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  • Bolton warns Iran that US 'will come after you'

    US national security adviser John Bolton issued a stark warning to Iran Tuesday, demanding changes in Tehran's behavior and threatening there will be "hell to pay" if they don't happen. "According to the mullahs in Tehran, we are 'the Great Satan,' lord of the underworld, master of the raging inferno," Bolton said in New York Tuesday. "So, I might imagine they would take me seriously when I assure them today: If you cross us, our allies, or our partners; if you harm our citizens; if you continue...

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  • Trump to meet with Netanyahu, chair Security Council meeting

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Donald Trump poured scorn on the "ideology of globalism" and heaped praise on his own administration's achievements in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even mocking laughter from his audience of fellow world leaders. "The U.S. will not tell you ...

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  • Mattis: 'Jury is out' on success of women in combat

    Speaking at the Virginia Military Institute on Tuesday, Defense Secretary James Mattis said "the jury is out" on the success of having women serve in infantry roles, noting that the sample size remained too small to make clear determinations. "This is a policy I inherited, and so far the cadre is so small we have no data on it. We're hoping to get data soon," Mattis said. In January 2017, the first three women infantry Marines were added to an infantry battalion at Camp Lejeune in North...

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  • Trump on Twitter (Sept 25): United Nations, Hassan Rouhani, Kavanaugh

    The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump)

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  • China senior diplomat says Beijing, Washington must avoid Cold War mentality

    China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid falling into a zero-sum game trap, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, amid deteriorating ties between the superpowers.

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  • China senior diplomat says Beijing, Washington must avoid Cold War mentality

    China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid falling into a zero-sum game trap, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, amid deteriorating ties between the superpowers.

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  • China says plots to disrupt ties with Pakistan will fail

    Any plots to sow discord in China's ties with Pakistan will not prevail, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Tuesday, as Beijing fends off criticism of its economic projects in Pakistan and a clampdown in China's western Xinjiang region.

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  • Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by 1MDB investigators

    Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, arrived on Wednesday at the country's anti-graft agency for a second round of questioning over a corruption probe at state fund 1MDB.

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  • China says plots to disrupt ties with Pakistan will fail

    Any plots to sow discord in China's ties with Pakistan will not prevail, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Tuesday, as Beijing fends off criticism of its economic projects in Pakistan and a clampdown in China's western Xinjiang region.

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  • Trump at UN Security Council: 'Most watched meeting ever'?

    Most watched meeting ever? (Second column, 9th story, link) Related stories:Trump rejects globalism at UN...Rouhani accuses USA of trying to topple Iran...'Hell to pay'... Advertise here

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  • Corrected: Vatican, China sign landmark accord on appointing bishops

    The Vatican on Saturday signed a landmark agreement giving it a long-desired say in the appointment of bishops in China, though critics labelled the deal a sellout to the Communist government.

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  • Corrected: Pope defends China deal on bishops, says he will have final say on names

    Pope Francis on Tuesday defended a landmark deal between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, saying he, and not the Beijing government, will have the final say on who is named.

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  • Michael Avenatti denies being fooled by 4Chan

    "None of that happened. It's a complete fabrication."

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  • Convicted felon, top vote-getter sworn in as Markham mayor

    MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) - A man previously barred from a mayoral post in suburban Chicago has been sworn in as a result of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's intervention on his behalf. Roger Agpawa was the top vote-getter in Markham's 2017 mayoral race. However, an Illinois appeals court ruled in April ...

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  • GOP to subpoena McCabe memos that may detail Rosenstein's comments

    House Republicans have begun the process to subpoena the Justice Department for the memos written by former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe that reportedly detail the explosive comments reportedly made by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last year about President Donald Trump, according to a Democratic aide. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, of Virginia, notified committee Democrats on Tuesday that he intends to issue the subpoenas, as required by committee rules. Conservative...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser's attorney says GOP staff blew off scheduled call

    John Clune, the attorney for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her when they were in college, said only Democrats showed up for a phone call they had scheduled with Senate Judiciary Committee staff earlier Tuesday. Clune also said in an interview Tuesday on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" that Republicans seem to be "game-playing" and changing the rules for their communications. Clune represents Deborah Ramirez, 53, who attended Yale with Kavanaugh and...

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  • Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by 1MDB investigators

    Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, arrived on Wednesday at the country's anti-graft agency for a second round of questioning over a corruption probe at state fund 1MDB.

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  • U.S. Senate hopefuls in Tennessee spar on partisanship, avoid Trump

    A popular former Tennessee Democratic governor positioned himself as a centrist in a race that will help determine control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, while his Republican rival strove to paint him as a mere follower of Washington Democrats.

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