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Pence's new warning to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pence's new warning to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Navy's Atsugi air facility in Ayase, southwest of Tokyo, . (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool). "We will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and...

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Emma Morano, world's oldest person, dies in Italy at age 117

Emma Morano, world's oldest person, dies in Italy at age 117

Ms. Morano was married once but said during interviews that it had not gone well. "Her characteristic is that she always eats the same thing, every day, every week, every month and every year". Her la...

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South Korea's Former President Park Charged in Corruption Probe

Park is also accused of offering policy favours to top businessmen who enriched Choi, including Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong who was arrested earlier and is also on trial for bribery. Park's ties with ...

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U.S. tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

One diplomat said it was unlikely the Security Council would be able to resolve differences on the statement. She said that she wanted Pyongyang to see that the USA was not an aggressor. It's a ma...

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Hundreds of Palestinians jailed in Israel go on hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians jailed in Israel go on hunger strike

Later Monday, there were unconfirmed reports in both Israeli and Palestinian media that Barghouti had been moved from his usual prison, Hadarim, near Haifa, and had been placed in solitary confineme...

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International Monetary Fund upgrades Australias growth forecasts expects 2017 GDP at 31 pct

International Monetary Fund upgrades Australias growth forecasts expects 2017 GDP at 31 pct

If the U.S. labor market turns out to have little slack left to absorb the stimulus from Trump's proposed tax cuts and spending plans, inflation and interest rates could rise more sharply than expec...

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All the things Donald Trump has said about releasing his tax returns

All the things Donald Trump has said about releasing his tax returns

Trump has continually cited his audit as his reasoning for not releasing his returns. Since Nixon, every president has released tax returns, except for Gerald Ford, who instead made public a decade'...

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UN Security Council votes to end peacekeeping mission in Haiti

None of the peacekeepers has been jailed for the alleged crimes. FILE - A United Nations peacekeeper takes cover behind national police officers while demonstrators throw rocks, during a protest aga...

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It's very worrying, disappointing the way we lost, says stunned Wenger

It's very worrying, disappointing the way we lost, says stunned Wenger

We have to respond very quickly and not accept it". "All we can do is apologize for that performance", Arsenal's Theo Walcott said after Arsenal fans had sung " You're not fit to wear the shirt ...

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Vice President Mike Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

Speaking to USA and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and risky threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific re...

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MPs set to approve May's snap election

May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, beginning a two-year negotiating period to settle divorce terms and agree a new trading relationship. It would be ...

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North Korea promises to 'pulverise' United States bases

North Korea promises to 'pulverise' United States bases

Kim Jong-Un, looking relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides, oversaw the festivities on the Day of the Sun at Pyongyang's main Kim Il-Sung Square. Wang last month urged North Korea to susp...

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Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

She said the review was a fig leaf to cover a decision by the Trump administration to abide by the Iran accord, if grudgingly. Under the deal, which took effect in January previous year, Iran ...

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Trump likely to loom in 6th district runoff

Trump likely to loom in 6th district runoff

A Democratic victory in the district would be unprecedented and speak volumes about how the public views Trump's presidency and the Republican party. It's not over yet. If you can, you saw it instan...

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Facebook Murder Suspect Kills Self After Police Pursuit

Facebook Murder Suspect Kills Self After Police Pursuit

In the video, he asked Godwin to repeat her name. Stephens killed himself, authorities said. "I wouldn't wish that on anybody". San Francisco: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday vowed t...

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Britain's House of Commons approves snap general election

The next parliamentary election was not due until 2020. "That is what our plans for Brexit and our plan for Britain will deliver, and that is what the Conservative Party will be offering at this ele...

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President Erdogan readies to retake reins of ruling party

The deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) said on Tuesday that his party had done the same, and would use all legal paths to challenge the vote. The European Commission w...

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Pope Francis shakes hands with Bill O'Reilly

Pope Francis shakes hands with Bill O'Reilly

Despite these losses, Fox News has continued to beat all comers in cable ratings, including non-news networks. Lastly, and most importantly, we want to underscore our consistent commitment to fost...

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Vinson carrier group expected off Korea in late April

After the White House incorrectly boasted about an " armada " of USA aircraft carriers headed towards the Korean Peninsula as tensions between the USA and North Korea continued to surge last weekend...

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What Is The U.S. Goal In Syria?

Russian and Iranian presidents in a phone conversation stressed the inadmissibility of "aggressive" US actions against Syria in violation of worldwide law, the Kremlin said in a statement issued on Su...

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Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers back June 8 election

Votes in France in April and May, and in Germany in September, have the potential to reshape the political landscape around the two years of Brexit talks with the European Union expected to start in e...

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US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

So Pence struck a stern tone after arriving at a USA naval base from South Korea. Vice-President Mike Pence has warned North Korea not to test U.S. "I don't want to telegraph what I'm doing or wha...

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AIADMK's ruling faction ousts Sasikala, Dinakaran and family

AIADMK's ruling faction ousts Sasikala, Dinakaran and family

The only question which remains unanswered is whether Edappadi Palaniswamy would move out and Panneerselvam be made the Chief Minister. A Delhi Court had earlier on Monday sent Sukesh Chandrashekhar...

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Russia-US relations put to test after strike on Syria

As Tillerson sat down for talks with Lavrov on Wednesday, a volley of statements, including from a senior Russian official, appeared timed to maximize the awkwardness during the first visit to Moscow ...

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Tom Brady Shares Why He's Missing White House Visit

Tom Brady Shares Why He's Missing White House Visit

Thirty four members of the Patriots squad were absent from the visit, while 34 attended the ceremony. Wednesday's visit also comes as the team grapples with the news that former Patriots star Aaron ...

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Aus visa move unlikely to impact Indian IT workers: Nasscom

The new measures are the second tranche of changes to Australia's immigration system in less than a week. A permanent resident has most of the same rights as an Australian citizen, though they mus...

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N Korea displays vast military parade, warns United States amid nuclear test fears

N Korea displays vast military parade, warns United States amid nuclear test fears

Kim was greeted Saturday with thunderous applause as he stepped into view on a large podium, clapping to acknowledge the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim Il Sung ...

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Islamic State death toll hits 90 from huge USA bomb in Afghanistan

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs" - was unleashed in combat for the first time, hitting ISIS positions in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday. But the ...

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North Korea's soldiers parade missiles and march as United States of America tensions rise

North Korea's soldiers parade missiles and march as United States of America tensions rise

North Korea shows off what appears to be launch tubes for a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) during a military parade Saturday in the capital of Pyongyang to celebrate the 105th birthda...

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Corbyn criticizes May for dodging debates after calling for snap election

The bookmakers gave odds of 5 to 1 for no overall majority. As Theresa May called an early general election for June 8, it seemed that Shropshire readers agreed. "She has come into this election b...

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