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Trump poised to strike North Korea

Trump poised to strike North Korea

Despite UN resolutions barring North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, Mr Kim has been busy developing missile capabilities. "And I think in terms of North Korea, we have been very clear that our objective is a denuclearized Korean peninsula". Read More

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Canada commemorates the centenary of the Vimy WWI battle

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the journey to France in order to honor the fallen. Doctors from Montreal and cowboys from Red Deer. "They stand for justice and hope". Hundreds of people gathered in both Toronto and Brampton on Sunday, paying homage to all the Canadians who lost their lives in the Battle of Vimy Ridge a century ago. Read More

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North Korea test was of Scud missile

Also on Tuesday, speaking at an event at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Michael Hayden took a different tack to describe THAAD. "Pyongyang's missile program has progressed over the last few decades from tactical rockets in the 1970s, to short, medium-range ballistic missiles in the 1980s and 1990s". Read More

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Sweden identifies truck attack suspect as Uzbek native, 39

The first suspect had applied for permanent residency in 2014, but this was rejected, and in December 2016 he was given four weeks to leave the country, police chief Jonas Hysing told a press conference . Fifteen people were treated in hospitals for injuries they suffered in the attack. Evensson said authorities have questioned more than 500 people in the investigation so far. Read More

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Egypt: At least 21 dead after explosion at Coptic Church in Tanta

Deputy Health Minister Mohammed Sharshar confirmed the toll. CBC TV showed footage from inside the Mar Girgis church, where a large number of people gathered around what appeared to be lifeless, bloody bodies covered with papers. While the Copts have stood steadfast alongside the government, repeating the mantra that Egyptians were all being targeted by terrorists, an increase in attacks on Christians has tested that support. Read More

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Norway police neutralize explosive device, arrest suspect

Police said in a tweet that the "bomb-like device" had been found in a busy area outside Oslo's main underground station late on Saturday and then neutralized. 'The noise from the blast was louder than our explosives themselves would cause, ' a police spokesman said, adding that further investigation was needed to find out if the device had contained explosives. Read More

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Suspect in Stockholm Attack Identified, Border Security Tightens

The truck mowed down shoppers in one of the city's busiest districts, ending it's rampage by crashing into the Åhléns department store at 2:53 pm. The motive for the attack is not known. Sweden's SAPO security police said it was working to find "any abettor or network involved in the attack". "We must get through this". "He was a marginal character", said Sweden's national police chief Dan Eliasson. Read More

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Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump 'does not have authority to launch missiles'

Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump 'does not have authority to launch missiles'

Leahy said the president is now required to give Congress notification under the War Powers Act, and that he will want to see what it says. When we get sucked into a war, we do not know the unintended consequences. He said he supported a political solution but said that: "I do not believe the president has the authority to launch missiles". Shaheen, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees, said Friday that going forward, Trump must explain to the American ... Read More

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Vladimir Putin's, Donald Trump's, Mr Modi's: France's Le Pen

In the same year, party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen's political fund Cotelec received another 2-million-euro loan from a Russian-backed fund based in Cyprus, news website Mediapart reported . She also said that Russian Federation and France should work together to save the world from globalism and Islamic fundamentalism. Ms Le Pen has made multiple trips to Russia and often met Russian legislators. Read More

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Leaders reaffirm support for Palestinian state at Arab summit

UN Special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, envoys from US, Russia, France and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will attend the summit. Jordan's King Abdullah II is also expected in Washington soon. In the final year of USA president Barack Obama's administration, Netanyahu, then-secretary of state John Kerry, Abdullah and Sisi met in Aqaba to discuss a regional solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that would include a number of amendments to the Arab Peace Initiative. Read More

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Mike Flynn Hid Russian State Media Payments from the U.S. Government

Michael Flynn, the retired Army general whom U.S. President Donald Trump ousted as his national security adviser, has amended his financial disclosure statement, revealing his ties with Russian Federation. Wherever you stand on how much the Trump campaign coordinated efforts with Russian Federation to sway the election, it's clear that the House committee that's supposed to come up with answers has taken a credibility hit. Read More

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A Trump national security adviser tapped as Singapore envoy

Trump's national security team has been a source of controversy since February, when then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was found to have misled the White House about his conversations with Russian Federation. 9, 2006. It would appear that the deputy national security adviser for strategy, Dina Powell, is in line to take over for McFarland. But Ms Powell soon began attending senior-level staff meetings with the President himself. Read More

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USA revives talks of moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem

In addition to strongly hinting that the pro-Israel camp's goal of having America's embassy in Jerusalem may be within reach, Pence also touched on the subject of America's policies toward Iran. Many Israelis had expected Trump, because of his pro-Israel campaign rhetoric, to give a green light for settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank. Read More

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Syrian Attack Survivor Surprises CNN With Appreciation For President Trump

Syrian Attack Survivor Surprises CNN With Appreciation For President Trump

While there, perhaps she can talk about the abuses and impoverished conditions of the hundreds of women who work for slave wages in sweatshops making her tacky shoes and handbags, as reported by Us Magazine. I have sided with Trumps every move. "When I'm president, we will suspend the Syrian refugee program", he said both at that rally and at many others ahead of the election. Read More

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'Tremendous progress' in China talks

Trump told reporters the strike was in response to a nerve gas attack by the Syrian regime against civilians on Tuesday. However, he said, "I do believe it sent a message to North Korea". U.S. Rep. Tom Cole issued a statement Friday praising President Donald Trump's decision to act swiftly in Syria as "just and decisive" and calling on Congress to have a "robust debate" and give the president authorization to use military force. Read More

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French candidate condemns 'criminal act' by U.S. in Syria

French candidate condemns 'criminal act' by U.S. in Syria

An EU court on Thursday rejected a request by French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen to halt the seizing of her European Parliament salary during an expenses inquiry. In a sign that his team are growing anxious about the impact of Melenchon, particularly among the young, supporters spread a video online set to techno music warning about the leftwinger's huge tax-and-spend plan. Read More

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At least 15 killed in Somali vehicle bomb attack

Police Captain Ismail Mohamed told Anadolu Agency that the blast targeted a military convoy with the new commander near the Defense Ministry building in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The shakeup is an attempt to improve the worsening security situation as al-Shabab, allied to al-Qaida, steps up deadly bombings in the capital. The attack was the latest deadly incident in days, after a auto bomb in Mogadishu left seven dead Wednesday, a land mine killed 19 Thursday and a mortar attack left ... Read More

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North Korea to display new missile at parade

North Korea to display new missile at parade

Gordon Chang, a Daily Beast columnist and author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On The World", said "Kim's father, Kim Jong Il, disappeared from public view for about six weeks in 2003 at the time of the Iraq war". president's willingness to exercise his military muscle may have on China's thinking. Trump has said that if China doesn't exert more pressure on North Korea, the United States will act alone. Read More

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Muslim Link Hands in Tribute to London Terror Attack

Muslim Link Hands in Tribute to London Terror Attack

In a statement to the Associated Press, Hydara poured scorn on her husband's act of terror and requested privacy for her family, especially the children, at this hard time. But Basu does not think that Masood was radicalised in prison nor does he think he had any links to an extremist group such as al Qaida or the IS. An inquest into Masood's four victims - PC Keith Palmer , 48, American tourist Kurt Cochran, 54, retired window cleaner Leslie Rhodes, 75, and college worker Aysha Frade, 44 - ... Read More

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Improvement in Vinod Khanna's health, says hospital medical bulletin

Improvement in Vinod Khanna's health, says hospital medical bulletin

The report mentions that after the disturbing picture of the legendary actor went viral, Salman, who has done several films with him in the past chose to pay a midnight visit to check on the veteran's health. In the picture, he can be seen standing with his family members wearing hospital uniform. Out of all of them, Irrfan Khan, a life-long fan of the actor has wished him a speedy recovery. Read More

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Arab League: 'Reject apartheid system' in Palestine

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas met late Tuesday on the sidelines of the summit with Trump adviser Jason Greenblatt, who said on Twitter that it was a "very positive meeting" with "discussion on how to make tangible progress on peace". Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Wednesday held a meeting with European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri and Saeb Erekat, PLO's executive committee secretary and chief Palestinian negotiator, the Jordan ... Read More

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Abe welcomes Trump's tough stance on N. Korea

Northern Command says she is extremely confident the United States could intercept a ballistic missile fired by North Korea. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a terse statement following Tuesday's test, saying, "North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile". Read More

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Not Mowgli: Cops Trash Reports of Rescued Girl Living With Monkeys

Not Mowgli: Cops Trash Reports of Rescued Girl Living With Monkeys

But doctors now say the girl, who has since been named Durga, has mental and physical disabilities, and her quick progress since being found suggests it's likely she was recently abandoned in the wilderness by her carers. There were no monkeys, she was not naked and was not walking on all fours, the head constable further said. On January 25, she was admitted to the district hospital, Bahraich, for treatment on the directions of the magistrate of "baal suraksha grih". Read More

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India supports Bangladesh's call for Genocide Day

India supports Bangladesh's call for Genocide Day

To enhance cooperation in national security and strategic and operational studies, two MoUs were signed, one between the Defence Services Staff College (India) and the Defence Services Command and Staff College (Bangladesh) and another between the National Defence College, Bangladesh and the National Defence College, New Delhi. Read More

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Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi: South Korea

JOHN YANG: Last week, the president signed a pair of executive orders aimed at combating foreign trade abuses, but he has yet to carry out his campaign promise to formally label China a currency manipulator. State-run Chinese tabloid Global Times said the meeting "served as an indicator that the China-U.S. relationship is still very much on course since the Trump administration took office in January" and it was likely the two nations would develop a more "pragmatic relationship". Read More

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Anti-Zuma protests across South Africa

Anti-Zuma protests across South Africa

In the country's commercial hub Johannesburg, four people were injured after police "fired rubber bullets at protesters who were attacking other protesters with stones", Johannesburg Metro Police Department spokesman Wayne Minaar said. It predicted that the sacking of the respected finance minister will accelerate Mr. Zuma's plans for a hugely expensive nuclear-energy project, likely to cost tens of billions of dollars. Read More

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US strikes military airbase in central Syria

US strikes military airbase in central Syria

Earlier this week, a chemical attack hit the town of Khan Sheikhun in Idlib, killing at least 87 civilians, including 31 children. Pro-regime media have reported that 15 regime fighter planes were destroyed, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sukhoi-22s, Sukhoi-24s and MiG-23s were based there. Read More

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