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U.S. Senate defense bill would bar Turkey from buying F-35 jets

Friday  02:50,   25 may 2018
reuters

<p>A U.S. Senate committee passed its version of a $716 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, including a measure to prevent Turkey from purchasing Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets.</p>The amendment to the National Defense[...]

North Korea says open to resolving issues with U.S. after Trump scraps summit: KCNA

Friday  02:01,   25 may 2018
reuters

<p>North Korea's vice foreign minister Kim Kye Gwan said the North is open to resolving issues with the United States whenever and however after U.S. President Donald Trump called off a June summit with its leader, Kim Jong Un.</p>"We had[...]

Two killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes after talks collapse

Friday  00:50,   25 may 2018
msn

At least two people were killed and 50 wounded as clashes flared in Nicaragua after peace talks between the government and opposition collapsed, the Red Cross and victims' relatives said.The clashes broke out late Wednesday between opposition[...]

World leaders confused, 'disappointed' after Trump cancels summit

Friday  00:35,   25 may 2018
latimes

President Donald Trump's cancellation of a June 12 meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has left many international leaders confused as they attempt to understand what comes next in discussions about nuclear disarmament.&nbsp;In South[...]

Venezuela's President Maduro takes oath as president-elect

Friday  00:22,   25 may 2018
msn

Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as Venezuela's president-elect on Thursday, months before he's due to formally take the oath of office next year for a second term. The inauguration-like pomp left many confused because Maduro's next six-year term [...]

The U.S.-China Confrontation Takes On a New Dimension

Thursday  22:57,   24 may 2018
theatlantic

If China’s intentions in the South China Sea weren’t quite clear, this month should have removed doubt.&nbsp;Taken individually, China’s actions might indicate a geopolitical game of chicken wherein Beijing tests its neighbors over territory[...]

Boris Johnson rips Russia in hoax phone call

Thursday  20:37,   24 may 2018
msn

<p>British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discussed dealing with Moscow in an 18-minute phone call with Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Armenia.</p>During the hoax, which purportedly occurred last week, Johnson[...]

Full text of the letter from President Trump to Kim Jong Un

Thursday  18:44,   24 may 2018
msn

<p>" Based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," President Trump wrote.</p>Dear[...]

Full text of the letter from President Trump to Kim Jong Un

Thursday  18:43,   24 may 2018
msn

<p>" Based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," President Trump wrote.</p>Dear[...]

Investigators in MH17 crash to make public appeal

Thursday  10:01,   24 may 2018
reuters

Investigators will appeal to the public on Thursday to assist in their inquiries into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago over eastern Ukraine. The airliner was shot down with a Russian-made missile on July 17, 2014,[...]

Landmark abortion vote in Ireland may change constitution

Thursday  09:35,   24 may 2018
msn

<p>DUBLIN — An abortion debate that has inflamed passions in Ireland for decades will come down to a single question on Friday: yes or no?</p>The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by[...]

Indonesia's 'chicken' church

Thursday  09:25,   24 may 2018
cnn

Deep in the jungle of Central Java, Indonesia, a bird-shaped building called Bukit Rhema stands tall above the treetops. Built in 1992 by Daniel Alamsjah, a Christian who claimed his work was inspired by a vision from God, the structure is not[...]

Train plows into truck stuck on tracks in Italy; 2 dead

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

A regional train plowed into a big-rig truck stopped on the tracks outside the northern Italian city of Turin late Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring 18 others, authorities said. The Italian news agency ANSA said the first fatality[...]

Train plows into truck stuck on tracks in Italy; 2 dead

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

A regional train plowed into a big-rig truck stopped on the tracks outside the northern Italian city of Turin late Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring 18 others, authorities said. The Italian news agency ANSA said the first fatality[...]

FBI may have disrupted major cyberattack on Ukraine

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has put a spoke in the wheel a major Russian hacking operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine.&nbsp;On Wednesday, network technology company Cisco Systems and antivirus company Symantec[...]