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Iran Pursuing 'Capability to Build Missile-Deliverable Nuclear Weapons — US Intelligence Report

Iran Pursuing 'Capability to Build Missile-Deliverable Nuclear Weapons — US Intelligence Report

Coats said that Iraq will continue to face serious challenges even as the threat from ISIS is reduced, noting the billions of dollars that will need to go into reconstruction and ethnosectarian strains. North Korea's missile tests in 2016, including a space launch that put a satellite into orbit, have shortened its pathway toward a reliable intercontinental missile that could strike the USA, he said, and the North has expanded the size and sophistication of its ballistic missile forces. Read More

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Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

Trump asked his now-fired FBI director on three occasions whether he was the target of ongoing investigations, he said Thursday, stoking allegations of presidential interference. Mr. Spicer's comments came hours after Mr. Trump in a Friday morning tweet warned Mr. Comey not to leak information to the news media. "I can tell you also that Director Comey enjoyed broad support within the Federal Bureau of Investigation and still does to this day", McCabe said, responding to a question ... Read More

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Wall hits late 3, forces Game 7

Wall hits late 3, forces Game 7

Wall's turnovers have come down considerably over the past two games after he committed seven in Game 4, a 121-102 win for the Wizards at Verizon Center. Thomas momentarily took the game over when it was tied 82-82 with five straight points, which gave Boston an 87-82 advantage with 1:34 remaining. Al Horford banked in a 16-foot jumper with 7.7 seconds to play to snap an 89-89 tie, but it only set up Wall's heroics. Read More

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All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards

All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards

He's twice been in Game 6 elimination games at home. The teams will play Game 7 on Monday night in Boston. We've entered the third season of the annual South Point-lined Play of the Day competition, effective July 1. "Great shot by a great player", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. "But he didn't get the opportunity to get open. So I came and got the ball from Otto [Porter Jr.] and looked the defender in the eye and took a shot I work on, and it went in". Read More

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Stamp Out Hunger set for Saturday

Stamp Out Hunger set for Saturday

Examples of non-perishable items include cereal, pasta, pasta sauce, rice, canned fruits and vegetables, canned meals like soups, chili and pasta, peanut butter and beans, according to the National Association of Letter Carriers website. This year's Stamp Out Hunger day is on Saturday, May 13. Make it your priority to be part of this year's successful Letter Carrier's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive! "Mail carriers are paid to do one thing, to take the mail, sort it and deliver to you". Read More

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Donald Trump to host Lavrov at White House on Wednesday

Donald Trump to host Lavrov at White House on Wednesday

Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey , dramatically ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of the bureau's investigation into Trump's ties with Russian Federation. He said Wednesday he fired Comey because he "was not doing a good job". The meeting is closed to the press. It's the highest level US-Russia meeting since Trump became president. Read More

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United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

But even if everyone who voted independent on Thursday would have voted SNP in a general election (a highly improbable supposition in itself), that clearly can not account for all of the difference between the two performances. She will say: "It's to bring the SNP down to size; to show they can't take Scotland for granted; to show that we, the Scottish Conservatives, can lead Scotland's fightback against the SNP". Read More

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Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

Hamas is branded a terrorist group by Israel , the United States and the European Union, and the new document is aimed in part at easing its global isolation. Ismail Haniya , a former prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, could help bring Hamas back into the worldwide conversation. Sinwar is known as a hard-liner more closely associated with the group's militancy. Read More

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Merkel intervenes in Chechnya anti-gay purge

Merkel intervenes in Chechnya anti-gay purge

According to Kadyrov, the person who the paper claimed had been killed due to his sexual orientation was actually " safe and sound " at his home in Chechnya. Horrifying testimonies from survivors of Chechen concentration camps say victims are being tortured and their families are summoned to the camps to kill them. Read More

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Nigeria official says 62 Chibok girls released

Eighty-two Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago by Boko Haram have been freed in exchange for detained suspects with the extremist group, Nigeria's government announced early Sunday, in the largest release negotiated yet in the battle to save almost 300 girls whose mass abduction exposed the mounting threat posed by the Islamic State-linked fighters. Read More

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Kim Jong-un is smart cookie

Kim Jong-un is smart cookie

The latest launch, which South Korea said was a failure, came just hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Security Council of "catastrophic consequences" if the worldwide community - most notably China - failed to pressure the North into abandoning its weapons program. Read More

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Pentagon: Turkish airstrikes put U.S. forces at risk

Dorrian said that the United States has sent military personnel to the affected site in Syria to assess the damage to SDF forces. With less than an hour's notice to the U.S. "Turkish strikes were conducted without proper coordination with the Coalition or the Government of Iraq ", he said. Sahin is one of the senior members of the terrorist group. Read More

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Pence Meets With Indonesian Business Leaders, Departs For Australia

Mr Turnbull thanked him for the commitment and said it spoke volumes of the integrity of Mr Trump. Pence said the USA believes that it will be possible to peacefully end North Korea's nuclear program, largely with the help of China. The meeting between Mr Pence and the Australian business leaders comes a few months after Mr Trump tore up the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive regional trade deal backed by Australia and other regional neighbours. Read More

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Merkel in Saudi Arabia for cooperation talks, other issues

Merkel in Saudi Arabia for cooperation talks, other issues

Merkel's delegation includes prominent German business leaders looking to strengthen ties with the country's two largest trading partners in the Middle East. According to The Independent , Germany has provided refuge to hundreds of thousands of people from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years. Detailing the signed agreements, Ohnmacht said: "A declaration of intent for police cooperation, especially in the fields of air security and transport operations, was signed by the Saudi ... Read More

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Ten Iranian border guards killed in attack on frontier with Pakistan

Ten Iranian border guards killed in attack on frontier with Pakistan

The border guards were patrolling when they were targeted, Tehran Times daily reported. The militant group called Jaish al Adl, or the Army of Justice, has claimed responsibility, the report said. Like President Rouhani and Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi, Dehghan demanded that the Pakistani government take "immediate steps" to arrest and punish those responsible for the massacre perpetrated on the night of April 26 in the south-eastern region of Mirjaveh. Read More

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XTurkish strikes kill over 24 Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

Toner also noted that the Iraqi government had expressed concerns with Turkey's airstrikes, stressing that "military action in Iraq should respect Iraqi sovereignty". The political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) - dominated by the Kurdish YPG militia - issued the appeal the day after Turkish jets blitzed the Karachok area of north-eastern Syria and Sinjar in neighbouring Iraq. Read More

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