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In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

The North has threatened war with the USA and its allies numerous times in recent weeks, vowing to obliterate US troops and destroy American bases. Envoys on the North Korean nuclear issue from th...

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North Korea resumes nuclear test preparations - South Korean paper

North Korea resumes nuclear test preparations - South Korean paper

On Monday, Trump called for tougher United Nations sanctions on the North, saying it was a global threat and "a problem that we have to finally solve". Senate on North Korea on Wednesday, Senate aides...

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Turkey Braces for Vote on Boosting President's Power

Turkey Braces for Vote on Boosting President's Power

As Turkey's controversial referendum on constitutional change looms. "Firstly Erdogan's involvement in the campaign played a big role". The President will be allowed to appoint vice Presidents a...

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Trump congratulates NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson

NEW YORK -NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson early Monday surpassed the 534-day record for most time in space by an American. "On behalf of our nation and, frankly, on behalf of the world, I'd like to congr...

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USS Michigan nuclear sub heads to South Korea

USS Michigan nuclear sub heads to South Korea

During a telephone call between Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump, the Chinese leader urged sanity, while Japan was conducting military drills with the American aircraft carrier ...

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US carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

The North Korean threats - which are mostly bravado considering the relatively puny military strength of Pyongyang compared to the mammoth conventional and nuclear weapons arsenal of the United States...

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Turkish activists post videos of alleged poll fraud in referendum

Turkish activists post videos of alleged poll fraud in referendum

Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, said the party filed a formal request seeking the referendum's annulment due to voting irregularities. Turkey hopes ...

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Second South Korean Top Business Leader Charged in Park Corruption Scandal

Prosecutors from the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' officer [official website] also indicted Shin Dong-bin [Forbes profile], chairman of the Lotte Group [official website], on similar bribery...

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Chelsea: Conte delighted with Spurs win

Chelsea: Conte delighted with Spurs win

For me, for the players, for the club. With six matches to play and four points ahead, Chelsea are the overwhelming favourites to lift this season's English Premier League (EPL) title. Chelsea sw...

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North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

A United States submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The issue has gained added urgency as North Korea prepares to celebrate the 85th a...

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Every US Senator summoned to White House for top-level North Korea briefing

Every US Senator summoned to White House for top-level North Korea briefing

On the other hand, his pressure on the United Nations, saying "now it's time to solve the problem", gives him little room to back down. While lawmakers often receive classified briefings, these are ...

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Xi Urges Restraint in Call with Trump

Xi Urges Restraint in Call with Trump

The State Department said the USA will hold Kim Jong-Un accountable for his recklessness "through diplomatic, security, and economic measures". Negotiations continue between the White House and cong...

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Could UK's Snap Election Signal Softer Brexit Stance?

MPs, the PM said , have a window of opportunity to hold a general election before negotiations with the European Union begin. The former Belgian prime minister said Ms May's "tough negotiating red ...

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North Korea Warns Against US 'Hysteria' as It Marks Founder's Birth

North Korea Warns Against US 'Hysteria' as It Marks Founder's Birth

The April 15 celebration did not include a missile launch or nuclear test, which surprised a number of analysts who just sort of assumed the ceremony would be used as a way to highlight yet another la...

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Sean Spicer Tells Greta Van Susteren More Airtstrikes Syria 100 Percent

Sean Spicer Tells Greta Van Susteren More Airtstrikes Syria 100 Percent

He had been trying to make a point about how sinister it was for Syrian President Bashar Assad to drop chemical agents on civilians, but ultimately admitted that "there's no comparing atrocity". Hours...

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French bonds add to election gains as markets say "Au revoir, Marine"

In a solemn address to voters, Mr Hollande warned of the "risk for our country" of a far-right victory and said he himself would vote for Mr Macron, who served as his economy minister for two years. M...

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Drop 'tribal politics': Britain's May takes election fight to Wales

Drop 'tribal politics': Britain's May takes election fight to Wales

The Labour leader insisted he was fighting to win the June 8 election, pledging his party would offer an "economic and political alternative" to Theresa May's Conservatives. "We have a clear plan fo...

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Polls: President Trump's Approval at New Low as Approaches 100-Day Mark

Forty percent said they approve of the president's handling of foreign policy and 44% said they approve of his handling of the economy. President Donald Trump attacked ABC and NBC polls as fake n...

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In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on N. Korea

However, Michael Madden, a visiting scholar at the US Korea Institute, cautioned against reading too much into the detention, saying the North Koreans may announce charges after the Tuesday celebratio...

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

President Trump signed the order during an event at the headquarters of Snap-on, a Kenosha, Wis. -based manufacturer of professional tools and equipment. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 6...

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