• Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, ‘politics of fear’ | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

    Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, ‘politics of fear’ | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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    The Republican National Committee, for its part, responded to Obama's speech by saying, "President Obama stepped back into the spotlight to make the case that our country is on the wrong track". For months, the 44th president has been a model of patience and restraint under a barrage of criticism and attacks -- sometimes personal and unfounded -- launched by the man who succeeded him.
  • Filming of staged chemical attack in Syrian Idlib begins - Russian MoD

    Filming of staged chemical attack in Syrian Idlib begins - Russian MoD

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    Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. Howitzers and armored cars were also headed for the border with Syria's Idlib province on Monday, according to state-run Anadolu Agency, and the army reinforced 12 outposts on Syrian territory where Turkish soldiers along with Russians and Iranians monitor flare-ups of violence, according to reports.
  • Plaid Shirt Guy at Trump rally goes viral

    Plaid Shirt Guy at Trump rally goes viral

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    Some stuff I agreed with, some stuff I disagreed with. Linfesty was removed from the event mid-way through Trump's speech, after which the Secret Service asked him to leave - and not come back - according to CNN . "I don't think any of us had any idea we were going to be that big on TV, because whenever I see a Trump rally, you see Trump, you see hundreds of people behind him - that's my experience at least".
  • Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed

    Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed

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    He pointed to another instance described in the book, a meeting of the National Security Council in which Trump questions why the U.S.is funding military defenses in Europe. The book - " Fear: Trump in the White House " - officially hits the shelves on Tuesday. The criticism of Trump is on-point and damning, as it should be, as it has no other way to be for a President who surrounded himself with associates many of whom are now felons.
  • North Korea group suggests US withdraw forces

    North Korea group suggests US withdraw forces

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    And tens of thousands of civilians in the parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding as well. "Just moments ago they put on that he said very strongly that we want to denuclearize North Korea during President Trump's tenure.
  • Delta Fire: I-5 Road Closures and Traffic Conditions

    Delta Fire: I-5 Road Closures and Traffic Conditions

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    The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday the blaze burning along Interstate 5 near Redding had grown to 23 square miles (60 square kilometers). Almost 300 homes were considered threatened, but the blaze was not burning near any large towns, fire spokesman Brandon Vacarro said.
  • Trump Administration Continues Search For Anonymous Op-Ed Author

    Trump Administration Continues Search For Anonymous Op-Ed Author

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    The anonymous opinion piece in The New York Times said "a quiet resistance" within the Trump administration was working to thwart some of the president's "worst inclinations". "I would know. I am one of them", the anonymous official wrote. "I'm looking at that right now". Trump's lawyers and supporters have argued that as president he is empowered not only to hire and fire whomever he chooses but that he can also inject himself into law enforcement matters.
  • Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge

    Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge

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    Chung said that Kim's faith in U.S. President Donald Trump is unchanged since their summit in Singapore on June 12. But the North Korean leader also expressed a "sense of frustration " with the global community for not appreciating what he called Pyongyang's "very significant and meaningful" steps, Chung said.
  • Fears grow for Japan quake survivors as death toll rises

    Fears grow for Japan quake survivors as death toll rises

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    Rescuers were using search dogs, backhoes and shovels as they dug through tons of mud and debris from the landslides triggered by the magnitude 6.7 quake that struck before dawn Thursday. "I've done everything I can but there is no way I can get out of Hokkaido", said Masahiro Torimoto, 49, who was scheduled to travel to Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, to take part in a national softball tournament.
  • South Korean envoys meet North Korean leader

    South Korean envoys meet North Korean leader

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    A South Korean presidential spokesman said a briefing will be held on the visit on Thursday. The spokesman didn't say whether the team will be meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Washington and Pyongyang have been unable to agree on a timeline for North Korea's promise to denuclearize since Kim met U.S. President Donald Trump in June.
  • India to get access to real-time encrypted information from US — COMCASA

    India to get access to real-time encrypted information from US — COMCASA

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    But with trade and strategic ties growing quickly between the US and India, both countries have been eager to downplay potential diplomatic troubles. Under the agreement, the U.S. "While he is delicately balancing relations in his geographic neighbourhood with recent tensions with China in Doklam and arms sales with Russia, Modi sees a bright future with the United States", he said in the op-ed.
  • U.S. charges North Korean spy over NHS cyber attack

    U.S. charges North Korean spy over NHS cyber attack

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    In 2016 and 2017, Park's targets included defence contractor Lockheed Martin. Prosecutors said the complaint was sealed for a variety of reasons and wasn't done to prevent derailing the Singapore talks. "Kim showed the world both how small he was and how capable his cyber soldiers can be". The RGB is the agency that oversees "Unit 121" and "Lab 110" , North Korea's cyber warfare units.