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Trump: If North Korea attacks US, it 'will regret it fast'
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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea, declaring the U.S. military "locked and loaded" and warning that the communist country's leader "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against U.S.
EU: 15 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal
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BRUSSELS (AP) — EU officials say 15 countries including Hong Kong have reported receiving contaminated eggs or egg products in a growing food scandal. Several producers in the Netherlands and Belgium are under investigation after eggs were found to have been treated with a product containing
CNN fires commentator Jeffrey Lord over Nazi salute tweet
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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fired conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord on Thursday after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic. A network spokesperson confirmed that Lord was no longer with the network and said "Nazi salutes are indefensible." The statement came hours after Lord tweeted the Nazi
The Latest: Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to NKorea
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 2:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says that perhaps his 'fire and fury' warning to North Korea "wasn't tough enough." Trump is issuing a new warning over the North's development of nuclear
Police: French soldier attack suspect not known as radical
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PARIS (AP) — The man suspected of ramming a BMW into a group of soldiers near Paris is a 37-year-old Algerian who was known to police as a suspect in minor crimes but not as someone with radical beliefs, police said Thursday. Hamou Benlatreche was living legally in France and had never been
North Korea details plan to fire missile salvo toward Guam
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. If carried out, it would be the North's most provocative missile launch to date. The
Qatar scraps visit visa requirements for 80 nationalities
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar announced on Wednesday it was scrapping visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries as it weathers a boycott by four Arab states and gears up to host the World Cup in 2022. Under the new policy announced by Qatar Airways and authorities, citizens
Man ambushes French soldiers in car attack, later arrested
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LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France (AP) — A man rammed his car into a group of soldiers near Paris, injuring six of them, and then was cornered by police in a highway manhunt - the latest in what's become a disturbingly familiar pattern of attacks targeting French security forces. It's unclear what
Kenya awaits vote results amid violence, hacking allegations
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police opened fire Wednesday to disperse rioters in several areas after presidential challenger Raila Odinga alleged election fraud, saying hackers used the identity of a murdered official to infiltrate the database of the election commission and manipulate results in
FBI agents searched former Trump campaign chair's home
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WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents looking for financial documents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, whose past foreign political work has been swept into the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election. A Manafort
Hearing loss of US diplomats in Cuba blamed on covert device
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The two-year-old U.S. diplomatic relationship with Cuba was roiled Wednesday by what U.S. officials say was a string of bizarre incidents that left a group of American diplomats in Havana with severe hearing loss attributed to a covert sonic device. In the fall of 2016, a
Up to 50 migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen, UN says
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were "deliberately drowned" when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen's coast, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday, calling the drownings "shocking and inhumane." International Organization for Migration staffers
North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday announced a detailed plan to launch a volley of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers, and dismissed President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury" if it doesn't back
Pentagon: British firm billed US over $50M for iffy expenses
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A British company hired to train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for high-end cars, including Porsches and an Aston Martin, and paid the "significant others" of the firm's top executives six-figure salaries even though there's no proof they did any work,
Director of bombed mosque says it lacks security cameras
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mosque that was bombed over the weekend doesn't have outside security cameras that could have captured what happened, its executive director said Monday. Mohamed Omar, of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, told The Associated Press that his
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