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Trump says, “We’ll see” on Attacking North Korea

Donald Trump has responded to questions over whether he will take military action against North Korea following its nuclear test this weekend, commenting “we’ll see.” The president was asked about the isolated nation following an announcement from Pyongyang on Sunday that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted to an intercontinental […]

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Venezuela holds military exercises after US threat

Venezuela is holding two days of nationwide armed forces exercises and has called on civilians to join reserve units to defend against a possible attack by the US. War planes, tanks, and hundreds of thousands of troops and reserves were deployed along with civil militia members. Venezuela’s display of military might comes in response to […]


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Trump Accused of Using Hurricane Harvey as Cover

Democrat Chuck Schumer has accused Donald Trump of using the approach of Hurricane Harvey as a screen to avoid criticism for controversial acts such as the pardon of Joe Arpaio and a memo that barred transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military. Schumer’s comments come after Trump announced Friday that he would push ahead […]


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Brock Long, FEMA chief: We’re going to be in Texas for ‘years’

The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sunday said he expected federal personnel to be in Texas for “years,” calling the tropical storm that has wreaked havoc on East Texas a “landmark” event. “FEMA’s going to be there for years,” FEMA Administrator Brock Long said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “This disaster’s […]


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Trump threatens ‘fire and fury’ against North Korea

BEDMINSTER — President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that North Korea would be met with ‘fire and fury’ if the communist country keeps threatening the U.S. Trump made his comments to reporters gathered at his Bedminster golf club to watch him at the beginning of a briefing on opioid abuse. “North Korea best not make any […]