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China urges Korea peninsula denuclearisation

China urges Korea peninsula denuclearisation

Earlier this month, the acting USA ambassador to Australia James Carouso told The Australian that within two years, North Korea could have the missle capacity to strike Australia. Recent US commercial...

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N Korea tension has to be stopped from reaching 'irreversible' stage: China

However, this year's celebrations come at a tense time on the Korean Peninsula, days after a United States strike group was deployed to the region and amid expectations of another missile or nuclear...

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New suspect in German soccer attack motivated by greed, not radical Islam

She did not rule out possible accomplices, but there were now no indications that others were involved. A 28-year-old German-Russian man was charged Friday with bombing the Borussia Dortmund soccer ...

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Contentious election law bill up for public hearing in House

A bill scheduled to be heard in a state senate committee would decriminalize pot in the rest of the state. Phil King , committee chairman, said there were concerns from universities, especially p...

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Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets

Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets

All this to say that the reporter's question was fully justified, and that Westbrook shouldn't have taken it as an attempt to destroy his team's chemistry. But he is shooting 37.3 percent from the fie...

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Mexico will 'eventually' pay for border wall

Vice President Mike Pence swears in Mick Mulvaney as Director of Office of Management and Budget in the White House complex in Washington , Thursday, F. But the question remains on whether or not Pre...

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Marc Bartra: Borussia Dortmund defender released from hospital

With Dortmund players due back on the pitch in the Bundesliga, police are pursuing leads in their probe of Tuesday's attack that left Spanish worldwide Marc Bartra and a policeman injured. Frankfurt d...

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McDonald's order led police to Facebook killer in the US

McDonald's order led police to Facebook killer in the US

Almost 48 hours after the shooting death of Robert Godwin Sr., 74, on Easter Sunday, two of his daughters and the killer's ex-girlfriend met for the first time. "I looked out and I'm like, 'It sure do...

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Le Pen faces Macron in final round of French presidential election

With 90 percent of votes counted, the Interior Ministry said Macron had almost 24 percent, giving him a slight cushion over Le Pen's 22 percent. Martin Schulz, the Social Democrat candidate to chall...

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Trump meets with Egyptian aid worker released from Cairo jail

Aya Hijazi was arrested in 2014 on charges of child abuse and human trafficking. Hijazi and her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, an Egyptian, returned to the Washington area this week. President Trump...

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Le Pen Posts Strong Showing, Pro-Europe Eyes Turn to Macron

France is now steaming into unchartered territory, because whoever wins on May 7 can not count on the backing of France's political mainstream parties. While Le Pen faces the runoff as the underdog, i...

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Obama meets with at-risk youth ahead of Chicago speech

U. of C., Northwestern University, Loyola University Chicago , the University of IL at Chicago , Roosevelt University and Chicago State University were all given tickets, and there are no more ticke...

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Exxon's Not Getting Russian Drilling Permits From Trump After All

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal's Jay Solomon and Bradley Olson reported that Exxon Mobil Corp. applied to the Treasury Department for a waiver from sanctions on Russian Federation in an ...

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Mike Pence issues North Korea warning as 1200 marines ready for war

Mike Pence issues North Korea warning as 1200 marines ready for war

Defying worldwide pressure, the North on Sunday tried to test-fire another missile in an attempt that failed, but which fuelled fears that it may be preparing for its sixth atomic weapons test. Han ...

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Erdogan warns Turkey EU bid 'on table' after referendum

Erdogan warns Turkey EU bid 'on table' after referendum

Should we worry more about Turkey's swaggering sultan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan? The changes will also allow the president to be affiliated with a party, allowing Erdogan to restore his ties with the Ju...

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Voting starts in Jakarta run-off election for governor

His rival in the race, former culture and education minister Anies Baswedan, is a close ally of Prabowo Subianto, the politician who was defeated by Widodo in the 2014 presidential election and plans ...

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United States defense secretary Mattis in Israel for talks on Iran, Syria

Backing a recent assessment by a senior Israeli military official , Mattis told a news conference in Tel Aviv Friday morning that Syria still possesses chemical weapons. Iran's influence is at the ...

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U.S. to Conduct Comprehensive Policy Toward Iran

Earlier this week, the administration certified to Congress than Iran was complying - at least technically - with the terms of the deal, clearing the way for Iran to continue enjoying sanctions relief...

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Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas

Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas

The White House argues that the program undercuts American workers. On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) titled "Buy American and Hire American". Additionally...

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EU Urges Turkish Authorities to Launch 'Transparent Investigations' into Vote Results

EU Urges Turkish Authorities to Launch 'Transparent Investigations' into Vote Results

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday a critical report by European observers on the referendum contained several mistakes which he believed were deliberate. Tana de Zulueta, head of the...

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'Nuclear war may break out anytime'

North Korea's isolated totalitarian regime marked the birthday of founder Kim Il Song over the weekend with a massive military parade and an attempted missile launch, but the spectacle wouldn't have ...

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EU Hopeful UK Vote Will Smooth Brexit Path

Together we can change the direction of our country. That would make it easier for her to ignore opposition calls for a softer European Union exit - making compromises to retain some benefits of mem...

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North Korea warns against US 'hysteria'

North Korea attempted to launch a new missile early Sunday, but the device "blew up nearly immediately", the US military said. North Korea , still technically at war with the South after their 195...

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Daesh 'mufti' killed in W. Mosul: Iraqi police official

Daesh 'mufti' killed in W. Mosul: Iraqi police official

Analysts believe that many senior members of the Islamic State fled in the days and weeks before Iraqi forces, backed by Kurdish and Shi'ite militias, began the major operation to retake the city in O...

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Le Pen took French party from pariah to spotlight _ and now?

Le Pen, who is herself bidding to make history as France's first female president, follows in the footsteps of her father, who founded the National Front and reached the second round of the presidenti...

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May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

Brexit has divided both of Britain's main political parties, but Labour is also struggling under Corbyn's leadership, with 172 of his 229 MPs a year ago trying unsuccessfully to oust him. But things c...

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Euro jumps as Macron and Le Pen lead French election count

As polls across the country closed, projections put far-left contender Jean-Luc Melenchon and conservative Francois Fillon just behind the front-runners. Alluding to the fake jobs scandal that dog...

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Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' controversy

Apparently the news hasn't reached the Trump Justice Department , but NY is the safest large city in this nation and a beacon to other cities. But New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio , who has ar...

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Trump to set executive orders on environment, energy this week, official says

In February, Trump promised a "phenomenal" tax plan within a few weeks, without offering details. "We're taking steps to make our economy more fair and prosperous for all". Mulvaney said the administr...

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Evans runs marathon for 1st time since bombings

Evans runs marathon for 1st time since bombings

Although Bobbi Gibb was also in the race for the second straight year, one of the unofficial runners known as bandits, race director Jock Semple fumed at the sight of Switzer in an official bib and tr...

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