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Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

He noted to the soldiers that his late father, Edward, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star on April 15, 1953 - 64 years to the day of the vice president's dep...

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Pence calls North Korea missile test a 'provocation'

That is in the best interests of the people of the region". But a USA foreign policy adviser traveling with Pence on Air Force Two sought to defuse some of the tension , saying the test of what was...

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Neil Gorsuch confirmed after Senate deploys 'nuclear option'

Neil Gorsuch confirmed after Senate deploys 'nuclear option'

They approved a rule change dubbed the "nuclear option" to allow Gorsuch's confirmation by Friday. A Senate showdown is at hand over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and it could chan...

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WaPo: Obama admin got FISA warrant on Carter Page during campaign

WaPo: Obama admin got FISA warrant on Carter Page during campaign

The warrant was granted as the FBI conducted a counterintelligence investigation into Russian interference in the election, an operation U.S. intelligence later concluded was ultimately created to hel...

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Vettel wins tense Bahrain Grand Prix, Hamilton second

Bottas" lap was comfortably faster than Rosberg's pole time past year of 1:29.493, but the overall speed of the new era "fatter-and-faster' machines was less notable in the desert heat than it had b...

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G-7 ministers aim to press Russia to end Assad support

G-7 ministers aim to press Russia to end Assad support

The official made the announcement at a press conference after the meeting with his counterparts from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. He says he agrees with other Eur...

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Trump says China working on NKorea 'problem'

At the city's annual Kimilsungia flower show - held to celebrate Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founding ruler, Kim Il Sung , and the purple orchid named for him - thous...

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McMaster: North Korea 'coming to a head'

Pence arrived at Camp Bonifas for a briefing with military leaders and to meet with American troops stationed there. The failure came one day after North Korea celebrated the 105th anniversary of th...

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Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

Griffen granted the order after McKesson Medical-Surgical, which does not want its product used in executions, petitioned to stop the state on the grounds that the drug had been misleadingly obtained....

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V.P. Mike Pence addresses troops on N. Korea 'provocation'

The timing also coincides with increasing tensions between the US and North Korea. These, when placed alongside comments made by top official Choe Ryong Hae about the United States asking for "nucle...

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Timeline of North Korea's claimed nuclear tests

Timeline of North Korea's claimed nuclear tests

An official from South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM. The United States, South Korea and other countries have vowed ...

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China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

Also Friday, North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview that Trump's tweets - he recently tweeted, for example, that the North is "looking for trouble" - h...

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Point Dem Loss in Special House Election Was a 'Scare'

Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes , right, and Sen. Now, the resistance turns to Georgia, which holds a closely watched special election next week. He also didn't vote for Tru...

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India and Australia decide to expand defence-security ties

Accompanied by Simon Birmingham, Education and Training Minister, Turnbull's visit will focus on energy security for India's fast-growing economy, cooperation on education and trade. After the talks, ...

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BJP protests Telangana's Muslim quota, leaders detained

BJP protests Telangana's Muslim quota, leaders detained

With 90 per cent of Telangana's population comprising Backward Castes, Scheduled Cates and Tribes and minorities, the state definitely needed more than 50 per cent reservation, he added. He said the B...

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USA military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

USA military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

His late father, Edward, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star on April 15, 1953 - 64 years to the day of the vice-president's departure for South Korea. Presid...

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Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

Washington has a chance to avenge that loss and more over the next two weeks as the No. 4 seed has home-court advantage against the No. 5-seed Hawks . The Hawks clinched the fifth seed by winning ...

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North Koreans hiding in Malaysian embassy return to Pyongyang

Meanwhile, nine Malaysians who had been barred from leaving North Korea returned to Malaysia early on Friday. North Korea had wanted the body of the man killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airpor...

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Donald Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Throughout his presidential campaign, many critics called for Trump to release his tax returns. Trump has previously said Americans don't care about his returns. Of course our dear commander in ch...

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US weighs up options with China after latest missile test

CNN's Will Ripley in Pyongyang, North Korea, reported there was no immediate confirmation from North Korean state media about the launch. North Korea's Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Han Song Ry...

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Man United beats Chelsea 2-0 to open up EPL title race

Man United beats Chelsea 2-0 to open up EPL title race

Goals by Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera sank Chelsea and, with six games left for the top two, there is little room for any more slip-ups by Antonio Conte's side who a few weeks ago looked like the...

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Iran's Ahmadinejad sees no threat from US

Iran's Ahmadinejad sees no threat from US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the driving force behind a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, registered today to run for re-election next month, state television footage showed. The presidency wo...

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North Korea says its 'swords drawn'

Beijing stopped importing coal, an important export for the regime, but Trump has little chance of persuading North Korea's only ally to take action against Kim Jong-un, due to China's concern of...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria

Putin also asserted that Syria has complied with an agreement to dispose of chemical weapons "so far as we know". The current "low level of trust" between the US and Russian Federation must be impro...

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Harry Styles impersonates Mick Jagger on Saturday Night Live

There has been a suggestion that Fallon was chosen to host the first of these live-everywhere episodes to give a boost to his " Tonight Show ", which has lost ground to Stephen Colbert's "Late Sho...

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Russian Foreign Minister claims understanding between US and Russia over Syria strikes

The secretary of state echoed his president's statement, saying "there is a low level of trust between our two countries". "The world's two primary nuclear powers can not have this kind of relations...

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Washington knew Pyongyang would test another ballistic missile

President Donald Trump's plans for reclusive North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nuclear tests in defiance of U.N. sanctions, regularly threatening to destroy the South and the United...

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Cases, but also cafeteria duty, await Gorsuch at high court

But when it comes to the selection of a Supreme Court justice who will attack the democratic rights of working people and uphold the privileges of corporations and billionaires, the Democrats roll ove...

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North Korea conducts 'failed' missile launch

A TV screen shows file footage of North Korea's ballistic missiles, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea , Sunday, April 16, 2017. There was a high degree of confidence it was not an ...

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Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

Saying "this problem is coming to a head", national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster said Sunday "all of our options are on the table, undergoing refinement and further development" in reaction...

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