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Mike Pence Puts North Korea On Notice For Missile, Nuclear Tests

Mike Pence Puts North Korea On Notice For Missile, Nuclear Tests

So-called secondary sanctions on Chinese banks that do business with North Korea could also be in the offing, officials have said. After meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders, Pence told reporters that President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure has a chance of compelling North Korea to cooperate.


Wide Area of San Francisco Hit By Power Outage

Wide Area of San Francisco Hit By Power Outage

An alert from the city's public transit agency advised commuters to take buses to their destinations downtown. The Montgomery station is a key stop all BART lines coming into the city. PG&E initially said that 13,000 customers are affected and they hope to have power restored by noon, according to a tweet from KTVU reporter Sami Mamou, however further evidence suggests far more people and businesses may be affected.


US aid worker credits Trump for release by Egypt

US aid worker credits Trump for release by Egypt

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis arrived in Cairo Thursday on the latest leg of a regional tour, as ties with Egypt continue to warm under President Donald Trump. Hijazi, a dual national, was born in Egypt and grew up in Falls Church, Virginia, a Washington suburb. Trump has vowed to work closely with Arab allies in the fight against the Daesh.


President Trump Welcomes Home Freed American from Egyptian Detention Center

President Trump Welcomes Home Freed American from Egyptian Detention Center

She will also be greeted by his daughter, Ivanka, and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, reports the Washington Post , which broke the story. Hijazi became the face of Egypt's crackdown in 2014, She had her husband were sentenced to prison on May 1,2014 on child abuse and trafficking charges that have been widely criticized and dismissed by multiple human rights workers and USA officials as false.



Sarin or similar toxin used in Idlib attack: chemical watchdog

At least 90 people were killed and more than 500 others affected, according to monitoring groups and doctors. At first Moscow said a "terrorist" chemical weapons warehouse had been hit and later suggested the sarin attack may have been a false flag attack designed by Syria's enemies.


Sanders headlining event aimed at boosting Democrats

Sanders headlining event aimed at boosting Democrats

Bernie Sanders didn't finish on the top of any polls when it counted. Their appearance is part of a national tour called " Come Together and Fight Back ". Thrust into opposition, a stance many of them seemed to genuinely believe they would never again have to assume, the Democratic Party is now rethinking everything.