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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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132,000+ Lbs. Of Ground Beef Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

132,000+ Lbs. Of Ground Beef Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

WASHINGTON - The USDA is recalling ground beef products sold nationwide that are believed to be responsible for several illnesses and one death. The recall impacts 132,606... Read more ...

Security breach prompts lockdown at Orlando Melbourne International Airport

Security breach prompts lockdown at Orlando Melbourne International Airport

According to an airport official, a student boarded a commercial jet unauthorized. Read more ...

Police: Jogger stabbed to death in 'random' attack one week after getting...

Police: Jogger stabbed to death in 'random' attack one week after getting engaged

Investigators said they have not determined a motive, but believe it is likely the attack was random. Read more ...

12-year-old boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

12-year-old boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

"It appears that this is going to be a situation of the juvenile coming to the defense of his mother." Read more ...

2 shot at retirement community near Philadelphia, reports say

2 shot at retirement community near Philadelphia, reports say

Two people were shot at a retirement community near Philadelphia, according to multiple reports. Read more ...

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

The band's latest hit is this summer's "I Like It" with Cardi B. Read more ...

Man targets ex-wife, then kills parents at Pennsylvania retirement home...

Man targets ex-wife, then kills parents at Pennsylvania retirement home, police say

Bruce Rogal found dead after Chester County manhunt, chase Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Booker heads to Iowa, but no plans for NH stops - yet

NH Primary Source: Booker heads to Iowa, but no plans for NH stops - yet

New Jersey U.S. Sen. Corey Booker, who's very much in the conversation as a potential presidential candidate, hasn't been to New Hampshire yet, but he's increasingly in demand. Read more ...

Volkswagen agrees pull-out from Iran to comply with US sanctions - reports

Volkswagen agrees pull-out from Iran to comply with US sanctions - reports

Weeks of negotiations with the Trump administration have ended with carmaker Volkswagen agreeing to cease most of its operations in Iran, said US Ambassador to Germany Richard... Read more ...

4 Pittsburgh-area residents arrested on suspicion of looting in North...

4 Pittsburgh-area residents arrested on suspicion of looting in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence

According to police, the group was supposed to be helping clean up debris but instead helped themselves to cigarettes from a Speedway store in Holly Ridge. Read more ...