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This year, however, the holiday also showcased what appeared to be long-range and submarine-based missiles: weapons the country has always been warned against possessing. "We don't think about other things, we just live in our belief that we will win as long as our Supreme Leader is with us", Ho said, referring to Kim Jong Un.
  • First new Samaria locale in 20 years for Amona evacuees

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    Netanyahu first promised the new settlement at Emek Shilo in February, shortly before Israeli settlers were removed from another West Bank settlement called Amona. Almost 400,000 Jewish settlers are now living in the West Bank along with 2.8 million Palestinians. More than 400,000 Israelis live in existing settlements considered illegal under worldwide law.
  • Neil Gorsuch becomes 113th US Supreme Court Justice

    Neil Gorsuch becomes 113th US Supreme Court Justice

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    President George W. Bush watches Judge Samuel Alito of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia speak after he announced him as his new nominee for the Supreme Court, Monday, Oct. If liberals think Gorsuch is too conservative, wait till they get a load of the next nominee President Donald Trump offers up. And in early 2006, conservative nominee Samuel Alito weathered a threatened Democratic filibuster, led in part by Sen.
  • Trump's Reversals Come After Crash Course on Issues

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    The president believed the dynamic was simple - he'd just tell China to control North Korea, as if the latter is reflexively subservient to the former - but he "realized" after talking to Xi that it's not as "easy" as he'd assumed. "Yes - heading toward Syria, and I wanted you to know that". After Trump took credit for the "change", Stoltenberg spoke on how North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies joined the US's fight against terrorism in Afghanistan following the September 11, 2001 ...
  • Assad calls Syria chemical attack a 'fabrication,' dismisses evidence

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    It also ridiculed comments by President Bashar al-Assad in an interview with AFP to the effect that the alleged attack was fabricated by the United States to justify an American military strike. Eighty-nine people were killed and others injured in the April 4 gas attack in Idlib province. But Assad said it was possible to fake video and suggested the whole incident had been staged.
  • USA sought to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page last summer

    USA sought to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page last summer

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    The Post , citing unnamed law enforcement and other US officials, said Tuesday the government surveillance application laid out the basis for believing that Page had knowingly engaged in intelligence activities on Russia's behalf. In March a year ago, Mr Trump named Mr Page as one of his small team of foreign policy advisers. Fairly soon Mr Trump's campaign began to disavow him.
  • Assad: Chemical Attack is "100% Fabrication"

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    Moscow offered the explanation that regime aircraft hit a chemical weapons facility controlled by rebels on the ground. It has conducted an air campaign in Syria since September 2015, saving Assad's government from imminent collapse and helping to reverse the Syrian military's fortunes.
  • Afghan officials seek clues on Trump as adviser heads to Kabul

    Afghan officials seek clues on Trump as adviser heads to Kabul

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    A new round of worldwide talks, during the global Afghanistan Peace Conference being hosted in Russian Federation, is set to start on Friday featuring a broader scope of regional players than before. India and Afghanistan will find themselves in a lonely corner, and the main participants, China, Iran, Pakistan and Russian Federation, are openly looking for a "peace deal" in Afghanistan, which would accommodate Taliban in some form.
  • Leafs open first round series in Washington

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    This was a damned hockey game. What stands out is the importance of Wilson's mark - not only was it the game victor for Washington , but it was a statement to the league that the Capitals can survive a shutdown of their top players, and will still be capable of putting together a victory, as loose as it may have been.
  • Death toll from 'Mother Of All Bombs' climbs to 94

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    Officially known as the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB), the USA military deployed the massive 21,600-pound bomb in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Thursday, marking the first time the US used it in battle. While some might be concerned about a situation where military commanders have to do as they please on operations, the knowledge that America's generals are implementing "the commander's intent" as opposed to, say, "the executive orders of the commander-in-chief" should ...
  • Sheila Abdus-Salaam US judge found dead in New York's Hudson River

    Sheila Abdus-Salaam US judge found dead in New York's Hudson River

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    Zakiyyah Muhammad , the founding director of the Institute of Muslim American Studies, told the Times that Abdus-Salam became the first female Muslim judge when she became a lower court judge in 1994. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first female Muslim judge in the USA, was found dead in NY on Wednesday afternoon. As police await details from a more thorough examination of Abdus-Salaam's body , they are interviewing relatives and others who knew her.