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  • US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

    A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable," the top U.S. military officer said Thursday in Beijing. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff,...

  • Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 12 dead, 80 hurt

    A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Authorities said 12 people were killed and 80 were wounded, 15 of them seriously, in what they called...

  • Some major attacks in Europe in recent years

    The deadly Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people and wounded dozens of others Thursday is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of the other major ones, many of which used vehicles: —June 19, 2017: A British man who had reportedly made anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim remarks...

  • Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

    America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed after security...

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  • As he coddles neo-Nazis, Trump’s political isolation increases

    As he coddles neo-Nazis, Trump’s political isolation increases

    President Trump retreated to one of his private golf courses on Wednesday night amid the uproar over his sympathetic words for neo-Nazis and white nationalists. Trump needs his safe spaces, now more than ever, because he is becoming increasingly more isolated, politically and personally. In a news...

  • 'Call your mayor': Sessions tries to blame Chicago's crime on sanctuary city policy

    'Call your mayor': Sessions tries to blame Chicago's crime on sanctuary city policy

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ripped Chicago for its defiant “sanctuary city” stance against turning over local prisoners for deportation, once again blaming the city’s surge in crime on policies designed to protect immigrants. Speaking in Miami, where county authorities hold prisoners...

  • Trump's isolation grows in the wake of Charlottesville

    Trump's isolation grows in the wake of Charlottesville

    President Donald Trump now finds himself more isolated than ever from his own party, world leaders and the business community that once cautiously embraced him - a fissure that was growing for weeks but turned into a chasm following his response to the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,...

  • Steve Bannon says there's no military solution in North Korea

    Steve Bannon says there's no military solution in North Korea

    President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury." In an interview with The American Prospect posted online...

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