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USA POLITICS: ‘Major, Major Conflict With North Korea Possible’: Trump Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Major, Major Conflict With North Korea Possible’: Trump Says

“We’d love to solve things diplomatically but it’s very difficult,” U.S. President Donald Trump says.

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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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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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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: 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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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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SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria

SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria

U.S. fired missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for the alleged chemical weapons attack by Assad’s government on civilians, including many children.

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USA POLITICS: Tillerson Will Follow Strict Diplomatic Protocol When He Visits Russia

USA POLITICS: Tillerson Will Follow Strict Diplomatic Protocol When He Visits Russia

Reacting to media reports that Tillerson would use his visit to press Moscow to back away from supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia’s biggest Middle East ally, Peskov signalled that was a non-starter.

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USA POLITICS: Tillerson to World: ‘US Will Hold Responsible Anyone Who Commits Crimes Against Humanity’

USA POLITICS: Tillerson to World: ‘US Will Hold Responsible Anyone Who Commits Crimes Against Humanity’

Tillerson said the United States would not let such crimes go unchallenged. “We rededicate ourselves to holding to account any and all who commit crimes against the innocents anywhere in the world,” he told reporters while commemorating a 1944 German Nazi massacre in Sant’Anna di Stazzema.

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SYRIA POLITICS: US Strikes On Syria One Step Away Clashing With Russia: Medvedev

SYRIA POLITICS: US Strikes On Syria One Step Away Clashing With Russia: Medvedev

U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base were one step away from clashing with the Russian military, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev charged on Friday, underscoring the risks in U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major foray into the Syrian civil war.

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BAHRAIN POLITICS: Trump Understands the Region Than Obama: Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa Says

BAHRAIN POLITICS: Trump Understands the Region Than Obama: Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa Says

“We feel like we are being punished for no reason, just for sticking addressing issues that every country has,” Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Looks to Brian Mulroney For Trump Guidance

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Looks to Brian Mulroney For Trump Guidance

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney will advise a cabinet committee in Ottawa this week, sharing his perspective on the looming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Mexico, Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters.

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USA POLITICS: Bannon Removed From National Security Council

USA POLITICS: Bannon Removed From National Security Council

U.S. President Donald Trump removed his chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council on Wednesday, reversing his controversial decision early this year to give a political adviser an unprecedented role in security discussions.

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IRAQ POLITICS: Kushner, Flies Into Iraq With Top US General

IRAQ POLITICS: Kushner, Flies Into Iraq With Top US General

Marine General Joseph Dunford chairman of US military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, invited Kushner,Tom Bossert, White House homeland security adviser, to accompany him.

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USA POLITICS: Trump to Flynn: ‘Ask For Immunity’ Against ‘Unfair Prosecution’

USA POLITICS: Trump to Flynn: ‘Ask For Immunity’ Against ‘Unfair Prosecution’

“Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!” Trump tweeted.

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USA POLITICS: Healthcare Fail: Trump Supporters Spare Him Blame, But Lash Out at Democrats, Republicans

USA POLITICS: Healthcare Fail: Trump Supporters Spare Him Blame, But Lash Out at Democrats, Republicans

“I thought there was a good plan the way he talked,” said DeGroat, still confident in Trump’s ability to make reform happen. “I was shocked it didn’t pass.”

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USA POLITICS: Obamacare Survives Republican Assaults, But 2018 Uncertain

USA POLITICS: Obamacare Survives Republican Assaults, But 2018 Uncertain

After the failed Republican effort to push through the bill, insurers are looking at changes to help 2018, America’s Health Insurance Plans Kristine Grow said.

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USA POLITICS: Republicans Say They Lack Votes to Pass Healthcare Bill in Blow to Trump

USA POLITICS: Republicans Say They Lack Votes to Pass Healthcare Bill in Blow to Trump

“We’ll see what happens,” U.S. President Donald Trump said at the White House, adding that Ryan should keep his job regardless of the outcome.

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