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Trump administration's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

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A draft of the policy says the U.S. will adhere to existing arms control agreements, while expressing doubt about new pacts.
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Will Cryptocurrency Save Maduro's Venezuela from Trump in 2018?

Will Cryptocurrency Save Maduro's Venezuela from Trump in 2018?

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“Petro,” a new cryptocurrency, will be backed by oil, diamonds and gold reserves to circumvent sanctions from the Trump administration.
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Trump's year: Congress bickers over Russia, Mueller looms

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WASHINGTON - Republicans who spent the early months of 2017 working with Democrats on investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections have pivoted as the new year begins and midterm elections loom, leaving the conclusions of those congressional probes in doubt.
As special counsel Robert Mueller has ramped up his own Russian investigation and brought charges against four of President Donald Trump's former campaign advisers, Republicans have changed focus in their own Russia probes. With Trump's encouragement as he nears a year in office, multiple GOP-led congressional committees...
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Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

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WASHINGTON - With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies.
The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue it would do the opposite.
The proposal is spelled out in a policy document, known officially as a "nuclear posture review," that puts the U.S. in a generally more aggressive nuclear stance. It is the first review of its kind since 2010 and is among several studies of security strategy undertaken since...
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New Trump policy could strengthen role of nuclear weapons

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The Trump administration could pursue development of new nuclear weapons, if a leaked draft policy becomes reality.
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Parents arrested aftrer kids found chained in California home

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