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US commander: Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in 'coming days'

As the tensions between the U.S. and the DPRK continue to escalate, a group of 40 women leaders from across the world has called on U.S. President Donald Trump to avert war with North Korea in a lette...

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USA military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site

USA military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site

Speculation had mounted that the DPRK could carry out a sixth nuclear test or another missile launch, as in the past, to mark 85 years since the founding of its army. The top United States commander i...

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J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Modi, discusses deteriorating situation in Kashmir

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Modi, discusses deteriorating situation in Kashmir

She told the prime minister that the Centre should seriously think about the welfare of the state. Referring to the increase in stone-pelting incidents, she said there were some young people who wer...

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Nebraska lawmakers weigh in on North Korea tensions

Nebraska lawmakers weigh in on North Korea tensions

After their briefing, members of the House expressed confidence in the administration officials who spoke, but some said they had real concerns. North Korea routinely accuses the United States of ...

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I've not seen Birmingham play this season, admits Redknapp

I haven't got a magic wand that's for sure, it's up to them. Birmingham carry all the hallmarks of a club intent on self-destruction, making freakish managerial decisions that make no sense - someth...

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Canada To Fight US Lumber Duties

Canada To Fight US Lumber Duties

Freeland firmly denied that. The draft had been created by Peter Navarro, the director both of Trade and Industrial Policy and of the White House National Trade Council, and by key Trump strategist ...

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Turkey will not wait at Europe's door forever: Erdogan

Turkey will not wait at Europe's door forever: Erdogan

PACE's decision to reopen monitoring process against Turkey is an attempt to exert political control over Ankara, Yusuf Cinar, head of the Turkish analytical center Strategic Outlook, told Trend. "The...

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Israel targets 'drone' and Syrian army base in two strikes

A spokeswoman for the Israeli military, asked if Israel had been involved in carrying out the air strikes on Thursday, told Haaretz : "We can't comment on such reports". Hezbollah's al-Manar media st...

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ASEAN expresses alarm over NKorea nuclear tests, missiles

Officials said the administration of US President Donald Trump was weighing options to deal with the North Korean nuclear programme, including military preparations. ASEAN leaders are then due to meet...

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WH Quickly Clarifies: Actually, Tax Plan Won't Impact 401(k) Tax Exempt Status

But there's an even bigger potential windfall that investors should be paying attention to: The one-time tax holiday for US companies that want to repatriate cash from their foreign subsidiaries. Pres...

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Trump doesn't write off chance of 'major, major' conflict with North Korea

Trump doesn't write off chance of 'major, major' conflict with North Korea

In one of his attempts to flex America's muscle, the president claimed a USA naval fleet was headed for the Korean Peninsula, just to find out that not only wasn't that the case but the White House al...

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Tillerson says China asked NK to stop nuke tests

Tillerson, speaking on Fox News, also said United States intelligence reports suggest that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was "not insane", indicating he might be a rational actor who could be nego...

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Tillerson to lay United Nations groundwork to boost North Korea sanctions

Tillerson to lay United Nations groundwork to boost North Korea sanctions

China "confirmed to us that they had requested the regime conduct no further nuclear test", Tillerson said. The admiral acknowledged there's uncertainty within United States intelligence agencies ov...

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Parties showed mixed reactions over Trump's remarks on THAAD

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his United Nations debut Friday, chairing a high-level Security Council session on the threat posed by North Korea's quest to build a nuclear bomb. But ...

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Trump's tax plan would have severe consequences

President Donald Trump debuted his long-awaited tax-reform proposal on Wednesday. But as mentioned above, state and local tax (SALT) deductions would no longer be available. How does this plan ...

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Trump's North Korea dilemma - are sanctions the way to go?

Though the US and South Korea have repeatedly said THAAD will be directed only at North Korean missiles, the Chinese know that THAAD's radar can be easily switched into a long-range mode that would gi...

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US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

The U.S. Air Force dropped the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, colloquially known as the Mother of All Bombs, on a network of ISIS-controlled buildings, tunnels, and caves on April 13. They're...

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US admiral says North Korea crisis `at worst point´

And on Wednesday, South Korea started installing key parts of a contentious us missile defense system against North Korean missiles that also has sparked Chinese and Russian concerns. "I'm reasonably ...

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Samsung posts impressive Q1 2017 financial results

A year on from the disaster, Samsung looks to redeem itself and will be looking to make a comeback with its Samsung Galaxy Note 8. With the way things have been going for Samsung, it is safe to say ...

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Venezuela To Pull Out Of OAS Regional Block: President

In a letter to the permanent council of the Organization, Almagro called for the application of the American Democratic Charter to Venezuela and threatened to suspend the country's membership if it do...

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White House press secretary unsure about 401(k) future

Mnuchin argued that the tax cuts would spur faster growth, which, in turn, would produce more tax revenue. Are you still promising no absolute tax cuts for the wealthy? Even Republican economists adm...

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Documents reveal where teacher planned to take girl before his arrest

The charge carries a minimum of prison term of 10 years and a maximum of life. U.S. Magistrate Judge Kendall Newman on Monday afternoon ordered Tad Cummins held as both a flight risk and a danger to...

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Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

U.S. president Donald Trump is to host Mr Abbas at the White House the day before, for talks on efforts to revive the Middle East peace process. The Palestinian national crisis had become very deep an...

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Tillerson: we will wait as long as North Korean threat is 'manageable'

Tillerson: we will wait as long as North Korean threat is 'manageable'

President Donald Trump's policy on North Korea is different from that of his predecessor, Barack Obama, mainly in the point that the current administration is taking on the problem as the No. Now, Tru...

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USA rejected Exxon's bid to bypass sanctions on Russian Federation

USA rejected Exxon's bid to bypass sanctions on Russian Federation

Those sanctions prohibit US businesses from providing goods, services, or technology to five Russian energy companies, including Rosneft , the country's largest oil company - freezing the partnersh...

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Suspect In Delaware Trooper Shooting Dead After Police Standoff

Media outlets report that Wawa officials said in a statement that they are "deeply saddened" after the shooting in the parking lot of the store in Bear on Wednesday. Police are reportedly afraid that ...

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Turkey Says European Rights Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Referendum

Turkey Says European Rights Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Referendum

The U.S. then wanted an additional batch of files and evidence from Turkey, which Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag presented to then-U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch during a meeting last October. H...

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United Kingdom banks will 'soon' move some operations to Europe

United Kingdom banks will 'soon' move some operations to Europe

Mr Staley , an American, had been a strong ambassador for Barclays in the United States and had helped the United Kingdom bank win business, the investor said. Staley after the executive repeatedly ...

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Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

He added, "We'd love to solve things diplomatically but it's very hard". The president also praised Chinese president Xi Jinping for attempting to keep the dispute with North Korea under control, bu...

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Mnuchin can't promise plan won't raise taxes on middle class

Mnuchin can't promise plan won't raise taxes on middle class

Asked about the plan's spectacular giveaways to the wealthy on the "Today" show , he said , "This isn't about a dramatic cut in taxes for the wealthy ... And his heirs could eventually enjoy his eno...

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