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North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension

But then we always have to combine diplomatic pressure, diplomatic overture with Beijing to determine the future of Norht Korea or the Korean peninsula. Mr Abe said Japan likewise hopes for peaceful d...

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Knicks-Celtics trade involving Carmelo Anthony a real possibility

Knicks-Celtics trade involving Carmelo Anthony a real possibility

One of Ainge's concerns, a source told the Post , was that trading for Anthony would have given the C's no real cap space to work with for the 2017 free-agent class. According to Jacobs, Burks woul...

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Campus announces new date for conservative pundit Coulter

After that incident, in which masked anarchist protesters vandalised property both on campus and in downtown Berkeley , President Donald Trump responded. " If that's banned, then no conservative can ...

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Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

She also assailed Trump's proposed rollback of HIV and AIDS research funds in his budget. (At this mention of her coming out, the crowd cheered; "I already did it", Wachowski responded dryly.) In adva...

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North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike'

North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike'

Pence met in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, focusing on the U.S. resolve to defend Japan and persuade China to assume a larger role in dealing with North Korea . But no one was pred...

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Charity worker returns to US after being detained in Egypt

Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian who holds USA citizenship, was acquitted by a Cairo court on Sunday along with seven others who had worked with street children. Antony Blinken, the former deputy secretary o...

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Governor to make statement on Virginia death row inmate Ivan Teleguz

Governor to make statement on Virginia death row inmate Ivan Teleguz

McAuliffe said Thursday that he believes Ivan Teleguz hired another man to kill his ex-girlfriend in 2001. "Governor McAuliffe correctly recognized that our system of justice can not stand by and al...

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Tom Brady won't attend White House SB celebration

Several other players boycotted the celebration, saying they don't feel comfortable at the White House so long as Trump is president. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: President Trump was beaming as he intro...

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Two Seattle police officers shot in botched robbery, one in critical condition

Dana Yin said he was working by the Maritime Building when directly across the street he saw a black man with a police auto following him. KIRO 7 reports that the incident began when the teens alleg...

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Lawyer tells rape trial jury women are 'good' at lying

Lawyer tells rape trial jury women are 'good' at lying

The defense team argued that the sex was consensual and that the victim's version of the story wasn't credible. "They can't make chicken salad out of chicken squat", Farese said, and added, "Don't...

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China, America Need to Do More to Stop North Korea -- Gordon Chang

China, America Need to Do More to Stop North Korea -- Gordon Chang

Ryan said he was encouraged by the results of efforts to work with China to reduce tension, but that it was unacceptable North Korea might be able to strike allies with nuclear weapons. "When we req...

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Arkansas overcomes legal hurdles, carries out execution

Ledell Lee, 51, was executed through a legal injection cocktail of three drugs, including one that has sparked sharp debate. "In preparation for their scheduled executions, Johnson and Lee were move...

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Teacher filled Cialis scrip before 'kidnapping' teen student

The girl was apparently healthy and unharmed, and authorities said their main concern was her emotional and mental state. "There is no doubt that she has suffered severe emotional trauma and that he...

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Marine Who Lost Leg Runs Marathon with US Flag

And she competed in Boston several more times, placing in second in the women's race in 1975 with a time of 2:51, her personal best. Ayr, who runs for the Western Mass Distance project, was the 18th A...

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Court formally throws out more than 21K tainted drug cases

Court formally throws out more than 21K tainted drug cases

Thousands of drug cases tainted by disgraced former state chemist Annie Dookhan were marked for dismissal Tuesday after more than four years of litigation and a high court decision that forced the h...

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Missing Tennessee student found with teacher in California

Missing Tennessee student found with teacher in California

Deputies in Siskiyou County located a 2015 silver Nissan Rougue at the cabin that matched the description of the auto Cummins was driving, according to the sheriff's office. Teacher Tad Cummins , 50....

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Protesters march to demand Trump release tax returns

Protesters march to demand Trump release tax returns

More than 180 protests were planned across 48 states on Saturday - including in Montana. Today , April 18, is the deadline for filing returns for federal income tax. Trump criticized the demonst...

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Appeals court rejects 1 challenge for inmate

Appeals court rejects 1 challenge for inmate

Three other planned executions were canceled this week because of court decisions. On Thursday, a divided U.S. Supreme Court also denied the inmates' request for stays of execution, which were submi...

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Dodgers Unveil 'Powerful and Inspirational' Jackie Robinson Statue

Dodgers Unveil 'Powerful and Inspirational' Jackie Robinson Statue

The university also welcomed Jackie's wife Rachel Robinson and the Robinson family back to Westwood to visit the "42" monument in front of the Jackie Robinson Athletics & Recreation Complex on...

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Missing Tenn. student found, former teacher arrested

Missing Tenn. student found, former teacher arrested

The 49-year-old woman who was married to her husband for 31 years is seeking alimony and attorney fees, according to the four-page suit. "He's like, 'This is my last $10". In the days before the two d...

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Ivanka Trump heading to Germany for official visit

Ivanka Trump heading to Germany for official visit

Ivanka Trump will be traveling to the German capital Berlin at the invitation of Chancellor Angela Merkel to participate in the so-called W20 (Women 20) summit - an initiative led by women of 20 count...

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After months of quiet travel, Obama to speak in Chicago

After months of quiet travel, Obama to speak in Chicago

The 44th president's public appearance will also come just days ahead of the 100-day mark for President Donald Trump. Community leaders as well as young adults from Chicago-area schools, according ...

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Rams hosting Colts in fall season opener

Rams hosting Colts in fall season opener

One of the main reasons behind the struggles of the Rams was a lack of offense after the unit averaged just 14 points per game, but hopefully all of that will change with all of the hype surrounding ...

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Kidnapped Tennessee Girl Safe, Teacher Arrested

He said Thomas appears to be healthy and unharmed, but authorities are concerned about her emotional and mental state, and will continue to view her as a potential witness and victim in the case. Thom...

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Former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping student captured

Investigators also recovered two loaded handguns and a collection of stones marked with the names of locations where the two had presumably stopped during their travels, Lopey said. Tad Cummins , he...

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San Francisco power outage snarls traffic shuts rail station

San Francisco power outage snarls traffic shuts rail station

A power outage forced the closure of BART's Montgomery Station in San Francisco during Friday's morning rush hour and knocked out traffic lights from Union Square to the Marina District and the city...

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Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

His resignation from the state Senate Friday - after standing his ground, however shaky, and hiring a lawyer - is the first publicly decent thing he's done since he spewed his hateful words. Artiles u...

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Tillerson: Iran Remains a Leading State Sponsor of Terror

In a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Tillerson certified "that the conditions of Section 135 (d)(6) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA), as amended, including as amended by the Iran...

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USA again puts faith in China to rein in North Korea

In response to North Korea's fifth nuclear test on September 9, the Obama administration deployed two nuclear-capable supersonic B-1B Lancer strategic bombers, dubbed "swans of death", four days later...

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Arkansas vows double execution will proceed after Supreme Court reprieve

Davis and Bruce Ward were set to be executed Monday night and had been granted stays by the state Supreme Court. It's the second time in seven years that Davis, who was convicted in a 1992 murder, h...

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Le Pen says France must reinstate border checks to fight

Le Pen says France must reinstate border checks to fight "Islamist terrorism"

One of the wounded officers was critically injured but is improving, he said . His manifesto also calls for withdrawal from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance and the Internat...

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Aaron Hernandez's Brain Will Be Donated To CTE Research

Authorities said investigators found three handwritten notes next to a Bible in the cell. You can put on an act like nothing happened, but you've got a soul. He was still sent to a hospital but was pr...

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Seattle officers shot, 1 critically; a suspect on the run

The suspects, two males and one female, then fled. About a block away, police attempted to stop the pair suspected in the robbery. Several officers were shot while responding to a robbery in Saattle. ...

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House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

The week before Yates had been scheduled to testify, Comey confirmed the existence of the FBI's investigation into ties between President Trump's campaign and Russian Federation in an open hearing. Nu...

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'John 3:16' written in blood on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says

'John 3:16' written in blood on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says

It's not clear what they may have discussed. Hernandez apparently hanged himself from a bedsheet affixed to a window in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. The suicide a...

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