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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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Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy joins immigration protest in Texas

Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy joins immigration protest in Texas

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy has participated in a march in Texas to protest the Trump administration policy of separating children from their parents as families arrive at the... Read more ...

Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash

Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash

Facebook footage shows at least four bodies on the ground, a charred Chevrolet and several Border Patrol vehicles at the scene. Read more ...

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

The previous animation record-holder was another Pixar sequel, "Finding Dory," which pulled in $135 million at its launch. Read more ...

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

One shooter is dead and 22 people are injured after a shooting at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey. Read more ...

Suspect dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

Suspect dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

Twenty people have been injured, some critically, in a shooting at an arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey on Sunday. One person, suspected to be behind the shooting, has been... Read more ...

O's end losing streak, score 10 runs

O's end losing streak, score 10 runs

Baltimore wins 20th game of season on Sunday Read more ...

Several shot at New Jersey art event

Several shot at New Jersey art event

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Sunday. Read more ...

Hundreds protest family separation outside Boston ICE facility

Hundreds protest family separation outside Boston ICE facility

A Father's Day vigil was held outside Boston's ICE detention center to bring attention to family separation at the border. Read more ...

Watch: Hot, humid, and stormy on Monday

Watch: Hot, humid, and stormy on Monday

Hot, humid, and stormy on Monday Read more ...

Video shows washed-out road in Bayfield County

Video shows washed-out road in Bayfield County

National Weather Service meteorologists said more than 11 inches of rain fell in the area Saturday into Sunday. Read more ...