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According to the JCS officials, the projectile flew some 500 kilometers, and the South Korean and the US militaries are analyzing its details including the type and its exact trajectory. "The U.S. imperialists are trying hard to attain its goal through military threat and blackmail while brandishing all sorts of strategic and tactical weapons of demonstrative and threatening nature..." If the North ever obtains a solid-fuel ICBM, it would likely be a rocket powered by a cluster of several ...
  • Airlines Met DHS Amid Concerns About Laptop Ban

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    But according to DHS spokesman David Lapan , no final decisions have been made, though an expansion is "likely". The original electronics ban was implemented in March, and required passengers from several countries in the Middle East and Africa to check and stow laptops, e-readers, cameras and other large portable devices with their baggage before passing through security at certain airports.
  • Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify in public Senate hearing

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    At the same meeting, The Washington Post reported earlier this week , Trump had given the Russians " highly classified information " that "jeopardized a critical source of intelligence" on ISIS that came from a key ally, which, according to later reports , was Israel.
  • Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump

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    Spicer said the Trump administration could not immediately accept Yates' conclusions about Flynn, viewing her as a "political opponent of the president". Sources said Flynn told Kislyak the Trump administration would look favorably on a decision by Russian Federation to hold off on retaliating with its own sanctions.
  • Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

    Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

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    James Hahn is the clubhouse leader at 12-under with Billy Horschel a shot behind in second place. He was tied for third with Kokrak, who shot 72 after setting a Nelson 36-hole record with a five-stroke lead. 17 curled by the cup, and he missed a 14-footer on 18. His only blemish was a bogey at the par-four 14 hole, where he failed to get up and down from a greenside trap.
  • AG Sessions Pledges Redoubled War on Drugs

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    In some cases, mandatory minimum and recidivist enhancement statutes have resulted in unduly harsh sentences and perceived or actual disparities that do not reflect our Principles of Federal Prosecution. That follows a long downward trend and was the lowest homicide rate recorded since 1963 when the rate was 4.6 per 100,000, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Fans get one last chance to see 'Greatest Show on Earth'

    Fans get one last chance to see 'Greatest Show on Earth'

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    The circus has had several legal battles over the years with animal rights groups, and combined with declining sales, owners made the decision to close down the traveling circus for good. The film goes on to win the Academy Award for best picture. 1967 Music and entertainment promoter Irvin Feld buys the Ringling circus and formally acquires it in a ceremony at the Roman Colosseum.
  • Amber Alert issued for baby believed to be in 'extreme danger'

    Amber Alert issued for baby believed to be in 'extreme danger'

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    Columbus police said they believe Solomon may be in extreme danger. He weighs 31 pounds and has blonde hair and blue eyes. The child did not have any clothing on the last time he was seen. The town is in Bartholomew County, between Cincinnati and Indianapolis. They may be in a gray 2003 Chevrolet Blazer, with in license plate XVK853. Further details on the incident were not immediately available, and it was not clear it any charges would be filed in the case.
  • Trump boasts to Russians of firing Comey

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    Russian Federation has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that it interfered in the election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favour. The president also reportedly called Mr. Comey a "nut job". He leapt to make the point again at a joint news conference with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, describing the development as a distraction.
  • North Korea fires another missile, South Korean military says

    North Korea fires another missile, South Korean military says

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    The missile flew 310 miles before it splashed down in the East Sea/Sea of Japan. "The US mainland and the Pacific operational theatre are within the strike range of the DPRK and the DPRK has all kinds of powerful means for annihilating retaliatory strike", North Korea's state KCNA news agency said in a commentary on Saturday.
  • House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Resign Next Month

    House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Resign Next Month

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    Members of Congress reportedly urged Gowdy to run for the chairmanship after Chaffetz announced several weeks ago that he would retire from Congress. Gowdy's spokeswoman did not confirm the congressman's intent to take Chaffetz's post, but lawmakers reportedly said he would win if he ran, Politico reported on Thursday.