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China won't confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

A US pre-emptive attack isn't likely, American officials have said, and the Trump White House has settled on a strategy of increasing pressure on North Korea with the help of China. Tillerson tells ...

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Fund established for family of fallen DE trooper

Fund established for family of fallen DE trooper

Authorities planned a news conference Thursday afternoon to release more details. Law enforcement officers shot Burgon Sealy Jr. when he emerged from his home armed Thursday morning and "engaged pol...

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Pentagon joins intensifying probe of Flynn

Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , said Thursday that he has obtained a letter that shows Flynn was warned by the Defense Intelligence Agen...

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Another nuke test will detonate fresh sanctions on North Korea

North Korea's drills coincided with military exercises held by USA and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula. China, North Korea's sole major ally, has i...

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Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes

He said it was done more as a "notification as opposed to coordination". The clashes began when YPG fighters reportedly fired on a Turkish armoured vehicle that entered Syria. However, there were ...

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Trump announces 'one of the biggest tax cuts in United States history'

Last night, the Trump White House unveiled plans for what officials called the "biggest tax cut" in United States history, proposing lower taxes for businesses, the middle class and the wealthy. The...

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UN Security Council to confer on North Korea nuclear program

China's foreign minister says the situation on the Korean peninsula "is under great tension and at a critical point". "The threat of a nuclear attack on Seoul , or Tokyo, is real, and it's only a m...

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US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

Two US Special Operations Forces soldiers were killed Thursday while conducting a joint US-Afghan raid in the Achin District in Nangarhar Province, according to a US official. Bowman reports, "ISIS ...

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Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel

Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel

The strike, led by high-profile Fatah-linked prisoner Marwan Barghouti, is the largest in recent years. A leader of a sweeping hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails was put in soli...

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Rachel Johnson joins Liberal Democrats over Brexit

Asked on Thursday whether the British government would need to consult parliament before taking any such action, Johnson said: "I think that needs to be tested". Corbyn accused Johnson of "personal na...

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Freedom Caucus Member Opposes Revised Healthcare Bill

Freedom Caucus Member Opposes Revised Healthcare Bill

After a devastating legislative defeat for Republicans in March, the American Health Care Act now has the support of conservative Freedom Caucus that originally played an essential role in the bill'...

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Orioles' Zach Britton Calls Out Dustin Pedroia After Manny Machado Dust-Up

He came up again in the eighth and Barnes' pitch whizzed behind Machado and hit his bat. In the eighth inning on Sunday with the Red Sox up 6-0, Barnes threw a pitch that went behind Machado's hea...

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Mike Pence pledges to honor refugee deal

In his opening remarks to the meeting, Mr Pence said he and US President Donald Trump regarded the free trade agreement signed by Australia and the US in 2005 as an excellent model and a "win-win" for...

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US submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant

US submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant

Trump met the 15 UN Security Council ambassadors, including from China and Russian Federation, at the White House on Monday. It is expected to take part in military exercises with the Carl Vinson wa...

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USA to urge United Nations to increase pressure on NKorea

That free trade agreement, called Korus, went into effect in 2012. "North Korea has vigorously pursued a strategic strike capability with nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches, which it claim...

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Palestinian prisoners in Israel stage hunger strike

Prisoners are demanding the installation of a public telephone, resuming bimonthly family visits, allowing second-degree relatives to visit, increasing duration of the visits and allowing prisoners to...

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Pentagon watchdog probes Flynn payments

Documents released by lawmakers show Flynn, now former national security adviser, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Penta...

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Taliban to build more institutions in Afghanistan, announces 'spring offensive'

The Afghan conflict is the longest in USA history - US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops have been at war there since 2001, after the ousting of the Taliban regime for refusing to hand ove...

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Tottenham looks to finish about Arsenal with win

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has given a damning assessment on the difference between Tottenham Hotspur and the Gunners at present, and said that only Alexis Sanchez could get into Spurs' side from ...

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PA refuses to pay Israel for Gaza's electricity

Home to more than 2 million Palestinians, the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip - governed by Hamas since 2007 - has long suffered from a crippling electricity crisis. Speaking to Aljazeera.net, Daccord ca...

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France's Hollande tells ministers to ensure big election defeat for Le Pen

France's Hollande tells ministers to ensure big election defeat for Le Pen

Hollande has asked ministers "to fully commit themselves in the election campaign to ensure that Marine Le Pen has the lowest possible score", the spokesman, Stephane Le Foll, said. Macron was booed...

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'I thought it would be easier'

'I thought it would be easier'

But even as they express skepticism that Trump can achieve all of his campaign promises, his supporters are sticking with him for now. The Simpsons are pointing their attention to the first 100 days...

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Trump Doesn't See US Role In Libya Nation-Building

Trump Doesn't See US Role In Libya Nation-Building

France has tightened security measures in advance of its presidential election on Sunday, and police say they thwarted a terror attack early in the week. "The U.S. role in this is very critical", Gent...

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Macedonia's head seeks emergency talks after parliament riot

EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn condemned the attacks on MPs in the strongest terms. "The acts of violence in the Parliament are wholly unacceptable and we call for calm and restraint"...

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Boris Johnson's sister joins the Lib Dems

In a BBC Radio 4 interview, Labour's shadow housing secretary John Healey dismissed Johnson's comments as schoolyard "name-calling", adding: "I think it demeans the position of Britain's foreign sec...

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Francis appeals to Egypt's imams to preach peace

Francis appeals to Egypt's imams to preach peace

The Pope was received by Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and a number of Coptic and Catholic church officials at Cairo International Airport. While Al-Azhar has strongly condemned Islamic fund...

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Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans

Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans

Hur in the North Texas LPGA Shootout. "It's one of the best in the world". The partnership of Spieth and Palmer, close friends who live in Dallas, took root late past year when Palmer's caddie, ...

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National Football League draft begins in Philadelphia; Browns claim Garrett; Bears claim Trubisky

But while the pick of Garrett was expected, the Browns caused some head scratching by passing on a chance to select Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson at No. Instead of trading for New England Patri...

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Obama administration reviewed Mike Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says

Flynn was acting in when he was in contact with the Russians", Lynch said. Another document, an unclassified letter from the Defense Intelligence Agency, indicates that the DIA "did not locate any ...

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Trump administration to brief full US Congress on North Korea policy

Trump administration to brief full US Congress on North Korea policy

While administration officials often travel to the Capitol to brief lawmakers on national security issues, this time the entire Senate hopped on buses to the White House. A senior Trump administration...

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Expedia (EXPE) Analysts See $-0.27 EPS; Pool (POOL) Has 0.89 Sentiment

Expedia (EXPE) Analysts See $-0.27 EPS; Pool (POOL) Has 0.89 Sentiment

Expedia's revenue for the quarter was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter past year. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $-0.27 on a per share basis this quarter. Finally, Great West Life Assurance...

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Canadian gross domestic product flat in February after hot start to 2017

Canadian gross domestic product flat in February after hot start to 2017

The real estate sector, which expanded 0.5 per cent, had its best one-month gain since 2015 as housing in Toronto soared. Canada's GDP report for February said output in the manufacturing sector fel...

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Trump says he misses life before he became U.S. president

Trump says he misses life before he became U.S. president

The president is also lamenting his loss of privacy, describing life in the White House as being in "your own little cocoon". Trump made the remark while reflecting on his first 100 days in office...

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Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

He has repeatedly disregarded almost all summonses since he crashed his Ferrari into a policeman's motorcycle in Bangkok's nightlife area in September 2012. Authorities had until 2027 to pursue those ...

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Michelle Obama Is Looking Forward to Political Life Post White House

Michelle Obama Is Looking Forward to Political Life Post White House

Former first lady Michelle Obama explained Thursday while she probably will never run for office. I think it's safe to say that Obama is just slightly understating how hard it was on her family. "Yo...

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