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Israeli officials have repeatedly voiced their concern about the entrenchment of Iran and its proxies such as Hezbollah entrenching themselves in Syria and the IDF has recently completed a large-scale drill in the country's north with tens of thousands of soldiers drilling for a war with Iranian-backed Hezbollah.
  • North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

    North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

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    I can't tell you, obviously, what I'm working on. "Next week is not going to be short on topics", the U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, told reporters at the White House on Friday. Trump plans to meet with South Korean President Jae-in Moon on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly . "We must thoroughly enforce the successive resolutions in order to prevent North Korea from obtaining the goods, technologies, funds and people to further develop its missiles and nuclear ...
  • Senate Intel Committee invites Trump lawyer to testify in open session

    Senate Intel Committee invites Trump lawyer to testify in open session

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    The clear message was that the committee is not going to give Cohen the benefit of the doubt if he refuses to play by the rules. "We will come back for a voluntary interview whenever we can", Ryan said, adding that Cohen meant to cooperate with the House Intel committee and whatever other entities inquire of him.
  • Trump rejects findings on net benefit of immigration

    Trump rejects findings on net benefit of immigration

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    Trump's 5-bedroom childhood home in Jamaica Estates, Queens was listed on Airbnb at the beginning of August . " We're all kids who are raised to be productive citizens, who have all these dreams and hopes". He is appealing to the Supreme Court to uphold his ban on immigrants from six mainly Muslim countries. The anti-poverty organization says they wanted to send an "unequivocal message" to the United States president, who is expected to speak in front of world leaders at the UN's General ...
  • In debut United Nations appearance, Trump says 'bureaucracy' stymieing potential

    In debut United Nations appearance, Trump says 'bureaucracy' stymieing potential

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    But even as the president chastised the U.N., he pledged that the United States would be "be partners in your work" to make the organization a more effective force for peace across the globe. At this week's U.N. General Assembly, Trump will find there are serious concerns among world leaders about his priorities, his support for the organization he is addressing and a series of spiraling global crises.
  • America 'running out' of diplomatic options on North Korea

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    Haley's remarks came after she attended a ministerial meeting hosted by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Myanmar on the sidelines of the U.N. Trump administration officials say the president, happy with her performance, views her as both tough and smart. "All they need to do to let us know they're ready to talk is to just stop these tests, stop these provocative actions, and let's lower the threat level and the rhetoric", he said.
  • Hurricane Maria intensifies to Category Two storm: forecasters

    Hurricane Maria intensifies to Category Two storm: forecasters

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    The effects of Hurricane Jose are expected to be felt in New Jersey over the next few days. The hurricane center said tropical storm conditions could begin in the warning areas by early Wednesday . Maria is moving west-northwest at 10 miles per hour. Meanwhile, a tropical storm warning is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda , Saba, St. Eustatius and St.
  • NC AG Among 40 To Investigate Drug Manufacturers' Role In Opioid Crisis

    NC AG Among 40 To Investigate Drug Manufacturers' Role In Opioid Crisis

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    The letter, dated Monday, was sent to urge America's Health Insurance Plans to take steps to encourage members to review payment and coverage policies, revising if necessary, to encourage health care providers to prioritize non-opioid pain management options instead of opioid prescriptions for treating chronic, noncancer pain.
  • White House may drop some cuts for wealthy from tax bill

    White House may drop some cuts for wealthy from tax bill

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    He backed off months of promises that the Republicans' tax plan won't add to the nation's ballooning deficit. Brady told his colleagues that "the stakes are higher than ever that we deliver this year". It has angered a large number of Republicans in both houses of Congress. "The Finance Committee will not be bound by any previous tax reform proposal or framework when we start putting our bill together".
  • Collins Defends Trump's Tweets: 'Talking Straight to His Base'

    Collins Defends Trump's Tweets: 'Talking Straight to His Base'

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    The findings come as the president and his diplomatic team prepare for the United Nations General Assembly in NY this week, where North Korea's renegade nuclear program will be a major focus. Pyongyang, meanwhile, warned that it was a "foolish dream" to think that new United Nations sanctions passed last week targeting some oil imports and its exports would stop it from becoming a fully fledged nuclear power.
  • Erdogan angered after U.S. cuts proposed arms deal with Turkey

    Erdogan angered after U.S. cuts proposed arms deal with Turkey

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    A total of 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, were indicted last month by a grand jury in Washington in connection with the incident. Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) and Dave Trott (R-Mich.) spearheaded a Congressional letter, cosigned by over 35 House colleagues, including Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman and Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member ...