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White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

In a followup, a reporter noted that "when the President of the United States says there's military hardware going to a region in the middle of a crisis on the Korean Peninsula, the allies of the Unit...

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Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

During the South Lawn ceremony, Trump recounted reading a supportive letter from Belichick on the eve of the election, while Kraft saluted the president as a friend for decades. Patriots spokesman Sta...

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VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

One of the most common refrains from Trump, Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been "the era of strategic patience is over", referring to what was essentially a wait-and-see tactic to deal...

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Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Company officials also disclosed that they had urged Obama administration officials to make US sanctions consistent with European Union sanctions, which gave greater latitude to European companies to ...

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Mike Pence in Japan to talk trade, North Korea threat

Mike Pence in Japan to talk trade, North Korea threat

Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of an "iron-clad" alliance with the United States in the face of the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nu...

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Six Killed, More Than 100 Injured in Kashmir Election Protests

Six Killed, More Than 100 Injured in Kashmir Election Protests

The seven per cent voter turnout is the lowest in 27 years in the state. The Election Commission has ordered a re-poll in 38 of the 1,559 polling stations which fall in the Srinagar Parliamentary co...

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Athletes, fans honor Stockholm truck attack victims

Mr Evenssen said police are holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack on Friday and have questioned over 500 others. Of the four fatalities, one was identified to be a British ci...

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North Korea missile test fails as Pence heads for South

North Korea missile test fails as Pence heads for South

But the North's Workers' Party of Korea Vice Chairman Choe Ryong-hae said in a speech Saturday that Pyongyang is ready to respond to the US with "an all-out war" including nukes. A submarine-launche...

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Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack

Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack

On the eve of the Passover, the Israeli government sent condolences to Egypt and called on Israelis visiting the Egyptian Sinai Desert to return home immediately on Monday. The Counter-Terrorism Burea...

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Trump signs directive on foreign tech hires

Trump issued the 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order on Tuesday in Wisconsin, stating that the order will tighten guest worker visas like H1-B, and would also require American agencies to pu...

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Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in May, minister says

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in May, minister says

They argued that this contravened Turkish electoral law. Trump called Erdogan Monday to congratulate him on his victory in the referendum on expanding presidential powers in Turkey. Numerous irreg...

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Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

Vice President Mike Pence issued a fresh warning to North Korea from the deck of a USA aircraft carrier in Japan, hours after reports emerged that the approaching "armada" Donald Trump touted last wee...

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Aaron Hernandez had gang ties in prison?

Aaron Hernandez had gang ties in prison?

The news that former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his jail cell in an apparent suicide marks the final dramatic moment in a life filled with high-profile court cases. ...

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Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Petersburg on Monday. Another explosive device was later found at a nearby station but it was made safe by authorities. The officials have said they were investigating suspected accomplices of the...

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Opposition seeks annulment, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan won't entertain

Opposition seeks annulment, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan won't entertain

Germany said on Monday the close result in Turkey›s referendum on expanding Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan›s powers was a big responsibility for him to bear and showed how divided Turkish society wa...

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USS Carl Vinson carrier group expected off Korea at end of April

They were ordered to head north to the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korean provocations, defense officials told CNN at the time . That must have kept the loony North Koreans off balance....

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Scandal-struck Haiti UN peacekeeping mission to end

United Nations troops from Nepal infected Haiti's water supply with cholera. "We are at the end of an important phase in Haiti", he said . Haley asked, citing the AP's investigation detailing how...

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Join Labour and put Corbyn in Downing Street, Momentum tells supporters

Britain's second female prime minister, who took over last summer following her predecessor David Cameron's failure to convince voters to back the European Union, also appears to have won strong popul...

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Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

Mass rallies held by Islamist activists have called into question Indonesia's reputation as a home to a more moderate form of Islam. An activist group called Indonesian Women Against Violence yester...

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Aaron Hernandez Killed Himself in Jail Last Night, Authorities Say

The executive director of the statewide inmate-advocate organization said she believes Aaron Hernandez's death is the first reported successful suicide by an inmate hanging a sheet from a window at ...

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Questions about Ivanka Trump's business and politics not going away

Questions about Ivanka Trump's business and politics not going away

Back in November, shortly after Donald Trump's election victory, Ivanka met with Japan's Prime Minster Shinzo Abe while she was negotiating a licensing deal with a company whose primary shareholder ...

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Trump Hopes 'Things Will Work Out Fine' Between Russia and US

Trump Hopes 'Things Will Work Out Fine' Between Russia and US

President Trump took to Twitter on Thursday morning to reassure Americans that "things will work out between between U.S.A. Russia", tweeting , "There will be lasting peace!" On Wednesday, the pr...

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N Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 and KN-14 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade. Kang Gil-won, a 26-year-old graduate living in Seoul, said his biggest concern was no...

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Trump says United States relations with Russian Federation at 'all-time low'

President Trump is saying relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low", just hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a lengthy meeting with President Vladimir Putin , with ...

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North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up U.S.

Speaking alongside South Korea's acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday, Mr Pence said North Korea should not test US President Donald Trump. While Japan's trade surplus with the U.S.is much sma...

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Theresa May criticised for ruling out live TV debates

Ms Thornberry played down the significance of Mr Woodcock's comments: "John Woodcock doesn't have to worry because he doesn't have to vote for Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party, so I don't r...

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Delhi Police probe reaches Chennai — AIADMK symbol row

He has told local news outlets that there has been no revolt within the Sasikala faction of the AIADMK, and that all leaders of the party are with him. The Election Commission of India had frozen the ...

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Mother of Facebook killer pleaded with son prior to murder

Mother of Facebook killer pleaded with son prior to murder

He said that Stephens appeared agitated, saying he couldn't wait for his fries and he had to go. He then shot him, forever linking Lane and the victim's family. According to the restaurant's manager, ...

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What to watch for next in the Georgia special election

The race to replace now-Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price attracted national attention as Democrats tried to turn it into a referendum on President Trump. While Ossoff's massive haul was i...

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US'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

Current President Ashraf Ghani's office said on Friday that there was "close co-ordination" between the USA military and the Afghan government on the operation, and they were careful to prevent any ci...

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