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Pence to North Korea: Don't test us

Seemingly unabashed after North Korea's warning last week of an imminent "thermonuclear war," Vice President Mike Pence once again engaged in saber-rattling against the country on a surprise visit...

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Head of retail powerhouse Lotte indicted in South Korea corruption scandal

It is unclear if the process will begin before the May 9 election that will choose the country's next president. Park's downfall and the presidential election in South Korea also have the potential ...

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Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent for work with Russian Federation

No charges have been filed as part of the investigation. Did I mention that we're talking about the former campaign chairman to the sitting president of the United States? "Vetting new hires is st...

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Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela

Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela

The ban, which was imposed [VOA report] for alleged "administrative irregularities" during his time as the governor of Miranda and misuse of donations from the British and Polish embassies, would ba...

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Spicer: Comments 'inexcusable and reprehensible'

Spicer: Comments 'inexcusable and reprehensible'

Spicer then compounded his mistake when he said that Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people the same way that Assad is doing" when given the chance to clarify what he had said, before issuing...

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Trump, Pence warn N. Korea to 'behave'

Appearing later with South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, the vice president pointed to Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan as signs that the new administration would no...

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Trump's White House Was Competent Enough to Stage the Easter Egg Roll

In hosting the egg roll - whistling races to start, standing at attention for the national anthem beside the Easter bunny - Trump fulfilled one of the first ceremonial duties of his young tenure, as d...

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Calls to annul Turkish referendum result

Calls to annul Turkish referendum result

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns a referendum on constitutional amendments did not live up to global standards, telling voting monitors to "know your place". Returning in ...

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North Korean Missile 'Blows Up' on Test Launch

North Korean Missile 'Blows Up' on Test Launch

Pyongyang has carried out five nuclear tests - two of them a year ago - and multiple missile launches, one of which saw three rockets come down in waters provocatively close to Japan last month. While...

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Brazilian Daily Drops Corruption Bombs On Front Page

Brazilian Daily Drops Corruption Bombs On Front Page

Odebrecht paid so many big bribes to so many politicians, executives say, that they set up a company department to manage the money. According to former Odebrecht executive Marcio Faria, Temer too...

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White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win

White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win

Millions of Turks braved the illiberal hysteria he whipped up and said "No" to him. That he won by such a slim majority is extraordinary given the terrifying, authoritarian efforts he put into shutt...

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Lawmakers try to keep town halls from getting out of control

Lawmakers try to keep town halls from getting out of control

Attendees had to order tickets and their questions were chosen by a lottery. He was still shouted down repeatedly by a crowd angry about the GOP push to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The event, sh...

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Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Zinedine Zidane heaps praise on Isco after he sealed a brace with a 90th-minute match victor for Real Madrid at Gijon. Madrid was eventually eliminated 4-3 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw in Vigo. Th...

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North Korean senior official: We will conduct missile tests on 'weekly basis'

North Korean senior official: We will conduct missile tests on 'weekly basis'

Kim called the press conference to "categorically reject" the US decision to hold an open me eting of the Security Council on April 28 on North Korea's nuclear programme which is scheduled to be chair...

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Syrian President Assad's allies say US attack crosses "red lines"

Russian Federation and Iran have provided Mr Assad with critical military support in his war against rebel groups fighting to topple him. The two leaders also called for an objective investigation int...

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Korea conflict 'at any moment'

Korea conflict 'at any moment'

In a statement on official news agency KCNA, the North's Korean People's Army said Trump had "entered the path of open threat and blackmail against the DPRK". A North Korean official says his country ...

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North Korea shouldn't test Trump: Pence

On a visit to South Korea, Vice President Mike Pence said the US" commitment to its ally was "iron-clad and immutable' in the face of the North's work to advance its nuclear and ballistic missile prog...

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United States "patience" with N/Korea ends, says VP Pence

U.S. Vice President said Trump and Xi "reaffirmed their commitment to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula" and "committed to fully implement" UN Security Council resolutions while noting "urgency of the...

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Trump Repealed Federal Online Privacy Rules

Trump Repealed Federal Online Privacy Rules

Verizon does not sell personal web browsing histories and has no plans to do so but the company said it has two advertising programs that use "de-identified" customer browsing data, including one th...

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Turkey's Erdogan granted sweeping new powers

Turkey's Erdogan granted sweeping new powers

Garry Kasparov, the Russian chess champion and critic of President Vladimir Putin, noted that Erdogan's referendum has similarities with how Putin maneuvered himself into presidential power. The resul...

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No more patience with N.Korea, says U.S. vice president

Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the USA dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S". The Vice President added that the USA ...

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Centenary commemorations for Canadians who gave lives for peace in Europe

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will also join their father at the event which is being staged at a memorial on the battlefield in northern France, near the town of Arras. Let us remember those...

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Cain: Democrats Trying to Buy Georgia Congressional Seat

Cain: Democrats Trying to Buy Georgia Congressional Seat

President Donald Trump on Monday morning weighed in on the special election to fill an open House seat in Georgia by criticizing the leading Democratic candidate as "super liberal". That said, he fa...

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Cleveland shooter's family publicly disowns him on Twitter

Cleveland shooter's family publicly disowns him on Twitter

The health worker happened to cross paths with 74-year-old Robert Godwin and pulled out a gun, filming himself shooting the father of nine in the head, before driving away. Stephens, who has no prio...

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President Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

Vice President Mike Pence and his family spent the Easter weekend in South Korea. "But the era of strategic patience is over", he declared. So when the medium-range missile test failed right after...

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India, Australia ink six pacts

Following the exchange of agreements, Modi and Turnbull via video-conferencing jointly inaugurated the TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechology Centre (TDNBC) at TERI's Green Campus in Gurugram, Haryana. There ha...

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North Korea plan ANOTHER nuclear test

The US said a ballistic missile exploded within seconds of the launch. On Sunday night, ahead of Pence's arrival to South Korea, Pyongyang appeared to have carried out an unsuccessful missile launch...

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No peace in Syria until regime change, USA ambassador to United Nations says

He said Western allegations that Assad's regime was behind a chemical weapons attack last week were "baseless" and suggested it was carried out by rebel groups to influence global public opinion. A Wh...

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Police warn of GoFundMe scams after Cleveland Facebook killing

Police warn of GoFundMe scams after Cleveland Facebook killing

In the separate video, authorities said Stephens claimed to have killed more than a dozen other people. The search for him has expanded nationwide. Mr Godwin was just walking down the street in C...

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Donald Trump's son-in-law beats U.S. secretary of state to Iraq

Donald Trump's son-in-law beats U.S. secretary of state to Iraq

Kushner's foray into global affairs comes less than a week after the president named him to a commission on battling opioid abuse. "As far as I'm concerned, if that's the kind of engagement happenin...

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