U.S. upholds emergency over Colombian drug traffickers

Major drug bust in Colombia 2017 - This patch of cocaine was ready to be shipped to Spain.

nsnbc : The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump prolonged the state of emergency, first imposed in 1995, declaring the risk posed by drug traffickers from Colombia as an extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy and economy of the United States of America. Major drug bust in Colombia 2017 – This patch of cocaine was More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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No evidence that Iraq plans to attack Kirkuk or other areas in Kurdistan: U.S. Maj. Gen. Robert P. White

nsnbc : U.S. Maj. Gen. Robert P. White, the top U.S. ground commander leading the anti-Islamic State coalition in Iraq on Thursday said he has not seen any evidence that suggests that Iraqi security forces or militia More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Hard to believe Paddock could have carried out the massacre on his own: Las Vegas Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo

nsnbc : Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo said it is crucial to talk to anyone who knew gunman Stephen Paddock, in the hunt for possible accomplices. Considering the number of weapons More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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US anti-abortion Congressman Tim Murphy quits after revelation that he asked mistress to have abortion

nsnbc : Republican U.S. Congressman Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania announced that he would not run for a ninth term, amid tawdry revelations of an extramarital affair in which the anti-abortion lawmaker urged his mistress More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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US expelled 15 Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

nsnbc : Following recent, alleged “mysterious and specific sonic attacks” that several U.S. diplomats suffered in Cuba, the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has expelled 15 Cuban diplomats More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Las Vegas shooting an act of pure evil: Trump

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump ordered flags to fly at half-staff Monday as the country tried to make sense of the latest senseless mass shooting, the worst in U.S. history. “We are joined together in sadness, More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Gunman shot and killed at least 50 at Las Vegas concert, 200 wounded

nsnbc : A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. No motive has been established. Police More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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US federal judge orders extradition of convicted former Colombian agriculture minister

nsnbc : A US federal judge in Florida has ordered the extradition of Colombia’s convicted, fugitive former agriculture minister Andres Felipe Arias. The Conservative Party member was sentenced in Colombia More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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With American Pastor as hostage, Turkey demands extradition of Gülen

nsnbc : Turkey, holding U.S.-American pastor Andrew Brunson jailed on highly dubious national security charges, reiterated its demand that Washington extradite the self-exiled Turkish cleric Fetullah Gülen. The More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Opioid epidemic causing rise in hepatitis C infections and other serious illnesses

Thomas J. Stopka (TC) : Many Americans now know that, over the past decade, opioid addiction and deaths from opioid overdose in the U.S. have skyrocketed. But we don’t hear as often about the other epidemics intertwined More...