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Crowds gather for ‘March for Life’ demo in Washington (IMAGES)

Thousands of anti-abortion advocates have descended on Washington DC for the annual March For Life demonstration at the National Mall. President Donald Trump addressed the crowd Friday, becoming the third sitting US president to do so. Trump, who spoke via satellite from the White House Rose Garden, followed a precedent set by his Republican predecessors Ronald Reagan, who spoke via ...

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US missile systems in Japan may have offensive purpose & be controlled by Washington – Moscow

The US-made Aegis missile-defense system deployed in Japan could be used for offensive purposes and fall under full control of Washington, the Russian foreign minister warns. The deployment of the American Aegis Combat System, designed to provide defense against short to intermediate-range ballistic missiles, casts a shadow over Russia-Japan relations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during his annual Q&A ...

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Turkey's accords & ties with Washington losing validity – Erdogan

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 07:25 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 08:51 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that bilateral ties and accords with the US “are losing their validity,” following the conviction of a Turkish banker by a US court. “The laws in our bilateral ties and the bilateral accords between us are losing their validity. I am ...

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Washington State sues Motel 6 over collusion with ICE

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 00:27 Several Motel 6 locations allegedly handed over guest information to federal immigration enforcement agents, according to a lawsuit brought by Washington State’s attorney general. Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D-Washington) filed the lawsuit against Motel 6 in King County Superior Court Wednesday, according to court documents. The disclosures allegedly made by six Motel 6 locations ...

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2 Romanians held over hacked Washington DC police cameras

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 20:42 Edited time: 29 Dec, 2017 20:45 Two Romanian nationals have been charged with hacking police computers linked to surveillance cameras in Washington, DC after US prosecutors uncovered evidence of a suspected ransomware plot. Some 123 of the city’s 187 outdoor surveillance cameras were accessed in the hack which took place between January 9-12, just ...

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Washington isolated, so it’s resorting to threats – Ankara before UN General Assembly meeting

Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “wrong and unacceptable,” Ankara has said, accusing the US of threatening countries that might vote against the move at a meeting of the UN General Assembly. “We expect strong support at the UN vote, but we see that the United States, which was left alone, is now resorting to threats. No ...

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Amtrak derails from bridge onto highway in Washington state, injuries & casualties reported (VIDEO)

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 16:17 Edited time: 18 Dec, 2017 16:59 An Amtrak train has derailed on a bridge in the US state of Washington. Emergency services are at the scene. The train derailed in Dupont, Pierce County, and arrived from Tacoma. An airlift helicopter is on its way to the scene, according to KIRO 7.  The Pierce County ...

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Washington Post reporter apologizes to Trump over crowd tweet as president demands firing

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 19:44 Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel has apologized for tweeting a photograph of an empty auditorium taken before Donald Trump’s rally in Pensacola, Florida Friday. The president responded by calling for Weigel to be fired. Weigel shared a photo of Trump’s rally taken before it had started, tweeting, “packed to the rafters,” in an apparent ...

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Pyongyang seeks direct dialogue with Washington, Moscow ready to help – Lavrov

North Korea wants to engage directly with the US to assure its security, Russia’s foreign minister has revealed. Sergey Lavrov said he has briefed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the developments and that Moscow is ready to “facilitate such talks.” “We know that, above all, North Korea wants to talk to the US about its own security assurances,” he ...

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Washington, DC police say no shooter near White House

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 20:34 Edited time: 1 Dec, 2017 20:48 Police in Washington, DC have declared an all-clear, after investigating an unconfirmed report of an active shooter just two streets over from the White House. The area was declared safe. The incident was reported at 1400 block of I Street NW, in the McPherson Square area, shortly after ...

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