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North Korea says missile it tested can carry nuclear warhead

But the latest test also showed a more alarming concern. There are several possible interpretations of North Korea's intentions. The recent missile tests in North Korea have anxious nearby South Korea...

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US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer

Former director James Comey was abruptly fired on Tuesday. When asked, "Internally, from the president?" Conway says Rosenstein recommended Comey's firing, although the memo made public by the Whi...

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Cyber attack 'accidental hero' fears for his safety

South Korea's government computer systems have not been affected by the crippling ransomware WannaCry which hit hundreds of thousands of computers around the world last week, a government official s...

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Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Current vote totals put the Liberals with 43 MLAs, the NDP with 41 MLAs and the Green Party with 3 MLAs. With a majority elusive, the three probable seats for the Greens now raises the serious possi...

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SC State graduate wins Miss USA pageant

SC State graduate wins Miss USA pageant

Newly-crowned Miss USA Kara McCullough is taking some heat for her answers during the question rounds of last night's competition. Viewers first seemed to rejoice when Miss District of Columbia, w...

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Macron's prime minister - like-minded, but not always a fan

Nicolas Bay, the party's secretary general, said Macron's government is becoming "a synthesis of the worst of the right and the worst of the left". Center-right Edouard Philippe, Mayor of the northw...

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North Korea Tests Strategic Missile That Could Carry a Nuclear Warhead

North Korea's state news agency identified the weapon as a Hwasong-12 "medium long-range" ground-to-ground ballistic missile. Shen Dingli, a professor of worldwide relations at Fudan University in S...

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France's Macron appoints conservative Edouard Philippe as PM

Germany, which as Europe's strongest economy has borne the brunt of bailouts for weaker eurozone members, is not thrilled by this idea. Philippe is also relatively unknown to voters, fulfilling Macron...

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Trump urges Russian Federation to 'rein in' Syria's Assad, Iran

Trump urges Russian Federation to 'rein in' Syria's Assad, Iran

That's the problem with the Russians - they lie. The White House did not post photos of the meeting although an official White House photographer was also in the room, the White House said. "I was...

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Asian shares gain, shrug off cyberattack, NK missile launch

The North has successfully launched long-range rockets twice to put objects into space, although many experts believed it was some years away from mastering the re-entry technology needed to ideal an ...

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China Signs Deals With 68 States, Organizations During Silk Road Forum - Xi

A road to "peace and prosperity" could be reached if all involved made joint efforts, although the undertaking still had a long way to go, Xi told journalists in Beijing , the Chinese capital, at the...

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India asks World Court to bar Pakistan from executing alleged spy

Jadhav, arrested in March past year, has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities. Earlier in the day, India and Pakistan presented the...

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Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

According to Tasnim dispatches, Qalibaf and Raisi held a meeting on Monday, during which both announced readiness to quit the presidential race in favor of the other. "So far, Raisi has received suppo...

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Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

Krishnamoorthi wrote. Todd followed up: "What's the line between service to the president and service to the country, sir?" In the NBC interview on Thursday, Trump said he would have fired Comey r...

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Kurds Not Attending Geneva Talks Amid Turkey's Stance - PYD Party Co-Chair

Kurds Not Attending Geneva Talks Amid Turkey's Stance - PYD Party Co-Chair

The U.S. decision to provide heavier weapons among its supplies to the Kurds could therefore be significant in tipping the balance in their favor. "As a volunteer that has spent years supporting t...

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Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Monitors said the raid occurred around 3:00 a.m. on Monday, with SOHR reporting eight children and women among the dead. But the activist-run Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently said that 22 died ...

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Donald Trump says US Civil War should have been 'worked out'

Donald Trump says US Civil War should have been 'worked out'

Following President Trump's astounding comments regarding the Civil War Monday - specifically the whole "nobody has ever asked 'why was there a Civil War?". They said my campaign is most like, my camp...

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Somali forces kill senior Al-Shabaab leader in southern Somalia

Somali forces kill senior Al-Shabaab leader in southern Somalia

A Navy SEAL killed during an operation in Somalia Friday was working toward a master's degree from William and Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, according to a statement released by the co...

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China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

The initiative would work to ensure an open world economy, rebalance globalisation and work towards trade liberalization, he said, adding that it would also boost support for green and low-carbon deve...

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South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

Moon called for "dialogue along with sanctions and pressure" on the North, Yoon said, and - echoing the United States' line - suggested that Beijing should do more to tame Pyongyang. Hitherto, it is...

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