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Some experts believe the regime is planning to conduct a missile launch or nuclear test to coincide with the anniversary, a hugely significant date in the North Korean calendar known locally as the Day of the Sun . Chinese authorities did not respond to requests for official comment. In the meantime, South Korea urged calm and called upon the US to consult Seoul if it was considering military action against the North.
  • Missiles aside, what are Trump's Syria options?

    Missiles aside, what are Trump's Syria options?

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    Can the USA just use more cruise missiles? President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping walk along the front patio of the Mar-a-Lago estate after a bilateral meeting in Palm Beach, Fla. "The Islamic Republic has shown that.it does not back off and its people and officials.do not retreat in the face of threats", said Khamenei. Russian Federation on Sunday said the cancellation of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's visit to Moscow demonstrates London's lack of ...
  • Democrats: Solid opposition to Trump, but what comes next?

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    Sure, certain loopholes enjoyed by corporate America for avoiding taxes on foreign income and other activities would be closed, but that would be offset by a steep drop in the corporate tax rate . Now if it doesn't start fast enough, I'll start the taxes. Tell someone that the US tax system needs to be fixed, and you're not likely to get an argument.
  • Haley: First Assad Leaves, Then We Talk

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    Tillerson stopped short of accusing the Russians of complicity in a suspected sarin nerve gas attack April 4 that killed at least 87 civilians in Syria's southern Idlib province. "I will say this - if you kill babies with conventional bombs it is still a moral outrage", the senator stated. But it mentioned American missile attacks on Libya in 1986 and Sudan in 1998, and scolded the U.S.
  • Rex Tillerson: Trust between U.S. and Russian Federation at a 'low'

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    Russian Federation has never publicly acknowledged any such attacks by Assad's forces and has tried for the past 18 months to help him expand his authority in Syria. It was an icy start to the long-awaited meeting, which began with the two men entering a conference room making very little eye contact. Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the US position that Assad should leave power.
  • Xi Jinping Urges Trump to Peacefully Resolve N. Korea Tensions

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    A military parade is expected in Pyongyang to mark the day and North Korea often marks important anniversaries with tests of its nuclear or missile capabilities. The president did not provide details on Xi's response to the proposal, but added the United States would "solve the problem without them" if Beijing was not responsive.
  • U.S. sends 'Seal Team Six' to South Korea for 'training'

    U.S. sends 'Seal Team Six' to South Korea for 'training'

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    The U.S. officials said the administration is considering an array of stiffer sanctions that could be applied on a "sliding scale" proportionate to North Korean actions. "After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it's not so easy", Trump said. Bonnie Glaser, a China expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the development "bodes well for cooperation between the US and China".
  • BHP Billiton plc 25.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie

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    Shares of BHP Billiton plc ( NYSE:BBL ) opened at 31.90 on Tuesday. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on BLT. JPMorgan Chase & Co. The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th were given a $0.80 dividend.
  • US President not allowed to use personal helicopter

    US President not allowed to use personal helicopter

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    Each visit to Mar-a-Lago, dubbed "the Winter White House", costs taxpayers approximately $3 million . Obama, by contrast, spent just under $97 million on travel in his eight years as president , according to documents reviewed by Judicial Watch , a conservative government watchdog.
  • Paul Manafort registering with U.S. as foreign agent

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    Manafort's ties to Russian Federation are part of probes underway by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional intelligence committees into Moscow's interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to reports by the New York Times and other media.
  • More Details Emerge About San Bernardino Victims, Shooter

    More Details Emerge About San Bernardino Victims, Shooter

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    The students were not targeted but were standing behind Smith when her estranged husband opened fire, Burguan added. While the 53-year-old mother of four and grandmother of three was allegedly afraid of Anderson, her children insisted she would never have gone to school that morning if she thought her attendance would have put the students in any danger .