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USA POLITICS: Judge William Orrick III Blocks Trump Order to Restrict Funding for ‘Sanctuary Cities’

USA POLITICS: Judge William Orrick III Blocks Trump Order to Restrict Funding for ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Reince Priebus: “The idea that an agency can’t put in reasonable restrictions on how some of these monies are spent is something that will be overturned.”

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USA POLITICS: Trump to Sign New Executive Orders on Environment, Energy Before Completing His First 100 Days

USA POLITICS: Trump to Sign New Executive Orders on Environment, Energy Before Completing His First 100 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Says Its Revolutionary Forces Combat-Ready to Sink US Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier With Single Strike

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Says Its Revolutionary Forces Combat-Ready to Sink US Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier With Single Strike

North Korea defiants: “Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S. nuclear powered aircraft carrier with a single strike,” Rodong Sinmun says.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal

“We will honor this agreement out of respect to this enormously important alliance,” Pence said at Turnbull’s harbor side official residence in Sydney.

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MEXICO POLITICS: US to Fund Heroin Fight As 2016 Output Jumps

MEXICO POLITICS: US to Fund Heroin Fight As 2016 Output Jumps

Mexico’s president’s office, the Interior Ministry and the Foreign Ministry did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and has shown no let-up in its missile tests.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Scott Brown New Zealand Ambassador

USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Scott Brown New Zealand Ambassador

Brown, 57, burst onto the national stage in 2010 when he unexpectedly won a special Senate election to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.).

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TURKEY POLITICS: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump

TURKEY POLITICS: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in Washington.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’

North Korean state media warned the Americans of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” and said don’t “mess with us”.

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USA POLITICS: Exposed! Trump Team Bluster as Aircraft Carrier Steams in Opposite Direction

USA POLITICS: Exposed! Trump Team Bluster as Aircraft Carrier Steams in Opposite Direction

Trump boasted he sent “armada” as warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group was far from Korean peninsula headed in the opposite direction.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Signs ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Order

USA POLITICS: Trump Signs ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Order

“Buy American and Hire American” is not just a slogan, but a “cornerstone” of Trump’s vision for the American government, the White House said on Tuesday, noting that his was the first administration in decades that “answers to the American workers who built this country.”

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Envoy Slams US Airfield Attack ‘Message’ to North Korea

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Envoy Slams US Airfield Attack ‘Message’ to North Korea

Syria’s ambassador to North Korea denounced what he called U.S. aggression and its “history of interventions” on Monday and said that it sending a “message” to North Korea with an attack on a Syrian airfield was irresponsible.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Mike Pence Warns North Korea of US Resolve

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Mike Pence Warns North Korea of US Resolve

“Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan. North Korea would do well not to test his resolve or the strength of the armed forces of the United States in this region.”

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USA POLITICS: Trump First President Since Reagan to Speak at NRA Annual Meetings

USA POLITICS: Trump First President Since Reagan to Speak at NRA Annual Meetings

President Donald Trump will be the first President to speak at NRA Annual Meetings since Ronald Reagan did it in 1983. NRA endorsed Trump on May 20, 2016.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters, Opponents Clash in California Park

USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters, Opponents Clash in California Park

“As a veteran, I like the track America is on, and that Trump is willing to stand and say we are still America and we are not going to be globalist, we’re not going to be a communist country,” Tempesta said. “That’s a message I can get behind.”

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USA POLITICS: Americans Name Dissatisfaction With Government as Top Problem: POLL

USA POLITICS: Americans Name Dissatisfaction With Government as Top Problem: POLL

This is by far the problem U.S. adults most frequently mention, followed by healthcare, immigration and the economy. Americans have often named government dissatisfaction as the top problem in the nation.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Ready For War If Trump Wants It: Pyongyang Declares

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Ready For War If Trump Wants It: Pyongyang Declares

North Korea official says if the U.S. shows any sign of “reckless” military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own.

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USA POLITICS: Mother of All Bombs: ‘Right Time’ to Use Huge Bomb in Afghanistan: US General

USA POLITICS: Mother of All Bombs: ‘Right Time’ to Use Huge Bomb in Afghanistan: US General

“Using this massive bomb cannot be justified and will leave a material and psychological impact on our people,” the Taliban, who compete with Islamic State in Afghanistan, said in a statement.

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CHINA POLITICS: New Korean War May Break Out ‘At Any Moment’: Chinese FM

CHINA POLITICS: New Korean War May Break Out ‘At Any Moment’: Chinese FM

“Lately, tensions have risen with the US and the ROK [South Korea] on one side, and the DPRK [North Korea] on the other,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters on Friday, adding that “One has the feeling that a conflict could break out at any moment.”

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AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: US Mother of All Bombs Brings Deaths, Destructions

AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: US Mother of All Bombs Brings Deaths, Destructions

The 21,600-pound (9,797-kg) GBU-43 bomb, was dropped from an MC-130 aircraft in the Achin district of the eastern province of Nangarhar bordering Pakistan, Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said on Thursday.

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