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John Kelly, Chinese officials caused commotion over nuclear football in Beijing, report says

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arriving for a state dinner last November with China’s President Xi Jinping and China’s first lady Peng Liyuan in Beijing.  (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst, File) President Donald Trump has boasted repeatedly about his big and powerful “nuclear button” — but according to a new report, it almost got away […]

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The Islamic State has claimed the deadly attack at a church in Russia's Dagestan region

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Islamic State has claimed the deadly attack at a church in Russia’s Dagestan region  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Russia church shooting kills 5 after gunman opens fire on people leaving service  Fox News Russia Dagestan shooting: Five women killed in attack on churchgoers  BBC News CCTV captures the moment shooter opens fire on Russian […]

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Netanyahu can survive his corruption crisis — but it will depend on him generating as much chaos as possible

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on February 11, 2018.Ronen Zvulun/Reuters Israeli police have recommended indicting prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on several corruption charges. The leader immediately and publicly defended himself against the charges. Key government officials have expressed reluctance to remove Netanyahu from office. Netanyahu may choose to sow doubt, chaos, and confusion to remain […]

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Iran says fog caused a plane crash that may have killed 65. That might not be the whole story.

A plane passes over Tehran. (Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) A plane crashed into an Iranian mountain Sunday, and all 65 people on board were reportedly killed. While the government says the 25-year-old turboprop lost its way in thick clouds, some suspect that it malfunctioned — a chronic problem in a country with an air fleet that is decrepit after decades of international sanctions. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72 took […]