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How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea

How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea

Official media in China has also suggested the possibility of suspending exports of hydrocarbons if North Korea conducts a new nuclear test . Beijing is Pyongyang's sole major ally and Washington wants it to do more about the North's nuclear and missile programmes, while the USA has a security alliance with Seoul and stations more than 28,000 troops in South to defend it. Read More

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President Buhari congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

But Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the CHP, told reporters Monday that the party would appeal to the European Court of Human Rights if the electoral body didn't void Sunday's referendum result. Demonstrators in Istanbul's central Besiktas district chanted slogans, calling Erdogan a "murderer" and a "thief". Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet U.S. Read More

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Pence tells Japan: 'We are with you 100 percent'

Pence tells Japan: 'We are with you 100 percent'

It has said it has developed and would launch a missile that can strike the mainland United States but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the necessary technology, including miniaturizing a nuclear warhead. He said: '(Mr Trump) holds his cards close to the vest. Trump has also decided against labeling Beijing a currency manipulator, saying it could jeopardize efforts to solve the North Korea problem. Read More

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Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

But what could rattle markets more is a victory for Melenchon, who has promised to rework the treaties that set the framework for the European Union and then hold a referendum on whether to remain in the bloc. president has applauded. "The choice on Sunday is simple: It is a choice between a France that is rising again and a France that is sinking", she said . Read More

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Paris attack to have 'big effect' on presidential poll

The shooter opened fire with an automatic weapon on a police van on the world-famous boulevard at around 9 p.m. (1900 GMT), prompting tourists and visitors to run for their lives. Mr. Trump's administration is demanding that Congress fund a bigger US border wall with Mexico and is suggesting that his administration could scrap the USA nuclear deal with Iran. Read More

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Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

Analysis of polling data conducted by the Times newspaper showed May could win a landslide majority of 114 seats, up from the Conservatives' 12-seat victory in 2015. Since then she had repeatedly ruled out calling an early election to get her own mandate. The Prime Minister said she believed campaigning should be getting "out and about" meeting voters. Read More

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Canada introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana

Canada has legalised the use of medical marijuana in the country since 2001 and the marijuana for medicines is grown by 42 federally licenced producers. The liberal government on Thursday tabled two bills that will end the prohibition of marijuana in the country. Previously, the USA allowed patients with a variety of medical conditions to smoke marijuana in a variety of states since 1996 , and four states have voted to allow the sale and distribution of marijuana. Read More

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Steve Stephens found dead inside vehicle in Erie, Pa.

Steve Stephens found dead inside vehicle in Erie, Pa.

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, Thomas DuCharme Jr., the owner of an Erie McDonald's, said one of his workers recognized Stephens as he came through the drive-thru. Authorities in multiple states had been searching for him since then. Stephens shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit, police said. "(I want to) hug you, tell you it's not your fault and love you", Godwin-Baines told Lane during the encounter filmed by WJW , which CNN said was a Cleveland affiliate. Read More

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Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas

Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas

Lee, 51, was administered the lethal injection at 11.44 pm, on Thursday night and was pronounced dead 12 minutes later, CNN reported . Amnesty International called on Arkansas to halt the "conveyor belt of executions". Three of the executions so far have been stayed by legal challenges. The sedative is supposed to render death penalty inmates unconscious and unable to feel pain during their executions, but in cases in Oklahoma, Alabama, Arizona and OH in recent years, inmates were ... Read More

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Republican Ron Estes Narrowly Wins Kansas Special Election

He became Central Intelligence Agency director in the new Trump administration, and the special election to choose a replacement in Congress attracted national attention and outside donations. Thompson already is looking ahead to next year's election, when the 4th District seat will be up for grabs. But only once did the winning candidate in the special election get a higher percentage of the vote than their party's candidate in the preceding November election. Read More

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British PM May says no to general election TV debates

British PM May says no to general election TV debates

Both Plaid Cymru and the Scottish National Party have called on broadcasters who hold TV debates to "empty chair" Theresa May if she declines their invitations. "If she's so proud of her record, why wouldn't she debate it?" Live TV debates took place for the first time in a United Kingdom general election in 2010, and the experiment was repeated in 2015 using a range of different formats. Read More

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San Patricio County officially selected for ExxonMobil plant

San Patricio County officially selected for ExxonMobil plant

Ethane is found in natural gas production at the wellhead in concentrations of between 1% and 6% by content. During construction, ExxonMobil expects the plant to create more than a thousand temporary jobs. Opponents of the project pushed officials to deny these requests, but Tully steadily maintained that the question of whether or not Exxon and Sabic would choose the site hinged on getting these tax breaks. Read More

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President Trump Condemns Deadly Church Bombings In Egypt

President Trump Condemns Deadly Church Bombings In Egypt

Two suicide bomber attacks were carried out on Palm Sunday, a holy Christian holiday, which resulted in at least 44 people dead and left countless more injured. IS has been waging a deadly insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula and has claimed scores of attacks on security forces there. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks. Read More

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As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

The statement did not detail what caused the pilot to eject or when the ejection occurred. North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test that weekend but instead held a massive military parade and attempted a missile test that failed. Voice of America caught the mistake , reporting on April 11: "Despite comments from the US secretary of defense, the Navy says the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group is still participating in planned exercises with the Australian Navy". Read More

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Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

John's mother acknowledged her son's earlier troubled behaviour in school and said his conduct was a result of autism. "The 10-year-old is accused of battery on a school employee which is a third-degree felony", WPTV reports . John has an upcoming court date in May. The teacher then attempted to remove him from the class, when he kicked and scratched the teacher. In late 2016, the boy reportedly kicked and punched a paraprofessional educator at school, which left the teacher with ... Read More

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Korea could still hold another nuclear test

Korea could still hold another nuclear test

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) - From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. Read More

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Ann Coulter Vows To Speak At UC Berkeley Despite Planned Speech Cancellation

Earlier in the day, the conservative commentator tweeted, "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY", calling the move to cancel her planned event on April 27 a ban on free speech . On Wednesday, Coulter claimed that UC Berkeley officials sent her a list of demands that had to be met before her appearance. The university had said it would try to reschedule the speech, perhaps in September. Read More

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Why did U.S. really attack Syria?

Why did U.S. really attack Syria?

After this condemnation, Russian Federation has sent the frigate Admiral Grigorovich in position between US ships, considerably raising tension in the waters outside of Syria, according to the Daily Mirror . It's the eighth time during Syria's six-year-old civil war that Moscow has used its veto power on the Security Council to shield Assad's government. Read More

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France halts campaigning after deadly Paris attack

France halts campaigning after deadly Paris attack

Anti-terror prosecutors immediately took up the investigation and President Francois Hollande said it was " of a terrorist nature ". One passerby, a foreign woman, was also lightly injured in the incident. "Condolences from our country to the people of France", Trump said. Steve White, chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: "Once again the police family is in mourning and it serves to underline how courageous officers are putting their life on the line day in and day ... Read More

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Migrants: record numbers rescued in the Med

Last week, the United Nations raised concerns about the increasing number of the African refugees passing through Libya and being traded in slave markets. In total, 4,410 migrants died attempting to make the crossing to Italy in 2016. A day earlier, the Italian coastguard had carried out 19 rescue operations aided by NGOs, including the medical charity Doctors without Borders. Read More

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North Korean Nuclear Showdown

North Korean Nuclear Showdown

Trump administration officials in recent days have said the Obama administration's strategy of "strategic patience" is over. Since President Donald Trump became the commander in chief, North Korea has ratcheted up its missile tests, along with its antagonistic rhetoric. Read More

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Pope Francis condemns attack on a convoy in Syria

Pope Francis has presided over the traditional evening Easter Vigil ceremony in St Peter's Basilica amid heavy security after a series of deadly Islamist- inspired attacks in Egypt and Europe. Traditionally the pope gives no homily - or speech - during the mass and instead saves any non-religious utterings for the solemn Easter message at noon. Read More

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2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela

Maduro, addressing supporters at a large countermarch, seemed open to some sort of electoral showdown. Massrali added: "The acts of violence during the demonstrations in Venezuela on 19 April are highly regrettable". MARGARET WARNER: The oil-rich nation is also mired in an economic crisis, with skyrocketing, triple-digit inflation, rampant crime and food shortages. Read More

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Handel Celebrates 6th District Results, Gets Ready For Runoff

Georgia". Given those fundamentals, Ossoff has tried to capitalize on the anti-Trump energy while still appealing to independents and moderate Republicans in the conservative district. For his part, Ossoff said for weeks that his goal was to win outright Tuesday. All voters who are concerned with the right to life and with the protection of the most vulnerable members of the human family should vote to send Karen Handel to Congress, so that she can work to advance vital pro-life ... Read More

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