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Trump mum about failed N. Korea missile launch

Sunday's launch comes a day after the 105th birthday of late North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. Pence is headed to Asia this weekend, with planned stops in Seoul; Jakarta, Indonesia; Tokyo and Sydney....

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5 things to know about Ottawa's new cannabis legislation

The bill is opposed by the official opposition Conservatives and has many critics in the addiction recovery community, who are not convinced the legislation will be effective in protecting children o...

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at late founder's birthday parade

The extended-range Scud missile in that earlier launch suffered an in-flight failure and fell into the sea off North Korea's east coast, according to US imagery and assessments. Speaking before the ...

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North Korean missile test fails, United States and South Korea say

South Korean and United States intelligence officials were trying to determine what type of missile was used. State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 and KN-14 missiles rolled out ...

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Bottas beats Hamilton to take pole position at Bahrain GP

Australian Daniel Ricciardo was fourth for Red Bull ahead of Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari, Max Verstappen in the second Red Bull and Nico Hulkenberg who qualified seventh for Renault. Hamilton...

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Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

The country's current constitution was formed in 1983 following a military coup in 1980. Founded in 1923, the Turkish republic did not hold its first multiparty elections until 1946. For Erdogan, 63, ...

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Israel Police: Palestinian stabs woman in Jerusalem

A theology student from Staffordshire who was on an exchange visit to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been stabbed to death on a tram. Hannah Baldon, who was studying in Israel as part of a...

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Bashar al-Assad Insists Both Chemical Attack and Aftermath Did Not Happen

Putin has also rejected the U.S. assertions that Assad's forces were responsible for the chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, calling them similar to the fallacious accusations by the United Sta...

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Selfie time: Modi rides the Delhi metro with Australian PM Turnbull

As for defence ties, the two countries agreed that their ties are solid as they recalled the Special Forces Bilateral Exercise which took place in October. "Now we are working with India to secure tim...

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Sergio Garcia: Winning the Open Championship would be bigger than the Masters

I think this time he showed more maturity. So it did cross my mind. "It's been an fantastic week", Garcia said, "and I'm going to enjoy it for the rest of my life". It seems to have worked because G...

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Trump on Assad: 'That's a butcher'

Trump on Assad: 'That's a butcher'

Lavrov also said Russian Federation expects the U.S.to take part in a meeting on Afghanistan this week. Tillerson said President Donald Trump's administration was of the view that Syrian Preside...

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North Korea Preparing for Major Military Parade Ahead of National Holiday

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean January 30, 2017. Tensions in the region have surged to fresh heights in recent days with speculation mounting that the North...

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United States and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

United States and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson is greeted by Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday. He said working groups would be established to improve U.S. The same day, Russia...

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Russia hosts regional consultations on Afghanistan

Russia hosts regional consultations on Afghanistan

Forces in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, said in Senate testimony in February. The Pentagon said yesterday that the United States military has dropped the biggest non-nuclear bomb ever used in co...

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North Korea missile launch fails: Seoul

North Korea's actions come as tensions on the Korean Peninsula have spiked to alarming levels. A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, US and South Korean...

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Steve Bannon Donald Trump Rift Widens

Steve Bannon Donald Trump Rift Widens

Trump . The Senate Intelligence Committee also plans to interview Kushner as part of its investigation between the Trump administration and Russian Federation. In meetings, it is the president...

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US Embassy pleased Malaysians in North Korea returned home

US Embassy pleased Malaysians in North Korea returned home

Three North Koreans who spent weeks hiding in the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur have left Malaysia, police said Friday. However, he said the police were awaiting North Korea's cooperation to ...

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Vimy 100 ceremony at cenotaph draws hundreds

French President Francois Hollande and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau led commemorations on Sunday marking the centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in northern France in which over 3,500 ...

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Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt

In December, an IS suicide bomber struck a Cairo church, killing 29 people. But in Egypt's second largest city where the second bomb went off, Christians went to the Alexandria's Saint Mark's Ca...

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Evacuations ordered as Cyclone Cook takes aim at New Zealand

Heavy rain further south should gradually ease from the north over the next 12 hours. "We are now experiencing widespread outages across our network regions as the wild weather wreaks havoc on the...

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USA and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

USA and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

The diplomats know each other well from Tillerson's days as Exxon Mobil CEO. Given the frosty relations between Russian Federation and America, there was some doubt as to whether or not Mr Putin wou...

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2nd suspect held for Sweden truck attack

2nd suspect held for Sweden truck attack

His application was rejected in June 2016 and authorities ordered him to leave the country in December. "In February 2017, the case was handed over to the police to carry out the order, since the pers...

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Iran's Ahmadinejad defends decision to run

According to the schedule released by Iran's Interior Ministry, the campaign for the presidential race will kick off on April 28 and will continue till the end of May 17. Only last week, flanked by...

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Syria's Assad Says Idlib Chemical Attack 'Fabrication': AFP Interview

The April 4 attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun killed scores of people and prompted the United States to launch a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base in response, its first direct assault on ...

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Kansas Democrat plans another run for Congress

Ted Cruz of Texas to campaign Monday Wichita . James Thompson turned out to be the picture flawless Democrat candidate. The last time I recall the press being so excited about losing a special-...

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United Kingdom scientists: samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

Mr Lavrov repeated the Kremlin's condemnation of the U.S. missile strike in Syria and said Washington was seeking "excuses for regime change". "Apart from anything else, we believe it's only the regim...

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Kashmiri youth killed in Srinagar as security forces open fire at protesters

Kashmiri youth killed in Srinagar as security forces open fire at protesters

The witnesses said that two BSF vehicles were passing through SD Colony of the Srinagar suburb when someone hurled a stone at it which apparently prompted the men on board to open fire. "Police and ...

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Massachusetts Planned Parenthood sees disregard for women's health

Massachusetts Planned Parenthood sees disregard for women's health

Last month, the president proposed preventing federal cuts to all Planned Parenthood services if the healthcare provider stopped providing abortion care, an offer the clinic swiftly declined. Now stat...

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AL Planned Parenthood won't be affected by withholding of federal funds

The publication later noted that "since Title X money is distributed through grants to states, they have the power to set criteria for recipients". Trump didn't have the guts to stand up before the ...

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Johnson matches UFC record with 10th flyweight title defense

Or, will the long-time great get upset? He did survive a guillotine choke during his ninth defense against Tim Elliott last December, but the fight was one-sided other than that. It took Demetrious ...

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Haley: Attack on Syria 'one of the president's finest hours'

However, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Moscow as planned after the G7 meeting in Italy on 10-11 April. "In fact, we were prepared to do more two days ago", McMaster said. He did not...

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Santa Barbara protesters demand Trump release tax returns

The symbol of this protest was a giant inflatable chicken that has hair sort of reminiscent to Trump and implies the president is too chicken to release his taxes . Donald Trump is the first United S...

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Further opening investment, trade an opportunity for China, US: Former treasury

Trump said during the campaign that he would label China a currency manipulator on day one, leading to fears of a potential trade war. Like the last report by the Obama administration in October, Ch...

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Disgraced former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez acquitted of double murder

Hernandez is now acquitted of the charge of shooting Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston's South End on July 16, 2012. "Prosecutors argued that Hernandez's friend Alexander Bradley actu...

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Trump signs resolution allowing USA states to block family planning funds

President Donald Trump signed a bill Thursday that would allow states to withhold federal money from Planned Parenthood and other organizations that provide abortion services. Jennifer Childs-Roshak, ...

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