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Harder on Russia and softer on China, Trump's views evolving

Harder on Russia and softer on China, Trump's views evolving

On Friday, the US Treasury Department released its semiannual report to the Congress to reiterate that conclusion. "There is the realization that if China does cut off all transactions with North ...

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Pence heads to Seoul as Nth Korea tensions flare

The fact that any new ICBM would be in a canister is important because it means those missiles would likely be solid-fueled, analysts said. The U.S.is prepared to take a preemptive strike against th...

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North Korea missile test: Latest launch 'blew up nearly immediately'

But a USA foreign policy adviser traveling with Pence on Air Force Two sought to defuse some of the tension, saying the test of what was believed to be a medium-range missile had come as no surprise. ...

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NKorea crisis coming to a head

Secretary of Defense James Mattis said that President Trump has been briefed on the failed launch and has no comment at this time. The North launched a ballistic missile from the same region earlier...

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Interest in where and when Trump may attend church services

Interest in where and when Trump may attend church services

And there are more than 40 former lobbyists in the White House and the broader federal government. The Trump administration is ending the practice of disclosing the identities of most visitors to ...

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United States and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

Echoing charges by Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Toner said there can be little doubt that the chemical weapons attack in Idlib province was carried out by Syr...

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GOP strategist: 'The way things are headed, we would lose the House'

Trump barely edged out Democrat Hillary Clinton in the district past year. AP Political Writer John Hanna in Topeka, Kansas, also contributed to this report. But liberal groups said the fact that th...

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Kane matches Greaves after hitting 20-goal mark again

Kane matches Greaves after hitting 20-goal mark again

Kane, who only recently returned from injury scored three minutes into the second-half, after showing real strength and composure to turn Francis and find the bottom corner of Boruc's net. We've still...

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China, U.S. working on 'North Korea problem'

North Korea has often test-fired missiles to mark major dates such as Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of the nation's founder Kim Il-Sung, or as gestures of defiance when top USA officials v...

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Putin Meets With Tillerson

After the USA attack, Russian officials said they were severing a "deconfliction" mechanism that has been in place since 2015. The president spoke alongside the secretary-general of North Atlantic T...

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Most of Turks favor amendments to country's constitution - Erdogan

With 99% of votes counted at 11.30 pm (local time), unofficial results had the "Yes" camp leading with 51.3% to 48.7%. Turkey expert Simon Waldman of King's College in London wrote in a Globe and Ma...

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IS launches 'chlorine gas attacks' in western Mosul

Iraqi Air Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Anwar Hammah said the use of heavy bombs had been totally banned in Mosul, where laser-guided bombs are used to hit targets. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, fro...

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McCain: Trump Has No Overall Foreign Policy Strategy

McCain: Trump Has No Overall Foreign Policy Strategy

John McCain said Sunday he hopes it's because the "Washington establishment" has gotten into the president's ear. Donald Trump was back on his West Palm Beach golf course in Florida on Friday, as No...

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Trump says "someone should look into who paid for" tax return rallies

The demonstrations came on the date taxpayers traditionally have to file their returns by and just days before this year's filing deadline Tuesday. Trump tweeted Sunday: "I did what was an nearly ...

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Air China to suspend Beijing-Pyongyang flights

South Korea has a spotty record of tracking developments in North Korea, as information about the secretive, authoritarian state is often impossible to confirm. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves t...

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Pep Guardiola Hails Man City's Technical Excellence in Win Over Southampton

Although the England worldwide stopper has been inconsistent this season in Turin, he's become a popular figure with the club's supporters. But for Guardiola, that must-win pressure is something he ...

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Pence visits Korean Demilitarized Zone

Pence visits Korean Demilitarized Zone

Vice President Pence could not have known when he took off from Joint Base Andrews Saturday morning that by the time he landed here in South Korea, the North Korean regime would have fired off yet ano...

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Pence to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone

China has already been extremely antagonistic to South Korea's willingness to begin introducing a new USA missile defence system, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD). Pence stood within 20...

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Australian PM says exports to India soon

The joint statement seeks a secure and rule-based Indo-Pacific region, ensuring maritime security and safety of sea lanes, lines of communications and resolving maritime disputes by peaceful means in ...

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Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea

Pence is also scheduled to meet with South Korea's National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun and businessmen here, before leaving for Japan on Tuesday. " North Korea showing a variety of offensive mis...

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Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

Inamullah Meyakhil, spokesman for the central hospital in eastern Nangarhar province, said the facility had received no dead or wounded from the attack. The U.S. unleashed the largest non-nuclear bomb...

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China fears U.S. military attack on North Korea

In the most recent conversation, which lasted 45 minutes, Abe told reporters he and the U.S. president "frankly exchanged opinions about North Korea and Syria following Thursday's U.S. Beijing's firs...

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Referendum boosts power of Turkey prez

Although the margin fell short of the sweeping victory Erdogan had sought in the landmark referendum, it could nevertheless cement his hold on power in Turkey and is expected to have a huge effect on ...

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Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum

The "yes" vote in the referendum would be a validation of the current leadership style of Mr. Erdogan, who has been acting as a de facto head of government since his election in 2014 despite having no...

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Turkish PM declares victory in referendum

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party, also said that those who advocated a "Yes" vote in the referendum may have gone beyond the boundaries of the law. The referendum campaign w...

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Donald Trump expected back in Palm Beach County today

Donald Trump expected back in Palm Beach County today

The Palm Beach Post even keeps a running log of all Trump's golf visits, noting that he likes to frequent his own establishments. He's also played at the two courses he owns near his Mar-a-Lago esta...

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India can't be run without people's support: Narendra Modi in Surat

Prime Minister Modi will also visit Dadra and Nagar Haveli, where he will inaugurate the government projects and distribute sanction letters to the beneficiaries of various government initiatives. Thi...

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Leftist claims win in Ecuador election; rival cries foul

While Moreno has said Assange can stay, Lasso said he would ask him to leave within 30 days of his inauguration. Ecuador's election on Sunday has been widely billed as an indicator of the politica...

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American strike against Syria prompts both praise and condemnation

There are 25 air bases in Syria, including 20 under government control. Instead, they blamed anti-Assad fighters like the al-Sham Front, formerly al-Nusra Front, for a so-called false-flag attack me...

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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

All detainees in Asqalan, Nafha, Ramon, Hadarim, Galboa' and Be'er as-Sabe' (Beersheba) have returned their meals, declaring the beginning of their open-ended hunger strike. "The strike led by Barghou...

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