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Patagonia threatens to sue Trump over national monuments order

Patagonia threatens to sue Trump over national monuments order

In the case of Grand Staircase-Escalante, a 1998 law passed by Congress approved the transfer of other federal lands in Utah to the state to make up for lands taken over by the monument; the congr...

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Arsenal 1-0 Leicester: Gunners Close On Top 4 With Late Winner

After somewhat diminishing the toxic atmosphere of the recent weeks by registering an FA Cup semi-final victory over Manchester City on Sunday, Arsenal were in danger of being brought back down by a...

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N. Korea may get terrorism designation, White House briefs Senate

This video is the most visceral expression yet of Pyongyang's intentions. After a well-publicized statement by Trump that he was planning to send an "armada" to deter Pyongyang earlier in the month, t...

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China welcomes U.S. saying it's open to talks on North Korea

The United States and South Korea began installing THAAD last month and South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Wednesday that key parts, including six launchers, interceptor missiles and a radar, hav...

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Why S. Korea is debating USA anti-missile system

Why S. Korea is debating USA anti-missile system

China's defense ministry has also repeatedly criticized THAAD's deployment and said the military will take unspecified actions in response. Any direct USA military action would run the risk of massi...

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US says it will take two years for Venezuela to leave OAS

The announcement late Wednesday raised worldwide tension over Venezuela , where unrest has left 28 people dead this month. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have flooded the streets over the las...

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Golf roundup: Graham DeLaet, Luke Donald tied atop RBC Heritage leaderboard

Golf roundup: Graham DeLaet, Luke Donald tied atop RBC Heritage leaderboard

He posted a blistering eight-under 63 to open the event Thursday but could only manage a one-over 72 in Round 2 to drop him into a tie for fifth place heading into moving day. He also missed the cut ...

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Tillerson: China threatened North Korea with sanctions over nuclear tests

A draft of ASEAN's end-of-summit chairman statement obtained this week by AFP had a portion on the Korean Peninsula still blank, meaning the leaders had yet to agree on what to say on the issue. She...

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Be wary of White House claims about tax plan

This filing status provides a lower tax rate and a higher standard deduction than filing as a single person. As of right now, however, the wealthy appear to be the only winners in the new tax plan. ...

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Trump to order broad review of national monuments

A key area will be the Bears Ears National Monument , a 1.3-million-acre (530,000-hectare) zone in Utah Obama proclaimed in 2016. But if the administration tries to go beyond a mere review to resci...

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Leaders weigh in on their debate performance

Clark was then quizzed why British Columbians should trust her amid the RCMP investigation into improper donations, her salary top-up, and false claims she'd made that the NDP had hacked the BC Libera...

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Papa John resigns from Louisville athletics board

He also said the athletic department needed to be fixed. Athletics Director Tom Jurich defended athletics during the April 27 meeting, citing athletics' transparency and work. While he didn't mentio...

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Boris Johnson says UK likely to strike Syria if asked by US

He went on to clarify: "We will take back control of that figure and that will be available for the government of the day to spend on the priorities of this country, including the NHS". And this is no...

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Expert downplays North Korean threat of sinking aircraft carrier

Expert downplays North Korean threat of sinking aircraft carrier

The United States has not specified where the carrier strike group is as it approaches the area. It is south of the Tohara Strait, which is between Okinawa and the Japanese main islands in the Philipp...

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Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014

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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Turkish high court rejects referendum appeal bid

On Monday, the European Union executive's commissioner responsible for membership applications, Johannes Hahn, called on European Union foreign ministers to consider ending Turkey's accession process ...

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Turkish warplanes kill 6 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

On Wednesday, the Turkish military carried out another air raid on the PKK, killing six fighters in the Zap region of northern Iraq , the country's armed forces said. Following the strikes by Turkish...

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Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

Separately, a spokesperson for Israel Defense Forces told CNN the army had no comment on reports that Israel was responsible. In a sign of the heightened tensions surrounding a conflict that has alr...

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Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies

Canada's policy is specifically directed at ultra-filtered milk that's used to make certain types of cheese and yogurt. But a Canadian trade barrier is keeping some NY milk from crossing the border,...

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United To Offer Up To $10000 For Forfeiting Seat

United To Offer Up To $10000 For Forfeiting Seat

The report , which was promised by United CEO Oscar Munoz in the days following the incident, includes both a review of what led up to the incident and recommendations "to prevent a awful event like...

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PM reaffirms desire for 'special partnership' in talks with EU's Brexit chief

PM reaffirms desire for 'special partnership' in talks with EU's Brexit chief

Merkel also said the talks would require a lot of effort in the next two years but expressed confidence that the European Union side was ready. German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech ab...

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Trump advisers likely to meet again in May to discuss Paris pact

Speaking at a Bloomberg event in New York, Perry said, "I'm not going to tell the President of the United States let's just walk away from the Paris accord". Countries submitted voluntary, non-bin...

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Ivanka Trump Responds to Yet Another Question of 'Complicity' from the Media

Ivanka Trump Responds to Yet Another Question of 'Complicity' from the Media

She called Trump a "tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive" - and the moderator was forced to change the topic over the sound of booing. I'm sure she said: "'Listen, th...

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Commander says U.S. may need stronger defense against North Korea missiles

They were ferried from the Capitol by bus. President Donald Trump welcomed Republican and Democratic senators before his secretary of state, defence secretary, top general and national intelligence ...

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China welcomes U.S., says it's open to talks on North Korea

China welcomes U.S., says it's open to talks on North Korea

Harris said North Korea's pursuit of an atomic arsenal and the long-range missiles to deliver nuclear weapons comes at the expense of the North Korean people, who are isolated and forced to live with...

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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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