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Russia Warns US Over Providing Missiles To Ukraine

The Washington Post reports: Russian officials said Sunday that the U.S. decision to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to combat Russian-backed separatists will cause new bloodshed, as long-standing tensions between Washington and Moscow escalated over the four-year-old conflict. Moscow’s admonition came shortly after the State Department announced Friday evening that the United States will provide heavy armaments to Ukraine for …

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BREAKING: Trump Hints At Strike On Venezuela, Says “We Have Many Options, Including A Military Option”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not rule out a “military option” in Venezuela. “We have many options for Venezuela, including a possible military option, if necessary,” Trump said told reporters at his New Jersey golf club on Friday. The president did not answer whether American troops would lead that potential operation. President Trump just said …

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Trump Warns North Korea: “They Will Be Met With Fire And Fury Like The World Has Never Seen” [VIDEO]

Do you feel reassured? CBS News reports: President Trump addressed the ongoing crisis between the U.S. and North Korea at a briefing on opioids in New Jersey on Tuesday, issuing a stern warning to the regime for its continued provocations. “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States,” warned Mr. Trump from his golf club in …

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US Test-Launches ICBM Amid North Korea Tensions

NBC News reports: The U.S. military successfully test-launched an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from California early Wednesday, according to an Air Force spokesman — just days after North Korea’s second test of an ICBM. The unarmed Minuteman III missile was launched at 2:10 a.m. PT from Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles. An Air Force statement …

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POLAND: Trump Warns Of “Some Pretty Severe” Action Against North Korea After ICBM Test [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump warned Thursday that North Korea could face “some pretty severe” consequences after its defiant test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, but Washington also confronted firm opposition from Russia and China over any possible response. Trump did not specify potential U.S.-directed punishment for North Korea, which on Tuesday launched a missile that experts say had …

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Armed Russian Jet Menaces US Spy Plane

CBS News reports: An armed Russian jet came within five feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports. A U.S. official said Tuesday that the Russian aircraft came within five feet of a wing tip for a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance plane. The Russian jet then passed under the U.S. aircraft …

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US Air Force Flies Supersonic Bombers Over Korean Peninsula Hours After Death Of American Student

The Associated Press reports: The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea, South Korean officials said. The U.S. often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea, and flew B-1B bombers several times this year as the North conducted a series of banned ballistic …

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Trump: Kim Jong Un Is A “Pretty Smart Cookie”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump labeled brutal North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un “a pretty smart cookie” in a wide-ranging interview aired Sunday. “At a very young age, he was able to assume power. A lot of people, I’m sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else. And he was able to …

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Trump: There Is Absolutely A Chance We Could End Up In A “Major, Major Conflict” With North Korea

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. “There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,” Trump told Reuters in an Oval …

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Liberal Redneck: Trump’s Base Has A Freedom Boner From These Wag The Dog-y Distractions [VIDEO]

Raw Story recaps: “We’re at war, ain’t we?” asked “Liberal Redneck” Trae Crowder in his newest video, referring to President Donald Trump’s military engagements in Syria and Afghanistan and threats against North Korea. “Look, man, I don’t know what’s going on with all this stuff, but it all feels a little ‘Wag the Dog’-y to me,” Crowder said. An unpopular …

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North Korea Warns Of “Super Mighty Preemptive Strike” That Will Reduce American Mainland To Ashes [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The North Korean government, via a state-run newspaper, warned of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” against the U.S. that would reduce both its military forces in South Korea and the American mainland “to ashes,” according to a Reuters report published Thursday. “In the case of our super-mighty preemptive strike being launched, it will completely and immediately wipe out not …

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Pence Warns North Korea: Our Sword Stands Ready

The Telegraph reports: Mike Pence, the US vice president, fired another clear shot across North Korea’s bow on Wednesday, warning that Washington’s “shield stands guard and sword stands ready”. Speaking to more than 2,500 US and Japanese military personnel on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan as it was moored in the US naval base at Yokosuka, 50 …

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North Korea Taunts Trump With Vow Of “All Out War” If US Takes Military Action, Promises Weekly Missile Tests

The BBC reports: North Korea will continue to test missiles despite international condemnation and increasing military tensions with the US, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol told the BBC’s John Sudworth. He said that an “all out war” would …

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North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Says Trump’s Tweets Are Fueling A “Vicious Cycle” Of Nuclear Tensions

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s tweets are adding fuel to a “vicious cycle” of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea’s vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Friday. The official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of “reckless” military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. …

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Trump Reacts With Bluster After North Korea Warns Of Nuclear Attack Over Approaching Navy Strike Force

Reuters reports: North Korean state media on Tuesday warned of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of a U.S. pre-emptive strike as a U.S. Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft steamed towards the western Pacific. Tension has escalated sharply on the Korean peninsula with talk of military action by the United States gaining traction …

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Lindsey Graham: Bashar Assad Is Telling Trump “F You” By Using The Airbase That Was Just Bombed [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Syrian President Bashar Assad is telling President Donald Trump “F you” by still flying military aircraft from the base the United States tomahawk missiles struck on Thursday, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday morning. Following reports of a chemical attack in Syria, the U.S. military bombed a regime airbase in Homs on Thursday. Since the bombing, Syrian …

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US Navy Strike Group To Move Near North Korea

Reuters reports: A U.S. Navy strike group will be moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula, a U.S. official told Reuters on Saturday, as concerns grow about North Korea’s advancing weapons program. Earlier this month North Korea tested a liquid-fueled Scud missile which only traveled a fraction of its range. The strike group, called Carl Vinson, includes …

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Russia Deploys Cruise Missile-Equipped Warship Towards The Two US Destroyers Which Struck At Syria

Newsweek reports: Russia deployed its most advanced Black Sea frigate Friday into the eastern Mediterranean, where U.S. Navy destroyers had launched an airstrike earlier that day against the Moscow-backed Syrian military. As Russian leadership condemned the U.S.’ first intentional attack on the military of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since the country’s six-year conflict began, Russia’s Admiral Grigorovich frigate reportedly left …

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Russian PM Warns Of “Military Clash” With United States

The Hill reports: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday condemned President Trump’s missile strike in Syria, saying it puts Moscow and the U.S. “on the verge of a military clash.” “This military action is a clear indication of the US President’s extreme dependency on the opinion of the Washington establishment, the one that the new president strongly criticized in …

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