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Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush
Washington (CNN) The US troops attacked in Niger were on their way back to their operating base when they were ambushed by 50 ISIS fighters, according to Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, who provided a timeline of the attack on Monday.
Caught in a deadly ambush, US troops in Niger waited an hour for French air power to arriveWashington Post
'He died fighting for his brothers,' Niger ambush survivor says of fallen US soldierABC News
Niger attack leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to knowFox News
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Donald Trump Will Press China on North Korea and Trade When He Visits Beijing
(WASHINGTON) — U.S. President Donald Trump will urge President Xi Jinping to make good on his commitments to press ure North Korea when he visit s China next month, a senior White House official said on Monday, stepping up a strategy to have Beijing ...
The nuclear deal plays directly into the Iranian way of warThe Hill
North Korea, stockpiling weapons, mocks 'lunatic' Trump who has 'war fever'Fox News
Leon Panetta urges Trump to "lower the volume of rhetoric" on North KoreaCBS News
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Five weeks after Maria most of Puerto Rico remains an island in the dark
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — They're still in the dark. Lady Lee Andrew doesn't know how much longer she can keep her Poet's Passage souvenir shop afloat without electricity — or tourists. Sonia Rodriguez relies on a generator to power the elevator in her ...
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back onWashington Post
Good news, earthlings! Puerto Rico telescope still guarding the galaxy despite MariaMiami Herald
In Puerto Rico, Surgery by Flashlight Is Just the BeginningSlate Magazine
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As Tillerson heads to Pakistan, Islamabad wary of deepening US-India ties
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Pakistan on Tuesday to pressure Islamabad to act over militants targeting Afghanistan from its soil, anxious Pakistanis may be equally interested in dissuading Washington's ...
Tillerson Makes Unannounced Visits to Afghanistan and IraqBloomberg
Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visits to Afghanistan, IraqWashington Post
Getting tough on the Taliban: Trump admin said to be urging closure of the militant group's Qatar officeFox News
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DHS says British financier Browder cleared for US travel
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WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department said Monday wealthy financier William Browder, a British citizen who lobbied for a law targeting Russian officials over human rights, was cleared for travel to the United States on Oct. 18, four days ...
US Reverses Decision to Bar a Prominent Kremlin CriticNew York Times
State Department Reportedly Revokes Visa Of Magnitsky Act CampaignerNPR
Lawmakers raise questions after financier says visa revokedCBS News
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Scores of Bodies Are Found in Syrian Town After ISIS Retreats
New York Times
Syrian soldiers and pro-government fighters in the recently retaken desert town of Qaryatayn, Syria, on Sunday. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. BEIRUT, Lebanon — As pro-government troops drove Islamic State fighters from a central Syrian ...
The Latest: IS militants came to Syrian town with hit listBusiness Insider
World Digest: Oct. 23, 2017Washington Post
Syria war: 'Dozens killed' in IS reprisals in QaryatainBBC News
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The Air Force hasn't used nuclear 'alert pads' since the Cold War. Now they're being upgraded.
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The U.S. military is building new flightline facilities that will enable the Air Force to position pilots and aircrews directly alongside its nuclear-capable B-52 bombers, but officials deny the move is part of any plan to put the warplanes on ...
The Air Force and US Strategic Command say they aren't planning to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alertBusiness Insider
General: Air Force Hasn't Put B-52 Bombers on 24-Hour Alert -- YetMilitary.com
US Air Force: Nuclear-armed B-52s are not going on high alertNew York Post
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Barcelona's vast stadium gives voice to Catalan separatism
Washington Post
BARCELONA, Spain — The rallying cry erupted, almost precisely, after 17 minutes and 14 seconds of soccer in the match between Barcelona and Malaga. “In! In-de! In-de-pen-den-ci-a!” It rolled around and around the Camp Nou stadium like a tide, from ...
Catalonian Separatists Prepare to Block RajoyBloomberg
Catalan Parliament to respond to Spain's planned takeoverThe Boston Globe
Rule and Law in CataloniaWall Street Journal
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Xi Jinping to gain more power as China Communist congress ends
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China's President Xi Jinping is set to increase his grip on power, as the week-long Communist Party's congress in Beijing draws to an end. The party is expected to enshrine his political ideology into its constitution, which may elevate him to the ...
China First: Foreign Tech Terms Must Be Wary Under Xi Jinping's RuleForbes
China's Xi sets eyes on more power as congress closesChannel NewsAsia
Xi accrues power, worrying critics and delighting supportersOneNewsNow
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