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US steps up surveillance of Iranian assets in Syria over concerns of strike against Israel

Friday  03:35,   27 april 2018

US satellites, surveillance aircraft, drones and ships have stepped up operations to monitor the movement of suspected Iranian anti-air and ballistic missiles inside Syria due to rising concerns they could be used to strike Israel in the coming[...]

Amid Trump’s diplomatic thaw, Otto Warmbier’s parents sue North Korea for having ‘brutally tortured and murdered’ their son

Friday  01:56,   27 april 2018

Legal action in federal court thrusts human rights into spotlight ahead of Trump’s planned summit with Kim Jong Un, potentially complicating denuclearization talksThe 22-page complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia,[...]

Mattis defends Iran deal as Trump considers withdrawal

Friday  01:31,   27 april 2018
The Hill

Defense Secretary James Mattis on Thursday praised certain parts of the Iran nuclear deal, as President Trump repeatedly bashed the multi-nation agreement this week and and threatened to pull the United States out of it. Asked at a Senate Armed[...]

Rwandans shocked by discovery of genocide-era mass graves

Friday  01:31,   27 april 2018
Associated Press

Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century after the country's genocide, and further graves are being sought nearby. The new discovery is being called[...]

Kim Jong Un bringing his own toilet to the Koreas summit

Friday  00:55,   27 april 2018
CBS News

In "loo" of using the public restrooms at the historic summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be traveling with his ownFor the first time since Korean War armistice in 1953, a North Korean leader will cross into South Korean[...]

America was already at war with al-Qaida by 9/11, Guantanamo judge rules

Friday  00:40,   27 april 2018
Miami Herald

The United States was at war with al-Qaida at the time of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the military judge presiding at the trial of the alleged plotters has ruled. But he sidestepped a crucial question: When precisely did the war begin?For now,[...]

Russia parades Syrian 'witnesses' to disprove gas attack

Friday  00:25,   27 april 2018
Associated Press

Russia has ratcheted up its efforts to try to disprove that a Syrian town was hit by a poison gas attack, bringing a group of Syrians, including an 11-year-old boy, to the global chemical weapons watchdog's headquarters to denounce the reports[...]

White House shares photos of Pompeo meeting Kim Jong Un

Thursday  23:56,   26 april 2018
The Hill

The White House on Thursday released photos of newly minted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shared the photos in a tweet touting[...]

Blasts, gunfire heard in Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses say

Thursday  23:11,   26 april 2018

Blasts and gunfire were heard on Thursday in Maiduguri, the city in northeastern Nigeria that has been the hardest hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, witnesses said. Witnesses reported a heavy military presence and crowded streets as people attempted [...]

Last year's ambush in Niger due to number of problems: Mattis

Thursday  23:00,   26 april 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that a report into a deadly ambush in Niger last year that killed four U.S. soldiers has found that a number of issues led to the incident. The October ambush, which was carried out by a local[...]

US-led anti-IS coalition admits 28 more civilian deaths

Thursday  23:00,   26 april 2018

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq acknowledged Thursday the deaths of another 28 civilians, increasing the overall toll of non-fighters killed to at least 883. The coalition said in a statement that it had[...]

Trump: I Saved the World From 'Nuclear War'

Thursday  22:20,   26 april 2018

President Trump said the U.S. had a "very, very nasty" past with North Korea, but a nuclear war was averted, thanks to him.President Donald Trump boasted on air Thursday about his handling of a nuclear crisis with North Korea, saying it[...]

Spain protesters decry 9-year sentence for men in gang-rape case

Thursday  20:26,   26 april 2018

The men avoided the more serious charge of rape, sparking protests.<br>The men, aged 27 to 29, had been accused of raping the woman, then 18, at the entrance to an apartment building in Pamplona on July 7, 2016, at the start of the week-long San[...]

Bloodbath in Cancun: Five dead bodies are found in a car at vacation hotspot

Thursday  20:10,   26 april 2018
Daily Mail

Police didn't say how the men died but the grisly find stoked fears of yet another drug cartel hit.The silver Mazda sedan was found outside Hall Gym about 7am on Wednesday with a dead man in the front and others piled in the back. Police didn't[...]

White House says Trump to visit UK in July

Thursday  19:20,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for a "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May.</p>That's according to White House press secretary Sarah[...]