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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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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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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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Venezuela crisis: Opposition holds 'mother of all protests'

US State Department spokesman Mark Toner echoed that call, urging the security forces to "protect, not prevent, peaceful demonstrations". There were no other details immediately available. Although s...

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Oil Slips as US Gasoline Stockpiles Climb, Crude Supplies Drop

Oil Slips as US Gasoline Stockpiles Climb, Crude Supplies Drop

Gasoline inventories rose 1.54 million barrels last week, surprising analysts surveyed by Bloomberg who projected the Energy Information Administration data would show a 2-million-barrel decline. "I...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trump may or may not know who runs North Korea

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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