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Specialists explain rising importance of North Korea holiday

Specialists explain rising importance of North Korea holiday

The United States, North Korea's archenemy, and regional adversaries South Korea and Japan have harbored fears that the occasion might witness another nuclear test by Pyongyang. He spoke about the thr...

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China urges withdrawal of US THAAD missile defence system in S.Korea

The drills reportedly included submarine torpedo attacks on mock enemy warships "while fighters and bombers made zero feet flight above the sea to drop bombs on the targets", the Korean Central News A...

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French presidential candidates to stage TV debate May 3

French presidential candidates to stage TV debate May 3

USA stocks rallied on Monday, tracking a relief rally that swept through Asian and European markets, after centrist candidate and market favorite Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French pres...

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North Korea reportedly conducts massive live-fire drill amid tensions

Trump told ambassadors from U.N. Security Council members that the status quo in North Korea is "unacceptable" and the council must be prepared to impose additional and stronger sanctions. Asked about...

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White House Adviser's Russia Trip Appeared To Break Law, Legislators Say

White House Adviser's Russia Trip Appeared To Break Law, Legislators Say

The two leaders of the oversight committee said there was no evidence Flynn complied with federal law. According to Chaffetz and Cummings, the documents showed that Flynn did not disclose a paid spe...

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French Presidential Candidate Gets Support From Former Rivals

French Presidential Candidate Gets Support From Former Rivals

Marine Le Pen has resigned as leader of the Front National, saying she needs to be "above partisan considerations" in her battle for the French presidency. King predicted a warm relationship between L...

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Centre vows to review anti-Maoist strategy

Centre vows to review anti-Maoist strategy

The top security brass, including National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and others focused on re-calibration of the anti-Naxal strategy, and discussed as to how to ...

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Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

She's actually somebody that's more sure of herself and usually all smiles. Cummins was found with the 15-year-old girl, who was his former student, on Thursday at a commune in the Siskiyou County...

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Korea marks day with firing drill

The North says it needs nuclear weapons to defend itself against invasion and a spokesman for its foreign ministry yesterday claimed the meetings-coupled with Trump's fresh policy of "maximum pressure...

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United States sets up missile defence in S. Korea as North shows power

Washington and Seoul began installing an advanced US missile defense system Wednesday, stepping up pressure on the North as the communist state defiantly persists with its nuclear weapons program. S...

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The Bachelor's Chris Soules arrested after fatal hit-and-run

The accident is now under investigation, including the whereabouts of Soules prior to the crash and the circumstances in which he was driving. The county attorney says Soules has not been cooperativ...

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Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan Aims to Stabilize Heated Market

NDP MPP Peter Tabuns slammed the government failing to move faster to address the rent control loophole. To offset that, the government has also introduced a five-year, $125-million program to rebate ...

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Chelsea boss Conte in barb at big-spending Man Utd, Man City

Chelsea boss Conte in barb at big-spending Man Utd, Man City

It is interesting that, due to United's recent injuries, they have come to resemble City more than ever - that is to say, less certain at the back and quicker up front. "I always feel that the season ...

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USA support for marijuana legalisation reaches all-time high

While Connecticut does not appear to be moving forward with legal marijuana, other New England states are, including MA, where voters last year approved a ballot question legalizing the drug, with ret...

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Vandenberg AFB Conducts Test Launch of Minuteman III Missile

Vandenberg AFB Conducts Test Launch of Minuteman III Missile

The ICBM's single re-entry vehicle, equipped with a telemetry package to gather data during operational testing, traveled to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, approximately 4,200 miles away...

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Russian ties 'at low point' as Syria tensions rise

Russian ties 'at low point' as Syria tensions rise

Earlier on Wednesday Tillerson had a similar tone after an nearly two-hour meeting with Putin, saying the two countries had reached a "low point" in relations. Russia, a top Assad backer, says that th...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria

On Tuesday, diplomats confirmed the UN Security Council meant to vote on the investigation into the Syria attack on Wednesday, just hours after Britain, France and the United States presented a new UN...

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Army couple laughed as they fatally shot service dog, says prosecutor

Army couple laughed as they fatally shot service dog, says prosecutor

Before heading out of the forest, the couple posted the recording on the woman's Facebook account and buried the dog in a shallow grave. "It's been real... During the course of the investigation, they...

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North Korea Tensions: USS Michigan Arrives in South Korea

It has previously marked similar occasions with missile tests. The U.S.is sending the Vinson to waters near the Korean Peninsula in a show of force amid concerns about North Korea's nuclear and mi...

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Ivanka's Business Booming: Chinese Gov't Approves Three Trademarks for First Daughter's Company

Ethics experts have repeatedly pointed out that this runs the risk of violating the emoluments clause, a provision in the Constitution preventing the President from accepting gifts from foreign leader...

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Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

Spicer accused Orrick, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, of "unilaterally" rewriting immigration policy, and accused cities like San Francisco of trying to "erase our borders" by engaging i...

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US Blacklists Syrian Government Employees

More than 80 people died in the attack, including children and babies, prompting Trump to strike back militarily against the airbase from which the attack was allegedly launched. The US-led coalition ...

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Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing

In a statement, Facebook said: "This is an appalling incident and our hearts go out to the family of the victim". "There is absolutely no place for content of this kind on Facebook and it has ...

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US will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

After taking office Mr Trump was infuriated to learn that the previous Obama administration had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia where America would take up to 1,250 refugees that ...

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Firefighters try to reach woman stuck on crane

Firefighters try to reach woman stuck on crane

The woman was perched on a gently swaying large pulley device for at least four hours and was clinging to a steel cable. Images from the scene show a woman sitting atop of the crane's hook block nea...

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Palestinians plan Thursday strike to support prisoners

Palestinian prisoners have mounted repeated hunger strikes, but rarely on such a scale. A Trump visit would mark an early personal engagement by the new Republican president in efforts to resolve ...

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Trump threatens Canada over milk imports

Trump threatens Canada over milk imports

The upper Midwest timber industry is welcoming the Trump administration's announcement that it's imposing tariffs averaging 20 percent on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada. Comm...

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Trump Can't Punish Sanctuary Cities Through Defunding, Judge Rules

Even if the president could do so, those conditions would have to be clearly related to the funds at issue and not coercive, as the executive order appeared to be, Orrick said . As a sanctuary city, ...

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AG Jeff Sessions: 'I'm an Admirer of Steve Bannon'

AG Jeff Sessions: 'I'm an Admirer of Steve Bannon'

To Bannon, "deconstructing the administrative state" means destroying the "state" - that is, our system of government. In the Obama administration, top aides generally took vacation at the same tim...

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New Orleans Begins Confederate-Monument Removal

Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard, as well as Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis , are slated to be removed in the following several days. The University of MS took down its ...

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Poll verdict today on who will rule MCD

Poll verdict today on who will rule MCD

In the civic body, Congress bagged six seats. The high-stakes civic polls were held on April 23 which saw a voter turnout of 53.58 percent, a shade higher than in the 2012 elections. AAP should hav...

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French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen temporarily stepping down as party leader

French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen temporarily stepping down as party leader

What appears to have happened is that declining voter confidence was fueled by the astonishing incompetence of two successive presidents and party leaders: Nicolas Sarkozy on the right and François ...

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United States sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

United States sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

The statement said Seoul and Washington have been pushing to get THAAD up and working quickly, to cope with North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threats. In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo ...

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France urged to reject Le Pen in French presidential vote run-off

European markets are enjoying a relief rally after Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidential election. He pledged to unite "patriots" behind his agenda to renew French ...

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United States general says Russian Federation arming Taliban; Mattis vows response

United States general says Russian Federation arming Taliban; Mattis vows response

The attacks, one of the deadliest on a military base in the country, happened on April 21 after Taliban militants barged into the camp and opened fire on the soldiers in the northern city of Mazar-i-S...

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