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Senators to attend North Korea briefing at White House...
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No congressional staffers will be allowed in the members' briefing.
By viper1 on 2017-04-24 20:54 UTC
Chinese Bombers 'On High Alert' For Possible 'North Korea Contingency'...
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The U.S. has detec ted signs that China is preparing for a military crisis on the peninsula, a U.S. defense official revealed Thursday.
By rjx32 on 2017-04-20 19:03 UTC
Mattis explains: Where the U.S.S. Vinson carrier group is going...
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Amid tensions with North Korea, U.S. officials including the president had said that the Vinson was headed toward the Korean peninsula
By rjx32 on 2017-04-19 20:23 UTC
US tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one...
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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has a message for North Korea: We're not trying to pick a fight so don't try and give us one. She told reporters Wednesday: The ball is in their court.
By rjx32 on 2017-04-19 20:22 UTC
China and Russia shadows US 'armada' of aircraft carriers heading to North Korea...
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China and Russia have dispatched spy vessels to shadow a fleet of US aircraft carriers heading to North Korean waters. Beijing has sought Moscows help in averting the mounting crisis over Pyongyangs repeated nuclear tests.
By rjx32 on 2017-04-17 17:17 UTC
China Says Its Trade With North Korea Has Increased...
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Trade was up overall in the first quarter, even though Beijing said it had complied with United Nations sanctions and stopped buying coal.
By viper1 on 2017-04-15 17:50 UTC
Pentagon: US dropped largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan...
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan. Adam Stump is a Pentagon spokesman. Stump says it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb, known
By viper1 on 2017-04-13 17:10 UTC
US drops largest non-nuclear bomb ever in Afghanistan...
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The mother of all bombs. Developing story....
By viper1 on 2017-04-13 17:06 UTC
Trump to China: Solve the North Korea problem or US 'will solve' ourselves...
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President Trump urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to solve the problem of an aggressive North Korea, or we will solve the problem without them! I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the U.S. will be far better for them if they so
By viper1 on 2017-04-11 15:09 UTC
China Might Bomb North Korea If It Crosses Beijing's 'Bottom Line'...
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If North Korea crosses China's
By viper1 on 2017-04-11 15:05 UTC
North Korea lashes out at US Navy strike group move...
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The foreign ministry says it will respond by "force of arms" to "reckless moves".
By ceres on 2017-04-11 02:38 UTC
Stocks Slide On Report China Has Deployed 150,000 Troops To North Korea Border...
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According to Korean news agency Chosun, the "Chinese army has deployed about 150,000 troops to the North Korean border in two groups to prepare for unforeseen circumstances." The reason: the prospect of "military options", such as preemptive attacks on North Korea, like the one the United States
By rjx32 on 2017-04-10 20:36 UTC
Warplanes drop incendiary bombs in Syria's Idlib, Hama - activists, monitor...
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Syrian or Russian warplanes dropped incendiary bombs on areas of Idlib and Hama provinces just days after a deadly gas attack in the region, activists and a monitoring group reported on Monday.
By viper1 on 2017-04-10 14:57 UTC
'We will respond with force': Russia and Iran in stark warning against further US military action in Syria...
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As the crisis in the Middle East deepened a command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias loyal to Assad claimed the US raid crossed red lines
By lovenpeace on 2017-04-09 23:57 UTC
U.S. Launches Missiles at Syrian Base After Chemical Weapons Attack...
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Pentagon officials told NBC News that dozens of Tomahawk missiles targeted a Syrian military air field near Homs tied to the chemical weapons strike this week, which activists said killed at least 100 people -- including 25 children. Tune into MSNBC for l
By viper1 on 2017-04-07 01:21 UTC
Duterte orders occupation of uninhabited isles in disputed South China Sea...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered the occupation of uninhabited islands and shoals it claims in the disputed South China Sea, asserting Philippine sovereignty in an apparent change of tack. The firebrand leader, who on the campaign
By viper1 on 2017-04-06 17:45 UTC
South China Sea: Duterte orders Philippines military to occupy islands...
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he has ordered military personnel to occupy all Philippines-claimed islands in the disputed South China Sea.
By viper1 on 2017-04-06 17:44 UTC
US sending around 200 more troops to Mosul in ISIS fight, official says...
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Two companies from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Mosul to bolster security in Iraq at the request of the top American commander in Baghdad fighting ISIS, a U.S. defense official with knowledge of the order told Fox N
By rjx32 on 2017-03-27 17:00 UTC
Russian Diplomat found dead from gunshot wounds at home just hours after ambassador killed at art exhibition...
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Petr Polshikov was reportedly discovered with a bullet wound to his head at his flat in Moscow's Balaklavsky Prospekt
By ceres on 2016-12-20 16:26 UTC
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