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Foreign ministers from Europe and North America will examine new ways to increase the interoperability between NATO and the European Union as they meet in Brussels this week. "Our forces serve side by side in Afghanistan and train side by side in Georgia", the secretary general said. In late July, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Georgia in a trip timed to correspond with the Noble Partner 2017 military exercises that featured some 1,600 U.S., 800 Georgian, and other allied troops in a ...
  • Congress is punting on the government shutdown deadline

    Congress is punting on the government shutdown deadline

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    Even the head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus , whose members have been threatening to oppose the measure, predicted passage. 'So the Democrats maybe will want to shutdown the country cause they want people flowing into our country, and I want people coming into our country, but I want to vet those people, and I want to vet them very carefully, ' Trump said, 'because we don't want to have radical Islamic terrorism in this country, and we don't want to have crime in this country'.
  • Pentagon Announces Troop Levels in Iraq, Syria

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    A Pentagon official said on Tuesday the U.S. military plans on staying in Syria as long as necessary to ensure the Islamic State group does not return. "Current estimates are that there are less than 3,000 #Daesh fighters left - they still remain a threat, but we will continue to support our partner forces to defeat them", U.S.
  • London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan

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    He visited Pakistan after completing his trip to India. Crossing the border between India and Pakistan at Wagah, Sadiq Khan walked into Pakistani territory with the traditional border guards welcoming him with a salute, and an entourage awaiting him.
  • First Lady Melania Trump visits Whataburger while in Texas

    First Lady Melania Trump visits Whataburger while in Texas

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    They will also see the family's new FEMA manufactured housing unit. The motorcade arrived at Charlie Marshall Elementary School at Aransas Pass in the afternoon and they visited a fourth-grade class. Melania Trump definitely looked ready to get to work Wednesday when she stepped off the plane at Corpus Christi International Airport in jeans and boots.
  • Chinese state-run daily publishes nuclear war safety tips

    Chinese state-run daily publishes nuclear war safety tips

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    A South Korean defense official who spoke to News 1 said it is likely any funds being allocated toward upgrades will be recorded "at the end of the year". But Chinese leaders have criticised the nuclear build-up of Kim Jong-Un's regime as well as lambasting the US and South Korea for escalating tensions.
  • Rye Fire In Santa Clarita Only 5% Contained, Thousands Evacuated

    Rye Fire In Santa Clarita Only 5% Contained, Thousands Evacuated

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    The FEMA Regional Administrator determined Tuesday that " the Rye Fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster", the news release stated. All classes starting at 5 p.m. or later at both campuses of College of the Canyons were canceled. No injuries were immediately reported. Gusty winds kept firefighting aircraft grounded and may have also been the cause of a power outage that interrupted service to about 2,090 customers in the Santa Clarita area.
  • Ohio State Completes Comeback to Defeat Michigan 71-62

    Ohio State Completes Comeback to Defeat Michigan 71-62

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    After the Wolverines took a 43-23 lead with 1:31 left in the first half, Ohio State went on a 26-3 run to go up 49-46 with 11:46 remaining in the second half. MI was just 5 of 29, including 1 of 12 from 3-point range, from the floor in the second half. "They make them both, five points and all of a sudden (20-point lead) goes to 13 (at halftime) just like that".
  • China evades comment on Chabahar port launch in Iran

    China evades comment on Chabahar port launch in Iran

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    The port in Iran's Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich nation's southern coast is easily accessible from India's western coast and is increasingly seen as a counter to Pakistan's Gwadar port, which is being developed with Chinese investment and is located around 80 kms from Chabahar.