• Pros And Cons To Launching Military Action Against North Korea
Pros And Cons To Launching Military Action Against North Korea

A fast-attack nuclear-powered US submarine has joined an annual combined military exercise in South Korea in the latest show of force against North Korea, a defense source here said Tuesday. "If they elevate the threat of their weapons program to a level that we believe requires action that option is on the table". The spokesperson said: "North...

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  • USA charges Russian spies, hackers in massive Yahoo hack
USA charges Russian spies, hackers in massive Yahoo hack

Only one was arrested - Canadian Karim Baratov. In addition to compromising a half billion email accounts, the attackers may have had access to people's profiles on other Yahoo properties like Tumblr, Flickr, and fantasy sports, as well as non-Yahoo sites where people shared the same passwords.

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  • Trump welcomes Iraqi PM Abadi to White House
Trump welcomes Iraqi PM Abadi to White House

The United States has pledged to speed up its support to Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said following a meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington . He said: "I can sense a difference in terms of being head-to-head with terrorism". But as Iraqi forces come closer to rec...

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  • India Slams Pakistan's Continued Support of Terror
India Slams Pakistan's Continued Support of Terror

About the $46 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which goes through Gilgit-Baltistan region over which India has protested to Beijing, Hua said, "the CPEC will not affect China's position on the relevant (Kashmir) issue". The rising concern is disturbing now as Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir region has become the hub of global terror. It ...

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  • Syria Reports Israel Struck Again
Syria Reports Israel Struck Again

Syria claims their missiles downed one Israeli jet and hit another, which Israel rejected as "absolutely untrue". The diplomatic intervention marks the first apparent fracture in the secretive deconfliction arrangement between the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, over where, when and who Israeli...

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  • Afghanistan border closure hurting kinnow exports
Afghanistan border closure hurting kinnow exports

Calling it a "goodwill gesture", Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ordered the opening of all the crossings along the boundary, considered the busiest and most lucrative border crossings in South Asia. Pakistan had temporarily reopened the border crossings for two days in early March to allow visitors with valid visas on both sides to return home.

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  • Indus talks: Indian team leaves for Pak
Indus talks: Indian team leaves for Pak

Despite various media statements causing speculations, Pakistan showed restraint and kept on making efforts for resumption of commission level talks. According to the statement, the Government of Pakistan "appreciates the decision of the Indian government to resume regular talks and welcomes the Indian delegation to Islamabad ".

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  • Planes collide over Canada shopping mall, kills one
Planes collide over Canada shopping mall, kills one

From the ground, witnesses described seeing one plane shear the wing off the other. He saw pieces of the plane fall out of sky. One witness said she was anxious one of the planes would was going to crash in front of the building's doors but it ended up on the roof instead.

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  • Trump Wiretapping Claims Dominate Intelligence Hearing
Trump Wiretapping Claims Dominate Intelligence Hearing

Asked how he concluded he was being snooped on, Trump cited a January 20 New York Times article 'where they were talking about wiretapping. He also insisted that media outlets had not reported when, one day earlier, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said it is possible Trump staffers might have been surveilled via "incidental" collection ...

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  • Steven Leath named new AU President
Steven Leath named new AU President

Leath reimbursed ISU for the cost of 52 training flights, as well as for costs associated with several out-of-state trips. "He cares about students, and he cares about faculty". In fact, it was not long ago we bought a farm here and expected to retire here. "I understand that is very sad and disappointing for most of us to see a 92-year-old tradi...

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  • Poll Shows America Really Does Not Like You, Donald Trump
Poll Shows America Really Does Not Like You, Donald Trump

It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. While Trump's presidency has been relatively rocky from its start, the new results come after a particularly hard week for the White House. This means that fewer than 4 in 10 Americans approve of the job Trump is doing as President of the United States. It's hard to see what Trump c...

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  • Lawmakers seek FBI, NSA answers on Trump, Russia at rare public hearing
Lawmakers seek FBI, NSA answers on Trump, Russia at rare public hearing

Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey will be in the hot seat Monday facing lawmakers who accuse him of stonewalling Congress, as they demand answers about Donald Trump's potential Russian Federation ties and the president's extraordinary accusation of wiretapping by his predecessor.

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  • May to trigger Brexit process on March 29
May to trigger Brexit process on March 29

The notification of triggering Article 50 will come in the form of a letter. Due to trigger Article 50, her office has said May will be visiting Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to hear the government's differing views on Brexit. Tusk will receive another letter from May on Wednesday next week to invoke Article 50 before she provides a statem...

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  • Paris Orly Airport: Father of gunman says son 'not a terrorist'
Paris Orly Airport: Father of gunman says son 'not a terrorist'

Toxicology tests conducted on Belgacem's body revealed that he had almost twice the legal limit of alcohol for driving in France in his blood as well as "traces of cocaine and cannabis" in his system. A spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor's office said Saturday morning that its anti-terrorism unit and the French Intelligence Service had opened...

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  • Turkey accuses Germany of supporting 'Muslim cleric behind failed military coup'
Turkey accuses Germany of supporting 'Muslim cleric behind failed military coup'

More than 40,000 people have been killed since the PKK launched its insurgency against the Turkish state in 1984. Turkey accuses Gulen of heading a group called the Fethullah Terror Organisation (FETO) which masterminded the coup with the aim of ousting Erdogan from power.

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  • Ryan Confident About Health Plan's Passage, After Change To Help Seniors
Ryan Confident About Health Plan's Passage, After Change To Help Seniors

USD 600 billion, Robin Hood in reverse", Pelosi said . We know: Any government-produced health plan is anathema on ideological principle to many conservatives. 'Obamacare is dead. And unless we gave it massive subsidies in a year from now or six months from now, it's not even going to be here. Last Wednesday, Ryan announced that his beleague...

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  • Price on Health Care Finances
Price on Health Care Finances

By fundamentally changing the financing structure of Medicaid through a per-capita cap on spending, the bill would weaken this vital safety net program. Republicans in Washington working to overhaul the Affordable Care Act say their strategy consists of “three buckets.” But it appears that all three may be leaking.

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  • China aims to smooth out Trump rows before U.S. summit
China aims to smooth out Trump rows before U.S. summit

Complicating his mission to Beijing are China's strenuous objections to the initial deployment to South Korea of a US missile defense system that have strained relations between Seoul and Beijing and sparked a snowballing economic boycott against South Korea among some Chinese.

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  • Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'
Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'

On his first two trips as secretary of state, Tillerson traveled with a small number of "pool" reporters who provided information about his events to a broader group. Because she is not a member of the press pool, she likely will not be sharing information with the rest of the press corps. McPike is a White House correspondent for IJR, and prev...

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  • Trump budget calls for border wall, border prosecutions
Trump budget calls for border wall, border prosecutions

The agency added, "Through the prototyping process , CBP may identify new designs or influences for new designs that will expand the current border barrier toolkit that CBP will use to construct a border wall system". However, the prototypes will be as little as 30 feet long, and cost as little as $100,000. Wall designs are also required to incl...

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