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Feb 05 2018

China, Iran oppose United States nuclear weapons policy statement

China has voiced its firm opposition to the new U.S. nuclear strategy that outlines plans to expand the country's nuclear capabilities. "The United States , the countr...

Feb 05 2018

Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

However, the Syrian Negotiations Commission (SNC), an opposition group, said chemical weapons had been used by the government of Bashar al-Assad in Ghouta. President Do...

Feb 04 2018

VIDEO shows precision strike on militants that downed Russian jet in Syria

Another video then shows jubilant rebels celebrating as the wreckage burns on the ground, sending a huge plume of black smoke into the air. The pilot reported that he had...

Feb 04 2018

Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed

The worker, a man in his 50s, spoke to reporters on the condition that he not be identified because he has received threats. In the middle of the message it said this is ...

Feb 04 2018

More Iranian women join protest against forced hijab code

Women across Iran have been removing their headscarves in public to protest Iran's strict Islamic dress code. Iran has cracked down on women violating its compulsor...

Feb 04 2018

Mesa Man Who Sold to Vegas Shooter Made Armor-Piercing Bullets Illegally

In a Friday morning news conference before his arrest, Haig, responding to the documents' release, said he sold tracer ammunition to Paddock . 'At no time did I see anyt...

Feb 04 2018

Pentagon reveals new nuclear weapons strategy, reversing Obama-era policy

In reality, low-yield weapons would be useless with respect to Russian Federation, who has its own large nuclear arsenal, making nuclear exchanges unthinkable. A risky di...

Feb 03 2018

897 militants 'neutralized' so far in Afrin op

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office on Sunday launched an investigation into pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputies Ayhan Bilgen and Nadir Yıldırı...

Feb 03 2018

Generals to join US Olympic delegation to South Korea

Russian Federation said Thursday it wants 33 athletes to go to the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang where they will compete under a neutral flag as the country re...

Feb 03 2018

Talking Points As Ireland Team Named For Six Nations Opener With France

There have been no Six Nations titles since and the Tricolors are in a permanent state of slumber, with coaches coming and going and not much changing. France and Ire...

Feb 03 2018

"Don't forget us." Final victim statements at Nassar sentencing offer some closure

Moments before Margraves' attempt to charge at Nassar , one of his daughters, Lauren Margraves, had told the judge her parents were "filled with regret" because they fel...

Feb 02 2018

Polish Progressive Judaism Group Voices Opposition to Poland's Holocaust Bill

IN RESPONSE, the Polish Foreign Ministry said the legislature's "main aim is to fight all forms of denying and distorting the truth about the Holocaust , as well as ...

Feb 02 2018

Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter

Like he has for the past 131 years, Punxsutawney Phil kicked off Groundhog Day by emerging from his burrow at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania at sunr...

Feb 02 2018

U.S. concerned sarin gas used in Syria: Jim Mattis

The Syrian army has used chemical weapons several times since April and may have also been developing new types of chemical weapons, a senior USA official said on Thurs...

Feb 02 2018

Pentagon finally confirms failure of missile defense test off Kauai

A USA military missile intercept test failed in Hawaii on Wednesday, potentially having implications for Japan as it moves forward with plans to introduce the costly ...

Feb 01 2018

Huge crowds, excitement, energy in Meghalaya: Rahul Gandhi

The war of words between the congress and the BJP continues ahead of the Assembly polls in three north eastern states with the latter picking up on the Congress Scion for...

Feb 01 2018

USA uses 'Kremlin list' to impose additional Russian Federation sanctions

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, on Wednesday criticized Trump for not mentioning Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election. Mnuchin said "there will be sanctions that come...

Feb 01 2018

Irish busker says appearing on The Ellen Show was 'amazing'

Cork, she's now taken her incredible talent from the streets of Dublin to Los Angeles and The Ellen DeGeneres Show . Speaking about Allie's unbelievable talent, E...

Feb 01 2018

Russia's Lavrov heckled as Syria peace talks in Sochi crumble

The deployment in the northwestern region was launched last October under a deal reached with Russian Federation and Iran during the Syrian peace talks in the Kazakh ca...

Feb 01 2018

Second Person of Interest Was Identified in Days After Las Vegas Shooting

Lombardo spoke to the number of shooters, saying, "I know and believe there was only one suspect who killed 58 people and injured hundreds more". A US district judge ru...