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Donald Trump is tweeting about nukes

President-elect Donald Trump is calling for a significant increase to America's nuclear weapons arsenal. "The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes", he said Thursday in a post on Twitter. Read More

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China returns seized U.S. underwater drone

Navy has conducted "freedom of navigation" patrols that sail within the 12-nautical mile territorial limits of some of the disputed islands. The U.S. The U.S. will continue to investigate the events surrounding this incident and address any additional findings with the Chinese, as part of our ongoing diplomatic dialogues and the Military Maritime Consultative Agreement Mechanism . Read More

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Kudos for Israel ambassador-to-be

Kudos for Israel ambassador-to-be

Friedman lacks the experience and temperament necessary to serve as our nation's ambassador to Israel", she said in a statement Friday. A left-leaning social media user said Friedman's ideology "is another national Jewish disaster with an American passport" and blamed Trump for "strengthening Netanyahu". Read More

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Several Killed, Dozens Injured in Attack On Berlin's Christmas Market

Several Killed, Dozens Injured in Attack On Berlin's Christmas Market

According to German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, his asylum application was not completed. Prosecutors also said they were unsure if they had the right person but suggested he could be one of a group. Holger Muench, the head of Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office, said he cannot rule out that suspects involved in the truck attack could still be at large. Read More

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Merriam-Webster's word of the year sums up 2016

When you think of 2016, what's the first word that comes to your mind? "Historically, 'surreal'has been one of the words most searched after tragedy, most notably in the days following 9/11". The dictionary and reference experts noted that searches for the word spiked three times this year: after the terror attacks in Brussels in March, after the coup attempt in Turkey and the terrorist attack in Nice in July, and following the U.S. Read More

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Limestone under 'slight risk' of severe storms; winter weather advisory issued

Limestone under 'slight risk' of severe storms; winter weather advisory issued

Winds were expected to be 15-20 miles per hour both ahead and behind the front, with a few gusts possible up to 35 miles per hour. Sunday and Monday should see the temperature drop down again. "The precip will be light and temps should hold very close to 32". The forecast calls for a high of 56 degrees today with another round of showers expected to dump anywhere from a tenth to a quarter of an inch of rain. Read More

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Oil prices edge up as Kuwait cuts supplies by more than expected

According to Goldman Sachs, OPEC members have only met 60 percent of their production cut commitments over the seventeen agreements made since 1982, although when only examining recent deals, that figure reaches 80 percent. The last time OPEC agreed on a collective production quota, members exceeded it for twenty out of 24 months before finally giving up on it in 2015. This hurts OPEC's efforts to raise prices by cutting production. Read More

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Evacuation Of East Aleppo Brought To A Halt

Evacuation Of East Aleppo Brought To A Halt

The Lebanon-based pan-Arab Al-Mayadeen TV aired images Friday of public green buses reportedly returning evacuees to east Aleppo after the road was closed. He said he did not feel safe trying to flee Aleppo after hearing about the attack on the convoy. Before these statement, an United Nations official told reporters Friday in Geneva that the evacuation of civilians was suspended without explanation. Read More

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CIA says FBI agrees with assessment on Russian hacking

CIA says FBI agrees with assessment on Russian hacking

In a statement posted on the intelligence agency's website, the public affairs office said it stands by its previous assessments that intelligence officials are "confident" the Russian government ordered the election hacking, which included an entry into the email system of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign officials. Read More

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Obama threatens retaliation against Russian Federation for election hacking

White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Thursday also assailed Trump himself over his refusal to acknowledge the hacking and his attacks on the USA intelligence community.The tough talk from the White House fell flat in Moscow, where Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the accusations baseless and inappropriate."They should either stop talking about that, or produce some proof at last", Peskov told reporters Friday. Read More

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Lashkar Terrorists Behind Pulwama Bank Robbery, Says Jammu And Kashmir Police

Lashkar Terrorists Behind Pulwama Bank Robbery, Says Jammu And Kashmir Police

Vaid said. The police and witnesses said that a group of four masked men entered the Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch at Rantipora in Pulwama brandishing their AK 47 rifles at 1.15pm. They looted Rs 11 lakh - Rs 16,000 in demonetised notes and rest in valid currency, police said. On October 25, gunmen looted Rs. 2.25 lakhs from J&K Bank's Kardar branch in southern Kulgam district. Read More

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Winter Session Of Parliament Heads For A Washout

The month-long session saw the two sides spar over the recall of high denomination currency notes. "Be it inside Parliament or outside or in the Speaker's chamber, we kept persuading them", he added. Singh appeared to give a patient hearing to the veteran leader, but was seen hardly reacting. "It will be considered a washout". The Opposition, led by Congress, said demonetisation along with vagaries of weather had hit the farmers and demanded farm loan waiver to give relief to them. Read More

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Fox News analyst to join Trump administration

Fox News analyst to join Trump administration

And he was a national security adviser to Trump during the campaign and has worked for several defense contractors. Crowley is an author and newspaper columnist who frequently appears on Fox News Channel. Gen. Mike Flynn, USA (Ret.), National Security Advisor-designate. On Thursday, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump announced two additions to his National Security Council, which is expected to be helmed by retired Lt. Read More

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Winter storm warning issued

Winter storm warning issued

As West Michigan recovers from the recent snow storm, another one is headed out way. Wind gusts could reach upward of 45 miles per hour with isolated snow showers possible. Significant reductions in visibility are possible due to the snow and blowing snow. Then, a winter weather advisory goes in to affect until 5 a.m. Friday. Read More

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'Star Trek: Discovery' Casts 'Walking Dead' Actress As its Lead

She is believed to be playing a lieutenant commander on the show, which will make this the first time a Star Trek show hasn't focused on a starship captain. While we do not know her fate, we can say that we are extremely excited about her role on Discovery . Along with these stars, it also came to be heard that Doug Jones, the famous Hellboy actor would be a part of the series. Read More

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US military Osprey crash-lands off Okinawa, no fatalities

Only two crew members were injured in the crash, defense officials revealed . Marine Capt. Jake Frederick was killed last week when his F/A-18 Hornet crashed in the Pacific Ocean roughly 120 miles southeast of Iwakuni, Japan. The base in a crowded residential area in central Okinawa is to be relocated to another site on the east coast of the island called Henoko, in Nago, where residents oppose the plan, and Wednesday's crash added to their anger. Read More

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Judge to issue Pa. recount ruling Monday

Judge to issue Pa. recount ruling Monday

Michigan's Supreme Court denied Jill Stein's appeal to keep her recount effort alive in the state Friday. But on cross-examination, Halderman admitted saying in previous news reports that he believed the more likely explanation for Trump's victory was that pre-election polls predicting a win for Hillary Clinton were wrong. Read More

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Opposition to continue protest over demonetisation, PM Modi likely to address House

He asked why Prime Minister his avoiding to participate in Parliament debates and explain about his demonetisation move. CPM General Secretary today accused that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a liar. The Opposition has stuck guns on its demand for discussion on the issue of demonetization in the Lok Sabha under a rule which entails voting. Since 2001, the rule has been used by several speakers, including Sumitra Mahajan who suspended 25 Congress MPs in August 2015. Read More

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China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern'

Since recognising the People's Republic of China in 1979, the United States has adhered to the One China policy, recognising Beijing as the capital of China and maintaining only unofficial relations with Taiwan. "Short. And why should some other nation be able to say I can't take a call?" Bill Stanton, a career diplomat who served as de facto USA ambassador to Taiwan from 2009 to 2012 and now heads the Center for Asia Policy at Taiwan's National Tsing Hua University, said Trump's comment ... Read More

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