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This followed the USA vice president, Mike Pence, visit on Monday to the heavily militarised border between North Korea and South Korea. Xi, however, has yet to meet North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un since the Chinese president took power in 2012 and ties between the two countries have become more distant since Pyongyang began accelerating its missile and nuclear programs since Kim became leader at the end of 2011.
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    North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, accused the United States on Monday of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out an any time" and said the North's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary".
  • United Kingdom prime minister to seek snap election for June 8

    United Kingdom prime minister to seek snap election for June 8

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    Tim Farron , Liberal Democrat leader, said: "This election is your chance to change the direction of our country". Her decision to hold an election while Brexit negotiations have barely gotten started has taken everyone in Westminster and Brussels by surprise - particularly as she has consistently said she would not go to the country before 2020.
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    As for the visitor logs, White House communications director Michael Dubke claimed that they are being kept secret due to "the grave national security risks and privacy concerns of the hundreds of thousands of visitors annually". It continued to release the records even though a federal appeals court ruled in 2013 that the logs can be withheld under presidential executive privilege.
  • Chelsea Announces Captain John Terry will leave at end of Season

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    Chelsea announced on Monday that skipper and club legend John Terry will end his 22-year association with the capital football club at the end of the season after his contract expires. Barring a brief loan spell at Nottingham Forest, Terry has spent the whole of his career at Stamford Bridge . "The fact he's come out early with this announcement I see him playing for someone else next season".
  • Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) Analyst Coverage

    Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) Analyst Coverage

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    The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 1.90 for Alaska Air Group, Inc. Alaska Air Group, Inc. had its "in-line" rating reiterated by analysts at Imperial Capital. 07/25/2016 - Alaska Air Group, Inc. was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at Credit Suisse. In related news, VP Brandon Pedersen sold 16,781 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 2nd.
  • Early signs that Vancouver housing market correction may be over

    Early signs that Vancouver housing market correction may be over

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    Across Canada, the aggregate price of a home grew 12.6 per cent year-over-year to $574,575 during the first quarter, Royal LePage said. Data from the Toronto Real Estate Board this month showed prices in Canada's largest city were up 33 per cent in March from a year ago, but Soper thinks government needs to proceed slowly.
  • Japan backs tougher United States stance on North Korea

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    The North Koreans launched another missile just days after the engine test, but it exploded "within seconds of launch," according to US Pacific Command. Spicer pointed to China's cutback of coal imports from North Korea as evidence of its new resolve to curb the provocative behavior of its neighbor.
  • Soldiers march in Calgary, in honour of Vimy Ridge

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    Although Queen Elizabeth II wasn't in attendance, she did send out a public message paying tribute to the Canadian troops who "stood far from home together with their allies in defence of peace and freedom". By the end of the First World War, Canada-a country of fewer than eight million people-had more than 650,000 men and women serving in uniform. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, places a red disk with Alizeas Dinanceau during the Poppy of Peace Ceremony outside the town ...
  • Doctor files court papers demanding United Airlines 'protects evidence'

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    Munoz said in a note to employees Tuesday, April 11, 2017 , that he continues to be disturbed by the incident Sunday night in Chicago, where a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Express flight. "Currently, (Dr Dao and his family) are focused only on Dr Dao's medical care and treatment", Chicago-based lawyer Stephen Golan said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • The 1 Number to Know — Netflix (NFLX) Earnings

    The 1 Number to Know — Netflix (NFLX) Earnings

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    One major highlight of the quarter was that Netflix's worldwide operations posted their first-ever profit. If a viewer wants Netflix content, there is only one place to get it - on Netflix . Yet up until now, those profits had been more than offset by losses in newer markets. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of global copyright & trademark laws.