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For most of this year, NATO, the US and Russian Federation have each made cases for why troops and military equipment has slowly assembled to Europe's east and Russia's west. Later, Stoltenberg said the alliance was beefing up its presence in eastern and southeastern Europe to reassure allies in the face of Russia's actions in Ukraine.
  • Erik Prince Considering Senate Run

    Erik Prince Considering Senate Run

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    According to the Associated Press, a person familiar with Prince's thinking says he was in Wyoming this weekend to discuss a possible Senate campaign with family members. Prince is also the founder of Frontier Resource Group, a private equity firm. Bannon allied himself last August with Prince, writing in an op-ed piece that President Donald Trump should use contractors in place of USA soldiers in Afghanistan.
  • Brexit talks enter pre-summit round

    Brexit talks enter pre-summit round

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    She has endured a particularly hard stretch, with the disappointing party conference speech followed by a claim by former party chairman Grant Shapps that he had a list of 30 legislators who wanted May to step down. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier have made it clear that the UK's expectations to make the leap forward are premature.
  • Kyrgios sets up Beijing showdown with Nadal

    Kyrgios sets up Beijing showdown with Nadal

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    Nadal extended his winning streak to 12 after easing past Kyrgios 6-2, 6-1 in what turned out to be a one-sided summit clash in Beijing on Sunday. Kyrgios claimed the scalp of the hottest prospect in tennis in Alexander Zverev on Saturday and then said he was gunning for Rafael Nadal in the China Open final.
  • Peacekeepers in Congo injured in attack on post

    Peacekeepers in Congo injured in attack on post

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    The mission, known as MONUSCO , said it had deployed attack helicopters in response to the raid, and the army said it was battling militants along the main road leading from North Kivu province's Beni territory to the Uganda border. After several hours of fighting, the military camps fell into the rebels' hands, the military said. ADF is believed by authorities to have ambushed and killed many civilians nearby this weekend after a lull in attacks against civilians near Beni this year.
  • The liberals running Twitter censor Marsha Blackburn

    The liberals running Twitter censor Marsha Blackburn

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    Bob Corker (R., Tenn.), who will not seek another term-tweeted out a call to action on Facebook and Twitter, asking her followers to share the video themselves. But Blackburn's committee report said fetal tissue "makes a vanishingly small contribution to clinical and research efforts, if it contributes at all", and recommended curbing federal grants for such research.
  • Catalonia debates as independence declaration looms

    Catalonia debates as independence declaration looms

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    The European Union has already said Catalonia would be expelled from the bloc and its shared currency, the euro, if it declares independence. "If independence were to be recognised - which is not something that's being discussed - the most immediate outcome would be that [Catalonia] automatically left the European Union".
  • Tornado Warnings Issued In Hickory Metro Sunday Afternoon/Evening, Damage Reported

    Tornado Warnings Issued In Hickory Metro Sunday Afternoon/Evening, Damage Reported

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    The tornado resulted in at least five damaged homes and downed trees in Burke and more than 100 people displaced from their homes in Caldwell. Thousands across the area woke up Monday without power . "When I pulled in the driveway, he said his son had just called and said he was trapped in the house", resident Patricia Davis said. "Never experienced anything like this before".
  • Iran Assumed Defensive Posture towards US

    Iran Assumed Defensive Posture towards US

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has defended a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers and said that US President Donald Trump could not undermine it. There are certainly improvements to be made: Sunset provisions will lift some restrictions on Iranian nuclear activity in eight to 13 years, and Tehran's continuing development of long-range missiles isn't blocked by the pact.