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April 18, 2017 7:59 AM North Korea reveals US targets it will launch ‘merciless strikes’

North Korea has placed its army on “maximum alert”, as it disclosed United States interests it will attack if provoked “from the remote US lands to the American military bases on the Korean peninsula”. Pence said Washington wants to achieve security “through peaceable means, through negotiations.” “The message of the people of the United States of America 18

April 18, 2017 4:51 AM The state of global nuclear weapons today, and why North Korean tests would be suicidal

US President Trump has reversed his stance on a number of foreign policy issues, including NATO, Russia, and China. This leaves citizens in the United States and worldwide more unsure than ever of what to expect from the coming months and years. Nuclear bombs have a strange quality: They are a type of weapon that countries spend enormous sums of money 29

April 14, 2017 10:10 AM Dennis Kucinich: The 'Mother of All Bombs' is actually the mother of all warmongering

President Donald Trump has inherited wars from both Republican and Democratic presidents who have taken us down a dangerous path in the Middle East, which has helped radicalize the region and keep us at war. President George H. W. Bush’s Administration signaled indifference to Saddam Hussein when he planned an assault on Kuwait and then proceeded to annihilate 21

April 14, 2017 7:20 AM 36 IS militants killed as huge US bomb hits deep tunnel in Afghan

The US military’s largest non-nuclear bomb killed at least 36 militants as it destroyed a deep tunnel complex of the Islamic State group, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties. (FILES) A video grab from 2003 file footage courtesy the US Air Force (USAF) shows a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb prototype moments before 19

April 13, 2017 4:42 PM AFP interview with Syria's Assad

In the following AFP interview with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, the questions were asked in English and he replied in English. Question 1: Did you give an order to strike Khan Sheikhun with chemical weapons last Tuesday? President Assad: Actually, no one has investigated what happened that day in Khan Sheikhun till the moment. As you know, Khan Sheikhun 20

April 13, 2017 4:34 PM Assad Says Videos of Dead Children in Syria Chemical Attack Were Faked

Syria’s president intensified on Thursday a propaganda counterattack against Western accusations that he had ordered a lethal chemical weapons bombing last week on civilians, asserting that videos of victims, including dead and convulsing children, had been faked. In his first interview since the April 4 attack on the northern town of Khan Sheikhoun 21

April 13, 2017 2:44 PM Trump has a strange new plan to threaten Democrats. It’s a sick joke

President Trump likes headlines that portray him as a man of action, so he’s probably pleased with the barrage of Thursday headlines about his latest move on health care. ABC News, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, and many others all inform us that Trump is “threatening” to sabotage the Affordable Care Act to force Democrats to make a deal with him on its future 17

April 10, 2017 6:57 PM Chemical weapons attack latest in litany of Syria atrocities

BEIRUT – With its missile strike on Shayrat air base in central Syria, Washington signaled that it had judged President Bashar Assad responsible for the horrific chemical weapons attack in northern Syria that drew international outrage last week. But it is not the first or even deadliest atrocity of the war. Rights groups and many Middle Eastern and Western 33

April 10, 2017 6:01 PM Trump: Supreme Court's Neil Gorsuch will be 'truly great'

President Donald Trump has said Neil Gorsuch will be "truly great", as the Colorado judge took the oath to become a justice on the US Supreme Court. "And I got it done in the first 100 days," Mr Trump quipped at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. "You think that's easy?" Mr Gorsuch, who was sworn in by Justice Anthony Kennedy, becomes the 113th justice 23

April 8, 2017 1:00 PM Uzbek man arrested over Swedish truck attack that killed four

Swedish police arrested a 39-year-old Uzbek man on suspicion of ramming a hijacked beer delivery truck into crowds in central Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in what they called a terror crime. Police were increasingly confident they had detained the driver of the truck that ploughed down a busy shopping street and smashed through a store 21