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Reuters: US, S. Korea Discuss Possible Response to N. Korea Nuclear Test

President Barack Obama has spoken to South Korean President Park Geun-hye about options for responding to North Korea’s fourth rogue nuclear test, Reuters reported Thursday. South Korea is considering deployment of U.S.-built strategic weapons after North Korea declared it has performed an underground test of a hydrogen bomb, according to the report by Ju-Min Park and Se …

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House Approves $3.8T Budget Blueprint

The U.S. House voted 228-199 Wednesday to pass a fiscal 2016 budget plan that includes an extra $20 billion for overseas contingency operations spending, the New York Times reported Thursday. Jonathan Weisman writes the Republican-crafted budget would increase the OCO funding allocation to $96 billion without a requirement to offset …

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House GOP Proposes $34B Energy Budget

(POLITICO)—House Republicans met on Capitol Hill on Monday to propose a $34 billion energy and water budget, pushing to heal the wounds created by about a billion dollars in budget cuts from the Army Corps of Engineers, alternatively reallocating funds from president-preferred renewable energy programs. The drafted bill accommodates $5.5 …

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