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Putin says 'intimidation' of North Korea must end

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, blasted North Korea's latest missile test Sunday, saying it "is not the way to sit down" with President Donald Trump. "As South Korea's diplomatic...

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N.Korea claims new missile has United States in crosshairs

It comes days after the election of a new South Korean president. North Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can c...

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Severe storms kill at least 14 people in US

Severe storms kill at least 14 people in US

No details of the Holmes County death were immediately available. Brandt is among three people killed in flooding in Missouri . In Arkansas, the search continued for two children separated from t...

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South Korea's prez scraps state textbooks to 'normalise history education'

Xi told Moon South Korea and China should respect each other's concerns, set aside differences, seek common ground and handle disputes appropriately, China's foreign ministry said. The U.S. and North ...

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Alone in the wrestling ring: Reactions to Abbas-Trump meeting

In a press conference after their meeting President Trump talked in broad terms about how the United States could help Israelis and Palestinians reach a peace agreement. Sources in the State Departme...

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Worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service - minister

Mr Turnbull's cyber security adviser, Alastair MacGibbon, said none of Australia's government agencies or health systems had been hit. The attack held hospitals and other entities hostage by freezin...

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Airstrikes on ISIS in Syria Kill 30, Mostly Civilians

Airstrikes on ISIS in Syria Kill 30, Mostly Civilians

The militants have besieged those districts for almost two years. The Syrian government along with its Russian ally have made regular aid drops into the besieged area where about 200,000 people live w...

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New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected claims the government ignored warnings the NHS was vulnerable to a possible attack. The ransomware attack struck British National Health Service organisatio...

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Moon to send lawmaker as special envoy to China

Moon to send lawmaker as special envoy to China

A U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Thursday Washington remained open to talks with North Korea, but needed to see that it would "cease all its illegal activities and aggressive behavior in th...

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Stoltenberg: NATO may send many more troops to Afghanistan

Stoltenberg: NATO may send many more troops to Afghanistan

To fix these problems , Trump's most senior advisors have formulated a plan to send thousands more US troops to Afghanistan that can train lower level units. Army Rangers late last month. USA force...

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How the fidget spinner origin story spun out of control

How the fidget spinner origin story spun out of control

As a result, an increasing number of schools have chose to ban the seductive toys. As a teacher and a parent, I also recognize first-hand that kids learn differently. A fidget can help bring focus t...

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Chelsea leave it late, but secure EPL title

Chelsea leave it late, but secure EPL title

A 1-0 win over West Brom on Friday night meant Chelsea have been crowned Premier League champions after finishing tenth last season and Conte has managed to conquer England in his first campaign...

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South Korea says North's claim of missile progress needs analysis

If confirmed, that would make it the highest test out of the seven Pyongyang has conducted this year. Although outside experts see several places where North Korea is likely stretching the truth, ...

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China's Xi positions himself as free trade and climate champion

The forum which started today aims at reviewing the progress made so far and discussing ways of boosting and building cooperation platforms-(ENA). Leaders from 29 countries attended the forum, as we...

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Anger as North Korean missile lands in sea 100km from Russia

Anger as North Korean missile lands in sea 100km from Russia

South Korea and the U.S. agree with North Korea's claims on the missile's altitude and distance flown, South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesman Roh Jae-cheon said at a briefing in Seoul on Monday....

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Human Shield: Army inquiry gives Major clean chit

Human Shield: Army inquiry gives Major clean chit

Pertinently, Army had convened a CoI on April 15 last month, two days after an FIR was filed by J&K Police into the human sheild incident, involving Major Nitin Gogoi from 53 Rashtriya Rifles. Offic...

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Chrystia Freeland Praises Rex Tillerson's Work On Arctic Climate Change Declaration

Trump pledged to pull out of the agreement but has delayed a decision. Earlier, Tillerson said the Trump administration was still reviewing its climate change policies, notwithstanding his signature...

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Choosing a thoughtful gift for Mother's Day

Choosing a thoughtful gift for Mother's Day

I lost my mom in July of 2012. However, owing to the efforts of Anna Jarvis, by 1911 all U.S. states observed the holiday, with some of them officially recognizing Mother's Day as a local holiday....

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The Guardian view on Myanmar: some humans have more rights than others

The Guardian view on Myanmar: some humans have more rights than others

Myanmar's Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing has also rejected the United Nations findings and described more than a million Rohingya in Rakhine as "Bengali" interlopers, despite that they have been liv...

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Congress calls on Election Commission to reconsider opinion about EVMs

The EVM Hackathon would give an opportunity to experts to examine the EVMs and check whether the allegations of EVM tampering is correct. The Election Commission says its open challenge to prove the...

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Myanmar and Holy See Establish Diplomatic Relations

Myanmar and Holy See Establish Diplomatic Relations

Police said they would prosecute those responsible for the information, which has spread quickly on online social networks that have grown in popularity amid expanding freedoms and internet access in ...

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How to protect your business from future ransomware attacks

The PSNI has said it has been liaising with relevant agencies "to ensure that here in Northern Ireland we are adequately briefed and prepared for the possibility of any potential similar incident". A ...

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No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

The Nigerian government has called for heightened vigilance and intensified awareness efforts on symptoms of hemorrhagic fevers following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A...

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Hamas' Meshal Pleads Trump to Seize 'Historic Opportunity' to Pressure Israel

Trump's remarks came in a joint statement following a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on Wednesday. The Palestinian leader said he envisions a two-stat...

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Haley says North Korea's leader in 'state of paranoia'

North Korea claimed Monday that it successfully tested a new missile the previous day capable of carrying a "large, heavy nuclear warhead". "There are no excuses that justify N. Aside from space lau...

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Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Lt. Col. Manish Mehta said, " Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars from 0715 hours along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector ". A woman...

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BC election brings unwelcome uncertainty for business as Greens hold balance

The NDP won 41 seats and the Greens have three seats, leaving Weaver to determine whether to side with the Liberals or the New Democrats in a minority government situation. The results aren't 100% off...

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Microsoft slams government secrecy after 'wake-up call'

A Microsoft spokesman reached Sunday said the company had no comment. Like the name Ransomware suggests, The WannaCrypt0r 2.0 bug encrypted all the data within a computer system, putting it under a ...

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Germany chancellor welcomes new French president

Germany chancellor welcomes new French president

Melenchon urged them not to give Macron a parliamentary majority. Philippe and Macron have much in common, with Philippe echoing the generational shift in French politics that the 39-year-old Macr...

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Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

North Korea's KCNA news agency reported a successful launch of a Hwasong-12 missile on Sunday. North Korea's official Rodong Sinmun devoted half of its six-page Monday edition to coverage of the mis...

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