National security

April 06, 2017 - 12:22 am
SYRIA Syria chemical attack death toll surpasses 80 BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group says the death toll from a suspected chemical weapons attack on the northern town of Khan Sheikhoun has risen to 86. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says those killed in Tuesday's...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:26 pm
SYRIA UN humanitarian chief says $6 billion pledged BEIRUT (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian chief says that 41 donors have pledged $6 billion to help people in need in 2017 amid the Syrian crisis. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'...
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April 05, 2017 - 9:23 pm
SYRIA Syria chemical attack death toll surpasses 80 BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group says the death toll from a suspected chemical weapons attack on the northern town of Khan Sheikhoun has risen to 86. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says those killed in Tuesday's...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's...
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April 05, 2017 - 8:23 pm
SYRIA Syria chemical attack death toll surpasses 80 BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group says the death toll from a suspected chemical weapons attack on the northern town of Khan Sheikhoun has risen to 86. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says those killed in Tuesday's...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's...
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April 05, 2017 - 5:24 pm
BORDER-ARRESTS DOWN Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The first months of the new administration have seen a huge drop in the number of people being caught by agents on the U.S.-Mexico border, raising the possibility that a "Trump effect" is keeping...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017 file photo, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, left, walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump removed Bannon from the National Security Council, reversing an earlier controversial decision to give Bannon access to the high-level meetings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 05, 2017 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has removed chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, reversing an earlier, controversial decision to give Bannon access to the group's high-level meetings. A new memorandum about the council's composition was published Wednesday in...
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April 05, 2017 - 3:59 pm
UNITED STATES-SYRIA-THE LATEST The Latest: Trump says Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a suspected chemical attack by the Syrian government against civilians "crossed a lot of lines." At a joint press conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II...
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April 05, 2017 - 2:30 pm
UNITED STATES-SYRIA-THE LATEST The Latest: Trump says Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a suspected chemical attack by the Syrian government against civilians "crossed a lot of lines." At a joint press conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II...
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