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President Trump warned that North Korea "will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it continues to threaten the United States.
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President Trump that North Korea “will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen” if it continues to threaten the United States. Earlier in the day, North Korea it would take “physical action” in retaliation against newly imposed sanctions. Trump also that the United States “will win” the fight against the opioid epidemic, but introduced to federal agencies requesting documentation of payments being made to the Trump Organization or any Trump-owned properties. The Trump administration is a plan to turn over parts of the U.S. war in Afghanistan to private contractors.

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