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U.S. 'Era Of Patience' With North Korea Is Over - VP Pence

The United States , its allies and China are working together on a range of responses to North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test, Trump's national security adviser said on Sunday, citing...

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Jenson Button to make one-off F1 return at Monaco

He'll do a great job for us, I'm sure of that". "I didn't go away from F1". He wants to be one of the few people to say he's won the Triple Crown like that. The Spaniard says his focus remains on Fo...

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Turkey referendum: Early results indicate support for Erdogan

Numerous votes are coming from the Turks residing overseas in Germany, reportedly at 1.6 million. The opposition were particularly incensed by a decision by the Supreme Election Board (YSK) to allow...

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Turkey's president claims referendum win

Turkey's president claims referendum win

Under the changes, most of which will only come into effect after the next elections due in 2019, Turkey's governance will be transformed from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency. Mr E...

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Pence: Era of strategic patience with North Korea over

Pacific Command said , hours before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was due in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms program. Viewing his adversaries in the distance, U.S. Vic...

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France's Le Pen accuses rival Macron of being soft on Islamists

France's Le Pen accuses rival Macron of being soft on Islamists

By which time Le Pen's hopes for a Front National victory could already be extinguished. That would make your vacation across the Atlantic a little cheaper - so enjoy planning to travel to the Europea...

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UK, Brussels row over Gibraltar rumbles on

UK, Brussels row over Gibraltar rumbles on

In the EU's draft position on the exit talks distributed by Tusk, Gibraltar was given explicit mention. "That will not change", said British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. This is a clear acknow...

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North Korea's missile launch: What we know

A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, USA and South Korean officials said , a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful US aircraft carrier approache...

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at late founder's birthday parade

North Korea conducted two such tests previous year alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on lo...

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Shark kills 17-year-old surfer in southern Australia

Shark kills 17-year-old surfer in southern Australia

The girl has been taken to Esperance Hospital in a critical condition. Wylie Bay Beach has been closed until further notice, and police have urged people to stay out of the area for at least the n...

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Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

Meanwhile, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea as part of his first trip to Asia, and is expected to talk with the South Korean side about issues related to the Democratic People...

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NUT delegates denounce Sats, as union paves way for boycott

NUT delegates denounce Sats, as union paves way for boycott

Mr Courtney said: "The Conservatives did not include this in their 2015 manifesto". It came a day after he laid down an ultimatum to Education Secretary Justine Greening to increase government fundi...

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North Korean Medium-Range Missile Test Fails

Its national airline, Air China, has canceled some flights to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, due to poor demand but it has not suspended all flights there, it said on Friday. Last week, he said ...

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France's would-be presidents rally in Paris days before vote

But the most striking trend in past days has been the late surge in support for Melenchon, a former Trotskyist who would pull France out of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and, like Le Pen, possibl...

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Manhunt for man who broadcasted shooting on Facebook live in Cleveland

A cell phone belonging to Stephens was pinged overnight on the east side of Erie County, Pennsylvania, according to City of Erie Police Sgt. Robert Hill, but there have been no legitimate sightings of...

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Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile

Trump tweeted on Sunday. The DMZ is a heavily mined 4-kilometers-wide strip that separates the two Koreas. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid tit-for-tat sab...

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Turkey's opposition CHP cries "fraud" in crucial referendum

Results carried by the state-run Anadolu news agency showed the "yes" vote had about 51.3% compared to 48.7% for the "no" vote with almost 99% of the vote counted. "Many illegal acts are being carried...

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Sajjan to talk defence, trade and innovation with Indian officials this week

Sajjan to talk defence, trade and innovation with Indian officials this week

One can take a lesson from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "The state government will provide full security to the minister and also ensure that he gets due treatment as per protocol", he pointed out. "...

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DPRK missile test provocative, destabilizing

DPRK missile test provocative, destabilizing

According to US and South Korean officials, North Korea's missile launched a missile on Sunday which exploded before hitting target. That eased the risk of imminent retaliation from Trump , who had s...

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Senate Republicans Invoke 'Nuclear Option', Confirm Judge Gorsuch

Senate Republicans Invoke 'Nuclear Option', Confirm Judge Gorsuch

That would give Trump a further chance to shape the court after his first nominee, Neil Gorsuch, was sworn in on Monday for the lifetime job to replace the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia aft...

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Police arrest suspect in deadly truck attack in Stockholm

Police official Jonas Hysing told a news conference: "We know that he showed sympathies for extremist organisations, among them IS". A man arrested in Stockholm after Friday's fatal lorry attack i...

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Mother of teacher's assistant recounts daughter's terror during North Park shooting

District Superintendent Dale Marsden told parents at a meeting that the new rule only applies to North Park but might be applied to other campuses. Sykes said her son-in-law killed Smith because she...

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Polling stations open in Turkey's crucial referendum on reforms

Sigmar Gabriel and Angela Merkel. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum that narrowly grants him sweeping new powers, as opposition parties alleged massive fraud....

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Increased Security As Egyptian Copts Attend Easter Services

Increased Security As Egyptian Copts Attend Easter Services

On April 9, the joyous Palm Sunday celebration turned into tragedy after two bombing incidents killed 44 people. One British Coptic Christian, Amir, stated his belief that his faith is seen as e...

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Canada introduces long-awaited legislation to fully legalise marijuana

It should be legal by July 2018. In spite of many lawmaker's enthusiasm for the proposed law, Canada's nation-wide legalization of recreational cannabis could conflict with worldwide drug treaties w...

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North Korea's missile launch threatens whole world, says South

North Korea's missile launch threatens whole world, says South

He then walked up to a podium and clapped with senior government officials to address the thousands of soldiers and a massive crowd taking part in the parade in capital Pyongyang . The Pentagon confi...

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US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator

US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator

Germany, along with Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Switzerland were also on the "monitoring list" in the US Treasury report. "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with...

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Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Assad

Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Assad

In his first interview as President Donald Trump's top national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster on Sunday backed the USA missile attack on Syria last week, saying "we're prepared to do more",...

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Witnesses describe horror of Syria bus bombing that killed almost 70 children

Witnesses describe horror of Syria bus bombing that killed almost 70 children

Pope Francis, in an Easter message, also condemned the attack, describing it as "ignoble", and asking God to bring healing and comfort to what he called the "beloved and martyred Syria ". The buses h...

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North Korea test launch fails just after regime shows off new missiles

It was unclear exactly when the conversation took place on Sunday, but Xinhua's report of the call came out after a failed missile launch by North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signs an order...

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