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According to The Hill , school safety procedures have been under the spotlight in the weeks following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. President Trump floated an NRA-backed idea to arm teachers. "It matters because it will help protect the schools, anything helps, rocks are better than books and pencils".
  • Britain, EU agree terms for post-Brexit ties

    Britain, EU agree terms for post-Brexit ties

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    The Taoiseach said: "The UK has made a decision to leave the EU". But she now faces her toughest test yet - negotiating an overall Brexit agreement that is acceptable to her bitterly divided Conservative Party and nation as well as Brussels .
  • European Union recalls envoy to Russian Federation in wake of Salisbury attack

    European Union recalls envoy to Russian Federation in wake of Salisbury attack

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    In London they "are feverishly trying to force allies to take confrontational steps", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters on a visit to Hanoi, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. Moscow expelled an equal number of British diplomats in response. The Kremlin has voiced " regret " over the EU's decision to recall its envoy to Russian Federation.
  • Donald Trump engages in a trade war with China

    Donald Trump engages in a trade war with China

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    The Kospi in Seoul was down 3.37 percent. Selling of industrial metals was reinforced by a firmer U.S. currency, which when it rises makes dollar-denominated commodities more expensive for holders of other currencies, potentially weighing on demand.
  • Trump Administration Begins Process of Banning Bump Stock Devices

    Trump Administration Begins Process of Banning Bump Stock Devices

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    The United States Justice Department announced today that it has started the process to amend federal firearms regulations that would clarify bump stocks as machine guns . It will take effect after publication in the Federal Register and a 90-day comment period. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that the Justice Department was proposing to ban so-called bump stocks through regulations rather than wait for Congress to act, a move that defies recommendations by federal law ...
  • German officials want answers on Facebook data mining

    German officials want answers on Facebook data mining

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    Mark Zuckerberg finally broke his silence yesterday, apologizing to the tens of millions of Facebook Inc. "I care deeply about the democratic process and protecting its integrity", said Facebook kingpin Mark Zuckerberg past year, as he performed damage control on the news that his service was used to spread false and divisive information during the 2016 campaign .
  • Trump had nothing to do with Korea peace talks, says North Korea

    Trump had nothing to do with Korea peace talks, says North Korea

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    That summit meeting, which both sides have agreed to hold in late April, is expected to be followed within weeks by a meeting between Mr. Kim and President Trump . Analysts say the North is carefully watching to see how events - including the US-South Korea military drills - play out before making them public to its people.
  • Mattis says U.S. backs Saudi efforts to end Yemen war

    Mattis says U.S. backs Saudi efforts to end Yemen war

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    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has called upon Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to find an "urgent" political solution to the devastating three-year-old conflict in neighboring Yemen, which has claimed the lives of thousands of people and left the impoverished nation's infrastructure in ruins .
  • Melania travels solo again amid new Trump affair allegations

    Melania travels solo again amid new Trump affair allegations

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    She has been charged with sedition for her work. Then it was Melania's turn to speak. The women who were honored had shown both. Yet, it is often the hardest to find. But despite her anger, the mole said Melania has now made a decision to seize the opportunity she has been given, and wants to try hard to push good causes she believes in.
  • Trump confirms Bolton will fill national security adviser role

    Trump confirms Bolton will fill national security adviser role

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    Bush who served in three federal agencies under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, is likely to herald a rightward shift in Trump's foreign policy and an embrace of more hard-line policies. CNN reported in early March that the Pentagon was looking into options that would allow Trump to move McMaster from the White House back to the military.
  • Turkish president says army to extend offensive in northwestern Syria

    Turkish president says army to extend offensive in northwestern Syria

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    The Kurdish YPG are key USA allies in the fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists , but Ankara views them as an offshoot of the terrorist-designated Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ). Some Syrian Kurdish leaders fear that Erdogan plans to create a Sunni Arab bloc under Turkish control in northern Syria. "We'll continue this process until we completely abolish this corridor", the president said.