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Happy Birthday, Your Majesty! See Queen Elizabeth's Christening Photo from 1926 - PEOPLE.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:13

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Happy Birthday, Your Majesty! See Queen Elizabeth's Christening Photo from 1926
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Happy birthday, Queen Elizabeth! The monarch — the longest-reigning in British history — turns 91 on Friday. And although her birthday won't receive the same fanfare that surrounded her 90th birthday celebration, it's still a big milestone. And at 91 ...

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Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:58

Washington Post

Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama will speak Monday in Chicago to young community leaders and organizers at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned. Obama's first public engagement comes as President ...

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The Latest: No Russian troops for Syria's Assad in IS fight - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:38

Washington Post

The Latest: No Russian troops for Syria's Assad in IS fight
Washington Post
BEIRUT — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):. 5:30 p.m.. Syrian President Bashar Assad says he is not considering asking Russia to send in the troops to help the government fight the Islamic State group. Russia, a key backer of the ...

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Obama making first public appearance of post-presidency in Chicago - The Hill

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:25

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Obama making first public appearance of post-presidency in Chicago
The Hill
Barack Obama · Barack ObamaDem rep: Jim Crow's 'nieces and nephews' are in the White House Obama making first public appearance of post-presidency in Chicago Why acrimony still impedes nuclear disarmament MORE will make the first public ...
Vacation's Over: Obama Returns to Public Life Next WeekNew York Times
Ex-President Barack Obama to hold first public event since leaving office, in Chicago on MondayChicago Tribune
Obama's back: Former president to hold Chicago event on MondayPolitico
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4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast - CNN

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:24

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4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast
CNN
Washington (CNN) Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a US defense official told CNN on Friday. The two most recent sightings occurred late Wednesday and on Thursday, with the first ...
US F-22s intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coastCNN

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North Korea reacts to Trump threats - The Hill

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:19

The Hill

North Korea reacts to Trump threats
The Hill
A top expert is hoping North Korea is more deterred by President Trump's meeting with China's president than the movement of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the region. The White House claimed last week that the Carl Vinson Strike Group was heading toward ...
Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit servicesWashington Post
North Korean ships dock in Chinese port despite coal embargoCNN
Why Trump's plan to use China against North Korea is probably doomedVox
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Queen Elizabeth II marks her 91st birthday - ABC News

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:17

Queen Elizabeth II marks her 91st birthday
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Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday today. She is expected to spend the milestone at Windsor Castle. Clarence House released a photo this morning of the Queen and Prince Charles in 1952 to mark the occasion. To mark The Queen's 91st ...

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Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:47

Washington Post

Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services
Washington Post
PYONGYANG, North Korea — Car users in Pyongyang were scrambling Friday to fill up their tanks as gas stations began limiting services or even closing amid concerns of a spreading shortage. A sign outside one station in the North Korean capital said ...
In short order, South Korea faces political crisis, nuclear threat, foreign foible and economic anxietyLos Angeles Times
North Korean ships dock in Chinese port despite coal embargoCNN
South Korea on heightened alert as North readies for army celebrationMilitary Times
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South Korea On Heightened Alert As North Readies For Army Celebration - Huffington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:29

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South Korea On Heightened Alert As North Readies For Army Celebration
Huffington Post
South Korea said on Friday it was on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amassed on both sides of the border amid concerns about a new nuclear test by Pyongyang.

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Donald Trump just pulled a major flip-flop on his first 100 days in office - CNN

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:17

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Donald Trump just pulled a major flip-flop on his first 100 days in office
CNN
Washington (CNN) On the 92nd day of his presidency, Donald Trump has decided the idea of his first 100 days in office as a critical yard marker is bunk. Just before 7 am eastern time, Trump tweeted this: No matter how much I accomplish during the ...
President Trump, here's why 100 days may not be such a 'ridiculous standard'Washington Post
Trump lambastes 'ridiculous standard' of first 100 daysPolitico
Trump: 'Media will kill' success of first 100 daysThe Hill
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Trump: If China wants to solve 'North Korean problem,' they will - The Hill

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:13

The Hill

Trump: If China wants to solve 'North Korean problem,' they will
The Hill
President Trump on Friday put new pressure on China to rein in North Korea, saying "if they want to solve the North Korea problem, they will." "China is very much the economic lifeline to North Korea so, while nothing is easy, if they want to solve the ...

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Aya Hijazi returns to US from Egyptian prison - BBC News

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 07:29

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Aya Hijazi returns to US from Egyptian prison
BBC News
Donald Trump's administration has secured the freedom of an Egyptian-US charity worker who was detained for nearly three years in Cairo. Aya Hijazi, 30, was flown back to the US on Thursday night with her family on a US government jet. Ms Hijazi, whose ...
American aid worker freed from Egypt after Trump administration intervenesPolitico
Egypt frees Egyptian-American woman following Trump interventionUSA TODAY
Egyptian-American Held Three Years In Cairo Prison Returns to US After Trump InterventionNewsweek
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Why Brexit will bring a boom in lobbying - Yahoo News

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 07:01

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Why Brexit will bring a boom in lobbying
Yahoo News
With the Brexit countdown underway, the UK has a huge amount to negotiate with the EU. While numerous issues ranging from immigration to trade have been widely discussed, one important matter that has been overlooked is the impact of Brexit on ...
European democracy is under threat. Who knew?CNN

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Nearing the 100-day mark with limited accomplishments, Trump calls it a 'ridiculous standard' - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 06:54

Washington Post

Nearing the 100-day mark with limited accomplishments, Trump calls it a 'ridiculous standard'
Washington Post
President Trump, who as a candidate put forward a contract with voters on what he accomplish in his first 100 days in office, on Friday called that a “ridiculous standard.” “No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first ...

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Presidential Approval Ratings Are More Partisan Than Ever - Huffington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 06:40

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Presidential Approval Ratings Are More Partisan Than Ever
Huffington Post
One party loves the president; one party hates him. It wasn't always like this. By Ariel Edwards-Levy , Grace Sparks. cloudytronics via Getty Images. President Trump's first-quarter approval ratings set a depressing new record. Forty percent of ...
How do we lose the next war in the Middle East? The short answer: Fight it!Salon
The media's new question on Trump: 'Will he talk himself into a war?'Fox News
I voted for Trump. After Syria, I feel betrayedLos Angeles Times
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Syria still has chemical weapons, US defense secretary says - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 06:05

Washington Post

Syria still has chemical weapons, US defense secretary says
Washington Post
TEL AVIV — The Syrian government has retained an unspecified amount of chemical weapons and dispersed its aircraft after a U.S. cruise-missile attack this month, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. Mattis spoke alongside his Israeli counterpart, ...

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Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with quiet day, gun salutes - The Boston Globe

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 05:59

The Boston Globe

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with quiet day, gun salutes
The Boston Globe
LONDON (AP) — Britain is marking Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday with gun salutes, as the monarch celebrates quietly at home. A troop of the Royal Horse Artillery will ride horse-and-gun carriages past Buckingham Palace before staging a 41-gun ...

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Russia denies it is moving troops close to North Korea - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 05:36

Washington Post

Russia denies it is moving troops close to North Korea
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Russian authorities are denying reports that they are moving troops to the border with North Korea over growing tensions in the Korean peninsula. The Interfax news agency on Friday quoted Alexander Gordeyev, spokesman for the Far Eastern ...

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The Queen at 91: The most important photo from every single year of her remarkable life - Business Insider

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 04:11

Business Insider

The Queen at 91: The most important photo from every single year of her remarkable life
Business Insider
In her 91 years, the record-breaking monarch has pretty much seen it all — she has undertaken more than 260 official overseas visits and has lived through 20 British Prime Ministers and 15 US presidents. This year's celebrations are expected to be a ...
Queen turns 91: Palace shares monarch's christening photoBBC News
By the numbers: Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth IIWashington Post
Here's Why Queen Elizabeth II Has Two Birthdays Every YearHuffington Post
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AP Explains: How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 04:06

Washington Post

AP Explains: How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea
Washington Post
SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. President Donald Trump's apparently offhand comment after meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping — that “Korea actually used to be a part of China” — has enraged many South Koreans. The historically inaccurate sentence ...
Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strikeYahoo News
South Korea Tells Trump It's Actually Never Been a Part of ChinaBloomberg
WSJ Trump Interview Excerpts: China, North Korea, Ex-Im Bank, Obamacare, Bannon, MoreWall Street Journal
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