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Australia and India both agreed to sign six pacts while trade agreement remained hard to pin down. "Both countries remain strongly committed to the breadth of their defence ties, including through ongoing annual staff talks for army, navy and air forces", it stated.
  • Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

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    The company says the state acquired the drug on claims of medical use. A federal judge in Arkansas blocked the execution of eight inmates expected to be killed over a period of 11 days. The filing is among a flurry of lawsuits in state and federal courts aimed at halting the executions. Arkansas Republicans including U.S. Sen. McKesson, a medical supply company, has said the prison system bought the drug believing it would be used for medical purposes.
  • North Korea Shows Off Missiles During Military Parade

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    As tensions simmer in the Korean peninsula, with USA warships steaming into the region and alarm at the likelihood of another North Korean nuclear test, China warned that war could break out at any time. The birth anniversary called "The Day of the Sun" is a public holiday usually marked by grand military parades , mass celebrations and other large displays of national pride.
  • VP Mike Pence Visits Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

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    The Japanese government says it has protested to North Korea over its latest attempted missile launch, but that the failed firing had no security impact on Japan. Pence said Sunday at a fellowship dinner at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul that the willingness of military members "to stand firm without fear inspires the nation and inspires the world".
  • State uses freaky incident to give Dlamini-Zuma bodyguards

    State uses freaky incident to give Dlamini-Zuma bodyguards

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    The Congress of the People (COPE) has meanwhile laid criminal charges against Mbalula at a Pretoria police station. "It can not be that between now and December she will be provided VIP protection at taxpayer expense, essentially as preferential treatment in an internal party race", says the DA.
  • Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

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    Seven suspected ISIS militants were killed by Egyptian forces as they gathered to plan another attack on minority Christians, the government has said . The bishop said Pope Francis's trip to Egypt , scheduled for 28th - 29th April, is "more important than ever" and that the Pontiff had already "shown the courage, precisely in such circumstances, to come and strengthen the people".
  • Cleveland police seek suspect in Facebook homicide video

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    WKYC has edited the clip below from the original video posted on Facebook , but some users may still may find the edited footage hard to watch. In the video, which has since been taken down from the social media website, a auto door is seen opening as the suspect mutters and swears to himself: "Found me somebody I'm going to kill, this guy right here, this old dude".
  • Secret UK tomb found to contain remains of 5 archbishops

    Secret UK tomb found to contain remains of 5 archbishops

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    The vault contained a stack of coffins, the uppermost of which was topped with a gilded and painted archbishop's mitre. The coffins contain the remains of Richard Bancroft, who oversaw the production of the King James Bible in 1611, as well as clergyman John Moore and his wife, Catherine Moore.
  • Harry Styles chills with 'SNL' member Leslie Jones

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    Harry Styles worked overtime as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend. Instead, he used this valuable television real estate - more valuable than ever, with the show now airing live across the country - to do an elaborate dance number through the halls of SNL to the David Bowie song Let's Dance .
  • Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court after bitter partisan process

    Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court after bitter partisan process

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    CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: Only three Democrats voted to support Neil Gorsuch after a political tug of war that prompted Republican lawmakers to change the Senate rules. It now appears that Gorsuch will join them: a press release from the Supreme Court's Public Information Office reports that Gorsuch will be sworn in on Monday in two separate ceremonies - a private ceremony at the court and a public ceremony at the White House.