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

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

But now, Pence will try to reassure his jittery hosts that those decades-old security commitments are ironclad, a necessity made more acute as tensions rise over Pyongyang's latest missile test an...

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What will Bill O'Reilly do now?

What will Bill O'Reilly do now?

O'Reilly said in a statement it is "tremendously disheartening" to leave due to what he called "completely unfounded claims". "I will always look back on my time at Fox with great pride in the unp...

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European Concerns in Wake of Turkey's Referendum

Erdogan meanwhile has made it very clear there are no plans to dissolve parliament and call for an early election before scheduled polls in 2019, his deputy prime minister, Mehmet Simsek, told Reuters...

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Germany doesn't see vote disrupting Brexit talks

Germany doesn't see vote disrupting Brexit talks

After debating the motion put forward by May in the House of Commons, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs voted in favour of the June 8 election, passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to approve the plan....

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Panneerselvam's 'no' to Sasikala family for AIADMK unity

TTV Dinakaran has called a meeting of party MLAs and district secretaries at 3 pm today. On Tuesday night, Jayakumar said a committee will be formed to run the party. "More than 1.5 crore AIADMK cad...

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Pinwheel Garden promotes awareness for Child Abuse and Neglect

Pinwheel Garden promotes awareness for Child Abuse and Neglect

Augustine Youth Services is dedicated to supporting families and reducing the risk of child abuse and neglect". "This maltreatment can have a lifelong impact, as this trauma can impair proper brain de...

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Turkish Police Detain 19 People for Plotting Post-Referendum Rallies in Istanbul

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan after Turkish citizens approved constitutional changes in a referendum on Sunday, Turkish state...

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Pence: U.S. won't rest until N. Korea gives up nukes

Pence: U.S. won't rest until N. Korea gives up nukes

Pressure from North Korea's main ally China, which has urged both the USA and the North against escalating tensions, also seems to be working. North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthda...

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Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race

Georgia on June 20th", Trump tweeted Wednesday morning, congratulating former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel for managing to claw her way into a runoff after Democrat Jon Ossoff finished ...

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UK lawmakers on Wednesday expected to OK snap election

UK lawmakers on Wednesday expected to OK snap election

Lawmakers voted Wednesday by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote. "E...

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Syrian President Assad's allies say U.S. attack crosses "red lines"

On Friday, the USA launched cruise missiles at the Shayrat airfield from which President Donald Trump claimed a chemical weapons attack had been launched. 'The failure related to the recent strike and...

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U.S. believes Syria had help in chemical attack

U.S. believes Syria had help in chemical attack

There are no signs that Russian Federation is prepared to abandon its ally Assad, meaning that the USA would be taking on a major power. "There has been a swift and just response and now it is up to t...

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India examining consequences of Australia abolishing popular visa programme

India examining consequences of Australia abolishing popular visa programme

Mr Turnbull rejected comparisons between his announcement and a move by USA president Donald Trump to tighten foreign worker visas in a "buy American and hire American" executive order. It will have t...

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Trump may or may not know who runs North Korea

Marty went on to ask about North Korea's failed nuclear missile test over the weekend, and if there was any credence to the rumors that the US used cyber-espionage to foil the launch. Secretary of Sta...

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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

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

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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