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Trump, Mattis warnings to North Korea backed by aging but potent nukes. Trump, Mattis warnings to North Korea backed by aging but potent nukes.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. nuclear arsenal of 6,800 warheads is plenty strong, to be sure. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, on Wednesday, underlined that, saying President Trump was informed of the growing threat from North Korea last December and has since stressed the need to enhance U.S. readiness. Mattis warned North Korea, which he referred to by its initials, that it would lose a nuclear showdown...
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Trump declares US opioid pain drugs national emergency. Trump declares US opioid pain drugs national emergency.
The crisis over the US addiction to painkillers - opioids - is a national emergency, says President Donald Trump. "It's an emergency, it's a national emergency. We are going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis," he said. The number of deaths from the drugs - prescribed to a third of Americans in 2015 - has quadrupled in 20 years. Declaring a nat...
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White House goes under renovation during President Trump's vacation. White House goes under renovation during President Trump's vacation.
When the president is away, the renovators come to play. The West Wing is undergoing renovation over the next couple weeks, while President Trump vacations in Bedminster, N.J.. On the list of repairs: the replacement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, as well as restoration of the South Portico's steps and repairs to the Navy mess kitchen and the lower lobby, Trump spok...
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US suspends search for missing marines off Australia coast. US suspends search for missing marines off Australia coast.
US officials say they have suspended a search and rescue operation for three marines missing after their aircraft crashed off the Australian coast. Saturday's incident involved an MV-22 Osprey belonging to the US Marines based in Okinawa, Japan. The third Marine Expeditionary Force said they had shifted their operations to recovery efforts, which could last several months. Families of the...
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Superfund cuts would lead to delays in toxic cleanups, experts warn. Superfund cuts would lead to delays in toxic cleanups, experts warn.
WASHINGTON — Experts warned a Senate panel Tuesday that the Trump administration’s proposed 30% cut in the Superfund program would likely delay cleanup at some of the nation’s most toxic sites, especially those requiring complex and lengthy remediation. “That is going really hurt the program regardless of how one feels about the Superfund program,” Katherine Probst, an expert on Superfund told ...
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Bipartisan House group: Stabilize health care markets with funding, less regulation. Bipartisan House group: Stabilize health care markets with funding, less regulation.
With the House on recess and the Senate's leader saying it's time to move on, a bipartisan group of more than 40 House members said Monday that Congress needs to act quickly to stabilize the individual health insurance market. A five-point plan from the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus would abandon any pretense of repealing the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, while boosting spending, repea...
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro. US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro.
The US government has branded Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro "a dictator" and frozen any US assets, after he held a controversial poll to elect a constituent assembly. Under the sanctions, US firms and individuals are banned from doing business with Mr Maduro. The election on Sunday was marred by violence, with widespread protests and at least 10 people killed. President Maduro hail...
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There is a thing called a summer nor'easter and it's drenching the East Coast now. There is a thing called a summer nor'easter and it's drenching the East Coast now.
A rare, autumn-like storm began delivering drenching rain, floods and overall miserable conditions Friday to a large part of the mid-Atlantic and southern coast of New England. Travel, both via air and roads, will only worsen as the day continues. The storm's heavy rain, low clouds and fog are likely to cause significant airline delays at major hubs from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, New York Cit...
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What the TSA electronics screening change means for you. What the TSA electronics screening change means for you.
The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that officers want to take a closer look at electronics in carry-on bags, after hearing about terrorists getting better at hiding explosives. Here's what the change means for you: How is screening changing? At regular checkpoint lanes, TSA officers will ask travelers to remove all electronics larger than cellphones from carry-on...
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Sharks take a bite out of California's summer. Sharks take a bite out of California's summer.
LONG BEACH, Calif. — A kayaker paddling south of San Francisco earlier this month thought he hit a rock. Instead, he looked down to see a great white shark taking a bite out of his boat. Some 400 miles south, another shark attacked and almost killed a mother of three a few months earlier. Such high-profile incidents along with hundreds of sightings have made this the summer of sharks for bea...
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