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Spain Sets Stage to Take Control of Catalonia in Independence Fight – New York Times

“A bad situation has become even worse today,” said Argelia Queralt, a professor of constitutional law at the University of Barcelona. “Neither side seems really willing to yield an inch, which means there is only a very limited chance of any positive outcome to this conflict.” The Catalan government has said that 90 percent of […]

North Korea threatens to unleash ‘unimaginable’ nuclear strike on US – New York Daily News

North Korea issued another threat of nuclear annihilation against the U.S. on Thursday, vowing to unleash an “unimaginable strike at an unimaginable time.” The warning comes as American military forces conduct ongoing joint naval exercises with South Korea — and as top U.S. officials warned the rogue regime’s nuclear capabilities are close to […]

After Raqqa, the US sees Russia, Assad looming over remaining Syrian battlefield – Washington Post

Rapid advances by Russian- and Iranian-backed government forces in eastern Syria are thwarting the U.S. military’s hopes of pressing deeper into Islamic State territory after winning the battle for Raqqa. An expansion of territory held by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad is also likely to provide Assad with additional leverage in political negotiations over […]

Russia’s Rosneft to take control of Kurdish oil pipeline amid crisis – Reuters

LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian energy major Rosneft has agreed to take control of the main oil pipeline in Iraq’s Kurdistan, further boosting its role as the main international investor in the semi-autonomous region. The move is an apparent part of a broader strategy by President Vladimir Putin to ratchet up Moscow’s political and economic influence […]

Mattis: US military does not leave troops behind – CNN

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Xi Jinping at China congress calls on party to tighten its grip on the country – Washington Post

BEIJING — For 3½ hours, China’s President Xi Jinping commanded the stage and the nation’s television screens as he set out a far-reaching agenda for the Communist Party, outlining a vision of total control, not only of the nation’s economy and the Internet but also of culture, religion and morals. The Communist Party already has […]

ISIS’ loss of its caliphate signals the end of one type of ISIS — and the beginning of a new one – Business Insider

Syrian Democratic Forces celebrate victory over ISIS in Raqqa, Syria. Erik de Castro/Reuters US-backed forces cleared the remaining ISIS fighters from Raqqa But the fight is far from over: ISIS is transforming from a territory-controlling “quasi-state,” to an insurgency Its fighters will still perpetrate suicide bombings, and encourage lone-wolf style attacks in Western countries US-backed […]

Trump White House debates presidential visit to demilitarized zone along North Korean border – Washington Post

South Korean national flags hang on a barbed-wire fence near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea, on Aug. 14. (Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters) It has become the ultimate symbol of American resolve against the threat of North Korea: a visit by the U.S. commander in chief to “freedom’s frontier,” the heavily guarded […]

Trump Reportedly Promised A Fallen Soldier’s Father $25000, But Never Sent The Money – UPROXX

span{color:green;} .ptm-ac-error > span{font-weight:bold;color:red;} #ptm-ac-loader{display:inline-block;} #ptm-ac-loader > img{margin-left:15px;} .ptm-reply-hidden{display:none;} ]]>Trump Promised $25,000 To A Fallen Soldier’s Father, But Never Sent It News Featured News News Entertainment Featured TV Movies Music Featured Music Music Sports Featured DimeMag ProWrestling Life/Discovery Featured Life Life Video Featured Getty Image In the past 48 hours, Donald Trump has managed to […]

Russian Socialite Enters Race to Challenge President Putin – New York Times

Ms. Sobchak is the daughter of a former mayor of St. Petersburg, Anatoly A. Sobchak, who was Mr. Putin’s mentor for years and who died in 2000 while campaigning for Mr. Putin. Mr. Putin managed Mr. Sobchak’s final, unsuccessful campaign in 1996; his animosity toward electoral politics is said to date partly from that loss. […]

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