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North Korea ballistic missile launch challenges new leader in Seoul

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe repeated the protest in comments to reporters. According to South Korean and Japanese media, the missile was sacked from Kusong region located northwest of Pyongyang it f...

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Election Commission dismisses AAP's so-called demonstration of EVM tampering

Election Commission dismisses AAP's so-called demonstration of EVM tampering

The date of the proposed challenge would be decided after the all-party meeting. The AAP workers led by Delhi Minister Gopal Rai staged a dharna outside the EC office on the busy Ashoka Road, blocki...

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Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

A doctor who said hospitals could be vulnerable to ransomware one day before a virus struck the NHS has warned this could "just be the beginning". Europol said a special task force at its European C...

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Manhunt for hackers behind global cyber attack

The cyber attack was first reported from Sweden, Britain and France, US media outlets reported. Security experts said it appeared to be caused by a self-replicating piece of software that enters com...

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LaMarcus Aldridge pours in 34 points to lead Spurs to series win

Jonathon Simmons started in place of Leonard and played very well, finishing with 18 points and four assists. San Antonio compiled a 60-37 rebounding advantage and limited Houston to 28.6 percent sh...

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North Korean missile reached altitude of over 2000 km - Japanese minister

Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, said if the missile does have the range to hit Guam, it could give North Korea "a regional nuclear deterrence", meaning it mi...

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Russian Federation says Syria safe zones will go into effect

Fighting subsided in Syria on May 6 after a deal signed by government backers Russian Federation and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey to create four "de-escalation zones" began to take effect. Unde...

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Trump Says He Wants to Pick New FBI Director Quickly

Sen. Mark WarnerMark WarnerWarner: Senate Intel Committee would "love" Comey to testify in open hearing Flynn subpoena sets up battle between White House, Congress Democrat Senator warns of poor "outc...

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United States says it supports China's infrastructure connectivity plan

China will launch 100 "happy home" projects, 100 poverty alleviation projects and 100 health care and rehabilitation projects in countries along the Belt and Road . White House adviser Matt Pottinger...

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'Perfect Storm' of Conditions Helped Cyberattack Succeed

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said all but six of the NHS trusts back to normal Saturday. The moves came after attackers on Friday used a recently leaked attack tool developed by the National Security A...

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Macron talks up 2024 Paris Olympic bid to Bach

Yoga instructor Michael Phillip poses with a Los Angeles 2024 sign outside Staples Center , Friday, May 12, 2017, in Los Angeles . The evaluation commission starts its three-day visit on Sunday, a...

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President Trump, People Do Care About Your Taxes, and Russia Too

President Trump, People Do Care About Your Taxes, and Russia Too

The letter doesn't define key terms, including "Russian sources" and the phrase "your tax returns do not reflect", which is used to describe the apparent lack of Russian investments, debt and income i...

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New exec order will target Trump's voter fraud claims

The decision to revisit the voter fraud issue comes during a tumultuous week, after Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey. In a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian election tam...

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Clark, Horgan, Weaver all say they're willing to work with other parties

NDP leader John Horgan would be asked to form a new government, with Green Party support, or a new election could be called. Weaver, speaking to supporters Tuesday night, said the Greens could work...

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China, US seal trade deal as ties warm

Under the agreement, the United States would welcome Chinese companies negotiating agreements to purchase US -produced liquefied natural gas . Initial reaction on the USA stock market was relativel...

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Azerbaijani judoka grabs gold medal at Baku 2017

Azerbaijani judoka grabs gold medal at Baku 2017

Athletes will compete at 16 sports facilities in 17 Olympic and three non-Olympic types of sports. The second day of the artistic gymnastics competitions started at the National Gymnastics Arena as ...

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GST best for states to improve finances: RBI

GST best for states to improve finances: RBI

Under the GST, the states will be able to maximize development as they will now be able to prioritize the expenditure in sync with the tax they collect. Earlier, the sales tax department had cancelled...

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Venezuela hopes no country hinders China's 'fantastic' Silk Road initiative

China today described its new Silk Road initiative as "a project of the century" with President Xi Jinping pledging to pump in a whopping United States dollars 124 billion for projects that are part ...

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Trump says he will nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon

Trump says he will nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon

I was thinking about it during this period of time. Trump, however, said it "wouldn't be a bad question to ask". White House spokespeople later refused to say whether the president's conversations...

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Germany demands more free trade guarantees on China Silk Road plan

Ciobo also condemned North Korea's latest firing of a ballistic missile early on Sunday, but would not be drawn on whether North Korea's attendance at the summit - at Beijing's invitation - sent the w...

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Nepalese vote in 1st local elections in 20 years

Nepalese vote in 1st local elections in 20 years

Voters tu ed out in significant numbers as the first phase of the Nepal's local polls started. The remaining four provinces, considered potential flashpoints for election-related violence, will vote...

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President Trump Says Michael Flynn Is 'a Very Good Person'

President Trump Says Michael Flynn Is 'a Very Good Person'

Undisclosed payments that Flynn received from Russian-backed entities have also inspired questions from lawmakers looking into allegations of coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian go...

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Russia, China worried about rising tensions over North Korea

Russia, China worried about rising tensions over North Korea

Delegations from the United States, South Korea and North Korea are also there. She says more analysis was needed. "This missile launch posed no danger for the Russian Federation". Moon, a liberal w...

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In Interview, Trump Calls Comey 'Showboat,' Denies Colluding With Russia

In Interview, Trump Calls Comey 'Showboat,' Denies Colluding With Russia

The attorneys general of 20 states are also calling for appointment of a special counsel. The lead signer, MA attorney general Maura Healey, was joined by her colleagues from California, Connecticut...

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North Korea tests ballistic missile

At a huge military parade that Kim presided over last month, North Korea displayed two of its newest model missiles, including the submarine-launched ballistic type it successfully fired a year ago an...

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The new faces of France? Macron's candidates gather in Paris

The new faces of France? Macron's candidates gather in Paris

Macron will be officially sworn in as president on Sunday morning after walking up the red carpet to the Élysée Palace. Before the ceremony began, he spent almost an hour with his predecessor, who h...

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Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America. But It's Really All About Beef

It remains unclear how far China will go to allow more American exports. President Trump tweeted the news this morning, adding, "That's real news". But trade experts questioned the magnitude of ...

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Poster of pope and 'devilish' Trump kissing appears in Rome

When asked if he hopes Trump will soften his stance after their meeting, the pope said it's a "political calculus" he can not afford. Pope Francis has written an encyclical on the environment, in whic...

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New York Mets Thinking About Promoting Tim Tebow

New York Mets Thinking About Promoting Tim Tebow

Any promotion wouldn't likely happen until mid-summer, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post . "There has been discussion about moving the former Heisman Trophy victor to a higher level withi...

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Seoul: Moon, Xi agree on denuclearization goal

South Korea's relations with Japan are strained by the Japanese military's sexual exploitation of South Korean women during World War II, and relations with China have been irritated over the THAAD an...

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