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Spanish Police Arrest 8 Suspected of Ties to Brussels Attacks
By VOA News April 25, 2017 @ 10:13amClick here to read more
Police in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia say they have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadi group with ties to the cells that carried out the 2016 suicide bomb attacks in Brussels' airport and subway.
A police statement says the operation took place Tuesday with raids in five towns, including the regional capital Barcelona.
North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South
By MSN News April 25, 2017 @ 10:09amClick here to read more
North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's nuclear and missile programs.
The port call by the USS Michigan came as a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group steamed towards Korean waters and as top envoys for North Korea policy from South Korea, Japan and the United States met in Tokyo.
Cyberattack on French presidential front-runner bears Russian ‘fingerprints,’ research group say
By Source: The Washington Post April 25, 2017 @ 10:05amClick here to read more
A security firm claimed Tuesday that a new cyberattack against the campaign offices of the front-runner in France's presidential race carried similar digital “fingerprints” to the suspected Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee and others.
The report, released by the Trend Micro research group, did not disclose what possible fallout the infiltration had on the campaign of Emmanuel Macron, a centrist who is in a two-person runoff with far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the May 7 election.
White House ‘confident’ of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall
By MSN News April 25, 2017 @ 10:00amClick here to read more
The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and President Trump softened his demand that a deal to keep the federal government open include money to begin construction on his long-promised border wall.
Despite one-party control at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, the brinkmanship that came to define spending battles in the Obama years has tumbled into the Trump era, as have the factional divisions over strategy and priorities that have gripped the GOP for a decade.
N.Korean media issue threat to 'wipe out' US
By MSN News April 24, 2017 @ 10:06amClick here to read more
An official North Korean website warned Monday that Pyongyang will "wipe out" the United States if Washington starts a war on the peninsula, the latest tit-for-tat sabre-rattling that has sent tensions soaring in the region.
The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in waters off the Korean peninsula "in a matter of days", Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday, amid reports the North could be preparing a sixth nuclear test.