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‘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 [...]
Trump’s silence on Russian hacking hands Democrats new weapon
Democrats are uniting behind a simple message about Russian hacking during the 2016 election: Donald Trump doesn’t care. Even as the president lashes out at the series of Russia-related probes besieging his administration, Democrats [...]
The Secret Weapon Democrats Don’t Know How to Use
No Democrat in the House of Representatives did what Cheri Bustos did last November. She wasn’t the sole member of her party to win in a congressional district Donald Trump also took—there were 11 others—but she was the only one to post [...]

VX Nerve Agent: A Deadly Weapon, Rarely Seen

Photo The VX nerve agent stored at the Newport Chemical Depot in Indiana in 1997, the year the Chemical Weapons Convention took effect, leading many nations to cut their stockpiles. [...]