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Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the US Is Experimenting. - New York Times

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:35

New York Times

Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the US Is Experimenting.
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Concerned that the missile defense system designed to protect American cities is insufficient by itself to deter a North Korean attack, the Trump administration is expanding its strategy to also try to stop Pyongyang's missiles before ...
A 'preventive' war with North Korea would be total hell. Here's whyFox News
Why the North Korea situation won't be getting better any time soonSalon
Amid growing isolation, North Korea falls back on close ties with CubaWashington Post
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Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the US Is Experimenting. - New York Times

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:35

New York Times

Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the US Is Experimenting.
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Concerned that the missile defense system designed to protect American cities is insufficient by itself to deter a North Korean attack, the Trump administration is expanding its strategy to also try to stop Pyongyang's missiles before ...
Singapore suspends trade ties with North KoreaBBC News
Mattis sees opportunity for talks with North Korea after lull in missile testsThe Hill
China, Russia to hold simulated anti-missile drillReuters
The National Interest Online -St. Augustine Record -Military.com -The Straits Times
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The real Iranian threat on Israel's northern borders - Ynetnews

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:42

Ynetnews

The real Iranian threat on Israel's northern borders
Ynetnews
Analysis: Israel is perfectly capable of dealing with Iranian-backed militias on the Syrian side of the border, but the Russian legitimization of long-term strategic Iranian presence in Syria means that in the next conflict, the ayatollahs would be ...

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'Trump Effect' Pushes United States Behind Germany For Best International Image, Study Says - Newsweek

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:12

Newsweek

'Trump Effect' Pushes United States Behind Germany For Best International Image, Study Says
Newsweek
Thanks to President Donald Trump, the U.S. lost its top spot as the country with the best brand image, according to a new study released Thursday. The U.S. dropped to sixth place, losing its No. 1 spot to Germany. The survey, conducted by the Nation ...
'Trump effect' prompts global perception of United States to drop: studyNew York Daily News
US Global Image Takes Another Hit Under TrumpU.S. News & World Report
Study: Trump Sends Brand USA Down Five Notches to No. 6 GloballyAdAge.com
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Israel Says It Wants to Work With Saudi Arabia to Defeat Iran - Newsweek

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:17

Newsweek

Israel Says It Wants to Work With Saudi Arabia to Defeat Iran
Newsweek
The head of Israel's armed forces revealed Thursday he's willing to work with fellow Middle Eastern U.S. ally Saudi Arabia to thwart the interests of their common foe, Iran, which has been vying for influence in the region. In his first-ever interview ...
Israel Isn't Going to Fight Saudi Arabia's WarsForeign Policy
Israeli army chief says ready to share information with Saudi ArabiaReuters
Israel open to sharing intel with Saudi Arabia to confront IranNew York Post
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Showdown at UN Imperils Syria Chemical Weapons Panel - New York Times

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:34

New York Times

Showdown at UN Imperils Syria Chemical Weapons Panel
New York Times
With possible termination looming for a United Nations panel responsible for identifying chemical weapons users in the Syria war, Russia signaled Thursday that it might veto an American-drafted Security Council resolution extending the panel's life for ...
Trump Urges UN to Extend Syria Chemical Weapons PanelBloomberg
Trump urges UN council to renew Syria chemical arms inquiryReuters
Trump calls for renewal of UN inquiry into Syrian chemical weaponsPolitico
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Why did Saudi Arabia target billionaire media tycoons in its purge? - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:06

Washington Post

Why did Saudi Arabia target billionaire media tycoons in its purge?
Washington Post
On Nov. 5, Saudi authorities arrested dozens of the kingdom's royal, political and business elite. Security forces sequestered princes, cabinet ministers and billionaires in Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton, as the city's private airport was shut down to prevent ...
China's Xi offers support for Saudi amid regional uncertaintyReuters
Saudi Aramco's IPO Just Lost World's Largest Equity InvestorBloomberg
Saudi offer in corruption crackdown: 'cough up the cash and go home'The Guardian
The Daily Caller -Tulsa World -Yahoo News -New York Times
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John Bolton: 'China Has Said One Thing and Done Another on North Korea's Nuclear Weapons for 25 Years' - Breitbart News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:07

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John Bolton: 'China Has Said One Thing and Done Another on North Korea's Nuclear Weapons for 25 Years'
Breitbart News
Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday's Breitbart News Daily to discuss his latest op-ed, “America's Decision on North Korea Hinges on Trump's Asia Trip.” Bolton said Trump's talks with Prime Minister Shinzo ...

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China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:41

Washington Post

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump
Washington Post
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Trump that it had turned against the plan. The proposal calls for North Korea ...
Mattis sees opportunity for talks with North Korea after lull in missile testsThe Hill
Is it time for US concessions to defuse North Korea crisis? China says yes.USA TODAY
Trump, Mueller and Kim Jong-un: Three Actors In a Very Dangerous PlayHuffPost
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China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:41

Washington Post

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump
Washington Post
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Trump that it had turned against the plan. The proposal calls for North Korea ...
Trump, Mueller and Kim Jong-un: Three Actors In a Very Dangerous PlayHuffPost
China appears to have crossed Trump on North KoreaBusiness Insider
North Korea's two-month cease-fire: Is Pyongyang rethinking or reloading?Washington Examiner
Breitbart News -Reuters -USA TODAY -ABC News
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China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:41

Washington Post

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump
Washington Post
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Trump that it had turned against the plan. The proposal calls for North Korea ...
Trump, Mueller and Kim Jong-un: Three Actors In a Very Dangerous PlayHuffPost
John Bolton: 'China Has Said One Thing and Done Another on North Korea's Nuclear Weapons for 25 Years'Breitbart News
China appears to have crossed Trump on North KoreaBusiness Insider
Washington Examiner -The Hill -RealClearPolitics -USA TODAY
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China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:41

Washington Post

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump
Washington Post
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Trump that it had turned against the plan. The proposal calls for North Korea ...
China undercuts Trump's 'major' announcementWashington Examiner
China appears to have crossed Trump on North KoreaBusiness Insider
Trump: China Agrees NKorea Nuclear Weapon Freeze Not EnoughRealClearPolitics
Reuters -USA TODAY -The Hill -ABC News
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UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal - BBC News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:30

BBC News

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal
BBC News
The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production. Members including France, Finland and Mexico, say they will end the use of coal before 2030. Ministers hope to have 50 countries ...
Will Trump Spoil the Bonn Climate Talks? Or Step Aside?Newsweek
Pope Francis denounces climate change deniersCBS News
The Latest: US says Washington to remain engaged on climateWashington Post
Reuters -The Hill -Washington Examiner -WBUR
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UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal - BBC News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:30

BBC News

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal
BBC News
The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production. Members including France, Finland and Mexico, say they will end the use of coal before 2030. Ministers hope to have 50 countries ...
Envoy says US to keep fighting greenhouse gas emissionsWashington Post
As Germany hosts green summit, an energy firm is razing a nearby forestCNN
Trump will 'continue to be a leader' on clean energy, US official promises global climate meetingWashington Examiner
The Hill -UN News Centre -CBS News -NPR
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Iran factions use earthquake relief effort to pursue power struggle - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:50

Reuters

Iran factions use earthquake relief effort to pursue power struggle
Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) - Political infighting among Iran's ruling elite has moved on to a new battleground - the relief effort after an earthquake that killed at least 530 people and injured thousands. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with ...
Criticism of US sanctions returns in Iran after earthquakeWashington Post
After Iran-Iraq earthquake, seismologists work to fill in fault map of the regionPhys.Org
Iran quake victims plead for helpArkansas Online
The Independent -The Jerusalem Post -World Health Organization -Express.co.uk
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The intense, deadly struggle to escape North Korea is getting even worse - Mic

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:42

Mic

The intense, deadly struggle to escape North Korea is getting even worse
Mic
North Korean soldiers look at the South side at the Demilitarized Zone on the border between North and South Korea. Jung Yeon-Je/Getty Images. Kelly Kasulis. Published 1h ago on Nov. 16, 2017. by Kelly Kasulis · On Nov. 14, About 35 miles north of ...

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Is the US headed to war with North Korea? Northampton panel discusses possibility of conflict, criticizes Trump - MassLive.com

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:20

MassLive.com

Is the US headed to war with North Korea? Northampton panel discusses possibility of conflict, criticizes Trump
MassLive.com
NORTHAMPTON - A panel discussion held at Northampton High School Wednesday night focused on the increasingly fraught relationship between North Korea and the United States and the possibility of nuclear conflict between the two countries. "The North ...

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'Missing' British Film Maker Sighted in Papua New Guinea - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:10

'Missing' British Film Maker Sighted in Papua New Guinea
U.S. News & World Report
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A British explorer reported missing while searching for a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted next to an airstrip and is awaiting evacuation, a friend said on Thursday. Benedict Allen, a documentary film maker, left ...

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