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N. Korean Missile Can Reach Seoul in Six Minutes

N. Korean Missile Can Reach Seoul in Six Minutes

On Monday, the U.N. Security Council said it was vital that North Korea show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action and stressed the importance of working to reduce tensions". The United States wants North Korea to trust its promise of no hostility and conduct no more nuclear or missile tests before Washington can consider opening talks with the communist nation, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was quoted as saying Thursday. Read More

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Macron calls on Germany, EU to step up Africa military presence

Macron calls on Germany, EU to step up Africa military presence

Here's a look at Emmanuel Macron's trip on Friday to France's largest overseas military operation - in a country where multiple extremist groups pose a growing danger to the region. The presence of French Development Agency chief Remy Rioux in the President's entourage is taken as a sign that Mr Macron wants to put more emphasis on economic development in its former colonies. Read More

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Kushner Family Apologizes for Referring to White House Adviser Jared Kushner

Kushner Family Apologizes for Referring to White House Adviser Jared Kushner

The visa allows principal investors and their immediate family members to live and work legally in the U.S.in exchange for a minimum investment of $500,000 in a commercial enterprise that creates at least 10 permanent full-time jobs. It is also to be noted that in 2014, almost 90% of the EB-5 visas were issued to Chinese nationals. Kushner Companies has apologized after Nicole Kushner Meyer (right) mentioned her brother Jared (left) at an investors event in China. Read More

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AAP Shows How EVM ' Vote Rigging' Works

AAP Shows How EVM ' Vote Rigging' Works

During the special day-long session of the Delhi Assembly, AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj got a machine similar to the EVMs and gave a demo about the same. Sixteen opposition parties had recently told the Commission that it should revert to the paper ballot system, claiming that the faith of the people has "eroded" in the machines. Read More

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Jadhav case: ICJ order great vindication of India's stand, says Arun Jaitley

Hours after the ICJ in The Hague pronounced its provisional order in the case, the External Affairs Ministry said the government will do everything possible to save the life of Jadhav. The final verdict is expected in August. The ICJ asserted its jurisdiction over the case of the 46-year-old former Indian Navy officer while noting that the circumstances of his arrest remain disputed. Read More

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Approval of President Trump drops to lowest since inauguration

The mid-May opinion poll found that only 38-percent of adults approved of Trump while 56-percent disapproved. Another 55% said Trump's disclosure made them feel "not confident" with his ability to handle highly classified information, while almost as many (52%) said the disclosure made them feel "not confident" in the President's ability to keep the country safe from terrorism. Read More

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Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation

Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation

By Wednesday , White House officials were saying that Trump had contemplated firing Comey for a long period of time , but made the final determination after hearing from Sessions and Rosenstein. Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey, who was leading the agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump presidential campaign. Read More

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French ex-prime minister Valls offers to back Macron in June elections

French ex-prime minister Valls offers to back Macron in June elections

In fact, Macron handily beat Le Pen in this presidential election, assuring that Macron will be able to "right the ship", as it were, without the prejudicial baggage that a Le Pen presidency would likely bring. Shortly after the first projections were published, Le Pen, 48, said she had congratulated Macron. After her decisive loss, the National Front also geared up for a name change - if not a makeover of its ideas. Read More

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Haryana girls outshine boys in Class 12 boards

Haryana girls outshine boys in Class 12 boards

Students from rural areas with a pass percentage of 66.9 outperformed those in urban areas where only 60 percent students passed the exam. The results will be available on the official website www.bseh.org, once they are released. As per the report, the exact strength of the students those who all appeared on the Haryana 10th examination is 3,88,205. So, the students can get their results by using those websites without any hassle. Read More

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Joe McHugh declares his support for Leo Varadkar for Taoiseach

Joe McHugh declares his support for Leo Varadkar for Taoiseach

I hold Simon in great esteem, but it's how I have seen Leo respond back to great need is why I'm supporting him. Labour TD Jan O'Sullivan, has paid tribute to her constituency colleague, saying, "Michael Noonan will be remembered for his contribution to the economic recovery of this country as Minister for Finance, working alongside Brendan Howlin as Minister for Public Expenditure". Read More

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UN Security Council for imposing sanctions on North Korea's missile test

UN Security Council for imposing sanctions on North Korea's missile test

North Korea's launch of a longer-range missile shows advances in its technological capabilities and offers the sternest test yet of President Donald Trump's strategy to work with China to combat the threat. Russian President Vladimir Putin called North Korea's latest missile test "counter-productive, harmful and unsafe". That could be a thinly veiled shot at the USA -led sanctions regime against North Korea. Read More

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Fired FBI chief James Comey to testify publicly in Congress

The newspaper cited the White House's official written account of the Oval Office meeting. Comey's associates have said that Trump asked the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief for a pledge of loyalty during one meeting. "By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation". Read More

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President Trump begins first foreign trip to Middle East, Europe

President Trump begins first foreign trip to Middle East, Europe

Trump said in a 2015 tweet that, while many people applauded Mrs. Obama's decision, the people of Saudi Arabia "were insulted". Saudi Arabia is an unprecedented destination for an initial overseas trip by any USA president. He was joined by First Lady Melania Trump. Trump and King Salman exchanged a handshake and Trump said it was "a great honor" to be there. Several jets also flew overhead leaving a red, white and blue trail. Read More

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Trump lashes out: abused by 'greatest witch hunt'

Trump lashes out: abused by 'greatest witch hunt'

Trump referred to Comey's testimony at a recent Capitol Hill hearing after which the Justice Department ended up having to amend part of his testimony regarding last year's probe of Hillary Clinton's email practices. "You're pretty well knocked out of the game", he said about the ongoing high-profile congressional probes, "and that's probably the way it should be". Read More

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Cyber Attack Hits China Government, Schools, but Spread Slows

Dozens of state-run NHS hospitals were hit by a global cyber attack last Friday, many closing their doors to emergency cases and cancelling life-saving operations and routine appointments. Justice secretary Michael Matheson said: "Friday's attack has highlighted the need for everyone to have appropriate and robust measures in place to protect against cyber-attacks which could strike any IT system at any time". Read More

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James Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

James Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

The hearing will be held after the May 29 Memorial Day holiday, the committee said in a statement . The Post didn't name the official. But Trump said later that he had already chose to fire Comey. The investigation is now in the hands of a special counsel, as well as multiple Congressional committees. His answer to those questions will carry significant weight with lawmakers, who have already asked for copies of that memo. Read More

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Trump tweet suggests his conversations with Comey might have been recorded

Trump tweet suggests his conversations with Comey might have been recorded

President Donald Trump had not expected such a strong reaction over his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , he told Fox News' Jeanine Pirro in an interview that aired Saturday. The contradicted one of the White House's stated reasons for firing Comey. Mr Garcia is a former NY prosecutor and Ms Fisher was an assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's criminal division. Read More

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Iran: Rouhani leads initial count; over 70 percent turnout

Iran: Rouhani leads initial count; over 70 percent turnout

Around 40 million votes were cast in Friday's election and the turnout was pegged at 70%, Reuters quoted Iran's interior ministry as saying. He cited no evidence. Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi, a vocal Rouhani supporter, voted in Cannes, France where he was attending the film festival. Khamenei had urged high turnout of the nation in the vote. Read More

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Mattis outlines new counter-ISIS tactics

Mattis outlines new counter-ISIS tactics

Defense Secretary James Mattis said President Donald Trump has empowered commanders to more aggressively target the Islamic State as part of a new approach to "annihilate" the militant group. He did say that the U.S. will "never work with the Assad regime" in Syria, however. Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that the United States had opened a new channel between senior USA and Russian military officials to discuss what Pentagon officials refer to ... Read More

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Turkey Asks US to Dismiss Its Official Responsible against IS

Erdogan also visited Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kılıç's home on Tuesday. Counter-protesters on the other side of the road waved Turkish flags before fighting broke out between the groups as police attempted to stop the violence. The D.C. Police Department said in a statement , "We will continue to work with our partners at the Unites States State Department and the United States Secret Service to identify and hold all subject accountable for their involvement in the altercation". Read More

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