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Finally, if the Trump move signals the return of the USA in a leadership position the possibility of regional allies coordinating their policies vis-à-vis Syria increases. Trump's decision raised controversy among U.S. lawmakers and foreign governments, while some supported the punitive move against the Syrian government, others questioned whether it was appropriate to commit such an action of war without authorization from the U.S.
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    The Northern Ireland Executive Office has confirmed that an investigation has been launched into the potential contamination of the water supply at the talks venue. Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams on Tuesday warned the Democratic Unionists it was "decision time" on whether they want to restore powersharing. Mr Brokenshire made a decision to give the parties more time to reach agreement.
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    Make climate change a priority

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    Trump's executive action will undo the previous administration's commitment to the Clean Power Plan, a rule that aimed to drastically cut nationwide power plant carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent from 2005 rates by 2030. "This is not a situation where they can just junk the regulations". While Republicans have blamed Obama-era environmental regulations for the loss of coal jobs, federal data shows that USA mines have been shedding jobs for decades under presidents from both parties as a ...
  • Archdiocese urges mercy for Mexican mom facing deportation

    Archdiocese urges mercy for Mexican mom facing deportation

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    In January, President Donald Trump ordered immigration authorities to fully enforce all the laws now on the books, including the deportation of " individuals whose legal claims to remain in the United States have been lawfully rejected, after any appropriate civil or criminal sanctions have been imposed ".
  • Volkswagen to build new SUV in Tennessee plant

    Volkswagen to build new SUV in Tennessee plant

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    Hyundai and Kia , which offer a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty, do offer a powertrain warranty higher in time and mileage (10 years or 100,000 miles) than VW's, but it is not transferable to a second owner after the basic warranty expires.
  • North Korea is looking for trouble

    North Korea is looking for trouble

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    State media warn that , sooner or later, the Americans will strike again". A US army soldier watches the U.S. North Korea warned earlier today that they were "ready to react to any kind of war that the U.S. South of the border, the situation is much different. North Korean state media on Tuesday warned of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of a US pre-emptive strike as a US Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier made its way towards the western ...
  • US show of force to North Korea also could show US weakness

    US show of force to North Korea also could show US weakness

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    A senior Japanese diplomat said it appeared the US position was to put maximum pressure on North Korea to reach a solution peacefully and diplomatically. "North Korea appears to seek to utilize the SPA in improving its external relations as it attempts to break away from its worldwide isolation in the face of tough sanctions regime", the ministry said in a statement.
  • North Park school killer had troubled past

    North Park school killer had troubled past

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    There were 15 students in the special needs classroom ranging from first to fourth grade, along with two adult aides, police said. Police say a man opened fire in an elementary school, killing his wife and a student. "He started crying hysterically I spent all night hugging him and telling him, 'Please don't ever leave my side, '" she said. "The more training they get to respond to those type of situations, that will reduce causalities if something like that does happen", Dawson said.
  • Kulbhushan is our son, will go to any extent to save him

    Kulbhushan is our son, will go to any extent to save him

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    Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke in the upper house of parliament Tuesday after lawmakers demanded justice for Kulbhusan Jadhav, an Indian national who has been found guilty of espionage and sabotage in Pakistan, but who New Delhi maintains is innocent.
  • Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch confirmed to USA supreme court

    Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch confirmed to USA supreme court

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    Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, who is now the Senate majority leader, touted the filibuster as "the last legislative check for political minorities and small states". The ruling was later upheld by the Supreme Court. Three Democrats voted to confirm Gorsuch Thursday, including Sen. "The Senate's unanimous confirmation of his nomination to serve on the appellate court almost a decade ago is evidence of that", said Heller.
  • U.S. will solve North Korea issue without China if it doesn't help

    U.S. will solve North Korea issue without China if it doesn't help

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    South Korea and the USA are conducting joint military exercises, with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and the other ships of Carrier Strike Group One making their way toward the Korean Peninsula. The decision by the USA was sparked by increasing tensions over ongoing military drills involving American and South Korean forces that North Korea regards as a dress rehearsal for an invasion.