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For this was the moment the United States reaffirmed we will not tolerate violations of global norms nor evil acts condemned by the world. "However, because of our attack on Syria , this investigation may now not even be possible". Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioSyrian father: U.S. strike "not enough" Sunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike Dem senator: Trump's Syria policy "immoral and hypocritical" MORE (R-Fla.) similarly argued it wasn't a "coincidence" the chemical ...
  • British PM Theresa May calls election: What next?

    British PM Theresa May calls election: What next?

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    Donald Tusk said on Twitter that he had a "good" telephone conversation with May after she called for the election. May was not elected as Prime Minister, but came to the position after rivals pulled out. Asked about the snap general election , a Number 10 source said: "We won't be doing TV debates". Labour is the main opposition party in parliament.
  • US jets intercept 2 Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

    US jets intercept 2 Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

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    The official noted that TU-95s are capable of carrying nuclear weapons, but the planes involved in Monday's incident did not appear armed. Ross described the intercept as 'safe and professional'. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson remarked April 12 while in Moscow that relations between the us and Russian Federation are "at a low point". The top USA diplomat added that "improvement in the long-term relationship" between both nations is required to resolve the conflict in Syria.
  • Japan's Abe stresses need for 'pressure' on North Korea

    Japan's Abe stresses need for 'pressure' on North Korea

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    Kim In Ryong told a news conference Monday that U.S. The administration's immediate emphasis, the officials said, will be on increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of Beijing. She advised patience with China on the issue. After his meeting with business leaders in Seoul Tuesday, Vice President Pence traveled to Tokyo for meetings with Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso on bilateral trade options in the wake of the USA withdrawal from TPP.
  • Stakes high for Trump, Democrats in Georgia House race

    Stakes high for Trump, Democrats in Georgia House race

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    A special election in Georgia today has far-reaching, national implications for both the Republicans and the Democrats, who hope that a win by Jon Ossoff can prove they have a solid chance of winning back the House. Voters begin to believe again that politics can matter, that they themselves matter, that they can play a meaningful role in their own governance. Republican field staffers also have been dispatched to Georgia.
  • South Korea to Produce New Pre-emptive Strike Missile

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    But the successful development of the new missile will upgrade its capability to attack ground targets. The tactical ship-to-ground guided missile will be mass-produced next year, according to the Yonhap News Agency . The missile launched from inclined launch units can be used by the 2,500-ton Incheon-class FFG Batch-I and has been deployed since 2014, but the ship-to-surface missile launched from a vertical configuration can be loaded onto the next generation 2,800-ton Daegu-class FFG ...
  • Turkey: Trump applauds Erdogan's referendum win

    Turkey: Trump applauds Erdogan's referendum win

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    Turkey's president has rejected worldwide monitors' criticism of the referendum that approved expanded presidential powers Sunday, saying the vote was the "most democratic election" seen in any Western country. "What George, Hans or Helga say does not interest us", he said, using typical European names. With the new Constitution likely to come into force after elections in November 2019, Mr Erdogan could stay in power until 2029, by which time the energetic President, now 63, would be 75.
  • North Korea says will continue missile tests

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    Abe's disclosure came in response to a question that had been occasionally asked in the past but is now more realistic than ever with North Korea's missile capability rapidly advancing and tension with the US rising. Where did the test take place? But China's bottom line remains that whatever they do to North Korea, it must not destabilize the country or cause the regime to collapse.
  • Boy injured in shooting at California elementary school is 'recovering well'

    Boy injured in shooting at California elementary school is 'recovering well'

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    North Park Elementary has about 600 students in kindergarten through sixth grades, according to The AP. The enhanced security will require all visitors to present valid photo identification. Nolan, who was standing behind Smith when she was struck, was the only survivor of the three. Additional staff and counselors will be on hand Monday for the children returning to school.