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U.S. admiral says diplomacy key to resolving North Korea crisis

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OSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. military's Pacific Command said on Tuesday it was more important to use diplomacy to counter North Korea's missile threat rather than consider what actions ...
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ISIS remains deadliest terrorist organization in world: report

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They've taken massive hits in Syria and Iraq, but the Islamic State remains the deadliest terrorist organization in the world as its hate-filled tentacles spread across the globe. The University of Maryland’s ...
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Hey, DOJ: Focus on opioid crisis, not cannabis reform

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is worried about this country’s “historic drug epidemic and potentially long-term uptick in violent crime.” Because he is so worried, Sessions has spent the past month ...
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Debt ceiling deal will need conservative 'sweeteners' if a crisis is to be avoided, says House Budget Chair Diane Black

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Under President Barack Obama, Republicans demanded spending cuts and entitlement reforms before they'd raise the debt ceiling. Unless President Trump wants a government shutdown on his hands, Budget Committee ...
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Opioid crisis: Louisville sues three distributors over deadly epidemic

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CLOSE Jefferson County overdoses are on the rise - again. Beth Warren/WochitBuy PhotoGreg Fischer. April 19, 2017(Photo: Sam Upshaw Jr./C-J)Buy PhotoLouisville filed a federal lawsuit Monday demanding ...
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Iraqi Forces Close In on ISIS-Held Town West of Mosul

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Belgian special forces troops attempt to launch an observation drone east of Tel Afar, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko) HALABIYAH, Iraq — Iraqi forces made significant progress as ...
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Iraqi Forces Close in on ISIS-Held Town West of Mosul

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Belgian special forces troops attempt to launch an observation drone east of Tel Afar, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko) HALABIYAH, Iraq — Iraqi forces made significant progress as ...
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Hebrew University faculty urge end to crisis with Mobileye founder Amnon Shashua

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Hebrew University faculty urge end to crisis with Mobileye founder Amnon Shashua Hebrew University of Jerusalem faculty members have urged the administration to reconcile with Prof. Amnon Shashua and Shai ...
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‘Surrender or die’: Iraq launches offensive against ISIS in Tal Afar

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by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2017 Iraq’s military launched an offensive on Aug. 19 to retake one of the last pockets of territory in Iraq held by Islamic State (ISIS). In announcing an offensive to ...
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Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new “Obamacare” crisis

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WASHINGTON — Don’t make things worse. That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress, now that “Obamacare” seems here for the foreseeable ...
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WATCH: Hezbollah uses drones against ISIS in Syria

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Lebanon's Hezbollah militia used drones to strike the Islamic State in Syria close to the border with Lebanon, a military media unit that Hezbollah runs said on Monday, in a first public declaration by ...
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Go ahead and watch the eclipse! You’re not going to cause a productivity crisis.

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RJ Sangosti | The Denver Post | Getty Images Hank Fridell, of Custer South Dakota, test out his eclipse glasses and his foil hat while visiting Carhenge with a group of friends on August 20, 2017 in Alliance, ...
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Lebanon foiled ISIS Barbie Doll bomb plot on UAE flight

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Lebanese intelligence helped foil a plot by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) to bring down an airliner with bombs hidden inside a Barbie doll and a meat grinder, the country’s interior minister ...
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China Is An ‘Incredible Partner’ In Opioid Crisis, US Health Official Says

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said China has been an “incredible partner” for the U.S. in combating the international trade of the synthetic opioids responsible for the deaths of tens of ...
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Seward, Nebraska, Grapples With Drinking Water Crisis Ahead Of Solar Eclipse

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Seward, Nebraska, Grapples With Drinking Water Crisis Ahead Of Solar Eclipse  ...
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California lawmakers struggling with affordable housing crisis

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that ...
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Cartoon: Crisis of the week

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I understand that there are multiple Trump crises in any given week, but I thought that “Crisis of the Week” was punchier than “Crisis of the Last Day and a Half,” or maybe “Crisis of the Last Twelve Hours.” ...
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Russia says killed 200 ISIS militants in Syria convoy strike

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Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defense Ministry ...
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With principals in ‘crisis mode,’ new Washington state law taps into thousands of potential teacher recruits

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The Washington Legislature this year agreed to help principals struggling with a teacher shortage — especially in special-education classrooms — by tapping into a deep recruiting pool of thousands of paraeducators ...
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US and South Korean troops start drills amid North Korea standoff - COVERAGE OF THE NORTH KOREA CRISIS

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U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic ...
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Tal Afar next objective for ISIS-chasing Iraqis

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ABU GHADDUR, Iraq -- U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday began a multipronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country's war on the Islamic State group. ...
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Aid workers face unique crisis in South Sudan war, says ICRC

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South Sudan's civil war presents humanitarian workers with "one of the unique crises" in the world, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday. "This is not a crisis which ...
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South Sudan - s civil war a - unique crisis - for aid workers

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South Sudan - s civil war a - unique crisis - for aid workers  ...
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South Sudan's civil war a 'unique crisis' for aid workers

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The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross says South Sudan's civil war presents humanitarians with "one of the unique crises" in the world. Peter Maurer said Monday that "uncomfortable ...
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Child health crisis looms in Sierra Leone as death toll continues to rise

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Media ContactErin Taylor 267.250.8829 (M) FAIRFIELD, Conn. (August 18, 2017)— Save the Children has warned of a child health crisis in Sierra Leone due to contaminated water supplies and lack of safe shelter ...
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US and South Korean troops start drills amid North Korea standoff - VIDEO: Whats in Americas missile defense system arsenal? - COVERAGE OF THE NORTH KOREA CRISIS

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U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic ...
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Australian citizenship crisis erodes support for government

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... crisis which could see three cabinet...  ...
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Senator tells Pauline Hanson the next ISIS attack ‘will be on your head’.

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Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has accused Pauline Hanson of “doing ISIS’s work for them” after the One Nation leader wore a burqa in parliament on Thursday in an attempt to highlight the perceived ...
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Brits who risked their lives to fight ISIS say they return home only to be accused of terrorism

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Even as the West continues to be battered by ISIS-claimed terrorist attacks on its own soil, some western volunteers who risked their own lives to take down that terrorist outfit at its source in Iraq ...
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Barcelona Attack Suspects Had Ties to Imam Linked to ISIS

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The young men all knew one another — to varying degrees — and most had attended the same middle school and high school. Continue reading the main story As was the case in previous attacks linked to the ...
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2 Maps Show The Big Obamacare Crisis The GOP Keeps Citing Isn’t Really That Big

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The supposed implosion of the Affordable Care Act’s private insurance markets looks more and more like a manageable, geographically limited problem ― one that policymakers could fix pretty easily, if only ...
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Tal Afar Facts: Iraqi Forces Launch Assault To Retake ISIS Bastion

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Tal Afar Facts: Iraqi Forces Launch Assault To Retake ISIS Bastion  ...
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Survivors recount atrocities of ISIS occupation in Mosul

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August 20, 2017 at 6:21 PM EDT 225114225118225118Survivors recount atrocities of ISIS occupation in MosulMore than 1 million people once lived in Mosul, Iraq, a city reduced to rubble after three years ...
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Why Did ISIS Target Spain? The Answer May Lie In History

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Why Did ISIS Target Spain? The Answer May Lie In History  ...
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Video Trump Declares The Opioid Crisis A National Emergency

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Video Trump Declares The Opioid Crisis A National Emergency  ...
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2 Maps Show The Big Obamacare Crisis Republicans Keep Citing Isn't Actually That Big

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The supposed implosion of the Affordable Care Act’s private insurance markets looks more and more like a manageable, geographically limited problem ― one that policymakers could fix pretty easily, if only ...
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Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

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Raven Mosser, 26, holds her youngest daughter as she watches her three other children play at their Pedro, Ohio, home on July 16, 2017. Mosser, a former opioid user, credits her success in staying sober ...
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Toronto man who disappeared surfaces on Interpol list of feared ISIS bombers

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© CBC Tabirul Hasib went to Monarch Park Collegiate in Toronto and was active in track and field. A Toronto man is named on an Interpol list of individuals suspected to belong to an ISIS suicide brigade, ...
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Iraq launches operation to take back ISIS-held town near Mosul

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BAGHDAD >> U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country’s war on the Islamic State group.Tal ...
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Iraqi Forces Begin Operation to Retake Tal Afar from ISIS

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November 2016: Popular Mobilization Unit fighters are on their way to fight ISIS militants at the airport of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) BAGHDAD -- U.S.-backed Iraqi security ...
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Doyle McManus: Give credit to diplomats in N. Korea crisis

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After threatening fire and fury, how does a superpower deescalate? By scrambling its secretary of State, secretary of Defense and military chief to reassure foreign leaders that President Trump should ...
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What We Still Don't Know About ISIS's Foreign Fighters

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What We Still Don't Know About ISIS's Foreign Fighters  ...
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Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new ‘Obamacare’ crisis

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Related Coverage WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t make things worse. That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress, now that “Obamacare” ...
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Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Don’t make things worse.That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress, now that “Obamacare” seems here for the ...
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Feds Finally Nail Someone for Banking Crisis

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Democrats led by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are still complaining that bankers did not go to jail for the 2008 banking crisis. That is despite, as previously written about in this column, the ...
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Why Did ISIS Target Spain? The Answer May Lie In History.

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Why Did ISIS Target Spain? The Answer May Lie In History.  ...
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Charlie Daniels compares Confederate statue removal to ISIS' actions

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Charlie Daniels has always been outspoken about his political beliefs. So it comes as no surprise that he is sharing his opinions on the recent movement to remove Confederate monuments and memorials from ...
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Assessing health risks: The East Chicago lead crisis one year later

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EAST CHICAGO — Maritza Lopez says she is living, breathing proof of what a lifetime in the footprint of a contaminated Superfund site and an industrialized city can do to a person.Doctors at Mayo Clinic ...
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Iraqi Forces Start Offensive to Retake Tal Afar From ISIS

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An estimated 1,000 Islamic State fighters are believed to be dug in to defend Tal Afar, which has been surrounded by security forces and militias for months. American military officials visiting Baghdad ...
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Government's role in opioid crisis deserves review

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AS states grapple with increasing opioid abuse, policymakers would do well to consider if government has inadvertently played a role in fueling addiction. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., has gathered evidence ...
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