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Jimmy Carter Warns Trump On Syria: Any Nuclear Exchange Would Be Catastrophic For All Human Beings

The Associated Press reports: Expressing pride in his own record of peace, former President Jimmy Carter warned that President Donald Trump should steer clear of any military action involving Syria or other world hot spots and avoid a nuclear attack at all costs. “I pray that he would keep our country at peace and not exaggerate or exacerbate the challenges ...

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RUSSIA: State TV Runs Nuclear War Preparedness Advice As Tensions Rise With US Over Syria [VIDEO]

Vice News reports: Russian state TV told citizens Tuesday to stockpile food and water as the threat of nuclear war with the U.S. intensified over Syria. Standing in front of a mushroom cloud, a presenter on state-run broadcaster Vesti 24 warned viewers to stock up on “fewer sweets and more water.” The presenter listed off a number of food items ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer To Midnight

The Washington Post reports: Alexa, what time is the apocalypse? Ulp. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced the symbolic Doomsday Clock a notch closer to the end of humanity on Thursday, moving it ahead by 30 seconds. It is now set at two minutes to “midnight.” In moving the clock 30 seconds closer to the hour of the apocalypse, ...

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JAPAN: National Broadcaster Sends False Nuke Alert

CNN reports: Japanese national broadcaster NHK issued an on-air apology Tuesday after issuing an alert incorrectly claiming that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile. The message, received by phone users with the NHK app installed on their devices, read: “NHK news alert. North Korea likely to have launched missile. The government J alert: evacuate inside the building or underground.” ...

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North Korean State Media Mocks “Psychopath” Trump

The Associated Press reports: North Korea’s state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un’s is the “spasm of a lunatic.” A summary of the commentary by North Korea’s official news agency described the tweet as “the spasm of a lunatic.” “The spasm of Trump in the new year reflects ...

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NYT: Hawaii Demonstrates Nuclear Peril Under Trump

From the editorial board of the New York Times: It was the sort of nightmare that had only ever been real for most people’s parents or grandparents — the fear of an impending nuclear attack. “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii,” read the emergency alert that residents of the Aloha State received on Saturday morning. “Seek immediate shelter. This is ...

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Jake Tapper: We’re Just Lucky Trump Wasn’t Watching Fox & Friends When Hawaii Got The False Nuke Alert

“I don’t want to be flip about this, but I think there are a lot of people out there who are happy that this at least didn’t happen while President Trump was watching Fox & Friends and instead it happened when he was out on the golf course and he was informed about this by layers of advisers. Because we ...

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HAWAII: False Nuclear Attack Alert Spawns Panic

The New York Times reports: An early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii early Saturday morning, setting off widespread panic in a state that was already on high emotional alert because of escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea. Officials recalled the alert about 40 minutes after it ...

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Robertson: God Won’t Let Nuclear War Happen, There’s Too Much Spiritual Stuff Left To Be Done [VIDEO]

“I hate to differ with the distinguished former chairman of the Joint Chiefs, but I don’t think we’re gonna have a nuclear war. I don’t think that God almighty is gonna allow that to happen to this world. I think there are too many other important things to be done – uh – spiritually and I just don’t think that’s ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News breaks down the potential topics: Bannon backlash: In an upcoming book by Michael Wolff,”Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon reportedly calls Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians “treasonous” and “unpatriotic,” according to the Guardian. President Trump responded to Bannon Wednesday afternoon, saying that when he was fired from the ...

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Huckabee On Trump’s Nuclear Threats: People Only Care About Him Putting Money In Their Pockets [VIDEO]

Mike Huckabee appeared on Fox Business this morning to shrug off worries that Glorious Leader is pushing us to the brink of nuclear war. According to Huckabee, Trump’s base doesn’t care about the threat of war, they’re more interested in financially profiting from his agenda. Huckabee: “What people care about is not what the president tweets, it’s what happens in ...

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Activists Protest Outside Twitter HQ: Ban Donald Trump

The Hill reports: An activist group in San Francisco is calling out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, calling him “complicit” after President Trump used the social media platform to boast about the size and strength of his nuclear launch button. “Resist SF” on Tuesday night projected the phrases “@jack is #complicit” and “Ban @realDonaldTrump” on the building where Twitter’s headquarters is ...

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White House Insiders Fear We’ll Blunder Into War

Axios reports: President Trump’s boast last night that he has a “bigger & more powerful” Nuclear Button (caps, Trump’s) than North Korea has some administration insiders worried that we could blunder into war. What they’re saying: “Every war in history was an accident,” said one administration insider. “You just don’t know what’s going to send him over the edge.” The ...

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Brian Stelter: If Any Other Nation’s Leader Tweeted Like Donald Trump, We’d Say They’re Not Well [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: CNN’s Brian Stelter said if President Trump were the leader of another country such as Germany or China, people would say his tweets were “messages from a person who is not well.” During an appearance on CNN, Stelter said some of the tweets Trump sent out Tuesday were “deeply disturbing.” He said when Trump was inaugurated last ...

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Trump Again Threatens North Korea With Nuclear War

The New York Times reports: President Trump again raised the prospect of nuclear war with North Korea on Tuesday night, boasting that he commands a “much bigger” and “more powerful” arsenal of devastating weapons than the outlier government in Asia. Mr. Trump’s combative response to a statement made in recent days by Mr. Kim raised the temperature in the brewing ...

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Trump Again Threatens War With North Korea

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said “only one thing will work” in dealing with North Korea after previous administrations had talked to Pyongyang without results. Trump did not make clear to what he was referring, but his comments seemed to be a further suggestion that military action was on his mind. Earlier this week, during a meeting ...

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North Korea: Trump Has Clearly Declared War On Us

The Associated Press reports: North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that President Donald Trump’s tweet that leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer” was a declaration of war against his country by the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters that what he called Trump’s “declaration of war” gives North Korea “every right” under the U.N. ...

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Trump Congratulates Guam’s Governor Because The Nuclear Crisis Made Him “Extremely Famous” [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: President Trump phoned the governor of Guam on Friday to assure him all the residents of the Pacific Island are safe. A video shows Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo laughing and joking with the president as they discuss everything from the readiness of the US military to tourism. Trump opened the conversation by telling Calvo, “Good ...

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Russian Foreign Minister Slams “Over The Top” Rhetoric On North Korea: These Nonstop Threats Worry Us A Lot

Reuters reports: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the risks of a military conflict over North Korea’s nuclear program are very high, and Moscow is deeply worried by the mutual threats being traded by Washington and Pyongyang. “Unfortunately, the rhetoric in Washington and Pyongyang is now starting to go over the top,” Lavrov said. “We still hope and ...

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Trump Warns Kim Jong-Un That If More “Overt” Threats Are Made “He Will Truly Regret It Fast” [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday said North Korea’s leader would “regret” making any “overt” threat, keeping up the pressure after a string of combative warnings. “If [King Jong Un] utters one threat in a form of an overt threat — which, by the way, he has been uttering for years, and his family has been uttering for years ...

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