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Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam

North Korea's nuclear and missile threats topped the agenda. Speaking from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, moored in Tokyo Bay, Mr Pence threatened to unleash "overwhelming" mili...

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Pence says America's 'sword stands ready' if North Korea attacks

While the USA and South Korea assert that the anti-missile system is for defense, China believes the US and South Korea have ulterior motives. Tensions between the United States and the North have...

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USS Carl Vinson carrier group expected off Korea at end of April

The White House said it based its statements on guidance from the Defense Department. US President Donald Trump talked up the military moves last Wednesday saying: "We are sending an armada". While ...

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Ossoff Wins Plurality In Georgia Special Election, Teeing Up Runoff With GOPer

Ossoff's performance - coming after a better-than-expected showing by the Democrat in an special House election in Kansas last week - raises the stakes in the next special House election, which will ...

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General Election: UK Parliament Approves Theresa May's Snap Vote

The Conservatives would need a swing of 5.1 per cent, but Labour has held the seat at every General Election since 1997. Currently, the Conservative Party has a narrow majority of 330 of the 650...

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White House sidewalk to be closed to public permanently

White House sidewalk to be closed to public permanently

Two Secret Service agents were later fired over the matter, the agency said last week. The path has been closed nightly from 11pm to 6am since 2015 and will now be off-limits around the clock, the S...

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Palestinians in Israeli prisons begin hunger strike

Barghouti and another strike leader, Karim Younis, were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) on Monday in an apparent attempt to curb the protest. The s...

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US EPA denies reports that it will close Chicago office

At a press conference, local officials praised Pruitt for visiting the site. The site is known as USS Lead, referring to the smelting facility that operated there between 1906 and 1985, turning re...

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Radicals raise Khalistan slogans as Sajjan visits Amritsar

Radicals raise Khalistan slogans as Sajjan visits Amritsar

The Canadian minister started his day early on Thursday with a visit to Harmandar Sahib to offer prayers at the holiest of the Sikh shrines. SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar was also present whe...

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Thousands fill St Peter's Square to hear Pope Francis celebrate Easter Mass

Pope Francis, leading the world's Roman Catholics into Easter, urged them on Saturday not to ignore the plight of immigrants, the poor, and other vulnerable people. Francis also mentioned hostilities ...

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B.C.'s fentanyl overdose crisis shows no sign of slowing

B.C.'s fentanyl overdose crisis shows no sign of slowing

She added that the introduction of fentanyl is the main contributor of the significant spike in illicit drug overdose deaths since 2012. Nearly 83 per cent of the victims in the first three months o...

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Donald Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi Jinping: South Korea

Donald Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi Jinping: South Korea

The two sides also agreed to a "100-day plan" aimed at reducing the US trade deficit with China. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross hailed this as "the most significant thing", because trade discussi...

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Boris Johnson urges Russia: 'Stop acting as lifeline for Assad'

China, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan abstained from the vote, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in saying no. Assad said Syria would only allow an "impartial" investigation into the poison gas incid...

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Babri case returns to haunt BJP veterans

Babri case returns to haunt BJP veterans

The demolition sparked religious riots across the country in which more than 2,000 people died. The Supreme Court ruled that a fourth senior BJP politician, Kalyan Singh, who was chief minister of U...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

Kim Jong-un, the grandson of Kim Il-sung and the current leader seems to have been shaken a bit by President Trump's order of an air strike in Syria, and appears to be willing to adopt (or appear to) ...

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McDonald's staff tried to stall Facebook murder suspect, says owner

The 37-year-old shooter, who appeared to choose his victim at random, also posted that he had killed 12 people in all and vowed to continue killing. Stephens was found dead as a result of a self-inf...

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North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests as Pence arrives in Japan

China is one of North Korea's few allies and accounts for three-quarters of its exports and nearly all direct investment and in the country. Pence told reporters President Donald Trump was conf...

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ISIS Members Killed in Mosul in 4 Days: Iraqi Army

Scores of civilians were killed this week in suspected us -led coalition airstrikes in western Mosul , now the subject of a major offensive to oust IS militants from the area, according to a local I...

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Election a chance for Scotland to boost mandate for independence vote - Sturgeon

Election a chance for Scotland to boost mandate for independence vote - Sturgeon

The Prime Minister wants to act now to crush parliamentary opposition and scrutiny of her plans. Labour's self-inflicted weakness has presented the excuse.But the SNP has a very different plan. "There...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on winning Turkish constitutional referendum

Turkey's electoral board on Wednesday rejected petitions by opposition parties to annul the outcome of the weekend's referendum on expanding presidential powers because of voting irregularities ....

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Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

He was said to be considered for the Department of Veterans Affairs but was ultimately passed over. "He is going to obviously take my application, interest under consideration". Scott Brown (R-MA) as...

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Serena Williams proves you can do nearly anything while pregnant

Serena Williams' friends and fellow athletes like Andy Roddick, Chris Evert, Caroline Wozniacki and Angelique Kerber took to Twitter to wish the champion on her pregnancy. "Sadly, I have to withdraw f...

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March against South African president continues Wednesday

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula and acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane said the deployment of police officers had already begun. Now we are seeing a section of soc...

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New images show volleyball game at nuclear test site

Bermudez offered two possible explanations - that the test site could be going into "a standby mode" or that the games were meant to confuse observers, given North Korea knows that Punggye-ri is under...

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France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

Assad's government denies using chemical weapons against its own people, despite its involvement in a 2013 sarin attack that is believed to have killed more than 1,000 residents of the rebel-held Dama...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav Has Right to Appeal in 60 Days: Pak Defence Min

Kulbhushan Jadhav Has Right to Appeal in 60 Days: Pak Defence Min

Asked about Jadhav possessing a fake passport under an assumed name, of Hussein Mubarak Patel, Baglay said that they had not seen the passport. Jadhav had no legal aid and there was no consular access...

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Vice President Pence Visits Naval Air Facility Atsugi

Vice President Pence Visits Naval Air Facility Atsugi

He visited South Korea earlier and will head to Indonesia after his stop in Japan. The loss of USA participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership was a blow to Japan following strenuous negotiations...

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North Korea is 'getting the message': US Vice Prez Pence

North Korea is 'getting the message': US Vice Prez Pence

Pence also spoke to U.S. and South Korea business leaders in Seoul, saying that the Trump administration wants to restructure the South Korea-U.S. trade deal, known as 'Korus.' He says the trade def...

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North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as tensions soar over Korean peninsula

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as tensions soar over Korean peninsula

Is this time fundamentally different, now that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has better nuclear and missile capabilities, and now that the Trump administration has shown its willingness to act mil...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan prepares fresh dossier to submit to United Nations

Sources in New Delhi said apart from diplomatic options, India will also explore legal remedies permitted under Pakistan legal system including Jadhav's family appealing against the verdict. New Delhi...

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Want resignation from Dhinakaran, Sasikala as proof for merger talks: OPS

Panneerslevam claimed that Sasikala was appointed general secretary in "contravention" of party laws after Jaya's death, as a chief has to be elected. The EPS (E Palaniswamy) faction is reportedly kee...

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You have no sense of responsibility: NGT to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

You have no sense of responsibility: NGT to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

However, the counsel appearing for the AOL foundation challenged the findings of the panel and said that they have certain objections to it. The environment court went on to say that Sri Sri Ravi Sh...

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Man triggers aircraft hijack scare to save face in front of gf

Man triggers aircraft hijack scare to save face in front of gf

They immediately informed Hyderabad police commissioner M Mahender Reddy, who in turn entrusted the task to Limba Reddy's team. On Sunday, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad global airports went into a t...

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Delhi Police summons Dinakaran in EC bribery case

Tamil Nadu Minister D Jayakumar had asserted that they have made a decision to delink Dinakaran his "family members" adding that the party would be run by a committee. Jayakumar, the Finance Minister,...

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CL: Referee put us out, fumes Bayern Munich's Arturo Vidal

Vidal was shown a controversial second yellow card of the evening at the 84-minute mark and Ronaldo took advantage. "We are exhausted, but happy. It's time to introduce videos for the referees". "Ba...

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