• U.S. military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'
U.S. military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'

The ministry stressed that Russia's advanced diesel-electric Krasnodar submarine carried out launches of cruise missiles while submerged. A USA military official says Washington would welcome a concerted effort by the Syrian government or its Iranian-backed partner forces to defeat the Islamic State group in its remaining strongholds in Syria.

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  • Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted
Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted

But hackers successfully exploited a "small number" of networks, Liles said, likening the act to making it through a home's front door. The senior White House official, who agreed to speak anonymously in order to discuss internal White House thinking, said the administration believes they if can succeed in their agenda, Republicans will be able t...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid

NYCFC is now four points ahead of the Red Bulls in the standings, and midfielder Alex Muyl, who lives in Manhattan, knows how important three points are for his team. "We'll try to find a way to stick to our philosophy and try to win the game". Carlos Salcedo sustained the injury during Mexico's win over New Zealand .

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  • Pyongyang denies torturing U.S. student who died after release from North Korea
Pyongyang denies torturing U.S. student who died after release from North Korea

The piece comes after tensions between North Korea and the United States exploded once again this week over the death of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier . Meanwhile, funeral services were held for Otto Warmbier in the auditorium of Wyoming High School in his hometown, as reported by USA Today . Obama's policy of " strategic p...

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  • US Would Welcome Effective Syrian Effort to Defeat IS, Military Says
US Would Welcome Effective Syrian Effort to Defeat IS, Military Says

The Trump administration should do everything it can to keep the deconfliction line open, explain in clear terms to Russian counterparts in the defense and foreign ministries why the US took the action it did and what the Syrian army can do to refrain from a similar punishment in the future, and attempt to lay some specific rules of the road that w...

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  • North Korea conducts rocket engine test, says US official
North Korea conducts rocket engine test, says US official

From the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae, Moon Connyoung, Arirang News. Political science professor Yoo Ho-Yeol at Korea University said the test was "a carefully calibrated act of provocation ahead of the summit". Rocket engines are easily re-purposed for use in missiles. The country's top newspaper Rodong Sinmun in May warned it was ...

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  • Khamenei ordered missile strikes on IS targets in Syria
Khamenei ordered missile strikes on IS targets in Syria

The decision will not have a major effect on the air campaign in Syria , where Australia's F/A-18s rarely fly. The ministry said strikes in neighboring Iraq , also part of the US -led coalition campaign, will go on. In February, Michael Flynn, who was then U.S. national security adviser and has since resigned, said the Trump administration was ...

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  • USA student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio
USA student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio

It was just back in 2013 that Warmbier served as salutatorian of his graduating class. The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an OH hometown still stunned by his loss.

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  • Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by North Korea
Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by North Korea

USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. Wednesday's discussions replace a sprawling strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. Medical officials said Warmbier suffered "severe neurological injury" and his parents Fred and Cindy Warmbier said he f...

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  • American side ready to respond if India raises H-1B visa issue
American side ready to respond if India raises H-1B visa issue

Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Portugal on a bilateral trip, Baglay said. But if raised by the Indian side, the Americans are ready for it, the official said. for his first bilateral meeting with Mr Trump. Donald Trump gave the call for America First rejecting the idea of his predecessors that the USA should do more for the wor...

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  • USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky
USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky

ISIS is an acronym for the Islamic State terror group. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered weekend missile strikes on ISIS targets in Syria , Revolutionary Guards said , contradicting a previous report that they were authorised by the country's security council.

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier

SEOUL-North Korea said on Friday the death of USA university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery and dismissed accusations that he had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless". Just a few days after his return to the United States, Otto Warmbier passed away . The North Korean spokesm...

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  • North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'
North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

Top diplomats and defense chiefs from the two superpowers, including U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi, agreed to push for a denuclearized Korean peninsula. Warmbier was " a victim of the policy of strategic patience ", referring to President Barack Obama's policy of focusing on sanctions and applying p...

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  • A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first
A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first

When pressed that Republicans could have done the same during the original drafting of the Affordable Care Act , Cassidy disagreed. In California, Medi-Cal covers almost 14 million, including half of the state's children and two-thirds of seniors in nursing homes.

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  • Mattis vents USA frustration over North Korea
Mattis vents USA frustration over North Korea

North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year but has kept up its rapid pace of missile launches. The US administration is undoubtedly up in arms over the recent death of American Otto Warmbier following his incarceration in a North Korean prison, but this looks and feels like a public shaming and must count as o...

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  • Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan
Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan

Reed asked. "And remaining silent, as I believe he did in the budget, leaves a lot of people wondering what is his real position or does he even understand what's going on?" Mr Mattis has already told the House of Representatives armed services committee that he intends to take a "a regional approach" to Afghanistan and developing the new strat...

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  • Showers, scattered storms expected Friday; Tropical moisture Saturday
Showers, scattered storms expected Friday; Tropical moisture Saturday

That means very little with such a diffuse system that has already spread a broad area of heavy rain across the southern Gulf Coast, especially east and northeast of the center. A suspected tornado near Birmingham, Alabama, flattened businesses and injured one person Thursday, while the mayor of the coastal Louisiana town of Lafitte urged resid...

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  • China asked U.S. officials to remove THAAD from South Korea
China asked U.S. officials to remove THAAD from South Korea

China restated its position that the Korean Peninsula should be denuclearised, but added that the issue can be resolved only through peaceful dialogues, China News Service reported. North Korea's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons has drawn worldwide criticism, notably sanctions by the United Nations Security Council. -Chinese talks in Wash...

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  • Vilsack speaks out on GOP Senate health care plan
Vilsack speaks out on GOP Senate health care plan

The White House said it is hopeful a final bill will be finished before lawmakers leave Washington later this summer. Even if it passes it would have to go back to the House for a vote before landing on Donald Trump's desk to be signed into law.

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  • Qatar Airways to buy 4.75 percent stake in American Airlines
Qatar Airways to buy 4.75 percent stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways was announced as the World's Best Airline , followed by Singapore Airlines , ANA All Nippon Airways , Emirates and Cathay Pacific, the latter of which is based in Hong Kong. "If anything, this development strengthens our resolve to ensure the USA government enforces its trade agreements regarding fair competition with Gulf carri...

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