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Xi urges peaceful resolution of N. Korea tensions in Trump call

Trump had repeatedly called on China to do more to rein in its "unruly neighbour", which stepped up its missile development and nuclear weapons programme since 2016, reported CNN. Earlier this year, North Korea says it successfully tested a nuclear warhead. Xi stressed that China "is committed to the target of denuclearisation on the peninsula, safeguarding peace and stability on the peninsula, and advocates resolving problems through peaceful means", Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said of ... Read More

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Nawaz, army chief say won't come under any pressure on Jadhav

Nawaz, army chief say won't come under any pressure on Jadhav

According to the minister, the trial of Jadhav, who Pakistan said was working for the Research and Analysis Wing and arrested in March 2016 in Balochistan, lasted three and a half months. It is unlikely that the civilian government in Pakistan will muster the courage to persuade the army to order a retrial and provide Jadhav with legal assistance so the principles of justice are followed. Read More

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8-Year-Old Boy Drives Younger Sister to McDonald's

8-Year-Old Boy Drives Younger Sister to McDonald's

Witnesses said the 8-year-old obeyed all traffic laws like making sure to stop properly at red lights, waiting for traffic to pass before taking a left turn, and staying within the speed limits, Fox 5 reported. "Me and my sister really wanted a cheeseburger", the boy told Koehler. When asked how he learned to drive, the boy told the officer he had looked up Youtube videos. Read More

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Boy, 8, craves burger, drives dad's van a mile to McDonald's

Boy, 8, craves burger, drives dad's van a mile to McDonald's

When he pulled up to the drive-through window after ordering a cheeseburger he had been craving and meant to pay for using money he gathered from his piggy bank, the McDonald's workers at first thought they were being pranked. His parents were asleep at home, about a half mile away. When confronted by the police, the boy realized he had done something wrong and told Koehler through tears that he just really wanted a cheeseburger, according to the Weirton Daily Times. Read More

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Lots of chances to find Easter eggs

Each year since 2011 the Chino Valley Word of Life Church has helped make the Easter Egg hunt a success in Chino Valley. The approximate time schedule for each egg hunt is as follows: 2:00 PM - Children ages 0 to 3, 2:30 PM, ages 4 to 7 and 3:00 PM, ages 8 and up. Read More

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Turkey: Tests Prove Sarin Used in Syria Chemical Attack

Turkey: Tests Prove Sarin Used in Syria Chemical Attack

Haley has emerged as the leading hawk in the Trump administration's foreign policy firmament and has been far more critical of Russian Federation and Syria than other national security figures in the White House. Mr Tillerson said: "It is clear to us the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end". Tillerson's visit comes as hope in Moscow has dimmed that Trump will make good on his pledge to improve ties with Russian Federation, as relations with the Kremlin have become politically ... Read More

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USA threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

Trump spoke publicly of progress on a range of issues in his first U.S. "We have engaged in deeper understanding , and have built a trust", he said. But, she says it's not something the US should do alone, explaining, "I don't think it's something for the U.S.to decide". "There are great differences between the Syria situation and the Korean peninsula situation", Wang said, noting North Korea's conventional military capability to strike back at South Korea in the event of USA military ... Read More

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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die, Ansari praises MPs

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die, Ansari praises MPs

Of the eight Bills that were both introduced and passed within this session, four were on the levy of Goods and Services Tax and one was on the exchange of demonetised currency notes. "I have written the book but I am not a writer", the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said while welcoming the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Members of Parliament at a function. Read More

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Settle Brexit items, then hold fall talks on UK's future

Settle Brexit items, then hold fall talks on UK's future

What's hard for Britain is that one of the court's functions is to police the EU's single market for goods and services - to which May has said she wants the U.K.to have "the greatest possible access" even when outside it. A letter from Prime Minister Theresa May was sent to EU leaders, formally asking the union to implement the start of exit talks and ending a relationship that had lasted for 44 years. Read More

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Malaysia surrenders Kim Jong-nam's body

Mr Najib had said earlier that, after challenging negotiations, all North Koreans would be allowed to leave Malaysia - which probably includes those wanted by Malaysian police for questioning. South Korean intelligence officers say Kim Jong Un had issued standing orders for the elimination of his elder half-brother. The KCNA statement said Malaysia had agreed to transfer the body "to the family of the deceased" in North Korea. Read More

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Dortmund fans open their doors to stranded Monaco supporters

The vehicle was damaged as three explosions occurred while the coach was making its way from the team hotel to Signal Iduna Park for the quarter-final first-leg tie. "The circumstances of the crime allow us to talk about its terrorist background, so we took up the investigation", she said, adding that the explosive devices were stuffed with metal items and had the range of over 100 meters (328 feet). Read More

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Borussia Dortmund attack: Islamist suspect held

The player's father - Jose Bartra - says his son expects to leave hospital in a few days. The injured policeman, who was on a motorcycle and had been escorting the team bus, suffered trauma from the noise of the blasts. Koehler said authorities have "significant doubts" about another letter posted online claiming an anti-fascist group carried out the attack. German police are raiding homes in search of another suspect involved in the explosions on Borussia Dortmund's team bus last night. Read More

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Russia accuses US of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

Russia accuses US of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

Russian Federation said rebels dispersed whatever chemical agent was found, which the Trump administration calls a disinformation campaign. The US officials raised the stakes before Mr Tillerson's visit to Moscow with the disclosure that the administration had reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian Federation knew in advance of the chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, which left at least 80 dead. Read More

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Kansas Outcome Eyed by GOP as Georgia Contest Nears

Thompson suggested that the tepid level of DC Democratic engagement with the Kansas race reflected "establishment thinking ". Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes , front left, thanks Sen. Kansas Attorney Gen. Derek Schmidt, who spoke to a Reno County Republican Party gathering in South Hutchinson Tuesday evening, thought the high interest in the 4th District race was due to timing. Read More

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Take credit for pro-poor schemes: Modi to his MPs

The resolution read: "This mandate (state assembly poll results) has established Modi on the people's mind as the most popular leader after independence". There are no state level mass leaders after Modi and Shah who can lead the BJP to victory. The Telugu Desam Party boss said the continuance of the Modi government was needed beyond 2019 to put the country on the path of double-digit growth after years under the Congress-led UPA government when the country "got a bad image" because of ... Read More

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Boris Johnson 'dismayed' at Russia's veto of United Nations resolution on Syria

Boris Johnson 'dismayed' at Russia's veto of United Nations resolution on Syria

But former US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that Washington and Moscow agreed to a deal to get "100%" of chemical weapons out of Syria. "It was a mistake, I shouldn't have done it". Trump's room for maneuver with Russian Federation was already curtailed by allegations that some campaign aides had links with Moscow at a time when it was accused of interfering in the presidential election. Read More

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Eurozone Industrial Output Unexpectedly Slips in February as Energy Production Lags

Eurozone Industrial Output Unexpectedly Slips in February as Energy Production Lags

Sector wise, mining sector grew by 3.3 per cent, manufacturing sector fell by 2 per cent and electricity production rose by 0.3 per cent in February 2017 as compared to February 2016. Both figures were lower than market expectations of increases of 0.1% in the month and of 2% from a year earlier. Vegetable prices continued to show deflationary trend at an inflation print of (-) 7.24 per cent in March against (-) 8.29 per cent in previous month. Read More

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Malaysia interviewed N. Koreans before they left

Four of the suspects left Kuala Lumpur immediately after the attack. Both countries had banned each other's citizens from leaving. "In addition, following the completion of the autopsy on the deceased and receipt of a letter from his family requesting the remains be returned to North Korea, the coroner has approved the release of the body", Najib said in a statement. Read More

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Trump appears to back away from Steve Bannon in a new interview

Trump appears to back away from Steve Bannon in a new interview

President Donald Trump declined to give top adviser Steve Bannon a vote of confidence during a New York Post interview published Tuesday, in which he also said the USA was not headed toward a ground war in Syria. That view cuts to the core of why Bannon might be on the outs at the White House. Breitbart has been extremely critical of Kushner but has toned it down since the New York Times reported that President Trump told Bannon and Kushner to "work this out". Read More

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Rapper Chief Keef charged with DUI in Miami Beach

Rapper Chief Keef charged with DUI in Miami Beach

According to the report, officers saw Cortez McElrath jump out of the passenger side of a green two-door McLaren - driven by Cozart - while it was stopped at a red light. Both Bryant and McElrath were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. One of the passengers also had an outstanding warrant, and the Altima's driver was charged with driving with a suspended license, the report added. Read More

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Xi stresses China's North Korea concerns in talk with Trump

North Korea has threatened "catastrophic consequences" against the U.S., including a nuclear strike, as tensions continue to escalate at the North Korean border. Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the behavior of North Korea with respect to the missile launches was not tolerable. Japan's navy plans joint drills with the U.S. Read More

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White House accuses Russia of Syria chemical attack 'cover up'

White House accuses Russia of Syria chemical attack 'cover up'

The US has blamed Moscow's ally and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of the deadly attack that killed scores of civilians and launched missile strikes against one of the regime's airbases in retribution. "We believe it is fundamentally important not to let these actions happen again", Lavrov said, according to an official Russian interpreter. The Centcom commander commended the "exceptional skill and professionalism" of USA military forces involved in the strike operation. Read More

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