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Trump sent the carrier group for exercises in waters off the

Trump sent the carrier group for exercises in waters off the

Pyongyang insists it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself from what it says is the ever-present threat of invasion by hostile US forces. Martin also confirmed that the USS Michigan , a nuclear-powered guided missile USA submarine, is to arrive at the port of Busan in South Korea on Tuesday.


Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

The attack coincided with the visit of Defense Secretary James Mattis to Afghanistan, and while he wasn't at the base, the attack still underscores the inability of U.S. The charge is Washington's attempt to cover up for "the failure of the USA military and politicians in the Afghan campaign", the Russian Foreign Ministry has said.


Fallin Signs Order Creating Task Force on Rape Kits

Fallin Signs Order Creating Task Force on Rape Kits

Today, a new task force was announced to address the backlog.Currently, Oklahoma does not have a statewide tracking system for rape kits nor is it mandatory to test them all. Tudor, now living in Tulsa, was assaulted in 1979. Task Force members shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the governor, according to the governor's executive order.



Trump, Democrats and GOP all unpopular

President Trump does not concede the point. He issued a statement on his website which called for, "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on". He's backpedaled on an array of issues in recent weeks, including his critiques of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and his threats to label China a currency manipulator.


Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum

Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum

Global monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reported a series of irregularities, including more than a million ballots cast without the particular stamp that marks them as official. "Turkey's creeping authoritarianism continues", Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) said on Tuesday. The stamps were required to avoid "ballot-stuffing" - where extra votes are cast illegally to manipulate results - and unstamped ballots had been dismissed as invalid in earlier votes.



Roger Waters, Thurston Moore and others urge Radiohead to boycott Israel

Waters, the former Pink Floyd member and creative force of "The Wall", has always been outspoken on Israel. After listing some of the restrictions reportedly placed on Palestinians by Israel, including limited travel and censorship, the letter urges Radiohead to help "end [Israel's] violation of basic rights and global law".