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US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates - BBC News


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US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates
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The US has called for "calm" after Iraqi government forces seized the northern city of Kirkuk and key installations from Kurdish control. State department spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged all parties to "avoid further clashes". Iraqi soldiers moved ...
The Latest: Iraqi forces seize oil fields in Kirkuk Washington Post
Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds Business Insider
A Divided Iraq Tests US Influence as Fight Against Islamic State Wanes U.S. News & World Report
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Bomb Kills Journalist Who Exposed Malta's Ties to Tax Havens - U.S. News & World Report


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Bomb Kills Journalist Who Exposed Malta's Ties to Tax Havens
U.S. News & World Report
A Maltese journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed when a bomb exploded in her car. Oct. 16, 2017, at 11:14 p.m.. Bomb Kills Journalist Who Exposed Malta's Ties to Tax Havens ...
A Maltese Journalist Who Reported on the Panama Papers Has Been Killed by a Car Bomb TIME
Investigative journalist who reported on Panama Papers killed in car blast Washington Post
Daphne Caruana Galizia, Top Investigative Reporter In Malta, Killed By Car Bomb NPR
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Sen. John McCain warns against 'spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech - CNN


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Sen. John McCain warns against 'spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech
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Washington (CNN) In a lofty and at moments pointed speech, Sen. John McCain on Monday cautioned against the US turning toward "half-baked, spurious nationalism" during an event honoring the war hero's contributions. Reflecting on his decades-long ...
McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in clear shot at President Trump Washington Post
Emotional Sen. John McCain blasts 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' USA TODAY
John McCain condemns "half-baked, spurious nationalism" CBS News
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Canadian firm could dodge 300 percent tariff by building jets in Alabama - Washington Post


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Canadian firm could dodge 300 percent tariff by building jets in Alabama
Washington Post
Canadian jet-maker Bombardier announced Monday that it is selling a controlling stake in its 100- to 150-seat C-series jetliner to European manufacturer Airbus, just weeks after the Commerce Department moved to impose 300 percent tariffs on the plane.
Bombardier Is Said to Have Held Talks With China Over C Series Bloomberg
Will Airbus and Bombardier's partnership push Boeing closer to Brazil? CNNMoney
Boeing rivals Airbus, Bombardier join forces on CSeries jet seen as threat to 737 Seattle Times
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Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Contact Families of Fallen Troops - New York Times


New York Times

Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Contact Families of Fallen Troops
New York Times
President Barack Obama honoring troops who were killed in Afghanistan at Dover Air Force Base, in Delaware, in 2009. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump falsely asserted on Monday that his predecessor, Barack ...
Trump's claim that Obama 'didn't make calls' to families of the fallen Washington Post
Trump finally comments on soldier deaths in Niger; falsely knocks Obama over his responses to dead soldiers CNN
Trump faces blowback after claim about calls to families of the fallen The Hill
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Hillary Clinton, the NFL, Roy Moore and Other Asides From the President - New York Times


New York Times

Hillary Clinton, the NFL, Roy Moore and Other Asides From the President
New York Times
President Trump with Senator Mitch McConnell in the Rose Garden on Monday. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — In a joint news conference on Monday with Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, President Trump sought to ...
Trump White House fed up with the Senate Politico
Trump, McConnell try to end feud The Hill
Any questions? Trump wants to talk. Again. Washington Post
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North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment' - Washington Post


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North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly's ...
North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could 'Break Out Any Moment' Bloomberg
North Korea: 'Nuclear war may break out any moment' Fox News
North Korea's economy may not survive another year, defector says CNBC
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Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event - Washington Post


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Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event
Washington Post
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in anticipation of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. Scott (R) warned in an executive order that a “threat of a potential ...
Amid fears of violence, Florida governor declares emergency ahead of Spencer speech USA TODAY
Florida declares state of emergency ahead of Richard Spencer speech New York Post
Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer The Denver Post
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Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promise - CNN


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Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promise
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a "major announcement." The measure comes after Trump, on the ...
The government's shameful role in the opioid crisis Washington Post
Trump Says He'll Consider Pulling Drug Czar Nomination New York Times
Washington Post, 60 Minutes Investigation Finds Bill Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis NPR
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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance - Washington Post


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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance
Washington Post
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who vanished in Afghanistan and spent five years in brutal captivity before the United States recovered him in a controversial prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday to two crimes in connection with his disappearance. Bergdahl ...
Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion, Faces Life in Prison New York Magazine

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