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Pence has called North Korea's failed missile launch a "provocation", and President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that China is working with the USA on the "North Korea problem". A South Korean defense official said the action took place in Sinpo, a port city in eastern North Korea. I saw one estimate putting the number of American deaths in South Korea into the tens of thousands.
  • Erdogan on Referendum Result: 'Historic Decision on Turkey's Governance System'

    Erdogan on Referendum Result: 'Historic Decision on Turkey's Governance System'

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    According to results from Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency, the "yes" vote won by 51.2 percent compared to 48.8 percent for the "no" camp with 100 percent of the votes tallied. Erdogan also made clear complaints about the vote process were pointless. Initial reaction from overseas was cautious. The referendum campaign was highly divisive and heavily one-sided, with the "yes" side dominating the airwaves and billboards.
  • UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt

    UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt

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    A journalist who was in the area at the time, Phie McKenzie, tweeted: "Scary scenes in Hackney tonight, we have heard reports of chemical burns of people in the building here". Roads surrounding the nightclub were sealed off as emergency services dealt with the incident. Around 200 reportedly had left the premises before the arrival of emergency services, with a further 400 evacuated from the building believed to be a club.
  • Russian Metro Attack Toll Rises to 14

    Russian Metro Attack Toll Rises to 14

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    Russian investigators said Thursday they had searched a flat of acquaintances of the suspected Saint Petersburg metro bomber, as they probe the attack that left 13 people dead. The decision to keep moving was praised by authorities, who said it helped evacuation efforts and reduced the danger to passengers who would have had to walk along the electrified tracks.
  • Korea displays new types of ballistic missiles

    Korea displays new types of ballistic missiles

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    There was no immediate comment from Washington , which is engaged in a sharp, multinational diplomatic offensive aimed at persuading North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to end his push to develop nuclear weaponry. The extended-range Scud missile in that earlier launch suffered an in-flight failure and fell into the sea off North Korea's east coast, according to United States imagery and assessments.
  • North Korea Missile Launch Fails Day After Military Parade

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    According to the adviser, the US had good intelligence both before and after the launch. The timing of the test, coinciding with Pence's trip and a day after the military parade, would suggest deliberate defiance. Having blasted Beijing throughout his presidential campaign for unfairly manipulating its currency, he tweeted Sunday: "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?" He added, "In the coming weeks, months, I think ...
  • Turkey's electoral board confirms Erdogan's victory in contested referendum

    Turkey's electoral board confirms Erdogan's victory in contested referendum

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    Speaking in the southern Antalya province, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said there was a "new Turkey in the true sense" after Sunday's referendum outcome. The ballots themselves did not include the referendum question - it was assumed to be understood. Other opposition players echoed the assertion, with the Peoples' Democratic Party claiming on Twitter that its "data indicates a manipulation in the range of 3 to 4 percent".
  • FAIL: North Korean Missile Explodes On Launch

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    North Korea launched a missile today but it blew up nearly immediately after its launch, the U.S. military said. South Korean and United States intelligence officials are trying to determine what type of missile was used Sunday. Pence's first stop on a 10-day, four-nation visit to Asia is set to be Seoul. He says any use of nuclear weapons by North Korea will be met with "an overwhelming and effective response".
  • The North Korea problem is "coming to a head", McMaster says

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    McMaster's increasing involvement in Mr. Trump's White House has accompanied a shakeup in the National Security Council, which no longer lists chief strategist Steve Bannon on its Principals Committee. and China . Pyongyang's atomic ambitions have come into sharp focus in recent weeks, with Trump vowing a tough stance against the North and threatening unilateral action if China failed to help curb its neighbor's nuclear program.
  • Detroit officers hurt in shooting after reported burglary

    Detroit officers hurt in shooting after reported burglary

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    Craig says the shooter may not have realized police were at the door. Both officers survived. Craig said it's believed Durham fatally shot Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose previous year. The Special Response Team responded to the home and arrested three individuals: a 14-year-old boy, a 19-year-old man, and their mother, whose age was not immediately known.