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Turkey, US to 'work together' in Syria after crisis

Turkey, US to 'work together' in Syria after crisisTurkey and United States on Friday agreed to work together in Syria after weeks of tensions over Ankara’s latest cross-border operation that raised fears of a military confrontation between the two NATO allies. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu said after talks in Ankara that the two sides would set up working groups to solve key issues that have bedevilled relations. “We are not going to act alone any longer, not US doing one thing, Turkey doing another,” Tillerson said after the talks.



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Ending DACA Has Created A Looming Public Health Crisis

Ending DACA Has Created A Looming Public Health CrisisHow long until we can expect them to come for us?” Yvette, a 22-year-old Mexican immigrant living in Michigan, was scared.



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Colombia says needs international aid to cope with Venezuela crisis

Colombia says needs international aid to cope with Venezuela crisisColombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday the country needs international aid to help cope with the humanitarian crisis caused by hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing over the border to escape the economic crisis at home. “I appreciate the offers of financial and other aid from the international community. Last week, Santos tightened border controls and heightened security in frontier towns.



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Oroville crisis drives harder look at aging US dams

Oroville crisis drives harder look at aging US damsSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One year after the worst structural failures at a major U.S. dam in a generation, federal regulators who oversee California's half-century-old, towering Oroville Dam say they are looking hard at how they overlooked its built-in weaknesses for decades.



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Already Threatened Polar Bears Face Food Shortage Crisis Amid Climate Change

Already Threatened Polar Bears Face Food Shortage Crisis Amid Climate ChangeThe situation is becoming more and more grim for the polar bear.



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US criticizes Russia for arming Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

US criticizes Russia for arming Myanmar amid Rohingya crisisWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States criticized Russia on Wednesday for approving sales of fighter jets to Myanmar's military despite its deadly operations against Rohingya Muslims, warning that Moscow's actions could make the situation worse.



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South Korea minister says military option 'unacceptable' on North Korea crisis

South Korea minister says military option 'unacceptable' on North Korea crisisBy Soyoung Kim DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – South Korea’s foreign minister said on Thursday the standoff over North Korea’s nuclear programme must be resolved diplomatically, and she was certain Washington would consult her government first if a military option were to be considered. “The nuclear issue has to be solved through negotiations and diplomatic endeavours. This idea of a military solution is unacceptable,” Kang Kyung-wha said at a news briefing on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.



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A Medicaid Work Requirement Would Be Bad Policy Without The Opioid Crisis. It's Disastrous With It.

A Medicaid Work Requirement Would Be Bad Policy Without The Opioid Crisis. It's Disastrous With It.The Trump administration opened the doors Thursday for states to set work requirements for people who get Medicaid, a move that is likely to be a catastrophe for some of the most vulnerable Americans, particularly those struggling with opioid addiction.



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The Evolution of the North Korea Crisis through China's Eyes

The Evolution of the North Korea Crisis through China's EyesBeijing is “riding the waves” of the current crisis and hoping for a soft landing. News of border talks between North Korea and South Korea can only be positive given the dangerous depths that this crisis had plumbed in recent months. What could break the alliance, however, is the perception growing in South Korea that Americans are willing to flirt with the possibility of initiating (nuclear) war.



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Safety probe warns California's dam crisis a 'wake-up call'

Safety probe warns California's dam crisis a 'wake-up call'SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Long-term and systemic failures" by California dam managers and regulators to recognize inherent construction and design flaws at the tallest U.S. dam caused last year's near-disaster there, an independent panel of dam safety experts said Friday, calling it a wake-up call for dam operators around the country.



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