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June 28, 2019 - 7:55 am
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia's Vladimir Putin "Don't meddle in the election" in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Moscow extensively interfered with the 2016 campaign. The tone of the president's comment did...
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Ameera Butt
June 25, 2019 - 8:56 am
The video on social media shows zoo employees practicing a drill to capture an escaped lion at Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture in Japan on June 22. The video went viral -- except the lion is really a human employee dressed up as a lion. The "lion" walks around and tries to evade capture...
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AP
June 25, 2019 - 7:39 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant "closing the doors of diplomacy" between Tehran and Washington amid heightened tensions, even as the country's president derided the White House as being "afflicted by mental...
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CBS News via CBS New York
June 24, 2019 - 7:35 am
An American died last week while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, bringing the total of U.S. citizens who died while traveling on the island to at least eight this year and 11 in the past year. Vittorio Caruso, 56, died on June 17 while vacationing on the island, CBS News New York reported...
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AP
June 24, 2019 - 7:13 am
Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that a local fisherman has found parts of the U.S. spy drone that Iran shot down in the Gulf of Oman last week. The report says the parts will be delivered to Iranian security forces in Qeshm Island, which is located in the Strait of Hormuz, the...
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AP
June 23, 2019 - 8:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran's downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday. Two...
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AP
June 23, 2019 - 8:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would "seriously contemplate" the content. The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, said Trump sent a...
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AP
June 23, 2019 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that military action against Iran was still an option for its downing of an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, but amid heightened tensions he dangled the prospect of eventually becoming an unlikely "best friend" of America's longtime Middle...
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AP
June 21, 2019 - 7:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. was "cocked and loaded' to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before they were to be executed after being told some 150 people could die. Trump tweeted Friday that the U...
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AP
June 20, 2019 - 7:23 am
Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over the collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, though they disputed the circumstances of the incident. The Guard said it shot down the RQ-4...
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