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Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

After a special briefing for all 100 United States senators, top U.S. officials announced President Donald Trump's strategy on North Korea . All of which is taking place against the backdrop of Pre...

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Dortmund bus bombing was betting scheme

Dortmund bus bombing was betting scheme

Federal prosecutors had earlier said the suspect faced charges of attempted murder, causing an explosion and serious bodily harm outside the luxury hotel used by the Borussia Dortmund soccer team, 15 ...

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German soldier arrested on suspicion of planning attack

German soldier arrested on suspicion of planning attack

He might have attempted to put the blame for the possible assault on migrants, local media reported. A defense ministry spokesman told The Washington Post that he was aware of the incident, but decl...

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Trump won't scrap NAFTA, will renegotiate with partners

Trump won't scrap NAFTA, will renegotiate with partners

The White House said Trump spoke with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by phone on Wednesday and said he would not immediately terminate NAFTA after a...

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PACOM commander: No dice on calling off Korea military drills

The hour-long secret session for all senators was held at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, and included a brief appearance from President Trump who made short, introd...

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Trump tax plan is heavy on cuts but light on details

With one of the authors being Steve Forbes, readers could expect an essay on helping corporations lower their tax bills - and that is precisely what the group proposed. "But one thing is certain". S...

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Macron campaign off to slower start than Le Pen, poll says

She added: "I am the candidate of workers, the candidate of the French who don't want their jobs taken away". Although most of the other candidates have endorsed Macron as he heads into the second rou...

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PDP Opposition party urges Nigerians to participate in PVC registration

PDP Opposition party urges Nigerians to participate in PVC registration

He said; "The voter registration exercise will continue at the local government levels when it commences, till few months to the conduct of 2019 general elections". and 3 p.m., excluding public holida...

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United States vows to force N.Korea back to nuclear talks

Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also took part in the session. This year's military parade unveiled an unexpected bounty of new missile types and modifications in North Korea's ...

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Trump's tax plan aims to deliver the jobs America needs

Trump's tax plan aims to deliver the jobs America needs

Republicans who slammed the growing national debt under Democrat Barack Obama said Tuesday they are open to Trump's tax plan , even though it could add trillions of dollars to the deficit over the ne...

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Former Al Chief Justice Roy Moore to Run for Senate

Former Al Chief Justice Roy Moore to Run for Senate

Jeff Sessions appointed to fill his seat while he served in Trump's administration; Rep. Ed Henry; and Randy Brinson, the head of the Christian Coalition of Alabama . He was re-elected as chief justi...

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Merkel wants dialogue before Brexit negotiations

Merkel wants dialogue before Brexit negotiations

Barnier has said that negotiations must be complete within a year for any settlements to be approved by the UK, European Parliament, and other EU members. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Britons ...

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Protests in South Korea over deployment of U.S. anti-missile system

The North marked the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army on Tuesday and the birthday of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung on April 15. "It depends on how the USA strike is laun...

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India wants Kulbhushan Jadhav's health certificate from Pakistan

India wants Kulbhushan Jadhav's health certificate from Pakistan

So the well-being and state of health of Jadhav is a matter of great concern. "They have applied for necessary visa with the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi ", the ministry had added. On April ...

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Japan reconstruction minister quits after inappropriate comment on disaster zone

Japan reconstruction minister quits after inappropriate comment on disaster zone

Masahiro Imamura, 70, said " it was rather good " that the north-east of the country was hit, as an natural disaster near Tokyo would have caused huge financial damage. It was not the first time Mr ...

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BCCI loses both revenue and governance vote in ICC meet

England wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings feels his inclusion in the England squad for the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy , starting here from June 1, is enough to give...

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White House readies order to quit NAFTA: administration official

White House readies order to quit NAFTA: administration official

Although initially, Trump had directed his anti-NAFTA attacks primarily at Mexico, this week the administration announced the implementation of tariffs on Canadian lumber imports. A White House spokes...

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Mexico wall demands eased as spending talks advance

Mexico wall demands eased as spending talks advance

The White House is under the gun to craft a compromise that would keep the government running while not appearing to cave on Trump's demand that Congress fund a wall on the border with Mexico. But...

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Trudeau Vows to Defend Canada Interests as US Targets Lumber

Commerce Department about Canadian softwood lumber. Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa on Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being "very rough" on America and ...

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US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site

Navy, the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan is greeted as it arrives in Busan, South Korea, for a sc. The US carried out its own military exercises with South Korea on Tuesday. The ...

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Le Pen, National Front Closer Than Ever to Ruling France

Le Pen, National Front Closer Than Ever to Ruling France

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon took his tough-on-security campaign to the southern French city of Nice, which was scarred by a deadly truck attack past year that killed 86 people. A topless wo...

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Entire US Senate to be briefed on North Korea crisis

President Trump's top security aides will host an unusual White House briefing on North Korea for the entire U.S. Senate on Wednesday amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and pressure on Wash...

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Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines

Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines

The draft statement meanwhile "underscored the importance of the full and effective implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea in its entirety". "How will you...

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Canada, Mexico stocks, currencies fall as US mulls quitting NAFTA

The number one export category, by far, is vehicles and vehicle parts, totaling nearly $80 billion - or about 25% of the country's total exports to the United States - according to data from Intrace...

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US, Iran Trade Barbs Over 2015 Nuclear Deal

While disparaging the nuclear deal and accusing Iran of fomenting violence and terrorism throughout the Middle East, Trump has avoided committing to abandoning the agreement, a move that would be stau...

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Police officer hurt amid protests at nationalist party convention in Germany

Scuffles broke out early on Saturday between police and anti-AfD demonstrators. Top-selling daily Bild called delegates' decision to not even debate her motion a "crushing blow" for Petry, who exp...

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North Korea Marks Military Anniversary with 'Massive Fire Drill'

Television footage showed military trailers carrying large units including what appeared to be launch canisters being driven into the planned THAAD battery site, about 250 km south of Seoul. leader. ...

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Old-Guard Rallies Around Newcomer Macron For French Runoff

Old-Guard Rallies Around Newcomer Macron For French Runoff

He says that the rallying of voters across the political spectrum against the National Front, observed in 2002 when Le Pen's father Jean-Marie lost in the second round, is still a clear phenomenon. Sh...

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French bonds add to election gains as markets say

French bonds add to election gains as markets say "Au revoir, Marine"

In a conversation with reporters, she said: 'I am going out to meet with the French people in order to draw their attention to important matters, including Islamic terrorism, which Mr. Francois Baro...

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France's Le Pen upstages rival Macron at factory

French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron was met Wednesday with boos and chants in favour of his far-right rival Marine Le Pen as he made a chaotic visit to an under-threat factory in northern ...

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Top Trump officials warn of fresh North Korea pressure

Since the briefing was classified, we don't know exactly what Trump and his top officials told the assembled senators. Asked to flesh out what the military preparations were, and whether they woul...

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US criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

Turkish military jets carried out strikes against US -backed Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq and northeast Syria , killing at least 70 people, according to a Turkish military statement . "Turkis...

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Who's who: Trump aides, associates drawing attention

Who's who: Trump aides, associates drawing attention

Bannon was largely responsible for reviving Trump's sinking campaign last fall, and his ethos has been evident in a number of Trump's governing decisions: the doom-and-gloom "American carnage" spe...

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The Cleveland Browns Can't Afford To Screw Up The 2017 NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns Can't Afford To Screw Up The 2017 NFL Draft

That's a skill that's value can't be understated in the modern NFL. Skeptics like SEC Network Analyst Booger McFarland and former National Football League star Warren Sapp have express doubts that Ga...

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White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

Trump administration officials were reportedly considering issuing an executive order to signal the United States' intent to withdraw from the trade agreement with Canada and Mexico , according ...

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