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North Korea's New Threat To U.S. Is The Most Worrying Yet

Television footage showed military trailers carrying large units including what appeared to be launch canisters being driven into the planned THAAD battery site, about 250 km south of Seoul . "The United States seeks stability and the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", said a joint statement issued by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats .

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Turkish strikes kill Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

According to the Turkish General Staff, the military hit the PKK targets it did Tuesday to prevent the terrorist group from sending terrorists, arms, ammunition, and explosives to Turkey. It also expressed concern that "the Turkish strikes were inflicted on the territory of sovereign states, bypassing their legitimate governments". Members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) inspect the damage at their headquarters after it was hit by Turkish airstrikes in Mount Karachok near ...

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Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers

The idea that Congress can simply pass both bills this week is not just unrealistic ― let's just say it will be a success if Republicans avoid a government shutdown ― but it underscores what is driving the White House's agenda right now: Trump hits his 100-day mark on Saturday, and he just wants to chalk up wins before then.

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Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Since the incident on the eve of France's election, it has emerged that Cheurfi was detained in February for threatening to kill police - before being freed. Delivery trucks did their early morning rounds; everything would have seemed normal were it not for the row of TV trucks parked up along the boulevard that is a must-visit for tourists.

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Venezuela death toll hits 29, protesters battle security forces

Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, completed math homework and lined up motorcycles on main roads around Venezuela Monday as part of a sit-in against the government. An opposition party, Justice First, said the protest the man was in was against Maduro when it was targeted by pro-government "paramilitaries". Amid the unrest, global pressure on Venezuela to schedule delayed regional elections and free political activists has been steadily mounting at the OAS and in other regional forum.

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Arkansas enacts first double execution in 17 years

His lawyers anxious that the high doses of drugs he was on could prevent the lethal injection from working properly. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker lifted her stay after about an hour paving the way for the 10:33 p.m. The state originally wanted to execute eight men in 11 days. After making a statement , the execution began at 7:06 p.m . "I am not a monster, there was a reason why those things happened that day", said the man who strangled Mary Phillips with a coffee pot cord in 1996, ...

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Stampeding wild boars kill 3 Islamic State militants in Iraq

Three militants were reportedly killed and five more were injured. The militants had recently committed 25 execution-style killings in Hawija, a nearby village known as an ISIS stronghold, al-Assi said. Hawija resides about 100 miles south of Mosul and sees dozens of residents flee to Kurdish Kirkuk daily. In August past year, the group massacred 85 civilians in Hawija as an apparent show of strength.

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Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on ship in the Atlantic

The crew of the Tamar will continue en route to The Azores, an island region of Portugal, the Coast Guard said. The captain initially reported one fatality and three other crewmembers who suffered severe burns. Monday. The statement from the cruise ship line read in part, "Our Care Team is providing support to our crew member's family, as well as his friends and colleagues onboard, and our thoughts and prayers are with them".

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Ex-Girlfriend of Facebook Murder Suspect Meets with Victim's Family

The intersection is less than two miles from Pennsylvania State Police Troop E headquarters. A short time later, Stephens killed himself following a brief police pursuit . But Stephens did not wait, he said . Authorities warned residents in OH and the neighboring states of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be alert for Stephens.

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Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar and north-east Syria

Sources in the city of Dohuk confirmed the arrival of seven wounded and the bodies of four dead to a hospital in the city, all members of the Peshmerga who fell as a result of the Turkish airstrikes . YPG militia members were also killed in Turkish airstrikes Tuesday. Turkey views the YPG as an extension of the PKK, a Turkish-Kurdish rebel group that has been fighting an armed struggle against the Turkish government since the 1980s.

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Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades in

Democrat Jon Ossoff, 30, nearly turned a GOP stronghold blue Tuesday night in a special election to see who will take over Georgia's 6th Congressional District , CBS News reports . Above all, Ossoff's digital media campaign has centered on the slogan, "Make Trump Furious", which has summarily helped him raise millions of dollars from almost 200,000 individual donations.

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Trump's 100 days: A rattled establishment, some surprises

Trump suggested in an interview that "the 100 day" measurement "is not very meaningful". Since then, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has flatly rejected the notion that Mexico would pay for the wall, and recently Trump has said the USA will begin building the wall and make Mexico pay for it later.

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Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington . However, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told ABC's Jonathan Karl Tuesday morning that Trump has not backed down from his demand that a temporary measure to fund the federal government include money for the border wall.

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Trump Says Iran Violating 'Spirit' Of Nuclear Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump has accused Iran of "not living up to the spirit" of its nuclear agreement with world powers and said the United States would soon have a response. They are going to take over parts of the world that you wouldn't believe. The whole crisis of Iran's intransigence on its nuclear program is strongly associated with his name.

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Prosecutors: Tad Cummins wanted to flee to Mexico with Elizabeth Thomas

Cummins acknowledged in federal court in Sacramento on Monday that he is the suspect in the case and agreed to return to Tennessee to face charges there. But her sister is "very happy" and pleased to eat food, drink coffee and shower. He is awaiting extradition to Tennessee, where he will be charged with sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping.

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Father charged with murder in Edmonton toddler death

Crier is also charged with assault causing bodily harm. Police say a toddler found dead outside an Edmonton church last week lived a frightful life of violence and abuse. He also thanked the Edmonton Transit Service, which he says reported the presence of Mack and Crier on a bus. Two suspects were identified on surveillance video from a nearby grocery store that police released on the weekend.

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Anti-govt protesters clash with police in Venezuela

The opposition blames the government for the unraveling of Venezuela's once-booming economy, which has left the country with shortages of food, medicine and basic goods. Rodriguez may have been referring to a widely circulated video on social media in which three lieutenants said they no longer recognize Maduro as President and commander in chief and warn of a possible civil war.

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Don Cheadle Didn't Recognise Kendrick Lamar's Tribute To Him On 'DNA'

Using the concept of parenthood to explain his thinking, he said previously: "One day, I may have a little girl". On DAMN ., Lamar does nothing but further confirm that sentiment that he is the most important rapper of our time. Lamar went on to say: " You see real different nationalities and cultures are coming together and actually standing up for themselves and I think that's a pure reflection of this record.

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Reds vs. Cubs, Game 3: Preview/Predictions Thread

Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto watches his three-run home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Cincinnati. This is their longest such streak since giving up 4+ runs in 11 consecutive games, June 30-July 10, 2016. The rookie stuck out a career-high 12 Orioles in seven innings during a 2-0 loss to Baltimore on Wednesday.

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Abu Sayyaf militants behead kidnapped Philippine soldier - army

Sobejana said the family of Siraji was already informed about the unfortunate incident. The firefight comes as the Philippine military searches for Abu Sayyaf members who escaped a recent military operation in Inabanga, Bohol. I told the military: Do not sleep. "Do not sleep. Kill them. Do not deliver them to me alive", Duterte said during the opening of the Palarong Pambansa in Antique.

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Ex-Trump aide denies working with Russians

USA officials told CNN that the information which came to light prompted an investigation into contacts with Russian officials held by those in the Trump orbit, particularly Page. Trump's advisers had contacts with Russian government officials or intelligence operatives, according to the current and former American officials, who spoke about the continuing inquiry on the condition of anonymity.

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Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

American and Canadian fighters jets intercepted two Russian military aircraft that flew north of Alaska and Canada on Thursday night, U.S. Air Force officials said today. The Russians have undertaken similarly provocative military fly-bys in the Black Sea, when a Russian plane buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer. This is especially the case after CIA Director Mike Pompeo called Wikileaks a "hostile intelligence service abetted" by Russia, so it's rather unsettling to see that this pushback may ...

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UC Berkeley Warns of "Intended Violence" at Ann Coulter's Planned Appearance

Despite the warning, Coulter told THR on Saturday: "Still speaking the 27th". Similar censorship of conservative speakers has occurred on college campuses around the country. Now, Coulter's brand of shock "conservatism" isn't particularly admirable - and we realize these invitations are part of a coordinated effort by conservatives to expose liberal bias on American college campuses (it doesn't take much).

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Judge sentences Volkswagen to $2.8B criminal fine for emissions cheating

With the criminal fine, Volkswagen's legal settlements stemming from its emissions fraud could exceed $25 billion in the US alone depending on how many vehicles the auto maker is forced to repurchase. "Plain and simple it was wrong", Doess said. Also, 7 current and former Volkswagen execs have been charged by the US Justice Department with various crimes - one of these execs is in US custody, one has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors, and 5 appear to be hiding out in Germany (these 5 ...

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Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

It hit record sales this year, and last year its US imports - most of which went to China - jumped 166%, according to data from the trade tracking firm Panjiva. "I would never have allowed it", Norman Eisen, a former chief White House ethics lawyer under president Barack Obama, told the AP. Ivanka Trump's products are made nearly entirely in China, and United States policy on trade or China's currency could benefit her financially.