U.S. says more sanctions await if Turkey does not free pastor

Reuters - 28 min 32 sec ago
The United States warned Turkey on Thursday to expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, as relations between the two countries took a further turn for the worse.
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Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on U.S. targets

Reuters - 30 min 56 sec ago
China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said.
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Cuomo: We give justice to dead, but not living

Associated Press - 36 min 37 sec ago
CNN's Chris Cuomo says Americans need to care more about the victims of child abuse and bringing their abusers to justice or we will never put a stop to it.
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Vatican voices 'shame and sorrow' over damning sex abuse report

Reuters - 53 min 53 sec ago
The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over seven decades, vowing to hold abusers and those who protected them accountable.
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Opinion: Trump's all-about-me approach is warping the presidency

Associated Press - 58 min 7 sec ago
Does anyone believe President Donald Trump's claim, issued via press secretary Sarah Sanders, that he wanted only to protect the country when he revoked former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance?
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Pentagon report: China 'likely' training pilots to target US

Associated Press - 1 hour 1 min ago
China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report.
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Xiamen Air passenger jet overshoots runway in Manila, no casualties

Reuters - 1 hour 2 min ago
A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in the Philippines capital of Manila shortly before midnight (1555 GMT) on Thursday, but there were no casualties.
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Mysterious Russian satellite worries experts

Associated Press - 1 hour 3 min ago
US military analysts are concerned by Russian military satellites exhibiting strange behavior. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
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Brazil court seen keeping Lula off ballot but party could win

Reuters - 1 hour 6 min ago
Brazil's top electoral court has been handed a hot potato as it must decide whether the country's most popular politician can run in upcoming elections despite being jailed for corruption.
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Bolton to discuss arms control, Iran, Syria in talks with Russian counterpart

Reuters - 1 hour 14 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton will discuss arms control treaties and Iran's role in Syria during a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Patrushev, in Geneva next week, an administration official said on Thursday.
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Black in the White House: Meet Ja'Ron Smith

Associated Press - 1 hour 26 min ago
In the wake of Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure from the West Wing in December and recent tell-all book rollout replete with accusations of racism, a senior White House official was asked simply: Who is the most senior black aide on President Donald Trump's staff?
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Italy opens probe into operator of collapsed bridge, investors dump shares

Reuters - 1 hour 27 min ago
Italy's government opened an investigation on Thursday into the country's biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying it could face a heavy fine or lose its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people.
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Ecuador tightens entry requirements as Venezuelan migration swells

Reuters - 1 hour 28 min ago
Ecuador on Thursday said that all foreigners entering the country would need a passport from Saturday, an apparent attempt to curb rising numbers of Venezuelan migrants fleeing their homeland.
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LATAM passenger plane lands prematurely due to bomb threat: Peru

Reuters - 1 hour 47 min ago
A LATAM Airlines passenger plane that departed Lima for Santiago, Chile, on Thursday was forced to land at an airport in southern Peru due to a bomb threat received by Chilean authorities, Peru's Transportation Ministry said.
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Retired admiral: You have embarrassed us

Associated Press - 1 hour 52 min ago
Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, defending the former spy chief as "one of the finest public servants I have ever known."
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Exclusive: Omarosa's publisher tells Trump campaign: We 'will not be intimidated'

Associated Press - 1 hour 58 min ago
Omarosa Manigault Newman's publisher has responded to President Donald Trump's campaign's "legal threats" over her tell-all book, saying Trump is fully able to use his "bully pulpit" to refute anything they take issue with -- but that the book will be published.
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Analysis: How many secret tapes does Omarosa have?

Associated Press - 2 hours 16 min ago
On Thursday afternoon, with the furor over Omarosa Manigault Newman's tell-all memoir of her year in the White House slightly fading, reality TV's favorite villain struck again.
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