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Nuclear war 'always' a concern with North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence stood on the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan in Yokosuka, Japan, on Wednesday and reassured thousands of US Navy sailors and regional allies that "the sword stands ready" to s...

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May and Corbyn hit campaign trail as MPs back election

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's call for an early general election was a display of "cheap opportunism" to defeat the Labour Party and win an absolute majority for her government, says a British a...

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Theresa May: Early general election will strengthen Government's Brexit negotiating hand

May's was targeted on her u-turn on going to the polls - after repeatedly saying, as recently as last month, that she wouldn't call a vote - which was pointed out by Corbyn in his opening remarks. Som...

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Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program

But the agency said he broke the terms of DACA by leaving the USA without permission, making him eligible to be deported. "I was forced out because I was nervous and didn't know what to do or say, b...

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Mattis Says North Korea Missile Test Meant To 'Provoke'

Mattis Says North Korea Missile Test Meant To 'Provoke'

Japan and the US have outlined a path forward for economic talks between the countries. It said the dialogue would focus on three areas: trade and investment rules and issues, cooperation in macro...

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Kashmir students clash with Indian troops; many injured

Kashmir students clash with Indian troops; many injured

Students of SP College in Srinagar blocked the Maulana Azad Road on Monday as police used tear smoke in a bid to clear it. Students resorted to massive stone pelting at the police, resulting in injuri...

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Former tight end kills himself in prison

Former tight end kills himself in prison

State police are probing the suicide of convicted killer and ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez in a MA prison this morning, and his legal team is vowing its own investigation. Otherwise, he wou...

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DPRK displays submarine-launched ballistic missile at military parade

DPRK displays submarine-launched ballistic missile at military parade

After inspecting an honour guard, Kim, in a black suit, watched the parade pour into Kim Il-Sung Square, accompanied by top military and party leaders, state television showed in a live broadcast. Chi...

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UK Conservatives heavy odds-on favourites for most seats in election - Ladbrokes

Starting off, the Prime Minister defended her decision by saying that a speedy election was "in our country's national interest ", suggesting that this would promote unity in Westminster over B...

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Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa.

Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa.

The mother, who expressed her condolences to the Godwin family, said Wednesday she believes Stephens' breakup with Joy Lane triggered the killing. "I snapped, I just snapped", he said. When the vehicl...

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Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump, opposition

Democrat Jon Ossoff came within two percentage points Tuesday of winning the seat outright in a race widely viewed as a referendum on the President's popularity. National Republican groups spent milli...

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Facebook murder suspect recognized at McDonald's after ordering McNuggets; employee alerted police

Facebook murder suspect recognized at McDonald's after ordering McNuggets; employee alerted police

Following a short pursuit, he shot himself as officers approached him. Stephens' photo had gone up on billboards and more than 400 tips had poured in before the suspect was spotted in Pennsylvania. St...

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Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav

April, 2016: Kulbhushan Jadhav charged with terrorism and sabotage in an FIR filed against him by the provincial Balochistan government. Jadhav was "arrested" on March 3 a year ago by Pakistani sec...

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After scrapping 457 visa, Aus unveils tougher citizenship laws

After scrapping 457 visa, Aus unveils tougher citizenship laws

We're not defined by race or religion or culture, as many other nations are. Applicants will also have to demonstrate they have attempted to integrate into Australian society, providing evidence of ...

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Trump Hopes for North Korean Leader's Wish to Maintain Peace

Evading radar, B-2 bombers built by Northrop Grumman Corp. could drop "bunker buster" bombs to try to do the most underground damage. Both the USA and South Korea believe that the recent missile tes...

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Egypt's cabinet approves three-month emergency

Egypt's cabinet approves three-month emergency

Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria. The most horrific aspect about this attack is that it is not an abnormal tragedy in Egypt . Christians in Egypt are used to being targeted for their ...

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US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

Aboard a USA aircraft carrier stationed in Japan, Vice President Mike Pence vowed that Washington would defend its allies against what he called the region's most risky threat: North Korea. "But at ...

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Russia Vetoes United Nations Probe of the Syria Gas Attack

Russia and the United States have a shared understanding that USA air strikes on Syria should not be repeated, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Moualem ...

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Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

A day earlier in talks with Abe, Pence said the Trump administration remained committed to working together with regional stakeholders to ensure a peaceful Korean Peninsula, stating that Trump is dete...

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Gay men detained in Chechnya give accounts of abuse, electrocution

Gay men detained in Chechnya give accounts of abuse, electrocution

Horrifying accounts of brutality and killings have been emerging from the Russia republic over the last two weeks, after Russian opposition newspaper, Novaya Gazeta reported that over 100 gay and bise...

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White House defends portrayal of 'armada' push towards Korean peninsula

It happened", Spicer said on Wednesday, before quickly correcting himself, "it is happening, rather". He referred further queries about the deployment timetable to the Pentagon. But although the USS...

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Trump Announces Review Of H-1B Visa Program

Trump Announces Review Of H-1B Visa Program

That tension intensified earlier this year, after Trump signed his first executive order restricting entry of immigrants from or traveling from several Muslim-majority countries and companies such...

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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez found hanged in jail cell

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez found hanged in jail cell

Hernandez was a suicide risk. Eldridge also said it's possible Hernandez didn't take his own life. Both the Massachusetts State Police and prison plan to do a formal investigation into Aaron's p...

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls general election for 8 June

Experts predict that her ruling Conservative Party could win around 100 more seats at the election on June 8, which should bolster support for her Brexit plan - a prospect that has strengthened the po...

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May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

Thirteen MPs - including nine Labour - voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's motion calling for an early general election. As the measure does not need approval from the House of Lords, the...

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Turkey's supreme election board rejects opposition referendum annulment bid

Sunday's historic constitutional referendum was the nation saying "Yes" to Turkey's ongoing fight against terror organizations, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday. Separately, the...

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Pence Stares Down North Korean Troops

Pence Stares Down North Korean Troops

Defence Secretary James Mattis has briefed the Congress on the option, but the military has not yet made a decision to intercept a test missile. That's why, in 2014, then-President Barack Obama orde...

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Hansen says Lions counterpart Gatland "clutching at straws"

Sixteen England players were selected in an enlarged touring party but New Zealand-born Hartley wasn't among them, despite recently leading his adopted country to a record-equalling run of 18 wins in ...

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Trump Orders US Review On Effects Of Lifting Sanctions Against Iran

Tillerson's strong criticism of Iran and the nuclear deal came one day after the State Department officially notified Congress that Iran has met all its commitments under the agreement, a certificatio...

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Australian citizenship gets tougher! PM Turnbull tightens immigration norms

Australian citizenship gets tougher! PM Turnbull tightens immigration norms

He said: "If we believe that respect for women and children and saying no to violence.is an Australian value, and it is, then why should that not be made a key part, a fundamental part, a very promine...

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Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election

Standing outside her Downing Street office, May said she had been reluctant about asking parliament to back her move to bring forward the election from 2020, but decided it was necessary to win suppor...

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Walker: White House must deal with Canada's dairy policies

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said he will stand beside the dairy farmers of Quebec against Donald Trump's criticism of trade agreements with Canada. "Americans are starting to realize more and mo...

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Israel says Assad's forces still have several tonnes of chemical weapons

Sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed almost 90 people, the global chemical weapons watchdog says. After the USA strike, Russian Fe...

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Man held over France plot wanted in Belgium

France's membership of the European Union has undermined the nation's sovereignty, infringed its economy, and hindered the government's ability to defend its own population, French far-rights presiden...

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Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump

Johnny Isakson. Price won 62 percent of the vote in November, and Democrats pointed to Ossoff's success in cutting into the GOP's most recent showing as evidence the Democrat can win the runoff. "Th...

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