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Pence lands in South Korea soon after failed launch by North

Troops and military hardware were paraded in Pyongyang. "In terms of the test itself it is quite possible that Kim Jong Un went to that because there was a mass parade mass dance last night with fir...

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Trump Flips: Now friends with China and Enemies with Russian Federation

For Trump , the response to "the mess" involves an unhealthy focus on his predecessor an emphasis on bold promises: look again at the aforementioned quote and you'll see that the amateur president be...

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India on diplomatic offensive to save Kulbhushan Jadhav

However, sources said that consular access will not be provided for the subversive activities he carried out as an agent of RAW. Spokesperson for the Pakistan High Commission Khawaja Maaz Tariq told t...

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Arkansas encounters two new legal hurdles in execution plans

The state's Republican governor, Asa Hutchinson, had argued that the executions - which would have been the state's first since 2005 - had to be rushed through because one of the drugs used in letha...

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U.S. says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

Mr Tillerson, who has also had talks with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov , admitted that US-Russian ties were at a "low point". "It was planned and executed by Syrian regime forces we are q...

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Assad: Chemical attack in Syria is '100 percent fabrication'

Assad: Chemical attack in Syria is '100 percent fabrication'

The United States intelligence community concluded that Syrian forces were behind the chemical attack, using aerial intelligence, local reporting, and samples taken from victims of the attack in its...

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Clashes erupt as pro- and anti-Trump rallies converge in Berkeley, California

Clashes erupt as pro- and anti-Trump rallies converge in Berkeley, California

Fireworks and smoke bombs were thrown into the crowd, and a few demonstrators were doused with pepper spray.About 250 police officers were deployed to the scene by mid-afternoon after officials sought...

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Russia: 'Too Early Yet' to Know Whether Ties with US Will Improve

Russia: 'Too Early Yet' to Know Whether Ties with US Will Improve

Russia's top diplomat said Moscow will not "shield anyone" responsible for the attack. -Russian relations "may be at an all-time low". In his first interview since the incident, the president sa...

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German police arrest suspect with 'Islamist links' in Dortmund attack

German police arrest suspect with 'Islamist links' in Dortmund attack

The match was played less than a day after the Dortmund team bus was the subject of an attack using explosive devices. "We were not attacked on the field by an opponent; we were attacked from inside...

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No US trading partners designated as currency manipulator

His stance on Russian Federation and Syrian President Bashar-al Assad has also done a 180. However, it put China, China's Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Germany, and Switzerland on its Monitoring List,...

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European Union to expand sanctions on North Korea

Seoul's foreign ministry said in a statement that the DPRK's ballistic missile launch was a blatant challenge to the series of UN Security Council resolutions and a threat to peace and security in th...

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Dufner optimistic of RBC triumph

Dufner optimistic of RBC triumph

The former US PGA Championship victor twice made eagles on the front nine - from 14 feet on the second and a hole-out from the fairway on the fifth - and although there were three bogeys on his card t...

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RCB's Samuel Badree claims hat-trick against Mumbai Indians

Virat Kohli made a strong comeback and struck a fluent half-century but that couldn't prevent Mumbai Indians from handing RCB their third defeat in four games. When they make a combined total of 1660 ...

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BC Liberals outline platform promises just ahead of provincial election

The Opposition would replace our tax cuts with tax hikes. The theme of the BC Liberals' election platform may as well be "steady as she goes" as it mostly consists of the party's economic track reco...

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BC political parties focus on pocketbook issues on eve of provincial election

Another pre-election goodie from the B.C. Liberals. Drivers using the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges would pay no more than $500 a year, providing an annual savings of over $1,000 a year for comm...

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North Korea stages giant show of military strength

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over the massive parade in the capital of Pyongyang . It's also conducted engine tests that analysts say could potentially power a long-range missile . It ...

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Trump administration says no US trading partners manipulate currency

Baker says Trump is no doubt getting an earful on this matter from the CEOs he's been inviting to the White House. But the president hasn't even won confirmation for his U.S. In a statement, the Treas...

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'Mother of all bombs' kills at least 90 IS militants in Afghanistan

Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said on Saturday the number of Islamic State group dead was up from the 36 reported a day earlier. During his tenure as president...

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Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

Thousands of evacuees had been stuck on the road because of a disagreement over the number of rebels allowed to leave two other towns included in the deal, but the process restarted following the blas...

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Spain: ETA should disband and clear unresolved crimes

Spain: ETA should disband and clear unresolved crimes

Basque militant group ETA effectively ended an armed separatist campaign after nearly half a century yesterday, leading French authorities to the sites where it says its caches of weapons, explosives ...

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Libyan coastguards rescue immigrants, almost 100 feared missing

The Doctors Without Borders (MSF) boats Prudence and Aquarius rescued some 1,145 people from nine different dinghies in exhausting operations it said proved their presence off the North African coast ...

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US launches qualification tests for upgraded nuke bomb

US launches qualification tests for upgraded nuke bomb

Amid growing tensions in the Korean Peninsula over North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's nuclear program, and after the first-ever combat use of the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Blast Bomb, also known as t...

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Trump suggests Russian Federation may have had knowledge of Syria chemical attack

Trump suggests Russian Federation may have had knowledge of Syria chemical attack

Russia's top diplomat accused the United States of carrying out an unlawful attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces. Trump said during an interview on Fox Business Network this week...

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'Chips for kids' car explodes in Syria, kills hundreds

Video footage broadcast on Syrian state-run television showed heavily damaged and burned buses parked on the side of a road. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 24 people had ...

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Tillerson: 'The Reign of the Assad Family Is Coming to an End'

Tillerson: 'The Reign of the Assad Family Is Coming to an End'

Last week's attack prompted Washington to launch a barrage of Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian air base. However, the Russian President and his officials dismissed United States evidence that Assad h...

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New Cold War? US and Russian Federation tensions spiking

Russian Federation called for an impartial investigation into the chemical weapon attack and said moving towards regime change in Syria would only destabilize the region. The spokesman, Dmitry Pes...

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N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

The North's test firing Sunday could be seen as a message of defiance to the Trump administration in Washington, coming as it did on the day Vice President Mike Pence was set to arrive in Seoul for ta...

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French judges urge European Parliament to lift Le Pen's immunity

An Ipsos-Sopra Sterna poll indicate Macron and Le Pen are tied for the lead on 22 percent each meaning a swing of 500,000 votes against the Front National leader could swing the election entirely....

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Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

In this image made from video broadcast by North Korean broadcaster KRT, soldiers take part in a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Saturday, April 15, 2017. and Europe. North Korea's weapon...

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North Korea tensions: Reports of Chinese troops on border

In a tweet after the visit, Trump said it was a "great honor" to host Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan, while adding: "Tremendous goodwill and friendship was formed, but only time will tell on trade". Se...

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