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The Latest: Republican says Trump should apologize to Obama - Washington Post

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:34

Washington Post

The Latest: Republican says Trump should apologize to Obama
Washington Post
LONDON — The Latest on President Donald Trump's claims that he was wiretapped (all times local):. 12:20 p.m.. A House Republican says President Donald Trump should apologize to Barack Obama for his unproven claim that his Democratic predecessor ...

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GOP lawmaker to Trump: Produce wiretap evidence or apologize to Obama - CNN

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:26

CNN

GOP lawmaker to Trump: Produce wiretap evidence or apologize to Obama
CNN
(CNN) A Republican lawmaker called on President Donald Trump to either produce evidence of his so-far unverified claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower or apologize over the claim. "I see no indication that that's true and so ...
GOP Rep. Tom Cole: Trump owes Obama an apology for wiretapping claimPolitico
GOP rep: Trump owes Obama apology for 'reckless' wiretap claimThe Hill (blog)
Republican congressman says Trump owes Obama an apologyCBS News
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Head of UN's ESCWA resigns over report on 'apartheid' Israel - Reuters

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:58

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Head of UN's ESCWA resigns over report on 'apartheid' Israel
Reuters
U.N. Under-Secretary General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Rima Khalaf reacts during a news conference in Beirut, Lebanon March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir. BEIRUT The head of the United Nation's West Asia commission resigned on ...

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Sean Spicer just suggested that Obama used British intelligence to spy on Trump. Britain isn't happy. - Washington Post

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 09:29

Washington Post

Sean Spicer just suggested that Obama used British intelligence to spy on Trump. Britain isn't happy.
Washington Post
In his daily press briefing yesterday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeated a claim that President Barack Obama had used British spies to surveil President Trump. After laying out a number of different media sources which Spicer suggested ...
White House Tries to Soothe British Officials Over Trump Wiretap ClaimNew York Times
White House apologizes to British government over spying claimsCNN
White House Assures UK It Won't Repeat Spicer's Spy ClaimBloomberg
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Russia to discuss how to resolve the North Korea issue in two-plus-two with Japan - The Japan Times

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 09:25

Russia to discuss how to resolve the North Korea issue in two-plus-two with Japan
The Japan Times
In the two-plus-two meeting of the foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia scheduled for Monday, Russia is ready to put forward its approach to the Northeast Asian situation, including the goal of resolving the North Korea issue in a ...

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White House apologizes to British government over spying claims - CNN

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 08:10

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White House apologizes to British government over spying claims
CNN
Washington (CNN) The White House has apologized to the British government after alleging that a UK intelligence agency spied on President Donald Trump at the behest of former President Barack Obama. National security adviser H.R. McMaster spoke with ...
Britain's surveillance agency slaps down claim it was involved in Trump 'wiretap'Washington Post
White House Assures UK It Won't Repeat Spicer's Spy ClaimBloomberg
US will 'not repeat' claims GCHQ wiretapped Donald TrumpBBC News
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Shocking video shows woman escaping huge mudslide in Peru - Fox News

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 07:52

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Shocking video shows woman escaping huge mudslide in Peru
Fox News
At least 62 people are dead in Peru as a result of intense rains and mudslides over the past three days that have wrought havoc around the Andean nation. Some 12,000 homes have been destroyed. In one of the more dramatic incidents, stunned residents ...
See the Dramatic Moment a Woman Claws Her Way Out of a Massive Mudslide During Peru's Deadly FloodsPEOPLE.com
Woman emerges from swirling debris after mudslide in PeruCNN
Thousands left homeless after rains, flooding ravage PeruBreitbart News

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Ex-Treasury Chief George Osborne to Edit Newspaper - New York Times

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 07:03

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Ex-Treasury Chief George Osborne to Edit Newspaper
New York Times
LONDON — Britain's former Treasury chief George Osborne has been appointed as the editor of the Evening Standard newspaper. The newspaper's owner, Evgeny Lebedev, said in a statement on the newspaper's website Friday that Osborne put himself ...
George Osborne to become editor of London Evening StandardBBC News
Evening Standard Names Former UK Chancellor Osborne as EditorBloomberg
Britain's George Osborne to edit London's Standard newspaperReuters
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Tillerson: Military action against North Korea 'on the table' - The Hill

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 06:39

The Hill

Tillerson: Military action against North Korea 'on the table'
The Hill
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in North Korea on Friday that U.S. military force is an option for dealing with North Korea's pursuit of missile and nuclear weapons, warning "the policy of strategic patience" is over. “We're exploring a new range ...
Tillerson's tough talk on North Korea garners mixed reviewsThe Japan Times

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Tillerson's tough talk on North Korea garners mixed reviews - The Japan Times

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 05:47

The Japan Times

Tillerson's tough talk on North Korea garners mixed reviews
The Japan Times
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued bold proclamations during his visits to Japan and South Korea this week, claiming that “all options are on the table” in dealing with the growing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea. According to Japanese ...

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Tillerson says 'all options are on the table' when it comes to North Korea - Washington Post

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 05:45

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Tillerson says 'all options are on the table' when it comes to North Korea
Washington Post
TOKYO — The Trump administration gave its clearest signal yet that it would consider taking military action against North Korea, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying Friday that “all options are on the table” to deter the threat from Pyongyang ...
US policy of 'strategic patience' with North Korea over: TillersonReuters
Tillerson on North Korea: Military action is 'an option'CNN
TILLERSON: It may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North KoreaBusiness Insider
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Japan Holds Missile Attack Drill Following North Korea Launch - NBCNews.com

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 05:24

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Japan Holds Missile Attack Drill Following North Korea Launch
NBCNews.com
TOKYO — Japan held its first civilian evacuation drill for a missile attack Friday, amid wariness over the military threat potentially posed by North Korea. The exercise took place in the northwestern city of Oga and involved around 100 civilian ...
Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drillWashington Post
Sirens Blare As Japan, Fearing North Korea, Holds First Missile DrillNDTV
Japan holds first evacuation drill amid fears over North Korea's ballistic missilesMic
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Germany's security dilemma: Realpolitik rediscovered - Global Risk Insights

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 03:21

Global Risk Insights

Germany's security dilemma: Realpolitik rediscovered
Global Risk Insights
Instability emanating from Russia, the U.S. and the Middle East is waking Germany up from its post-Cold War slumber. Berlin is finally beginning to accept that it must take more responsibility for its own security. Nonetheless, the German military will ...

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Trump's campaign insults complicate Merkel's visit - Washington Post

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 03:03

Washington Post

Trump's campaign insults complicate Merkel's visit
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — If President Donald Trump wanted a close working relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he had a funny way of showing it during his presidential campaign. Trump, who will welcome Merkel to the White House on Friday, ...
Trump set to meet Merkel at White House after criticizing her during campaignFox News
Merkel meets Trump: A defining moment for US and GermanyBBC News
5 things you need to know FridayUSA TODAY
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SNP say Conservatives are running scared of independence vote - BBC News

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 02:07

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SNP say Conservatives are running scared of independence vote
BBC News
SNP Deputy Leader Angus Robertson will accuse the Conservatives of "running scared" of Scottish opinion. Speaking at the SNP spring conference in Aberdeen later, Mr Robertson is to claim Prime Minister Theresa May "panicked" in turning down calls for a ...
British and Scottish leaders in bitter clash over independence voteUSA TODAY
Brexit Bulletin: Theresa May Has a New SoundbiteBloomberg
Britain's PM faces party faithful after bruising weekYahoo News
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US military confirms Idlib bombing; denies mosque was hit - CNN

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 00:00

CNN

US military confirms Idlib bombing; denies mosque was hit
CNN
(CNN) The US military has disputed local claims that US airstrikes Thursday killed dozens of Syrian civilians attending prayers at a village mosque, saying instead that the strike targeted and killed al Qaeda militants. The local reports, which come ...
US Military Denies Reports It Bombed Mosque in SyriaNew York Times
US officials deny airstrike on al-Qaeda targeted nearby mosqueABC News
US Denies Striking Syrian Mosque After Dozens Reported KilledNBCNews.com
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Trainee bomb detector puppy shot dead at New Zealand airport - CNN

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 22:04

CNN

Trainee bomb detector puppy shot dead at New Zealand airport
CNN
(CNN) New Zealand police have shot dead a trainee bomb detector puppy that was running amok at Auckland Airport Friday, drawing condemnation from animal rights activists. Ten-month-old bearded collie cross Grizz was training to be an Aviation Security ...
Runaway New Zealand sniffer dog shot at Auckland airportBBC News
Grizz the airport security dog shot after escapeYahoo News
Auckland Airport shoots runaway security dog after it delays morning flightsStuff.co.nz
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Tillerson in South Korea in search of 'new approach' on North Korea - Reuters

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 21:21

Reuters

Tillerson in South Korea in search of 'new approach' on North Korea
Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with officials upon his arrival at the Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji. 1/3. left. right. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at the Osan Air ...
Trump's aggressive North Korea stance may face backlash in Seoul, BeijingCNBC
Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between KoreasNBC2 News
North Korea nuclear threat to dominate Tillerson talks in ChinaSouth China Morning Post
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Pastor in Sierra Leone finds hockey puck-sized diamond, 13th largest ever found - New York Daily News

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 20:01

New York Daily News

Pastor in Sierra Leone finds hockey puck-sized diamond, 13th largest ever found
New York Daily News
The government of Sierra Leone thinks that one of its citizens is a real gem. Pastor Emmanuel Momoh found a 706-carat diamond but decided to give it to authorities to help development in the West African country. The diamond from Sierra Leone's Kono ...
Sierra Leone pastor discovers 706-carat diamond in villageNEWS.com.au
706-Carat Diamond Discovered by Sierra Leone PastorNewsmax
Sierra Leone pastor unearths one of the largest diamonds ever foundTelegraph.co.uk
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