NCAA postseason berth Thursda...

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