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Police officer fatally shoots man in Washington

A D.C. police officer shot and killed a young man in Southeast Washington’s Congress Heights neighborhood, the District’s police chief said. The incident occurred shortly before 4 p.m. in the 200 block of Orange Street …

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Pentagon: China seeks to double its nuclear arsenal

Washington must modernize its nuclear forces as China seeks to double its nuclear arsenal, the head of the Pentagon, Mark Esper said. "As communist China moves towards at least doubling its nuclear arsenal, modernizing our nuclear …

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Trump confirms shooting outside White House

U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that a shooting had occurred outside the White House. Earlier, the U.S. leader was escorted from the White House briefing room by Secret Service agents. Trump returned to the media room …

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Washington extends curfew for another night

The authorities of Washington have decided to extend the curfew for Wednesday night, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser said. The curfew will come into force at 23:00 local time on Wednesday (06:00 Moscow time on Thursday) and will be over …

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Thousands of protesters amass outside White House

Thousands of protesters are massing across the street from Lafayette Park near the White House on Tuesday, as military and civilian law enforcement personnel stood on the other side of a black chain link fence that had been put up overnight to …

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U.S. hopes for in-person G7 summit in June

Any in-person meeting of Group of Seven leaders will take place at the end of June, White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said. U.S. President Donald Trump in March canceled the G7 meeting scheduled for June 10 …

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U.S. increases security around White House

Security has been increased around the grounds of the White House tonight in light of the current tensions with Iran, a U.S. law enforcement official said. A U.S. Secret Service official declined to comment, passing along a statement …

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Lavrov arrives in Washington on official visit

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Washington on an official visit. The plane carrying the Russian delegation landed at 00:50 local time (08:50 Moscow time), TASS reported. The …

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Mammadyarov and Bolton meet in Washington

In the framework of his working visit to Washington Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the Assistant to the U.S. President for National Security Affairs John Bolton, the Azerbaijani Foreign …

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Trump to discuss North Korea issue with Abe

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a meeting at the White House today to discuss a range of topics including future actions to take towards North Korea following recent …

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