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Erdogan shuns West with Syria strikes and more mass detentions

Erdogan shuns West with Syria strikes and more mass detentions

The toll in Turkish air raids on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria rose to 28 killed, a monitor said today, a day after Ankara said it had targeted " terrorist havens" near its border. "The...

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United States moves THAAD anti-missile to S Korean site

But it certainly reflected the increased American alarm over North Korea's progress in developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the USA mainland. Wednesday's convoy of trucks and equipmen...

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US, South Korea warn North against new provocation

US, South Korea warn North against new provocation

An unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said the US administration's policy to maximize pressure on North Korea was "little short of lighting the fuse of total war", the state news agency...

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Trump, Schumer against Canada dairy restrictions

Schumer said he is working with the president, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other stakeholders to develop a plan to tackle the issue that has left dairy farmers in Wisconsin and NY without a market for...

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North Korea conducts live-fire artillery drills

Despite incessant claims by the political elites and corporate media that North Korea was poised to conduct its sixth nuclear test yesterday, the country's 85th anniversary of its army, Pyongyang re...

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South Korea installs parts of U.S. defence system against North Korean missiles

Christine Ahn, a peace activist and organizer for WomenCrossDMZ , told the New York Times that the group of women thought of the letter as "our own Scud missile" to put a halt to the frightening ...

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US Sets Up Missile Defense in South Korea

China has significant leverage with North Korea, with 80 percent of North Korea's economy depending ties to the country. Separately, the USS Fitzgerald was doing drills with a Japanese destroyer in th...

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Bucs Loy selected to compete in NCAA Tournament

Bucs Loy selected to compete in NCAA Tournament

SC women's golf earned its 19th-straight NCAA postseason berth Thursday after being selected to the Columbus Regional. "We are really excited to go to Texas", sophomore Christina Parsells (Bernardsv...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav's Location In Pak Not Known To Us, Says Government

Kulbhushan Jadhav's Location In Pak Not Known To Us, Says Government

Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan has urged people to pray for the safe return of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court for allegedly spying and ...

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Paul: U.S. Needs China to Exert More Pressure on North Korea

Paul: U.S. Needs China to Exert More Pressure on North Korea

Trump's decision to scrap the ambitious 12-nation Trans-Pacific Trade (TPP) deal championed by former president Barack Obama was a blow to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , who expended substant...

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US centers strategy on North Korea on sanctions, open to talks

US centers strategy on North Korea on sanctions, open to talks

The auditorium on the White House grounds is not typically used for large-scale national security briefings, but can be outfitted to accommodate classified discussions among the lawmakers and official...

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White House readies order to quit NAFTA - administration official

White House readies order to quit NAFTA - administration official

The president is also blasting Canada for protecting dairy manufacturers, a measure he says is putting USA farmers out of business. The Prime Minister reaffirmed that Canada upholds its global trade...

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U.S. under Trump Series Lumber crash between Trudeau and Trump

U.S. under Trump Series Lumber crash between Trudeau and Trump

She said she is optimistic a new softwood deal can reached and that it will be a win for both Canada and the United States. Freeland says she has had discussions with U.S. U.S. timberland prices edg...

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Kim Jong-Un oversees North Korea display of military strength amid tension

It's not the (North Korea) but the US and Trump that makes trouble". As North Korea's only ally, China has come under unprecedented pressure in recent days to use its influence to persuade Kim not t...

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US lawmakers look to Trump administration briefing for clear North Korea strategy

US lawmakers look to Trump administration briefing for clear North Korea strategy

President Donald Trump authorized a review of the White House's North Korea policy upon entering office, according to the statement, and has resolved to ramp up pressure on the North Korean regime t...

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Trump's Approval Rating Hits 41 Percent In Latest CBS Poll

He also signed fewer orders per year than any president since Grover Cleveland, who left office in 1897. Critiquing Obama for his use of the actions in the second half of his administration became t...

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Corbyn rules out head-to-head TV debates without May

He added that: "If you're talking about a debate about the possible outcomes of the general election then you're talking about a debate between the Conservative party and the Labour party". In respons...

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Syria confirms Israeli attack near Damascus int'l airport

Syrian state television reported Thursday that missiles had hit a military site southwest of the airport, quoting a military source. His comment followed Israel's strikes against targets in Syria....

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US Starts Moving THAAD Missile Defense System to South Korea, Sparking Protests

US Starts Moving THAAD Missile Defense System to South Korea, Sparking Protests

Trailer trucks carrying parts of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system entered the site on what had been a golf course in the county of Seongju in a southern region of South Korea, Yo...

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China needs to boost economic pressure on North Korea

Tillerson adds that the U.S.is not seeking regime change in North Korea. The Chinese envoy for North Korea says China and Japan have agreed to coordinate in seeking to denuclearize the Korean Penins...

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Fact Check: Trump Errs On 9th Circuit Court, Judge's Sanctuary Decision

Orrick's ruling applies nationwide, preventing the Trump administration from following through on blocking the funds. President Trump's immigration agenda took another hit when a federal judge...

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Arkansas conducts first execution, plans 3 more

Lee was one of eight inmates the state is trying to execute over ten days - a scheme labelled a "conveyor belt of death" by The Guardian 's Ed Pilkington. Arkansas had initially scheduled eight inmat...

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Days In, Trump's Made Some Big Moves On Energy And The Environment

He officially crosses the threshold on Saturday. In Sunday's episode, the Fox cartoon depicts the White House as a haunted house with President Trump touting his accomplishments while surrounded b...

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Netanyahu defends to cancel meeting with German FM

The German newspaper BILD reported that Netanyahu stated that he refuses to meet with everyone who gives a platform to groups that defame Israeli soldiers and therefore can not meet with the German ...

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United States commander: Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in 'coming days'

The earlier-than-expected move prompted protests by hundreds of local residents and was denounced by the frontrunner in South Korea's presidential election on May 9. The latest signal from the Trump a...

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Le Pen goes fishing for votes _ literally

Le Pen goes fishing for votes _ literally

However, they are following polls which have shown that of all her main opponents, Macron has the largest predicted winning margin over her. While the other main candidates have said they would ...

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Injured Venezuela protesters face another woe: finding medicine

Injured Venezuela protesters face another woe: finding medicine

European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly condemned "brutal repression" in the country after anti-government unrest left 28 people dead this month. Anti-Maduro demonstrators have been calling for elec...

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Korea: New missile defence system ready in days

Harris said that the visit of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who made South Korea and Japan his first global trip, and Vice President Mike Pence sends the "right signal" to allies in the region. The ...

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Softwood lumber deal possible, but 'not there yet,' says Freeland

Softwood lumber deal possible, but 'not there yet,' says Freeland

Canadian officials have so far taken a largely restrained attitude to Trump's harsh language on NAFTA, describing it as a negotiating tactic ahead of the talks. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Fre...

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Ivanka Trump vows 'never again' on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ivanka Trump vows 'never again' on Holocaust Remembrance Day

President Trump came down hard against anti-semitism and threats of violence against the Jewish people on a day honoring those who lost their lives in the Holocaust. "We pledge - never again", Trump ...

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