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White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in an unknown location in North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 15, 2017.

    North Korea on Friday ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint U.S-South Korea military exercises continue.

  • Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy dismissed as "intolerable" claims by a leading pro-independence Catalan politician that Spain's government had threatened to send in troops and that there would be "bodies on the streets" if the region pushed ahead with its independence drive. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy say he will respect whatever decision...

  • BRUSSELS— A court in Belgium on Friday pushed back the extradition arguments of ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four allies until at least Dec. 4, likely keeping the secessionist rebels in Belgium right through Catalonia's regional election campaign. The court hearing in Brussels for the five Catalans is the latest step in their flight from Spain to...

  • Nov. 5, 2017: Close-up of satellite imagery show potential pressure hull components of a ballistic missile submarine in North Korea's Sinpo South Shipyard

    Satellite imagery indicates Pyongyang is making progress on developing its first operational ballistic missile sub, according to 38North.

  • A man holds a two dollar Zimbabwean 'bond note' withdrawn in Harare, Zimbabwe on November 28, 2016.

    Once the 'breadbasket of Africa', the country has suffered decades of economic decline.

  • Terrorism expert says America is losing the digital war against ISIS. Here's why

    Haroon Ullah, terrorism expert and "Digital World War" author, discusses how extremist terror group ISIS is rapidly making gains in the digital world.

  • RABAT, Morocco— France's prime minister launched a mission Wednesday to reinvigorate trade and cooperation with Morocco, which has steadily positioned itself as a regional economic powerhouse focused on Africa instead of its former colonial ruler. Morocco considers the disputed territory its "southern provinces," but the Polisario Front independence...

  • Nancy Nayor of Nancy Nayor Casting says Andy Henry no longer works for her firm after he recently told her about the incidents. They told The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the story, they had felt preyed upon by Henry. Harvey Weinstein has been stripped of an honorary degree from the University of Buffalo.

  • Pope Francis writes on the bonnet of a Lamborghini donated to him by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. The car will be auctioned off by Sotheby's, with the proceeds going to charities including one aimed at helping rebuild Christian communities in Iraq that were devastated by the Islamic State group.

    Pope Francis blessed the luxury sports car on Wednesday, Newsweek reports.

  • JAYAPURA, Indonesia— Gunmen shot and killed an Indonesian police officer Wednesday in the latest suspected attack by separatists near a giant gold and copper mine in easternmost Papua. Another officer was wounded in the attack on a patrol near the mine owned by Phoenix, Arizona- based Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc., said Papua police spokesman Ahmad...

  • WASHINGTON— House Republicans and Democrats joined forces Tuesday to decisively approve a defense policy bill that authorizes $700 billion to restock what lawmakers have described as a depleted U.S. military and counter North Korea's advancing nuclear weapons program. The defense bill for the 2018 fiscal year allots some $634 billion for core Pentagon...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— The Latest on arguments before the Connecticut Supreme Court on whether gun-maker Remington Arms should be held liable for the Newtown school massacre:. They attended a Connecticut Supreme Court hearing Tuesday where attorneys argued over whether justices should overturn a lower court's dismissal of a lawsuit against Remington Arms.

  • Saudi Arabia is aggressively building up military capabilities as tensions spike with its regional rival Iran. Saudi Arabia blamed Iran for supplying the rebels with the missile, and a senior U.S. military official appeared to back Saudi claims that the missile was manufactured by Iran. The U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday advised U.S. citizens of what it...

  • Donald Trump

    If President Donald Trump ordered a pre-emptive nuclear strike, could anyone stop him? The answer is no.

  • Bank of Lebanon Governor Riad Salame speaks about the Saudi-forced resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Alphabet Inc's Google in the last few months has begun removing from YouTube extremist videos that do not depict violence or preach hate, YouTube said on Monday, a major policy shift as social media companies face increasing pressure from governments. Hundreds of videos of slain al Qaeda recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki lecturing on the history...

  • *Freeport concerned about escalating violence, workers uneasy. No one was reported injured when shots were fired at an escort vehicle traveling from the lowlands, but Freeport canceled all convoys along the road on Sunday afternoon while the security situation was assessed. The separatist West Papua National Liberation Army, a group linked to the Free Papua...

  • Growth market for missiles in Europe due to Russia threat: Raytheon CEO

    Raytheon International CEO John Harris speaks about the appetite for missile defense systems in different regions.

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Long-haul carrier Emirates purchased 40 American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners on Sunday at the start of the biennial Dubai Air Show, a $15.1 billion deal certain to please U.S. But instead, Emirates CEO and Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum explained how the airline considered the Airbus A350 and decided to pick the...

  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Nov 11- Bahrain said an explosion which caused a fire at its main oil pipeline on Friday was caused by "terrorist" sabotage, linking the unprecedented attack to its arch-foe Iran, which denies any role in the Gulf island kingdom's unrest. Fifth Fleet, Sunni Muslim-ruled Bahrain has for years grappled with protests and sporadic violence coming...