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Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

All had been in Sarawak, a Malaysian state in Borneo. Zhongnanhai sells the trucks to a dealer in the border city of Dandong before they are resold to North Korea, he said. Japan had a $69 billion...

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Advisers hope snap election will bring Brexit clarity

The poll lead had prompted many senior Conservatives to call for an election, particularly as May will need a strong parliamentary majority as she seeks to negotiate Britain's exit from the European U...

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Vauxhall has a new large SUV called the Grandland X

Vauxhall has a new large SUV called the Grandland X

It's launched the Insignia, and is about to launch the Crossland X SUV in the space just below where the Grandland X will sit. Grandland X drivers and passengers can enjoy outstanding connectivity t...

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Trump's 2016 taxes under audit and won't be released, Spicer says

Trump's 2016 taxes under audit and won't be released, Spicer says

Trump has said that Americans "don't care at all" about his tax returns, but polls show 74% of Americans say he should release them. Trump suggested that rallies in Florida, New York and Washin...

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When US President Trump gets a sharp nudge from First Lady Melania

When US President Trump gets a sharp nudge from First Lady Melania

Referring to the president taking questions about North Korea's nuclear weapons program at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, which attracts thousands of people each year, CNN anchor Kate Boldu...

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Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

MSF tweeted: "How many people would have crossed if we weren't there today, Frontex? ". African migrants whose boat sank off the Libyan coast gather upon their rescue at the Tripoli branch of the A...

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Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Israeli officials are refusing to negotiate with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners, now on day 2 of their protest . Hundreds of other civilians in solidarity with prisoners have taken to the stree...

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Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the USA out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. The official pointed out the recent engagement with the Chinese, and t...

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Russia: Vladimir Putin meets Tillerson as Syria rift deepens

Security Council chamber, we shouldn't have expected anything different. I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing. "We want Russian Federation to use its influence over the Assad regime to ...

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Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

Panama Papers had published a leak of documents belonging to Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm. The papers exposed prominent politicians, celebrities, businessmen and criminals who had set up o...

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Aleppo Bus Convoy Attack Aimed at Disrupting Reconciliation Process: Syrian Envoy

Aleppo Bus Convoy Attack Aimed at Disrupting Reconciliation Process: Syrian Envoy

At least 109 of the 126 dead were evacuees, among them 68 children. Saturday's explosion happened as the Al-Fu'ah and Kafraya convoy, bound for a regime-controlled portion of Aleppo , paused at a c...

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New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

Plesch based his research on documents from the United Nations War Crimes Commission archive, which was closed to researchers for 70 years but was opened because of the work of former U.S. "Among th...

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North Korean Nuclear Showdown

The vice president's comments come after he spoke to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier earlier in the day. Pence said after the meeting that Trump believes it is...

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Ahmadinejad to run in Iranian presidential election

Ahmadinejad to run in Iranian presidential election

Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad submitted his name for registration for the May 19 presidential election on Wednesday in an apparent reversal of earlier promises not to run. Mr Rouhani, who engin...

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US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to...

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Critics savage 'Washington poodle' Johnson for pulling out of Moscow talks

He said the best outcome would be a peace agreement that leads to a transitional government accepted by all Syrians, followed by elections in which all Syrians, including those living overseas, could ...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Speaking a few hours after the polls closed, Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the CHP, complained that last-minute changes meant ballots did not have to be officially stamped to be accepted, leaving ...

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USA 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

Shinwari's spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani, said that a clearance operation in the area was continuing. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), as it is officially called - or the "Mother of al...

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British PM refuses to participate in TV debates before snap election

Even though political commentators have been debating the advisability of calling a snap election since the Brexit referendum, the announcement caught majority by surprise. The 60-year-old vicar's d...

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US Defense Chief Says North Korea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

Trump acknowledged on Sunday that the softer line he had taken on China's management of its currency was linked to its help on North Korea. The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the Unite...

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Palestinians in Israeli Jails begin Hunger Strike

The Israeli Prison Authority has isolated all hunger striking Palestinian detainees, canceled all family visits in addition to illegally confiscating all their belongings, including clothes except for...

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Manchester United v Chelsea: Premium League

The Daily Star says Chelsea have been rocked by the news that Mourinho is eyeing a reunion with Willian at United. Otherwise, Chelsea are largely unchanged from the 3-4-3 side which has served Ant...

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UK MPs expected to approve Theresa May's plan for snap general election

True to form, May made her mind up to call for the election in splendid isolation (on a walking holiday in Wales) and has left everyone speculating as to what motivated the U-turn. British Prime Minis...

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Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to "junk" status

Zuma and the ruling party have been weakened by other scandals around the president. The ratings agency joins Standard & Poor's in stripping the nation of its investment-grade credit rating, leavin...

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General Election 2017: Labour "relish" snap election

Initially, EU officials had said that the talks could start in late May once a detailed negotiating mandate had been agreed among the EU's 27 other members. Labour has already said it supports an earl...

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Man with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Man with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Jock Semple, the official who tried to push her off the track, died in 1988 as one of Switzer's friends. After watching friends, who are also amputees, cross the finish line past year, he knew he coul...

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Examining Consequences Of Australia's 457 Visa Abolition: Centre

Examining Consequences Of Australia's 457 Visa Abolition: Centre

The move to scrap the 457 Visas was to ensure Australians were able to obtain Australian jobs according to Mr Turnbull. Tamworth Mayor Col Murray believes that changes to the 457 visa program "cou...

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Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Mr Turnbull said Australia was the "most successful multicultural nation in the world", but Australian workers "must have priority". The main countries of citizenship for primary visa holders in Aus...

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Searching for Justice Neil Gorsuch: A Primer

Searching for Justice Neil Gorsuch: A Primer

Gorsuch repeatedly suggested it would be "a lot simpler" or "a lot easier if we just follow the text of the statute". The court had its full complement of nine justices, five conservatives and four ...

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North Korea 'gotta behave' and must not test US, says Donald Trump

North Korea 'gotta behave' and must not test US, says Donald Trump

Earlier this month, on Trump's command, the US military launched 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield in retaliation for a chemical attack killing scores of civilians. Deputy UN ambassador...

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