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BZ samples tested at Swiss lab in Skripal case ‘nothing to do’ with Salisbury – OPCW chief

Samples of the BZ nerve agent were tested at the OPCW-accredited Swiss lab in the Skripal poisoning case, but only as part of control procedures, the chemical watchdog said, adding they otherwise had “nothing to do” with the case. Ahmet Uzumcu, the director general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), made comments on Wednesday to the ...

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‘Do not publish’: CBS News mistakenly reports death of Former First Lady Barbara Bush (PHOTO)

US television channel CBS appear to have wrongly reported the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush, who is in fact still alive but gravely ill. The blunder occurred on Sunday following reports that the health of Mrs Bush, wife of former US President George H W Bush, is failing. It’s understood she has declined further medical care. Bush served ...

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‘Do you want war with Russia?’: Backlash at German newspaper over ‘NATO’s Eastern Front’ piece

An article mentioning “NATO’s Eastern Front” in a headline got Germany’s Die Welt newspaper in hot water, with furious readers accusing it of warmongering. The term Eastern Front is associated with the 1941 Nazi invasion of USSR. Entitled ‘The Bundeswehr lacks winter clothing for NATO’s Eastern Front’, the article was first published by the German dpa news agency and then ...

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Nunes: Democrats ‘not honest actors,’ memo shows FBI/DOJ ‘have work to do’

Senior officials at the Department of Justice and the FBI need to address abuses listed in the explosive GOP memo, said House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes. He dismissed criticism from Democrats as dishonest. Declassified by President Donald Trump and published by the committee Friday over strong objections by Democrats, the DOJ and the FBI, the memo lays out the ...

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Trump says ‘I would,’ WSJ says ‘I do,’ in battle over N. Korea quote (POLL)

Donald Trump is calling out the Wall Street Journal for misquoting him on his relationship with North Korea, with the US President insisting that he really said, ‘I’d probably have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un.’ In tweets, Trump accused the outlet of creating ‘Fake News’ over his interview, adding that he believed the WSJ knew what he meant ...

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Documents marked ‘do not publish’ reveal details of US-Mexico border wall

Newly released documents reveal details about the Trump administration’s plans for a border wall in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas. A May 2017 map produced by the US Army Corps of Engineers shows the wall will impact homeowners and wildlife sanctuaries. Documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and published by The Texas Observer show plans to build ...

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Trump to North Korea: ‘Do not try us or interpret our past restraint as weakness’ (VIDEO)

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 02:55 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 03:50 In his address to South Korea’s national assembly, President Donald Trump said that he hoped to “speak for all civilized nations,” in telling North Korea, “do not underestimate us and do not try us.” North Korea “interpreted America’s past restraint as weakness,” Trump said, calling that a “fatal ...

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‘The right thing to do’: Local heroes chase Texas gunman after bloody rampage

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 07:25 A Texas man who happened to be near Sutherland Springs Baptist Church shortly after the fatal shooting described how an unnamed local hero got into the car and both gave dramatic pursuit to the suspected gunman. Johnnie Langendorff, a man from Seguin, Texas, told local KSAT TV that he was driving near the church on Sunday ...

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Military chiefs attack European Union borders: ‘Why can’t armies travel like migrants do?’

The ability of allied forces to operate in Europe is still hindered by border restrictions which must be changed if the European Union wants the alliance to succeed. At present, forces have to battle past infrastructure challenges where roads and bridges are too weak to bear the weight of heavy equipment, and low-clearance tunnels and tiny air strips.  In a bid ...

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‘Stop telling everyone what to do!’ Merkel accused of treating Macron like her student

The Chancellor also over-rules other states and is grossly resistant to change, her German election rival and the former European Parliament president Martin Schulz said.  Mr Schulz highlighted Germany’s relationship with France, and more specifically Angela Merkel’s with Emmanuel Macron, during his scathing attack today.  He said: “This attitude, which consists of dictating to others what they must do, has ...

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