A.M. Links: North Korea Says Nuclear War 'May Break Out Any Moment,' Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency, Syrian Democratic Forces Retake Raqqa from ISIS


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    President Donald Trump says he will declare a national emergency in response to the opioid crisis.

  • "Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar," President Trump tweeted today.
  • The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have reportedly retaken the city of Raqqa from ISIS.
  • North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations says that nuclear war "may break out any moment."
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of a speech at the University of Florida by white nationalist Richard Spencer.
  • "The myth of the progressive prosecutor."

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