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US considers pulling troops from West Africa: report

US considers pulling troops from West Africa: reportThe Pentagon is looking into reducing or even withdrawing US troops from West Africa, part of a worldwide redeployment of military forces, the New York Times reported Tuesday. There are between 6,000 and 7,000 US troops in Africa, mainly in West Africa but also in places like Somalia. The US presence includes military trainers as well as a recently built $ 110 million drone base in Niger, the Times said.



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US officials are considering pulling nuclear weapons from Turkey, effectively severing the US-Turkey alliance

US officials are considering pulling nuclear weapons from Turkey, effectively severing the US-Turkey allianceThe US-Turkey relationship has soured over the past several years, but the US still stores as many as 50 B61 gravity bombs at Inçirlik Air Base.



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Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren are pulling ahead of the Democratic field, but voters don't think they can beat Trump

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren are pulling ahead of the Democratic field, but voters don't think they can beat TrumpAmericans overall don't think either former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Elizabeth Warren — the current frontrunners — would beat Trump in 2020.



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CIA predicted the Iran crisis that spiraled out of Trump pulling the US from the 2015 nuclear deal

CIA predicted the Iran crisis that spiraled out of Trump pulling the US from the 2015 nuclear dealA year before Trump withdrew the US from the Iran nuclear deal, the CIA circulated a classified document offering a "simple" and prescient conclusion.



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Police: Fake cop busted pulling over real detectives on Long Island

Police: Fake cop busted pulling over real detectives on Long IslandNassau County police say Valiery Portlock sounded a horn and flashed emergency lights Friday morning as he an attempt to pull over a van in Hicksville, Long Island.



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Man Charged with Pulling Gun on Couple in MAGA Hats

Man Charged with Pulling Gun on Couple in MAGA HatsA Tennessee man was arrested Tuesday for pulling a gun on a couple who were wearing the Make America Great Again hats popularized by Donald Trump's presidential campaign.James Phillips, 57, of Cottontown, Tenn., was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment after he reportedly pulled the gun in a Kentucky Sam’s Club store amid an argument, according to his arrest citation. Phillips allegedly told the woman, "It's a good day to die, b****," and exchanged obscene hand gestures with the man. He said he did so because of their hats.Phillips, who wore a hat indicating he was a military veteran, has a concealed-carry permit for his gun.The incident comes amid the continuing controversy over Empire actor Jussie Smollett's claim that he was beaten and left with a noose around his neck by two men shouting pro-Trump slogans, which has been increasingly scrutinized as a possible hoax.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Celebrated Amazon Pulling Out of New York––But the Governor Says It Cost the City 25,000 Jobs

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Celebrated Amazon Pulling Out of New York––But the Governor Says It Cost the City 25,000 JobsThe spat between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Gov. Andrew Cuomo lays bare a growing divide over Amazon's decision to pull out of New York City.



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Russia to create hypersonic missile in response to Trump pulling US out of nuclear treaty, Moscow says

Russia to create hypersonic missile in response to Trump pulling US out of nuclear treaty, Moscow saysVladimir Putin has said he supports the creation of new hypersonic land-based missiles in response to Donald Trump pulling the US out of a nuclear arms control treaty in place since the Cold War. The Russian president said on Saturday Russia had suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty after the US’s exit after Donald Trump accused Moscow of violating the pact’s terms. In a meeting with the head of Russia’s ministry of defence, Sergei Shoigu, and foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, Mr Putin gave his approval to plans which include the building of hypersonic land-based missiles as well as a ground-based version of the Kalibr (also known as Caliber) sea-launched cruise missile.



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Syria suicide bomb that killed four US citizens also reignites debate over US pulling troops

Syria suicide bomb that killed four US citizens also reignites debate over US pulling troopsA suicide bomb reignited the debate over President Donald Trump's assertion that the Islamic State has been defeated and his decision to exit Syria.



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President Trump defends pulling U.S. troops out of Syria after bipartisan backlash

President Trump defends pulling U.S. troops out of Syria after bipartisan backlashCritics said Trump's decision guarantees that Bashar al Assad of Syria remains in power, strengthening Russia's foothold in the Middle East.



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