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N.Korea fires ballistic missile

It is thought that the missile reached an altitude of 1,250 miles. Moon asked for a review of a missile system that is being developed to protect South Korea. But, she said, more analysis is needed....

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North Korea has Fired an Unidentified Projectile

Despite South Korean and US assurances that the deployment is defensive, China considers the system's powerful radar a threat to its security. NORTH Korea has test-launched a ballistic missile that ...

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Despite 9-2 playoff record, Preds say they can be better

The Ducks are slight series favourites on Sports Interaction NHL odds. In this April 17, 2017, file photo, country music star Carrie Underwood performs the national anthem before Game 3 of a first-r...

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Syria: Safe zones plan comes into force

But the full details of the proposal were not made available and prospects for its success appeared bleak. The safe zones were agreed by the guarantor-states - Russia , Iran and Turkey - during n...

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India stays away from China's Belt and Road forum

He said the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by China is "very timely and promising". China's leaders are ringing in what they hope is a new world order at a major worldwide conference in Beijing ...

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Trump's Lawyer Says Tax Returns Show No Income From Russia

Trump's Lawyer Says Tax Returns Show No Income From Russia

Just say, "Your tax returns reflect a few, discrete deals involving Russian funds and we detail these below". White House press secretary Sean Spicer later said the president's tweet was not a ...

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Olympics: Macron likely to meet IOC commission on Tuesday

The Evaluation Commission completed a three-day tour of Los Angeles on Friday. "If you can create winners instead of so many losers, it's good for the (Olympic) movement", Garcetti said, standing at...

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Grimes Slams Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

Democrats have frequently accused Republicans of trying to suppress turnout among minority and low-income voters. On MSNBC earlier this year, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tamped down Trump's cl...

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China Trade Deal Serves Up Potential Corporate Winners

The bi-lateral trade deal announced Thursday will open Chinese markets for American beef by July, allowing American producers to export meat for the first time in 13 years. That round will determi...

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Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted

Prof. Richard Johnston of the University of British Columbia says that while the Greens share some common policies with the NDP on issues such as electoral reform, the party must evaluate whether it s...

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Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the announcement after meeting with Trump in Washington Wednesday, according to Tass. First, some periodicals complained that only Russia's photographer ...

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Gujarat ready for GST rollout, over 5 lakh businessmen enrolled: CM

Gujarat ready for GST rollout, over 5 lakh businessmen enrolled: CM

RBI in a report titled "State Finances: A study of Budgets of 2016-17" said that the GST is likely to strengthen the structure of cooperative federalism in the country. "Besides giving a major boost t...

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China's Xi calls for greater counter-terrorism cooperation with Turkey

The B&R initiative also includes supplementary projects like Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor, New Eurasian Land Bridge, China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor, China-Ind...

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Israel rebukes Sweden for supporting UNESCO resolution

Israel's Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, slammed the resolution as an assault on the history of the Jewish people. "Grateful", the foreign minister tweeted. Israel has formally reprimanded the S...

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Over 70 percent voter turnout recorded in Nepal local polls

Over 70 percent voter turnout recorded in Nepal local polls

The local elections were split into two after the Madhesis, residents in the Terai region of Nepal which borders India, refused to take part in the electoral process unless a Constitutional amendmen...

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'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said his panel or another congressional committee would "absolutely" subpoena the tapes. The FBI director serves a 10-ye...

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Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas to Weigh Peace Prospects

At an event in the Roosevelt Room , Trump said he was calling on Congress to work with the administration to extend school choice "to millions more children all across the United States of Americ...

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Gov. Scott Walker: 'I'm Ready' for Another Term

Gov. Scott Walker: 'I'm Ready' for Another Term

If he does, his third term as governor would end in January 2023, just one year before the 2024 presidential election. "We need to meet them toe to toe", Kleefisch said. A half-dozen or more possibl...

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Macron to take office as French president

Macron to take office as French president

Macron becomes the youngest post-war French leader and the first to be born after 1958, when President Charles de Gaulle put in place the country's Fifth Republic. Mr Hollande's five years in office w...

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U.S. beef to China imminent

U.S. beef to China imminent

China will allow US imports of beef no later than July 16, while the United States will issue a proposed rule to allow Chinese cooked poultry to enter USA markets. Lack of infrastructure along US...

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Pope says he'll seek common ground with Trump, won't preach

President Chungwon Choue has awarded Pope Francis an honorary 10th Dan black belt. Pope Francis says the Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases and admits criticism ...

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Mets may promote Tim Tebow to higher level

Mets may promote Tim Tebow to higher level

There have been discussions about moving Tebow up, but that likely won't happen before the All-Star Game at midseason. Tebow, who now plays in Class A for the Columbia Fireflies, has put up impressi...

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Trump, top Russian Federation envoy to meet at White House

Trump, top Russian Federation envoy to meet at White House

Donald Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House on Wednesday, a day after firing the FBI director who was heading an investigation into the United States president's ...

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Seoul: Moon, Xi agree on denuclearization goal

The White House says Trump spoke with President Moon Jae-in to congratulate him on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of power". The two leaders also agreed to str...

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Tillerson Signs Docs with Climate Change Statement, Insisting US 'Still Reviewing' Policy

Tillerson Signs Docs with Climate Change Statement, Insisting US 'Still Reviewing' Policy

He spoke Thursday in Fairbanks, Alaska, at a meeting of the Arctic Council, an advisory group made up of the eight Arctic nations and indigenous groups. Janis Searles Jones, CEO of Ocean Conservancy, ...

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Leaders condemn latest North Korea missile

News has been able to confirm that North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile. North Korea's state media reiterated its position to enhance its self-defense capabilities Sunday as it test-fire...

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Outrage At Anti-Irish Racist Tweet

Outrage At Anti-Irish Racist Tweet

The message, which appeared on Nick Harrington's account during the song contest on Saturday night, was criticised as "appalling". You can keep your f***ing gypsies! He added: 'Hard border coming fo...

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Duterte Will Urge Trump Against North Korea War in Saturday Call

Duterte Will Urge Trump Against North Korea War in Saturday Call

However, it did include in a section, separate to the South China Sea chapter, about the need to show "full respect for legal and diplomatic processes" in resolving disputes. Southeast Asia leaders ga...

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Nations grapple with huge cyberattack, but more's coming

Nations grapple with huge cyberattack, but more's coming

Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 126,534 ransomware infections in 99 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. "Things could likely emerge on Mon...

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Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Security experts said it appeared to be caused by a self-replicating piece of software that enters companies when employees click on email attachments, then spreads quickly as employees share document...

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White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings

White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings

Within 11 days, Trump asked for Flynn's resignation, which, Spicer said, showed "the president acted decisively". Flynn's conversations with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to USA was a prima...

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Now what? Election puts BC into political parts unknown

The Liberals need only one more seat for a majority government, but Elections BC has until May 24 to release the final results. While still short of the four seats needed for official party status ...

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James Clapper Warns US Institutions In Danger

The President also dismissed reports that he demanded loyalty pledge from former FBI Director James Comey at a private dinner.Trump responded saying, "No, I didn't but I think loyalty to the country, ...

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White House says fourth detention of USA citizen in N. Korea "concerning"

Kim Mi Ok said her husband has been involved in agricultural development work at the university's experimental farm since 2014. His wife, Kim Mi-ok told CNN on Monday that she waited in a Chinese ...

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Syrian army will respond to violations of de-escalation plan, deputy PM

Syrian army will respond to violations of de-escalation plan, deputy PM

But it remains to be seen whether this latest worldwide effort will be any different than numerous other attempts that have thus far failed to end the six-year conflict. The US state department last w...

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