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Trump warns of 'powerful' U.S. nukes after North Korea threats

President Trump assured Wednesday morning that the United States has a nice nuclear arsenal — and it would be a shame if something happened with it. A day after the U.S. and North Korea traded threats about mass destruction, Trump tweeted a reminder of his nation’s staggering nuclear powers, stepping over his secretary of state’s attempts the same morning to ...

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U.S. should start talking with North Korea to prevent nuclear war

Donald Trump’s florid, on-camera threat against North Korea this afternoon may get some interesting responses from Kim Jong Un. It’s less likely to do much to discourage him from carrying out his plans. After the UN Security Council Resolution condemning the twin ICBM tests of July and imposing new sanctions, North Korea has broadly hinted that its sixth nuclear test ...

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White House narrows down 2 Brooklyn U.S. attorney nominees

The White House has narrowed down two potential nominees to be the next Brooklyn U.S. Attorney, two sources told the Daily News — and one candidate has ties to the federal Trump-Russia investigation. Richard Donoghue and Edward McNally are being formally vetted to become the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, which covers Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island ...

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U.S. Army won't take Confederate names off Fort Hamilton streets

The U.S. Army has shot down demands from New York Congress members to take the names of Confederate generals off of streets in New York City’s only active military post. The Army defended two streets at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn — General Lee Avenue and Stonewall Jackson Drive — as a necessity to honor fighters who were “an inextricable part ...

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North Korea vows ‘thousands-fold’ revenge on U.S. for sanctions

North Korea vowed on Monday to launch “thousands-fold” revenge against the United States over new sanctions imposed as punishment for the rogue nation’s ramped-up missile tests. “We are ready to retaliate with far bigger actions to make the U.S. pay a price for its crime against our country and people,” North Korea warned through its state-run Korean Central News Agency. ...

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North Korea vows ‘thousands-fold’ revenge on U.S. for sanctions

North Korea vowed on Monday to launch “thousands-fold” revenge against the United States over new sanctions imposed as punished for the rogue nation’s ramped-up missile tests. “We are ready to retaliate with far bigger actions to make the U.S. pay a price for its crime against our country and people,” North Korea warned through its state-run Korean Central News Agency. ...

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Australian Navy finds crashed U.S. Marine aircraft off coast

The Australian Navy found a missing U.S. Marine aircraft submerged after it crashed, killing three service members off the country’s eastern coast, officials said Monday. The MV-22 Osprey crashed in Shoalwater Bay, with 26 people on board, after taking off from the U.S. Navy’s USS Bonhomme Richard assault ship off the Queensland coast on Saturday. The Okinawa-based heli-plane plunged into ...

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U.S. gives UN notice of withdrawal from Paris climate deal

The U.S. informed the United Nations on Friday that it is formally pulling out of the Paris climate accord. In its letter to the U.N., the State Department said the U.S. remains open to “re-engaging” on the issue. “The United States supports a balanced approach to climate policy that lowers emissions while promoting economic growth and ensuring energy security,” the ...

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Trump-impersonating Brit punk rocker says U.S. deported him

Don’t dress up like the Donald if you sing like the Clash. A punk rocker hailing from across the pond was hastily sent back from whence he came, with the musician claiming it was because officials didn’t care for his impersonation of President Trump. Peter Bywaters, lead singer of Peter and the Test Tube Babies, arrived at San Francisco International ...

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Jets owner Woody Johnson set as U.S. ambassador to the UK

Woody Johnson is ready to bugger off to Jolly Old England. The New York Jets owner was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday as the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. Johnson, a major campaign donor to President Trump, was among a number of appointments who received the green light before the Senate breaks for summer recess. Former Texas Sen. ...

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