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Jim Mattis supports new space-focused military command

Jim Mattis supports new space-focused military command

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday threw his support behind the idea of creating a space-focused military command but stopped short of promising the new “Space Force” branch of ...

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Rick Gates testifies he committed crimes with Manafort

Rick Gates testifies he committed crimes with Manafort

Rick Gates, a longtime business associate of US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, on Monday testified at trial that he helped Manafort file false tax returns and hide his foreign bank accounts. ...

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U.S. to continue economic ties with Turkey despite tensions

U.S. to continue economic ties with Turkey despite tensions

The United States continues to be a solid friend and ally of Turkey despite ongoing tensions between the NATO allies, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara said on Tuesday, adding that ...

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John Bolton: North Korea not take steps on denuclearization

John Bolton: North Korea not take steps on denuclearization

On Tuesday White House National Security Adviser John Bolton noted during an interview with Fox News that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is prepared to go back to North Korea ...

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Young boy’s remains found at a desert compound in New Mexico

Young boy’s remains found at a desert compound in New Mexico

The remains of a young boy have been found at a remote desert compound in New Mexico, police say. They made the announcement the day after rescuing 11 malnourished children ...

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California fire burns for the rest of the month

California fire burns for the rest of the month

California’s biggest wildfire on record is expected to burn for the rest of the month, fire officials said on Tuesday. The Mendocino Complex fire has already engulfed 290,692 acres (117,639 ...

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Huffingtonpost: thanks to Trump, Saudi Arabia won’t accept even mild criticism from its friends now

Huffingtonpost: thanks to Trump, Saudi Arabia won’t accept even mild criticism from its friends now

Saudi Arabia’s steadily escalating spat with Canada over a routine statement about human rights abuses shows that the kingdom, a longtime partner of the U.S. and other Western countries, wants ...

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Kimmel congratulates Trump on convicting himself in the Russia collusion investigation

Kimmel congratulates Trump on convicting himself in the Russia collusion investigation

Jimmy Kimmel congratulated President Donald Trump on “convicting himself” in the Russia collusion investigation on Monday after the president posted tweets that the comedian says will come back to haunt ...

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US-led coalition admits airstrikes killed 77 civilians in Raqqa, Syria

US-led coalition admits airstrikes killed 77 civilians in Raqqa, Syria

After previously slamming a June report by Amnesty International, the US-led military coalition fighting ISIS is now acknowledging findings by the human rights group that 77 civilians were in fact ...

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SWAT officer shot in the face in Philadelphia

SWAT officer shot in the face in Philadelphia

A SWAT officer was shot in the face and two others were hit by bullets in Philadelphia early Monday morning. The officer, 49-year-old Jaison Potts, was serving a warrant for ...

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