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  • Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea: McMaster

    Command spokesman Dave Benham called diverting the supercarrier and its guided-missile escorts north a “prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence” in the volatile Western Pacific. A South Korean official in March said the North is likely to conduct “high-intensity strategic provocations such as a nuclear test” or an...
  • McCain: Russia co-operated with Syria in chemical attack

    BELGRADE, Serbia — U.S. Senator John McCain accused Russia on Monday of having co-operated with Syrian government forces in a chemical weapons attack that has killed more than 80 people, including more than a dozen children. The Republican senator said at a press conference in Belgrade that he believes...
  • Swedish Prime Minister calls Stockholm lorry crash a terror attack as one person arrested

    The Swedish Prime Minister has said a lorry attack that killed at least three people in Stockholm is terror-related. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the incident outside the well-known Ahlens department store, on a busy shopping street. Stefan Lofven says everything indicates that the crash was deliberate...
  • Dozens suffocate, including children, in suspected Syria gas attack

    A  suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed at least 58 people, including 11 children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitor, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said. A Syrian military source strongly denied the army had used any such weapons. The Syrian Observatory...
  • Deadly blast rocks St. Petersburg subway; explosive device found at other station

    Ten people were killed and more than 20 were injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St.Petersburg metro tunnel on Monday in what authorities called a probable #terrorist attack .Russian news media reported that #police were searching for a man recorded on surveillance cameras who...
  • Trump is ending Obama-era emissions cuts. How will CO2 emissions change?

    US President Donald Trump on Tuesday rolled back a slew of environmental protections enacted by Barack Obama, in a bid to untether the fossil fuel industry. In a maiden trip to the Environmental Protection Agency, #Trump signed an “Energy Independence Executive Order,” a White House official told AFP. The...
  • Police identify Westminster attacker as Khalid Masood

    LONDON — Britain’s prime minister defiantly declared Thursday that “we are not afraid” even as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on a London bridge and then stabbed a police officer to death at Britain’s Parliament. In...
  • Treating UK Parliament attack as ‘Islamist-related terrorism’: Scotland Yard

    Scotland Yard on Wednesday night said it was probing the UK Parliament attack on the assumption that it was inspired by ‘Islamist-related international terrorism’, although it refused to reveal more details. Mark Rowley, who leads counter-terror policing, said the death toll had risen to five: three civilians mowed down...
  • U.S. Nuclear Weapons Tests Come to YouTube

    The cameras shudder as blinding light flashes across the earth. Deformed white clouds balloon and mutate from the force of the nuclear test explosions. These are some of the images captured in raw footage of bomb tests carried out by the United States between 1945 and 1962 in Nevada...

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