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South Korea confirms North Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary

President Donald Trump to exercise restraint in his treatment of North Korea. Japan's Foreign Ministry also announced that China's envoy for North Korea, Wu Dawei, will visit Tokyo later Tuesday f...

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North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill

North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill

South Korea's navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with USA destroyers on Tuesday in waters west of the Korean peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the r...

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Kyiv Opens Probe of OSCE Monitor's Death

It called on Russian Federation to use its influence with the separatists to allow the OSCE to conduct a "full, transparent, and timely investigation". Russian Federation denies this and in turn accus...

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10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

The police swoops are targeting people suspected of involvement in supplying to weapons to Amedy Coulibaly. He shot dead four hostages at the Hypercacher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes, in ea...

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Park Geun-hye: ex-South Korean president formally charged in corruption probe

Park Geun-hye: ex-South Korean president formally charged in corruption probe

The coercion charge against Park stems from $US68 million that she and her longtime confidante, Choi, were accused of extorting from big businesses in the form of "donations" to two foundations that C...

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France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

A Elabe poll released Friday showed Macron winning the first round of voting with 24 percent of the votes, followed by Le Pen with 21.5 percent, Fillon with 20 percent, and Mélenchon with 19.5 percen...

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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique declares Lionel Messi 'the best player in history'

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique declares Lionel Messi 'the best player in history'

Lionel Messi created a truly iconic image while celebrating his 500th goal for Barcelona , which just so happened to be a stoppage time victor against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu in El Clasico . "...

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Distracted Driving Awareness Week Coming up in IL

Distracted Driving Awareness Week Coming up in IL

Distracted driving laws have been in effect in the state of Illinois for seven years and in the past three, the amount of distracted driving related deaths has lowered according to the Illinois Depart...

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UK's Labour Party vows to ditch May's Brexit plan if elected

Voters, he says , should consider candidates' positions on Brexit, and cast their votes accordingly, backing any candidate regardless of party affiliation on that basis alone. The UK could give up th...

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Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

The Oilers got a big boost from goaltender Cam Talbot . This will be the first playoff meeting for these two teams. "You know, there's only eight teams left and we're one of them". The Oilers had ...

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Macron, Le Pen set for face off

Macron, Le Pen set for face off

In his favor, analysts say, is the fact that 35 percent of voters thought Macron was the best candidate to put the French economy on the right track, against only 20 percent for Le Pen, according to...

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Dairy Trade Spat: Canada replies to Trump

Trump's ire appears to have been piqued by Canadian producers lowering prices on ultra-filtered milk, a protein byproduct left over from the production of high-fat products like butter. With Trump - w...

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Afghan Defence Minister, army chief resign

Afghan Defence Minister, army chief resign

A spokesman for Ghani told Reuters that Minister of Defense Abdullah Habibi and Army Chief of Staff Qadam Shah Shahim resigned because of Friday's attack. Mattis' visit also comes after the U.S....

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White House Backing Away From Mexico Wall Funding In Budget

White House Backing Away From Mexico Wall Funding In Budget

Cost estimates range past $20 billion, but the White House had been seeking $1.4 billion as a down payment in the spending bill in order to start the process. "The wall is going to get built", he said...

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Macron leads in polls as France prepares to vote in runoff elections

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron got almost 1 million more votes than far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in a result that's upended traditional French politics. "Perhaps this is a most fundamental ...

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NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children

NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children

The house was reported on fire shortly after 2:30 p.m. and firefighters arrived four minutes later. Five people were killed Sunday when an extra-alarm fire swept through a two-story house in Queens,...

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South African court rules against nuclear deal

South African court rules against nuclear deal

Judge Lee Bozalek said any request for proposal or request for information to kickstart the procurement process was set aside as well as a deal to cooperate with Russian Federation on the plan. The c...

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Prime Minister to meet Japanese leader amid North Korea tensions

North Korea marks the. (Toru Yamanaka/Pool Photo via AP). The US and North Korea both showed off their military prowess on Tuesday as nations in the region stepped up diplomatic talks to defuse a ...

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro softens stance on elections

Another eight were electrocuted in a looting incident that took place following a protest. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro says he wants to resume with the opposition as the country looked set ...

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Pope urges powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk appearance

Pope urges powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk appearance

The talk was filmed at the Vatican Television Centre and is on the TED website . Roman Catholic Pope Francis delivered on Tuesday a televised speech addressing the Egyptian people ahead of his up...

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Trump denies changing position on border wall: 'It will get built'

Trump denies changing position on border wall: 'It will get built'

Trump and his team had previously been resolute in their demand for funding in the omnibus plan. Trump had requested Congress provide USA funds to begin the wall, but signalled on Monday that he wou...

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Jakarta rejects incumbent governor, early results show

Jakarta rejects incumbent governor, early results show

Polls open at 7 a.m. (0000 GMT) in what is expected to be an unusually close race between the incumbent, Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama - the city's first Christian and ethnic Chinese leader - and a fo...

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China selling flights to North Korea again

China selling flights to North Korea again

In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious USA missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. N...

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Chinese media warn N. Korea against nuke test

Chinese media warn N. Korea against nuke test

North Korea conducted a large-scale live-fire drill Tuesday in celebration of the 85th founding anniversary of its military as current tension on the Korean Peninsula grows. A rapid tempo of North Kor...

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White House blocks Flynn documents

This is about Flynn, a 33-year veteran of the armed services, falsifying his SF-86 application for a White House security clearance in January to hide big sums of money he received lobbying for Russia...

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Gorsuch's First Major Vote Breaks Tie to Allow Arkansas Execution

Gorsuch's First Major Vote Breaks Tie to Allow Arkansas Execution

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker denied requests to stop the executions for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, both of which are scheduled for Monday night. In Jones' case, attorneys said he takes a da...

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Will go after Zardari now: Imran Khan after Panamagate verdict

Will go after Zardari now: Imran Khan after Panamagate verdict

However, main opposition parties have expressed reservations on the integrity of a probe against the prime minister carried out by officials that the PM himself has appointed. Meanwhile, local channel...

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Odisha Annual HSC Result 2017 to be declared today at 9.30 am

Odisha Annual HSC Result 2017 to be declared today at 9.30 am

Now the board declared the BSE Odisha 10th Results on their official website bseodisha.nic.in. In 2016 previous year, more than five lakh students had appeared for the BSE Odisha 10th board ...

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US sanctions hundreds of employees of Syrian research center

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called the sanctions "enormously important" in a guest appearance at Monday's White House press briefing. The Syrian government said its military "did not and will ...

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Switzerland maintains press freedoms in 'post-truth' era

Switzerland maintains press freedoms in 'post-truth' era

Although Europe enjoys the greatest degree of press freedom in the world, the score of the region as a whole fell over the past year, according to the press freedom report. Britain, like the United St...

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Presidential candidates diverge on THAAD installation

The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier is headed toward the Korean Peninsula and will hold a joint exercise with South Korea . The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) equipment, which has bee...

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LI rabbi: Sean Spicer's Hitler gaffe 'beyond reprehensible'

LI rabbi: Sean Spicer's Hitler gaffe 'beyond reprehensible'

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi demanded Spicer be fired. "Horrible example. I believe he appropiately apologized, but it's really going to be up to the President. Cramer commented on Spicer's rema...

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Nets Hype Ivanka Getting Booed at Women's Summit in Germany

Merkel is seen to be cultivating a good relationship with Ivanka as a key communication channel with the Trump presidency, given that Berlin and Washington have differed on issues from refugees, t...

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Turkish election commission rejects calls to annul referendum

Turkish election commission rejects calls to annul referendum

The main target of the legal complaints are directed at the high electoral board for ruling during the referendum that some 1.5 million unstamped ballots and envelopes would be counted as valid. Thous...

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US President Donald Trump assures wall along Mexico border will be built

They noted it was possible they could get engaged as details emerge about the short-term spending bill, which is being crafted by congressional leaders behind closed doors. "No, no - there's two budge...

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