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A lesson from the Kashmir bombing: America needs to get tougher on Pakistan

1 hour 45 min ago
A suicide bomber drove a vehicle filled with explosives into an Indian paramilitary convoy in Pulwama, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, on February 14. The death toll is at least 40, making it the largest attack in Kashmir in three decades. A Pakistan-based terrorist group, Jaish-e-Muhammad, claimed responsibility through a video released shortly after.
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Xi Jinping's global dreams hit a wall amid growing backlash against China

2 hours 31 min ago
With the shock election of anti-globalist Donald Trump to the US presidency still fresh in their minds, international leaders watched with anticipation as Chinese President Xi Jinping stepped up to the podium at Davos in January 2017.
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Suspected gunman in custody, 4 officers hurt in Aurora, Illinois shooting, officials say

5 hours 10 min ago
The suspected shooter in Aurora, Illinois, has been apprehended and police officers and civilians are among the people hurt in a shooting at a manufacturing business, officials said Friday.
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Fact-checking Trump's speech declaring a national emergency

6 hours 46 min ago
President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address "an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs." He also spoke about a wide variety of issues, including trade with China and the national debt.
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Two suspects arrested in connection to the attack of 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett

7 hours 13 min ago
Two men have been arrested in connection to an attack reported by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, the Chicago Police Department said Friday.
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Amid measles outbreaks, Facebook considering how to reduce spread of anti-vaccine content

7 hours 23 min ago
Facebook is looking into suppressing certain anti-vaccine messaging on its social platform, a move that raises questions about free speech and public health.
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Haiti President defiant amid deadly protests, calls for his resignation

7 hours 39 min ago
Haitian President Jovenel Moise late Thursday rejected calls for his resignation and promised unspecified economic measures after more than a week of deadly anti-government protests.
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Mueller's team to file sentencing recommendation on Manafort i

8 hours 55 min ago
Prosecutors on special counsel Robert Mueller's team intend to file a sentencing recommendation in the Paul Manafort case Friday.
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Vogue Brazil director quits over 'slavery party'

8 hours 59 min ago
Vogue Brazil style's director Donata Meirelles has stepped down after photography from her 50th birthday party and dinner were criticized for their colonial references to slavery.
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Pelosi and Schumer: Congress can't let Trump 'shred' Constitution

9 hours 7 min ago
Democrats on Capitol Hill were quick to denounce President Donald Trump's announcement on Friday that he is signing a national emergency declaration over a border wall -- and promised to fight back against the executive action.
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See a harpoon skewer space junk in orbit

9 hours 10 min ago
A satellite has successfully test fired a harpoon into space to capture dangerous space debris.
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Trump agrees to sign legislation to avert another shutdown

9 hours 13 min ago
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to unlock billions of dollars in federal funds to build a wall on the southern border, bypassing Congress after lawmakers refused to meet his multi-billion dollar request for border wall funds.
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US willing to meet Maduro to negotiate exit

10 hours 14 min ago
As the US continues to work to bolster the administration of self-declared interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaido -- including using US military aircraft to deliver humanitarian aid -- a senior administration official says the US would be willing to meet with Nicolas Maduro to negotiate his exit.
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Trump neglects to answer Acosta's immigration question

10 hours 15 min ago
President Trump gets contentious with CNN's Jim Acosta and another reporter during a press conference in which he declared a national emergency.
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Trump goes on tirade over being sued

10 hours 17 min ago
President Donald Trump says he's expecting to be sued over his national emergency declaration to fund his border wall.
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Rapper 21 Savage speaks out after arrest

10 hours 19 min ago
Rapper 21 Savage, whose musical persona revolves around the city of Atlanta, is British and in the country illegally, according to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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What the Trump administration says is happening at the border

10 hours 46 min ago
Officials tasked with carrying out the nation's border security mission are facing a trifecta of migration challenges, along the US-Mexico border, according to officials, as President Donald Trump announces he will declare a national emergency.
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