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North Korea offers to give up nukes if US vows not to attack

North Korea offers to give up nukes if US vows not to attackSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told his South Korean counterpart at their historic summit that he would be willing to give up his nuclear weapons if the U.S. commits to a formal end to the Korean War and a pledge not to attack the North, Seoul officials said Sunday.



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The Latest: Hamas buries, vows revenge for slain engineer

The Latest: Hamas buries, vows revenge for slain engineerGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding the killing of a Palestinian in Malaysia (all times local):



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Israel defence minister vows to strike any Iran 'military foothold' in Syria

Israel defence minister vows to strike any Iran<br />
'military foothold' in SyriaIsraeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman vowed in an interview Thursday to strike at any attempt by Iran to establish a “military foothold” in Syria, following an attack this month attributed to his country. Speaking with a news website run by a Saudi businessman that regularly interviews Israeli officials, Lieberman also threatened firm retaliation if Israel was attacked by Iran. “If they attack Tel Aviv, we’ll strike Tehran,” he told the Elaph website.



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Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in MalaysiaGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, accusing Israel of being behind the brazen killing.



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Iran vows 'expected and unexpected' moves if U.S. exits nuclear deal

Iran vows 'expected and unexpected' moves if U.S. exits nuclear dealIranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran’s atomic agency was ready with “expected and unexpected” reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to do. “Our atomic energy organization is fully prepared … for actions that they expect and actions they do not expect,” Rouhani said, without elaborating in a speech carried by state television, referring to a possible decision by Trump to leave the accord next month. The deal reached between Iran, the United States and five other world powers put curbs on Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.



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Syrian army vows to press war, rebels say strikes not enough

Syrian army vows to press war, rebels say strikes not enoughBy Tom Perry and Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian opposition said Western strikes on Saturday would not change the course of the seven-year-old war as the army said it would crush remaining rebel parts of the country. The missiles by the United States, Britain, and France targeted President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons capabilities in response to a deadly poison gas attack near Damascus a week ago, Washington said. Some insurgent officials said they feared an onslaught against the rebel bastion of Idlib, which a senior Iranian official has indicated could be the next target.



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Trump vows quick action on 'barbaric' Syria chemical attack

Trump vows quick action on 'barbaric' Syria chemical attackBy Steve Holland and Michelle Nichols WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday promised quick, forceful action in response to a “barbaric” suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, appearing to suggest a potential military response. Speaking at a meeting with military leaders and national security advisers, Trump said he would make a decision by Monday night “or very shortly thereafter” on a response, adding that the United States had “a lot of options militarily” on Syria. “But we can’t let atrocities like we all witnessed … we can’t let that happen in our world … especially when we’re able to because of the power of the United States, the power of our country, we’re able to stop it.” The suspected chemical weapons attack late on Saturday killed at least 60 people, with more than 1,000 injured in several sites in Douma, a city near the capital, Damascus, according to a Syrian aid organization.



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Senate Democrat Vows To Confirm Climate-Denying Coal Lobbyist As EPA No. 2

Senate Democrat Vows To Confirm Climate-Denying Coal Lobbyist As EPA No. 2Andrew Wheeler, President Donald Trump's pick for the Environmental Protection



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Immigrant mother hiding in NY sanctuary church vows to stay

Immigrant mother hiding in NY sanctuary church vows to stayNEW YORK (AP) — A Guatemalan immigrant who entered a New York City church to seek refuge from immigration authorities said Thursday she will fight to prevent being separated from her children.



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Baltimore Mayor Vows To Send 3,000 Students To Anti-Gun Rally In D.C.

Baltimore Mayor Vows To Send 3,000 Students To Anti-Gun Rally In D.C.Ahead of the student march for gun control in Washington, D.C., planned for this month, Baltimore’s mayor vowed that thousands of her city’s students will be among the protestors. Mayor Catherine E. Pugh said Tuesday that she will provide 60 buses to transport students to the “March for Our Lives” rally on March 24, which was organized by survivors of last month’s deadly shooting at a Florida high school.



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