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North Korea detains U.S. citizen; at least third American held

PYONGYANG, North Korea– North Korea recently apprehended a U.S. citizen, officials stated Sunday, in the current case of an American being kept in the country. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang said it understood a Korean-American citizen being apprehended recently, however could not comment further. The embassy takes care of consular affairs for the United States in North Korea because the ...

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Russian election meddling probe will help U.S. allies: Paul Ryan

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — One of the reasons the U.S. Congress has launched an investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is to “prevent the same kind of thing happening” to its NATO and other allies, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday. Ryan spoke at a news conference with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas in Tallinn, ...

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Trump welcomes freed Egyptian-American charity worker to U.S.

WASHINGTON — President Trump welcomed an Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt on Friday. “We are very happy to have Aya back,” Trump said in the Oval Office as he greeted her and her family. Earlier this week, a court acquitted Hijazi of charges of child abuse and allowed her to leave the country. ...

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North Korea threatens ‘super-mighty preemptive strike’ on U.S.

North Korea on Thursday threatened the U.S. with a “super-mighty preemptive strike” that would blast American and South Korean military forces “to ashes,” in the latest escalation of tensions, and rhetoric, between the reclusive rogue regime and the West. In a statement carried by Pyongyang’s state-run newspaper, the North Korean government also warned that the U.S. “should not mess with ...

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Giuliani says U.S. officials open to deal in Reza Zarrab case

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, hired to resolve criminal charges against Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab, said in an affidavit that senior U.S. officials are open to a deal that would help his client while promoting the security interests of the United States. In a filing in Manhattan federal court made public late on Wednesday, Giuliani said both ...

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U.S. jets intercept 2 Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says it intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska’s coast. Navy Commander Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman, says a pair of F-22 Raptor aircraft intercepted the Russian TU-95 Bear bombers on Monday. Ross says the intercept was “safe and professional.” North American Aerospace Defense Command monitors air approaches to North America and defends ...

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Trump delays meeting about U.S. role in Paris climate change pact

President Trump on Tuesday postponed a meeting with senior aides about whether the U.S. should remain in the 2015 Paris climate change pact, amid internal White House divisions over the landmark agreement. Trump, who campaigned on vows to “cancel” and “renegotiate” the deal, has, since taking office, signed multiple executive orders rolling back years of environmental policies that had helped ...

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U.S., North Korea exchange harsh warnings as tensions build

Washington and Pyongyang exchanged stern warnings Monday amid unprecedented tensions on the Korean Peninsula — with one top official in the rogue regime threatening that “thermonuclear war may break out at any moment.” North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador, furious over a visit to the region by Vice President Mike Pence and increased military activity by the U.S. and South Korea, ...

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UFC's Tim Kennedy Re-Enlists In U.S. Army Special Forces … Pumped for Trump!

UFC’s Tim KennedyRe-Enlists With Green Berets… Pumped for Trump! 4/17/2017 9:46 AM PDT Exclusive Details Ex-UFC fighter Tim Kennedy says he’s reenlisted in the U.S. Army Special Forces — and he’s FIRED UP about it … thanks to President Donald Trump.  37-year-old Kennedy has a 24-6 record as a pro MMA fighter — with impressive wins over guys like Michael ...

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McMaster: Trump will 'take action' if North Korea threatens U.S.

Top White House officials signaled Sunday that President Trump would “take action” against North Korea after the rogue regime launched another missile, as the commander-in-chief’s No. 2 addressed the threat in a speech in South Korea. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster indicated that Trump was considering “a range of options” to take against North Korea but would prefer to “take ...

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