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Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS SEOUL, South Korea –  Unpredictable. Unhinged. Dangerous. Many South Koreans are using those words to describe the president of their most important ally, rather than the leader of their archrival to the North. They worry that President Donald Trump’s tough, unorthodox talk about North Korea’s nuclear program is boosting already-high animosity between the rival Koreas. No matter whether Trump succeeds at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and missile programs, his actions, comments and tweets are changing how the region views the long-running conflict. Senior North Korean officials see their relations with Washington as even...

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‘The sword stands ready’: Pence warns North Korea – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S. military, promising it would make an “overwhelming and effective” response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. Pence, who was aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, said that President Trump’s administration would continue to “work diligently” with allies like Japan, China and other global powers to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang. But he told the sailors, “as all of you know, readiness is the key.” “The United States of America will always seek peace but under President Trump,...

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Rove warns Trump criticism of Obama ‘will quickly become tiresome’

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized his predecessor’s foreign policy record since taking office, but former White House senior adviser and Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove told Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” Monday that repeated criticism “will quickly become tiresome.” “Look, [Trump] is right that a lot of what we are facing today is a direct result of failed policies under Barack Obama,” Rove told host Dana Perino. “Having said that, though, it doesn’t make President Trump look strong. Better for him to focus what time he has with the American people … on looking at what...

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Trump congratulates Turkey’s Erdogan on disputed referendum win

FOX NEWS WASHINGTON –  The White House says President Donald Trump has called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on his country’s referendum expanding presidential powers. The call comes despite concerns from international monitors and opposition parties about numerous voting irregularities. They include an electoral board decision to accept ballots that did not bear official stamps, as required by Turkish law. The White House says Trump and Erdogan also discussed Trump’s decision to bomb a Syrian regime airfield in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens. Trump thanked Erdogan for supporting the action. Critics argue...

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Pentagon announces review of nuclear posture amid North Korea tensions – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS The Pentagon announced Monday it will begin a new review of its nuclear posture at the direction of President Trump, amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula over Pyongyang’s missile firings and potentially a sixth nuclear test.  Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana W. White said in a statement that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will ensure the U.S. military’s nuclear force is “safe, secure, effective, reliable and appropriately tailored to deter 21st-century threats and reassure our allies.” The U.S. military has roughly 450 long-range nuclear missiles in underground silos at various bases in the Midwest. It also maintains a...

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Trump on North Korea: ‘Gotta behave’

FOX NEWS President Trump has a simple message for the complex North Korea conundrum: “Gotta behave.” Trump gave his two-word prescription Monday morning when asked by a reporter at the White House Easter Egg Roll. The president has been tweeting warnings at North Korea for weeks as the dictatorship ramps up provocative missile tests. Vice President Pence, speaking near the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea on Monday, delivered a similar steely statement, saying the “era of strategic patience is over.” Pence, expressing impatience with the speed and willingness of the regime to end its nuclear weapons program, said Trump...

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Trump taunts Dem candidate in Georgia election – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS President Trump is taunting the 30-year-old Democratic candidate seen as the leader in Tuesday’s special election to fill a Georgia House seat, claiming Jon Ossoff is soft on crime and big on raising taxes. “The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressioal race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!” he tweeted Monday. The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressioal race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 17, 2017 The long-distance razzing comes after Trump suggested over the weekend that the...

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Trump taunts Dem candidate in Georgia election

FOX NEWS President Trump is taunting the 30-year-old Democratic candidate seen as the leader in Tuesday’s special election to fill a Georgia House seat, claiming Jon Ossoff is soft on crime and big on raising taxes. “The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressioal race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!” he tweeted Monday. The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressioal race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 17, 2017 The long-distance razzing comes after Trump suggested over the weekend that the...

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