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But McMaster, speaking from Kabul, Afghanistan, acknowledged the likelihood of North Korean retaliation if Washington uses military force in an attempt to stop its weapons programs. Trump has repeatedly said he will prevent Pyongyang from developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States.
  • Jazz Lose Rudy Gobert, Beat Clippers Anyway on Joe Johnson Buzzer-Beater

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    Johnson hit the victor at the buzzer but Saturday's victory could prove to be costly as Frenchman Gobert suffered a strained left knee in the opening minute of game one of their best-of-seven series. Antetekounmpo made 13 of 18 shots, and added eight rebounds and three assists. DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 27 points, and Serge Ibaka had 19 points and 14 rebounds.
  • North Korea missile launch test fails

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    His visit to South Korea followed the DPRK's failed test-launch of an unidentified missile earlier in the day. However, President Trump has not yet commented on the failed missile launch. He will also aim to reassure allies in South Korea and Japan that the USA will take appropriate steps to defend them against North Korean aggression.
  • Pentagon Confirms Apparent Failed North Korea Missile Test

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    Mr Trump has accused North Korea of "looking for trouble" and has ordered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and several warships to the area to highlight American concern. It nevertheless has carried out five nuclear tests - two of them a year ago - and multiple missile launches, one of which saw several rockets land in waters provocatively close to Japan last month.
  • France's would-be presidents rally in Paris days before vote

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    According to Politico , 42% of Melenchon's supporters say they won't vote in the second round of the presidential election if Melenchon doesn't make it. Macron, meanwhile, is painting himself as an anti-establishment figure seeking to bury the traditional left-right spectrum that has governed France for decades.
  • Hamilton urges McLaren to recall Button

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    With a contract in place that says that he will stand in should a driver be unable to race, Button himself added to the frenzy by tweeting, "Why do I have so many missed calls?" Honda-powered McLaren have endured a tough start to the season, with no points from two races, but Monaco's tricky street circuit could suit their auto better and is also one where drivers can make the difference.
  • North Korea fails to launch missile

    North Korea fails to launch missile

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Il Sung's grandson, looked relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides as he oversaw the huge parade on the "Day of the Sun" at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung Square. This would allow North Korea to prevent its limited number of ICBM-capable launcher trucks from being damaged during launches and also make the missiles harder to detect after they're fired, he said .
  • Working with its allies, China on range of options on North Korea

    Working with its allies, China on range of options on North Korea

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    A White House foreign policy adviser, briefing reporters on the plane carrying US Vice President Mike Pence to Seoul, was asked what steps China had committed to when President Xi Jinping met recently with Trump in Florida. Tensions have risen as Trump takes a hard rhetorical line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programs seen by Washington as a direct threat.
  • Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

    Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

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    The Washington Post reported that the missile has a theoretical range of 7,500 miles, enough to reach all of the United States . The North's warning, carried by its state-run KCNA news agency, came as leader Kim Jong-un arrived at Pyongyang's main Kim Il-sung Square, named after his grandfather, for a military parade marking the "Day of the Sun".
  • Dufner surges into lead as Irish pair battle down field

    Dufner surges into lead as Irish pair battle down field

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    DeLaet was tied with Dufner heading into his final hole but three-putted No. 18 from 35 feet to fall back. On the next hole, DeLaet sent a wedge from 109 yards out into the green, simply hoping to spin it back left toward the pin. A bogey at the seventh was followed by a birdie at No. 9 to close out his front nine, and Dufner made it two straight at the 10th. The Canadian has won four times worldwide, three in his home nation and once in South Africa, but has never done better than second on ...
  • Cleveland police search for suspect who streamed killing on Facebook

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    Police identified the victim as Robert Goodwin Sr., 74. Police said early Monday that Godwin is the only victim so far linked to Stephens, despite the suspect's claim in a separate video on Facebook that he killed over a dozen people. "Whatever it is hurting you - you're about to put that pain on somebody else", Jackson said he told Stephens. The video of the killing, captioned "Easter day slaughter", was up on the social media website for about three hours before being taken down.