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Speaking at a Senate intelligence hearing on Thursday local time, along with the heads of five other US intelligence agencies, the CIA Director said regional flash point including the Korean Peninsula could trigger a major conflict. North Korea says it would deal with two United States citizens detained by its security service in accordance with the law. He once apparently said that he was ready to give everything necessary to help the North Korean people with their needs.
  • 'De-escalation zones' deal goes into effect in Syria

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    Iran and Turkey agreed on Thursday to a Russian proposal to establish four separate de-escalation zones in Syria for at least six months, according to a text detailing the agreement published by the Russian foreign ministry on Saturday. Rebels, however, rejected the deal stating that Iran would not be recognised as a guarantor of any ceasefire. Such zones, also referred to as non-conflict or safe zones, are meant to be areas where civilians can live without being targeted by any party in ...
  • Korea Issues Direct Criticism of China Amid Nuke Dispute

    Korea Issues Direct Criticism of China Amid Nuke Dispute

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    How far China would go in helping change North Korea's behavior is a "litmus test" that will affect the future of the relations between Washington and Beijing, a USA expert said Friday. The possible locations for the killing included events at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, a military parade, or a public procession after Kim Jong-Un return home, according to the statement .
  • Acting FBI chief declines to say if Trump under investigation

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    On Wednesday , Pence told reporters that Trump "made the right decision at the right time to accept the recommendation of the deputy attorney general and the attorney general to ask for the termination - to support the termination of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation".
  • Trump should be wary of Duterte

    Trump should be wary of Duterte

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    The White House defended the invitation as Trump tries to build support in Asia to rein in North Korea, but on Monday, Duterte told The New York Times that he had a busy schedule and "cannot make any definite promise". On Sunday, Trump also extended a White House invitation to Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former general who heads a military government that took power in a 2014 coup.
  • Some 40 People Injured in Protests in Caracas Prompted by Maduro's Initiative

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    Maduro has triggered an article of the constitution that allows for the reformation of all public powers, as his predecessor Hugo Chavez did in 1999 soon after winning office in the South American OPEC nation. "Earlier Monday, anti-Maduro protesters tried to march on government buildings in downtown Caracas , but police blocked their path '" just as authorities have done more than a dozen times in four weeks of near-daily protests.
  • Trump preparing certified letter denying Russian Federation business ties

    Trump preparing certified letter denying Russian Federation business ties

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    U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said he wants to examine fellow Republican President Donald Trump's business dealings for any ties to Russia, CNN reported on Tuesday, one day after the issue was raised at a Senate hearing. "I have no evidence of collusion", he said. "I'm not a prosecutor". "But do I want to know about business ties?" Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates (R) and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testify on May 8, 2017, before the US ...
  • Pentagon tries to ease Turkey's concerns with arming Kurds

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    The U.S. said it would provide arms to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to help them drive Islamic State militants from the extremists' de facto capital, Raqqa . Like Turkey, the US considers that group a terrorist organization. The U.S. decision to arm the YPG "will surely have consequences and will yield a negative result for the U.S.as well", Yildirim said.
  • During In-Flight Remarks, Pope Discusses Nuclear War, North Korea

    During In-Flight Remarks, Pope Discusses Nuclear War, North Korea

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    Like many in the crowd, James Bolden picked up a free white Pope Francis cap and scarf featuring logos from the visit. It was Francis' first papal visit to Egypt, where Catholics haven't seen a pope on their soil since St. " I would not be happy ", Trump said in a CBS interview for Sunday's Face the Nation. Balloons were released into the air as the pope toured the stadium.
  • Trump Blasts General Atomics' Electric Catapults, Wants Steam Back

    Trump Blasts General Atomics' Electric Catapults, Wants Steam Back

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    What is digital? ". And I said, and now they want to buy more aircraft carriers. The EMALS system launches the aircraft from a track using a series of motors, which President Trump was reportedly angry about because it seemed like "you have to be Albert Einstein to figure it out", but which doesn't stress the aircraft and apparently work for bigger planes.