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Revealed: How World War 3 could break out, former White House security advisor warns

GETTY World War 3 fears have risen over escalating tensions between the US, Russia, North Korea and China It comes as North Korea claims that tensions with the US are “on the brink of nuclear war”, a sentiment that has also be echoed by Chinese officials who warn World War 3 is a possibility. Dr Paul Miller, who served under former Presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama and predicted Russia’s invasion of Crimea in 2014, has exclusively revealed to the Express.co.uk how World War 3 could escalate. According to…

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Government shutdown deadline passes with no Senate deal

WASHINGTON — The federal government headed toward a shutdown late Friday night as a key vote appeared far short from having the support needed to pass and the midnight deadline came and went. The vote was held open for nearly an hour as Senate leaders sought to find a way out of the impasse that brought them to this moment. Senators milled around the floor as Washington waited for word of where Congress goes from here. Senate Democrats, demanding progress on the fate of those covered by the DACA program,…

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US Government shutdown would HALT military operations official warns as deadline looms

GETTY Jim Mattis said that a government shutdown would heavily impact military operations The US Government has until midnight on Friday to reach a deal on federal spending. If no deal is made it will be forced to go into shutdown until an agreement is made. A procedural vote on budget bill set for 3am GMT (10 pm local Washington DC time) according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Jim Mattis said: ”Our maintenance activities will pretty much shut down. “Over 50 percent, altogether of my civilian workforce will be…

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Newsnight: Journalist REFUSES to give Donald Trump full credit for BOOMING US economy

Jill Abramson, who was the New York Times executive editor from September 2011 to 2014, made the remarks while speaking on BBC Newsnight. She also criticised the Mr Trump’s pick for the US Supreme Court as well as his approach to climate change and healthcare. When asked if she sees a single redeeming thing about the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, she said: “The strong economy obviously is a big plus but I do not really think President Trump can take much credit for it. “If the economy is…

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To reverse murder rate, Baltimore embraces a controversial policing strategy

What does a crime-wracked city do if its most effective strategy against gun violence has also fueled allegations of abuse and corruption? The answer, in Baltimore, is to try again ─ but this time, more carefully. Frustrated by the city’s stubbornly high murder rate ─ including a record-setting 2017 ─ Mayor Catherine Pugh fired her police commissioner Friday and replaced him with a career Baltimore cop who promised to expand upon prior efforts at “hot spot policing.” Baltimore, along with many other big American cities, has a complicated relationship with…

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Russia investigation: An eventful week, and what happens next

New details emerged this week in the broadening investigation into alleged efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Among developments: • The cofounder of the firm that produced the so-called Trump dossier told members of Congress in November that he suspected a number of Trump real estate deals may have been a vehicle for Russian money laundering operations. Glenn Simpson voiced his suspicions in a 165-page transcript released to the public on Thursday by the House Intelligence Committee. He was asked if he had discovered “evidence” of…

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Trump travel ban heading to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The Trump travel ban has a return engagement before the U.S. Supreme Court, after the justices said Friday they will take up the government’s appeal of the latest version. In December, the court telegraphed that it would likely hear the case when it allowed the government to enforce the travel ban while a new round of challenges were playing out in the lower courts. Only two justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, expressed their dissents. Like the previous versions, the latest form maintains limits on granting visas…

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Right-wing demand to ‘Release the Memo’ endorsed by Russian bots, trolls

WASHINGTON — The latest attempt by some Republicans in Congress to discredit the Trump-Russia investigation has been embraced by Russian bots and trolls on social media. At issue is a classified memo written by House GOP staffers that purports to describe abuses in FBI surveillance practices, but has been denounced by Democratic lawmakers as deeply misleading. House Republicans have described the revelations in the memo as “worse than Watergate,” and are demanding its release. The story is getting major coverage by right-leaning news organizations, including Fox News, Breitbart, the Washington…

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Trump could win 2020 election despite being ‘most unpopular’ US President – and here’s how

The past year has been eventful for Mr Trump as he fights continued allegations over connections with Russia, escalated the rhetoric with North Korea, fought the battle at home over healthcare and fired the head of the FBI, amongst taking swipes at the media and announcing plans to move the US embassy to Jerusalem. He is the only US President since Harry Truman to have a negative net approval rating after a year in the White House and finds himself an unbelievable 24 points below where Barack Obama was at…

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REVEALED: This is where World War 3 will break out – and it is NOT North Korea

Dr Paul Miller, who served on the US’s National Security Council (NSC) under former presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama, believes if another world war was to break out it would be in the Baltic states.  According to the former White House staffer, he predicted Russia’s invasion of Crimea in 2014 two years before it happened and he now warns that Vladimir Putin plans to claim more territories in eastern Europe. Dr Miller first unveiled his forecast for the Baltics in 2016 and despite recent provocations from North Korea…

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