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‘Zero real evidence’ Assad behind chemical attack – US congressman

US government officials offered “zero real evidence” that the Syrian government was behind the alleged chemical attack in Douma, relying instead on information circulating online, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) said. In their briefing to Congress, the director of national intelligence and the secretaries of defense and state reference “info circulating online,” Massie tweeted on Thursday, adding that this means they ...

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US media’s love affair with war: Major outlets showed zero opposition to Syria strikes – survey

Media cheerleading for foreign conflict is nothing new. Coverage of President Trump’s latest airstrikes on Syria was no different, with no major newspaper’s editorial board opposing the strikes, according to a survey. “Trump was right to strike Syria,” read the Washington Post. “One night’s good work,” read the New York Post. “We should feel proud as Americans. We did the ...

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US dropped more bombs on Afghanistan than Syria and Iraq last month

The US dropped more bombs on Afghanistan last month than it did on Iraq and Syria – a sign that the military’s attention is shifting back towards the country it invaded in 2001 after focusing on Islamic State since 2014. Read more According to an Air Force report, American aircraft dropped 339 bombs in Afghanistan in March, compared to 294 ...

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Over-budget, problem-plagued US Navy ships face deployment delay – report

The US Navy’s problem-plagued Littoral Combat Ships may not deploy this year due to maintenance issues, the US Naval Institute reported, raising suspicions that the navy has all but given up on the costly, ill-fated vessels. Read more Scheduled to deploy to Bahrain and Singapore this year, the navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) fleet likely isn’t going anywhere anytime soon ...

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Delta flight forced to make emergency landing after engine blaze (VIDEOS)

A Delta Air Lines flight from the US to London made an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia after an engine caught fire. It comes a day after a passenger died on a Southwest Airlines flight following an engine explosion. The Airbus A330 left Atlanta bound for Heathrow Airport Wednesday evening, but was forced to return to its airport of departure ...

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‘Nobody’s tougher on Russia!’ Trump recalls ‘severe fight’ in Syria, vows more sanctions if needed

Nobody has ever been tougher on Moscow than Donald Trump, the US President has proclaimed, promising even more sanctions if necessary and highlighting an alleged recent “severe” clash between the US and “Russian troops” in Syria. Trump’s urge to reassure the US media of his “toughness” forced him back to the podium at the end of the joint conference with ...

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5 injured after car crashes into Texas house & triggers fiery explosion (VIDEO)

Footage of the shocking moment a Texas home exploded after being hit by a car has been released by local police. Five people were injured when the car lost control and struck the house in Fort Worth, Texas. A gas line is thought to have been severed in the collision. Dashcam footage from one of the police cruisers shows officers ...

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Trump looking forward to making meeting with Kim a ‘worldwide success’

Published time: 18 Apr, 2018 22:41 Edited time: 18 Apr, 2018 22:48 US President Donald Trump says he is looking forward to meeting with Kim Jong-un in the “coming weeks,” and hopes the historic face-to-face discussion on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula will be a “worldwide success.” The United States will be doing “everything possible” to make sure the upcoming ...

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Trump ‘looking forward’ to moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Donald Trump says he’s “looking forward” to moving the US embassy to Jerusalem next month. He struck an eager tone on Twitter, ahead of the opening of an interim facility on May 14 – the date of Israel’s 70th Independence Day. READ MORE: ‘Willful killing’: UN warns Israel not to shoot at Palestinian protesters Tagging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

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‘Politically correct nonsense’: Alabama governor defends Confederate monuments

Alabama’s Republican Governor Kay Ivey released a campaign ad Tuesday, defending a bill she signed last year to protect her state’s Confederate monuments. Ivey called demands to remove the monuments “politically correct nonsense.” “Up in Washington they always know better…politically correct nonsense I say,” runs the ad. “When special interests wanted to tear down our historical monuments, I said no!” ...

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