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Brinksmanship With North Korea A Dangerous Game

While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential escalated USA response trailed Pence as he began a 10-day trip to Asia amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric. The Asia...

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Canada to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby 7s quarter-finals

Canada to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby 7s quarter-finals

That match was no picnic either, with the team quick out of the gate, taking an impressive lead of 19-0 only to see the it evaporate to a 19-19 tie. Canada raced into a 19-0 lead but the Eagles roar...

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North Korea struts its military stuff

North Korea , still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political ...

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Russia vetoes UNSC draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem welcomed worldwide inspectors to visit the base Washington said served as a platform for the attack. The country's top two diplomats have admitted that the...

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Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over

The missile "blew up nearly immediately" after it was sacked on Sunday morning, USA military officials said, less than a day after leader Kim Jong Un paraded a never-before-seen long-range ballist...

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Pence warns NKorea not to mistake U.S. resolve

Trump has suggested that the US will take a tougher stance against North Korea, telling reporters last week: "North Korea is a problem". "What has happened in recent years, at a period of our maximu...

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China working on the North Korean problem

McMaster also used familiar language Sunday to describe North Korea's "provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior", while leaving all options on the table as his team helps develop plans o...

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Britain 'concerned' by North Korea missile test

In a test launch in August past year, the missile flew 500 kilometres from a submarine and crashed into waters near Japan, prompting Mr Kim to declare that North Korea had gained "perfect nuclear-atta...

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North Korea fails to launch missile

Friday media reports pointed to satellite observations suggesting that North Korea could be preparing for yet another nuclear test in the coming days. North Korea's ICBMs were the most notable on t...

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Showers, storms expected Easter Sunday across Oklahoma

Showers, storms expected Easter Sunday across Oklahoma

The more organized area of rain and thunderstorms is staying well to our west and north, more in the Midwest. This round of storms should shift south of most of the viewing area by lunchtime Monday ,...

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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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AP Uncovers Nearly 2000 Sexual Abuse Allegations Among UN Peacekeepers

Haiti suffered a two-year political crisis until the recent election and inauguration of Moise as president. There are now 2,342 troops on the ground in Haiti, who would withdraw over the coming six...

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Driver in Stockholm lorry attack is Uzbeki man known to police

Driver in Stockholm lorry attack is Uzbeki man known to police

Authorities have reportedly questioned over 500 people and, in addition to the two arrests, have detained four other people in connection with the incident. In July 2016, more than 80 people were kil...

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Calls For Resignation Mars Zuma's 75th Birthday

Calls For Resignation Mars Zuma's 75th Birthday

The reshuffle led worldwide rating agencies Standard & Poor's and Fitch to downgrade South Africa's credit rating to junk status. Zuma is expected to step down in December as leader of ANC and many ...

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Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

The Trump administration's response to North Korea's failure was unusually matter of fact. The joint U.S. -South Korean military camp is just outside the 2.5-mile-wide DMZ. President Donald Trump's ...

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The US Plan to Neutralized North Korea Doesn't Involve the Military

The high-profile failure came as the North tried to showcase its nuclear and missile capabilities around the birth anniversary of the North's late founder and as a USA aircraft carrier neared the Kore...

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Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Former President Mahmud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) felt sufficiently sure of the Supreme Leader's condition that he defied his order not to challenge again for the Presidency in the forthcoming President...

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India sings Tibet tune to pacify China on Dalai Lama trip

India sings Tibet tune to pacify China on Dalai Lama trip

He was responding to a query on whether the visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh signals a change in India's policy on Tibet or on the boundary negotiation issue. Asked to elaborate what "nega...

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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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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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Maryland lawmakers take a break from politics to observe Passover Seder

Maryland lawmakers take a break from politics to observe Passover Seder

Rachel Ungar, a UA Junior and president of the Hillel Jewish Student Association, said that she believes that the story behind Passover is significant because of its underlying message of unity and ho...

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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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Britain names man killed in Stockholm attack

Britain names man killed in Stockholm attack

Lofven said the government was doing everything possible to help the security services. Mr Evenssen said police are holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack on Friday and have q...

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South Korea Shows Kim Jong-Un How Missiles Are Supposed To Work

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and U.S. militaries said they detected what they called a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch. A senior US White House official said Trump wanted to work wit...

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Syrian Army expels Daesh terrorists near Deir ez-Zor Airbase

Syrian Army expels Daesh terrorists near Deir ez-Zor Airbase

It also highlighted that the Syrian army neither possessed chemical munitions, nor would ever use them, arguing that terrorist groups continued to use chemical weapons against Syrian civilians with im...

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North Korea's latest launch a fizzer, but main players remain tight-lipped

He's launched dozens of projectiles and conducted three nuclear tests since coming to power after his father's death in 2011, and claimed in January to be nearly ready to test-fire an intercontinental...

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Indo-Australia to boost skill development

Asserting on the importance of maintaining of peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, the Indian leader said challenges like terrorism and cyber security require global strategy and solutions....

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Trump advisers: U.S. seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

Trump advisers: U.S. seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

The UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has since called off a visit to Moscow , saying the situation had changed "fundamentally" and he would work with the USA in pursuit of a ceasefire. Syrian sta...

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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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Engaged couple on way to wedding disobey rules, removed by United Airlines

Not wanting to wake the man, Hohl said they made a decision to sit a three rows up in seats 21 B and C. He said they didn't think it would matter because the flight was half full with multiple empty...

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