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Damascus denies using crematorium in Syrian prison

Jones also said that the United States thinks that the crematorium will serve to hide evidence of mass murder in the prison and that Washington will present evidence of the crematorium's existence to the global community. "The time has come for the world - chiefly the U.S. - to act to halt these human rights violations". "The Syrian civil war shocks the conscience of the whole world", Trump said.


North Korea missile tests: USA warns against supporting Pyongyang

North Korea missile tests: USA warns against supporting Pyongyang

More attacks were possible, Choi said, "especially given that, unlike missile or nuclear tests, they can deny their involvement in attacks in cyberspace and get away with it". North Korea, however, has said it will prepare for more tests. North Korea is known to be developing both nuclear weapons - it has conducted five nuclear tests - and the missiles capable of delivering those weapons to their target.



Israel was source of intel Trump shared with Russians

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr says he has yet to get an explanation from the White House on what happened in the Oval Office meeting where the president reportedly shared classified information with the Russians. "Israel has full confidence in our intelligence-sharing relationship with the United States and looks forward to deepening that relationship in the years ahead under President Trump", Dermer said.



Expansion of ban on larger electronics on airlines likely

Six US and European officials said they expect the US Department of Homeland Security to make an announcement but declined to say when. A senior official with a USA airline said carriers had been in talks with government officials for weeks about the possibility of an expanded ban, mainly over the logistics of carrying it out.



Information Trump shared with Russians came from Israel, official says

Roy Blunt, a fiercely loyal Republican and consistent defender of President Donald Trump, Tuesday abruptly broke with the White House to sharply criticize the president's sharing intelligence with Russian officials. The report, quoting an unnamed U.S. official, said, "This (the information shared) is code-word information". The classified information had been shared with the president by an ally, violating the confidentiality of an intelligence-sharing agreement with that country, the official ...