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Flurry Of Emails Show How US Officials Grappled With Hawaii Missile Alert

The Hawaii government's erroneous warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack caused confusion at U.S. military facilities, frustrating senior U.S. military officers and causing them to questio...

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Shame on you! student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump today over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, in a poignant address to an anti-gun rally in...

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Russian election plot touched even minor Donald Trump supporters

The request was simple: organize or attend a sign-waving rally supporting Donald Trump. But some of the Florida Republicans on the receiving end of those requests now know that they didn’t come fro...

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Iran offers to increase freight discount to boost oil sales to India, seeks to grab market share ...

New Delhi: Iran has offered to raise the freight discount on oil sales to India in return for New Delhi agreeing to boost imports, as the OPEC member is keen to eat into the market share of other p...

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United States Navy says China’s military buildup won’t stop patrols

United States officials have said American warships will continue sailing close to Chinese-occupied features without prior notice, placing Washington in a continuing collision course with China's i...

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Over 4000 flu deaths reported in Texas

In this file photo, a nurse hooks up an IV to a flu patient at Upson Regional Medical Center in Thomaston. A nasty flu season and fresh insurance deductibles may combine this winter to smack patien...

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The United States of America (USA or U.S.A.), commonly called the United States (US or U.S.) and America, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district.