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Pence Issues North Korea Another Strong Warning: "Sword Stands Ready"

US Vice President Mike Pence (L) talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis", Han said. UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North ...

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Widespread student protests spark tension in Kashmir Valley

Violence was reported from at least four institutions in the Valley - including the Kashmir University and the Women's College in Srinagar and colleges in Tral and Sopore. Colleges are places of learn...

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Aaron Hernandez's family, medical examiner's office tussle over ex-NFL player's brain

Aaron Hernandez's family, medical examiner's office tussle over ex-NFL player's brain

The maximum security prison where Aaron Hernandez apparently hanged himself has seen its share of troubles since it opened almost two decades ago, most famously the strangulation of a convicted pedoph...

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Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers

Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers

Certainly Talbot does not bear sole responsibility for the loss because he had no appreciable defensive help. Cam Talbot has given up eight goals on 107 shots faced and Laurent Brossoit has allowed...

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Theresa May is 'running scared' of a leaders' debate with Nicola Sturgeon

Theresa May is 'running scared' of a leaders' debate with Nicola Sturgeon

ITV, another of the broadcasters who held debates in 2010 and 2015, also confirmed plans were already in place for a repeat programme this year. According to the Guardian , Jonathan Munro, the head...

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Supreme Court denies Arkansas execution

The executions of Stacey Johnson and Ledell Lee are scheduled for April 20, but their attorneys are working to halt those as well. The state "intended to use this product in connection with executio...

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UN Security Council threatens new sanctions on N.Korea

UN Security Council threatens new sanctions on N.Korea

A war of words has broken out recently after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, warned that the '"era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over, adding that any attack would be met with an "overw...

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Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

Days later, in response to a question about the warships, Trump told the Fox Business Network that the US was "sending an armada, very powerful" to North Korea. It's Tokyo's oldest temple, and a hig...

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Canadian policy 'very unfair' to American dairy? Not so fast, expert says

Canadian policy 'very unfair' to American dairy? Not so fast, expert says

The Dairy Farmers of Canada, which has previously denounced the complaints as "falsehoods and half-truths", said Tuesday it was confident the federal government would continue to defend the dairy indu...

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Corruption charges against ousted South Korean leader

Prosecutors allege Park colluded with Choi to make Lotte's Shin give 7 billion won ($6.2 million) in bribes to a foundation Choi had set up. Prosecutors argued conversely, stating that the "donation...

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Borussia Dortmund treated 'like animals' after bomb attack

Borussia Dortmund treated 'like animals' after bomb attack

Tuchel said the players must find a way to go on again on Saturday for Eintracht's visit in the Bundesliga . He had had his replica Monaco shirt freshly printed with the name of Marc Bartra, the Do...

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Parisians Warned to Avoid Champs-Elysees Amid Gunfire Reports

Parisians Warned to Avoid Champs-Elysees Amid Gunfire Reports

The BBC adds that the incident is believed to only involve one gunman, who has reportedly been "taken down". The attacker, who was reportedly in a vehicle, opened fire on a police auto at a red li...

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Hundreds rescued from the Mediterranean, at least 6 dead: aid organizations

Hundreds rescued from the Mediterranean, at least 6 dead: aid organizations

Most migrants on the Mediterranean are now trying to reach Italy. Italian prosecutors have suggested they may have links with traffickers - a charge fiercely rejected. Those frustrations are echoed by...

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Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at all-time low

It was stark evidence the president is moving ever further from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow . During his campaign, Trump said he was open to cooperating with Russian ...

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Russia BANS Jehovah's Witnesses as 'extremist organisation'

Russia BANS Jehovah's Witnesses as 'extremist organisation'

A member of the Council of Europe and a party to the European Convention on Human Rights, Russia is obligated to protect freedom of religion and association. "We are greatly disappointed by this devel...

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O'Reilly still denies harassment after firing

O'Reilly still denies harassment after firing

He was scheduled to return Monday. O'Reilly lost his job on the same day he was photographed in Rome shaking the hand of Pope Francis . O'Reilly attributed the "unfounded claims" to his celebrity...

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Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely

Berry, though, said the Browns don't have any issues with Garrett's competitiveness. "We feel really good about picking at one". He and Browns coach Hue Jackson have shared a private dinner, and Gar...

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Amid widening White House divides, Trump reportedly considers major staff shakeup

This account of the latest West Wing turmoil comes from interviews with more than 20 White House officials and people close to those in the administration, many of whom requested anonymity in order to...

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Jeremy Corbyn rejects "progressive alliance" with SNP

It paves the way for a ballot that could radically change the electoral map less than two years after the United Kingdom last went to the polls. The Labour leader said he "welcomed" the shock anno...

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U.S. warns N Korea after missile launch, says all options on table

U.S. warns N Korea after missile launch, says all options on table

Rex Tillerson, the USA secretary of state, confirmed that North Korea had launched "yet another" intermediate-range ballistic missile. Council members "expressed their utmost concern" about North Ko...

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UN votes to close, replace Haiti peacekeeping mission

The current mission has just over 1,000 individual police and 11 police units. Sandra Honore - a diplomat from Trinidad who has headed the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, MINUSTAH si...

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Two Cong leaders join BJP ahead of Delhi civic polls

Two Cong leaders join BJP ahead of Delhi civic polls

Then, Sandeep Dikshit said, "Jis tarah se Delhi Congress ne senior netao ke sath bartaav kiya hai wo theek nahi hai (The Delhi Congress did not treat its senior leaders in the right manner)". However,...

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Easter Message: Renew covenant with God- Gbenga Daniel

Easter Message: Renew covenant with God- Gbenga Daniel

I love Easter because usually it is a lovely spring day with all the promise of warm days ahead after having made it through the winter and all the snow. This Easter, let the promises and evidence of ...

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Bill O'Reilly loses job at Fox News amid harassment allegations

Bill O'Reilly loses job at Fox News amid harassment allegations

It was a stunning fall from grace for one of the biggest United States media names, a veteran broadcaster at Fox News for two decades, who counted President Donald Trump among his personal support...

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Brave Efforts at Vimy Ridge Remembered

Dragoons' tribute to the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Vernon cenotaph. Around 20,000 Canadians made the journey to their country's memorial in northern France to mark the centenary, turning the for...

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NewsAlert: Strident Trump targets Canadian trade on energy, lumber, dairy

Trump repeated his desire to alter rules that govern the more than $1 billion in cross-border trade that passes between the US and Canada every day. Ambassador David MacNaughton said in a letter T...

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Trump voices support for Democrat Baldwin's 'American' bill

Trump voices support for Democrat Baldwin's 'American' bill

USA lawmakers have already tabled more than half a dozen legislations in the Congress with specific proposals to reform and improve the H-1B visas systems. India's National Association of Software and...

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Head of retail powerhouse Lotte indicted in South Korea corruption scandal

He is accused of aiding and abetting Choi in meddling in state affairs and amassing profits using her ties to Park, though a local court refused to issue a warrant to arrest him last week. A South Kor...

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President Trump says Tax Day protesters were paid

At least 20 people were arrested Saturday at a park in Berkley, Calif., when attendees of a pro-Trump and an anti-Trump rally clashed. Officers confiscated knives and makeshift weapons. Thousands of...

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New Zealanders brace for worst storm in a generation

In addition, swell of five metres or more is expected with this event in the northeast of the North Island, before heading to the south coast of the North Island tonight, and when you add this to the ...

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Jailed Fatah leader moved to separate prison, into isolation amid hunger strike

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan vowed that authorities would not negotiate with the prisoners and said Barghouti had been placed in solitary confinement in another prison. "There will be ...

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North Korea Celebrates Big Holiday With Simulated Nuclear Strike On America

North Korea Celebrates Big Holiday With Simulated Nuclear Strike On America

Pence on Monday had traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "...

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Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any

Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any

The top American diplomat sought to reinforce the notion that the U.S.is aggressively countering Iran's destabilizing behavior throughout the Middle East, even though President Donald Trump so far has...

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UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

Barack Obama has famously warned Britain would be at the back of the queue for talks if we made a decision to Brexit , while European leaders are looking to stop the government negotiating new deals ...

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Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator

The opposition has cited several problems with how the vote was conducted. However, with academics pinpointing apparent irregularities in the declared voting patterns, Turkey's bar association stepp...

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