A.M. Links: North Korea Threatens 'Any Mode of War' As U.S. Ships Approach Korean Waters, Rex Tillerson Says Russia Must Pick Between U.S. and Assad


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  • North Korea says it is "ready" for "any mode of war" in response to U.S. ships heading for the waters off the Korean Peninsula.
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: "We want to relieve the suffering of the Syrian people. Russia can be a part of that future and play an important role. Or Russia can maintain its alliance with this group, which we believe is not going to serve Russia's interests longer term."
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  • Rep. Justin Amash on House Speaker Paul Ryan: "We need either a change in direction from this speaker, or we need a new speaker."

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