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Australian PM to meet Trump after heated phone call - Washington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:38

Washington Post

Australian PM to meet Trump after heated phone call
Washington Post
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's prime minister said Wednesday he is looking forward to meeting President Donald Trump next week when they attend Battle of the Coral Sea commemorations in New York, more than three months after their heated ...

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US moves THAAD to South Korean site as North Korea boasts fire power - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:05

Reuters

US moves THAAD to South Korean site as North Korea boasts fire power
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. U.S. Department of Defense, Missile ...
Sabers rattle amid Korean standoff, WH to brief senatorsYahoo News
South Korea Sees Thaad Missile Defense System Ready This YearBloomberg

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South Korea says parts of THAAD anti-missile defense moved to site - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 18:17

Reuters

South Korea says parts of THAAD anti-missile defense moved to site
Reuters
South Korean policemen and soldiers stand guard at a golf course owned by Lotte, where the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system will be deployed, in Seongju, South Korea, March 1, 2017. Kim Joon-beom/Yonhap via REUTERS.

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ISIS Fighters in Iraq Killed by Wild Boars Before They Can Ambush Locals - Newsweek

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:53

Newsweek

ISIS Fighters in Iraq Killed by Wild Boars Before They Can Ambush Locals
Newsweek
Three militants loyal to the Islamic State group (ISIS) have been killed by wild boars as they planned to ambush Iraqi tribesmen opposed to the group, according to a local anti-ISIS leader. At least eight ISIS fighters had reportedly taken cover among ...

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US military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site: media - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:41

Reuters

US military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site: media
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. U.S. Department of Defense, Missile ...

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Obama criticised for '$400000 Wall Street speech' - BBC News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:22

BBC News

Obama criticised for '$400000 Wall Street speech'
BBC News
Former US President Barack Obama is being criticised for reportedly agreeing a $400,000 (£310,000) fee for a speech to a Wall Street bank. The 44th president has accepted an offer to speak at a healthcare conference hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald in ...
Obama Wall Street's Newest Fat Cat With Cantor SpeechFox Business

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Deadly Heist Shakes a South American Borderland Trying to Shed Its Lawless Image - New York Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:53

New York Times

Deadly Heist Shakes a South American Borderland Trying to Shed Its Lawless Image
New York Times
Police officers and employees inspected the premises of a Spanish cash transporting company in Ciudad del Este in Paraguay on Monday after gunmen blasted their way into the safe room and stole millions of dollars. Credit Gustavo Galeano/Agence ...

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Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police - BBC News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:45

BBC News

Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police
BBC News
A cheating US husband has been charged with killing his wife after police said data from her wearable fitness tracker contradicted his version of events. Richard Dabate, 40, claimed to have seen Connie Dabate shot to death more than an hour before her ...
A Marriage Marked By Secrets, A Murder Case Months In The MakingHartford Courant

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Randolph Alles, Retired General, Is Chosen to Lead Secret Service - New York Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:33

New York Times

Randolph Alles, Retired General, Is Chosen to Lead Secret Service
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump has selected Randolph D. Alles, a retired Marine Corps general and acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, to lead the Secret Service, the White House announced on Tuesday. Mr. Alles, who retired ...
Trump picks retired Marine general to lead Secret ServiceWashington Post
Trump Names Retired Marine Corps General To Lead Secret ServiceNPR
Retired Marine general expected to be named Secret Service directorPolitico

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Graham: There are 'no good choices left' with North Korea - The Hill

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:13

The Hill

Graham: There are 'no good choices left' with North Korea
The Hill
North Korea could have the capability to fire a missile at the United States by 2020, top Asia-Pacific experts told lawmakers Tuesday. “It's a matter of time if nothing changes,” Victor Cha, a Korean expert at the Center For Strategic and International ...

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'Robbery of the century': 8 arrested in neighboring Brazil - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:37

CNN

'Robbery of the century': 8 arrested in neighboring Brazil
CNN
(CNN) Eight people were arrested Tuesday in the Brazilian state of Parana, all suspects in the explosive heist of an armored car company in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. According to a Brazilian federal police statement, six rifles, multiple automatic ...
Deadly Heist Shakes a South American Borderland Trying to Reinvent ItselfNew York Times

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'Robbery of the century': 8 arrested in neighboring Brazil - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:37

CNN

'Robbery of the century': 8 arrested in neighboring Brazil
CNN
(CNN) Eight people were arrested Tuesday in the Brazilian state of Parana, all suspects in the explosive heist of an armored car company in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. According to a Brazilian federal police statement, six rifles, multiple automatic ...

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North Korea has been taunting the US for years. Is Trump taking the bait? - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:55

CNN

North Korea has been taunting the US for years. Is Trump taking the bait?
CNN
Washington (CNN) North Korea put on a muscle-flexing display of artillery power Tuesday to mark a national holiday and thumb its nose at US President Donald Trump's declaration that the country has "gotta behave." Pyongyang staged the pounding display ...
North Korea carries out huge live-fire drills as US warships gatherWashington Post
North Korea Holds Drill With Live Fire to Mark Military Anniversary: SeoulNBCNews.com
North Korea reportedly holds live-fire drill as US nuclear-powered sub approachesFox News
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Father livestreams killing of infant daughter on Facebook Live - USA TODAY

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:01

USA TODAY

Father livestreams killing of infant daughter on Facebook Live
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — A distraught father in Thailand killed his 11-month-old child on Facebook Live, the latest in a string of disturbing incidents including suicide, torture and sexual assault that have reached millions on the live-streaming service ...

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Turkish airstrikes kill Kurdish forces battling ISIS - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:11

CNN

Turkish airstrikes kill Kurdish forces battling ISIS
CNN
(CNN) The Turkish military on Tuesday killed more than 20 members of Kurdish militia groups, some of which the United States is assisting in the fight against ISIS. Five of the casualties were among Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq, known as Peshmerga.
Turkish jets bomb US-backed forces in Iraq, Syria, US officials sayFox News
Turkey air strikes kill Kurdish fighters in Syria and IraqBBC News

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Wild boars overrun Islamic State position, kill 3 militants - USA TODAY

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:42

USA TODAY

Wild boars overrun Islamic State position, kill 3 militants
USA TODAY
Three Islamic State militants setting up an ambush in a bitterly contested area of northern Iraq were killed by a herd of stampeding boars, local leaders say. Sheikh Anwar al-Assi, a chief of the local Ubaid tribe and supervisor of anti-ISIS forces ...
Wild boars rampage in Kirkuk leaving 3 Islamic State members deadIraqi News

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House oversight panel: No sign Flynn complied with the law - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:32

CNN

House oversight panel: No sign Flynn complied with the law
CNN
(CNN) President Donald Trump's former national security adviser did not properly disclose payments from Russia and does not appear to have complied with the law, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings said ...
White House rejects Oversight request for Flynn documentsThe Hill
Lawmakers say Flynn sidestepped disclosure rulesLos Angeles Times
House Oversight chairman: I've seen 'no evidence' that Michael Flynn 'complied' with the lawBusiness Insider
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Afghanistan's ambassador on Trump, US troops leaving and Russia's support of the Taliban - Fox News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:03

Fox News

Afghanistan's ambassador on Trump, US troops leaving and Russia's support of the Taliban
Fox News
At just 33, Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S., Hamdullah Mohib, knows all too well what it is to be a child of war. Born in a small village near Jalalabad in Nangarhar province – mere miles from where the U.S. recently dropped its largest non ...

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White House holds out prospect of diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis - Washington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:50

Washington Post

White House holds out prospect of diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis
Washington Post
TOKYO — As North Korea conducted live-fire drills Tuesday and South Korea, Japan and the United States carried out their own military exercises, the White House said there is still room for a diplomatic resolution. “The more that we can solve this ...
US Holds War Games With Allies As North Korea Vows to Wipe Enemies Off the EarthNewsweek
Japan gets real: what to do when the 10-minute missile warning comesThe Japan Times

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Has the US started a lumber trade war with Canada? - BBC News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:41

BBC News

Has the US started a lumber trade war with Canada?
BBC News
The United States is slapping hefty new tariffs on the import of Canadian softwood lumber. The US Commerce Department says that Canada is improperly subsidising its exports of the forestry product. This is just the latest volley in the long-running ...
Trump warns Canada over dairy tax: 'We will not stand for this'The Hill
Trudeau Vows to Defend Canada Interests as U.S. Targets Lumber, Canadian Dollar FallsU.S. News & World Report
Trump now taking aim at... Canada?The Boston Globe
Hot Air -Raw Story -Washington Post
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