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North Korea Tests New Weapon, State News Agency Says

WASHINGTON — North Korea said on Thursday that it test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon,” in what appeared to be a warning from Kim Jong-un to President Trump that unless once-promising negotiations with Washington [...]

How Strongmen Turned Interpol Into Their Personal Weapon

BRUSSELS — Hakeem al-Araibi thought he had escaped the reach of the Bahraini government when he fled to Australia years ago as a political refugee. But immediately after landing in Thailand for a belated honeymoon last year, Mr. al-Araibi [...]

In Dems’ ‘Medicare for All’ battle cry, GOP sees ’20 weapon

WASHINGTON (AP) – Many Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers are rallying behind “Medicare for All” proposals to expand government-provided health care. Republicans preparing for next year’s congressional races also like [...]

‘A sword hanging over our heads’: Trump discovers new weapon against media

To reporters, the threatened new rules represent another obstacle to covering President Donald Trump, who views his battle with the media as an unambiguous positive. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Media The administration is drawing up rules [...]

North Korea Says It Has Tested ‘Ultramodern Tactical Weapon’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has tested a new tactical weapon, the North’s official news media said on Friday, reporting that Kim Jong-un witnessed the event in his first publicized visit to a weapons test site since the country [...]

The powerful weapon House Republicans handed Democrats

“The Republicans have set the standard and, by God, we’re going to emulate that standard,” Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said of House Republicans’ use of the unilateral subpoena authority. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Congress A [...]
News Analysis: Hamas Sees Gaza Protests as Peaceful — and as a ‘Deadly Weapon’
Few analysts, and certainly few Israelis, have suggested that Hamas may actually be rethinking its strategy merely because it has joined what are meant to be nonviolent mass protests and has name-checked the heroes of peaceful civil disobedience. “It’s [...]
U.N. Links North Korea to Syria’s Chemical Weapon Program
Neither the report’s authors nor members of the United Nations Security Council who have seen it would comment, and neither would the United States’ mission to the international agency. The eight experts who make up the panel all [...]
The Democrats’ secret weapon to take back statehouses
Donald Trump has certainly helped. But Democrats’ massive success in flipping statehouse seats in special elections this past year isn’t happening by accident. The party’s dominance — it’s flipped 35 seats, and is hoping [...]
Yoder, Jenkins support banning ‘bump stock’ weapon accessory
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kansas Reps. Kevin Yoder and Lynn Jenkins say they support a federal ban on “bump stocks,” which convert semi-automatic rifles to shoot like fully automatic weapons The two Kansas Republicans issued statements [...]