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April 27, 2017 6:41 AM Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

ISLAMABAD – The spokesman for a key militant group says Pakistan's intelligence service is using a captured militant leader to give the impression that his group is being funded by foreign spy agencies for attacks in Pakistan. Mohammad Khurasani's comments come after the Pakistani army released a video of Ahsanullah Ahsan in which the ex-spokesman of Tehrik-e-Taliban 9

April 27, 2017 2:33 AM Trump Administration Redoubles North Korea Push

Senators briefed at White House by military, intelligence officials WASHINGTON—The Trump administration said it is launching an urgent push, combining diplomatic pressure and the threat of military action in a bid to halt North Korea’s advancing nuclear-weapons program. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, one of those who briefed senators at a classified 14

April 27, 2017 1:48 AM Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against an unpredictable and increasingly dangerous U.S. adversary. President Donald Trump welcomed 13

April 26, 2017 9:57 PM Senators hauled to White House for rare classified briefing

President Donald Trump spoke briefly at the all-senators session. Senators were alarmed by a Trump administration presentation Wednesday at the White House complex about the dangers of North Korea, though lawmakers in both parties said it was unclear what the president’s next action against the combative nation will be. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 15

April 26, 2017 9:26 PM Trump administration talks tough on North Korea, but frustrated lawmakers want details

President Trump and his top national security advisers briefed congressional lawmakers Wednesday on what a senior aide called the “very grave threat” posed by North Korea, but they offered few details about the administration’s strategy to pressure Pyongyang. Administration officials emphasized in a pair of private briefings — one open to all senators 10

April 26, 2017 8:36 PM Amazon’s New Echo Aims to Answer Age-Old Question: Does This Look Good on Me?

Echo Look lets consumers take videos and photos of their outfits and compare them via algorithms Inc., seeking a bigger slice of the clothing market, is casting itself as a style adviser. The Seattle-based online retailer on Wednesday introduced the Echo Look, a new version of its artificial-intelligence powered speakers that includes a camera 14

April 26, 2017 5:28 PM Ann Coulter speech at UC Berkeley canceled, again, amid fears for safety

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter said Wednesday that her planned speech at the University of California at Berkeley this week was canceled amid mounting concerns about potentially violent protests. Coulter said in an email that the Young America’s Foundation canceled her appearance scheduled for Thursday, ordering her not to go to the Berkeley campus 20

April 26, 2017 8:08 AM Fearing War, Women From North and South Korea Urge Trump to Seek Peace

SEOUL, South Korea — As the White House prepared to brief members of the Senate on North Korea on Wednesday, female activists from more than 40 countries, including North and South Korea, urged President Trump to defuse military tensions and start negotiating for peace to prevent war from erupting on the Korean Peninsula. They said they feared that the rapidly 27

April 26, 2017 7:36 AM Lawmakers: Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken US law

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee say. The congressmen also raised 20

April 26, 2017 1:32 AM Stampeding wild boars kill 3 Islamic State militants in Iraq

April 25 (UPI) -- A stampede of wild boars mauled to death three Islamic State militants waiting in ambush Sunday in Iraq, Kurdish fighters said Tuesday. The mangled bodies were discovered by refugees fleeing territory controlled by the Islamic State about 50 miles southwest of Kirkuk, said Sheikh Anwar al-Assi, a chief of the local Ubaid tribe and supervisor 18