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"North Korea has consistently been treated like a joke, but now the joke has nuclear weapons," said John Park, director of the Korea Working Group at the Harvard Kennedy School. "If you deem Kim Jong Un to be irrational, then you're implicitly underestimating him."

A danger lies in dismissing Kim Jong Un as irrational

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03/26/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
Police have found the Humvee that was taken Wednesday afternoon from the Ohio National Guard Armory.

A humdinger of a find: Cops recover stolen military vehicle from Ohio home

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03/26/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
The U.S. military acknowledged for the first time Saturday that it launched an airstrike against the Islamic State in the densely packed Iraqi city of Mosul, where residents say more than 100 people were killed in a single event.

US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

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03/26/2017 at 18:56. Facebook
The lawsuit by Robert Levinson's family in U.S. federal court comes years after the last hostage photos and video of the 69-year-old investigator surfaced in emails they say were sent by Iran so the country "would not be held responsible for his ultimate fate."

Family of missing ex-FBI agent files lawsuit against Iran

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03/26/2017 at 17:32. Facebook
The protests were the largest coordinated outpourings of dissatisfaction in Russia since the massive 2011-12 demonstrations that followed a fraud-tainted parliamentary election.

Wave of corruption protests sweeps Russia; Navalny arrested

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03/26/2017 at 16:23. Facebook
Iran on Sunday sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies, alleging they support terrorism, repression and Israel's occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state, likely in retaliation for sanctions earlier announced by the U.S.

Iran strikes back at US with 'reciprocal' sanctions

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03/26/2017 at 15:26. Facebook
British press reports suggest Khalid Masood used the easily available messaging service just minutes before starting a rampage Wednesday that left three pedestrians and one police officer dead and dozens more wounded, including some with catastrophic injuries.

UK: Attacker used WhatsApp, firm must help police get access

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03/26/2017 at 13:55. Facebook
The new dynamic could make each future negotiation more difficult as the issue matrix gets more complicated and the pockets of internal GOP resistance continue to grow, not shrink, in the new era of President Trump's Republican-controlled Washington.

A new dynamic may be emerging in the House: A right and left flank within the GOP willing to buck leadership

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03/26/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot.

Vehicle attacks: Easy success for Islamic State, a challenge for police

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03/26/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's absence from the celebratory summit, marking 60 years since the Treaty of Rome created the bedrock for the EU, highlighted the division and sense of pessimism that's gripping the 28-nation club.

EU leaders pledge unity days away from Brexit trigger

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03/26/2017 at 09:35. Facebook
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brought up the proposal at a Turkish-U.K. forum in the southern city of Antalya, referring to the British departure from the EU and saying Turkey "might" hold a similar referendum after the April 16 vote to expand the powers of the Turkish presidency.

Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on EU membership

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03/26/2017 at 08:25. Facebook
While he was an Army chaplain in Afghanistan, Rev. Aubrey Jones said, he often counseled soldiers who despaired that they had done something unpardonable. “That gave me the chance to talk about grace,” he said, adding that he was particularly attentive to mentions of suicide.

Is there an unforgivable sin?

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03/26/2017 at 07:05. Facebook
Six months ago, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar emerged briefly from the shadows, appearing via video to sign a peace agreement with President Ashraf Ghani.

Afghanistan wooed a fugitive warlord, aiming to lure the Taliban, too. Now the warlord's deal is stuck.

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03/26/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
The airstrikes, of which some activists said included Russian air raids, concentrated on the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib, the central province of Hama and suburbs of the capital Damascus that have come under attack by insurgent groups over the past week.

Airstrikes across rebel-held Syria kill and wound scores

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03/26/2017 at 04:05. Facebook
Electronic cigarettes or vape pens are battery-powered devices, most substantially larger than cigarettes, that heat a liquid into a vapor for inhalation. The term "vaping" is commonly used to describe the use of electronic cigarettes and smoking devices.

With 'vaping' on the rise, debate centers on its effects

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03/26/2017 at 02:35. Facebook
Stars and Stripes' print edition front page for March 26, 2017:
• Islamic State-held human shields in Mosul complicate coalition strikes[ Stripes.com Link ]
• As Mosul campaign continues, Q West to ‘get bigger, but it won’t get nicer’ [ Stripes.com Link ]
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03/26/2017 at 01:25. Facebook
The bridge’s construction enabled sections of Gen. George S. Patton’s 3rd Army to cross the Rhine and begin moving through Germany’s industrial and agricultural heartland. Less than two months later, the war in Europe was over.

Monument pays tribute to role of engineer battalion in WWII Rhine crossing

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After Saturday's Medal of Honor Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery featuring recipients of the nation's highest military honor, the focus turned to honoring men, women and one unique teenager who have served their communities in different ways.

On Medal of Honor Day, a nation's military heroes honor courageous civilians

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03/25/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
It was the first deployment for the USS Port Royal in 4½ years due to Navy and congressional wrangling over budget priorities that sidelined the ballistic missile defense-capable ship.

Written off after 2009 grounding, USS Port Royal finishes 7-month deployment

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