Trump’s jibe deepens feud with Tillerson; he was joking?

Rex Tillerson and Donald Trump - 11 August 2017

President Donald Trump challenged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to “compare IQ tests,” delivering a sharp-edged ribbing that threw a bright spotlight on his seemingly shaky relationship with his top diplomat. The White House insisted the president was only joking.

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US warns North Korea of ‘massive military response’ after nuke test

US warns North Korea of 'massive military response' after nuke test

The United States warned Sunday it could launch a “massive military response” to threats from North Korea following Pyongyang’s provocative detonation of what it claimed was a miniaturized hydrogen bomb.

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Civilian deaths a ‘fact of life’ in war on ISIS, Pentagon head says

Civilian deaths a 'fact of life' in war on ISIS, Pentagon head says

Civilian casualties are inevitable in the war against the Islamic State group but the United states is doing “everything humanly possible” to avoid them, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in an interview aired Sunday.

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US strike wiped out fifth of Syria air force, Mattis says

US strike wiped out fifth of Syria air force, Mattis says

The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime’s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad.

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